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ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO Has Begun Writing His Memoir

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello has commenced work on his memoir. The book, which does not yet have a release date, is being written with Joel McIver, the bestselling author of more than two dozen books on rock music, including "My Life With Deth" from Bello's ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE bandmate, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. Speaking to ...

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MAX CAVALERA Says He Might Recruit Original SEPULTURA Guitarist JAIRO GUEDZ For Future CAVALERA Shows

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, KILLER BE KILLED, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) recently spoke with Wall Of Sound about the upcoming Australian tour on which he and his brother Igor will perform material from the SEPULTURA albums "Arise" and "Beneath The Remains". A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On juggling a number of musical projects: ...

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WATAIN Blasts Singapore's 'Tragic Excuse For A Government' And 'Honorless Rats' Who Forced Concert Cancelation

WATAIN has slammed Singapore's "tragic excuse of a government" and the "honorless rats" who were responsible for the cancelation of the band's concert in the country. The Swedish black metallers were scheduled to perform in Singapore on Thursday evening, but the show was scrapped that same afternoon by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), following ...

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DANKO JONES Praises Producer GARTH 'GGGARTH' RICHARDSON: 'We Just Laughed Through The Whole Session'

Prior to DANKO JONES's February 13 performance in Long Beach, California, vocalist/guitarist Danko Jones spoke with Bionic Buzz. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the origins of his passion for music: Danko: "Naturally, as a kid, I just gravitated towards music, and wanting ...

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Former METALLICA Manager JON ZAZULA To Release His Memoir

Jon "Jonny Z" Zazula, executive producer of METALLICA's debut LP, "Kill 'Em All", and founder of Megaforce Records, the first record company to sign METALLICA, is planning to release his memoir before the end of the year. Jon and his wife Marsha Zazula started Megaforce in 1982, first snapping up METALLICA, and then going on ...

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Watch DAVE GROHL, COREY TAYLOR, REX BROWN, SCOTT IAN Cover PANTERA's 'Walk' At This Year's 'Dimebash'

Last night (Thursday, January 24), Santa Ana, California's Observatory OC hosted a massive "Dimebash", a tribute to late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. The event was hosted by Sirius XM's Jose Mangin and was headlined by an all-star jam of top musicians performing Dime's music and his favorite tunes. Video footage of Dimebag's PANTERA bandmate ...

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DAVE GROHL, COREY TAYLOR, REX BROWN, DAVE LOMBARDO, Others To Perform At 'Dimebash' Tribute To Late PANTERA Guitarist

Once again, Santa Ana, California's Observatory OC (3503 S. Harbor Blvd) will host a massive "Dimebash", a tribute to late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, on Thursday, January 24. The event will be hosted by Sirius XM's Jose Mangin and will be headlined by an all-star jam of top musicians performing Dime's music and his ...

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MINISTRY Joined By DAVE NAVARRO For First Performance Of '(Every Day Is) Halloween' In More Than 30 Years

Industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY were joined by JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro and Chris Connelly for an acoustic performance of their early song "(Every Day Is) Halloween" at their two Los Angeles shows at the Fonda Theatre on Thursday, December 20 and Friday, December 21. Although MINISTRY leader Al Jourgensen claimed at Thursday's concert that ...

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'Dimebash' Tribute To Late PANTERA Guitarist To Feature Performances By KILL DEVIL HILL, FIREBALL MINISTRY

Once again, Santa Ana, California's Observatory OC (3503 S. Harbor Blvd) will host a massive "Dimebash", a tribute to late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, on Thursday, January 24, 2019. The event will be hosted by Sirius XM's Jose Mangin. "Dimebash" will feature performances by KILL DEVIL HILL and FIREBALL MINISTRY, followed by an all-star ...

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FEAR FACTORY Has Completed New Studio Album, Says BURTON C. BELL

FEAR FACTORY has completed work on its long-awaited new album for a tentative 2019 release. The effort, which will once again be made available via Nuclear Blast, will mark the Californian band's first collection of new music since 2015's "Genexus" LP. The news of FEAR FACTORY's studio activity was broken by singer Burton C. Bell ...

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MINISTRY To Enter Studio In January

Industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY will enter the studio in early 2019 to begin recording the follow-up to this year's "AmeriKKKant" album. Al Jourgensen told Consequence Of Sound in a new interview: "This [fall] tour pretty much closes out our touring on 'AmeriKKKant', and then we immediately, as of the first of the year, ...

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Live In The USSA - KMFDM

Aside from a three-year hiatus, KMFDM has been around for nearly 35 years. While the iconic industrial machine certainly has its devoted longtime fanbase, does any band really need, count them, four live albums? To be perfectly fair, it isn't that outrageous considering how prolific the group has been. The German group has released 20 ...

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CKY Releases Cover of GG ALLIN Classic 'Bite It You Scum'

CKY has released a cover of the GG Allin classic "Bite It You Scum". The song is taken from the band's vinyl-only EP "Too Precious To Kill", which will be released in stores on Black Friday, November 23 (Record Store Day). "Nobody knows fucking GG Allin!" says CKY frontman and guitarist Chad I Ginsburg. "CKY ...

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STATIC-X Bassist Says 'Project Regeneration' Is 'The Send-Off WAYNE STATIC Deserves'

STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos has addressed "questions and misinformation surrounding the dynamics" of his relationship with the band's frontman Wayne Static, particularly in the years prior to Wayne's tragic passing in 2014. Static founded STATIC-X in 1994 and achieved commercial success with the band's 1999 debut, "Wisconsin Death Trip", which included the rock radio hit ...

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MINISTRY: 'We're Tired Of It' Visualizer

Industrial-metal legends MINISTRY will continue to promote their critically acclaimed album "AmeriKKKant" with a full U.S. tour later this November, supported by synth-wave sensations CARPENTER BRUT. In anticipation of the trek, the band has released a visualizer for the track "We're Tired Of It". Released this past March, "AmeriKKKa" was produced by MINISTRY leader Al ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS: 'I've Had A Really F**ked-Up Year'

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis was interviewed for the latest episode of "The Jasta Show", the podcast hosted by HATEBREED's Jamey Jasta. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his resilience in the wake of adversity: Davis: "I like doing what I do. ...

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New STATIC-X Album, 'Project Regeneration', Featuring WAYNE STATIC's Final Vocal Performances, To Arrive In 2019

STATIC-X is back! Featuring the band's original lineup introduced on their 1999 platinum-selling debut full-length album, "Wisconsin Death Trip", bassist Tony Campos, guitarist Koichi Fukuda and drummer Ken Jay have joined forces once again to release a new album, "Project Regeneration". Due in the spring of 2019, the effort will be released in conjunction with ...

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