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ROBERT TRUJILLO Says Putting Together New INFECTIOUS GROOVES EP Was 'A Really Interesting, Fun Challenge'

Funk metal supergroup INFECTIOUS GROOVES — featuring vocalist Mike Muir (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), bassist Robert Trujillo (METALLICA), drummer Brooks Wackerman (AVENGED SEVENFOLD) and guitarists Dean Pleasants (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) and Jim Martin (ex-FAITH NO MORE) — will release a special EP for Record Store Day (RSD) on October 24, which is the third and final of three ...

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MAGICK TOUCH - MAGICK TOUCH

Millions of words have been written about the bands that mastered, pioneered and defined a genre. The bands that are jacks of all trades and scratch the right itches in multiple corners of a genre can often get lost in that shuffle. MAGICK TOUCH definitely falls within the throwback-metal tag. But while some bands fall ...

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SEETHER To Release 'Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum' Album In August; 'Dangerous' Single Available

SEETHER's new single, "Dangerous", can be streamed below. The track will be included on the band's recently completed eighth album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", which is due on August 28 via Fantasy Records. Three years after releasing its critically acclaimed record "Poison The Parish", SEETHER returns with "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum". Translating to ...

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RUSH Art Director HUGH SYME Discusses 'Permanent Waves' Artwork

RUSH art director Hugh Syme has narrated a new video in which he shares details behind the artwork for the band's classic album "Permanent Waves". On May 29, UMe/Mercury/Anthem label group continued its extensive RUSH 40th-anniversary album series with a new, imagination-capturing expanded edition of all the magic music that comprises the band's remarkable 1980 ...

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BEYOND THE BLACK Releases Music Video For 'Human'

German symphonic metallers BEYOND THE BLACK have released the official music video for "Human", the latest single off their new album "Hørizøns", out now via Napalm Records. "Human" features an almost daunting glimpse at the future, but also symbolizes the sophistication of another modern and equally gloomy melodic rock piece. Their new single is a ...

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Video Premiere: PRIMAL FEAR's 'I Am Alive'

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will release their 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. The official music video for the disc's second single, "I Am Alive", can be seen below. Bassist and producer Mat Sinner comments: "'I Am Alive' is the opening track of the new album and a statement ...

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Lamb Of God - LAMB OF GOD

One of metal's biggest bands, LAMB OF GOD have earned their status through a combination of consistency, charisma and, most importantly, monstrous music. Much has been written and said already about how "Lamb Of God" marks a new chapter in the band's history, and it's undoubtedly significant that this is the first record they have ...

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In The Beginning - CRO-MAGS

It has been 20 long years since we have heard a new full-length album from New York's seminal hardcore outfit CRO-MAGS. They released a pair of EPs—"Don't Give In" and "From The Grave"—last year via Victory Records, but amid the current period of global chaos and turmoil, the legendary band that was born from the ...

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THE AGONIST Releases Music Video For 'Orphans' Title Track

THE AGONIST's music video for "Orphans", the title track of the band's sixth studio album, can be seen below. Filmed in haunting black and white, the clip dances between striking, dramatic and abstract images of frontwoman Vicky Psarakis as she delivers the eerie message of the track. "The story behind 'Orphans' was inspired by the ...

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Curse of the Crystal Coconut - ALESTORM

ALESTORM's lyrical focus on pirates, battles at sea, lusty and busty sea wenches, and general drunken revelry theoretically should not have the endurance that it has shown to have. When the Scottish party-metallers burst onto the scene with 2008's "Captain Morgan's Revenge", the insertion of those themes into songs powered by sing-along choruses, power metal ...

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RUSH: Unboxing Video For Super Deluxe Edition Of 'Permanent Waves' 40th-Anniversary Expanded Reissue

On May 29, UMe/Mercury/Anthem label group continues its extensive RUSH 40th-anniversary album series with a new, imagination-capturing expanded edition of all the magic music that comprises the band's remarkable 1980 release, "Permanent Waves". An unboxing video for the Super Deluxe Edition of "Permanent Waves - 40th Anniversary" can be seen below. "Permanent Waves", RUSH's seventh ...

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London To Vegas - DEF LEPPARD

DEF LEPPARD's continued standing as a beloved rock act has been bolstered by their consistency as a strong live act among the glut of legacy bands that still sell tickets based on past hits. The revered Brits revisited their past earlier this year with the exhaustive "The Early Years 79 – 81" set, and now, ...

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Fracture - BLEED FROM WITHIN

Time can be cruel. One of the UK's most respected modern forces, BLEED FROM WITHIN emerged at a time when the Scots' blend of brutal metalcore and post-New Wave Of American Heavy Metal grooves was as close to the mainstream flow of things as it was possible to be. Over the course of four studio ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES' 'Alone' Covered By NISHA STAR (Teaser)

A teaser for Nisha Star's cover version of "Alone", originally written and recorded by SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and released in 1990 on the album, "Lights, Camera, Revolution", is available below. The full video will be released in June. This more acoustic, moody version was produced by SUICIDAL TENDENCIES singer Mike Muir, along with Paul Northfield, whose ...

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SOULFLY Releases 'Live Ritual NYC MMXIX' Digital EP

SOULFLY has released a new digital EP, "Live Ritual NYC MMXIX". The effort was recorded at The Gramercy in New York City on February 11, 2019 while SOULFLY was on tour in support of its most recent full-length album, "Ritual". The audio for the EP was mixed and mastered by Charles Elliott (ABYSMAL DAWN) from ...

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BAD WOLVES Frontman Says A Lot Of Political Leaders Are Using Lockdown Order As Way To Impose Tyranny And Oppression Upon People

BAD WOLVES frontman Tommy Vext says that some U.S. governors have wielded strong authority over how to respond to the coronavirus pandemic simply out of disdain for President Donald Trump. "I think that the coronavirus pandemic has been politically hijacked, and I think that certain governors with certain political leanings are continuing to overextend a ...

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Watch MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO's 'The Badlands' Video

Shred guitar pioneer Michael Angelo Batio will release his 12th studio album, "More Machine Than Man", on June 12 via Rat Pak Records. The all-instrumental follow-up to 2013's "Intermezzo" features 13 tracks and is "sure to resonate with past fans, as well as garner new fans along the way," according to a press release. From ...

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Listen To RUSH Perform 'The Spirit Of Radio' And 'Freewill' From 'Permanent Waves - 40th Anniversary' Set

On May 29, UMe/Mercury/Anthem label group continues its extensive RUSH 40th-anniversary album series with a new, imagination-capturing expanded edition of all the magic music that comprises the band's remarkable 1980 release, "Permanent Waves". "Permanent Waves", RUSH's seventh studio album, was originally released in January 1980, and its forward-thinking music signalled a new direction for the ...

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Firewind - FIREWIND

You won't get many surprises from a FIREWIND record. And why would you want them? Gus G has consistently demonstrated his mastery of melodic heavy metal, not to mention the art of guitar playing, and whichever of the band's multiple vocalists has been front and center, FIREWIND have been thoroughly consistent. A muscular, streamlined alternative ...

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