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SEVEN SPIRES Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of American metal quartet SEVEN SPIRES for a multi-album deal. SEVEN SPIRES is an American metal band from Boston, specializing in melancholic tales and tenebrous grandeur. Part bittersweet melodic metal anthems, part apocalyptic melodic death and black metal, and part romantic classical poets, they are storytellers who draw ...

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SHINEDOWN To Perform On 'Live With Kelly And Ryan'

SHINEDOWN will perform its uplifting anthem "Get Up" for the first time on national television on January 23 on the top morning talk show "Live With Kelly And Ryan". Check your local listings for air time. The band has also been nominated for two iHeart Radio Music Awards, including "Rock Song Of The Year" for ...

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DEMONS & WIZARDS Feat. JON SCHAFFER And HANSI KÜRSCH: Long-Awaited Third Album To Arrive In January 2020

DEMONS & WIZARDS, the side project of ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer and BLIND GUARDIAN singer Hansi Kürsch, is tentatively planning to release its long-awaited third album in January 2020. Schaffer spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the follow-up to 2005's "Touched By The Crimson King" during an appearance on the ICED ...

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SHINEDOWN Bassist: 'Our Band Gets Closer And Closer Every Day; We Genuinely Love Each Other'

SHINEDOWN bassist Eric Bass has revealed that "Attention Attention" is the first album he and his bandmates have written sober. The follow-up to 2015's "Threat To Survival" lyrically touches upon singer Brent Smith's former drug addiction and Bass's depression. "[There was] no drugs, no alcohol for any of us," Eric told Holland's FaceCulture (see video ...

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CONCEPTION Feat. Former KAMELOT Singer ROY KHAN: Listen To Entire 'My Dark Symphony' EP

Reactivated Norwegian progressive metallers CONCEPTION, who feature in their ranks former KAMELOT singer Roy Khan, have released a new EP, "My Dark Symphony". The EP features six tracks, including two from the recently released three-song single called "Re:Conception". "My Dark Symphony" track listing: 01. Re:Conception 02. Grand Again 03. Into The Wild 04. Quite Alright ...

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STATIC-X Bassist Says 'Project Regeneration' Is 'The Send-Off WAYNE STATIC Deserves'

STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos has addressed "questions and misinformation surrounding the dynamics" of his relationship with the band's frontman Wayne Static, particularly in the years prior to Wayne's tragic passing in 2014. Static founded STATIC-X in 1994 and achieved commercial success with the band's 1999 debut, "Wisconsin Death Trip", which included the rock radio hit ...

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Video Premiere: ARTILLERY's 'Pain'

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will release their ninth studio album, "The Face Of Fear", on November 16 via Metal Blade. The follow-up to 2016's "Penalty By Perception" is ARTILLERY's third effort with the current lineup. The official music video for the song "Pain", taken from "The Face Of Fear", can be seen below. The ...

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CONCEPTION Feat. Former KAMELOT Singer ROY KHAN: 'Re:Conception' Single Out Now; 'My Dark Symphony' EP Due This Month

Reactivated Norwegian progressive metallers CONCEPTION, who feature in their ranks former KAMELOT singer Roy Khan, have released their first new music in two decades, a three-song single called "Re:Conception". A new CONCEPTION EP, "My Dark Symphony", will be made available on November 23. The EP will feature six tracks, including two from the single. "Re:Conception" ...

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FIGHT THE FURY Feat. SKILLET's JOHN COOPER: 'My Demons' Video

FIGHT THE FURY, the new metal project from SKILLET frontman and bassist John Cooper, released its debut EP, "Still Breathing", on October 26 via Atlantic Records. The music video for the disc's first single, "My Demons", can be seen below. FIGHT THE FURY also features SKILLET guitarist Seth Morrison, along with drummer Jared Ward and ...

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POWERWOLF: 'The Sacrament Of Sin' Music Video

German metallers POWERWOLF released their seventh album, "The Sacrament Of Sin", on July 20 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. The official music video for ...

