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EXHORDER Frontman: 'It Seems Like Every Time We Come Back After A Long Hiatus, The Interest In The Band Is Higher'

Mark Kadzielawa of 69 Faces Of Rock conducted an interview with frontman Kyle Thomas and guitarist Vinnie LaBella of legendary American metallers EXHORDER prior to their July 14 concert at Reggies in Chicago, Illinois. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what led to EXHORDER ...

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DEVILSTAR Taps TESTAMENT Bassist, ANGEL Singer For Cover Of LED ZEPPELIN's 'Dazed And Confused'

DEVILSTAR, billed as the world's first interactive band, earlier this summer released its debut single — a cover of the JUDAS PRIEST classic "Beyond The Realms Of Death". Now producer/guitarist Paul Crook (ANTHRAX, SEBASTIAN BACH, MEAT LOAF) and executive producer John Madera have revealed the DEVILSTAR recording lineup for the all-star hard rock and heavy ...

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JUNGLE ROT: 'Send Forth Oblivion' Video Released

Midwest death metal titans JUNGLE ROT have released the Dustin Smith-directed video for the song "Send Forth Oblivion". The track is taken from the band's self-titled album, due out July 20 via Victory Records. As the album hits shelves, JUNGLE ROT will hammer audiences as it returns to the road with HAVOK and EXTINCTION AD ...

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IN FLAMES Is Working On 'Very Melodic,' 'Uptempo' New Album

Earlier this year, Swedish metallers IN FLAMES entered West Valley Recording Studios in Woodland Hills, California with producer Howard Benson to begin recording the follow-up to 2016's "Battles" album. The group's 13th full-length disc, which is tentatively due later this year, will mark IN FLAMES' first effort since the departure of bassist Peter Iwers. Benson, ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Previews Official 50th-Anniversary Photo Book

LED ZEPPELIN has shared what the band calls "a trial production test of a selection of photographs" from the band's upcoming book, "Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin". The tome will be published in October by Reel Art Press in celebration of the 50th anniversary of ZEPPELIN's formation. A recent press release about the book read ...

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KISS's GENE SIMMONS Talks About Possibility Of Reuniting With Former Members On Upcoming Tour

Marko Syrjala of Finland's Imperiumi recently conducted an interview with KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons in Stockholm, Sweden. A few excerpts from the chat follow below (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether there were any negative experiences when he reconnected with various former KISS members — including Vinnie Vincent, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley — ...

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MELIAH RAGE Releases 'Idol Hands' Music Video

Massachusetts-based power metallers MELIAH RAGE have released the official music video for "Idol Hands", the title track of their ninth studio album. Check it out below. Released in April via Metal On Metal Records, "Idol Hands" features some of the most inspired songwriting in MELIAH RAGE's history. It also marks the return of Paul Souza, ...

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STEVE VAI, ZAKK WYLDE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, NUNO BETTENCOURT To Join Forces For Second North American 'Generation Axe' Tour

The term "supergroup" gets thrown around on a regular basis these days. However, "Generation Axe" undisputedly brings together some of the greatest guitarists of all time. Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi once again will join together to tour North America to stage 32 appearances across the country. Beginning on ...

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Watch PHILIP ANSELMO Dedicate PANTERA's 'Slaughtered' To VINNIE PAUL At Denmark's ROSKILDE Festival

Philip Anselmo dedicated a cover of the PANTERA classic "Slaughtered" to Vinnie Paul Abbott during Saturday night's (July 7) SCOUR concert at the Roskilde festival in Roskilde, Denmark. Anselmo simply stated, "Listen to me very closely: This is for Vince," before launching into the song from PANTERA's 1994 album "Far Beyond Driven", widely considered the ...

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