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MARTY FRIEDMAN On MEGADETH's 'Risk': 'Everybody Involved With It Was Doing The Best That They Possibly Could'

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has no regrets about the band's "Risk" album, saying that the controversial record was created "with the best of intentions." Issued in 1999, "Risk" received a mixed response from critics and alienated hardcore MEGADETH fans due to its departure from the band's heavy thrash metal roots to a more commercial, ...

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PAPA ROACH: Lyric Video For New Song 'Elevate'

The official lyric video for "Elevate", a brand new song from the California alternative-rock quartet PAPA ROACH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 10th studio album, "Who Do You Trust?", which will be released on January 18, 2019 through Eleven Seven Music. The 12-song disc features the band's signature heavy ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Announces 'Black Antenna' Film Project

Earlier this year, ALICE IN CHAINS released "Rainier Fog" (BMG), the band's first album in five years. It hit No. 1 on Billboard's Rock, Alternative and Hard Music Charts and No. 1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart and has now earned ALICE IN CHAINS a much-deserved Grammy nomination for "Best Rock Album." It's the ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE On MEGADETH's 'Risk': 'That Was Me Capitulating To MARTY FRIEDMAN's Desires To Be More Of An Alternative Band'

Dave Mustaine says that MEGADETH's "Risk" was the result of him "capitulating" to Marty Friedman's "desires to be more of an alternative band." Issued in 1999, "Risk" received a mixed response from critics and alienated hardcore MEGADETH fans due to its departure from the band's heavy thrash metal roots to a more commercial, pop rock ...

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Video: DEE SNIDER Performs In Tampere, Finland

Fan-filmed video footage of Dee Snider's December 5 performance at Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland can be seen below. Snider recently said that the decision to end TWISTED SISTER was partly motivated by his desire to go out while he can still put on a great show. TWISTED SISTER called it quits in 2016 after completing ...

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DEE SNIDER Has No Desire To Do A Full Tour

Dee Snider says that the decision to end TWISTED SISTER was partly motivated by his desire to go out while he can still put on a great show. TWISTED SISTER called it quits in 2016 after completing a farewell 40th-anniversary tour. The band's last-ever concert took place in November of that year — 20 months ...

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AREJAY HALE Says 'Vicious' Is 'One Of The Most Genuine And Vulnerable Albums' HALESTORM Has Released

Kat Mykals of Evansville, Indiana radio station 103GBF recently conducted an interview with HALESTORM drummer Arejay Hale. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the best part of touring: Arejay: "There's so much positive things about being able to travel, being able to say that you're ...

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HALESTORM Vocalist Says Her Brother Is 'Good' With Doing Backing Vocals For Threesome-Inspired Song 'Do Not Disturb'

HALESTORM vocalist Lzzy Hale recently spoke with the Fresno, California radio station 105.1 The Blaze. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what she enjoys doing during her spare time: Lzzy: "I go to a lot of metal shows when we're home. I don't know why, ...

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MEGADETH's DIRK VERBEUREN: 'Mechanix' Drum Playthrough Video

MEGADETH drummer Dirk Verbeuren's drum playthrough video of the song "Mechanix", which originally appeared on the band's 1985 album " Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good!", can be seen below. Last November, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine was asked by the RQP 104.3 FM radio how the band goes about the process of choosing ...

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PAPA ROACH: 'Who Do You Trust?' Album Details Revealed; 'Not The Only One' Lyric Video Released

California alternative-rock quartet PAPA ROACH will release its 10th studio album, "Who Do You Trust?", on January 18, 2019 through Eleven Seven Music. The 12-track disc features the band's signature heavy rhythmic guitars and catchy hooks on "Who Do You Trust" and "Renegade Music", with "Not The Only One" supplying melody and emotionally charged lyrics. ...

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