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MAYHEM To Release New Album In October

Century Media Records has announced the signing of Norwegian black metal forefathers MAYHEM to a worldwide deal. The band's sixth album will be released on October 25. Founded in 1984, MAYHEM has released five studio albums as well as a number of demos, EPs and live albums since. Their debut full-length, "De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas" ...

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THE PRODIGY Frontman KEITH FLINT Took Drugs Before Death

According to the BBC, THE PRODIGY singer Keith Flint had unspecified amounts of cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system when he died two months ago. The Senior Coroner for Essex, Caroline Beasley-Murray, officially recorded an open conclusion, saying that there was not enough evidence to rule that the musician killed himself. Flint ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: Official Documentary Announced For 50th Anniversary

A new documentary on LED ZEPPELIN is currently in post-production. The as-yet-untitled film is being helmed by Bernard MacMahon, the director of the Emmy-nominated music documentary series "American Epic", and will feature new interviews with guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant and bassist John Paul Jones, as well as rare archival interviews with the late ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Gets Signature EPIPHONE Guitar

Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments, proudly welcomes Lzzy Hale of HALESTORM to its signature artist family. The limited-edition Lzzy Hale Signature Explorer Outfit features a classic Explorer in an alpine white gloss finish, Alnico Classic PRO humbuckers, Grover Rotomatic machine heads, an Ebony fingerboard and gold hardware. A custom hard-shell case and certificate ...

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A Letter of Red - SABBATH ASSEMBLY

The 2013 dissolution of THE DEVIL'S BLOOD left a large void in heavy music. The Dutch collective's bewitching brew of psychedelic occult rock scratched the itches of those looking for haunting Satanic overtones and the warmth of classic psychedelic rock, their work resembling an overtly devil-worshiping spin on vintage JEFFERSON AIRPLANE. There are other bands ...

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With This Thread I Hold On - CHOKEHOLD

It's a common tale. When a classic band becomes more revered with the passage of time, demand for something new grows. And once early material becomes reissued, or the band reunites for one or a series of shows, the stage is set for a full-on reunion. In the case of Hamilton, Ontario's CHOKEHOLD, the act's ...

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The Beast You Are - BIG BUSINESS

BIG BUSINESS has been a breath of fresh air in the realm of rock 'n' roll and heavy music for nearly 15 years. With "The Beast You Are", the two-piece's sixth album, nothing has changed on that front, and it fortunately isn't simply more of the same. BIG BUSINESS has never made a misstep, per ...

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TOOL's New Album Gets Official Release Date

TOOL's long-awaited new album will arrive on August 30. The band confirmed the release date Tuesday night (May 7) at its concert in Birmingham, Alabama. According to fans who attended the show, a video screen flashed the date "August 30th" before the set's encore. Frontman Maynard James Keenan then encouraged fans to share the news ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Has No Plans To Retire Anytime Soon

During an appearance on yesterday's (Monday, May 6) edition of "Trunk Nation LA Invasion: Live From The Rainbow Bar & Grill" on SiriusXM, Sammy Hagar was asked if he thought he would still be working this hard when he is in his early 70s. "Absolutely not," he responded (hear audio below). "And it's not hard ...

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Watch RATT Play First Show Of 2019 At DOMINATION MÉXICO Festival

RATT played its first show of 2019 this past Saturday, May 4 at the Domination México festival in Mexico. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. RATT's current lineup includes original singer Stephen Pearcy and bassist Juan Croucier, along with drummer Pete Holmes (BLACK 'N BLUE) and guitarists Jordan Ziff (RAZER) and ...

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GLENN DANZIG's Feature Film Directorial Debut 'Verotika' To Receive World Premiere At 'Cinepocalypse' Festival

Glenn Danzig's "Verotika" feature film directorial debut will receive its world premiere at the annual Cinepocalypse, the Chicago-based genre film festival taking place June 13-20 at the historic Music Box Theatre. The film is structured as an anthology splitting its running time between three individual characters/storylines based on Danzig's own popular Verotik comic book characters. ...

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SKILLET: 'Victorious' Album Due In August; Lyric Video For 'Legendary' Single Available

SKILLET will release its new album, "Victorious", on August 2 via Atlantic Records. The follow-up to 2016's gold-certified "Unleashed" includes the first single, "Legendary", which can be streamed below. Frontman John Cooper told Billboard: "It's the first time that me and Korey [Cooper, John's wife and SKILLET guitarist/keyboardist] produced most of the record ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Says His 'Off-Color Joke' At 'Dimebash' Led To 'Ridiculous' Accusations Of Racism

Former PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo says that the controversy surrounding his actions at a California concert three years ago is "ridiculous." Anselmo performed the PANTERA classic "Walk" at the January 2016 "Dimebash" event at the Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood in honor of late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. As he left the stage, he ...

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