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SLAUGHTER Frontman Says 'People Really Don't Care' About New Music From His Band: 'They Still Wanna Hear The Hits'

Sally Steele of Vegas Rocks! recently conducted an interview with SLAUGHTER frontman Mark Slaughter and bassist Dana Strum. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether they thought their career was over when hair metal's popularity took a nosedive in the 1990s in the wake ...

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Video Premiere: NONPOINT's 'Wheel Against Will'

The official video for the song "Wheel Against Will" from NONPOINT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's tenth album, "X", which was released on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. In ...

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Video: NONPOINT Performs Acoustic Version Of 'Chaos And Earthquakes' At HARDDRIVE RADIO Studio

Video footage of NONPOINT members Elias Soriano, Rasheed Thomas and B.C. Kochmit performing an acoustic version of the band's song "Chaos And Earthquakes" and the HardDrive Radio studio can be seen below. "Chaos And Earthquakes" is taken from NONPOINT's tenth album, "X", which was released on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" ...

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X - Nonpoint

Taking nearly a year sabbatical following the touring cycle for its prior album, "The Poison Red", NONPOINT apparently needed the break. Considering it's released new material just about every other year, the group was due a break. That being said, recruiting AVENGED SEVENFOLD/ATREYU producer Fred Archambault to oversee the band's tenth album, "X", NONPOINT seized ...

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NONPOINT Releases Music Video For 'Chaos And Earthquakes'

NONPOINT's music video for the song "Chaos And Earthquakes" can be viewed below. The track is taken from the band's tenth album, "X", which will be released on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. "We've had ...

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Listen To New NONPOINT Song 'Fix This'

NONPOINT will release its tenth album, "X", on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. A track from "X", titled "Fix This", can be streamed below. On "X", the quintet — Elias Soriano (vocals), Robb Rivera (drums), ...

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NONPOINT's 'X' Gets Tentative Release Date

NONPOINT's tenth album, "X", is tentatively due on August 24 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. Speaking to Z97.5's "Morning Mayhem" radio show, NONPOINT vocalist Elias Soriano stated about the band's upcoming disc (hear audio ...

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BUTCHER BABIES And NONPOINT Announce 'Kings & Queens Tour'

BUTCHER BABIES have announced a national co-headlining "Kings & Queens Tour" with NONPOINT. The trek follows the release of BUTCHER BABIES' third studio album, "Lilith", which came out in October via Century Media Records. NONPOINT will perform new music off its highly anticipated 10th studio album, slated for a summer 2018 release via Spinefarm Records. ...

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Members Of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE And Other Bands Take Part In '70000 Tons Of Metal' All-Star Jam (Video)

Fifty heavy metal musicians — including members of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE and METAL CHURCH — took part in this year's edition of "Jamming With Waters In International Waters", the official 70000 Tons Of Metal all-star jam hosted by ANNIHILATOR's Jeff Waters. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire event can be seen below ...

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Former SLAUGHTER Drummer BLAS ELIAS Joins TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA

Former SLAUGHTER (and current Blue Man Group) drummer Blas Elias will join the West Coast touring lineup of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA this winter. He'll perform alongside TSO staples Johnny Lee Middleton (SAVATAGE), Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN) and Al Pitrelli (MEGADETH, ALICE COOPER). Elias's first performance with TSO will take place on ...

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NONPOINT Frontman Says He Wouldn't Pay To See Hologram Concerts, Slams Bands Who Use Pre-Recorded Backing Tracks

Sofa King Cool recently conducted an interview with NONPOINT frontman Elias Soriano. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On a possible new trend in concert technology where artists are performing as full, life-sized holograms: Elias: "It's kind of like what casinos are doing with live bands. ...

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Video Premiere: NONPOINT's 'Divided… Conquer Them'

"Divided… Conquer Them", the new video from the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based metal act NONPOINT, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Poison Red", which was released on July 8 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Uptown Recording Studio in Chicago with producer Rob Ruccia. Commented NONPOINT ...

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Listen To New NONPOINT Song 'Divided.. Conquer Them'

"Divided.. Conquer Them", a brand new song from the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based metal act NONPOINT, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Poison Red", due on July 8 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Uptown Recording Studio in Chicago with producer Rob ...

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NONPOINT Releases 'Generation Idiot' Video

The official video for "Generation Idiot", a brand new song from NONPOINT, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Poison Red", due later in the year via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Uptown Recording Studio in Chicago with producer Rob Ruccia. "The Poison Red" is the ...

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Listen To New NONPOINT Song 'El Diablo'

"El Diablo", a brand new song from NONPOINT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Poison Red", due later in the year via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Uptown Recording Studio in Chicago with producer Rob Ruccia. "The Poison Red" is the first NONPOINT album to ...

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New Song Premiere: NONPOINT's 'Generation Idiot'

"Generation Idiot", a brand new song from NONPOINT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Poison Red", due later in the year via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Uptown Recording Studio in Chicago with producer Rob Ruccia. "The Poison Red" is the first NONPOINT album to ...

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BRET MICHAELS's Childhood Home Destroyed In Fire

According to The Sentinel, the Pennsylvania childhood home of POISON singer Bret Michaels was destroyed in a fire Wednesday afternoon. Janna Elias, vice president of operations for Bret Michaels Entertainment, told The Sentinel about the residence, which is located in Mechanicsburg: "I can confirm that this was indeed one of Bret's former childhood ...

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NONPOINT Prepares To Enter Studio To Record New Album

NONPOINT will enter Uptown Recording Studio in Chicago in early 2016 with producer Rob Ruccia to begin recording its new album, to be released via Spinefarm Records. Commented NONPOINT singer Elias Soriano: "Figuring in the popularity of our last record and us pretty much self-producing that one with Daniel Salcido, we decided on self-producing this ...

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