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SANTA CRUZ To Release 'Bad Blood Rising' Album In November

Finnish modern hard rockers SANTA CRUZ will release their third album, "Bad Blood Rising", on November 10 via M-Theory Audio. The band already released the record's infectious first single, "River Phoenix", earlier this summer, but Friday, September 15 brings the next digital single release with "Young Blood Rising"; a promo video will follow soon in ...

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TRIVIUM: Making Of 'The Sin And The Sentence' Album Part 1 (Video)

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The Sin And The Sentence", the new album from Florida-based metallers TRIVIUM, can be seen below. Due on October 20 via Roadrunner, the disc is available for pre-order at all DSPs, with all pre-orders receiving instant grat downloads of the album's ...

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TRIVIUM: 'The Sin And The Sentence' Is 'The Perfect Culmination Of What We've Been Doing Throughout The Years'

TRIVIUM members Matt Heafy (lead vocals, lead guitar), and Paolo Gregoletto (bass) recently took part in a question-and-answer session at the Bandit Rock studios in Stockholm, Sweden. You can now watch the discussion below. Asked about the production process for TRIVIUM's new album, "The Sin And The Sentence", which will be released on October 20 ...

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TRIVIUM To Release 'The Sin And The Sentence' Album In October; Listen To New Single 'The Heart From Your Hate'

Florida-based metallers TRIVIUM will release their new album, "The Sin And The Sentence", on October 20 via Roadrunner. The disc is available for pre-order today at all DSPs, with all pre-orders receiving instant grat downloads of the album's title track and the newly released single, "The Heart From Your Hate", which is streaming now accompanied ...

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Zero Days - PRONG

Don't you wish "Headbangers Ball" was back? Not just for the obvious reasons, if you're a metalhead. The Gen X'ers who made The Ball their Saturday night Sabbath will confirm that what made the show so damned great, and at the same time so damned awful, was just as much about the intro and commercial-break ...

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GLENN HUGHES Says He's Never Seen JOE BONAMASSA 'So Excited About Recording An Album With BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION'

Levi Seth of Australia's site Sticks For Stones recently conducted an interview with legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION). You can listen to the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the influence of two of the three DEEP PURPLE albums he was a part of: ...

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GWAR Announces Fall 2017 North American Tour

On October 20, GWAR will release a new studio album titled "The Blood Of Gods" via Metal Blade Records. In support of the disc, your Lords and Masters will leave their arctic slumber and return to the road to cause aural (and anal) devastation across North America. Joining in the chaos will be GHOUL, DOYLE ...

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LINKIN PARK's 'Heavy' Co-Songwriter Thought News Of CHESTER BENNINGTON's Death Was 'A Joke'

American singer/songwriter Julia Michaels (pictured), who co-wrote LINKIN PARK's "Heavy" single, has revealed she thought reports of Chester Bennington's death were "a joke" at first. The 23-year-old from Santa Clarita, California, who began singing and writing songs at the young age of 12, became friends with Bennington after they worked together and her songwriting partner ...

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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: 'Obedience School' Video

"Obedience School", the new Dennis Bersales-directed video from DEAD CROSS, the Southern California outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and singer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE), can be seen below. The song is taken from DEAD CROSS's self-titled debut album, which will be released on August 4 via Ipecac Recordings. The effort ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Completes Work On New Album, Announces U.S. Tour

Florida death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE have completed work on their new album, due this fall via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who previously worked with CANNIBAL CORPSE on 2006's "Kill", ...

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SUPERJOINT And DEVILDRIVER Announce U.S. Tour

Former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo's SUPERJOINT project — previously known as SUPERJOINT RITUAL — and DEVILDRIVER will join forces for a U.S. tour in the fall. Support on the tour will come from KING PARROT, CANE HILL and CHILD BITE. The tour begins September 23 in Austin, Texas and runs through October ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Recruits Drummer KEN MARY For Upcoming Shows

Arizona metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have recruited Ken Mary (FIFTH ANGEL, ALICE COOPER, HOUSE OF LORDS, TKO, CHASTAIN) to play drums for the band at their upcoming shows. He steps in as the replacement for Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL), who recently left the group to join OVERKILL. "We're looking forward to seeing our European friends ...

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'Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song' Video Feat. Members Of NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, AMORPHIS, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM

The official video for "Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song", a track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Finland's Tuska open-air metal festival, can be seen below. The clip, which was edited by Antti Kuivalainen and Ykä Järvinen, includes excerpts from Tuska 2015 and 2016 aftermovies as well as newly shot studio footage. The 12-inch vinyl version ...

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Former TESTAMENT Bassist GREG CHRISTIAN Joins TRAUMA

Former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian has joined TRAUMA, best known as the band that Cliff Burton played with prior to hooking up with METALLICA. "TRAUMA is thrilled to welcome Greg Christian to our band," says the band in a statement. "His creative bass guitar work completes our music." "Having grown up in the Bay Area ...

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STAIND's AARON LEWIS Releases 'Folded Flag' Single

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis, who is widely considered to be one of the most politically conservative musicians in rock, has released a new single, "Folded Flag", across digital retailers. A patriot through and through, Lewis has spent much of his career honoring those who sacrifice their lives every day to protect our nation and the ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO On Working With MIKE PATTON Again In DEAD CROSS: 'I Love The Guy's Drive And His Artistry'

Metal Wani's Laura Vezer recently conducted an interview with drummer Dave Lombardo (DEAD CROSS, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, SLAYER). You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DEAD CROSS's split with singer Gabe Serbian and addition of Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE): Dave: "When everything went down with ...

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