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SAINT ASONIA's ADAM GONTIER: 'I've Always Been Pretty Transparent As To What The Songs Are About'

Australia's Keen Eye 4 Concerts recently conducted an interview with SAINT ASONIA frontman Adam Gontier. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting and creation of SAINT ASONIA's sophomore studio album, "Flawed Design": Adam: "Specifically 'Sirens' was ...

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STARSET Releases Music Video For New Song 'Diving Bell'

The members of STARSET have carved out a unique path as part cinematic rock band, part conceptual storytellers, weaving an intricate narrative through multimedia and redefining the concept of a truly immersive entertainment experience. Led by enigmatic frontman and PhD candidate Dustin Bates, the band has made a mission to take fans on a journey ...

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SAINT ASONIA Collaborated With BREAKING BENJAMIN, STARSET Members On 'Flawed Design'

SAINT ASONIA vocalist/guitarist Adam Gontier (ex-THREE DAYS GRACE) and guitarist Mike Mushok (also of STAIND) recently spoke with Paulie Walnuts of HardDrive Radio. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's newest members, drummer Sal Giancarelli (also of STAIND) and bassist Cale Gontier (Adam's cousin): ...

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SHINEDOWN, GODSMACK And FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Set For INKCARCERATION MUSIC AND TATTOO FESTIVAL

The Inkcarceration Music And Tattoo Festival has announced the massive lineup scheduled to perform at its second annual event, set to feature colossal rock headliners SHINEDOWN, GODSMACK and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. Quickly becoming one of the nation's premier rock festivals, Inkcarceration — taking place this year on July 12, 13 and 14 at the ...

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FOO FIGHTERS, TOOL And KORN To Headline EPICENTER Festival

Epicenter festival — a new three-day destination music experience from premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents — brings a massive music lineup to its 2019 debut, with over 65 music artists performing on four stages, led by FOO FIGHTERS, TOOL and KORN. The inaugural festival takes place in the heart of the ...

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SUNFLOWER DEAD Joined By Former FEAR FACTORY Bassist CHRISTIAN OLDE WOLBERS

Los Angeles hard rockers SUNFLOWER DEAD have signed to EMP Label Group, the label founded by MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. The group's third album, "Coma", will be released on October 19. Produced by Dave Fortman (SLIPKNOT, EVANESCENCE), "Coma" features SUNFLOWER DEAD's current lineup, including founding members, vocalist (and accordion player) Michael Del Pizzo, guitarists Jaboo ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Announces Spring 2018 Tour Dates With SHINEDOWN

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will return to the road this spring for select North American co-headlining dates with past tour mates SHINEDOWN to surround their performances at some of the biggest U.S. festivals, including Carolina Rebellion and Welcome To Rockville. The bands are bringing along a very special support package: modern rock powerhouse STARSET, which ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD To Headline Closing Night Of HOUSTON OPEN AIR

AVENGED SEVENFOLD will close out the final night (Sunday, October 15) of the second annual Monster Energy Houston Open Air at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodlands, Texas. Festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents are very excited to bring the band back to Houston, after dangerous storms and lightning in the ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Joined By MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Singer For Performance Of New Song 'Black Wedding' (Video)

IN THIS MOMENT was joined by MOTIONLESS IN WHITE singer Chris "Motionless" Cerulli for a performance of the Maria Brink-fronted outfit's new song "Black Wedding" on July 3 at Freedom Hall / Lancaster Convention Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. You can watch fan-filmed video footage of the collaboration below. "Black Wedding" is taken from IN THIS ...

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HALESTORM Announces 'Halloween Scream' Tour With STARSET And NEW YEARS DAY; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Grammy Award-winning hard rock band HALESTORM has announced details of a major North American headline tour. "Halestorm's Halloween Scream" begins September 22 at Denver, Colorado's High Elevation Rock festival and then travels through late October (see itinerary). Support throughout the trek comes from special guests STARSET and NEW YEARS DAY. The tour will include stops ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Lyric Video For New Song 'Roots'

The official lyric video for the song "Roots" from IN THIS MOMENT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Ritual", which will be released on Friday, July 21. The group's sixth studio effort will be released by Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records and is available for pre-order ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, MARILYN MANSON, PROPHETS OF RAGE, STONE SOUR Set For HOUSTON OPEN AIR

A hard-hitting music lineup has been announced for Monster Energy Houston Open Air — Texas's biggest rock experience — set for Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodlands, Texas. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, PROPHETS OF RAGE, STONE SOUR, MARILYN MANSON, MASTODON, HALESTORM, IN ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Teaser For 'Ritual' Album

A teaser for "Ritual", the new album from IN THIS MOMENT, is available below. Due on Friday, July 21, the band's sixth studio effort will be released by Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records and is available for pre-order now. All pre-orders will be joined by an instant grat download of "Oh Lord", with ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE, PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ROB ZOMBIE Set For LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival

OZZY OSBOURNE, PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ROB ZOMBIE and INCUBUS top the bill for the fourth annual Louder Than Life destination festival, set to take place Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1 at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky. Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne — recently reunited with guitarist Zakk Wylde for the ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, MARILYN MANSON, HALESTORM Set For ROCK ALLEGIANCE Festival

The music lineup, along with food and beverage highlights have been announced for the third annual Monster Energy Rock Allegiance festival, set to take place Saturday, October 7 at the festival's new location at BB&T Pavilion and Wiggins Waterfront Park in Camden, New Jersey. The Northeast's biggest rock experience will feature over twenty bands on ...

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IN THIS MOMENT's 'Blood' Album Certified Gold In U.S.

IN THIS MOMENT's 2012 album "Blood" was certified gold for sales of half a million units on May 10 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America). In February 2016, the RIAA began including on-demand audio and video streams and a track sale equivalent in determining which releases get the coveted album awards, a change ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Unveils 'Ritual' Album Cover

IN THIS MOMENT has apparently set "Ritual" as the title of its new album, tentatively due on July 14. The cover artwork for the follow-up to 2014's "Black Widow" was released earlier today via the band's social-media channels and can be seen below. The first single from "Ritual", a song called "Oh Lord", was premiered ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, SHINEDOWN, A DAY TO REMEMBER, HALESTORM Set For REVOLUTION ROCK FESTIVAL

After an incredible inaugural year that drew 15,000 fans, Revolution Rock Festival, fueled by Monster Energy, returns Saturday, September 9 with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, SHINEDOWN, A DAY TO REMEMBER, HALESTORM, STEEL PANTHER and more outdoors at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. New in 2017, fans who purchase VIP tickets or hotel packages will ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Performs New Song 'River Of Fire' (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of IN THIS MOMENT performing a brand new song called "River Of Fire" at several stops on the band's current tour can be seen below. IN THIS MOMENT has completed work on the follow-up to 2014's "Black Widow" album and is planning a tentative summer release for the disc. Guitarist Chris Howorth ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Announces Summer 2017 Tour

IN THIS MOMENT is currently criss-crossing North American on a mostly sold-out tour with MOTIONLESS IN WHITE and AVATAR, bringing its one-of-kind, burlesque-like show and visually captivating theatrics to thrilled fans and holding their rapt attention from start to finish. The band has revealed its summer tour plans, confirming that it will continue to tour ...

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