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Ex-ACCEPT Singer DAVID REECE On IRON ALLIES Debut: 'It's One Of The Best Records I've Ever Done'

IRON ALLIES, the new band featuring former ACCEPT members Herman Frank and David Reece, will release its debut album, "Blood In Blood Out", on October 21 via AFM Records. The LP's first single, "Full Of Surprises", was made available last week. Speaking to Metal Talk, Reece stated about "Blood In Bl...
August 8, 2022
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VIVIAN CAMPBELL Says He Hasn't Heard Good Reports About DIO 'Holy Diver' Remix, Questions Decision To Release LP Outtakes

DIO's classic debut album, 1983's "Holy Diver", was reissued last month as "Holy Diver: Super Deluxe Edition" via Rhino. The four-CD boxed set comes with two versions of "Holy Diver". The first is a new mix of the album made by Joe Barresi (TOOL, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, SLIPKNOT). He used the origi...
August 7, 2022
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VINNY APPICE Admits It Was 'Risky' Remixing DIO's 'Holy Diver': 'When You Mess With A Classic, You're Taking A Chance'

DIO's classic debut album, 1983's "Holy Diver", was reissued last month as "Holy Diver: Super Deluxe Edition" via Rhino. The four-CD boxed set comes with two versions of "Holy Diver". The first is a new mix of the album made by Joe Barresi (TOOL, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, SLIPKNOT). He used the origi...
August 6, 2022
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AIRBOURNE Frontman On Importance Of Small Music Venues: 'If You Kill That, Then You Kill The Future Of Rock And Roll'

Guitarist and vocalist Joel O'Keeffe of Australian hard rockers AIRBOURNE was interviewed by Janne Innanfors of the Rock Klassiker radio station when his band supported IRON MAIDEN on July 22 at Ullevi stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden. One of the topics they discussed was that the fact that the pandemi...
August 6, 2022
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Watch: AMON AMARTH Plays Surprise Set At Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish melodic death metallers AMON AMARTH played a surprise set at this year's Wacken Open Air festival on Thursday, August 4 in Wacken, Germany. After the performance, the band took to its social media to share a short video of the concert, along with the following message: "Heathens! Thank you f...
August 5, 2022
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KING DIAMOND Says 'There Are Reasons' MICHAEL DENNER Isn't Involved In MERCYFUL FATE Comeback

King Diamond has commented on guitarist Michael Denner's exclusion from MERCYFUL FATE's current "reunion." When it was announced in 2019 that the influential Danish heavy metal act would reunite for an unspecified number of concerts throughout Europe during the summer of 2020, it was revealed that M...
August 5, 2022
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DROWNING POOL Pays Tribute To PANTERA On New Single 'Mind Right', Announces 'Strike A Nerve' Album

Texas hard rock stalwarts DROWNING POOL have announced "Strike A Nerve", their first new record since 2016. In addition, the band has released "Mind Right", the first, intense taste of "Strike A Nerve" and a perfect re-introduction to the band for the 2020s. DROWNING POOL's heaviest record to date,...
August 5, 2022
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IRON ALLIES Feat. Former ACCEPT Members HERMAN FRANK And DAVID REECE: Debut Single 'Full Of Surprises' Now Available

IRON ALLIES, the new band featuring former ACCEPT members Herman Frank and David Reece, has released its first single, "Full Of Surprises". The song is taken from IRON ALLIES' debut album, "Blood In Blood Out", which will arrive on October 21 via AFM Records. Frank states about the track: "The unusu...
August 4, 2022
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EXODUS Drummer TOM HUNTING Announces 'Hunting Party' Solo EP

Legendary thrash drummer Tom Hunting (EXODUS) has released his first solo EP, "Hunting Party", featuring covers of some of his favorite songs. The band includes guitarist C. Will Harden and drummer Gator McKlusky. Darryl "DMC" McDaniels not only lends his vocals to the classic "Jungle Love" ("Purple...
August 4, 2022
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Ex-SLAYER/TESTAMENT Drummer JON DETTE's Drumming Tip: 'How To Use Double Bass As A Drum Fill' (Video)

Drummer Jon Dette (TESTAMENT, SLAYER, ANTHRAX) has uploaded a 12-minute video in which he offers a tip on how to use double bass as a drum fill. Check it out below. In a 2013 interview with Metal Rules, the 52-year-old Dette — who played as a full-time member of SLAYER from 1996 to 1997 and as a tou...
August 3, 2022
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IRON ALLIES Feat. Former ACCEPT Members HERMAN FRANK And DAVID REECE: Debut Album 'Blood In Blood Out' Due In October

IRON ALLIES, the new band featuring former ACCEPT members Herman Frank and David Reece, will release its debut album, "Blood In Blood Out", on October 21 via AFM Records. Frank comments: "This record cannot be compared to anything David or I have produced in our past. It's at the same time standing...
August 3, 2022
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ALTER BRIDGE Shares Animated Music Video For New Single 'Silver Tongue'

Acclaimed rockers ALTER BRIDGE will release their seventh album, "Pawns & Kings", on October 14 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2019's "Walk The Sky" was once again recorded at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has previously worked with SEVENDUS...
August 2, 2022
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HATEBREED Announces '20 Years Of Perseverance' Fall 2022 U.S. Tour, BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their "Perseverance" album with a fall 2022 U.S. headlining tour. Support on the trek will come from BODYSNATCHER and DYING WISH, with GATECREEPER and BLEEDING THROUGH appearing on select dates. The "20 Years Of Pers...
August 2, 2022
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RAVEN To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of 'Wiped Out' On North American Tour

British/American metal legends RAVEN will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their iconic record "Wiped Out" by playing the album in full on a North American tour this fall. Support on the trek will come from RIOT ACT, which will perform a RIOT repertoire from legendary band's classic era (1977-1982)...
August 1, 2022
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TROUBLE Begins Recording First Studio Album In Nearly A Decade

Doom metal legends TROUBLE have finally begun recording the follow-up to the band's 2013 album "The Distortion Field". When TROUBLE announced its co-operation with Hammerheart Records in January 2020, it was already planned to record a new LP in the summer of 2020. However, that did not happen due t...
August 1, 2022