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THE L.I.F.E. PROJECT Feat. STONE SOUR's JOSH RAND: Debut EP Due In July; 'Ignite' Single Available

Josh Rand, multi-instrumentalist, veteran songwriter and long-tenured guitarist of the Grammy-nominated rock outfit STONE SOUR, and his THE L.I.F.E. PROJECT partner, co-songwriter and vocalist Casandra Carson, have dropped a new song, "Ignite". It is the second track to be released from THE L.I.F.E. PROJECT's debut, self-titled EP, which will be released on July 9. Pre-orders ...

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Listen To New BEARTOOTH Song 'Fed Up'

BEARTOOTH has released another new song "Fed Up". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from the band's fourth studio album, "Below", which will arrive on June 25 via Red Bull Records. "'Fed Up' was written mid-lockdown," says singer Caleb Shomo. "I really couldn't think of what to write about so I just ...

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Dealin' Death - VULTURE

As hard as it is to define what separates admirable authenticity from deft pastiche, VULTURE have seldom invited the question. As with everything the Germans have done over the last six years, "Dealin' Death" exists primarily to breathe fresh life into the peerless sounds of the '80s metal underground. But while there are countless bands ...

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MARIA BRINK And ANDY BIERSACK Team Up For 'Meet Me In The Fire' From 'Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack' (Audio)

Maria Brink (IN THIS MOMENT) has released her epic new collaboration with acclaimed artist/producer Tyler Bates, featuring vocals by Andy Biersack (BLACK VEIL BRIDES), from the forthcoming "Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack", out digitally on June 18 via Loma Vista Recordings (physical LPs out July 16). Listen to "Meet Me In The Fire (feat. Andy ...

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PHIL SOUSSAN Sets Record Straight: 'I Never Sued' OZZY OSBOURNE

Bassist Phil Soussan, who played on Ozzy Osbourne's "The Ultimate Sin" album and was credited with co-writing one of Ozzy's biggest hits, "Shot In The Dark", discussed his decision to leave Osbourne's band during a recent appearance on "The Five Count" radio show. Asked about the "weirdness" that went on between him and Ozzy's camp ...

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PARADISE LOST To Release 'At The Mill' Blu-Ray

Last fall, British metal legends PARADISE LOST exorcised the demons and ghosts of a dreary dry spell without concerts and thrilled the world with their stunning livestream "At The Mill". Today, the band is proud to announce the captured testimony of this special night to be relaeased as live album on July 16. Captured at ...

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THE RASMUS Returns With New Single, 'Bones'

It's been four years since the last THE RASMUS album, "Dark Matters". During the last pandemic-infused year, THE RASMUS has been busy recording its tenth album together with U.K.-based, Danish-born producer Joshua, whose credits include KENT, MEW, KASHMIR, GUANO APES, BRODER DANIEL and CARPARK NORTH. THE RASMUS returns with the first fruits of those sessions ...

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Life Cast In Glass - MOUTH FOR WAR

With so many grim distractions and not much touring in prospect for the foreseeable future, this is a weird time for new bands to be peddling their wares. Fortunately, MOUTH FOR WAR are far too pissed off and bellicose to be concerned with anything other than smashing everybody to pieces with giant riffs. The core ...

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Inertia - SCAR OF THE SUN

Appearances aren't necessarily deceptive. With fantastic cover art and sci-fi saluting song titles that certainly point to a band with plenty of imagination, "Inertia" gives every impression that it will be a sophisticated affair. SCAR OF THE SUN have been simmering away in the Greek underground for a few years now, and it's not hard ...

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MASTODON Releases 'Forged By Neron' Single From Newly Announced 'Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack'

DC Comics and Loma Vista Recordings have announce the "Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack". Executive produced by Tyler Bates ("Guardians Of The Galaxy", "Watchmen", "John Wick"), the soundtrack will be released digitally on June 18 and physically on July 16. Just as the lauded DC "Dark Nights: Death Metal" series isn't the typical superhero storyline, ...

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Fixation - THE EMBER, THE ASH

Blackened deathcore is a niche that many have explored over the last decade. THE EMBER, THE ASH began with more straightforwardly black intentions but have embraced deathcore's grooves and sledgehammer impact along the way. The result is a sound that strives to exploit the best of both worlds, and does so pretty well for the ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On PANTERA's 'The Great Southern Trendkill': 'I Was In A Superbly Dark Spot When We Did That Record'

1996's "The Great Southern Trendkill" is PANTERA's most extreme and abrasive album, hands down. Characteristically defiant and contrarian, the band followed up its No. 1 Billboard-charting "Far Beyond Driven" with an LP that was far beyond confrontational — musically experimental, sonically bombastic and lyrically scathing. For the 25th anniversary of the landmark record (released on ...

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MAYHEM Announces 'Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando' EP

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM return this year with an EP called "Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando" with additional material from the "Daemon" session, including a homage to bands that laid the foundation for what was to come. The EP will be released on July 9. The lords of darkness have dug deep and reflected their ...

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