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Ex-FEAR FACTORY Frontman BURTON C. BELL On His Singing Style: 'It's All About Vocalizing For Feeling And Vocalizing A Moment'

Former FEAR FACTORY singer Burton C. Bell and his ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS bandmate Jayce Lewis took part in a Facebook Live chat yesterday (Friday, January 14) on the official ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS page. You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. When asked if he identifies more with melodic or aggressive vocals, Bell ...

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ONCE HUMAN Releases 'Erasure' Single

ONCE HUMAN has released "Erasure", the fourth single from the band's upcoming "Scar Weaver" album, due on February 11. ONCE HUMAN vocalist Lauren Hart states: "'Erasure' is a song about blood diamonds. It's about the clear-cut, horrific message that a rock is worth more than a life to their producers. Although today there are human ...

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SCORPIONS Share Title Track Of 'Rock Believer' Album

SCORPIONS have shared their new single, "Rock Believer". The song's music video will follow on January 18. The single's cover art was designed by Klaus Voormann and can be found below. "Rock Believer" is the title track of SCORPIONS' 19th studio album, which will be released on February 25. Two months ago, SCORPIONS released the ...

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PEARL JAM's EDDIE VEDDER Unveils New Solo Single 'Brother The Cloud'

PEARL JAM singer Eddie Vedder has released a new solo single titled "Brother The Cloud". It heralds the arrival of his highly anticipated new album, "Earthling", available on February 11 via Seattle Surf/Republic Records. The digital pre-order/pre-save for "Earthling" just went live on all streaming platforms. "Earthling", which was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Andrew ...

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THE WINERY DOGS' Third Studio Album Is '85 Percent Done'

During an appearance this past Monday (January 10) on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen spoke about the progress of the recording sessions for the third album from THE WINERY DOGS, his power trio with legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED ...

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STEVE VAI Releases Visualizer For New Song 'Zeus In Chains'

Steve Vai and Favored Nations / Mascot Label Group have released an official visualizer for "Zeus In Chains". The composition is featured on Vai's upcoming studio album titled "Inviolate" which will be released digitally and on CD on January 28. The vinyl will follow on March 18. Vai states: "The title for this track 'Zeus ...

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MUSE Drops Guitar-Heavy New Song 'Won't Stand Down'

Grammy Award-winning English rock band MUSE returns with brand new song "Won't Stand Down", out today via Warner Records. Produced by MUSE and mixed by Dan Lancaster (BRING ME THE HORIZON), "Won't Stand Down" is an arena-ready anthem of controlled chaos, with heavy guitars and industrial-like distortions amplifying Matt Bellamy's striking lyrics about taking one's ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON Talks To Former British Army Soldier In Sixth Episode Of 'Psycho Schizo Espresso' Podcast

The sixth episode of "Psycho Schizo Espresso", a brand new podcast from IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson and Oxford University psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Dutton, has just been launched across all podcast platforms. Check it out below. In this episode, Dutton and Dickinson chat to Andy McNab, the pen name of Steven Billy Mitchell, ...

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Watch TOOL Play First Concert In Nearly Two Years

TOOL kicked off its 2022 tour in support of the "Fear Inoculum" album Monday night (January 10) at the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon. It marked the band's first live appearance since March 2020 when TOOL's trek was cut short following a gig in Portland, Oregon due to the burgeoning pandemic. The setlist for ...

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PHILIP H. ANSELMO AND THE ILLEGALS Cancel European Festival Appearances Due To 'Continued Travel Uncertainty'

Former PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo and his solo band, THE ILLEGALS, have canceled their previously announced European festival appearances this summer due to "continued travel uncertainty" as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier today, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS released the following statement: "Due to the continued travel uncertainty surrounding these Covid times, ...

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There's Always Blood At The End Of The Road - WIEGEDOOD

Black metal trio WIEGEDOOD were birthed from the same Belgian collective of musicians that gave rise to other recent, notable acts such as AMENRA and OATHBREAKER, with its membership also having served stints with those acts at different points throughout their careers. Much as AMENRA twists the apocalyptic-sludge blueprint of bands such as NEUROSIS by ...

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TRIUMPH Gets Offers To Play Every Year, Says MIKE LEVINE

In a recent interview with "The Daily Derringer Podcast", bassist Mike Levine of Canadian rock legends TRIUMPH was asked if the band's 2008 reunion shows in Sweden Rock Festival and Rocklahoma were meant to be a warm-up for a more extensive tour if they were always intended to be the group's final gigs. He responded ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD Celebrates 36 Years Of Sobriety

JUDAS PRIESTs' Rob Halford is celebrating the 36th anniversary of his getting sober. The 70-year-old singer posted a photo of his AA sobriety medallion, which has the words "to thine own self be true" and "unity, service and recovery" engraved around the roman numeral for 36. He wrote: "'One day at a time 36 years ...

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SCORPIONS To Release 'Rock Believer' Single Next Week

SCORPIONS' new single, "Rock Believer", will be released on Thursday, January 13 at 7:00 a.m. PT / 10:00 a.m. ET. The first snippet of the song will go live on Friday, January 7 via TikTok. The single's cover art was designed by Klaus Voormann and can be found below. "Rock Believer" is the title track ...

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