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KORN's 'Follow The Leader' Album Focus Of New Book

Wymer Publishing has set a July 9 release date for "Korn: Follow The Leader". In 1994, KORN's self‐titled debut album marked the band's arrival. It was dark and brash and it demanded attention, as did KORN's second album in 1996, "Life Is Peachy". Good going for a new band, but in 1998, "Follow The Leader" ...

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ORGY Releases New Single 'Karma Kastles'

Los Angeles-based industrial metal band ORGY has released a new single "Karma Kastles". The track marks the band's first release of 2021. Staying true to their musical roots firmly established in 1997, "Karma Kastles"' crunching guitars, electronic undertones and soaring vocals are what fans have gravitated towards for nearly three decades. "I wrote 'Karma Kastles' ...

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ANTHRAX Is Working On New Music, Says JONATHAN DONAIS

ANTHRAX guitarist Jonathan Donais has confirmed to "The Chuck Shute Podcast" that the band is working on a new album. "Hopefully, once this pandemic's over, there'll be a new record and a ton of touring behind it," he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "I know the band is working on stuff, and I know they've ...

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Tortured Whole - SANGUISUGABOGG

Proponents of death metal — including musicians, fans and everyone in between — have a tendency of taking themselves too seriously. Sure, a serious demeanor and outlook go hand in hand with some of the darker and occult-obsessed bands, but when many take the grimacing look and spirit to an extreme, the try-hard nature actually ...

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KORN's BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH Clarifies His Comments About Christianity: 'Some Of The Choices I Made Were Reminiscent Of A True Fanatic'

KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch has clarified his recent comments about Christianity, insisting that he was only referring to his early fanaticism with the religion. During an appearance on MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn's "No Fuckin' Regrets With Robb Flynn" podcast, Welch — who left KORN in early 2005, at the same time announcing that ...

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TRACII GUNS On MICHAEL SWEET: 'We Have The Same Influences In Music, We're Great Friends, And We Have Completely Opposite Ideologies'

Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS) recently spoke to Talking Metal about SUNBOMB, his collaboration with STRYPER's Michael Sweet. Regarding how the project came about, Tracii said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "The greatest thing about Michael and I is that we have the same influences in music, we're great friends, and we have completely opposite ideologies — ...

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KORN Announces Global Streaming Event 'Korn: Monumental'

Continuing a legacy of groundbreaking achievements and radical innovation, Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum band KORN has announced details of its global streaming event, "Korn: Monumental". Scheduled for Saturday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m. PDT / 4:00 p.m. EDT / 9:00 p.m. BST / 10:00 p.m. CEST, the ticketed immersive concert experience will broadcast worldwide from the ...

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WHITE WIZZARD To Release 'Viral Insanity' Single Feat. MARK BOALS

Acclaimed U.S. metal traditionalists WHITE WIZZARD have announced their first release of new music in three years. The group's new single, "Viral Insanity", will be released digitally through M-Theory Audio (and in Japan via Trooper Music) on March 24. The song — which sees band founder and bassist Jon Leon joined once again by guitarists ...

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SAMMY HAGAR, STEVE VAI, ZAKK WYLDE, JOE SATRIANI, Others Wish NEAL SCHON Happy 67th Birthday (Video)

A phenomenal digital birthday card to legendary JOURNEY founder Neal Schon featuring heartfelt greetings from his stunning wife Michaele along with Jonathan Cain, Brad Paisley, Randy Jackson, Narada Michael Walden, Sammy Hagar, Steve Lukather, Steve Vai, Arnel Pineda, Scott Hamilton, Zakk Wylde, Joe Bonamassa, Jason Derlatka, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson and Jack Blades can be ...

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Hear HALESTORM's Cover Of THE WHO's 'Long Live Rock'

HALESTORM's cover version of THE WHO's "Long Live Rock" can be streamed below. The song was recorded in connection with the upcoming film "Long Live Rock…Celebrate The Chaos", which will premiere worldwide on March 12 as a Watch Now @ Home Cinema Release via global distributor Abramorama. "Long Live Rock…Celebrate The Chaos" is a deep ...

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Rare And Never-Before-Seen Concerts To Be Made Available Via New Multi-Media Company THE CODA COLLECTION

A brand-new multi-media company, The Coda Collection, has announced an innovative experience in music. The new channel reaches across genres to provide fans with exclusive storytelling that details the most iconic moments in music history. The company's channel — The Coda Collection — will debut world premiere films and feature a curated library of legendary ...

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DEMON HUNTER Drops Reworked Version Of 'I Will Fail You' From New Album 'Songs Of Death And Resurrection'

DEMON HUNTER has released a reworked version of "I Will Fail You" from its forthcoming album, "Songs Of Death And Resurrection", a mostly acoustic and stripped-down effort, due March 5 via Solid State Records. "Songs Of Death And Resurrection" features 11 new "Resurrected" versions of classic DEMON HUNTER songs from across the band's ten studio ...

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Former LOU REED, FOREIGNER And DOWNCHILD Keyboardist MICHAEL FONFARA Dies At 74

Internationally renowned Canadian keyboard player Michael Fonfara has died in a Toronto hospital on January 8, 2021, due to complications from his two-year battle with cancer. He was 74. Born in Stevensville, Ontario in 1946, the former Lou Reed keyboardist/bandleader appeared on nine of Reed's albums between 1974 and 2005, including his highest-charting U.S. album ...

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