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DAVID DRAIMAN: 'DISTURBED Almost Can't Be Defined Anymore'

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman was interviewed by Excess Baggage prior to the band's October 15 performance at Knotfest Mexico at the Ford Pegaso in Toluca. You can now watch the chat below. Asked which songs in DISTURBED's catalog best define the band in 2016, Draiman said: "That's the wonderful thing about where we've come to ...

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SLIPKNOT: KNOTFEST 2016 Video Wrap-Up

A two-minute video "wrap-up" of this year's Knotfest, which was held last month at San Manuel Amphitheater And Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California, can be seen below. SLIPKNOT performed its 2001 album "Iowa" in its entirety at the two-day Ozzfest Meets Knotfest event, which took place September 24-25. According to the San Bernardino County ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE To Release 'Beyond The Flames: Home Video Part II' On Two-Disc Blu-Ray + CD

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, who released their latest album, "Incarnate", in March of this year, will once again participate in Record Store Day festivities. For Black Friday/Record Store Day on Friday, November 25, the Grammy-nominated hard rock band will release "Beyond The Flames: Home Video Part II". The release is a two-disc, Blu-ray and CD ...

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TRIVIUM Frontman Says People 'Shouldn't Be Afraid To Go Out And Do Things' After Paris And Orlando Nightclub Shootings

Roxy Myzal of HardDrive Radio recently conducted an interview with TRIVIUM vocalist/guitarist Matt Heafy. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On staying in shape while on tour: Matt: "Jiu-jitsu has become the biggest part of my life outside of music. Music is probably first, then jiu-jitsu. That's ...

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Video: SLIPKNOT Performs At KNOTFEST MEXICO

Fan-filmed video footage of SLIPKNOT's October 16 performance at Knotfest Mexico at the Ford Pegaso in Toluca can be seen below. As previously reported, SLIPKNOT's fifth studio album, ".5: The Gray Chapter", was officially certified gold on August 31 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales of more than 500,000 copies. The ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD To Release 'The Best of 2005-2013' Compilation

On December 2, Warner Bros. will release a two-disc set titled "The Best of 2005-2013" featuring AVENGED SEVENFOLD's biggest Warner Bros. hits to date. Featuring 18 songs from albums including "City Of Evil", "Avenged Sevenfold", "Nightmare" and "Hail To The King", the package also features a cover of BLACK SABBATH's "Paranoid" as well as two ...

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Watch AVENGED SEVENFOLD Perform 'The Stage' Live For First Time

AVENGED SEVENFOLD played its new song "The Stage" live for the first time Saturday night (October 15) at Knotfest Mexico at the Ford Pegaso in Toluca. Video footage of the performance can be seen below. "The Stage", which is available via Spotify and other streaming music services, is expected to be included on the California ...

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Listen To New AVENGED SEVENFOLD Single 'The Stage'

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's new single called "The Stage" has just been released and can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The song, which is also available on Spotify, is expected to appear on the band's long-awaited new album, rumored to be titled "Voltaic Oceans" and possibly slated to drop on December 9. The band has ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Praises MARILYN MANSON: He Was 'So Cutting Edge And Yet So Rough'

Japanese promoter Hayashi International Promotion (H.I.P.) conducted an interview with SLIPKNOT members Corey Taylor (vocals) and Shawn "Clown" Crahan (percussion) prior to the band's August 14 concert at The Forum in Inglewood, California. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. Speaking about how SLIPKNOT's summer tour with MARILYN MANSON came about, Taylor ...

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SLIPKNOT's JIM ROOT Recovering From Disk Replacement Surgery

SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root underwent disk replacement surgery on Tuesday (October 4) — two days after the band's headlining performance at the Louder Than Life festival in Lousville, Kentucky. He wrote on his Instagram account: "[It] seems as if fractured vertebrae and hemorrhaged disks are an occupational hazard for metal bands. So early in the ...

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Video: SUICIDE SILENCE Performs New Song At OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of SUICIDE SILENCE performing a brand new song during this year's Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, which was held September 24-25 a at San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore, California, can be seen below. Joining the band on stage during the performance was Jose Mangin, SiriusXM on-air host (Liquid Metal, Ozzy's Boneyard, Octane). SUICIDE SILENCE ...

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OPETH: Eleventh 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have just released their twelfth album, "Sorceress". The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart title tracks ...

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Listen To OPETH's Entire 'Sorceress' Album

"Sorceress", the twelfth album from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due on September 30, the band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" ...

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SLIPKNOT: Drum-Cam Footage Of OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST Performance

SLIPKNOT performed its 2001 album "Iowa" in its entirety at the Ozzfest Meets Knotfest festival on Sunday, September 25 at San Manuel Amphitheater and Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California. Drum-cam footage of SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg's "The Shape" performance from Ozzfest Meets Knotfest can be seen below. "Iowa" came out in August 2001 and ...

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OPETH: Tenth 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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Watch BLACK SABBATH's Entire Performance At OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of BLACK SABBATH's September 24 performance at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest at San Manuel Amphitheater and Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California can be seen below. This is the second, and final, leg of the band's "The End" farewell tour. They played across the country earlier this year. SABBATH's setlist for the Ozzfest ...

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Watch TRIVIUM Perform At ROCK ALLEGIANCE Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of TRIVIUM's September 17 performance at the Rock Allegiance festival in Chester, Pennsylvania can be seen below. TRIVIUM's "Silence In The Snow" album was released on October 2, 2015 via Roadrunner. The follow-up to 2013's "Vengeance Falls" was produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette (SLASH, ALTER BRIDGE, THE AMITY AFFLICTION) and was mixed ...

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OPETH Releases Lyric Video For New Song 'The Wilde Flowers'

The official lyric video for "The Wilde Flowers", a brand new song from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, can be seen below. The track is featured on the band's highly anticipated twelfth studio album, "Sorceress", which is scheduled for release on September 30 via the band's imprint label Moderbolaget Records with Nuclear Blast. Speaking with Metal ...

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SLIPKNOT's '.5: The Gray Chapter' Certified Gold In U.S.

SLIPKNOT's fifth studio album, ".5: The Gray Chapter", was officially certified gold on August 31 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales of more than 500,000 copies. The certification came six months after RIAA started including on-demand audio and video streams and a track sale equivalent in gold and platinum album award. ...

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