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Watch AVENGED SEVENFOLD Perform At Helsinki Restaurant/Bar

Several apparently inebriated members of AVENGED SEVENFOLD played a somewhat sloppy rendition of their song "Nightmare" during an unannounced appearance at a small restaurant and bar in Helsinki, Finland on March 5. Using equipment that was supplied by the Hard Rock Cafe, vocalist M. Shadows, guitarist Synyster Gates, bassist Johnny Christ and drummer Brooks Wackerman ...

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STEVEN ADLER Says He Only Got To Talk To AXL ROSE For Ten Seconds During 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour

Earlier this week, former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was interviewed on "Trunk Nation", Eddie Trunk's show on SiriusXM channel Volume (106). A few excerpts from the chat follow below (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On reuniting with classic GUNS N' ROSES members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan for guest appearances at several shows during ...

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MEGADETH Wins 'Best Metal Performance' GRAMMY Award

MEGADETH was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, which is being held tonight (Sunday, February 12) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. MEGADETH was nominated for "Dystopia", the title track of its 2016 album. The nominees in the "Best Metal ...

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Watch PHILIP ANSELMO's SUPERJOINT Perform In Fort Worth, Texas

Fan-filmed video footage of former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo's SUPERJOINT RITUAL project — now known simply as SUPERJOINT for legal reasons — performing on January 14 at The Rail Club in Fort Worth, Texas can be seen below. SUPERJOINT's U.S. tour kicked off on January 12 in Austin, Texas. Support on the ...

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VALLENFYRE Feat. PARADISE LOST, Ex-MY DYING BRIDE Members: 'Fear Those Who Fear Him' Album Due This Summer

VALLENFYRE, the U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside Hamish Glencross of MY DYING BRIDE, has returned to GodCity studio in Salem, Massachusetts to record the follow-up to their second album, "Splinters" (2014). The new disc, titled "Fear Those Who Fear Him", sees the band recording as a ...

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Does AVENGED SEVENFOLD's JOHNNY CHRIST Miss MIKE PORTNOY?

MetalIreland's "Metal Insight" podcast recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what new AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer Brooks Wackerman brings to the band's latest album, "The Stage": Johnny: "He brings a lot. ...

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AUSTIN CARLILE Quits OF MICE & MEN

**UPDATE**: Remaining OF MICE & MEN members Aaron Pauley (bass), Phil Manansala (guitar), Alan Ashby (guitar) and Valentino Arteaga (drums) have released the following statement: "Dear OF MICE & MEN fans, "It's with heavy hearts that we announce Austin's departure from the band for reasons pertaining to his health. "As many of you are aware, ...

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Caught Up In The Gears Of Application - SUPERJOINT

SUPERJOINT, formerly known as SUPERJOINT RITUAL, reunited to perform at the 2014 Housecore Horror Film Festival a decade after it had disbanded. Original members Philip H. Anselmo and guitarists Jimmy Bower (DOWN, EYEHATEGOD) and Kevin Bond (CHRIST INVERSION, ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER) joined up with the new rhythm section of drummer José "Blue" Gonzalez (WARBEAST, PHILIP H. ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Bassist Plays Down New Album's Lower Sales: 'It's All About The Endgame, Not Where It Begins'

Finland's Kaaos TV recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Asked if the surprise release of AVENGED SEVENFOLD's latest album, "The Stage", was always planned or if it was something that was decided shortly before the record's arrival, ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Comments On Latest GRAMMY Nod

Thrash metal pioneers MEGADETH have been nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award for "Best Metal Performance" for the title track from their new album, "Dystopia". MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine stated about the latest nod: "Last time we were nominated, I was at the awards talking with Kenny G and I said how we'd been nominated ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Bassist Says New Drummer BROOKS WACKERMAN 'Heavily Influenced' Sound Of 'The Stage'

Lisa Sanchez of El Paso, Texas's KLAQ 95.5 FM radio station recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked how new AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer Brooks Wackerman's playing style influenced the sound of the band's latest album, "The Stage", Christ said: "Well, it was heavily ...

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The Serenity of Suffering - KORN

Like MEGADETH, MOTÖRHEAD and AC/DC, KORN have their own unique sound. You know it's KORN by the band's lurching rhythms, its deep, deep chord chunks and the vibrating plucks off the neck of "Fieldy" Arvizu's bass, all before Jonathan Davis squeals or ralphs a single word. Like a star major-league pitcher, KORN has a few ...

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SUPERJOINT Feat. PHILIP ANSELMO: Entire 'Caught Up In The Gears Of Application' Album Available For Streaming

"Caught Up In The Gears Of Application", the new album from former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo's SUPERJOINT RITUAL project — now known simply as SUPERJOINT for legal reasons — can be streamed in its entirety using the Bandcamp widget below. Released on November 11 via Anselmo's Housecore record label, the disc was ...

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