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ACCEPT To Headline 'Rise Of Chaos' Festivals In Germany

German/American heavy metal legends ACCEPT will headline the "Rise Of Chaos" festivals in Germany for the first time in November. After the big success of its latest album, "Rise Of Chaos", ACCEPT will play three festivals under the same name. As a platform for interesting, young and dynamic bands, these festivals will be continued and ...

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ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist BILLY F GIBBONS To Release 'The Big Bad Blues' Solo Album In September

Concord Records will release "The Big Bad Blues", ZZ TOP legend Billy F Gibbons's second-ever solo effort, on September 21. This is the follow-up to his acclaimed 2015 Afro-Cuban-flavored solo album "Perfectamundo". "The Big Bad Blues", as the title suggests, focuses on Gibbons's lifelong love of the blues and rock and roll, showcasing the blues-influenced ...

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IAN GILLAN And THE JAVELINS: 'Do You Love Me' Lyric Video

Ian Gillan has reunited with his pre-DEEP PURPLE band THE JAVELINS to record the group's debut album. "Ian Gillan And The Javelins" will be released August 31 as a CD digipak, a vinyl LP and a digital download. The 16-track collection features covers of American blues, rock 'n' roll, soul and country tunes, including renditions ...

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WATAIN Frontman On Status Of Guitarist SET TEITAN: 'There Is No Bandmember Having To Leave'

Hayley Leggs conducted an interview with frontman Erik Danielsson of Swedish black metallers WATAIN at this year's Hellfest, which was held last month in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's current European summer festival run: Erik: "Festivals are always quite chaotic for ...

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VAN HALEN Bassist WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Completes Work On Solo Album

VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen has completed work on his debut solo album. The disc was mixed by producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has previously worked with ALTER BRIDGE, Slash and SEVENDUST, among many others. Baskette wrote in a social-media post: "There are no words to describe the sense of excitement and accomplishment of ...

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ACCEPT's WOLF HOFFMANN On Singer Change: 'It's Been Somewhat Of A Miracle That We Pulled It Off As Good As We Have'

Catalan radio show and web site Simfonia Metàl·lica recently conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of legendary German/American metallers ACCEPT. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. On how he looks back on ACCEPT's latest album, 2017's "The Rise Of Chaos": Wolf: "Every album sort of changes as time passes by; ...

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Video: ACCEPT Performs At Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's performance at this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, which was held June 21-24 in Dessel, Belgium, can be seen below. ACCEPT will release a live set, "Symphonic Terror - Live At Wacken 2017", on November 23 via Nuclear Blast. Fans can expect a unique ACCEPT show, shot on August 3, 2017 ...

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FIRE FOR EFFECT Feat. Former MALEVOLENT CREATION Members: Deal With AGONIA RECORDS Announced

FIRE FOR EFFECT, the new death metal band featuring guitarist Gio Geraca (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION), vocalist Bret Hoffmann (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION) and drummer Derek Roddy (ex-HATE ETERNAL, NILE), has signed a deal with Agonia Records. Despite being formed merely two years ago, FIRE FOR EFFECT is not short on experience or talent. With its members drawing from ...

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MADBALL Releases 'The Fog' Video Feat. TIM ARMSTRONG

"The Fog", the new video from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "For The Cause", which is being released today (Friday, June 15) via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who also makes a guest ...

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Watch ACCEPT Perform At Finland's SOUTH PARK Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's June 9 performance at the South Park festival in Tampere, Finland can be seen below. ACCEPT is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "The Rise Of Chaos", which was released last August via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the disc was created by the Hungarian artist ...

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MADBALL: 'Rev Up' Video Released

"Rev Up", the new video from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "For The Cause", which will be released on June 15 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who is also featured on one ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Tour U.K. With ORANGE GOBLIN

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will hit the road this October/November on an eight-date, co-headline U.K. run with celebrated London-based BLACK SABBATH worshippers ORANGE GOBLIN. Completing a lineup overflowing with blues-inspired, whiskey-soaked riffs will be L.A. retro rock band FIREBALL MINISTRY and Leeds/London-based stoner rockers BLACK MOTH. C.O.C. commented: "We are beyond excited to have the stars ...

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MADBALL: Third Trailer For 'For The Cause' Album

The third trailer for "For The Cause", the upcoming album from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. Due on June 15 via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who is also featured on one song on the album. It was mixed and mastered by ...

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ASSASSIN Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Massacre Records has announced the signing of the German thrash veterans ASSASSIN. The band's new album will be released in the spring of 2019. Originally formed in 1985, the band has already released numerous demos, albums as well as a DVD. They aren't strangers to the stages at festivals and in clubs either. ASSASSIN's latest ...

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Ember - BREAKING BENJAMIN

BREAKING BENJAMIN's 2015 gold-certified effort, "Dark Before Dawn", debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. A commercial success, to say the least, the release was built upon the back of radio rock chart-topping tracks like "Failure", 2015's most played Active Rock track, and "Angels Fall". Hot on the heels of the chart-busting release, ...

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MADBALL: Lyric Video For New Song 'Old Fashioned'

The official lyric video for "Old Fashioned", a new song from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "For The Cause", which will be released on June 15 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who ...

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Video Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Torn In Two'

"Torn In Two", the new video from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Ember", which is being released today (Friday, April 13) via Hollywood Records. The "Torn In Two" clip is the second chapter in a trilogy chronicling the living hell a father goes through ...

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New Song Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Save Yourself'

"Save Yourself", a brand new song from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming sixth studio album, "Ember", which will be released on April 13 via Hollywood Records. Speaking about the disc, BREAKING BENJAMIN founder/frontman Ben Burnley noted: "People have always really liked the heavier side of the ...

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Video Premiere: STONE SOUR's 'St. Marie'

STONE SOUR has released a music video for the song "St. Marie". The clip was directed by Marc Klasfeld, who has helmed over two hundred music videos for artists such as Katy Perry, Jay-Z, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Britney Spears, Kid Rock, Nelly, FOO FIGHTERS, Kelly Clarkson, Shakira, Avril Lavigne and AEROSMITH. "St. Marie" is ...

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WATAIN Frontman On Black Metal's Battle With ANTIFA: 'The Devil Always Wins. It's An Old Lesson Learned'

The Jimmy Cabbs 5150 Interview Series conducted an interview with frontman Erik Danielsson of Swedish black metallers WATAIN prior to the band's March 17 concert at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, California. You can watch the entire chat in two parts below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the band's new ...

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Listen To New BREAKING BENJAMIN Song 'Psycho'

"Psycho", a brand new song from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming sixth studio album, "Ember", which will be released on April 13 via Hollywood Records. Speaking about the disc, BREAKING BENJAMIN founder/frontman Ben Burnley noted: "People have always really liked the heavier side of the band. ...

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