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ANTHRAX Tips Its Hat To DIMEBAG With 'The Healer'

The members of ANTHRAX do love their bourbon, as evidenced by today's announcement of "The Healer", the band's brand new, high-end, limited edition bourbon, Solera-aged in a King's Barrel, and produced by Hillrock Estate Distillery, situated in New York's Hudson Valley Highlands. With one barrel — 360 bottles — produced of this cask strength, 115.6-proof ...

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SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY Says SOUNDGARDEN Is His Favorite Early 1990s Alternative Rock Band: They 'Could Do No Wrong'

SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery was asked by RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program "Wired In The Empire", to pick his favorite of the top five early 1990s alternative rock bands: NIRVANA, PEARL JAM, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, ALICE IN CHAINS and SOUNDGARDEN. He responded: "Oh, man, that's hard, 'cause I adore every one ...

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ROY MAYORGA Says VINNIE PAUL's Death Came As A 'Huge Shock'

STONE SOUR and HELLYEAH drummer Roy Mayorga has reflected on the passing of PANTERA drum legend Vinnie Paul Abbott, who died just over two years ago at his home in Las Vegas. Speaking to SEPULTURA frontman Derrick Green for the weekly "SepulQuarta" Internet series, Mayorga said (see video below): "[Vinnie's death] was a huge shock. ...

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Former SEPULTURA Guitarist JAIRO 'TORMENTOR' GUEDZ Launches Old-School Death Metal Band THE TROOPS OF DOOM

Former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo "Tormentor" Guedz has launched a new project called THE TROOPS OF DOOM. The band, which also includes acclaimed graphic artist Marcelo Vasco on guitar, Alex Kafer (ex-NECROMANCER, EXPLICIT HATE, ENTERRO) on vocals/bass and Alexandre Oliveira (SOUTHERN BLACKLIST) on drums, recently signed a deal with Nuclear Blast's digital subsidiary Blood Blast for ...

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EXODUS, Ex-SLAYER, Ex-MACHINE HEAD Members Team Up For Cover Of DEAD KENNEDYS' 'Police Truck' (Video)

Former MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel has teamed up with EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza, former SLAYER and current SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Dave Lombardo and RANCID bassist Matt Hoffman to record a "quarantine" cover version of the DEAD KENNEDYS classic "Police Truck" as part of Phil's new series "Collab-A-Jam". Phil uploaded the video to his ...

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA's DANNY WORSNOP Joins 'Of Bird And Cage' As Key Character In Upcoming Video Game

Capricia Productions games studio has announced that ASKING ALEXANDRIA's Danny Worsnop has joined the game "Of Bird And Cage", which is currently under development. The frontman will be performing the vocal parts for the character Ari, who is in a romantic relationship with the game's protagonist Gitta, voiced by Kobra Paige from KOBRA AND THE ...

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From A Dying Ember - FALCONER

Beloved by fans of folk and power metal, FALCONER have been an intermittent force for good over the last two decades. Six years on from the dark, windswept and generally well-received "Black Moon Rising", founding guitarist Stefan Weinerhall's largely studio-based crew have stuck to their guns and produced another album full of soaring folk melodies, ...

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DORO Teases 'Brickwall' Video

"Brickwall", the new single and video from German metal queen Doro Pesch, will be made available on Friday, June 26. A couple of teaser clips are available below. "Brickwall" will be released digitally via Nuclear Blast and on vinyl on July 31. One and a half years after the release of her extremely successful double ...

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PAIN OF SALVATION Announces New Studio Album 'Panther'

Firmly at the forefront of the progressive rock and metal scenes for nearly three decades now and one of modern rock's most acclaimed live acts, Sweden's PAIN OF SALVATION returns with a new studio album titled "Panther" on August 28 via InsideOut Music. The follow-up to 2017's "In The Passing Light Of Day" was recorded, ...

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SEETHER To Release 'Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum' Album In August; 'Dangerous' Single Available

SEETHER's new single, "Dangerous", can be streamed below. The track will be included on the band's recently completed eighth album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", which is due on August 28 via Fantasy Records. Three years after releasing its critically acclaimed record "Poison The Parish", SEETHER returns with "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum". Translating to ...

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