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DESTRUCTION: 'Thrash Anthems II' Medley Available

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their new "best-of-old-school" album, "Thrash Anthems II", on November 10 via Nuclear Blast. An official medley of songs that will appear on the disc can be streamed below. A decade ago, DESTRUCTION proved how successful re-recording some of their timeless classics and re-imagining history could be. The follow-up ...

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ACCEPT Frontman: 'It's The Kiss Of Death Opening For AC/DC'

Corrine Brislin from Australia's Harvey Community Radio 96.5 FM recently conducted an interview with frontman Mark Tornillo of German/American metal veterans ACCEPT. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the response to ACCEPT's new "The Rise Of Chaos" studio album: Mark: "It seems ...

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DESTRUCTION: First Trailer For 'Thrash Anthems II' Collection Of Re-Recorded Classics

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their new "best-of-old-school" album, "Thrash Anthems II", on November 10 via Nuclear Blast. The first trailer for the disc can be seen below. A decade ago, DESTRUCTION proved how successful re-recording some of their timeless classics and re-imagining history could be. The follow-up to 2007's "Thrash Anthems" is ...

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ALMANAC Feat. Ex-RAGE Guitarist VICTOR SMOLSKI: Second Trailer For 'Kingslayer' Album

ALMANAC, the band featuring former RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski, will release its sophomore album, "Kingslayer", on November 24 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at HeyDay Studios in Wuppertal, Germany and once again features cover artwork by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (ACCEPT, DESTRUCTION). The second trailer for the disc is available below. ALMANAC stands ...

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POWER QUEST: 'Lords Of Tomorrow' Music Video Released

POWER QUEST, the renowned melodic power metal band based in the U.K., has released the official music video for the song "Lords Of Tomorrow", the second single from its long-awaited sixth album, "Sixth Dimension". The disc will be released on October 13 via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe and USA and on October 11 in ...

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Video: ACCEPT Performs In Pasadena

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's September 30 performance at The Rose in Pasadena, California can be seen below. ACCEPT's new album, "The Rise Of Chaos", was released on August 4 via Nuclear Blast. Guitarist Wolf Hoffmann told Spain's MariskalRock TV about the disc: "It was recorded by the same team as the last three albums ...

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ALMANAC Feat. Ex-RAGE Guitarist VICTOR SMOLSKI: 'Losing My Mind' Video

ALMANAC, the band featuring former RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski, will release its sophomore album, "Kingslayer", on November 24 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at HeyDay Studios in Wuppertal, Germany and once again features cover artwork by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (ACCEPT, DESTRUCTION). The official video for the song "Losing My Mind" can be ...

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KISS Drummer ERIC SINGER And STYX Bassist RICKY PHILLIPS Talk Final RONNIE MONTROSE Album '10X10' (Video)

When Ronnie Montrose passed away on March 3, 2012, he was in the midst of working on an album that would have thrilled fans of his original MONTROSE (1973-1974) and GAMMA (1979-1983) periods. The artistically restless Montrose followed his muse without question, but, in 2003, he called in bassist Ricky Phillips (STYX, BAD ENGLISH) and ...

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The Rise of Chaos - ACCEPT

One of metal's most enduring tropes is devastation. While much of this horror and calamity is figuratively conveyed through bombastic, guitar and drum-driven textures, metal historically tends to hold an ugly reflection against what's happening in the world. Two notable past metal classics were released during the first Bush administration, particularly its affiliated desert conflicts ...

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The Solace System - EPICA

If you've been following this act since "The Phantom Agony" and "Consign to Oblivion", you'll attest to how greatly the band has matured. It's been a joy watching EPICA not merely stand toe-to-toe against anyone within its symphonic metal ranks, but prove to be a viable leader. The core team—Simone Simons, Mark Jansen and Coen ...

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DESTRUCTION To Release 'Thrash Anthems II' Collection Of Re-Recorded Classics In November

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their new "best-of-old-school" album, "Thrash Anthems II", on November 10 via Nuclear Blast. A decade ago, DESTRUCTION proved how successful re-recording some of their timeless classics and re-imagining history could be. The follow-up to 2007's "Thrash Anthems" is ready to rock the metal world and shows how fans ...

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DORO's Next Album Is 'Eighty Percent Done'

Doro Pesch says that her forthcoming album will contain "more anthems than usual," and will include a guest appearance by her former WARLOCK bandmate Tommy Bolan. The long-awaited follow-up to 2012's "Raise Your Fist" will arrive in August 2018 and will be the German singer's first release since last year's "Love's Gone To Hell" single. ...

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Deluxe Vinyl Reissue Of DEATH's 'Individual Thought Patterns' Due In October

Relapse Records has announced the vinyl reissue of DEATH's legendary fifth album, "Individual Thought Patterns". The reissue will be available as a standard single LP and a limited-edition deluxe 2xLP boxset. The deluxe version has been packaged into a limited-edition (500), one-time pressing deluxe vinyl box set containing "Individual Thought Patterns" remastered on the first ...

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MARK TORNILLO Says He Was 'Extremely Nervous' Replacing UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER In ACCEPT

Australia's "The Moshpit Backstage" podcast recently conducted an interview with vocalist Mark Tornillo of German/American metal veterans ACCEPT. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether new ACCEPT members Christopher Williams (drums) and Uwe Lulis (guitars) contributed to the band's new album, "The Rise Of Chaos": ...

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ALMANAC Feat. Ex-RAGE Guitarist VICTOR SMOLSKI: First Trailer For 'Kingslayer' Album

ALMANAC, the band featuring former RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski, will release its sophomore album, "Kingslayer", on November 24 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at HeyDay Studios in Wuppertal, Germany and once again features cover artwork by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (ACCEPT, DESTRUCTION). The first trailer for "Kingslayer" can be seen below. "Kingslayer" track ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist: 'As Long As The Fans Don't Get Tired Of What We're Doing, I Think We're Doing Fine'

Sweden's Metal Covenant recently conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of German/American metal veterans ACCEPT. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the band's new "The Rise Of Chaos" album was designed to be an extension of the band's previous effort, 2014's "Blind ...

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POWER QUEST Releases Lyric Video For 'Kings And Glory'

POWER QUEST, the renowned melodic power metal band based in the U.K., has released a lyric video for "Kings And Glory", the first single from its long-awaited sixth album, "Sixth Dimension". The disc will be released on October 13 via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe and USA and on October 11 in Japan via Marquee/Avalon. ...

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