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Former AGNOSTIC FRONT Bassist ALAN PETERS Dies

Former AGNOSTIC FRONT bassist Alan Peters (second from left in photo above), who played on the legendary hardcore band's 1987 album "Liberty And Justice For..." album, has died. The news of his passing was confirmed by AGNOSTIC FRONT in a social media post on Friday (August 7). The group wrote: "Today was a very sad ...

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DOWN To Make 'Big Announcement' On Tuesday

DOWN will make a "big announcement" on Tuesday, August 11 at 1:00 p.m. EDT / 10:00 a.m. PDT. The acclaimed supergroup is expected to officially reveal that it will perform live for the first time in four years as part of a virtual concert later this month. The news of DOWN's return to live activity ...

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LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA Is Not A Fan Of METALLICA's 'Lulu': 'Sometimes Experiments Fail'

LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia has criticized "Lulu", METALLICA's controversial collaborative disc with Lou Reed, saying "sometimes experiments fail." Released in 2011, "Lulu" polarized fans around the world and earned METALLICA some of the most scathing reviews of its career. The effort featured the late THE VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman's spoken-word poetry and lyrics combined with ...

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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Releases New Song 'Idol' Featuring TECH N9NE

Los Angeles quintet HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD has dropped a blazing new track, "Idol", featuring a guest appearance from rapper Tech N9ne. Continuing to push the boundaries of ingenuity, "Idol" sees HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD effortlessly blend heavy riffs, huge hooks, dubstep tinged industrial bombast and impassioned lyrical dexterity into a hard hitting sonic canvas that is uniquely and ...

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CHERIE CURRIE: 'Our Leaders Are Not Doing A Very Good Job Of Protecting People's Businesses' During The Pandemic

1970s icon and ex-THE RUNAWAYS singer Cherie Currie has weighed in on the face mask debate, saying that everyone should "absolutely" wear masks during a pandemic. Currie addressed the hot-button issue as lawmakers push harder for their constituents to wear face masks to limit the spread of coronavirus. Months after his own advisers recommended it, ...

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PANTERA: 20th-Anniversary Edition Of 'Reinventing The Steel' To Arrive In September

PANTERA will release a 20th-anniversary edition of its final album, "Reinventing The Steel", on September 18. Bassist Rex Brown confirmed the release date for the "Reinventing" reissue in an interview last Friday (July 24) with SiriusXM's "Debatable", where he discussed the 30th anniversary of PANTERA's "Cowboys From Hell" LP. "We do have another record coming ...

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Listen To New SEETHER Song 'Bruised And Bloodied'

SEETHER's new single, "Bruised And Bloodied", 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. "Bruised And Bloodied" is a strong representation of the dynamic push-pull on "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", with frontman ...

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OPETH Announces March 2021 European Tour

Swedish prog-metal/rock veterans OPETH have announced a European tour for March 2021. Support on the trek will come from retro rockers THE VINTAGE CARAVAN from Iceland. Tour dates: March 10 - EE - Tallinn - Helitehas March 11 - LV - Riga - Palladium March 12 - PL - Warsaw - Progresja March 13 - ...

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MEGADETH Guitarist KIKO LOUREIRO Releases 'Overflow' Single

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro has released a new solo single, "Overflow". It is the third single from Loureiro's fifth solo album, "Open Source", which will arrive on July 10. Last week, Loureiro released "Imminent Threat", the LP's second single, featuring a guest appearance by former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman. The cover artwork for "Overflow", "Imminent ...

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MEGADETH's KIKO LOUREIRO To Release 'Overflow' Single On Friday

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro will release a new solo single, "Overflow", on Friday, July 3. The cover artwork for the effort can be seen below. Last month, Loureiro released "Imminent Threat", the second single from his fifth solo album, "Open Source". The track features a guest appearance by former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman. The cover ...

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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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Hear MEGADETH's KIKO LOUREIRO Team Up With MARTY FRIEDMAN On 'Imminent Threat' Single

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro has released "Imminent Threat", the second single from his fifth solo album, "Open Source". The track features a guest appearance by former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman. The cover artwork for "Imminent Threat" and "Open Source" was created by Gustavo Sazes (MACHINE HEAD, AMARANTHE, ARCH ENEMY) and can be seen below. Kiko ...

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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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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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IHSAHN And MATT HEAFY Are 'Making Great Progress' On Debut MRITYU Album

MRITYU, the experimental black-metal side project of TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy, is "making great progress" on its long-awaited debut album. The disc is being produced by EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn, who wrote in an Instagram post earlier today (Monday, June 15): "It's #mrityumonday and me and @matthewkheafy have been tracking some killer vocals in @cubase.pro through ...

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