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MOTÖRHEAD Teams Up With WWE For New Product Line

Not every WWE wrestling superstar becomes synonymous with a heavy metal band, but Triple H isn't every WWE superstar. Throughout his remarkable 25-year tenure in WWE, Triple H has won 14 world championships, engaged in countless five-star classics and led unforgettable groups such as D-Generation X, Evolution and The Authority to enormous success. And he ...

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For The Love Of Metal Live - Dee Snider

Ignoring the fact that releasing a live album in the midst of this gig-free nightmare seems a bit like waving a rare steak under the nose of a starving dog, "For The Love Of Metal Live" is almost certainly the supercharged pick-me-up that restless metalheads need right now. Once again, discerning folk should salute Jamey ...

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Watch METALLICA's Entire 1989 Concert In Irvine

METALLICA has posted another video as part of its new concert series, "#MetallicaMondays", where the band is streaming a complete live show for fans on the group's YouTube channel and on Facebook every week. The latest concert to be shared was recorded on drummer Lars Ulrich's personal camcorder on September 23, 1989 at Irvine Meadows ...

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Born Innocent - ALCATRAZZ

ALCATRAZZ has returned after years of silence. Sure, they've reared their ugly heads occasionally for live performances, but it's been over 30 years since the renowned act released their last album. For many, they're a footnote in metal history for being a starting point for shred god Yngwie Malmsteen, who was replaced by Steve Vai, ...

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Hard to Stop - HIGH SPIRITS

Professor Black has carved out his niche in the metal scene by paying tribute to the warmer and catchier sounds of the '70s and '80s. Black slings science-fiction prog with AKTOR, melodic thrash with DAWNBRINGER, and under his own name, has paid tribute to the sounds of BATHORY and MOTÖRHEAD. Everything Black attaches his name ...

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Listen To 'Reimagined' Version Of LYNCH MOB's 'Hell Child'

West Coast rock veterans LYNCH MOB will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their seminal album "Wicked Sensation" with a special limited print/deluxe anniversary edition of the album. "Wicked Sensation Reimagined" features re-worked and re-recorded versions of their classic songs and will be available via Rat Pak Records on August 28 (also available in Japan via ...

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New OZZY OSBOURNE Documentary 'The Nine Lives Of Ozzy Osbourne' Gets Official Premiere Date

A&E Network's Emmy Award-winning "Biography" banner will premiere a new documentary special celebrating one of rock's biggest stars. Featuring exclusive interviews and archival footage, "Biography: The Nine Lives Of Ozzy Osbourne" delves into the many lives and incredible career of the man who has personified rock and roll rebellion for decades. "Biography: The Nine Lives ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD, DAVID LEE ROTH, JOURNEY Members Team Up For Cover Of VAN HALEN's 'Loss Of Control' (Video)

Former MACHINE HEAD and current VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel has teamed up with singer Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, JOURNEY), bassist Billy Sheehan (SONS OF APOLLO, THE WINERY DOGS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and drummer Dave McClain (SACRED REICH, MACHINE HEAD) to record a "quarantine" cover version of the VAN HALEN song "Loss Of Control" ...

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PANTERA: 20th-Anniversary Edition Of 'Reinventing The Steel' To Arrive In September

PANTERA will release a 20th-anniversary edition of its final album, "Reinventing The Steel", on September 18. Bassist Rex Brown confirmed the release date for the "Reinventing" reissue in an interview last Friday (July 24) with SiriusXM's "Debatable", where he discussed the 30th anniversary of PANTERA's "Cowboys From Hell" LP. "We do have another record coming ...

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First PORNO FOR PYROS Reunion In 24 Years Planned For LOLLA2020 Virtual Festival Weekend

Lollapalooza will commemorate this year's festival weekend with Lolla2020, a free four-night broadcast event taking place on the original dates of the Chicago-based festival, Thursday, July 30 through Sunday, August 2. The broadcast will air exclusively live on YouTube beginning at 5 p.m. CT each night, with the full schedule to be revealed on Wednesday, ...

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COREY TAYLOR's Son GRIFFIN Injured In Bike Crash

Griffin Taylor, the 17-year-old son of SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor, suffered minor injuries in a bike crash last week. On Saturday (July 25), Griffin took to his Instagram to share several photos of his bruises and scratches, and he included the following caption: "Biffed it down a hill on my bike and ...

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TOOL, PRIMUS, MASTODON And COHEED AND CAMBRIA Members Team Up For Cover Of RUSH's 'Anthem' (Video)

Danny Carey (TOOL), Les Claypool (PRIMUS), Claudio Sanchez (COHEED AND CAMBRIA), Bill Kelliher (MASTODON), Stephen Brodsky (MUTOID MAN, CAVE IN) and Jordan Olds (a.k.a. Gwarsenio Hall) have teamed up to record a quarantine cover version of RUSH's "Anthem" as part of "Two Minutes To Late Night"'s cover series. The video, which was edited by Drew ...

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VOIVOD: More Details Revealed For Next Month's Livestream

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD have announced an exclusive livestream appearance for Sunday, August 9 at 4 p.m. EDT (Eastern Daylight Time). This multi camera shoot and audio mix will happen in real time at the same studio VOIVOD recorded its Juno-winning album "The Wake". Why August 9? It's singer Denis "Snake" Belanger's birthday, ...

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ROBERT PLANT's 'Digging Deep: Subterranea' 2CD Collection To Include Three Previously Unreleased Songs

LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant has announced "Digging Deep: Subterranea", a journey through his solo recordings, from "Pictures At Eleven" in 1982 through to three previously unreleased, exclusive tracks. Due on October 2, the limited-edition 2CD collection of 30 extraordinary songs, spanning four decades, can be pre-ordered at this location. CD1 ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Release New Album In October

ARMORED SAINT will release its new album in October via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Win Hands Down" was tracked with veteran producer/engineer Bill Metoyer and bassist/producer Joey Vera and was once again being mixed by Jay Ruston (STONE SOUR, STEEL PANTHER, AMON AMARTH). This past February, ARMORED SAINT singer John Bush told ...

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