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NOTHING MORE Singer Says Group 'Almost Threw Away' Latest Hit Single 'Just Say When': 'It Was A Little Out Of Left Field For Us'

Prior to Texan rock quartet NOTHING MORE's recent performance at Wisconsin's annual Rock Fest, HardDrive Radio's Lou Brutus spoke with the group's vocalist, Jonny Hawkins. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On their recent show in Barcelona, Spain supporting GUNS N' ROSES: Jonny: "We played the ...

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AMARANTHE To Release 'Helix' Album In October

Four albums into their career, Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have racked up north of 118 million YouTube views and half a billion song streams, have landed at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart three times, and possess a panoply of gold and platinum discs for albums and singles alike. With its electrifying fifth album ...

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PIG DESTROYER: 'The Torture Fields' Video

After six long, harsh years of absence, the mighty PIG DESTROYER have reassembled to eradicate eardrums and split skulls with their highly anticipated sixth full-length opus, titled "Head Cage" (named after a grisly medieval torture device). "Head Cage" is due out September 7 via Relapse Records. The official music video for "The Torture Fields", directed ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: Lyric Video For 'Electric Messiah' Title Track

California heavy rockers HIGH ON FIRE have released the official lyric video for the title track of their upcoming album, "Electric Messiah". The disc will be issued on October 5 via Entertainment One (eOne). "I had a dream about Lemmy," says HIGH ON FIRE frontman Matt Pike, explaining the inspiration behind the title of the ...

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PYREXIA Releases Music Video For 'Unholy Requiem' Title Track

Long-standing New York death metallers PYREXIA have released the music video for the title track of their upcoming album, "Unholy Requiem". The LP, which is arguably the group's most vicious and skull-crushingly heavy offering in a 20-plus-year career full of brutal moments, will see a September 14 release on Unique Leader. Founding guitarist Chris Basile ...

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Listen To New KEN MODE Song 'Not Soulmates'

Canadian metallic noise rock band KEN MODE will release its seventh studio album, "Loved", on August 31 through Season Of Mist. A song from the disc, titled "Not Soulmates", can be streamed below. KEN MODE vocalist/guitarist Jesse Matthewson comments on the track: "The main 'chorus' line, I suppose you could call it, 'You're going to ...

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DAVE GROHL Presents 'Play', A Two-Part Mini-Documentary

As FOO FIGHTERS wind down another leg of the massive "Concrete And Gold" tour with a Wrigley Field doubleheader that rocked more than 75,000 of Chicago's FF faithful, Dave Grohl announces an unprecedented new project born of the most challenging performance of his storied career. "Play" is a two-part mini-documentary, directed by Grohl with help ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Offers First Taste Of Upcoming THE CIRCLE Album

Sammy Hagar has uploaded a short clip of him listening to a song from the upcoming first album of all-original material from THE CIRCLE, his critically acclaimed supergroup also featuring Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson, The former VAN HALEN frontman used used the hashtag "#lastsongonrecord" in the Instagram post previewing the track, suggesting ...

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Viking Metal Warrior Women SAPPHIC MUSK Announce Their First East/West European Tour

Viking metallers SAPPHIC MUSK will tour Eastern and Western Europe starting on September 7 in Kraków, Poland. This band of badass women will perform tracks from their current recordings, including "Lady Of The Twilight" (released in 2017), featuring the highly popular single "Kittenz" (produced by Bob Marlette and Lisa Pimentel). Their songwriting influences range from ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. DRAGONFORCE, Ex-SLIPKNOT Members: 'Nuit Noire' Video

SINSAENUM, the extreme death metal project featuring DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq and former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, has released the official music video for the song "Nuit Noire" (French for "black night"). The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Repulsion For Humanity", due out August 10 via earMUSIC. With the help of Francis ...

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SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS: 'Living The Dream' Artwork Unveiled; 'Driving Rain' Single Available

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS will release their new album titled "Living The Dream" on September 21 via Slash's own label Snakepit Records, in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The group unleashed "Driving Rain" — the first single off "Living The Dream" — today, to radio. Listen to "Driving Rain" below. Slash describes the ...

