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MOTOR SISTER Feat. ANTHRAX, FATES WARNING, Ex-WHITE ZOMBIE Members: Cover Of AC/DC's 'Girls Got Rhythm' Available

Rock supergroup MOTOR SISTER — featuring Jim Wilson (MOTHER SUPERIOR), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Pearl Aday (Scott's wife and daughter of actor/musician Meat Loaf), Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING) and John Tempesta (THE CULT) — recently recorded a cover version of the AC/DC classic "Girls Got Rhythm". A music video for the track, filmed while ...

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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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STRYPER To Release 'Life-Changing' New Single In Two Weeks

Openly Christian hard rockers STRYPER will release the first single from their forthcoming album on Friday, June 26. Earlier today (June 12), STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet described the song in an Instagram post as "metal," "powerful," "relevant" and "life changing." He added: "It is most definitely one of the best tracks we've ever recorded and ...

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SODOM Begins Recording 'Genesis XIX' Album

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have entered Woodhouse Studio in Hagen, Germany with producer Siggi Bemm to begin recording their new album, "Genesis XIX". The LP is expected later in the year via SPV/Steamhammer. This past January, SODOM recruited Toni Merkel as its new drummer. He joined the band as the replacement for Stefan "Husky" ...

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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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MUSHROOMHEAD's STEVE 'SKINNY' FELTON: 'We Spent A Lot Of Time Complaining About SLIPKNOT For Nothing'

MUSHROOMHEAD drummer Steve "Skinny" Felton has expressed his regret over the group's feud with SLIPKNOT, saying that he and his bandmates "spent a lot of time complaining" about the Iowa masked metallers "for nothing." MUSHROOMHEAD released its first album in spring 1995, more than four years prior to the arrival of SLIPKNOT's Roadrunner debut. But ...

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U.D.O. Releases Lockdown Music Video For 'One Heart One Soul'

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has released a new music video for the song "One Heart One Soul" from the group's latest album "Steelfactory". Due to the coronavirus lockdown, each member of U.D.O. recorded his parts in his own home studio. In a message accompanying the video, U.D.O. ...

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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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Listen To New AVATAR Song 'God Of Sick Dreams'

Swedish metallers AVATAR have released a new song called "God Of Sick Dreams", which serves as the second single from their eighth full-length, "Hunter Gatherer", due out August 7 via Entertainment One (eOne). From the very first riff of the explosive lead single "Silence In The Age Of Apes", listeners will find a darker, futuristic, ...

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POWER TRIP Surprises Fans With 'Live In Seattle 05.28.18' Album

Texas metal quintet POWER TRIP has surprised fans this week with a new release, a crushing live album. "Live In Seattle 05.28.18" was issued overnight through Dark Operative and is now streaming in its entirety on all digital platforms. "Live In Seattle 05.28.18" was recorded at Neumos while POWER TRIP was on its extensive tour ...

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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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ARCH ENEMY, TRIVIUM, SOILWORK And DARK TRANQUILLITY Members Contribute Vocals To 'Metal: Hellsinger' Game

Matt Heafy (TRIVIUM), Alissa White-Gluz (ARCH ENEMY), Mikael Stanne (DARK TRANQUILLITY) and Björn Strid (SOILWORK) have contributed vocal performances to "Metal: Hellsinger", the new game from developer The Outsiders and publisher Funcom. "Metal: Hellsinger" is a rhythm first-person shooter (FPS) game, where your ability to shoot on the beat will enhance your gameplay experience. The ...

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The Birth Of Hateful Existence - DOMINION OF SUFFERING

A new project from Neptun, former drummer with Slovakian death metal legends NOMENMORTIS, DOMINION OF SUFFERING's debut is one of those low-key, unassuming releases that could easily get lost in these wildly fruitful times. Fortunately, it jumped out at me like a heavily armed stalker. Like pretty much every death and black metal debut ever, ...

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Worlds Beyond - PARALYDIUM

Seemingly out of nowhere, PARALYDIUM have conjured one of the melodic metal albums of the year. Armed with the same rhythm section as fellow Swedes' DYNAZTY, who have already dropped an absolute melodic-ripper this year, this band operate on similar territory, but "Worlds Beyond" is a deceptively unconventional beast. Herein, overwrought balladry, ultra-uplifting power metal ...

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We Are The Night - MAGNUS KARLSSON'S FREE FALL

Hats off, as they say, to MAGNUS KARLSSON. The Swede already has plenty on his plate, what with being lead guitarist for PRIMAL FEAR and routinely charged with putting together projects for FRONTIERS MUSIC, the recent ALLEN/OLZON album included. In fact, it's impressive that Karlsson has found the time to revisit his FREE FALL project, ...

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