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Hear METALLICA's 'Nothing Else Matters' Covered By PHOEBE BRIDGERS And CHRIS STAPLETON

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of METALLICA's self-titled album, the Grammy-winning, 16-times-platinum-certified LP is receiving its definitive re-release on September 10 via the band's own Blackened Recordings. Remastered for ultimate sound quality, The Black Album remaster will be available in multiple configurations including 180-gram double vinyl LP, standard CD and 3 CD expanded edition, digital, ...

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LAMB OF GOD's 'Sacrament' To Receive 15th-Anniversary Digital Reissue

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of LAMB OF GOD's "Sacrament" album, Epic Records is issuing an anniversary edition of the album and short documentary. The remastered "Sacrament (15th Anniversary)" will contain the original album tracks, as well as previously unreleased bonus live tracks recorded at House Of Vans Chicago in the band's only live ...

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METALLICA Shares Alternate Version Of 'Nothing Else Matters' From Remastered Deluxe Box Set Of 'Black' Album

METALLICA has shared "Nothing Else Matters (Orchestra/Clean Guitar/Vocal Mix - July 8th, 1991)", taken from the "Rough & Alternate Mixes" 2CD included in the remastered deluxe box set of its self-titled fifth album — also known as "The Black Album" — due on September 10 via the band's own Blackened Recordings. Check it out below. ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Urges His Fans To Get The Vaccine, Says He Doesn't Understand Why Medicine Is Being Politicized

During an appearance on this morning's (Wednesday, August 11) edition of CNN's "New Day", former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach — who went public with his COVID-19 battle earlier in the month — was asked about his recent tweet in which he said "thank God for vaccines." He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, absolutely, ...

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MEGADETH Recruits Bassist JAMES LOMENZO For Upcoming Tour

In just nine days, "The Metal Tour Of The Year" co-headlined by MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD will lay waste to cities across North America as the highly anticipated trek finally hits the road. MEGADETH has just announced that joining them to take care of bass duties for this tour will be former MEGADETH member ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN Says 'The Meat And Potatoes' of His Long-Awaited Documentary Is 'Done': 'I Really Like It'

Marty Friedman has offered an update on his long-awaited documentary. Titled "Spacefox" (changed from the original title, "Hebi Metal San"), the film — which is being directed by Jeremy Frindel, the founder of Substratum Films — follows Friedman's reinvention from lead guitarist in MEGADETH to one of the most famous TV personalities in Japan. The ...

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Ex-QUIET RIOT Singer PAUL SHORTINO Says He Beat COVID-19 After Taking Anti-Parasite Drug Not Recommended By FDA

Former QUIET RIOT and current ROUGH CUTT singer Paul Shortino claims that he beat COVID-19 by taking ivermectin, a cheap, widely available, anti-parasitic drug that has been touted by some on social media as a COVID-19 "miracle cure." While there are approved uses for ivermectin in people, including for the treatment of some parasitic worms, ...

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MEGADETH To Begin Mixing New Album

MEGADETH has officially completed the recording process for its long-awaited sixteenth studio album. Earlier today, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine shared a photo of him in the studio with his engineer, and he included the following caption: "Sending the album in for mixing. Final step. I can't wait to play the new songs for you! #Megadeth ...

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THE OFFSPRING Recruits Drummer JOSH FREESE For Los Angeles Concert

THE OFFSPRING played its first show since the departure of drummer Pete Parada on Sunday, August 8 as part of iHeartMedia Los Angeles's ALT 98.7 FM and the Los Angeles Chargers FanFest in the American Airlines Plaza, just outside SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The concert also marked THE OFFSPRING's first live appearance since March ...

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MIKE PORTNOY And ALEX SKOLNICK Have A 'Bad Feeling' About COVID-19's Impact On Upcoming Tours

Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO) and Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) have both expressed their concern over the increasing number of concerts and tours that are being canceled as the coronavirus is still spreading, especially among the unvaccinated. In the past week, a number of high-profile hard rock and heavy metal artists ...

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GEORGE LYNCH Says Vaccine Mandates 'Should' Be The New Normal

In a brand new interview with "Talking Metal", legendary guitarist George Lynch spoke about what it has been like playing select shows around the U.S. over the course of the last few weeks while the pandemic is still in full swing. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I'm very conflicted and I'm a supreme hypocrite, ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Being Fully Vaccinated: 'I Feel Totally Great,' He Says

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after being vaccinated. The 53-year-old musician, who lives in Los Angeles, California, revealed his positive diagnosis in a video message Friday night (August 6). He stated in the clip (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "If you're wondering why I'm by myself wearing a ...

