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THE SKULL Feat. Former TROUBLE Members: 'Ravenswood' Video

"Ravenswood", the new video from THE SKULL, the band featuring vocalist Eric Wagner and bassist Ron Holzner, formerly of metal legends TROUBLE, can be seen below. The song is taken from THE SKULL's sophomore album, "The Endless Road Turns Dark", which will be released on September 7 via Tee Pee Records. The LP was recorded ...

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JOHN CORABI Defends KISS Over PAUL STANLEY's Vocal Issues

John Corabi has defended KISS against criticism over the band's recent live performances, saying that Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley deserve a lot of credit for putting on great, energetic shows even though they are almost 70 years old. When KISS kicked off its European tour earlier in the month in Barcelona, Spain, a number ...

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Ex-GREAT WHITE Singer JACK RUSSELL Slams Former Bandmates For 'Deceitful Way' TERRY ILOUS Was Fired

Ex-GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell has slammed his former bandmates for the "deceitful" way his successor, Terry Ilous, was kicked out of the group. Ilous, formerly of '80s L.A. hard rockers XYZ, joined GREAT WHITE in 2010 after replacing touring vocalist Jani Lane (WARRANT). The Ilous-led GREAT WHITE released two albums, 2012's "Elation" and last ...

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EXHORDER Frontman: 'It Seems Like Every Time We Come Back After A Long Hiatus, The Interest In The Band Is Higher'

Mark Kadzielawa of 69 Faces Of Rock conducted an interview with frontman Kyle Thomas and guitarist Vinnie LaBella of legendary American metallers EXHORDER prior to their July 14 concert at Reggies in Chicago, Illinois. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what led to EXHORDER ...

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Desolation - KHEMMIS

The genre of doom metal is overridden with dozens of pretenders cribbing from the playbooks of SLEEP and BLACK SABBATH, and all but a chosen few end up sliding almost immediately in one ear and out the other, not bringing much excitement to the table other than competently executed rehash. That said, there has been ...

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ICE NINE KILLS: 'Thank God It's Friday' Video

Boston metalcore band ICE NINE KILLS has issued a music video for the song "Thank God It's Friday". In the clip, the group (and a bunch of unsuspecting teenagers) visit Crystal Lake and that's when all the trouble ensues. The video is a modern tribute to the classic "Friday The 13th" slasher series starring machete-wielding ...

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EXHORDER: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of EXHORDER's entire performance at this year's Hellfest, which was held last month in Clisson, France, can be seen below. EXHORDER now features founding members Vinnie LaBella (guitar) and Kyle Thomas (vocals) along with Jason Viebrooks (HEATHEN) on bass, Marzi Montazeri (ex-SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) on guitar ...

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THE SKULL Feat. Former TROUBLE Members: 'The Endless Road Turns Dark' Album Due In September; Watch Lyric Video For Title Track

THE SKULL, the band featuring vocalist Eric Wagner and bassist Ron Holzner, formerly of metal legends TROUBLE, will release its sophomore album, "The Endless Road Turns Dark", on September 7 via Tee Pee Records. The LP was recorded in Chicago's Decade Music Studios with engineer Sanford Parker (YOB, TOMBS) and builds on the foundation laid ...

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And Justice for None - FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

"Blabbermouth can fucking suck it, 'cause they never fucking knew me..." Never underestimate the power of publicity, positive and negative. Ivan Moody and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH are riding their latest mount of angst rock into the summer as early on concert breadwinners. Yet surrounding Moody is unnecessary hullabaloo as he fights personal demons on ...

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TOURNIQUET's 'Gazing At Medusa' Title Track Features Guest Appearances By DEEN CASTRONOVO And CHRIS POLAND

Christian metallers TOURNIQUET have just released the title track, cover art and lyric video to their upcoming full-length album, "Gazing At Medusa", set for a summer 2018 release on the band's own label, Pathogenic Records. The song features guest appearances by Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY) on lead vocals and Chris Poland (MEGADETH) on lead guitar. "It ...

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DAVE MENIKETTI Explains Eight-Year Wait For New Y&T Studio Album

Y&T mainman Dave Meniketti says that there are "absolutely" plans for the band to release the follow-up to 2010's "Facemelter" album. The iconic Bay Area rockers, who have experienced numerous personnel changes — also two deaths and two periods of inactivity — have released 25 albums since 1976, but have not issued a full-length collection ...

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LIGHT THIS CITY: 'Agents Of Fate' Video Released

Reactivated Bay Area melodic death metal outfit LIGHT THIS CITY has released the official video for the song "Agents Of Fate". The track is taken from the band's upcoming fifth LP, and first in a decade, "Terminal Bloom", which will be released on CD, LP, and digital formats on May 25 through drummer Ben Murray's ...

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MR. BIG To Release 'Live From Milan' In July

MR. BIG has released a new live video for the song "Alive And Kickin'", taken from the band's upcoming release, "Live From Milan". "Live From Milan" will be released July 13 via Frontiers Music Srl on 2CD+Blu-ray combo pack, 3xLP, and MP3 (audio only). Following the release of their 2017 album, "Defying Gravity", MR. BIG ...

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TRACII GUNS, ANDY SUMMERS To Perform At Benefit Concert For Musicians Afftected By Northern California Fires

As the rebuilding continues after the devastation of the October 2017 Northern California fires, Guitar Player magazine is presenting a thrilling, all-star guitar benefit concert to support musicians affected by the Sonoma County blazes. Andy Summers — Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and member of THE POLICE — is headlining the event, which will ...

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