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IN FLAMES' ANDERS FRIDÉN: 'I Will Never Go Back And Do Another 'The Jester Race' Or 'Whoracle''

France's United Rock Nations recently conducted an interview with frontman Anders Fridén of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he feels about about IN FLAMES' upcoming studio album, "I, The Mask": Anders: "I have a great feeling every time we release ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Is About To Begin Recording New Album

IN THIS MOMENT is preparing to enter The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada with producer Kevin Churko to begin recording its new album. On Sunday, a short video of guitarist Chris Howorth and singer Maria Brink driving in a car was posted to the IN THIS MOMENT Instagram account, along with the caption: ...

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JAMES LABRIE Says DREAM THEATER Wanted To Get Back To Writing A 'Classic' And 'Heavy' Album With 'Distance Over Time'

James LaBrie says DREAM THEATER wanted to "get back to writing a classic heavy album" with its upcoming 14th full-length effort, "Distance Over Time". The move was apparently influenced by the 25th-anniversary tour in support of the band's seminal "Images And Words" LP and the lukewarm reaction to its light and ponderous 2016 double-disc concept ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Teases Trailer For 'The Dirt' Film

A teaser for the first trailer for the film adaptation of MÖTLEY CRÜE's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band", is available below. The full trailer will make its online debut tomorrow (Tuesday, February 19). Due on March 22, the movie, which was helmed by "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" director ...

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QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT To Perform At 91st ACADEMY AWARDS

QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT will perform during at the 91st Academy Awards, the Academy announced on Monday. The QUEEN biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" is up for five Oscars, including "Best Picture". Rami Malek, who plays Freddie Mercury, in the film is considered a front-runner for the Best Actor trophy for his portrayal of the late singer. ...

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AMON AMARTH To Film New Music Video Next Weekend

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH will film a new music video on February 23 and February 24 in the Los Angeles area. A casting call notice shows the band is seeking 10 fans with "normal heavy metal concert attire" for the Saturday shoot and 50 fans with the same wardrobe for the next day's filming. ...

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VENOM INC. Announces Spring 2019 North American Tour

VENOM INC., the band featuring original VENOM guitarist Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, will embark on a North American tour in April. In addition to performing tracks from VENOM INC.'s debut album, "Avé", the band will also perform several VENOM classics. "It is with great pleasure that the triumvirate ...

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STAIND's AARON LEWIS Calls ELIZABETH WARREN A 'F**king Lying Bitch' Over Native American Ancestry Claims

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis has slammed Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator and 2020 Democratic presidential contender, as a "lying bitch" for claiming to be Native American. Lewis, who was born and raised in Vermont but now lives in Massachusetts, made his comments during his February 9 solo concert in Jacksonville, Florida. Speaking to the audience ...

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SILVERSTEIN To Release 'Redux: The First 10 Years' In April

Fresh off back-to-back tours celebrating the 15th anniversary of their 2003 full-length debut album "When Broken Is Easily Fixed", Canadian rockers SILVERSTEIN are gearing up to release "Redux: The First 10 Years". The album features all-new recordings of 12 classic songs from the band's first 10 years as a unit. Consider it a "sonic update" ...

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SWORN ENEMY: 'Prepare For Payback' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Prepare For Payback" from the the Queens, New York-based band SWORN ENEMY can be seen below. Says vocalist Sal Lococo: "'Prepare For Payback' just had that old SWORN ENEMY feel to it. It was very angry and hard as fuck, and definitely could've been the opening track on ...

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HELLYEAH Bassist On VINNIE PAUL's Death: 'It Was Awful'

HELLYEAH bassist Kyle Sanders says that "everything was put on hold" with the band following the death of Vinnie Paul Abbott. Last June, the drummer died from cardiomyopathy, or an enlarged heart, with coronary artery disease being identified as a significant condition in his death. Sanders, who launched Let There Be Rock Schools in Gainesville, ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Singer Looks Back On 'Intense' Period Prior To Her Father's Death

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with frontwoman Sharon Den Adel of Dutch metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION about the band's new "Resist" studio album. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what year was the most important during the four-year break between studio albums for WITHIN ...

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MISFITS Guitarist DOYLE Says LARS ULRICH Was 'Right' To Sue NAPSTER, Calls SPOTIFY's Artist Payouts 'F**king Bulls**t'

MISFITS guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein says that METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was right to launch legal action against Napster in 2000. Doyle made his comments while speaking to "The Liquid Conversations" about the changes in the music industry since the MISFITS' inception more than 40 years ago. "The thing that sucks the most about ...

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ROB HALFORD Comments On OZZY OSBOURNE's Latest Health Scare

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford has commented on Ozzy Osbourne's latest hospitalization. The legendary British heavy metal band was scheduled to tour Europe with the BLACK SABBATH frontman before Ozzy canceled the trek when he was admitted to the hospital due to complications from the flu. Asked by Australia's Heavy if Ozzy's latest health scare ...

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WEDNESDAY 13: After Supporting IRON MAIDEN For Six Weeks, 'I'm Not Scared Of Any Band Or Audience'

Chris Akin of "The Classic Metal Show" recently conducted an interview with horror-punk stalwart Wednesday 13. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his 2017 release, "Condolences": Wednesday: "My first few albums I still like and listen to them and they're cool, but that was me ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman On Bands Who Drastically Change Their Sound: 'It's Not Cool For The Fans Who Have Been Following You All These Years'

Alex Haber of Heavy New York conducted an interview with frontman Maurizio Iacono of Montreal, Quebec, Canada melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM prior to their January 11 concert at Gramercy Theater in New York City. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the touring cycle for ...

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GENE SIMMONS Responds To ACE FREHLEY's Explosive Remarks

Gene Simmons has responded to Ace Frehley's recent social media outburst in which the ex-KISS guitarist called his former bandmate an "asshole and a sex addict." Before KISS's "End Of The Road" tour launched last month, Frehley addressed some comments Simmons made about about a possible reunion of the band's original lineup, dismissing Gene's claim ...

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