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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, GODSMACK, ALICE IN CHAINS, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Set For Next Year's CAROLINA REBELLION

Festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG Presents are bringing a diverse and unprecedented music lineup to the eighth annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday, May 4, Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion music lineup ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist WOLF HOFFMANN: 'We Made A Vow That We're Never Going To Be A Nostalgia Band'

Brazil's Heavy Talk conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of veteran German metallers ACCEPT prior to the band's November 15 concert at Teatro Ademir Rosa (CiC) in Florianópolis, Brazil. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the creation of the band's new "The Rise Of Chaos" ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Release 'No Cross No Crown' Album In January; Listen To First Single 'Cast The First Stone'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will release its new album, "No Cross No Crown", on January 12 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. It will be made available on CD, digital, vinyl, and cassette formats. In 2014, after nearly a straight decade traversing the globe as a guitarist with New Orleans supergroup DOWN, Pepper Keenan reconnected with the core ...

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FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Others Set For 2018 WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival

FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, BILLY IDOL, GODSMACK, STONE SOUR and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH lead the bill for the eighth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, as Florida's biggest rock experience grows to three days — April 27-29 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville. Corey Taylor says: "STONE SOUR ...

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Progressive Metallers BELIEVER Release Third Installment Of New Music

Progressive metallers BELIEVER are making new music available throughout 2017, culminating in the release of a physical product, to be announced later this year. BELIEVER fans will enjoy digital releases every few months with new artwork from Eye Level Studio's Michael Rosner to accompany each release. The third installment, "3 Of 5", contains the songs ...

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ELUVEITIE Releases Official Video For New Single, 'Rebirth'

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE have just released a brand-new single, "Rebirth". The song is the first taste of the band's upcoming album, which is due next year. The official video for "Rebirth", which was produced by Wolfgang Wolman and Oliver Sommer of AVA Studios, can be seen below. ELUVEITIE's Christian "Chrigel" Glanzmann comments: "After a ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'Full Of Hate' Video

"Full Of Hate", the new video from FIRESPAWN — the Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — can be seen below. The track is taken from FIRESPAWN's sophomore album, "The ...

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ELUVEITIE To Release New Single, 'Rebirth'

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE will release a brand-new single, "Rebirth", on October 27. The song will be the first taste of the band's upcoming album, which is due next year. ELUVEITIE's Christian "Chrigel" Glanzmann comments: "After a longer period of playing many acoustic sessions, peaking in creating our much-anticipated second acoustic album, 'Evocation II - ...

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ACCEPT Frontman: 'It's The Kiss Of Death Opening For AC/DC'

Corrine Brislin from Australia's Harvey Community Radio 96.5 FM recently conducted an interview with frontman Mark Tornillo of German/American metal veterans ACCEPT. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the response to ACCEPT's new "The Rise Of Chaos" studio album: Mark: "It seems ...

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MEGADETH Bassist's Coffee Company Releases New 'Rock N' Rose' Blend For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Ellefson Coffee Co., the premium coffee blend of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, has announced the release of its latest seasonal coffee offering Rock N' Rose, a smooth, satisfying light roast blend of premium Nicaraguan and Ethiopian coffees. Rock N' Rose replaces She-Wolf as the light roast in the Ellefson Coffee Co. lineup. Said Ellefson: "We ...

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Video: ACCEPT Performs In Pasadena

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's September 30 performance at The Rose in Pasadena, California can be seen below. ACCEPT's new album, "The Rise Of Chaos", was released on August 4 via Nuclear Blast. Guitarist Wolf Hoffmann told Spain's MariskalRock TV about the disc: "It was recorded by the same team as the last three albums ...

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The Rise of Chaos - ACCEPT

One of metal's most enduring tropes is devastation. While much of this horror and calamity is figuratively conveyed through bombastic, guitar and drum-driven textures, metal historically tends to hold an ugly reflection against what's happening in the world. Two notable past metal classics were released during the first Bush administration, particularly its affiliated desert conflicts ...

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OTHERWISE Releases Video For 'Angry Heart'

"Angry Heart", the new video from Las Vegas rockers OTHERWISE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's third full-length album, "Sleeping Lions", which is being released today (Friday, September 22) via Century Media. The conceptual clip is a dynamic, new look visually for the band, as they all acted in this ...

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