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DRAGONFORCE Reveals Details Of New Album 'Extreme Power Metal', Launches Video For 'Highway To Oblivion'

On September 27, DRAGONFORCE will unleash its eighth full-length album, "Extreme Power Metal". Produced in Los Angeles, California by Damien Rainaud at Mix Unlimited, "Extreme Power Metal" was also recorded, in part, on guitarist Herman Li's livestream channel on Twitch with participation from the fans. For a first preview of the album, a ...

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DEFTONES Tap CHVRCHES, GOJIRA, JPEGMAFIA, HUM For Second Annual 'Dia De Los Deftones' Festival

DEFTONES have announced the second annual "Dia De Los Deftones", set to take place Saturday, November 2 at Petco Park in San Diego, California. This all-ages festival lineup also includes CHVRCHES, GOJIRA, JPEGMAFIA, HUM, YOUTH CODE and BRUTUS. Tickets start at $75 and are available at Ticketmaster.com. Exclusive VIP packages go onsale Tuesday, July 30 ...

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Video: GHOST Performs At HEAVY MONTREAL

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's July 27 performance at the Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below. GHOST recently scored the third consecutive Top 10 single from its Grammy-nominated album "Prequelle", with "Faith" claiming the No. 10 spot this week at Active Rock Radio. "Faith" joined the album's first two singles, ...

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STAIND Announces Only Northeast Concert Of 2019

STAIND will perform at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut on October 5. It will mark the band's only Northeast concert in 2019. Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 2. The Foxwoods show was announced by STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis during his solo performance at the venue Sunday night. He was joined onstage at ...

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DEVILDRIVER Cancels European Tour

California metallers DEVILDRIVER have been forced to cancel their previously announced European tour. The trek, which was scheduled to take place in September/October, is being called off due to "unexpected circumstances, completely out of the control of the band," according to a press release. The members of DEVILDRIVER would like to stress that they hate ...

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House Of Blues Defends Decision To Book AS I LAY DYING

House Of Blues has defended its decision to allow AS I LAY DYING to perform on its properties — despite the fact that the band's lead singer spent two years behind bars for his role in a murder-for-hire plot against his estranged wife. The nationwide House Of Blues chain, which is owned by Live Nation, ...

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SKINLAB: Making Of New Album 'Venomous' Part One (Video)

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB have uploaded the first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of their new album, "Venomous". The disc is being produced and mixed by Ulrich Wild and will be released this fall via Art Is War Records. "Venomous" will mark SKINLAB's recording debut with ...

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Former MARILYN MANSON Multi-Instrumentalist TIM SKÖLD Releases Music Video For SKOLD's 'Small World'

"Small World", the new video from Swedish-born multi-instrumentalist Tim Sköld, the creative force behind his namesake industrial metal project, can be seen below. The song is taken from his latest studio album, "Never Is Now", which came out in April via Cleopatra Reords. With its pulsating rhythm and massive guitar sound, "Small World" on its ...

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SLIPKNOT Plays First Full U.S. Show In Three Years (Video)

SLIPKNOT kicked off its "Knotfest Roadshow" tour last night (Friday, July 26) at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. The performance marked SLIPKNOT's first full-length U.S. concert since the band played at the Louder Than Life in Louisville, Kentucky on October 2, 2016. SLIPKNOT's set included two new songs: "Unsainted", which will appear on ...

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JORDAN RUDESS Says DREAM THEATER Was 'In The Mood' To Write Shorter Songs On 'Distance Over Time'

In a recent interview with Romania's ARTMania Festival, keyboardist Jordan Rudess of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER spoke about the lack of ten-minute-plus "epics" on their new "Distance Over Time" studio album. The follow-up to 2016's much-debated "The Astonishing" double concept album, "Distance Over Time" finds DREAM THEATER going back to its early, ...

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BLINK-182: Lyric Video For New Song 'Darkside'

The official lyric video for "Darkside", a new song from the Grammy-nominated California rock heavyweights BLINK-182, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, "Nine", which will be released on September 20 via Columbia Records. Fans who pre-order the album digitally will receive instant downloads of "Darkside" and previously ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Parts Ways With Drummer DES KENSEL

California heavy rockers HIGH ON FIRE have parted ways with founding drummer Des Kensel. Kensel announced his departure from the group in an Instagram post earlier today. He wrote: "As a founding member of HIGH ON FIRE, I feel blessed to have spent the last 21 years traveling around the world pursuing my childhood dream ...

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THE OFFSPRING 'Had An Amazing Time In The Studio' Making New Album With Producer BOB ROCK

Seminal punk band THE OFFSPRING is putting the finishing touches on its first album in seven years. The mega-platinum-selling group has been recording with Grammy-winning producer Bob Rock in between extensive tours. The yet-to-be-titled album will be the follow-up to 2012's ninth studio album, "Days Go By", and their third consecutive release with Rock, who ...

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DEEP PURPLE, VANILLA FUDGE Featured On 'Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood' Soundtrack

The soundtrack for Quentin Tarantino's heavily anticipated music-laden film "Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood" was announced today. The soundtrack will release globally through Columbia Records on July 26 in line with the nationwide film release. Personally curated by Tarantino himself, the soundtrack is a love letter to the music of 1960s-era Hollywood. The "Once ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Making Of 'Rock Steady' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot for "Rock Steady", the latest single from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, can be seen below. The song is taken from MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST's second studio album, "Revelation", which will be released on September 20 through Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Michael Schenker ...

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BLINK-182 To Release 'Nine' Album In September

Grammy-nominated California rock heavyweights BLINK-182 will release their new studio album, "Nine", on September 20 via Columbia Records. The disc will be available for pre-order digitally beginning at 12 a.m. ET tonight, with special versions including limited colored vinyl, cassette and CD to follow. Fans who pre-order the album digitally will receive instant downloads of ...

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Video Premiere: BEHEMOTH's 'Sabbath Mater'

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have released the official music video for the song "Sabbath Mater" from their latest album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest". "We bring you the new video for 'Sabbath Mater'," the band said. "The energy and vibe was made for performance and that's exactly what we accomplished in the video. Oh, ...

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