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ARCH ENEMY Announces New Album 'Deceivers'; 'Handshake With Hell' Single To Arrive Next Week

On July 29, Swedish/Canadian/American melodic death metallers ARCH ENEMY will release their 11th studio album, "Deceivers", via Century Media Records. A collection of 11 tracks that are ruthlessly catchy and mercilessly violent, "Deceivers" stands toe to toe with the highlights of the band's storied catalog. Fans can expect the new single "Handshake With Hell" to ...

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ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA On His Singing Approach: 'I Have A Different Style Than Most People'

ANTHRAX's Joey Belladonna says that having an original singing style is very important to him, explaining that "trying to be somebody else" was never his goal. Belladonna discussed his vocal technique while filming a video message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief, personalized video messages about virtually any topic. In a ...

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LAST IN LINE Resumes Recording Third Album

LAST IN LINE has returned to the studio to resume recording its third album for a tentative last 2022 release via an as-yet-undisclosed label. On Wednesday (January 26), LAST IN LINE shared a new photo from the recording studio and captioned it: "Right now, in studio #recording #lastinline #newmusic #recordingstudio". Formed in 2012 by bassist ...

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DISTURBED's DAVID DRAIMAN 'Applauds' SPOTIFY For Removing NEIL YOUNG's Music Over COVID 'Misinformation' Fight

DISTURBED singer David Draiman has praised Spotify's announcement that it is in the process of removing Neil Young's music two days after Young demanded that his catalog be removed in response to "fake information about vaccines" on the platform. In a now-deleted post on his web site, Young said the music and podcast platform is ...

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SHINEDOWN, DISTURBED And EVANESCENCE To Headline 2022 ROCK FEST

The largest three-day rock music and camping event in the U.S. has announced next summer's lineup. Rock Fest 2022 will feature headliners SHINEDOWN, DISTURBED and EVANESCENCE and will take place on July 14, July 15 and July 16 in Cadott, Wisconsin. MUDVAYNE, HALESTORM and LAMB OF GOD will also perform alongside more than 70 bands ...

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KITTIE Announces Band Lineup For Reunion Shows

Canadian all-girl metallers KITTIE have confirmed the lineup of the band that will perform at Las Vegas's When We Were Young festival this fall. Joining vocalist/guitarist Morgan Lander and drummer Mercedes Lander will be guitarist Tara McLeod and bassist Ivana "Ivy" Vujic. A member of KITTIE singer 2005, McLeod told Premier Guitar about her role ...

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What Makes A Perfect SEPULTURA Show? ANDREAS KISSER Responds

In a new interview with Montreal Rocks, guitarist Andreas Kisser was asked what makes a "perfect SEPULTURA show." He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It depends. There are so many variables during a day. I think the perfect show is when you really put everything out of the normal life or the normal day and ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON Admits He Gets Nervous Before IRON MAIDEN Concerts: 'I Keep A Copy Of The Lyric Sheet Backstage'

During an appearance on a recent episode of the "Talk Is Jericho" podcast, hosted by FOZZY frontman and wrestling superstar Chris Jericho, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson admitted that he still suffers performance anxiety, or "stage fright" as it is more commonly known. "I get nervous right before I go on stage with IRON MAIDEN, ...

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JOAN JETT Collaborates With EPIPHONE On Olympic Special Guitar

Epiphone, the accessible brand for every stage, has released the new Joan Jett Olympic Special electric guitar. A legendary musician and member of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Joan Jett's artistic vision and pioneering spirit has inspired countless musicians of all ages worldwide. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of her landmark albums "Bad ...

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SEVENDUST: Writing Sessions For Next Album 'Have Begun'

SEVENDUST has commenced work on material for the follow-up to 2020's "Blood & Stone" album. Earlier today, the official SEVENDUST social media was updated with a couple of photos from the Instagram accounts of guitarist Clint Lowery and singer Lajon Witherspoon, and it was accompanied by the following message: "Writing sessions have begun for the ...

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GEOFF TATE Says QUEENSRŸCHE's Classic Lineup Has Been Offered 'Obscene' Amount Of Money To Reunite For Tour

Geoff Tate says that he doesn't expect a reunion of QUEENSRŸCHE's classic lineup to ever materialize. In April 2014, Tate and QUEENSRŸCHE announced that a settlement had been reached after a nearly two-year legal battle where the singer sued over the rights to the QUEENSRŸCHE name after being fired in 2012. Fellow original QUEENSRŸCHE members ...

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FAILURE Announces Spring/Summer 2022 North American Tour

FAILURE has announced a North American tour in support of its recently released sixth album, "Wild Type Droid". Ken Andrews said of the live outings: "I have not been this excited to bring new material to the stage since 'Fantastic Planet'. Prepare yourself for an out-of-body experience." The dates, which kick off on June 2 ...

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GWAR To Release 'The New Dark Ages' Album In June

GWAR will release its ambitious new album, "The New Dark Ages", on June 3 on CD and digital, and on September 16 on vinyl and cassette via GWAR's own label Pit Records. Pre-orders are available at this location. The album concept is tied to a companion graphic novel, "GWAR In The Duoverse Of Absurdity", which ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Announces May/June 2022 U.S. Tour Dates

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen has announced a new batch of U.S. tour dates for May and June. The details are as follows: May 03 – Patchogue Theater – Patchogue, NY May 04 – Tally Ho Theater – Leesburg, VA May 06 – Wall St Theater – Norwalk, CT May 08 – M3 Rock Festival ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER Says 'Rock And Roll Does Not Belong To The Devil': 'Music Belongs To God'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock group SKILLET, recently spoke to blogger and podcaster Alisa Childers about the criticism he and his bandmates have faced for at times sharing the stage with "horrifically un-Christian" artists at various rock festival around the country. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "There are ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Returns To CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

California metallers SUICIDE SILENCE have come full circle and returned to their original label home, Century Media Records. With nearly two decades of non-stop touring around the globe, hundreds of thousands of records sold and cementing themselves as a lynchpin band in modern extreme metal, the Riverside quintet has rejoined the label that released the ...

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KID ROCK And FOREIGNER Announce 'Bad Reputation Tour'

Kid Rock will join forces with FOREIGNER and GRAND FUNK RAILROAD for a U.S. tour this spring summer. JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING will appear on select dates, with a special appearance by Trey Lewis at all shows. The 24-city "Bad Reputation Tour" will kick off on April 6 at the Ford Center in Evansville, ...

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