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BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Members On Possible ALEXI LAIHO Tribute Concert: 'We Haven't Thought About It Seriously'

In a new interview with Finland's Kaaos TV, Alexi Laiho's BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmates Daniel Freyberg (guitar) and Mitja Toivonen (bass) were asked if there are any plans to stage a tribute concert to the late guitarist/vocalist once the coronavirus pandemic has subsided. Daniel responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We haven't ...

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Violence Unimagined - CANNIBAL CORPSE

CANNIBAL CORPSE is the biggest band in the history of death metal. It's ultimately a subjective argument as to whether or not they're the best death metal band ever, but that's indisputably a valid contention. The band has made waves within the world of heavy metal and well beyond. They've been on the brunt-end of ...

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ANN WILSON Releases Another New Single, 'Black Wing'

Legendary rock musician Ann Wilson has released another new single, "Black Wing". It is one of several songs the HEART frontwoman recorded last fall in Seattle with the help of local musicians, including current HEART bassist Andy Stoller and keyboardist Dan Walker. In addition to "Black Wing", Wilson recorded "Tender Heart" as well as covers ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Is 'Working On New Riffs'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett says that he is using the coronavirus downtime to stay creative. Earlier today (Friday, April 9), the 58-year-old rocker, who joined METALLICA in 1983 prior to the recording of the band's "Kill 'Em All" debut album, tweeted simply: "working on new riffs..." Last summer, Hammett told Metal Hammer magazine that there ...

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ANN WILSON To Release 'Black Wing' Single On Monday

Legendary rock musician Ann Wilson will release another new single, "Black Wing", on April 12. It is one of several songs the HEART frontwoman recorded last fall in Seattle with the help of local musicians, including current HEART bassist Andy Stoller and keyboardist Dan Walker. In addition to "Black Wing", Wilson recorded "Tender Heart" as ...

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ALEXI LAIHO's Bandmate DANIEL FREYBERG On Late CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman's Legacy: 'He Created His Own Sound, His Own Style'

Alexi Laiho's CHILDREN OF BODOM and BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmate Daniel Freyberg has paid tribute to the late guitarist/vocalist, saying he was "a very charismatic frontman" who "created his own sound" and "style." Freyberg, who played with NAILDOWN and NORTHER before joining CHILDREN OF BODOM in 2016, discussed his late bandmate in a new interview ...

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Help GOJIRA Make A Difference In The Amazon Rainforest

Last month, French progressive metallers GOJIRA shared "Amazonia", a brand-new single featured on their widely anticipated new album, "Fortitude", which will be released April 30 via Roadrunner Records. "Amazonia" is available on all streaming platforms and is accompanied by a Charles De Meyer-directed official music video shot in France as well as various locations in ...

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GOJIRA Launches 'Amazonia' Fundraising Initiative

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have shared "Amazonia", a brand-new single featured on their widely anticipated new album, "Fortitude", which will be released April 30 via Roadrunner Records. "Amazonia" is available today on all streaming platforms and is accompanied by a Charles De Meyer-directed official music video shot in France as well as various locations in ...

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MESHUGGAH Is Back In The Studio

MESHUGGAH appears to have commenced the recording process for its new album. Earlier today (Friday, March 19), the Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers shared an Instagram photo of their drum setup at a recording studio, but didn't offer any other details. MESHUGGAH's latest album, "The Violent Sleep Of Reason", came out in 2016 and resulted in ...

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COREY TAYLOR Speaks Out Against 'Cancel Culture': 'Nobody's Perfect; Stop Acting Like We All Should Be'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has spoken out against "cancel culture," saying "people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones." Cancel culture is the idea that someone, usually a celebrity or a public figure, whose ideas or comments are considered offensive should be boycotted. These people are ostracized and shunned by former ...

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LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Remembers ALEXI LAIHO: He Was 'Incredibly Talented, Humble And Creative'

LAMB OF GOD's Mark Morton has paid tribute former CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho, calling him "incredibly talented," humble and creative. Laiho passed away on December 29, 2020 in his home in Helsinki, Finland. The 41-year-old had reportedly suffered from long-term health issues leading up to his death. Morton, whose band had toured with ...

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Ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM Guitarist DANIEL FREYBERG 'Definitely Didn't See' ALEXI LAIHO's Death Coming

Alexi Laiho's CHILDREN OF BODOM and BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmate Daniel Freyberg says that he "definitely" didn't see his death coming. Laiho passed away on December 29, 2020 in his home in Helsinki, Finland. The 41-year-old had reportedly suffered from long-term health issues leading up to his death. Freyberg, who played with NAILDOWN and NORTHER ...

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