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Abandon All Faith - STRIGOI

Greg Mackintosh is not happy. And thank Satan for that. Over the last three decades, the PARADISE LOST guitarist has been involved in a huge number of seminal and ground-breaking metal records, from early PL classics like "Gothic" and "Draconian Times" through to three uniformly astonishing albums with crusty death metal project VALLENFYRE. In truth, ...

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Wolves Of Thelema - CARONTE

They are definitely not the first heavy metal act to sing about Aleister Crowley, but at this point in time, CARONTE are easily the most effective. "Wolves of Thelema" is the Italians' fourth full-length album and the audible culmination of a steady evolution that has seen them mutate from relatively straightforward doom inclinations toward a ...

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Havoc At The Midnight Hour - AGGRESSIVE PERFECTOR

Metalheads are well catered for these days. If you want to listen to bright and shiny modern stuff, there's plenty of that available, and, if you want to pretend that the '90s never happened, you can do that too. AGGRESSIVE PERFECTOR are firmly in the latter camp, of course: naming yourself after an early SLAYER ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS POLAND Is Working On 'Liar' Memoir

Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland is working on a memoir with the help of Thom Hazaert, who recently co-authored MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson's "More Life With Deth". The book is titled "Liar: Truth, Highs, And Consequences", and will tentatively be released sometime in 2020, in partnership with Combat Records and Ellefson Books. It will also ...

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Watch RATT Perform In Montclair, New Jersey

Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's December 20 concert at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, New Jersey can be seen below. RATT's current lineup includes original members Stephen Pearcy (vocals) and Juan Croucier (bass), along with drummer Pete Holmes (BLACK 'N BLUE) and guitarists Jordan Ziff and Chris Sanders (BRITNY FOX, KNIGHT FURY). Pearcy recently confirmed ...

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FERNANDO RIBEIRO Says MOONSPELL 'Got Kicked In The Head A Little Bit' For 1998's Experimental 'Sin/Pecado'

In a recent interview with Dead Rhetoric's Kyle McGinn, frontman Fernando Ribeiro of Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL discussed the transitional phase of the band's career that started with their 1998 album, "Sin/Pecado". Released after 1996's highly successful "Irreligious", "Sin/Pecado" saw MOONSPELL start to abandon some of their core gothic metal elements for ...

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MATTHEW NELSON Says Video Masters Of Unreleased NELSON Concert Were Destroyed In UNIVERSAL Warehouse Fire

NELSON bassist/vocalist Matthew Nelson recently spoke with Trav of the Fargo, North Dakota radio station 95.9 KRFF. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the ongoing "Christmas With The Nelsons" tour: Matthew: "We have a long tradition of entertainment in the family, and for anybody that ...

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Watch MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Play First Show In Seven Years

The reunited MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE played its first concert in seven years last night (Friday, December 20) in Los Angeles. Guitarist Frank Iero, vocalist Gerard Way, bassist Mikey Way and guitarist Ray Toro took to the stage at the 6,500-capacity Shrine Expo Hall with Jarrod Alexander on drums and kicked off the show with "I'm ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman's ME AND THAT MAN Project Releases 'Burning Churches' Christmas Song

Blackened blues project ME AND THAT MAN — founded in 2013 by BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski — has released a new single, "Burning Churches", accompanied by an obscure audiovisual. Mat McNerney's (GRAVE PLEASURES) raspy, gripping vocal performance accents this outlaw country-inspired blackened blues piece, forging an ominous atmosphere. The story of "Burning Churches" goes ...

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Listen To New SEPULTURA Song 'Last Time'

"Last Time", a brand new song from Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Quadra", which will be released on February 7, 2020 via Nuclear Blast Records. After relentless touring for its previous opus, 2017's "Machine Messiah", SEPULTURA returned to Sweden's Fascination Street Studios to once ...

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DEF LEPPARD And MISFITS To Headline Mexico's DOMINATION Festival

DEF LEPPARD and MISFITS wll headline the 2020 edition of the Domination festival, set to take place May 1-2 at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, Mexico. The billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, May 1 DEF LEPPARD RANCID OPETH SONATA ARCTICA LACUNA COIL DROPKICK MURPHYS KROKUS BEAST IN BLACK SCAR SYMMETRY POWER ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Reflects On Record-Breaking 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, MÖTLEY CRÜE's hugely successful Netflix biopic "The Dirt" remains one of the highest-rated music films as voted by the audience on Rotten Tomatoes, the online review aggregation service that allows both critics and the public to rate movies. As of December 17, "The Dirt" remains at 95%, down 1% ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer JOHN CORABI Says DONALD TRUMP's Impeachment Has 'Divided Us Even Further'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi has weighed in on President Donald Trump's impeachment, saying that all politicians are "whiny bitches that are getting nothing done for you and I." On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed two articles of impeachment against Trump: abuse of his office and obstruction of Congress. Trump is only the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Unveils Music Video For 'Under The Graveyard'

The official cinematic music video for Ozzy Osbourne's single "Under The Graveyard" can be seen below. For the clip, the BLACK SABBATH singer re-teamed with acclaimed film director, screenwriter and music video director Jonas Åkerlund (who worked with Osbourne on videos for "Let Me Hear You Scream" and "Gets Me Through"). The semi-autobiographical video was ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Video Of 'Moth Into Flame' Performance From Munich

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Moth Into Flame" on August 23 at Olympiastadion in Munich, Germany can be seen below. "Moth Into Flame" is taken from METALLICA's latest studio album, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", which was released in November 2016 via Blackened Recordings. METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke to Guitar World magazine about ...

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MAYHEM's NECROBUTCHER Says He Felt 'Sick' Watching EURONYMOUS Murder Scene In 'Lords Of Chaos' Movie

Bassist Jørn "Necrobutcher" Stubberud of Norwegian black metal legends MAYHEM says he felt "sick" watching the murder scene of founding member Øystein "Euronymous" Aarseth in Jonas Åkerlund's film adaption of Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind's 1998 book "Lords Of Chaos: The Bloody Rise Of The Satanic Metal Underground". Necrobutcher recently made headlines when he said ...

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Four Songs From AC/DC's 'Back In Black' Album Receive Platinum Certificatons From RIAA

Just six days after AC/DC's 1980 breakthrough album "Back in Black" was certified by the Recording Industry Association Of America for U.S. shipments of 25 million copies, four of the LP's tracks received individual single certifications. On December 12, "Back In Black" and "You Shook Me All Night Long" were both certified triple platinum, accumulating ...

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AARON STAINTHORPE Says He Considered Asking MY DYING BRIDE To Get Another Vocalist In Wake Of Daughter's Cancer Diagnosis

Frontman Aaron Stainthorpe of U.K. doom metal veterans MY DYING BRIDE says he considered asking guitarist Andrew Craighan to get a temporary replacement for him in the aftermath of his young daughter's cancer scare just so the band could finish its 13th studio album. In September 2018, Stainthorpe revealed that his daughter's cancer diagnosis led ...

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