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ACCEPT's Founding Bassist PETER BALTES Quits Band

ACCEPT's founding bassist Peter Baltes has announced his exit from the band. He said in a statement: "To all ACCEPT fans: I hereby like to announce my departure as bass player from ACCEPT. I have been with the band from the very beginning. Many of you have been there as well. I like to thank ...

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DAWN FADES To Release Debut Album In February

Los Angeles based post-metal group DAWN FADES will release its self-titled debut album on February 8, 2019 via Metal Assault Records. Metal Assault has worked with DAWN FADES for a couple of its events in the L.A. area this year, and the band's live performance was mesmerizing and magnetic every single time, striking an unimaginable ...

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Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist ADRIAN VANDENBERG Subject Of New Documentary 'Hour Of The Wolf'

A trailer for "Uur Van De Wolf" (English-language translation: "Hour Of The Wolf"), a new documentary about Dutch guitarist Adrian Vandenberg (WHITESNAKE, VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS), can be seen below. The documentary, which will premiere tonight (Thursday, November 8) at 23:00 on the Dutch television channel NPO2, was directed by Marcel De Vré and features interviews with ...

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SKULL PIT Feat. EXUMER, CHURCH OF MISERY Members: 'Blood Titan' Song

On November 16, Metal Blade Records will finally release the self-titled debut album of the American/Japanese collaboration SKULL PIT. SKULL PIT is a tale of two musicians from opposite sides of the heavy metal spectrum and the planet: Tatsu Mikami, hailing from Tokyo, Japan, is the bassist and mastermind behind the internationally acclaimed doom outfit ...

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AMON AMARTH: 'Raise Your Horns' Performance Video From 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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ELUVEITIE Begins Recording New Album

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE are working on the follow-up to their highly acclaimed 2017 album "Evocation II - Pantheon". The band is recording the new disc at Tommy Vetterli's Newsound Studio in Switzerland. A year ago, ELUVEITIE released the single "Rebirth", which gave fans a sample of what they can expect to hear on the ...

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AMON AMARTH: Third Trailer For 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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AMON AMARTH: 'Twilight Of The Thunder God' Performance Clip From 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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JAKE E. LEE Explains RED DRAGON CARTEL's Singer Shuffles

RED DRAGON CARTEL, the band led by former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee, will release its sophomore album, "Patina", on November 9 via Frontiers Music Srl. The follow-up to RED DRAGON CARTEL's eponymous 2014 debut, "Patina" marks the group's first release with drummer Phil Varone (SAIGON KICK, SKID ROW) and bassist Anthony ...

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AMON AMARTH: Second Trailer For 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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JAMES KOTTAK Says He Was Told To Avoid Comparing KINGDOM COME To LED ZEPPELIN

Clint Switzer of the "Music Mania" podcast recently conducted an interview with former SCORPIONS and current KINGDOM COME drummer James Kottak. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KINGDOM COME's current reunion tour which features four-fifths of the band's classic lineup, minus lead singer Lenny Wolf, ...

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KINGDOM COME Kicks Off 30th-Anniversary Tour In Seattle (Video)

A revamped version of KINGDOM COME — comprised of guitarists Danny Stag and Rick Steier, bassist Johnny B. Frank, drummer James Kottak, along with singer Keith St. John (formerly of MONTROSE and LYNCH MOB) — is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of the band's self-titled debut album by embarking on a U.S. tour. ...

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