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ROCK GODDESS Parts Ways With Bassist TRACEY LAMB

ROCK GODDESS — the female power trio from the days of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) — has parted ways with bassist Tracey Lamb. The band announced her departure after saying that she would be "unable to perform" with the group at Denmark's Metal Magic festival this weekend due to "unforeseen personal circumstances." ...

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Video Premiere: PRAYING MANTIS's 'Keep It Alive'

British rockers PRAYING MANTIS will release their 11th studio album, "Gravity", on May 11 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official music video for the disc's opening track, "Keep It Alive", can be seen below. "Gravity" track listing: 01. Keep It Alive 02. Mantis Anthem 03. Time Can Heal 04. 39 Years 05. Gravity 06. Ghosts ...

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VIO-LENCE Singer SEAN KILLIAN Receiving Treatment For Post-Surgical Complications Following Liver Transplant

VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian, who underwent liver transplant surgery last month, has returned to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to receive treatment for post-surgical complications, including infection and bile leaks. According to his wife Dana, the thrash metal vocalist was admitted on Friday and is undergoing "lots and lots" of diagnostic tests, with ...

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Listen To New PRAYING MANTIS Song 'Keep It Alive'

British rockers PRAYING MANTIS will release their 11th studio album, "Gravity", on May 11 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc's opening track, "Keep It Alive", can now be streamed below. "Gravity" track listing: 01. Keep It Alive 02. Mantis Anthem 03. Time Can Heal 04. 39 Years 05. Gravity 06. Ghosts Of The Past 07. ...

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ROCK GODDESS To Release 'This Time' Album In October

The reunited original lineup of ROCK GODDESS — the female power trio from the days of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) featuring sisters Jody and Julie Turner along with bassist Tracey Lamb — will enter a London studio on May 14 with producer Wes Maebe (UB40, Robert Plant, NEW MODEL ARMY, PRAYING MANTIS) ...

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PUREST OF PAIN Feat. DELAIN Members: 'Vessels' Video

"Vessels", the new video from the Dutch melodic death metal band PUREST OF PAIN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's debut album, "Solipsis", which was released on March 1. The follow-up to the 2013 single "Momentum" and 2011 EP "Revelations In Obscurity" has been made available on CD, vinyl plus ...

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PRAYING MANTIS To Release 'Gravity' Album In May

British rockers PRAYING MANTIS will release their 11th studio album, "Gravity", on May 11 via Frontiers Music Srl. After the positive response given to to the band's last studio release, 2015's "Legacy", the new record sees PRAYING MANTIS return with another inspired, take-no-prisoners set. The album also sees MANTIS retain the same lineup, with John ...

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LIONHEART Feat. Ex-IRON MAIDEN Guitarist DENNIS STRATTON: 'Second Nature' Album Due In August

After a successful performance at Sweden Rock Festival two weeks ago, '80s U.K. melodic rock/NWOBHM band LIONHEART will release its second album, "Second Nature", in Europe on August 25 via AOR Heaven. LIONHEART was formed in late 1980 by Dennis Stratton (lead guitar/backing vocals, ex-IRON MAIDEN), Jess Cox (lead vocals, ex-TYGERS OF PAN TANG), Steve ...

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How KORN Created A New Subgenre In Heavy Music

Andrea Rock of Warner Music Italy recently conducted an interview with KORN singer Jonathan Davis. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KORN pioneering a new sound with its self-titled 1994 album: Davis: "It's just what we did. We really didn't think about it — honestly. ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG: 'Glad Rags' Video Released

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal veterans TYGERS OF PAN TANG have released a music video for "Glad Rags", a song from their latest, self-titled album. Says TYGERS OF PAN TANG founder/guitarist Robb Weir: "If you want hard rock, we do it. If you want melodic rock, we do it, but now is the time ...

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STEVEN ADLER Says He Only Got To Talk To AXL ROSE For Ten Seconds During 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour

Earlier this week, former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was interviewed on "Trunk Nation", Eddie Trunk's show on SiriusXM channel Volume (106). A few excerpts from the chat follow below (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On reuniting with classic GUNS N' ROSES members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan for guest appearances at several shows during ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Gods Of Violence'

"Gods Of Violence", the new video from German thrash titans KREATOR, can be seen below. The clip was filmed with renowned video production company Grupa13, which has previously worked with AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH and ELUVEITIE. "Gods Of Violence" is the title track of KREATOR's 14th album, which will be released on January 27, 2017 via ...

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KREATOR: Teaser For 'Gods Of Violence' Video

A teaser for "Gods Of Violence", the new video from German thrash titans KREATOR, can be seen below. The clip, which will make its online debut this Friday (November 18), was filmed with renowned video production company Grupa13, which has previously worked with AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH and ELUVEITIE. "Gods Of Violence" is the title track ...

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KREATOR: Photos From 'Gods Of Violence' Video Shoot

German thrash titans KREATOR will release their 14th album, "Gods Of Violence", on January 27, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the disc was created by renowned artist Jan Meininghaus, who also made the limited-edition artwork for KREATOR's last album, 2012's "Phantom Antichrist", and has lent his talents to bands like BOLT ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: 'We Will NOT Be Breaking Up'

Veteran rockers STRYPER are not planning on breaking up following the completion of the current tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of their multi-platinum album "To Hell With The Devil". STRYPER in September announced plans to "take a hiatus" in early 2017. The group explained in a statement: "Our band and ministry is facing a crossroads ...

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Tygers Of Pan Tang - TYGERS OF PAN TANG

In some respects, NWOBHM legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG's history parallels its peer SAXON, albeit Biff Byford, Paul Quinn, Nibbs Carter and Nigel Glockler have pulled off a heftier and more prolific comeback. Nevertheless, the TYGERS and SAXON both released a slew of raw yet tremendous albums in their foundation years, only to victimize themselves ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG: New Album Details Revealed

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal veterans TYGERS OF PAN TANG will release their new, self-titled album on October 21 on LP, limited picture LP, CD and through all digital services. Much has been written about the role the TYGERS played in the establishment of the movement and about the comings and goings within the ...

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