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Wild North West - VREID

The lore of the infamous Norwegian black metal scene is incredible and over the top, unfortunately at times overshadowing the pioneering and fantastic music. Numerous of these bands and artists have morphed in bold ways creatively, including former members of the melodic Norwegian folklore and Viking-obsessed act WINDIR, who formed VREID following the tragic passing ...

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LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE Talks Coping With The Pandemic: 'It's Not The End Of The F**king World'

During an appearance on a recent episode of "Stoke The Fire", the alternative lifestyle and culture podcast hosted by musician Jesse Leach (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) and DJ/presenter Matt Stocks ("Life In The Stocks"), LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe discussed the importance of maintaining perspective during the pandemic and being positive about seeing the reality of ...

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KORN's MUNKY Says 'It Was Hard' Not Being Able To Play Shows For Over A Year During Pandemic

Last month, KORN announced a global streaming event, "Korn: Monumental". Scheduled for today (Saturday, April 24), the ticketed immersive concert experience is broadcasting worldwide from the set of the "Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience". Produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, the performance promises to be an unforgettable set from the iconic band, highlighted by rare and ...

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Late CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman ALEXI LAIHO's Personally Owned Gear Is Now Up For Sale By His Estate

Musamaailma, the Finnish retailer, importer and wholesaler of musical instruments, is currently selling gear personally owned and used by the late CHILDREN OF BODOM and BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT co-founder, guitarist and frontman Alexi Laiho, who passed away in December 2020. Musamaailma is selling these items as an assignment by the Alexi Laiho estate, through an ...

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THE L.I.F.E. PROJECT Feat. STONE SOUR's JOSH RAND: Debut Single 'The Nothingness' Out Now

Josh Rand, multi-instrumentalist, veteran songwriter, and long-tenured guitarist of the Grammy-nominated rock outfit STONE SOUR, has joined forces with PARALANDRA singer Casandra Carson to form a new band called THE L.I.F.E. PROJECT. Accompanying the announcement of the new project is the release of the group's first track "The Nothingness", which premiered on SiriusXM's Octane yesterday ...

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KORN Wrote A New Album While In Quarantine

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has told Kerrang! magazine that he and his bandmates have used their coronavirus downtime to work on new music. "We just got done writing a record," he said, before adding: "The band is in different spots all over the place now, too. I'm in Bakersfield, a couple ...

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Resurrection - FIREWING

Before I tell you exactly how brilliant (and insane) the new FIREWING album is, it's essential to address the Brazilian band's name. Is this a taste of things to come? Will future bands simply change one letter from another band's name and hope that nobody notices? You don't have to be a member of FIREWIND ...

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STONE SOUR's JOSH RAND Launches New Band THE L.I.F.E. PROJECT

STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand has joined forces with PARALANDRA singer Casandra Carson to form a new band called THE L.I.F.E. PROJECT. The new group's debut single, "The Nothingness", will be released on Friday, April 23 on all streaming services, to be followed by THE L.I.F.E. PROJECT's first EP, due this summer. Last May, Rand ...

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Louder Than Noise… Live in Berlin - MOTÖRHEAD

"Who'd win in a wrestling match, Lemmy or God," Brendan Fraser's character Chazz asks in the 1994 rock 'n' roll comedy "Airheads". In response to the wrong answer, Steve Buscemi's character Rex made the correction with authority. "Trick question: Lemmy is God." Although he's deceased, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, frontman of the hard rocking metal legends ...

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Rockers React To DEREK CHAUVIN's Guilty Verdict

Todd La Torre (QUEENSRŸCHE), Vernon Reid (LIVING COLOUR), Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD), Robb Flynn (MACHINE HEAD), Zach Myers (SHINEDOWN), Piggy D. (ROB ZOMBIE), and Ice-T (BODY COUNT) are among the musicians who have reacted on social media to the news that the jury has found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Release Animated Music Video For 'Chasing Birds'

FOO FIGHTERS have released an animated music video for "Chasing Birds". The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Medicine At Midnight", which landed at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Album Sales chart with first-week sales of 64,000 copies in the U.S. The Top Album Sales chart ranks the top-selling albums of the week ...

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LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE: 'I Don't Define Myself As Liberal Or Conservative Or Democratic Or Republican'

In a new interview with Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe was asked how being confrontational about social and political issues has painted an inaccurate picture of his personality and temperament. He responded (hear audio below): "I guess some people would think, 'Oh, this guy is super-duper liberal ...

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Late KISS Drummer ERIC CARR Subject Of Upcoming Documentary

An official Eric Carr documentary is in the works. According to SiriusXM's Eddie Trunk, the documentary is backed by the late KISS drummer's family and is "totally legit." On Saturday (April 17), Trunk took to his Twitter to write: "Going to be interviewed next week for a coming Eric Carr documentary. His family is behind ...

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BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Members On Possible ALEXI LAIHO Tribute Concert: 'We Haven't Thought About It Seriously'

In a new interview with Finland's Kaaos TV, Alexi Laiho's BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmates Daniel Freyberg (guitar) and Mitja Toivonen (bass) were asked if there are any plans to stage a tribute concert to the late guitarist/vocalist once the coronavirus pandemic has subsided. Daniel responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We haven't ...

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See CRADLE OF FILTH's DANI FILTH In Music Video For TANK's 'Shellshock' From 'Baphomet' Soundtrack

Cleopatra Records has set a May 14 release date for the soundtrack to the motion picture "Baphomet", a horror film from writer-director Matthan Harris. "Baphomet" tells the tale of an American family (the Richardsons) celebrating their daughter's pregnancy, but things begin to go awry when Satanic cult leader Henrik Brandr unexpectedly visits their ranch. Henrik ...

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PESTILENCE Releases Music Video For New Song 'Morbvs Propagationem'

Dutch death metal veterans PESTILENCE will release their ninth album titled "Exitivm" on June 25 via Agonia Records. The official music video for the LP's first single, "Morbvs Propagationem", can be seen below. The clip was filmed by Grupa 13 production house (KREATOR, BEHEMOTH, AMON AMARTH), with costumes by Prepostevolution. Back in 1986, in the ...

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BABYMETAL Announces '10 Babymetal Budokan' Livestream

Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL played 10 shows at Tokyo's famed Nippon Budokan venue earlier this year as part of the group's tenth-anniversary celebration. The shows, which marked the final chapter of the "Metal Resistance" era, kicked off with two dates in January (19 and 20) and four concerts in February (16, 17, 19 and 20). ...

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