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LAMB OF GOD And KREATOR Announce Rescheduled Dates For 'State Of Unrest' European Tour

Grammy Award-winning, uncompromising Virginia natives LAMB OF GOD and German thrash metal legends KREATOR have announced their rescheduled dates for the "State Of Unrest Tour" — including a special return to KREATOR's hometown of Essen, Germany. The monster lineup stays intact with Texan thrash squad POWER TRIP opening proceedings each night. "Better late than never!" ...

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LOUDBLAST To Release New Album, 'Manifesto', In November

Veteran French metallers LOUDBLAST will release their new album, "Manifesto", in early November via Listenable Records. The disc was recorded at Vamacara Studio in France. It was produced by HK Krauss and band leader Stéphane Buriez. The cover art was created by Eliran Kantor. Buriez comments: "This album has a particular feel for me. The ...

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MAX CAVALERA Discusses Tracks From SEPULTURA, KILLER BE KILLED And CAVALERA CONSPIRACY In Latest 'Max Trax' Episodes

Former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera has launched "Max Trax", a twice-weekly Internet video series in which he discusses the inspiration for many of the songs spanning his nearly 40-year music career. The fourth, fifth and sixth "Max Trax" episodes, focusing on KILLER BE KILLED's "Face Down", SEPULTURA's "Inner Self" and CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN Performs Japan Heritage Official Theme Song (Video)

EMGtv has uploaded a video of former former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman playing the Japan heritage official theme song. The track was written by Friedman and originally performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, with strings arranged by Akira Sasaki, bass played by Kiyoshi, piano by Yukiko Takada, tsuzumi by Shonosuke Okura, and drums by Mitsuru ...

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SLIPKNOT's 'Welcome To Our Neighborhood' To Be Streamed On Knotfest.com Tomorrow

Knotfest.com will celebrate the 21st anniversary of SLIPKNOT's eponymous debut album with a live broadcast of the band's seminal home-movie collection "Welcome To Our Neighborhood" that features home-shot footage of the early days of SLIPKNOT, interviews, early live-performance footage of "Wait And Bleed", "Surfacing" and "Scissors" and more. The film will be broadcast live on ...

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MAX CAVALERA To Discuss Inspiration Behind Classic SEPULTURA And SOULFLY Songs In New Internet Series 'Max Trax'

Former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera has announced the launch of "Max Trax", a twice-weekly Internet video series in which he will discuss the inspiration for many of the songs spanning his nearly 40-year music career. Cavalera, who is also involved with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and KILLER BE KILLED, broke the news of his ...

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Watch MARTY FRIEDMAN Shred On FENDER's 'Made In Japan Modern Series' Guitar

Fender's Japanese division has uploaded a video of former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman playing one of the instruments in the guitar manufacturer's "Made In Japan Modern Series". The range is comprised of seven new models based on classic Jazz Bass, Jazzmaster, Stratocaster and Telecaster shapes. As previously reported, Marty's long-awaited documentary, titled "Spacefox", will tentatively ...

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SODOM Begins Recording 'Genesis XIX' Album

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have entered Woodhouse Studio in Hagen, Germany with producer Siggi Bemm to begin recording their new album, "Genesis XIX". The LP is expected later in the year via SPV/Steamhammer. This past January, SODOM recruited Toni Merkel as its new drummer. He joined the band as the replacement for Stefan "Husky" ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN Collaborates With APOLO 7 On 'Eres Tú' Cover: Official Music Video Released

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has collaborated with the Colombian rock band APOLO 7 on a cover version of "Eres Tú", a popular Spanish-language song written in 1973 by Juan Carlos Calderón and performed by the Spanish band MOCEDADES. The official music video for the track can be seen below. Friedman announced his collaboration with ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN Collaborates With Colombian Rock Band APOLO 7 On 'Eres Tú' Cover

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has collaborated with the Colombian rock band APOLO 7 on a cover version of "Eres Tú", a popular Spanish-language song written in 1973 by Juan Carlos Calderón and performed by the Spanish band MOCEDADES. Friedman announced his collaboration with APOLO 7 in a video message posted to his social media ...

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SOULFLY Releases 'Live Ritual NYC MMXIX' Digital EP

SOULFLY has released a new digital EP, "Live Ritual NYC MMXIX". The effort was recorded at The Gramercy in New York City on February 11, 2019 while SOULFLY was on tour in support of its most recent full-length album, "Ritual". The audio for the EP was mixed and mastered by Charles Elliott (ABYSMAL DAWN) from ...

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Palace For The Insane - SHRAPNEL

It is probably due to British thrash metal's failure to ever produce a world-beating band that SHRAPNEL have yet to truly register on the global radar. In terms of quality, you may find it hard to fault anything the band have released to date: both 2014's "The Virus Conspires" and 2017's "Raised On Decay" were ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN Releases 'Home Jams' Version Of 'Self Pollution' Song

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has released a "Home Jams" version of his song "Self Pollution", which originally appeared on the 2017 album "Wall Of Sound". The new rendition of the song features Friedman, along with his longtime bandmates Kiyoshi (bass) and Jordan Ziff (guitar), plus Anup Sastry (drums). The split-screen video was filmed in ...

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LAMB OF GOD, KREATOR And POWER TRIP Members Are Collaborating On 'Seriously Massive' New Song

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton and KREATOR vocalist/guitarist Mille Petrozza are collaborating with POWER TRIP frontman Riley Gale on a "seriously massive" new song. The three bands were scheduled to tour Europe together this spring but the trek has since been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier today, Gale tweeted: "working ...

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LAMB OF GOD's Self-Titled Album Pushed Back To June

LAMB OF GOD's self-titled album has had its release date pushed back to June 19 from the previously announced May 8. The band announced the date change in a press release earlier today. LAMB OF GOD said: "Regrettably, we have to announce that the release date for our upcoming self-titled album is being moved five ...

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KREATOR Surprise-Releases New Single, '666 - World Divided'

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR have surprise-released a new single, "666 - World Divided". The official music video for the track can be seen below. The song was produced by Andy Sneap and Markus Ganter and was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios in Berlin, Germany. A limited-edition seven-inch single featuring "666 - World Divided" and the ...

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