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KIRK HAMMETT Says Country Star LORETTA LYNN 'Was So Tickled' By METALLICA's Live 'Doodle' Of Her Song

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett recently spoke with Neil Shukla, Paul Luis and Mark Hebert of the Toronto musical instrument superstore Cosmo Music. The five-part "Rockstars In Cars" interview can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow. On classical music: Kirk: "I am consumed by classical music — totally consumed by a bunch of different classical ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Says He Would 'Absolutely' Love To Direct Or Produce A Horror Movie

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett recently discussed his love of horror films with Neil Shukla, Paul Luis and Mark Hebert of the Toronto musical instrument superstore Cosmo Music. The five-part "Rockstars In Cars" interview can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow. On the classic horror movies he'd most recommend: Kirk: "The first 'Frankenstein' movie is ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Slams Bands Who Rely On Backing Tracks During Live Shows: 'I Think It's Too Easy To Fall Back On Technology'

Sebastian Bach recently spoke to the 94.3 The Shark radio station about his insistence on celebrating the 30th anniversary of SKID ROW's self-titled debut album on his current tour by performing the entire LP completely live — without the aid of backing tracks. "I'm extremely proud to say that we are a band of real, ...

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JOHN COOPER: 'I Never Wanted To Sing To Only Religious People. That's The Opposite Of What SKILLET Is All About'

"Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" conducted an interview with SKILLET frontman John Cooper at this year's Heavy Montreal festival. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the creative process of putting together a graphic novel and the band's latest studio album, "Victorious": John: "It was interesting. ...

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Watch QUEENSRŸCHE Perform In Suquamish, Washington

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's September 7 concert at Suquamish Clearwater Casino Event Center in Suquamish, Washington can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "The Verdict", which was released in March via Century Media Records. The disc was produced, mixed, and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Multi-Camera Video Of Westland, Michigan Concert

Multi-camera video footage of former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley performing on May 9 at the Token Lounge in Westland, Michigan can be seen below (clips edited and produced by George S Pogacich). The third album in Bayley's "Infinite Entanglement" trilogy was released in March 2018. "The Redempton Of William Black" was third part of ...

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Listen To New IGGY POP Song 'Sonali'

"Sonali", a new song from Iggy Pop, can be streamed below. The track is taken from his upcoming album "Free", which is due out September 6 on Loma Vista Recordings. "Sonali" is the third song to be released in advance of the new album, and has been hailed "infectious" by Paste and by Consequence Of ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE To Release 'The Last Rager' EP In October

Virginia speed metal punks MUNICIPAL WASTE will release a new EP, "The Last Rager", on October 11 via Nuclear Blast. According to a press release, the effort contains "four ripper tracks that embrace all the band's punk and street metal roots without clutching the past. That honest formula has led the WASTE to innovate the ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: 'Eagle Spirit' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Eagle Spirit" from British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) can be seen below. The track is taken from the third album in his"Infinite Entanglement" trilogy, which was released in March 2018. "The Redempton Of William Black" was third part of the trilogy, bringing the sci-fi ...

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Listen To New NECRONOMICON Song 'Paradise Lost'

Canadian blackened death horde NECRONOMICON has released "Paradise Lost", the first single from its upcoming album, "Unus". NECRONOMICON vocalist/guitarist Rob The Witch comments on the song's concept, "It's not what we gain in this life, but what we have lost as living beings that lost their way in conforming against our true nature to fit ...

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ROB HALFORD Doesn't Rule Out K.K. DOWNING's Return To JUDAS PRIEST: 'What Will Happen Will Happen'

Rob Halford hasn't ruled out the return of K.K. Downing to JUDAS PRIEST, saying that "what will happen will happen." The guitarist, who left PRIEST in 2011 amid claims of band conflict, shoddy management and declining quality of performance, was replaced by Richie Faulkner, nearly three decades his junior. As part of a question-and-answer session ...

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