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AVENGED SEVENFOLD: 'Mad Hatter' Video Released

The official video for the new AVENGED SEVENFOLD song "Mad Hatter" can be seen below. The track was recorded for the "Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4" video game and the clip uses game footage to present the song. "Mad Hatter" will be included on AVENGED SEVENFOLD's upcoming EP, "Black Reign", which will be made ...

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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY: Heavy Metal Is 'Alive And Well'

In a brand new interview with the "DOMKcast", TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy was asked to weigh in on the current state of the heavy metal scene. He responded: "Metal is alive and well. There's too many records to even list of how many incredible bands there are. There is no shortage of incredible bands making ...

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X - Nonpoint

Taking nearly a year sabbatical following the touring cycle for its prior album, "The Poison Red", NONPOINT apparently needed the break. Considering it's released new material just about every other year, the group was due a break. That being said, recruiting AVENGED SEVENFOLD/ATREYU producer Fred Archambault to oversee the band's tenth album, "X", NONPOINT seized ...

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Listen To New ATREYU Song 'The Time Is Now'

California metalcore band ATREYU will release its seventh full-length album, "In Our Wake", on October 12 through Spinefarm. The latest single from the effort, "The Time Is Now", can be streamed below. Following a hiatus post-"Congregation Of The Damned" in 2009, Alex Varkatzas (vocals), Brandon Saller (drums, vocals), "Big" Dan Jacobs (guitar), Travis Miguel (guitar) ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER On SLAYER's Decision To Call It Quits: 'Somebody In The Band Doesn't Wanna Tour Anymore'

Former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE drummer Shawn Drover spoke to Heavy Metal And Booze about SLAYER's decision to call it quits after completing one last world tour. He said (see video below): "Well, it's obviously something that they want to do. And it's all speculative, what you read on the Internet, which most ...

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ATREYU To Release 'In Our Wake' Album In October

California metalcore band ATREYU will release its seventh full-length album, "In Our Wake", on October 12 through Spinefarm. Everyone leaves a legacy behind. No matter how big or small, our words and actions echo forever and make a lasting imprint. Two decades since their 1999 formation in Southern California, that truth weighed heavy on the ...

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Here Is The First Taste Of ATREYU's New Single, 'In Our Wake'

California metalcore band ATREYU appears to be teasing the announcement of a new single and album. The group's Twitter account has been updated with a short video clip which looks like it was shot at some sort of protest, although it is datestamped 08/24/18, implying that the official announcement will arrive this Friday, August 24. ...

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TALLAH Feat. MAX PORTNOY: 'Cottonmouth' Video Released

Pennsylvania metal band TALLAH — which features in its ranks Max Portnoy, son of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO) — has released the official music video for the single "Cottonmouth", off its latest EP, titled "No One Should Read This". The clip, directed by Max Portnoy, is the ...

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NONPOINT Releases Music Video For 'Chaos And Earthquakes'

NONPOINT's music video for the song "Chaos And Earthquakes" can be viewed below. The track is taken from the band's tenth album, "X", which will be released on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. "We've had ...

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA Takes Trance/EDM And Metal/Rock To Whole New Level With 'Kneel Before Me' Song

British metal band ASKING ALEXANDRIA has teamed up with American DJ and electronic dance music producer Crankdat (a.k.a. Christian Smith) and American DJ duo Slander (consisting of Derek Andersen and Scott Land) on a new heavy-hitting track titled "Kneel Before Me". ASKING ALEXANDRIA announced the collaboration in a tweet, writing: "We've teamed up with @SlanderOfficial ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Frontman MIKE MUIR: Sharing The Stage With DAVE LOMBARDO Is 'A Great Experience'

Mike Muir has told Bad Feeling Magazine that having former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo playing for SUICIDAL TENDENCIES is an "absolutely amazing" experience. "It's funny, because years ago people were saying, 'You've always got these young guys playing,'" he said. "Brooks Wackerman was 14 when he started playing with INFECTIOUS [GROOVES], and he ...

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MATT TUCK Thinks 'Gravity' Is The Album That Will 'Solidify' BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE As A Festival Headliner

Sophie K of Scuzz TV recently conducted an interview with frontman Matt Tuck and drummer Jason Bowld of Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's new album, "Gravity": Jason: "It's amazing, basically. [Laughs] It's got the most ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Frontman On Adding Electronic Elements To Band's Sound: 'We Decided To Do Something Different'

During a recent appearance on Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE frontman Matt Tuck spoke about the band's decision to add more electronic elements to its distinct signature sound on the group's latest full-length release, "Gravity". "Well, this is album number six," he said (hear audio below). "We've been around ...

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Listen To New NONPOINT Song 'Fix This'

NONPOINT will release its tenth album, "X", on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. A track from "X", titled "Fix This", can be streamed below. On "X", the quintet — Elias Soriano (vocals), Robb Rivera (drums), ...

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CHRIS BRODERICK On ACT OF DEFIANCE: 'We Wanted The Freedom To Be Able To Write What We Felt Passionate About'

Heavy New York recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he would consider ACT OF DEFIANCE's sophomore album, "Old Scars, New Wounds", to be a "new start" for the band: ...

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