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JAKE E. LEE's RED DRAGON CARTEL: 'Speedbag' Video

The official video for the song "Speedbag" from RED DRAGON CARTEL, the band led by former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee, can be seen below. The track is taken from RED DRAGON CARTEL's sophomore album, "Patina", which was released in November via Frontiers Music Srl. The follow-up to RED DRAGON CARTEL's eponymous ...

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Watch PAPA ROACH Perform 'Elevate' At The Roxy

Last month, PAPA ROACH played a special run of five shows in its home state of California to celebrate the release of the band's 10th studio album, "Who Do You Trust?" The group closed out the run with three very special shows at the landmark West Hollywood venue The Roxy, presented by SiriusXM. Professionally ...

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P.O.D. Drummer Explains Absence From European Tour

P.O.D. drummer Noah "Wuv" Bernardo is sitting out the band's current European tour in order to "take care of some business" back home in San Diego. He is being temporarily replaced by Jonny Beats. Bernardo explained his absence from the trek in a video message posted to P.O.D.'s Twitter account. He said: "Unfortunately, I had ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Partners With VANS For New Shoe Line

LED ZEPPELIN has teamed up with the Vans clothing company to launch officially licensed shoes. Two versions of ZEPPELIN shoes will be made available. First up, the Era features a black leather upper emblazoned with the symbols featured in the album art for "Led Zeppelin IV". Second, the Sk8-Hi features the image of the Hindenburg ...

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Watch New Teaser For WHITESNAKE's 'Shut Up & Kiss Me' Video

WHITESNAKE's 13th studio album, "Flesh & Blood", will tentatively be released in May via Frontiers Music Srl. A new teaser for the first single and video from the disc, titled "Shut Up & Kiss Me", is available below. The full clip is expected to be posted online on Thursday, February 14. WHITESNAKE filmed the "Shut ...

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OVERKILL's BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH Says 'The Wings Of War' Has 'Old Is New Again' Vibe

Corey Gorechrist of the "Fantasm" podcast recently conducted an interview with frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL about the band's forthcoming studio album, "The Wings Of War". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the fact that "The Wings Of War" ...

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EXHORDER Begins Recording First Album In Nearly Three Decades

New Orleans-based thrash metal pioneers EXHORDER have entered OCD Studios in Metairie, Louisiana with producer Duane Simoneaux to begin recording their first album in nearly three decades. The as-yet-untitled disc will be released later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records. EXHORDER now features founding members Vinnie LaBella (guitar) and Kyle Thomas (vocals) along with ...

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EYEHATEGOD Frontman Fires Back At Lawmaker: 'Your Moral Crusade Against Basic Human Rights Will Be Fought At Every Turn'

EYEHATEGOD vocalist Mike IX Williams has fired back at Arkansas senator Jason Rapert after the ultra-conservative lawmaker took a stand against the band's show in his home state. A poster for the May 24 concert at Vino's depicts Rapert — who just announced his plans to file a so-called trigger law that would make abortion ...

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DROWNING POOL Begins Recording Follow-Up To 2016's 'Hellelujah'

DROWNING POOL has apparently commenced the recording process for the follow-up to its 2016 album "Hellelujah". This past Tuesday (February 5), the Texas heavy rockers posted a picture of a studio whiteboard on their Facebook page, along with several working songtitles that are set to appear on the band's next disc. Back in December 2017, ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Officially Recruits JASON RICHARDSON As New Guitarist

ALL THAT REMAINS has officially recruited Jason Richardson as the replacement for guitarist Oliver "Oli" Herbert, who passed away in October. Earlier today, the band released the following statement via social media: "ALL THAT REMAINS would like to clarify that guitarist Jason Richardson is now an official member of the band. Some recent interviews were ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN: 'A Lot Of People Probably Thought I Fell Off The Map When I Moved To Japan'

Chris Akin of "The Classic Metal Show" recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why the U.S. market has not warmed to his solo career, which now includes 14 studio albums: Marty: "I don't know how ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK Praises KIKO LOUREIRO: 'He's A Phenomenal Player'

Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Broderick has praised his replacement, Kiko Loureiro, calling him a "phenomenal player" who "fits" the band's style. Loureiro officially joined MEGADETH in April 2015, about five months after Broderick's exit from the group. Asked by Jason McNamara at this year's NAMM for his opinion of Kiko's musical contribution to MEGADETH, Chris ...

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PETE SANDOVAL No Longer Has a Relationship With MORBID ANGEL: 'I Don't Even Speak To Them'

Austrian webzine Stormbringer conducted an interview with guitarist Lee Harrison and drummer Pete Sandoval of American grindcore icons TERRORIZER prior to their January 15 show at Viper Room in Wien, Austria. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether Sandoval thought the band's "World Downfall" ...

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