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MEGADETH Bandmates DAVID ELLEFSON And CHRIS POLAND Reunite On Stage In Fullerton (Video)

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson reunited with former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland to perform the band's classic songs "The Conjuring" and "Peace Sells" (with former ANTHRAX and current ARMORED SAINT singer John Bush on vocals) on September 5 at Slidebar in Fullerton, California. Video footage of the performance can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user ...

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Watch VINCE NEIL Perform MÖTLEY CRÜE Classics In Syracuse

Fan-filmed video footage of Vince Neil's August 29 performance at the New York State Fair in Syracuse, New York can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "Rock&Rollers"). Neil is continuing to tour the world with his backing group, which includes Dana Strum and Jeff Blando from SLAUGHTER, along with drummer Zoltan Chaney. Speaking to ...

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BLACK SABBATH's GEEZER BUTLER Is Mourning Sister EILEEN's Death

Geezer Butler is mourning the death of his older sister. The 70-year-old BLACK SABBATH bassist revealed his sibling's passing in a social media post earlier today. He posted a childhood photo of the two of them, along with the following caption: "Farewell my dear sister Eileen. Rest in peace." A founding member of BLACK SABBATH, ...

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DAVID HASSELHOFF Resurrects THE LORDS OF THE NEW CHURCH's 'Open Your Eyes' With Help From STOOGES' JAMES WILLIAMSON

Although most recognizable for his starring turns in the hit TV shows "Knight Rider" and "Baywatch", along with numerous feature film appearances ("Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2", "Kung Fury", "Click", "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie", "Dodgeball" and Marvel's original "Nick Fury: Agent Of Shield", among others) and roles on Broadway and the West End in ...

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SEAN KILLIAN Says He Would 'Love' To Write A New VIO-LENCE Album

It has been 26 years since San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE released a full-length album, but in the wake of their recent reunion, the members of the band have started talking about the possibility of hitting the studio. The group has been playing comeback shows throughout 2019, with singer Sean Killian returning to the ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Unveils New Facelift

Sharon Osbourne has unveiled her new facelift and shared details of the 13-hour procedure. "It was five weeks [ago] today that I had my operation," Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager said on her daytime talk show "The Talk" on Monday (see video below). "And I had my neck done, my jowls. They kind of pulled ...

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Ex-OVERKILL Guitarist BOBBY GUSTAFSON On Name Of His New Band SATANS TAINT: 'It's Hard To Be Original'

"Bods Mayhem Hour" recently conducted an interview with former OVERKILL guitarist Bobby Gustafson about his new band, SATANS TAINT. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SATANS TAINT's second studio album, "Destruction Ritual": Bobby: "I just think that it had to be just my determination to ...

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TOOL's JUSTIN CHANCELLOR Featured In ERNIE Ball's New 'Striking A Chord' Podcast Series

Ernie Ball, the iconic maker of Slinky guitar strings and instrument accessories, has announced the launch of their new podcast series, "Striking A Chord". The first episode features bassist Justin Chancellor of TOOL. "Striking A Chord" is a new bi-monthly, audio-only podcast interview series hosted by Ernie Ball brand ambassador Evan Ball that features artists ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Widow Is Engaged

Chester Bennington's widow has announced her engagement to her "angel on earth." According to TMZ, Talinda Bennington's fiancé is a Los Angeles County firefighter. Talinda broke the news of her engagement in a Twitter message on Friday (September 6). She wrote: "I am overjoyed to announce my engagement to my angel ...

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LIV SIN Joined By SOILWORK's BJÖRN 'SPEED' STRID For 'Hope Begins To Fade' Video

Following on from the acclaimed "Follow Me" album, Swedish quintet LIV SIN, led by the unmistakeable vocals of Liv Jagrell (ex-SISTER SIN), the band returns with the powerful and hard-hitting album "Burning Sermons". Channeling their love of classic heavy metal with a bruising modern edge, "Burning Sermons" is a riff-heavy collection, showcasing the band's innate ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Helix'

"Helix", the new video from Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE, can be seen below. The clip was once again directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES and KAMELOT, among others. "Helix" is the title track of AMARANTHE's fifth album, which was released last October ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON Stops IRON MAIDEN Concert After Fan Gets 'The S**t Kicked Out Of Him By Ten Security Guards' (Video)

Bruce Dickinson temporarily stopped IRON MAIDEN's concert last night (Thursday, September 5) after he allegedly witnessed a fan being beaten by "ten security guards." The incident apparently happened right before MAIDEN returned at the stage for the encore at the Tacoma Dome in Washington. Prior to launching into "The Evil That Men Do", the singer ...

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Listen To New KORN Song 'Can You Hear Me'

A new KORN song called "Can You Hear Me" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Nothing", which will be released on September 13 via Roadrunner/Elektra. The follow-up to 2016's "The Serenity Of Suffering" was once again produced by Nick Raskulinecz. "The Nothing" track listing: 01. The End ...

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IRON MAIDEN: FigBiz Action Figures Coming Soon

Incendium has announced the first wave of IRON MAIDEN FigBiz action figures. The band's immortal mascot Eddie enters the fray with four iconic iterations reimagined as brand new officially licensed five-inch action figures with 10 points of articulation and multiple accessories. Wave one features "The Trooper", a "2 Minutes To Midnight"-inspired ...

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LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Releases 'World's On Fire' Music Video

LINKIN PARK's Mike Shinoda has released the music video for his solo song "World's On Fire". The track is taken from Mike's full-length solo album called "Post Traumatic", which came out last year. Shinoda, who co-directed the clip with Juan M. Urbina, shared how his personal interest in anime has shaped the inspiration for "World's ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER On Brother RUDOLF: He 'Completely Distorted My Personality As An Icon By Using The Flying V Himself'

Guitarist Michael Schenker (UFO, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, SCORPIONS) recently spoke with Alex Haber of Heavy New York. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the religious imagery in the cover art of the new MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST album, "Revelation": Michael: "The whole ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN On His 'Eclectic' Career Path: 'I've Pretty Much Just Done Whatever The Hell I Want To Do'

Guitarist Marty Friedman (MEGADETH, CACOPHONY) recently spoke with Andrew McKaysmith of the "Scars And Guitars" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his reaction when people call him the greatest lead guitarist in thrash metal history: Marty: "You never get tired of hearing that people ...

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THE DARK ELEMENT Feat. Former NIGHTWISH Singer, Ex-SONATA ARCTICA Guitarist: 'Songs The Night Sings' Video

THE DARK ELEMENT, the project featuring former NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon and Finnish guitarist and songwriter Jani Liimatainen, will release its second album, "Songs The Night Sings", on November 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. The follow-up to 2017's "The Dark Element" was mixed by Jacob Hansen, who has previously worked with VOLBEAT and AMARANTHE, among ...

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