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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Teams Up With TOURNIQUET's TED KIRKPATRICK For Cover Of ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's 'Gethsemane'

TOURNIQUET drummer Ted Kirkpatrick has joined forces with singer Tim "Ripper" Owens (ex-JUDAS PRIEST) and keyboardist Bruno Sa (GEOFF TATE) to record a cover of the iconic song "Gethsemane" from Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1970 smash hit musical "Jesus Christ Superstar". The demanding vocals and range required for the tune have previously been tackled by Ian ...

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VORACIOUS SCOURGE Feat. Former SUFFOCATION, ATHEIST Members: 'In Death' Album Due In August

Old-school brutal melodic death metal band VORACIOUS SCOURGE, featuring Adrie Klooosterwaard (SINISTER), Mike Smith (ex-SUFFOCATION), Tony Choy (ex-PESTILENCE, ATHEIST), Jason McIntyre (SUTURE) and Billy Richard, will release its new album, "In Death", on August 21 via Massacre Records. The LP's cover artwork was designed by John Quevedo Janssens. Jörg Uken mixed and mastered "In Death" ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's TOMMY LEE Unveils New Face Tattoos

Tommy Lee has unveiled a couple of new face tattoos. The MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer took to Instagram this weekend to show off the fresh ink, courtesy of Mario Barth Tattoo Studios. One of the new tats, inked on his right cheek, appears to be a Japanese word or phrase. Lee also added fading dots over ...

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THE DOORS' ROBBY KRIEGER Releases 'The Hitch' Video

The legendary guitarist and songwriter of THE DOORS and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Robby Krieger will release his first solo album in 10 years on August 14. "The Ritual Begins At Sundown" will be made available via his new home at The Players Club, a division of the Mascot Label Group. The ...

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EXODUS, Ex-SLAYER, Ex-MACHINE HEAD Members Team Up For Cover Of DEAD KENNEDYS' 'Police Truck' (Video)

Former MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel has teamed up with EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza, former SLAYER and current SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Dave Lombardo and RANCID bassist Matt Hoffman to record a "quarantine" cover version of the DEAD KENNEDYS classic "Police Truck" as part of Phil's new series "Collab-A-Jam". Phil uploaded the video to his ...

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VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH And BRUTAL TRUTH Members: 'Politics Versus The Erection' Album Due In August

Grindcore/hardcore punk veterans VENOMOUS CONCEPT — featuring members of BRUTAL TRUTH and NAPALM DEATH — will release their fourth full-length album, "Politics Versus The Erection", on August 28 via Season Of Mist. The disc's first single, "Lemonade", can be streamed below. Track listing: 01. Simian Flu (03:20) 02. Hole In The Ground (00:53) 03. Eliminate ...

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SEETHER To Release 'Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum' Album In August; 'Dangerous' Single Available

SEETHER's new single, "Dangerous", can be streamed below. The track will be included on the band's recently completed eighth album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", which is due on August 28 via Fantasy Records. Three years after releasing its critically acclaimed record "Poison The Parish", SEETHER returns with "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum". Translating to ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Says He And JOHN DOLMAYAN Are Subjected To An 'Unjustifiable' Amount Of Online Hate

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian says that "the amount of online hate and stupidity" he and his bandmate John Dolmayan are subjected to is "unjustifiable." Earlier today, Tankian took to his Instagram to write: "My drummer and brother in law @johndolmayan_ whom I love and respect irrespective of our extremely polarized political commentary ...

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QUEEN To Be Honored With Royal Mail Stamps

Britain's Royal Mail has announced it is issuing a set of 13 special stamps to celebrate one of the U.K.'s most influential rock groups of all time, QUEEN. With more than 300 million record sales across five decades, they are one of the most successful music artists of all time. Eight stamps will feature images ...

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MARILYN MANSON's 'Warship My Wreck' To Be Featured On 'Dark Nights: Death Metal' Soundtrack

Composer Tyler Bates will produce and write music for the DC Comics' "Dark Nights: Death Metal" soundtrack, an inventive new project featuring songs inspired by the forthcoming seven-part comic book series written by Scott Snyder and illustrated by Greg Capullo. Due out this year via Loma Vista Records, the soundtrack album will also contain animatic ...

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LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Says Response To His Collaboration With CHESTER BENNINGTON Was 'Mind-Blowing'

LAMB OF GOD's Mark Morton spoke to Midwest Beatdown about his debut solo album, "Anesthetic". Produced by Josh Wilbur and executive produced by Jake Oni, the LP came out in March 2019 via WPP Records/Spinefarm. Guest artists on the effort include late LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington, Paolo Gregoletto and Alex Bent of TRIVIUM, Jacoby ...

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New JOURNEY Drummer NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN To Release 'Immortality' Solo Album In August

Multiple Grammy and Emmy-winning hitmaker Narada Michael Walden, who has produced multi-million-selling smashes for superstars Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and many others, has been signed to Quarto Valley Records. On August 8, he will release the dynamic new solo album, "Immortality", a progressive music masterpiece that recalls his early days as the drummer ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN Hopes SERJ TANKIAN Was 'Misunderstood' When He Branded Fans Who Support TRUMP 'Hypocrites'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan says that he hopes singer Serj Tankian "was misunderstood" when he said that fans who listen to their music and support U.S. president Donald Trump are "hypocrites." Earlier this week, Tankian posted the lyrics to one of SYSTEM's early tracks, "Temper", on Instagam, along with a message explaining ...

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Ex-LAMB OF GOD Drummer CHRIS ADLER Teams Up With Former MEGADETH Bassist JAMES LOMENZO In FIRSTBORNE

Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler has teamed up with fellow MEGADETH alum James LoMenzo on new project FIRSTBORNE. FIRSTBORNE's self-titled debut EP marks the acclaimed drummer's first dedicated band release since his departure from MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD. FIRSTBORNE features Girish Pradhan on vocals and guitar, Myrone on guitar, LoMenzo on bass, and Adler ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Says He Spent Last New Year's Eve With DREAM THEATER Bassist JOHN MYUNG: 'We Had A Great Time Together'

Mike Portnoy has revealed that he spent last New Year's Eve with his former bandmate, DREAM THEATER bassist John Myung. The ex-DREAM THEATER drummer addressed his relationship with Myung while filming a new video message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief, personalized video messages about virtually any topic. Asked if he ...

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