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Founding QUEENSRŸCHE Drummer SCOTT ROCKENFIELD Sues Fellow Original Members MICHAEL WILTON And EDDIE JACKSON

Founding QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield has filed a lawsuit against the band's fellow original members Michael Wilton (guitar) and Eddie Jackson (bass), alleging, among other things, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and wrongful discharge. Metal Sludge was the first to report on the lawsuit, which was filed on October ...

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Måsstaden Under Vatten - VILDHJARTA

Eight years have passed since VILDHJARTA released a new record (the superb "Thousands Of Evils" EP), and the heavy music landscape has changed sufficiently that the Swedes' long-awaited full-length sounds every bit as contrary and otherworldly as its predecessor ("Måsstaden") did in 2011, despite the familiarity of their crushing, futuristic sound. Frequently dismissed as MESHUGGAH ...

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THE OFFSPRING Guitarist Calls Capitol Rioter ASHLI BABBITT 'A Dead Terrorist' Who Was 'Recruited' By TRUMP

THE OFFSPRING guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman has blasted Ashli Babbitt, the woman who was fatally shot while invading the U.S. Capitol on January 6, calling her a "dead terrorist." The 35-year-old former Air Force veteran was killed by Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd while she was attempting to climb through a broken doorway window and ...

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God Ends Here - AEON

When you consider how many great death metal bands that are around today, it must have taken a degree of unwavering self-assurance for AEON to disappear for as long as they have. "God Ends Here" is the Swedish crew's first album in nine years, and connoisseurs of this stuff rejoiced when its existence was first ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Says 'There's A Possibility Of Around 35' Spoken-Word Shows In U.S. This Winter

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson spoke to Pablo of the Minneapolis, Minnesota radio station 93X about his current spoken-word tour, which kicked off in his native United Kingdom in August. "It's hopefully reasonably amusing," Bruce said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "It's a look at how a spotty kid from the middle of nowhere ended up ...

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Charnel Noir - LIGHT OF THE MORNING STAR

The sounds and style of the '80s post-punk and gothic movements have been plundered remorselessly in recent times. It makes perfect sense, because seldom has there been a genre that goes so stoically against the contemporary, future-chasing grain. But unlike many of their perfectly great, retro-gloom peers, the UK's LIGHT OF THE MORNING STAR exude ...

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EVANESCENCE Partners With INCENDIUM And SWEET to Debut 'Echoes From The Void' NFT Collection

Grammy Award-winning band EVANESCENCE, production company Incendium, and NFT platform Sweet have announced a collaboration on a new line of NFT collectibles inspired by the first issue of EVANESCENCE's Echoes From The Void graphic anthology series, which sold out in its first printing, published by Incendium as part of their Opus line of books. Today ...

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CONVERGE Announces Collaborative Album 'Bloodmoon: I' Feat. CHELSEA WOLFE, BEN CHISHOLM And STEPHEN BRODSKY

"We wanted to do something grander than the typical four-piece CONVERGE music," says CONVERGE vocalist Jacob Bannon in reference to the inspiration that eventually bloomed into "Bloodmoon: I", the new collaborative album created by the legendary hardcore band alongside dark songstress Chelsea Wolfe, her bandmate/writing partner Ben Chisholm, and CAVE IN vocalist/guitarist Stephen Brodsky. "Bloodmoon: ...

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GLENN HUGHES On Becoming Sober More Than Two Decades Ago: 'I Was Sick And Tired Of Waking Up Sick And Tired'

Legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes, who has been clean and sober for more than two decades, was asked in a new interview with "The Chuck Schute Podcast" if there was anything someone could have said to him to get him to quit drinking sooner. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Trust me, everybody that loved me ...

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GARY HOLT Looks Back On EXODUS's 'Self-Destructive Behavior' During 1990s: 'It F**king Sucked'

In a new interview with the "Talk Toomey" podcast, EXODUS guitarist Gary Holtwas asked if he thinks the band's lineup changes in the early years were largely responsible for EXODUS not achieving the same kind of success as some of their contemporaries. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "From the moment [we released] 'Bonded By ...

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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL Releases ME AND THAT MAN's Music Video For 'Angel Of Light' Feat. MYRKUR

ME AND THAT MAN, the dark folk/blues/Americana-influenced solo project of BEHEMOTH mastermind Adam "Nergal" Darski, will release its third full-length studio album, "New Man, New Songs, Same Shit, Vol. 2", on November 19 via Napalm Records. The official music video for the disc's second single, the soulful blues-rock ballad "Angel Of Light", featuring the compelling ...

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VOLBEAT Announces Eighth Album, 'Servant Of The Mind', Shares New Song 'Shotgun Blues'

Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT will release their eighth studio album, "Servant Of The Mind", on December 3 via Republic Records. The effort will be available in standard CD, deluxe 2LP vinyl (in various limited-edition variants) and a deluxe digital edition. For "Servant Of The Mind", the band, which consists of Michael Poulsen (guitars/vocals), Jon ...

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Infernum In Terra - A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH

Miserable times demand a miserable response, and A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH have firmly established themselves as the correct men for the job. With both LIFE OF AGONY and TYPE O NEGATIVE in his creative past, APHND mastermind Sal Abruscato has little to prove at this point, but over the course of a decade and ...

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LAURA JANE GRACE Surprise Releases New Seven-Song EP 'At War With The Silverfish'

Polyvinyl Record Co. and Emmy-nominated artist, author, activist and musician Laura Jane Grace (AGAINST ME!, THE DEVOURING MOTHERS) have announced the release of "At War With The Silverfish", Grace's brand new seven-song EP. Half recorded at Grace's TinyQuietStudio in Chicago, Illinois and half recorded at Electric Eel in St. Louis, Missouri and mixed by her ...

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DREAM THEATER Releases Music Video For 'Invisible Monster'

Progressive music titans DREAM THEATER have released the official music video for their new single, "Invisible Monster". The track is taken from DREAM THEATER's 15th studio album, "A View From The Top Of The World", which is due on October 22. "Invisible Monster" clocks in at 6:27 and showcases the musicianship and creativity that has ...

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