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ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE Announces 'Silver Linings' Covers Album

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante has announced a brand new album, "Silver Linings", due out May 14 via Megaforce Records. The 14-track effort features an all-star cast of "who's who" in the thrash, metal, and rock worlds, with all cuts culled from Benante's acclaimed "quarantine jam" video series. Benante has earmarked a portion of the "Silver ...

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PAPA ROACH Frontman Explains Why He 'Fell Off The Wagon' While In Quarantine: 'My World Just Got Real Small' And 'I Felt Disconnected'

During an appearance on Wednesday's (March 17) episode of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix spoke about how he has been handling the coronavirus pandemic. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It was nice to spend some time with my family, to be completely honest. But then, after a while, ...

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RISE AGAINST Announces New Album, 'Nowhere Generation'

Punk rock band RISE AGAINST is back with a provocative and dynamic new album, "Nowhere Generation", the group's first new studio effort in four years. On the upcoming release, the outspoken band points a finger at big business and politics for stacking the social and economical deck against Millennials', Gen Y's and Gen Z's pursuit ...

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TED NUGENT Says He Lost Major Sponsor Of His 'Spirit Of The Wild' TV Show Over Accusation Of Racism

Ted Nugent says that he recently lost a major sponsor of his award-winning "Spirit Of The Wild" television show over accusations of racism. The outspoken conservative rocker, who has previously referred to then-U.S. president Barack Obama as a "subhuman mongrel," discussed the alleged attempt at "canceling" his program during the latest episode of his "Spirit ...

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JEREMY SPENCER: Why I Left FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

Jeremy Spencer, former drummer and co-founding member of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, discussed his late 2018 decision to exit the band during a recent appearance on "That Jamieson Show". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I had some back issues, and I had to get a couple of surgeries. And the second one was brutal ...

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GEOFF TATE Calls His QUEENSRŸCHE Album 'Frequency Unknown' 'A Mess' And Not 'A Very Satisfying Project'

Geoff Tate says that "Frequency Unknown", the sole album he released under the QUEENSRŸCHE banner during a period when the singer was battling his former bandmates over the rights to the group's name, was not "a very satisfying project." "Frequency Unknown" arrived in April 2013 amidst a swarm of controversy. QUEENSRŸCHE had just split in ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Releases Lyric Video For 'I Refuse'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released a lyric video for "I Refuse". The song was included on the second installment of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's greatest-hits collection, "A Decade Of Destruction - Volume 2", which came out in October. "A Decade Of Destruction - Volume 2" contains four previously unreleased tracks: "Broken World", the Steve ...

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Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER Is Relaunching PSYCHOSEXUAL With New Single: 'We're Starting Over,' He Says

Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer spoke to "Drag The Waters: The Pantera Podcast" about his decision to remove all the previously released music and videos from his PSYCHOSEXUAL project ahead of the arrival of its new single, "Devil From Hell", at the end of the month. "When you make records, they're like ...

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COREY TAYLOR Reveals Concept For His Fifth Book

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has told Matt Pinfield of 95.5 KLOS's "New & Approved" series that he is "starting to get the itch" to write his fifth book. "I've got a concept in mind," he said (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "It has to do with social media and the age that we live ...

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STRYPER's OZ FOX Undergoes First Brain Surgery

STRYPER guitarist Oz Fox underwent the first of his brain surgeries on Thursday, March 4 to treat one of the tumors that were found in his head — one by his ear and the other in the back of his brain — when he suffered his first seizure in August 2018 while performing with SIN ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN, Ex-MACHINE HEAD Members Cover STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' 'Dead & Bloated' (Video)

Shavo Odadjian (SYSTEM OF A DOWN), Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD), Jason Christopher (Corey Taylor, ex-PRONG) and Brandon Pertzborn (HO99O9, Corey Taylor) have joined forces to record a quarantine cover of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' "Dead & Bloated". Check it out below. Christopher shared a video of the performance on his Instagram and wrote in an ...

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EXHORDER Is Working On 'Amazing' New Album

Vocalist Kyle Thomas of New Orleans-based thrash metal pioneers EXHORDER has confirmed to "The Dan Chan Show" that he and his bandmates are "in pre-production for a new album" at the moment. He said (hear audio below): "I'm writing at home. Marzi's [Montazeri, guitar] writing at home. Jason [Viebrooks, bass] and Sasha [Horn, drums] are ...

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SAMMY HAGAR, STEVE VAI, ZAKK WYLDE, JOE SATRIANI, Others Wish NEAL SCHON Happy 67th Birthday (Video)

A phenomenal digital birthday card to legendary JOURNEY founder Neal Schon featuring heartfelt greetings from his stunning wife Michaele along with Jonathan Cain, Brad Paisley, Randy Jackson, Narada Michael Walden, Sammy Hagar, Steve Lukather, Steve Vai, Arnel Pineda, Scott Hamilton, Zakk Wylde, Joe Bonamassa, Jason Derlatka, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson and Jack Blades can be ...

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