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FRANK MARINO Announces 'Immediate Retirement From Touring' Due To 'Debilitating Medical Condition'

Frank Marino, the legendary Canadian guitarist and leader of the band MAHOGANY RUSH, has announced his retirement from touring after developing an "unexpected and debilitating" medical condition. The 66-year-old musician has not revealed any specific details about the condition, but said that it has made it "impossible" for him to play shows. In a statement ...

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BEARTOOTH Announces Compendium Graphic Novel To New Album 'Below'

Z2 Comics continues to define the relationship between music and comics; bringing together the comics and music communities across genres for biographical works, exciting original concepts, album tie-ins, and more. The latest announcement pairs this groundbreaking publisher with Ohio's hardcore stalwarts BEARTOOTH for the official prequel to their brand-new album, "Below". Following up on last ...

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The Nightmare Of Being - AT THE GATES

The eternal challenge for a legendary band is to convince fans, both old and new, that new material is intrinsically more exciting and interesting than cherished relics of the past. That may be especially true for AT THE GATES, such is the unassailable status of "Slaughter of the Soul", the band's classic 1995 album and ...

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ARMORED SAINT Releases Music Video For 'Lone Wolf'

Long-running Southern California metallers ARMORED SAINT have released the official music video for the song "Lone Wolf". The clip was directed by Robert Graves who previously produced the videos for ARMORED SAINT's "End Of The Attention Span" and "Missile To Gun". "Lone Wolf" is taken from ARMORED SAINT's eighth full-length album, "Punching The Sky", which ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says DAVID LEE ROTH's Voice 'Hasn't Aged Well', Believes ROTH Is 'Not Honest About His Image And His Performance'

Sammy Hagar has blasted David Lee Roth, saying his voice "hasn't aged well" and describing the original VAN HALEN singer's onstage persona as "totally bullshit." Hagar replaced Roth in VAN HALEN in 1985 and recorded four studio albums with the band — "5150", "OU812", "For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge" and "Balance" — all of which topped ...

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MESHUGGAH Announces 2022 U.S. Tour With CONVERGE And TORCHE

Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH will embark on a U.S. tour in early 2022. The 19-date trek will kick off on February 23 in Silver Spring, Maryland and travel cross-country, making stops in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles before concluding in Atlanta, Georgia on March 20. Joining the band as direct support will be ...

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Hear METALLICA's 'Sad But True' Covered By ST. VINCENT, SAM FENDER And JASON ISBELL AND THE 400 UNIT

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of METALLICA's self-titled album, the Grammy-winning, 16-times-platinum-certified LP is receiving its definitive re-release on September 10 via the band's own Blackened Recordings. Remastered for ultimate sound quality, The Black Album remaster will be available in multiple configurations including 180-gram double vinyl LP, standard CD and 3 CD expanded edition, digital, ...

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'Black Metal Rainbows': A Book Like No Other

"Black Metal Rainbows" is a 400-page, full-color anthology of radical, queer, and leftist writings and artworks that uncover black metal as a genre of openness and inclusivity. Black metal is a paradox. A noisy underground metal genre brimming with violence and virulence, it has captured the world's imagination for its harsh yet flamboyant style and ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN Discusses Thrash/Death Metal Influence On Band's New Song 'Become The Firestorm': 'I Loved POSSESSED'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn spoke to the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast about the band's new song "Become The Firestorm", which has been described by some fans as one of the most brutally aggressive tracks MACHINE HEAD has ever recorded. Asked about the supposed "black metal" influence on the song's riffing approach, Flynn said (as ...

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BEARTOOTH Announces 'The Journey Below' Livestream

Gold-selling Columbus, Ohio-based rock band BEARTOOTH has announced details for its upcoming live performance stream, "The Journey Below", airing on Wednesday, July 14 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT through Veeps. "The Journey Below" will be quite the adventure for viewers. It will mark the very first time that BEARTOOTH performs songs from its new ...

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