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SLAYER 'Repentless' Cover Artist: 'I Just Wanted To Make It Look Like One Of The Classic Covers'

And Justice For Art recently conducted an interview with Brazilian designer/musician Marcelo Vasco about his latest design: the cover for SLAYER's long-awaited album, "Repentless". A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. And Justice For Art: [SLAYER] vocalist/bassist Tom Araya recently commented that SLAYER had a number of submitted ideas for the ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Says SICK OF IT ALL Was First NY Band To Reach Out To PANTERA After 'Cowboys From Hell' Release

Raw Cut Media conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current DOWN and SUPERJOINT singer Philip Anselmo at the tenth edition of Canada's Amnesia Rockfest, which was held from June 18 to June 21 at the Montebello marina in Quebec. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). ...

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New Song Premiere: W.A.S.P.'s 'Last Runaway'

W.A.S.P.'s fifteenth studio album, titled "Golgotha", will be released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. The "Golgotha" song "Last Runaway" can now be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. "Forty years ago I came to Hollywood as a teenager," said W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless. "Terrified and scared out of my mind, I had no ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: Entire 'The Anthropocene Extinction' Album Available For Streaming

"The Anthropocene Extinction", the new album from San Diego-based deathgrind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due on August 7 via Metal Blade, the CD was once again helmed by Dave Otero (ALLEGAEON, CEPHALIC CARNAGE), who worked on 2012's "Monolith Of Inhumanity". "Dave is a bonafide producer," ...

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FEAR FACTORY Announces U.S. Headlining Tour

Pioneers of industrial-tinged extreme metal FEAR FACTORY will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in August/September. Support on the trek will come from ONCE HUMAN, BEFORE THE MOURNING and THE BLOODLINE. "We are pumped to playing our first U.S. headline dates in support of our new album, 'Genexus'," commented FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares. "We ...

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VII: Sturm und Drang - LAMB OF GOD

A lot has happened in the LAMB OF GOD camp the past five years, the most intense events surrounding vocalist Randy Blythe. Consult the band's haunting "As the Palaces Burn" docufilm if you're not up to speed on Blythe's exoneration following his captivity in Prague following the death of a fan at a 2010 LAMB ...

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Video Premiere: POWERWOLF's 'Army Of The Night'

The official video for the song "Army Of The Night" from multinational metallers POWERWOLF can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth album, "Blessed & Possessed", which will be released on July 17 via Napalm. The CD was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH 'Is Not Your Ordinary Rock Star'

Dey Street Books (formerly It Books), an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, has set a January 19, 2016 release date for "18 And Life On Skid Row", the much-anticipated autobiography from former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach. Bach has just a posted a new "official" description of the book's contents. It reads as follows: "'18 And ...

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POWERWOLF: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Armata Strigoi'

The official lyric video for the song "Armata Strigoi" from multinational metallers POWERWOLF can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth album, "Blessed & Possessed", which will be released on July 17 via Napalm. The CD was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd and ...

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REFUSED: New Song 'Françafrique' Available For Streaming

Reunited seminal Swedish hardcore band REFUSED will release its new album, "Freedom", on June 30 via Epitaph. The CD was produced by Nick Launay (ARCADE FIRE, Kate Bush, Nick Cave) except for the songs "Elektra" and "366", which were helmed and co-written by Shellback, the Swedish pop superproducer who has worked with pop superstars Taylor ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO To Guest On New CATTLE DECAPITATION Album

San Diego-based deathgrind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION will release their new album, "The Anthropocene Extinction", on August 7 via Metal Blade. The CD was once again helmed by Dave Otero (ALLEGAEON, CEPHALIC CARNAGE), who worked on 2012's "Monolith Of Inhumanity". "Dave is a bonafide producer," says CATTLE DECAPITATION vocalist Travis Ryan. "He's got a lot of ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Begins Recording New Album

Greek extreme metal veterans ROTTING CHRIST have entered Devasoundz studios in Athens to begin recording their new album for an early 2016 release. The CD is once again being produced by the band's frontman, Sakis Tolis. ROTTING CHRIST says in a statement: "We will work hard to not disapoint you." ROTTING CHRIST's eleventh full-length studio ...

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REFUSED To Release 'Freedom' Album In June

Reunited seminal Swedish hardcore band REFUSED will release its new album, "Freedom", on June 30 via Epitaph. The CD was produced by Nick Launay (ARCADE FIRE, Kate Bush, Nick Cave) except for the songs "Elektra" and "366", which were helmed and co-written by Shellback, the Swedish pop superproducer who has worked with pop superstars Taylor ...

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ABBATH Signs With SEASON OF MIST, Announces Band Lineup

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of ABBATH. Having recently departed from IMMORTAL to form a new band under his own name, the iconic Norwegian black metal legend is currently working on his debut album for the label, expected in early 2016. Bass duties for ABBATH will be handled by a man familiar to ...

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SIGH's 'Graveward' To Receive North American Release In May

Japanese extreme metal/noise icons SIGH will unleash their crushing tenth studio opus next month. Titled "Graveward", the eclectic, ten-track offering took over two and a half years to complete with each song comprising over one hundred recording tracks exceeding 100GB of audio to select from in the final mixes. Inspired by musician/composer Fabio Frizzi, "Graveward" ...

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