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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Members Discuss Deal With METAL BLADE, JESSE LEACH's Vocal Cord Surgery (Video)

Mulatschag TV conducted an interview with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE members Jesse Leach (vocals) and Adam Dutkiewicz (guitar) at Austria's Nova Rock festival, which was held this past weekend. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's new record deal with Metal Blade Records: Adam: "We got ...

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METALLICA Honored With POLAR MUSIC PRIZE; GHOST And CANDLEMASS Members Perform 'Enter Sandman' (Video)

GHOST frontman Tobias Forge (as his new alter ego, Cardinal Copia) was backed by members of CANDLEMASS and the Swedish songwriting, producer and artist duo VARGAS & LAGOLA for a performance of the METALLICA classic "Enter Sandman" earlier tonight (Thursday, June 14) when the San Francisco heavy metal giants were honored with the prestigious Polar ...

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GENE SIMMONS: How DONALD TRUMP Will Get Re-Elected In 2020

Gene Simmons has laid out a scenario in which President Donald Trump will almost certainly get re-elected in 2020. The KISS bassist/vocalist — who is a former contestant on Trump's "The Celebrity Apprentice" series — made his comments while discussing his new business venture as Chief Evangelist Officer for Invictus MD, a publicly traded cannabis ...

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DEE SNIDER Says JAMEY JASTA's 'Positive Energy' Convinced Him To Make 'True Metal' Solo Album

Former TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider recently appeared on "The Jasta Show", the podcast hosted by HATEBREED's Jamey Jasta, who produced Snider's new solo album, "For The Love Of Metal". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On deciding to make a metal album after Jasta challenged ...

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Watch DEVILDRIVER's In-Studio Video For 'Ghost Riders In The Sky' Feat. JOHN CARTER CASH, RANDY BLYTHE

DEVILDRIVER will release its full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, "Outlaws 'Til The End: Vol. 1", on July 6 via Napalm Records. Pre-orders are available now in multiple physical (click "official store") and digital/streaming formats via this location. Merch bundles are also available via the official store. Additional merchandise such as t-shirts, long-sleeve ...

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DEE SNIDER Says People Were 'Coming Out Of The Woodwork' To Take Part In 'For The Love Of Metal' Album

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider says people were "coming out of the woodwork" to get involved in his forthcoming solo album, "For The Love Of Metal". Due on July 27 via Napalm Records, the disc — which was spearheaded, co-written and produced by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta — features contributions from Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), ...

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DEEP PURPLE Members To Read Citation For POLAR MUSIC PRIZE Laureates METALLICA; GHOST, CANDLEMASS Members To Perform

DEEP PURPLE's Ian Paice and Roger Glover will read the citation for METALLICA (pictured) when the San Francisco heavy metal giants are honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize next month. The ceremony traditionally features Swedish artists performing the Laureates' music, and this year, members of GHOST and CANDLEMASS will play a METALLICA song at ...

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Video: Ex-METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED Performs With CHOPHOUSE BAND At Norton Sculpture Garden In West Palm Beach

Video footage of former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted and his THE CHOPHOUSE BAND performing the song "Blackbird" at the Norton Sculpture Garden in West Palm Beach, Florida can be seen below (clip filmed by Michelle Pariseleti). Named after Jason's four recording studio facilities around the U.S. and featuring a fluid roster of players, THE CHOPHOUSE ...

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THE MENTORS: 'Kings Of Sleaze Rockumentary' Available On DVD

After a world premiere debut at Night Visions Film Festival in Helsinki, Finland, Dream Evil Pictures has announced the DVD release of "The Mentors: Kings Of Sleaze Rockumentary". This feature-length documentary explores the intrigue of THE MENTORS, one of the most controversial rock bands to emerge from the 1970s. Most known for their shock rock ...

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TOOL Members Hold Their First Music Clinic

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the members of TOOL hosted their first in a series of musical clinics in St. Paul, Minnesota on Friday night (May 11). The intimate event, which starred guitarist Adam Jones, drummer Danny Carey, and bassist Justin Chancellor, featured a discussion and demonstration of the band's songwriting process, along with ...

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Episode II - GALACTIC EMPIRE

What if BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and John Williams met up at a "Star Wars" premiere after party and, after an unlikely brodown, agreed to collaborate for shits and giggles? GALACTIC EMPIRE was formed by CENTURY's Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland—you probably tripped over GALACTIC EMPIRE in 2016 while laughing yourselves silly at MAC ...

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Is DEVILDRIVER's 'Outlaws 'Til The End' A Country Album?

DEVILDRIVER's long-awaited full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, "Outlaws 'Til The End", will be released on July 6 via Napalm Records. The disc is described in a press release as "both a startling curveball and a ferocious statement of individuality from a band who have been a constant and effective force in the heavy metal ...

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DANKO JONES Announces First U.S. Concerts In Five Years

The Canadian rock trio DANKO JONES — whose namesake front man recently appeared on VOLBEAT's #1 Active Rock hit "Black Rose" — will make its long-awaited return to the U.S. this month when the group performs headline dates in Los Angeles and San Diego. Tickets are on sale now. Although the group has toured America ...

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FOREIGNER: 'Urgent' Performance Video From 'Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus' DVD

A performance clip of the song "Urgent" from FOREIGNER's "Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus" DVD can be seen below. In May 2017, FOREIGNER performed two sold-out shows in Lucerne, Switzerland, together with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Ernst Van Tiel. "Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra ...

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Seattle Hotel Opens 'PEARL JAM Suite'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the Edgewater Hotel in Seattle, which already has a BEATLES-themed suite, is now taking booking for its PEARL JAM suite. The hotel partnered with the band and their fan club to put together the new accommodations. The hotel's web site says the suite includes "industrial, grunge-inspired designs," ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer Is Resting After Undergoing Vocal Cord Surgery

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach is resting after undergoing vocal cord surgery. The procedure was apparently performed earlier today (Monday, April 30) at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City by Dr. Peak Woo, a board-certified otolaryngologist with special interests in the voice, voice disorders, and surgery designed specifically to improve the voice. Leach ...

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TOOL Debuts New Music In Tour Promo Video

A snippet of a new TOOL song called "Descending" is apparently featured in a promotional video for the band's upcoming music clinic tour. The track has been performed live during TOOL's recent live performances and is expected to appear on the band's long-awaited new album, which TOOL has been tracking for the last month and ...

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3TEETH Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Transgressive five-piece 3TEETH has signed with Century Media Records. The announcement coincides with 3TEETH's back-to-back co-headlining shows in the band's hometown of Los Angeles, which precedes its headlining European tour this spring. 3TEETH will release its third full-length album later this year. On 3TEETH's signing, frontman Alexis Mincolla shares: "It was a perfect-storm moment for ...

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