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FIRE FOR EFFECT Feat. Former MALEVOLENT CREATION Members: Deal With AGONIA RECORDS Announced

FIRE FOR EFFECT, the new death metal band featuring guitarist Gio Geraca (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION), vocalist Bret Hoffmann (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION) and drummer Derek Roddy (ex-HATE ETERNAL, NILE), has signed a deal with Agonia Records. Despite being formed merely two years ago, FIRE FOR EFFECT is not short on experience or talent. With its members drawing from ...

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MADBALL Releases 'The Fog' Video Feat. TIM ARMSTRONG

"The Fog", the new video from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "For The Cause", which is being released today (Friday, June 15) via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who also makes a guest ...

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Watch ACCEPT Perform At Finland's SOUTH PARK Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's June 9 performance at the South Park festival in Tampere, Finland can be seen below. ACCEPT is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "The Rise Of Chaos", which was released last August via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the disc was created by the Hungarian artist ...

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MADBALL: 'Rev Up' Video Released

"Rev Up", the new video from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "For The Cause", which will be released on June 15 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who is also featured on one ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Tour U.K. With ORANGE GOBLIN

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will hit the road this October/November on an eight-date, co-headline U.K. run with celebrated London-based BLACK SABBATH worshippers ORANGE GOBLIN. Completing a lineup overflowing with blues-inspired, whiskey-soaked riffs will be L.A. retro rock band FIREBALL MINISTRY and Leeds/London-based stoner rockers BLACK MOTH. C.O.C. commented: "We are beyond excited to have the stars ...

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MADBALL: Third Trailer For 'For The Cause' Album

The third trailer for "For The Cause", the upcoming album from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. Due on June 15 via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who is also featured on one song on the album. It was mixed and mastered by ...

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ASSASSIN Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Massacre Records has announced the signing of the German thrash veterans ASSASSIN. The band's new album will be released in the spring of 2019. Originally formed in 1985, the band has already released numerous demos, albums as well as a DVD. They aren't strangers to the stages at festivals and in clubs either. ASSASSIN's latest ...

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Ember - BREAKING BENJAMIN

BREAKING BENJAMIN's 2015 gold-certified effort, "Dark Before Dawn", debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. A commercial success, to say the least, the release was built upon the back of radio rock chart-topping tracks like "Failure", 2015's most played Active Rock track, and "Angels Fall". Hot on the heels of the chart-busting release, ...

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MADBALL: Lyric Video For New Song 'Old Fashioned'

The official lyric video for "Old Fashioned", a new song from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "For The Cause", which will be released on June 15 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who ...

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Video Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Torn In Two'

"Torn In Two", the new video from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Ember", which is being released today (Friday, April 13) via Hollywood Records. The "Torn In Two" clip is the second chapter in a trilogy chronicling the living hell a father goes through ...

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New Song Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Save Yourself'

"Save Yourself", a brand new song from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming sixth studio album, "Ember", which will be released on April 13 via Hollywood Records. Speaking about the disc, BREAKING BENJAMIN founder/frontman Ben Burnley noted: "People have always really liked the heavier side of the ...

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Video Premiere: STONE SOUR's 'St. Marie'

STONE SOUR has released a music video for the song "St. Marie". The clip was directed by Marc Klasfeld, who has helmed over two hundred music videos for artists such as Katy Perry, Jay-Z, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Britney Spears, Kid Rock, Nelly, FOO FIGHTERS, Kelly Clarkson, Shakira, Avril Lavigne and AEROSMITH. "St. Marie" is ...

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WATAIN Frontman On Black Metal's Battle With ANTIFA: 'The Devil Always Wins. It's An Old Lesson Learned'

The Jimmy Cabbs 5150 Interview Series conducted an interview with frontman Erik Danielsson of Swedish black metallers WATAIN prior to the band's March 17 concert at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, California. You can watch the entire chat in two parts below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the band's new ...

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Listen To New BREAKING BENJAMIN Song 'Psycho'

"Psycho", a brand new song from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming sixth studio album, "Ember", which will be released on April 13 via Hollywood Records. Speaking about the disc, BREAKING BENJAMIN founder/frontman Ben Burnley noted: "People have always really liked the heavier side of the band. ...

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STEVEN TYLER Announces North American, European Tour Dates

AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler has announced dates for North America and Europe this summer, with Nashville's LOVING MARY BAND as his backing group. He will be joined on select shows by THE SISTERHOOD BAND, which features Rod Stewart's daughter Ruby Stewart, and Alyssa Bonagura, who is the daughter of Kathie Ballie and Michael Bonagura. The ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist On Sticking To Classic Formula On 'The Rise Of Chaos': 'It's Not Really That Easy To Pull Off'

Journalist Janne Vuorela conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of veteran German/American metallers ACCEPT prior to the band's January 17 concert at Huxleys Neue Welt in Berlin, Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how ACCEPT chooses songs for their concert setlists this late into ...

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Trident Wolf Eclipse - WATAIN

Ironically enough, and quite contrary to the darkness they surely wish to portray, the spotlight upon Sweden's WATAIN has shined quite brightly in terms of fanfare. The unit's notoriously vile live performances and consistently impressive and singular take on Scandinavian black metal over the last couple of decades has cemented its place as one of ...

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Video Premiere: JUDAS PRIEST's 'Spectre'

The official video for "Spectre", a brand new song from British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Firepower", which is being released today (Friday, March 9) via Epic. The follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" was recorded by British producer Andy Sneap, the ...

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STEPPENWOLF To Release 3-CD Career Retrospective 'Steppenwolf At 50'

Iconic rock band STEPPENWOLF and frontman John Kay will release the definitive career retrospective, "Steppenwolf At 50", a 3-CD collection featuring 41-tracks, to celebrate the band's half-century of music. Set for release Friday, March 16 via Los Angeles-based Rainman Records, the collection includes five rare or never-heard-before tracks. Guitar World premiered the recently-unearthed song "Compared ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN To Release 'The Wolf Bites Back' Album In June

London, England's ORANGE GOBLIN has completed work on its new album, "The Wolf Bites Back", for a June release via Candlelight/Spinefarm. The nine-song disc was recorded at Orgone Studios with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano (GHOST, GRAVE PLEASURES, PARADISE LOST, CATHEDRAL). Vocalist Ben Ward commented: "We are very excited about this new album. 'The Wolf Bites ...

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