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MADBALL Won't Play Shows Where Proof Of Vaccine Is Required

New York hardcore veterans MADBALL have said that they will not perform in any venue that require audience members to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The band touched upon the hot-button issue while updating fans on the status of MADBALL's previously announced August 14 concert at Irving Plaza in New York. Earlier today, the group took ...

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SHINEDOWN Drummer BARRY KERCH To Sit Out Beginning Of Tour After Testing Positive For COVID-19

SHINEDOWN drummer Barry Kerch has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after being vaccinated. The 44-year-old musician, who lives in Jacksonville, Florida, revealed his positive diagnosis in a video message earlier today. He stated in the clip (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "In the 20 years of SHINEDOWN, I have never missed a show — until ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's JESSE LEACH Explains Why TIMES OF GRACE Decided Against Signing With Record Company For Second Album

Last month, TIMES OF GRACE, featuring Adam Dutkiewicz and Jesse Leach of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, released its long-awaited second album, "Songs Of Loss And Separation", via the band's own imprint label, Wicked Good Records, distributed by ADA Worldwide. Asked in a new interview with Australia's Maniacs what led to the decision to ...

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METALLICA To Launch Official Podcast

METALLICA has teamed up with Amazon to create "The Metallica Podcast". According to the band, the podcast will launch with eight episodes taking a look behind the scenes at METALLICA's self-titled 1991 LP, better known as "The Black Album." An exact release date for the podcast has not yet been announced. "This album was the ...

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TED NUGENT: 'I Was Born With The Right To Keep And Bear Arms'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has defended his right to bear arms under the Second Amendment, arguing that he "got it from God." The 72-year-old rocker discussed his natural-born rights as an American while talking to Tucker Carlson for the newest episode of Fox Nation's "Tucker Carlson Today". "I was born with the right to ...

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AL JOURGENSEN Says New MINISTRY Album 'Makes A Lot Of Sense For The Times That We're Living In'

Industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY will release their 15th studio album, "Moral Hygiene", on October 1 via Nuclear Blast Records. The 10-track follow-up to 2018's "AmeriKKKant" was recently described in a press release as frontman Al Jourgensen's "societal manifesto and plea for civilization to get back to a set of standards that lives up to and ...

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MUDVAYNE, ATREYU, CROWN THE EMPIRE And AFTERLIFE Added To Lineup For Inaugural 'Voragos: Destination Lunasea Beach' Cruise

Voragos: Destination Lunasea Beach has announced several exciting additions to the lineup for the private island festival and five-day rock cruise coming in early 2022. The list of newly added acts includes the recently reunited MUDVAYNE (which continues to partner with Danny Wimmer Presents for their first live performances after a 12-year hiatus), ATREYU, CROWN ...

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TOM MORELLO Teams Up With BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN And EDDIE VEDDER For Cover Of AC/DC's 'Highway To Hell'

Tom Morello world premiered the debut song from his new album "The Atlas Underground Fire" today on six SiriusXM channels. The RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist's cover of "Highway To Hell" featuring Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder first aired on SiriusXM's Lithium, E Street Radio, Pearl Jam Radio, Turbo, Classic Rewind and Ozzy's Boneyard channels ...

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TED NUGENT Explains Decision To Resign From NRA Board

Ted Nugent has explained his decision to resign from the board of the National Rifle Association (NRA) after 26 years. In a July 29 e-mail from NRA general counsel John Frazer sent to board members, it was announced that Nugent, who joined the board in 1995, was stepping down "due to ongoing schedule conflicts." The ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Documentary 'Becoming Led Zeppelin' Added To VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The official LED ZEPPELIN documentary "Becoming Led Zeppelin" has been added to the Venice International Film Festival in Italy. Directed by Bernard MacMahon, the film, which will have its world premiere out of competition at the Venice festival, documents the legendary rockers' "meteoric rise to stardom." The 78th Venice International Film Festival is organized by ...

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Hear WEEZER's Cover Version Of METALLICA's 'Enter Sandman'

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of METALLICA's self-titled album, the Grammy-winning, 16-times-platinum-certified LP is receiving its definitive re-release on September 10 via the band's own Blackened Recordings. Remastered for ultimate sound quality, The Black Album remaster will be available in multiple configurations including 180-gram double vinyl LP, standard CD and 3 CD expanded edition, digital, ...

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