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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Frontman On 'Gravity': 'We Knew It Was Going To Be A Slightly More Divisive Album'

Chris Peters of Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Matt Tuck of Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he's happy with the response to the band's new studio album, "Gravity": Matt: "Absolutely. Yeah, it's been ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK Says It Was 'A Huge Honor' To Pay Tribute To VINNIE PAUL At AFTERSHOCK Festival

Former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick says that it was "a huge honor" to take part in a special tribute to late PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott on Saturday, October 13 at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California. Joining Broderick for a cover of the PANTERA classic "A New ...

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Watch KORN, GODSMACK, DEFTONES Members Pay Tribute To VINNIE PAUL At AFTERSHOCK Festival

Members of KORN, GODSMACK, HELLYEAH, DEFTONES, SHINEDOWN and SEVENDUST are among the musicians who took part in a special tribute to late PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott on Saturday, October 13 at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Featured musicians (among others): * ...

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AUGUST BURNS RED, MEMPHIS MAY FIRE, ISSUES Members To Perform At Memorial Concert For WE CAME AS ROMANS Singer

Kyle Pavone, the charismatic and talented singer of WE CAME AS ROMANS, tragically and unexpectedly passed away in August. The band will honor his memory with the "Promise Me Tribute Show" on Sunday, October 28 at The Fillmore in Detroit, Michigan. The concert will benefit the Kyle Pavone Foundation, which serves members of the music ...

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THE SWORD Guitarist KYLE SHUTT To Release Solo Album

Multi-instrumentalist Kyle Shutt has announced plans to release his first-ever solo album in the spring of 2019. Shutt, who has spent the last 12 years touring the world as guitarist for the award-winning hard rock band THE SWORD, and just last year launched DOOM SIDE OF THE MOON: A HEAVY METAL TRIBUTE TO PINK FLOYD, ...

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BAD WOLVES: 'No Masters' Video Released

BAD WOLVES has released a music video for the track "No Masters". The song is the third single issued from the group's debut album, "Disobey", following the current Top 10 rock track "Hear Me Now" and the chart-topping smash cover of THE CRANBERRIES' "Zombie". Meanwhile, BAD WOLVES is also crowdfunding a documentary on the group's ...

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SIGH's New Album 'Heir To Despair' To Feature Guest Appearance By PHILIP ANSELMO

Japanese avant garde metal veterans SIGH will release their 11th studio album, "Heir To Despair", on November 16 via Candlelight Records. While the previous album, "Graveward" (2015), was rather symphonic orchestral stuff, "Heir To Despair" is pointing at the completely opposite direction. Heavily inspired by old crazy progressive bands like BRAINTICKET, EMBRYO, AGITATION FREE, BETWEEN, ...

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MESHUGGAH Announces Collection Of Vinyl Reissues

Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have announced a very special vinyl reissue collection celebrating the band's legacy. The collection offers a limited one-time-only pressing that includes reimagined cover artwork, redesigned gatefold jackets, and audio mastered for vinyl. The first five albums will be released via Nuclear Blast on November 30. Watch the trailer about the ...

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K.K. DOWNING Says JUDAS PRIEST Should Have Considered Fans' Wishes When Deciding On GLENN TIPTON's Replacement For 'Firepower' Tour

Thomas S, Orwat Jr. of Rock Music Star recently conducted an interview with former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Ken "K.K." Downing. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the fact that he wasn't invited to rejoin JUDAS PRIEST following Glenn Tipton's decision to retire ...

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Video: NONPOINT Performs Acoustic Version Of 'Chaos And Earthquakes' At HARDDRIVE RADIO Studio

Video footage of NONPOINT members Elias Soriano, Rasheed Thomas and B.C. Kochmit performing an acoustic version of the band's song "Chaos And Earthquakes" and the HardDrive Radio studio can be seen below. "Chaos And Earthquakes" is taken from NONPOINT's tenth album, "X", which was released on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" ...

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DEICIDE's GLEN BENTON Has Learned To Show Restraint During Interviews: 'People Try To Bait Me. I'm Not Going To Let It Happen Anymore'

Kyle McGinn of Dead Rhetoric recently conducted an interview with frontman Glen Benton of Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. Dead Rhetoric: This is your 12th album. What makes an album like "Overtures Of Blasphemy" stand out? Glen: "I guess over time you define yourself. It's ...

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SOILWORK: Second Studio Webisode For New Album

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have completed work on their 11th studio album for an early 2019 release via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "The Ride Majestic" was recorded at Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden with producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson. "The Ride Majestic" was SOILWORK's last album to feature longtime drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO Thought He Was Suffering From Indigestion Seven Years Before He Died Of Stomach Cancer

Ronnie James Dio's widow Wendy Dio has spoken to the "Red Light District Show" about her decision to start the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, which was established after his death as a privately funded 501(c)(3) charity organization dedicated to cancer prevention, research and education. "When Ronnie passed away, a lot ...

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SODOM To Release 'Partisan' EP In November

German thrash metal veterans SODOM will release a new EP, "Partisan", on November 23 via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort will be made available as a CD digipak, 10-inch clear vinyl, download and stream. "Partisan" will contain three tracks, including a live recording from this year's Rock Hard Festival. Track listing: 01. Partisan 02. Conflagration 03. Tired ...

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Former MUSHROOMHEAD Members JEFFREY NOTHING And THOMAS CHURCH Rejoin Forces In NOTHING

Jeffrey Nothing, also known as Jeff Hatrix (born Jeffrey Lewis Hetrick), formerly the haunting voice and co-founder behind Cleveland's pioneering alterna-metal and industrial collective MUSHROOMHEAD, has resurfaced with his solo project JEFFREY NOTHING (also known as NOTHING). Released today is a brand new single, "Fragile Mind". The track is available now for download and across ...

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SOILWORK Completes Work On New Album; First Studio Webisode Available

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have completed work on their 11th studio album for an early 2019 release via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "The Ride Majestic" was recorded at Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden with producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson. "The Ride Majestic" was SOILWORK's last album to feature longtime drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who ...

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Video Premiere: KAMELOT's 'MindFall Remedy'

KAMELOT has released a brand new music video for the song "MindFall Remedy". The clip, which includes a guest appearance by Lauren Hart (ONCE HUMAN), was directed by Thomas Crane of Killdevil Films and features live footage from the band's recent North American tour. KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood said: "The North American tour was our ...

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DAVE GROHL Played Drums On New TENACIOUS D Album 'Post-Apocalypto'

Acclaimed rock duo and basically everyone's favorite band ever TENACIOUS D — comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass — will release not one but two incredible works this fall. Both are called "Post-Apocalypto". Both are amazing. Here's what you need to know: "Post-Apocalypto" — the series — is an original, six-part animated video series ...

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