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RAVEN's New Album Will Be 'Fast' And 'Crazy'

RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Gallagher recently spoke to The Metal Voice about the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2015's "ExtermiNation" LP, tentatively due this fall. "We have had this pain-in-the-ass process of getting the new album together," he said (see video below). "Just about every hurdle or impediments that you can invent got ...

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PEARL JAM Teases 'Retrograde' Music Video

PEARL JAM has released a teaser for the official music video for the song "Retrograde". The full clip will make its online debut on Thursday, May 14. "Retrograde" is taken from PEARL JAM's latest album, "Gigaton", which has been hailed "superb", "fascinating and ambitious", "inspiring and engaging", "their finest studio hour" and "PEARL JAM's best ...

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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT To Score NETFLIX Series 'Clark'

OPETH frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt will score the upcoming Netflix series "Clark". The six-episode drama series about the Swedish criminal Clark Olofsson will be directed by Jonas Åkerlund, whose visually driven signature style often pushes the boundaries of the status quo. Production company is Scandinavian Content Group. Olofsson will be portrayed by Bill Skarsgård, who is ...

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Watch Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER Perform 'Let The Sin Begin' With New Band PSYCHOSEXUAL

PSYCHOSEXUAL, the new rock band fronted by former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer, played live for the first time on May 9 at Copa Room in Las Vegas, Nevada. Joining Spencer's alter-ego, Devil Daddy, in the group are guitarist Crucifier, bassist Astaroth and drummer Volac. PSYCHOSEXUAL plays a unique brand of gothic metal ...

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Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019) - TRIPTYKON

Tom Gabriel Warrior is inarguably a heavy metal legend, a forefather of extreme metal and avant-garde metal. He began with the early eighties barbaric rumbling of HELLHAMMER, which was the precursor to the more energized, hard 'n' heavy and eventually experimental work of CELTIC FROST. That band eventually returned after years of inactivity only to ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Release 'Generation Antichrist' Album In August

U.K. thrashers ONSLAUGHT will release their new album, "Generation Antichrist", on August 7 via AFM Records. The long-awaited follow-up to 2013's "VI" was mixed by Daniel Bergstrand (BEHEMOTH, IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH) at Dugout Studios in Uppsala, Sweden. "Generation Antichrist" is the first ONSLAUGHT album to feature new vocalist Dave Garnett, who recently replaced longtime singer ...

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BRET MICHAELS Hopes All His Fans Enjoy His First Book, 'Auto-Scrap-Ography'

Singer/songwriter, global entrepreneur and philanthropist Bret Michaels has reinvented the autobiographical blueprint with the game-changing release of his first book, titled "Bret Michaels: Auto-Scrap-Ography", out now. The book is available in both e-book and hardcover formats. A new video message from Bret announcing "Auto-Scrap-Ography"'s release can be seen below. With a blend of hardcopy digital ...

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Listen To New THE GHOST INSIDE Song 'Pressure Point'

THE GHOST INSIDE has unveiled a new track from its forthcoming self-titled record, due out June 5 via Epitaph. "Pressure Point" is about the types of exploitative acquaintances who are quick to make someone else's tragedy about themselves. "Almost all THE GHOST INSIDE songs take the listener on a journey from dark to light or ...

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DEE SNIDER Is Already Working On His Second Novel

During an appearance earlier today (Monday, May 11) on AXS TV's "At Home And Social With…", TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider was asked how he is using the coronavirus downtime to stay creative. He responded (see video below): "Last year, I decided — I told my management I'm taking 2020 off. And they were, like, ...

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BRET MICHAELS Sets Record Straight On STEVIE NICKS Relationship

During an appearance on today's (Monday, May 11) edition of "The Talk", Bret Michaels revealed exclusively what really happened between him and Stevie Nicks when they recorded "Love's A Hard Game To Play", a song that the POISON singer had written for inclusion on her first retrospective release, 1991's "Timespace: The Best Of Stevie Nicks". ...

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MEGADETH's DIRK VERBEUREN: 'The Conjuring' Drum Playthrough Video

MEGADETH drummer Dirk Verbeuren's drum playthrough video of the song "The Conjuring", which originally appeared on the band's 1986 album "Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?", can be seen below. MEGADETH played "The Conjuring" live for the first time since 2001 in June 2018 at the Home Monitoring Aréna in Plzeň, Czech Republic, where the band ...

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CLUTCH, CAVE IN, CONVERGE And CARCASS Members Join Forces For Cover Of AC/DC's 'Riff Raff'

"Two Minutes To Late Night", the world's only heavy metal-themed talk show, has uploaded a cover version of the AC/DC classic "Riff Raff" recorded in isolation by members of CLUTCH, CAVE IN, CONVERGE and CARCASS. Featured musicians: Vocals: Neil Fallon (CLUTCH) Guitars/vocals: Stephen Brodsky (CAVE IN, MUTOID MAN, OLD MAN GLOOM) Guitars: Adam McGrath (CAVE ...

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NEW FOUND GLORY Releases Lyric Video For New Single 'Himalaya'

NEW FOUND GLORY has released the official lyric video for its heavy-hitting new single. "Himalaya" is in your face and pulls from the band's influences encompassing elements of pop-punk, hardcore and everything in between. The "Himalaya" lyric video highlights some videos from past NEW FOUND GLORY shows while also taking viewers on a ride through ...

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