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Watch New SODOM Lineup Perform Live For First Time

The new lineup of German thrash metal veterans SODOM made its live debut on May 18 at the Rock Hard Festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Professionally filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below (courtesy of German public TV WDR's series "Rockpalast"). SODOM bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such is joined in the band's current lineup ...

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SOILWORK Frontman On Upcoming Album: 'We've Allowed Ourselves To Experiment More And Take More Chances Sonically'

Swedish metallers SOILWORK recently entered Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden with producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson to begin recording their eleventh album. The follow-up to 2015's "The Ride Majestic" is tentatively due in the fall via Nuclear Blast Records. "The Ride Majestic" was SOILWORK's last album to feature longtime drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who left ...

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Women's Advocacy Group Calls For RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, STEVEN TYLER To Be Dropped From SPOTIFY

According to The Pulse Of Radio, women's advocacy group UltraViolet has called for Spotify to remove the music of RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler, THE EAGLES' Don Henley, Ted Nugent and other artists from the streaming service, stating that the musicians were being "glorified despite allegations of abuse." The demand came after Spotify ...

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STEVEN ADLER Performs GUNS N' ROSES Classic With New ADLER'S APPETITE Singer CONSTANTINE MAROULIS (Video)

Ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler performed live for the first time with members of the the newly formed ADLER'S APPETITE FEATURING CONSTANTINE MAROULIS band at the the fourth annual "Ride For Ronnie" motorcycle ride and concert, which took place on Sunday, May 6 in Encino, California. Joining Adler for the "Mr. Brownstone" performance were ...

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CORE 10 Feat. Original KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA: 'Introspection' Single Released

CORE 10, the band featuring original KORN drummer David Silveria, has released a new single, titled "Introspection". The song was co-produced by Grammy-nominated producer Ulrich Wild (PANTERA, STATIC- X, DEFTONES, SLIPKNOT) and Argentina's Alejandro Taranto (A.N.I.M.A.L., LOS FABULOSOS CADILLACS), mixed by Wild and mastered by Gene Grimaldi at Oasis Mastering (DANZIG, PENNYWISE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD). Says ...

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AEROSMITH's TYLER, PERRY Earn TONY AWARD Nomination For Their Work On 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical'

AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry have received a Tony Award nomination for their work on "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical". The Broadway musical based on the popular Nickelodeon cartoon series got 12 nods, including "Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre". CBS will broadcast the 72nd annual ceremony from Radio ...

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THE SEA WITHIN Feat. Members Of TRANSATLANTIC, PAIN OF SALVATION, THE FLOWER KINGS: First Trailer For Debut Album

THE SEA WITHIN — the new art-rock collective comprise of Roine Stolt (TRANSATLANTIC, THE FLOWER KINGS), Daniel Gildenlöw (PAIN OF SALVATION), Jonas Reingold (STEVE HACKETT, THE FLOWER KINGS, KARMAKANIC, THE TANGENT), Tom Brislin (YES SYMPHONIC, RENAISSANCE, SPIRALING, DEBORAH HARRY) and Marco Minnemann (THE ARISTOCRATS, STEVEN WILSON, UK, JOE SATRIANI) — will release its debut self-titled ...

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Longtime SAMAEL Guitarist MARCO 'MAKRO' RIVAO Quits Band

Longtime SAMAEL guitarist Marco "Makro" Rivao has decided to leave the group "to do something different." From now on, bassist Thomas "Drop" Betrisey will take over the guitar duties in the Swiss industrial black metal band and a new bass player will be announced shortly. Rivao said in a statement: "As some of you might ...

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STEVEN ADLER To Be Joined By Ex-DOKKEN, BANG TANGO Members On Australian ADLER'S APPETITE Tour

Following the announcement last month of his Australian tour, ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has unveiled the members of the the newly formed ADLER'S APPETITE FEATURING CONSTANTINE MAROULIS band that will be playing alongside him to celebrate the 30th anniversary of GNR's classic debut album by performing "Appetite For Destruction" in its entirety. They ...

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SOILWORK: First Video From The Studio

Swedish metallers SOILWORK recently entered Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden with producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson to begin recording their eleventh album. The follow-up to 2015's "The Ride Majestic" is tentatively due in the fall via Nuclear Blast Records. "The Ride Majestic" was SOILWORK's last album to feature longtime drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who left ...

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KAMELOT's THOMAS YOUNGBLOOD: 'When It Comes To Our Mobile Phones, So Many Of Us Are Prisoners Of These Screens'

France's United Rock Nations recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now listen to the chat via the Soundcloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he's nervous or afraid of AI (Artificial Intelligence) having a stronger influence in society, which is one of the ...

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Germany's OOMPH! Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

German rock pioneers OOMPH! have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band is currently working on a new studio album, to be released in 2019. Since its formation in 1990, OOMPH! has been a leader in the scene and has created its very own version of hard rock music. Along its journey, the band ...

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KAMELOT Didn't Want To Make A Full Concept Record With 'The Shadow Theory'

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood and vocalist Tommy Karevik. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether KAMELOT's new album, "The Shadow Theory", contains any leftover ideas from 2015's "Haven": Karevik: "No. We started completely ...

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