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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Releases Anthemic New Song 'Coming Home'

Los Angeles quintet HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD has dropped a new song titled "Coming Home". The emotive track showcases a real diversity when it comes to songwriting and offers a fresh dimension to the band's canon when compared to the hard-hitting, high-octane anthems that have become the HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD calling card. Speaking on the release, Johnny 3 ...

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ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER: MATT BARLOW Is Not Coming Back To The Band

ICED EARTH founder, songwriter, guitarist and producer Jon Schaffer has shot down speculation that former ICED EARTH vocalist Matt Barlow is returning to the band. After Schaffer and Barlow announced last month that they were reuniting as the SCHAFFER/BARLOW PROJECT, some ICED EARTH fans assumed that the renewed collaboration between the two musicians would lead ...

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VOLBEAT Has Been 'Super Creative' Working On New Music

On August 28, VOLBEAT guitarist Rob Caggiano spoke to Matt Pinfield of "Raise Your Horns" about how he has been spending his coronavirus downtime. He said (see video below): "[The other members of VOLBEAT have] been writing [new music] over [in their home base of Denmark]. Michael's [Poulsen, VOLBEAT guitarist/vocalist] been writing a bunch of ...

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MINISTRY And PUCK HCKY Team Up For Hockey-Themed Collection

Puck Hcky, the unique hockey-themed brand, has joined forces with industrial metal legends MINISTRY on an awesome collection of items. "We are so excited and proud to launch the new Ministry X Puck Hcky collection," says Matt Marini, CEO of Puck Hcky. "MINISTRY has been one of our favorite bands for a long, long time... ...

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TRIVIUM Pays Tribute To POWER TRIP's RILEY GALE With 'Executioner's Tax (Swing Of The Axe)' Cover (Video)

TRIVIUM paid tribute to POWER TRIP frontman Riley Gale by performing a cover version of the latter band's song "Executioner's Tax (Swing Of The Axe)" during a livestreamed concert on Saturday, August 29. The free show was streamed on TRIVIUM singer/guitarist Matt Heafy's Twitch channel live from the band's rehearsal space in Orlando and can ...

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JON SCHAFFER And MATT BARLOW Recruit QUEENSRŸCHE Drummer CASEY GRILLO For 'Winter Nights' EP

ICED EARTH founder, songwriter, guitarist and producer Jon Schaffer and former ICED EARTH vocalist Matt Barlow have recruited former KAMELOT and current QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Casey Grillo to lay down the drums on their forthcoming "Winter Nights" EP. According to Barlow, Grillo "just slayed it, man — just absolutely slayed it." "Winter Nights" was born out ...

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VAN HALEN: 'A Visual Biography' Due In November

Wymer Publishing has set a November 20 release date for "Van Halen: A Visual Biography". Millions of fans would attest that VAN HALEN is a band eminently deserving of a visual biography. From the single sleeves through the passes, posters and promo items and, of course, most especially David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen, Michael ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Clarifies 'Misinformation' About Who Is Responsible For Vandalizing Singer's Statue

Chris Cornell's widow Vicky has shot down rumors that supporters of the "Save The Children" humanitarian organization were responsible for vandalizing the singer's statue at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP). Late Thursday night (August 20), Seattle station KIRO 7 News posted a photo of the statue of the SOUNDGARDEN frontman after it was painted ...

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SEETHER Frontman On Inability To Tour Amid Coronavirus Pandemic: 'None Of Us Know How To Navigate These Stormy Waters'

SEETHER frontman Shaun Morgan spoke to Ernie Ball's "Striking A Chord" podcast about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis. He said (hear audio below). "It's forced us to look at things very differently, and it's shining a very big spotlight on a bunch of interesting things. The first thing, obviously, that we're looking ...

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