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Listen To New AUTOGRAPH Single 'Souls On Fire'

Classic rockers AUTOGRAPH have just released their new single, "Souls On Fire", via EMP Label Group. Proceeds from the single, featuring artwork by Melody Myers (ELLEFSON, ALTITUDES AND ATTITUDE, ESCAPE THE FATE), will go to Trinity Health Of New England, benefitting front line nurses and health-care workers, with the ability to purchase PPE and other ...

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KANSAS: Lyric Video For New Song 'Memories Down The Line'

America's legendary progressive rock band KANSAS has released the official lyric video for a new song song called "Memories Down The Line", taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Absence Of Presence", due out June 26 through InsideOut Music. "'Memories Down The Line' starts out as a piano-based rock ballad; it builds dynamically to a ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Says Live Music Experience Will 'Definitely' Change As Result Of COVID-19 Outbreak

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson recently spoke to FM94's "The Dark" about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. Asked if he thinks the live music experience is going to change after the COVID-19 outbreak has subsided, Ellefson said (hear audio below): "It's definitely gonna change, ...

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OBSCURA Recruits Drummer DAVID DIEPOLD

Austrian virtuoso drummer David Diepold (BENIGHTED, HATE, BELPHEGOR, GIVE EM BLOOD, COGNIZANCE), known for his highly technical signature playing in extreme metal, has joined the German progressive death metallers OBSCURA as a permanent member. He collaborated internationally with several groups as session player and is also working as drum teacher. Diepold appeared on COGNIZANCE's first ...

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MARILYN MANSON: Classic And Previously Unpublished Images From PEROU To Be Made Available In '21 Years In Hell' Book

"21 Years In Hell", a collection of classic and previously unpublished images of Marilyn Manson by his foremost portraitist, will be made available in June. British photographer Perou has been photographing Manson for 21 years. This collaboration began in 1998 with a magazine cover shoot and has seen him become Manson's principal photographer. The result ...

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AUTOGRAPH To Release 'Souls On Fire' Single

Classic rockers AUTOGRAPH will release their new single, "Souls On Fire", on Friday, May 15 on Bandcamp (all other digital outlets 5/29) via EMP Label Group. Proceeds from the single, featuring artwork by Melody Myers (ELLEFSON, ALTITUDES AND ATTITUDE, ESCAPE THE FATE), will go to Trinity Health Of New England, benefitting front line nurses and ...

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KK'S PRIEST's Debut Album Still Needs To Be Mixed And Mastered

Founding JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing says that the debut album from KK'S PRIEST still needs to be mixed and mastered. KK'S PRIEST is Downing's collaboration with former PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens and ex-PRIEST drummer Les Binks. The band, which pays homage to Downing's past, is rounded out by guitarist A.J. Mills (HOSTILE) and ...

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DED Releases Music Video For 'A Mannequin Idol (Lullaby)'

Fast-rising rockers DED have released a high-octane music video for their latest radio single, "A Mannequin Idol (Lullaby)". The clip was directed by renowned director Marc Klasfeld, who has previously worked with SLIPKNOT, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, FOO FIGHTERS and HIGHLY SUSPECT, among others. Displaying DED's bold and dynamic songcraft, "A Mannequin Idol (Lullaby)" was ...

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SYMPHONY X Is 'Ready To Start Writing' A New Album

SYMPHONY X bassist Mike LePond was asked in a new interview with Metal Nation if there are any plans for him and his bandmates to begin writing material for the follow-up to their 2015 album "Underworld". He responded (see video below): "Well, what we decided is as soon as the virus thing kind of slows ...

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Hear MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON's Cover Of POST MALONE's 'Over Now'

ELLEFSON, the solo band of Grammy-winning MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, has just released its cover of the Post Malone track "Over Now". The track will appear on ELLEFSON's as-yet-untitled debut album, tentatively due in October. ELLEFSON's version of "Over Now" was produced by Ellefson, vocalist Thom Hazaert and guitarist Andy Martongelli, engineered and mixed by ...

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