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Hear EVANESCENCE's Orchestral Reworking Of 'Bring Me To Life'

EVANESCENCE has released a reworking of its debut single and global hit, "Bring Me To Life". Taken from the band's next album, "Synthesis", which is due in the autumn, the reworked version of the song strips out the big distorted guitars and rock drums, replacing them with full orchestration in a completely synthetic world of ...

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EVANESCENCE Announces 'Synthesis Live' North American Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

EVANESCENCE returns this fall with "Synthesis", the band's fourth studio album, slated for a fall 2017 release. The "Synthesis Live" tour will launch this fall beginning October 14 on the West Coast (confirmed dates below). Like the album, "Synthesis Live" will feature a reimagining of some of EVANESCENCE's best-loved songs with the spotlight on full ...

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Watch EVANESCENCE Perform At Czech Republic's ROCK FOR PEOPLE Festival

Metalshop TV has uploaded video footage of EVANESCENCE's July 6 performance at the Rock For People festival in Czech Republic. Check it out below. EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee recently spoke to Graspop.be about the band's forthcoming album, "Synthesis", which will reimagine some of the band's past catalog with full orchestration and electronic backing. "It's different ...

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LOCK UP Feat. NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH Members: Listen To New Song 'Desolation Architect'

"Desolation Architect", a brand new song from LOCK UP — the international grindcore "supergroup" featuring Kevin Sharp (BRUTAL TRUTH, PRIMATE, VENOMOUS CONCEPT), Anton Reisenegger (PENTAGRAM, CRIMINAL), Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, BRUJERIA, VENOMOUS CONCEPT) and Nick Barker (CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from LOCK UP's forthcoming album, ...

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KIRK HAMMETT's KHDK ELECTRONICS Introduces 'Dark Blood' Overdrive

KHDK Electronics is proud to announce the latest addition to its award-winning line of hand-built guitar pedals: Kirk Hammett's signature Dark Blood Overdrive. Dubbed KHDK's most evil pedal to date, Dark Blood delivers an angry, merciless amp-like distortion, with tube-like, mid-heavy tone boasting extra high gain. The pedal's unique power is its distinctly amp-like sound, ...

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Ride The Sky: The Very Best of 1985-1998 - HELLOWEEN

Malcolm Dome, one of hard rock and heavy metal journalism's elite, always knows how to get the root of things. In his liner notes for the new HELLOWEEN compilation, "Ride the Sky: The Very Best of 1985-1998", he coaxes this telling epithet from guitarist Michael Weikath: "You know what kept driving us on? We were ...

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MANOWAR To Embark On 'Farewell' Tour

MANOWAR has announced plans to embark on a "farewell" tour. The band says in a statement: "The 'Gods And Kings' tour was a groundbreaking moment in our career. The stage, sound, video and you,' our fans, were magnificent! "Coming off such an amazing tour, it was clear that the next time we must go even ...

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Video: Swedish Youth Choir Sings At MANOWAR Concert

Video footage of Trollhättan's Hjortmosseskolan and Udevalla's Västerskolan youth choir performing at MANOWAR's "Gods And Kings" tour stop at the Nova Arena in Trollhättan, Sweden on February 5 can be seen below. MANOWAR's "Gods And Kings" world tour celebrates "Kings Of Metal MMXIV", which many fans haven't had a chance to experience live yet, as ...

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METALLICA Guitarist KIRK HAMMETT's 'Ghoul Screamer' Guitar Pedal To Be Made Available On Halloween

Guitarists of the world, this Halloween, 2015 will bring the consummate treat: KHDK's Ghoul Screamer guitar pedal. Conceived by guitar legend Kirk Hammett and designed by KHDK laboratories, the Ghoul Screamer is the perfect multipurpose guitar pedal, designed for the true guitar gearhead. The pedal will be available for purchase October 31. Of the Ghoul ...

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IAN HILL Says 'Redeemer Of Souls' Is 'Best Album' JUDAS PRIEST Has Ever Done

Lindsay McDougall of Australia's Soundwave festival recently conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST members Ian Hill (bass) and Richie Faulkner (guitar). You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On JUDAS PRIEST's latest album, "Redeemer Of Souls": Ian: "Obviously, whatever album we do, it's ...

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Till Death La Familia - ILL NIÑO

Latin metalcore posse ILL NIÑO are back for another round and it's to their credit they've let nothing stand in the way of doing what they want to do, whether that finds favor or not with the metal public at-large. This time, Dave Chavarri, Cristian Machado, Ahrue Luster, Diego Verduzco, Lazaro Pina and Oscar Santiago ...

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SHEAR: New Song 'Hollow, Black & Cold' Available For Streaming

Finnish metal/rock act SHEAR will release its second album, "Katharsis", on March 24 in Europe and on April 1 in North America via Lifeforce Records. The artwork for the CD was created by TEXTURES bassist Remko Tielemans. Another song, "Hollow, Black & Cold", from "Katharsis" can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Katharsis" was ...

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