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Video: SKID ROW Performs In Malmö, Sweden

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's May 9 performance at Kulturbolaget in Malmö, Sweden can be seen below. SKID ROW has collaborated with several other artists, including members of SLIPKNOT and HALESTORM, on the songwriting process for the final installment of the band's "United World Rebellion" trilogy. The follow-up to 2014's "Rise Of The Damnation ...

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Omni - ANGRA

Brazilian prog metal masters ANGRA has maintained a solid if grossly unheralded presence for many years, leading to wonder how it hasn't been muttered in the same breath as the genre's elite, through the band is frequently compared to DREAM THEATER. This band is elite, however, and at times better, let the debate machine grind. ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. DRAGONFORCE, Ex-SLIPKNOT Members: 'Repulsion For Humanity' Album Due In August

"Repulsion For Humanity", the second album by SINSAENUM, the extreme death metal project featuring DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq and former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, will be released on August 10 via earMUSIC. As the title clearly indicates, this is not for the faint-hearted. It's definitely not something you will hear on the radio or hear ...

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POWERWOLF Unveils 'The Sacrament Of Sin' Cover Artwork, Track Listing

German metallers POWERWOLF will release their seventh album, "The Sacrament Of Sin", later in the year via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. Guitarist Matthew Greywolf ...

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SKID ROW's Next Album To Feature Collaborations With COREY TAYLOR, HALESTORM Members

SKID ROW has collaborated with several other artists, including members of SLIPKNOT and HALESTORM, on the songwriting process for the final installment of the band's "United World Rebellion" trilogy. The follow-up to 2014's "Rise Of The Damnation Army - United World Rebellion: Chapter Two" and 2013's "United World Rebellion: Chapter One" will mark the band's ...

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SKID ROW Guitarist On Being Asked About SEBASTIAN BACH Reunion: 'It's Like Talking About An Ex-Girlfriend That You Dated 20 Years Ago'

SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo has told Ireland's Overdrive that the band is continuing to work on material for the final installment of its "United World Rebellion" trilogy of EPs. The follow-up to 2014's "Rise Of The Damnation Army - United World Rebellion: Chapter Two" and 2013's "United World Rebellion: Chapter One" ...

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SKID ROW Hopes To Enter Studio Soon To Complete Final Installment Of 'United World Rebellion' Trilogy Of EPs

SKID ROW plans to return to the studio soon to resume recording the final installment of its "United World Rebellion" trilogy of EPs. The follow-up to 2014's "Rise Of The Damnation Army - United World Rebellion: Chapter Two" and 2013's "United World Rebellion: Chapter One" will mark the band's first release with the South African-born, ...

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Avatar Country - AVATAR

There are endless examples of metal artists taking themselves far too seriously. AVATAR is not one of those bands. The Gothenburg-based band's intentionally and ridiculously over-the-top brand of heavy metal continues to run through its latest, and seventh overall, full-length release: "Avatar Country". Sonically, the Swedish group has streamlined its already accessible heavy metal crunch ...

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HALESTORM, AEROSMITH, SKID ROW, KIX Members Perform At 'Chemokaze VI' Nashville Charity Event (Video)

HALESTORM members Lzzy Hale, Joe Hottinger and Josh Smith, along with Brad Whitford (AEROSMITH), Rachel Bolan (SKID ROW) and Jimmy Chalfant (KIX) are among the musicians who joined THE EAST SIDE GAMBLERS on stage this past Saturday night (January 6) at the Mercy Lounge in Nashville, Tennessee at the Chemokaze VI charity event. Fan-filmed video ...

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DRAGONFORCE Bassist: How 'Reaching Into Infinity' Ended Up Being Band's Most 'Diverse' Album To Date

Jonny Goldsmith conducted an interview with DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq before the band's October 5 concert at Riverside in Newcastle, England. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about what makes DRAGONFORCE's latest album, 2017's "Reaching Into Infinity", the band's most diverse effort to date, Leclercq said: "I ended ...

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POWERWOLF To Tour Europe With AMARANTHE

German heavy metal giants POWERWOLF have announced the first dates of their European "Wolfsnächte Tour 2018". The wolves are celebrating their outstanding heavy metal masses across Europe starting in October, stopping in most major cities, and concluding November 17 at Saarlandhalle Saarbrücken. Swedish melodic metal sensation AMARANTHE and Germany's heavy/glam high flyers KISSIN‘ DYNAMITE will ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Says SKID ROW Reunion 'Could Be On The Horizon'

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach was interviewed this morning (Thursday, November 30) on "KTLA Morning News", the morning television news program airing on KTLA in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if the elements exist for a possibility of a SKID ROW reunion, Bach responded: "Well, [they] exist 'cause ...

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POWERWOLF To Enter Studio In January

German metallers POWERWOLF will enter Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden in January to begin recording their seventh studio album. Due in 2018 on Napalm Records, the follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" will be produced by Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. "It feels exciting ...

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DRAGONFORCE Bassist On His SINSAENUM Project: 'I Have A Natural Tendency To Write Darker Things'

Metal Wani's Anne Catherine Swallow recently conducted an interview with DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq about his extreme death metal project SINSAENUM, which also features former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether any of the songs on the band's new "Ashes" ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer, DRAGONFORCE Bassist: Lyric Video For 'Dead Souls (Frederic Duquesne Remix)'

Two weeks prior to the release of SINSAENUM's brand new EP, "Ashes", the lyric video for a very special remix of the band's debut album classic "Dead Souls" has been premiered. Renowned French producer and musician Frederic Duquesne (MASS HYSTERIA, guitar) remixed the powerful tune, giving it a new touch. The lyric video can be ...

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