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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE On Post-Pandemic Life: 'We've Gotta Be Prepared For An Entirely New Game'

Back in late March, it was announced that all of WHITESNAKE's previously announced touring activities, including this summer's U.S. trek with SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE and NIGHT RANGER, were being canceled so that frontman David Coverdale could undergo surgery for bilateral inguinal hernia. In a new interview with Steve King, Coverdale offered an update ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Releases 'Become The Hunter' Non-Album Track 'Overlord'

California-based extreme metal titans SUICIDE SILENCE have released "Overlord", a "B-side" song from the sessions for their sixth studio album, "Become The Hunter". You can now stream the track below. Singer Hernan "Eddie" Hermida comments: "The inspiration for 'Overlord' came from the events surrounding the Heaven's Gate mass suicide in the late '90s. The lyrics ...

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LAMB OF GOD: 'Memento Mori' Guitar Playthrough Video

A video playthrough of the LAMB OF GOD song "Memento Mori", featuring guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, can be seen below. The track opens the band's forthcoming self-titled album, which is due on June 19 via Epic Records. The follow-up to "VII: Sturm Und Drang" marks LAMB OF GOD's first recordings with Art Cruz, ...

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LAMB OF GOD, KREATOR And POWER TRIP Members Are Collaborating On 'Seriously Massive' New Song

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton and KREATOR vocalist/guitarist Mille Petrozza are collaborating with POWER TRIP frontman Riley Gale on a "seriously massive" new song. The three bands were scheduled to tour Europe together this spring but the trek has since been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier today, Gale tweeted: "working ...

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STRYPER Completes Mixing New Album

Openly Christian hard rockers STRYPER have completed mixing their new album for a late 2020 release via Frontiers Music Srl. On Friday (April 24), STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet took to his social media to write: "I could not be happier to be able to say that the new @stryper album is officially mixed! It sounds ...

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Damnation Is My Salvation - WITCHES HAMMER

WITCHES HAMMER first began their death rumblings way back in the mid-eighties, and now the band is simply legendary in the extreme metal underground. Their reputation has only been solidified by the fact that key member Marco Banco played on BLASPHEMY's 1990 war metal benchmark "Fallen Angel of Doom….". The guitarist looks gargantuan and Herculean ...

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TED NUGENT Gives DONALD TRUMP A+ As President

During an April 21 appearance on "The Buck Sexton Show", outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent was asked how he would rate Donald Trump's performance as President of the United States. He responded (see video below): "Donald Trump is as close to Ted Nugent as you'll ever get in politics. He knows he's on the right ...

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OVERKILL Has Nine Songs Musically Written For Next Album

OVERKILL drummer Jason Bittner spoke to Metal Pilgrim about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. "Before this whole [coronavirus] thing started, I would have been in the midst of making two albums anyways," he said (see video below). "Which I'm still gonna be doing, ...

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Hear New LAMB OF GOD Song 'New Colossal Hate'

Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD have unleashed another track from their forthcoming self-titled album (now due June 19 via Epic Records) in the form of "New Colossal Hate" — a song which finds the band at the height of their formidable powers — unrelenting, unstoppable, and as always, setting the standard for aggressive modern ...

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Listen To New TRIVIUM Song 'Bleed Into Me'

Grammy-nominated band TRIVIUM will release its ninth full-length album, "What The Dead Men Say", on April 24 through Roadrunner Records. The LP, which was produced by TRIVIUM and Josh Wilbur, is available for pre-order now. Today, the band has shared another new track, "Bleed Into Me". Listen to it below. TRIVIUM will set up a ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Looks Back On 'Rust In Peace' Album: That 'Is The Record That Turned The Corner'

In episode 58 of the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson discussed the band's classic fourth album, "Rust In Peace". Released in September 1990 via Capitol Records, it was MEGADETH's first LP with guitarist Marty Friedman and drummer Nick Menza following the departures of Jeff Young and Chuck Behler. "Really, I think, probably ...

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Watch SLASH And DUFF MCKAGAN In The Studio With CHERIE CURRIE: 'Blvds Of Splendor' Behind-The-Scenes Video Part 3

The third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Blvds Of Splendor", the latest solo project from 1970s icon and ex-THE RUNAWAYS singer Cherie Currie, can be seen below. Due on April 28 as a digital release via Blackheart Records, the LP features guest collaborations with Billy Corgan of SMASHING ...

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