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SANCTUARY/NEVERMORE Singer WARREL DANE To Release 'Shadow Work' Solo Album In 2018

Warrel Dane, the legendary vocalist of SANCTUARY and NEVERMORE, will return with his second solo album, currently created under the guidance of renowned producer Roy "Z" Ramirez (Bruce Dickinson, HALFORD, HELLOWEEN, Sebastian Bach) in 2018. "Shadow Work" is the follow-up to the acclaimed "Praises To The War Machine" (2008) and stylistically strays away from its ...

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ROY MAYORGA: STONE SOUR Is 'Everything I've Wanted In A Band'

Heather Brown of the 105.9 The Grizz radio station conducted an interview with STONE SOUR drummer Roy Mayorga prior to the band's July 16 appearance at this year's Chicago Open Air, which was held at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, CHRIS CAFFERY, STEVE DIGIORGIO And MARK ZONDER Join Forces In SPIRITS OF FIRE

Guitarist Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) and vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED) have joined forces in a new band called SPIRITS OF FIRE. The group, which is completed by the powerhouse rhythm section of bassist Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, DEATH, SEBASTIAN BACH, CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED) and ...

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POWERFLO Feat. BIOHAZARD, CYPRESS HILL, Ex-FEAR FACTORY Members: 'Where I Stay' Video

"Where I Stay", the new video from POWERFLO — the band featuring BIOHAZARD's Billy Graziadei and former FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers alongside Sen Dog from CYPRESS HILL, Rogelio Lozano from DOWNSET, and Brazilian drummer Fernando Schaefer — can be seen below. The song is taken from POWERFLO's self-titled debut album, which was released ...

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VALOR & VENGEANCE Releases 'Sinking Further' Video

Southern California's VALOR & VENGEANCE has released the Adrienne Beacco-directed music video for the song "Sinking Further". The track is taken from the band's debut EP, "Angels And Kings", which will be released independently in the fall. Formed in Huntington Beach in September 2009 by bassist Paul Perry, VALOR & VENGEANCE "[brings] new media culture ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS And CHRIS CAFFERY Joined In New Project By STEVE DIGIORGIO And MARK ZONDER

Frontiers Music Srl has signed a handful of American metal musicians to collaborate on a new musical project. The songs that will comprise the first album are being composed by guitarist Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) and vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED). Enlisted to help with the ...

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Hydrograd - STONE SOUR

STONE SOUR has long outgrown the dismissive and overgeneralized tag “supergroup," stemming of course from its obvious associations and history with mainstream metal juggernaut SLIPKNOT. Like SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR has cracked Billboard's charts too many times to count, yet its reached far beyond that band's demographic and deeper into the pockets of hard rock, radio ...

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Listen To STONE SOUR's Entire 'Hydrograd' Album

"Hydrograd", the new album from STONE SOUR, can be streamed in its entirety in the YouTube playlist below. The disc will be released on June 30 via Roadrunner Records. "Hydrograd" was recorded at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Jay Ruston, who has previously worked with ANTHRAX and STEEL PANTHER. The band tracked ...

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POWERFLO Feat. BIOHAZARD, CYPRESS HILL, Ex-FEAR FACTORY Members: Entire Debut Album Streaming

The self-titled debut album from POWERFLO — the new band featuring BIOHAZARD's Billy Graziadei and former FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers alongside Sen Dog from CYPRESS HILL, Rogelio Lozano from DOWNSET, and Brazilian drummer Fernando Schaefer — can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The disc will be released on ...

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ICED EARTH's STU BLOCK On His Time With INTO ETERNITY: 'I Don't Think I Really Was The Singer I Could Have Been'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with ICED EARTH vocalist Stu Block. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process for the band's new "Incorruptible" album: Stu: "This time around, there's always little differences in every writing process, every go-around. ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Joins Forces With SAVATAGE Guitarist CHRIS CAFFERY

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens is collaborating with SAVATAGE and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery on a new project. The duo is currently writing material with producer Roy "Z" Ramirez (BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD) for an album that will be released through Frontiers Music Srl. Regarding how his collaboration with Caffery came about, Owens ...

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POWERFLO Feat. BIOHAZARD, CYPRESS HILL, Ex-FEAR FACTORY Members: Tour Dates With P.O.D. Announced

POWERFLO — the new band featuring BIOHAZARD's Billy Graziadei and former FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers alongside Sen Dog from CYPRESS HILL, Rogelio Lozano from DOWNSET, and Brazilian drummer Fernando Schaefer — has been confirmed for a West Coast run of dates as support for P.O.D. This tour marks POWERFLO's first series of dates. ...

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POWERFLO Feat. BIOHAZARD, CYPRESS HILL, Ex-FEAR FACTORY Members: 'Victim Of Circumstance' Video Released

"Victim Of Circumstance", the new video from POWERFLO — the new band featuring BIOHAZARD's Billy Graziadei and former FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers alongside Sen Dog from CYPRESS HILL, Rogelio Lozano from DOWNSET, and Brazilian drummer Fernando Schaefer — can be seen below. The song is taken from POWERFLO's self-titled debut album, which will ...

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ICED EARTH Mainman Says New Album 'Incorruptible' Is 'Headed To Be A Classic'

Lilo of HeadBangers LifeStyle recently conducted an interview with ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer. You can view the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ICED EARTH's forthcoming album, "Incorruptible": Jon: "It's a really important milestone, because we've just completed our contract, so this is our last record under kind of ...

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