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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Central City, Colorado

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on June 25 at Reserve Casino Hotel's Lava Room in Central City, Colorado can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) and replaced him with Robbie Crane. Crane previously played bass for RATT from 1996 to 2012 and appeared ...

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TANK Releases 'Make A Little Time' Video

"Make A Little Time", the new video from veteran British metallers TANK, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in the desert hills just outside the town of Mojacar in Southern Spain and the production was handled by MGV Productions. TANK guitarist Cliff Evans comments: "We didn't want to make the usual low-budget, derelict ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Springfield, Massachusetts

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on June 18 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts as part of the "Rock The Arena" event can be seen below. Also appearing on the bill were Bret Michaels, Lita Ford, WARRANT and TRIXTER. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Lends Voice To New Animated Television Series 'Skylanders Academy'

METALLICA's James Hetfield will lend his voice to Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s "Skylanders Academy", the first production by Activision Blizzard Studios, its newly created television and film studio. The show will premiere in fall 2016 on Netflix, the world's leading Internet television network. "Over the last five years, millions of families around the world have welcomed ...

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OVERKILL Members Take Pride In Fact That They Manage Themselves

Mark Ashby of Uber Rock recently conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL in Belfast. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about OVERKILL's work ethic, Blitz said: "We're blue collar; there's no two ways about it. But you've gotta work to earn it. We're jersey ...

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Video: STEPHEN PEARCY Performs RATT Classics In Las Vegas

Crücial Photography has uploaded several video clips of former RATT singer Stephen Pearcy's May 20 performance at Count's Vamp'd Rock Bar & Grill in Las Vegas, Nevada. Check them out below. Asked if he thinks there will ever be a follow-up album to RATT's 2010 CD, "Infestation", Pearcy told the "One On One With Mitch ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Pasadena

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on May 27 at The Rose in Pasadena, California can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) and replaced him with Robbie Crane. Crane previously played bass for RATT from 1996 to 2012 and appeared on the band's 1999 ...

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TESTAMENT/DARK ANGEL Drummer GENE HOGLAN Created Popular Machine-Gun Double-Bass Beat On His Toilet

Legendary extreme metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DARK ANGEL, DEATH, FEAR FACTORY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DETHKLOK) was interviewed for the "Metalheads United" podcast this past March in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On writing music on guitar: ...

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Video: BRET MICHAELS Performs In Albuquerque, New Mexico

Fan-filmed video footage of POISON singer Bret Michaels's May 14 performance at Isleta Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico can be seen below. Bret recently said that he is hopeful POISON will play together again. The multi-platinum "hair metal" rockers haven't done any major touring since taking part in the 2012 "Rock Of Ages" ...

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EDGE OF FOREVER Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of EDGE OF FOREVER to a multi-album deal. Originally formed in 2002, EDGE OF FOREVER released its first album, "Feeding The Fire", in 2004 which was produced by the late Marcel Jacob (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN). Just a few months later, the band was already working on a new ...

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OVERKILL To Tour Europe With CROWBAR, SHREDHEAD, DESECRATOR

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will embark on a European headlining tour in November. Support on the trek will come from U.S. sludge metal kings CROWBAR, Israel-based metallers SHREDHEAD and Aussie thrashers DESECRATOR. Commented OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "Let the killing begin — yes, yes, yes, here we go again. With a lead ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Sacramento

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on April 8 at Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) and replaced him with Robbie Crane. Crane previously played bass for RATT from 1996 to 2012 and appeared on the band's ...

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Video: RATT's JUAN CROUCIER Performs At Whisky A Go Go

Video footage of Juan Croucier (RATT) and his new band performing the classic RATT song "Nobody Rides For Free" on April 29 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below (clip filmed by Jake Perry). A U.S. District Court recently denied RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer's latest application for a ...

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FATES WARNING To Release 'Theories Of Flight' Album In July

Progressive metallers FATES WARNING will release their twelfth studio album, "Theories Of Flight", on July 1 via InsideOut Music. The effort will be made available in the standard version and a two-disc mediabook edition, which will include a trio of unreleased originals, as well as three additional never-before-heard cover tunes. A double-LP version will also ...

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OVERKILL To Start Recording Drums For New Album In May

Metal Wani's Fernando Bonenfant conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL on April 13 at O2 Academy Islington in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the progress of the songwriting sessions for OVERKILL's follow-up to 2014's "White Devil Armory" album, Blitz said: "Well, so ...

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OVERKILL Shoots Concert DVD In Oberhausen; Fan-Filmed Footage Available

New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL played a special anniversary show this past Saturday night (April 16) at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany. The evening saw the band perform their classic records "Horrorscope" (which is celebrating its 25th anniversary) and "Feel The Fire" (30th anniversary) in their entirety. And if that wasn't enough, the show was professionally ...

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