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Former CELTIC FROST Frontman THOMAS GABRIEL FISCHER Launches 'Dark,' 'Groovy' And 'Psychedelic' New Project

Thomas Gabriel Fischer (a.k.a. Tom G. Warrior; CELTIC FROST, TRIPTYKON, HELLHAMMER) has announced the formation of a new "dark music" project. The new band, whose name has not yet been revealed, is tentatively planning to release its debut album later this year. Speaking to Metal Wani, Fischer stated about how the new group came together: ...

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RATT's STEPHEN PEARCY And JORDAN ZIFF Are Working On New Music

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy is working on a new song co-written by the band's guitarist Jordan Ziff. The track is expected to appear on RATT's forthcoming follow-up to 2010's "Infestation" album. Earlier today, Pearcy tweeted: "Jordan Ziff @theRATTpack I'm @septopfuel Working on a new song with @jordanziff wrote, Send more riffs like this brother????☠️ Fuck ...

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JOE SATRIANI Is Working On Two New Albums While In Quarantine

Legendary guitarist Joe Satriani spoke to Australian Musician about how he has been staying busy during the coronavirus downtime. He said (see video below): "I got it in my head that I wanted to create two separate records in the next few months. One would be another instrumental album, and another would be a vocal-oriented ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS's 'Death By Rock And Roll' Album To Feature Guest Appearances By MATT CAMERON, KIM THAYIL And TOM MORELLO

THE PRETTY RECKLESS frontwoman Taylor Momsen has confirmed that the band's upcoming album, "Death By Rock And Roll", will feature guest appearances by SOUNDGARDEN's Matt Cameron and Kim Thayil (on a song called "Only Love Can Save Me Now"), and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE's Tom Morello (on "And So It Went"). Speaking to Meltdown of ...

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Watch METALLICA's Entire August 1983 Chicago Concert

METALLICA has posted another video as part of its new concert series, "#MetallicaMondays", where the band is streaming a complete live show for fans on the group's YouTube channel and on Facebook every week. The latest concert to be shared was recorded on August 12, 1983 at the Metro in Chicago, Illinois. The concert footage ...

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ALEXISONFIRE Releases Fan-Fueled Music Video For 'Season Of The Flood'

ALEXISONFIRE has released a fan-fueled music video for the song "Season Of The Flood". The clip is notably comprised of footage shot exclusively by ALEXISONFIRE concert-goers in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. During the band's January 2020 Western Canadian tour, fans were encouraged to shoot footage of the live performance of "Season Of The Flood" ...

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TRIPTYKON Releases 'Rex Irae' Video From 'Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)' CD + DVD

Swiss avant-garde extreme metal band TRIPTYKON has just released "Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)" on May 15 via Prowling Death Records/Century Media Records. "Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)" marks the bombastic conclusion of a project over 30 years in the making: The legendary CELTIC FROST/TRIPTYKON "Requiem" performed for the first time in its entirety and ...

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KANSAS: Lyric Video For New Song 'Memories Down The Line'

America's legendary progressive rock band KANSAS has released the official lyric video for a new song song called "Memories Down The Line", taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Absence Of Presence", due out June 26 through InsideOut Music. "'Memories Down The Line' starts out as a piano-based rock ballad; it builds dynamically to a ...

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Listen To New PRIMAL FEAR Single, 'Along Came The Devil'

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will release their 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. The title of the album speaks for itself — "Metal Commando" contains 110% PRIMAL FEAR and is full to the brim with their signature power and energy. Today, the band has unveiled the official music video ...

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ANTHRAX Drummer And SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Bassist Cover BILLIE EILISH's 'Bad Guy' While In Quarantine (Video)

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante and SUICIDAL TENDENCIES bassist Ra Diaz have shared a video of them covering Billie Eilish's "Bad Guy", recorded with each musician separated in his own home. Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "Ra and I always Loved this tune and wanted ...

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Palace For The Insane - SHRAPNEL

It is probably due to British thrash metal's failure to ever produce a world-beating band that SHRAPNEL have yet to truly register on the global radar. In terms of quality, you may find it hard to fault anything the band have released to date: both 2014's "The Virus Conspires" and 2017's "Raised On Decay" were ...

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Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019) - TRIPTYKON

Tom Gabriel Warrior is inarguably a heavy metal legend, a forefather of extreme metal and avant-garde metal. He began with the early eighties barbaric rumbling of HELLHAMMER, which was the precursor to the more energized, hard 'n' heavy and eventually experimental work of CELTIC FROST. That band eventually returned after years of inactivity only to ...

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CLUTCH, CAVE IN, CONVERGE And CARCASS Members Join Forces For Cover Of AC/DC's 'Riff Raff'

"Two Minutes To Late Night", the world's only heavy metal-themed talk show, has uploaded a cover version of the AC/DC classic "Riff Raff" recorded in isolation by members of CLUTCH, CAVE IN, CONVERGE and CARCASS. Featured musicians: Vocals: Neil Fallon (CLUTCH) Guitars/vocals: Stephen Brodsky (CAVE IN, MUTOID MAN, OLD MAN GLOOM) Guitars: Adam McGrath (CAVE ...

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