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DEVILDRIVER Recruits LAMB OF GOD, FEAR FACTORY Members For Country Covers Album, 'Outlaws 'Til The End'

DEVILDRIVER's long-awaited full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, "Outlaws 'Til The End", will be released on July 6 via Napalm Records. The disc is described in a press release as "both a startling curveball and a ferocious statement of individuality from a band who have been a constant and effective force in the heavy metal ...

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Ex-OVERKILL Guitarist BOBBY GUSTAFSON Slams Former Bandmates, Says Upcoming DVD Is A 'Piece Of S**t'

Former OVERKILL guitarist Bobby Gustafson says that fans shouldn't buy the band's upcoming "Live In Overhausen" DVD and Blu-Ray because he is "not getting a dime" from the release. Due on May 18 via Nuclear Blast, "Live In Overhausen" was recorded two years earlier in Oberhausen, Germany, where OVERKILL celebrated the 25th anniversary of "Horrorscope" ...

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OVERKILL To Release 'Live In Overhausen' In May

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release "Live In Overhausen" on May 18 via Nuclear Blast. Celebrating the band's history, "Live In Overhausen" captured not one but two album anniversaries. Fans assembled on April 16, 2016 at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany for the 25th anniversary of "Horrorscope" and 30th anniversary of where it all ...

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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: European Tour Announced

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and singer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE), will bring its frenetic blitz of thrashing hardcore fury to stages across Europe this summer. They will appear at major festivals, including Primavera Sound (Spain), Hellfest (France), Download (U.K. and France), Grasspop Metal Meeting ...

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OVERKILL Frontman On 'The Grinding Wheel': 'It Still Has The Feeling That It's A Five-Knuckle Punch'

Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he feels about the band's latest studio album, "The Grinding Wheel", a year after its release: Bobby: "I think after ...

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OVERKILL Is Working On New Music

Veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL have returned to the studio to resume work on demos for their upcoming album. According to a post on the band's Facebook page, at least four new songs are in varying stages of completion at this point, with more to come. In a brand new interview with Australia's 3D Radio, ...

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Former VINNIE VINCENT INVASION Drummer BOBBY ROCK To Release 'The Boy Is Gonna Rock' Memoir In May

Veteran rock drummer Bobby Rock (VINNIE VINCENT INVASION, NELSON, LITA FORD) will tentatively release his memoir, "The Boy Is Gonna Rock: A Drummer's Journey From Houston To Hollywood In Search Of Hair Metal Heaven", in May. Describing the book as "a very detailed and personal 12-chapter memoir about the entire VINNIE VINCENT INVASION saga," Rock ...

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POISON Announces U.S. Tour With CHEAP TRICK, POP EVIL

Music fans wanting a little variety with their summer tour package will get that very thing with the "Poison…Nothin' But A Good Time 2018" tour. Iconic rock band POISON, with all original members, will be joined by CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL on its trek across the U.S. this summer. The tour is set to ...

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POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT Releases Third Episode Of Vlog

Rikki Rockett — you know him for his incredible talents behind the drums with POISON and DEVIL CITY ANGELS. But there is so much more to this guy than kick drums and crashing cymbal. Currently in the studio laying down tacks for some new DEVILS CITY ANGELS music, Rockett is also a black belt in ...

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Ex-KISS Guitarist VINNIE VINCENT Gives First Interview In More Than 20 Years: 'If The Fans Want Me Back, I Can't Wait'

Earlier today (Friday, January 19) at the Atlanta KISS Expo 2018, former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent gave his first public interview in more than two decades when he spoke with SiriusXM's Eddie Trunk. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why he decided to attend the KISS Expo: Vinnie: "We have to thank ...

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POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT Shares Video Footage From Recent Recording Session With CINDERELLA's FRED COURY

POISON drummer Rikki Rockett has uploaded the first episode of his video blog, featuring footage from a recent recording session produced by CINDERELLA drummer Fred Coury. You can watch it below. POISON's reunited original lineup — Rockett, Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall and C.C. DeVille — completed a North American tour with DEF LEPPARD last summer. ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL To Release 'Knights Call' Album In March

German guitarist Axel Rudi Pell will release his 17th album, "Knights Call", on March 23 via SPV/Steamhammer. "I'd rather have long-term success than the hit album everybody is always referring to." Pell knows exactly what he is talking about. His solo career has lasted for almost three decades now. In the international hard rocking universe, ...

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Vol. 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over - DIMEVISION

"Lately I've been living way too damn fast. This successful life I'm leading is bound to kick my ass." Visionary words from a man who lived those fateful lyrics harder than most. It wasn't this prophetic introspection Dimebag Darrell wrote on a solo song, "Twisted", that spelled his end. Yet for the violent way Dime ...

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RATT To Tour In 2018

According to a fresh post on RATT's official Facebook page, the band will tour in 2018. No further details have been provided. RATT's classic-era members Juan Croucier (bass), Stephen Pearcy (vocals) and Warren DeMartini (guitar) reunited in October 2016 for a surprise performance on a Monsters Of Rock cruise. The trio has since ...

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Former A LIFE ONCE LOST, FURY OF FIVE Members Join Forces In VEXES

From the ashes of renowned Pennsylvania/New Jersey-based rock and metal groups A LIFE ONCE LOST, FURY OF FIVE, VESSL and DOWNSTAGE rises a vital new lifeform, VEXES — the experimental, eclectic, groove-infused new post-rock outfit featuring frontman Charlie Berezansky, guitarist John Klagholz, drummer Justin Graves, and the band's newest member, bassist Bobby Carpenter. VEXES' debut ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS Release Video For 'Wars To Walk Away From'

"Wars To Walk Away From", the new video from Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Lanterns", which was released on September 29 through Spinefarm Records. It is their second release for the label and the follow-up to 2015's "Time And Trauma". About the video, singer ...

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