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Why STRYPER Hasn't Opened For Any Bigger Rock Bands On Tour

Michael Sweet says that STRYPER hasn't toured with many bigger bands because the openly Christian group hasn't been able to secure support slots with any musically compatible artists. "We're asked all the time, 'Why don't you open for other bands?'" the STRYPER frontman wrote on his Facebook page earlier today. "Well, we've submitted our name ...

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BARNEY GREENWAY On Why NAPALM DEATH Doesn't Celebrate Album Anniversaries: 'We're An Evolving Band; We Don't Need To Look Backwards'

NAPALM DEATH vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway recently spoke with France's No Name Radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's latest album, "Apex Predator": Barney: "I think it turned out to be a really good album, which I didn't quite know at ...

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MAX CAVALERA: 'I Never Think About Retirement'

In a recent interview with Metal Wani, Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, SEPULTURA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) was asked what he hoped his legacy would look like one day. He responded: "To me, hopefully it [will be] somebody that wasn't afraid to take risks, and wasn't afraid to try new things. I never let whatever — people or ideas ...

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NEIL FALLON Says CLUTCH Has No Plans To Celebrate Group's 30th Anniversary: 'We're Not Really Keen On Nostalgia'

Prior to CLUTCH's performance in Devore, California on October 13, vocalist Neil Fallon spoke with RadioactiveMike Z, host of the Riverside, California radio station 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SYSTEM OF A DOWN, the group CLUTCH supported ...

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MAX CAVALERA Would Love To Get BRUCE DICKINSON, GLENN DANZIG And ANGUS YOUNG To Guest On A SOULFLY Album

Paul Tadday of Australia's AMNplify recently conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SEPULTURA). You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about SOULFLY's return to the groove-laden sound of the band's early material on the group's latest release, "Ritual", Max said: "I feel that it ...

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BEHEMOTH: Official Video Recap Of Los Angeles Concert

An official video recap of BEHEMOTH's November 24 concert at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. BEHEMOTH's latest album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest", was released on October 5 via Metal Blade Records in North America and Nuclear Blast in Europe. Unlike "The Satanist", which was primarily recorded in one ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist Is 'Getting The Help He Needs,' Less Than Two Weeks After His Arrest

Florida death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE have confirmed that all of their previously announced shows in 2019 will go ahead as scheduled, despite guitarist Patrick "Pat" O'Brien's recent arrest. O'Brien was arrested on December 10 on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and burglary of an occupied dwelling with assault. Deputies say he ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: There Have Been 'No Further Discussions' About A New SYSTEM OF A DOWN Album

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian says that there have been "no further discussions" about the band recording a follow-up to its 2005 albums "Mezmerize" and "Hypnotize". This past summer, SYSTEM guitarist Daron Malakian publicly accused Tankian of not wanting to record, with Tankian responding that creative and financial issues with Malakian led to ...

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GHOST Releases 'Faith' Video

GHOST has just wrapped up its hugely successful "A Pale Tour Named Death" North American tour. A video for the song "Faith", directed by Bill Yukich, with photography by Ryan Chang, was shot at various stops along the way and can be seen below. The North American trek visited nearly 40 cities, including Chicago, New ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist Had 50 Shotguns, 10 Semiautomatic Rifles And 20 Handguns At Rental Home Before Arrest

Newly released court documents show that CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Patrick "Pat" O'Brien made strange phone calls to his parents the day of his arrest, warning about "the rapture" and telling them that "aliens have landed." O'Brien was arrested on December 10 on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and burglary of an ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist PAT O'BRIEN Released From Jail

CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Patrick "Pat" O'Brien has been released from jail, less than a week after he was arrested on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and burglary of an occupied dwelling with assault. Deputies say he burglarized a house and charged at a deputy with a knife. According to the Hillsborough ...

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SLAYER's PAUL BOSTAPH: 'Blood Red' Drum-Cam Footage From London

Drum-cam footage of SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph performing the song "Blood Red" during the band's November 3, 2018 concert at Wembley SSE Arena in London, England can be seen below. Bostaph, who was previously SLAYER's drummer from 1992 until 2001 and recorded four albums with the band, rejoined SLAYER in 2013 after the group's original ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist PAT O'BRIEN Is 'A Standup Guy' Who Is 'True To His Friends, Family And His Band,' Says Drummer's Wife

A fundraising campaign for CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Pat O'Brien has been launched by Deana Mazurkiewicz, the wife of the band's drummer, Paul Mazurkiewicz. O'Brien was arrested Monday (December 10) on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and burglary of an occupied dwelling with assault. Deputies say he burglarized a house and charged ...

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Updated SLAYER Biography Released

The definitive biography of thrash-metal kings SLAYER has been updated and expanded, with a new look. "Slayer 66 & 2/3: The Jeff and Dave Years… Post-Repentless Remastered Edition" features six new chapters, 24 more pages, and a new cover design. Available now, this new version now includes: * A book report on "Bloodline: The Araya ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist Wears Anti-Suicide Vest During First Court Appearance Following Arrest (Video)

CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Patrick "Pat" O'Brien appeared in a Florida court Tuesday morning (December 11), one day after being arrested for breaking into a home and assaulting a police officer. O'Brien was clad in an anti-suicide vest, with his wrists and ankles chained together, when he was told by a judge at the Hillsborough County ...

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