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TOOL Teases New Album

TOOL has released a short teaser for the band's long-awaited new album. The clip, which can be seen below, gives the first glimpse of what is appears to be the new TOOL logo. TOOL's follow-up to 2006's "10,000 Days" is due on August 30. The disc is expected to include the songs "Descending" and "Invincible", ...

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INTRONAUT Signs With METAL BLADE; New Album Due In 2020

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of INTRONAUT. Currently working on the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "The Direction Of Last Things" (2015), the band plans to release its new album in 2020. Sacha Dunable (guitars, vocals) has checked in from the studio with the following comment, regarding this upcoming record and signing: "INTRONAUT ...

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MINISTRY Feat. Ex-TOOL Bassist PAUL D'AMOUR: Video Of HELLFEST MEETS KNOTFEST Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of industrial metal legends MINISTRY performing earlier today (Thursday, June 20) at Hellfest Meets Knotfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. MINISTRY recently recruited former TOOL member Paul D'Amour as its new bassist. A founding member of TOOL, D'Amour played on the band's classic albums "Opiate" and "Undertow" and recorded some ...

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HELMET Announces 30th-Anniversary U.S. Tour

HELMET will celebrate its 30th anniversary by embarking on a tour of Europe and the U.S. this fall. That 30-city trek will see the band perform a 30-song set each night with no openers. Band leader Page Hamilton said: "The day John, Peter and I auditioned Henry is the day I consider to be the ...

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The Blind Leading The Blind - 1914

Formed just over five years ago by a gaggle of Ukrainian underground metal veterans, 1914 immediately sound like a band with a bright future. Heavy music doesn't need to be complicated, and this band are not inclined to stray from the extreme metal basics, but there is something undeniably fresh and invigorating about the way ...

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TOOL Rakes In More Than $3 Million From Just Three Shows

According to The Pulse Of Radio, TOOL's inability to release a new album during the past 13 years has apparently not done any damage to the band's pull as a concert attraction. The latest Boxscore report has arrived, listing three sold-out shows in the Midwest that all grossed over $1 million. The shows took place ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE To Release 'Rare Ass S**t!' Digital Collection

SUICIDE SILENCE will release a digital collection of rarities, titled "Rare Ass Shit!", on June 14. The effort will contain tracks originally featured on the band's 2005 self-titled debut EP as well as pre-production recordings of songs that later appeared on the group's 2007 debut album, "The Cleansing". "Rare Ass Shit!" track listing: 01. Ending ...

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DESTRUCTION: Official Visualizer For 'Born To Perish' Title Track

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their 17th studio album, "Born To Perish", on August 9 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded in January and February 2019 with V.O. Pulver (PRO-PAIN, BURNING WITCHES, NERVOSA) at Little Creek Studios in Switzerland and is the first DESTRUCTION album to feature Randy Black on drums and ...

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MINISTRY Recruits Former TOOL Bassist PAUL D'AMOUR

Industrial metal legends MINISTRY have recruited former TOOL member Paul D'Amour as their new bassist. A founding member of TOOL, D'Amour played on the band's classic albums "Opiate" and "Undertow" and recorded some of the early demos for 1995's "Aenima" before leaving due to personal differences and being replaced by Justin Chancellor. In a new ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Born To Perish' Cover Artwork Unveiled

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION have revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming 17th studio album, "Born To Perish". This visualization was created by acclaimed artist Gyula from Hungary, who has also created artwork for ANNIHLATOR, GRAVE DIGGER, STRATOVARIUS, TANKARD and many more. A trailer where you can follow the creation of the artwork is ...

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TOOL, JUDAS PRIEST, Others Have Their EPICENTER Festival Performances Canceled Due To Severe Weather

TOOL, JUDAS PRIEST and THE CULT are among the artists who had their sets canceled earlier tonight (Saturday, May 11) at the Epicenter music festival in Rockingham, North Carolina because of severe weather. The festival organizers released a statement, saying: "For the safety of fans, artists, and staff, the county of Richmond has determined that ...

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WHITESNAKE's REB BEACH Has 'No Problems' With Certain Artists Using Pre-Recorded Tracks During Live Performances

WHITESNAKE and WINGER guitarist Reb Beach says that he has "no problems" with certain rock and pop artists relying on pre-recorded tracks during their live performances. In recent years, more and more bands have been given a pass for using backing tracks, drum triggers and other assorted technology that makes concerts more synthetic but also ...

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TOOL's New Album Gets Official Release Date

TOOL's long-awaited new album will arrive on August 30. The band confirmed the release date Tuesday night (May 7) at its concert in Birmingham, Alabama. According to fans who attended the show, a video screen flashed the date "August 30th" before the set's encore. Frontman Maynard James Keenan then encouraged fans to share the news ...

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TOOL Performs Two New Songs, 'Descending' And 'Invincible', At WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE (Video)

TOOL performed two new songs, "Descending" and "Invincible", as part of its headlining set Sunday night (May 5) at the Welcome To Rockville festival in Jacksonville, Florida. Although TOOL previously played an instrumental version of "Descending", last night's concert marked the first performance of the completed song with lyrics and vocals sung by frontman Maynard ...

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