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Watch VOLBEAT's 'Official Bootleg' Video For 'Leviathan'

Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT have revived their long-running "Official Bootleg" series with the release of a live video for "Leviathan", the latest single off the band's seventh studio album, "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". The clip, recorded last year at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany, was edited and directed by Brittany Bowman and Shelby Cude, with audio ...

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Video Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Dear Agony' Featuring LACEY STURM

BREAKING BENJAMIN has released the official music video for its song "Dear Agony", featuring a guest appearance by Lacey Sturm (ex-FLYLEAF). The track is taken from BREAKING BENJAMIN's latest album, "Aurora", a collection of reimagined versions of the band's biggest and most popular songs and one new song, "Far Away". "Aurora" also includes special guests ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN Teases 'Dear Agony' Video Featuring LACEY STURM

BREAKING BENJAMIN has released a teaser for its music video for "Dear Agony". The full clip, which features a guest appearance by Lacey Sturm (ex-FLYLEAF), will make its online debut tomorrow (Wednesday, April 15). "Dear Agony" is taken from BREAKING BENJAMIN's latest album, "Aurora", a collection of reimagined versions of the band's biggest and most ...

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CROSSFAITH To Release 'Species' EP In May

Japanese metal juggernauts CROSSFAITH will release a new EP, "Species", on May 22 through UNFD. The five-track offering features recent single "Endorphin" as well as the latest song, "Digital Parasite". According to vocalist Kenta Koie, "Digital Parasite", which opens the EP, sees CROSSFAITH getting "dirty and heavy. I felt an explosion from the song and ...

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PAPA ROACH's JERRY HORTON On His Post-Hand Surgery Recovery: 'I Have A Long Way To Go To Get Back To The Way I Was'

PAPA ROACH guitarist Jerry Horton recently sat out the band's European tour after breaking two fingers in his left hand. His temporary replacement for the trek was Anthony Esperance, the brother of PAPA ROACH bassist Tobin Esperance. On Wednesday (April 8), Horton issued the following update on his condition: "I still have limited range of ...

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Watch FEAR FACTORY's DINO CAZARES Break Down Riff From 'Replica'

FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares has uploaded a six-minute video of him breaking down the riff from the band's song "Replica", taken from the 1995 album "Demanufacture". Check it out below. In a November 2018 interview, FEAR FACTORY singer Burton C. Bell said that the band had completed a new album tentatively titled "Monolith". He ...

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Opulent Decay - SPELL

It is very easy to appreciate the bands that write about fantastical elements derived from fantasy and sci-fi inspirations, and match the grandeur of those inspirations with an equally over-the-top musical presentation. There are a number of bands though that are capable of luring you into their odes to bewitching enchantresses and magical wizards via ...

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See CHESTER BENNINGTON's GREY DAZE Video For 'Sometimes'

GREY DAZE has released "Sometimes", the third single from the band's upcoming album "Amends" (June 26, Loma Vista Recordings), with a corresponding video that showcases the Chester Bennington-written song's message of hope amidst unexpected times. "Sometimes things just seem to fall apart, when you least expect them to," offers Bennington in the lyrically profound three-and-a-half ...

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Titans of Creation - TESTAMENT

What the world needs now is a comfort-food thrash record that is big, dumb and absolutely killer. Sure, there are plenty of newer bands capable of generating that sort of din. It is exponentially more satisfying when that essential thrash record is put out by established genre greats. TESTAMENT long ago established why they are ...

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SHINEDOWN's ZACH MYERS Defends Bands Who Use Pre-Recorded Tracks During Live Performances: 'It's All Personal Preference'

SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers says that "90 percent" of rock artists use at least some pre-recorded tracks during their live performances. In recent years, more and more bands have been given a pass for using backing tracks, drum triggers and other assorted technology that makes concerts more synthetic but also more consistent. Speaking to Rock ...

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ALICE COOPER Launches New Podcast, 'Vintage Vault'

Alice Cooper's new podcast, "Alice Cooper's Vintage Vault", will premiere on Tuesday, March 24 at 6 p.m. ET. The podcast episodes are culled from the hundreds of interviews recorded during the past 16 years of Alice's "Nights With Alice Cooper" radio show and from the United Stations archives that will air weekly on Apple podcasts. ...

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PAPA ROACH's JERRY HORTON On His Post-Hand Surgery Recovery: 'Bones Are Pretty Much Healed'

PAPA ROACH guitarist Jerry Horton recently sat out the band's European tour after breaking two fingers in his left hand. His temporary replacement for the trek was Anthony Esperance, the brother of PAPA ROACH bassist Tobin Esperance. Earlier today (Thursday, March 19), Horton issued the following update on his condition: "Hand update. Bones are pretty ...

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BUSH Releases Music Video For 'Flowers On A Grave'

BUSH has released the official music video for its hard-charging new song "Flowers On A Grave". The single will be featured on BUSH's upcoming album, "The Kingdom", due out this summer. The Jesse Davey-directed clip features an electrifying BUSH performance of the pensive and pummeling track, all shot in one take. "Flowers On A Grave", ...

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PAPA ROACH To Release Career-Spanning Documentary

Tobin Esperance has confirmed that PAPA ROACH has "some surprises" planned to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band's breakthrough album, "Infest", this year. PAPA ROACH's second full-length record and first major label release, "Infest" peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart and has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Once Again Calls Out JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD For Using A Teleprompter

IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson has once again called out singers who use teleprompters during live performances. A teleprompter, or autocue, is a display device that prompts the person speaking with an electronic visual text of a speech or script, and it is usually used by vocalists — including JUDAS PRIEST's Rob Halford and BLACK SABBATH's ...

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PAPA ROACH's JACOBY SHADDIX On JERRY HORTON's Finger Surgery: 'For A Guitar Player, That's Very Frightening'

PAPA ROACH guitarist Jerry Horton is sitting out the band's European tour after breaking two fingers in his left hand. His temporary replacement for the trek is Anthony Esperance, the brother of PAPA ROACH bassist Tobin Esperance. Speaking to Romania's Rock FM on March 3, PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix stated about Jerry (see video ...

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