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Watch Ex-SEPULTURA Drummer IGOR CAVALERA Bash Away At The Kit

New video of former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor "Iggor" Cavalera practicing new beats at what appears to be his London rehearsal studio can be seen below. For more than a decade, Igor has been part of the MIXHELL DJ/hip-hop/electro project with his wife Laima Leyton. Now living in London, Laima and Igor ...

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POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT Blasts People Not Taking Social Distancing Seriously

A month after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic, many people are still not taking social distancing seriously to avoid the rapid spread of COVID-19. After the initial outbreak of COVID-19, conspiracy theories, misinformation, and disinformation emerged regarding the origin, scale, prevention, treatment, and other aspects of the disease, with ...

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Hear MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON's New Solo Single, 'Simple Truth'

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has released "Simple Truth", the new single from his solo band ELLEFSON, with all proceeds going to Italian COVID-19 relief. The track, co-written by Ellefson and vocalist Thom Hazaert, with Italian guitarist and drummer Andy Martongelli and Paolo Caridi, will appear on the upcoming full-length follow-up to the 2019 release "Sleeping ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN Floats Conspiracy Theories About The Origin Of The New Coronavirus: 'I Have A Big Imagination'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has floated a couple of conspiracy theories about the origins of the novel coronavirus, including the suggestion that the COVID-19 virus was created in a laboratory. There has been no shortage of conspiracy theories flying around about the how the coronavirus was unleashed, such as that the pandemic ...

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BAD RELIGION And REFUSED Members Join Forces In FAKE NAMES: Debut Album Due In May

Punk rock supergroup FAKE NAMES — which includes Brian Baker (MINOR THREAT, DAG NASTY, BAD RELIGION), Michael Hampton (S.O.A., EMBRACE, ONE LAST WISH), Dennis Lyxzén (REFUSED, INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONSPIRACY, INVSN), and Johnny Temple (GIRLS AGAINST BOYS, SOULSIDE) — will release its self-titled debut record on May 8 via Epitaph. FAKE NAMES was formed in early ...

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Video Premiere: SACRED REICH's 'Salvation'

The official music video for the song "Salvation" from Arizona thrash metal veterans SACRED REICH can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Awakening", which was released last August via Metal Blade Records. SACRED REICH's first LP in 23 years was produced by Arthur Rizk, who has previously worked with ...

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SEPULTURA Postpones North American Tour

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA have been forced to postpone their spring 2020 North American tour in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The trek was scheduled to kick off on March 18 in San Diego, California and conclude on April 22 in Ventura, California. Support on the tour was supposed to come from SACRED REICH, ...

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SEPULTURA's ELOY CASAGRANDE: 'Raging Void' Drum Playthrough (Video)

Paiste has uploaded video footage of SEPULTURA drummer Eloy Casagrande's drum playthrough to the band's song "Raging Void". Check it out below. Last month, SEPULTURA singer Derrick Green told Australia's Everblack Media that Casagrande has had "a tremendous impact" on the group since he joined in 2011. "It's undeniable because he's such a strong force," ...

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Listen To EXHORDER's New Single 'The Man That Never Was'

Just days away from kicking off their U.S. tour with OVERKILL, thrash metal legends EXHORDER have debuted a brand-new single "The Man That Never Was". The groove-laden, face-melter was recorded during the sessions for the band's recently released album, "Mourn The Southern Skies", their first in nearly three decades. Fans can stream the track now ...

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Video Premiere: SEPULTURA's 'Means To An End'

SEPULTURA's music video for the song "Means To An End" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Quadra", which was released on February 7 via Nuclear Blast Records. Guitarist Andreas Kisser comments: "Sepulnation around the world, the wait is over! 'Quadra' is out now!! It feels great to be ...

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Quadra - SEPULTURA

Heavy metal's atavistic instincts are undoubtedly among its finer qualities, but resistance to change can also lead to some major missing out. SEPULTURA have been making great records with frontman Derrick Green for well over two decades now, and while there will always be a small faction among the band's global fan base that will ...

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Ex-SEPULTURA Drummer IGOR CAVALERA On PETBRICK: 'It's Really Cool Doing A Project With Such An Open Mind'

Portugal's Underground's Voice recently conducted an interview with Igor Cavalera (SEPULTURA, SOULWAX, MIXHELL, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) and Wayne Adams (BIG LAD, DEATH PEDALS, JOHNNY BROKE) of PETBRICK. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On PETBRICK still being an unknown commodity: Igor: "It's a new ...

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GOJIRA's MARIO DUPLANTIER Releases 'Minotaur' Drum Composition

Drummer Mario Duplantier of French progressive metallers GOJIRA has released a drum composition he recently created. Dubbed "Minotaur", the solo "has been composed around a drum pattern I particularly love, the alternate single stroke roll 'between the hands and the feet,'" he explained. "I've never used it with GOJIRA, but this effect can be spectacular." ...

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