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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES: 'Screw The Terrorists'

Dimitri de Larocque of "Tête-À-Tête" last month conducted an interview with former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On being in Paris shortly after last month's terrorist attacks: "Screw the terrorists. I don't care what… It's shitty what they did last week, ...

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PRAYING MANTIS: New Song 'Tokyo' Available For Streaming

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The "Legacy" song "Tokyo" can be streamed below. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this could arguably be the best album that ...

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PRAYING MANTIS: New Song 'All I See' Available For Streaming

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The "Legacy" song "All I See" can be streamed below. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this could arguably be the best ...

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PRAYING MANTIS: 'Fight For Your Honour' Video Released

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The official video for the "Legacy" song "Fight For Your Honour" can be seen below. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this ...

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PRAYING MANTIS To Release 'Legacy' Album In August

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this could arguably be the best album that MANTIS have ever made! Bold words to be ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: Praying 'Absolutely Works'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford, who has been clean and sober since January of 1986, credits his belief in a higher power for helping him in his recovery. "I'm a different guy to when I was 20," Halford said during an appearance on HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show" (hear audio below). ...

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Isolate and Medicate - SEETHER

Once modest champs of the grunge underground, SEETHER have risen through the ranks of AOR to become trusty rock venue fillers. Some would argue this commercial favorability has come at much cost to their original sound and there's evidence of that claim on the trio's latest album, "Isolate and Medicate". Sometimes AOR yields a few ...

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KISS, KORN, BLACK SABBATH, SLIPKNOT, ANTHRAX Members React To ROBIN WILLIAMS' Death

Paul Stanley (KISS), Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE), Ozzy Osbourne (BLACK SABBATH), Brian "Head" Welch (KORN), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), Yngwie Malmsteen, Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Stephen Pearcy (RATT), Michael Sweet (STRYPER) and Lzzy Hale (HALESTORM) are among the musicians who reacted on Twitter and Facebook to the passing of actor and comedian Robin ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Singer NEIL TURBIN Performs New Song 'Ride With Death' At HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR (Video)

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of ANTHRAX's debut album, "Fistful Of Metal", the band's former lead singer, Neil Turbin, and a backing group of musicians calling themselves DEATHRIDERS (not to be confused with Neil's long-running Los Angeles-based band of the same name) performed the entire LP on their recent European tour. Fan-filmed ...

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Kill the King - WHITE APPICE MENDOZA IGGY

Doogie White just might be the hardest working man in heavy metal. Where isn't he these days? If he's not fronting for Michael Schenker, Yngwie Malmsteen, LA PAZ or TANK, he's been found lurking in EMPIRE, PRAYING MANTIS, CORNERSTONE, RATA BLANCA and, of course, RAINBOW, amongst other music entities. This time, he's pitted alongside the ...

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WHITECHAPEL: 'Our Endless War' Video Released

The official video for "Our Endless War", the title track of the fifth full-length album from Knoxville, Tennessee metallers WHITECHAPEL, can be seen below. The clip features livee performance footage directed by Naughty Mantis. "Our Endless War" was issued on April 29 via Metal Blade. The CD sold around 16,000 copies in the United States ...

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DOOGIE WHITE Talks MICHAEL SCHENKER, RAINBOW And YNGWIE MALMSTEEN In New Video Interview

Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon, who currently resides in Hollywood, California, conducted an interview with renowned Scottish singer Doogie White, who has worked with such bands as MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, RAINBOW, CORNERSTONE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, MIDNIGHT BLUE, PRAYING MANTIS and TANK, on February 12 at the House Of Blues in Hollywood, California. You can now ...

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BRUTAL TRUTH: 'The Stroy' Video Released

"The Stroy", the new video from legendary grindcore godfathers BRUTAL TRUTH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's recent split with seminal, abrasive-noise terrorists BASTARD NOISE, entitled "The Axiom Of Post Inhumanity". Combining over four decades of grinding noise dominance, "The Axiom Of Post Inhumanity" is a long-overdue pairing of extreme ...

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Murder One - KILLERS

Ahh, KILLERS, a bleeding case of what could've been. Struggling to find a post-IRON MAIDEN identity throughout the Eighties and Nineties, NWOBHM legend Paul Di'Anno ran through a succession of metal acts that made minor blips on the metal radar such as DI'ANNO, BATTLEZONE, PRAYING MANTIS, NOMAD, GOGMAGOG (also one-time home to future IRON MAIDEN ...

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DARKOLOGY: 'Fated To Burn' Album Details Revealed

DARKOLOGY, the Texas-based band featuring guitarist Michael Harris (VITALIJ KUPRIJ), drummer Brian Harris (ex-FIREWIND), bassist Mike Neal and vocalist Kelly "Sundown" Carpenter (FIREWIND, BEYOND TWILIGHT, OUTWORLD), will release its sophomore album, "Fated To Burn", in early 2014 through Prime Eon Media. The follow-up to 2009's "Altered Reflections" was mixed and mastered by legendary producer Chris ...

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BRUTAL TRUTH And BASTARD NOISE Team Up For Split Release

Legendary grindcore godfathers BRUTAL TRUTH and seminal, abrasive-noise terrorists BASTARD NOISE have teamed up for a split record of harsh power-electronic noise insanity. Combining over four decades of grinding noise dominance, "The Axiom Of Post Inhumanity" is a long-overdue pairing of extreme music veterans that is sure to push the limits of even the most ...

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FIREWIND Singer's DARKOLOGY To Release 'Fated To Burn'

DARKOLOGY, the Texas-based band featuring guitarist Michael Harris (VITALIJ KUPRIJ), drummer Brian Harris (ex-FIREWIND), bassist Mike Neal and vocalist Kelly "Sundown" Carpenter (FIREWIND, BEYOND TWILIGHT, OUTWORLD), will release its sophomore album, "Fated To Burn", in late 2013 or early 2014 through Prime Eon Media. The CD was mixed and mastered by legendary producer Chris Tsangarides ...

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PRAYING MANTIS Announces New Singer, Drummer

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS have announced the addition of Dutch musicians John "Jaycee" Cuijpers (vocals; AYREON, COOPER INC.) and Hans In 'T Zandt (drums; CHINAWHITE, VENGEANCE) to the group's ranks. Jon and Hans are seasoned professional musicians with a vast amount of experience and will bring an extra dimension ...

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