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Angelus Apatrida - ANGELUS APATRIDA

2020 was a phenomenal year for thrash, but this is no time for complacency. Someone needs to keep the wrecking ball spinning, and ANGELUS APATRIDA have kindly stepped up to the plate. The Spaniards have been cultivating a formidable reputation for the last 20 years, releasing a series of increasingly impressive records that deftly bridged ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY Says EDDIE VAN HALEN Tribute Concert Will Be 'A Great Celebration'

Former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony joined Matt Pinfield for the latest installment of the new KLOS series "New & Approved", which highlights forthcoming and current projects from the biggest names in music. Anthony discussed SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE's latest offering, "Lockdown 2020", a collection of cover material that was a collaborative effort from ...

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AC/DC: Go Behind The Scenes Of 'Realize' Music Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the official music video for AC/DC's song "Realize" can be seen below. The track is taken from the legendary rockers' long-awaited comeback album, "Power Up", which came out in November. The follow-up to 2014's "Rock Or Bust" features AC/DC's 2020 lineup of Brian Johnson (vocals), Phil Rudd (drums), Cliff ...

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Would Thrash Metal Have Existed Without Influence Of MICHAEL SCHENKER?

Michael Schenker claims the president of his current record label told him "thrash metal never would have existed" without the influence of the legendary German guitarist. Schenker has often been heralded by prominent guitarists of the style such as METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine and TESTAMENT's Alex Skolnick primarily for his influence on their ...

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FIRSTBORNE Feat. CHRIS ADLER And JAMES LOMENZO: New Single 'Save Myself' Now Available

"Save Myself", the new single from FIRSTBORNE, the band featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler and fellow MEGADETH alum James LoMenzo, can be streamed below. The track is the third to be released following the arrival of FIRSTBORNE's self-titled debut EP, which came out last year and marked the acclaimed drummer's first dedicated band release ...

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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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DEATH ANGEL To Record New Album This Year

DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll has confirmed to EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza's YouTube channel, Zetro's Toxic Vault, that he and his bandmates have spent part of their coronavirus downtime putting together material for the follow-up to the Grammy-nominated "Humanicide" album. "We're gonna record a new album this year, for sure," he said (see video ...

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Viscera - DEMON HEAD

There's no shame in wearing your influences on your sleeve. The spidery guitar motif that begins "Tooth and Nail" on DEMON HEAD's fourth full-length album sounds unashamedly in debt to FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM, before the song itself arrives and does something completely contrary to what cynical music writers may have been expecting; jettisoning all ...

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A DAY TO REMEMBER Releases New Single 'Everything We Need'

A DAY TO REMEMBER has shared its brand-new single "Everything We Need", which is available now on all streaming platforms. It is the latest song to be revealed from the band's upcoming album, "You're Welcome", due on March 5. Co-written with multi-platinum superstar Jon Bellion, "Everything We Need" bookends the album as an understated, yet ...

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ORIANTHI Partners With GIBSON On New Acoustic Guitar

Gibson has announced a new partnership with the Australian-born guitarist Orianthi Panagaris. The new Gibson Orianthi SJ-200 Custom in Cherry will be available worldwide this coming May 2021. "Creating a signature acoustic with the amazing Gibson team was truly an honor! I couldn't be happier!" says Orianthi. "It's the same full SJ-200 sound, but it ...

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CODE ORANGE Drops 'Autumn And Carbine' Animated Video

Grammy-nominated band CODE ORANGE has shared the official music video for "Autumn And Carbine". The animated clip, which was directed and animated by the band's own Eric "Shade" Balderose and Jami Morgan (NOWHERE2RUN Productions), follows CODE ORANGE into a dystopian wasteland as they confront the thieving overlords of a ruined future society. The band also ...

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TED NUGENT Predicts 'Manufactured Fake Racism' Will Become 'The #1 Issue In America' Under PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has painted a bleak picture of the United States' immediate future, predicting that the Joe Biden presidency will result in a rise in unemployment and "manufactured fake racism" becoming "the #1 issue in America." Nugent — a staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump — took to his Facebook page ...

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