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Coffin Birth - EXTREMITY

"Old School Death Metal" is a commonly discussed sub-subgenre these days, and it gives one a ballpark estimation and idea of what they're getting into. The tag brings to mind the aggressive and horrific sounds of AUTOPSY, DEATH or BOLT THROWER—or BLOOD INCANTATION as far as newer bands taking cue from the elders—rather than, say, ...

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STRYPER's OZ FOX To Undergo Brain Biopsy

STRYPER guitarist Oz Fox will undergo a brain biopsy after he reportedly fell down during a concert last weekend. Fox suffered a seizure while performing with SIN CITY SINNERS Saturday night (August 11) at Harrah's in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was immediately transported to a local hospital, where medical personnel ran extensive tests to determine ...

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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS: 'MRI' Video

"MRI", the new video from Derek Smalls, the bass force formerly of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, can be seen below. The song is taken from his first full-length solo venture, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", which was released on April 13 via Twanky Records/BMG on digital, CD and vinyl. ...

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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS On The Key To His Longevity: 'Refusal To Learn Another Trade'

SPINAL TAP bassist Derek Smalls — the metallic alter-ego of comedic actor Harry Shearer ("Saturday Night Live", "The Simpsons") — recently discussed his debut solo album, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", with Meltdown of Detroit, Michigan's WRIF 101.1 FM radio station. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On comparisons of his ...

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DEREK SMALLS On New Solo Album: 'I Didn't Want To Wait Any Longer' For SPINAL TAP Reunion

SPINAL TAP bassist Derek Smalls — the metallic alter-ego of comedic actor Harry Shearer ("Saturday Night Live", "The Simpsons") — recently discussed his debut solo album, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", with United Rock Nations. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why it ...

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TERROR To Release 'Total Retaliation' Album In The Fall

Long-running Los Angeles hardcore powerhouse TERROR will release its eighth studio album album, "Total Retaliation", in the fall via Nuclear Blast in Europe and Pure Noise in the rest of the world. The disc was recorded at Graphic Nature Audio studio in Belleville, New Jersey with producer Will Putney (BODY COUNT, THE ACACIA STRAIN). TERROR's ...

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MORBID ANGEL Frontman: 'Extreme Music Seems To Grow In Popularity And Intrigue When The World Is In Chaos'

The Conductor of WSOU 89.5 FM recently conducted an interview with frontman Steve Tucker of Floridian death metal veterans MORBID ANGEL. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reaction to the band's new "Kingdoms Disdained" studio album: Steve: "Man, honestly, I ...

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Mindfucker - MONSTER MAGNET

For the band's 11th album, the first in five years, MONSTER MAGNET gets back to its roots by wringing out some old-school grit rock. By mere title alone, "Mindfucker" is designed to get your attention, as if the year is 1985 instead of 2018 and the band is begging to make the Filthy Fifteen. Filthy ...

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BAD WOLVES: 'Better The Devil' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Better The Devil" from BAD WOLVES can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's debut album, "Disobey", which will be released on May 18 via Eleven Seven Music. The disc will include BAD WOLVES' cover of THE CRANBERRIES' "Zombie", which recently hit No. 1 in ...

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BAD WOLVES: More Songs Released From 'Disobey' Album

"Better The Devil", "Officer Down" and "Shape Shifter", three new songs from BAD WOLVES, can be streamed below. The tracks are taken from the band's debut album, "Disobey", which will be released on May 18 via Eleven Seven Music. The disc will include BAD WOLVES' cover of THE CRANBERRIES' "Zombie", which recently hit No. 1 ...

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Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON On Overcoming Recent Health Issues: 'There's No Way I'm Not Going Back Out On Tour'

Drumtalk, the video podcast by German drummer and videographer Philipp Koch, conducted an interview with former SLIPKNOT and current VIMIC/SINSAENUM and drummer Joey Jordison. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what he loves most about drumming: Joey: "The simplest beats, on what rock music ...

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Meet The Stars Of PAPA ROACH's 'Born For Greatness' Video

Three video clips spotlighting the stars of PAPA ROACH's new Bryson Roatch-directed music video for the song "Born For Greatness" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Crooked Teeth", which was released last May via Eleven Seven Music. Featuring galvanizing performances from Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham, Jen Bricker and ...

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Listen To New THE ATLAS MOTH Song 'Actual Human Blood'

"Actual Human Blood", a new song from Chicago experimental metallers THE ATLAS MOTH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Coma Noir", which will be released on February 9 via Prosthetic Records. "Coma Noir" marks a few firsts for THE ATLAS MOTH; it's the first release for L.A. metal ...

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PAPA ROACH Shows That Everyone Is 'Born For Greatness' In New Video

PAPA ROACH has unveiled the Bryson Roatch-directed music video for "Born For Greatness". The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Crooked Teeth", which was released last May via Eleven Seven Music. Featuring galvanizing performances from Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham, Jen Bricker and Jean Sok — three talented individuals who refuse to be limited ...

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Listen To New THE ATLAS MOTH Song 'Galactic Brain'

"Galactic Brain", a new song from Chicago experimental metallers THE ATLAS MOTH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Coma Noir", which will be released on February 9 via Prosthetic Records. THE ATLAS MOTH guitarist/vocalist David stated about "Galactic Brain": "This song is very much a call to action ...

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