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La Ilden Lyse - OKKULTOKRATI

Much like that region's well-documented contributions to black metal, there always seems to be something a little more sinister when Scandinavian bands use hardcore punk as a launching point for their din. There is inevitably an extra layer of grave-soaked dirt on the speed-driven assaults coming from that region, and Southern Lord has signal boosted ...

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RAINBOW Singer RONNIE ROMERO Rejoins LORDS OF BLACK

RAINBOW singer Ronnie Romero has rejoined LORDS OF BLACK. The band is putting the finishing touches on its next album, "Alchemy Of Souls - Part I", due later in the year via Frontiers Music Srl. Romero announced his departure from the Spanish melodic progressive metal act in January 2019 and was subsequently replaced by Diego ...

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Take A Video Tour Of MATT SORUM's DRAC STUDIOS

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum recently gave a video tour of his Drac Studios to Brazil's "Dois Da Tarde" radio show. Check it out below. Nestled in the middle of world-famous Hollywood, California, Drac Studios provides a discreet, inspiring and comfortable location while being within minutes of everything Los Angeles has to offer. ...

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DED Releases Music Video For 'A Mannequin Idol (Lullaby)'

Fast-rising rockers DED have released a high-octane music video for their latest radio single, "A Mannequin Idol (Lullaby)". The clip was directed by renowned director Marc Klasfeld, who has previously worked with SLIPKNOT, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, FOO FIGHTERS and HIGHLY SUSPECT, among others. Displaying DED's bold and dynamic songcraft, "A Mannequin Idol (Lullaby)" was ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Original Demo Version Of 'Mission Statement'

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "Mission Statement". The final version of the track appeared on the band's third album, "Audio Secrecy", which came out in 2010. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "Mission Statement" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand said: "After the 'Come What(ever) May' cycle ...

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THE CULT Signs With BLACK HILL RECORDS

Iconic rockers THE CULT have inked a deal with Black Hill Records. Based in Los Angeles, the new label dedicated to rock music was launched by independent publisher Round Hill Music and its record label division, according to Billboard. Earlier today (Wednesday, May 6), THE CULT tweeted: "It's official .... we ...

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GUS G. Says Lack Of Over-The-Top Guitar Playing On OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Ordinary Man' Album 'Was Probably Done On Purpose'

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., who joined Ozzy Osbourne's band more than a decade ago, was asked in a new interview with the "Talk Toomey" podcast if he was able to listen to the legendary BLACK SABBATH singer's solo album objectively. Released in February, "Ordinary Man" features producer Andrew Watt on guitar, with additional guest ...

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TED NUGENT: 'Liberals Are Allergic To Common Sense And Logic'

During a brand new appearance on "The Joe Pags Show", outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent criticized Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer for her stringent stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Democratic governor last month extended one of the nation's strictest stay-at-home orders to stop the spread of COVID-19. The order continues to prohibit in-person work ...

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Hear WEEZER's New Song 'Hero'

WEEZER has released a new song called "Hero", the band's first new material since last year's Top 5 alternative radio hit "End Of The Game". "Hero" is a new song off WEEZER's forthcoming album, "Van Weezer", which was originally set for release this month; a new release date for the record will be coming soon. ...

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