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NONPOINT Releases Cover Of PRINCE's 'When Doves Cry'

NONPOINT has released its cover version of "When Doves Cry" to all major platforms today. The single was originally released by PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION in 1984 and was one of the hit singles from the album "Purple Rain". Vocalist Elias Soriano says: "Our fans throughout the years have always had a quiet romance with ...

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AS I LAY DYING Releases New Song 'Roots Below'

San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING have released a new song called "Roots Below". You can now listen to the track below. Frontman Tim Lambesis comments: "Its exciting to be working on music again after some downtime. "'Roots Below' was originally a B-side leftover from when we recorded [the 2019 album] 'Shaped By Fire', ...

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WHITECHAPEL Shares Music Video For New Song 'A Bloodsoaked Symphony'

Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL will release their new album, "Kin", on October 29 via Metal Blade Records. For a another preview of the record, a music video for "A Bloodsoaked Symphony", directed by David Brodsky of MyGoodEye, can be viewed below. At this stage in the game, the name WHITECHAPEL commands respect. Already sitting ...

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L.A. GUNS Release Music Video For New Single 'Cannonball'

Long-running hard rockers L.A. GUNS will release their new studio album, "Checkered Past", on November 12 via Frontiers Music Srl. Fans can get another preview of the album with the release of the official music video for the second single "Cannonball". Written and recorded during late 2020 and early 2021, "Checkered Past" sees Tracii Guns, ...

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Tangaroa - ALIEN WEAPONRY

Among the greatest frustrations for metal fans, during this whole pandemic shitshow, has been the abrupt thwarting of many a young band's upward ascent. ALIEN WEAPONRY have reason to feel more aggrieved than most, as the New Zealand trio's notoriety spread like wildfire following the release of their 2018 "Tu" debut album. Widely acclaimed as ...

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Watch LARS ULRICH's Sons Play First-Ever TAIPEI HOUSTON Concert

TAIPEI HOUSTON, the new band featuring Myles and Layne Ulrich, sons of METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich, played its first show this past Thursday (September 9) at Alex's Bar in Long Beach, California. Three short video clips of the performance are available below. Since joining Instagram three weeks ago, TAIPEI HOUSTON has already amassed 11,500 followers. ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Pulls Out Of BLUE RIDGE And INKCARCERATION Festivals After Positive COVID-19 Test

ALL THAT REMAINS has canceled its appearances at the Blue Ridge Rock Festival (September 11) in Danville, Virginia and the Inkcarceration festival (September 12) in Mansfield, Ohio after one of the bandmembers tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier today (Saturday, September 11), ALL THAT REMAINS frontman Phil Labonte released the following statement: "Hey everyone, Phil here. ...

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MIKKEY DEE Says He 'Felt As A Very Narrow Drummer' By The End Of His Time With KING DIAMOND

During a recent appearance on "Drinks With Johnny", the Internet TV show hosted by AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ, former MOTÖRHEAD and current SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee discussed the evolution of his drumming style. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "If you take KING DIAMOND, DOKKEN, MOTÖRHEAD, now SCORPIONS, they have come in in the ...

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PHIL DEMMEL Says VIO-LENCE's Recent Concert 'Turned Out To Be' A COVID-19 'Superspreader Event': 'We All Got Sick'

VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel says that the band's recent concert in California "turned out to be a superspreader event" after which his entire household and some of his bandmates contracted COVID-19. VIO-LENCE's August 6 appearance at Strummer's in Fresno marked the first performance by the band's current lineup, consisting of Demmel, singer Sean Killian and ...

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UFO To Play Last-Ever Concert In October 2022

Following a number of tours around the globe and countless spectacular shows, British rock legend UFO will embark on its final tour featuring a series of exclusive concerts in summer 2022 to bid farewell to its fans in style. At the grand finale of an unprecedented success story, which began in 1969 and has spanned ...

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WHITECHAPEL Announces 'Kin' Album, Drops 'Lost Boy' Music Video

Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL will release their new album, "Kin", on October 29 via Metal Blade Records. For a first preview of the record, a music video for "Lost Boy", directed by Miles Skarin, can be viewed below. At this stage in the game, the name WHITECHAPEL commands respect. Already sitting on one of ...

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TESLA Releases Music Video For New Single 'Cold Blue Steel'

Veteran Northern California rockers TESLA have released the official music video for their brand new single, "Cold Blue Steel". The clip was directed by Brandon Gullion and produced by TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon. In a recent interview with Rob Rush Radio, Hannon described the track, which he co-wrote with singer Jeff Keith, as "a very ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Teams Up With GIBSON For 'Wino' Les Paul Custom Guitar

For the past 127 years, Gibson — the iconic American instrument brand — has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound across genres of music and generations of players. Today, Gibson Custom Shop has announced the release of the limited-edition Jerry Cantrell "Wino" Les Paul Custom guitar, the guitar marks the first official collaboration with ...

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See Photos Of PHIL LYNOTT Monument In His British Hometown

A monument honoring THIN LIZZY frontman Phil Lynott was unveiled in his hometown last Friday (August 20). The six-feet-tall sculpture was designed by Luke Perry, a local sculptor, and was placed in West Bromwich, a large market town in the borough of Sandwell, West Midlands, England. Lynott was born and spent some time in West ...

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VIO-LENCE Singer SEAN KILLIAN Hospitalized With COVID-19: 'My Lung Capacity Is Diminished'

Vocalist Sean Killian of San Francisco Bay Area thrash metallers VIO-LENCE has been hospitalized with COVID-19. The 57-year-old musician, who battled stage four liver cirrhosis five years ago, revealed his COVID-19 diagnosis in a social media post earlier today. He wrote: "I entered the hospital Thursday to be treated for Covid. I contracted the virus ...

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L.A. GUNS Announce 'Checkered Past' Album Details

Long-running hard rockers L.A. GUNS will release their new studio album, "Checkered Past", on November 12 via Frontiers Music Srl. Fans can get their first preview of the album with the release of the single "Knock Me Down". Written and recorded during late 2020 and early 2021, "Checkered Past" sees Tracii Guns, Phil Lewis and ...

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Watch STAIND Perform In Bristow, Virginia

Fan-filmed video footage of STAIND's August 11 performance at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia as the support act for KORN can be seen below. The two bands' 28-date joint tour will make stops in Long Island, Detroit, Irvine, Phoenix, Austin and more, before wrapping up with a performance at Dallas' Dos Equis Pavilion on ...

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URIAH HEEP To Release 'Choices' Box Set Next Month

Legendary progressive rock band URIAH HEEP will release a new box set, "Choices", on September 24. A six-CD boxset, "Choices" features a personal selection of URIAH HEEP songs from across the band's 50-year and 24-album career. Created with the full collaboration of the HEEP themselves and curated by guitarist and founder member Mick Box, the ...

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TESLA's FRANK HANNON Confirms COVID-19 Diagnosis: 'I Have Not Been Able To Move All Week In Pain'

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon has confirmed that he recently tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Hannon publicly acknowledged his diagnosis on the same day that TESLA announced it was postponing its next few shows due to members of the touring party contracting COVID-19. As BLABBERMOUTH.NET reported yesterday, TESLA played the ...

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