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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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Former MORBID ANGEL Drummer PETE SANDOVAL: How 'I Fell In Love With God'

On March 7, AndrewHaug.com, Australia's first-ever dedicated 24/7 rock and metal online radio station launched by Andrew Haug, the former host of Triple J Australia's "The Racket" radio show (originally "Full Metal Racket"; 2001-2011), conducted an interview with drummer Pedro "Pete" Sandoval (MORBID ANGEL, TERRORIZER) at the Hammersonic festival in Jakarta, Indonesia. You ...

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UNLEASHED: Third 'Dawn Of The Nine' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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W.A.S.P. Signs With NAPALM RECORDS; 'Golgotha' Album Due This Summer

W.A.S.P. has signed a new worldwide record deal with Austria's Napalm Records. The band's fifteenth studio album, titled "Golgotha", will be released this August. "W.A.S.P. are excited to announce they have signed an exclusive recording contract with Napalm Records," states W.A.S.P. leader Blackie Lawless. "We chose Napalm for their personal belief and professional commitment to ...

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UNLEASHED: Second 'Dawn Of The Nine' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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UNLEASHED: First 'Dawn Of The Nine' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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UNLEASHED: Lyric Video For New Song 'Where Is Your God Now?'

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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MELECHESH: Entire 'Enki' Album Available For Streaming

"Enki", the new album from Mesopotamian black/thrash pioneers MELECHESH, can be streamed in its entirety below. Due on March 10 via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2010's "The Epigenesis" was recorded in Greece by Giorgos Bokos (ROTTING CHRIST) while Jonas Kjellgren (IMMORTAL, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, OVERKILL, HYPOCRISY) took care of the mix and mastering ...

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WHITESNAKE: Video Teaser For New Album Announcement

WHITESNAKE has released a short video teaser for a February 25 announcement, which is expected to include details of the band's next studio album. Check it out below. WHITESNAKE's new CD is tentatively due late March/early April via Frontiers. In addition, the band has shot videos for four songs from the effort, which will be ...

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KORN's BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH: Me And My Guitar

U.K.'s Total Guitar magazine met up with KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch in Cardiff, ahead of the band's show with SLIPKNOT, to find out more about his latest Ibanez signature model, launched at this year's NAMM show in Anaheim, California. Check out the clip below. Welch left KORN in 2005, got sober and embraced Christianity, ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. SHADOWS: 'I Want To Stay Away From Trends And Do What We Want To Do Musically'

In a brand new interview with The Jakarta Post, AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows spoke about the band's musical evolution and the group's connection to the metalcore genre, which AVENGED SEVENFOLD is often credited with pioneering. Asked if fans can expect a comeback of the "metalcore" elemens of AVENGED SEVENFOLD's sound, Shadows said: ...

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From the Very Depths - VENOM

Call 'em black metal if you still feel the need, but at this point VENOM should be considered simply VENOM. There's zilch to this band to align them with EMPEROR, GORGOROTH, BELPHEGOR, MAYHEM or BURZUM other than pentagrams, goats' heads and Lucifer. By now, though, if you haven't yet figured out VENOM's enchantment with Satan ...

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MELECHESH: 'Multiple Truths' Lyric Video

Mesopotamian black/thrash pioneers MELECHESH will release their new album, "Enki", on March 10, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2010's "The Epigenesis" was recorded in Greece by Giorgos Bokos (ROTTING CHRIST) while Jonas Kjellgren (IMMORTAL, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, OVERKILL, HYPOCRISY) took care of the mix and mastering at his Black Lounge Studios in ...

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