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MINISTRY's 'The Industrial Strength Tour' With KMFDM And FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY Postponed To 2021

Due to ongoing restrictions regarding social gathering amid the COVID-19 pandemic, MINISTRY has rescheduled "The Industrial Strength Tour", originally scheduled to begin July 1. The new dates will kick off March 31, 2021 in Seattle and run through May 1, 2021 in San Francisco, hitting all the previously announced markets with an additional date added ...

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BPMD Feat. BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH, MIKE PORTNOY, PHIL DEMMEL And MARK MENGHI: Listen To Re-Energized Cover Of 'Evil'

BPMD — the new heavy metal juggernaut featuring vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth (OVERKILL), drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO), bassist Mark Menghi (METAL ALLEGIANCE) and guitarist Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD) — will release its debut album, "American Made", on June 12 via Napalm Records. The 10-track homage to some of rock ...

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DEATH ANGEL Drummer On His COVID-19 Recovery: 'I Truly Believe A Higher Power Saved Me'

DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll says that he "strongly" believes "everyone's collective prayers and positive energy" played a big part in his recovery when he recently woke up from a 12-day coma after testing positive for coronavirus. The 47-year-old musician was hospitalized at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco after catching the virus ...

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TOMMY LEE's Son DYLAN JAGGER LEE To Release Debut MIDNIGHT KIDS EP

MIDNIGHT KIDS, the project featuring Dylan Jagger Lee, the 22-year-old son of MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and actress Pamela Anderson, will release its debut eight-song EP, "The Lost Youth", on May 22 via RCA. According to a press release, MIDNIGHT KIDS combines dreamy '80s synthwave, anthemic dance productions reminiscent of artists like AVICII and ...

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TOOL Frontman Says He's Hopeful For The Future

TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan says that he is hopeful about the future despite the fact that the coronavirus pandemic has exposed deep gaps in our economy and society. Keenan explained to Apple Music's Zane Lowe: "I feel like we're going to go through a lot of changes; we're going to go through a lot ...

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Strike.Smother.Dehumanize - REVENGE

Six albums into an avowedly spotlight-shunning career, REVENGE have earned themselves a formidable reputation. Admittedly, it's a reputation for making records that sound like all the hatred in the world, condensed down to an unstoppable tornado of harrowing, blackened noise. But that still counts. And the truth about REVENGE is that while the Canadians could ...

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BAD WOLVES Frontman Says A Lot Of Political Leaders Are Using Lockdown Order As Way To Impose Tyranny And Oppression Upon People

BAD WOLVES frontman Tommy Vext says that some U.S. governors have wielded strong authority over how to respond to the coronavirus pandemic simply out of disdain for President Donald Trump. "I think that the coronavirus pandemic has been politically hijacked, and I think that certain governors with certain political leanings are continuing to overextend a ...

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BUSH's GAVIN ROSSDALE Says 'The Kingdom' Album Is 'Very Human'

BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale spoke to Marci Wiser of the 95.5 KLOS radio station about the lyrical inspiration for the band's upcoming studio album, "The Kingdom", due on July 17 via Zuma Rock Records under exclusive license to BMG Rights Management. "I think it really goes hand in hand with everyone's important issues in their ...

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DEFTONES' North American Tour With GOJIRA And POPPY Postponed To 2021

DEFTONES' previously announced summer 2020 North American headlining tour has been officially postponed. The Live Nation-produced 20-date trek with GOJIRA and POPPY. was scheduled to kick off on July 27 and conclude on September 5. Earlier today, DEFTONES released the following statement via social media: "Due to the current regulations, and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, we ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Scraps Fall 2020 Tour Plans

NINE INCH NAILS have scrapped plans to tour North America this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. Earlier today, Trent Reznor revealed that NINE INCH NAILS was scheduled to kick off the fall 2020 leg of its "Cold And Black And Infinite" trek on September 15 in San Diego, with ...

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DENNIS DEYOUNG: 'I Want One Last Tour' With STYX

Ex-STYX vocalist and keyboardist Dennis DeYoung has once again said that he wants to reunite with his former bandmates for one final tour. DeYoung, the voice behind such STYX classics as "Come Sail Away", "Best Of Times", "Pieces Of Eight" and "Babe", spoke about his previous group while chatting with Steve King of the Albany, ...

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EMPEROR: Pro-Shot Video Of November 2019 Tokyo Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of EMPEROR's November 15, 2019 performance in Tokyo, Japan can be seen below. Last year, EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) once again dismissed the idea of the band writing and recording a comeback album. The group's last studio LP, "Prometheus - The Discipline Of Fire & Demise", was ...

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RAMMSTEIN Announces Summer 2021 European Stadium Tour

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have announced the rescheduled dates for their European stadium tour. The trek was originally scheduled to take place this summer but was postponed due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions. The rescheduled RAMMSTEIN shows will take place in May, June, July and August 2021, with all tickets purchased for the original shows valid ...

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See JUDAS PRIEST, ALICE IN CHAINS, HALESTORM, Ex-MACHINE HEAD Members Perform Cover Of THIN LIZZY's 'Bad Reputation'

Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST), Mike Inez (ALICE IN CHAINS), Lzzy Hale (HALESTORM), Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD) and Dave McClain (SACRED REICH, ex-MACHINE HEAD) recently joined forces to to record a cover version of THIN LIZZY's "Bad Reputation". The accompanying video was shot in quarantine, with each musician separated in his or her home, and ...

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Watch MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Personally Deliver 'Rust In Peace' 30th-Anniversary JACKSON Bass To Superfan In Tucson

MEGADETH's David Ellefson recently auctioned off one of his "Rust In Peace" 30th-anniversary Jackson bass guitars for the David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation. After realizing that the the buyer lived in Tucson, Arizona, less than two hours away from Ellefson's home in Scottsdale, David decided to just drive down and deliver the instrument by hand. ...

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DEE SNIDER To Release 'For The Love Of Metal Live!' In July; New Song 'Prove Me Wrong' Now Available

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider will release "For The Love Of Metal Live!" on July 31 via Napalm Records. The DVD/Blu-ray and accompanying live album (available in various formats) features audio captured from several Snider festival performances worldwide — from the United States to Europe, Australia and beyond. In addition to tracks from Snider's ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON: 1996 'Skunkworks' Rehearsal Recordings And Demos Posted Online

Former BRUCE DICKINSON bassist Chris Dale has uploaded very rare demo and pre-recording rehearsal recordings of the sessions that resulted in the IRON MAIDEN singer's "Skunkworks" solo album. Taken from Chris's s exclusive private collection, tracks include an unreleased song called "Falling" and one unnamed tune, plus original early versions of tracks like "Inertia" (three ...

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