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POP EVIL Announces January/February 2019 U.S. Tour

POP EVIL has announced a brand new batch of 24 U.S. headline dates for next year in the never-ending support of their self-titled LP, which was released earlier this year. Veteran comedian and former VH1 "That Metal Show" host Don Jamieson will serve as direct support. THEM EVILS and SAVAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT will open the ...

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SOULFLY Announces 2019 North American Tour With KATAKLYSM

SOULFLY has announced its first tour in support of its upcoming album, "Ritual". The trek, which will take place next January/February, will feature support from KATAKLYSM, INCITE, CHAOSEUM, ALUKAH and SKINFLINT. Commented vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera: "Fuck yeah! We’re finally getting ready to tour America and Canada! We have the almighty KATAKLYSM and thrash masters INCITE ...

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DEVIL'S HAND Feat. MIKE SLAMER And LAST IN LINE's ANDREW FREEMAN: Listen To 'Heartbeat Away' Song

"Heartbeat Away", a song from DEVIL'S HAND, exciting new project featuring the amazing talents of two outstanding musicians — famed producer/guitarist/songwriter Mike Slamer and singer Andrew Freeman of LAST IN LINE — can be streamed below. The track is taken from the project's self-titled debut album, which will be released on December 7 via Frontiers ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY Was 'Stumbling' And 'Couldn't Remember The Words' During RATT's Concert In St. Charles (Video)

Some of the fans who attended RATT's concert Friday night (October 5) in St. Charles, Illinois say that lead singer Stephen Pearcy was "stumbling" and couldn't "remember the words" to many of the band's most popular songs. Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's performance at the Arcada Theatre — courtesy of YouTube user JW Stuff — ...

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RAVEN Announces Fall 2018 North American Tour

In between recording a scorching new studio album and a European tour opening for SAXON, veteran British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN has announced a 27-date North American tour with EXTINCTION A.D. and MOBILE DEATHCAMP. The trek begins on November 1 in Houston, Texas and runs through December 1 in Jonesboro, Georgia. "We are firing on ...

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RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY Apologizes For Last Night's Concert: 'There Is No Excuse For My Behavior'

Stephen Pearcy has apologized for his disastrous performance at last night's RATT concert in Huntington. Fan-filmed video footage of the show at The Paramount showed Pearcy slurring his way through some of RATT's biggest hits while sitting down and nearly lying down on the drum riser. The 62-year-old singer also appeared to be slouching or ...

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Inside Metal: The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal 2 - Various

Bob Nalbandian is a walking compendium of American metal, particularly conversant of the scene cultivated within his California habitat in the 1980s. His "Inside Metal" documentary series has become a go-to source on the subject of West Coast-birthed heavy metal. His recent work focuses upon the dawn of thrash from the Los Angeles and Bay ...

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Go Behind The Scenes Of EVANESCENCE's 2018 'Synthesis' Tour (Video)

Behind-the-scenes footage from EVANESCENCE's current North American co-headlining tour with violin virtuoso Lindsey Stirling can be seen below. The trek, produced by Live Nation, kicked off July 6 in Kansas City, Missouri at the Starlight Theatre and is making stops in 31 North American cities. The trek will wrap September 8 in Ridgefield, Washington at ...

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KINGDOM COME: More Dates Announced For 30th-Anniversary Tour

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) — will celebrate 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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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Announces Winter Tour 2018

Marking the band's 20th consecutive year of touring, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA (TSO) today announced its highly-anticipated Winter Tour 2018. TSO's annual November-December multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented the group's status as a must-attend, multi-generational, holiday tradition. This year's 20th anniversary tour, a presentation of TSO's unforgettable "The Ghosts Of Christmas ...

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THE BROWNING To Release 'Geist' Album In October

Kansas City quartet THE BROWNING will release its fourth album, "Geist", on October 26 through Spinefarm Records. In advance of the release, the band has shared the new song "Carnage", featuring Jake Hill. Listen below. "Our new album, 'Geist', is by far our most dynamic sounding record," said vocalist Jonny McBee. "It has the heaviest, ...

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Watch EVANESCENCE And LINDSEY STIRLING Perform Cover Of OZZY OSBOURNE's 'No More Tears' In Wantagh

Fan-filmed video footage of EVANESCENCE and violin virtuoso Lindsey Stirling performing a blended cover of Ozzy Osbourne's "No More Tears" and Sia's "Alive" on August 11 at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York can be seen below. EVANESCENCE and Stirling have teamed up for co-headlining 2018 summer amphitheater tour across ...

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SUFFOCATION Announces FRANK MULLEN Farewell Tour For North America

New York death metal pioneers SUFFOCATION have announced dates for their final North American tour with original vocalist Frank Mullen. This historic trek will take place this upcoming October and November and see the band joined by misanthropic gore grinders CATTLE DECAPITATION, Brazilian death metal legends KRISIUN, and Swedish tech-death sensations SOREPTION. Mullen said in ...

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DEEP PURPLE's STEVE MORSE On Future Of Guitar: 'I Think It's Always Gonna Be Part Of Music'

DEEP PURPLE's Steve Morse has dismissed reports of the impending death of U.S. guitar business, saying that the instrument will "always" be part of music. As more popular music has been made with computers, international guitar sales began to decline, creating a challenge for larger manufacturers and retailers like iconic brand Gibson, which filed for ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE 'Empowers People,' Says JOE HOTTINGER

HALESTORM guitarist Joe Hottinger says that lead singer Lzzy Hale has a knack for making the band's fans feel empowered. "She does that; she empowers people," he told the Wichita, Kansas radio stations KICT and KFXJ (hear audio below). "She gets on social media — on Twitter and stuff — and she's just, like, 'Ask ...

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MANILLA ROAD's MARK 'THE SHARK' SHELTON Dead At 60

Mark "The Shark" Shelton, a founding member of the legendary epic metal band MANILLA ROAD, has died at the age of 60. He passed away Friday morning after performing at the Headbangers Open Air festival in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The band confirmed in a live Facebook video that Shelton died of a heart attack. "Last night ...

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Listen To New HALESTORM Song 'Do Not Disturb'

"Do Not Disturb", a brand new song from HALESTORM, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Vicious", which will be released on July 27 via Atlantic. Although based on a true story, the raunchy song wasn't originally intended to be a HALESTORM track. Frontwoman Lzzy Hale explains: "I don't ...

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