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JUDAS PRIEST Will 'Definitely' Throw 'Some Kind Of A Party' To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'Painkiller', Says ROB HALFORD

In a new interview with the "Jeremy White Podcast", Rob Halford was asked if there are any plans for JUDAS PRIEST to release a special deluxe edition of the "Painkiller" album to celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. The singer responded (see video below): "We're looking at all the opportunities. I'll tell you, these kind ...

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Spectre Of Devastation - WARFECT

It's probably a coincidence, but let's go with it: just as thrash metal flourished amid the Cold War paranoia of the Reagan era, so 2020's innumerable horrors seem to have pushed the genre to fresh heights. WARFECT have been snarling and slashing their way through underground territory for over a decade now, but this sounds ...

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MR. BUNGLE Releases Music Video For 'Sudden Death'

MR. BUNGLE, which recently released its first album in over two decades, "The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo", has partnered with acclaimed director Derek Cianfrance ("The Place Beyond The Pines", "Blue Valentine") for the band's "Sudden Death" video. The clip debuted this morning via Movieweb and can now be seen below. Cianfrance said: ...

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SHINEDOWN And 3 DOORS DOWN To Perform At Third Annual 'Tunie Awards'

Additional performances and appearances have been announced for the third annual Tunie Awards on November 15, presented by Waffle House and TouchTunes. Chris Stapleton, Kid Rock and Luke Combs will all appear as part of the event, with additional performers including Carly Pearce, Lee Brice, LOCASH, Old Dominion, and introducing the Waffle House up-and-coming artist ...

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KENNY ARONOFF Joins LATIN PERCUSSION Family

Latin Percussion (LP) has announced that Kenny Aronoff has joined its percussive family. One of the most influential session and live drummers in the world, Kenny has worked with a list of artists that reads like a who's who of rock royalty: THE ROLLING STONES, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Sting, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Mellencamp, ...

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Watch DONALD TRUMP 'Sing' AC/DC's 'Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap'

YouTube user Lars Von Retriever, who splices together excerpts from President Donald Trump's speeches to popular rock and metal songs as part of two separate series he calls "Trump Rocks" and "Metal Trump", has uploaded his latest concoction, Metal Rocks's take on AC/DC's 1976 classic "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap". The clip, which contains several ...

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SEPULTURA's DERRICK GREEN On TRUMP's Failure To Win Re-Election: He Made 'A Lot Of Mistakes That Led To His Own Demise'

SEPULTURA frontman Derrick Green spoke to Self Umpunishment about the rise of Trumpism in the U.S. and why the perceived bigotry and aggressive chauvinism of America's 45th president has found such a large audience in this country. "The public at large, especially in the U.S., because of so many years of a horrible education system ...

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JON SCHAFFER And MATT BARLOW Release Lyric Video For 'We Three Kings' From 'Winter Nights' EP

ICED EARTH founder, songwriter, guitarist and producer Jon Schaffer recently reunited with former ICED EARTH vocalist Matt Barlow to celebrate the holiday season as only they can. The duo returns as the SCHAFFER/BARLOW PROJECT and this time are putting their unique spin on five Christmas classics and two ICED EARTH songs. "Winter Nights" was born ...

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ALEXI LAIHO's BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Enters Recording Studio

BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT, the band launched by ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho, has entered Finnvox studios in Helsinki to begin recording its first new music. Drummer Waltteri Väyrynen shared a photo from the studio and included the following caption: "Day 1 tracking the drums at @finnvoxstudios for @bodomaftermidnightofficial with @johnnyxjonas". BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT made ...

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TESLA, VIO-LENCE, Ex-FORBIDDEN Members To Perform With Tribute Band RUSTY CHAINS At Fourth Annual Benefit Concert

Dave Rude (TESLA), Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD), Craig Locicero (ex-FORBIDDEN) and Steev Esquivel (SKINLAB) are among the guest musicians who will perform with RUSTY CHAINS, the San Francisco Bay Area-based Seattle tribute act that focuses on the unique sound of the Northwest in the late 1980s and early 1990s — bands like SOUNDGARDEN, ALICE ...

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Rockers React To Death Of Iconic 'Jeopardy!' Host ALEX TREBEK

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), Peter Frampton, Joe Bonamassa and Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek. He was 80 years old. "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this ...

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TED NUGENT Reacts To JOE BIDEN's Victory Over DONALD TRUMP: 'The Devils Are About To Take Control Of America'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has reacted to the news that Joe Biden has become the new president of the United States, saying "the devils are about to take control of America." Biden amassed 273 Electoral College votes after winning Pennsylvania's 20 electors, surpassing the 270 needed to win the White House and defeat President ...

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JOE BIDEN Wins Presidency; Rockers React

Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS), Jay Jay French (TWISTED SISTER) and Todd La Torre (QUEENSRŸCHE) are among the rockers who have reacted to the news that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States. Biden amassed 273 Electoral College votes after winning Pennsylvania's 20 electors, surpassing the ...

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RAMMSTEIN: Trailer For 'Herzeleid (XXV Anniversary Edition - Remastered)'

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of RAMMSTEIN's debut album, "Herzeleid", Vertigo/UMe will release limited, remastered editions of the groundbreaking LP on December 4, 2020. "Herzeleid (XXV Anniversary Edition - Remastered)" will feature the album's original track listing on a single CD, housed in a lavish, cross-shaped digipak with deluxe slipcase, and, for the first time ...

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AC/DC's PHIL RUDD: How I Ended Up Returning To The Band

During an appearance on a recent episode of Dean Delray's "Let There Be Talk" podcast, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd confirmed that the seed for his return to the band was planted at the funeral of AC/DC rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young in 2017. Rudd, singer Brian Johnson and bassist Cliff Williams all attended the ceremony. At ...

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VOIVOD Releases Video For 'Iconspiracy' From 'Lost Machine - Live'

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD return with a much-overdue new live release. Titled "Lost Machine - Live", the album was recorded in Québec City during the worldwide touring cycle for the band's latest studio album, "The Wake", and will be released on November 27 worldwide via Century Media Records. The video for the second ...

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