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VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS To Release Acoustic Album 'Rugged And Unplugged'

VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS return with their new record, "Rugged And Unplugged" which will be released on November 23 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. "Rugged And Unplugged" is a beautifully stripped back acoustic album which features songs from across Adrian Vandenberg's career. From his first band TEASER as a 20-year-old, he has always used an acoustic guitar ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE, SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST, ALICE IN CHAINS, GHOST Set For Australia's DOWNLOAD Festival

OZZY OSBOURNE, SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST, ALICE IN CHAINS and GHOST are among the confirmed bands for the 2019 installment of Australia's Download festival, set tot take place in Sydney and Melbourne next March. Download 2019 will be a two-date, five-stage affair, hitting Sydney's Parramatta Park on Saturday, March 9 and Melbourne's Flemington Racecourse on Monday, ...

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DEICIDE: 'Defying The Sacred' Video

"Defying The Sacred", the new video from Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited new album, "Overtures Of Blasphemy", which was released on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of Evil" was produced by Jason Suecof (THE BLACK DAHLIA ...

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Video Premiere: NIGHT RANGER's 'Truth'

Veteran Bay Area hard rock group NIGHT RANGER has released the official music video for the song "Truth". The track is taken from the band's latest studio album, "Don't Let Up", which was released in March 2017 via Frontiers Music Srl. "The 'Don't Let Up' album is the result of five musicians living and breathing ...

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DEICIDE's GLEN BENTON Has Learned To Show Restraint During Interviews: 'People Try To Bait Me. I'm Not Going To Let It Happen Anymore'

Kyle McGinn of Dead Rhetoric recently conducted an interview with frontman Glen Benton of Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. Dead Rhetoric: This is your 12th album. What makes an album like "Overtures Of Blasphemy" stand out? Glen: "I guess over time you define yourself. It's ...

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GRAVE DIGGER: 'The Power Of Metal' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "The Power Of Metal" from veteran German metallers GRAVE DIGGER can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Living Dead", which is being released on September 14 via Napalm Records. GRAVE DIGGER frontman Chris Boltendahl commented on the new single: "It's a ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Release 'Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.' Album In November

Grammy Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock luminaries THE SMASHING PUMPKINS today announced their new LP "Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.". Recorded at Shangri La Studios with legendary producer Rick Rubin, the LP is the band's first in over 18 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, ...

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JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE's 'Electric Ladyland' To Be Reissued As 50th-Anniversary Deluxe Box Set

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE masterpiece "Electric Ladyland", Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, are releasing the deluxe edition box set on November 9. Available as either a 3CD/1 Blu-ray set or a 6LP/1 Blu-ray set, both packages include ...

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Listen To New UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS Song 'Stranger Tonight'

"Stranger Tonight", a brand new song from UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Wasteland", which is due to be released on October 12 via Rise Above Records. The brainchild of mercurial Cambridgeshire mystic Kevin Starrs, UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS have been making ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO Thought He Was Suffering From Indigestion Seven Years Before He Died Of Stomach Cancer

Ronnie James Dio's widow Wendy Dio has spoken to the "Red Light District Show" about her decision to start the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, which was established after his death as a privately funded 501(c)(3) charity organization dedicated to cancer prevention, research and education. "When Ronnie passed away, a lot ...

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AMARANTHE's OLOF MÖRCK: 'The Metal Genre Has Gotten A Little More Conservative Than It Used To Be'

Chris Peters of Australia's Heavy magazine conducted an interview with guitarist Olof Mörck of Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE about their forthcoming "Helix" studio album. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what to expect from "Helix": Olof: "From my perspective, it's sort of like a resume ...

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Go Behind The Scenes Of EVANESCENCE's 2018 'Synthesis' Tour (Video)

Behind-the-scenes footage from EVANESCENCE's current North American co-headlining tour with violin virtuoso Lindsey Stirling can be seen below. The trek, produced by Live Nation, kicked off July 6 in Kansas City, Missouri at the Starlight Theatre and is making stops in 31 North American cities. The trek will wrap September 8 in Ridgefield, Washington at ...

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GLENN HUGHES: If MICK JAGGER Is 'Still Doing It, I've Got A Chance'

Legendary rock vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) was recently interviewed by Shawn SixX of "The Liquid Conversations". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his work ethic: Glenn: "I'm just super, super busy, more so than I have been in decades, and I ...

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Listen To New ATREYU Song 'The Time Is Now'

California metalcore band ATREYU will release its seventh full-length album, "In Our Wake", on October 12 through Spinefarm. The latest single from the effort, "The Time Is Now", can be streamed below. Following a hiatus post-"Congregation Of The Damned" in 2009, Alex Varkatzas (vocals), Brandon Saller (drums, vocals), "Big" Dan Jacobs (guitar), Travis Miguel (guitar) ...

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DARKTHRONE Is Working On New Album

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE are working on the follow-up to their 2016 album, "Arctic Thunder". Vocalist Gylve "Fenriz" Nagell revealed in a Facebook post that "three songs are in the making so far," featuring a musical direction that is a continuation of the band's "brand of old primitive metal." "Arctic Thunder" marked DARKTHRONE's first new ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of GREAT WHITE Performing 'Once Bitten, Twice Shy' With New Singer MITCH MALLOY

GREAT WHITE has released a performance video of its cover version of Ian Hunter's "Once Bitten, Twice Shy", featuring the band's latest addition, singer Mitch Malloy. The clip was filmed on August 18 at the Kentucky State Fair at Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall told KBACK Radio that the ...

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DAVE GROHL Played Drums On New TENACIOUS D Album 'Post-Apocalypto'

Acclaimed rock duo and basically everyone's favorite band ever TENACIOUS D — comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass — will release not one but two incredible works this fall. Both are called "Post-Apocalypto". Both are amazing. Here's what you need to know: "Post-Apocalypto" — the series — is an original, six-part animated video series ...

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MADBALL Frontman Says Hardcore Is About More Than Just Mindless Brutality: 'It's About Expression'

Oli of Grasser Production conducted an interview with frontman Freddy Cricien of New York hardcore veterans MADBALL prior to the band's August 26 concert at Z-Bau Nürnberg in Nürnberg, Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether playing in front of non-hardcore crowds at ...

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BURNING WITCHES: 'Executed' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Executed", the new single from the Swiss all-girl heavy metal outfit BURNING WITCHES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's second album, "Hexenhammer", which will be released on November 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc was produced at the Little Creek Studio in Switzerland by ...

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CAST THE STONE Feat. Members of MISERY INDEX, CATTLE DECAPITATION: Listen To Entire 'Empyrean Atrophy' EP

"Empyrean Atrophy", the new six-track EP from American death/black metallers CAST THE STONE, can be streamed in its entirety below. The disc is due for release on August 31 via Agonia Records. CAST THE STONE is Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX, SCOUR), Derek Engemann (CATTLE DECAPITATION, SCOUR), Jesse Schobel (LEGEND, SCOUR) and vocalist Andrew Huskey. First ...

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LONDON To Release New Album 'Call That Girl' In October

Hollywood glam rock pioneers LONDON, featuring frontman Nadir D'Priest, will release a new studio album, "Call That Girl", on October 12. To celebrate this release, the band is going back to the Sunset Strip for an exclusive live performance at the legendary Whisky A Go Go. "Call That Girl" marks the band's first studio LP ...

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