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SHAVO ODADJIAN On Possiblity Of New Music From SYSTEM OF A DOWN: 'Why It Isn't Happening Is A Big Question'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian says that "creative differences" are to blame for stalled attempts to record a follow-up to the band's "Mezmerize" and "Hypnotize" albums, which came out in 2005. Last year, guitarist Daron Malakian publicly accused singer Serj Tankian of not wanting to record, with Tankian responding that creative and financial ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Is A Genetic Mutant, DNA Researcher Claims

In 2010, a Massachusetts-based research company called Knome used a blood sample taken from Ozzy Osbourne to map out his genetic code and attempt to figure out how he has survived after years of abusing drugs and alcohol. Researchers at Knome hoped that analyzing Ozzy's blood and DNA would give them insight into how drugs ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Releases Music Video For 'Don't Look Behind You'

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan has released a concert video for "Don't Look Behind You", captured during his recent sold-out show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. "Don't Look Behind You" is featured on McKagan's critically acclaimed new solo album "Tenderness", which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart. Produced by ...

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SILVERTHORNE Feat. Ex-WHITENAKE/FOREIGNER Drummer BRIAN TICHY: 'Tear The Sky Wide Open' Video Released

Featuring the soaring powerhouse vocals of Englishman Pete Shoulder and drummer Brian Tichy, who has played with everyone from WHITESNAKE, OZZY OSBOURNE, Slash, Billy Idol, FOREIGNER and many more legendary artists, along with bassist Daniel Spree, SILVERTHORNE has delivered a monstrous debut single in the shape of "Tear The Sky Wide Open". With its ominous ...

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Producer MICHAEL WAGENER On SKID ROW's Self-Titled Debut: 'To This Day, It's Still My Favorite Record That I Recorded'

In conjunction with a recent Metal Hammer retrospective on SKID ROW's self-titled 1989 debut, producer Michael Wagener spoke with writer Clay Marshall about the making of the album. Some select "outtakes" follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his first impressions of SKID ROW: Michael: "Atlantic flew me out to see SKID ROW in Jersey. I ...

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Listen To New HELLYEAH Song 'Perfect'

"Perfect", a brand new song from HELLYEAH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Welcome Home", which will be released on September 27 via Eleven Seven Music. The disc marks the group's final effort with drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott, who passed away more than a year ago. "Welcome ...

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DAVE 'SNAKE' SABO On How Legendary Manager DOC MCGHEE Came To Represent SKID ROW

In conjunction with a recent Metal Hammer retrospective on SKID ROW's self-titled 1989 debut, guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo spoke at length about the group's early years with writer Clay Marshall. Some select "outtakes" from the interview appear below (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SKID ROW's musical development: Snake: "With that first record, there's so many ...

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BUSH And LIVE Add Fall 2019 Dates To 'Alt-Imate Tour'

By popular demand, seminal rock bands LIVE and BUSH are adding fall dates to their acclaimed "Alt-Imate Tour", which Billboard raved about as a night when the two bands "roar through the classics." The high-powered co-headline run sees these two iconic acts celebrating the 25th anniversary of their respective landmark albums "Throwing Copper" and "Sixteen ...

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Watch Unboxing Of MOTÖRHEAD's '1979' Box Set

After several years of planning, MOTÖRHEAD and BMG recently announced the start of an exciting, extensive and detailed ultra-fan-friendly release program spanning the band's career from the '70s, '80s, 90s, and beyond. Kicking things off with the "Motörhead '79" campaign, it celebrates the 40th anniversary of the incredible "Overkill" and "Bomber" albums with fantastic new ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Says Music Streaming Is 'Pricing Artists Out Of Careers'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor has blasted Spotify for the the paltry payments the music streaming service pays out to music rightsholders. This past January, the Copyright Royalty Board ruled the royalties songwriters receive from on-demand subscription streaming would jump 44 percent over the next five years. Spotify, Google, Pandora and Amazon — ...

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CROBOT To Release 'Motherbrain' Album This Month; 'Low Life' Video Available

CROBOT will release its fourth album, "Motherbrain", on August 23 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. The disc sees the Pennsylvania quartet — Brandon Yeagley (lead vocals, harmonica), Chris Bishop (guitar, vocals) and Dan Ryan (drums) — striking a delicate balance between hard-charging riffs, ass-shaking funk, and out-of-this-world reflective stage attire. James Lascu and Eddie Collins ...

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Watch HELLYEAH Play PANTERA Covers In Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Fan-filmed video footage of HELLYEAH covering PANTERA's "I'm Broken" and "Walk" on July 30 at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "KymPisces"). HELLYEAH's sixth studio album, "Welcome Home", will be released on September 27 via Eleven Seven Music. The disc will mark the group's final effort with drummer ...

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