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The Sun and The Cold - OCEANS

Kicking the year off with a dizzying rush of gloom, OCEANS must be one of the most distinctive new bands to get a major push from a big label in 2020. Signed to Nuclear Blast after a smattering of low-key releases and a flurry of online attention, the German/Austrian crew have existed for less than ...

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DIRTY SHIRLEY Feat. GEORGE LYNCH And TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Singer DINO JELUSICK: Listen To 'I Disappear' Song

"I Disappear", a new song from DIRTY SHIRLEY, the project featuring guitarist George Lynch (THE END MACHINE, KXM, LYNCH MOB, ex-DOKKEN) and vocalist/keyboardist Dino Jelusick (ANIMAL DRIVE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA), can be streamed below. The track is taken from DIRTY SHIRLEY's self-titled debut album, which will be released on January 24 via Frontiers Music Srl. Croatian ...

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Video Premiere: OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Straight To Hell'

Ozzy Osbourne has released the official music video for the song "Straight To Hell". The track is the second single from Ozzy's forthcoming album, "Ordinary Man", which will be released later this year via Epic Records. On the full-on rocker "Straight To Hell", Ozzy takes listeners to the heart of darkness — "something is missing ...

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NEW YEARS DAY Singer ASH COSTELLO Is Now Engaged

NEW YEARS DAY vocalist Ash Costello has confirmed that she is now engaged. Jered Boeving proposed to the singer on New Year's Eve at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Costello and Boeving have been dating for less than a year after initially crossing paths in 2016. Ash broke the news of the engagement in an Instagram ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Teases 'Straight To Hell' Music Video

Ozzy Osbourne has released a teaser for his official music video for the song "Straight To Hell". The full clip will make its online debut on Monday, January 6. "Straight To Hell" is the second single from Ozzy's forthcoming album, "Ordinary Man", which will be released later this year via Epic Records. On the full-on ...

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Watch KISS And YOSHIKI Collaborate For New Year's Eve Television Performance

Japanese rock star Yoshiki teamed up with American rock legends KISS for a once-in-a-lifetime television performance on Japan's NHK network. The artists appeared together as "Yoshiki feat. KISS" ("YOSHIKISS") during the New Year's Eve "Red And White Music Battle" ("Kouhaku Uta Gassen"), the most-watched television program in Japan, which is also broadcast worldwide. Video footage ...

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MOONSPELL Drummer Says His Band Helped Create Goth Metal With 1996's 'Irreligious' Album

Charlene from Austria's Metal Underground conducted an interview with drummer Miguel Gaspar of Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL prior to the band's November 21 show at SimmCity in Vienna, Austria. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On MOONSPELL's ever-changing style and thirst for experimentation: Miguel: ...

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SATYRICON Bassist ANDERS ODDEN Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

Norwegian heavy metal musician Anders Odden is preparing to undergo surgery for colon cancer. The procedure, which is scheduled for next Monday (January 6), is expected to remove the malignant tumors and any nearby lymph nodes. Odden, the co-founder and guitarist of the death metal band CADAVER and the bass player for the legendary black ...

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BLACK BREATH Drummer Pays Tribute To Bassist ELIJAH NELSON: 'His Kindness, Generosity And Beauty Cannot Be Overstated'

Seattle death metal band BLACK BREATH has thanked fans for their support following the passing of the band's bassist, Elijah Nelson (pictured). Late last night, BLACK BREATH drummer Jamie Byrum took to the group's social media to write :"As some of you may already know, our brother and bassist Elijah Skye Nelson passed away on ...

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New MACABRE Album Due This Year

Nuclear Blast has welcomed back MACABRE after over two decades since the last time the two entities worked together. The Chicago legends of "murder metal/death metal" have come back recharged with the premier metal label and are making their entire discography available now with the prospect of a new album in 2020. The band comments: ...

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METALLICA Hits One Billion In 2019 SPOTIFY Streams

METALLICA's music was streamed one billion times on Spotify in 2019. The heavy metal legends' official Twitter account revealed their streaming feat earlier today (Tuesday, December 31), adding that "1,026 decades of METALLICA music was streamed in 2019!" The group wrote: "Unreal! Thanks to the most dedicated fans in the world... you all are incredible!" ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Preparing To Begin Work On New Album

Florida-based death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE are preparing to enter the studio to begin work on their next album. The new disc, which is tentatively due next year, will be the follow-up to 2017's "Red Before Black". Earlier today, CANNIBAL CORPSE posted the following year-end message on social media: "Thanks for all your support of ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Loves BILLIE EILISH

The members of AVENGED SEVENFOLD have revealed their favorite albums of 2019. Four of the five musicians selected TOOL's "Fear Inoculum" and Billie Eilish's "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" as two of the year's highlights, while singer M. Shadows and guitarist Synyster Gates also picked Kanye West's "Jesus Is King". Elsewhere, ...

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NIGHTWISH's MARCO HIETALA Admits To Being 'A Little' Nervous About Release Of 'Pyre Of The Black Heart' Solo Album

NIGHTWISH bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala (a.k.a. Marko Hietala) recently signed with Nuclear Blast for the release of the English version of his solo album, "Pyre Of The Black Heart". The effort, which was issued in Finland this past May under the title "Mustan Sydämen Rovio", will arrive on January 24. Speaking to Australia's

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Lone - OAK

In the sobering, slow motion world of funeral doom, certain traits are non-negotiable. The excruciating tempos, the profound sense of existential despair, the thick wall of grandiloquent reverb: it's a robust and fertile formula, but one that is easy enough to harness that it only occasionally throws up a record of unquestionable brilliance. Audibly aiming ...

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Watch GRETA VAN FLEET Perform In Philadelphia

Fan-filmed video footage of GRETA VAN FLEET's December 30 concert at the Metropolitan Opera House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be seen below. GRETA VAN FLEET singer Josh Kiszka recently spoke to U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for the band's follow-up to last year's "Anthem ...

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