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SOUNDGARDEN Announces Spring 2017 U.S. Tour

One of the most influential bands in rock music, Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum band SOUNDGARDEN, today announced a North American headline tour that will kick off on May 3 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Fox Theatre. THE PRETTY RECKLESS and THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN will support select dates. A special ticket pre-sale for fans who are ...

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Reunited DEMOLITION HAMMER Is 'Talking About' Making New Studio Album

Conny Schiffbauer of Germany's Rock Hard magazine conducted an interview with the reunited cult New York thrash metal act DEMOLITION HAMMER during this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the DEMOLITION HAMMER reunion came about: Derek Sykes (guitar): ...

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Fires Within Fires - NEUROSIS

NEUROSIS is game-changing and all-consuming. Its members are individually proficient and confident in their expression, yet certainly far from the realm of virtuosity. NEUROSIS is a prime example of the whole being greater, far greater, than the sum of its parts. Its members collectively share the same vision and do so with intense devotion. It's ...

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TRIVIUM Frontman Says People 'Shouldn't Be Afraid To Go Out And Do Things' After Paris And Orlando Nightclub Shootings

Roxy Myzal of HardDrive Radio recently conducted an interview with TRIVIUM vocalist/guitarist Matt Heafy. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On staying in shape while on tour: Matt: "Jiu-jitsu has become the biggest part of my life outside of music. Music is probably first, then jiu-jitsu. That's ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Announces Fall U.S. Tour

After announcing their hiatus and performing at select intimate venues earlier this month, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN has officially released the dates for their tour in support of their new album, "Dissociation". The tour will kick off in October and run throughout North America, making major stops in New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, as ...

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Listen To New DARKTHRONE Song 'Tundra Leech'

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE will release their new album, "Arctic Thunder", on October 14 via Peaceville. The CD marks the band's first new studio material since 2013's triumphant "The Underground Resistance", its most successful release in recent years. The song "Tundra Leech", taken from "Arctic Thunder", can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. An ...

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BUCKCHERRY Side Project SPRAYGUN WAR Is Working On Full-Length Album

SPRAYGUN WAR, the new project featuring BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd and guitarist Stevie D., is working on a full-length album to follow the band's recently released debut EP. Issued on June 10, "Into The Blackness" was described in a press release as a departure from BUCKCHERRY's sound, featuring strong electronic and hip-hop elements. During an ...

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DARKTHRONE To Release 'Arctic Thunder' Album In October

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE will release their new album, "Arctic Thunder", on October 14 via Peaceville. The CD marks the band's first new studio material since 2013's triumphant "The Underground Resistance", its most successful release in recent years. An eclectic mix of free-spirited '80s-fueled blackened heavy metal, all executed in DARKTHRONE's trademark raw and organic ...

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Beast - DESPISED ICON

Deathcore favorites DESPISED ICON may have called it quits in 2010, but there's nothing like watching a scene a band helped forge take off without them to prompt re-emergence four years later. Fans grumbling impatiently for the band's new album can rejoice now that 2016 brings them "Beast", the Montreal ensemble's first full-length since 2009's ...

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Video: Reunited DEMOLITION HAMMER Performs In Brooklyn, New York

Reunited cult New York thrash metal act DEMOLITION HAMMER played its second comeback concert last night (Friday, June 17) at St. Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. As previously reported, DEMOLITION HAMMER will also play a the Metalitalia.com Festival on September 10 at the Live ...

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DESPISED ICON Releases 'The Aftermath' Video

"The Aftermath", the new Matt Charland-directed video from the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Beast", which will be released on July 22. The CD was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap ...

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UNRULY CHILD Recording New Album

Frontiers Music Srl has welcomed back to the label one of the most legendary melodic hard rock bands ever: UNRULY CHILD. Formed at the dawn of the '90s, UNRULY CHILD debuted with their self-titled release on Interscope/Atlantic in 1992. The original lineup featured singer Marcie Michelle Free (known before her sex-change operation as Mark Free; ...

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VOLBEAT Announces North American Tour With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have announced a massive North American tour kicking off at Rise Above Fest in Bangor, Maine and including an appearance with METALLICA and AVENGED SEVENFOLD at the first-ever rock show in the brand new U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. There will also be appearances at Heavy Montreal in Montreal, ...

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DESPISED ICON: First Trailer For 'Beast' Album

The first in a series of trailers for "Beast", the new album from the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON, is available below. "Beast" will be released on July 22. The album was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, NEVERMORE). Artwork was created ...

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DESPISED ICON: 'Beast' Video Released

The video for "Beast", the title track of the new album from the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Jessy Fuchs of Slam Disques. "The time has come," comments the band. "Here it is, our first single in seven years. "We're overwhelmed by the amount of support ...

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DESPISED ICON: 'Beast' Album Details Revealed

Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON will release its Nuclear Blast debut, "Beast", on July 22. The album was produced and engineered by former guitarist Yannick St-Amand (BENEATH THE MASSACRE, NEURAXIS) and mixed/mastered by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, NEVERMORE). Artwork was created by Alexandre Goulet. Check out the teaser for "Beast" below. "It's been seven years ...

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Reunited DEMOLITION HAMMER Added To MARYLAND DEATHFEST

Reunited cult New York thrash metal act DEMOLITION HAMMER will perform at the Maryland Deathfest on May 29 at at Edison Lot in Baltimore, Maryland. As previously reported, DEMOLITION HAMMER will also play at St. Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York on Friday, June 17. The band's 2016 lineup consists of original members Steve Reynolds ...

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The Astonishing - DREAM THEATER

Coming into a DREAM THEATER album, one sometimes suspects the band is out to build their own "Tales From Topographic Oceans" minus YES's copious splooges of ultra-weirdness—the latter being a double album both revered and reviled. DREAM THEATER's latest work, "The Astonishing", is hardly "Topographic Oceans", yet if you're hanging all the way through this ...

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