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DAVE LOMBARDO Says He Has 'No Plans' To Return To SLAYER

Brazil's Portal 7 recently conducted an interview with former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if he has any plans to ever get back together with the members of SLAYER, Lombardo replied: "I have no plans. I mean, they can knock on my door, but I ...

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Former QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE: 'I'll Always Perform The Music I Wrote'

Jon Ballard of Fresno, California's 105.1 The Blaze radio station recently conducted an interview with former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether it's a bittersweet experience performing QUEENSRŸCHEsongs after he has agreed to give up ...

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VOIVOD Featuring New Bassist DOMINIC 'ROCKY' LAROCHE: Fan-Filmed Footage Of HEAVY MONTREAL Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of VOIVOD's August 9 performance at the Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below. VOIVOD has tapped Dominic "Rocky" Laroche to play bass for the band following the departure of Jean-Yves Thériault (a.k.a. Blacky). Laroche, who has previously performed with blues musician Steve Hill, made his live debut ...

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MESHUGGAH's 'I' EP To Be Reissued With Bonus Material

Continuing with the momentum of celebrating their 25th anniversary, Sweden's extreme metal deviants MESHUGGAH have announced the reissue of their 2004 one-song EP, "I", via Nuclear Blast. The album artwork and concept are courtesy of MESHUGGAH drummer Tomas Haake, who comments on the EP's mutant resurrection: "This 21-minute madness that is the song 'I' is ...

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The Righteous and the Butterfly - MUSHROOMHEAD

Everything that went down in the early 2000s between MUSHROOMHEAD and SLIPKNOT seems downright silly in retrospect. The notorious feud between these two acts was largely generated by Ohio metal fans, but the far-reaching spatter of "my masked metal band is better than YOURS" slung by said knuckleheads prompted unneeded drama that became more a ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Rejoined By Drummer JUSTIN DIPINTO

Florida death metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION have a full lineup again with Jason Blachowicz (a.k.a. Jay Black) back in the fold on bass and Justin DiPinto (drummer on "The Will To Kill" album) on drums. The band is now also working with longtime friend, former OBITUARY and current GORGOROTH bassist Frank Watkins, as their business ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD's J MANN Says That He Would 'Love To Tour With SLIPKNOT'

AlternativeNation.net recently conducted an interview with MUSHROOMHEAD's Jason Popson (a.k.a. J Mann). You can now watch the chat below. Asked about SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor's comment in a May 2014 interview that Taylor wanted to bring together four bands that wear either masks or make-up — his own act, plus MUDVAYNE, GWAR and MUSHROOMHEAD — ...

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VOIVOD Recruits Bassist DOMINIC 'ROCKY' LAROCHE Following Split With BLACKY; Video Of First Performance

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD have tapped Dominic "Rocky" Laroche to play bass for the band following the departure of Jean-Yves Thériault (a.k.a. Blacky). Laroche, who has previously performed with blues musician Steve Hill, made his live debut with VOIVOD last night (Saturday, July 12) at Festival Jonquière En Musique in the group's former hometown of ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's JASON HOOK Says Music For His Solo Album Was Originally Written For VINCE NEIL

Sweetwater editorial director Mitch Gallagher recently conducted an interview with guitarist Jason Hook of Las Vegas metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On playing with BULLETBOYS in 2000-2002: Jason: "That was kind of my first real gig, as far as…. BULLETBOYS ...

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CHARM CITY DEVILS To Release 'Battles' In September

For the past several months, the members of the Baltimore-based hard rock outfit CHARM CITY DEVILSJohn Allen (lead vocals), Anthony Arambula (bass), Jason Heiser (drums), Nick Kay and Victor Karrera (guitars) — have been hard at work writing new music for their third full-length album, "Battles". Scheduled for release on September 23 via ...

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