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SYMPHONY X Announces May-June 2019 European Tour

New Jersey progressive metal masters SYMPHONY X will embark on a European tour in May. The run will see the five-piece hit eleven countries in one month — with the trek kicking off on May 7 in Lyon, France, culminating in Gelsenkirchen, Germany at the Rock Hard Festival. "We are really excited about the upcoming ...

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SOILWORK: 'Witan' Video Released

"Witan", the new video from SOILWORK, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 11th studio album, "Verkligheten", which is SOILWORK's first to feature drummer Bastian Thusgaard, who replaced Dirk Verbeuren in 2016. "Verkligheten" is being released today (Friday, January 11) via Nuclear Blast. The first-edition digipack, as well as the vinyl ...

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TÝR To Release 'Hel' Album In March

On March 8, Faroese folk metal band TÝR will release its eighth full-length, "Hel", via Metal Blade Records. "Hel" is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal that will immediately resonate with any who have followed the group at any point over the two decades of its storied career. For a ...

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SHINEDOWN To Perform On 'Live With Kelly And Ryan'

SHINEDOWN will perform its uplifting anthem "Get Up" for the first time on national television on January 23 on the top morning talk show "Live With Kelly And Ryan". Check your local listings for air time. The band has also been nominated for two iHeart Radio Music Awards, including "Rock Song Of The Year" for ...

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AMON AMARTH Guitarist Says 'Versus The World' Album Was 'Turning Point' In Band's Career

France's United Rock Nations recently conducted an interview with guitarist Johan Söderberg of Swedish metallers AMON AMARTH about their new live DVD/documentary "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm". You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why ...

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The Simulation - BORN OF OSIRIS

Founded in 2003, BORN OF OSIRIS went through many early name changes, and we'll skip tallying the number of members—including, recently, longtime bassist David Darocha—who have come through this prog-core unit. These changes express the demanding creative body on the band itself to peak. With drummer Cameron Losch the last original member, and new bassist, ...

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Ex-KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA Looks Back On Making Of 'Follow The Leader': 'It Was Pretty Much Complete Chaos Every Day And Every Night'

Former KORN drummer David Silveria spoke to RadioactiveMike Z, host of the Riverside, California radio station 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", about his memories of making the band's "Follow The Leader" album, which recently celebrated 20th anniversary. "When we did 'Follow The Leader', it was pretty much complete chaos every day and every ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: Lyric Video For New Song 'Control'

The official lyric video for the song "Control" from Arizona metal veterans FLOTSAM AND JETSAM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming 14th album, "The End Of Chaos", which will be released on January 18 via AFM Records. The album will be available as a digipak, on clear orange, gatefold ...

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PRETTY MAIDS: 'Bull's Eye' Video Released

The official music video for the song "Bull's Eye" from Danish hard rock veterans PRETTY MAIDS can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Kingmaker", which was released in November 2016 via Frontiers Music Srl. PRETTY MAIDS frontman Ronnie Atkins told Kansai Finder about "Kingmaker": "'Kingmaker' was actually more or ...

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SOILWORK Teases 'Witan' Video

A teaser for "Witan", the new video from SOILWORK, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 11th studio album, "Verkligheten", which is SOILWORK's first to feature drummer Bastian Thusgaard, who replaced Dirk Verbeuren in 2016. "Verkligheten" will be released on January 11 via Nuclear Blast. The first-edition digipack, as well as ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Record New Album In The Fall

British extreme metal veterans CRADLE OF FILTH will tentatively enter the studio in the fall of 2019 to begin recording their new album. The follow-up to 2017's "Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness of Decay" is expected to arrive sometime in 2020. CRADLE OF FILTH revealed its recording plans in a new Facebook message recapping its activities ...

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SABATON Is In Studio Recording New Album

Swedish metallers SABATON have entered the studio to begin recording their new album. The follow-up to 2016's "The Last Stand" will be released next year via Nuclear Blast Records. SABATON singer Joakim Brodén and bassist Pär Sundström released a short video message earlier today letting their fans know what they can expect from the group ...

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NEIL FALLON Says CLUTCH Has No Plans To Celebrate Group's 30th Anniversary: 'We're Not Really Keen On Nostalgia'

Prior to CLUTCH's performance in Devore, California on October 13, vocalist Neil Fallon spoke with RadioactiveMike Z, host of the Riverside, California radio station 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SYSTEM OF A DOWN, the group CLUTCH supported ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: There Have Been 'No Further Discussions' About A New SYSTEM OF A DOWN Album

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian says that there have been "no further discussions" about the band recording a follow-up to its 2005 albums "Mezmerize" and "Hypnotize". This past summer, SYSTEM guitarist Daron Malakian publicly accused Tankian of not wanting to record, with Tankian responding that creative and financial issues with Malakian led to ...

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Former OPETH Keyboardist PER WIBERG To Release Solo Album

Per Wiberg, the Swedish multi-instrumentalist who has played with such bands as OPETH, CANDLEMASS, KAMCHATKA and SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, will release his debut solo album, "Head Without Eyes", on April 19, 2019 via Despotz Records. Says Wiberg: "This album has been in the making for quite some time and I was pleasantly surprised to hear that ...

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FOZZY's CHRIS JERICHO On 'Judas' Success: 'We're Bigger In Every Country Than We Were The Album Before'

Metal Master Kingdom conducted an interview with FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho prior to the band's November 28 concert at The Rockpile in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how producer Johnny Andrews became involved in the songwriting process for the band's ...

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SEPULTURA-Branded Red And White Wine To Be Launched This Month

Groove, power and fire — these are all qualities that Brazilian/American thrash metal veterans SEPULTURA have been adding to their music since they first started out. Gourmets already know that these are elements that a good wine needs as well. As pioneers of the scene, the members of SEPULTURA have been active for over three ...

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Video Premiere: MALEVOLENT CREATION's 'Decimated'

The Guilherme Henriques-created video for "Decimated", a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The 13th Beast", which will be released on January 18, 2019 via Century Media. "The 13th Beast" introduces a new lineup consisting of Phil Cancilla ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Watches Performance By Fast Food-Themed BLACK SABBATH Tribute Parody Band MAC SABBATH (Video)

A previously unreleased clip from Ozzy Osbourne's show "Ozzy & Jack's World Detour" in which the BLACK SABBATH singer watches a performance by the fast food-themed SABBATH tribute parody band called MAC SABBATH can be seen below. Mysterious MAC SABBATH frontman Ronald Osbourne emerged from his basement bunker to tell Rolling Stone: "Being ...

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