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The Cult - CRYSTAL VIPER

Poland is known more for its contributions to heavy metal's more extreme ends. Its landmark bands in the black metal and death metal genres are plentiful. The fact is that there are still also numerous Polish bands paying tribute to metal's more traditional sounds. CRYSTAL VIPER is now over a decade into their existence, and ...

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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE Hasn't Gotten A COVID-19 Vaccine Yet: 'Let The People Who Really Need It' Get It First

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale has told Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station that he has been forced to delay his retirement tour due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. "People, as you can imagine, are extraordinarily desperate to go to shows and to perform shows," he said (hear audio below). "It's just ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH's DANI FILTH Plays Witchcraft Expert In New Horror Film 'Baphomet'

Cleopatra Entertainment has acquired North American rights to "Baphomet", a horror film from writer-director Matthan Harris. "Baphomet" tells the tale of an American family (the Richardsons) celebrating their daughter's pregnancy, but things begin to go awry when Satanic cult leader Henrik Brandr unexpectedly visits their ranch. Henrik offers to pay the family a large sum ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Releases Music Video For 'Elasticity' Title Track

Serj Tankian's eagerly awaited "Elasticity" EP will be released on March 19 via Alchemy Recordings/BMG. A preview of the five-song release comes via the Vlad Kaptur-directed video for the EP's title track. "When I conceived possibly doing another record with the guys from SYSTEM OF A DOWN a few years back, I started working on ...

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RATT's STEPHEN PEARCY Covers DURAN DURAN's 'Girls On Film'

RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy has released a music video for his cover version of DURAN DURAN's 1981 single "Girls On Film". Check it out below. Pearcy's version of "Girls On Film" comes four months after the arrival of his last solo single, "Night Flight". That track, a collaboration between Pearcy and his longtime guitarist Erik ...

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MARILYN MANSON's Ex-Fiancée ROSE MCGOWAN Praises EVAN RACHEL WOOD Amid Abuse Allegations Against Shock Rocker

Marilyn Manson's ex-fiancée Rose McGowan has expressed her support for the women accusing the singer of abuse and assault. On Monday, the actress, who was engaged to Manson for two years before they separated in 2001, backed "Westworld" star Evan Rachel Wood after she accused Manson of "grooming" and "horrifically" abusing her for years. On ...

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Previously Unheard 1979 Rehearsal Recording Of BLACK SABBATH's 'Heaven And Hell' Released By GEOFF NICHOLLS's Estate

A previously unreleased rehearsal recording of BLACK SABBATH playing the song "Heaven And Hell" in 1979 during the pre-production sessions for the album of the same name can be streamed below. The track, which features SABBATH's longtime keyboardist Geoff Nicholls on bass, was uploaded to YouTube by Geoff's stepson and executor of his estate, Gary ...

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Where The Gloom Becomes Sound - TRIBULATION

The perfect band for a bleak midwinter, TRIBULATION have long since proved themselves to be smarter than the average metal band. When the Swedes took an angular left turn down a more straightforwardly rocking avenue for 2015's "The Children of the Night", they somehow managed to retain all the macabre menace and obscure venom of ...

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LITA FORD Says Her Upcoming Album Contains 'Some Of The Best Guitar Playing' She Has Heard 'In Decades'

Lita Ford spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk" about the progress of the recording sessions for her long-awaited new solo album. The follow-up to 2012's "Living Like A Runaway" is once again being helmed by guitarist/producer Gary Hoey, who contributes some guitar playing to the disc, alongside the rest of Ford's backing band, ...

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PAPA ROACH Shares New Version Of 'Last Resort' Featuring TikTok Star JERIS JOHNSON

PAPA ROACH has released a new version of its classic song "Last Resort". "Last Resort (Reloaded)" is collaboration with genre-bending pop/rock musician and TikTok star Jeris Johnson, whose videos have earned him over 950,000 followers on the social media platform. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Last Resort", PAPA ROACH and Johnson unite to breathe new ...

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LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT Feat. Current And Former DREAM THEATER Members: Comeback Single 'The Passage of Time' Now Available

LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT, the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess and guitarist John Petrucci, alongside ex-DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING CRIMSON and PETER GABRIEL fame, will release its third album, "LTE3", on March 26 via InsideOut Music. The effort will arrive 22 ...

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PRODUCT OF HATE Releases Epic Cinematic Video For 'Redemption'

PRODUCT OF HATE has unleashed "Redemption", the next single from the band's forthcoming second full-length album, "You Brought This War". A music video for the track was filmed at the historic Kenosha Theatre in Kenosha, Wisconsin just weeks after the civil unrest that rocked the band's hometown last fall. "Making this video was absolutely surreal," ...

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PAUL SHORTINO: 'Denying The President And Others The Right To Express Opinions Is Dangerous To The Nation'

Former ROUGH CUTT and QUIET RIOT frontman Paul Shortino has criticized Twitter for permanently suspending President Donald Trump's account. Last week, the social media platform decided that the president had crossed a line too far continuing to use Twitter to repeat debunked conspiracy theories about the election, even after thousands of his supporters violently stormed ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE Was 'Shocked' But 'Not Really Surprised' By JON SCHAFFER's Presence At U.S. Capitol Riot

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Todd La Torre says that he was "shocked" but "not really surprised" by last week's revelation that ICED EARTH leader Jon Schaffer is among dozens of people wanted by the FBI for storming Capitol Hill. On Friday, the FBI's Washington Field Office released 40 photos of people who are suspected of unlawful entry ...

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COREY TAYLOR Releases 'Samantha's Gone' Music Video

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has released the official music video for his single "Samantha's Gone". This time around, Corey invited his friends to join him on-screen, including Tom Sandoval of Bravo's "Vanderpump Rules", actor Dean Cameron ("Summer School", "Ski School", "Straight Outta Compton"), STEEL PANTHER, plus actor Greg Grunberg, Ace Von Johnson, ...

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SACRED REICH's PHIL RIND: 'The Dumb, Racist A**holes Who Invaded The Capitol Did It To Support The Dumb, Racist, Lying President'

SACRED REICH frontman Phil Rind has blasted the scores of Donald Trump supporters who swarmed the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday during a violent insurrection, leaving five people dead and forcing the Senate to evacuate. Earlier today, Rind, whose band is known for its socially consious and politically aware lyrics, took to SACRED REICH's social media ...

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COREY TAYLOR Teases 'Samantha's Gone' Music Video

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has shared a teaser for the official music video for his single "Samantha's Gone". The full clip, which features a guest appearance by STEEL PANTHER, will make its online debut on Wednesday, January 13 at 10:00 a.m. EST / 7:00 a.m. PST. Taylor recently made history as he ...

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