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Kulkija - KORPIKLAANI

The Forest Clan, KORPIKLAANI, returns, so raise your Sahti or Karhu—Finnish beer, for your edification—and get ready to rock out once again. Hold up, though, because in the case of the group's 10th album, "Kulkija", translated as "wanderer," the fast-flinging hummpa with which the folk metal basher has made its reputation takes a large backseat. ...

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Video Premiere: LEAVES' EYES' 'Riders On The Wind'

"Riders On The Wind", the new video from LEAVES' EYES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Sign Of The Dragonhead", which was released in January via AFM Records. The disc was produced by Alexander Krull at Mastersound Studio and it features cover artwork by Stefan Heilemann (LINDEMANN, EPICA, ...

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GEOFF TATE Says Performing 'Suite Sister Mary' With His Daughter EMILY For First Time Was 'Very Special'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate spoke to the Northwest Music Scene about the first time he was joined by his now-21-year-old daughter Emily to perform the band's classic song "Suite Sister Mary". Tate, who is celebrating the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" album on his current tour, said: "Oh, wow. It was ...

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MOONSPELL To Record New Studio Album In 2019

Anthony Morgan of Metal Forces recently conducted an interview with MOONSPELL vocalist Fernando Ribeiro. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On new MOONSPELL DVD "Lisboa Under The Spell": "It's a big project, and it seems like people are really getting into it. To be honest, DVDs and live recordings are ...

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Here Is The First Taste Of ATREYU's New Single, 'In Our Wake'

California metalcore band ATREYU appears to be teasing the announcement of a new single and album. The group's Twitter account has been updated with a short video clip which looks like it was shot at some sort of protest, although it is datestamped 08/24/18, implying that the official announcement will arrive this Friday, August 24. ...

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WHITESNAKE: 'Unzipped' 5CD/DVD Set Featuring Rare And Previously Unreleased Acoustic Performances Due In October

It was the hard-rocking sound of hits like "Still Of The Night" and "Give Me All Your Love Tonight" that brought WHITESNAKE worldwide, multi-platinum success. Even so, the band's founder and lead singer, David Coverdale, has never been a stranger to the occasional ballad, going back to his early days with DEEP PURPLE on "Soldier ...

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DEATH RAY VISION Feat. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Bassist: 'Negative Mental Attitude' Album To Be Recorded In September

Nearly five years after the release of "We Ain't Leavin' Till You're Bleedin'", Massachusetts old-school hardcore band DEATH RAY VISION — which features in its ranks KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio — has finalized the songwriting process for its sophomore effort, "Negative Mental Attitude". Recording will begin in September at Mad Oak Studio, where the ...

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MANILLA ROAD's MARK 'THE SHARK' SHELTON Dead At 60

Mark "The Shark" Shelton, a founding member of the legendary epic metal band MANILLA ROAD, has died at the age of 60. He passed away Friday morning after performing at the Headbangers Open Air festival in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The band confirmed in a live Facebook video that Shelton died of a heart attack. "Last night ...

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JOHN CORABI Defends KISS Over PAUL STANLEY's Vocal Issues

John Corabi has defended KISS against criticism over the band's recent live performances, saying that Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley deserve a lot of credit for putting on great, energetic shows even though they are almost 70 years old. When KISS kicked off its European tour earlier in the month in Barcelona, Spain, a number ...

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DEZ FAFARA Says COAL CHAMBER 'Is Not Coming Back'

Dez Fafara says that COAL CHAMBER "is not coming back." The group that put Fafara on the musical map and gave him his first and only gold-certified album in the shape of the band's 1997 debut, COAL CHAMBER existed for ten years before disbanding in 2003 to pursue other musical projects. They reunited in 2011 ...

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ACCEPT To Headline 'Rise Of Chaos' Festivals In Germany

German/American heavy metal legends ACCEPT will headline the "Rise Of Chaos" festivals in Germany for the first time in November. After the big success of its latest album, "Rise Of Chaos", ACCEPT will play three festivals under the same name. As a platform for interesting, young and dynamic bands, these festivals will be continued and ...

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PRODUCT OF HATE Returns With New Single, 'Rapture'

Two years after the release of the band's crushing debut album, "Buried In Violence" on Napalm Records, Wisconsin's PRODUCT OF HATE is back with the first taste of the next phase! "Rapture" is the first single from the group's as-yet-untitled sophomore album, for which they once again joined engineer Scott Creekmore (BROKEN HOPE, REPENTANCE) for ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: Teaser Trailer For '3 From Hell' Movie

A trailer for Rob Zombie's next movie, "3 From Hell", is being shown at every concert during his current North American summer tour with Marilyn Manson. Rob posted a preview on his Instagram account and wrote in an accompanying message: "Keep your eyes peeled for the THREE FROM HELL trailer during our show! A little ...

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ATROCITY: 'Shadowtaker' Video Released

"Shadowtaker", the new video from German gothic death pioneers ATROCITY, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Okkult II", which will be released on July 6 via Massacre Records. The production was once again handled by ATROCITY mainman Alex Krull (Mastersound Studio), who made sure that the songs are ...

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Video: ACCEPT Performs At Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's performance at this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, which was held June 21-24 in Dessel, Belgium, can be seen below. ACCEPT will release a live set, "Symphonic Terror - Live At Wacken 2017", on November 23 via Nuclear Blast. Fans can expect a unique ACCEPT show, shot on August 3, 2017 ...

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