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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Says ''Risk'-Like Moments' Kept Coming Into His Head During Making Of 'Super Collider'

During an appearance on the August 26 edition of the "Aftershocks Tremors Live" podcast, David Ellefson was asked how he reacts to fans sometimes not responding to certain MEGADETH albums as favorably as they do to others, specifically such critically panned releases "Risk" (1999) and "Super Collider" (2013). The bassist responded (see video below): "When ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Blasts DONALD TRUMP: 'If The President Says Something, I Do The Opposite'

Ozzy Osbourne recently sat down with co-host Billy Morrison for another episode of "Ozzy Speaks" on SiriusXM's Ozzy's Boneyard. During the episode, Ozzy discussed music, talking about the story behind his "No More Tears" album, how THE BEATLES "always had great melodies" and more. Additionally, Ozzy and Billy spoke about the COVID-19 pandemic, reminding listeners ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Blasts DONALD TRUMP's Coronavirus Response: 'This Guy's Acting Like A Fool'

Ozzy Osbourne has blasted Donald Trump's coronavirus response, saying that America's 45th president is "acting like a fool." The legendary heavy metal singer made his comments after more than 5.5 million Americans have been infected and at least 174,255 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. The country's seven-day average for daily deaths has topped ...

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Created From Death - BULL ELEPHANT

A mysterious gang of (presumably bearded) riff-welding brutes from London, England, BULL ELEPHANT already sounded like the finished article on their self-titled debut last year. Superficially, there's nothing drastically original going on here: a wild, nasty hybrid of lumbering doom, eerie post-metal and scabrous black metal, with a hit of arcane weirdness and a persistent ...

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BLACK SABBATH, METALLICA, SAXON, MEGADETH, Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Members, Others Pay Tribute To PETE WAY

Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH), Biff Byford (SAXON), Gilby Clarke (GUNS N' ROSES), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Frank Bello (ANTHRAX), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Stephen Perkins (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Andrew Freeman (LAST IN LINE) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of iconic bass player Pete Way. The founder of UFO, WAYSTED ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Taps JASON MCMASTER, DAVE MCCLAIN For Cover Of JUDAS PRIEST's 'Freewheel Burning'

ELLEFSON, the solo band of Grammy-winning MEGADETH bassist/co-founder David Ellefson, will release "No Cover", an LP featuring more than 13 cover songs, including classic tracks from MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P., DEF LEPPARD, CHEAP TRICK, QUEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, TWISTED SISTER, FASTWAY, FIGHT, DEAD KENNEDYS, and more, on October 2 via Combat Records. The LP once again features cover ...

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'Heavy Metal' Pinball Soundtrack Revealed: SEBASTIAN BACH, HELLOWEEN, DRAGONFORCE, Others

Stern Pinball, Inc., a global lifestyle brand based on the iconic and outrageously fun modern American game of pinball, and Incendium, a multi-faceted production company known for an array of animation, comic books, toys, and video games, have announced the complete soundtrack listing for a new limited-edition pinball machine celebrating the world's greatest illustrated magazine ...

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GWAR, BLACK VEIL BRIDES' ANDY BIERSACK Guest On Premiere Episode Of SYFY's 'Metal Crush Monday' (Video)

Syfy has premiered "Metal Crush Monday", a month-long programming stunt featuring interviews conducted by Syfy Wire's Whitney Moore, with some of the biggest names in heavy metal. In the first episode, Moore speaks with The Berserker Blöthar and Pustulus Maximus of GWAR. Then later in the episode, Andy Biersack (a.k.a. Andy Black) of BLACK VEIL ...

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Watch AC/DC's Entire Last Concert With AXL ROSE

Multi-camera fan-filmed video footage of AC/DC's entire last concert with GUNS N' ROSES singer Axl Rose, which took place on September 20, 2016 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user markit aneight). The setlist for the show was as follows: 01. Rock Or Bust 02. Shoot To ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Taps TESLA, SACRED REICH, Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Members For Cover Of DEF LEPPARD's 'Wasted'

ELLEFSON, the solo band of Grammy-winning MEGADETH bassist/co-founder David Ellefson, will release "No Cover", an LP featuring more than 13 cover songs, including classic tracks from MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P., DEF LEPPARD, CHEAP TRICK, QUEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, TWISTED SISTER, FASTWAY, FIGHT, DEAD KENNEDYS, and more, on October 2 via Combat Records. The LP once again features cover ...

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SLASH Looks Back On AC/DC's 'Back In Black': 'It Was A Killer Record From Start To Finish'

On Friday, July 24, Gibson celebrated 40 years of AC/DC's landmark album "Back In Black" with the "Back In Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration" livestream event. Hosted by Jared James Nichols, the "Back In Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration" featured AC/DC testimonials from a number of musicians, including GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash. ...

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Producer TOM WERMAN Accuses DEE SNIDER Of 'Embellishing' Facts Surrounding Their Collaboration On 'Stay Hungry' Album

Veteran hard rock producer Tom Werman has once again fired back at Dee Snider over the TWISTED SISTER singer's comments regarding their collaboration on the triple-platinum "Stay Hungry" album. During a recent appearance on "The Jasta Show", the Internet program hosted by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, Snider said had "begged" Werman to put the songs ...

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JETHRO TULL's IAN ANDERSON Endorses 'Made In America' Hand Sanitizer

The small businesses in Virginia today received a major endorsement for their hand sanitizer project from progressive rock and roll legend Ian Anderson, founding member of the band JETHRO TULL, for their efforts producing a "made in America" hand sanitizer. The Virginia Hand Sanitizer consortium coordinated by the Center For Applied Innovation, LLC (CAI) in ...

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Producer TOM WERMAN Fires Back At DEE SNIDER: 'Try To Forget Me, And Go Enjoy Your Privileged Life'

Veteran hard rock producer Tom Werman has once again fired back at Dee Snider over the TWISTED SISTER singer's comments regarding their collaboration on the triple-platinum "Stay Hungry" album. During a recent appearance on "The Jasta Show", the Internet program hosted by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, Snider said: "Tom Werman, who produced 'Stay Hungry', he ...

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TWISTED SISTER's DEE SNIDER Says He Had To 'Beg' Producer TOM WERMAN To Include 'We're Not Gonna Take It' On 'Stay Hungry' Album

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider has once again slammed Tom Werman over the veteran hard rock producer's collaboration with the group on the triple-platinum "Stay Hungry" album. During an appearance on "The Jasta Show", the Internet program hosted by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, Snider said (see video below): "A producer, and this is just a ...

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666 - 666

The official consensus on black metal's evolution tends to focus on the contributions of VENOM, BATHORY and then, perhaps most definitively, MAYHEM. And rightly so, of course. But there are always missing links lurking in metal's obsidian shadows, and Norway's 666 are definitely worth a lot more than a footnote. Pre-dating MAYHEM by a couple ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Taps Members Of ANTHRAX, TWISTED SISTER, TESLA For 'No Cover' LP

ELLEFSON, the solo band of Grammy-winning MEGADETH bassist/co-founder David Ellefson, will release "No Cover", an LP featuring more than 13 cover songs, including classic tracks from MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P., DEF LEPPARD, CHEAP TRICK, QUEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, TWISTED SISTER, FASTWAY, FIGHT, DEAD KENNEDYS, and more, on October 2 via Combat Records. The LP once again features cover ...

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HOUSE OF LORDS: 'The Both Of Us' Music Video

The official music video for "The Both Of Us", a new song from HOUSE OF LORDS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 10th studio album, "New World - New Eyes", which was released on June 12 via Frontiers Music Srl. Recorded and produced by the band's singer and mastermind, James ...

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