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MAX CAVALERA's GO AHEAD AND DIE Releases Music Video For 'G.A.A.D.'

The official Jim Louvau-directed music video for "G.A.A.D.", the latest single from Arizona's GO AHEAD AND DIE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's self-titled debut album, which is being released today (Friday, June 11) via Nuclear Blast. GO AHEAD AND DIE features vocalist and guitarist Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, ...

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RUSH Artist HUGH SYME To Open New Exhibit In Texas

Hugh Syme, a legendary artist renowned for creating iconic album covers and artwork for rock legends including RUSH, DREAM THEATER, AEROSMITH, QUEENSRŸCHE, IRON MAIDEN, BON JOVI, ALICE COOPER and WHITESNAKE, will open a new exhibit in Texas at Austin's Ao5 Gallery. The exhibit, which will include more than 20 of Syme's works, will open with ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, CHEVELLE, MASTODON And More Announced For Inaugural 'Voragos: Destination Lunasea Beach'

The brand-new rock festival vacation experience Voragos: Destination Lunasea Beach has announced an incredible lineup for its inaugural event, set to take sail in early 2022. ROB ZOMBIE, CHEVELLE and MASTODON lead the headlining talent for the immersive private island festival and five-day rock cruise, taking place February 16-21, 2022. Departing from Miami, an intimate ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer JOHN DOLMAYAN Announces 'Torpedo Con 2021' Mega-Collectors Convention

Torpedo Comics, which is owned by SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan, has announced the Torpedo Collectors Convention (Torpedo Con) 2021, a three-day collectors convention hosted at the historic Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California. Guests should expect over 100 vendors specializing in hard-to-find collectibles in areas such as comic books, graded video games, original ...

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Former EXODUS Frontman ROB DUKES Drops New GENERATION KILL Single 'Never Relent' Feat. GARY HOLT

GENERATION KILL, the band featuring former EXODUS frontman Rob Dukes, has released a new song called "Never Relent". The track, which features a guest appearance by Gary Holt of EXODUS and SLAYER fame, contains breakneck speed, dizzying guitar solos and uncompromising vocals. The medieval wartime theme of the visual accompaniment is a gruesomely appropriate fit ...

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TONY IOMMI Looks Back On His Brief Stint With JETHRO TULL: 'I Felt A Bit Out Of Place'

Diversion Podcasts, a division of Diversion Media, has released the latest episode of "Backstaged: The Devil In Metal". Hosted by bestselling author and music journalist, Jon Wiederhorn, this 12-episode podcast offers a one-of-a-kind journey through the history and culture of heavy metal. The podcast explores elements of darkness and extremism in the music and, examines ...

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ALICE COOPER, QUEENSRŸCHE, TOM KEIFER, SKID ROW, L.A. GUNS Set For 2022 Edition Of 'Monsters Of Rock' Cruise

The annual Monsters Of Rock cruise is returning in 2022 to celebrate its tenth anniversary. Departing out of Miami, Florida, promoter On The Blue announced the five-day/five-night full-ship charter cruise will set sail February 9-14 aboard Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas, visit two ports in CocoCay, Bahamas and Labadee, Haiti, and features performances from ...

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Resurrection - FIREWING

Before I tell you exactly how brilliant (and insane) the new FIREWING album is, it's essential to address the Brazilian band's name. Is this a taste of things to come? Will future bands simply change one letter from another band's name and hope that nobody notices? You don't have to be a member of FIREWIND ...

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See OZZY OSBOURNE And TONY IOMMI In New Trailer For 'Rockfield: The Studio On The Farm' Documentary

Abramorama announced today that is has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "Rockfield: The Studio On The Farm", the story of the first residential recording studio, told through 40-plus years of behind-the-scenes archival footage of sessions for some of the greatest bands in rock history. Directed by Hannah Berryman ("Miss World 1970: Beauty Queens And Bedlam"), ...

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HEADLESS Feat. Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer GÖRAN EDMAN: 'Square One' Album Due Later In The Year

The European hard rock group HEADLESS — composed of members who have performed alongside the likes of Yngwie Malmsteen, Geoff Tate (ex-QUEENSRŸCHE) and ELEGY — has signed with M-Theory Audio. Their new record, "Square One", which blends classic rock catchiness with heavier progressive metal influences, will be released later this year. First single "Woman In ...

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Book And Multimedia Set Of JIM MORRISON's Collected Writings To Be Made Available

Following the 50th anniversary of THE DOORS album "L.A. Woman", Genesis Publications has created an official, limited-edition book and multimedia set of Jim Morrison's collected writings, produced in collaboration with the family and estate of Jim Morrison. Genesis has been granted unlimited access to Jim Morrison's archives, including 28 of his personal notebooks. This limited ...

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CACTUS Releases Music Video For 'Tightrope' Title Track

'70s classic rock legends CACTUS have released their new album, "Tightrope", on all formats today. The band filmed a slick performance video for the title track, which offers one of the album's most killer and memorably groovy hooks. Founding member and drum legend Carmine Appice had this to say about the song: "'Tightrope' is one ...

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