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Watch DANZIG Perform At 'Blackest Of The Black' Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of DANZIG's performance at this year's edition of the "Blackest Of The Black" festival, which took place May 26-27 at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, California, can be seen below. The two-day event featured over twenty artists — including MINISTRY, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and CORROSION OF CONFORMITY — with DANZIG serving as headliner ...

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GOATWHORE: Lyric Video For New Song 'Chaos Arcane'

The official lyric video for the song "Chaos Arcane" from GOATWHORE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Vengeful Ascension", which will be released on June 23 via Metal Blade Records. The band's seventh full-length was captured at Earth Analog in Tolono, Illinois with longtime soundman and comrade Jarrett ...

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POSSESSED Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

Nuclear Blast has announced the signing of POSSESSED to a worldwide deal. Few bands have done more to push the boundaries of extreme metal than the legendary POSSESSED. Even fewer can create a unique style, which continues to set them apart from all others by being the very first in a genre they laid the ...

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GOATWHORE To Release 'Vengeful Ascension' Album In June

GOATWHORE will release its new album, "Vengeful Ascension", on June 23 via Metal Blade Records. The band's seventh full-length was captured at Earth Analog in Tolono, Illinois with longtime soundman and comrade Jarrett Pritchard (1349, GRUESOME), breaking a four-album tradition of working with Erik Rutan. "Working with Rutan was awesome," says GOATWHORE frontman Ben Falgoust. ...

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DANZIG, MINISTRY, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, ATREYU, C.O.C., Others Confirmed For 'Blackest Of The Black' Festival

**Note**: An earlier version of this article listed FEAR FACTORY as one of the "Blackest Of The Black" participating bands. They are no longer scheduled to appear at the event. In addition, "Lucha Underground" wrestling stars will not be involved with this year's "Blackest Of The Black". DANZIG and MINISTRY are confirmed to perform at ...

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TERRY BUTLER Says RICK ROZZ 'Destroyed' MASSACRE With His 'Backstabbing'

Terry Butler says that his former MASSACRE bandmates Rick Rozz and Mike Mazzonetto "destroyed" the band with their "behind-the-scenes backtalking and backstabbing." MASSACRE's last incarnation included guitarist Rozz and drummer Mazzonetto alongside Butler and vocalist Ed Webb. That lineup lasted for four years and released a critically acclaimed album, 2014's "Back From Beyond", via Century ...

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Extinct Monster Worm Named After CANNIBAL CORPSE Bassist

In a new study published in Scientific Reports ("Earth's Oldest 'Bobbit Worm' – Gigantism In A Devonian Eunicidan Polychaete") by Mats E. Eriksson of Lund University, Sweden, Luke A. Parry of Bristol University, U.K., and David M. Rudkin of Royal Ontario Museum, Canada, an extraordinary new species of polychaetes (bristle worms; the marine relatives of ...

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Video Premiere: EMMURE's 'Flag Of The Beast'

"Flag Of The Beast", the new video from metalcore heavy hitters EMMURE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Look At Yourself", which will be released on March 3. The follow-up to the 2014's "Eternal Enemies" marks EMMURE's first release with SharpTone Records. Discussing the process behind the making ...

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AT THE GATES Members Launch THE LURKING FEAR

AT THE GATES members Tomas Lindberg (vocals) and Adrian Erlandsson (drums) have joined forces with Jonas Stålhammar (guitar; THE CROWN), Fredrik Wallenberg (guitar; SKITSYSTEM) and Andreas Axelsson (bass; DISFEAR, TORMENTED, EDGE OF SANITY) in a brand new band called THE LURKING FEAR. According to the new group's official mission statement, "THE LURKING FEAR is bringing ...

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MAX CAVALERA On His Stage 'Transformation': 'It's A Whole Another Layer Of Madness'

Rockwell Unscene conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SEPULTURA, SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED) at last month's Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about his live performance, Max said: "When you do your show, it's a transformation. I was like possessed. My nickname in early SEPULTURA was ...

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Echoes of the Tortured - SINSAENUM

A smorgasbord of musicians from death and black metal bands with power metal and nu metal luminaries coming together in one band doesn't make much sense on paper, but the devil is in the details. It seems that's what SINSAENUM is attempting to summon with their debut, "Echoes of the Tortured", sonically, anyway. Former SLIPKNOT ...

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Watch ANTHRAX Perform At ROCK ALLEGIANCE Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of ANTHRAX's September 18 performance at the Rock Allegiance festival in Chester, Pennsylvania can be seen below. ANTHRAX has sold in excess of ten million units, received multiple gold and platinum certifications, six Grammy nominations and a host of other accolades from the media, industry and fans. In 1991, their music helped ...

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Basses Loaded - MELVINS

Oh, what King Buzzo must dream about in his sleep. It seems the prolific Buzz Osbourne and his revolving MELVINS troupe are wrapping on new product every few months, before tearing up the road as only they can. The band hit every state in the union plus Washington, D.C. in 51 days—unprecedented lunacy—before heading over ...

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Video: ANTHRAX Performs In Pratteln, Switzerland

Fan-filmed video footage of ANTHRAX performing the song "You Gotta Believe" on June 18 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland can be seen below. ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian recently shot down rumors that "For All Kings" would be the band's final album despite drummer Charlie Benante's suggestion to the contrary. Ian's comments came only hours after ...

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SCOTT IAN: 'There Will Be More ANTHRAX Records'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian says that "For All Kings" won't be the band's final album despite drummer Charlie Benante's suggestion to the contrary. Ian's comments came only hours after Benante gave an interview to EonMusic in which he said the "inspiration" to make another LP "may not be there." Benante said: "I don't even know ...

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POWERWOLF: Teaser For 'The Metal Mass Live' DVD/Blu-Ray

POWERWOLF will release a concert DVD/Blu-ray, titled "The Metal Mass Live", on July 29 via Napalm Records. A video teaser for the set is available below. "The Metal Mass Live" contains three complete live shows with which you can enjoy the irresistible hooklines and great metal hymns of POWERWOLF with live recordings from the Masters ...

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STITCHED UP HEART Releases 'Monster' Video

STITCHED UP HEART's debut full-length offering, "Never Alone", is set for a June 17 release via Another Century. The group's new video for the Active Rock single "Monster" can be seen below. STITCHED UP HEART singer Mixi states: "The track 'Monster' was the very first song we wrote for the new record with Another Century. ...

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Watch AXL ROSE Play His First Show With AC/DC

GUNS N' ROSES singer Axl Rose made his live debut as the temporary frontman for AC/DC on Saturday night (May 7) in Lisbon, Portugal, and by all accounts Rose delivered a triumphant vocal performance as fill-in for regular vocalist Brian Johnson even if he was still confined to a chair onstage due to the broken ...

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Listen To AXL ROSE Rehearsing With AC/DC

A couple of fan-recorded audio clips of what appears to be Axl Rose rehearsing with AC/DC in Lisbon, Portugal for the band's May 7 concert in the city can be heard below. The featured songs are "Hells Bells", "Thunderstruck" and "Shoot To Thrill". The show is one of twelve European dates AC/DC will perform with ...

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