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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Discusses New Song 'Dignity' (Video)

A three-minute video in which OPETH vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt discusses the band's new song "Dignity" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 13th album, "In Cauda Venenum", which will be released on September 27 via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Recorded last year at Stockholm's Park Studios, "In Cauda Venenum" will ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's RICHIE FAULKNER Says K.K. DOWNING 'Looked And Sounded Great' During First Performance In 10 Years

Richie Faulkner says that K.K. Downing "looked and sounded great" when he returned to the live stage earlier this month as a special guest of ex-MANOWAR axeman Ross "The Boss" Friedman. Downing's August 11 appearance at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom marked K.K.'s first public performance since October 17, ...

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Listen To New OPETH Song 'Dignity'

"Dignity", a new song from Swedish masters of progressive heavy rock OPETH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's 13th album, "In Cauda Venenum", which will be released on September 27 via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Recorded last year at Stockholm's Park Studios, "In Cauda Venenum" will be released in ...

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K.K. DOWNING On Whether He Will Take Part In JUDAS PRIEST's 50th-Anniversary Tour: 'It's The Other Guys That Need To Be Asked'

In a brand new interview with Eonmusic, ex-JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing was asked about the possibility of taking part in the band's upcoming 50th-anniversary tour, alongside other former members Al Atkins and and Tim "Ripper" Owens. He responded: "Yeah, lots of things could happen, but I think the main thing is, lots ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Releases Music Video For 'Don't Look Behind You'

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan has released a concert video for "Don't Look Behind You", captured during his recent sold-out show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. "Don't Look Behind You" is featured on McKagan's critically acclaimed new solo album "Tenderness", which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart. Produced by ...

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Video: DEE SNIDER Performs At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

Fan-filmed video footage of Dee Snider's August 11 perormance at this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom can be seen below. The TWISTED SISTER frontman is continuing to tour in support of his latest solo album, "For The Love Of Metal", which was released in July 2018 via Napalm Records. ...

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KID ROCK Called Out For Vulgar Slam Of TAYLOR SWIFT

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Kid Rock was called out on social media on Friday (August 9) after sending a crude tweet about Taylor Swift, implying her recent decision to speak out about LGBTQ rights and other political issues is a ploy to be cast in movies. Rock, a diehard supporter of Donald Trump, ...

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K.K. DOWNING On His Return To Live Stage: 'It Was A Bit Of A Whirlwind'

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing joined ex-MANOWAR axeman Ross "The Boss" Friedman on stage earlier today (Sunday, August 11) at this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom to perform four songs. This marked K.K.'s first public performance since October 17, 2009 when JUDAS PRIEST played the final "British Steel ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K. DOWNING Returns To Stage For First Time In 10 Years (Video)

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing joined ex-MANOWAR axeman Ross "The Boss" Friedman for four songs earlier today (Sunday, August 11) at this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. This marked K.K.'s first public performance since October 17, 2009 when JUDAS PRIEST played the final "British Steel 30th Anniversary" date ...

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K.K. DOWNING On His Business Arrangement With JUDAS PRIEST: 'They Want Me Out Of The Way, Every Speck Of Me'

Ex-JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing says that he hasn't been approached by his former bandmates about taking part in the group's upcoming 50th-anniversary tour, which is expected to launch next spring/summer. PRIEST recently announced that it will mark the half-century milestone with a world tour in 2020, including an appearance at next year's edition of ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Pulls Of Of BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Due To Illness

DIMMU BORGIR has been forced to cancel its appearance at this weekend's Bloodstock Open Air festival due to an illness within the band. The band said in a statement: "DIMMU BORGIR regrets to inform you that we have to cancel our appearance at this year's Bloodstock due to illness. "The doctors have ordered full rest ...

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DAVE 'SNAKE' SABO On How Legendary Manager DOC MCGHEE Came To Represent SKID ROW

In conjunction with a recent Metal Hammer retrospective on SKID ROW's self-titled 1989 debut, guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo spoke at length about the group's early years with writer Clay Marshall. Some select "outtakes" from the interview appear below (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SKID ROW's musical development: Snake: "With that first record, there's so many ...

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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Discusses Recording Process In New 'In Cauda Venenum' Trailer

A four-minute video in which OPETH vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt discusses the recording process for the band's 13th album, "In Cauda Venenum", can be seen below. The disc will be released on September 27 via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Recorded last year at Stockholm's Park Studios, "In Cauda Venenum" will be released in two versions, ...

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BUSH And LIVE Add Fall 2019 Dates To 'Alt-Imate Tour'

By popular demand, seminal rock bands LIVE and BUSH are adding fall dates to their acclaimed "Alt-Imate Tour", which Billboard raved about as a night when the two bands "roar through the classics." The high-powered co-headline run sees these two iconic acts celebrating the 25th anniversary of their respective landmark albums "Throwing Copper" and "Sixteen ...

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Watch HEART Perform In Tinley Park, Illinois

Fan-filmed video footage of HEART's July 11 concert at the Hollywood Casino Ampthiteater in Tinley Park, Illinois can be seen below. HEARTAnn and Nancy Wilson — recently extended its massive "Love Alive" cross-country summer tour into the fall with dates now taking the group through October. New dates include stops in Newark, Little ...

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IN FLAMES Releases Lyric Video For 'Voices'

The official lyric video for the song "Voices" from Swedish melodic heavyweights IN FLAMES, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "I, The Mask", which was released in March via Nuclear Blast (worldwide, excluding North America) and Eleven Seven Music (North America). The 12-track disc reunites IN FLAMES with ...

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Watch Video For New REFUSED Single 'Blood Red'

Spinefarm Records and Search & Destroy have partnered with REFUSED globally to deliver the band's opening salvo "Blood Red". The song is the first single off their upcoming album, "War Music", and is a straight forward declaration of the band's unwavering political and musical philosophy. Blending the musical and political passions that have helped the ...

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