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COAL CHAMBER's FAFARA Talks AL JOURGENSEN Collaboration: 'No Other Artist Would Have 'Fit' The Bill'

MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen makes a guest appearance on the much-anticipated comeback studio album from COAL CHAMBER, the reformed '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara. The CD was recently completed at Audiohammer studio in Sanford, Florida with producer Mark Lewis (DEVILDRIVER, CANNIBAL CORPSE) for a tentative early 2015 release via Napalm ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN: How I Discovered KISS

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian recently spoke to Ultimate Classic Rock about how he first discovered KISS. Ian said (see video below): "I was at the epicenter. I bought… Well… Let me backtrack… Before I even bought KISS 'Alive!'… I heard 'Rock And Roll All Nite' on the radio in my parents' station wagon as a ...

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MINISTRY Announces 2015 Touring Lineup

Industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY have confirmed their touring lineup for next year. Joining mainman Al Jourgensen in the band's latest incarnation will be guitarists Monte Pittman (PRONG, MADONNA) and Sin Quirin, bassist Tony Campos (SOULFLY, STATIC-X), drummer Aaron Rossi and keyboardist John Bechdel. In an interview with "The Classic Metal Show" earlier in the year, ...

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DOWN: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of 'Motörboat' Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN's September 23 performance on MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat cruise can be seen below. The first annual MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat sailed from Miami, visiting the ports of Key West , Florida and Cozumel just off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula for the September 22-26 cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy. "The Loudest Boat In The World" featured ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO, REX BROWN, SCOTT IAN, CHRIS BRODERICK Perform PANTERA Classics On 'Motörboat' (Video)

Heavy metal all-star band METAL ALLEGIANCE — featuring members of PANTERA, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX and TESTAMENT – played a set of heavy metal's most influential and recognizable songs during MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat cruise, which took place last week. Taking part in the performance were singers Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Joey Belladonna (ANTHRAX), and Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT), guitarists ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE's Medical Issues Force MEGADETH To Withdraw From MOTÖRHEAD's 'Motörboat' Cruise

MEGADETH has been forced to withdraw from MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat cruise for medical reasons. Heavy metal all-star band METAL ALLEGIANCE — featuring MEGADETH's David Ellefson and Chris Broderick — has been added to the September 22-26 cruise. METAL ALLEGIANCE promises Motörboaters the rare opportunity to see a diverse group of metal legends interacting and performing together ...

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A Collection of Lies - SOCIETY 1

Matt "The Lord" Zane has always been a leading counterculture figure. A shrewd multimedia maverick whose repertoire includes music, acting, spoken word and video production (including porn, of course), Zane turned heads with his famed flesh suspension act as the jaw-dropping dimension to SOCIETY 1's balls-out stage performance. Having once broken Criss Angel's time record ...

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RIGOR MORTIS: 'Slaves To The Grave' Album Details Revealed

23 years after their last record, and 19 months after the tragic loss of guitarist Mike Scaccia, Dallas, Texas speed/thrash metal veterans RIGOR MORTIS have announced the long-awaited release of their fourth and final studio album, "Slaves To The Grave", Due on October 7 via Rigor Mortis Records, the CD marks the band's first studio ...

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MAX CAVALERA Autobiography 'My Bloody Roots' Co-Author JOEL MCIVER Guests On 'Focus On Metal' (Audio)

Joel McIver — author of "My Bloody Roots: From Sepultura To Soulfly And Beyond", the autobiography of Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED); "Justice For All: The Truth About Metallica"; and biographies on BLACK SABBATH, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE — was interviewed on the latest installment of the "Focus ...

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HUNTRESS To Record Third Album This Summer

Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS will enter the studio later this summer with the production duo of Andrew Alekel (FOO FIGHTERS, NO DOUBT, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, CLUTCH) and James A. Rota ("Sound City" movie, FIREBALL MINISTRY) to record its third album for an early 2015 release via Napalm Records. HUNTRESS' ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'The Calling' Video Released

"The Calling", the new video from American death metal extremists MISERY INDEX, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Killing Gods", which was released on May 23 via Season Of Mist. "The Killing Gods" was recorded at Wright Way Studios in Baltimore, Maryland and was engineered by ...

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MINISTRY To Release 'Last Tangle In Paris' CD/DVD In July

MINISTRY, the legendary, six-time Grammy-nominated, explosive and highly unpredictable band that brought industrial dance-metal music to the mainstream, will release "Last Tangle In Paris", a CD/DVD package that documents the band's 2012 "DeFiBriLaTour", featuring live performances, in-studio, rehearsal and backstage footage, and one-on-one interviews. "Last Tangle In Paris", an artistic collaboration between UDR Music and ...

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