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JASON NEWSTED Says His Comment About Not Having The 'Physicality' To Play With METALLICA Anymore Has Been Misinterpreted

Jason Newsted says that his comment about no longer having the "physicality" to play with a band like METALLICA has been misinterpreted. Back in February 2020, the 58-year-old musician, who left the San Francisco Bay Area metal giants two decades ago after a 15-year run with the group, discussed his exit from the band in ...

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Degenerations - DISKORD

Death metal has multiplied and evolved with ferocious force over the decades, and it continues to spew up new and determinedly brain-mangling strains. DISKORD have been an intermittent force for death metal weirdness for over 20 years, but their recorded output has never exhibited the slightest inclination toward escaping the underground. As a result, the ...

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VOIVOD To Begin Recording New Album This Month

Canadian innovative metallers VOIVOD will enter RadicArt studios at the end of the month with producer Francis Perron to begin recording their new album, expected for release in 2022 via Century Media Records. VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin stated: "Presently, we are fine-tuning the music for the next album, which we will start recording next ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE Says METALLICA's 'The Thing That Should Not Be' Has Been 'A Huge Inspiration' For Him For Over 30 Years

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of METALLICA's "Black Album" and the upcoming "The Metallica Blacklist" 53-song covers album, GHOST, Juanes and RODRIGO Y GABRIELA have curated exclusive Apple Music playlists showcasing their love for METALLICA as well as tracks from other beloved rock icons. GHOST frontghoul Tobias Forge includes METALLICA's "The Thing That Should ...

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VIO-LENCE, VOIVOD, EXCITER And ARTILLERY: Fall 2021 'MTV Headbangers Ball' European Tour Dates Announced

VIO-LENCE, VOIVOD, EXCITER and ARTILLERY will join forces for this year's "MTV Headbangers Ball" tour of Europe. The trek is currently scheduled to kick off on November 24 in Amersfoort, Netherlands and conclude on December 6 in Gothenburg, Sweden. So far, the following dates have been announced: Nov. 24 - Amersfoort, Netherlands - Fluor Nov. ...

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Former VOIVOD Frontman ERIC FORREST's E-FORCE To Release 'Mindbender' Album

Mighty Music has announced the signing of E-FORCE, the band led by ex-VOIVOD vocalist/bassist Eric Forrest. The first release under this partnership will be E-FORCE's fifth studio album, "Mindbender", to be released on November 19. Forrest comments: "Very proud to announce the fact that the new E-FORCE 'Mindbender' release will be a collaboration/cooperation with Mighty ...

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Ne Plus Ultra - TERRA ODIUM

If it's prog metal pedigree you demand, then TERRA ODIUM have plenty. Led by two former members of legendary Norwegian technicians SPIRAL ARCHITECT — vocalist/guitarist Øyvind Hægeland and drummer Asgeir Mickelson (VEIL OF SECRETS)/ex-BORKNAGAR — this new entity may bear a different name, but it's clear that the spirit of the musicians' former band lives ...

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JASON NEWSTED Is 'Not Joining MEGADETH', His Wife Says

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will not join MEGADETH as David Ellefson's replacement. Ever since MEGADETH officially fired Ellefson last Monday (May 24), speculation has been rife that Newsted will step in to fill the bassist role on the band's upcoming summer tour with LAMB OF GOD. Earlier today (Sunday, May 30), Jason's wife Nicole ...

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Metal Massacre XV - VARIOUS ARTISTS

Now that a sizeable chunk of the metal-loving audience is enthusiastically buying vinyl again, the lost art of the compilation album may yet experience a resurgence. With their legendary "Metal Massacre" series, METAL BLADE contributed as much as anyone to ensuring that such things were fundamentally important to the '80s underground metal's evolution. For anyone ...

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X - ARTILLERY

Thrash heads know the score. You never could fuck with ARTILLERY as members of the serrated-edge riff elite, from the Danish band's early classics "Terror Squad" and "By Inheritance" right through to more recent works by the reconvened and consistently convincing incarnation of guitarist Michael Stützer's enduring ensemble. Their last album, "The Face Of Fear", ...

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VOIVOD To Perform Entire 'Nothingface' And 'Dimension Hatröss' Albums At Livestream Shows

VOIVOD's "Hypercube Sessions" began last August with a blazing live set from RadicArt studios, the studio where the Canadian metal innovators recorded their Juno award-winning album "The Wake", and continues with "Hypercube Session 2", where the band will perform "Nothingface" for the first time ever on May 30. The date also coincides with Michel "Away" ...

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Listen To New EYEHATEGOD Song 'Circle Of Nerves'

New Orleans disciples of hardcore, blues-based, post-amplified audio wreckage EYEHATEGOD have released "Circle Of Nerves", the latest single from their first new full-length album in seven years, "A History Of Nomadic Behavior", due on March 12 via Century Media Records. Singer Mike IX Williams said: "'Circle Of Nerves' is the last single before the release ...

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MASTODON Celebrates 21st Anniversary

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have released a short video in celebration of the band's 21st anniversary. The band wrote in an accompanying message: "MASTODON is officially of drinking age! Yay! Thanks to all of our supporters who have stuck in with us over the years, and for the new ones, welcome to they party! It's ...

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Listen To New EYEHATEGOD Song 'Built Beneath The Lies'

New Orleans disciples of hardcore, blues-based, post-amplified audio wreckage EYEHATEGOD have released "Built Beneath The Lies", the third single from their first new full-length album in seven years, "A History Of Nomadic Behavior", due on March 12 via Century Media Records. Singer Mike IX Williams said: "'Built Beneath The Lies' is another acidic EYEHATEGOD song ...

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EYEHATEGOD Releases New Single 'Fake What's Yours'

New Orleans disciples of hardcore, blues-based, post-amplified audio wreckage EYEHATEGOD have released "Fake What's Yours", the second single from their first new full-length album in seven years, "A History Of Nomadic Behavior", due on March 12 via Century Media Records. Singer Mike IX Williams said: "'Fake What's Yours' is the second single from our new ...

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Devotionals - CARDINAL WYRM

CARDINAL WYRM hail from the Bay Area. I've been there a couple of times; it didn't seem particularly weird, but clearly I was wrong. You can throw a stick pretty much anywhere in the world and be guaranteed to hit at least two sludgy doom bands, but very few of them have the instant oddball ...

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EYEHATEGOD Releases 'High Risk Trigger' Single From 'A History Of Nomadic Behavior' Album

New Orleans disciples of hardcore, blues-based, post-amplified audio wreckage EYEHATEGOD have set a March 12 release date for the band's first new full-length album in seven years, "A History Of Nomadic Behavior". The official visualizer for the disc's first single, "High Risk Trigger", can be seen below. Lyrically, the song is cryptic and abstract, but ...

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