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ANVIL Signs New Record Deal, Promises 'Crushing' 2020 Album

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will enter Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn in the northwest of Germany in October to begin recording their new album for a 2020 release. Speaking about the new disc's musical direction, drummer Robb Reiner told The Metal Voice (see video below): "It's just a continuation of what we've been doing for the ...

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ANVIL To Record New Album In October

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will enter Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn in the northwest of Germany this fall to begin recording their new album for a 2020 release. Guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow told Heavy New York about the band's plans for the follow-up to 2018's "Pounding The Pavement": "We're going in in October to record in ...

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Video Premiere: BLACK STONE CHERRY's 'My Last Breath'

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY have released a music video for their song "My Last Breath". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Family Tree", which came out in April 2018. As was the case on 2106's "Kentucky", the BLACK STONE CHERRY members opted to produce and track "Family Tree" at David Barrick's ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN Creates Soundtrack For 'Black Knight: Sword Of Rage' Pinball Machines

ANTHRAX's Scott Ian and DETHKLOK's Brendon Small have composed and performed the legacy sound package for the third game in Stern Pinball, Inc.'s Black Knight franchise, Black Knight: Sword Of Rage. Says Ian: "Metal and pinball? Yes please. Soundtrack to this killer machine by me." The iconic pinball character the Black Knight returns to entertain ...

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Watch DAVE MUSTAINE Use Wah-Wah Pedal Live At 'Experience Hendrix' Concert In Raleigh

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine performing during the March 14 "Experience Hendrix" concert in Raleign, North Carolina can be seen below. The show marked the second time Mustaine used a wah-wah pedal live, following his appearance at the March 12 "Experience Hendrix" stop in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mustaine admitted in an Instagram video message ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE To Use Wah-Wah Pedal Live For First Time: 'I've Been Apprehensive Of Using One For Obvious Reasons'

MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine will use a wah-wah pedal live for the first time during tonight's (Tuesday, March 12) "Experience Hendrix" concert at the Tivoli Theatre in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mustaine revealed his plan in an Instagram video message earlier today. He said (see below): "Tonight's gonna be the first time I'm ever gonna use a wah-wah ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE Performs QUEENSRŸCHE's Entire 'Operation: Mindcrime' Album In Thessaloniki, Greece

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on February 13 at Principal in Thessaloniki, Greece can be seen below (courtesy of Industry Kills channel). For most of 2018 and the first couple of months of 2019, Tate has celebrated the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" ...

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UNIVERSAL MUSIC Sues Australian Politician Accused Of Using Rewritten Version Of TWISTED SISTER Classic

According to The Sydney Morning Herald, Universal has filed a lawsuit against the Australian politician accused of rewriting a TWISTED SISTER song without permission. Clive Palmer adopted the melody and rhythm of TWISTED SISTER's hit single "We're Not Gonna Take It" in his political advertisements for the United Australia Party. The advertisements feature ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY Announces Spring 2019 U.S. Tour

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY have announced a 27-date U.S. tour in support of their latest album, "Family Tree", out now via Mascot Label Group. Beginning in Charlotte, North Carolina before routing throughout the south and midwest, the trek will be supported by TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN and include festival stops at Rocklahoma, Thunder ...

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ANVIL: 'Bitch In The Box' Video Released

"Bitch In The Box", the new video from Canadian metal legends ANVIL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Pounding The Pavement", which was released in January 2018 via SPV/Steamhammer as a digipak version (including one bonus track and poster), two-LP gatefold colored version, digital download and stream. The ...

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NANCY WILSON Honored With 'Music For Life' Award At 2019 NAMM Show

During the opening Breakfast of Champions session at The 2019 NAMM Show, Nancy Wilson, the celebrated guitar virtuoso and co-founder of seminal rock band HEART, was presented with the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) "Music For Life" award. The award honors pioneering artists who, through their careers and artistic expression, have inspired others to ...

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Watch GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Perform QUEENSRŸCHE Classics In Helmond, Netherlands

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on December 19 at Cacaofabriek in Helmond, The Netherlands can be seen below. For most of 2018, Tate has celebrated the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" by playing the iconic concept album live in its entirety. The "Mindcrime" ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE Performs Acoustic Version Of QUEENSRŸCHE's 'I Don't Believe In Love' In Dessau

Video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate performing an acoustic version of the band's classic song "I Don't Believe In Love" on December 20 in Dessau, Germany can be seen below. For most of 2018, Tate has celebrated the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" by performing the iconic concept album live in its ...

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Former MUSHROOMHEAD Singer JEFFREY NOTHING Releases 'Dead Space / Dead Inside' Video

Jeffrey Nothing, also known as Jeff Hatrix (born Jeffrey Lewis Hetrick), formerly the haunting voice and co-founder behind Cleveland's pioneering alterna-metal and industrial collective MUSHROOMHEAD, has resurfaced with his solo project JEFFREY NOTHING (also known as NOTHING). Newly released is a brand new single and video, "Dead Space / Dead Inside". The track is available ...

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Video Premiere: BLACK STONE CHERRY's 'Carry Me On Down The Road'

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY have released the official music video for the song "Carry Me On Down The Road". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Family Tree", which was released on April 20 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. BLACK STONE CHERRY frontman Chris Robertson told Metal Hammer about "Carry Me On ...

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Former MUSHROOMHEAD Members JEFFREY NOTHING And THOMAS CHURCH Rejoin Forces In NOTHING

Jeffrey Nothing, also known as Jeff Hatrix (born Jeffrey Lewis Hetrick), formerly the haunting voice and co-founder behind Cleveland's pioneering alterna-metal and industrial collective MUSHROOMHEAD, has resurfaced with his solo project JEFFREY NOTHING (also known as NOTHING). Released today is a brand new single, "Fragile Mind". The track is available now for download and across ...

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GEOFF TATE Says Performing 'Suite Sister Mary' With His Daughter EMILY For First Time Was 'Very Special'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate spoke to the Northwest Music Scene about the first time he was joined by his now-21-year-old daughter Emily to perform the band's classic song "Suite Sister Mary". Tate, who is celebrating the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" album on his current tour, said: "Oh, wow. It was ...

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GEOFF TATE Says It's 'Humbling' To Hear What QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Operation: Mindcrime' Means To Fans

Former QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Geoff Tate recently spoke with Max Volume of the Reno, Nevada radio station 105.7 KOZZ. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the sound of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" album: Geoff: "It was one of the first five digital albums ever made. When we ...

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GEOFF TATE On Performing Entire 'Operation: Mindcrime' Album Again: I'm Giving The People What They Want

Don De Leaumont of The Great Southern Brainfart recently conducted an interview with original QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Asked about his 30th-anniversary tour for QUEENSRŸCHE's landmark "Operation: Mindcrime" concept album during which he is performing the LP in its entirety, Tate ...

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