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HELMET And PRONG Join Forces For U.S. Co-Headlining Tour

HELMET and PRONG will join forces for a co-headlining U.S. tour in May. The trek kicks off May 3 in Atlanta and concludes on May 26 at Baltimore's Maryland Deathfest. PRONG's Tommy Victor said in a statement: "Finally! HELMET and PRONG on tour together at last. The circle is now complete. rom the years of ...

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GEOFF TATE On Legal Battle With QUEENSRŸCHE: 'It Was Definitely An Uncomfortable Bump In The Road'

Ivor Whitten conducted an interview with Geoff Tate before the ex-QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer's January 12 concert at the Empire Music Hall in Belfast, United Kingdom. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Asked how he would categorize his music to someone who's never heard it, Tate said: ...

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Listen To Debut Album From LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN Feat. TOOL's DANNY CAREY And MASTODON's BRENT HINDS

LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN's self-titled debut album is available for streaming in its entirety below. The disc will be released this Friday, February 9 via Dine Alone Records. LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN is a genre-destroying supergroup featuring TOOL's Danny Carey on drums, MASTODON's Brent Hinds on guitar, director Jimmy Hayward ("Jonah Hex") on guitar, David ...

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BONFIRE To Release 'Temple Of Lies' Album In April

German hard rockers BONFIRE will release their new album, "Temple Of Lies", on April 13 via AFM Records. Few German rock acts can look back at as long and successful a career as BONFIRE. Counting the predecessor — a group called CACUMEN, which was also founded by Hans Ziller and featured more or less the ...

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SLIPKNOT's MICK THOMSON Discusses New Signature Soloist Guitars From JACKSON (Video)

Jackson has announced the release of the USA Signature Mick Thomson Soloist and the Pro Series Signature Mick Thomson Soloist SL2. One of metal's most successful and revered players, Thomson's game changing, take-no-prisoners approach to metal guitar has influenced countless musicians worldwide, while his black hole-heavy de-tuned guitar sound has been an integral part of ...

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TOOL Is 'Looking To Go Into The Studio' Very Soon

TOOL drummer Danny Carey spoke to Ireland's Overdrive about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2006's "10,000 Days" album. "It's all coming together really well," he said. "We'll be hitting the studio again very soon and have a couple of gigs in May, so hopefully we'll have ...

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LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN Feat. TOOL's DANNY CAREY And MASTODON's BRENT HINDS: 'The Fogger' Song

LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN will release its self-titled debut album on February 9, 2018 via Dine Alone Records. The track "The Fogger", taken from the upcoming disc, can be streamed below. LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN is a genre-destroying supergroup featuring TOOL's Danny Carey on drums, MASTODON's Brent Hinds on guitar, director Jimmy Hayward ("Jonah Hex") ...

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Hear New A PERFECT CIRCLE Song 'Disillusioned'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released a brand new song called "Disillusioned", the second track to be heard from the band's upcoming album. Back in October, A PERFECT CIRCLE released another song called "The Doomed". The official music video for the track was directed by Jeremy Danger and Travis Shinn. "Disillusioned" stands in stark contrast to ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE's BILLY HOWERDEL: 'We're Very Lucky That Fans Have Let Us Stay At This Level After Being Absent For A While'

A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Billy Howerdel was recently interviewed on "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how often he wrote music even while A PERFECT CIRCLE was inactive: Billy: "Constantly. But, I never flesh them ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Bassist Defends A PERFECT CIRCLE's No-Cell-Phone Policy

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH bassist Chris Kael has defended A PERFECT CIRCLE's strict no-cell-phone policy at all concerts, saying that the Maynard James Keenan-fronted outfit regularly performs previously unreleased material that should not be experienced for the first time through a low-quality YouTube recording. It was reported in early November that more than 60 concertgoers ...

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TOOL's DANNY CAREY And MASTODON's BRENT HINDS To Release LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN Debut In February

LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN will release its self-titled debut album on February 9, 2018 via Dine Alone Records. The track "Shipswreck", taken from the upcoming disc, can be streamed below. LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN is a genre-destroying supergroup featuring TOOL's Danny Carey on drums, MASTODON's Brent Hinds on guitar, director Jimmy Hayward ("Jonah Hex") on ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Guitarist Once Again Defends 'No-Cell-Phone' Policy At Concerts: 'We Would Like You To Be With Us, Present'

A PERFECT CIRCLE's Billy Howerdel has once again defended the band's strict no-cell-phone policy at all concerts, saying that it's "rude" for anyone to be "sticking your phone up in front of the face of the person behind you." The guitarist's latest comments come a month after it was reported that more than 60 concertgoers ...

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Former TRIVIUM Members Launch BLACKNOVA

Former TRIVIUM members Travis Smith and Brent Young have rejoined forces in a new Florida-based hard rock band called BLACKNOVA. The new group is writing and recording its debut EP for a tentative spring 2018 release. The debut single, "Eclipse From Within", will be accompanied with a music video. The formation of BLACKNOVA began in ...

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