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Ex-OVERKILL Guitarist BOBBY GUSTAFSON Addresses JAMES HETFIELD 'Lookalike' Accusations, Recalls METALLICA Audition

Former OVERKILL and current VIO-LENCE guitarist Bobby Gustafson was a guest on a recent episode of EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza's YouTube show, "Zetro's Toxic Vault". During the chat, which can be seen in two parts below, Souza brought up the fact that Gustafson's visual appearance toward the end of his time with OVERKILL closely ...

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LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA Is Not A Fan Of METALLICA's 'Lulu': 'Sometimes Experiments Fail'

LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia has criticized "Lulu", METALLICA's controversial collaborative disc with Lou Reed, saying "sometimes experiments fail." Released in 2011, "Lulu" polarized fans around the world and earned METALLICA some of the most scathing reviews of its career. The effort featured the late THE VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman's spoken-word poetry and lyrics combined with ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Taps TESLA, SACRED REICH, Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Members For Cover Of DEF LEPPARD's 'Wasted'

ELLEFSON, the solo band of Grammy-winning MEGADETH bassist/co-founder David Ellefson, will release "No Cover", an LP featuring more than 13 cover songs, including classic tracks from MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P., DEF LEPPARD, CHEAP TRICK, QUEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, TWISTED SISTER, FASTWAY, FIGHT, DEAD KENNEDYS, and more, on October 2 via Combat Records. The LP once again features cover ...

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ROBERT PLANT Shares Previously Unreleased Song 'Charlie Patton Highway (Turn It Up - Part 1)'

Robert Plant has unveiled the first of three previously unreleased songs from his upcoming career-spanning new two-CD set "Digging Deep: Subterranea". "Charlie Patton Highway (Turn It Up - Part 1)", taken from the soon-to-be-released album "Band Of Joy Volume 2", is available now at all digital service providers. The limited-edition collection — also available for ...

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Listen To New MASTODON Song 'Fallen Torches'; 'Medium Rarities' Compilation Details Revealed

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will release a rarities collection titled "Medium Rarities" on September 11. The compilation includes one brand new song, "Fallen Torches" (featuring a guest appearance by NEUROSIS's Scott Kelly), which can be heard below, along with a bevy of classic covers, soundtrack contributions, instrumentals, B-sides, and live recordings on one complete package ...

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MASTODON To Release New Single, 'Fallen Torches', This Friday; 'Medium Rarities' Compilation Due In September

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will release a new single, "Fallen Torches", on Friday, July 31. The track is taken from what appears to be a new rarities compilation titled "Medium Rarities", which is scheduled to arrive on September 11. A short "Fallen Torches" preview is available on the lightthetorch.mastodonrocks.com web site. ...

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JEFFERSON STARSHIP Releases Music Video For 'It's About Time'

Legendary rock band JEFFERSON STARSHIP — featuring David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin, Cathy Richardson, Chris Smith and Jude Gold — has recently released its new single, "It's About Time", and now they are proud to bring you the official music video, which premiered overnight on Rolling Stone. The group also announced the release of its new ...

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Watch Reunited SISTER SIN Perform Live In Rehearsal

The "classic" lineup of the Swedish heavy rock band SISTER SIN took part in a "Raw & Mean From Rehearsal" livestream on June 13. Liv Jagrell (vocals), Jimmy Hiltula (guitar), Andreas Strandh (bass) and Dave Sundberg (drums) ran through a 13-song set that focused heavily on SISTER SIN's 2010 album "True Sound Of The Underground" ...

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COREY TAYLOR's Son GRIFFIN Injured In Bike Crash

Griffin Taylor, the 17-year-old son of SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor, suffered minor injuries in a bike crash last week. On Saturday (July 25), Griffin took to his Instagram to share several photos of his bruises and scratches, and he included the following caption: "Biffed it down a hill on my bike and ...

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ROBERT PLANT's 'Digging Deep: Subterranea' 2CD Collection To Include Three Previously Unreleased Songs

LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant has announced "Digging Deep: Subterranea", a journey through his solo recordings, from "Pictures At Eleven" in 1982 through to three previously unreleased, exclusive tracks. Due on October 2, the limited-edition 2CD collection of 30 extraordinary songs, spanning four decades, can be pre-ordered at this location. CD1 ...

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FLEETWOOD MAC Co-Founder PETER GREEN Dead At 73

FLEETWOOD MAC co-founder Peter Green has died at the age of 73. His family confirmed his death in a statement released by solicitors Swan Turton, who are acting on their behalf. "It is with great sadness that the family of Peter Green announce his death this weekend, peacefully in his sleep," the statement reads. "A ...

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DJ ASHBA's Debut Solo Single, 'Hypnotic', To Arrive Next Month

"Hypnotic", the debut single from ASHBA, the solo project of former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba, will make its online debut on August 14. The track features a guest appearance by Cali Tucker, the daughter of country music singer LaCosta Tucker and niece of country music legend Tanya Tucker. The official ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN Says 'Black Lives Matter' Movement 'Could Care Less' About Black People

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has criticized players for the Major League Baseball for taking a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against systemic racism. Major League Baseball's coronavirus-delayed season finally kicked off on Thursday with players dropping to one knee in a gesture of solidarity with the "Black Lives ...

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Watch EMMURE's Music Video For 'Thunder Mouth'

The official music video for "Thunder Mouth", the new single from EMMURE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest studio album, "Hindsight", which was released digitally on June 26 via Sharptone Records. Physical copies are being made available today (Friday, July 24). Producer Frankie Nasso states about the video: "We ...

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Listen To New NAPALM DEATH Song 'Backlash Just Because'

U.K. grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will release their new studio album, "Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism", on September 18 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Apex Predator - Easy Meat" was again recorded with longtime producer Russ Russell and features artwork by Frode Sylthe. The official lyric video for first ...

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