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KORN Guitarist BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH's LOVE AND DEATH Project Releases Lyric Video For New Song 'The Hunter'

The official lyric video for "The Hunter", a new song from KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch's LOVE AND DEATH project, can be streamed below. The track, which features special guest Keith Wallen from BREAKING BENJAMIN, is taken LOVE AND DEATH's upcoming album, "Perfectly Preserved", which will arrive on February 12 via Earache Records. "The ...

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DEF LEPPARD Launches Band-Curated Thematic Artist Compilations

Inviting further immersion into their dynamic catalog, legendary British rock and roll icons and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees DEF LEPPARD have introduced a weekly series of thematic artist compilations, launching across platforms today and continuing every Friday through April 9. Bandmembers Joe Elliott, Rick Allen, Rick Savage, Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Releases Music Video For 'Elasticity' Title Track

Serj Tankian's eagerly awaited "Elasticity" EP will be released on March 19 via Alchemy Recordings/BMG. A preview of the five-song release comes via the Vlad Kaptur-directed video for the EP's title track. "When I conceived possibly doing another record with the guys from SYSTEM OF A DOWN a few years back, I started working on ...

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BRIAN WHEAT Explains TESLA's Appeal

TESLA bassist Brian Wheat, who is promoting his recently released autobiography, "Son Of A Milkman: My Crazy Life With Tesla", spoke to Jesse Bruce of Grand Haven, Michigan radio station WMPA about the group's enduring popularity. He said (hear audio below): "I think the appeal of the band is that normal, everyday working-class people can ...

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Former MEGADETH Members Team Up With Ex-FIREWIND Singer, Former FATES WARNING Bassist In New Project

Former MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover has launched a new project with his brother, and fellow ex-MEGADETH member, Glen Drover. The as-yet-unnamed band also features former FATES WARNING bassist Joe DiBiase and German singer Henning Basse, who has previously played with FIREWIND, METALIUM and MAYAN. In a new interview with the "Nothing Shocking" podcast, Shawn stated ...

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Watch Visualizer For New CHEVELLE Song 'Peach'

The official visualizer for CHEVELLE's new single, "Peach", can be seen below. The track is taken from CHEVELLE's upcoming follow-up to 2016's "The North Corridor", "Niratias" (Nothing Is Real And This Is A Simulation), which is due on March 5. "Niratias" stands out as CHEVELLE's most pummeling and provocative record yet. Teaming with longtime producer ...

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DEATH ANGEL To Record New Album This Year

DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll has confirmed to EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza's YouTube channel, Zetro's Toxic Vault, that he and his bandmates have spent part of their coronavirus downtime putting together material for the follow-up to the Grammy-nominated "Humanicide" album. "We're gonna record a new album this year, for sure," he said (see video ...

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Watch Teaser For JOE SATRIANI's 'Crystal Planet' Comic Book Series

Incendium and Heavy Metal magazine recently announced the launch of "Crystal Planet", created by Joe Satriani and Ned Evett, under all-new music-focused Opus imprint. A quick teaser for the comic is available below. A vivid space odyssey where Satchel Walker, a man out of time, finds himself caught between desperate factions as they battle for ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of KIRK HAMMETT, ROBERT TRUJILLO And WHITFIELD CRANE Covering BILLY IDOL's 'White Wedding'

METALLICA members Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo, along with their good friends Whitfield Crane (UGLY KID JOE), Joey Castillo (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, ZAKK SABBATH) and Doc Coyle (BAD WOLVES, GOD FORBID), performed on July 26, 2019 at Cosmopolitan Music Hall at Cosmo Music in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. Dubbed THE WEDDING BAND, they ...

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TED NUGENT Predicts 'Manufactured Fake Racism' Will Become 'The #1 Issue In America' Under PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has painted a bleak picture of the United States' immediate future, predicting that the Joe Biden presidency will result in a rise in unemployment and "manufactured fake racism" becoming "the #1 issue in America." Nugent — a staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump — took to his Facebook page ...

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PISSING RAZORS Team Up With SKINLAB's STEEV ESQUIVEL For Cover Of NAILBOMB's 'Wasting Away'

Texas metallers PISSING RAZORS have returned with their latest single and video, "Wasting Away" — a blistering interpretation of the NAILBOMB classic, featuring SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel on vocals. Clocking in at just under three minutes, the track is a continuation of the group's raucous experimentation across the landscape of thrash, punk and metal. Crushing ...

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Political Journey Of D.O.A.'s JOE KEITHLEY Focus Of Upcoming Documentary

Award-winning documentary filmmaker/director Scott Crawford ("Creem: America's Only Rock'N'Roll Magazine") and producer Paul Rachman ("American Hardcore") have launched a Kickstarter campaign in support of their new project, "Something Better Change". The film documents hardcore punk band D.O.A. frontman and lead guitarist Joey "Shithead" Keithley's unprecedented political rise in his native Burnaby, ...

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SKID ROW's DAVE 'SNAKE' SABO Talks 'Snake Sabo Baretta' Signature Guitar From KRAMER (Video)

Kramer, the original made-to-rock-hard guitar brand, has been setting trends with a legacy of premium, performance-focused instruments since it was first launched in 1976. Made for rule-breakers that play fast and loud, Kramer has been embraced by legendary rockers and shredders like Eddie Van Halen, Vivian Campbell, Richie Sambora, Elliot Easton and Mick Mars and ...

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SOULFLY Begins Recording Twelfth Studio Album

SOULFLY has entered Platinum Underground in Phoenix, Arizona to begin recording recording its twelfth album for a late 2021 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2018's "Ritual" is being produced by Arthur Rizk, who has previously worked with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, POWER TRIP and CODE ORANGE. SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera comments: "I've been working ...

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