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Slow Decay - The Acacia Strain

With their 20th anniversary looming over the horizon in 2021, THE ACACIA STRAIN deserve a robust slap on the back for sticking to their guns for such a long time, without ever exhibiting the slightest interest in compromise. Perhaps the most intriguing thing about the band is how they have nimbly and consistently sidestepped the ...

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Ex-STATIC-X Guitarist TRIPP EISEN To EDSEL DOPE: 'You Hired DONALD TRUMP's Law Firm To Ensure That You Can Steal My Songs'

Ex-STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen has responded to DOPE leader Edsel Dope over accusations that Tripp's former bandmates took undeserved songwriting credit on some of the tracks on the group's just-released "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" album. The first of two volumes, "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" features 12 brand new tracks, containing many of the final vocal ...

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RAMMSTEIN Announces 2021 North American Tour

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have announced the rescheduled dates for their North American stadium tour. The original trek was slated to take place this summer, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe. The tour will now begin on August 22, 2021 in Montreal and end on October 1, 2021 in Mexico ...

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LARS ULRICH Discusses METALLICA's Efforts To Fight Rising Hunger In Wake Of COVID-19 On 'Full Frontal'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was a guest this week on "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee", where he discussed the band's recent volunteer efforts with Feeding America. As closures and social distancing orders meant to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continue across the country, the impact is being felt in communities large and ...

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STATIC-X Releases Official Music Video For 'Bring You Down'

STATIC-X has released the official music video for the song "Bring You Down". The track is taken from the band's latest album "Project Regeneration Vol. 1", which came out on July 10. The first of two volumes, "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" features 12 brand new tracks, containing many of the final vocal performances and musical ...

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Ex-STATIC-X Guitarist TRIPP EISEN Accuses Former Bandmates Of 'Patently Deceptive Songwriting Credits' On 'Project Regeneration Vol. 1' Album

Ex-STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen has accused his former bandmates of taking undeserved songwriting credit on some of the tracks on the group's just-released "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" album. The first of two volumes, "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" features 12 brand new tracks, containing many of the final vocal performances and musical compositions of late STATIC-X ...

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STEEL PANTHER To Play Another Virtual Concert, 'Rockdown In The Lockdown', In August

After effectively saving the world with the very successful "Concert To Save The World" in June, California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER are now back with another virtual concert event, "Rockdown In The Lockdown". The show will take place on Sunday, August 16 from the ultra-sanitized, production-filled, multi-camera Drum Channel Studio at Drum Workshop, located ...

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TONY IOMMI Looks Back On BLACK SABBATH Reunion For LIVE AID Concert: 'It Was Great Being With The Guys Again'

SiriusXM's Volume is taking a special look back at Live Aid, 35 years later, chatting with artists who were there. Volume's "Live Aid Look Back: 35 Years Later", a special two-hour broadcast hosted by SiriusXM's Mark Goodman, Lori Majewski, Nik Carter, Alan Light, Lyndsey Parker and Eddie Trunk, features new interviews with original Live Aid ...

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THE BLACK CROWES Launch New E-Commerce Merchandise Shop

THE BLACK CROWES and Bravado, Universal Music Group's leading global consumer, lifestyle and brand management company, have announced the launch of their first e-commerce merchandise shop in almost 10 years. The iconic rock band, whose quintuple platinum debut album, "Shake Your Money Maker", was released 30 years ago this year, have since released eight studio ...

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THE DEAD DAISIES To Release 'The Lockdown Sessions'' Digital EP; 'Holy Ground' LP Pushed Back To January

THE DEAD DAISIES — the hard rock "collective" founded by Australian musician and businessman David Lowy — will release a new digital EP, "The Lockdown Sessions", on July 17 via Steamhammer/SPV. The effort will contain four acoustic tracks, all of them exclusive to this EP. Comments SPV label manager Olly Hahn: "We’re proud and happy ...

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GREAT WHITE Plays Concert In North Dakota With No Restrictions In Place: No Social Distancing, No Masks (Video)

**July 11 UPDATE**: Earlier tonight, GREAT WHITE released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET via the band's publicist: "GREAT WHITE would like to address our Thursday, July 9, at First On First Dickinson Summer Nights concert in North Dakota. "We understand that there are some people who are upset that we performed this show, during this ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's JESSE LEACH Says It Was 'All Quiet' In Metal Community Following GEORGE FLOYD's Death

As part of HardDrive Radio's latest "Roundtable", MACHINE HEAD's Robb Flynn and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Jesse Leach joined Lou Brutus to talk about what they've been up to during quarantine and their thoughts on the current state of politics in the U.S., as well as their collaboration on MACHINE HEAD's latest single, "Stop The Bleeding". The ...

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Watch AVATAR's Music Video For New Single 'Colossus'

Swedish metallers AVATAR have released the official music for a new song called "Colossus", which serves as the third single from their eighth full-length, "Hunter Gatherer", due out August 7 via Entertainment One (eOne). Unsettling electronic instrumentation sets the tone as Johannes Eckerström provides the introduction to the track, from which the band bursts into ...

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FEAR FACTORY Singer BURTON C. BELL To Release New ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS Album, 'Apocrypha', In October

ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS will release its second full-length album, "Apocrypha", on October 9 via Dissonance Productions. The recording will be available on CD, two limited vinyl formats and through all major digital outlets. A creative, and innovative journey of FEAR FACTORY vocalist Burton C. Bell, "Apocrypha" is a vision untold. Born of life, love ...

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VIO-LENCE Records Cover Song, Films Music Video

Guitarist Phil Demmel of reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE spoke to Rock Immortal Productions' "Rock Talk" live interview series about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's new EP, tentatively due in 2021 via Metal Blade Records. "We just recorded a cover song, and we did a video for it," Phil ...

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