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ALEXI LAIHO's BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Performs Live For First Time (Video)

BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT, the new band launched by ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho, made its live debut Friday night (October 23) at Rytmikorjaamo in Seinäjoki, Finland. Fan-filmed video footage of the 17-song concert, which consisted entirely of CHILDREN OF BODOM material, can be seen below. Joining Alexi in the group are drummer Waltteri Väyrynen, ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Announces 'Here We Come A-Caroling' Christmas EP, 'Nature's Light' Album

earMUSIC, the global independent rock and contemporary music label of Edel Germany GmbH, has announced the worldwide signing of BLACKMORE'S NIGHT. The band was founded in 1997 by legendary hard rock guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night to stage their mutual love for traditional medieval and folk-rock music. Blackmore has shaped the hard rock scene ...

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SOILWORK Announces 'A Whisp Of The Atlantic' EP

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will release a new EP, "A Whisp Of The Atlantic". on December 4 via Nuclear Blast. The official music for the first single from the effort, "The Nothingness And The Devil", can be seen below. Guitarist David Andersson states: "'The Nothingness And The Devil' is a song about how the old concept ...

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Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist DJ ASHBA Releases Music Video For New EDM Single 'Let's Dance' Feat. SIXX:A.M.'s JAMES MICHAEL

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba introduced his unique version of EDM to the world last summer with his debut single "Hypnotic". Having creatively combined multiple genres with EDM into one unique sound, Ashba continues forging his journey into an exciting new genre with his second single, "Let's Dance", the official ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS Drops Halloween Song 'Broomsticks'

THE PRETTY RECKLESS has released a creepy and cool Halloween song called "Broomsticks". THE PRETTY RECKLESS's upcoming album, "Death By Rock And Roll", is the band's first to be made without longtime producer Kato Khandwala, who died in April 2018 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. "Death By Rock And Roll" will be released ...

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Forgotten Days - PALLBEARER

It didn't take long for PALLBEARER to perfect their masterful mix of melancholy and beauty after their 2012 debut, "Sorrow and Extinction". Heck, that mix was damn near perfect coming out of the starting gate. It's been a testament to their mastery of songcraft and melodic doom metal that even through minor tweaks here and ...

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BRING ME THE HORIZON Releases Music Video For New Single 'Teardrops'

British rockers BRING ME THE HORIZON have released the official music video for their new single, "Teardrops". The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Post Human: Survival Horror", which is due on October 30. The nine-song effort will include the previously released singles "Obey", "Ludens" and "Parasite Eve", as well as new collaborations ...

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Listen To 2020 Mix Of PANTERA's 'Goddamn Electric' From 'Reinventing The Steel' 20th-Anniversary Reissue

A 2020 Terry Date mix of PANTERA's song "Goddamn Electric", taken from the upcoming 20th-anniversary reissue of the band's final opus, "Reinventing The Steel", can be streamed below. "Reinventing The Steel" represented a recommitment to everything the band loved about heavy metal. Released in 2000 at the peak of nu-metal's popularity, the album's back-to-basics approach ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Announces 2022 European Tour With JUDAS PRIEST

Ozzy Osbourne has once again announced the rescheduled dates for the European leg of his "No More Tours 2". Due to the unprecedented and ever-changing situation, the six-week trek previously slated for October 2020 will move to early 2022. The rescheduled 19-date arena tour, with lifelong friends JUDAS PRIEST as special guests, will kick off ...

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REX BROWN's Co-Writer Once Again Disputes Ex-PANTERA's Bassist's Claim About 'Official Truth, 101 Proof' Book

The co-writer of Rex Brown's memoir has once again disputed the former PANTERA bassist's claim that the book contains passages that were published without Rex's consent. Four years after "Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story Of Pantera" was released in 2013, Brown was publicly critical of the way his autobiography turned out, saying in ...

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JOE BONAMASSA Is Hopeful Concerts Will Return: 'They Just May Look A Little Different In The Short Term'

Joe Bonamassa spoke to Danny Stoakes about the coronavirus pandemic, which has brought many businesses across the globe to a screeching halt. Asked what he thinks the future holds for live music once the COVID-19 crisis has subsided, the acclaimed guitarist, who was calling from Nashville, where he has a home, stated (hear audio): "Who ...

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MYLES KENNEDY On His Upcoming Solo Album: 'Lyrically, It Was A Lot Harder To Write Than I Thought It Was Gonna Be'

ALTER BRIDGE frontman Myles Kennedy spoke to Terrie Carr of the Morristown, New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA about his recently completed second solo album. The LP was tracked at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with the same team that worked on 2018's "Year Of The Tiger", including producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, engineer Jef Moll, ...

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ROB HALFORD Says Recording Audiobook Version Of His 'Confess' Autobiography Was 'Amazing' Experience

In a new interview with Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford spoke about what it was like recording the audiobook version of his recently released autobiography, "Confess". "Well, here's the test," Rob said. "When you read a book next time, try reading it out loud, because it's a completely ...

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ARCHITECTS Announce 'For Those That Wish To Exist' Album

England-based post-metalcore quintet ARCHITECTS will release its ninth studio album, "For Those That Wish To Exist", on February 26 via Epitaph. The record arrives as the follow-up to the band's critically acclaimed 2018 release "Holy Hell", which took a look at the pain and despair that lay at the heart of losing a brother, bandmate, ...

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The Last Viking - LEAVES' EYES

Although never quite established on the genre's top tier, LEAVES' EYES have certainly earned a formidable reputation as symphonic stalwarts. With a robust catalogue of full-length records and an international fan base, there will be plenty of people waiting for the Norwegians/Germans' new album, and the best news available is that it's very obviously one ...

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