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CREMATORY: 'Oblivion' Album Details Revealed

German metallers CREMATORY will release their new album, "Oblivion", on April 13. Like all great rock bands, CREMATORY has based its success on the creativity of a well-rehearsed songwriting team. With Germany's leading gothic metal act, it's drummer Markus Jüllich in collaboration with the producer of each individual album that's kept the group's compositions on ...

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SKINLAB: 'Dead Tomorrow' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Dead Tomorrow" from reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB can be seen below. The track was produced by 36 CRAZYFISTS guitarist Steve Holt and marks the first new music from the band since 2009's "The Scars Between Us" album. SKINLAB will kick off a short southwestern run, ...

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SKINLAB Rejoined By Guitarist STEVE 'SNAKE' GREEN

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB have announced the return of guitarist Steve Green, best known to fans as Snake. The news comes ahead of the band's first live activities of 2018, the "Brothers In Blood Tour", also featuring PISSING RAZORS and SHATTERED SUN. "We are very excited to announce that our brother Snake ...

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BABYMETAL Guitarist MIKIO FUJIOKA Dies At 36

Mikio Fujioka, one of the guitarists in the the KAMI BAND, which serves as the backing group for the Japanese pop-metal outfit BABYMETAL, has died at the age of 36. "The 'Little' Guitar Kami of #BABYMETAL's #Kamiband has passed away in the METAL GALAXIES," BABYMETAL tweeted on Tuesday. "We hope that he is now with ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Recalls Breaking Into KIRK HAMMETT's House: 'He Was More Like The Angry-Then-Disappointed Dad'

Sam Roberts and Dan Soder of SiriusXM's "Jim And Sam Show" recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian about his second book, "Access All Areas: Stories From A Hard Rock Life". You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he documented significant life and career ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Release '1996 - 2017' Deluxe Vinyl Box Set

Extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will release a deluxe vinyl box set including all 10 studio albums and a bonus gatefold 2LP featuring covers and bonus tracks recorded between 1996 and 2017 on February 16, 2018. The hand-numbered box set also comes with a 36-page-booklet with liner notes. All albums are mastered for vinyl. "1996 - ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS Release Video For 'Wars To Walk Away From'

"Wars To Walk Away From", the new video from Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Lanterns", which was released on September 29 through Spinefarm Records. It is their second release for the label and the follow-up to 2015's "Time And Trauma". About the video, singer ...

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POWERWOLF To Tour Europe With AMARANTHE

German heavy metal giants POWERWOLF have announced the first dates of their European "Wolfsnächte Tour 2018". The wolves are celebrating their outstanding heavy metal masses across Europe starting in October, stopping in most major cities, and concluding November 17 at Saarlandhalle Saarbrücken. Swedish melodic metal sensation AMARANTHE and Germany's heavy/glam high flyers KISSIN‘ DYNAMITE will ...

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SKINLAB Releases First New Music In Eight Years

"End Of Silence", a brand new song from reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB, can be streamed below. The track marks the first new music from the band since 2009's "The Scars Between Us" album. SKINLAB says: "We are excited to share the first new music in nearly ten years. Just a taste of ...

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24 Hours With METALLICA Drummer LARS ULRICH (Video)

On August 28, Denmark's TV2 aired a special called "24 Timer Med Lars Ulrich" ("24 Hours With Lars Ulrich"), featuring host Anders Breinholt spending a typical "day at the office" with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich. The two travel to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada for the final show of the North American portion of the ...

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Life Of AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG Examined In New Book

Due on August 28 from Nero is "High Voltage: The Life Of Angus Young", the first biography of AC/DC's co-founder and last surviving original member. Its author, Jeff Apter, believes the story of the man he describes as the "face, sound and sometimes the exposed backside" of the band is worth telling in detail. In ...

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Listen To New 36 CRAZYFISTS Song 'Better To Burn'

"Better To Burn", a song from Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Lanterns", which will be released on September 29 through Spinefarm Records. It is their second release for the label and the follow-up to 2015's "Time And Trauma". Music often ...

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LENG TCH'E: 'Stentor Of Doom' Video Released

"Stentor Of Doom", the new video from Belgian death grind extremists LENG TCH'E, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth full-length album, "Razorgrind", which will be released on August 25 via Season Of Mist. The development of veteran bands follows established patterns. Some become complacent and happy to release a ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS To Release 'Lanterns' Album In September

Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS will release their new album, "Lanterns", on September 29 through Spinefarm Records. It is their second release for the label and the follow-up to 2015's "Time And Trauma". Music often functions as that proverbial light at the end of the tunnel and provides shelter during any storm and calm in the middle ...

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SUPERJOINT And DEVILDRIVER Announce U.S. Tour

Former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo's SUPERJOINT project — previously known as SUPERJOINT RITUAL — and DEVILDRIVER will join forces for a U.S. tour in the fall. Support on the tour will come from KING PARROT, CANE HILL and CHILD BITE. The tour begins September 23 in Austin, Texas and runs through October ...

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PRONG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Divide And Conquer'

The official lyric video for the new PRONG song "Divide And Conquer" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Zero Days", which will be released on July 28 via Steamhammer/SPV as a CD digipak, 2LP gatefold, digital download and as a stream. Commented PRONG mainman Tommy Victor: "Hey, our ...

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DROWNING POOL's Return To Guantánamo Bay Draws Controversy

DROWNING POOL performed at this year's 4th of July "Freedom Fest" at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The Texas heavy rockers' appearance at the event was notable because their music was once used to interrogate detainees at the the American wartime prison located within Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. DROWNING POOL's song "Bodies" was used as a tool ...

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LENG TCH'E: New Song 'Cirrhosis' Available For Streaming

"Cirrhosis", a brand new song from Belgian death grind extremists LENG TCH'E, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's sixth full-length album, "Razorgrind", which will be released on August 25 via Season Of Mist. LENG TCH'E comments on "Cirrhosis": "This one's a stomper, a grinder, a banger, a kicker, and a ...

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IHSAHN To Begin Recording New Album Next Week

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) will enter Sonic Attic Studio in Notodden, Norway next week to begin recording his new solo album. Laying down the drum tracks on the follow-up to last year's "Arktis" disc will be Tobias Ørnes Andersen, who has previously played in the Norwegian bands SHINING and LEPROUS. "Arktis" ...

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PRONG: 'Zero Days' Album Details Revealed

PRONG will release its new album, "Zero Days", on July 28 via Steamhammer/SPV as a CD digipak, 2LP gatefold, digital download and as a stream. Musically, "Zero Days" hits home from the first bars of the mighty opener "However It May End" to the last bars of the album's closing track, "Wasting Of The Dawn". ...

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PENTAGRAM To Complete European Tour Without BOBBY LIEBLING

As was the case for the recently completed U.S. shows, legendary U.S. heavy/doom metal band PENTAGRAM will play its previously booked European tour dates this summer without frontman and founding member Bobby Liebling. PENTAGRAM explains in a statement: "Bobby called on April 17 saying he had been admitted to the hospital. He called again on ...

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