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Final Day - SATAN'S FALL

There are numerous ways to uphold the values and musical ethos of old-school heavy metal, but not all of them produce believable results. Fakes and poseurs are legion at this end of the metal spectrum, but every now and then a band rolls into town and delivers the traditional goods with something approaching evangelical zeal. ...

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LAMB OF GOD Announces Its Second Coffee Blend, 'Overlord'

LAMB OF GOD has collaborated with Nightflyer Roastworks once again to create Overlord Dark Roast, the band's second signature coffee. Overlord was created at the behest of LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe and perfected by guitarist Willie Adler and Nightflyer Roastworks' Paul Waggoner. "I loved what Willie came up with for Memento Mori, but ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Pinball Machine Coming Soon

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, is teasing the availability of a new line of pinball machines that honor the classic rock band LED ZEPPELIN. Earlier today, Stern uploaded a short video featuring LED ZEPPELIN's iconic logo, along with the message, "Rocking soon!" Stern is a global lifestyle ...

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SOUNDGARDEN And FOO FIGHTERS Drummers Form NIGHTTIME BOOGIE ASSOCIATION

With the pandemic and quarantine lockdowns bringing most live music and touring to a screeching halt, SOUNDGARDEN/PEARL JAM drummer Matt Cameron and FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins used the downtime to explore new music and create a new project. The two multi-talented songwriter/drummers have unveiled their collaboration, NIGHTTIME BOOGIE ASSOCIATION, by releasing two songs that ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET Releases Music Video For 'Age Of Machine'

GRETA VAN FLEET will release its second album, "The Battle At Garden's Gate", on April 16, 2021 via Lava/Republic Records. The official music video for the disc's latest single, "Age Of Machine", can be seen below. The clip, which was co-directed by GRETA VAN FLEET and Matthew Daniel Siskin, creates a new universe filled with ...

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Former MUSHROOMHEAD Singer WAYLON REAVIS Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

Waylon Reavis, former frontman of MUSHROOMHEAD and the current singer of A KILLER'S CONFESSION, has been diagnosed with colon cancer. Reavis revealed his condition during the Headbangers Con livestream on Sunday, December 6. Reavis also talked about his time in MUSHROOMHEAD, his departure from the band and his four-year sobriety. Reavis went into detail about ...

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COREY TAYLOR Unveils Coffee Collaboration With Menotti's Coffee

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor is celebrating another year around the sun today with the release of a new animated lyric video for his single "Everybody Dies On My Birthday". Speaking to Metal Hammer earlier this year, Taylor elaborated on the song's significance, stating: "We're all born, and we all die. It's those ...

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Today Marks 16th Anniversary Of DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death

Today (Tuesday, December 8) marks the 16th anniversary of the death of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a DAMAGEPLAN concert on this date in 2004 at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio by a 25-year-old ex-Marine ...

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Ex-MACHINE HEAD Drummer DAVE MCCLAIN Has 'No Regrets' About Leaving The Band: 'I'm Thankful That I Did It'

Dave McClain says that he has "no regrets" about leaving MACHINE HEAD more than two years ago. The drummer, who joined the California metal band in 1995, announced his departure from MACHINE HEAD in October 2018. McClain, along with guitarist Phil Demmel, went on to complete the Robb Flynn-fronted act's "Freaks & Zeroes Tour" before ...

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SEPULTURA Joined By TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY For Quarantine Performance Of 'Slave New World' (Video)

TRIVIUM's Matt Heafy recently teamed up with the four members of SEPULTURA to record a quarantine version of the SEPULTURA classic "Slave New World". Check out video below. The original version of the track appeared on SEPULTURA's 1993 album "Chaos A.D.". Guitarist Andreas Kisser told Metal Hammer about SEPULTURA's approach on the LP, which was ...

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BLACK SABBATH: 'Breaking The Band' To Premiere On REELZ This Sunday

"Black Sabbath: Breaking The Band", which focuses on BLACK SABBATH's huge success and subsequent downfall, will premiere on Sunday, December 6 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT on Reelz. With its mischievous and prankster lead singer Ozzy Osbourne juxtaposed against the business-minded and reserved band founder Tony Iommi, BLACK SABBATH was, at its core, ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER: 'If You Build Your Life On Top Of The Words Of Jesus Christ, You Will Be Unshakeable'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for SKILLET, a Grammy-nominated Christian rock band with three gold-certified albums and one double-platinum-certified album to its name, spoke to "The Eric Metaxas Radio Show" about his recently released debut book, "Awake & Alive To Truth (Finding Truth In The Chaos Of A Relativistic World)". Regarding his inspiration for ...

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BRAVE THE COLD Feat. NAPALM DEATH's MITCH HARRIS And MEGADETH's DIRK VERBEUREN: 'Apparatus' Music Video

BRAVE THE COLD, the new project led by longtime NAPALM DEATH axeman Mitch Harris, has released the music video for its latest single, "Apparatus". The track is taken from BRAVE THE COLD's debut album, "Scarcity", which was released in October on all digital outlets worldwide via Mission Two Entertainment. Limited-edition, colored vinyl and CDs will ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET Announces New Album 'The Battle At Garden's Gate'; 'Age Of Machine' Single Available

After three years, one-million concert tickets sold across five continents, four consecutive #1 singles, a Grammy Award, and performances on "The Tonight Show" and "Saturday Night Live", GRETA VAN FLEET is hurtling into the future with its second album, "The Battle At Garden's Gate", due April 16, 2021 via Lava/Republic Records. A bold evolution from ...

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Necromancy - PERSUADER

There was time, not so long ago, when power metal seemed to be dominated by bands that sounded, to put it mildly, a bit too fucking cheerful. Not that there's anything wrong with an occasional dose of positivity, but these are dark times. As humanity at least appears to be pirouetting blindly towards oblivion, super-melodic ...

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