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PUSCIFER Drops 'Theorem' Music Video

PUSCIFER, which released its critically lauded fourth full-length album, "Existential Reckoning", on Friday, has dropped a music video for the song "Theorem". The clip, which was directed by frontman Maynard James Keenan, offers an update on the search for Pusciverse desert dweller Billy D. The video's arrival follows an eventful weekend for the group that ...

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Naiv - THY CATAFALQUE

In much the same way that VOIVOD are a thrash metal band on paper but something vastly more unpredictable in practice, Hungarian eccentrics THY CATAFALQUE have stoically remained rooted in black metal while steadily evolving into something far more adventurous and whacked-out. On "Naiv", Tamás Kátai's wayward project continues to keep a toe or two ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Says Metal And Horror Are Both 'Really Good At Capturing Dark Emotions'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett recently spoke with the Canadian Broadcasting Centre (CBC) program "Q" about his exhibit of vintage horror film posters, "It's Alive!: Classic Horror And Sci-Fi Art From The Kirk Hammett Collection", which is currently on display at Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow ...

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ANACRUSIS To Reunite For Special Hometown Show In December

St. Louis, Missouri-based progressive/melodic thrash metallers ANACRUSIS will once again take the stage for a special hometown show to celebrate the reissue of their entire catalog on Metal Blade Records later this year. The December 7 concert at Delmar Hall will be a three-part performance featuring all original members from the band's 1986-1993 run. Come ...

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LAST IN LINE Bassist Slams 'Medicare For All' Proposal, Says People Would Have To 'Wait Weeks To Get Even Basic Appointments'

Former OZZY OSBOURNE and current LAST IN LINE bassist Phil Soussan has slammed the "Medicare For All" proposal, arguing that moving to a single-payer system run by the government would result in people having "to wait weeks to get even basic appointments." Unlike the existing Affordable Care Act (ACA), more popularly called Obamacare, which helps ...

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The Grand Antiquation - MEADOWS END

The life and times of melodic death metal have been eventful, to say the least. Nearly 30 years after the subgenre's true genesis in those unlikely Swedish suburbs, its original formula has been hijacked, abused and diluted so many times that it's sometimes hard not to be angry at IN FLAMES for accidentally inventing all ...

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Dominion - DRAGONLORD

From the char of black metal mania glorified by profiled pundits EMPEROR, DIMMU BORGIR, CRADLE OF FILTH and MAYHEM rose a mini-legion of one-man wannabes, dark forest wanderers and orchestral fugue art farts. Corpse paint, crusty leather, inverted crosses, middle fingers hoisted toward Catholicism, at this point, a great big Mega-Therion yawn. Yet the underground ...

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SIGH's New Album 'Heir To Despair' To Feature Guest Appearance By PHILIP ANSELMO

Japanese avant garde metal veterans SIGH will release their 11th studio album, "Heir To Despair", on November 16 via Candlelight Records. While the previous album, "Graveward" (2015), was rather symphonic orchestral stuff, "Heir To Despair" is pointing at the completely opposite direction. Heavily inspired by old crazy progressive bands like BRAINTICKET, EMBRYO, AGITATION FREE, BETWEEN, ...

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Broken Limbs Excite No Pity - BRUCE LAMONT

Bruce Lamont is one of the underground's unsung heroes, and he is revered by those familiar with his work. It's just unfortunate that many folks are unfamiliar with the talented musician. Whether his contributions or projects are one's cup of tea or not, his immense talent, performance and stage presence are all simply undeniable. The ...

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Video: TESTAMENT Performs In Rijssen, The Netherlands

Fan-filmed video footage of TESTAMENT's August 4 performance at Lucky in Rijssen, The Netherlands can be seen below. TESTAMENT's twelfth album, "The Brotherhood Of The Snake", will be released on October 28 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was once again created by Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with ATHEIST, SIGH, ANACRUSIS and GWAR, ...

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HATEBREED Signs Worldwide Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST

New Haven, Connecticut hardcore giants HATEBREED have renewed their relationship with Nuclear Blast by signing a brand new, worldwide deal with the label. The group previously released its last album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", through Nuclear Blast in Europe, and now the band has chosen to expand its partnership with the company by including North ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Release 'Saint Cecilia' EP

FOO FIGHTERS have released a brand new EP, "Saint Cecilia", featuring five new tracks recorded recently in Austin, Texas. The EP has been made available via FooFighters.com as well as iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify. The FOO FIGHTERS posted a countdown clock on its site earlier this month counting down to midnight on ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Release Clip Of New Music, EP Title Hinted

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS have released a brief studio clip of a new song from the band's upcoming EP, which will feature five new tracks recorded recently in Austin, Texas. A Reddit page dedicated to the band also hinted that the title of the EP may be "2nd Century A.D." The ...

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SIGH's 'Graveward' To Receive North American Release In May

Japanese extreme metal/noise icons SIGH will unleash their crushing tenth studio opus next month. Titled "Graveward", the eclectic, ten-track offering took over two and a half years to complete with each song comprising over one hundred recording tracks exceeding 100GB of audio to select from in the final mixes. Inspired by musician/composer Fabio Frizzi, "Graveward" ...

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ACE FREHLEY: Why I Left KISS

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley spoke to Australia's "Today" show ahead of his upcoming tour of the country. You can watch the chat at this location. Speaking about why he chose to leave KISS the first time, Frehley said: "I quit because I started abusing substances and alcohol. And I also wasn't agreeing ...

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JESSE LEACH: A Lot Of People Assume I Became Rich After I Rejoined KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach was interviewed for a recent episode of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's task of following up the band's 2009 self-titled album — which marked singer Howard Jones' final recorded appearance ...

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HATEBREED's JAMEY JASTA Says Heavy Metal Is No Longer A Male-Dominated World

Metalship conducted an interview with vocalist Jamey Jasta of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED at last month's Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On HATEBREED's songwriting approach: Jamey: "If you look at a band like ...

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HATEBREED's FRANK NOVINEC Speaks To GetYourRockOut At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR (Video)

Felicity Hall of GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with guitarist Frank Novinec of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 7-10 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. In a recent interview with Finland's Kaaos ...

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