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KISS Kruise To Rock Again In 2018

KISS has once again partnered up with the industry leaders in music festivals at sea, Sixthman, to announce the upcoming voyage of The KISS Kruise VIII. The cruise is set to sail on Halloween October 31, 2018 on Norwegian Jade leaving out of Miami, Florida. The announcement comes on the heels of the recent return ...

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CHRIS JERICHO Nearly Lost The Boat For His Upcoming Cruise

FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho plans to launch the inaugural Chris Jericho Rock 'N' Wrestling Rager At Sea cruise aboard the Norwegian Jade cruise ship next year. The boat is scheduled to set sail from Miami on October 27, 2018 and will head to Nassau in the Bahamas before returning to port on October 31. In ...

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CRIMFALL: 'Until Falls The Rain' Video Released

"Until Falls The Rain", the new video from Finnish cinemascope metallers CRIMFALL, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Olli Hakkinen and shot by Max Smeds. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Amain", which will be released on August 25 via Metal Blade Records. CRIMFALL comments: "Before we unleash the ...

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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN CRAHAN Talks CHESTER BENNINGTON, CHRIS CORNELL Suicides: 'It's Okay To Need Help'

SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn "The Clown" Crahan has spoken to NME about the importance of having open conversations normalizing the realities of living with mental health issues. Crahan's interview was conducted a little over a week after Chester Bennington was found dead at his home in Southern California. A Los Angeles County coroner confirmed ...

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THE AGONIST: 'The Raven Eyes' Video Released

"The Raven Eyes", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Five", which was released last September via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with producer Mike Plotnikoff, who has previously worked with BUCKCHERRY, OTEP, HALESTORM, DROWNING POOL, ...

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DROWNING POOL's Return To Guantánamo Bay Draws Controversy

DROWNING POOL performed at this year's 4th of July "Freedom Fest" at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The Texas heavy rockers' appearance at the event was notable because their music was once used to interrogate detainees at the the American wartime prison located within Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. DROWNING POOL's song "Bodies" was used as a tool ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN's HAWAII, VIXEN And DEUCE Albums To Be Reissued

No Remorse Records has announced the upcoming reissues of three albums which feature former MEGADETH and CACOPHONY guitarist Marty Friedman: the VIXEN "Made In Hawaii" EP (originally released in 1983), HAWAII's legendary "Loud, Wild And Heavy" EP (from 1984), and a collection of recordings from his late 1970s band DEUCE (later known as TENSION). All ...

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Emperor of Sand - MASTODON

Oh, the dilemmas of high-profile tech wizards who, 30 years ago, would've faced less scrutiny than they do in the face of a sophisticated and far more opinionated metal community. Then again, people cried foul at IRON MAIDEN for utilizing synthesizers and writing a rock-friendly tune on "Somewhere in Time". That was an album viewed ...

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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Films Sequel To Infamous Pool Interview, Says He's Been Sober For More Than 20 Years

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes is perhaps best known for the infamous scene in the 1988 movie "The Decline Of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years" in which he was interviewed while floating in a swimming pool, fully clothed and visibly quite intoxicated while his mother sat poolside. The interview stood out in stark ...

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YES, MARILLION, MIKE PORTNOY + DEREK SHERINIAN Set For Next Year's 'Cruise To The Edge'

Details for the fifth annual Cruise To The Edge excursion — progressive rock's largest festival at sea hosted by classic rock icons YES — have been announced. Featuring some of the world's greatest prog-rock musical artists, the five-night cruise out of Tampa, Florida next February 3-8, will return aboard Royal Caribbean's award-winning Brilliance Of The ...

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DROWNING POOL Plays First Show With Singer JOEY DUENAS (Video)

Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL played their first concert with singer Joey Duenas at the Rivers And Spires Festival on April 21 in downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Duenas, formerly of the bands UNLOCO and ANEW REVOLUTION, was apparently filling in for DROWNING POOL's singer of the past five years, Jasen Moreno, who was unable to make ...

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