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METALLICA's 'One' Reimagined By Orchestra

What would happen if you took "…And Justice For All", the iconic 1988 album from thrash metal pioneers METALLICA, and reimagined it for a classical orchestra? Add to that four emerging jazz and soul vocalists. You're left with one of the most intriguing interpretations of rock material ever recorded. Brought to you by LITTLE KRUTA, ...

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Canadian Artist Paints EDDIE VAN HALEN Memorial Mural

An artist in Canada has paid tribute to legendary VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen with a mural. Airbrush artist Paul Archer painted the mural on the back wall of Archer Airbrushing shop in Victoria, British Columbia. Archer, who was a huge fan of VAN HALEN and got to know members of the band on ...

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IRON MAIDEN Collaborates With Horror Director CORIN HARDY On 'Legacy Of The Beast' Mobile Game Character

Acclaimed U.K. horror director Corin Hardy carved a Halloween pumpkin that was then made into an actual character in the award-winning "Iron Maiden: Legacy Of The Beast" mobile game. The "Legacy Of The Beast" team states: "This Halloween we are proud to showcase a premiere character collaboration with Corin Hardy, Director ('The Nun', 'Gangs Of ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Blasts Artists Who 'Disrespect Their Fans' Over Differing Political Views

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER has blasted artists who "continue to disrespect their fans and alienate themselves from their fan base" because of their political beliefs. Sweet made his comments a day after FILTER released a music video for its new single, "Murica", in which Richard Patrick portrays what the FILTER frontman calls ...

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GARY HOLT, DAVE LOMBARDO And DERRICK GREEN Join Forces For Halloween Song 'Terrorized'

Guitarist Gary Holt (EXODUS, SLAYER), drummer Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and vocalist Derrick Green (SEPULTURA) have joined forces under the BELOVED GHOULS banner to record a Halloween song called "Terrorized". The track, which was produced by Ross Robinson, features a guest appearance by TOUCHÉ AMORE's Jeremy Bolm. Proceeds from "Terrorized" will benefit Save ...

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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Says He Will Never Get Over Being 'Screwed' By BLACKIE LAWLESS: 'I'll Take That To The Grave With Me'

Ex-W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes says that he would never consider returning to the band unless Blackie Lawless agreed to pay him the publishing royalties that he allegedly owes him. Holmes joined W.A.S.P. in 1982 and remained with the group until 1990. In 1996, the guitarist returned to W.A.S.P. and stayed with the band until 2001. ...

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Hear LIZZY BORDEN's Cover Of RAMONES' 'Pet Sematary'

After releasing "My Midnight Things" to critical acclaim in 2018, LIZZY BORDEN has been touring in support of it, joining the likes of DEMONS & WIZARDS and TÝR on the road in North America last year, plus performing at stages around the world. Now, LIZZY BORDEN has announced a new greatest hits collection for fans: ...

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ROB HALFORD Says New JUDAS PRIEST Music Is 'Incredibly Fierce', Compares Some Songs To 'Painkiller'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke to Mark Strigl and John "Ostronomy" Ostrosky of Talking Metal about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to "Firepower" album. Released in March 2018, "Firepower" was the second LP to feature guitarist Richie Faulkner, who was selected to fill the void left by founding guitarist ...

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NINE INCH NAILS' TRENT REZNOR Endorses JOE BIDEN For President

NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor has publicly endorsed Joe Biden ahead of the U.S. presidential election next week. "We are gravely concerned about the future of our country (and the world) and therefore will be voting for and supporting Joe Biden and Democrats down the ticket," a message on the NINE INCH NAILS Twitter ...

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RUN-DMC's DARRYL 'DMC' MCDANIELS Teams Up With LIFE OF AGONY's VERONICA BELLINO In DMC AND THE HELLRAISERS

Another force of great musicians has come together fusing hard rock, metal, punk and hip-hop. Aptly titled DMC AND THE HELLRAISERS, they are releasing their scary as hell but ultra-infectious debut single "Monster" on October 30. The subsequent gritty black-and-white video for the song will release on October 31, Halloween Day. THE HELLRAISERS is the ...

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SEVENDUST's MORGAN ROSE Teases 'Controlled Chaos' Debut Solo EP

SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose will release his debut solo EP, "Controlled Chaos", in November. A teaser for the effort is available below. SEVENDUST's 13th studio album, "Blood & Stone", was released on October 23 via Rise Records. The follow-up to 2018's "All I See Is War" was once again tracked at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, ...

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Witchtrap - WITCHTRAP

First released digitally back in March, WITCHTRAP's fifth studio album is yet another blistering example of the enduring power of balls-out, blackened thrash metal. If recent music from the likes of MIDNIGHT, WHIPSTRIKER, HELLRIPPER and DEVASTATOR has made your genitals twitch, "Evil Strikes Again" must surely be another mandatory purchase. There is something grubbily authentic ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY's BEN WELLS: EDDIE VAN HALEN Was 'An Innovator' Whose 'Influence Will Carry On For Eternity'

BLACK STONE CHERRY's Ben Wells has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, saying the VAN HALEN axeman was "an innovator" whose "influence will carry on for eternity." Wells discussed his appreciation for the groundbreaking musician, who died from cancer on October 6 at age 65, during an interview with RadioactiveMike Z, host of ...

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PSYCHOSEXUAL Feat. Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER: 'I Wanna Be The Blood In Your Cut' Music Video

Jeremy Spencer, former drummer and co-founding member of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, has unleashed a new project stemmed from the darker corners of his psyche with the industrial-tinged gothic rock band PSYCHOSEXUAL. Taking the persona of front man Devil Daddy, Spencer has created a dauntless soundscape for listeners that is equal parts horror and fantasy. ...

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ALICE COOPER, GAVIN ROSSDALE And LZZY HALE Among Judges For 'No Cover' Music Competition TV Show

Hit Parader has announced the all-star judges for "No Cover", its first-ever music competition TV show. Alice Cooper, Bishop Briggs, Gavin Rossdale, Lzzy Hale and Tosin Abasi have been selected as the judges to help find the world's next greatest unsigned original artist. While most music competition shows such as "American Idol" and "The Voice" ...

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HELMET's PAGE HAMILTON Says VAN HALEN's 'Hot For Teacher' Is 'Maybe The Greatest MTV Music Video Ever Made'

HELMET's Page Hamilton has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, saying VAN HALEN's music was unlike anything he had ever heard before. Hamilton discussed his appreciation for the innovative VAN HALEN axeman, who died from cancer on October 6 at age 65, during an interview with the "Thunder Underground" podcast. He said (hear ...

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NIGHT RANGER's BRAD GILLIS Talks Guitar Collecting, Wildfire Dangers, And Using RICK SPRINGFIELD To Cut A Deal On A Harley

NIGHT RANGER guitarist Brad Gillis recently spoke to "Side Jams"host Bryan Reesman about his passion for collecting guitars and his love for motorcycle riding. The 35-minute conversation, which can be heard below, covered how he got into collecting, what he looks for, how he acquired his signature '62 Stratocaster and developed ...

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