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METAL CHURCH's KURDT VANDERHOOF Talks Return Of Singer MIKE HOWE, Illegal Music Downloading (Audio)

METAL CHURCH founding guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof spoke to Metaleater's Tony Antunovich a few days ago about the band's much-anticipated new album, "XI", the return of vocalist Mike Howe, touring plans, illegal downloading and several other topics. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow ...

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VOLBEAT Announces Spring U.S. Tour Dates

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT will return to the road this spring, announcing a string of dates around their first-ever Coachella performances April 15 and April 22 with support from BLACK STONE CHERRY and MONSTER TRUCK. Celebrating its return to the U.S., VOLBEAT hits U.S. soil for the first time in 2016 with an intimate ...

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METAL CHURCH: Lyric Video For New Song 'Killing Your Time'

Hard rock titans METAL CHURCH will release their new album, "XI", on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh studio release also marks the return of legendary vocalist and frontman Mike Howe. The official lyric video for the new METAL CHURCH song ...

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LAMB OF GOD Announces U.S. Headlining Tour With Support From CLUTCH, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD have announced their next U.S. headline tour, which kicks off Saturday, April 30 and features support from renowned rockers CLUTCH and hardcore/metal veterans CORROSION OF CONFORMITY. Throughout the tour, LAMB OF GOD will perform at several festivals, including Bonnaroo, Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion, Welcome To Rockville and ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Says He Is Technically A Founding Member Of MEGADETH

Earlier this week, Curtis of Cranked Up Live conducted an interview with MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On "Dystopia" being MEGADETH's highest-charting album since 1992's "Countdown To Extinction", which debuted and peaked at No. 2 on the chart dated August ...

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METAL CHURCH: 'XI' Album Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Hard rock titans METAL CHURCH will release their new album, "XI", on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh studio release also marks the return of legendary vocalist and frontman Mike Howe. "XI" is available for pre-order in various exclusive bundles at ...

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FEAR FACTORY: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Replica' Performance At Spain's RESURRECTION FEST

Professionally filmed video footage of FEAR FACTORY performing the song "Replica" on July 18, 2015 at the Resurrection Fest in Viveiro, Spain can be seen below. FEAR FACTORY's latest album, "Genexus", was released on August 7, 2015 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2012's "The Industrialist" was co-produced by longtime collaborator Rhys Fulber, along ...

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METAL CHURCH To Release 'XI' Album In March

Hard rock titans METAL CHURCH return with their new album, "XI", slated for release on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh studio release also marks the return of legendary vocalist and frontman Mike Howe. The reunion between Mike and METAL CHURCH ...

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Video: FEAR FACTORY's BURTON C. BELL Signs Copies Of His Graphic Novel 'The Industrialist' In London

FEAR FACTORY vocalist Burton C. Bell signed copies of his graphic novel, "The Industrialist", on Monday, December 14 between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Orbital Comics in London, England. Appearing with him was Noel Guard, who illustrated the graphic novel that's based on FEAR FACTORY's 2012 album "The Industrialist". Video footage of the signing ...

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Revengeance - CONAN

It takes a lot of balls to call your metal band CONAN, much as it would KULL, RED SONJA, KA-ZAR, FAFHRD or, shudder to think, GROO — even if there is an ATTILA out there and a couple of KUBLAI KHAN's over the course of time in the genre's history. The British metal trio CONAN ...

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Valley of Tears - TANK

Mick Tucker and Cliff Evans are all that remain in their version of the English power metal troupe TANK. For their tenth album, "Valley of Tears”, TANK is once again rebuilt following the departures of Doogie White and Chris Dale. This time, Tucker and Evans recruit DRAGONFORCE singer ZP Theart, BLIND GUARDIAN bassist Barend Courbois ...

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FEAR FACTORY's BURTON C. BELL To Sign Copies Of His Graphic Novel 'The Industrialist' In London

FEAR FACTORY vocalist Burton C. Bell will sign copies of his graphic novel, "The Industrialist", on Monday, December 14 between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Orbital Comics in London, England. Appearing with him will be Noel Guard, who illustrated the graphic novel that's based on FEAR FACTORY's 2012 album "The Industrialist". "The Industrialist" was ...

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What Makes A Good FEAR FACTORY Song? DINO CAZARES Weighs In

Unholy Music recently conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what makes a good FEAR FACTORY song: Dino: "What makes a good FEAR FACTORY song is the guitar hook, the beat… The vocal hook is one of ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Is 'Proud' Of 'Lulu' Album

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has defended "Lulu", the band's controversial collaborative album with former THE VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman Lou Reed, explaining that making the record was a "fun" experience that brought the members of closer METALLICA together. "Lulu" polarized fans around the world and earned METALLICA some of the most scathing reviews of its career. ...

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FEAR FACTORY Involved In Bus Crash In Germany (Photos)

FEAR FACTORY was involved in a bus crash early Wednesday morning (November 25) while en route to the band's next concert in Munich, Germany during their European headling tour. FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares said: "Everyone is okay, just a little shaken up. It doesn't help when it's 4:30 a.m. and snowing outside!" FEAR FACTORY's ...

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