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Dawn Of Infinite Fire - ASAGRAUM

It says a lot about the strength of frontwoman Obscura's vision that ASAGRAUM are currently being talked about as major black metal contenders. As much as I'm sure the band don't need a white, middle-aged man to congratulate them for making fantastic music and possessing vaginas at the same time, it would be disingenuous to ...

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Slithering Evisceration - VISCERAL DISGORGE

It's not always obvious why particular bands end up becoming vastly more popular and acclaimed than their peers, particularly within subgenres that seem to abide by relatively strict rules. Brutal death metal has no shortage of heroes at this point, of course, and you only need to check out new albums from the likes of ...

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PRONG To Release 'Age Of Defiance' EP In November

PRONG will release a new EP, "Age Of Defiance", on November 29. The five-track effort, which was produced by Chris Collier, will include two new studio songs, the title cut and "The End Of Sanity", along with live recordings of three tracks: "Rude Awakening", "Cut-Rate" and "Another Worldly Device". A single, "The End Of Sanity", ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Teases New Single 'Inside Out'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released a short preview of a brand new song called "Inside Out". The track will appear on the band's upcoming eighth album, tentatively due in early 2020. The disc is once again being helmed by Kevin Churko, the Canadian record producer/engineer and songwriter who currently lives in Las Vegas, where ...

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Watch ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA Sing U.S. National Anthem Before CHICAGO WHITE SOX Vs. KANSAS CITY ROYALS Game

Earlier today (Thursday, September 12), ANTHRAX frontman Joey Belladonna sang the U.S. national anthem before Chicago White Sox's game against the Kansas City Royals at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois. Video footage of his rendition can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user ""theREALkongzilla"). Belladonna, who has sung the U.S. national anthem at a ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Bassist ROBERT 'BLASKO' NICHOLSON To Be Honored At KITTEN RESCUE's 'Fur Ball At The Skirball' Gala

Robert "Blasko" Nicholson, bassist for OZZY OSBOURNE, will be honored by Kitten Rescue, one of Southern California's largest non-profit animal rescue organizations, with its 2019 Advocacy Award for his work homing adoptable cats and kittens. "Blasko is a true cat lover with a passion for advocating for homeless cats," said Sandra Harrison, Kitten Rescue's executive ...

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Video Premiere: D-A-D's 'A Prayer For The Loud'

"A Prayer For The Loud", the new video from Danish rockers D-A-D, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's first album in eight years, which was released in May via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2011's "DIC.NII.LAN.DAFT.ERD.ARK" harks back to the core of what D-A-D does better than most: ...

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TOMMY LEE To DONALD TRUMP: 'Eat A D**k'

Tommy Lee has slammed President Donald Trump for refusing to allow Bahamians fleeing the destruction of Hurricane Dorian into the United States on humanitarian grounds. Earlier in the week, Trump expressed concern the United States could open its doors to "very bad drug dealers" by easing immigration rules for the storm-hit Bahamas. "We have to ...

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HELLYEAH Guitarist's Hand Surgery 'Went Perfectly'

HELLYEAH's Tom Maxwell underwent surgery on Tuesday (September 10) to treat a so-called "trigger finger," which is caused when the tendon becomes stuck as it passes through a pulley in the palm of the hand. The guitarist posted an update on the band's Facebook page shortly after the procedure, saying that the operation "went perfectly. ...

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HAMMERFALL's JOACIM CANS: 'No One Expected An Album Like 'Glory To The Brave' In 1997'

Power metal was considered outdated when HAMMERFALL released its "Glory To The Brave" debut in 1997. Save for BLIND GUARDIAN, very few power metal acts actually increased in popularity throughout the decade, with the style's pioneering band, HELLOWEEN, struggling to regain footing after lineup changes, and alternative and grunge music taking precedence, effectively pushing out ...

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FERNANDO RIBEIRO Says MOONSPELL Will Enter Studio In 2020: 'It's Sounding Very Melancholic'

Tinnitus Metal Radio conducted an interview with frontman Fernando Ribeiro of Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL at this year's Headbanger's Ball Fest in Izegem, Belgium. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's 2018 "Lisboa Under The Spell" live CD/DVD release: Fernando: "'Lisboa Under The Spell' was ...

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