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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Drummer On Band's Early Years: 'We Were Always Into Metal; We Just Couldn't Play It Too Good'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin was recently interviewed by George Burnz of the "Full Metal Racket" show. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the surprisingly fertile nature of the North Carolina music scene: Reed: "Raleigh always had a good rock scene, punk rock scene ...

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OF MICE & MEN Releases Cover Of PINK FLOYD's 'Money'

OF MICE & MEN has shared another track from its forthcoming and much-anticipated album "Defy", due out January 19 through Rise Records. The song "Money", which is a cover of the PINK FLOYD classic, premiered via SiriusXM's Octane earlier this week and is now available at all DSPs. Listen to "Money" below. "Defy" marks OF ...

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LIONE/CONTI Feat. Italian Singers FABIO LIONE And ALESSANDRO CONTI: 'You're Falling' Song Premiere

Frontiers Music Srl will release the self-titled debut album from LIONE/CONTI on January 26, 2018. The track "You're Falling", taken from the upcoming disc, can be streamed below. "'You're Falling' is a mid-tempo song with modern and progressive sound that remind me some great bands that I love like QUEENSRŸCHE or KAMELOT," says Alessandro Conti. ...

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SKINLAB Rejoined By Guitarist STEVE 'SNAKE' GREEN

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB have announced the return of guitarist Steve Green, best known to fans as Snake. The news comes ahead of the band's first live activities of 2018, the "Brothers In Blood Tour", also featuring PISSING RAZORS and SHATTERED SUN. "We are very excited to announce that our brother Snake ...

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SHINEDOWN Completes Recording New Album: 'It's Heavier Than 'Threat To Survival',' Says ZACH MYERS

SHINEDOWN has completed recording its new album for a tentative late spring/early summer release via Atlantic. The follow-up to 2015's "Threat To Survival" marks the group's first full-length effort to be produced entirely by bassist Eric Bass. "The new album is done," SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers told Kaytie of the Razor 94.7 radio station on ...

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Vessel Of Light EP - VESSEL OF LIGHT

It's been a while since we've seen Dan Lorenzo from HADES, NON-FICTION and THE CURSED, and while the metal underground continues to wallow in morbid fascination with anything containing a sludgy, doomy palette to it, he emerges with a timely new project. Bringing guitars, bass and songwriting to the table, Lorenzo is partnered with Nathan ...

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Rock Photographer ROBERT KNIGHT Announces 'Rock Gods: Fifty Years Of Rock' Exhibition

Robert Knight will unveil hundreds of iconic images taken during his prolific career as both a rock and travel photographer, including 30-plus years of intimate, behind-the-scenes images taken at Hollywood RockWalk, a sidewalk gallery honoring musical innovators. His deep catalog includes LED ZEPPELIN, Jimi Hendrix, SANTANA, Jeff Beck, Tom Petty, Slash, VAN HALEN, Buddy Guy, ...

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Next ANTHRAX Album Will Be 'F**king Amazing,' Says SCOTT IAN

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian says that the band's follow-up to "For All Kings" album will be "fucking amazing." Released in February 2016, "For All Kings" was called by some critics ANTHRAX's strongest album to date. Its arrival followed a five-year period during which the band experienced a rebirth of sorts, beginning with ANTHRAX's inclusion on ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Release '1996 - 2017' Deluxe Vinyl Box Set

Extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will release a deluxe vinyl box set including all 10 studio albums and a bonus gatefold 2LP featuring covers and bonus tracks recorded between 1996 and 2017 on February 16, 2018. The hand-numbered box set also comes with a 36-page-booklet with liner notes. All albums are mastered for vinyl. "1996 - ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN: 'I Only Ever Did What I Loved'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian was interviewed by Paraguay's ABC TV before his band's first-ever concert in the country on November 7 at Jockey Club in Asunción. You can watch the chat below. Asked what advice he would offer to young musicians who are just starting out, Ian said: "The best advice I could give is ...

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ANTHRAX To Release 'Kings Among Scotland' Concert DVD In April

Multi-Grammy-nominated thrash icons ANTHRAX will see "Kings Among Scotland", the band's long-awaited live-in-concert DVD, arrive in stores and online on April 27, 2018 (Megaforce). Captured last February 15 at the band's sold-out concert at Glasgow's historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour "Kings Among Scotland" incorporates the band's entire live show along with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage ...

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MIKE PORTNOY On SHATTERED FORTRESS Tour: 'It Is Very Possible I'll Never Play Some Of These Songs Ever Again'

Mike Portnoy has posted a video recap of the just-completed SHATTERED FORTRESS tour during which he performed DREAM THEATER's "12 Step Suite" in its entirety for the first time ever. The music documents the drummer's battle with alcoholism, and is an ensemble of five songs recorded by DREAM THEATER from 2002 to 2009, with titles ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Worked 'Extra Hard' On 'Red Before Black' Album, Says PAUL MAZURKIEWICZ

Finland's Metalliluola recently conducted an interview with drummer and founding member Paul Mazurkiewicz of Florida-based death metal veterasn CANNIBAL CORPSE. You can now listen to the chat below. Speaking about CANNIBAL CORPSE's 14th studio album, "Red Before Black", Paul said: "I think it's one of our best albums we've done — best collections of songs ...

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STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA: METALLICA Came Up From Los Angeles To San Francisco To Emulate What EXODUS Was Doing

EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza was interviewed on a recent installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about EXODUS's influence on the early thrash metal scene in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zetro said: "I started [the pre-TESTAMENT ...

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MR. BIG's BILLY SHEEHAN Says PAT TORPEY Has 'Demonstrated Incredible Courage' During Battle With Parkinson's Disease

Italy's Rock Rebel magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Paul Gilbert and bassist Billy Sheehan of MR. BIG. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the difference between touring with MR. BIG versus their solo projects and side bands such as THE WINERY DOGS: Paul: "MR. ...

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