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Watch RATT Perform In Montclair, New Jersey

Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's December 20 concert at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, New Jersey can be seen below. RATT's current lineup includes original members Stephen Pearcy (vocals) and Juan Croucier (bass), along with drummer Pete Holmes (BLACK 'N BLUE) and guitarists Jordan Ziff and Chris Sanders (BRITNY FOX, KNIGHT FURY). Pearcy recently confirmed ...

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ARMORED SAINT's GONZO SANDOVAL Completes Drum Tracks For New Album

ARMORED SAINT drummer Gonzo Sandoval has completed laying down drum tracks for the band's new album. According to Gonzo, he recorded his parts for 11 songs over a six-day period at Eldorado Recording Studio in Burbank, California with engineer Josh Newell and producer and ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera. The follow-up to 2015's "Win Hands ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: Why I Like GHOST

In a brand new interview with Argentina's TMPlay, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson was asked which other artists he likes to listen to. He responded: "The band I've kind of had a real affinity for in the last couple of years is GHOST. I realize they had many records out early on ...

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FERNANDO RIBEIRO Says MOONSPELL 'Got Kicked In The Head A Little Bit' For 1998's Experimental 'Sin/Pecado'

In a recent interview with Dead Rhetoric's Kyle McGinn, frontman Fernando Ribeiro of Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL discussed the transitional phase of the band's career that started with their 1998 album, "Sin/Pecado". Released after 1996's highly successful "Irreligious", "Sin/Pecado" saw MOONSPELL start to abandon some of their core gothic metal elements for ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman's ME AND THAT MAN Project Releases 'Burning Churches' Christmas Song

Blackened blues project ME AND THAT MAN — founded in 2013 by BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski — has released a new single, "Burning Churches", accompanied by an obscure audiovisual. Mat McNerney's (GRAVE PLEASURES) raspy, gripping vocal performance accents this outlaw country-inspired blackened blues piece, forging an ominous atmosphere. The story of "Burning Churches" goes ...

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Listen To New SEPULTURA Song 'Last Time'

"Last Time", a brand new song from Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Quadra", which will be released on February 7, 2020 via Nuclear Blast Records. After relentless touring for its previous opus, 2017's "Machine Messiah", SEPULTURA returned to Sweden's Fascination Street Studios to once ...

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SYMPHONY X Singer RUSSELL ALLEN Teams Up With Ex-NIGHTWISH Frontwoman ANETTE OLZON In ALLEN/OLZON

Noted progressive metal vocalists Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X, ADRENALINE MOB) and Anette Olzon (THE DARK ELEMENT, ex-NIGHTWISH) will release a collaborative album in 2020. The project — which will apparently be released under the moniker ALLEN/OLZON — is included in a short preview video of Frontiers Music Srl's 2020 releases. Amazon.de also currently lists an ...

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Video: STEVE HARRIS's BRITISH LION Performs In Chester, England

Fan-filmed video footage of BRITISH LION's December 17 concert at Live Rooms in Chester, England can be seen below. BRITISH LION is the side project of Steve Harris, bassist and co-founder of metal icons IRON MAIDEN. BRITISH LION's second album, "The Burning", will be released on January 17, 2020 in digipack CD, double gatefold vinyl ...

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HATEBREED To Release New Studio Album In May 2020

Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED will tentatively release their next album in May. The follow-up to 2016's "The Concrete Confessional" is being produced by Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with ROB ZOMBIE and QUEENSRŸCHE, among many others. The news of the HATEBREED album's release date was revealed on Twitter by vocalist Jamey Jasta, who ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's EN MINOR To Play In New Orleans This Friday

Philip H. Anselmo's EN MINOR will play a special hometown show this Friday, December 20 at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans. The intimate performance serves as the band's third time ever playing live. EN MINOR's live lineup will feature Anselmo alongside Stephen Taylor (SUPERJOINT, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS, WOVEN HAND, 16 HORSE ...

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MIKE PORTNOY And JOHN PETRUCCI Reunite For 2019 'Holiday Gathering'

Mike Portnoy reunited with John Petrucci earlier this week for what the former DREAM THEATER drummer called "the annual #PortnoyPetrucci Holiday Gathering". On Wednesday, Portnoy took to his social media to upload two photos of him and the DREAM THEATER guitarist, along with their respective families, at what appears to be the Christmas tree in ...

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KORN Singer Opens Up About Losing Wife And Mother

KORN singer Jonathan Davis has opened up about losing both his mother and his estranged wife within the same time span in the fifth and latest chapter of a documentary on the making of the band's new LP, "The Nothing". Davis says in the new video: "The whole album is a grieving process... I went ...

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PERIPHERY's MARK HOLCOMB To Sit Out U.S. Tour

PERIPHERY's Mark Holcomb will sit out the band's upcoming U.S. tour with PLINI and COVET. The guitarist was previously absent from group' recent tour of the U.K. and the Netherlands due to an undisclosed "family matter." PERIPHERY announced Holcomb's continued unavailability in a social media post earlier today. The band wrote: "Regarding the HAIL STAN ...

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POISON's BRET MICHAELS Bringing Holiday Hope To The Bahamas Tomorrow

The Paradise Fund has brought together its roster of relief pilots, The Moore Charitable Foundation, Operation Airdrop and POISON singer Bret Michaels, to bring 10-15 planes full of holiday memories, food, family, hope, and, of course, Santa to those impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. After a tragic disaster like Hurricane Dorian, the affected ...

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PAPA ROACH Bassist: 'We've Always Naturally Wanted To Write Anthemic Songs That People Can Relate To'

The "Appetite For Distortion" podcast recently conducted an interview with PAPA ROACH bassist Tobin Esperance. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what has changed in PAPA ROACH's career over the last 20 years: Tobin: "Mainly, recently because people they say, 'Wow, 20 years!' We're celebrating ...

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CROWBAR's KIRK WINDSTEIN: 'I've Always Had That MOTÖRHEAD Mentality: We're Not Going To Change'

Australia's Triple T recently conducted an interview with frontman Kirk Windstein of veteran New Orleans sludge metallers CROWBAR. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his recent activities: Kirk: "I recorded a solo album which is coming out — it's like 'mellow CROWBAR,' I call it. ...

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