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Under Cöver - MOTÖRHEAD

Cover albums dropped during a career are often dubious contract fillers, though the exceptions can be downright glorious. THE RAMONES's "Acid Eaters" being one case, SLAYER's "Undisputed Attitude", SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES's "Through the Looking Glass" and BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME's "The Anatomy Of" being others. What those ageless wonders the THE ROLLING STONES's ...

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KREATOR Announces Early 2018 European Tour With DECAPITATED, DAGOBA

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR will embark on a European headlining tour in early 2018. Support on the trek will come from KREATOR's Nuclear Blast labelmates DECAPITATED as well as DAGOBA. Commented KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza: "Hordes! Do not miss this night of absolute aggression on our second European tour for 'Gods Of Violence'! See ...

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HAMMERFALL To Tour North America With FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL will return to North America in 2018. The headlining trek, which features special guests FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, will kick off May 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and criss-cross the continent before concluding on June 19 in San Antonio, Texas. HAMMERFALL comments: "We're so fucking excited about returning to North America with a ...

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Extreme Aggression - KREATOR

Everyone following KREATOR over the band's 35-year course has their favorite album, and it's not necessarily a unified choice. Poll 10 fans at once, you'll probably hit upon most of the group's 14 LPs to-date, minus the troubled experimental albums spanning from 1992's "Renewal" through 1999's "Endorama". Then again, there are defensive fans of those, ...

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OVERKILL Joined By GRIP INC. Guitarist At Bochum Concert (Video)

Waldemar Sorychta — former GRIP INC. guitarist who has produced a number of acclaimed albums from SODOM, MOONSPELL and TIAMAT, among others — joined New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL on stage last night (Sunday, August 13) at Zeche in Bochum, Germany to perform the OVERKILL classic "In Union We Stand". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance ...

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KREATOR Frontman MILLE PETROZZA Has No Plans For Solo Album

Metal Wani's Jake Patton conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Mille Petrozza of German thrash veterans KREATOR. You can listen to the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reception to KREATOR's new album, "Gods Of Violence": Mille: "It couldn't be better. To us, the way we measured the success of ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Recruits Drummer KEN MARY For Upcoming Shows

Arizona metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have recruited Ken Mary (FIFTH ANGEL, ALICE COOPER, HOUSE OF LORDS, TKO, CHASTAIN) to play drums for the band at their upcoming shows. He steps in as the replacement for Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL), who recently left the group to join OVERKILL. "We're looking forward to seeing our European friends ...

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OVERKILL And CROWBAR To Join Forces For 2017 'Metal Alliance Tour'

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will headline the 2017 edition of the "Metal Alliance Tour". Support on the trek will come from New Orleans native doom/sludge band CROWBAR, Colorado thrash metal stalwarts HAVOK, technical thrash metal band BLACK FAST and INVIDIA, the group featuring former members of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and SKINLAB. The ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Videogame 'Motörhead Through The Ages' Now Available

MOTÖRHEAD, in partnership with developer Haemimont Games, is delighted to announce its own videogame experience, "Motörhead Through The Ages", is available now. Included as part of "Victor Vran: Overkill Edition", "Motörhead Through The Ages" is available for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC ...

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MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL Members Remember NICK MENZA On First Anniversary Of His Death

A video tribute to former MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza, who passed away a year ago today, can be seen below. The eighteen-minute clip features remembrances from David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Jason Bittner (OVERKILL, SHADOWS FALL), Rob Cavestany (DEATH ANGEL) and Chris "OJ" Ojeda (BYZANTINE), among others. On May 21, 2016, Nick collapsed after ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Singer CHRIS CORNELL Dead At 52

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell died Wednesday night, his representative has confirmed. The representative, Brian Bumbery, called Cornell's passing "sudden and unexpected." He added in a statement: "His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause. ...

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Emperor of Sand - MASTODON

Oh, the dilemmas of high-profile tech wizards who, 30 years ago, would've faced less scrutiny than they do in the face of a sophisticated and far more opinionated metal community. Then again, people cried foul at IRON MAIDEN for utilizing synthesizers and writing a rock-friendly tune on "Somewhere in Time". That was an album viewed ...

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KREATOR Joined By GHOST's PAPA EMERITUS For 'Satan Is Real' Performance On German TV (Video)

GHOST frontman and founder Tobias Forge, better known as Papa Emeritus, joined German thrashers KREATOR last night (Tuesday, April 25) to perform the song "Satan Is Real" on the German late-night talk show "Circus HalliGalli", which airs on ProSieben. Also appearing on them was DRANGSAL singer/guitarist Max Gruber. Video footage of the performance can be ...

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ANTHRAX, OVERKILL, SUPERJOINT, METAL ALLEGIANCE, DEATH ANGEL Set For METAL MAYA Heavy Metal Dest-Fest

ASK4 Entertainment — the creator and producer of ShipRocked — has announced the first annual Metal Maya, a four-day all-inclusive heavy metal destination festival vacation from October 29 to November 2 at the luxurious Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun, just south of Cancun in the paradise of Puerto Morelos on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Metal Maya is ...

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