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Former METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED And His CHOPHOUSE BAND To Play First Fully Electric Set At 'J-Town Jam' In Florida

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted and his CHOPHOUSE BAND will play a fully electric setlist for the first time this Saturday, October 5 as the headliners of the inaugural J-Town Jam, a musical benefit concert supporting Little Smiles and Little Kids Rock. This special event will rock Downtown Abacoa Ampitheatre in Abacoa, Florida, starting at ...

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Primal Future: 2019 - TOXIC HOLOCAUST

Has there ever been anyone more bizarrely underappreciated than Joel Grind? Ever since TOXIC HOLOCAUST emerged from Portland at the turn of the millennium, he has had arguably greater and more lasting impact on the underground metal world than any other musician: that tireless dedication to evoking the spirit of MOTORHEAD, DISCHARGE, VENOM and SODOM ...

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Valediction - GOST

Metal and synthwave were clearly natural bedfellows from the start. There was something brilliantly fresh and exciting about the latter genre's emergence, too: those first few brutish PERTURBATOR records, the emergence of CARPENTER BRUT's hellish disco-rock and mind-ravaging visual flair and, in particular, everything that GOST have released so far. If you spend too much ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Teases New Song 'The In-Between'

IN THIS MOMENT has released a teaser for a new song apparently called "The In-Between". The full track will make its online debut on October 31. Last month, IN THIS MOMENT began playing another new song called "Legacy" during its concerts. Both tracks are expected to appear on the band's upcoming album, "Mother". The disc ...

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CLAWFINGER Performs New Single 'Tear You Down' In Leipzig (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of CLAWFINGER performing its new single, "Tear You Down", on October 3 in Leipzig, Germany can be seen below. Last month, the long-running Swedish rap/metal combo released the official music video for the track, which has just been made available digitally. The band stated about the lyrical inspiration for the single: "The ...

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AEROSMITH To Be Honored As 2020 'MusiCares Person Of The Year'

MusiCares announced today that four-time Grammy-winning band AEROSMITH will be honored as the 2020 MusiCares Person Of The Year. The tribute will take place during the 30th-anniversary MusiCares benefit gala, two nights prior to the 62nd annual Grammy Awards telecast. In the midst of celebrating 50 years as a band, AEROSMITH will be recognized for ...

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Video Premiere: LIFE OF AGONY's 'Black Heart'

LIFE OF AGONY has released the official music video for the song "Black Heart" from the band's forthcoming concept record, "The Sound Of Scars", due on October 11 via Napalm. On October 12, 1993, LIFE OF AGONY's iconic debut, "River Runs Red", was released. Hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the greatest metal records ...

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NEW YEARS DAY: Making Of 'Come For Me' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of NEW YEARS DAY's music video for the band's newest single, "Come For Me", can be seen below. NEW YEARS DAY enlisted longtime director Robyn August ("Defame Me", "Kill Or Be Killed", "I'm About To Break You") and Matt Phelan of Chisel Pixel Productions) to bring singer Ash Costello's vision ...

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CHRIS FEHN Hopes He Can 'Someday' Return To SLIPKNOT

Former SLIPKNOT percussionist Chris Fehn is hopeful that he can one day return to the band. Fehn sued SLIPKNOT in March, claiming he hadn't been properly compensated for his years of touring and recording with the group. Fehn, a member since 1998, was officially dismissed from the band earlier this year. On Thursday (October 3), ...

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VOLBEAT Walks Off Stage In Belfast After One Song (Video)

Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT left the stage during the opening minutes of their concert in Belfast, Northern Ireland last night (Thursday, October 2). Frontman Michael Poulsen and his bandmates reportedly made two attempts — within 10 minutes of each other — to play VOLBEAT's recent single "Pelvis On Fire" before walking off, leaving fans at Ulster ...

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SCOTT STAPP To Speak At POLLSTAR LIVE! In February

Scott Stapp will speak at Pollstar Live! on February 5, 2020 in a candid discussion titled "Scott Stapp: Back In The Game", with Ray Waddell, president of OVG Media & Conferences. The solo artist, songwriter, and voice of CREED — one of the biggest rock bands in recent history — will share lessons learned and ...

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Listen To New THE DARKNESS Song 'Live 'Till I Die'

British rockers THE DARKNESS have released another new song, titled "Live 'Till I Die". The track is taken from the band's forthcoming quasi-sci-fi concept album, "Easter Is Cancelled", which is due out on October 4 via Cooking Vinyl. Frontman Justin Hawkins spoke to Planet Rock about the concept for the cover artwork for "Easter Is ...

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Legendary MOUNTAIN Drummer CORKY LAING Releases 'Toledo Sessions' Solo Album

Half a century after his first MOUNTAIN rehearsals, Corky Laing, the legendary drummer and songwriter, shows no signs of slowing down. On September 27, Corky released his first studio album in decades, "Toledo Sessions", via Prudential Records. The excitement brought on by the new repertoire is reminiscent of the classic MOUNTAIN albums "Climbing!" and "Nantucket ...

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Listen To New CATTLE DECAPITATION Song 'Bring Back The Plague'

"Bring Back The Plague", a brand new song from San Diego-based deathgrind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, titled "Death Atlas", which will be released on November 29 via Metal Blade Records. The disc was once again recorded at Denver's Flatline Audio with producer Dave ...

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