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STRYPER's OZ FOX Undergoes First Brain Surgery

STRYPER guitarist Oz Fox underwent the first of his brain surgeries on Thursday, March 4 to treat one of the tumors that were found in his head — one by his ear and the other in the back of his brain — when he suffered his first seizure in August 2018 while performing with SIN ...

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CARLOS CAVAZO On QUIET RIOT Continuing Without Any Members Of Classic Lineup: 'I Think It's Stupid For Somebody To Do That'

Former QUIET RIOT guitarist Carlos Cavazo says that "it's stupid" for the band to continue without drummer Frankie Banali. Banali, who joined QUIET RIOT in 1982 and played on its breakthrough album, 1983's "Metal Health", died last August after a 16-month battle with pancreatic cancer. In September, QUIET RIOT announced that it would carry on ...

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VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH And BRUTAL TRUTH Members: Fifth Album Completed

Grindcore/hardcore punk veterans VENOMOUS CONCEPT — featuring members of BRUTAL TRUTH and NAPALM DEATH — have completed work on their fifth album at Headline Music Studios in Cambridge, U.K. with producer Simon Efemey. The follow-up to 2020's "Politics Versus The Erection" is tentatively due later this year via Season Of Mist. Earlier today, VENOMOUS CONCEPT ...

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MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON's First Fiction Novel, 'Rock Star Hitman', Now Available As Audiobook

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson's first venture as a fiction thriller novelist, "The Sledge Chronicles: Rock Star Hitman", is now available in audiobook form via iTunes, Amazon and Audible. "The Sledge Chronicles: Rock Star Hitman" is the first chapter in the action-packed saga of Sledge; an up-andcoming musician who uncovers a startling ...

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Listen To New ARCHITECTS Song 'Meteor'

England-based post-metalcore quintet ARCHITECTS will release its ninth studio album, "For Those That Wish To Exist", on February 26 via Epitaph. The record arrives as the follow-up to the band's critically acclaimed 2018 release "Holy Hell", which took a look at the pain and despair that lay at the heart of losing a brother, bandmate, ...

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WHILE SHE SLEEPS Releases Video For New Single 'You Are All You Need'

Following the launch of their new fan-oriented platform Sleeps Society and the announcement of their fifth album "Sleeps Society", Sheffield's metal impresarios WHILE SHE SLEEPS have revealed their hard-hitting new single "You Are All You Need". "Sleeps Society" arrives April 16 via Sleeps Brothers/Spinefarm Records. "We somehow managed to inject enough personal inspiration from each ...

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ALEXI LAIHO's Wife Shares Photos Of His Private Funeral Service

Alexi Laiho's wife has shared photos of the private funeral service for the former CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman, who passed away on December 29 in his home in Helsinki, Finland. The 41-year-old had suffered from long-term health issues leading up to his death. On Wednesday (February 3), Australian-born Kelli Wright, who has previously worked as ...

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Rare And Never-Before-Seen Concerts To Be Made Available Via New Multi-Media Company THE CODA COLLECTION

A brand-new multi-media company, The Coda Collection, has announced an innovative experience in music. The new channel reaches across genres to provide fans with exclusive storytelling that details the most iconic moments in music history. The company's channel — The Coda Collection — will debut world premiere films and feature a curated library of legendary ...

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ARCHITECTS Release Music Video For New Single 'Dead Butterflies'

England-based post-metalcore quintet ARCHITECTS will release its ninth studio album, "For Those That Wish To Exist", on February 26 via Epitaph. The record arrives as the follow-up to the band's critically acclaimed 2018 release "Holy Hell", which took a look at the pain and despair that lay at the heart of losing a brother, bandmate, ...

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EDDIE VEDDER To Perform At 'Tibet House US' Virtual Benefit Concert

One of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in New York City, the 34th annual Tibet House US benefit concert will return on February 17 for a special virtual edition combining live and pre-recorded segments streaming via Mandolin, the premiere concert livestream platform for artists, venues, and fans. For the first time ever, ...

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