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AMARANTHE Wanted To Incorporate New Influences On 'Maximalism' Album

Metal Temple's Daniel Fox recently conducted an interview with singer Elize Ryd of Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the AMARANTHE sound constantly evolving and changing: Elize: "Since we have so much inspiration and different angles ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'That Song'

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have dropped the video for their latest single, "That Song", a track from their epic and gloriously over-the-top new album, "Maximalism". The record is due out October 21 on Spinefarm Records, and finds the band further expanding its pop-metal hybrid style. The album is full of songs so catchy that they ...

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Watch AMARANTHE's Entire Performance In Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Fan-filmed video footage of AMARANTHE's entire September 30 performance at the Zal Ozhidaniya club in Saint-Petersburg, Russia can be seen below. AMARANTHE's new album, "Maximalism", will be released on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Massive Addictive" is described in a press release as "a hyper-modern, metallic beast of a record" containing ...

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Listen To New AMARANTHE Single 'That Song'

AMARANTHE, the cutting-edge Swedish rock band with the triple lead-vocal attack, has dropped "That Song" from its upcoming album, "Maximalism". Check it out at Spotify. "The time has come to unveil 'That Song' to the world," said guitarist Olof Mörck. "Showcasing a new side of AMARANTHE, the song combines an anthemic arena riff ...

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Former KORN Members To Perform At 'Rock To Recovery' Fundraiser

Rock To Recovery, a transformative program for those in treatment and recovery, will hold its first annual awareness event and fundraiser on Sunday, October 2 at 7 p.m., at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The first band will feature former KORN members David Silveria and Zac Baird, followed by an all-star jam featuring ...

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Watch 'Censored' Version Of LORDI's 'Hug You Hardcore' Video

The "censored" version of "Hug You Hardcore", the new video from Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album "Monstereophonic: Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy", due in Europe on September 16 and in the U.S. on September 30 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Scare Force ...

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Video Premiere: LORDI's 'Hug You Hardcore'

"Hug You Hardcore", the new video from Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album "Monstereophonic: Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy", due in Europe on September 16 and in the U.S. on September 30 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Scare Force One" was produced by ...

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AMARANTHE To Release 'Maximalism' Album In October; Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

AMARANTHE, the cutting-edge Swedish pop-metal outfit with the triple-lead-vocal attack, will release its new album, "Maximalism", on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Massive Addictive" is described in a press release as "a hyper-modern, metallic beast of a record" containing "12 new tracks that fully live up to the 'bigger, bolder' promise ...

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APOCALYPTICA Covers METALLICA's 'Seek & Destroy' At Switzerland's SONISPHERE: Pro-Shot Footage

Professionally filmed video footage of Finnish rockers APOCALYPTICA performing a cover version of the METALLICA classic "Seek & Destroy" on June 4 at the Sonisphere festival in Luzern, Switzerland can be seen below. APOCALYPTICA's version of "Seek & Destroy" is featured as a bonus track on the upcoming 20th-anniversary reissue of the band's epic debut, ...

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Death Thy Lover EP - CANDLEMASS

Just when some believed the mightyCANDLEMASS to be over, the band is back with its first batch of new material since 2012's "Psalms for the Dead". In the interim, CANDLEMASS dropped a compilation album, "Introducing", and "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus – Live at Roadburn 2011". Also in that time, Mats Levén, who has been a metal ...

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Watch LINKIN PARK's CHESTER BENNINGTON Sing ALICE IN CHAINS, GUNS N’ ROSES, BLACK SABBATH Classics

Chester Bennington (LINKIN PARK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), Robin Finck (NINE INCH NAILS), Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (OZZY OSBOURNE), Joey Castillo (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE), Gilby Clarke (GUNS N' ROSES) and Franky Perez (APOCALYPTICA) are among the musicians who performed with THE HELLCAT SAINTS, the band created by VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Dave Kushner, on Tuesday, June ...

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APOCALYPTICA Releases New Video For Cover Of METALLICA's 'Battery'

On May 10, 1996 Finnish rockers APOCALYPTICA released their epic debut, "Plays Metallica By Four Cellos". The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album, the group is re-releasing it remastered with three bonus tracks. Added to this new version will ...

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APOCALYPTICA Announces U.S. Tour

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in April. The dates are as follows: Apr. 23 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom Apr. 25 - Pontiac, MI - Cro-foot Apr. 26 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues Apr. 27 - Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights Apr. 29 - Denver, ...

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SLASH, DUFF MCKAGAN, MATT SORUM, ROBERT TRUJILLO Perform At LEMMY's 70th-Birthday Party; Pro-Shot Video Highlights

Professionally filmed video highlights of MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy's 70th birthday party, which was held on December 13 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, can be seen below (clip directed and produced by Robert John and Greg Olliver). The following musicians performed at the event, among others: Slash (GUNS N' ROSES) Duff ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, METALLICA, ANTHRAX Members Celebrate LEMMY's 70th Birthday At Hollywood Bash; Video, Photos

Slash (GUNS N' ROSES), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES), Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES), Gilby Clarke (GUNS N' ROSES), Robert Trujillo (METALLICA), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Steve Jones (SEX PISTOLS), Billy Duffy (THE CULT), Chris Jericho (FOZZY), Franky Perez (APOCALYPTICA), Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Whitfield Crane (UGLY KID ...

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AS LIONS Signs With BETTER NOISE RECORDS

London five-piece AS LIONS has signed to the ever-growing roster of Better Noise Records, part of Eleven Seven Music Group. Comprised of vocalist Austin Dickinson (son of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson), guitarists Conor O'Keefe and Will Homer, bassist Stefan Whiting, and drummer Dave Fee, AS LIONS formed in late 2014. Called the "hot new ...

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APOCALYPTICA's Connection With METALLICA Is 'Super Great'

Austria's Mulatschag recently conducted an interview with Paavo Lötjönen and Perttu Kivilaakso of Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about joining METALLICA on stage at the Fillmore in San Francisco as part of the week-long celebration of the band's 30th anniversary in December 2011, Perttu said: "Of course we ...

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APOCALYPTICA: Official Lyric Video For 'House Of Chains' Song

The official lyric video for the song "House Of Chains" from APOCALYPTICA can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Shadowmaker", which was released on April 21 via Eleven Seven Music Group's Better Noise imprint. The Finnish musicians — accompanied by their American lead singer Franky Perez — recorded the ...

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