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Rumor: GHOST To Debut New Lineup On European Tour

Metal Wani editor in chief Owais "Vitek" Nabi conducted an interview with the leader of the Swedish occult rock band GHOST. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Asked about GHOST's plans for the follow-up to 2015's "Meliora" album, the GHOST mainman said: "The ideas for the new record will ...

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Video Premiere: EMMURE's 'Flag Of The Beast'

"Flag Of The Beast", the new video from metalcore heavy hitters EMMURE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Look At Yourself", which will be released on March 3. The follow-up to the 2014's "Eternal Enemies" marks EMMURE's first release with SharpTone Records. Discussing the process behind the making ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER On RATT Legal Dispute: 'This Is Definitely Not Over'

Drummer Bobby Blotzer has made his first public comments since a judge denied his request for reconsideration in connection with his legal dispute with the other three members of RATT's classic lineup over the rights to the band's name. Back in November, a California judge ruled against Blotzer with respect to whether bassist Juan Croucier ...

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FRANKIE PALMERI Talks New EMMURE Album 'Look At Yourself' (Video)

A three-minute video clip of vocalist Frankie Palmeri of metalcore heavy hitters EMMURE talking about the band's new album, "Look At Yourself", can be seen below. Due on March 3, the follow-up to the 2014's "Eternal Enemies" marks EMMURE's first release with SharpTone Records. "Look At Yourself" represents a coming of age for EMMURE, a ...

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CROSSFAITH To Release 'New Age Warriors Remix' EP

Japanese electro-metal heroes CROSSFAITH have dropped a video stream for "Revolution - The Bloody Beetroots Remix", the first single to be taken from the band's "New Age Warriors Remix" EP, which will be released on February 10. The EP contains remixes from The Bloody Beetroots, Shikari Soundsystem, KSUKE, The Qemists and more. CROSSFAITH vocalist Kenta ...

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Video: LACEY STURM Performs In San Antonio, Texas

Fan-filmed video footage of former FLYLEAF singer Lacey Sturm's January 27 performance at Fitzgerald's in San Antonio, Texas can be seen below. Sturm's debut solo album, "Life Screams", was released in February 2016 via Followspot Records with The Fuel Music distribution. Writing alone, as well as with husband/guitarist Josh Sturm, SKILLET's Korey Cooper and Grammy ...

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PROCOL HARUM To Release First New Studio Album In 14 Years

The brand new studio album "Novum" (on CD and 2LP) by PROCOL HARUM will be released on April 21 via Eagle Records. The band's first studio album in fourteen years, and thirteenth overall, follows 2003's "The Well's On Fire". "Novum" is released as the band celebrates its 50th anniversary, while also undertaking a European tour. ...

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EMMURE Frontman Says Former Members 'Lost The Passion For Playing' In The Band 'A Long Time Ago'

Metalcore heavy hitters EMMURE will release their new album, titled "Look At Yourself", on March 3. The follow-up to the 2014's "Eternal Enemies" marks the first release from EMMURE's new lineup, featuring vocalist Frankie Palmeri alongside guitarist Josh Travis (GLASS CLOUD, ex-THE TONY DANZA TAPDANCE EXTRAVAGANZA), bassist Phil Lockett (ex-THE TONY DANZA TAPDANCE EXTRAVAGANZA) and ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY On Whether JIMMY DEGRASSO Will Play Drums At Upcoming RATT Shows: 'We're Still Figuring That Out'

Three members of RATT's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — performed a full set of the band's classic songs as the "surprise band" on October 1, 2016 on the Monsters Of Rock Cruise West, also known as Monsterwood. Joining Pearcy, Croucier and DeMartini on stage at the ...

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METALLICA Bassist: 'The Really Great Drummers Have Mad Respect' For LARS ULRICH

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo has defended Lars Ulrich against online criticism of the the Danish skinsman's technical ability, saying that "the really great drummers have mad respect" for his bandmate's "unique style of playing." Ulrich has been the butt of jokes for more than two decades after his drumming patterns were simplified, seemingly in response ...

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THE CHARM THE FURY Releases 'Down On The Ropes' Video

The official video for the song "Down On The Ropes" from the Amsterdam-based metal band THE CHARM THE FURY can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's sophomore album, "The Sick, Dumb & Happy", which will be released on March 17 via Nuclear Blast / Arising Empire. The disc was recorded at ...

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NIRVANA, ALICE IN CHAINS, PEARL JAM, SOUNDGARDEN Photographs Part Of 'Greatest Hits' Exhibition

"Greatest Hits", the premiere art retrospective, is a photography exhibition and auction with live music celebrating the work of legendary Los Angeles photographer Chris Cuffaro. "Greatest Hits" will open in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 2 with a press viewing 7:00 p.m., VIP party and opening reception 7:30-8:30 p.m. and a public viewing from 8:30 ...

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RATT's STEPHEN PEARCY On BOBBY BLOTZER: 'We Got Rid Of The Cancer'

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy says that the band has gotten "rid of the cancer" by taking control of the RATT name following a legal dispute with drummer Bobby Blotzer. Currently based around the vocalist and fellow "classic-era" members Warren DeMartini and Juan Croucier with later-period RATT guitarist Carlos Cavazo (ex-QUIET RIOT), the group will make ...

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EMMURE: 'Look At Yourself' Release Date, Cover Artwork Unveiled

Metalcore heavy hitters EMMURE will release their new album, titled "Look At Yourself", on March 3. The follow-up to the 2014's "Eternal Enemies" marks EMMURE's first release with SharpTone Records. The cover artwork for the album can be seen below. "Look At Yourself" track listing: 01. You Asked For It 02. Shinjuku Masterlord 03. Smokey ...

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JOHN 5 Says 'Season Of The Witch' Is 'By Far' His Favorite Solo Record

Former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 will release his eighth full-length solo album, "Season Of The Witch", on March 3. The fully instrumental disc, which features his band THE CREATURES (bassist Ian Ross and drummer Rodger Carter), contains experimentation with various genres — including western swing, Spanish flamenco, heavy metal and ...

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