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TANK To Release New Album In March

British power metal mercenaries TANK have extended their record deal with Metal Mind Productions, the label that re-released the band's back catalogue and issued their recent albums "War Machine" (2010) and "War Nation" (2012). TANK is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording its as-yet-untitled new album for a March 2015 release. Joining guitarists ...

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AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG Says STEVIE YOUNG Was 'The Logical Choice' To Step In For MALCOLM YOUNG

Sweden's Aftonbladet recently conducted an interview with AC/DC guitarist Angus Young and bassist Cliff Williams. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether founding AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young approved of the band continuing without him after he was diagnosed with dementia: Angus: "It was Malcolm himself [who ...

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FEAR FACTORY Begins Recording New Album

FEAR FACTORY has entered NRG Recording Studios in North Hollywood, California with longtime producer/collaborator Rhys Fulber and engineer Mike Plotnikoff to begin tracking its new album for an early 2015 release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD will be mixed by acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, EXODUS, ...

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METALLICA Planned To Fire LARS ULRICH In 1986, Confirms ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has confirmed long-running rumors that METALLICA planned to fire Lars Ulrich back in the mid-'80s, but believes that James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Cliff Burton would have changed their minds before dismissing their Danish-born drummer. The story of METALLICA's alleged dissatisfaction with Ulrich gained credence back in 2009 when former METALLICA ...

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TANK To Enter Studio In November

British power metal mercenaries TANK are currently writing and rehearsing material for the follow-up to their successful 2012 album, "War Nation". The band is scheduled to enter the studio in November to begin recording the new CD for a tentative early February release. The new album's arrival will coincide with TANK's performance on the 2015 ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE To JAMES HETFIELD: 'We Changed The World, Brother!'

James Hetfield turned 51 years old on Sunday (August 3). The METALLICA singer/guitarist's former bandmate Dave Mustaine took to Twitter to wish James a happy birthhday, calling Hetfield "my first real guitar partner" and adding, "We changed the world, brother!" Born in 1963 in Downey, California, James was the son of a truck driver named ...

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METALLICA Wants You To Share Your Memories And Snapshots From 'Master Of Puppets' Tour

METALLICA's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Earlier this year we were contacted by author and major METALLICA fan Matt Taylor, who wrote the critically acclaimed, award-winning and much-respected account of Steven Spielberg's escapades as he was making his ground-breaking film 'Jaws' on the island of Martha's Vineyard in 1974. Matt ...

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