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FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Releases Music Video For 'Shepherd'

New Jersey six-piece band FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY will release its fifth studio album, "The Sea Of Tragic Beasts", on October 25 via Nuclear Blast Records (Human Warfare in Australia). The official music video for the disc's latest single, "Shepherd", can be seen below. "Enjoy 'Shepherd', our tribute to the melodeath style of the early ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN Explores 'ABBA Metal' Sound On 'United' Single

Finnish melodic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN have released the official lyric video for their new single, "United", The clip takes the listener to a futuristic world of the '80s and synthesizer music, mixed with familiar metal sounds. "United" and its detailed lyric video reflect the deeper meaning of the concept of AMBERIAN DAWN's upcoming album, "Looking ...

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Ex-SCORPIONS Drummer JAMES KOTTAK Is 'Sick Of Every Other Commercial Having Interracial Couples': 'This Is Not Reality'

Former SCORPIONS and current KINGDOM COME drummer James Kottak says that he is "sick" of seeing commercials featuring "interracial couples," insisting that "this is not reality." Earlier today, Kottak tweeted: "You know I am sick of every other commercial having inter racial couples...this is not reality. It is Hollywood shoving it down our throat. I ...

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MOLLY HATCHET To Release 'Battleground' Live Album

It's no secret that a lot of fans measure the artistic value of a rock band mainly by the quality of a group's live performance. THE ALLMAN BROTHERS without their legendary concerts? Unthinkable! LYNYRD SKYNYRD as just another anemic studio project? Impossible to imagine! The same goes for MOLLY HATCHET as another legendary force among ...

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CLUTCH, GWAR Mourn Death Of Longtime Manager JACK FLANAGAN

CLUTCH and GWAR are mourning the loss of their longtime friend and manager, Jack Flanagan. CLUTCH announced Flanagan's passing in a social media post earlier today. The band wrote: "We lost a hero today. Jack Flanagan was super human in every way. For 25 years, Jack guided the band through every conceivable situation with a ...

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RED Releases Cover Of FUEL's 'Hemorrhage'

Grammy-nominated, RIAA-gold-selling rock band RED will release "The Evening Hate" EP on November 1 via Red Entertainment/The Fuel Music to digital outlets worldwide. The five-track EP features the lead single and title song, as well as follow-up single "From The Ashes", headed to radio October 25. The EP also includes the band's latest cover song, ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH On Setlists For 2020 U.S. Festival Appearances: 'All 10 Of These Shows Will Be Different'

METALLICA announced earlier today that it will play two-night headlining slots at five music festivals in 2020. At each of the five Danny Wimmer Presents-produced events — Charlotte, North Carolina's Epicenter, Daytona Beach, Florida's Welcome To Rockville, Columbus, Ohio's Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, Louisville, Kentucky's Louder Than Life and Sacramento, California's Aftershock — ...

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NOTHING MORE Will Be '100 Percent Focused On The Next Record' In 2020

Travis of North Dakota radio station 95.9 KRFF recently conducted an interview with NOTHING MORE guitarist Mark Vollelunga and bassist Daniel Oliver. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the oftentimes "intense" nature of NOTHING MORE's live shows: Mark: "We put a ...

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WILLIAM DUVALL Looks Back On Making Of ALICE IN CHAINS' 'Black Gives Way To Blue' Album: 'It Was Intense Emotionally'

Kyle Meredith recently conducted an interview with ALICE IN CHAINS frontman William DuVall. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On always being a "band guy" and now releasing his first solo album, "One Alone": William: "I've always been a band guy since I was a teenager. ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Pro-Shot Video Of Entire SUMMER BREEZE Performance

ARTE Concert has uploaded professionally filmed video footage of DEATH ANGEL's entire August 14 performance at the Summer Breeze festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. Check it out below. DEATH ANGEL recently announced a fall 2019 North American headlining tour with openers EXMORTUS and HELLFIRE. The month-long trek will kick off on November 16 in Seattle and ...

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Two FRANK ZAPPA Books Set For Release This Fall

The Zappa Trust has announced the release of two books honoring legendary musician and composer Frank Zappa's legacy: "Zappa Gear: The Unique Guitars, Amplifiers, Effects Units, Keyboards And Studio Equipment" by Mick Ekers with foreword by Dweezil Zappa; and "The Hot Rats Book", in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Frank Zappa's "Hot Rats" album ...

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NILE: Lyric Video For 'Vile Nilotic Rites' Title Track

Technical death metal veterans NILE will release their ninth studio album, "Vile Nilotic Rites", on November 1 via Nuclear Blast. The official lyric video for the disc's second single, the album's title track, can be seen below. Karl Sanders commented: "'Vile Nilotic Rites' was a depraved yet fun song to write and record. Now that ...

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