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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Weighs In On MOTÖRHEAD And THIN LIZZY's Exclusion From ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett has expressed his disappointment over the fact that MOTÖRHEAD has yet to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Eligible since 2002, the Lemmy-fronted outfit was on the ballot for the class of 2020 but failed to receive enough votes. During a career-spanning interview on Dean Delray's "Let ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Is 'Back Better Than Ever' After Completing 'Tons' Of Chemotherapy And Radiation Treatments

MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine went through "tons" of chemotherapy and radiation treatments in his battle with throat cancer before returning "better than ever," says his daughter. 21-year-old Electra Mustaine addressed her father's health issues just hours after MEGADETH played its first show since Dave's cancer diagnosis. Monday night's (January 20) concert in Helsinki, Finland marked ...

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KIRK HAMMETT: DAVE MUSTAINE 'Found Some Closure' By Performing With METALLICA At 30th-Anniversary Concerts

Kirk Hammett says that METALLICA's relationship with Dave Mustaine "totally changed" after they performed together on several occasions during "Big Four" shows and at METALLICA's 30th-anniversary concerts in 2011. Mustaine was a member of METALLICA for less than two years, from 1981 to 1983, before being dismissed and replaced by Hammett. Mustaine went on to ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON On DAVE MUSTAINE's Return To Live Stage: 'All The Prayers Surely Worked'

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has commented on the band's first show since frontman Dave Mustaine's throat cancer diagnosis. Monday night's (January 20) concert in Helsinki, Finland as the support act for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH marked MEGADETH's first live appearance in 15 months. Earlier today, Ellefson shared a picture of the Hartwell Arena show on ...

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Watch MEGADETH Rehearse For European Tour

MEGADETH has uploaded a short video of the band rehearsing earlier this week ahead of its European tour as the support act for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. Check it out below. The trek will mark MEGADETH's first shows since frontman Dave Mustaine received treatment for throat cancer, with which he was diagnosed last May. MEGADETH's ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'I'm Back'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine says that he is "back," less than a year after he was diagnosed with throat cancer. The 58-year-old musician and his bandmates are scheduled to kick off their European tour as the support act for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH early next week. Earlier today, the MEGADETH Twitter posted a photo of ...

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ANNIHILATOR: 'Dressed Up For Evil' Lyric Video

"Dressed Up For Evil", the new lyric video from Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Ballistic, Sadistic", due on January 24 via Silver Lining Music. Founding guitarist, vocalist, producer and principal songwriter Jeff Waters states about the song: "Evil in the guise of ...

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MEGADETH Begins Rehearsing For First Live Shows Since DAVE MUSTAINE's Cancer Diagnosis (Photos)

MEGADETH has commenced rehearsing for its upcoming European tour as the support act for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. It will mark MEGADETH's first shows since frontman Dave Mustaine received treatment for throat cancer, with which he was diagnosed last May. Earlier today, MEGADETH shared several photos of the rehearsal sessions and included the following caption: ...

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BAD WOLVES Release 'Sober' Music Video

BAD WOLVES have released the official video for the song "Sober" from their sophomore album, "N.A.T.I.O.N." , out now via Better Noise Music. The release of "Sober" defined the direction of not just the band as a whole, but of vocalist Tommy Vext himself. The song's powerful, somber melodic undertones set the stage for Vext's ...

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GOTTHARD To Release '#13' Album In March

Swiss rockers GOTTHARD will release their 13th studio album, "#13", on March 13 via Nuclear Blast Records. The official music video for the disc's first single, "Missteria", can be seen below. Leo Leoni comments: "It's been great fun writing a track with Francis again, and with 'Missteria', I believe we delivered a real killer!" Among ...

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Members Of ANTHRAX, HATEBREED, HELLYEAH, IN FLAMES, LAMB OF GOD, SEPULTURA More To Perform At This Year's 'Dimebash'

Additional talent has been announced for "Dimebash" — an all-star jam tribute to "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, the late co-founder and guitarist of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN. Set for Thursday, January 16 at The Observatory OC in Santa Ana, California, the one-of-a-kind lineup will feature members of the following bands: ACCEPT ACT OF DEFIANCE ANTHRAX ARMORED SAINT ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says DIRK VERBEUREN's Drumming On MEGADETH's New Album Is 'Exceptional'

Dave Mustaine has praised Dirk Verbeuren's drumming on MEGADETH's new album. Earlier today, the MEGADETH leader took to his Twitter to wish the Belgian-born-and-now-Los-Angeles-based drummer a happy 45th birthday. He wrote: "Happy birthday to my drummer extraordinaire, Dirk Verbeuren! You are a powerhouse and your drumming on the new record is exceptional. Have a great ...

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Watch SILVERSTEIN's 'Infinite' Video Feat. AARON GILLESPIE Of UNDEROATH

On March 6, SILVERSTEIN will celebrate its 20th anniversary with the release of "A Beautiful Place To Drown", the Ontario-based post-hardcore legends' ninth, and perhaps strongest effort to date. Today, the band share the disc's lead single/video, "Infinite", featuring Aaron Gillespie of UNDEROATH. A blistering cut of aggression and melody, "Infinite" demonstrates SILVERSTEIN's ability to ...

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BAD RELIGION's Autobiography 'Do What You Want' Due In August

"Do What You Want: The Story of Bad Religion", the all-access autobiography of BAD RELIGION, a Southern Californian institution and one of the most influential and long-standing punk rock bands of all time, will be released on August 18 via Hachette Books. "Do What You Want: The Story of Bad Religion" reveals the ups and ...

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