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ABBATH To Begin Recording Second Album Next Month

ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo), will enter Dub Studios in Kristiansand, Norway on December 3 to begin recording its second album. Helming the effort will be producer Endre Kirkesola, who has previously worked with BLOOD RED THRONE, GREEN CARNATION, SIRENIA and IN VAIN, among others. ABBATH's sophomore ...

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TED NUGENT Says 'Canada Is Absolutely Crazy' For Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Ted Nugent says that "Canada is absolutely crazy" for its decision to legalize marijuana, explaining that he has "never seen one moment of positive outcome from someone getting high." Starting in October, Canada became the highest-profile country to not only decriminalize cannabis possession and use, but to tax, regulate and monitor its growth, distribution and ...

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See SLIPKNOT's SID WILSON Like You've Never Seen Him Before In Photos From Horror Comedy 'The Midnight Snack'

SLIPKNOT's Sid Wilson, a.k.a. DJ Starscream, plays the lead role of John in Deathaus Films' new offbeat horror/comedy project "The Midnight Snack". For his character transformation, Sid's numerous tattoos, including his trademark gas mask face tat, neck ink, and transformers hand tattoos were all covered by expert FX make-up artist and "Face Off" (SyFy) alumni ...

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DISTURBED's DAVID DRAIMAN: 'I'm Never Returning To TWITTER'

DISTURBED singer David Draiman says that he is "never returning to Twitter," three years after deleting his account on the social media platform. Draiman, who once said that he spent more time on the Internet communicating with his fanbase than any other musician, told Loudwire that he is not longer able to keep in contact ...

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BLACK SABBATH Could Be Honored With Bridge In Birmingham

Celebrating 50 years of BLACK SABBATH, West Side business development and the city of Birmingham, England have proposed a new landmark immortalizing the founding fathers of heavy metal in the heart of Birmingham's city center most dynamic and entertaining destination, Broad Street. The idea for the stretch of Broad Street over the canal next to ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS Drummer CHAD SZELIGA Launches WALKING WITH LIONS

BLACK STAR RIDERS drummer Chad Szeliga has launched a new band called WALKING WITH LIONS. Szeliga, who has previously played with BREAKING BENJAMIN and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, met guitarist Kevin Hicklin (ex-3 BY DESIGN) during a recording session for the ATOMFLOWER project produced by Ronnie King (THE OFFSPRING, PEPPER). The pairing of Szeliga and Hicklin ...

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CLUTCH Announces February/March 2019 U.S. Tour

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have announced the first batch of their 2019 tour dates for February and March in support of their newest effort, "Book Of Bad Decisions". Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m. Tour dates: Feb. 19 - Columbia, SC @ The Senate Feb. 21 - Nashville, ...

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LION'S SHARE's Complete Catalog Available Digitally For First Time

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE is making its first five albums available on streaming services and digital service providers today, November 14. The albums "Lion's Share" (1995), "Two" (1997), "Fall From Grace" (1999), "Entrance" (2001) and "Emotional Coma" (2007) have all been remastered by Mike Lind, giving them a new life. These new releases ...

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The Sirens - INTO ETERNITY

INTO ETERNITY is known for providing a bridge between prog metal and melodic death metal, but since its inception in 1997, the Canadian band has marched to the beat of its own drum, assembling the pieces in a distinctly unique manner. The Regina, Saskatchewan-based collective has, for the most part, improved with each subsequent release. ...

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Corrupting Influence - INTERNAL BLEEDING

INTERNAL BLEEDING has achieved success over the years where it matters most. The group has been creatively successful since the act's early nineties demo material, and with the absolutely savage debut long player: "Voracious Contempt". But in terms of commercial success, the ball hasn't necessarily always bounced in the favor of the Long Island-based band—relatively ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Begin Recording New Album

LIMP BIZKIT is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording its sixth studio album. Guitarist Wes Borland said in an Instragram post that the original plan was to start the follow-up to 2011's "Gold Cobra" last weekend, but wildfires in Southern California forced him and his bandmates to delay the process by a few ...

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ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER: 'We've Turned Into A Society Of Snowflakes Where People Are Just Weak And Entitled'

Dr. Guenther Dobrauz-Saldapenna of Appetite For Disruption recently conducted an interview with ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On having to make tough decisions as the leader of ICED EARTH: "Well, there's a myriad of tough decisions that take ...

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JOE PERRY Is 'Doing Well' After Collapsing At BILLY JOEL Concert

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry says that he is "doing well," three days after he was hospitalized following an appearance with Billy Joel. Only minutes after guesting with Joel on stage on Saturday night (November 10) at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Perry experienced shortness of breath and was treated by paramedics. The legendary ...

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Here Is The Official Stream Of New BAD RELIGION Song 'My Sanity'

Punk rock legends BAD RELIGION have released another new song titled "My Sanity". The track follows recent single-cut releases "The Kids Are Alt-Right" and "The Profane Rights Of Man" This past summer, BAD RELIGION guitarist Brett Gurewitz told LA Weekly that the band was preparing "an album's worth of 'Fuck Trump' songs" for the follow-up ...

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA Announces February 2019 U.S. Tour

COHEED AND CAMBRIA has announced new U.S. headline tour. The winter trek, which kicks off February 5 in Norfolk, Virginia, features support from FOXING and MAPS & ATLASES on select dates. Fan club presale tickets will be available beginning Wednesday, November 14 at 10 a.m. local time, with general onsale beginning Friday, November 16 at ...

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4th Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' Celebrity Bowling Tournament Raises $74,000 For 'Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund'

The fourth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling tournament, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, held on Thursday, October 25 at Pinz bowling center in Studio City, California, was once again sold out in advance. This year's event brought in its largest amount yet — $74,000 — for the music-based ...

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Canada's NECRONOMICON To Release New Album In 2019

For the last 30 years, Rob "The Witch" and NECRONOMICON have been conspiring to bring essential death metal to Canada and the world, with none surviving the pure devilish onslaught that these pioneers embody. Playing over 1,000 intense gigs since their conception in 1988 around the world, including the longest continuous Canadian tour on record ...

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