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Rockers React To Passing Of SEAN CONNERY

David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Gavin Rossdale(BUSH), Gary Holt (EXODUS, SLAYER), WARRANT, Jason Bonham, John Corabi (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) and Vernon Reid (LIVING COLOUR) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Sean Connery. The Scottish actor, who was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, died Friday night (October 30) ...

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INSIDIOUS DISEASE Feat. DIMMU BORGIR, Ex-MORGOTH Members: 'Invisible War' Music Video

The official music video for "Invisible War", a new song from INSIDIOUS DISEASE — the old-school death metal project featuring Marc Grewe (vocals; formerly of MORGOTH) and Sven Atle Kopperud (a.k.a. Silenoz; guitar; also of DIMMU BORGIR) — can be seen below. The track is taken from INSIDIOUS DISEASE's long-awaited sophomore album, "After Death", which ...

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AC/DC Previews New Song 'Demon Fire'

A one-minute snippet of "Demon Fire", a brand new song from AC/DC, is available below. The track is taken from the legendary rockers' long-awaited comeback album, "Power Up", which is due on November 13. The follow-up to 2014's "Rock Or Bust" features AC/DC's 2020 lineup of Brian Johnson (vocals), Phil Rudd (drums), Cliff Williams (bass), ...

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METALLICA Shares Preview Of 'Live & Acoustic From HQ' Streaming Charity Event

METALLICA's "Live & Acoustic From HQ: Helping Hands Concert & Auction" will be streamed live from the band's headquarters in San Rafael, California on Saturday, November 14. A preview clip, featuring METALLICA's performance of the song "All Within My Hands", is available below. Says METALLICA: "This special acoustic show marks our second concert benefitting All ...

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COREY TAYLOR Announces 'Secret' Los Angeles Performance

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has launched a charity campaign today via Propeller to benefit the Sweet Relief COVID-19 Fund. Fans can enter today for a chance to win tickets to a private, socially distanced, secret performance from Taylor in Los Angeles on November 5 by donating $5.00 to the fund at

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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: 'If Everything Happens For A Reason' Album Announced

GONE IS GONE, the project featuring MASTODON's Troy Sanders, AT THE DRIVE-IN's Tony Hajjar, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin, will release its new album, "If Everything Happens For A Reason…Then Nothing Really Matters At All", on December 4 via Clouds Hill. The LP was produced by Hajjar and ...

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MASTODON To Begin Recording New Album In Two Weeks

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON are preparing to enter the studio to begin recording their next album. The follow-up to 2017's "Emperor Of Sand" will mark MASTODON's first collection of new material since the death of longtime manager Nick John and the passing of tour manager Bob Dallas. In a new interview with the 93X radio ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI On EDDIE VAN HALEN: 'His Influence Globally On The Guitar Community Is Just Unfathomable'

DREAM THEATER's John Petrucci has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, saying the VAN HALEN axeman's influence "on the guitar community" was "just unfathomable." Petrucci discussed his appreciation for the groundbreaking musician, who died from cancer on October 6 at age 65, in a recent interview with Holland's FaceCulture. ...

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Under A Godless Veil - DRACONIAN

Get ready to swoon. Get ready to shed a tear. DRACONIAN have created a gorgeous, mournful masterpiece here. A band that have long deserved greater recognition for their consistent and immersive catalogue of albums, the Swedes may share some obvious traits with other gothic (and maybe even funeral) doom bands, but "Under A Godless Veil" ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 Covers INXS's 'Devil Inside'

WEDNESDAY 13 is celebrating All Hallows Eve with the release of a wicked new cover of INXS's hit song "Devil Inside", now available on all streaming services. A video for the creeptastic single, filmed and directed by Vicente Cordero (3TEETH, SEPTEMBER MOURNING), will air during the band's highly anticipated "Halloween Spooktacular!" event on Saturday, October ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Releases 2020 Version Of 'Am I Evil?'

Vital, venerated, and vintage, when DIAMOND HEAD first released "Lightning To The Nations" forty years ago in 1980, few could have predicted the importance it would carry — and establish — with regards to heavy metal's new wave and sound. Stacked and packed with riffs, "Lightning To The Nations" would be one of the prime ...

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STITCHED UP HEART Drops 'My Demon' Music Video

STITCHED UP HEART has dropped an Alison Roberto-directed music video for "My Demon". The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Darkness", which was released in March via Another Century. The LP was produced by FROM FIRST TO LAST singer/guitarist Matt Good (producer of ASKING ALEXANDRIA and HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD). STITCHED UP HEART frontwoman Alecia ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR Taps Actor JASON MOMOA For 'The Black EP'

SCOUR, the extreme metal supergroup featuring Philip H. Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, EN MINOR), John Jarvis (AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED), Derek Engemann (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS), Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX) and Adam Jarvis (PIG DESTROYER, LOCK UP) will release its long-anticipated record "The Black EP" on Black Friday, November 27. Forged in 2015, SCOUR made its ...

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P.O.D. Is Spreading Holiday Cheer Early With 'Christmas Lullaby'

This year, Mascot Records will release "Christmas Rocks", a collection of Christmas tunes from many of its bands, including a new, original song from P.O.D., "Christmas Lullaby". Other participating artists include 10 YEARS, BLACK STONE CHERRY, CROBOT, DRAGGED UNDER, OTHERWISE and AYREON. Look for one new track to be released each week. P.O.D. singer Sonny ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Releases Music Video For 'The Dark Unbroken'

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers DARK TRANQUILLITY will release their new album, "Moment", on November 20 via Century Media. The official music video for the disc's third single, "The Dark Unbroken", can be seen below. The band comments: "Filmed in the heart of Gothenburg with renowned TV/film director Erik Eger ('Thicker Than Water', 'One Hundred ...

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SODOM Unveils Lyric Video For New Song 'Indoctrination'

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have unleashed a lyric video for "Indoctrination". The track is taken from the band's brand-new studio album, "Genesis XIX", which is due on November 27 via Entertainment One (eOne) in North America and Steamhammer/SPV in Europe. "Genesis XIX" — recorded by Siggi Bemm and mastered by Patrick W. Engel — ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Announces 'The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy' Album; First Single 'King Freak' Available Now

Rock icon Rob Zombie has announced his seventh studio album, "The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy", to be released March 12, 2021 via Nuclear Blast. The LP marks his first new album in nearly five years. "The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy" is a classic Zombie album to its core, with high-energy rages ...

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