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JUKKA PELKONEN On OMNIUM GATHERUM's Sound: 'We Know That We Are Not Inventing Anything New'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with vocalist Jukka Pelkonen of Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM about their forthcoming "The Burning Cold" studio album. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process for "The Burning Cold": Jukka: "It was ...

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STONE SOUR: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Song #3' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of STONE SOUR's video for "Song #3" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Hydrograd", which was released in June 2017 via Roadrunner Records. STONE SOUR will release a deluxe edition of "Hydrograd" on August 31. The two-disc set, "Hydrograd Deluxe Edition", collects unreleased ...

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SOULFLY: 'Ritual' Album Details Revealed; First Single, 'Evil Empowered', Now Available

SOULFLY will release its eleventh album, "Ritual", on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). Additional booklet art was handled by Marcelo Vasco (SLAYER, ...

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SOULFLY's MAX CAVALERA Explains 'Ritual' Album Title

SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera spoke to Metalshop TV about the band's forthcoming album, "Ritual". Tentatively due in October via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was recorded with producer Josh Wilbur, who has previously worked with LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA and ALL THAT REMAINS, among others. Speaking about the new disc's musical direction, Max ...

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AS I LAY DYING Announces First U.S. Tour In Five Years

The reunited classic lineup of California metallers AS I LAY DYINGTim Lambesis on lead vocals, Jordan Mancino on drums, Phil Sgrosso on rhythm guitar and backing vocals, Nick Hipa on lead guitar and backing vocals, and Josh Gilbert on bass and clean vocals — has announced its first U.S. tour in five years. ...

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AS I LAY DYING Announces Fall 2018 European Tour

The reunited classic lineup of California metallers AS I LAY DYINGTim Lambesis on lead vocals, Jordan Mancino on drums, Phil Sgrosso on rhythm guitar and backing vocals, Nick Hipa on lead guitar and backing vocals, and Josh Gilbert on bass and clean vocals — will embark on a European tour in December. The ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Frontman MIKE MUIR: Sharing The Stage With DAVE LOMBARDO Is 'A Great Experience'

Mike Muir has told Bad Feeling Magazine that having former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo playing for SUICIDAL TENDENCIES is an "absolutely amazing" experience. "It's funny, because years ago people were saying, 'You've always got these young guys playing,'" he said. "Brooks Wackerman was 14 when he started playing with INFECTIOUS [GROOVES], and he ...

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Video: GRETA VAN FLEET Performs 'When The Curtain Falls' On 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Emerging young Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEET performed their new single, "When The Curtain Falls", on the Thursday, July 26 episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". Check out video footage of their appearance below. GRETA VAN FLEET's first full-length album is tentatively due later this year. "We're reshaping it and then get into ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET Releases New Single, 'When The Curtain Falls'

Emerging young Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEET have released their brand new single, "When The Curtain Falls", via iTunes, Apple Music and other music streaming services. You can now listen to the track below. GRETA VAN FLEET's first full-length album is tentatively due later this year. "We're reshaping it and then get into mastering and ...

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Watch SOULFLY Perform New Song 'The Summoning' In Helsinki

Fan-filmed video footage of SOULFLY performing a new song called "The Summoning" on July 16 at On The Rocks in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. SOULFLY has set "Ritual" as the title of its new album, tentatively due in October via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was recorded with producer Josh Wilbur, ...

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How Would A Successful Artist Manager Handle AS I LAY DYING's Comeback After TIM LAMBESIS's Release From Prison?

OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (pictured), who is also a successful artist manager, was asked during a recent appearance on "Jon's Untitled Podcast" how he would have handled — from a band-manager perspective — AS I LAY DYING's comeback after the band's lead vocalist, Tim Lambesis, served two years in prison for soliciting the ...

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GEOFF TATE On Performing Entire 'Operation: Mindcrime' Album Again: I'm Giving The People What They Want

Don De Leaumont of The Great Southern Brainfart recently conducted an interview with original QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Asked about his 30th-anniversary tour for QUEENSRŸCHE's landmark "Operation: Mindcrime" concept album during which he is performing the LP in its entirety, Tate ...

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STONE SOUR To Release 'Hydrograd Deluxe Edition' In August

STONE SOUR has unveiled details of a deluxe release for its acclaimed 2017 LP, "Hydrograd". The two-disc set, "Hydrograd Deluxe Edition", collects unreleased covers, b-sides, live recordings and alternate versions of songs from "Hydrograd". Available for pre-order today along with a new exclusive t-shirt at StoneSour.com, the deluxe edition is highlighted by "Burn One Turn ...

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AS I LAY DYING Plays First Concert In Five Years (Video)

The classic lineup of California metallers AS I LAY DYINGTim Lambesis on lead vocals, Jordan Mancino on drums, Phil Sgrosso on rhythm guitar and backing vocals, Nick Hipa on lead guitar and backing vocals, and Josh Gilbert on bass and clean vocals — played its first first comeback show last night (Saturday, June ...

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GREG PUCIATO's THE BLACK QUEEN To Release 'Infinite Games' Album In September

THE BLACK QUEEN, the unbridled experimental electronic-meets-alternative trio of Greg Puciato (ex-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), Josh Eustis (TELEFON TEL AVIV) and Steven Alexander Ryan (NINE INCH NAILS, A PERFECT CIRCLE technician), returns with its sophomore album, "Infinite Games", on September 28. The 10-track album marks the debut release to come from the band's newly formed ...

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