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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Gets Reimagined As Universal Monsters In New Funko POP! Line Of Figures

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has reimagined METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett as two Universal Monsters: Frankenstein's Monster and The Creature From The Black Lagoon. The two limited figures, which are the first in the new "The Kirk Hammett Collection," will be made available starting July ...

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ICARUS WITCH To Release 'Goodbye Cruel World' Album In October

"Misfortune Teller", the new single from Pittsburgh traditional metallers ICARUS WITCH, can be streamed below. The song comes from the band's forthcoming "Goodbye Cruel World" studio album, which is due October 26 via Cleopatra Records. Comments the band: "Lyrically, 'Misfortune Teller' is about a hypothetical megalomaniac. It's the story of a psychic vampire who will ...

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THE 69 EYES Begin Recording Twelfth Album

Finnish rockers THE 69 EYES have entered the studio to begin recording their twelfth album. The follow-up to 2016's "Universal Monsters" is expected to arrive in early 2019. THE 69 EYES singer Jyrki 69 confirmed in a tweet that the band is once again working with longtime producer Johnny Lee Michaels, adding: "Last week @jussi69official ...

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Alchemy - DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY

From the ashes of VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE! Michael "Vampire" Orlando initiated DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY. The latter is a goth-punk-emo-rock act, started with Ronnie Radke of FALLING IN REVERSE. Tyler Smyth and everywhere man producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette were summoned to help arrange and write DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY's debut album, "Alchemy". Following a bus accident on tour ...

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LEMMY, TRACII GUNS, DIZZY REED Featured In 'Sunset Society' Movie

Cleopatra Entertainment has announced the worldwide premiere of horror film "Sunset Society". Directed by Phoebe Dollar and Rolfe Kanefsky, the movie stars Dollar, MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister, Steve-O ("Jackass"), Ron Jeremy, Robert Donovan, and L.A. GUNS' Tracii Guns, with GUNS N' ROSES' Dizzy Reed rounding out the cast. The film premieres theatrically at 7:30 p.m. on ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Begins Mixing New Album

Rob Zombie has begun mixing his new album with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris. An early 2019 release is expected. Last summer, Rob and his bandmates commenced work on the follow-up to 2016's "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser", which was the second consecutive effort to feature Zombie and John 5 ...

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ROB ZOMBIE's Next Studio Album To Arrive In 2019

Rob Zombie has completed recording his new album for a tentative early 2019 release. Last summer, Rob and his bandmates commenced work on the follow-up to 2016's "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser", which was the second consecutive effort to feature Zombie and guitarist John 5 alongside bassist Piggy D. and drummer ...

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D.O.A.: A Right of Passage - Various

Once upon a time, punk happened. Not at your local Hot Topic. Not in the pages of a "Rolling Stone" 100 Best list; they could've hardly cared when punk actually started. It happened in a splintered and angry United Kingdom, then it came rudely sauntering in like an unwanted party crasher to the United States. ...

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EUROPE Wins Swedish GRAMMIS Award For 'Walk The Earth'

EUROPE was honored in the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" category at the Swedish Grammis awards (Swedish Grammy equivalent), which was held Thursday night (February 8) at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm. The bands were nominated for their most recent releases, all of which came out during 2017. "Best Hard Rock/Metal" nominees were as follows: * ARCH ENEMY ...

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NEMESEA Releases Video For Alternate Version Of 'Hear Me'

Dutch female-fronted rockers NEMESEA have released an alternate version of the song "Hear Me". The track, which originally appeared on the band's latest album, 2016's "Uprise" (Napalm Records), features vocals by NEMESEA's latest addition, Sanne Mieloo. Sanne joined NEMESEA in May 2017 as the replacement for Manda Ophuis, who decided to leave the band in ...

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LORDI: Video Of Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of LORDI's entire October 15 concert at at Volta in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. LORDI is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Monstereophonic: Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy", which was released in September 2106 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Scare Force One" was produced by Nino Laurenne ...

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SKELETAL REMAINS Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

Century Media Records has announced the signing of California's death metal act SKELETAL REMAINS. The band's third studio album will be released in the spring. The disc is being tracked at Trench Studios (ABYSMAL DAWN, EXHUMED, HIRAX) in California and will be mixed by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio (ASPHYX, DISSECTION, BLOODBATH). The as-yet-untitled effort ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Begins Work On New Album

Rob Zombie has commenced work on the follow-up to last year's "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser" album. The rocker-turned-film-director revealed that he was back in the studio in a post on his Instagram. He uploaded a photo of his dog along with the caption: "Day one of working on the new ...

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Video: ROB ZOMBIE Performs At Stockholm Amusement Park

Fan-filmed video footage of Rob Zombie's June 20 concert at the Gröna Lund amusement park in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. Rob Zombie is planning to enter the studio this summer to begin work on the follow-up to last year's "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser" album. The rocker-turned-film-director told Kerrang! ...

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ARCH ENEMY: 'Will To Power' Album Artwork Unveiled

ARCH ENEMY will release its new album, "Will To Power", on September 8 via Century Media. The disc's captivating cover artwork, which can be seen below, was designed by Alex Reisfar. ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott commented: "It was a pleasure working with Alex Reisfar on the 'Will To Power' cover artwork. He immediately grasped ...

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