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OTEP Challenges TRUMP In Hyper-Political Single 'To The Gallows'

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, will release its eighth full-length album, titled "Kult 45", on July 27 via Napalm Records. Drawing influences from politically charged recording artists of the past but allowing her artwork to remain fully and undeniably OTEP, Shamaya continues her nearly two-decade invasion of ...

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OTEP To Release 'Kult 45' Album In July

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, is about to unveil the most uncompromising, candid, all-inclusive and controversial assessment of the current residing political regime that it has ever released in the form of its eighth full-length album, titled "Kult 45". Drawing influences from politically charged recording artists of ...

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OTEP Announces 'Fire & Fury' U.S. Tour Dates

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, recently announced the release of its eighth full-length album, due later this year via Napalm Records. Shamaya says: "After every album, there's an overwhelming sense of excitement, but this time it's in the stratosphere. This time, we hold nothing back. It's an ...

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OTEP Aims To Incite Social Change With Upcoming Album

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, will release its as-yet-untitled eighth album later in the year via Napalm Records. Shamaya and her band are currently recording at The Lair in Los Angeles, completely utilizing the same equipment used on their first album, "Sevas Tra" (down to her original ...

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DISTURBED, INCUBUS, GODSMACK To Headline Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

DISTURBED, INCUBUS and GODSMACK will headline the 25th annual Rock Fest, set to take place July 12-15 in Cadott, Wisconsin. More than 65 bands bands will pack non-stop performances throughout the three-day event. Partial list of Rock Fest 2018 performers: DISTURBED INCUBUS GODSMACK RISE AGAINST HALESTORM SEETHER BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BUSH UNDEROATH GWAR BEARTOOTH SKID ...

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Listen To New BUTCHER BABIES Song 'Pomona (S**t Happens)'

"Pomona (S**t Happens)", a brand new song from BUTCHER BABIES, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's third album, "Lilith", which will be released on October 27 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2015's "Take It Like A Man" was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, SUICIDE SILENCE) ...

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Listen To New BUTCHER BABIES Song 'Headspin'

"Headspin", a brand new song from BUTCHER BABIES, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's third album, "Lilith", which will be released on October 27 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2015's "Take It Like A Man" was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, SUICIDE SILENCE) and marks ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Release 'Lilith' Video

"Lilith", the new video from BUTCHER BABIES, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's third album, which will be released on October 27 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2015's "Take It Like A Man" was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, SUICIDE SILENCE) and marks ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Announce 'Lilith' Release Date, Unveil Title Track

BUTCHER BABIES will release their third album, "Lilith", on October 27 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2015's "Take It Like A Man" was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, SUICIDE SILENCE) and marks the band's recording debut with new drummer, Chase Brickenden, who replaced Chris Warner last year. Pre-orders for "Lilith" ...

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THE AGONIST: 'The Raven Eyes' Video Released

"The Raven Eyes", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Five", which was released last September via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with producer Mike Plotnikoff, who has previously worked with BUCKCHERRY, OTEP, HALESTORM, DROWNING POOL, ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Parts Ways With Singer TOMMY VEXT, Recruits Ex-QUIET RIOT Frontman SEANN NICOLS

WESTFIELD MASSACRE has parted ways with singer Tommy Vext (ex-DIVINE HERESY, SNOT) and has replaced him with Seann Nicols (pictured; a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha; Bobby Blotzer's RATT, formerly of ADLER'S APPETITE and QUIET RIOT). The new lineup of WESTFIELD MASSACRE will embark on a U.S. headlining tour, the "North American Meltdown", in early July. WESTFIELD MASSACRE ...

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ANTHRAX, OVERKILL, SUPERJOINT, METAL ALLEGIANCE, DEATH ANGEL Set For METAL MAYA Heavy Metal Dest-Fest

ASK4 Entertainment — the creator and producer of ShipRocked — has announced the first annual Metal Maya, a four-day all-inclusive heavy metal destination festival vacation from October 29 to November 2 at the luxurious Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun, just south of Cancun in the paradise of Puerto Morelos on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Metal Maya is ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Feat. Ex-DIVINE HERESY Singer TOMMY VEXT: 'Only The Dead' Lyric Video

"Only The Dead", the new lyric video from WESTFIELD MASSACRE, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former DIVINE HERESY and SNOT singer Tommy Vext, can be seen below. The song is taken from WESTFIELD MASSACRE's forthcoming sophomore album, due this spring. WESTFIELD MASSACRE features Vext alongside lead guitarist Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN), guitarist Stephen ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Feat. Ex-SNOT/DIVINE HERESY Singer TOMMY VEXT: 'Respect Resistance' Video Released

"Respect Resistance", the new video from WESTFIELD MASSACRE, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former DIVINE HERESY and SNOT singer Tommy Vext, can be seen below. The clip features footage from WESTFIELD MASSACRE's summer 2016 tour with SEVENDUST and TRIVIUM, and sees Vext joined by lead guitarist Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN), guitarist Stephen Brewer, ...

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Members Of SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE, FEAR FACTORY And Others React To DONALD TRUMP's Win Over HILLARY CLINTON

Members of SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE, TRIVIUM, FEAR FACTORY, SUICIDE SILENCE, ALL THAT REMAINS, OTEP, STRYPER, ANTHRAX and LIVING COLOUR are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to Donald Trump winning the presidential election. SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor was among the most vocal critics of the president-elect, writing on Twitter: ...

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Video Premiere: THE AGONIST's 'The Hunt'

"The Hunt", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Five", which will be released on September 30 via and Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with producer Mike Plotnikoff, who has previously worked with BUCKCHERRY, OTEP, HALESTORM, ...

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THE AGONIST: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Five' Album

Audio samples of all the songs that are set to appear on "Five", the new album from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST, can be streamed below. Due on September 30 via and Napalm Records, the CD was recorded with producer Mike Plotnikoff, who has previously worked with BUCKCHERRY, OTEP, HALESTORM, DROWNING POOL, ...

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PANTERA, L.A. GUNS, BUTCHER BABIES Members Perform 'Ace Of Spades' At Ultimate Jam Night's Tribute To LEMMY

Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running free weekly music program founded by QUIET RIOT's Chuck Wright, held a "Tribute To Lemmy" honoring the famed leader of MOTÖRHEAD on Tuesday, August 23 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Video footage of Rex Brown (PANTERA, KILL DEVIL HILL), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS), Carla Harvey ...

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OTEP Releases 'Zero' Video

"Zero", the new video from OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, can be seen below. The song is taken from OTEP's seventh studio album, "Generation Doom", which was released on April 15 via Napalm. The CD was produced by Howard Benson, who has previously worked with such acts ...

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