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Watch AVATAR's Music Video For New Single 'Colossus'

Swedish metallers AVATAR have released the official music for a new song called "Colossus", which serves as the third single from their eighth full-length, "Hunter Gatherer", due out August 7 via Entertainment One (eOne). Unsettling electronic instrumentation sets the tone as Johannes Eckerström provides the introduction to the track, from which the band bursts into ...

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THE ROLLING STONES: 'Goats Head Soup' Reissue To Include Previously Unreleased Studio And Live Material

Another prized jewel in THE ROLLING STONES' unmatched catalog will be restored to its full glory and more with the September 4 multi-format release of their 1973 classic "Goats Head Soup". The album will be available in multiple configurations, including four-disc CD and vinyl box set editions, with a treasure trove of unreleased studio and ...

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FEAR FACTORY Singer BURTON C. BELL To Release New ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS Album, 'Apocrypha', In October

ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS will release its second full-length album, "Apocrypha", on October 9 via Dissonance Productions. The recording will be available on CD, two limited vinyl formats and through all major digital outlets. A creative, and innovative journey of FEAR FACTORY vocalist Burton C. Bell, "Apocrypha" is a vision untold. Born of life, love ...

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MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Defends Receiving PPP Loan For Postponed Tours

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE has defended taking federal funds to support its crew for any current and future postponed tours. According to documents from the Small Business Administration And Treasury Department, GUNS N' ROSES, PEARL JAM, GREEN DAY, DISTURBED and many other touring musicians took out loans as well. The financial support is part of the ...

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COREY TAYLOR Has Hope For Future Of Rock: 'I Know A Ton Of Younger Bands That Play Their Own Instruments'

During a recent appearance on "Offstage With DWP", SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor spoke out against an age-old argument repeated by a lot of old-timers: kids today just aren't interested in guitar-driven music and just want electronic beats. "I know a ton of younger bands that play their own instruments, that play in-your-face ...

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QUEEN's ROGER TAYLOR On Possibility Of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Sequel: 'I Wouldn't Want To Be Seen As Cashing In Again'

QUEEN drummer Roger Taylor says that a sequel to the band's biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" is unlikely to happen. Released in November 2018, "Bohemian Rhapsody" has become the highest-grossing musical biopic of all time, bringing in more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office. It was also No. 1 biggest-selling film of 2019 on home ...

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Hear ZAKK WYLDE's ZAKK SABBATH Cover BLACK SABBATH's Classic Namesake Song

Early September will see ZAKK SABBATH, the BLACK SABBATH tribute band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), bassist Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE) and drummer Joey Castillo (DANZIG, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE), release their spectacular tribute to the Birmingham four, a faithful yet supercharged rendition of BLACK SABBATH's first ...

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CODE ORANGE Announces 'Under The Skin' Livestream Event

Grammy-nominated band CODE ORANGE has announced "Under The Skin", a brand-new livestream event, which follows the empty-venue record-release show livestream "Last Ones Left: In Fear Of The End". Set to broadcast live via CODE ORANGE's Twitch channel on July 30, "Under The Skin" will see CODE ORANGE delivering a full-band, stripped-down-and-reimagined presentation of tracks spanning ...

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THE DOORS' ROBBY KRIEGER Releases 'The Hitch' Video

The legendary guitarist and songwriter of THE DOORS and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Robby Krieger will release his first solo album in 10 years on August 14. "The Ritual Begins At Sundown" will be made available via his new home at The Players Club, a division of the Mascot Label Group. The ...

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SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY Says SOUNDGARDEN Is His Favorite Early 1990s Alternative Rock Band: They 'Could Do No Wrong'

SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery was asked by RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program "Wired In The Empire", to pick his favorite of the top five early 1990s alternative rock bands: NIRVANA, PEARL JAM, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, ALICE IN CHAINS and SOUNDGARDEN. He responded: "Oh, man, that's hard, 'cause I adore every one ...

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ROY MAYORGA Says VINNIE PAUL's Death Came As A 'Huge Shock'

STONE SOUR and HELLYEAH drummer Roy Mayorga has reflected on the passing of PANTERA drum legend Vinnie Paul Abbott, who died just over two years ago at his home in Las Vegas. Speaking to SEPULTURA frontman Derrick Green for the weekly "SepulQuarta" Internet series, Mayorga said (see video below): "[Vinnie's death] was a huge shock. ...

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SEETHER To Release 'Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum' Album In August; 'Dangerous' Single Available

SEETHER's new single, "Dangerous", can be streamed below. The track will be included on the band's recently completed eighth album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", which is due on August 28 via Fantasy Records. Three years after releasing its critically acclaimed record "Poison The Parish", SEETHER returns with "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum". Translating to ...

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KATAKLYSM To Release 'Unconquered' Album In The Fall

Montreal, Quebec, Canada death metallers KATAKLYSM will release a new album titled "Unconquered" in the fall via Nuclear Blast Records. A teaser for the effort is available below. KATAKLYSM's latest album, "Meditations", was released in June 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The 10-song disc was produced by the band's guitarist Jean-François Dagenais and drummer Oli Beaudoin, ...

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LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Says Response To His Collaboration With CHESTER BENNINGTON Was 'Mind-Blowing'

LAMB OF GOD's Mark Morton spoke to Midwest Beatdown about his debut solo album, "Anesthetic". Produced by Josh Wilbur and executive produced by Jake Oni, the LP came out in March 2019 via WPP Records/Spinefarm. Guest artists on the effort include late LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington, Paolo Gregoletto and Alex Bent of TRIVIUM, Jacoby ...

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KURT COBAIN's 'MTV Unplugged' Guitar Sells For $6 Million At Auction

Julien's Auctions' marquee two-day music auction event "Music Icons" culminated today in a world-record-breaking sale of one of the most recognized and important guitars in rock 'n' roll history: the acoustic-electric guitar played by Kurt Cobain during NIRVANA's acclaimed "MTV Unplugged" performance. The legendary instrument played by one of rock's most influential musicians and icons ...

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EXODUS's GARY HOLT Slams LIVE NATION For Wanting Artists To Take Pay Cuts And Cancelation Burdens For Shows In 2021

EXODUS's Gary Holt and ANTHRAX's Scott Ian are among the musicians who have slammed conceret giant Live Nation for reportedly planning to make significant changes to its policies regarding concert tours and festivals when touring is expected to resume in 2021. According to a Live Nation memo circulated to talent agencies and first

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