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BABYMETAL To Release Two New Live Albums Next Week

Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL will release two live albums next week. Captured on its "Metal Galaxy" world tour, the "Extra Show Legend - Metal Galaxy" was a two-day event held at Makuhari Messe (Japan) on January 25 and January 26, 2020. "Legend - Metal Galaxy [Day 1]" and "Legend - Metal Galaxy [Day 2]" will ...

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Watch DOWN Reunite With KIRK WINDSTEIN For 'The Quarter Century Throwdown' Livestreamed Event

DOWN celebrated the 25th anniversary of its classic debut album, "NOLA", with a special livestreamed event on Saturday, August 29. Fittingly dubbed "The Quarter Century Throwdown", the high-production, multi-camera event took place using cutting-edge streaming technology to create a one-of-a-kind virtual concert experience. The show will be rebroadcast August 30 at 6:00 p.m. EST until ...

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Abyss - UNLEASH THE ARCHERS

The first thing that strikes you is how satisfyingly heavy UNLEASH THE ARCHERS have become over the years. Not that the Canadians' early albums lacked cojones, it's just that power metal has become such a sonically predictable genre over the decades, and bands with the gall to do something different are always particularly welcome. With ...

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Watch DOWN Rehearse For Upcoming 'The Quarter Century Throwdown' Livestreamed Event

Video of DOWN rehearsing for its upcoming "The Quarter Century Throwdown" livestreamed event can be seen below. This year marks the 25th anniversary of DOWN's 1995-released, now classic debut, "NOLA". Plans for select shows featuring vocalist Philip Anselmo, guitarists Pepper Keenan and Kirk Windstein, drummer Jimmy Bower and bassist Pat Bruders performing the record in ...

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3 DOORS DOWN's BRAD ARNOLD Releases Debut Solo Single, 'Wicked Man'

3 DOORS DOWN frontman and celebrated songwriter Brad Arnold was preparing earlier this year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band's 2000 debut album, the certified seven-times RIAA platinum "The Better Life". But with the pandemic putting the Grammy Award-nominated Mississippi rock band's plans on hold, Brad has used the quarantine to write and ...

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ADAM DUTKIEWICZ On New TIMES OF GRACE Album: 'It's Definitely One Of The Darkest Things I've Ever Written'

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz spoke to the Metal Blade Live Series about the status of the new album from TIMES OF GRACE, his collaborative project with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach. He said (see video below): "I am really excited about that project, just because it's such a different creative outlet for me. There's ...

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DOWN To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of 'NOLA' With Full-Length Exclusive Livestream On August 29

This year marks the 25th anniversary of DOWN's 1995-released, now classic debut, "NOLA". Plans for select shows featuring vocalist Philip Anselmo, guitarists Pepper Keenan and Kirk Windstein, drummer Jimmy Bower and bassist Pat Bruders performing the record in its entirety were sidelined due to the global pandemic. In its wake, the band is pleased to ...

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ROBERT PLANT Shares Previously Unreleased Song 'Charlie Patton Highway (Turn It Up - Part 1)'

Robert Plant has unveiled the first of three previously unreleased songs from his upcoming career-spanning new two-CD set "Digging Deep: Subterranea". "Charlie Patton Highway (Turn It Up - Part 1)", taken from the soon-to-be-released album "Band Of Joy Volume 2", is available now at all digital service providers. The limited-edition collection — also available for ...

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Terra Mortuus Est - KATALEPSY

As discerning metalheads will happily tell you, Russia is becoming increasingly influential in the ever-expanding death metal realm. Check out the likes of TOTAL DESPAIR, WOMBRIPPER and THE OCCULT for convincing and varied evidence. Or just stick this new KATALEPSY album into your ears at maximum volume. When it comes to nailing the sound and ...

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ROBERT PLANT's 'Digging Deep: Subterranea' 2CD Collection To Include Three Previously Unreleased Songs

LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant has announced "Digging Deep: Subterranea", a journey through his solo recordings, from "Pictures At Eleven" in 1982 through to three previously unreleased, exclusive tracks. Due on October 2, the limited-edition 2CD collection of 30 extraordinary songs, spanning four decades, can be pre-ordered at this location. CD1 ...

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TED NUGENT Says He Loves DONALD TRUMP: He Is 'Not An Entrenched, Status Quo, Power-Abusing, Criminal, Punk-Ass Politician'

Ted Nugent has once again praised President Donald Trump, saying that the billionaire real estate mogul is not a typical "power-abusing criminal, punk-ass politician." The outspoken conservative rocker, who is a staunch proponent of gun ownership, discussed America's 45th president in an interview with "America This Week With Eric Bolling", Sinclair Broadcast Group's weekly news ...

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New Crab Species Named After NIGHTWISH

A new crab species has been named after Finnish/British/Dutch symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH. The band says: "One new crab species (Tanidromites nightwishorum) was named after us in honor in particular for our 2015 album, 'Endless Forms Most Beautiful', about the evolution of life. "The new species of crab was found in eastern Austria and lived during ...

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LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE Says Richmond Statues With Confederate Links Should Be Removed And Preserved In Museums

In a recent interview with The Hundreds TV, LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe spoke about the ongoing efforts to remove Confederate statues along Monument Avenue in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia. The debate regarding Confederate monuments has been polarizing in Richmond and other cities across the country for many years. The Richmond region and ...

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