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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Bassist Says New Drummer BROOKS WACKERMAN 'Heavily Influenced' Sound Of 'The Stage'

Lisa Sanchez of El Paso, Texas's KLAQ 95.5 FM radio station recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked how new AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer Brooks Wackerman's playing style influenced the sound of the band's latest album, "The Stage", Christ said: "Well, it was heavily ...

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The Serenity of Suffering - KORN

Like MEGADETH, MOTÖRHEAD and AC/DC, KORN have their own unique sound. You know it's KORN by the band's lurching rhythms, its deep, deep chord chunks and the vibrating plucks off the neck of "Fieldy" Arvizu's bass, all before Jonathan Davis squeals or ralphs a single word. Like a star major-league pitcher, KORN has a few ...

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SUPERJOINT Feat. PHILIP ANSELMO: Entire 'Caught Up In The Gears Of Application' Album Available For Streaming

"Caught Up In The Gears Of Application", the new album from former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo's SUPERJOINT RITUAL project — now known simply as SUPERJOINT for legal reasons — can be streamed in its entirety using the Bandcamp widget below. Released on November 11 via Anselmo's Housecore record label, the disc was ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On 'White Power' Gesture: 'I Was Playing A Part'

Former PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo has once again denied being racist after a video surfaced of him earlier in the year giving the right-arm salute and yelling a white-supremacist slogan at a California concert. Anselmo performed the PANTERA classic "Walk" at the January 22 "Dimebash" event at the Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood in honor ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Bassist Says Fake Album Title 'Leak' Made 'The Stage' Release 'More Shocking And Surprising'

On October 31, Johnnie Walker and Janna of the WGRD radio station in Grand Rapids, Michigan conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how AVENGED SEVENFOLD managed to get physical copies of ...

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KORN: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Take Me' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot for KORN's new song "Take Me" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which was released on October 21. The follow-up to 2013's "The Paradigm Shift" was helmed by Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz, who has previously worked with ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD: Complete 'The Stage' Album Details Revealed; NYC & L.A. Pop-Up Shops Announced

AVENGED SEVENFOLD has "surprise-released" "The Stage", becoming the first-ever rock band to drop an unannounced album in both digital and physical form. "The Stage" is the band's seventh studio album and first for Capitol Records. The Southern California-based quintet (vocalist M. Shadows, guitarists Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, bassist Johnny Christ and drummer Brooks Wackerman) ...

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Video Premiere: KORN's 'Take Me'

The official music video for KORN's new song "Take Me" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which was released on October 21. The follow-up to 2013's "The Paradigm Shift" was helmed by Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz, who has previously worked with FOO FIGHTERS, ...

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Video: IAN GILLAN Unboxes 'The Vinyl Collection 1979-1982'

Demon Records will release a new must-have GILLAN vinyl boxset on October 21 (postponed from September 23). "The Vinyl Collection 1979-1982" features five albums — seven LPs in total — including "Mr. Universe" (1979), "Glory Road" (1980; 2 LPs, with bonus disc "For Gillan Fans Only"), "Future Shock" (1981), "Double Trouble" (1981; 2 LPs) and ...

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VINNIE PAUL On METALLICA's 'Hardwired': 'It's Slammin', Man'

Mexico's AlterEgoMedia.TV recently conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what he's listening to at the moment: Vinnie: "I just heard the new METALLICA track ['Hardwired'], and it's slammin', man — it ...

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KORN's BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH: 'I'm Trying To Touch Lives'

Wes Styles of 97.7 QLZ's "The 3rd String Morning Show" conducted an interview with KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch on October 1 at the Sonic Boom festival in Janesville, Wisconsin. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what the catalyst is for him to write a ...

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New Song Premiere: KORN's 'Take Me'

KORN's new song "Take Me" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", which will be released on October 21. The follow-up to 2013's "The Paradigm Shift" was helmed by Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz, who has previously worked with FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, MASTODON and RUSH, ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Performing 'A Different World' With KORN For First Time

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor joined KORN on stage on October 2 at the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, Kentucky to perform the KORN song "A Different World". Professionally filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. "A Different World" is the new single from KORN's upcoming album, "The Serenity ...

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SOUNDGARDEN To Release 25th-Anniversary Editions Of 'Badmotorfinger' Album

SOUNDGARDEN celebrates the 25th anniversary release of its classic 1991 album "Badmotorfinger" by releasing four special editions on November 18 via UMe/A&M Records. The North American and European pre-orders launch today. See below for pre-order links. Those who pre-order will receive an instant download of a studio outtake of the track "Rusty Cage". Pre-Order Links ...

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Video Premiere: KORN's 'A Different World' Feat. COREY TAYLOR

KORN's official video for the song "A Different World" can be seen below. The track is the next single from KORN's upcoming album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", following the Top Five song "Rotting In Vain". "A Different World" also features a guest appearance from SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor. KORN singer Jonathan Davis ...

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KORN: Teaser For 'A Different World' Video

A teaser for KORN's video for the song "A Different World" is available below. The full clip will make its online debut tomorrow (Wednesday, October 5). "A Different World" is the next single from KORN's upcoming album, "The Serenity Of Suffering", following the current Top Five track "Rotting In Vain". "A Different World" also features ...

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