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ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED, SHINEDOWN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Set For 2016's FORT ROCK Festival

After three consecutive sellouts, Monster Energy Fort Rock is expanding to two days — Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 2016 — at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida. South Florida's Biggest Rock Festival will feature performances from rock icon/filmmaker ROB ZOMBIE, the return of DISTURBED (after a four-year hiatus), SHINEDOWN, FIVE FINGER DEATH ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED, SHINEDOWN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Confirmed For 2016's WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE

Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville returns to Jacksonville, Florida's scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 2016 with a lineup of over 45 bands, including rock icon/filmmaker ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED (who have returned after a four-year hiatus), Jacksonville's own SHINEDOWN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ZZ TOP, A ...

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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, DISTURBED, ROB ZOMBIE, SHINEDOWN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Confirmed For ROCK ON THE RANGE

Rock On The Range — the largest and most-acclaimed rock festival in the United States — celebrates its 10th anniversary May 20-21 and May 22, 2016 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The incredible lineup features the legendary RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, hard rock titans DISTURBED (who have returned after a four-year hiatus), and rock ...

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HUNTRESS: 'Sorrow' Video Released

"Sorrow", the new video from the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS, can be seen below. The clip was written and directed by Phil Mucci (DISTURBED, STONE SOUR, HIGH ON FIRE), and produced by Mucci and Ian Mackay of Diabolik. "Sorrow" is taken from HUNTRESS's third studio album, titled "Static", which is being ...

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GEMINI SYNDROME Signs With ANOTHER CENTURY

Los Angeles-based rockers GEMINI SYNDROME have inked a deal with Another Century. The band will enter The Hideout Recording Studio this fall with producer Kane Churko (PAPA ROACH, IN THIS MOMENT) to finish recording its second album for an early 2016 release. Comments GEMINI SYNDROME drummer Brian Steele Medina: "When we finished touring earlier this ...

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HUNTRESS: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Static' Album

Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESSwill release its third studio album, titled "Static", on September 25 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Paul Fig (Grammy-nominated engineer who has previously worked with ALICE IN CHAINS, DEFTONES, TRIVIUM, GHOST) and Jim Rota (FIREBALL MINISTRY, executive producer for "Sonic Highways" series and producer of ...

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HUNTRESS Forced To Pull Out Of AVATAR Tour

Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS has been forced to cancel its previously announced participation in the U.S. tour featuring AVATAR, GEMINI SYNDROME and FIRST DECREE. Comments HUNTRESS singer Jill Janus: "Two months ago, I had major surgery and ever since I have been eager to get back on stage. "On August 26th, ...

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AVATAR: 'Vultures Fly' Video Released

"Vultures Fly", the new video from Swedish metallers AVATAR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Hail The Apocalypse", which sold around 3,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 97 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released in North America ...

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GLENN HUGHES Explains Decision To Put CALIFORNIA BREED To Rest

CALIFORNIA BREED, the band originally built around the foundation of legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham and newcomer guitarist-singer-songwriter Andrew Watt, split up several months after the release of the group's debut album because Hughes "couldn't commit" to working on a second CD without Bonham. Jason quit CALIFORNIA BREED last year ahead of ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. SHADOWS To Guest On 'Renman Live' Web Show

Renman Music & Business, the music industry mentoring web site founded by longtime industry veteran Steve Rennie (a.k.a. "Renman"), will broadcast the next episode of its "Renman Live" web show on Wednesday, October 22 at 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. EDT with special guest M. Shadows, vocalist for the California-based hard rock group AVENGED ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Confirmed For Kentucky's LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival

The band lineup has been announced for the debut Louder Than Life festival — featuring music, whiskey and "gourmet man food" — coming to Louisville Champions Park Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 in Louisville, Kentucky. The powerful lineup includes KID ROCK, JUDAS PRIEST, KORN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, LIMP BIZKIT, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS ...

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AVATAR Interviewed By FANPASS At ROCK ON THE RANGE (Video)

Matt Pinfield of Fanpass conducted an interview with Swedish metallers AVATAR at this year's Rock On The Range festival, which was held May 16-18 at the Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the chat below. AVATAR's new album, "Hail The Apocalypse", sold around 3,500 copies in the United States in its ...

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AVATAR: 'Bloody Angel' Video Released

"Bloody Angel", the new video from Swedish metallers AVATAR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Hail The Apocalypse", which will be released in North America on May 13 via eOne Music. The CD was recorded in Karma Sound Studios, Bang Saray, Thailand, mixed by Jay Ruston (STONE SOUR, ...

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AVATAR: 'Hail The Apocalypse' Guitar Lesson

In the five-minute clip below, Jonas "Kungen" Jarlsby and Tim Öhrström of Swedish metallers AVATAR show you how to play the title track of their new album, "Hail The Apocalypse", on guitar. AVATAR will release "Hail The Apocalypse" on May 16 via Gain Music in Europe and May 13 through eOne in USA. The CD ...

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Video Premiere: POP EVIL's 'Torn To Pieces'

"Torn To Pieces", the new video from Grand Rapids, Michigan hard rockers POP EVIL, can be seen below. The clip was helmed by the band's longtime director Johan Carlén. The song deals with the loss of loved ones, something everyone is bound to go through. "Digging up the past can be very difficult," says POP ...

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AVATAR's JOHANNES ECKERSTRÖM Speaks To Finland's KAAOS TV

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with vocalist Johannes Eckerström of Swedish metallers AVATAR on March 24 at Hotel President in Helsinki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. AVATAR will release its new album, "Hail The Apocalypse", on May 16 via Gain Music in Europe and May 13 through eOne in USA. The CD ...

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AVATAR: New Song 'Bloody Angel' Available For Streaming

Swedish metallers AVATAR will release their new album, "Hail The Apocalypse", on May 16 via Gain Music in Europe and May 13 through eOne in USA. The CD was recorded in Karma Sound Studios, Bang Saray, Thailand, mixed by Jay Ruston (STONE SOUR, ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER) and mastered by Paul Logus (VOLBEAT, CLUTCH, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE). ...

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