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HAMMERFALL Guitarist: 'I Think Individuality Is What Separates Swedish Bands From The Rest Of The World'

Clint Switzer of the "Music Mania" podcast conducted an interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL prior to the band's October 25 concert at Riot Room in Kansas City, Missouri in support of SABATON. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he ...

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Spiritual Instinct - ALCEST

French metallers ALCEST have spent the last decade evolving from their earlier beginnings as a band that seemed torn between moody melody and black metal trappings to stand tall in the corner of the metallic spectrum that is fully immersed in hypnotic shoe-gaze elements. "Les Voyages de l'Âme" (2012) saw them pull off an impressive ...

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KISS Performs 'It's My Life' Live For First Time (Video)

KISS played the song "It's My Life" live for the first time during its set Friday night (November 1) aboard the "Kiss Kruise IX". Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. The group' setlist was as follows: 01. Say Yeah 02. Larger Than Life 03. Strutter 04. Watchin' You 05. Got To ...

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Watch TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Perform U.S. National Anthem At CHICAGO BULLS Vs. DETROIT PISTONS Game

TESTAMENT and METAL ALLEGIANCE guitarist Alex Skolnick performed the U.S. national anthem last night (Friday, November 1) as the Chicago Bulls battled the Detroit Pistons at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Early today, Skolnick tweeted a photo from the United Center and wrote in ...

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Watch VOLBEAT's 'Die To Live' Video Feat. CLUTCH's NEIL FALLON

Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT have released a music video for the song "Die To Live", directed by Adam Rothlein at Ghost Atomic Pictures and taped at Futura Studio in Roslindale, Massachusetts. The song and video both feature appearances by CLUTCH's lead singer Neil Fallon, as well as Raynier Jacob Jacildo and Doug Corcoran of ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Reunion Spells The End Of PROPHETS OF RAGE: 'It Was Fun While It Lasted,' Says B-REAL

The newly announced RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE reunion appears to have spelled the end of PROPHETS OF RAGE, the supergroup launched more than three years ago by RAGE members Tom Morello (guitar), Brad Wilk (drums) and Tim Commerford (bass) along with PUBLIC ENEMY's Chuck D and CYPRESS HILL's B-Real. Several hours after it was revealed ...

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SOULFLY: Pro-Shot Video Of Entire Performance At ALCATRAZ HARD ROCK & METAL FESTIVAL

ARTE Concert has uploaded professionally filmed video footage of SOULFLY's entire performance at this year's Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival, which was held in August in Kortrijk, Belgium. Check it out below. SOULFLY's latest album, "Ritual", was released in October 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed ...

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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Releases Music Video For 'Already Dead'

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD has released the official music video for its new single, "Already Dead". The song marks the band's first music released since 2018's "Psalms" EP, which has racked up over 50 million streams worldwide. "Already Dead" is also the first effort from HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD's forthcoming sixth full-length album, due next year via Dove & ...

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DIRTY SHIRLEY Feat. GEORGE LYNCH And TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Singer DINO JELUSICK: 'Here Comes The King' Video

Frontiers Music Srl recently announced the signing of DIRTY SHIRLEY, a new band project featuring guitarist George Lynch (THE END MACHINE, KXM, LYNCH MOB, ex-DOKKEN) and vocalist/keyboardist Dino Jelusick (ANIMAL DRIVE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA). DIRTY SHIRLEY's self-titled debut album will be released on January 24, 2020. The official music video for the disc's first single, "Here ...

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Watch HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES Perform 'I Want My Now' On 'The Late Late Show With James Corden'

HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES were the musical guests on last night's (Thursday, October 31) episode of "The Late Late Show With James Corden". The band performed the song "I Want My Now", taken from the band's second album, "Rise". HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES are built around the undeniable chemistry between rock and roll royalty Joe Perry, Hollywood superstar Johnny ...

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APOCALYPTICA Releases Spellbinding Video For 'Rise'

Finnish cello rock band APOCALYPTICA has released the spectacular new music video for "Rise" which can be seen below. Integrated with the achingly beautiful new song from the group's upcoming studio album, "Cell-0", due out January 10, 2020 (Silver Lining Music), "Rise" is an impressionistic painting come to life, which enacts the humanity that we ...

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JETHRO TULL Announces 'The Prog Years' 2020 Tour

Ian Anderson and the JETHRO TULL band, one of the world's most successful and enduring progressive rock acts, have announced that they will return to the road with "The Prog Years Tour 2020" with 11 dates across the U.K. in September and October. This tour will draw heavily on material from JETHRO TULL's more "prog" ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN: New Version Of 'So Cold' From Upcoming 'Aurora' Album Now Available

A new vesion of the BREAKING BENJAMIN song "So Cold", taken from the band's upcoming album, "Aurora", can be streamed below. "Aurora" will be released on January 24, 2020. The disc features reimagined versions of the band's biggest and most popular songs with special guests including Lacey Sturm (ex-FLYLEAF), Scooter Ward (COLD) and Spencer Chamberlain ...

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EMMURE Completes New Album, Releases 'Pigs Ear' Single

Following the monumental success of their last album, "Look At Yourself", and countless tours over the last several years, metallic hardcore juggernauts EMMURE have recently wrapped up the recording of their highly anticipated, eighth studio album that's due out in 2020 from SharpTone Records. Today, the band has unveiled the first taste of what's to ...

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