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PERRY FARRELL Teams Up With TAYLOR HAWKINS And DAVID BRYAN For New KIND HEAVEN ORCHESTRA Single 'Mend'

JANE'S ADDICTION and PORNO FOR PYROS frontman Perry Farrell has announced his KIND HEAVEN ORCHESTRA's brand new single, "Mend". Working with friends Taylor Hawkins (FOO FIGHTERS), Elliot Easton (THE CARS) and David Bryan (BON JOVI) made this song special for Farrell. Written with Hawkins, "Mend" addresses the relationship of a mutual friend falling apart. Lyrics ...

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MISFITS Replace MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE At AFTERSHOCK Festival

Legendary punk rock band MISFITS has replaced MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE on the billing of this year's Aftershock festival, set to take place October 7-10 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, California. As previously announced, Aftershock 2021 will be headlined by METALLICA (performing two unique sets, one on Friday and one on Sunday), with MISFITS headlining on ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On PANTERA's 'The Great Southern Trendkill': 'I Was In A Superbly Dark Spot When We Did That Record'

1996's "The Great Southern Trendkill" is PANTERA's most extreme and abrasive album, hands down. Characteristically defiant and contrarian, the band followed up its No. 1 Billboard-charting "Far Beyond Driven" with an LP that was far beyond confrontational — musically experimental, sonically bombastic and lyrically scathing. For the 25th anniversary of the landmark record (released on ...

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BRIAN MAY And ROGER TAYLOR Would Like To Release New QUEEN Music With ADAM LAMBERT: But 'It Has To Be Perfect'

QUEEN's Brian May and Roger Taylor have confirmed to Spotify's "Rock This With Allison Hagendorf" that they tried to record a new song with singer Adam Lambert but they ultimately decided against releasing it. "Yeah, we did have a little playaround," Brian said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "We didn't actually finish anything to our satisfaction. ...

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JAMES HETFIELD Says He Is 'Skeptical' About Coronavirus Shot, Hopes COVID-19 Vaccine Passports Won't Be Required

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield was a guest on episode 11 of "The Fierce Life" podcast in late March. During the half-hour chat, which can be heard below, James confirmed that he and his METALLICA bandmates have been working on music for the follow-up to 2016's "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): ...

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(HED) P.E. Announces 'Sandmine' EP And Headlining Tour

SoCal artists (HED) P.E. have revealed details for their upcoming "Sandmine" EP, set for release on July 23 via Suburban Noize Records. (HED) P.E. will commemorate the new release by hitting the road starting July 23 in Las Vegas, Nevada for a month-long headlining tour. The tour will also mark the first time the band ...

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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY To Take Part In Vatican Conference On COVID-19 And Other Global Health Threats

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will take part in the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture and The Cura Foundation's Fifth International Vatican Conference, which is being held on May 6-8. The conference is uniting the foremost leading physicians, scientists, leaders of faith, ethicists, patient advocates, policymakers, philanthropists and influencers to engage in powerful conversations on the ...

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SABATON Releases New Single 'Defence Of Moscow'

Paying respects to the Soviet Union forces in WWII and in time for the Russian Victory Day on May 9, Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON have released their new single, "Defence Of Moscow". The song is a cover from Russian superstar Radio Tapok who has a huge following in Russian-speaking countries and who gained popularity ...

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MEGADETH Bassist Launches Video Podcast 'Backstage With David Ellefson'

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has launched a brand new on-demand video podcast called "Backstage With David Ellefson" on Star Worldwide Networks. The video podcast, which was was created with legendary Phoenix, Arizona morning radio show host Dave "The Mayor" Pratt, will feature both audio and four-camera video production and each episode will be available on ...

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MAYHEM Announces 'Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando' EP

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM return this year with an EP called "Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando" with additional material from the "Daemon" session, including a homage to bands that laid the foundation for what was to come. The EP will be released on July 9. The lords of darkness have dug deep and reflected their ...

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Loss - OSIAH

If you're looking for something to drown out this year's half-arsed nu-metal revival, deathcore seems an appropriate choice. Much maligned in certain quarters upon its emergence, it has proved itself to be an enduring phenomenon, and there are currently a ludicrous number of great bands operating within its surprisingly pliant parameters. If you like well-produced, ...

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Former SEPULTURA Drummer IGOR CAVALERA Breaks Down 'Refuse/Resist' Song In 'Beneath The Drums' Video Series

Former SEPULTURA drummer Igor "Iggor" Cavalera recently launched a new video series, "Beneath The Drums", on his YouTube channel, where he dissects some of the best-known songs from his recording history. In the fifth episode, which can be seen below, he gives the backstory of the SEPULTURA song "Refuse/Resist" and also performs a playthrough video ...

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Watch THE DEAD DAISIES' Animated Music Video For 'Like No Other'

THE DEAD DAISIES have released a music video for their latest single, "Like No Other". The animated clip was created by Creative Works London using Epic Games' Unreal Engine, the software that provides tools for game developers "Like No Other" features a ground-breaking multi-platform interconnecting narrative based around a gunslinging heroine named Daisy, who who ...

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