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Watch METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Lose To MRS. SMITH In Live Guitar 'Cry Baby Battle Royale' Wah-Off (Video)

Kirk Hammett's long-professed his love of the wah-wah pedal was finally challenged by Mrs. Smith, the guitar virtuoso alter-ego of actor-musician David Hanbury, last night (Sunday, March 8) at the Senate in Columbia, South Carolina at the "Cry Baby Battle Royale". The event also included a performance by the METALLICA guitarist's THE WEDDING BAND covers ...

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Listen To New CODE ORANGE Song 'Sulfur Surrounding'

"Sulfur Surrounding", a brand new song from the Grammy-nominated band CODE ORANGE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming LP, "Underneath", which will be released on March 13 via Roadrunner Records. "Underneath" finds CODE ORANGE once again confounding expectations, piling element on element, and towering towards the sky. Rattling drum ...

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TESLA Releases Music Video For 'Signs' From 'Five Man London Jam'

Sacramento, California rockers TESLA visited iconic recording studio Abbey Road Studios in London, England in June 2019 for a one-night musical event capturing the band performing songs from their legendary arsenal, including "Love Song" and "What You Give", along with their classic covers of "Signs" and "We Can Work It Out". Additionally, the band performed ...

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PAPA ROACH To Release Career-Spanning Documentary

Tobin Esperance has confirmed that PAPA ROACH has "some surprises" planned to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band's breakthrough album, "Infest", this year. PAPA ROACH's second full-length record and first major label release, "Infest" peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart and has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry ...

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Video: DRAGONFORCE Plays In Los Angeles With Drummer AQUILES PRIESTER

DRAGONFORCE played its second show with drummer Aquiles Priester (ANGRA, TONY MACALPINE, W.A.S.P.) this past Friday night (March 6) at The Regent Theater in Los Angeles, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert, which featured a guest appearance by Tosin Abasi (ANIMALS AS LEADERS) and Tim Henson (POLYPHIA) for the banjo-inflected tribute to the video ...

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NIGHTWISH's TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Says 'Noise' Video Is 'Not A Criticism About Technology Or Cell Phones'

NIGHTWISH keyboardist and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen spoke to Spain's GoetiaMedia.com about "Noise", the first single from the band's forthcoming ninth studio album, "Human. :II: Nature." The track's accompanying video has been described as a commentary on modern society. Tuomas said: "It's a reminder. It's some food for thought. I see ...

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EXHORDER's KYLE THOMAS: 'To Have Another Opportunity To Do It Again At This Level Is Definitely A Blessing'

In a recent interview with Gabriel Gignac, frontman Kyle Thomas of New Orleans-based thrash metal pioneers EXHORDER discussed the reasoning behind the long period of inactivity between studio albums before the release of last year's "Mourn The Southern Skies". Although EXHORDER had several reformations since its original dissolution in 1994, the band had long failed ...

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JOHN CORABI Floats Debunked Theory That Governments Have Known About New Coronavirus For At Least A Year

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi has falsely suggested that because his year-old Clorox product lists "Human Coronavirus" on the container, the new coronavirus driving the outbreak in China was already known. Last night (Saturday, March 7), Corabi took to his Twitter to share a photo of a container of Clorox disinfecting wipes, with the ...

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DOKKEN Rejoined By GEORGE LYNCH At Biloxi Concert (Video)

George Lynch rejoined DOKKEN on stage last night (Friday, March 6) at the Hard Rock Live in Biloxi, Mississippi to perform three of the band's classic songs: "Kiss Of Death", "When Heaven Comes Down" and "Tooth And Nail". The reunion was the first of several DOKKEN live appearances this year which include what is being ...

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SEPULTURA's ELOY CASAGRANDE: 'Raging Void' Drum Playthrough (Video)

Paiste has uploaded video footage of SEPULTURA drummer Eloy Casagrande's drum playthrough to the band's song "Raging Void". Check it out below. Last month, SEPULTURA singer Derrick Green told Australia's Everblack Media that Casagrande has had "a tremendous impact" on the group since he joined in 2011. "It's undeniable because he's such a strong force," ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Once Again Calls Out JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD For Using A Teleprompter

IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson has once again called out singers who use teleprompters during live performances. A teleprompter, or autocue, is a display device that prompts the person speaking with an electronic visual text of a speech or script, and it is usually used by vocalists — including JUDAS PRIEST's Rob Halford and BLACK SABBATH's ...

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NAGLFAR: Music Video For 'Cerecloth' Title Track

The official music video for "Cerecloth", the title track of the seventh full-length album from Umeå, Sweden's black metal nihilists NAGLFAR, can be seen below. The disc will be released on May 8 via Century Media Records. NAGLFAR comments: "We are proud to hereby reveal the title track from our upcoming album. 'Cerecloth' marks our ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announces Two New Beers In TROOPER Range

IRON MAIDEN and Robinsons Brewery have announced two new beers in the award-winning Trooper range; Fear Of The Dark, a 4.5% ABV English Stout, and Trooper IPA, a 4.3% ABV India Pale Ale. Both beers will be available to pre-order directly through the Robinsons Brewery web site, with Amazon orders opening shortly after. Further details ...

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PAPA ROACH's JACOBY SHADDIX On JERRY HORTON's Finger Surgery: 'For A Guitar Player, That's Very Frightening'

PAPA ROACH guitarist Jerry Horton is sitting out the band's European tour after breaking two fingers in his left hand. His temporary replacement for the trek is Anthony Esperance, the brother of PAPA ROACH bassist Tobin Esperance. Speaking to Romania's Rock FM on March 3, PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix stated about Jerry (see video ...

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BEYOND THE BLACK To Release 'Hørizøns' Album In June

German symphonic metallers BEYOND THE BLACK have released "Misery", the first single from their upcoming album "Hørizøns", to be released via Napalm Records on June 19. The explosive quintet manages to perform a tightrope act between scene solidarity and the constant motivation to conquer new musical horizons: With their newest offering, BEYOND THE BLACK prepares ...

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Listen To New TESTAMENT Song 'Children Of The Next Level'

The official visualizer for "Children Of The Next Level", a brand new song from San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Titans Of Creation", which will be released on April 3 via Nuclear Blast. The long-awaited follow-up to 2016 album "Brotherhood Of The ...

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NIGHTWISH: Lyric Video For New Single 'Harvest'

Finnish/British/Dutch symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have released the official lyric video for "Harvest", the second single from their forthcoming ninth studio album, "Human. :II: Nature." . Due on April 10 via Nuclear Blast, the long-awaited follow-up to 2015's "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" will be a double album containing nine tracks on the main CD and one ...

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