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SLIPKNOT's JIM ROOT Recovering From Disk Replacement Surgery

SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root underwent disk replacement surgery on Tuesday (October 4) — two days after the band's headlining performance at the Louder Than Life festival in Lousville, Kentucky. He wrote on his Instagram account: "[It] seems as if fractured vertebrae and hemorrhaged disks are an occupational hazard for metal bands. So early in the ...

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Video: SUICIDE SILENCE Performs New Song At OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of SUICIDE SILENCE performing a brand new song during this year's Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, which was held September 24-25 a at San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore, California, can be seen below. Joining the band on stage during the performance was Jose Mangin, SiriusXM on-air host (Liquid Metal, Ozzy's Boneyard, Octane). SUICIDE SILENCE ...

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OPETH: Eleventh 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have just released their twelfth album, "Sorceress". The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart title tracks ...

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Listen To OPETH's Entire 'Sorceress' Album

"Sorceress", the twelfth album from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due on September 30, the band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" ...

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SLIPKNOT: Drum-Cam Footage Of OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST Performance

SLIPKNOT performed its 2001 album "Iowa" in its entirety at the Ozzfest Meets Knotfest festival on Sunday, September 25 at San Manuel Amphitheater and Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California. Drum-cam footage of SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg's "The Shape" performance from Ozzfest Meets Knotfest can be seen below. "Iowa" came out in August 2001 and ...

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OPETH: Tenth 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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Watch BLACK SABBATH's Entire Performance At OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of BLACK SABBATH's September 24 performance at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest at San Manuel Amphitheater and Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California can be seen below. This is the second, and final, leg of the band's "The End" farewell tour. They played across the country earlier this year. SABBATH's setlist for the Ozzfest ...

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Watch TRIVIUM Perform At ROCK ALLEGIANCE Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of TRIVIUM's September 17 performance at the Rock Allegiance festival in Chester, Pennsylvania can be seen below. TRIVIUM's "Silence In The Snow" album was released on October 2, 2015 via Roadrunner. The follow-up to 2013's "Vengeance Falls" was produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette (SLASH, ALTER BRIDGE, THE AMITY AFFLICTION) and was mixed ...

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OPETH Releases Lyric Video For New Song 'The Wilde Flowers'

The official lyric video for "The Wilde Flowers", a brand new song from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, can be seen below. The track is featured on the band's highly anticipated twelfth studio album, "Sorceress", which is scheduled for release on September 30 via the band's imprint label Moderbolaget Records with Nuclear Blast. Speaking with Metal ...

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SLIPKNOT's '.5: The Gray Chapter' Certified Gold In U.S.

SLIPKNOT's fifth studio album, ".5: The Gray Chapter", was officially certified gold on August 31 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales of more than 500,000 copies. The certification came six months after RIAA started including on-demand audio and video streams and a track sale equivalent in gold and platinum album award. ...

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IN FLAMES Announces New Drummer

Swedish metallers IN FLAMES have announced the addition of drummer Joe Rickard to the group's ranks. Joe joins the band as the replacement for Daniel Svensson, who left IN FLAMES last fall to focus on his family life. Says IN FLAMES in a statement: "As you know, our longtime drummer, friend, and brother that is ...

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BLACK SABBATH: 'The Ultimate Collection' Due In October

BLACK SABBATH will release "The Ultimate Collection" on October 28 via BMG. Curated in conjunction with the band, the 31-track collection features the band's classic songs, including "Paranoid", "Iron Man", "War Pigs", "N.I.B." and "The Wizard" as well as choice cuts from their classic albums and is the definitive accompaniment for all SABBATH fans as ...

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OPETH: Eighth 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: Seventh 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Will O The Wisp'

The official lyric video for "Will O The Wisp", a brand new song from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's twelfth album, "Sorceress", which will be released on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief ...

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Watch SLIPKNOT Perform In Austin

Fan-filmed video footage of SLIPKNOT's August 27 performance at the Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas can be seen below. SLIPKNOT will perform its 2001 album "Iowa" in its entirety at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest on Sunday, September 25 at San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California. "Iowa" came out in August ...

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OPETH: Sixth 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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SLIPKNOT To Perform Entire 'Iowa' Album At This Year's KNOTFEST

SLIPKNOT will perform its 2001 album "Iowa" in its entirety at the Ozzfest Meets Knotfest festival on Sunday, September 25 at San Manuel Amphitheater and Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California. Says SLIPKNOT in a statement: "Fifteen years ago, something quite extraordinary happened. Nine men from Iowa went in to a studio in California and ...

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Video: BLACK SABBATH Performs In Holmdel, New Jersey

Fan-filmed video footage of BLACK SABBATH's August 23 performance at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey can be seen below. This is the second, and final, leg of the band's "The End" farewell tour. They played across the country earlier this year. SABBATH's setlist for the Holmdel concert was as follows: 01. Black ...

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SLIPKNOT Members At Richard Petty Driving Experience

On Sunday, August 21, Shawn Crahan and Sid Wilson from SLIPKNOT experienced Richard Petty Driving Experience's American Muscle Car Challenge at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Crahan and Wilson drove iconic muscle cars, including a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Shelby Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger Hellcat, around the Speedway at speeds up to 140 mph. SLIPKNOT ...

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ICED EARTH Guitarist TROY SEELE Quits

Guitarist Troy Seele has announced his departure from ICED EARTH due to family responsibilities. He says: "After close to ten years as a guitarist in ICED EARTH, the time has come for me to step away. "Some of you know, but many do not, that I have a child with autism. In the past, I ...

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