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STATIC-X Still Doesn't Want To Publicly Reveal New Singer's Identity Even Though 'Everyone Knows' Who He Is

STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos says that he knew "there would be some negativity" in response to the band's decision to reunite without its late frontman Wayne Static. STATIC-X's recent tour celebrated the 20th anniversary of the band's platinum-certified "Wisconsin Death Trip" album and paid homage to Static, who died six years ago. While the identity ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Responds To Accusation That He Is 'Leeching Off' His Father's Name For Solo Single

Wolfgang Van Halen has fired back at an Internet troll who accused him of "leeching off" his father's name in the weeks following the legendary guitarist's death. Two days ago, BLABBERMOUTH.NET broke the news that Wolfgang will release his debut solo single, "Distance", on Monday, November 16. Taken from the VAN HALEN bassist's forthcoming solo ...

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ALICE COOPER Releases 'Fact Video' For 'Elected'

Legendary rocker Alice Cooper has released a "fact video" for his classic song "Elected". The Godfather of Shock Rock recently produced a new "campaign" video for "Elected". The clip takes a lighthearted look at the process and positions Cooper as the best presidential candidate. Running on the Wild Party ticket, Cooper's campaign platform speaks volumes: ...

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Dawn Of The Damned - NECROPHOBIC

Black metal has come a long way in its forty-plus years of existence and evolution. These days, our options vary from the utterly low-fi and feral DIY end of the genre to the glossy, high production values of the post-DIMMU set, with all manner of weird, wild and grotesque alternatives swirling around somewhere in the ...

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VOLUMES Share Video For New Song 'Weighted'

VOLUMES have dropped the official video for the new track "Weighted". Check it out below. "This song is about self-doubt and the shortcomings that come with any type of success," says singer Michael Barr, who returned to the lineup after a five-year absence this past spring. "It's about the ups and the downs in life ...

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BRENT SMITH Says His SHINEDOWN Bandmates Are 'Very Supportive' Of SMITH & MYERS: 'This Is A Different Project'

SHINEDOWN singer Brent Smith spoke to Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 about SMITH & MYERS, his collaboration with SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers. Last month, the duo released dual singles from its forthcoming full-length album, "Smith & Myers Volume 1", due out October 9 via Atlantic Records. "It just isn't ...

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STATIC-X Releases Official Music Video For 'Dead Souls'

STATIC-X has released the official music video for the song "Dead Souls". The track is taken from the band's latest album "Project Regeneration Vol. 1", which came out on July 10. The first of two volumes, "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" features 12 brand new tracks, containing many of the final vocal performances and musical compositions ...

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STATIC-X's TONY CAMPOS Looks Back On WAYNE STATIC's Drug-Related Death: 'You Can't Help Someone That Doesn't Wanna Be Helped'

In a new interview with the "Rock & Roll Beer Guy" podcast, STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos reflected on the passing of the band's frontman Wayne Static nearly six years ago. Wayne died after mixing Xanax and other powerful prescription drugs with alcohol, according to the coroner's report. The 48-year-old Static, whose ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON: 'We Owe Everything To METALLICA'

David Ellefson says that MEGADETH and other thrash and extreme metal bands "owe everything to METALLICA." Dave Mustaine, who was the original lead guitarist of METALLICA, was dismissed from the band by drummer Lars Ulrich in 1983. He was replaced by Kirk Hammett and went on to form MEGADETH and achieve worldwide success on his ...

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TONY CAMPOS: 'It's Up To The Fans' Whether STATIC-X Will Continue After 'Project Regeneration' Touring Cycle

STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos says that "it's up to the fans" whether the group's current lineup will continue once he and his bandmates have finished touring in support of "Project Regeneration". STATIC-X's latest album "Project Regeneration Vol. 1", came out in July. The first of two volumes, it features 12 brand new tracks, containing many ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SHAVO ODADJIAN Releases Lyric Video For 'Shotguns' From NORTH KINGSLEY Project

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian's NORTH KINGSLEY musical collaboration with producer Saro Paparian and lyricist/vocalist Ray Hawthorne recently released its first three-song collection, "Vol. 1", via 22 Red Media, a subsidiary of Odadjian's lifestyle and cannabis brand 22 Red. "Vol. 1" features the hard-hitting track "Like That?" and two other songs — the ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SHAVO ODADJIAN Releases 'Die For The Pic' Music Video From NORTH KINGSLEY Project

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian's NORTH KINGSLEY musical collaboration with producer Saro Paparian and lyricist/vocalist Ray Hawthorne has released its first three-song collection, "Vol. 1", via 22 Red Media, a subsidiary of Odadjian's lifestyle and cannabis brand 22 Red. "Vol. 1" features the hard-hitting, previously released debut track "Like That?" and two other ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SHAVO ODADJIAN Releases First Single From NORTH KINGSLEY Project

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian has officially launched NORTH KINGSLEY, his long-awaited and hotly anticipated new musical collaboration with producer Saro Paparian and lyricist/vocalist Ray Hawthorne. The collective has released its debut single, the hard-hitting "Like That?" and has announced the release of the first three-track collection of music, "Vol. 1", which will ...

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Ex-STATIC-X Guitarist TRIPP EISEN To EDSEL DOPE: 'You Hired DONALD TRUMP's Law Firm To Ensure That You Can Steal My Songs'

Ex-STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen has responded to DOPE leader Edsel Dope over accusations that Tripp's former bandmates took undeserved songwriting credit on some of the tracks on the group's just-released "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" album. The first of two volumes, "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" features 12 brand new tracks, containing many of the final vocal ...

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STATIC-X Releases Official Music Video For 'Bring You Down'

STATIC-X has released the official music video for the song "Bring You Down". The track is taken from the band's latest album "Project Regeneration Vol. 1", which came out on July 10. The first of two volumes, "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" features 12 brand new tracks, containing many of the final vocal performances and musical ...

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EDSEL DOPE Fires Back At TRIPP EISEN Over STATIC-X Accusations: 'You Are An Egotistical, Low-Talent Idiot'

DOPE leader Edsel Dope, who is widely believed to be Xer0, the masked frontman of STATIC-X, has fired back at ex-STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen over accusations that Tripp's former bandmates took undeserved songwriting credit on some of the tracks on the group's just-released "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" album. The first of two volumes, "Project Regeneration ...

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Ex-STATIC-X Guitarist TRIPP EISEN Accuses Former Bandmates Of 'Patently Deceptive Songwriting Credits' On 'Project Regeneration Vol. 1' Album

Ex-STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen has accused his former bandmates of taking undeserved songwriting credit on some of the tracks on the group's just-released "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" album. The first of two volumes, "Project Regeneration Vol. 1" features 12 brand new tracks, containing many of the final vocal performances and musical compositions of late STATIC-X ...

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