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HALESTORM: Making Of 'Do Not Disturb' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of HALESTORM's official music video for the song "Do Not Disturb" can be seen below. The clip was directed by Roboshobo (a.k.a. Robert Schober), who has previously worked with METALLICA, ALICE IN CHAINS, MASTODON, DISTURBED and GREEN DAY, among others. "Do Not Disturb" is taken from HALESTORM's latest album, "Vicious", ...

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Watch NITA STRAUSS Jam With STEVE VAI At 'The Big Mama Jama Jam-A-Thon'

Nita Strauss, the guitarist who has rocked out on stage with ALICE COOPER, FEMME FATALE, Jermaine Jackson, THE IRON MAIDENS and more, joined Steve Vai on stage on September 28 at "The Big Mama Jama Jam-A-Thon" event at Musicians Institute's LiveHouse in Los Angeles, California. The "improvisational music/art event" benefited Extraordinary Families and featured 52 ...

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JESSE LEACH On Collaboration With HOWARD JONES For KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Next Album: 'It's A Real Heavy S**t-Kicker'

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are putting the finishing touches on their new album for a tentative early 2019 release. The follow-up to 2016's "Incarnate" will mark the band's third full-length effort since the return of vocalist Jesse Leach, who rejoined the group in 2012. Speaking to Australia's "Wall Of Sound: Up Against The Wall" podcast, ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND And INSIDE OUT MUSIC Celebrate 20 Years Of Collaboration With New Deal

Since 1999, Devin Townsend and InsideOut Music have enjoyed a highly successful and fruitful relationship together, releasing studio albums under his solo guise, DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT and CASUALTIES OF COOL, as well as live releases recorded at landmark shows in Devin's career at the Royal Albert Hall and the Ancient Roman Theatre in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN Reflects On His 15 Years Of Living In Japan: 'I Just Love It So Much'

On October 15, guitarist Marty Friedman (MEGADETH, CACOPHONY) — who moved from America to Tokyo in 2003 — participated in a public question-and-answer session, "Ask Marty: An Insider's View Of Japan Through The Eyes Of An American Rockstar", at the Japan Foundation in Los Angeles. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether ...

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SACROSANCT Feat. Former PESTILENCE Guitarist RANDY MEINHARD: Lyric Video For New Song 'Only One God'

The official lyric video for the song "Only One God" from German/Dutch progressive metallers SACROSANCT, founded by former PESTILENCE guitarist Randy Meinhard, can be seen below. The track is taken from SACROSANCT's fourth album, "Necropolis", which will be released on November 30 via ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. The disc was engineered, mixed and mastered ...

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Listen To New UNLEASHED Song 'Stand Your Ground'

"Stand Your Ground", a new song from Swedish death metal veterans UNLEASHED, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's 13th full-length album, "The Hunt For White Christ", which will be released on October 26 via Napalm Records. When it comes to Swedish death metal, the traditional Stockholm way and death metal ...

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Watch WITHIN TEMPTATION's Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of WITHIN TEMPTATION's entire October 18 concert at Stadium Live Club in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. Featured songs: 0:23 Intro + Raise Your Banner 6:15 The Reckoning 10:50 Endless War 15:13 In The Middle Of The Night 20:30 Stand My Ground 26:16 All I Need 31:15 Supernova 37:00 Shot In ...

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RAMMSTEIN Guitarist's EMIGRATE Project To Release 'A Million Degrees' Album Feat. TILL LINDEMANN, CARDINAL COPIA

EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, will release its third album, "A Million Degrees", on November 30 via Vertigo/Universal Music. If there's a description that, personally and professionally, fits Kruspe like a Savile Row suit, "fired up" would be it… As a member of RAMMSTEIN, the music world's most explosive live ...

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TOM MORELLO Says DONALD TRUMP 'Is An Abomination'

American musician, singer and songwriter Tom Morello, who has been very vocal for or against various causes since his first onstage protest in 1993, says that the best way to fight Donald Trump is mass resistance to counter politicians who will stop at nothing to control the majority of Americans. Asked by NME in a ...

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ENSLAVED Frontman Slams 'Vikings' Television Series: 'It's Just A Dumb Hollywood Adaptation'

One of the progenitors of Viking metal, ENSLAVED frontman Grutle Kjellson, isn't fond of the popular historical drama "Vikings". The series, which depicts the life and times of Viking Ragnar Lothbrok, stars Australian actor Travis Fimmel as Lothbrok and was recently renewed for a sixth season. Kjellson, a noted Viking history buff, said "everything about ...

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PHIL COLLEN Explains Why DEF LEPPARD Doesn't Invite Other Musicians Onstage To Jam

Dave Lawrence of Hawaii Public Radio's "All Things Considered" recently conducted an interview with DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether DEP LEPPARD has invited musical guests onstage during their live performances: Phil: "Not really. I mean, usually the songs ...

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CLUTCH Drummer: 'This Is The Best Job In The World'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview drummer Jean-Paul Gaster of Maryland rockers CLUTCH. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the release of CLUTCH's latest studio album, "Book Of Bad Decisions": Jean-Paul: "It's been great so far. We pretty much hit the ...

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CRAIG GOLDY Says RITCHIE BLACKMORE Had A 'No-Guitar-Solo' Policy For Opening Bands In '80s: 'He Didn't Like Having A Guitar Competition'

According to former DIO guitarist Craig Goldy, legendary DEEP PURPLE axeman Ritchie Blackmore prevented Goldy's then-band GIUFFRIA from having a guitar solo spot during the 1984 "Perfect Strangers" tour because Ritchie feared being upstaged. Goldy, fresh off his gig with ROUGH CUTT and being secretly courted by Ronnie James Dio, said Blackmore was going to ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Frontman On 'Gravity': 'We Knew It Was Going To Be A Slightly More Divisive Album'

Chris Peters of Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Matt Tuck of Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he's happy with the response to the band's new studio album, "Gravity": Matt: "Absolutely. Yeah, it's been ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman: 'Life Is Too Short To Try To Be Liked By Everybody'

Steve Harrison of "The Unchained Rock Show" recently conducted an interview with frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish black/death overlords BEHEMOTH. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the title of BEHEMOTH's new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest", is ...

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