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May You Be Held - SUMAC

The gradual progression of Boston post-metal giants ISIS from competent NEUROSIS clones with potential to an ambitiously heady prog-metal machine was one of the more enthralling musical developments of the new millennium's first decade. Band members have continued to pursue musical endeavors since that band's 2010 dissolution, with the most satisfying of the splinter projects ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Releases Video For New Single 'Blood Of The Zombie'

On October 2, death metal veterans SIX FEET UNDER will release their 17th full-length album, "Nightmares Of The Decomposed", via Metal Blade Records. The official Reino Aedmäe-animated music video for the disc's third single, "Blood Of The Zombie" can be seen below. Vocalist Chris Barnes comments: "Working again after 25 years writing an album with ...

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TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Releases Funky Anti-DONALD TRUMP Song Called 'Trump Sucks'

TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick, who has been an outspoken critic of America's 45th president on social media, has released an anti-Donald Trump song called "Trump Sucks". The funky track features Skolnick's rap-style rhymes in which he touches upon a number of his familiar grievances regarding the Trump administration, including alleged corruption, nepotism and criminality on ...

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BLACK SABBATH Partners With DR. MARTENS On 50th-Anniversary Boots

Before there was metal, there was BLACK SABBATH. It's been 50 years since the band's groundbreaking debut album crash-landed on to the music scene and changed the course of rock history. British boot maker Dr. Martens's first collaboration with the "godfathers of heavy metal" celebrates "Black Sabbath" and "Paranoid"'s 50th anniversaries, and shine the spotlight ...

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METALLICA Donates $250,000 To West Coast Wildfire Relief Efforts

METALLICA has announced a new donation of $250,000 to help wildfire relief efforts in California and other parts of the western United States. The band made the donation through its All Within My Hands non-profit foundation, which was launched in 2017 to help creating sustainable communities by tackling the issues of hunger and workforce education ...

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ROB HALFORD In Conversation With SEBASTIAN BACH: Changing Hands Virtual Event Scheduled For This Saturday

Arizona's Changing Hands bookstore, in conjunction with Zia Records, will host a live Zoom conversation with Rob Halford about his autobiography, "Confess". The event will take place on Saturday, October 3 at 5 p.m. Arizona time. The JUDAS PRIEST singer will discuss the book with a special guest moderator, former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach. ...

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COREY TAYLOR Blasts DONALD TRUMP: 'The Cheeto Can't Lead'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor spoke to Kyle Meredith of Louisville's 91.9 WFPK radio station about the lack of political lyrical themes on his upcoming debut solo album, "CMFT", which will be released on October 2 via Roadrunner Records. He said (see video below): "Honestly, I actually hint at it on 'Culture Head', ...

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Utgard - ENSLAVED

ENSLAVED's journey into prog-fueled musical madness has been an incredibly fun evolution to witness. The remaining vestiges of their more blistering black metal days become more and more of a distant memory with every subsequent album, but it is a testament to the group's creativity — and their ability to still tastefully layer in the ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Releases Acoustic Version Of 'Wrong Side Of Heaven' From 'A Decade Of Destruction - Volume 2'

The second instalment of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's greatest-hits collection, "A Decade Of Destruction - Volume 2", will be released on digital and CD formats October 9, with a two-LP set arriving on November 20 via Better Noise Music. "A Decade Of Destruction - Volume 2" includes four previously unreleased tracks: "Broken World", a Steve ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Members Comment On BRANDI CARLILE Collaboration

For this year's "Record Store Day", the surviving members of SOUNDGARDEN teamed with singer Brandi Carlile to record new versions of "Black Hole Sun" and "Searching With My Good Eye Closed". The tribute to late SOUNDGARDEN vocalist Chris Cornell was released as a 12-inch on September 26, which is the second of three separate "Record ...

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DECAPITATED Re-Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST; New Music 'Is Coming'

After more than 10 years of successfully working together, Nuclear Blast has announced that Polish tech death masters DECAPITATED have decided to refresh their bond and have re-signed with the German metal label for another era of extreme metal. Nuclear Blast USA general manager Gerardo Martinez states: "DECAPITATED has been in my life literally since ...

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AC/DC Hints At Imminent Comeback Announcement

AC/DC updated its social media earlier today with a short video clip featuring the lightning bolt from its iconic logo as a neon light alongside the sound of a guitar or musical instrument plugging into an amplifier. The speculation is that the legendary hard rock band is preparing to announce its comeback, possibly as early ...

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