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AXL ROSE, TOMMY LEE And SEBASTIAN BACH Condemn TRUMP's 'Insensitive' Response To California's Wildfires

GUNS N' ROSES frontman Axl Rose, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and ex-SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach have slammed President Donald Trump over his tweets about the California wildfires, which have forced tens of thousands of people to quickly evacuate their homes, including several high-profile celebrities. In his tweet early Saturday, Trump blamed the "costly" ...

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SKULL PIT Feat. EXUMER, CHURCH OF MISERY Members: 'Blood Titan' Song

On November 16, Metal Blade Records will finally release the self-titled debut album of the American/Japanese collaboration SKULL PIT. SKULL PIT is a tale of two musicians from opposite sides of the heavy metal spectrum and the planet: Tatsu Mikami, hailing from Tokyo, Japan, is the bassist and mastermind behind the internationally acclaimed doom outfit ...

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Former AC/DC Drummer SIMON WRIGHT Says 'The World Is Righted Again' Now That BRIAN JOHNSON And PHIL RUDD Are Back

Simon Wright says that the world has been "righted again" now that AC/DC is apparently once again making music with singer Brian Johnson and drummer Phil Rudd. Johnson and Rudd, along with guitarists Angus Young and Stevie Young, were photographed outside Vancouver's Warehouse Studios in August. Based on the pictures, the assumption is that AC/DC ...

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PHIL COLLEN Explains Why DEF LEPPARD Doesn't Invite Other Musicians Onstage To Jam

Dave Lawrence of Hawaii Public Radio's "All Things Considered" recently conducted an interview with DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether DEP LEPPARD has invited musical guests onstage during their live performances: Phil: "Not really. I mean, usually the songs ...

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BAD RELIGION Returns With New Song, 'The Profane Rights Of Man'

Punk rock legends BAD RELIGION have released a new single titled "The Profane Rights Of Man". A worried look at the state of human rights in America, the song continues the band's long-held commitment to incisively topical songwriting. "The Profane Rights Of Man", featuring BAD RELIGION's signature breakneck rhythms, mournful harmonies, and serpentine guitar work, ...

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JOHN CORABI On AXL ROSE Singing For AC/DC: 'I Thought He Nailed It'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE and current THE DEAD DAISIES vocalist John Corabi recently guested on the "TODDCast Podcast". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On THE DEAD DAISIES: John: "The cool thing about the band is that we've never actually worked together until we got up with ...

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EXCITER Announces New Guitarist DANIEL DEKAY

Canadian thrash metal pioneers EXCITER have announced the addition of guitarist Daniel Dekay (DIEMONDS, Banger TV) to the group's ranks. A longtime friend of the EXCITER family, Dekay was a natural choice and a perfect fit to keep this thrash machine pounding. Dekay joins forces with original members Dan Beehler (vocals, drums) and Allan Johnson ...

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OVERKILL Completes Work On New Album; February 2019 Release Expected

Veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL have completed work on the follow-up to 2017's "The Grinding Wheel" album. The new disc mark the band's recording debut with drummer Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM), who joined OVERKILL last year. Speaking to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" earlier today (Wednesday, October 10), OVERKILL bassist D.D. Verni stated about ...

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Inside Metal: The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal 2 - Various

Bob Nalbandian is a walking compendium of American metal, particularly conversant of the scene cultivated within his California habitat in the 1980s. His "Inside Metal" documentary series has become a go-to source on the subject of West Coast-birthed heavy metal. His recent work focuses upon the dawn of thrash from the Los Angeles and Bay ...

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SKINDRED Forced To Cancel U.S. Tour Due To Visa Issues

Welsh "ragga metal" band SKINDRED has been forced to cancel its previously announced U.S. tour in support of its new album, "Big Tings". The trek was scheduled to kick off on September 26 in Jacksonville, Florida and run through October 12 in Tempe, Arizona. SKINDRED said in a statement: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, beyond our ...

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Head Cage - PIG DESTROYER

PIG DESTROYER has returned to assault the eardrums of a masochistic audience that wants nothing less. The grindcore legend has never allowed the expectations and demands of the (un)healthy segment of grindcore purists to restrain its artistic pursuits. PIG DESTROYER has waved the grindcore flag with pride, and the band has also been key in ...

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Video Premiere: STEVE PERRY's 'We're Still Here'

Former JOURNEY vocalist Steve Perry has released the official music video for his latest solo single, "We're Still Here". The song, which celebrates the continuity of life and a sense of camaraderie with a new generation, is taken from "Traces", his first solo album in more than two decades, due on October 5 via Fantasy ...

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Video: NONPOINT Performs Acoustic Version Of 'Chaos And Earthquakes' At HARDDRIVE RADIO Studio

Video footage of NONPOINT members Elias Soriano, Rasheed Thomas and B.C. Kochmit performing an acoustic version of the band's song "Chaos And Earthquakes" and the HardDrive Radio studio can be seen below. "Chaos And Earthquakes" is taken from NONPOINT's tenth album, "X", which was released on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" ...

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