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MEGADETH Is Recording 18 Songs For New Album; 'It's Up There' With 'Rust In Peace' And 'Countdown To Extinction', Says DAVE MUSTAINE

As part of today's "The Metal Tour Of The Year" streaming event hosted by SiriusXM's Jose Mangin, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine spoke about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's follow-up to 2016's "Dystopia" album. He said (see video below): "Dirk [Verbeuren, drums] and David Ellefson [bass] both just finished their parts. And ...

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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: Cover Of BLACK FLAG's 'Rise Above' Now Available

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California hardcore outfit featuring Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, TOMAHAWK), Justin Pearson (THE LOCUST, RETOX) and Michael Crain (RETOX, FESTIVAL OF DEAD DEER), has released its cover version of the BLACK FLAG classic "Rise Above". The song was created in solidarity with the "Black Lives ...

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PAPA ROACH To Perform Entire 'Infest' Album During 'Infest In-Studio' Livestream

California rockers PAPA ROACH have announced their second live streaming experience iteration called "Infest In-Studio", a special virtually ticketed, live HD broadcast, set to take place Saturday, June 20 at 2 p.m. PST from Sacramento. The program will feature PAPA ROACH performing its multi-platinum, classic album "Infest", live in its entirety to celebrate the LP's ...

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Listen To New AVATAR Song 'God Of Sick Dreams'

Swedish metallers AVATAR have released a new song called "God Of Sick Dreams", which serves as the second single from their eighth full-length, "Hunter Gatherer", due out August 7 via Entertainment One (eOne). From the very first riff of the explosive lead single "Silence In The Age Of Apes", listeners will find a darker, futuristic, ...

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COACHELLA Festival Canceled For 2020

This year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival has been canceled due to ongoing health concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic. The California desert festival was one of the first major music events to be postponed in the wake of COVID-19, moving from its usual April dates to two weekends in October. But it has ...

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MR. BUNGLE Releases First Music In 20 Years: A Cover Of THE EXPLOITED's 'USA'

MR. BUNGLE roars back with their first recorded music since 1999, releasing a blistering cover of THE EXPLOITED's politically charged anthem "USA", available now on all digital platforms via Ipecac Recordings. The San Francisco Bay Area band, whose current incarnation features original members Trevor Dunn, Mike Patton and Trey Spruance, along with Scott Ian (ANTHRAX, ...

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RUSH's ALEX LIFESON Hasn't Felt Inspired And Motivated To Play Music After NEIL PEART's Death: 'It's Been Difficult'

Alex Lifeson was a guest on WFAN's "Talkin' Golf With Ann Liguori" radio show this morning. The RUSH guitarist spoke with Ann about his passion for golf, shared stories about playing golf while on the road with RUSH, discussed the parallels between music and golfing, and touched on a few RUSH-related subjects, including the legendary ...

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JORDAN RUDESS Says 'It Looks Very Good' That LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT Will Regroup

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess says that "it looks very good" that LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT will regroup in the not-too-distant future. LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT is the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring Rudess and fellow DREAM THEATER member John Petrucci (guitar), alongside ex-DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING ...

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