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ANTHRAX Announces Fall 2022 European Tour

Still celebrating its 40-year tenure as one of music's premier thrash metal bands, ANTHRAX has announced its first European tour since the summer of 2019. Kicking off on September 27, 2022 in Birmingham, England, the band will play 28 dates in 16 countries, wrapping up in Zurich, Switzerland on November 5. Crossover thrash band MUNICIPAL ...

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DIMEBAG's Estate Files Lawsuit Against DEAN GUITARS

The estate of PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott has filed a lawsuit against Dean Guitars, with whom he has had an endorsement deal for a number of years. The news of the legal dispute was shared earlier today on social media by Dimebag's longtime girlfriend and trustee of his esate, Rita Haney. She wrote: "After ...

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EXODUS Recruits Drummer JOHN TEMPESTA For Upcoming Shows

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have tapped John Tempesta to play drums for the band at two upcoming festivals — at Psycho Las Vegas on August 22 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada and at Full Terror Assault on September 11 at Hogrock Campground in Cave In Rock, Illinois — while Tom Hunting ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER Says 'It's Ridiculous' To See COVID-19 Vaccine Politicized

In a new interview with Australia's Subculture Entertainment, SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser spoke about how the concert industry — which has been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus — will find its way out of the pandemic. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Of course, it's gonna be step by step. The entertainment business, the music ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Rejoined By Guitarist GLENN TIPTON For Band's First Performance In More Than Two Years (Video)

JUDAS PRIEST was rejoined by guitarist Glenn Tipton on stage during the band's headlining performance Sunday night (August 15) at the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which took place at Catton Park, Walton-on-Trent, United Kingdom. The British heavy metal legends, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary, pulled out a number of surprises for their first concert ...

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Watch VINCE NEIL Play Two More Solo Concerts This Weekend

Fan-filmed video footage of MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil performing two separate concerts this weekend — Friday, August 13 at Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana and Saturday, August 14 at The Regalia in Lake Ozark, Missouri — can be seen below. This weekend's shows came more than two months after Neil struggled to complete ...

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MASTODON's BRANN DAILOR Pays Tribute To JOEY JORDISON: He Was 'A Total Sweetheart' Whose 'Influence Is Felt In Many Different Genres'

MASTODON's Brann Dailor has paid tribute to Joey Jordison, saying the late SLIPKNOT drummer was "a total sweetheart" whose "influence is felt in many different genres." Jordison's family confirmed that he passed away "peacefully in his sleep" on July 26 of an unspecified cause. He was 46 years old. Dailor discussed Jordison's passing during a ...

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Watch GUNS N' ROSES Perform In Missoula, Montana

Fan-filmed video footage of GUNS N' ROSES' August 13 performance at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Montana can be seen below. GUNS N' ROSES kicked off its summer 2021 tour on July 31 at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Dubbed "We're F'N Back!", this trek comes on the heels of the "Not In This Lifetime" run ...

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MAMMOTH WVH Cancels Tour Dates With GUNS N' ROSES After 'Member Of Touring Personnel' Tests Positive For COVID-19

MAMMOTH WVH has canceled two shows as the opening act for GUNS N' ROSES after a member of the Wolfgang Van Halen-fronted band's "touring personnel" tested positive for COVID-19. Wolfgang shared the news of the cancelation in a statement on his social media earlier tonight. He wrote: "MAMMOTH WVH will not be performing tonight in ...

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Watch MEGADETH Rehearse For 'The Metal Tour Of The Year'

MEGADETH's Kiko Loureiro and Dave Mustaine have both shared video footage from the rehearsal sessions for the band's upcoming "The Metal Tour Of The Year" with LAMB OF GOD. Loureiro captioned his clip: "Rehearsal sneak peek. @megadeth Vídeo is shaking due to the loud music", while Mustaine wrote: "I'm learning a solo... #Rehearsals #Megadeth #newalbum". ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Parts Ways With Drummer And Bassist

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers DARK TRANQUILLITY have parted ways with drummer Anders Jivarp and bassist Anders Iwers. Jivarp is an original member of DARK TRANQUILLITY, having played on all of the band's releases to date. Iwers joined DARK TRANQUILLITY in 2016 and played on the group's last two albums, 2016's "Atoma" and 2020's "Moment". ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Shares 'La Covida' Artwork

Since April 2020, VAN HALEN singer David Lee Roth has spent much of his time creating COVID-themed drawings — he calls them comics — and then sharing the finished works on his social media channels. His latest three pieces of artwork, including two that he calls "Dixie" and "La Covida", can be found below. According ...

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OVERKILL's New Album Is Almost Ready For Mixing

OVERKILL bassist D.D. Verni spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk" about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's new album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We're still recording. The record's done, for the most part, but we're still recording — still some bass, still some vocals, a good amount of ...

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