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ULI JON ROTH To Celebrate Triple Anniversary In 2018 With Special North American Tour

In 2018, legendary German guitarist Uli Jon Roth is celebrating a rare triple anniversary: * Fortieth anniversary of SCORPIONS' "Tokyo Tapes" * Fortieth anniversary of the birth of ELECTRIC SUN * Fiftieth anniversary of Uli's first-ever stage performance in 1968 To celebrate this special anniversary year, Uli will perform a whole series of concerts and ...

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Finland's SANTA CRUZ Releases Video For 'Young Blood Rising'

Helsinki hellraisers SANTA CRUZ — whose brash, Sunset Strip-inspired hard rock was recently praised by Rolling Stone as "debaucherous and flamboyant" — have released a music video for their anthemic new song "Young Blood Rising". The track appears on the group's forthcoming M-Theory Audio debut, "Bad Blood Rising", which will be available digitally on October ...

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TRIVIUM: Making Of 'The Sin And The Sentence' Album Part 2 (Video)

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The Sin And The Sentence", the new album from Florida-based metallers TRIVIUM, can be seen below. Due on October 20 via Roadrunner, the disc is available for pre-order at all DSPs, with all pre-orders receiving instant grat downloads of the album's ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Be Honored With Human Rights Hero Award

Cassia co-owners Kim Luu-Ng and chef Bryant Ng host the second LA Chefs for Human Rights (LACHR) fundraising dinner, benefitting Program for Torture Victims (PTV), at their acclaimed Southeast Asian brasserie in Santa Monica on September 25. The exclusive event honors Chris Cornell, posthumously, for his original song "The Promise", recorded for the film of ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Widow: 'The Loss Of My Husband Just Left Such A Gap In Our World'

LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington's widow, Talinda Bennington, was a guest on this past Wednesday's (September 13) edition of MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx's syndicated rock radio show "Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx". You can now listen to the interview using the iHeart Radio widget below. Using the hashtags #FuckDepression and #MakeChesterProud, Talinda ...

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DECAPITATED: 'We Are Not Kidnappers, Rapists Or Criminals'

Polish death metallers DECAPITATED have "strongly denied" the allegations that they kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman on a tour bus in Washington. According to court documents obtained by The Spokesman-Review, the woman alleged she was gang-raped by the musicians in their tour bus bathroom after DECAPITATED's August 31 concert with THY ART IS MURDER ...

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SANTA CRUZ To Release 'Bad Blood Rising' Album In November

Finnish modern hard rockers SANTA CRUZ will release their third album, "Bad Blood Rising", on November 10 via M-Theory Audio. The band already released the record's infectious first single, "River Phoenix", earlier this summer, but Friday, September 15 brings the next digital single release with "Young Blood Rising"; a promo video will follow soon in ...

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TRIVIUM: Making Of 'The Sin And The Sentence' Album Part 1 (Video)

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The Sin And The Sentence", the new album from Florida-based metallers TRIVIUM, can be seen below. Due on October 20 via Roadrunner, the disc is available for pre-order at all DSPs, with all pre-orders receiving instant grat downloads of the album's ...

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TRIVIUM: 'The Sin And The Sentence' Is 'The Perfect Culmination Of What We've Been Doing Throughout The Years'

TRIVIUM members Matt Heafy (lead vocals, lead guitar), and Paolo Gregoletto (bass) recently took part in a question-and-answer session at the Bandit Rock studios in Stockholm, Sweden. You can now watch the discussion below. Asked about the production process for TRIVIUM's new album, "The Sin And The Sentence", which will be released on October 20 ...

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TRIVIUM To Release 'The Sin And The Sentence' Album In October; Listen To New Single 'The Heart From Your Hate'

Florida-based metallers TRIVIUM will release their new album, "The Sin And The Sentence", on October 20 via Roadrunner. The disc is available for pre-order today at all DSPs, with all pre-orders receiving instant grat downloads of the album's title track and the newly released single, "The Heart From Your Hate", which is streaming now accompanied ...

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Zero Days - PRONG

Don't you wish "Headbangers Ball" was back? Not just for the obvious reasons, if you're a metalhead. The Gen X'ers who made The Ball their Saturday night Sabbath will confirm that what made the show so damned great, and at the same time so damned awful, was just as much about the intro and commercial-break ...

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GLENN HUGHES Says He's Never Seen JOE BONAMASSA 'So Excited About Recording An Album With BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION'

Levi Seth of Australia's site Sticks For Stones recently conducted an interview with legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION). You can listen to the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the influence of two of the three DEEP PURPLE albums he was a part of: ...

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GWAR Announces Fall 2017 North American Tour

On October 20, GWAR will release a new studio album titled "The Blood Of Gods" via Metal Blade Records. In support of the disc, your Lords and Masters will leave their arctic slumber and return to the road to cause aural (and anal) devastation across North America. Joining in the chaos will be GHOUL, DOYLE ...

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LINKIN PARK's 'Heavy' Co-Songwriter Thought News Of CHESTER BENNINGTON's Death Was 'A Joke'

American singer/songwriter Julia Michaels (pictured), who co-wrote LINKIN PARK's "Heavy" single, has revealed she thought reports of Chester Bennington's death were "a joke" at first. The 23-year-old from Santa Clarita, California, who began singing and writing songs at the young age of 12, became friends with Bennington after they worked together and her songwriting partner ...

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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: 'Obedience School' Video

"Obedience School", the new Dennis Bersales-directed video from DEAD CROSS, the Southern California outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and singer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE), can be seen below. The song is taken from DEAD CROSS's self-titled debut album, which will be released on August 4 via Ipecac Recordings. The effort ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Completes Work On New Album, Announces U.S. Tour

Florida death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE have completed work on their new album, due this fall via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who previously worked with CANNIBAL CORPSE on 2006's "Kill", ...

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