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ACCEPT Is Working On New Music

German/American metallers ACCEPT are writing and recording material for a new studio album. ACCEPT's next disc will be the follow-up to 2017's "The Rise Of Chaos", which marked the band's first release with guitarist Uwe Lulis and drummer Christopher Williams, replacing Herman Frank and Stefan Schwarzmann, respectively. During an appearance on the "Talking Metal" podcast, ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS Signs U.S. Deal With FEARLESS RECORDS

THE PRETTY RECKLESS has inked a U.S. deal with Fearless Records. The band, which is signed to Century Media Records for territories outside the USA, will release its fourth album, "Death By Rock And Roll", later in the year. The disc's first single will arrive soon. In other news, THE PRETTY RECKLESS singer Taylor Momsen ...

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Kollaps - THE HIRSCH EFFEKT

If progressive bands have one duty to fulfill, it's to keep the surprises coming. THE HIRSCH EFFEKT have already defied the odds to some degree: singing in their native German and seldom conforming to any particular sub-strand of post-djent heaviness, the Hannover trio have become one of the most well-respected tech-metal bands around by never ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Reschedules Reunion Tour For 2021

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has announced the rescheduled dates for its previously announced tour. The reunited quartet — Zack De La Rocha, Tom Morello, Brad Wilk and Tim Commferford — was forced to postpone all of its 2020 shows due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. The band was supposed to play ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Releases 'Become The Hunter' Non-Album Track 'Overlord'

California-based extreme metal titans SUICIDE SILENCE have released "Overlord", a "B-side" song from the sessions for their sixth studio album, "Become The Hunter". You can now stream the track below. Singer Hernan "Eddie" Hermida comments: "The inspiration for 'Overlord' came from the events surrounding the Heaven's Gate mass suicide in the late '90s. The lyrics ...

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LAMB OF GOD: 'Memento Mori' Guitar Playthrough Video

A video playthrough of the LAMB OF GOD song "Memento Mori", featuring guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, can be seen below. The track opens the band's forthcoming self-titled album, which is due on June 19 via Epic Records. The follow-up to "VII: Sturm Und Drang" marks LAMB OF GOD's first recordings with Art Cruz, ...

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ALAIN JOHANNES To Release 'Hum' Solo Album In July

Alain Johannes, co-creator of the highly influential '90s alternative rock band ELEVEN as well as a key contributor on releases from QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, THEM CROOKED VULTURES and Chris Cornell, will release "Hum", his third solo album, on July 31 via Ipecac Recordings. "It's more about me than probably any album I've ever ...

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LAMB OF GOD, KREATOR And POWER TRIP Members Are Collaborating On 'Seriously Massive' New Song

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton and KREATOR vocalist/guitarist Mille Petrozza are collaborating with POWER TRIP frontman Riley Gale on a "seriously massive" new song. The three bands were scheduled to tour Europe together this spring but the trek has since been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier today, Gale tweeted: "working ...

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Solitude In Madness - VADER

Extreme metal is supposed to get the blood pumping. It should make you feel ten-feet tall and bulletproof. It might even make you drive in a reckless manner from time to time. These are the rules. Don't shoot the messenger. The problem comes when you spend a large chunk of every day listening to brutal, ...

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RICK ALLEN On What Makes DEF LEPPARD Unique

In a newly uploaded video from SiriusXM's Hair Nation, DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen was asked to name the "most crucial event in the success of the band." He responded: "That's a really good question. I think the thing that really makes us somewhat unique in terms of our relationship is not really the success, ...

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ALICE COOPER And KLAUS MEINE Among Guest Singers In Video For WINGER's All-Star Version Of 'Better Days Comin''

WINGER recently invited artists, friends and fans to sing along to "Better Days Comin'", the title track of the band's sixth studio album, which was released in April 2014 via Frontiers Music Srl. The accompanying music video, which can be seen below, features the following guest artists in order of appearance: * Chip Z'Nuff (ENUFF ...

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PAPA ROACH Joined By DEFTONES, AVENGED SEVENFOLD And KORN Members For 'Infest In Conversation' Event (Video)

On Saturday (April 25), PAPA ROACH took part in a special event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band's breakthrough album "Infest". "Infest In Conversation" was held two decades to the day since the arrival of PAPA ROACH's second full-length record and first major label release and featured a discussion between the four members of ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Releases 'You Will Be Remembered' Video As Tribute To Frontline Workers Fighting Coronavirus Pandemic

ALTER BRIDGE has released a new music video for the song "You Will Be Remembered" from the band's 2016 album "The Last Hero". The clip is a poignant tribute to the first responders and frontline workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti stated about the clip: "We wrote 'You Will Be Remembered' ...

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