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Unauthorized Biography Of ROB ZOMBIE Now Available

Joel McIver, the U.K.-based author of biographies of METALLICA, SLAYER, BLACK SABBATH, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, MACHINE HEAD and many other artists, has released an unauthorized biography of Rob Zombie via Backbeat Books. "Sinister Urge: The Life And Times Of Rob Zombie" is the first in-depth, career-spanning biography of heavy-metal musician and ...

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's 'Letters From The Labyrinth' Cracks U.S. Top 10

"Letters From The Labyrinth", the new album from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, the collaboration between longtime SAVATAGE singer/songwriter Jon Oliva and producer Paul O'Neill, entered The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 7 with first-week sales of just over 45,000 units. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, ...

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SEPULTURA 'Reunion' Talk Will 'Go On Forever,' Says ANDREAS KISSER

Metal Wani editor in chief Owais "Vitek" Nabi recently conducted an interview with SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SEPULTURA's latest album, 2013's "The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart": "I think we have ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER: 'We Don't Try To Create Clones Or Try To Follow Formulas'

Spain's EMP Live TV recently conducted an interview with guitarist Andreas Kisser of Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the Brazilian influence in SEPULTURA's music: "We were influenced by music from outside Brazil first — European bands and American bands — and ...

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MAX CAVALERA Says CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Has More Of SEPULTURA 'Spirit' Than SEPULTURA's Current Lineup

Andrew Epstein of Zombitrol.com recently conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, SEPULTURA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY). You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about the differences in playing SEPULTURA songs with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and SOULFLY, Max said: "With Igor [Cavalera, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer], they're closer to the original, ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: 'If Someone Wants To Judge Us, Screw Them'

Franck Védrines of A.B.D.P. Editions conducted an interview wih BUTCHER BABIES members Carla Harvey (vocals), Henry Flury (guitar) and Heidi Shepherd (vocals) at this year's Hellfest, which was held in June in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how they would describe BUTCHER ...

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Listen To LZZY HALE's Guest Appearance On TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's 'Forget About The Blame'

Billboard.com has premiered a reprise version of "Forget About The Blame" from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's upcoming "Letters From The Labyrinth" album, featuring a guest appearance by HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale. Check it out below. Regarding how the collaboration came about, Lzzy tells Billboard.com: "In all honesty, it was a complete honor and surprise to me. ...

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Ex-SEPULTURA Drummer IGOR CAVALERA: 'Drumming, For Me, Is About Learning'

Sound Protest conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor Cavalera at this past summer's Hellfest in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process in CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: "It's very easy. Me and Max [Cavalera, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY guitarist/vocalist ...

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Video: BUTCHER BABIES Create Their Own Pizza

APTV joined forces with BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey at Monster Rock Allegiance for some fun with food. Kathy Wimmer of Pie Baby let them try their hands at making a pizza appropriately named "The Butcher Baby." BUTCHER BABIES' second album, "Take It Like A Man", was produced by Logan Mader, who ...

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Video Premiere: BUTCHER BABIES' 'Igniter'

"Igniter", the new video from BUTCHER BABIES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's second album, "Take It Like A Man", which was released on August 21 via Century Media. The CD was produced by Logan Mader, who has previously worked with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DEVILDRIVER, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and GOJIRA. ...

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA To Release 'Letters From The Labyrinth' Album In November

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, the collaboration between longtime SAVATAGE singer/songwriter Jon Oliva and producer Paul O'Neill, has become one of the most successful stories in rock 'n' roll history. Defying the odds with each project, they continue to search for new and original ideas to bring to reality no matter how difficult the challenge. The TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA ...

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MAX CAVALERA: 'I'm Not Preaching To Anybody What They Should Be Or What They Should Not Be'

On September 30, Jimmy Cabbs recently conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. Asked if he is worried that SOULFLY's new album, "Archangel", will be misunderstood because of its numerous biblical references, Cavalera said: "Being metal, ...

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SOULFLY: 360-Degree Footage From Making Of 'Archangel' Video

360-degree footage taken from the making of SOULFLY's "Archangel" music video can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's tenth studio album, which was released on August 14 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced and mixed by Matt Hyde (SLAYER, BEHEMOTH, CHILDREN OF BODOM), and features stunning cover ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: Why Nipple Tape Is Not Coming Back

In brand new interview with Revolver magazine, BUTCHER BABIES frontwomen Carla Harvey and Heidi Shepherd talked about the period in the band's history when they used to perform topless with tape over their nipples, Wendy O. Williams (PLASMATICS)-style. Asked if fans or promoters ever encourage them to bring that look back, Carla said: "You know, ...

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SOULFLY Taps HAVOK Bassist For Upcoming Tour

SOULFLY has tapped Mike Leon (HAVOK) to play bass on the band's upcoming North American headlining tour, which is scheduled to kick off on September 30 in Los Angeles, California. Handling bass duties for SOULFLY during the band's recent shows was mainman Max Cavalera's son Igor, who also sings for the Phoenix, Arizona band LODY ...

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