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CROBOT To Release 'Motherbrain' Album This Month; 'Low Life' Video Available

CROBOT will release its fourth album, "Motherbrain", on August 23 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. The disc sees the Pennsylvania quartet — Brandon Yeagley (lead vocals, harmonica), Chris Bishop (guitar, vocals) and Dan Ryan (drums) — striking a delicate balance between hard-charging riffs, ass-shaking funk, and out-of-this-world reflective stage attire. James Lascu and Eddie Collins ...

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CROBOT Releases 'Keep Me Down' Music Video

CROBOT has released a video for a new song called "Keep Me Down". Directed by Mike Danger, the hilarious clip marks the first new music from the band in three years. CROBOT describes the song and video as "a kick to the teeth and a punch to the dick. 'Keep Me Down' lets all y'all ...

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LIGHT THE TORCH Frontman HOWARD JONES On Listening To Hip-Hop: 'It's A Way To Get Away From Heavier Music For A Little While'

Former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and current LIGHT THE TORCH and vocalist Howard Jones recently spoke with Metal Nexus. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he enjoys performing more when venues are sold out: Howard: "I don't really think that way. It doesn't matter ...

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FOO FIGHTERS, TOOL And KORN To Headline EPICENTER Festival

Epicenter festival — a new three-day destination music experience from premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents — brings a massive music lineup to its 2019 debut, with over 65 music artists performing on four stages, led by FOO FIGHTERS, TOOL and KORN. The inaugural festival takes place in the heart of the ...

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CROBOT Signs With MASCOT LABEL GROUP

Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of CROBOT to a global recording agreement. Known across the world for its unique blend of good old-fashioned hard rock with funk, blues and other elements of musical inspiration combining to become a howling vortex that is uniquely the CROBOT nebula, the band is currently working on their ...

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LIGHT THE TORCH Vocalist HOWARD JONES Talks Demise Of DEVIL YOU KNOW: 'It Was A Rough Ride'

Prior to LIGHT THE TORCH's October 19 performance in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, vocalist Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) spoke with Cameron Buchholtz of the city's 100.5 The KATT radio station. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the delay between the release of the group's debut album, ...

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HOWARD JONES Says He 'Went Off The Grid' After Leaving KILLSWITCH ENGAGE In 2012: 'I Didn't Have A Cell Phone For Three Years'

Alex Haber of Heavy New York conducted an interview with LIGHT THE TORCH (formerly DEVIL YOU KNOW) frontman Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) prior to the band's first-ever show on July 9 at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ...

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SOUNDGARDEN, DEF LEPPARD, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, A PERFECT CIRCLE Confirmed For Next Year's CAROLINA REBELLION

SOUNDGARDEN (Friday), DEF LEPPARD (Saturday) and AVENGED SEVENFOLD (Sunday) will headline the seventh annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, set to take place May 5-7, 2017 at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. The Mid-Atlantic's Biggest Rock Festival will feature three days of today's best rock — along with legendary classic ...

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CROBOT Releases 'Not For Sale' Lyric Video

Central Pennsylvania old-souled, dirty groove rock quartet CROBOT has unveiled the official lyric video for its latest single, "Not For Sale" as the first sneak peek to its upcoming album, "Welcome To Fat City". From start to finish and in true CROBOT fashion, this ripper doesn't stop twisting and turning like a hard rock tidal ...

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CROBOT To Release 'Welcome To Fat City' Album In September

Central Pennsylvania old-souled, dirty groove rock quartet CROBOT has unveiled its latest single, "Not For Sale" as the first sneak peek to its upcoming album, "Welcome To Fat City". From start to finish and in true CROBOT fashion, this ripper doesn't stop twisting and turning like a hard rock tidal wave. It gives you just ...

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SLIPKNOT, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, SLAYER, DISTURBED, KORN Set For LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival

Following a 2015 sellout, Louder Than Life returns to Champions Park near downtown Louisville October 1-2, 2016 for the third annual destination festival celebrating the region's culture and cuisine, and featuring award-winning bourbons and spirits, Gourmet Man Food, craft beer and some of the biggest names in rock music. SLIPKNOT and AVENGED SEVENFOLD top a ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ALICE IN CHAINS, SLAYER, VOLBEAT Among Confirmed Acts For ROCK ALLEGIANCE Festival

Monster Energy Rock Allegiance returns to Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park) in Chester, Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia, on September 17 and September 18, 2016 with a lineup of over 35 bands on three stages, led by AVENGED SEVENFOLD and ALICE IN CHAINS, along with SLAYER, THE OFFSPRING, BREAKING BENJAMIN, VOLBEAT and more. Monster Energy ...

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VOLBEAT Parts Ways With Bassist ANDERS KJØLHOLM

In connection with the planning and preparation of VOLBEAT's extensive future plans and wishes for 2016 and onward, the Danish/American rock 'n' rollers have parted ways with bassist Anders Kjølholm. All matters related hereto have been mutually and respectfully agreed upon. VOLBEAT guitarist/vocalist Michael Poulsen and drummer Jon Larsen elaborate: "Anders has been a loyal ...

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SCORPION CHILD To Release 'She Sings, I Kill' Single In November

Austin, Texas-based classic rockers SCORPION CHILD will release a brand-new single on seven-inch vinyl and digital download on November 6 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The single will contain the new track "She Sings, I Kill", as well as another new song, "(Enter The) Twilight Coven", which will be a B-side that is exclusive to this ...

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GODSMACK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, ANTHRAX, CLUTCH Set For THE SHINDIG MUSIC FESTIVAL

With general admission tickets increasing to $70 on Saturday and VIP tickets completely sold out, The Shindig Music Festival returns "heavier than ever" Saturday, September 19 to Carroll Park with rock radio staples GODSMACK and '90s alternative giants STONE TEMPLE PILOTS — featuring Chester Bennington of LINKIN PARK on vocals — anchoring the daylong, two-stage ...

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On The Tour Bus With ANTHRAX (Video)

Each episode of Digital Tour Bus's "Bus Invaders" takes you inside the touring vehicle of one of today's top touring acts. In the latest episode, which was filmed on May 20 in Chicago, Illinois, ANTHRAX's Frank Bello and Joey Belladonna give you a tour of their band's bus while on the road in North America ...

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VOLBEAT Has Not Yet Booked Studio Time For Next Album

Nic and Big J of the Boise, Idaho radio station 100.3 The X Rocks conducted an interview with former ANTHRAX and current VOLBEAT guitarist Rob Caggiano at this year's Rock On The Range, which is being held May 15-17 at MAPFRE Stadium (formerly Crew Stadium) in Columbus. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking ...

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VOLBEAT Signs North American Management Deal With Q PRIME

Q Prime, the New York-based music management firm founded and run by Cliff Burnstein and Peter Mensch, today announced the North American management signing of the Grammy-nominated Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT. "Anytime you see a band (in Lubbock, Texas no less) who can play Johnny Cash's 'Ring Of Fire' and their own 'Hangman's Body ...

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