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666 - 666

The official consensus on black metal's evolution tends to focus on the contributions of VENOM, BATHORY and then, perhaps most definitively, MAYHEM. And rightly so, of course. But there are always missing links lurking in metal's obsidian shadows, and Norway's 666 are definitely worth a lot more than a footnote. Pre-dating MAYHEM by a couple ...

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PSYCHOSEXUAL Feat. Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER: 'Baby On Fire' Video Unveiled

"Baby On Fire", the latest video from PSYCHOSEXUAL, the new rock band fronted by former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer, can be seen below. Joining Spencer's alter-ego, Devil Daddy, in the group are guitarist Crucifier, bassist Astaroth and drummer Volac. The moody clip sears the senses, with Devil Daddy provoking controversial church burning ...

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SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY Says SOUNDGARDEN Is His Favorite Early 1990s Alternative Rock Band: They 'Could Do No Wrong'

SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery was asked by RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program "Wired In The Empire", to pick his favorite of the top five early 1990s alternative rock bands: NIRVANA, PEARL JAM, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, ALICE IN CHAINS and SOUNDGARDEN. He responded: "Oh, man, that's hard, 'cause I adore every one ...

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PSYCHOSEXUAL Feat. Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER: 'Baby On Fire' Video Due Next Week

"Baby On Fire", the latest video from PSYCHOSEXUAL, the new rock band fronted by former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer, will make its online debut on Friday, June 26. A teaser clip is available below. Joining Spencer's alter-ego, Devil Daddy, in the group are guitarist Crucifier, bassist Astaroth and drummer Volac. "Baby On ...

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Watch EMMURE's Official Visualizer For 'I've Scene God'

The official visualizer for "I've Scene God", the new single from EMMURE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, "Hindsight", which will be released digitally on June 26 via Sharptone Records. Physical copies will be made available on July 24. "Hindsight" continues the creative partnership between the band's ...

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SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY Surprise Releases 'Grief & Distance' EP

SEVENDUST co-founder, vocalist, and guitarist Clint Lowery has surprise released the "Grief & Distance" EP via Rise Records. Lowery recorded the five-song set entirely in quarantine at Sawhorse Studios. The EP features three brand new songs, as well as acoustic versions of "What's The Matter" and "Kings" from Lowery's January 2020-released solo debut "God Bless ...

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Watch Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER Front PSYCHOSEXUAL In 'Lady Killer' Music Video

"Lady Killer", the latest video from PSYCHOSEXUAL, the new rock band fronted by former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer, can be seen below. Joining Spencer's alter-ego, Devil Daddy, in the group are guitarist Crucifier, bassist Astaroth and drummer Volac. "Lady Killer" and the previously released single "Let The Sin Begin" are taken from ...

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Watch Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER Perform 'Let The Sin Begin' With New Band PSYCHOSEXUAL

PSYCHOSEXUAL, the new rock band fronted by former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer, played live for the first time on May 9 at Copa Room in Las Vegas, Nevada. Joining Spencer's alter-ego, Devil Daddy, in the group are guitarist Crucifier, bassist Astaroth and drummer Volac. PSYCHOSEXUAL plays a unique brand of gothic metal ...

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MAYHEM FESTIVAL Postpones Return Until 2021

Mayhem Festival has postponed its return until 2021. On Sunday, the festival's official Instagram was updated with the following message: "as we're sure you've guessed.. due to the pandemic we have to sit this summer out, but 2021 we plan on being back in full swing" The festival originally teased its 2020 comeback last December ...

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Watch APOCALYPTICA Play Set From Rehearsal Space

On Saturday, April 25, Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA livestreamed a performance from their rehearsal room, featuring some of the material from their recently released studio album, "Cell-0". The entire hour-long session can now be seen below. Addressing the online viewers, APOCALYPTICA's Eicca Toppinen said: "If there is somebody watching this and doesn't know that we ...

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Mestarin kynsi - ORANSSI PAZUZU

While loosely categorized as black metal, there has never been anything straightforward about the sounds generated by Finland's ORANSSI PAZUZU throughout their decade-long existence. Their musical output so far is definitely discordant enough to earn the genre tag, and the vocals — shared by guitarist Jun-His, bassist/keyboardist Ontto, and keyboardist/percussionist EviL — are hauntingly corrosive ...

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Underneath - CODE ORANGE

Judging by some of the full-bore plaudits it has received already, a lot of people are pinning their hopes on the new CODE ORANGE album, seemingly viewing it as some kind of epoch-shattering, great leap forward for heavy music in general. In terms of hardcore/metal crossovers, it's pretty undeniable that "Underneath" stands firmly at the ...

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