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KAMELOT Keyboardist On 'Fantastic' Touring Drummer ALEX VANDENBURG: 'I Hope He Stays'

KAMELOT keyboardist Oliver Palotai recently spoke with Finland's Metalliluola. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's latest album, "The Shadow Theory": Oliver: "The creation of the album was not without troubles. Some albums are just born under difficult circumstances, and I was ...

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SLASH On Returning To GUNS N' ROSES: 'It Turned Out To Be One Of The Greatest Things That I Ever Did'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash was recently interviewed by syndicated radio DJ Theresa Rockface. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the music video for "Driving Rain", the first single from his new solo album "Living The Dream": Slash: "The puppets are great. Sort of the ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT On Seeing RICK ALLEN Play Drums With One Arm For The First Time: 'It Was Astonishing'

DEF LEPPARD vocalist Joe Elliott was recently interviewed by "All Things Considered" host Dave Lawrence of HPR/Hawaii Public Radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's rapid rise during their 1983 in support of "Pyromania": Joe: "It was all a bit of a whirlwind, ...

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NICKELBACK Bassist Says Band Uses Radio Data As A 'Barometer For What People Want To Hear' During Its Concerts

NICKELBACK bassist Mike Kroeger recently spoke with Australia's Heavy magazine. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On planning the band's live production: Mike: "It's pretty much an open creative process, and it's not unlike writing songs, because it is creative as well. It is more of ...

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THE HEARD Feat. Ex-CRUCIFIED BARBARA, DEATHSTARS Members: 'A Death Supreme' Single Available

THE HEARD, the new Swedish rock band featuring former CRUCIFIED BARBARA guitarist Klara "Force" Rönnqvist Fors, bassist Ida "Evileye" Stenbacka and drummer Nikki Wicked (a.k.a. Jannicke Lindström) alongside DEATHSTARS bassist Jonas "Skinny Disco" Kangur (on lead guitar) and burlesque performer, model and singer Pepper Potemkin, has released a new single, "A Death Supreme". The song ...

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ELUVEITIE Begins Recording New Album

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE are working on the follow-up to their highly acclaimed 2017 album "Evocation II - Pantheon". The band is recording the new disc at Tommy Vetterli's Newsound Studio in Switzerland. A year ago, ELUVEITIE released the single "Rebirth", which gave fans a sample of what they can expect to hear on the ...

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EINHERJER: 'Mine Våpen Mine Ord' Video Released

"Mine Våpen Mine Ord", the new video from Viking metal veterans EINHERJER, can be seen below. The tack is taken from the band's ninth full-length album, titled "Norrøne Spor", which will be released on November 9. EINHERJER has carried out its vision for more than two decades. The band was there when Norwegian extreme metal ...

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GOROD: 'Bekhten's Curse' Video Released

"Bekhten's Curse", the new video from French technical metallers GOROD, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Aethra", which was released today (Friday, October 19) via Overpowered Records. The clip was produced by Disclosure Productions. Vocalist Julien Deyres says: "Out of all of the songs on the album, these ...

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Collection Featuring Models Of Gear Used On PANTERA's 'Cowboys From Hell' Album Released By IK MULTIMEDIA

IK Multimedia has announced the Dimebag Darrell CFH Collection for AmpliTube. This new collection features models of the exact gear used by "Dimebag" Darrell Lance Abbott on PANTERA's groundbreaking album "Cowboys From Hell". Mac/PC users can enjoy nine brand new models including two amps, two cabinets and five stompboxes. Dimebag is considered one of the ...

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EVERGREY: 'The Atlantic' Album Details Revealed

Acclaimed Swedish dark melodic metal masters EVERGREY will release their new studio album, titled "The Atlantic", on January 25, 2019. The band has worked extensively on the follow-up to 2016's "The Storm Within" (which entered the charts on high positions in numerous countries). EVERGREY again teamed up with Jacob Hansen, who — just like with ...

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MYLES KENNEDY Releases 'The Great Beyond' Video

Myles Kennedy just released the latest music video for the song "The Great Beyond" from his debut solo album, "Year Of The Tiger". The clip comes on the heels of wrapping a U.S. tour run with SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS. "The Great Beyond" video was shot in black and white and features ...

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JINJER Releases New Single And Video, 'Ape'

Ukrainian metal act JINJER has released a new single titled "Ape". The song's accompanying video can be seen below. Bassist Eugene Abdiukhanov comments: "It's been two years since we have released new material, and it was high time to bring something brand new to the table. By last spring, we collected a bunch of musical ...

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INTO ETERNITY: 'Sandstorm' Lyric Video

Canadian extreme progressive metal quintet INTO ETERNITY will release its long-awaited sixth album, "The Sirens", on October 26 via M-Theory Audio. The official lyric video for the disc's new single, "Sandstorm", can be seen below. Guitarist Tim Roth comments: "'Sandstorm' was the second song written for 'The Sirens'. Most of the other tracks are long ...

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SIRENIA: 'Into The Night' Video Released

"Into The Night", the new video from Nordic epic metal masters SIRENIA, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Arcane Astral Aeons", which will be released on October 26 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2016's "Dim Days Of Dolor" marks the band's second LP to feature French vocalist ...

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STARBREAKER To Release 'Dysphoria' Album In January; 'Pure Evil' Single Available

Tony Harnell, the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and former vocalist of hard rock band TNT, and Magnus Karlsson, current PRIMAL FEAR guitarist extraordinaire, have rejoined forces for the release of the third STARBREAKER album. Titled "Dysphoria", the disc showcases everything the project has become known for: metal sensibilities, melodic songs with killer hooks, thought provoking lyrics, ...

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DISTURBED: Pro-Shot Video Of Intimate Chicago Concert

DISTURBED played a special intimate show on October 10 at the 1,000-capacity Vic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. The concert, which was presented by SiriusXM, saw the live premiere of the first two singles from DISTURBED's upcoming "Evolution" album, "Are You Ready" and "A Reason To Fight", as well as powerful renditions of a dozen or ...

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Former GHOST Members Plan To Appeal Dismissal Of Lawsuit

Former members of GHOST have vowed to appeal the dismissal of their lawsuit against the band's leader, Tobias Forge. Forge, who founded the group eight years ago, was sued by the four ex-members in April 2017. They accused the singer of cheating them out of their rightful share of the profits from the band's album ...

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