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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Says Music Streaming Is 'Pricing Artists Out Of Careers'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor has blasted Spotify for the the paltry payments the music streaming service pays out to music rightsholders. This past January, the Copyright Royalty Board ruled the royalties songwriters receive from on-demand subscription streaming would jump 44 percent over the next five years. Spotify, Google, Pandora and Amazon — ...

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DON DOKKEN And GEORGE LYNCH Don't Rule Out More DOKKEN Reunion Shows: 'It's Based On Opportunity'

During an appearance on yesterday's (Tuesday, July 30) edition of "Trunk Nation LA Invasion: Live From The Rainbow Bar & Grill" on SiriusXM, George Lynch and Don Dokken spoke about the possibility of further shows featuring the renuted classic lineup of DOKKEN. "It's based on opportunity that anybody would take, because it's a good opportunity," ...

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DEEP PURPLE, VANILLA FUDGE Featured On 'Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood' Soundtrack

The soundtrack for Quentin Tarantino's heavily anticipated music-laden film "Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood" was announced today. The soundtrack will release globally through Columbia Records on July 26 in line with the nationwide film release. Personally curated by Tarantino himself, the soundtrack is a love letter to the music of 1960s-era Hollywood. The "Once ...

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Watch DOKKEN Perform At Iowa Speedway

Fan-filmed video footage of DOKKEN's July 19 concert at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube users "John W Elkin" and "D C"). As with all of DOKKEN's recent gigs, DOKKEN's longtime member "Wild" Mick Brown did not perform with his bandmates in Iowa. He has since been replaced ...

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SKID ROW Guitarist Recalls First Performance With SEBASTIAN BACH: 'There Was Something Magical About It'

In conjunction with a recent Metal Hammer retrospective on SKID ROW's self-titled 1989 debut, guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo spoke at length about the group's early years with writer Clay Marshall. Some select "outtakes" from the interview appear below (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On meeting bassist Rachel Bolan: Snake: "We weren't childhood friends — we met ...

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Ex-TESTAMENT Bassist Says He Was Treated 'Like A Thing, Like A Stage Prop' And 'Not A Person' By His Former Bandmates

Former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian says that he was treated like "a thing" and "a stage prop" during his tenure with the band and claims that the business he "helped start" has been "hijacked." Christian — whose acrimonious January 2014 exit from TESTAMENT was well publicized on these pages — made his latest comments while ...

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Listen To New KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Song 'I Am Broken Too'

The official lyric video for "I Am Broken Too", the new single from Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, can be seen below. The song is taken from KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's new album, "Atonement", which will be released on August 16 via Metal Blade Records in the U.S. and Sony Music Entertainment in the rest of the world. ...

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SEVENDUST To Record New Album In October

SEVENDUST will enter the studio in October to begin recording its new album for an early 2020 release. The follow-up to last year's "All I See Is War" will once again be tracked at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has previously worked with ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH, among others. ...

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COREY TAYLOR Blasts Holocaust Deniers

Corey Taylor has blasted so-called Holocaust deniers for spreading false conspiracy theories, saying that their actions are "a travesty to the memory of the survivors and disrespectful to the people who fought for them." Most Holocaust deniers claim, either explicitly or implicitly, that the Holocaust is a hoax — or at best an exaggeration — ...

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LAST IN LINE To Begin Writing Third Album In August

LAST IN LINE will begin writing material for its third album next month. The band, which features former DIO members Vivian Campbell (guitar) and Vinny Appice (drums), alongside ex-OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Phil Soussan and singer Andrew Freeman, released its second LP, "II", this past February. Asked in a new interview with Eonmusic what ...

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LAST IN LINE Bassist Slams 'Medicare For All' Proposal, Says People Would Have To 'Wait Weeks To Get Even Basic Appointments'

Former OZZY OSBOURNE and current LAST IN LINE bassist Phil Soussan has slammed the "Medicare For All" proposal, arguing that moving to a single-payer system run by the government would result in people having "to wait weeks to get even basic appointments." Unlike the existing Affordable Care Act (ACA), more popularly called Obamacare, which helps ...

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SACRED REICH Frontman Calls Out BLABBERMOUTH.NET For 'Click-Inducing,' TRUMP-Bashing Headline

SACRED REICH frontman Phil Rind has called out BLABBERMOUTH.NET for picking a "click-inducing headline" for an article containing his comments about President Donald Trump. On Wednesday (June 19), BLABBERMOUTH.NET reported on an interview Rind gave to Revolver magazine in which he spoke about the lyrical inspiration for the band's new song "Don't Do ...

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JEFF PILSON Shares Hilarious Story Of How He Joined DIO

Bassist and producer Jeff Pilson is best known for playing with DOKKEN and FOREIGNER, but he also toured with DIO in the 1990s and performed on three of the group's albums — "Strange Highways" (1993), "Angry Machines" (1996) and the group's tenth and final studio release, "Master Of The Moon" (2004). During a recent appearance ...

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SHOCK NARCOTIC Feat. Former THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Members: Debut Album Due In August

Detroit grind ensemble SHOCK NARCOTIC will release its debut full-length, "I Have Seen The Future And It Doesn't Work", on August 16 via Housecore Records. Forged in 2018, SHOCK NARCOTIC features former THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN guitarist Jeff Tuttle, CHILD BITE vocalist Shawn Knight, current SHIT LIFE/former THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER drummer Zach Gibson and ...

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KORN Guitarist Defends His Jam With MIKE HUCKABEE

KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch has defended his recent jam with Mike Huckabee, saying that the former Arkansas governor "has been nothing but humble and extremely kind" to him and his daughter. Welch and Huckabee made headlines earlier this month when they performed an instrumental version of the KORN classic "Blind" on Huckabee's late-night-style show ...

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