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DOC COYLE Quits GOD FORBID

Guitarist/vocalist Doc Coyle of New Brunswick, New Jersey's melodic, thrash-metal warriors GOD FORBID has posted the following message on his official blog: "I am sorry to say that I am indeed leaving GOD FORBID. "I started playing with these guys since I was 16 years old. Now I'm 32. You do the math. ...

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EXODUS Singer's GENERATION KILL Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

GENERATION KILL, the band featuring EXODUS frontman Rob Dukes, has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The group's sophomore album is tentatively due in November. The CD was produced by Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with SUICIDE SILENCE, ALL THAT REMAINS, SHADOWS FALL and SOULFLY, among others. Regarding the musical direction of ...

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JASON NEWSTED Interviewed By SIN CITY ANIMAL (Audio)

Trev "Sin City Animal" McKendry of Metal Nation Radio conducted an interview with former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted at this past weekend's Heavy MTL festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. NEWSTED's debut album, "Heavy Metal Music", ...

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TOXIK Taps Former DEATH/OBITUARY Guitarist RALPH SANTOLLA

Resurrected cult classic progressive thrashers TOXIK have recruited Ralph Santolla (ex-DEATH, OBITUARY, DEICIDE) as their new second guitarist. Josh Christian, TOXIK's founding member and lead guitarist, comments on Ralph's addition to the group: "Ralph was the first choice. I had talked to other friends about tour spots and playing as guests, but the new material ...

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NEWSTED's 'Heavy Metal Music' Cracks U.S. Top 40

"Heavy Metal Music", the debut album from NEWSTED — the new band featuring former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted and STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok — sold nearly 8,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 40 on The Billboard 200 chart. The ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Interviewed By SLAVES ON DOPE Singer (Video)

Jason Rockman, SLAVES ON DOPE singer and on-air announcer/host of "Amped With The Rockman" on the Montreal, Quebec, Canada radio station CHOM 97 7, conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo at this past weekend's Heavy MTL festival in Montreal. You can now watch the chat below. Anselmo's career-first solo ...

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NEWSTED: Video Footage Of Looney Tunes Question-And-Answer Session

NEWSTED — the band featuring former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted and STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok — took part in an autograph signing and question-and-answer session on August 6 at Looney Tunes in West Babylon, New York. Check out video footage below. NEWSTED's debut album, "Heavy Metal Music", was released on ...

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FIREWIND's GUS G. Interviewed At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR (Video)

Jägermeister U.K. conducted an interview with FIREWIND and OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. (real name: Kostas Karamitroudis) at the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which is being held August 8-11 at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. FIREWIND celebrated its 10th anniversary by releasing a live album on June 24 ...

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SAIGON KICK: New Orlando Concert Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of the reunited acclaimed 1990s rock band SAIGON KICK performing last night (Friday, August 9) at The Social in Orlando, Florida can be seen below. SAIGON KICK parted ways with bassist Tom DeFile earlier in the year. According to Tom, the split happened because of "personalities and other reasons." The remaining members ...

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FIREWIND: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of FIREWIND's entire August 9 performance at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom can be seen below. FIREWIND celebrated its 10th anniversary by releasing a live album on June 24 via Century Media Records in Europe. Entitled "Apotheosis - Live 2012", the CD contains ...

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JASON NEWSTED Says His ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA Bandmates Didn't Show Respect For His Opinion

Former METALLICA bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA, the reality television-formed supergroup he launched seven years ago with former GUNS N' ROSES and ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA guitarist Gilby Clarke, Tommy Lee (MÖTLEY CRÜE) and Canadian vocalist Lukas Rossi. "It was a great experience, ...

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NEWSTED Interviewed On WRBR-FM (Audio)

On August 6, the WRBR-FM (Real Rock 103.9 The Bear) radio station in South Bend, Indiana, conducted an interview with NEWSTED members Jason Newsted (formerly of METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM) and Mike Mushok (also of STAIND). You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. NEWSTED's debut album, "Heavy Metal ...

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DEATH ANGEL: New Album Title, Cover Artwork Revealed

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will release their seventh album, "The Dream Calls For Blood", on October 11 in Eorpe (except for the U.K. where it will arrive three days later) and October 15 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Relentless Retribution" was recorded at Audiohammer Studios in ...

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ANTHRAX Drummer Undergoes Surgery For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante is recovering from surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome. He writes on Twitter: "Surgeon fixed my hand, nothing broken, just carpal tunnel…behind my ANTHRAX drum kit soon, 9/13 in San Bernardino" ANTHRAX's current touring lineup includes SHADOWS FALL guitarist Jon Donais, who has been touring with ANTHRAX since Rob Caggiano's departure in ...

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NEWSTED Interviewed On LAZER 103.3 (Audio)

On August 5, Lazer 103.3's Andy Hall conducted an interview with NEWSTED members Jason Newsted (formerly of METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM) and Mike Mushok (also of STAIND). You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. NEWSTED's debut album, "Heavy Metal Music", is being released today (Tuesday, August 6) in ...

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GIGANTOUR: Fargo Show Canceled

According to InFargo.com, the Gigantour 2013 concert scheduled for Sunday, August 4 at the Scheels Arena in Fargo, North Dakota has been canceled "due to circumstance beyond our control," arena officials announced Friday afternoon. Refunds will be available beginning Monday, August 5. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster online or over the phone will be ...

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RIVAL SONS Parts Ways With Bassist ROBIN EVERHART

Long Beach rock 'n' roll band RIVAL SONS has announced the departure of bassist Robin Everhart. Friend and associate David Beste will take up bass duties for Jugendfest and Parkenfest Norway, plus the upcoming U.S. tour including dates with Sammy Hagar beginning August 20. RIVAL SONS wishes Robin all the best and they are excited ...

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