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VENOM To Release 'Storm The Gates' Album In December

Black metal pioneers VENOM will release their 15th full-length studio album, "Storm The Gates", on December 14 through Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "From The Very Depths" will be made available on CD and digital formats, with vinyl and cassette versions to arrive in early 2019. Frontman Conrad "Cronos" Lant commented: "Get ready for ...

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RAMMSTEIN Guitarist's EMIGRATE Project: Making Of '1234' Video

EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, will release its third album, "A Million Degrees", on November 30 via Spinefarm Records. Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the video for the disc's first single, "1234", can be seen below. If there's a description that, personally and professionally, fits Kruspe like a Savile ...

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JOHN PETRUCCI: 'Distance Over Time' Is 'The Best-Sounding DREAM THEATER Record We've Ever Made'

Progressive metal titans DREAM THEATER will release their 14th studio album, "Distance Over Time", on February 22, 2019. "Distance Over Time" showcases a newfound creativity for DREAM THEATER while maintaining the elements that have garnered them devoted fans around the globe. The album also marks the first for the band's new label InsideOut Music. The ...

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Mercury Retrograde - TANTRIC

Flashback to the late nineties when DAYS OF THE NEW refugees Todd Whitener, Jesse Vest and Matt Taul found a distinctive voice in the form of Hugo Ferreira to join a little band originally called C-14, quickly rebranded as TANTRIC. Quickly, the band grabbed a coveted deal with Madonna's Maverick Records and was asked in ...

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OPETH Teams Up With HEAVY METALE AB For Three New Beers

OPETH, in collaboration with famed Swedish Heavy MetAle, has announced the release of three types of beer to be released simultaneous this November 10. All three beers are brewed at the Nääs Gårdsbryggeri brewery in southern Östergötland. * Heritage Pilsner is a brave and beautiful beer with light tones of bittersweet hops. A tasteful and ...

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OZZFEST 2018: More Details Revealed

The upcoming Ozzfest New Year's Eve celebration has expanded its headlining bill of some of the greatest names in rock to include a second (outdoor) stage. Concert-goers will now have 10 hours of entertainment before they ring in the New Year. Set for Monday, December 31 at the Forum in Los Angeles, Ozzfest will kick ...

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FENDER Teams Up With JIMMY PAGE To Recreate His Iconic Telecaster

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced it is collaborating with one of rock's most legendary guitar players — Jimmy Page — to recreate his famous 1959 Fender Telecaster 50 years after LED ZEPPELIN formed in October 1968. Among music's most iconic guitars is Jimmy Page's Telecaster, known for its two "mirror" and "dragon" designs. ...

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Ritual - SOULFLY

Like how the in-demand Samuel L. Jackson manifests everywhere in film and commercials, Max Cavalera appears to be hell-bent to grind out metal every waking second he has. If he's not on tour with his brother, Igor, resurrecting live full renditions of classic SEPULTURA albums, Max has CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and, of course, SOULFLY to churn ...

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Evolution - DISTURBED

When you title a body of work "Evolution", the subtext implies something of an anthropological nature or a systematic process of moving forward—in this case, a band. DISTURBED serves itself a tall order for its seventh album, "Evolution", which vocalist David Draiman has reputedly cited as the band's "Black Album". If DISTURBED is to be ...

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CHTHONIC: Making Of 'Millennia's Faith Undone' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the "Millennia's Faith Undone" video from Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC can be seen below. The clip features an appearance by Hong Kong singer Denise Ho. "Millennia's Faith Undone" is taken from CHTHONIC's latest album, "Battlefields Of Asura", which was released on October 12. Doris Yeh, the spokesperson and bassist in ...

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UNLEASHED Frontman On Surviving The Music Industry: 'You Can't Really Sit Around And Count Your Dollars All The Time'

In new interview with music writer Joel Gausten, UNLEASHED bassist/vocalist Johnny Hedlund discusses various topics, including the band's new album, "The Hunt For White Christ", and the group's ability to survive in the music industry for nearly 30 years. An excerpt from the chat appears below. Joel Gausten: When comparing "The Hunt For ...

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ZAKK SABBATH, DEVILDRIVER And WEDNESDAY 13 To Perform On OZZFEST Second Stage

ZAKK SABBATH, the all-star BLACK SABBATH cover band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), DEVILDRIVER and WEDNESDAY 13 will perform on the second stage at the special one-night-only New Year's Eve Ozzfest, set for Monday, December 31 at The Forum in Los Angeles, California. Headlining the event will be OZZY OSBOURNE, with ...

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UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS And GRAVEYARD To Team Up For North American Co-Headlining Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS and GRAVEYARD are teaming up next March for the "Peace Across The Wasteland" co-headlining North American tour. The trek kicks off March 6 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and runs through March 30 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. TWIN TEMPLE will provide support through the March 16 date in San Francisco, California. On ...

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New STATIC-X Album, 'Project Regeneration', Featuring WAYNE STATIC's Final Vocal Performances, To Arrive In 2019

STATIC-X is back! Featuring the band's original lineup introduced on their 1999 platinum-selling debut full-length album, "Wisconsin Death Trip", bassist Tony Campos, guitarist Koichi Fukuda and drummer Ken Jay have joined forces once again to release a new album, "Project Regeneration". Due in the spring of 2019, the effort will be released in conjunction with ...

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RAMMSTEIN Guitarist's EMIGRATE Project To Release 'A Million Degrees' Album Feat. TILL LINDEMANN, CARDINAL COPIA

EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, will release its third album, "A Million Degrees", on November 30 via Vertigo/Universal Music. If there's a description that, personally and professionally, fits Kruspe like a Savile Row suit, "fired up" would be it… As a member of RAMMSTEIN, the music world's most explosive live ...

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