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BEARTOOTH Releases Video For 'Disease' Title Track

BEARTOOTH will release its third album, "Disease", on September 28 via Red Bull Records. The video for the disc's title track, which can be seen below, was directed by Drew Russ, who has previously worked with the band on clips for "Lips", "In Between" and "The Lines". "Disease" was recorded at BlackBird studio in Franklin, ...

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SKYHARBOR: 'Dissent' Video Released

Indian/American progressive metal band SKYHARBOR has released a lyric video for its new single, "Dissent". The band had previously released a music video for "Dim". Both songs are available on all streaming services and as iTunes instant-grat tracks. "'Dissent' is a really interesting track for us," says vocalist Eric Emery. "It's sort of a throwback ...

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Video Premiere: VOIVOD's 'Obsolete Beings'

Celebrating their 35th anniversary this year, Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD will release their new studio album, "The Wake", on September 21 for via Century Media Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2013's "Target Earth" album as well as the 2016 mini-album "Post Society" was recorded and mixed by Francis Perron at RadicArt Recording ...

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JASON BONHAM Says THE CIRCLE's First Record Of All-Original Material Is A 'Concept Kind Of Album'

THE CIRCLE, the critically acclaimed supergroup featuring Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson, has completed work on its first album of all-original material. Bonham told Sonic Perspectives in a recent interview (hear audio below) that THE CIRCLE's upcoming disc is a "concept kind of album" that needs to be listened to "in ...

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PYREXIA: 'Unholy Requiem' Album Details Revealed

Long-standing New York death metallers PYREXIA have returned with their newest and arguably most devastating album, "Unholy Requiem". The record, which will see a September 14 release date via Unique Leader, was recorded, mixed, and mastered at Subsonic Audio by guitarist Chris Basile and shows the band returning to their filthy, pulverizing, classic sound. Basile ...

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VOIVOD: 'The Wake' Album Details Revealed

Celebrating their 35th anniversary this year, Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD will release their new studio album, "The Wake", on September 21 for via Century Media Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2013's "Target Earth" album as well as the 2016 mini-album "Post Society" was recorded and mixed by Francis Perron at RadicArt Recording ...

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FEAR FACTORY Frontman To Release Second ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS Album, 'Stormcrow'

Burton C. Bell, frontman and founding member of FEAR FACTORY, has announced release plans for the second album from ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS, his musical collaboration with John Bechdel (KILLING JOKE, PRONG, FEAR FACTORY, MINISTRY). After returning from a 10-year hiatus, the pair's eagerly awaited album, "Stormcrow", is set for release via the PledgeMusic platform. ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Says SKID ROW's 'Subhuman Race' Album Suffers From 'A Very Dated Production Sound'

Sebastian Bach has slammed the production on SKID ROW's "Subhuman Race" album, calling it "odd" and "very dated." Released four years after its Billboard-chart-topping predecessor, "Slave To The Grind", 1995's "Subhuman Race" featured a more alternative metal style and was the last SKID ROW record to feature Bach and drummer Rob Affuso. Although the album ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. DRAGONFORCE, Ex-SLIPKNOT Members: 'Sacred Martyr' Lyric Video

SINSAENUM, the extreme death metal project featuring DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq and former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, has released the official lyric video for a new song called "Sacred Martyr". The powerful, bone-shattering roars of Lauren Hart (ONCE HUMAN) merge perfectly with Sean Zatorsky's angry performance and the over the rooftop guitar solos, picking up ...

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Video Premiere: PROPHETS OF RAGE's 'Legalize Me'

PROPHETS OF RAGE's music video for the song "Legalize Me" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's self-titled debut album, which was released last September. The disc was recorded with legendary producer Brendan O'Brien who has done notable work with RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and AUDIOSLAVE. PROPHETS OF RAGE is the ...

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