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MORBID ANGEL Frontman: 'Extreme Music Seems To Grow In Popularity And Intrigue When The World Is In Chaos'

The Conductor of WSOU 89.5 FM recently conducted an interview with frontman Steve Tucker of Floridian death metal veterans MORBID ANGEL. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reaction to the band's new "Kingdoms Disdained" studio album: Steve: "Man, honestly, I ...

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MORBID ANGEL's 'Kingdoms Disdained' Released As Two-Disc Digipack Featuring Demo Recordings

Silver Lining Music has released a special two-disc digipack edition of MORBID ANGEL's latest album, "Kingdoms Disdained", featuring seven instrumental demo tracks previously only available as part of the deluxe box set. Silver Lining Music will also release a limited-edition 12-inch picture-disc edition of "Kingdoms Disdained" in honor of Record Store Day on April 21. ...

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WITCH CASKET To Release 'Hatred Index' EP

Southern California blackened death metal outfit WITCH CASKET will release its debut EP, "Hatred Index", on April 27. The album was produced, engineered and mixed by the band's guitarist, Colin "Nylock" Cameron, and mastered by Maor Appelbaum of Maor Appelbaum Mastering. The band plans to release a music video for their new single "The True ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

A PERFECT CIRCLE will be the musical guests on the Monday, April 23 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band will perform several songs on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, ...

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THREE DAYS GRACE Makes BILLBOARD Rock Songs Chart History

According to The Pulse Of Radio, THREE DAYS GRACE made chart history this week, earning the band's 13th No. 1 single on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs chart with "The Mountain". That tied the record held for the past two decades by rock legends VAN HALEN. "The Mountain" is the new single from "Outsider", the ...

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ROYAL HUNT: 'Fistful Of Misery' Video Released

"Fistful Of Misery", the new video from Danish power and progressive metal masters ROYAL HUNT, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 14th studio album, "Cast in Stone", which was released in Japan on February 7 by King Records and in the rest of the world on February 21 by NorthPoint ...

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THE ABSENCE: 'Misery Trophies' Video Released

Florida-based melodic death metal quintet THE ABSENCE has released a music video for a new song called "Misery Trophies". The track, which is also available for download and stream via digital platforms, is taken from the band's upcoming album, "A Gift For The Obsessed", which will be released on March 23 via M-Theory Audio. The ...

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MORBID ANGEL Announces U.S. Tour With MISERY INDEX, ORIGIN

Death metal veterans MORBID ANGEL will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in April. Support on the trek will come from DREAMING DEAD and HATE STORM ANNIHILATION, with MISERY INDEX providing direct support from April 16 through April 25 and ORIGIN providing direct support from April 26 through May 17. MORBID ANGEL tour dates with ...

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DIMMU BORGIR And THE HELLACOPTERS To Headline PSYCHO LAS VEGAS Festival

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR and reunited Swedish garage rockers THE HELLACOPTERS will headline this year's edition of the Psycho Las Vegas festival, set to take place August 17-19 at venues throughout the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Festival billing: DIMMU BORGIR THE HELLACOPTERS SUNN 0))) GODFLESH ENSLAVED AMERICAN NIGHTMARE BORIS CKY ...

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Is It 'The End Of The Road' For KISS?

On February 8, Kiss Catalog Ltd., the owner of the intellectual property rights pertaining to the legendary rock group KISS, filed an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the word mark "The End Of The Road". If granted, the registration will protect the use of the standard character ...

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Red - SCOUR

Phil Anselmo is no stranger to black metal. He's been an uber fan for decades. While fronting his most well-known band, PANTERA, he was championing black metal bands by wearing their shirts and namedropping them in interviews and amid his onstage banter. He ventured into that dark art form on a deeper level with multiple ...

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ROYAL HUNT: Lyric Video For 'A Million Ways To Die' Song

"Cast in Stone", the 14th studio album from Danish power and progressive metal masters ROYAL HUNT, will be released in Japan on February 7 by King Records and in the rest of the world on February 21 by NorthPoint Productions. "Cast in Stone" track listing: 01. Fistful Of Misery 02. The Last Soul Alive 03. ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Recalls Breaking Into KIRK HAMMETT's House: 'He Was More Like The Angry-Then-Disappointed Dad'

Sam Roberts and Dan Soder of SiriusXM's "Jim And Sam Show" recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian about his second book, "Access All Areas: Stories From A Hard Rock Life". You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he documented significant life and career ...

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Wizard Bloody Wizard - ELECTRIC WIZARD

ELECTRIC WIZARD is unquestionably one of modern doom's most influential acts. Decades after its inception, it's becoming increasingly clear that the Dorset, England-based band has been morphing into a stripped-down psychedelic and horror-fueled seventies-styled rock band. The seeds were planted with 2007's "Witchcult Today". In spite of this increasingly obvious direction, 2014's "Time to Die" ...

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END: 'Necessary Death' Video Released

Underground hardcore supergroup END has debuted an all-new music video for the track "Necessary Death". Directed by Bobby Bates, this is the second clip the band has released. END released a music video for "Love Let Me Die" in September, also directed by Bates. END's debut EP, "From The Unforgiving Arms Of God", came out ...

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GENE SIMMONS Explains Decision To Abandon 'Horns' Hand Gesture Trademark Application: 'I Just Didn't Think It Was Worth It'

Gene Simmons says that he withdrew his application to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture because he "didn't think it was worth it." The KISS bassist/vocalist expressly abandoned the application in late June — less than two weeks after filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Most music fans slammed Simmons for ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR: Entire 'Red' EP Available For Streaming

The "Red" EP from SCOUR — the extreme metal "supergroup" featuring Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT) alongside members of CATTLE DECAPITATION and PIG DESTROYER — can be streamed in its entirety using the widget below. The effort was released earlier today (Friday, November 3). The "Red" EP was recorded at Anselmo's Nodferatu's Lair with Steve ...

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IRON MONKEY Releases Video For 'Toadcrucifier - R.I.P.P.E.R.'

The official video for "Toadcrucifier - R.I.P.P.E.R.", a brand new song from the cult U.K. doom/sludge outfit IRON MONKEY, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's first new full-length in almost two decades, "9-13", which was released on October 20 via Relapse Records. After disbanding in 1999 due to the death ...

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Medusa - PARADISE LOST

Alongside MY DYING BRIDE and ANATHEMA, PARADISE LOST were a part of "The Peaceville Three," the trio of English bands that were integral to the genesis of the death-doom genre. The band also helped pioneer the gothic metal subgenre. As it moved deeper into its career, PARADISE LOST became significantly less extreme musically, though equally ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Frontman Shoots Down Split Rumors

Due to unforeseen personal circumstances, U.K. doom metal veterans MY DYING BRIDE have have regretfully canceled their appearances at four festivals in Europe: Eindhoven Metal Meeting in The Netherlands, Madrid Is The Dark in Spain, Aalborg Metal Festival in Denmark, and HRH Doom vs. HRH Stoner in England. Vocalist Aaron Stainthorpe has since issued the ...

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