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DAVID DRAIMAN Says DISTURBED Won't Put Out 'Traditional Full-Length' Album; Two Separate Releases Planned

David Draiman of DISTURBED, which recently played its first pandemic-era shows, spoke to Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to 2018's "Evolution" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's on in a big, big, big fucking way. It really, really is. I mean, we ...

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UNDEROATH Frontman SPENCER CHAMBERLAIN Launches SLO/TIDE Project

Three-time-Grammy-nominated and RIAA gold-certified UNDEROATH frontman Spencer Chamberlain has unveiled "Neck High", the debut track from his alternative/indie-leaning project SLO/TIDE. Teaming up on songwriting with alt darlings SIR SLY, SLO/TIDE pulls from a unique blend of influences from acclaimed indie peers fused with the spirit of his hard rock roots to create an impressive body ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Making Of Music Video For New Single 'Deceiver, Deceiver'

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the music video for "Deceiver, Deceiver", the first new song from Swedish/Canadian/American melodic death metallers ARCH ENEMY in four years, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus, who has also previously worked with IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR and AT THE GATES, among others. When "Deceiver, ...

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A Valediction - OBSCURA

When you consider who the men behind OBSCURA are at this point, it almost seems unfair to everybody else. Steffen Kummerer (also a member of THULCANDRA), Jeroen Paul Thesseling, Christian Münzner (also in ALKALOID, ETERNITY'S END and PARADOX) and David Diepold (see also COGNIZANCE) are, simply and undeniably, four of the greatest virtuoso musicians the ...

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CYNIC Premieres New Song 'In A Multiverse Where Atoms Sing'

Progressive rockers CYNIC will release their new full-length album, "Ascension Codes", on November 26 via Season Of Mist. The band has just shared the brand new single "In A Multiverse Where Atoms Sing". The song is available in the form of a drum-playthrough video performed by Matt Lynch. "Ascension Codes" is a remarkably far-reaching work, ...

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QUIET RIOT's Longtime Bassist CHUCK WRIGHT Releases Video For His Cover Of BJÖRK's 'Army Of Me'

Chuck Wright, longtime bassist for multi-platinum rockers QUIET RIOT, has released the first single from his upcoming solo album, "Chuck Wright's Sheltering Sky". A hard-rocking, intense interpretation of Björk's 1995 hit "Army Of Me", it is accompanied by a video that represents Wright's exploration into disorder and parallels with the recent chaotic state of world ...

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ANIMALS AS LEADERS Announce New Album 'Parrhesia', Drop Music Video For 'The Problem Of Other Minds' Single

Groundbreaking, genre-defying instrumental trio ANIMALS AS LEADERS has announced its highly anticipated new album, "Parrhesia". The band's first new full-length effort since 2016's critically acclaimed "The Madness Of Many" will be released on March 25, 2022 via Sumerian Records. To celebrate the announcement of ANIMALS AS LEADERS' first new album in six years, the band ...

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SILVERSTEIN Releases New Single 'It's Over'

On SILVERSTEIN's visceral new single "It's Over", the legendary post-hardcore outfit deftly balances its core sound — an intensely dynamic mix of melody and aggression, rooted in the energy of punk and the unabashed earnestness of emo — with its natural growth as songwriters and evolving inspirations. Guitarist Paul Marc Rousseau comments: "This song is ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS ' JERRY CANTRELL Announces Global Livestream Event

Iconic singer, songwriter, guitarist, and ALICE IN CHAINS co-founder Jerry Cantrell has announced "An Evening With Jerry Cantrell" presented by Moment House. The stream will be an intimate performance recorded live from Los Angeles this evening. The sold-out performance will include a six-song set, storytelling, and a question-and-answer session hosted by renowned and beloved actor/comedian ...

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PEARL JAM's EDDIE VEDDER Unveils New Solo Single 'The Haves', Announces Release Date For 'Earthling' Album

PEARL JAM singer Eddie Vedder will release his new solo album, "Earthling", on February 11, 2022 via his own Seattle Surf imprint through Republic. The official lyric video for the LP's second single, "The Haves", can be seen below. The first single, "Long Way", arrived in September. A limited-edition seven-inch vinyl single of "Long Way" ...

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THE THREE TREMORS Feat. TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, SEAN PECK And HARRY CONKLIN: 'War Of Nations' Music Video

THE THREE TREMORS, the project featuring acclaimed heavy metal singers Tim "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), has released "War Of Nations", the third and final video from its second album, "Guardians Of The Void". The song ...

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JOAN JETT: FUNKO Pop! Figure Coming In 2022

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has announced its latest artist collaboration: Joan Jett. Pop! Joan Jett is about to drop a "bomb" on your music collection with her greatest hits and iconic look. Commemorate the classic rock legend as a Pop! in your music lineup ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: 'Every Album, Every Song' Book Out Now

Sonicbond Publishing has released "Led Zeppelin: Every Album, Every Song" from Steve Pilkington. Think about LED ZEPPELIN and the image coming to mind would be of the band straddling the world as the archetypal "rock gods", defining the 1970s like no other artist did. Dig deeper though, and there's a lot more to ZEPPELIN than ...

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SAINT ASONIA Feat. STAIND Guitarist, Ex-THREE DAYS GRACE Singer: Cover Of THE WEEKND's 'Blinding Lights' Available

Hard rock band SAINT ASONIA, featuring former THREE DAYS GRACE frontman Adam Gontier and STAIND guitarist/founding member Mike Mushok, has released its cover version of The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights". The recording is described in a press release as "like a mashup of both artist's sounds and it finds SAINT ASONIA fearlessly trying new things, while ...

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Moonflowers - SWALLOW THE SUN

Described by the band's creative mastermind Juha Raivio as "a mirror of a deep self-disappointment", "Moonflowers" is an album with sorrow and dismay at its very core. That will not come as a huge surprise to fans of SWALLOW THE SUN, as the Finnish band have long established themselves as the finest exponents of crestfallen ...

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ROB HALFORD Says He Also Received Bullet Containing LEMMY's Ashes

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford has confirmed to the "SpeedFreaks" radio show that he was one of several people who received a bullet from late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister as a personal gift. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "When Lemmy passed away, I had this beautiful opportunity to speak at his memorial. We ...

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