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VICIOUS RUMORS Announces New Singer, NICK COURTNEY

San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have announced the addition of vocalist Nick Courtney to the group's ranks. Courtney joins the veteran band for the upcoming 46-date "Digital Dictator 30th-Anniversary Tour" of North America and Canada, which will take place from August 31 to October 20. Due to the massive size of the U.S. ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH Releases Video For 'No Friends'

The official video for the song "No Friends" from reunited California metallers BLEEDING THROUGH can be seen below. The clip was filmed at the band's sold-out comeback show on June 8 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California. "No Friends" is taken from BLEEDING THROUGH's new album, "Love Will Kill All", which was released on ...

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THE LOCAL BAND Feat. CHILDREN OF BODOM, THE 69 EYES, RECKLESS LOVE Members: Video Of June 2018 Helsinki Concert

THE LOCAL BAND, the Finnish covers act featuring Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Jussi 69 (THE 69 EYES), Olli Herman (RECKLESS LOVE) and Archie Kuosmanen (SANTA CRUZ), performed on June 10 at Kaisaniemi Park in Helsinki, Finland as the support act for the HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire concert can be seen ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Announces Fall 2018 North American Tour

March of 2018 saw the release of the latest MONSTER MAGNET masterpiece "Mindfucker" on Napalm Records. Following three exclusive Northeastern U.S. shows, the band headed across the pond for a European headline tour. Now they are ready to return to North America for a full headline tour this fall. The band will hit the road ...

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The Sound of Steel - EXMORTUS

Ten years ago, Southern California's EXMORTUS released its debut album, "In Hatred's Flame". The group's beginnings were under the guise of a blistering and bludgeoning death metal act, though with guitar work that was a bit flashier than other bands of its ilk. Shortly after the release of that album, then-vocalist/guitarist Balmore (now a member ...

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Listen To New EXMORTUS Song 'Victory Or Death!'

"Victory Or Death!", a brand new song from EXMORTUS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Sound Of Steel", which will be released on June 8 via Prosthetic. Produced by Zack Ohren (MACHINE HEAD, FALLUJAH, SUFFOCATION) at Sharkbite Studio, "The Sound Of Steel" delivers a visceral call to ...

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TRIVIUM Guitarist On 'The Sin And The Sentence': 'We Just Wanted To Write A Really Ripping Metal Record'

TRIVIUM guitarist Corey Beaulieu was interviewed by Soundlink TV at this year's Carolina Rebellion festival, which was held in early May at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about TRIVIUM's songwriting approach for the band's latest album, last year's "The ...

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TRIVIUM Guitarist Says Returning To Heavier Sound On 'The Sin And The Sentence' Album 'Was Very Natural'

Andrew Pecoraro of Peck's Metal Picks conducted an interview with guitarist Corey Beaulieu of Florida metallers TRIVIUM prior to their May 6 concert at The Filmore Silver Spring in Silver Spring, Maryland. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On TRIVIUM returning to the heavier sound ...

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EXMORTUS Releases 'Feast Of Flesh' Video

"Feast Of Flesh", the new video from EXMORTUS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Sound Of Steel", which will be released on June 8 via Prosthetic. EXMORTUS founder, vocalist and guitarist Jadren "Conan" Gonzalez said: "As some may have noticed on my personal page, I don't just ...

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GEOFF TATE Announces More 'Operation: Mindcrime' 30th-Anniversary U.S. Tour Dates

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark concept album "Operation: Mindcrime", original QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate and his band, OPERATION: MINDCRIME, will perform the platinum-selling album (released May 3, 1988) from beginning to end in its entirety, along with a set full of greatest hits including "Silent Lucidity" and "Jet City Woman". The "Mindcrime" ...

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TRIVIUM Bassist On 'The Sin And The Sentence': 'We Wanted It To Be As Energetic And Intense As Some Of The Early Stuff'

Dann of "The Mike James Rock Show" conducted an interview with bassist Paolo Gregoletto of Floridian metallers TRIVIUM prior to the band's April 16 concert at the O2 Academy Bristol in Bristol, England. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether TRIVIUM's diverse back catalog helps them ...

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BATTLEROAR To Release 'Codex Epicus' Album In June

Greek epic/power metal force BATTLEROAR is currently putting the finishing touches on its fifth full-length album, "Codex Epicus". Due on June 15 via Cruz Del Sur Music, the follow-up to 2014's "Blood Of Legends" was recorded at Devasoundz Studios in Athens, Greece and will feature a guest appearance from someone very familiar to fans of ...

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TRACII GUNS, ANDY SUMMERS To Perform At Benefit Concert For Musicians Afftected By Northern California Fires

As the rebuilding continues after the devastation of the October 2017 Northern California fires, Guitar Player magazine is presenting a thrilling, all-star guitar benefit concert to support musicians affected by the Sonoma County blazes. Andy Summers — Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and member of THE POLICE — is headlining the event, which will ...

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Video Premiere: TRIVIUM's 'Endless Night'

TRIVIUM's John Deed-directed music video for the song "Endless Night" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighth album, "The Sin And The Sentence", which arrived last October via Roadrunner. TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy told TeamRock about the song: "I have a friend who owns a personal training company, and he ...

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EXMORTUS: 'Make Haste' Lyric Video

EXMORTUS has released the first single off its upcoming album, "The Sound Of Steel", due on June 8 via Prosthetic. Watch the lyric video for "Make Haste" below. EXMORTUS founder, vocalist and guitarist Jadren "Conan" Gonzalez said: "Inspired by the constant pressure of making deadlines and getting shit done, this song was the first one ...

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