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KATAKLYSM Guitarist On 'Meditations' Album: 'I Feel Like We're Back Stronger Than Ever'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with guitarist Jean-François Dagenais of Montréal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's forthcoming new studio album, "Meditations": Jean-François: "I'm stoked about this album. We all worked together ...

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FROM ASHES TO NEW: Lyric Video For New Song 'Broken'

FROM ASHES TO NEW has dropped the official lyric video for "Broken", a new song off the band's upcoming album, "The Future", out April 20 via Better Noise Records/Eleven Seven Music. Consisting of founding frontman/rapper/programmer Matt Brandyberry, guitarist Lance Dowdle, new vocalist Danny Case and drummer Mat Madiro, the Philadelphia-based band's chemistry lies at the ...

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Video Premiere: TRIVIUM's 'Beyond Oblivion'

TRIVIUM's John Deed-directed music video for the song "Beyond Oblivion" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth album, "The Sin And The Sentence", which arrived last October via Roadrunner. TRIVIUM bassist Paolo Gregoletto told TeamRock about the song: "Corey [Beaulieu, guitar] was scrolling through his TV guide and he saw ...

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FROM ASHES TO NEW: 'Crazy' Video Released

FROM ASHES TO NEW has dropped the official music video for "Crazy", the first single off the band's upcoming album, "The Future", out April 20 via Better Noise Records/Eleven Seven Music. "Crazy" is the first look into the Philadelphia-based band's revamped lineup and sound. Consisting of founding front man/rapper/programmer Matt Brandyberry, guitarist Lance Dowdle, new ...

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STONE SOUR Announces May 2018 U.S. Headlining Tour

STONE SOUR has announced a spring headlining tour with support on select dates from PALAYE ROYALE, THE BRONX and '68. The trek will include appearances at a a number of festivals in the U.S. Tour dates: Apr. 28 - Jacksonville, FL - Welcome To Rockville Apr. 29 - Fort Myers, FL - Fort Rock May ...

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Video: COREY TAYLOR Sings BON JOVI's 'Wanted Dead Or Alive' With 'Supernatural' Star JENSEN ACKLES

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor joined "Supernatural" star Jensen Ackles on stage this past weekend in Las Vegas at the official convention for the science-fiction television show to sing the BON JOVI classic "Wanted Dead Or Alive". Video footage of their rendition can be seen below. Taylor tweeted after the performance: "I'm still ...

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MAX CAVALERA On Next SOULFLY Record: 'It's A Tribal Thrash Album. It's Never Been Done Quite Like That'

Metal Wani's Chuck Marshall recently conducted an interview with current SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the recent "Max And Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots" tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of SEPULTURA's "Roots" had an impact ...

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POP EVIL Vocalist On Current State Of Rock: 'We're At The Bottom Of The Sea In The Music Business'

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with vocalist Leigh Kakaty of Michigan hard rockers POP EVIL. You can watch the entire three-part chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what originally inspired him when he started writing his own songs: Leigh: "I think, honestly, what inspired me is when I ...

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DAVE NAVARRO And BILLY MORRISON Join Forces With Musician Friends And Special Guest Performers To Present 'Above Ground'

Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Billy Morrison (BILLY IDOL) have joined forces with their musician friends and special guest performers to present "Above Ground" on Monday, April 16 at The Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. This immersive evening of art and music — beginning at 8 p.m. — will celebrate the vinyl album as ...

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COREY TAYLOR: 'Without OZZY OSBOURNE, There'd Be No Me'

Corey Taylor says that he is "stoked" about STONE SOUR landing the support slot on Ozzy Osbourne's final tour. "No More Tours 2", a reference to Ozzy's 1992 "No More Tours" trek, kicks off August 30 in Allentown, Pennsylvania and concludes October 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a Thursday, October 11 stop at the ...

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Anatomical Venus - BLACK MOTH

Faster than you can groan "Not another metal act leading with 'black' in its moniker," we have the third album from Leeds, UK art-fuzz acolytes, BLACK MOTH. Call the band stoner Brits if you feel like being crude, but this band has its eyes set on taking this subgenre's standards and doing something unique with ...

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Beyond the Rain - WILDESTARR

In case you're unfamiliar with the name, WILDESTARR is a power metal trio, comprised of the husband and wife team Dave Starr (VICIOUS RUMOURS) and London Wilde, along with drummer Josh Foster. Starr and Wilde got together indirectly through Wilde's former boyfriend and have fostered a trilogy of albums which culminates in this third entry. ...

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STONE SOUR's COREY TAYLOR Says JOSH RAND Is 'Doing Really, Really Well' After Entering Treatment Center

Corey Taylor says that his STONE SOUR bandmate Josh Rand is "doing really, really well," a week after it was announced that the guitarist had entered treatment for unspecified issues. Rand most recently performed with the band on last month's ShipRocked cruise. STONE SOUR has enlisted a temporary replacement for the current tour, which started ...

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