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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE: 'Most Of The Bands You Know And Love Won't Make It Out Of This'

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has criticized people who don't take the coronavirus pandemic seriously enough. Hale addressed the crisis just days after 48 states began easing shelter-in-place restrictions in an attempt to reinvigorate their local economies following a nearly nationwide two-month lockdown. Earlier today (Sunday, May 17), Lzzy took to her Instagram to write: "Hey ...

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SLIPKNOT: Making Of 'Unsainted' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of SLIPKNOT's "Unsainted" video can be seen below. The clip, which was once again directed by the band's own M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan, contains nods to popular landmarks in SLIPKNOT's hometown of Des Moines, Iowa, including seating from the Iowa State Fair Grandstand, and an upside down Iowa Capitol golden ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Says 3,000 People Took Part In Free Merch Contest For Fans Who Self-Quarantine

M. Shadows has explained AVENGED SEVENFOLD's recently launched #IncentivizedQuarantine initiative in which he and his bandmates will send fans free merchandise for proving that they're isolating themselves and doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 for seven days straight. "We wanted to do something, but we didn't want any agenda in it for ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Frontman Fires Back At Critics After NIRVANA Cover Goes Viral: 'Toxic People Are A Waste Of Time'

PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin has fired back at critics after his band's cover version of a NIRVANA classic went viral. Over the weekend, Scantlin posted a message on social media in an apparent response to negative Internet chatter over who PUDDLE OF MUDD's rendition of "About A Girl", the 1989 track originally performed ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: 'No Matter What, Never Lose Faith Or Stop Believing That God Has A Plan'

Openly Christian hard rockers STRYPER have finished recording their new album, due later in the year via Frontiers Music Srl. At least some of the sessions took place at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts. Earlier today (Friday, April 17), STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet took to his Instagram to write: "I'm so thankful to say ...

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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL: 'Polish Government Is Using Isolation Restrictions To Enact Complete Abortion Ban'

Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH has ripped his country's parliament for considering regressive legislation this week that would restrict reproductive health and rights and put the lives and well-being of women and adolescents at risk. The legislation is scheduled for reading on April 15 or 16, 2020 as the country remains under ...

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PAPA ROACH's JERRY HORTON On His Post-Hand Surgery Recovery: 'I Have A Long Way To Go To Get Back To The Way I Was'

PAPA ROACH guitarist Jerry Horton recently sat out the band's European tour after breaking two fingers in his left hand. His temporary replacement for the trek was Anthony Esperance, the brother of PAPA ROACH bassist Tobin Esperance. On Wednesday (April 8), Horton issued the following update on his condition: "I still have limited range of ...

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Ex-MACHINE HEAD Guitarist PHIL DEMMEL Apologizes For Social Media Comments About His Former Band

Ex-MACHINE HEAD guitarist Phil Demmel has apologized for letting his former bandmates' comments about his contributions to "The Blackening" album "get the best" of him. In a March 26 e-mail blast to its mailing list, MACHINE HEAD celebrated the 13th anniversary of "The Blackening" by stating the following, in part, about the LP: "While ex-guitarist ...

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