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Watch Official Video Highlights Of DOWNLOAD PILOT, U.K.'s First Post-COVID Festival

Official video highlights of Download Pilot, the 10,000-capacity, camping-only festival which took place June 18-20 on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park as part of the U.K. government's scientific Events Research Programme, can be seen below. While festival goers did not have to be socially distanced or wear face coverings once inside the festival, they ...

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DOWNLOAD PILOT: 10,000 Rock And Metal Fans Attend U.K.'s First Post-COVID Festival (Video)

Ruptly, BBC Radio Leicester and BBC News have uploaded separate video reports on Download Pilot. The 10,000-capacity, camping-only festival is taking place June 18-20 on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park as part of the U.K. government's scientific Events Research Programme. Check out the videos below. While festival goers do not have to be socially ...

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METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS And NINE INCH NAILS Among 350 Artists Who Will Perform At 2022 Edition Of France's HELLFEST

METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS, DEFTONES, FAITH NO MORE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD and NINE INCH NAILS will headline next year's edition of Hellfest, set to take place over two weekends, June 17-19, 2022 and June 23-26, 2022, in Clisson, France. No less than 350 artists will perform on six stages, with additional appearances by such acts ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Albums 'Operation: Mindcrime' And 'Empire' Due Next Week As Definitive Box Set Collections

On June 25, Capitol/UMe celebrates two landmark progressive metal albums by QUEENSRŸCHE. The breakthrough collection "Operation: Mindcrime" and its successful follow-up, "Empire", will be released in multiple formats. In addition to the original versions remastered for CD and 180-gram vinyl 2LP, both titles will be available in expanded 2CD editions and in multi-disc CD+DVD box ...

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GENE SIMMONS Meets With Members Of Congress As Part Of ASCAP Songwriters Virtual 'Stand With Songwriters' Advocacy Month

Following a year of canceled live music events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including his own KISS world tour, Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Gene Simmons met with key members of Congress where he was able to outline some of the most pressing issues directly affecting American music creators. Simmons participated in the meeting ...

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THE BLACK CROWES Have Written 20 New Songs

Chris Robinson, who reunited with his brother Rich in 2019 after six years apart, has confirmed to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk" that there are tentative plans to record a new BLACK CROWES album. "It's funny, 'cause Rich and I, for whatever we've been through, the one place where we were always the most ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: 'Words Are Incredibly Important And Powerful, Both In A Positive And, More Importantly, In A Negative Way'

In a new interview with the "Fantasm" podcast, British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley, who fronted IRON MAIDEN more than 20 years ago, spoke about the lyrical inspiration for his solo song "Warrior", which appears on his latest album, "War Within Me". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "'Warrior' is the internal dialogue and the ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Host Event On Twitter Spaces Today

Legendary British rock 'n' roll icons and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees DEF LEPPARD have just released "Def Leppard - Volume Three", a new limited-edition box set via UMe/Virgin. In conjunction with the release, band members Joe Elliott, Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell will host a live chat event on Twitter Spaces with ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces 'Lightwork' Album, European Tour

Canadian singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend has announced his first new tour in support of the forthcoming album "Lightwork", due to be released in spring 2022. Devin has started recording with producer GGGarth Richardson at his The Farm Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Tickets for the "Lightwork Tour 2022" will go on sale ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Shares 'How Many Times?' Video

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian concludes the series of visual accompaniments for his recently released "Elasticity" EP with the arrival of the Roger Kupelian-directed ("The Lord Of The Rings", "X-Men") "How Many Times?" video. "It's amazing to be working with my good friend Roger Kupelian again whose images of the two kings (The ...

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NONPOINT Drops Music Video For New Single 'Ruthless'

NONPOINT's music video for "Ruthless", the recently released title track off the band's upcoming EP, can be seen below. The single was made available through the group own label 361 Degrees Records LLC and was this year's featured track on AEW's "Blood And Guts" on TNT. The team at 361 Degrees Records comments: "When [singer] ...

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RAMMSTEIN's TILL LINDEMANN Releases 'I Hate Kids' Music Video

RAMMSTEIN singer Till Lindemann has just released a new solo single, "Ich Hasse Kinder" (English translation: "I Hate Kids"). The song's official Serghey Grey-directed music video can be seen below. Earlier this month, Lindemann released a music video for the orchestral version of his latest solo single, "Lubimiy Gorod", sung entirely in Russian, for the ...

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Extinction Level Event - THE VICIOUS HEAD SOCIETY

Several decades ago, when prog metal was in its infancy, the idea that one man could produce an album that sounds even half as good as "Extinction Level Event" was unthinkable. Obviously, technology has played its hand since those primitive times and sonic cathedrals of sound conjured by some plucky nerd and a lightly smoking ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, ENTER SHIKARI And FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES To Headline Next Month's DOWNLOAD PILOT

Festival Republic has today announced the lineup for the Download Pilot. The 10,000-capacity, camping-only festival will take place on June 18-20, 2021 on the hallowed grounds of Donington Park, as part of the U.K. government's scientific Events Research Programme. Testament to the depth of talent and strength of the U.K.'s world-leading rock scene, 40 acts, ...

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RAMMSTEIN's TILL LINDEMANN To Release 'I Hate Kids' Solo Single

RAMMSTEIN singer Till Lindemann will release a new solo single, "Ich Hasse Kinder" (English translation: "I Hate Kids"), on June 1. The first teaser for the song's official Serghey Grey-directed music video can be seen below. Earlier this month, Lindemann released a music video for the orchestral version of his latest solo single, "Lubimiy Gorod", ...

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KISS Returns To Comics In New Series From DYNAMITE

The iconic band KISS return to comics in a haunting new tale, "Phantom Obsession", by writer Ian Edginton. As a young man in 1978, Darius Cho attended a concert of his favorite band, a memory that has stuck with him to this day. Now he is a massively wealthy tech giant, but mysteriously reclusive. Some ...

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Avow - PORTAL

Death metal, as with many other metal sub-genres, is built upon a foundation of a variety of substrata. It can be tech death, slam, blackened death metal and much, much more. DEAD CONGREGATION and GRAVE MIASMA have been leading figures of the darker side of death metal since the turn of the millennium. But any ...

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KORN And PUCK HCKY Release New Hockey-Themed Collaboration

Puck Hcky, the hockey-based fashion brand, has released a new collection of gear with the legendary band KORN. Matt Marini, CEO of Puck Hcky, says: "When KORN dropped their first record, you knew it was something very special the moment it blasted out of the speakers and literally rattled your brain. That amazing low end, ...

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