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JUDAS PRIEST To Headline Orlando's REBEL ROCK FEST

In October, Rebel Rock Fest presented by Monster Energy, announced that LIMP BIZKIT, celebrating the 20th anniversary of its six-times-platinum-selling album "Chocolate Starfish And The Hotdog Flavored Water" was the first band named to headline the new hard rock music festival in Orlando. Today, organizers can yell out loud that legendary metal band, JUDAS PRIEST ...

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MICHAEL WILTON Says TODD LA TORRE's Drumming On QUEENSRŸCHE's 'The Verdict' Album Was 'No Easy Feat'

During Scott Rockenfield's extended leave from the band, QUEENSRŸCHE kept the identity of the drummer on last year's "The Verdict" studio album a closely guarded secret. While QUEENSRŸCHE has enlisted former KAMELOT drummer Casey Grillo as Rockenfield's replacement for live shows, frontman Todd La Torre ended up performing the drums on "The Verdict". An accomplished ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Releases Music Video For 'Two Steps'

California-based extreme metal titans SUICIDE SILENCE have released the official music video for the song "Two Steps". The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Become The Hunter", on February 14 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, HATEBREED) at The Omen Room and mixed ...

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Video Premiere: SKINLAB's 'The Fury Within The Fire'

"The Fury Within The Fire", the new music video from veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Venomous", which was released in October via Art Is War Records, The disc was engineered, produced and mixed by Ulrich Wild, who stated about the ...

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Rest In Violence - BONDED

Contrary to popular belief, thrash metal really didn't need to be revived in the mid '00s. What ended up being resurrected and given a new lease of life was old-school thrash, and the furious, crossover substrain in particular. And while there was absolutely nothing to dislike about the rise of MUNICIPAL WASTE and their retrogressive ...

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KISS's PAUL STANLEY Slams American News Channels For Creating A 'Divisive And Dangerous Climate'

Paul Stanley has once again slammed American mainstream media outlets for only reporting one political side of the story with bias." Earlier today, the KISS frontman, who recently completed the Japanese leg of KISS's "End Of The Road" farewell trek, posted the following message on social media: "The divisive and dangerous climate in America is ...

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HEATHEN: Lyric Video For 'Control By Chaos' From 'The Evolution Of Chaos' 10th-Anniversary Remastered Reissue

The 10th-anniversary remastered reissue of HEATHEN's "The Evolution Of Chaos" album will be made available on January 31 via Mascot Records. The release will be available on CD/DVD, 2LP and digitally with a previously unreleased bonus track, "Seasons Of Purgatory". The CD/DVD will be accompanied by a two-hour "making-of" documentary on the album as well ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Widow Gets Remarried

According to TMZ, Chester Bennington's widow got remarried on January 4 at Turtle Bay Resort in Kahuku, Hawaii. The groom is Los Angeles County firefighter Michael Friedman. Talinda and Chester's three children — son Tyler and twins Lilly and Lila — attended the ceremony, along with other friends and family members. ...

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Video Premiere: STABBING WESTWARD's 'Dead & Gone'

Industrial rockers STABBING WESTWARD have released the official music video for "Dead & Gone", the title track of their first collection of new music since 2001. The "Dead & Gone" EP is being made available today (Friday, January 3) and it contains three brand new songs ("Dead & Gone", "Cold" and "Crawl") and two remixes ...

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Lone - OAK

In the sobering, slow motion world of funeral doom, certain traits are non-negotiable. The excruciating tempos, the profound sense of existential despair, the thick wall of grandiloquent reverb: it's a robust and fertile formula, but one that is easy enough to harness that it only occasionally throws up a record of unquestionable brilliance. Audibly aiming ...

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Video: HALESTORM Performs Acoustic Version Of 'The Silence'

Video footage of HALESTORM performing an acoustic version of the song "The Silence" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fourth full-length studio album, "Vicious", which came out last year. HALESTORM guitarist Joe Hottinger told Classic Rock about "The Silence": "We were going to do an 11-song record and end it ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA Brings Early Christmas For Three Lucky Kids

This past weekend, Sully Erna of the multi-platinum hard rock band GODSMACK announced, on behalf of The Scars Foundation, a $12,500 donation to the Inner-City Youth Boxing Program at Thrive Boxing & Fitness in Londonderry, New Hampshire. "The Scars Foundation was established to raise money and bring awareness on a global level to mental health ...

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Watch MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Play First Show In Seven Years

The reunited MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE played its first concert in seven years last night (Friday, December 20) in Los Angeles. Guitarist Frank Iero, vocalist Gerard Way, bassist Mikey Way and guitarist Ray Toro took to the stage at the 6,500-capacity Shrine Expo Hall with Jarrod Alexander on drums and kicked off the show with "I'm ...

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SIXX:A.M. Releases Lyric Video For 'X-Mas In Hell'

SIXX:A.M.Nikki Sixx, DJ Ashba and James Michael — has released a new lyric video for "X-Mas In Hell", the band's poignant track from "The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack". When Nikki Sixx's "The Heroin Diaries" was published in 2007, it was the first book to be accompanied by a soundtrack. Recorded by SIXX:A.M. the 13 ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Widow Announces 320 FESTIVAL

Chester Bennington's widow, Talinda Bennington, has announced the first-ever 320 Festival, set to take place on May 9, 2020 at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. 320 Festival's mission is to help bring awareness to the importance of our mental health and provide attendees the resources they need to better care for their emotional well-being ...

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TALISMAN Reunites For New Song In Memory Of MARCEL JACOB

TALISMAN, the band founded and created by the late Marcel Jacob in 1989, has written, produced and recorded a new song titled "Never Die (A Song for Marcel)" for their fallen brother who took his own life 10 years ago on July 21, 2009. You can view the lyric video below. Surviving members Jeff Scott ...

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MAYHEM's NECROBUTCHER Says He Felt 'Sick' Watching EURONYMOUS Murder Scene In 'Lords Of Chaos' Movie

Bassist Jørn "Necrobutcher" Stubberud of Norwegian black metal legends MAYHEM says he felt "sick" watching the murder scene of founding member Øystein "Euronymous" Aarseth in Jonas Åkerlund's film adaption of Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind's 1998 book "Lords Of Chaos: The Bloody Rise Of The Satanic Metal Underground". Necrobutcher recently made headlines when he said ...

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