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Purple - BARONESS

Not everyone got on board with BARONESS's last album "Yellow & Green". However, most fans recognized it as one of the bravest albums the heavy underground turned out in recent years. Embracing more of BARONESS's space rock, trad metal, alternative, punk and Eighties rawk affinities, "Yellow & Green" advanced this band beyond the sludge-prog foundations ...

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MOONSORROW: 'Jumalten Aika' Album Details Revealed

On April 1, Finnish pagan metal act MOONSORROW will release its seventh studio album, "Jumalten Aika" — which means "The Age Of Gods" in English — via Century Media. "There are a lot more folk music influences present in 'Jumalten Aika' than earlier", comments MOONSORROW's Henri Sorvali (guitar, keyboards and vocals). "This time around, they ...

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GENE SIMMONS: LEMMY Was 'Unassuming' And 'Non-Judgmental' With 'A Heart Of Gold'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has posted the following message on the band's Facebook page: "[On Saturday] we attended Lemmy Kilmister's [MOTÖRHEAD] memorial event… To celebrate the man, and the legend. Attending in honor of Lemmy were: Sharon, Ozzy [Osbourne] and Geezer [Butler, BLACK SABBATH bassist]. Dave Grohl, who testified to what MOTÖRHEAD meant to him. ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's SUPERJOINT Recording New Music

Former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo's SUPERJOINT RITUAL project — now known simply as SUPERJOINT for legal reasons — has entered his New Orleans-area studio, Nodferatu's Lair, to record some of its brand new material. Several photos from the sessions can be seen below. SUPERJOINT's new lineup includes guitarists Kevin Bond (CHRIST INVERSION, ...

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ASESINO Feat. FEAR FACTORY Members: Video Of Footage Of SLAYER 'Angel Of Death' Cover

Video footage of ASESINO — the death metal/grindcore project featuring FEAR FACTORY/DIVINE HERESY guitarist Dino Cazares and FEAR FACTORY/ex-STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos (on bass/vocals) — performing a cover version of the SLAYER classic "Angel Of Death" on December 18, 2015 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below. ASESINO ...

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Fallen - STRYPER

Following a covers album and a set of re-recordings, in 2013 Christian rockers STRYPER delivered the well-met "No More Hell to Pay". Obviously settled in their groove, the band wastes no time in delivering "Fallen", their 2015 offering. This band's ballads were once a larger part of their identity than the heavy metal worship of ...

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ROTTING CHRIST To Release 'Rituals' Album In February

Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST will release their new album, "Rituals", on February 12 via Season Of Mist. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. In Nomine Dei Nostri 02. Ze Nigmar 03. Elthe Kyrie 04. Les Litanies De Satan (Les Fleurs Du Mal) 05. Apage Satana 06. Tou Thanatou 07. For ...

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Psychic Warfare - CLUTCH

CLUTCH have become an institution of rock, and not just in their home state of Maryland, where you shall be shunned if you consider yourself deep into music and don't know their name. CLUTCH have long been one of the leaders of the sludge rock revival; along with headbangers, their fan base consists of brainiacs, ...

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STRYPER's Cover Version Of BLACK SABBATH's 'After Forever' Available For Streaming

STRYPER's cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "After Forever" can be streamed below. The song is featured on STRYPER's new album, "Fallen", which will be released worldwide on Friday, October 16 via Frontiers. The CD was tracked at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts. During an interview with Cryptic Rock, STRYPER lead vocalist and ...

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Video: W.A.S.P. Performs New Song 'Last Runaway' In Oberhausen, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P. performing a new song, "Last Runaway", on September 25 at Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Germany can be seen below. W.A.S.P.'s new album, "Golgotha", will be released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless previously stated about the making of the "Golgotha" CD: "The rehearsals for this album ...

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SLAYER's 'Repentless' Cracks U.S. Top 5

SLAYER's "Repentless" debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 50,000 equivalent album units in the week ending September 17. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). In terms of ...

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Premiere: W.A.S.P.'s Lyric Video For New Song 'Scream'

The official lyric video for the song "Scream" from W.A.S.P. can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fifteenth studio album, titled "Golgotha", which will be released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. Commented W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless: "'Scream' was the track we felt really opened the album with the kick ...

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