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TESLA's FRANK HANNON: 'I Do Not Agree With This Defunding The Police Garbage That's Going On'

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon says that he disagrees with calls to "defund the police" in the United States. Protests around the country in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery have reignited conversations about the role of police in society, with some abolitionists advocating for dissolving existing police departments, ...

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LYNCH MOB To Release 'Wicked Sensation Reimagined' In August

West Coast rock veterans LYNCH MOB will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their seminal album "Wicked Sensation" with a special limited print/deluxe anniversary edition of the album. "Wicked Sensation Reimagined" features re-worked and re-recorded versions of their classic songs and will be available via Rat Pak Records on August 28 (also available in Japan via ...

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ONSLAUGHT Releases Music Video For 'Bow Down To The Clowns'

U.K.-based thrash metal veterans ONSLAUGHT have revealed a travelling circus-inspired music video for "Bow Down To The Clowns", the second single from the upcoming "Generation Antichrist" album. Lyrically inspired by society’s tendency to allow itself to be controlled by others, the lip offers a literal depiction of dark clowns with a demonic ringmaster pulling the ...

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Listen To New FINNTROLL Song 'Ormfolk'

Finnish troll horde FINNTROLL has unleashed "Ormfolk", the first single from its highly anticipated seventh studio album — the first in long seven years. "Vredesvävd" will be out on September 18 via Century Media Records. The title translates to "Wrath-woven," which aptly implies what the vigorous, unapologetic and ill-spirited record is all about. Recorded and ...

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IHSAHN To Release 'Pharos' EP In September

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn will release a new EP, "Pharos", on September 11 via Candlelight Records. The official music video for the disc's first single, "Spectre At The Feast", can be seen below. Also appearing on the effort are covers of PORTISHEAD's "Roads" and A-HA's "Manhattan Skyline" (featuring Einar Solberg of LEPROUS). Ihsahn, whose real name ...

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Listen To New SEETHER Song 'Bruised And Bloodied'

SEETHER's new single, "Bruised And Bloodied", 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. "Bruised And Bloodied" is a strong representation of the dynamic push-pull on "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", with frontman ...

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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: Listen To New Song 'Everything Is Wonderfall'

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, has released a new song called "Everything Is Wonderfall". "Everything Is Wonderfall" is the first new music from GONE IS GONE since the release of "No One Ever Walked ...

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ALICE COOPER Is Once Again Collaborating With Hitmaker DESMOND CHILD

Grammy-winning and Emmy-nominated songwriter-producer Desmond Child, who is widely recognized as one of music's most accomplished hitmakers, has revealed that he is working on new music with legendary rocker Alice Cooper. This past Wednesday (July 15), Desmond took to his social media to write: "SCHOOL'S OUT FOR THE SUMMER! Alice Cooper and I are cooking ...

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MERCYFUL FATE-Era KING DIAMOND Figure Coming From Super7

Super7 has officially announced a King Diamond figure from the classic MERCYFUL FATE era of the early 1980s. This made-to-order deluxe 7" highly articulated figure as part of the ULTIMATES! Figures Collection is lavishly detailed and painted and features an epic assortment of interchangeable accessories: * Body with sculpted vest with leather texture detail and ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To CHRIS JERICHO: 'Don't Pretend That You Do What I Do'

Sebastian Bach has continued his Twitter tirade against Chris Jericho over allegations that the FOZZY frontman uses pre-recorded vocal tracks during live performances. Just hours after Bach initially accused Jericho of "miming to a tape" at FOZZY concerts, the former SKID ROW vocalist defended his position, firing back against several Jericho supporters over their claim ...

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Here Is The First Taste Of BUTCHER BABIES' Fourth Studio Album

"Offstage With DWP" has uploaded behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for BUTCHER BABIES' upcoming fourth studio album. Check out the video below. BUTCHER BABIES wrote: "Liking what you're hearing so far? We've got a shit ton more where that came from! Thank you @DannyWimmerPres for unleashing a small taste of BB4" This past April, ...

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Watch NICKELBACK Perform Quarantine Version Of 'Rockstar'

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger and guitarist Ryan Peake recently performed "Rockstar" in socially distanced fashion for a live video which has now been uploaded to the band's YouTube channel. You can check it out below. As previously reported, NICKELBACK drummer Daniel Adair is recovering from recent surgery for radial tunnel syndrome, a condition in which ...

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Former FREHLEY'S COMET Drummer JAMIE OLDAKER Dead At 68

Acclaimed drummer Jamie Oldaker has died at the age of 68. The musician, who had battled cancer in recent years, was surrounded by family members when he passed away Thursday at his Tulsa home. A rock music, blues rock and country music drummer and percussionist, Oldaker was born September 5, 1951 in Tulsa. He was ...

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(HED) P.E. Announces Twelfth Studio Album 'Class Of 2020'

(HED) P.E. will release its twelfth studio album, "Class Of 2020", on August 21 via Suburban Noize Records. The date also coincides with the 20th anniversary of the group's breakthrough LP, "Broke". On "Class Of 2020", (HED) P.E. gets back to the raw essentials, utilizing old-school punk-rock guitar tones and aggressive, unfiltered vocal stylings ...

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