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AFI Announces 2022 U.S. Tour

AFI will embark on a U.S. tour in early 2022. The "Bodies" trek will kick off on February 11 in San Diego, California, and wrap up on March 25 in Los Angeles, California. Support on all shows will come from COLD CAVE. "So anxiously, we've awaited the ability to perform our eleventh record for you," ...

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AFI Shares New Track 'Tied To A Tree'

AFI has shared "Tied To A Tree", the latest track from its eagerly awaited new album "Bodies", due on June 11 via Rise Records. "This is not only my favorite song on the record, but an exemplification of the evolution of the band," guitarist Jade Puget says. Last week, AFI launched a remix contest for ...

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AFI Drops Two More New Songs, 'Dulcería' And 'Far Too Near'

AFI has shared "Dulcería" and "Far Too Near", two tracks from their eagerly-awaited new album "Bodies", due June 11 via Rise Records. The swaggering "Dulcería" — which was co-written by THE SMASHING PUMPKINS' Billy Corgan — is accompanied by an official music video. Both new tracks will be included on a limited seven-inch single. "'Dulcería' ...

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AFI To Release 'Bodies' Album In June

AFI will release its eleventh album, "Bodies", on June 11 via Rise Records. The LP was produced and engineered by AFI guitarist Jade Puget, while the mixing was handled by Tony Hoffer. Two new songs from "Bodies", "Looking Tragic" and "Begging For Trouble", can be streamed below. "'Looking Tragic' addresses the theme of overstimulation resulting ...

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SEETHER Frontman On Inability To Tour Amid Coronavirus Pandemic: 'None Of Us Know How To Navigate These Stormy Waters'

SEETHER frontman Shaun Morgan spoke to Ernie Ball's "Striking A Chord" podcast about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis. He said (hear audio below). "It's forced us to look at things very differently, and it's shining a very big spotlight on a bunch of interesting things. The first thing, obviously, that we're looking ...

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SEETHER Announces 'Locked & Live' Livestream Event

SEETHER is celebrating the release of its highly anticipated eighth studio album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum" — its first in three years — with an epic global livestream event to be held Sunday, August 30 at 3 p.m. ET in an exclusive partnership with Veeps and Elite Multimedia. "Locked & Live" marks the band's ...

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Watch Animated Video For New SEETHER Song 'Beg'

An animated music video for SEETHER's new single, "Beg", can be seen below. The track will be included on the band's eighth album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", which is due on August 28 via Fantasy Records. The clip was helmed by noted Turkish director Mertcan Mertbilek (Santana, Ray Charles, Ravi Shankar, Elvis Costello). SEETHER ...

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Listen To New SEETHER Song 'Bruised And Bloodied'

SEETHER's new single, "Bruised And Bloodied", can be streamed below. The track will be included on the band's recently completed eighth album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", which is due on August 28 via Fantasy Records. "Bruised And Bloodied" is a strong representation of the dynamic push-pull on "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", with frontman ...

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SEETHER To Release 'Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum' Album In August; 'Dangerous' Single Available

SEETHER's new single, "Dangerous", can be streamed below. The track will be included on the band's recently completed eighth album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", which is due on August 28 via Fantasy Records. Three years after releasing its critically acclaimed record "Poison The Parish", SEETHER returns with "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum". Translating to ...

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Listen To SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN And SERJ TANKIAN Cover DAVID BOWIE's 'Starman'

John Dolmayan, the drummer of Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum Los Angeles quartet SYSTEM OF A DOWN, has released "Starman", a high-voltage rendition of David Bowie's 1972 hit. The song, which features SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian, marks the second single from Dolmayan's "These Grey Men" album. The eight-track LP, due on Friday, February 28, ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer On 'These Grey Men' Solo Album: 'I Needed An Outlet For My Artistic Energy'

John Dolmayan, the drummer of Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum Los Angeles quartet SYSTEM OF A DOWN, has announced his debut solo album, "These Grey Men". The eight-track LP, out Friday, February 28, is an eclectic collection of reimagined songs Dolmayan was inspired by during many drives between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. "These Grey Men" features ...

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MINISTRY Announces Limited-Run Visual History Book, 'Prescripture'

A new fully authorized visual history book, "Ministry: Prescripture", by author Aaron Tanner has been announced today. Published by Melodic Virtue, the book is in a limited-edition run of 2,000 copies and contains over 200 pages of rare and unseen photos, artwork and other ephemera that spans MINISTRY's entire career. Melodic Virtue raided Uncle Al's ...

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EDGE OF PARADISE Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of Los Angeles-based metal act EDGE OF PARADISE. Formed by singer Margarita Monet and guitarist Dave Bates in 2011, EDGE OF PARADISE debuted on the scene a few months later with "Mask", an album of industrial-tinged metal coupled with soaring vocal hooks, which was warmly received by critics ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Be Joined By COURTNEY LOVE, CHINO MORENO, DAVEY HAVOK At 30th-Anniversary Concert

Grammy Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock luminaries THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will be joined by a number of special guests for their upcoming 30th-anniversary performance on August 2 at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. AFI frontman Davey Havok, JOY DIVISION and NEW ORDER bassist Peter Hook, KILLERS members Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer, Courtney ...

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MARK SLAUGHTER: 'I'd Rather Be A Has-Been Than A Never-Been'

Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER, VINNIE VINCENT INVASION) was recently interviewed by Tigman of the Albany, New York radio station Q103. The full chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his new solo album, "Halfway There": Mark: "I engineered it and recorded everything, played the guitar, wrote it, produced it. ...

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