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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS On The Key To His Longevity: 'Refusal To Learn Another Trade'

SPINAL TAP bassist Derek Smalls — the metallic alter-ego of comedic actor Harry Shearer ("Saturday Night Live", "The Simpsons") — recently discussed his debut solo album, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", with Meltdown of Detroit, Michigan's WRIF 101.1 FM radio station. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On comparisons of his ...

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STEVE VAI, ZAKK WYLDE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, NUNO BETTENCOURT To Join Forces For Second North American 'Generation Axe' Tour

The term "supergroup" gets thrown around on a regular basis these days. However, "Generation Axe" undisputedly brings together some of the greatest guitarists of all time. Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abisi once again will join together to tour North America to stage 32 appearances across the country. Beginning on ...

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TOBIAS FORGE Says One Of The 'Biggest Misconceptions' About GHOST 'Is That It's Just About The Devil'

GHOST frontman Tobias Forge recently spoke with Germany's Star FM. The complete two-part conversation can be streamed below (Forge's responses begin at the 6:48 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he was surprised that GHOST's mystique was preserved for several album cycles: Tobias: "Yes, I guess so. I ...

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ASESINO To Celebrate DINO CAZARES's 52nd Birthday At Los Angeles Concert; Mexican Festival Appearance Announced

ASESINO, the death metal/grindcore project featuring FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares and FEAR FACTORY/ex-STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos (on bass/vocals), will play at The Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, September 1. The event, which will also serve as Dino's 52nd birthday party, will feature support from THANATOLOGY, LEPRA (first show in 20 years), ...

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ONESIDEZERO Reforms, Announces Comeback Show

Los Angeles-based hard rock band ONESIDEZERO has reformed and will return to the stage on August 18 at The Viper Room in Hollywood, California. This will mark the group's first live appearance with its new lineup, featuring founding members Jasan Radford (vocals, guitar) and Levon Sultanian (guitar), along with new drummer Michael Tarabotto and bassist ...

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JUNGLE ROT Slams TRUMP Administration In 'A Burning Cinder' Song (Audio)

Midwest death metal titans JUNGLE ROT are revolting and speaking out against the current U.S. administration with "A Burning Cinder", the second track from their self-titled album, due out July 20 via Victory Records. Fearlessly honest vocalist Dave Matrise warns of mass planetary strife in this soundtrack for political overthrow. "The U.S. administration, taking a ...

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Video Premiere: MARILYN MANSON's 'Cry Little Sister'

Marilyn Manson's music video for his cover version of Gerard McMahon's "Cry Little Sister", which is best known as the theme to the 1987 cult classic "The Lost Boys", can be seen below. The shock rocker recorded the song for the soundtrack of the forthcoming X-Men movie "The New Mutants", which is due in August ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS To Release 'Rainier Fog' Album In August; Listen To New Song 'So Far Under'

ALICE IN CHAINS will release its new album, "Rainier Fog", on August 24. The latest single from the effort, "So Far Under" can be streamed below. About "So Far Under", ALICE IN CHAINS vocalist/guitarist William DuVall says: "It's about feeling completely up against it — outnumbered, surrounded, facing seemingly unbeatable odds and being really pissed ...

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Video: ACCEPT Performs At Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's performance at this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, which was held June 21-24 in Dessel, Belgium, can be seen below. ACCEPT will release a live set, "Symphonic Terror - Live At Wacken 2017", on November 23 via Nuclear Blast. Fans can expect a unique ACCEPT show, shot on August 3, 2017 ...

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MEGADETH Joined By ARCH ENEMY's MICHAEL AMOTT For 'Symphony Of Destruction' Performance At HELLFEST (Video)

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott joined MEGADETH on stage on June 24 at Hellfest in Clisson, France to perform the song "Symphony Of Destruction". Check out fan-filmed video footage below. The next day, Amott wrote on Instagram: "Thank you, Dave Mustaine and MEGADETH, for inviting me to play 'Symphony Of Destruction' with them on stage ...

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TAD MOROSE Releases Video For 'I Am Night'

The official video for the song "I Am Night" from veteran Swedish metallers TAD MOROSE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's tenth album, titled "Chapter X", which was released on June 15 via GMR Music. After the release of "St. Demonius", the quintet took to the road to do what ...

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