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MANOWAR Recruits Guitarist E.V. MARTEL For Upcoming Tour

E.V. Martel will be the guitarist on MANOWAR's upcoming "Final Battle" world tour 2019. A musician since the age of 8 and devoted MANOWAR fan, E.V. lives the life of true metal and the music of MANOWAR. He has performed for years in the only official MANOWAR tribute band in the world. E.V. is proud ...

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KING'S X Is Working On 'Amazing' Documentary: It 'Really Shows Who We Are And What We've Been Through'

Straus Project conducted an interview with KING's X frontman Doug "dUg" Pinnick prior to the band's December 7 concert at Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Illinois. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the influence of Jimi Hendrix, whom Pinnick recently released a tribute album to: Doug: ...

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REVOLUTION SAINTS Feat. BLADES, ALDRICH, CASTRONOVO To Record Third Album In 2019

According to a recent tweet by drummer/vocalist Deen Castronovo (THE DEAD DAISIES, ex-JOURNEY), REVOLUTION SAINTS — the melodic hard rock supergroup that also features bassist Jack Blades (NIGHT RANGER, DAMN YANKEES) and guitarist Doug Aldrich (THE DEAD DAISIES, BURNING RAIN, ex-WHITESNAKE) — will record their third album in 2019. "Doug, Jack and I are gearing ...

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Watch GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Perform QUEENSRŸCHE Classics In Helmond, Netherlands

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on December 19 at Cacaofabriek in Helmond, The Netherlands can be seen below. For most of 2018, Tate has celebrated the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" by playing the iconic concept album live in its entirety. The "Mindcrime" ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE Performs Acoustic Version Of QUEENSRŸCHE's 'I Don't Believe In Love' In Dessau

Video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate performing an acoustic version of the band's classic song "I Don't Believe In Love" on December 20 in Dessau, Germany can be seen below. For most of 2018, Tate has celebrated the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" by performing the iconic concept album live in its ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN Releases Video For Epic New Single, 'Lumina Aurea'

Finnish melancholy death-doom metal masters SWALLOW THE SUN have released a standalone 14-minute epic single track called "Lumina Aurea". According to guitarist Juha Raivio, "Lumina Aurea" — which features WARDRUNA's Einar Selvik and THE FORESHADOWING's Marco I. Benevento — marks the darkest and most sinister piece of music SWALLOW THE SUN has ever released. "'Lumina ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist Had 50 Shotguns, 10 Semiautomatic Rifles And 20 Handguns At Rental Home Before Arrest

Newly released court documents show that CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Patrick "Pat" O'Brien made strange phone calls to his parents the day of his arrest, warning about "the rapture" and telling them that "aliens have landed." O'Brien was arrested on December 10 on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and burglary of an ...

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BACKYARD BABIES To Release 'Sliver & Gold' Album In March

Swedish rockers BACKYARD BABIES will release their new album, "Sliver & Gold", on March 1, 2019 via Century Media Records. The disc will contain 10 sizzling new songs following the exact same recipe that has made BACKYARD BABIES one of the most consistent rock bands of our time: a perfect balance between sleazy, punky, all-out ...

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WEDNESDAY 13's 'Necrophaze' Will Be 'The Ultimate Horror Record'

Horror-punk stalwart Wednesday 13 spoke to Music Interview Corner about the status of his next studio album, "Necrophaze", tentatively due in early 2019 via Nuclear Blast. "It's going to be really cool," he said (see video below). "I'm doing something totally different. All my records are different. It's still a little too early to say ...

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IN FLAMES To Release 'I, The Mask' Album In March; Listen To New Songs '(This Is Our) House' And 'I Am Above'

Swedish melodic heavyweights IN FLAMES will release their thirteenth studio album, titled "I, The Mask", on March 1, 2019 via Nuclear Blast (worldwide, excluding North America) and Eleven Seven Music (North America). Pre-orders for the album will begin January 11 offering "I Am Above" and "(This Is Our) House" as instant downloads. The 12-track album ...

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Watch SMASHING PUMPKINS Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS were the musical guests on last night's (Tuesday, December 11) episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band performed several songs — "Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)", "Knights Of Malta", "Solara", "Zero" and "Bullet With Butterfly Wings" — on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. "Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)", "Knights Of Malta" ...

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BLACK EARTH Feat. Former And Current Members Of ARCH ENEMY: 'Burning Bridges' 20th-Anniversary Tour Of Japan Announced

BLACK EARTH — the project featuring former and current members of ARCH ENEMY performing material from ARCH ENEMY's first three albums live on stage — will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the "Burning Bridges" LP with a Japanese tour in May 2019. BLACK EARTH is: Michael Amott - guitar Christopher Amott - guitar Johan Liiva ...

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