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GENE SIMMONS: 'If I Could, I Would Trademark The Air You Breathe'

Gene Simmons has once again defended his attempt to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture. The KISS bassist/vocalist withdrew his application to trademark the symbol in late June — less than two weeks after filing with the federal copyright office. Most music fans slammed Simmons for the trademark request, saying the symbol has become ...

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SKELETAL REMAINS Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

Century Media Records has announced the signing of California's death metal act SKELETAL REMAINS. The band's third studio album will be released in the spring. The disc is being tracked at Trench Studios (ABYSMAL DAWN, EXHUMED, HIRAX) in California and will be mixed by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio (ASPHYX, DISSECTION, BLOODBATH). The as-yet-untitled effort ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Says GENE SIMMONS Is 'An Idiot' For Attempting To Trademark 'Horns' Hand Gesture

CRADLE OF FILTH frontman Dani Filth says that Gene Simmons is an "idiot" for attempting to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture. The KISS bassist/vocalist withdrew his application to trademark the symbol in late June — less than two weeks after filing with the federal copyright office. Most music fans slammed Simmons for the ...

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IRON MONKEY Releases Video For '9-13' Title Track

The official video for "9-13", a brand new song from the cult U.K. doom/sludge outfit IRON MONKEY, can be seen below. The track is the title cut of IRON MONKEY first new full-length in almost two decades, which will be released on October 20 via Relapse Records. After disbanding in 1999 due to the death ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR To Release 'Red' EP

SCOUR — the extreme metal "supergroup" featuring Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT) alongside members of CATTLE DECAPITATION and PIG DESTROYER — is teasing a new EP called "Red", to be released this fall. Pre-order the EP on iTunes on September 15 and receive an instant download of the title track. The self-titled debut EP from ...

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CARNIVORE Reforms As CARNIVORE A.D.

After an electrifying live performance of CARNIVORE material at this year's Black N Blue Bowl pre-party, guitarist Marc Piovanetti is thrilled to announce that the band will officially reform as CARNIVORE A.D., with fellow original member Louie Beato and Joe Branciforte (DARKSIDE NYC, MERAUDER) sharing drumming duties, and introducing Baron Misuraca (VASARIA) on bass, lead ...

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GRAVE PLEASURES: 'Be My Hiroshima' Video Released

Finnish post-punk quintet GRAVE PLEASURES has released the official video for the song "Be My Hiroshima", taken from the band's upcoming sophomore album, "Motherblood", due on September 29 via Century Media Records. "Be My Hiroshima" is available as a single on all streaming and download platforms and also as an instant-grat track on iTunes and ...

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GENE SIMMONS Doesn't Regret Attempting To Trademark 'Horns' Hand Gesture: 'I Regret Nothing'

Gene Simmons says that he has no regrets about attempting to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture. The KISS bassist/vocalist withdrew his application to trademark the symbol in late June — less than two weeks after filing with the federal copyright office. Most music fans slammed Simmons for the trademark request, saying the symbol ...

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THY ART IS MURDER: 'The Son Of Misery' Video Released

"The Son Of Misery", the new video from Australian extreme metallers THY ART IS MURDER, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Dear Desolation", which will be released on August 18 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. "Dear Desolation" was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Will Putney at Graphic Nature ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Bread And Circuses' Song Streaming

"Bread And Circuses", a new song from TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from TAU CROSS's second full-length album, "Pillar Of ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Says GENE SIMMONS Was 'Crazy' For Trying To Trademark 'Horns' Hand Gesture

Sharon Osbourne says that Gene Simmons was "crazy" to attempt to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture. The KISS bassist/vocalist withdrew his application to trademark the symbol less than two weeks after filing with the federal copyright office. In his original request, which was filed on June 9, Simmons described the sign as consisting ...

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The Last Real Rock n' Roll - RHINO BUCKET

Let's be real here. For every ten hard rock and metal bands out there, eight are Jonesing to be one of the following: METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLAYER, MOTORHEAD, IRON MAIDEN, FATES WARNING, JUDAS PRIEST or AC/DC. Indeed, the most emulated of these is AC/DC, a band that struck the right chord with the right rock ...

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Listen To Snippet Of New PARADISE LOST Song 'The Longest Winter'

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will release their new album, "Medusa", on September 1 via Nuclear Blast. With this fifteenth full-length release, the legends are returning to their early beginnings, delivering their heaviest record of the past fifteen years, melding crushing doom metal with Nick Holmes's harsh death growls and raw organic sounds, heralding ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Killing The King' Video

"Killing The King", the new Jakub Moth-directed video from TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, can be seen below. The song is taken from TAU CROSS's second full-length album, "Pillar Of Fire", which ...

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Video: PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR Performs PANTERA's 'Strength Beyond Strength' At Brooklyn's Saint Vitus Bar

Fan-filmed video footage of SCOUR — the new extreme metal "supergroup" featuring Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT) alongside members of CATTLE DECAPITATION and PIG DESTROYER — performing the PANTERA classic "Strength Beyond Strength" on June 14 at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York can be seen below. The self-titled debut EP from SCOUR was ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO's Widow Calls GENE SIMMONS's Attempt To Trademark 'Horns' Hand Gesture 'Laughable' And 'Disgusting'

Wendy Dio has slammed Gene Simmons's attempt to trademark the "horns" hand gesture as "laughable." The widow of deceased singer Ronnie James Dio, who's widely credited with popularizing the symbol — a staple at rock concerts for decades — told TheWrap about Simmons's trademark application: "To try to make money off of something ...

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NIKKI SIXX Apparently Mocks GENE SIMMONS's Trademark Application, Says He Is 'Thinking Of' Registering Middle-Finger Gesture

Nikki Sixx says that he is "thinking of trademarking" the middle-finger gesture. The MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist apparently made his comment in jest in response to yesterday's report that Gene Simmons was looking to claim the "devil horns" hand gesture for his own. Simmons filed an application last week with the U.S. Patent and ...

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Southern California's WITCH CASKET Releases 'Hatred Index' Video

Southern California progressive blackened death metal outfit WITCH CASKET has released the video for "Hatred Index", the title track of its upcoming album. The clip was filmed in Los Angeles with director Matt Eskew. WITCH CASKET lead vocalist Drogoth said: "We wanted to do something fairly simple for our first video with footage of the ...

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PARADISE LOST Unveils 'Medusa' Album Artwork

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will release their new album, "Medusa", on September 1 via Nuclear Blast. With this fifteenth full-length release, the legends are returning to their early beginnings, delivering their heaviest record of the past fifteen years, melding crushing doom metal with Nick Holmes's harsh death growls and raw organic sounds, heralding ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Pillar Of Fire' Album Due In July

TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, will release its second full-length album, "Pillar Of Fire", on July 21 on CD, 2xLP, and digital formats via Relapse Records. In advance of the record's release, ...

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