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METALLICA Bassist ROBERT TRUJILLO, Ex-FAITH NO MORE Guitarist JIM MARTIN To Perform With INFECTIOUS GROOVES This Weekend

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo and ex-FAITH NO MORE guitarist Jim Martin will be part of INFECTIOUS GROOVES' reunited lineup when the band performs at this weekend's Sick Bastards Social Fest in Brazil. The festival, which is being curated by SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and INFECTIOUS GROOVES frontman Mike Muir, celebrates 34 years of the Brazilian radio station ...

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CHRIS JERICHO Releases Cover Of THE KINKS' 'Father Christmas'

CHRIS JERICHO & THE CHRISTMAS HELVES, led by FOZZY frontman and former WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho, have released their cover of THE KINKS' 1977 song "Father Christmas". The track was reportedly written about a department store "Father Christmas" — what Santa Claus is known as in the U.K. — who is attacked by a ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE To Receive STIM's Platinum Award

GHOST mastermind Tobias Forge will be awarded the prestigious STIM Platinum Guitar this year. STIM, the Swedish performing rights society, protects the interests of authors and publishers of music in Sweden. The Platinum Guitar has been awarded since 2004 to authors who have experienced exceptional success over the year. Forge will receive the award for ...

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JOURNEY's JONATHAN CAIN Wanted To Emphasize Miracle Of Jesus's Birth With New Christmas Single, 'Wonder Of Wonders'

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and JOURNEY keyboardist Jonathan Cain is joined by Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling NEWSBOYS frontman Michael Tait for his newest Christmas single, "Wonder Of Wonders". Available now from Identity Records at iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube, Google Play, iHeartRadio and more outlets globally, the was produced at Cain's Addiction Sound Studios ...

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OBSCURA Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

Nuclear Blast has announced the signing of Germany's finest progressive death metal band OBSCURA. Founded in 2002, the group established its reputation by releasing five studio albums which have been highly acclaimed by fans and press alike, accompanied by playing support tours as well as their own headline shows all around the globe. Band founder ...

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NIGHTWISH Announces Fall 2020 European Headlining Tour

Finnish/Dutch/British symphonic metal masters NIGHTWISH will embark on a European headlining tour in the fall of 2020. The band had already announced a show in Amsterdam — which sold more than 15,000 tickets in just a few days — swiftly followed up by an additional concert at the same venue, alongside shows in Russia, Belarus ...

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RUSH's GEDDY LEE Is Not Ready To Write His Autobiography

Geddy Lee says that he is not ready to write an autobiography. The RUSH bassist/vocalist has spent most of last year promoting "Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book Of Bass", which showcases his collection of bass guitars and the stories behind them. Asked in a recent interview with U.K.'s Bass Guitar magazine if fans can expect ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN Rehearsing For HEADLESS CROSS Shows

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin is rehearsing for upcoming shows with his band TONY MARTIN'S HEADLESS CROSS. Joining Martin for the sessions at RB Studio in Birmingham, England are Danny "Danté" Needham (VENOM) on drums, Dario Mollo (ex-GRAHAM BONNET) on guitar, Eddie George (ex-MAGNUM) on keyboards and Magnus Rosén (ex-HAMMERFALL) on bass. Martin wrote ...

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OTHERWISE Releases Music Video For 'Lifted'

Las Vegas rockers OTHERWISE have released a music video for their new song "Lifted". The Chisel Pixel Productions-directed clip was shot last month in Los Angeles. Regarding the shoot, OTHERWISE's Adrian Patrick said: "Making the video for 'Lifted' was perhaps the most fun we've ever had filming! The locale was absolutely stunning (thanks to Patten ...

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MAGNUM To Release 'The Serpent Rings' Album In January

British rock legends MAGNUM will release their new album, "The Serpent Rings", on January 17, 2020 through Steamhammer/SPV as a CD digipak, 2LP gatefold version, limited box set, download and stream. MAGNUM guitarist Tony Clarkin is a man who seems to never stop working. He is responsible for writing all the material released by the ...

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EX-OPETH Drummer MARTIN LOPEZ: 'The Metal Scene Is Really Far Behind On Social Issues'

Hakos Pervanidis of Greece's "TV War" recently conducted an interview with drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH) of progressive heavy rock group SOEN. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SOEN's latest studio album, "Lotus": Martin: "I think that while recording, it was pretty much as we ...

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ICE NINE KILLS Debuts New Track 'Your Number's Up'

Following yesterday's (October 16) worldwide exclusive premiere on SiriusXM Octane, horror-inspired metal act ICE NINE KILLS has shared its brand-new chilling single "Your Number's Up" in the below lyric video. The track, a tribute to Wes Craven's classic 1996 self-referential slasher "Scream", will be included as one of many bonus features on the band's upcoming ...

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