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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' CHAD SMITH Rocks Latin Percussion Red Hot Pack Of Percussion Accessories

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' Chad Smith rocks the Latin Percussion Red Hot Pack of percussion accessories in the company's latest "LP Your Kit" video. In a scorching display, he demonstrates how the pack's percussion instruments add alternate sounds, different textures and distinctive rhythmic flavors to his playing. The Red Hot Pack features a fiery trio ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Looks Back On The Day METALLICA Fired DAVE MUSTAINE

In a brand new interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn's "No Fuckin' Regrets With Robb Flynn" podcast, ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian recalled being present at METALLICA's rehearsal studios in Jamaica, Queens, New York in April 1983 shortly after the James Hetfield fronted-act fired Dave Mustaine just days before METALLICA began recording its debut album. ...

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SEVENDUST's MORGAN ROSE Teases 'Controlled Chaos' Debut Solo EP

SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose will release his debut solo EP, "Controlled Chaos", in November. A teaser for the effort is available below. SEVENDUST's 13th studio album, "Blood & Stone", was released on October 23 via Rise Records. The follow-up to 2018's "All I See Is War" was once again tracked at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, ...

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Ex-QUIET RIOT Singer JAMES DURBIN Is Working On 'Pure Heavy Metal' Album For FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of singer James Durbin to the label for a multi-album deal under the moniker DURBIN. James is currently putting the finishing touches on his label debut, which will be a pure, unadulterated, headbanging heavy metal affair where James proudly wears his influences on his sleeve while simultaneously forging ...

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ASPHYX Announces New Studio Album 'Necroceros'

Dutch death doom elite ASPHYX will release its 10th studio album, "Necroceros", on January 22, 2021 via Century Media Records. The LP was recorded at Tom Meier's Tom Meier Studio and at Paul Baayens's The Mörserstudio, and mixed and mastered by Sebastian "Seeb" Levermann at Greenman Studios. It once again features front cover artwork by ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS Drops Halloween Song 'Broomsticks'

THE PRETTY RECKLESS has released a creepy and cool Halloween song called "Broomsticks". THE PRETTY RECKLESS's upcoming album, "Death By Rock And Roll", is the band's first to be made without longtime producer Kato Khandwala, who died in April 2018 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. "Death By Rock And Roll" will be released ...

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Listen To 2020 Mix Of PANTERA's 'Goddamn Electric' From 'Reinventing The Steel' 20th-Anniversary Reissue

A 2020 Terry Date mix of PANTERA's song "Goddamn Electric", taken from the upcoming 20th-anniversary reissue of the band's final opus, "Reinventing The Steel", can be streamed below. "Reinventing The Steel" represented a recommitment to everything the band loved about heavy metal. Released in 2000 at the peak of nu-metal's popularity, the album's back-to-basics approach ...

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REX BROWN's Co-Writer Once Again Disputes Ex-PANTERA's Bassist's Claim About 'Official Truth, 101 Proof' Book

The co-writer of Rex Brown's memoir has once again disputed the former PANTERA bassist's claim that the book contains passages that were published without Rex's consent. Four years after "Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story Of Pantera" was released in 2013, Brown was publicly critical of the way his autobiography turned out, saying in ...

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CLUTCH: 'The Obelisk' Box Set To Be Released This Weekend

After many delays due to the ongoing pandemic, CLUTCH's "The Obelisk" is finally scheduled to hit stores on Saturday, October 24 for the third drop of Record Store Day. The box set is comprised of all of CLUTCH's Weathermaker Music vinyl releases. There are six double LPs, three 12" LPs, and three 12" picture discs ...

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Video: QUIET RIOT Plays First Concert After FRANKIE BANALI's Death

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's first concert after drummer Frankie Banali's death can be seen below. The group, which now features drummer Johnny Kelly (DANZIG, TYPE O NEGATIVE), played on October 9 at at the Grand Stage Amphitheater near Urich, Missouri. Banali, who joined QUIET RIOT in 1982 and played on its breakthrough album, ...

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TRIVIUM Announces 'The Deepest Cuts II' Livestream Event

Grammy-nominated metal band TRIVIUM has announced "The Deepest Cuts II", the second and final installment in its series of free, single-camera livestream shows that broadcast from the group's rehearsal room in Orlando, Florida. The performance is scheduled for Saturday, October 24 at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. U.K. / 9 p.m. ...

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