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PRIMUS And MASTODON To Join Forces For U.S. Tour

PRIMUS will join forces with MASTODON for a late spring/early summer tour of the U.S. Kicking off May 6 at Red Rocks, the trek will cross the country and back, with stops at Austin 360 Amphitheater, The Fox in Atlanta, Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn, Northerly Island in Chicago, Greek Theaters in San Francisco and ...

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LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN Feat. TOOL's DANNY CAREY And MASTODON's BRENT HINDS: 'The Fogger' Song

LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN will release its self-titled debut album on February 9, 2018 via Dine Alone Records. The track "The Fogger", taken from the upcoming disc, can be streamed below. LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN is a genre-destroying supergroup featuring TOOL's Danny Carey on drums, MASTODON's Brent Hinds on guitar, director Jimmy Hayward ("Jonah Hex") ...

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TOOL's DANNY CAREY And MASTODON's BRENT HINDS To Release LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN Debut In February

LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN will release its self-titled debut album on February 9, 2018 via Dine Alone Records. The track "Shipswreck", taken from the upcoming disc, can be streamed below. LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN is a genre-destroying supergroup featuring TOOL's Danny Carey on drums, MASTODON's Brent Hinds on guitar, director Jimmy Hayward ("Jonah Hex") on ...

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LES CLAYPOOL Recalls His METALLICA Audition On LARS ULRICH's 'It's Electric!' Show (Video)

Lars Ulrich interviewed PRIMUS frontman Les Claypool on for the October 1 episode of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. During the chat, Les talked about auditioning for the then-vacant bassist slot in METALLICA following the September 1986 death of the group's previous bassist, Cliff Burton. "I got ...

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GENE HOGLAN Set For 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' Guest Stint

Legendary extreme metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DARK ANGEL, DEATH, DETHKLOK, FEAR FACTORY, GALAKTIKON) will hold down the drum chair on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" from Monday, October 2 through Thursday, October 5. His guest stint in THE 8G BAND, the show's house group led by "Portlandia" star Fred Armisen, follows brief residencies by ...

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Listen To New PRIMUS Song 'The Scheme'

PRIMUS will release its ninth studio album, "The Desaturating Seven", on September 29 via ATO Records. This is the band's first studio collection of original material since 1995's "Tales From The Punchbowl" with the classic PRIMUS lineup of Les Claypool (vocals, bass), Larry LaLonde (guitar) and Tim Alexander (drums). "The Desaturating Seven" is inspired by ...

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PRIMUS: Lyric Video For New Single 'The Seven'

PRIMUS will release its ninth studio album, "The Desaturating Seven", on September 29 via ATO Records. This is the first studio album of original material since 1995's "Tales From The Punchbowl" with the classic PRIMUS lineup of Les Claypool (vocals, bass), Larry LaLonde (guitar) and Tim Alexander (drums). "The Desaturating Seven" is inspired by a ...

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Explains TOOL Album Delay

During a recent appearance on "The Joe Rogan Experience", the podcast hosted by UFC personality and stand-up comedian Joe Rogan, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan explained for the first time why it is taking so long for the group to get the material written and recorded for its long-awaited follow-up to 2006's "10,000 Days" album. ...

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CLUTCH To Release 'Psychic Rockers From West Group' Box Set

Maryland rockers CLUTCH will release a box set titled "Psychic Rockers From The West Group" tomorrow (Friday, June 23) via Weathermaker Music. "Psychic Rockers From The West Group" is a five-CD-and-one-DVD package that contains "El Rojo" from CLUTCH's instrumental blues jam side project THE BAKERTON GROUP, "Strange Cousins From The West", "Earth Rocker Deluxe" (two ...

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Watch CLUTCH Perform Two New Songs In Belfast

Fan-filmed video footage of Maryland rockers CLUTCH performing two new songs — "How To Shake Hands" and "We Love A Good Fire" — on June 14 at The Limelight 1 in Belfast, Northern Ireland can be seen below. As previously reported, CLUTCH has written "handful of tunes" for the follow-up to 2015's "Psychic Warfare", with ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION's DAVE NAVARRO To Perform National Anthem For 'Bellator NYC: Sonnen Vs. Silva'

World-renowned musician, artist and filmmaker Dave Navarro of JANE'S ADDICTION will perform the national anthem prior to the main event for Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, June 24. Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva, the biggest event in Bellator history, features the long-awaited bout ...

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CLUTCH Has Written 'A Handful Of Tunes' For Next Studio Album

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have written "handful of tunes" for the follow-up to 2015's "Psychic Warfare", with plans to enter the studio later in the year. Speaking to Metal Wani's Adam Hayward at this weekend's Download festival in the U.K., CLUTCH drummer Jean-Paul Gaster said (hear audio below): "We took a good bit of time off ...

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ROCK ON THE RANGE Festival Evacuated Due To Severe Weather

The organizers of this weekend's Rock On The Range festival in Columbus, Ohio have evacuated attendees due to a severe thunderstorm warning in effect. Attendees were asked to exit MAPFRE Stadium and seek shelter in their vehicles. Music fans who did not have a vehicle on-site were asked to seek shelter at the Lausche Building, ...

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POSSESSED Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

Nuclear Blast has announced the signing of POSSESSED to a worldwide deal. Few bands have done more to push the boundaries of extreme metal than the legendary POSSESSED. Even fewer can create a unique style, which continues to set them apart from all others by being the very first in a genre they laid the ...

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TOOL Announces Southern California Concert With PRIMUS, MELVINS

Iconic band TOOL will bring its unparalleled sonic and visual experience to Glen Helen Amphitheater in Southern California with PRIMUS, a "special" guest to be announced, MELVINS, and DJ sets by THE CRYSTAL METHOD on Saturday, June 24. This is a unique opportunity to experience live performances by some of the most highly acclaimed artists ...

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Members Of WHITE ZOMBIE, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, PRIMUS Featured In Documentary About '90s Alternative Rock

It was the early '90s — seemingly out of nowhere, a little grunge band called NIRVANA began outselling massive commercial artists like Michael Jackson. This immediately caught the attention of the giant record companies. These small underground bands branded as "alternative" or "post-punk" went from being inconsequential to being potential behemoths in record sales — ...

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ROCK ON THE RANGE Sells Out In Record Time

Tickets for the eleventh annual Rock On The Range have sold out in record time, just over one month after going on sale. This marks the fifth consecutive advance sellout for Rock On The Range, which will be held May 19-21 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Rock legends METALLICA, SOUNDGARDEN and KORN will each ...

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PRIMUS Drummer TIM ALEXANDER Suffers Second Heart Attack

PRIMUS drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander has suffered a second heart attack, two years after undergoing a successful bypass procedure to remove blockage from arteries near his heart. Tim wrote on his Instagram account: "I had a second heart attack the other day. I did not think this could happen after having a triple bypass almost ...

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