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DISTURBED Vocalist Says 'It Didn't Make Sense' To Continue His Now-Defunct 'Experiment' DEVICE

DISTURBED vocalist David Draiman recently spoke with Brent Porche of the Philadelphia radio station 93.3 WMMR. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On 2020 marking the 20th anniversary of the band's debut album, "The Sickness": David: "This entire touring cycle — this section of the touring ...

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DISTURBED Vocalist Calls NEIL PEART's Passing 'A Tremendous Loss', Says JUDAS PRIEST's ROCK HALL Exclusion Is 'Just Not Right'

During a recent conversation with Brent Porche of the Philadelphia radio station 93.3 WMMR, DISTURBED vocalist David Draiman was asked if he thinks the band — which will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of its debut album, "The Sickness", in 2020 — will merit consideration for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ...

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WOLF Releases 'Midnight Hour' Music Video

Swedish heavy metal masters WOLF have released a brand-new single, "Midnight Hour". The song is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Feeding The Machine", which will be released on March 13 via Century Media. It will be made available on vinyl (with the CD included), as a limited-edition CD digipak and on all digital ...

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Video: STEVE HARRIS's BRITISH LION Performs In Orlando

Fan-filmed video footage of BRITISH LION's January 18 concert at Ace Café in Orlando, Florida can be seen below. BRITISH LION is the side project of Steve Harris, bassist and co-founder of metal icons IRON MAIDEN. BRITISH LION's second album, "The Burning", was released on January 17 in digipack CD, double gatefold vinyl and digital ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Is Once Again Warming Up To Idea Of One Day Writing His Autobiography

Former PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo appears to be once again warming up to the idea of one day releasing his autobiography. Anselmo and BloodyDisgusting.com writer Corey Mitchell in 2013 secured a deal with Jeremie Ruby-Strauss, senior editor at Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books imprint, for Anselmo's memoir, which was supposed to be titled "Mouth For ...

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Video: STEVE HARRIS's BRITISH LION Performs In Norwich, England

Fan-filmed video footage of BRITISH LION's December 15 concert at Waterfront in Norwich, England can be seen below. BRITISH LION is the side project of Steve Harris, bassist and co-founder of metal icons IRON MAIDEN. BRITISH LION's second album, "The Burning", will be released on January 17, 2020 in digipack CD, double gatefold vinyl and ...

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Enraged And Unbound - UNFATHOMABLE RUINATION

Thanks to the fact that there are literally thousands of brutal death metal bands active right now, it is becoming increasingly difficult to accurately separate nutritious wheat from mediocre chaff. Thankfully, there are still occasions when an album leaps from the speakers, grabs the terrified reviewer by the throat and screams "This is really fucking ...

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Video: STEVE HARRIS's BRITISH LION Performs In Chester, England

Fan-filmed video footage of BRITISH LION's December 17 concert at Live Rooms in Chester, England can be seen below. BRITISH LION is the side project of Steve Harris, bassist and co-founder of metal icons IRON MAIDEN. BRITISH LION's second album, "The Burning", will be released on January 17, 2020 in digipack CD, double gatefold vinyl ...

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THE WHO Announces Most Intimate Show In 40 Years

To celebrate the release of their new album, "Who", legendary rockers THE WHO have announced that they will play their smallest live show in over 40 years. The date is set to mark 50 years to the day of their historic "Live At Leeds" show. The never-to-be-repeated intimate acoustic performance will take place on February ...

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SAXON's BIFF BYFORD Announces First-Ever Solo Tour

SAXON frontman Biff Byford will embark on his first-ever solo tour in April 2020. The 10-date trek will kick off on April 17 at Gateshead Sage 2 and will include shows in Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Bath, Liverpool, Aberdare, Milton Keynes, London and Brighton. The performaces will be split into two halves, with the first half ...

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THE WHO Announces Additional 2020 'Moving On!' U.S. Tour Dates

Legendary rock band THE WHO has announced it will be moving on in 2020 with more tour dates, not quite ready to close the books on its acclaimed "Moving On!" tour, which paired singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist/songwriter Pete Townshend with local symphony orchestras across North America and was hailed by critics as a once-in-a-lifetime ...

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DISTURBED's Performance Of 'The Sound Of Silence' Becomes First 'Conan' YouTube Clip To Surpass 100 Million Views

Video of DISTURBED's performance of its cover version of SIMON & GARFUNKEL's "The Sound Of Silence" on the March 28, 2016 episode of Conan O'Brien's nighttime talk show, "Conan", has been viewed more than 100 million times, becoming the first "Conan" clip to reach the milestone. O'Brien broke the news of DISTURBED's feat on Twitter, ...

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Listen To New THE WHO Song 'I Don't Wanna Get Wise'

"I Don't Wanna Get Wise", a brand new song from THE WHO, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's first album in 13 years, titled "Who", which due for release on December 6 (pushed back from the previously announced November 22). THE WHO has one of the greatest rock legacies in ...

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Fifth Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' Raises More Than $50,000 For 'Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund'

The fifth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, was held on Thursday, November 7 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. Once again sold out in advance, the event raised more than $50,000 for the music-based cancer charity. Over 300 rockers, bowling ...

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DIO: Deluxe Newly Remastered Editions Of Four Albums From 1996-2004 To Be Made Available In February

BMG and Niji Entertainment Group Inc. have partnered to reissue DIO's 1996-2004 studio albums: "Angry Machines" (1996), "Magica" (2000), "Killing The Dragon" (2002) and "Master Of The Moon" (2004). These newly remastered versions feature rare and never before released live and studio bonus tracks. Remastered by longtime DIO collaborator Wyn Davis with updated artwork from ...

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