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MINISTRY Shares Music Video For 'New Religion'

MINISTRY's 16th studio album, "Hopiumforthemasses", is out today via Nuclear Blast Records and streaming on all networks. After months of teasing album singles and videos for "Goddamn White Trash", plus "Just Stop Oil" and "B.D.E.", the six-time Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum act also has anot...
March 1, 2024
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ALEX VAN HALEN Says His 'Brothers' Book Is Love Letter To EDDIE VAN HALEN: 'I Was With Him From Day One'

VanHalenStore.com has shared the first details about "Brothers", the new book from legendary VAN HALEN drummer Alex Van Halen. Due on October 22 via HarperCollins Publishers, the 384-page book is categorized under "Biography & Autobiography" and currently has a list price of $32.00. In this inti...
February 29, 2024
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FROM ASHES TO NEW Announces 'The Blackout Tour Pt. 2', BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Alt-metal vanguards FROM ASHES TO NEW have announced a headlining U.S. tour this spring with direct support from California-based rockers POINT NORTH, along with special guests heart-hop rapper Ekoh, emo rapper Phix and hip-hop/rock artist Elijah. Produced by Live Nation, "The Blackout Tour Pt. 2" w...
February 29, 2024
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FOREIGNER's JEFF PILSON: I've Known About MICK JONES's Parkinson's Disease Battle 'For Years'

In a new interview with Scott Penfold of Loaded Radio, FOREIGNER bassist Jeff Pilson was asked if he knew about FOREIGNER co-founder and guitarist Mick Jones's battle with Parkinson's disease before it was publicly announced earlier this month. Jeff responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I...
February 27, 2024
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HOPIUMFORTHEMASSES

If Al Jourgensen did not exist, we would have to invent him. A perennially essential antidote to political stupidity and dim-witted mainstream thinking, Uncle Al is one of heavy music's greatest subversives, even if MINISTRY's latter-day work hasn't always been as powerful as it was back in their '9...
February 27, 2024
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AL JOURGENSEN Is 'Completely Horrified' And 'Disgusted' By DONALD TRUMP And His MAGA Followers

In a new interview with Heavy Consequence, MINISTRY leader Al Jourgensen, whose 2018 album "AmeriKKKant" was a scathing assault on then-U.S. president Donald Trump and, by extension, the country and political system that put him in office, was asked how he feels about Trump's November rematch of the...
February 26, 2024
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FOREIGNER's LOU GRAMM: 'I'd Like To Thank The ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME For The Honor Of Nomination'

Original FOREIGNER frontman Lou Gramm has released a video message expressing his gratitude for the band's nomination for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. In the one-minute clip, which was posted to Lou's social media, the 73-year-old singer says: "Hi, I'm Lou Gramm and I'd like to thank the Rock And...
February 25, 2024
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AUGUST BURNS RED Announces 'Spring Fling' 2024 Tour

Grammy-nominated Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based five-piece AUGUST BURNS RED will embark on a short but sweet tour in May, dubbed "Spring Fling 2024". FUMING MOUTH will support. AUGUST BURNS RED will also appear at the Welcome To Rockville and Sonic Temple festivals. "We can't wait to hit the road wit...
February 23, 2024
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FOREIGNER's JEFF PILSON On MICK JONES: 'I Suspected That He Had Parkinson's Disease Long Before He Even Got The Diagnosis'

In a new interview with the "Focus On Metal" podcast, FOREIGNER bassist Jeff Pilson was asked if it was difficult for him to not say anything when people would ask about the absence of FOREIGNER's co-founder and guitarist Mick Jones from the band's recent shows, especially in light of the fact that...
February 22, 2024
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AL JOURGENSEN Says MINISTRY's Next Album Will Be Band's Last: 'I Think It's A Good Time To Stop'

In a new interview with Chuck Armstrong of Loudwire Nights, Al Jourgensen once again confirmed that he is planning to put MINISTRY to bed, more than 40 years after he launched the band in his former hometown of Chicago. "Film scores are really where I wanna be right now," he said (as transcribed by...
February 21, 2024
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FOREIGNER's MICK JONES Reveals Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis

FOREIGNER guitarist Mick Jones has revealed that he is battling Parkinson's disease. The 79-year-old musician, who has not performed with FOREIGNER since 2022, opened up about his diagnosis in a social media post earlier today. He wrote: "Fans will have become very aware that for some time now, I ha...
February 21, 2024
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Moon Healer

After a decade of dormancy, experimental death metal powerhouse JOB FOR A COWBOY has finally returned, and in a big way. Similar to its predecessor, 2014's "Sun Eater", "Moon Healer", the band's fifth full-length album, is desirably heavy and conceptually interesting, with every member's top-tier mu...
February 20, 2024
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ALEX VAN HALEN's Autobiography 'Brothers' Due In October

HarperCollins Publishers has set an October 22, 2024 release date for "Brothers", a new book from legendary VAN HALEN drummer Alex Van Halen. The 384-page book is categorized under "Biography & Autobiography" and currently has a list price of $32.00. Alex and Eddie Van Halen formed a band called...
February 18, 2024
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LOU GRAMM Says There Is Still 'A Hatchet To Be Buried' Between Him And MICK JONES: 'I Was Not Treated The Way I Thought I Should Be Treated'

In a brand new interview with Kiki Classic Rock, original FOREIGNER frontman Lou Gramm was asked what is going to be on his mind when he sees FOREIGNER founder Mick Jones again for the band's hypothetical Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction. The 73-year-old singer, who got a call earlier in the mon...
February 17, 2024
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LOU GRAMM Seemingly Has No Recollection Of His Appearances With FOREIGNER In 2017 And 2018

Original FOREIGNER singer Lou Gramm has commented on the news that the band is among the nominees for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's Class Of 2024. To be eligible for this year's ballot, each nominee's first single or album had to have been released in 1999 or earlier. Eligible since 2002, FOREIGN...
February 15, 2024