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ATREYU: Video Footage From 'In Our Wake' Recording Sessions

A two-and-a-half-minute video featuring footage from the recording sessions for ATREYU's seventh full-length album, "In Our Wake", can be seen below. The disc will be released on October 12 through Spinefarm. Following a hiatus post-"Congregation Of The Damned" in 2009, Alex Varkatzas (vocals), Brandon Saller (drums, vocals), "Big" Dan Jacobs (guitar), Travis Miguel (guitar) and ...

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Video Premiere: ATREYU's 'The Time Is Now'

"The Time Is Now", the new video from the California metalcore band ATREYU, can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's seventh full-length album, "In Our Wake", which will be released on October 12 through Spinefarm. Following a hiatus post-"Congregation Of The Damned" in 2009, Alex Varkatzas (vocals), Brandon Saller (drums, vocals), ...

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Watch BRANT BJORK's 'Chocolatize' Video

Brant Bjork has premiered a brand new music video for the track "Chocolatize", taken from his critically acclaimed 13th solo album, "Mankind Woman". Although this is indeed a Brant Bjork record, it is the first effort where Brant so closely collaborated with a producer and co-writer: his LOW DESERT PUNK BAND guitarist and friend Bubba ...

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CROSSFAITH Releases 'Make A Move' Video

Japanese metal juggernauts CROSSFAITH have released their brand new video, "Make A Move". The track comes from the band's latest album, "Ex_Machina", out now via UNFD and streaming on Spotify and Apple Music. A fast-paced and blistering adventure that transports listeners to a dystopian future, "Ex_Machina" features cameos from ENTER SHIKARI frontman Rou Reynolds and ...

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POWERWOLF: 'Killers With The Cross' Music Video

German metallers POWERWOLF released their seventh album, "The Sacrament Of Sin", on July 20 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. The official music video for ...

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Listen To New ATREYU Song 'The Time Is Now'

California metalcore band ATREYU will release its seventh full-length album, "In Our Wake", on October 12 through Spinefarm. The latest single from the effort, "The Time Is Now", can be streamed below. Following a hiatus post-"Congregation Of The Damned" in 2009, Alex Varkatzas (vocals), Brandon Saller (drums, vocals), "Big" Dan Jacobs (guitar), Travis Miguel (guitar) ...

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Rainier Fog - Alice In Chains

When ALICE IN CHAINS regrouped in 2009 with that year's "Black Gives Way To Blue", longtime fans of the Seattle grunge-era rock icons approached its release cautiously. Vocalist Layne Staley left enormous shoes to fill in the wake of his death in 2002. With that 2009 release and its 2013 follow-up, "The Devil Put Dinosaurs ...

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ATREYU To Release 'In Our Wake' Album In October

California metalcore band ATREYU will release its seventh full-length album, "In Our Wake", on October 12 through Spinefarm. Everyone leaves a legacy behind. No matter how big or small, our words and actions echo forever and make a lasting imprint. Two decades since their 1999 formation in Southern California, that truth weighed heavy on the ...

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HALESTORM Frontwoman Calls For Improved Awareness Around Mental Health Following JILL JANUS's Suicide

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has called for improved awareness around mental health following the tragic death of Jill Janus. Janus, who was the singer for the California heavy metal band HUNTRESS, passed away on Tuesday, August 14. A longtime sufferer of mental illness, she took her own life outside of Portland, Oregon. Earlier today, Hale ...

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Watch HATEBREED, FEAR FACTORY, Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Members Perform DOWN, FEAR FACTORY, CROWBAR Classics

Video footage of JASTA & FRIENDS, the solo project of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, performing on Sunday, August 12 at the U.K.'s Bloodstock Open Air festival, held in Walton-on-Trent, Derbyshire, can be seen below (courtesy of D.J. Pennell from TotalRock.com). Jasta's solo band for the current European tour includes FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino ...

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Watch JAMEY JASTA And DINO CAZARES Perform FEAR FACTORY's 'Replica' At BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of JASTA, the solo band of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, performing a cover version of FEAR FACTORY's "Replica" on August 9 at the Brutal Assault festival in Jaromer, Czech Republic can be seen below. Jasta's solo band for the current European tour includes FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and ...

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