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DAVID DRAIMAN Says 'Evolution' Is DISTURBED's 'Black Album'

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman has praised the band's upcoming album, "Evolution", saying that literally every single track on it could be a hit." Last week, DISTURBED shared the official music video for "Are You Ready", the first single from the LP. The clip was directed by Roboshobo (a.k.a. Robert Schober), who has previously worked with ...

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Announces Winter Tour 2018

Marking the band's 20th consecutive year of touring, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA (TSO) today announced its highly-anticipated Winter Tour 2018. TSO's annual November-December multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented the group's status as a must-attend, multi-generational, holiday tradition. This year's 20th anniversary tour, a presentation of TSO's unforgettable "The Ghosts Of Christmas ...

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SEPULTURA's ELOY CASAGRANDE: Drum-Cam Footage Of 'Arise' Performance From DICKY WOODSTOCK POPFESTIVAL

Drum-cam footage of SEPULTURA's Eloy Casagrande performing the song "Arise" live with his bandmates on August 3 at the Dicky Woodstock Popfestival in the Netherlands can be seen below. SEPULTURA played its first show with Casagrande on November 25, 2011 in Lichtenfels, Germany. Casagrande joined SEPULTURA as the replacement for Jean Dolabella, who left the ...

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ENUFF Z'NUFF's CHIP Z'NUFF: 'In The Old Days, We Did More Cocaine Than GUNS N' ROSES And AEROSMITH Put Together'

ENUFF Z'NUFF vocalist/bassist Chip Z'Nuff recently spoke with Heavy New York. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new album, "Diamond Boy": Chip: "There's no rules or regulations, no need to put handcuffs on us. We grew up listening to different styles ...

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TALLAH Feat. MAX PORTNOY: 'Cottonmouth' Video Released

Pennsylvania metal band TALLAH — which features in its ranks Max Portnoy, son of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO) — has released the official music video for the single "Cottonmouth", off its latest EP, titled "No One Should Read This". The clip, directed by Max Portnoy, is the ...

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SEPULTURA: Third Behind-The-Scenes Video From Summer 2018 European Tour

The third in a series of clips featuring backstage and behind-the-scenes footage from SEPULTURA's ongoing summer 2018 European tour can be seen below. SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser confirmed to TotalRock Radio that the band has commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2017's "Machine Messiah" album. "Already, me, Eloy [Casagrande, drums], Derrick [Green, vocals] ...

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SEPULTURA: Video Of BRUTAL ASSAULT Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of SEPULTURA's August 11 performance at the Brutal Assault festival in Josefov, Czech Republic can be seen below. SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser confirmed to TotalRock Radio that the band has commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2017's "Machine Messiah" album. "Already, me, Eloy [Casagrande, drums], Derrick [Green, vocals] and Paulo ...

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STRYPER Guitarist OZ FOX Hospitalized In Las Vegas

STRYPER guitarist Oz Fox has been hospitalized after reportedly "falling down" during his guest appearance at SIN CITY SINNERS concert Saturday night (August 11) at Harrah's in Las Vegas, Nevada. The news of Oz's illness was broken by SIN CITY SINNERS' Jason Green, who wrote on his Facebook page: "If you believe in a higher ...

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SEPULTURA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Summer 2018 European Tour

Backstage and behind-the-scenes footage from SEPULTURA's ongoing summer 2018 European tour can be seen below. SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser confirmed to TotalRock Radio that the band has commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2017's "Machine Messiah" album. "Already, me, Eloy [Casagrande, drums], Derrick [Green, vocals] and Paulo [Xisto Pinto Jr., bass], we have ...

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MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON Announces European Dates For His 'Basstory' Tour

Grammy Award-winning MEGADETH bassist, author, entrepreneur and metal icon David Ellefson, in association with Hexagon Booking, has announced a string of European dates to his "Basstory" tour, a series of limited and exclusive "Storytellers" dates, starting September 21 in Portland, Oregon. Dubbed "Basstory: An Intimate Evening Of Riffs And Repartee With David Ellefson", the show ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Frontman Explains Decision To Reinvent '90s Solo Tracks As 'STill Cyco Punk After All These Years' Album

In the early '80s when the legendary SUICIDAL TENDENCIES formed, punk rock was not very welcoming to "new ideas" — especially from a new crew that were obviously not worried about fitting in. But SUICIDAL TENDENCIES weren't there to be "accepted," and not only played their own "STyle of Cyco Punk," but reinvented the DIY ...

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KISS Manager DOC MCGHEE And Brother SCOTT End 25-Year Business Relationship

According to All Access Music Group, McGhee Entertainment partners Doc and Scott McGhee have announced the conclusion of their 25-year business relationship. McGhee Entertainment's web site lists clients that include KISS, Paul Stanley, Ted Nugent, A THOUSAND HORSES, LOVE & THEFT, and others. Doc McGhee will continue operating McGhee Entertainment, while his brother ...

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NEW YEARS DAY: 'Disgust Me' Video Released

NEW YEARS DAY's video for the song "Disgust Me" can be seen below. The track is the sole new original piece of music on the band's latest EP, "Diary Of A Creep", which was released in January via RED/Century Media. "Diary Of A Creep", which follows the tradition of landmark releases like "Garage Days" by ...

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ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist BILLY F GIBBONS To Release 'The Big Bad Blues' Solo Album In September

Concord Records will release "The Big Bad Blues", ZZ TOP legend Billy F Gibbons's second-ever solo effort, on September 21. This is the follow-up to his acclaimed 2015 Afro-Cuban-flavored solo album "Perfectamundo". "The Big Bad Blues", as the title suggests, focuses on Gibbons's lifelong love of the blues and rock and roll, showcasing the blues-influenced ...

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OBSCURA: 'Mortification Of The Vulgar Sun' Video Released

"Mortification Of The Vulgar Sun", the new video from Germany's progressive death metal masters OBSCURA, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Diluvium", which is due out July 13 on CD, LP and digital via Relapse Records. OBSCURA completes its long-running, four-album conceptual circle with the release of "Diluvium" ...

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MADDER MORTEM To Release 'Marrow' Album In September

Norwegian alternative metallers MADDER MORTEM will release their seventh full-length album, "Marrow", on September 21 via Dark Essence Records. The disc's first single, "Moonglight Over Silver White", can be heard at this location. "Moonlight Over Silver White" is, according to the band, "the essence of what MADDER MORTEM is about. The contrasts between ...

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