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SUICIDE SILENCE Guitarist Talks To MUSIC FEEDS About Carrying On After MITCH LUCKER's Death (Audio)

Mike Hohnen of Australia's Music Feeds recently conducted an interview with guitarist Chris Garza of California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. SUICIDE SILENCE survived the unthinkable, carrying on after the tragic death of frontman Mitch Lucker in 2012, forging forward with Eddie Hermida (ex-ALL ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE: 'Unanswered' Performance Clip Featuring PHIL BOZEMAN

On December 21, 2012, the metal community came together in an amazing way to celebrate the life of SUICIDE SILENCE singer Mitch Lucker and raise money for his daughter's future education (with an unforgettable evening of collaborative performances between past/present SUICIDE SILENCE members and elite heavy vocalists that created a defining emotional event forever captured ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE: 30-Minute MITCH LUCKER Documentary Posted Online

On December 21, 2012, the metal community came together in an amazing way to celebrate the life of SUICIDE SILENCE singer Mitch Lucker and raise money for his daughter's future education (with an unforgettable evening of collaborative performances between past/present SUICIDE SILENCE members and elite heavy vocalists that created a defining emotional event forever captured ...

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THY ART IS MURDER: 2013 Video Roundup

A 2013 video roundup with Australia's hottest new extreme metal export THY ART IS MURDER can be seen below. THY ART IS MURDER's second album, "Hate", was released in the U.S. on April 2 and in Europe on April 5 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the new U.S. partnership between Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE's 'Mitch Lucker Memorial Show' CD/DVD: Second Trailer Available

On December 21, 2012, the metal community came together in an amazing way to celebrate the life of SUICIDE SILENCE singer Mitch Lucker and raise money for his daughter's future education (with an unforgettable evening of collaborative performances between past/present SUICIDE SILENCE members and elite heavy vocalists that created a defining emotional event forever captured ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE: 'Mitch Lucker Memorial Show' CD/DVD Coming In February

On December 21, 2012, the metal community came together in an amazing way to celebrate the life of SUICIDE SILENCE singer Mitch Lucker and raise money for his daughter's future education (with an unforgettable evening of collaborative performances between past/present SUICIDE SILENCE members and elite heavy vocalists that created a defining emotional event forever captured ...

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STORK Adds Lead Singer VK LYNNE And Bassist KELLY LEMIEUX

Los Angeles-based heavy metal instrumental trio STORK is instrumental no more! Founding STORK members, super drummer Thomas Lang (PAUL GILBERT) and guitarist Shane Gibson (KORN) have announced their new album, "Broken Pieces" (Muso Entertainment), will feature lead singer VK Lynne (VITA NOVA, Eve's Apple) and bassist Kelly LeMieux (BUCKCHERRY, GOLDFINGER). Lang and Gibson have also ...

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THY ART IS MURDER: 'Purest Strain Of Hate' Video Released

"Purest Strain Of Hate", the new video from Australia's hottest new extreme metal export THY ART IS MURDER, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second album, "Hate", which was released in the U.S. on April 2 and in Europe on April 5 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the new U.S. partnership between ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE To Enter Studio Next Week

California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE will enter the studio next week to begin recording their new album with producer Steve Evetts (SEPULTURA, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, WARBRINGER). The group's first CD with new vocalist Eddie Hermida (ex-ALL SHALL PERISH) will be released next summer via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, a division of Nuclear Blast Records formed ...

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KILLER BE KILLED Featuring CAVALERA, PUCIATO, SANDERS: More Debut Album Details Revealed

KILLER BE KILLED has aligned with Nuclear Blast Entertainment to release the group's debut record in 2014. The mystique-fogged collection is the result of writing sessions, creative and philosophical conversations and an eventual studio lockdown in Los Angeles. All of this has been heretofore hidden from the public, save for interview tidbits that relentlessly drove ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE Bassist Speaks To PopCultureMadness.com (Video)

Kristyn Clarke of PopCultureMadness.com and ConcertBlogger.com conducted an interview with bassist Thomas "TJ" Bell of Las Vegas, Nevada-based rockers ESCAPE THE FATE on October 12 at the Best Buy Theater in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. ESCAPE THE FATE was forced to drop off the FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH-headlined "Wrong ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE Forced To Drop Off FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada-based rockers ESCAPE THE FATE have been forced to drop off the FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH-headlined "Wrong Side Of Heaven" tour (also featuring MISS MAY I and GEMINI SYNDROME) due to unforeseen family–related issues. The band deeply regrets that they will not be able to see their fans in Bossier City, Louisiana; Tulsa, ...

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MACHINE HEAD Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

After over a year of dialogues with various record labels, San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have decided on a new home with the newly launched arm of Nuclear Blast Records, Nuclear Blast Entertainment, headed by the band's longtime friend and former Roadrunner A&R guru Monte Conner. Excitement runs high in both camps. Conner ...

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SEPULTURA: Third 'Mediator' Album Trailer Available

The third trailer for "The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart", the new album from Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA, can be seen below. The CD will be released on October 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. The artwork was created by Brazilian artist Alexandre Wagner, who specializes in charcoal drawing techniques. Guitarist Andreas Kisser ...

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Former ROADRUNNER A&R Guru Discusses 'XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records' Box Set (Audio)

On September 27, Metal Hammer editor Alexander Milas conducted an interview with former Roadrunner Records A&R chief and current Nuclear Blast Entertainment president Monte Conner for the "Metal Hammer" radio show on TeamRock Radio. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. Roadrunner Records celebrates its three-decades-plus legacy as one of the ...

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SCORPION CHILD Interviewed By Groovey.tv (Video)

On September 14, Groovey of Groovey.tv conducted an interview with Austin, Texas-based classic rockers SCORPION CHILD at the Snowboard On The Block festival in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. SCORPION CHILD's self-titled debut album sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed ...

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SEPULTURA: Second 'Mediator' Album Trailer Available

The second trailer for "The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart", the new album from Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA, can be seen below. The CD will be released on October 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. The artwork was created by Brazilian artist Alexandre Wagner, who specializes in charcoal drawing techniques. Guitarist Andreas Kisser ...

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SEPULTURA To Tour North America With UNEARTH, KATAKLYSM

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA will embark on a North American headlining tour this fall. Joining SEPULTURA on the "Tsunami Of Metal" trek will be Boston's UNEARTH, Canada's KATAKLYSM, Joey Jordison's SCAR THE MARTYR (select dates), British Columbia's ANCIIENTS (select dates), and openers DARK SERMON from Florida. SEPULTURA will be touring in support of its new album, ...

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SEPULTURA: First 'Mediator' Album Trailer Available

The first trailer for "The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart", the new album from Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA, can be seen below. The CD will be released on October 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. The artwork was created by Brazilian artist Alexandre Wagner, who specializes in charcoal drawing techniques. Guitarist Andreas Kisser ...

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