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FATES WARNING's 'Perfect Symmetry', 'Parallels' Albums To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

On January 12, Metal Blade Records will reissue two of FATES WARNING's fan-favorite albums, "Perfect Symmetry" (1989) and "Parallels" (1991), as part of the label's "Originals Series". Featuring new vinyl mastering by Patrick W. Engel, both "Perfect Symmetry" and "Parallels" will be released on vinyl with 400g heavy cardboard spine sleeves (inside-out print), 60x60cm two-sided ...

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DOKKEN Performs With Guitarist IRA BLACK For First Time (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of DOKKEN's November 2 performance at Proof Rooftop in Houston, Texas can be seen below. As previously reported, guitarist Ira Black (I AM MORBID, METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN, WESTFIELD MASSACRE) has joined DOKKEN for nine U.S. tour dates in November and December. Black made his live debut with DOKKEN in Houston, and ...

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TOM MORELLO Says PROPHETS OF RAGE Is 'A Band That's Here To Stay'

PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist Tom Morello was interviewed on the October 29 edition of "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On combining music and activism: Tom: "My twin passions were always shredding ...

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DIMEBAG's Girlfriend Slams REX BROWN's Memoir: 'It's Not Good To Write A Book When You Don't Remember Things'

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's longtime girlfriend Rita Haney has criticized Rex Brown's book as full of inaccuracies and has described the PANTERA bassist's portrayal of Vinnie Paul Abbott as "pretty hateful." Asked in a new interview with Metal Forces for her opinion of Rex's 2013 memoir, "Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story Of ...

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SABATON And KREATOR To Join Forces For North American Co-Headlining Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON are uniting with German thrash titans KREATOR for the ultimate North American co-headlining trek. The 24-date tour kicks off on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at The Van Buren in Phoenix, Arizona and will make stops in Los Angeles, Montreal, and Philadelphia before concluding at Jannus Landing in Tampa, Florida on ...

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DIMEBAG's Longtime Girlfriend Says PANTERA 'Definitely' Would Have Reunited Had He Not Been Murdered

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's longtime girlfriend Rita Haney was recently interviewed by the "Talk Toomey" podcast about a number of topics, including "Dimevision Vol. 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over", the upcoming DVD/CD set featuring video footage of the late PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist captured between the mid-'80s and his later years. You can ...

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KORN's FIELDY To Release 'Bassically' Solo Album In November

KORN bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu will release his long-awaited jazz fusion album titled "Bassically" on November 17. The seventeen-track disc was produced by Fieldy's writing partner Anthony "Q" Quiles" and mixed by Chris Collier. The record features guest appearances by three of Fieldy's bandmates: drummer Ray Luzier plays drums, bongos, shaker, tambourine and djembe on ...

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FOREIGNER/Ex-DOKKEN Bassist JEFF PILSON Says DONALD TRUMP Is 'A Dangerous Man'

Jeff Pilson says that Donald Trump is "a dangerous man" whose vitriolic and divisive rhetoric could ignite another American civil war. An acclaimed producer and a veteran bassist who has played with DIO, FOREIGNER, DOKKEN and T&N, Pilson made his comments during a recent interview with Yesterdaze News to promote FOREIGNER's ongoing fortieth-anniversary tour. Asked ...

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KID ROCK Sets Little Caesars Arena Attendance Record

Kid Rock wrapped up six explosive sold-out shows in his hometown of Detroit at Little Caesars Arena, setting the attendance record with 86,893 tickets sold and bringing thousands of fans to The Motor City. From "Born Free" and "Batwitdaba" to "Picture"band "All Summer Long", Kid Rock gave his fans a little bit of every genre ...

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BRUJERIA Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour With POWERFLO, PIÑATA PROTEST

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA have announced another leg of headlining tour dates in support of their latest, fourth full-length album, "Pocho Aztlan". Joining them on the trek will be POWERFLO (featuring current and former members of CYPRESS HILL, FEAR FACTORY, BIOHAZARD and DOWNSET) and San Antonio-based punkers PIÑATA PROTEST. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 20 ...

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KID ROCK Releases New Song 'Tennessee Mountain Top'

Kid Rock has unveiled his latest song, "Tennessee Mountain Top", on streaming and sales platforms. "Tennessee Mountain Top" is impacting at country radio October 2. The track brings out a country-infused southern rock spirit that has drawn country fans to Kid Rock for almost two decades since he released the CMA- and ACM-nominated "Picture". Both ...

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REX BROWN Was 'The Least Metal Guy' In PANTERA

During a recent appearance on the "TODDCast" podcast, former PANTERA and DOWN bassist Rex Brown spoke about his debut solo album, "Smoke On This", which came out at the end of July. The disc marks the first time in Brown's career in which he serves as both lead vocalist and guitarist in a band. Explaining ...

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JOE SATRIANI: New Paperback Edition Of 'Strange Beautiful Music' To Include Chapter On 'Shockwave Supernova'

Joe Satriani's "Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir", first released in May 2014, is now available in paperback for pre-orders, with the official release on November 7. The paperback version includes a new chapter focusing on Satriani's last album, "Shockwave Supernova". Read an excerpt from the new chapter here. Satriani and co-author, music ...

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HAMMERFALL To Tour North America With FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL will return to North America in 2018. The headlining trek, which features special guests FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, will kick off May 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and criss-cross the continent before concluding on June 19 in San Antonio, Texas. HAMMERFALL comments: "We're so fucking excited about returning to North America with a ...

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