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HYPOCRISY And FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE To Join Forces For Early 2019 North American Tour

Legendary Swedish deathsters HYPOCRISY and Italian symphonic death metallers FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE will return to North America for the "Death...Is Just The Beginning" co-headlining tour in March/April 2019. Joining them will be the progressive extreme metal band AENIMUS. Tickets go on-sale everywhere on Friday, November 16. Confirmed tour dates: Mar. 15 - Los Angeles, CA - ...

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FLOOR JANSEN Laments Split Of Her Pre-NIGHTWISH Band AFTER FOREVER: 'I Was Not Too Pleased With Stopping'

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH frontwoman Floor Jansen about NORTHWARD, her hard rock project with PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the origins of NORTHWARD, which date back to an all-star jam at the 2007 ProgPower USA ...

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AXL ROSE, TOMMY LEE And SEBASTIAN BACH Condemn TRUMP's 'Insensitive' Response To California's Wildfires

GUNS N' ROSES frontman Axl Rose, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and ex-SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach have slammed President Donald Trump over his tweets about the California wildfires, which have forced tens of thousands of people to quickly evacuate their homes, including several high-profile celebrities. In his tweet early Saturday, Trump blamed the "costly" ...

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BURNING WITCHES: 'Open Your Mind' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Open Your Mind", the latest single from the Swiss all-girl heavy metal outfit BURNING WITCHES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's second album, "Hexenhammer", which will be released on November 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc was produced at the Little Creek Studio in ...

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ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN: 'Zo Lief' Video Released

In May 2018, Anneke Van Giersbergen performed two career-spanning concerts with orchestral arrangements together with Residentie Orkest The Hague. Now those special concerts will be available for all to hear when they are released as "Symphonized", an 11-track live album due out on November 16. The promotional video for the previously unreleased track "Zo Lief", ...

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Here Is The First Taste Of QUEENSRŸCHE's 'The Verdict' Album

Several audio snippets of the upcoming QUEENSRŸCHE album, "The Verdict", can be heard in the trailer for the band's North American tour with FATES WARNING. Due on March 1, 2019 via Century Media Records, the disc was produced, mixed, and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, ICED EARTH, HATEBREED) at Uberbeatz in Lynwood, Washington; ...

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FLAT EARTH Feat. Former HIM And AMORPHIS Members: 'Given Time' Video

The official music video for the song "Given Time" from FLAT EARTH, the new band featuring former HIM members Mikko "Linde" Lindström (guitar) and Mika "Gas Lipstick" Karppinen (drums) alongside ex-AMORPHIS bassist Niclas Etelävuori and POLANSKI singer Anttoni "Anthony" Pikkarainen, can be seen below. The track is taken from FLAT EARTH's debut album, "None For ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE To Release 'The Verdict' Album In March; U.S. Tour With FATES WARNING Announced

Rock icons QUEENSRŸCHE will release their new album, "The Verdict", on March 1, 2019 via Century Media Records. The band's forthcoming release was produced, mixed, and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, ICED EARTH, HATEBREED) at Uberbeatz in Lynwood, Washington; Planet-Z in Wilbraham, Massachusetts; and Watershed Studio in Seattle, Washington. Pre-orders and formats will ...

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CLUTCH Vocalist On Why Band Doesn't Offer VIP Meet-And Greets: 'It Feels Uncomfortable For Us To Charge People To Meet Them'

CLUTCH vocalist Neil Fallon recently spoke with Cameron Buchholtz of the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma radio station Rock 100.5 The KATT. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On graduating from clubs to small theaters: Neil: "We've been getting into some larger venues recently — some of these ...

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Electric Messiah - HIGH ON FIRE

Matt Pike had a dream: "When Lemmy was still alive, I always got compared to Lemmy," he recounts discussing HIGH ON FIRE's eighth album, "Electric Messiah". "I had this dream where he got pissed at me. He gave me a bunch of shit, basically, and was hazing me. Not that he didn't approve of me, ...

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ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER To Release PURGATORY EP

ICED EARTH mastermind Jon Schaffer has teamed up with his old pals in PURGATORY, the band that he originally founded in 1985, then later became ICED EARTH, to record five tracks that were written between 1985 and 1987, now to be released as the "Purgatory" EP on December 21 through Century Media. All five tracks ...

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Former EUROPE Guitarist Doesn't Like Band's Post-Reunion Albums: 'I Don't Hear Any Melodies Anymore'

Former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello says that he doesn't care for any of the band's post-reunion albums, insisting that the songs don't have "any melodies anymore." Marcello was EUROPE's lead guitarist during the Swedish band's most successful period after replacing founding member John Norum in 1986. He remained with the group until they broke up ...

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Watch WITHIN TEMPTATION's Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of WITHIN TEMPTATION's entire October 18 concert at Stadium Live Club in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. Featured songs: 0:23 Intro + Raise Your Banner 6:15 The Reckoning 10:50 Endless War 15:13 In The Middle Of The Night 20:30 Stand My Ground 26:16 All I Need 31:15 Supernova 37:00 Shot In ...

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INTO ETERNITY: 'Sandstorm' Lyric Video

Canadian extreme progressive metal quintet INTO ETERNITY will release its long-awaited sixth album, "The Sirens", on October 26 via M-Theory Audio. The official lyric video for the disc's new single, "Sandstorm", can be seen below. Guitarist Tim Roth comments: "'Sandstorm' was the second song written for 'The Sirens'. Most of the other tracks are long ...

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Former GHOST Members Plan To Appeal Dismissal Of Lawsuit

Former members of GHOST have vowed to appeal the dismissal of their lawsuit against the band's leader, Tobias Forge. Forge, who founded the group eight years ago, was sued by the four ex-members in April 2017. They accused the singer of cheating them out of their rightful share of the profits from the band's album ...

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