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The Wolf Bites Back - ORANGE GOBLIN

It is inevitable that any British heavy metal band with even a hint of stoner rock or doom metal leanings will have the name of BLACK SABBATH invoked in press descriptions. And yes, there are many musical parallels — both in terms of style and songcraft — that can be drawn from veteran rockers ORANGE ...

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Desolation - KHEMMIS

The genre of doom metal is overridden with dozens of pretenders cribbing from the playbooks of SLEEP and BLACK SABBATH, and all but a chosen few end up sliding almost immediately in one ear and out the other, not bringing much excitement to the table other than competently executed rehash. That said, there has been ...

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CKY Releases Video For 'Wiping Off The Dead'

CKY has released a brand new music video for the song "Wiping Off The Dead" from the band's most recent LP, "The Phoenix". Directed by Dave Causa, this is the third music video we've seen from the band off their current release. "Our good friend Dave Causa filmed us rehearsing for our U.K. tour last ...

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THE AMORETTES: 'Whatever Gets You Through The Night' Video

"Whatever Gets You Through The Night", the new video from the Scottish all-female hard rock trio THE AMORETTES, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Born To Break", which was released on April 6 via Steamhammer/SPV. The disc was produced by Luke Morley of U.K. arena rockers THUNDER and ...

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Late AC/DC Guitarist MALCOLM YOUNG Honored By GRETSCH With Signature JET Guitar

Gretsch has honored the late Malcolm Young, whose rock-solid rhythm guitar swagger and songwriting provided the unshakeable foundation for monumental rock titans AC/DC, with the G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet. The G6131-MY pays homage to Young's famously battle-hardened Gretsch Jet. Nicknamed "The Beast," Malcolm certainly made the instrument his own, not least by removing two ...

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Live In Overhausen - OVERKILL

You know an OVERKILL live video is not only going to be an event, it's going to knock your socks right up your chute. Revisiting a familiar haunt, Oberhausen, Germany, where, 30-years ago, the band previously filmed, the New Jersey thrash icons ripped up Turbinenhalle 2 on April 16, 2016. The occasion, to commemorate the ...

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Disobey - BAD WOLVES

While its pedigree suggested potential success, few can honestly say they would have expected the young metal supergroup BAD WOLVES to blow up to the extent that it has. And, in a sense, it did so before the race even began with its heartfelt version of THE CRANBERRIES's classic "Zombie". The association between the song ...

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SAXON: 'The Secret Of Flight' Video Released

British heavy metal legends SAXON have released the official music video for the song "The Secret Of Flight". According to Classic Rock magazine, the track, which appears on the band's latest album, "Thunderbolt", retells the story of flight via the medium of heavy metal thunder, taking in all points from Icarus's disastrous approach ...

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DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Launches Luxury Bag Company

Rick Allen of DEF LEPPARD, legendary drummer for one of the most historically influential rock bands, has announced the launch of his new luxury bag company BonSac. Allen's luxury bag company, consisting of a partnership with Lars Tetens, luxury designer, introduces their first unisex day bag under the BonSac name. Their partnership represents years of ...

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RAGE OF LIGHT Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

RAGE OF LIGHT has signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. RAGE OF LIGHT is a Swiss trance metal/melodic death metal band, created by vocalist/keyboardist Jonathan Pellet, known for his past works with TROPHALLAXY and DYSRIDER. Jonathan came up with the idea to create a hybrid of trance and melodic death metal elements in 2007, ...

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RIOT V Releases 'Angel's Thunder, Devil's Reign' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Angel's Thunder, Devil's Reign" from RIOT V, the band featuring members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, can be seen below. The track is taken from RIOT V's new album, "Armor Of Light", which is being released today (Friday, April 27) via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by ...

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W.E.T. Feat. JEFF SCOTT SOTO: 'Kings On Thunder Road' Video

The official video for the song "Kings On Thunder Road" from the Swedish/American melodic hard rock supergroup W.E.T., which features vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN), guitarist/vocalist Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, NORDIC UNION, AMMUNITION) and guitarist Robert Säll (WORK OF ART), can be seen below. The track is taken from W.E.T.'s third ...

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RIOT V Releases 'Messiah' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Messiah" from RIOT V, the band featuring members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, can be seen below. The track is taken from RIOT V's upcoming album, "Armor Of Light", which will be released on April 27 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier ...

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ALICE COOPER Announces October 2018 U.S. Tour Dates

Alice Cooper, who released his 27th album, "Paranormal", last July via earMUSIC, has extended his previously-announced North American tour, announcing additional 2018 shows throughout October. The trek picks up again this summer, starting on August 3 in Wisconsin and now running through the end of October, including a lengthy section in Canada, from Briitish Columbia ...

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Earthrage - W.E.T.

Although his impressive resume boasts stints with JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE and Roger Taylor's QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA, to say nothing of a discography that numbers into three digits, it wasn't until recent years that the profile of Jeff Scott Soto has grown to match his considerable vocal talents. Perhaps that's because, with the possible exception ...

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THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Feat. SOILWORK, ARCH ENEMY Members: 'Sometimes The World Ain't Enough' Album Details

Swedish classic/progressive rock supergroup THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA — featuring members of SOILWORK and ARCH ENEMY — will release its fourth studio album, "Sometimes The World Ain't Enough", on June 29 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was again produced by the bandmembers themselves and was recorded at Handsome Hard Music / Larsson Music Studio as ...

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RIOT V Releases 'Heart Of A Lion' Music Video

The official video for "Heart Of A Lion", a new song from RIOT V, the band featuring members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, can be seen below. The track is taken from RIOT V's upcoming album, "Armor Of Light", which will be released on April 27 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Chris ...

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VINNY APPICE, TONY MACALPINE Among Featured Guests On TARA LYNCH's Debut Album, 'Evil Enough'

Tara Lynch (a.k.a. "Gui-Tara") is a guitarist, composer, vocalist and songwriter who delivers heavy metal thunder with prominent melodic guitar riffs, shredding leads and powerhouse vocals. She will release her debut album, "Evil Enough", on April 13. "Evil Enough" is a melodic metal album featuring Lynch on all guitars and vocals along with an all-star ...

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RIOT V: Second Trailer For 'Armor Of Light' Album

The second trailer for "Armor Of Light", the new album from RIOT V, the band featuring members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, can be seen below. Due on April 27 via Nuclear Blast, the disc was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (METAL CHURCH, FLOTSAM & JETSAM, SLIPKNOT, KORN), while the cover artwork was created ...

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Video Premiere: PRIMORDIAL's 'Exile Amongst The Ruins'

"Exile Amongst The Ruins", the new video from Irish pagan metallers PRIMORDIAL, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's upcoming album, which will be released on March 30 through Metal Blade Records. The band teamed with producer Ola Ersfjord, who worked on PRIMORDIAL's 2016 live album, "Gods To The ...

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