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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Guitarist On 'The End Of Chaos': 'It Seems Like We Really Hit Our Stride On This Record'

Joel Barrios and Rodrigo Altaf of Sonic Perspectives recently conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Gilbert of Arizona metal veterans FLOTSAM AND JETSAM. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On FLOTSAM AND JETSAM's upcoming album, "The End Of Chaos": Michael: "This is a good ...

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USURPER: Lyric Video For 'Lords Of The Permafrost' Title Track

Chicago metal band USURPER has released a lyric video for the title track of its upcoming album, "Lords Of The Permafrost". The disc will be released in March via Soulseller Records. The band commented: "After a 14-year hiatus, USURPER are proud to return with our sixth full-length album entitled 'Lords Of The Permafrost'. Back when ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'Rituals Of Power' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Rituals Of Power" from MISERY INDEX can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's new album, which will be released on March 8 via Season Of Mist. The band comments: "'Rituals Of Power' is a disavowal and warning against the consequences of our ...

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Video Premiere: JINJER's 'Perennial'

The official music video for the song "Perennial" from the Ukrainian metal act JINJER can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming five-song EP, "Micro", which will be released on January 11 via Napalm Records. "Micro" EP track listing: 01. Ape 02. Dreadful Moments 03. Teacher, Teacher! 04. Perennial 05. Micro ...

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METALLICA Frontman JAMES HETFIELD's Dramatic Acting Debut To Premiere At SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield makes his dramatic acting debut as part of the cast of the thriller "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile", which will receive its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26. The film follows the relationship between notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, played by Zac Efron, and his longtime girlfriend, ...

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Triumphant Hearts - JASON BECKER

Some of you reading this will know the name Jason Becker through his work in CACOPHONY, and his guitar and songwriting contributions with David Lee Roth and Marty Friedman. Additionally, you also might've seen the movie "The Theory of Everything", which painfully illustrates the physical debilitation of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, one of our time's ...

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Legendary IRON MAIDEN Illustrator DEREK RIGGS To Appear At Next Year's MONSTERPALOOZA In Pasadena

Legendary IRON MAIDEN illustrator Derek Riggs will make an appearance at next year's Monsterpalooza, set to take place April 12-14, 2019 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California. Monsterpalooza features over 450 exhibitors, monster museum, makeup demos by the best in the business, celebrity guests, presentations and much more all weekend. Tickets are available ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'New Salem' Video

"New Salem", a brand new video from MISERY INDEX, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Rituals Of Power", which will be released on March 8, 2019 via Season Of Mist. MISERY INDEX comments on the track: "'New Salem' sums up perfectly the lyrical vitriol and musical dynamics featured ...

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JINJER: Lyric Video For New Song 'Dreadful Moments'

The official lyric video for the song "Dreadful Moments" from the Ukrainian metal act JINJER can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming five-song EP, "Micro", which will be released on January 11, 2019 via Napalm Records. The band states: "This is the darkest song we have ever made both musically ...

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MISERY INDEX To Release 'Rituals Of Power' Album In March

MISERY INDEX will release its new album, "Rituals Of Power", on March 8, 2019 via Season Of Mist. The band comments: "'Rituals Of Power' is a disavowal and warning against the consequences of our so-called 'post-truth' age. Each of the nine songs revolves loosely around this theme, yet each track also stands very much on ...

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NITA STRAUSS: 'Mariana Trench' Music Video

The official music video for the song "Mariana Trench" from Nita Strauss, the incredibly talented guitarist who has rocked out on stage with ALICE COOPER, FEMME FATALE, Jermaine Jackson, THE IRON MAIDENS and more, can be seen below. The track is taken from her debut solo album, "Controlled Chaos", which was released on November 16 ...

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JAKE E. LEE's RED DRAGON CARTEL: 'Bitter' Video

The official video for the song "Bitter" from RED DRAGON CARTEL, the band led by former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee, can be seen below. The track is taken from RED DRAGON CARTEL's sophomore album, "Patina", which was released on November 9 via Frontiers Music Srl. The follow-up to RED DRAGON CARTEL's ...

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JINJER: 'Micro' EP Details Revealed

Ukrainian metal act JINJER will release a new five-song EP, "Micro", on January 11, 2019 via Napalm Records. Bassist Eugene Abdiukhanov comments: "Nearly two and a half years since releasing and touring for our 'King Of Everything' album, we all got the urge to start writing new music again. The passion to create new songs ...

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NITA STRAUSS: 'Road To Chaos' Episode 2

The second episode of "Road To Chaos", the video series documenting the promotional activities for "Controlled Chaos", the upcoming debut solo album from Nita Strauss, the incredibly talented guitarist who has rocked out on stage with ALICE COOPER, FEMME FATALE, Jermaine Jackson, THE IRON MAIDENS and more, can be seen below. The disc will be ...

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Video Premiere: ARTILLERY's 'Pain'

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will release their ninth studio album, "The Face Of Fear", on November 16 via Metal Blade. The follow-up to 2016's "Penalty By Perception" is ARTILLERY's third effort with the current lineup. The official music video for the song "Pain", taken from "The Face Of Fear", can be seen below. The ...

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OZZFEST 2018: More Details Revealed

The upcoming Ozzfest New Year's Eve celebration has expanded its headlining bill of some of the greatest names in rock to include a second (outdoor) stage. Concert-goers will now have 10 hours of entertainment before they ring in the New Year. Set for Monday, December 31 at the Forum in Los Angeles, Ozzfest will kick ...

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Watch LARS ULRICH's 90-Year-Old Father In Improvised Performance In Denmark

Torben Ulrich, the 90-year-old father of METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich, joined Søren Kjærgaard (piano) and Kresten Osgood (drums, pocket trumpet) for an improvised set of experimental music on October 25 at Jyderup Højskole in Denmark. Fan-filmed video footage can be seen below. The Danish musician, filmmaker and former tennis pro and Kjærgaard have made three ...

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