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MALEVOLENT CREATION Announces New Lineup; 13th Album Due In 2018

An unfinished demo song that will be included on the forthcoming 13th album from MALEVOLENT CREATION can be streamed below. The disc will feature the band's current lineup, consisting of founding guitarist Phil Fasciana alongside new additions Lee Wollenschlaeger (vocals, guitar), Phil Cancilla (drums) and Josh L. Gibbs (bass). Fasciana stated about MALEVOLENT CREATION's latest ...

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PEARL JAM's Documentary Film 'Let's Play Two' Gets Its Own 8-Bit Game

Following the release of the long-awaited documentary "Let's Play Two" that immortalized PEARL JAM's sold-out August 2016 shows from Wrigley Field comes the "Let's Play Two" baseball game named "Home Run Hitting Contest". Designed as an 8-bit game inspired by the iconic performances at Wrigley Field, the game features all the band members as baseball ...

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THE HELLCAT SAINTS Supergroup Feat. ALICE IN CHAINS, THE CULT Members Added To 'Rhonda's Kiss' Benefit Concert

Rhonda's Kiss, an organization that helps cancer patients in need, last month announced that JANE'S ADDICTION will headline the third annual benefit concert on Friday, December 8 at the Palladium in Hollywood. The L.A. based collective THE HELLCAT SAINTSJerry Cantrell (ALICE IN CHAINS), Josh Freese (DEVO, NINE INCH NAILS), Billy Duffy (THE CULT), ...

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POP EVIL Announces 'Music Over Words' U.S. Tour

POP EVIL has announced the "Music Over Words" tour today that will serve as the official kickoff for the band's recently announced all-new self-titled LP. "It's with great excitement to announce our U.S. headline tour," says vocalist Leigh Kakaty. "We can't wait to play our new material and see all our amazing fans across the ...

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Watch STONE SOUR's Entire Concert In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of STONE SOUR's entire November 10 performance at Stadium in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. STONE SOUR is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Hydrograd", which was released on June 30 via Roadrunner Records. The disc was recorded at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Jay ...

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SUFFOCATION Guitarist On '…Of The Dark Light' Album: 'The Band Was A Lot More Rehearsed Going Into This Record'

Bloodrock Media 's Mitch Ellerbrock conducted an interview with members of New York death metallers SUFFOCATION prior to their October 20 show at The Forge, in Joliet, Illinois, where they were supporting THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SUFFOCATION's origins: ...

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WILDESTARR To Release 'Beyond The Rain' Album In December

U.S. metal band WILDESTARR will release its new album, "Beyond The Rain", on Friday, December 8 via Scarlet Records. The first single from the disc is the title track, the official lyric video for which can be seen below. "Beyond The Rain" track listing: 01. Metamorphose 02. Beyond The Rain 03. Pressing The Wires 04. ...

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Villains - QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE

With ""Villains", QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE has put out its best album in years, and one of the best of its career. It is informed by a sense of groove and swing unlike any other in the band's catalogue. Producer extraordinaire Mark Ronson—who has helmed hit albums by the likes of BRUNO MARS, PAUL ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Frontman Breaks Up Fight Mid-Show

According to The Pulse Of Radio, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE singer/guitarist Josh Homme called out two audience members engaged in a fight during their October 24 concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Homme took to the mic to address them from the stage, saying: "What's going on? Is this something like ...

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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY: If You're Relying On Backing Tracks, You're Doing Something Wrong

TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy and bassist Paolo Gregoletto were recently interviewed by Germany's Pitcam.tv. The full chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On including more screaming vocals on the group's new album, "The Sin And The Sentence": Matt: "[2015's] 'Silence [In The Snow]' didn't have it because we ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET To Release 'From The Fires' Double EP

Emerging young Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEET will release "From The Fires", an eight-song double EP, on November 10 via Lava/Republic. "From The Fires" will feature on one disc four brand new GRETA VAN FLEET recordings as well as the four critically acclaimed tracks from the band's breakout EP "Black Smoke Rising", including "Highway Tune", ...

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Video Premiere: TRIVIUM's 'Thrown Into The Fire'

"Thrown Into The Fire", the new video from Florida metallers TRIVIUM, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Sin And The Sentence", which arrived on October 20 via Roadrunner Records. TRIVIUM is set to return to the road in North America later this month, embarking on a co-headline ...

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PIG DESTROYER Begins Recording New Album

PIG DESTROYER has entered the studio to begin recording its sixth album for a tentative summer 2018 release via Relapse. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2012's "Book Burner" is being tracked at the band's own Visceral Sound Studios in Bethesda, Maryland with guitarist Scott Hull at the production help. In other news, PIG DESTROYER has announced ...

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Listen To New TRIVIUM Song 'Betrayer'

"Betrayer", a brand new song from Florida metallers TRIVIUM, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Sin And The Sentence", which arrives on October 20 via Roadrunner Records. "The Sin And The Sentence" is currently available for pre-order at all digital service providers, with all pre-orders receiving instant-grat ...

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ENSLAVED Releases Video For 'The River's Mouth'

"The River's Mouth", the new video from Norwegian progressive black avantgardists ENSLAVED, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "E", which will be released on October 13 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "In Times" was recorded at Duper & Solslottet Studios in Bergen and was once again ...

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