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Voluptuous Worship of Rapture and Response - REBEL WIZARD

The modern era of digital music platforms such as Bandcamp and SoundCloud have opened up the channels of distribution for any musician with access to recording equipment and/or software. One of the side effects of this floodgate opening is the deluge of one-man bedroom and basement projects in all genres of music drowning listeners with ...

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BEAST IN BLACK To Release 'From Hell With Love' Album In February

BEAST IN BLACK is putting the finishing touches on its sophomore album, "From Hell With Love", for a February 8, 2019 release via Nuclear Blast. BEAST IN BLACK is the Helsinki, Finland-based metal band led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen. Commented BEAST IN BLACK: "Sometimes it felt like hell working ...

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JEFF PILSON Says New Project With GEORGE LYNCH, MICK BROWN, ROBERT MASON Will Be Called THE END MACHINE

The new band featuring three members of the classic DOKKEN lineup along with former LYNCH MOB and current WARRANT singer Robert Mason has officially been christened THE END MACHINE. Although guitarist George Lynch said in a recent interview that his new collaboration with his onetime DOKKEN bandmates Jeff Pilson (bass) and Mick Brown (drums) would ...

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BRUCE KULICK 'Would Love To Be There' If KISS's Farewell Tour Included Special Show With Former Members

Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick recently spoke with Rock Titan. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his upcoming KISS-themed performances with bassist Todd Kerns and drummer Brent Fitz of Slash's backing band, THE CONSPIRATORS: Bruce: "The songs that ...

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Listen To New AMARANTHE Song 'Inferno'

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have released the song "Inferno". The track is taken from the band's upcoming fifth album "Helix", due out October 19 through Spinefarm Records. The disc was recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN). The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" marks the band's first release with ...

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NERGAL On BEHEMOTH's 'I Loved You At Your Darkest' Album: 'I Don't Think We Could Do Anything Better'

Finland's Tuonela magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish black/death overlords BEHEMOTH about their new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest". You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why BEHEMOTH chose the "I Loved You At Your Darkest" album ...

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POISON Drummer Reacts To BRETT KAVANAUGH's Supreme Court Confirmation

POISON drummer Rikki Rockett has weighed in on the U.S. Senate's 50-48 vote on Saturday to place Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court for a lifetime appointment. Kavanaugh's confirmation came after a week-long FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegations made against him by several women, including Christine Blasey Ford, the 51-year-old research ...

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FOZZY's CHRIS JERICHO: 'If You Don't Expect To Be The Biggest Band In The World, You Shouldn't Be Doing It'

FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho recently spoke with Metal Wani. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he'd describe the group's live concert experience: Chris: "From note one to note done, it's just a high-energy, high-impact show. There's always 'FOZZY' chants happening; there's always energy, always ...

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SIGH's New Album 'Heir To Despair' To Feature Guest Appearance By PHILIP ANSELMO

Japanese avant garde metal veterans SIGH will release their 11th studio album, "Heir To Despair", on November 16 via Candlelight Records. While the previous album, "Graveward" (2015), was rather symphonic orchestral stuff, "Heir To Despair" is pointing at the completely opposite direction. Heavily inspired by old crazy progressive bands like BRAINTICKET, EMBRYO, AGITATION FREE, BETWEEN, ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Countdown'

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have released the official music video for the song "Countdown". The track is taken from the band's upcoming fifth album "Helix", due out October 19 through Spinefarm Records. The disc was recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN). The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" marks ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Says People Don't 'Make The Same Connection With Albums' That They Used To

Stefan from Australia's "The Moshpit Backstage" podcast recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On doing spoken-word shows: Scott: "I pretty much get to stand in a room and just relate my experiences over the last three or ...

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HELLOWEEN Bassist: 'You Can Only Do The Best Thing If You're In Love With What You're Doing'

Sam Saltman of Heavy Metal Television conducted an interview with bassist Markus Grosskopf of German power metal legends HELLOWEEN prior to the band's September 7 concert at House Of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of their "Pumpkins United" tour. The trek features returning vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen alongside current vocalist ...

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SEAN PECK Owns THE THREE TREMORS Name But Says BRUCE DICKINSON Has His Permission To Use It

Jimmy Kay of Canada's The Metal Voice recently conducted an interview with THE THREE TREMORS, the new project featuring acclaimed heavy metal singers Tim "The Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin (JAG PANZER) and Sean "The Hell Destroyer" Peck (CAGE, DEATH DEALER, DENNER/SHERMANN). You can listen to ...

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