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DAVE LOMBARDO: How I Almost Joined MEGADETH In 1987

Dave Lombardo was recently interviewed on "Speak N' Destroy", a podcast about all things METALLICA, hosted by longtime journalist and METALLICA fan Ryan J. Downey. During the lengthy chat, the former SLAYER drummer once again confirmed that he came close to joining MEGADETH nearly three and a half decades ago as the replacement for Gar ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET Mourned EDDIE VAN HALEN's Loss For A Week

GRETA VAN FLEET drummer Danny Wagner and guitarist Jake Kiszka spoke to Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station about the recent passing of iconic VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen. "That was a rough day, rough week," Jake said (see video below). "[Me and] a lot of guitar friends, [we were] texting back and forth. ...

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SAINT ASONIA Feat. STAIND Guitarist, Ex-THREE DAYS GRACE Singer: Deluxe Edition Of 'Flawed Design' Now Available

SAINT ASONIA, featuring former THREE DAYS GRACE frontman Adam Gontier and STAIND guitarist/founding member Mike Mushok, has released the deluxe edition of its 2019 sophomore effort, "Flawed Design". The new version features two additional songs: "Say Goodbye" and "Weak & Tired". The digital deluxe edition is available here via Spinefarm Records. ...

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ARMORED SAINT Releases Music Video For 'Never You Fret'

ARMORED SAINT has released a "home" music video for the song "Never You Fret". The track is taken from the band's eighth full-length album, "Punching The Sky", which was released in October via Metal Blade Records. Leaders and stalwarts of the American heavy metal scene since the early 1980s, ARMORED SAINT's "Punching The Sky" sees ...

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Watch STAIND's AARON LEWIS And MIKE MUSHOK Perform Acoustic Version Of 'Mudshovel'

Aaron Lewis was joined by his STAIND bandmate Mike Mushok for the first-ever acoustic performance of the group's song "Mudshovel" during Lewis's November 20 "From The Couch" paid livestream. The 10-song concert included selections from STAIND's debut album "Dysfunction" as well as music from Aaron's 2011 EP "Town Line". Lewis's second "From The Couch" show ...

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Man Who Burned Churches In Effort To Raise His Profile As 'Black Metal' Musician Sentenced To 25 Years

A 23-year-old black metal fan was sentenced Monday (November 2) in the Western District of Louisiana to 300 months imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for intentionally setting fire to three African-American Baptist churches because of the religious character of those buildings. Holden Matthews was also ordered to pay restitution of $590,246 to ...

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TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, ICED EARTH, ARCH ENEMY Members Featured In Birthday Video For Photographer STEPHANIE CABRAL

Members of TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, ICED EARTH, ARCH ENEMY, ARMORED SAINT and IN THIS MOMENT are featured in a special surprise birthday video for acclaimed music photographer Stephanie Cabral. The "Metal Party" clip was spearheaded by Stephanie's longtime boyfriend, former MEGADETH and current IN FLAMES guitarist Chris Broderick, and it features appearances by the following ...

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Watch ARMORED SAINT's Music Video For 'Missile To Gun'

ARMORED SAINT has released a music video for the song "Missile To Gun". The clip was produced by Defiant Digital Productions and directed by Robert Graves. "Missile To Gun" is taken from ARMORED SAINT's eighth full-length album, "Punching The Sky", which is being released today (Friday, October 23) via Metal Blade Records. Leaders and stalwarts ...

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