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THE BLACK CROWES Have Written 20 New Songs

Chris Robinson, who reunited with his brother Rich in 2019 after six years apart, has confirmed to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk" that there are tentative plans to record a new BLACK CROWES album. "It's funny, 'cause Rich and I, for whatever we've been through, the one place where we were always the most ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: 'Words Are Incredibly Important And Powerful, Both In A Positive And, More Importantly, In A Negative Way'

In a new interview with the "Fantasm" podcast, British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley, who fronted IRON MAIDEN more than 20 years ago, spoke about the lyrical inspiration for his solo song "Warrior", which appears on his latest album, "War Within Me". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "'Warrior' is the internal dialogue and the ...

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DAUGHTRY Releases Music Video For 'Heavy Is The Crown'

Having already scorched the Billboard Hard Rock Digital Songs sales chart, peaking at No. 1, DAUGHTRY has released the official music video for the hit single "Heavy Is The Crown". The dark and physically combative cinematic narrative picks right back up where the "World On Fire" visual left off. An already tense and beautifully guitar-laden ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Host Event On Twitter Spaces Today

Legendary British rock 'n' roll icons and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees DEF LEPPARD have just released "Def Leppard - Volume Three", a new limited-edition box set via UMe/Virgin. In conjunction with the release, band members Joe Elliott, Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell will host a live chat event on Twitter Spaces with ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces 'Lightwork' Album, European Tour

Canadian singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend has announced his first new tour in support of the forthcoming album "Lightwork", due to be released in spring 2022. Devin has started recording with producer GGGarth Richardson at his The Farm Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Tickets for the "Lightwork Tour 2022" will go on sale ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Shares 'How Many Times?' Video

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian concludes the series of visual accompaniments for his recently released "Elasticity" EP with the arrival of the Roger Kupelian-directed ("The Lord Of The Rings", "X-Men") "How Many Times?" video. "It's amazing to be working with my good friend Roger Kupelian again whose images of the two kings (The ...

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NONPOINT Drops Music Video For New Single 'Ruthless'

NONPOINT's music video for "Ruthless", the recently released title track off the band's upcoming EP, can be seen below. The single was made available through the group own label 361 Degrees Records LLC and was this year's featured track on AEW's "Blood And Guts" on TNT. The team at 361 Degrees Records comments: "When [singer] ...

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ATREYU's DAN JACOBS On METALLICA: 'They're The Kings Of Metal'

In a new interview with RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program "Wired In The Empire", ATREYU guitarist Dan Jacobs discussed his love for METALLICA. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET) : "We've played with them a couple of times — always at a festival, though; there's never been a METALLICA/ATREYU tour. "They're ...

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CANDLEMASS, DARK ANGEL, RIOT V, CIRITH UNGOL To Headline Houston's 'Hell's Heroes' Festival

On Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, 2022, a worldwide contingent of music fans will convene at Houston's White Oak Music Hall as Pegstar Concerts presents the Hell's Heroes festival. The two-day music fest will showcase a hand-picked selection of international underground metal bands that includes both seminal, genre-pioneers, highly regarded modern-day groups and ...

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RAMMSTEIN's TILL LINDEMANN Releases 'I Hate Kids' Music Video

RAMMSTEIN singer Till Lindemann has just released a new solo single, "Ich Hasse Kinder" (English translation: "I Hate Kids"). The song's official Serghey Grey-directed music video can be seen below. Earlier this month, Lindemann released a music video for the orchestral version of his latest solo single, "Lubimiy Gorod", sung entirely in Russian, for the ...

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Extinction Level Event - THE VICIOUS HEAD SOCIETY

Several decades ago, when prog metal was in its infancy, the idea that one man could produce an album that sounds even half as good as "Extinction Level Event" was unthinkable. Obviously, technology has played its hand since those primitive times and sonic cathedrals of sound conjured by some plucky nerd and a lightly smoking ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, ENTER SHIKARI And FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES To Headline Next Month's DOWNLOAD PILOT

Festival Republic has today announced the lineup for the Download Pilot. The 10,000-capacity, camping-only festival will take place on June 18-20, 2021 on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park, as part of the U.K. government's scientific Events Research Programme. Testament to the depth of talent and strength of the U.K.'s world-leading rock scene, 40 acts, ...

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RAMMSTEIN's TILL LINDEMANN To Release 'I Hate Kids' Solo Single

RAMMSTEIN singer Till Lindemann will release a new solo single, "Ich Hasse Kinder" (English translation: "I Hate Kids"), on June 1. The first teaser for the song's official Serghey Grey-directed music video can be seen below. Earlier this month, Lindemann released a music video for the orchestral version of his latest solo single, "Lubimiy Gorod", ...

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KISS Returns To Comics In New Series From DYNAMITE

The iconic band KISS return to comics in a haunting new tale, "Phantom Obsession", by writer Ian Edginton. As a young man in 1978, Darius Cho attended a concert of his favorite band, a memory that has stuck with him to this day. Now he is a massively wealthy tech giant, but mysteriously reclusive. Some ...

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KORN And PUCK HCKY Release New Hockey-Themed Collaboration

Puck Hcky, the hockey-based fashion brand, has released a new collection of gear with the legendary band KORN. Matt Marini, CEO of Puck Hcky, says: "When KORN dropped their first record, you knew it was something very special the moment it blasted out of the speakers and literally rattled your brain. That amazing low end, ...

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A Better Dystopia - MONSTER MAGNET

If you're vaguely sensible and want a guaranteed good time sound-tracked by ear-smashing rock 'n' roll, rolling waves of HAWKWIND-style sonic debris and lyrics about monsters, sex and sex with monsters, Dave Wyndorf has been your man for three decades. Some may prefer the balls-out, go-for-broke cock rock of "Powertrip", others may favor the early ...

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