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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Surprises JUANES With 'Person Of The Year' Award At 2019 LATIN GRAMMYS

METALLICA's Lars Ulrich presented Juanes with the Latin Recording Academy "Person Of The Year" award at last night's 20th annual Latin Grammys in Las Vegas. The drummer made a surprise appearance after the Colombian singer/songwriter performed several of his greatest hits. "[I met] Juanes years ago, after performing in Mexico," Ulrich said in English. "And ...

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Former METAL CHURCH Singer RONNY MUNROE Joins ONE MACHINE

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of critically acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth, has announced the addition of former METAL CHURCH and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA vocalist Ronny Munroe. Says Smyth: "As our fans know, we have been looking high and low for the right fit in a frontman for ONE MACHINE for a few years now, and we have ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES Part Ways With Bassist ASHLEY PURDY

BLACK VEIL BRIDES have split with bassist Ashley Purdy. The band broke the news of Purdy's departure via a statement posted on its social media channels. "BLACK VEIL BRIDES and Ashley Purdy have mutually agreed to part ways," the statement reads. "We have enjoyed a wonderful run together and both parties wish one another continued ...

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HIGHLY SUSPECT Releases '16' Music Video

The first single off HIGHLY SUSPECT's newest album, "MCID", and a track currently at No. 1 on Rock Radio, "16", has received a passionate, emotion-provoking music video. "16" is a song about love and heartbreak, unique to the rock scene with not a single guitar on the track. No other song has reached #1 on ...

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DELAIN Releases New Single And Lyric Video For 'One Second'

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN have released a new single called "One Second". Taken from their soon-to-be-revealed next Napalm Records LP, the single is accompanied by a lyric video filled with a mix of stunning visuals from the band's recent North American tour and metaphorical glimpses into the song's protagonist’s mind. "One Second" hooks the listener ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Release Music Video For New Single 'Goodbye Divinity'

"Goodbye Divinity", the new Vicente Cordero-directed video from SONS OF APOLLO — featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE) — can be seen below. The song is ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces First-Ever 'Knotfest At Sea'

Knotfest, the music and lifestyle phenomenon created by multi-platinum, genre defining metal band, SLIPKNOT, has announced its first ever cruise event, Knotfest At Sea. Furthering the global expansion of the Knotfest experience, the inaugural voyage of the Knotfest At Sea cruise will set sail from Barcelona on August 10, 2020, returning on August 14. Knotfest ...

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CHRIS JERICHO Releases Cover Of THE KINKS' 'Father Christmas'

CHRIS JERICHO & THE CHRISTMAS HELVES, led by FOZZY frontman and former WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho, have released their cover of THE KINKS' 1977 song "Father Christmas". The track was reportedly written about a department store "Father Christmas" — what Santa Claus is known as in the U.K. — who is attacked by a ...

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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD To Release 'New Empire, Vol. 1' Album In February

California's HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD will release its sixth full-length studio album, "New Empire, Vol. 1", on February 14 via Dove & Grenade Media/BMG. Produced by Matt Good (SLEEPING WITH SIRENS, ASKING ALEXANDRIA), the record is comprised of nine high-energy tracks that showcase the band embracing a heavier, hard-rock sound with this effort. "Time Bomb", the dynamic ...

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Watch NIGHTWISH Perform 'Slaying The Dreamer' From 'Decades: Live In Buenos Aires' Blu-Ray

Finnish/Dutch/British symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release "Decades: Live In Buenos Aires" on December 6 as a Blu-ray digibook, 2CD digipak, Blu-ray+2CD earbook and 3LP via Nuclear Blast. The set was recorded on September 30, 2018 at Estadio Malvinas in Buenos Aires, Argentina during the "Decades" tour in support of the band's compilation album of the ...

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Video Premiere: RAGE's 'True'

"True", the new video from RAGE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the German metal band's upcoming album, "Wings Of Rage", which will be released on January 10, 2020 through Steamhammer/SPV as CD digipak, 2LP gatefold version, limited box set, shirt bundle (Steamhammer shop) download and stream. Few metal acts can look ...

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DOWN Confirms Another 'NOLA' 25th-Anniversary Show

DOWN has confirmed that it will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its classic debut album, "NOLA", by making a number of special live appearances next year. In addition to performing at the 2020 edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting festival, set to take place June 18-21, 2020 in Dessel, Belgium, DOWN has just announced that ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's MICK MARS, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's IVAN MOODY Featured In CORY MARKS's 'Outlaws & Outsiders' Video

"Outlaws & Outsiders" (featuring Travis Tritt, Ivan Moody and Mick Mars), the debut track from Better Noise Music Nashville's flagship artist Cory Marks mixes the passion and honesty of country music with the explosive energy of rock and roll. The track boasts guest appearances from country icon Travis Tritt, Ivan Moody from FIVE FINGER DEATH ...

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Listen To New SUICIDE SILENCE Songs 'Meltdown' And 'Love Me To Death'

California-based extreme metal titans SUICIDE SILENCE will release their sixth studio album, "Become The Hunter", on February 14, 2020 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, HATEBREED) at The Omen Room and mixed by Josh Wilbur (TRIVIUM, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Ted Jensen (PANTERA, DEFTONES, SLIPKNOT) mastered ...

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See First Trailer For DAVID ELLEFSON-Produced Horror Film 'Dwellers'

Ellefson Films, the new film production company run by MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and his partner, music and film producer and industry exec Thom Hazaert, has partnered with musician, filmmaker and actor Drew Fortier ("Zen From Mars", "Her Name Was Christa") on an original horror film titled "Dwellers", with Fortier writing, directing, and starring. Additionally, ...

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