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OVERKILL's BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH On Coronavirus Pandemic: 'I'm Really Optimistic With Regard To Where This Is Gonna Go'

In a new interview with the "Brutally Delicious" podcast, OVERKILL frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth spoke about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. "We're all in this — musicians, carpenters, chefs, lawyers — everybody's in it," Bobby said (hear audio below). "I've always thought of ...

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OBSCURA Rejoined By Guitarist CHRISTIAN MÜNZNER

After a six-year break, guitarist Christian Münzner has rejoined German progressive death metallers OBSCURA as a permanent member. Münzner, known for his virtuoso guitar playing in extreme metal, joined OBSCURA in 2008 and recorded the band's critically acclaimed full-length albums "Cosmogenesis" (2009) and "Omnivium" (2011), both released via Relapse Records. He has toured the world, ...

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BRING ME THE HORIZON Sets Release Date For New Single

Singer Oli Sykes has confirmed that BRING ME THE HORIZON's new single will be released on June 10. The British rockers have already posted snippets of the song, called "Parasite Eve", with Sykes sporting a sweater with the title on his Instagram post. The "Parasite Eve" title appears to be taken from the 1998 PlayStation ...

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Former CELTIC FROST Frontman THOMAS GABRIEL FISCHER Launches 'Dark,' 'Groovy' And 'Psychedelic' New Project

Thomas Gabriel Fischer (a.k.a. Tom G. Warrior; CELTIC FROST, TRIPTYKON, HELLHAMMER) has announced the formation of a new "dark music" project. The new band, whose name has not yet been revealed, is tentatively planning to release its debut album later this year. Speaking to Metal Wani, Fischer stated about how the new group came together: ...

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Watch METALLICA's Entire March 2014 Lima, Peru Concert

METALLICA has posted another video as part of its new concert series, "#MetallicaMondays", where the band is streaming a complete live show for fans on the group's YouTube channel and on Facebook every week. The latest concert to be shared was recorded on March 20, 2014 at at the Estadio Nacional in Lima, Peru. The ...

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BURNING WITCHES Parts Ways With Guitarist SONIA 'ANUBIS' NUSSELDER

Swiss heavy metal band BURNING WITCHES has parted ways with guitarist Sonia "Anubis" Nusselder. The announcement comes just days after it was revealed that Nusselder and joined forces with former NERVOSA members Fernanda Lira (bass, vocals) and Luana Dametto (drums), along with ex-HAGBARD guitarist Tainá Bergamaschi, in a new "old-school death metal" band called CRYPTA. ...

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ADRENALINE MOB Guitarist Collaborates With LAST IN LINE Singer On BLACKEN THE SKY Project

ADRENALINE MOB guitarist Mike Orlando has collabored with LAST IN LINE vocalist Andrew Freeman and W.A.S.P./ex-ANGRA drummer Aquiles Priester on a project called BLACKEN THE SKY. The band's debut album is currently being finalized for a tentative late 2020 release via Frontiers Music Srl. Orlando discussed BLACKEN THE SKY's upcoming LP during a recent interview ...

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SOULFLY Releases 'Live Ritual NYC MMXIX' Digital EP

SOULFLY has released a new digital EP, "Live Ritual NYC MMXIX". The effort was recorded at The Gramercy in New York City on February 11, 2019 while SOULFLY was on tour in support of its most recent full-length album, "Ritual". The audio for the EP was mixed and mastered by Charles Elliott (ABYSMAL DAWN) from ...

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Watch Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER Front PSYCHOSEXUAL In 'Lady Killer' Music Video

"Lady Killer", the latest video from PSYCHOSEXUAL, the new rock band fronted by former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer, can be seen below. Joining Spencer's alter-ego, Devil Daddy, in the group are guitarist Crucifier, bassist Astaroth and drummer Volac. "Lady Killer" and the previously released single "Let The Sin Begin" are taken from ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS's 'Death By Rock And Roll' Album To Feature Guest Appearances By MATT CAMERON, KIM THAYIL And TOM MORELLO

THE PRETTY RECKLESS frontwoman Taylor Momsen has confirmed that the band's upcoming album, "Death By Rock And Roll", will feature guest appearances by SOUNDGARDEN's Matt Cameron and Kim Thayil (on a song called "Only Love Can Save Me Now"), and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE's Tom Morello (on "And So It Went"). Speaking to Meltdown of ...

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Former NERVOSA Members FERNANDA LIRA And LUANA DAMETTO Launch Death Metal Band CRYPTA

Former NERVOSA bassist/vocalist Fernanda Lira and drummer Luana Dametto have teamed up with BURNING WITCHES guitarist Sonia "Anubis" Nusselder and ex-HAGBARD guitarist Tainá Bergamaschi in a new "old-school death metal" band called CRYPTA. The quartet, which was founded in June 2019, is currently working on material for its debut release. Lira and drummer Dametto left ...

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Valhalla - WOLFTOOTH

The mistake a lot of media folk continually make about heavy metal is the assumption that most metalheads have any real desire for the genre to change. Sure, we can all cope with a few hundred nebulous subgenres and nobody will complain if someone conjures a brand new form of metal that elicits the same ...

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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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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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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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