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ERNIE C Defends His Production On BLACK SABBATH's 'Forbidden' Album: I Wanted 'To Dry The Sound Up A Little Bit'

Ernie "C" Cunnigan has defended his production on BLACK SABBATH's "Forbidden" album, saying that he wanted to "dry" the band's sound up a little bit and make it "more personal." The 1995 LP, which features guitarist Tony Iommi alongside singer Tony Martin, drummer Cozy Powell and bassist Neil Murray, is often regarded as the SABBATH's ...

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CLUTCH's NEIL FALLON: Why I Started Taking Vocal Lessons

CLUTCH vocalist Neil Fallon recently spoke with Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's latest album, "Book Of Bad Decisions": Neil: "I think we initially intended maybe to have 10 or 12 songs, ...

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WEST BOUND Feat. CHAS WEST And ROY Z: 'Dance Of Life' Video

"Dance Of Life", the new video from WEST BOUND, the hard-hitting Los Angeles-area rock band featuring vocalist Chas West (RESURRECTION KINGS, BONHAM, LYNCH MOB), guitarist/producer Roy Z (BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD, TRIBE OF GYPSIES), guitarist Jimmy Burkard, bassist Jason Cornwell and drummer Dave "Chilli" Moreno, can be seen below. The song is taken from WEST BOUND's ...

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DANKO JONES Praises Producer GARTH 'GGGARTH' RICHARDSON: 'We Just Laughed Through The Whole Session'

Prior to DANKO JONES's February 13 performance in Long Beach, California, vocalist/guitarist Danko Jones spoke with Bionic Buzz. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the origins of his passion for music: Danko: "Naturally, as a kid, I just gravitated towards music, and wanting ...

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PETER FRAMPTON Says He Is Suffering From Rare Muscular Disease

Peter Frampton exclusively spoke with CBS "This Morning: Saturday" correspondent Anthony Mason this morning about living with the autoimmune disease Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM). IBM is a progressive muscle disorder characterized by muscle inflammation, weakness, and atrophy. While Frampton remains at the top of his game, having recently performed as part of "I Am the ...

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CRAIG LOCICERO: 'I Am Not Joining MACHINE HEAD'

Craig Locicero says that he is not joining MACHINE HEAD as the replacement for the recently departed Phil Demmel. The guitarist, who previously played with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn in FORBIDDEN, addressed the issue in response to comments from various fans who have inquired about the possibility of the two musicians rejoining forces in ...

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SLASH Says He Doesn't Enjoy Being 'The Big Rock Star Guy': 'I Just Don't Do The Celebrity Thing'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash recently discussed "Living The Dream", his fourth solo album (and third with MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS), with Poland's Wirtualna Polska. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he ever tires of being one of the most world's most recognized ...

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Watch DISTURBED Perform In Washington D.C.

Fan-filmed video footage of DISTURBED's February 21 concert at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. can be seen below. DISTURBED released its seventh studio album, "Evolution", in October. Frontman David Draiman recently revealed that DISTURBED will no longer tour at the frequency he and his bandmates were known for in the past. Speaking about the ...

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TOMMY LEE Calls DONALD TRUMP 'A F**khead'

Tommy Lee has once again slammed President Donald Trump, calling the former host of NBC's reality show "The Apprentice" a "fuckhead." The MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer made his comment in a tweet early this morning. He wrote: "Trump! You're such a fuckhead" It is not clear what prompted Lee's latest outburst. The rocker has criticized Trump ...

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GRAND MAGUS: Lyric Video For 'Wolf God' Title Track

The official lyric video for "Wolf God", the title track of the upcoming album from Swedish metallers GRAND MAGUS, can be seen below. Due on April 19 via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2016's "Sword Songs" was recorded at Sweetspot Studio in Sweden with producer Staffan Karlsson (ARCH ENEMY, FIREWIND, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS). According to a ...

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New ANGUS YOUNG 'Rock Iconz' Statue Coming Soon

KnuckleBonz, creator of the Rock Iconz music collectible series, has announced the production of an Angus Young (AC/DC) statue, available for pre-order now at this location. Incredibly detailed and highly exclusive, each one is hand-painted, numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity on the base. This is a limited-edition collectible; only 3,000 ...

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