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SLIPKNOT Announces First-Ever KNOTFEST UK

Knotfest, the music and lifestyle phenomenon created by multi-platinum, genre defining metal band SLIPKNOT, will once again make history in 2020 with the first-ever Knotfest UK. The event will take place at legendary venue The National Bowl, Milton Keynes on August 22. Members of SLIPKNOT's official fan club, Outside The 9, will have a first ...

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Watch BRING ME THE HORIZON Perform 'Ludens' In Tokyo

British rockers BRING ME THE HORIZON have released a new official live video of their performance of the new single "Ludens" in Tokyo, Japan, where they played as the support act for BABYMETAL. Speaking to Kerrang! about how "Ludens" came together, singer Oli Sykes explained: "Now we've put six albums out, and we've made such ...

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PSYCHOTIC WALTZ To Release 'The God-Shaped Void' Album In February

U.S. progressive metal pioneers and innovators PSYCHOTIC WALTZ return in full original lineup with their highly anticipated fifth studio album and first new music in 23 years. Titled "The God-Shaped Void", the upcoming album and InsideOut Music debut will be released on February 14, 2020. The basic tracks for "The God-Shaped Void" were recorded with ...

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KROKUS Announces 'Final' Concerts In USA And Canada

Swiss hard rock legends KROKUS have announced the details of their last-ever concerts in USA and Canada. The 13-date trek will kick off at Canton Hall in Dallas, Texas on September 18, 2020 and will conclude at Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California on October 10, 2020. "It's not over till it's over," ...

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Read Exclusive Excerpt From Former MORBID ANGEL Frontman DAVID VINCENT's 'I Am Morbid' Autobiography

Jawbone Press has announced the long-awaited autobiography of David Vincent, the legendary frontman for extreme metal pioneers MORBID ANGEL, and outlaw country artist who is now the frontman for two supergroups, VLTIMAS and I AM MORBID. Written with the bestselling author Joel McIver and with a foreword by Rosetta space mission project scientist Dr. Matt ...

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MICHAEL SWEET Wrote Seven New STRYPER Songs In Four Days

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet says that he has already written seven songs for the band's next studio album. The follow-up to 2018's "God Damn Evil" will be recorded in January and February and released in the summer. On Thursday, Sweet took to his social media to write: "I started writing for the new STRYPER album ...

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UNEARTH Releases Music Video For 'Sidewinder'

UNEARTH has released the official music video for the song "Sidewinder", taken from the band's "Extinction(s)" album, which came out in November 2018. For its seventh release and Century Media debut, the band worked with Will Putney (EVERY TIME I DIE, BODY COUNT, GOJIRA, THY ART IS MURDER, SILENT PLANET) at Graphic Nature Studios. Additionally, ...

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MAYHEM FESTIVAL Teases 2020 Return

After a five-year hiatus, Mayhem Festival appears to be coming back in 2020. The touring festival hinted at its return earlier today (Monday, December 2) with an Instagram post of Rocky Balboa. An accompanying caption read: "don't call it a comeback. #mayhem2020" Following the SLAYER-headlined 2015 edition of Mayhem, co-founder John Reese declared that the ...

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Read Excerpt From PARADISE LOST's Official Book, 'No Celebration'

Decibel Books has posted an excerpt from "No Celebration: The Official Story Of Paradise Lost", which can be read below. The excerpt heavily features Music For Nations founder Martin Hooker, who passed away last month. Authored by American writer David E. Gehlke, "No Celebration" chronicles the British doom metal progenitors' groundbreaking three decades-plus career with ...

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FAITH NO MORE Announces 2020 U.K. Tour Dates

FAITH NO MORE, which recently announced their first European live performances in five years, has extended the trek, adding five U.K. headlining dates: June 10 at O2 Apollo Manchester, June 11 at O2 Academy Glasgow, June 15 at Birmingham Academy and a June 16 at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. Tickets for the newly announced shows ...

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FAITH NO MORE Confirms More European Festival Appearances

FAITH NO MORE has confirmed two more European festival appearances for next summer. The band will perform at Helsinki, Finland's Tuska on June 28 and at Madrid, Spain's Mad Cool in early July. So far, the following shows have been announced: June 13 - Punchestown, Ireland @ Sunstroke Festival June 20 - Clisson, France @ ...

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FATES WARNING's RAY ALDER Releases Music Video For Solo Song 'Wait'

FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder released his first solo album, "What The Water Wants", on October 18 via InsideOut Music. The disc includes 10 melodic and versatile songs created with assistance from guitarists Mike Abdow (FATES WARNING touring member) and Tony Hernando (LORDS OF BLACK) as well as drummer Craig Anderson (IGNITE, CRESCENT SHIELD). The ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO On His Drive: 'I Could Probably Go Through Any Situation And I'll Still Come Out With My Head Above The Water'

Former SLAYER and current SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Dave Lombardo has credited his determination with inspiring him to keep playing music during the difficult times in his life when things looked especially bleak. "I could probably go through any situation and I'll still come out with my head above the water, because I have that drive," ...

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FAITH NO MORE Announces First 2020 Tour Dates

FAITH NO MORE has confirmed that it will return to live activity next spring. Four years after the release of the group's acclaimed reunion album, "Sol Invictus", the influential alt-metal act has announced three European festival appearances for June 2020. "Five years, four colonoscopies, two root canals and a handful of prostate exams tell us ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says JAMES HETFIELD, OZZY OSBOURNE And PAUL STANLEY Sent Messages Of Support After His Cancer Diagnosis

Dave Mustaine has spoken to Rolling Stone about his battle with throat cancer with which he was diagnosed back in May. The 58-year-old MEGADETH guitarist/vocalist had kept uncharacteristically quiet since revealing his cancer diagnosis on June 17 on social media. Last month, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson said that Dave had completed ...

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ABBATH Enters Rehab To Help Him 'Get Clean Once And For All'

Former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath, who currently leads his own namesake band, has decided to enter rehab after the cancelation of several shows on the latter group's South American tour. Earlier today, Abbath — whose real name is Olve Eikemo — issued the following statement: "Outstriders, throughout life you're dealt different decks of cards. I've been ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Looks Healthy In New Family Photo

Six months after he was diagnosed with throat cancer, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine appears to be making a remarkable recovery. Earlier today, Dave's wife of 28 years, Pam, uploaded a photo (see below) of what was apparently a family get-together at a restaurant near their home in Franklin, Tennessee, and she included the caption: "Let ...

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CIRCLE JERKS Announce 2020 Reunion Shows

Punk legends the CIRCLE JERKS will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their classic album "Group Sex" by reuniting for a number of special shows in 2020. The group's first concert since 2011 will take place the week of May 21-25, 2020 at Las Vegas's Punk Rock Bowling music festival and will be followed by a ...

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Hear EVANESCENCE's Cover Of FLEETWOOD MAC's 'The Chain'

EVANESCENCE has returned with its first new rock recording in eight years, "The Chain (From Gears 5)". The band recorded its signature-rock version of the FLEETWOOD MAC classic following lead singer Amy Lee having lent her vocals to the launch trailer for the Xbox Game Studios' "Gears 5" for Xbox One, Windows 10, and Steam, ...

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