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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD: The Black Album 'Changed Our Lives'

In honor of METALLICA's iconic self-titled album, widely known as The Black Album, Blackened American Whiskey announced its limited edition The Black Album Whiskey Pack. A true collector's item for both whiskey enthusiasts and METALLICA fans alike, the pack features a 750ml bottle of Batch 114 finished with Blackened's proprietary Black Noise sonic-enhancement process tuned ...

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ANTHRAX Reveals More 'Among The Living' Graphic Novel Details

Z2 Comics and heavy metal titans ANTHRAX have announced the "Among The Living" graphic novel, to be released in stores globally next month. Since the first announcement of the upcoming graphic novel inspired by the band's landmark 1987 album, the project has remained one of the most anticipated releases of the year. Today, it is ...

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SCORPIONS Share First Snippet Of New Studio Album

SCORPIONS have shared the first snippet of their upcoming album. The LP is currently being mixed at the legendary Hansa Studios in Berlin, Germany with engineer Michael Ilbert, who has earned multiple Grammy nominations for his mix work with producer Max Martin on albums by Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. Earlier today, SCORPIONS singer Klaus ...

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METALLICA Bassist's Wife Admits It Wasn't Love At First Sight

Artist, fashion designer and musician Chloe Trujillo, who is the wife of METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo, was a guest on a recent episode of the "Honest AF Show". You can now listen to the chat below. Asked how she and Robert met, Chloe said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "He was playing in SUICIDAL TENDENCIES. We ...

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ATREYU's DAN JACOBS On METALLICA: 'They're The Kings Of Metal'

In a new interview with RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program "Wired In The Empire", ATREYU guitarist Dan Jacobs discussed his love for METALLICA. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET) : "We've played with them a couple of times — always at a festival, though; there's never been a METALLICA/ATREYU tour. "They're ...

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JASON NEWSTED Is 'Not Joining MEGADETH', His Wife Says

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will not join MEGADETH as David Ellefson's replacement. Ever since MEGADETH officially fired Ellefson last Monday (May 24), speculation has been rife that Newsted will step in to fill the bassist role on the band's upcoming summer tour with LAMB OF GOD. Earlier today (Sunday, May 30), Jason's wife Nicole ...

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METALLICA's 'Scholars Initiative' Expands Into Eight New Schools

In a year fraught with uncertainty, the Metallica Scholars Initiative outpaced expectations, prompting a unanimous decision by the board of directors to expand the nationwide program from 15 community colleges to 23 in 2021. The Foundation plans to donate $1.6 million in funding with the goal of reinvesting in communities that have supported the band ...

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SUSPECT208 Calls It Quits

According to Wall Of Sound, SUSPECT208, the band featuring drummer London Hudson (son of GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash) and bassist Tye Trujillo (son of METALLICA bass player Robert Trujillo), has officially called it quits. Hudson and guitarist Niko Tsangaris are focusing on their new project S8NT ELEKTRIC while Trujillo is ...

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EXODUS's Cancer-Stricken Drummer Vows To Play With His Bandmates At PSYCHO LAS VEGAS: 'If I'm Walking, I'm Drumming'

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting has vowed to perform with his bandmates at this summer's Psycho Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will take place in late August, more than four months after Tom started treatment for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. Hunting's participation in the concert was announced on Friday ...

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SCORPIONS' KLAUS MEINE Says It Was 'The Right Decision' To Finish New Album Without Producer GREG FIDELMAN

SCORPIONS singer Klaus Meine says that "it was the right decision" for him and his bandmates to complete their new album without producer Greg Fidelman. The German-Polish-Swedish hard rock legends spent the last few months recording the effort at Peppermint Park Studios in Hannover, Germany. Tentatively due later this year, the disc will mark SCORPIONS' ...

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