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FIFTH ANGEL: 'The Third Secret' Album Details Revealed

FIFTH ANGEL's first new album in almost 30 years, "The Third Secret", will be released on October 26 via Nuclear Blast. The album features the incredible talents of guitarist and lead vocalist Kendall Bechtel, bassist John Macko and drummer and backing vocalist Ken Mary. Macko says: "When we began this process, we always were mindful ...

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BLOODBATH To Release 'The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn' Album In October

Like all gore-drenched sequels, demonic death metal supergroup BLOODBATH's fifth slice of morbid savagery comes even darker, nastier and sicker than before. It's been four years since "Grand Morbid Funeral", and Stockholm's shadiest death cult — with members drawn from metal luminaries PARADISE LOST, KATATONIA, OPETH and CRAFT — return with a new slab of ...

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WHITECHAPEL Announces 'Ten Years Of Exile' Tour With CHELSEA GRIN, OCEANO, SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL

After recently completing their massive summer co-headliner with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL will head out on the road again this November/December. The "Ten Years Of Exile" USA tour, commemorating the 10th anniversary of "This Is Exile", will feature support from CHELSEA GRIN, OCEANO and SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL. WHITECHAPEL will perform "This Is Exile" in ...

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OTEP SHAMAYA: I Think 'Resident Chump' Is A Racist

Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio conducted an interview with OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya at the 2018 installment of Rock Fest, which was held last month in Cadott, Wisconsin. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On getting feedback on the strong messages often found within OTEP's music: Otep: ...

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MONSTER TRUCK: Lyric Video For 'Thundertruck'

MONSTER TRUCK's official lyric video for the song "Thundertruck" can be seen below.. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "True Rockers", which will be released on September 14 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. It's been two years since the mighty "Sittin' Heavy" came out and in the 18 months that followed its ...

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EVANESCENCE's 'Synthesis Live' DVD, Blu-Ray Due In October

On October 12, 2018, Eagle Vision will release EVANESCENCE's "Synthesis Live" on DVD+CD, Blu-ray+CD and digital formats. Recorded late last autumn during the band's critically acclaimed "Synthesis" tour, the concert was captured in state-of-the-art 4K by director P.R. Brown and produced by Craig Ziogas of CTGS Productions. The songs span EVANESCENCE's 20-year history to now, ...

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STRIKER To Release 'Play To Win' Album In October

Champions in blending classic heavy metal, hard rock, and '80s hair metal, Canadian shredders STRIKER will release their sixth studio album, "Play To Win", on October 26 via their independent label Record Breaking Records. The LP features 10 fist-pounding shredtacular anthems produced by the band, with mixing and mastering by Hendrik Udd (FIREWIND, POWERWOLF, HAMMERFALL, ...

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JEFF PILSON Is 'Thrilled Beyond Belief' With 'Phenomenal' New Album Featuring Three-Fourths Of Classic DOKKEN Lineup

Bassist/producer Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, FOREIGNER) has confirmed that recording sessions for the new album featuring three-fourths of the classic DOKKEN lineup and vocalist Robert Mason (WARRANT, LYNCH MOB) have been completed. Just don't ask him about the name of the group, which was originally reported to be SUPER STROKE. "The band does have a new ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's 'Autopsy' TV Episode Gets Premiere Date

The Reelz cable network has set an August 12 premiere date for "Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Chris Cornell". Earlier in the year, the show's producers were at Shepherd's Bush Hall in England, where the program recreated SOUNDGARDEN's and singer Chris Cornell's last show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. It was also revealed that ...

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MONSTER TRUCK: 'Evolution' Video Released

MONSTER TRUCK's video for the song "Evolution" can be seen below.. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "True Rockers", which will be released on September 14 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. Speaking about the track and video, singer/bassist Jon "Marv" Harvey explained: "'Evolution', as a song, was a real shift in a ...

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Could DOKKEN Follow FOREIGNER's Lead And Perform With Both Present And Former Members? JEFF PILSON Isn't Sure

When FOREIGNER performs in Sturgis, South Dakota on August 4, the group's current seven-piece lineup will share the stage with five former members — Dennis Elliot (drums, 1976-1992), Al Greenwood (keyboards, 1976-1980), Rick Wills (bass, 1979-1991), Ian MacDonald (guitar/vocals, 1976-1980) and Lou Gramm (vocals, 1976-1990 and 1992-2003). While the group has performed a handful of ...

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Former BLACK CROWES Guitarist RICH ROBINSON On Whether He Will Reunite With Brother CHRIS: 'I Would Say No'

THE MAGPIE SALUTE guitarist Rich Robinson (ex-THE BLACK CROWES) recently spoke with Cindy Miller of the New Bern, North Carolina radio station 106.5 WSFL. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On THE MAGPIE SALUTE's forthcoming debut album, "High Water I": Rich: "We went into the studio ...

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA Releases Music Video For 'Unheavenly Creatures'

Roadrunner Records group COHEED AND CAMBRIA has released the P.R. Brown-directed music video for its new single, "Unheavenly Creatures", the title track from the band's widely anticipated new LP. "The Unheavenly Creatures" is a sprawling 15-track, 78-minute epic which finds COHEED AND CAMBRIA returning to the conceptual narrative of "The Amory Wars". Set for release ...

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