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In The Beginning - CRO-MAGS

It has been 20 long years since we have heard a new full-length album from New York's seminal hardcore outfit CRO-MAGS. They released a pair of EPs—"Don't Give In" and "From The Grave"—last year via Victory Records, but amid the current period of global chaos and turmoil, the legendary band that was born from the ...

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Here Is Pro-Shot Video Of DORO PESCH's Entire First Drive-In Concert

German metal queen Doro Pesch played her first drive-in concert in Germany this past Saturday (June 13) while complying with the country's social distancing regulations amid the coronavirus pandemic. The show took place at the CARantena-Arena in Worms. Professionally filmed video footage of the entire gig can be seen below. After the show, Doro took ...

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SEETHER Teases New Single 'Dangerous'

SEETHER will release a new single called "Dangerous" "within two weeks," according to the band's guitarist/vocalist Shaun Morgan. A short preview clip of the song was made available at the end of Morgan's YouTube live chat and acoustic session on Sunday (June 14). Check it out below. "Dangerous" will be included on SEETHER's recently completed ...

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RAMMSTEIN Is Working On New Music During Coronavirus Pandemic

RAMMSTEIN is using the coronavirus downtime to work on new music. The news of possible new material from the German industrial metallers was broken by the band's drummer, Christoph Schneider, during an appearance Saturday (June 13) on the "Rodeo Radio" podcast, which airs on Germany's Radio Bob! Asked by the show host what the members ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES' JINXX Blasts DONALD TRUMP For Refusing To Rename Military Bases Named After Confederate Generals

BLACK VEIL BRIDES guitarist Jeremy "Jinxx" Ferguson has slammed President Donald Trump for refusing to rename forts named after Confederate leaders and soldiers. As Americans continue to grapple with systemic racism, there is a growing call to remove symbols honoring Confederate figures from military bases — including Fort Lee, Fort Hood, Fort Benning, Fort Gordon, ...

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Watch DORO PESCH Perform Her First Drive-In Concert In Germany

German metal queen Doro Pesch played her first drive-in concert in Germany earlier today (Saturday, June 13) while complying with the country's social distancing regulations amid the coronavirus pandemic. The show place at the CARantena-Arena in Worms. After the concert, Doro took to her Twitter to share a clip of the performance, and she wrote ...

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QUIET RIOT's FRANKIE BANALI Opens Up About Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer Battle: 'I'm Still Fighting The Good Fight'

QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali, who has been battling stage IV pancreatic cancer for the past 14 months, offered an update on his health during an appearance Wednesday (June 10) on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation". He said (hear audio below): "I'm still fighting the good fight. I'm still doing the chemotherapy. I switched to a different ...

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MEGADETH Is Recording 18 Songs For New Album; 'It's Up There' With 'Rust In Peace' And 'Countdown To Extinction', Says DAVE MUSTAINE

As part of today's "The Metal Tour Of The Year" streaming event hosted by SiriusXM's Jose Mangin, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine spoke about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's follow-up to 2016's "Dystopia" album. He said (see video below): "Dirk [Verbeuren, drums] and David Ellefson [bass] both just finished their parts. And ...

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Watch EMMURE's Official Visualizer For 'I've Scene God'

The official visualizer for "I've Scene God", the new single from EMMURE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, "Hindsight", which will be released digitally on June 26 via Sharptone Records. Physical copies will be made available on July 24. "Hindsight" continues the creative partnership between the band's ...

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ACE FREHLEY To Play 'Socially Distanced' Concerts In August

Ace Frehley will play a pair of shows this summer that will apparently respect guidelines aimed at limiting the spread of the new coronavirus. The original KISS guitarist is scheduled to perform at Jergels in Warrendale, Pennsylvania on August 6 and at the Robins Theatre in Warren, Ohio on August 7. Coronavirus restrictions have eased ...

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ALCATRAZZ Unveils Music Video For 'London 1666'

"London 1666", the new music video from the hard-hitting, melodic heavy metal band ALCATRAZZ, can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's upcoming album, "Born Innocent", due on July 31. Guitarist Joe Stump comments: "Hell on earth is here! 'London 1666' is about the Great Fire of London which had a devastating ...

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FLAT EARTH Feat. Former HIM And AMORPHIS Members: 'Neverhappy' Lyric Video

FLAT EARTH, the new band featuring former HIM members Mikko "Linde" Lindström (guitar) and Mika "Gas Lipstick" Karppinen (drums) alongside ex-AMORPHIS bassist Niclas Etelävuori and POLANSKI singer Anttoni "Anthony" Pikkarainen, has released the official lyric video for its new single, "Neverhappy". The song is taken from FLAT EARTH's upcoming second album, due later in the ...

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DORO Announces New Single 'Brickwall'

One and a half years after the release of her extremely successful double album "Forever Warriors, Forever United", metal queen Doro Pesch has already started working on material for a new album. "Since February, I've been back in the studio in the USA," she says. "There are some pretty awesome things happening in these writing ...

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Rapper POST MALONE Reveals His Favorite Heavy Metal Bands

Rapper Post Malone made a surprise guest appearance during a live video chat Wednesday (June 10) between MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and Ellefson's business partner Thom Hazaert. Asked to name his favorite metal bands, Post Malone, a lifelong rock fan, said: "I'd say y'all. I mean, MEGADETH has gotta be the best for me. I ...

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Former UFO Guitarist PAUL CHAPMAN Dead At 66

Paul Chapman, the Welsh rock guitarist best known for his work in UFO and WAYSTED, has died at the age of 66. His passing was confirmed by his son, who wrote on Paul's Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart writing this, today is my dads 66th birthday. He passed away earlier this afternoon. ...

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BRING ME THE HORIZON Delays 'Parasite Eve' Single Release

British rockers BRING ME THE HORIZON have delayed plans to release their new single "Parasite Eve". The track was originally scheduled to arrive this Wednesday (June 10), but has now been postponed in light of current events related to Black Lives Matter, the recent civil unrest and calls for police reform in the wake of ...

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