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ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA On His Decision To Launch JOURNEY Tribute Band: 'I Just Like The Music'

ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" about his recently launched JOURNEY tribute band called JOURNEY BEYOND. JOURNEY BEYOND, which also features keyboardist Doug Carter, bassist Paul Arntz, guitarist Matt Basford and drummer Justin Ward, made its live debut on March 6 at The Beacon Theatre in Hopewell, Virginia. Asked how the decision ...

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DEEP PURPLE's 'Whoosh!' Album Pushed Back To August

The release date of the new DEEP PURPLE album, "Whoosh!", has been pushed back to August from the previously announced June 12 (via earMUSIC). The decision to delay the LP's release was announced by PURPLE singer Ian Gillan, who wrote in a social media post: "For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction...well, ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Announces New Album, 'Metal Commando'

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will release their 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", on July 17 via Nuclear Blast. According to a press release, the title of the album speaks for itself — "Metal Commando" contains "110% PRIMAL FEAR and is full to the brim with power and energy." Pre-orders for the 11-track LP — ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Collaborates With SEBU SIMONIAN And MISHO On 'Introvert (Call Me Crazy)' Song

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has collaborated with Sebu Simonian, the Armenian-American member of the Los Angeles-based indie pop duo CAPITAL CITIES, and Armenian rapper Misho on a song called "Introvert (Call Me Crazy)". The track, which can be streamed below, will likely appear on Simonian's upcoming album, tentatively titled "Many Faces". Simonian ...

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INSOMNIUM And OMNIUM GATHERUM Announce Live Streaming Event

Finnish melodic death metal heavy hitters INSOMNIUM and OMNIUM GATHERUM have announced a very special and exclusive live streaming event, taking place on Friday, April 10 at 18.00 CEST. Like many other bands, INSOMNIUM and OMNIUM GATHERUM were forced to cancel their North American tour, which brought them into an unforeseen miserable situation. Markus Vanhala ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Takes His Miniature Horse On A Walk (Video)

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has shared a video of him taking his miniature horse, Rocky, out for a walk on his estate outside Nashville, Tennessee. Check out the clip below. According to public records, Mustaine's home in Franklin is still on the market for $2.498 million. The 11-acre "equestrian estate" includes a nearly 6,842-square-foot home ...

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Compelled To Repeat - BEGGAR

With all due respect to hirsute drug fiends everywhere, sludge metal is not exactly the most difficult music to play. What is far trickier to pull off is sludge metal that actually rings true, with all the hate, disdain and booze-sodden fury that made the likes of EYEHATEGOD and IRON MONKEY so compelling in the ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of 'Reborn' Song

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "Reborn". The original track appeared on the band's sophomore album, "Come What(ever) May", which came out in 2006. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "Made Of Scars" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand said: "I wrote and recorded 'Reborn' on a four ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND To Release 'Empath - The Ultimate Edition' In June

Canadian singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend will release "Empath - The Ultimate Edition" on June 5. This comprehensive version of 2019's acclaimed album contains the original record and bonus disc across 2 CDs, plus 2 Blu-ray discs. The first Blu-ray contains the 5.1 Surround Sound mix by Devin, with visuals for the full record, ...

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Age Of Aquarius - VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY

You don't have to be a weed-ravaged hippie with a passion for tripping the brain fantastic to enjoy VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY. But it might help. Quite a lot. Originally released in 2019, "Age of Aquarius" is getting a well-deserved reboot from NAPALM RECORDS, and it's not hard to see why the label was so ...

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STYX To Stream 2017 Quebec Concert On YouTube Tomorrow

STYX will stream a 2017 Quebec concert tomorrow (Saturday, March 28), with an introduction from singer/guitarist Tommy Shaw, exclusively on the band's YouTube page starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. STYX is also asking for donations to the band's Rock To The Rescue organization. Two weeks ago, STYX postponed around a dozen shows that ...

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JINJER Releases Live Video For 'Pit Of Consciousness'

Ukrainian modern metallers JINJER have released the official live video for the song "Pit Of Consciousness" from their latest album "Macro". The clip was filmed by Oleg Rooz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, ENTER SHIKARI) during the band's captivating 2019 performance in Kiev. Commented bass player Eugene Abdukhanov: "Back when we recorded this show, ...

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