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SOUNDGARDEN's Front-Of-House Engineer Says CHRIS CORNELL Seemed 'High' And 'F**ked Up' During Last Concert

Chris Cornell seemed to be under the influence of drugs during his last-ever performance, says his longtime front-of-house engineer and tour manager. The 52-year-old SOUNDGARDEN frontman was pronounced dead early Thursday morning after being found unresponsive in his Detroit hotel room on Wednesday night. The band had played a concert at the Fox Theatre earlier ...

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ENTOMBED Trademark Ruling Paves Way For New Music, Live Shows From HELLID, CEDERLUND, ANDERSSON

On May 17, the Swedish Court of First Instance (Patent and Market Court [PMD] at Stockholm District Court) ruled on the long-running case brought by founding ENTOMBED guitarist Alex Hellid, along with Nicke Andersson and Uffe Cederlund, against original ENTOMBED singer Lars-Göran "LG" Petrov regarding the trademark name "Entombed," finding in their favor on all ...

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SECRET SPHERE: 'Courage' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for SECRET SPHERE's new song "Courage" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "The Nature Of Time", which will be released on June 2 via Frontiers Music Srl. The new recording celebrates 20 years of hard work that started back in 1997 with the ...

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PRONG: 'Zero Days' Album Details Revealed

PRONG will release its new album, "Zero Days", on July 28 via Steamhammer/SPV as a CD digipak, 2LP gatefold, digital download and as a stream. Musically, "Zero Days" hits home from the first bars of the mighty opener "However It May End" to the last bars of the album's closing track, "Wasting Of The Dawn". ...

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Video Premiere: DRAGONFORCE's 'Ashes Of The Dawn'

"Ashes Of The Dawn", the brand new music video from DRAGONFORCE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Reaching Into Infinity", which will be released on May 19 via earMUSIC on CD, LP and a special-edition CD and DVD. The follow-up to 2014's "Maximum Overload" marks the band's third ...

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DON DOKKEN On Last Year's Classic DOKKEN Reunion: 'The Only Downside Was I Didn't Think I Was That Good, Singing-Wise'

Don Dokken says the "only downside" of last year's DOKKEN reunion tour was that his vocal performance wasn't up to par. The singer, guitarist George Lynch, bassist Jeff Pilson and drummer "Wild" Mick Brown launched a short Japanese tour last October in Osaka, before heading to Fukuoka, Tokyo for an appearance at the Loud Park ...

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DAWN OF DISEASE To Release 'Ascension Gate' Album In August

German death metallers DAWN OF DISEASE will release their fourth studio album, "Ascension Gate", on August 11 via Napalm Records. Since 2003, DAWN OF DISEASE has rumbled its way to the top as heavyweights of Germany's death metal scene. Hailing from Osnabrück, DAWN OF DISEASE indulges some old-school Swedish groove and raspy riffs: BLOODBATH and ...

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DRAGONFORCE: 'Ashes Of The Dawn' Video Preview

"Ashes Of The Dawn", the brand new music video from DRAGONFORCE, will make its online debut this coming Monday, May 15. A preview clip can be seen below. "Ashes Of The Dawn" is taken from DRAGONFORCE's new album, "Reaching Into Infinity", which will be released on May 19 via earMUSIC on CD, LP and a ...

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Blackhearts - Blackhearts (Movie)

"It was about coldness, sorrow, mountains, darkness, forests…" Black metal. One of this genre's touchiest subjects. You either know it, or you think you know it and, really, you're clueless. Most people fall into the second category. You either laughed at VENOM's snarky tirades in the name of Satan, or you raised your child from ...

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Listen To New SECRET SPHERE Song 'Faith'

SECRET SPHERE's song "Faith" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "The Nature Of Time", which will be released on June 2 via Frontiers Music Srl. The new recording celebrates 20 years of hard work that started back in 1997 with the release of the band's widely praised ...

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DRAGONFORCE: Part One Of New Rapid-Fire Interview (Video)

Part one of a new rapid-fire interview with DRAGONFORCE can be seen below. DRAGONFORCE's new album, "Reaching Into Infinity", will be released on May 19 via earMUSIC on CD, LP and a special-edition CD and DVD. The follow-up to 2014's "Maximum Overload" marks the band's third full-length studio release with singer Marc Hudson, who joined ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Joins Forces With DARIO MOLLO In EZOO

Legendary singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, GRAHAM BONNET BAND) has joined forces with Italian axeman and producer Dario Mollo in a new project called EZOO. The band's debut album, "Feeding The Beast", will be released on June 2 via earMUSIC. Grooving and stomping music, with the great feeling straight from the golden days of ...

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Video Premiere: SECRET SPHERE's 'The Calling'

SECRET SPHERE's video for the song "The Calling" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "The Nature Of Time", which will be released on June 2 via Frontiers Music Srl. The new recording celebrates 20 years of hard work that started back in 1997 with the release of ...

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New Song Premiere: DRAGONFORCE's 'Curse Of Darkness'

"Curse Of Darkness", a brand new song from the multinational metal band DRAGONFORCE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Reaching Into Infinity", which will be released on May 19 via earMUSIC on CD, LP and a special-edition CD and DVD. The follow-up to 2014's "Maximum Overload" marks the ...

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ENSLAVED: 'Roadburn Live' Unpacking Video

"Roadburn Live" is ENSLAVED's first official live album, a split release between Roadburn Records and By Norse Music. The album was recorded during one of band's headlining shows at the renowned Roadburn festival 2015, an edition curated by ENSLAVED's guitar player Ivar Bjørnson. Walter Hoeijmakers, Roadburn's artistic director, comments on the release: "It's no secret ...

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