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ICE NINE KILLS Debuts New Track 'Your Number's Up'

Following yesterday's (October 16) worldwide exclusive premiere on SiriusXM Octane, horror-inspired metal act ICE NINE KILLS has shared its brand-new chilling single "Your Number's Up" in the below lyric video. The track, a tribute to Wes Craven's classic 1996 self-referential slasher "Scream", will be included as one of many bonus features on the band's upcoming ...

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SKID ROW Guitarist Recalls First Performance With SEBASTIAN BACH: 'There Was Something Magical About It'

In conjunction with a recent Metal Hammer retrospective on SKID ROW's self-titled 1989 debut, guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo spoke at length about the group's early years with writer Clay Marshall. Some select "outtakes" from the interview appear below (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On meeting bassist Rachel Bolan: Snake: "We weren't childhood friends — we met ...

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Video Premiere: DESTRUCTION's 'Betrayal'

"Betrayal", the new video from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be viewed below. The song is taken from the band's 17th studio album, "Born To Perish", which will be released 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 ...

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STEVEN ADLER's Stab Wound Was An 'Accident,' Not A Suicide Attempt

A representative for former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steve Adler has denied that the musician tried to kill himself. Adler was hospitalized on Thursday after local authorities responded to a call shortly after 6:30 p.m. for a possible suicide attempt at a Studio City, California, home. A spokesperson at the Los Angeles Fire Department confirmed ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: 'I Don't Want To' Rejoin VAN HALEN

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar says he is "afraid" to contact Eddie and Alex Van Halen because he doesn't want them to think that he wants to rejoin the band. Hagar, who plays with ex-VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony in THE CIRCLE and CHICKENFOOT, hasn't made music with Eddie or Alex Van Halen since ...

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Verkligheten - Soilwork

SOILWORK's latest record, "Verkligheten", is a remarkable testament to the consistency and reliability of the well-worn sound that the Swedish outfit has traded in since working through the growing pains of its early years. Birthed during the tail end of the '90s melodic death metal scene that spawned fellow native acts such as IN FLAMES ...

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WARBEAST And RIGOR MORTIS Singer BRUCE CORBITT Dead At 56

RIGOR MORTIS and WARBEAST vocalist Bruce Corbitt died earlier today (Friday, January 25) after a battle with esophageal cancer. He was 56 years old. Corbitt began his fight against esophageal cancer in May 2017. He went through extreme radiation and chemotherapy treatment before they could attempt surgery. Just when everyone thought Bruce would surely be ...

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SHINEDOWN, GODSMACK And FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Set For INKCARCERATION MUSIC AND TATTOO FESTIVAL

The Inkcarceration Music And Tattoo Festival has announced the massive lineup scheduled to perform at its second annual event, set to feature colossal rock headliners SHINEDOWN, GODSMACK and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. Quickly becoming one of the nation's premier rock festivals, Inkcarceration — taking place this year on July 12, 13 and 14 at the ...

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The Wake - VOIVOD

VOIVOD burst out of Quebec, Canada in the early eighties with a gritty style that was rooted in heavy metal. The unit was an absolute powerhouse, and rightfully revered as such from the get-go. But the band's magnificence became clear as it found its true self toward the end of that decade. The thrash powerhouse ...

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GENE HOGLAN Says CHUCK SCHULDINER Was 'Always Uncomfortable' With Being Called 'Godfather Of Death Metal'

Gene Hoglan says that Chuck Schuldiner was always uncomfortable with being referred to as "the Godfather of death metal," preferring instead to give credit to the bands that inspired him during DEATH's formative years. Although DEATH is considered to be one of the most important and influential death metal acts of all time, the Florida-based ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Hopes DECAPITATED Members 'Strike Back Soon' After They Were Cleared Of Rape And Kidnapping Charges

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal "Darski says that he hopes members of the Polish death metal band DECAPITATED "get their justice and strike back soon" after rape and kidnapping charges against them were dropped by prosecutors in Washington state. Less than two weeks before the musicians were scheduled to go on trial for allegedly kidnapping and ...

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Watch Gory Video For New CANNIBAL CORPSE Song 'Code Of The Slashers'

"Code Of The Slashers", the brand new video from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans, who previously worked on BEHEMOTH's "Messe Noire", GHOST's "Square Hammer" and PORTAL's "Curtain" videos. Deans comments: "After crawling through abandoned buildings, crashing our van into a tree in the middle ...

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DISBELIEF Releases 'The Symbol Of Death' Video

"The Symbol Of Death", the new video from German death metallers DISBELIEF, can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's latest album, which was released on April 21 via Listenable Records. According to a press release, the follow-up to 2010's "Heal" is "a monster. First, band founder and vocalist Karsten ...

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DISBELIEF: Listen To New Song 'Full Of Terrors'

"Full Of Terrors", a brand new song from German death metallers DISBELIEF, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Symbol Of Death", which will be released on April 21 via Listenable Records. According to a press release, the follow-up to 2010's "Heal" is "a monster. First, band founder ...

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DISBELIEF To Release 'The Symbol Of Death' Album In April

German death metallers DISBELIEF will release a brand new album, "The Symbol Of Death", on April 21 via Listenable Records. According to a press release, the follow-up to 2010's "Heal" is "a monster. First, band founder and vocalist Karsten 'Jagger' Jäger's guttural signature has never sounded so intense and relentless, and the precise and bloodthirsty ...

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Dissociation - THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN recently decided that the creative masterpiece and associated touring cycle for "Dissociation", the band's sixth full-length, will be its swan song. The genre-bending geniuses who make up the group are going out on top much like the way the classic, nineties comedy "Seinfeld" wrote its final chapter while it was firing ...

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SOILWORK: First Trailer For 'Death Resonance' Collection

The first trailer for "Death Resonance", the upcoming special collection of rarities from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, is available below. Due on August 19 via Nuclear Blast, the CD's cover art was created by MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (VOLBEAT, CARCASS, SCAR SYMMETRY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and can be seen below. The set includes the Japan-only ...

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SOILWORK: Lyric Video For New Song 'Helsinki'

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will release a special collection of rarities titled "Death Resonance" on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. The cover art was created by MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (VOLBEAT, CARCASS, SCAR SYMMETRY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and can be seen below. SOILWORK has released one of the two brand new songs that are featured ...

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