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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Films Sequel To Infamous Pool Interview, Says He's Been Sober For More Than 20 Years

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes is perhaps best known for the infamous scene in the 1988 movie "The Decline Of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years" in which he was interviewed while floating in a swimming pool, fully clothed and visibly quite intoxicated while his mother sat poolside. The interview stood out in stark ...

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NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, AMORPHIS, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM Members Contribute To 'Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song'

Members of NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, WINTERSUN, AMORPHIS, HIM, BATTLE BEAST and CHILDREN OF BODOM are among the musicians who have contributed to "Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song", a track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Finland's Tuska open-air metal festival. Tuska promoter Jouni Markkanen said: "All proceeds from this project will be collected to the 'Tuska 20 ...

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Video: BATTLE BEAST Performs In Siegburg, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of BATTLE BEAST's March 30 performance at at Kubana Live Club in Siegburg, Germany can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's fourth album, "Bringer Of Pain", was released on February 17 via Nuclear Blast Records. The ten-track disc was recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, was mixed by Björkroth ...

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Video: BATTLE BEAST Performs In Paris

Fan-filmed video footage of BATTLE BEAST's March 25 performance at Petit Bain in Paris, France can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's fourth album, "Bringer Of Pain", was released on February 17 via Nuclear Blast Records. The ten-track disc was recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, was mixed by Björkroth alongside Viktor ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Performs At 'Game Of Thrones: A Live Concert Experience' In L.A. (Video)

Serj Tankian made a special guest appearance at last night's (Thursday, March 23) "Game Of Thrones: A Live Concert Experience" at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer delivered a powerful and poignant rendition of "The Rains Of Castamere", a fictional ballad from Westeros, while scenes of the cunning Lannisters played ...

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GRAND MAGUS Releases 'Freja's Choice' Video

"Freja's Choice", the new video from Swedish riff lords GRAND MAGUS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Sword Songs", which came out last May via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the CD was created by acclaimed artist Anthony Roberts. GRAND MAGUS vocalist Janne "J.B." Christofferson commented: ...

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CRIMFALL Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Finnish cinemascopic metallers CRIMFALL. CRIMFALL comments: "We are beyond excited for this opportunity to work with the legendary Metal Blade. It makes all these years we wrestled with the third album worthwhile as we can finally share the fruits of our labor through the most dedicated and ...

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Bringer Of Pain - BATTLE BEAST

The members of Finland's BATTLE BEAST are bona fide rock stars—well, metal stars, to be more accurate—on their home turf, and 2017 will see the band embark upon its first North American tour, in a quest to expand the band's fanbase. The tour kicks off in spring and supports the group's fourth album: "Bringer of ...

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Video Premiere: BATTLE BEAST's 'Bringer Of Pain'

The official video for "Bringer Of Pain", the title track of the fourth album from Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST, can be seen below. Released on February 17 via Nuclear Blast Records, the ten-track disc was recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, was mixed by Björkroth alongside Viktor Gullichsen and Mikko Karmila, ...

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METALLICA: Making Of 'Am I Savage?' Song (Studio Video)

METALLICA has released a new nine-minute video clip featuring footage from the writing and recording sessions for "Sawblade", the song that later became "Am I Savage?". The track is taken from METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", which debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 album chart on November 27, selling 291,000 copies in ...

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BATTLE BEAST: Third Trailer For 'Bringer Of Pain' Album

The third trailer for "Bringer Of Pain", the fourth album from Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST, is available below. Due on February 17 via Nuclear Blast Records, the ten-track disc was recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, was mixed by Björkroth alongside Viktor Gullichsen and Mikko Karmila, and was mastered by Mika ...

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BATTLE BEAST: Second Trailer For 'Bringer Of Pain' Album

The second trailer for "Bringer Of Pain", the fourth album from Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST, is available below. Due on February 17 via Nuclear Blast Records, the ten-track disc was recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, was mixed by Björkroth alongside Viktor Gullichsen and Mikko Karmila, and was mastered by Mika ...

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Video Premiere: BATTLE BEAST's 'Familiar Hell'

"Familiar Hell", the new video from Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST, can be seen below. The clip was once again directed and produced by Markus Nieminen of Oy Routafilmi AB. "Familiar Hell" is taken from BATTLE BEAST's fourth album, "Bringer Of Pain", which will be released on February 17 via Nuclear Blast Records. Recorded and ...

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BATTLE BEAST: First Trailer For 'Bringer Of Pain' Album

The first trailer for "Bringer Of Pain", the fourth album from Finnish heavy metallers BATTLE BEAST, is available below. Due on February 17, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, the ten-track album was mixed by Björkroth alongside Viktor Gullichsen and Mikko Karmila, while ...

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Video Premiere: BATTLE BEAST's 'King For A Day'

"King For A Day", the new video from Finnish heavy metallers BATTLE BEAST, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Markus Nieminen of Oy Routafilmi AB. "King For A Day" is taken from BATTLE BEAST's fourth album, titled "Bringer Of Pain", which will be released on February 17, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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BATTLE BEAST To Release 'Bringer Of Pain' Album In February

Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST will release their fourth album, titled "Bringer Of Pain", on February 17, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. Recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, the ten-track album was mixed by Björkroth alongside Viktor Gullichsen and Mikko Karmila, while mastering was done by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studios. ...

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VISION OF DISORDER Releases 'Electric Sky' Video

"Electric Sky", a brand video from New York's VISION OF DISORDER, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Razed To The Ground", which wasreleased in November 2015 via Candlelight Records. Produced by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (HATEBREED, DEMON HUNTER, ROB ZOMBIE), it is the band's second recording for Candlelight. "This ...

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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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RAVENEYE Releases Video For 'Madeline'

U.K. rock trio RAVENEYE has unleashed a new video for the song "Madeline". Described by Classic Rock as "modern blues rock with healthy shots of ROYAL BLOOD and MUSE," it's the third track RAVENEYE has made available from its debut album, "Nova", which was released on September 23 via Frontiers Music Srl. RAVENEYE singer/guitarist Oli ...

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KING 810 Releases 'Alpha & Omega' Video

Roadrunner Records group KING 810 has released the second gripping track from their forthcoming album, "La Petite Mort Or A Conversation With God". "Alpha & Omega", which made its world premiere today on Sirius XM's Liquid Metal, is available now along with an official music video, which can be seen below. The clip was conceptualized ...

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