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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of 'Made Of Scars' Song

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "Made Of Scars". The original track appeared on the band's sophomore album, "Come What(ever) May", which came out in 2006. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "Made Of Scars" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand wrote: "'Made Of Scars' was written in ...

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ENSLAVED To Perform At Online Music Festival Next Week

Norwegian metal avant-gardists ENSLAVED will perform at the Verftet Online Music Festival in Bergen, Norway on April 1. The online event will be streamed via BT.no and YouTube. The band states: "When the old Bergen ring-fox Mikal Telle asked us to join his and local venue USF's fantastic initiative that is this festival, we pretty ...

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SLASH Is 'Honored' Model AMBER ROSE Named Her Baby After Him

Model Amber Rose has shared a message she received from GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash after she named her child after him. Amber gave birth to Slash Electric Alexander Edwards last October. Baby Slash's dad is Def Jam label executive Alexander "A.E." Edwards. On Tuesday (March 24), Amber posted an Instragram photo of the text ...

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METALLICA Announces Rescheduled South American Tour Dates

METALLICA's South American tour, which was originally planned for April, has been rescheduled for December. Support on the trek will come from GRETA VAN FLEET. METALLICA states: "We're excited that we'll still be able to visit this year, so please hold onto your tickets for the originally scheduled shows & visit the ticketing service for ...

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Spirituality And Distortion - IGORRR

From shadowy internet semi-sensation to his current status as Metal Blade's most determinedly eccentric act, IGORRR's Gautier Serre has played his cards beautifully so far. Steadily progressing from the unmistakably clinical clatter of a studio-bound fever dream to the more sophisticated, semi-organic and musically rich incarnation that emerges on "Spirituality and Distortion", IGORRR are exactly ...

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BAD RELIGION And REFUSED Members Join Forces In FAKE NAMES: Debut Album Due In May

Punk rock supergroup FAKE NAMES — which includes Brian Baker (MINOR THREAT, DAG NASTY, BAD RELIGION), Michael Hampton (S.O.A., EMBRACE, ONE LAST WISH), Dennis Lyxzén (REFUSED, INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONSPIRACY, INVSN), and Johnny Temple (GIRLS AGAINST BOYS, SOULSIDE) — will release its self-titled debut record on May 8 via Epitaph. FAKE NAMES was formed in early ...

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BPMD Feat. BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH, MIKE PORTNOY, PHIL DEMMEL And MARK MENGHI: Debut Album To Be Released Via NAPALM

BPMD — the new heavy metal juggernaut featuring vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth (OVERKILL), drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO), bassist Mark Menghi (METAL ALLEGIANCE) and guitarist Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD) — has signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records. The members of BPMD first came together in the summer of 2019 ...

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PEARL JAM Blasts DONALD TRUMP In New Song 'Quick Escape'

PEARL JAM's new song "Quick Escape" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Gigaton", which arrives this Friday, March 27 via Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records. Produced by Josh Evans and PEARL JAM, the disc marks the band's first studio album since Grammy Award-winning "Lightning Bolt", which was released on October ...

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IRIST Releases Music Video For 'Creation'

"Creation", the new video from the Georgia heavy metal powerhouse IRIST, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's debut full-length album, "Order Of The Mind", which will be released on March 27 via Nuclear Blast. Although IRIST's record-release show was cancelled due to COVID-19, the "Creation" clip gives fans a taste ...

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Order Of The Mind - IRIST

Although there have been times when it has felt like major labels are congenitally predisposed to signing as many shitty metalcore bands as possible, common sense does occasionally prevail in the metal mainstream. Despite a weirdly shrug-worthy name (it sounds like it might mean something, but not something interesting enough for anyone to investigate), IRIST ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Performs Live Show On INSTAGRAM As Part Of #TogetherAtHome Series (Video)

On March 24, Dutch symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION played an acoustic Instagram Live show as a part of the #TogetherAtHome series, fueled by Global Citizen and in support of the World Health Organization. You can now watch the performance below. Says WITHIN TEMPTATION: "We're 100% onboard to practice social distancing together with you and help ...

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PAPA ROACH Releases Music Video For 'Top Of The World'

PAPA ROACH has released the official music video for its song "Top Of The World". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Who Do You Trust?", which arrived in January 2019. The disc was produced by Nick "RAS" Furlong and Colin Cunningham except for "Top Of The World", which was produced by Jason ...

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HATEBREED's New Album Is 'Postponed Indefinitely'

HATEBREED's new album, which was expected later this year, has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic that is spreading across the globe. Singer Jamey Jasta broke the news of the postponement in a Twitter exchange with a fan earlier today. Asked when the next HATEBREED disc will be out, Jasta responded: "[The] album ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: The Only Person More Asinine Than DONALD TRUMP Is Someone Stupid Enough To Vote For Him

Sebastian Bach has blasted President Donald Trump and his supporters as "brainless idiots." The former SKID ROW singer made his remarks in response to Trump chiding the media during a White House press briefing on the coronavirus situation. Trump's Monday appearance was less packed than usual, partly because White House Correspondents' Association announced that one ...

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HIGHLY SUSPECT Releases 'These Days' Music Video

HIGHLY SUSPECT has released the official music video for "These Days", starring Tony Cavalero from HBO's "The Righteous Gemstones" and Netflix's "The Dirt", and directed by duo Rock And Egg. The clip takes viewers on an all-too-relatable journey, questioning what really is "normal" when a family's dinner turns into a chaotic brawl and unseemly secrets ...

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KISS's PAUL STANLEY On Coronavirus Pandemic: 'People Doing All They Can To Be Safe Are Being Compromised By Idiots'

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has slammed people across the U.S. who are not taking the coronavirus outbreak seriously enough. Earlier today, Stanley took to his Twitter to write: "Self-educated internet 'expert' clowns are as dangerous as this virus. Those not abiding by & supporting what health officials are saying UNANIMOUSLY would be served justice by ...

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ARMORED SAINT Completes Recording New Album

ARMORED SAINT has completed recording its new album for a tentative late 2020 release via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Win Hands Down" was tracked with veteran producer/engineer Bill Metoyer and bassist/producer Joey Vera and is once again being mixed by Jay Ruston (STONE SOUR, STEEL PANTHER, AMON AMARTH). Last month, ARMORED SAINT ...

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