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'Beer Commercials And 'Cobra Kai'': Ex-FATES WARNING Drummer MARK ZONDER Plots Commercial Success With New Band A-Z

By David E. Gehlke FATES WARNING's 1991 "Parallels" opus was the closest drummer Mark Zonder got to the mainstream. Arguably the most accessible in FATES' storied discography, "Parallels" found the band's videos making semi-regular appearances on MTV behind a joint Warner Bros. / Metal Blade Records...
August 31, 2022
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TONY MARTIN Hopes EDDIE VAN HALEN's Writing Session With BLACK SABBATH Will Be Included On Upcoming Box Set

During an appearance on "The Rock And Metal Profs: The History And Philosophy Of Rock And Metal" podcast, former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin spoke about recently announced plans to reissue the albums he recorded with the band. Asked when fans can expect to see the box set released, Martin said...
July 20, 2022
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GUS G. On Rumored EDDIE VAN HALEN Tribute Tour: 'I Could Do It, But I Don't Think I'd Be The Right Guy'

By David E. Gehlke Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G. may no longer be in OZZY OSBOURNE, but his stacked résumé and prolific nature suggest there is plenty more to add to his story — and it likely will be FIREWIND and his solo work from now on. FIREWIND has only recently started the touring cycle behind 2...
May 11, 2022
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LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Video 'Throne Of Steel'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "Throne Of Steel", available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE singer Nils Patrik Johansson commented: "This is a real favorite of mine. Pure metal from start to finish. In my book it's our best song since 'We...
April 25, 2022
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BEAST IN BLACK's ANTON KABANEN: 'I've Always Considered Heavy Metal The Richest And Most Liberating Genre'

By David E. Gehlke Anton Kabanen's 2015 split with BATTLE BEAST and subsequent re-emergence via BEAST IN BLACK the same year provided some rare intrigue into Finnish metal's otherwise heads-down, no-frills, drama-less profile. Citing the age-old "insurmountable disagreements" for his BATTLE BEAST di...
April 18, 2022
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Early Recordings From METALLICA And RATT Featured On 'Metal Massacre Volume One' 40th-Anniversary Vinyl Reissue

Marking its 40th anniversary this year, Metal Blade Records will make its debut release, "Metal Massacre Volume One", available for the first time since 1984 on limited-edition vinyl. Originally released on June 14, 1982, "Metal Massacre" showcased the best of Los Angeles's unsigned acts of the time...
February 23, 2022
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HAMMERFALL Salutes Fans In Music Video For New Single 'Brotherhood'

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL have released their latest single, "Brotherhood" — the third track from their upcoming studio album, "Hammer Of Dawn". "Brotherhood" is a musical salute to HAMMERFALL's most loyal fans, The Templars Of Steel, who have stuck by the band through thick and thin. It's also...
February 23, 2022
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LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Video, 'City Of The Night'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "City Of The Night", available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE guitarist Lars Chriss commented: "We wanted to kick off the new year with a 'full-on heavy metal riff mania.' We have already started recording...
February 23, 2022
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Hammer of Dawn

Swedish power metal powerhouse HAMMERFALL long ago mastered the art of mixing triumphant cries of brotherhood reigning supreme with the catchy hooks that are needed to prevent them from becoming an exercise in vainglorious overindulgence. It's a balancing act that has allowed the venerable Swedes to...
February 22, 2022
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HAMMERFALL Guitarist: Why Heavy Metal Concert Livestreams Without An Audience 'Don't Work At All'

In a new interview with EMP España, HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak spoke about the band's upcoming spring 2022 European tour with HELLOWEEN. The "United Forces 2022" trek will kick off on March 25 in Oslo, Norway and conclude on May 5 in London, England. "We're chomping at the bit to get started...
February 14, 2022
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HAMMERFALL Guitarist Explains How KING DIAMOND's Guest Appearance On 'Venerate Me' Came About

Last month, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL released a new single, "Venerate Me", featuring a special guest appearance by legendary Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond. The track is taken from the band's twelfth studio album, "Hammer Of Dawn", which is due on February 25 via Napalm Records. In a new...
February 5, 2022
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TONY MARTIN Says A Box Set Of His Recordings With BLACK SABBATH Will Arrive This Year: 'It Won't Be Individual Albums'

During an appearance on "The Ron Keel Podcast", former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin confirmed that a new record deal has been secured to reissue the albums he recorded with the band. "I only found out yesterday," he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "I had no idea. You don't get informa...
January 23, 2022
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TONY MARTIN Recalls Meeting RONNIE JAMES DIO: 'I Thought Maybe He Was Gonna Hit Me'

Tony Martin, who fronted BLACK SABBATH from 1987 to 1991 and then again from 1993 to 1997, told the "Metal Mayhem ROC" podcast that he only met Ronnie James Dio once — and he described it as a "short-lived" experience. "Actually, [BLACK SABBATH guitarist] Tony Iommi had invited me backstage to one o...
January 20, 2022
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HAMMERFALL Joined By KING DIAMOND On New Single 'Venerate Me'

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL have released a new single, "Venerate Me", featuring a special guest appearance by legendary Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond. The track is taken from the band's twelfth studio album, "Hammer Of Dawn", which is due on February 25 via Napalm Records. HAMMERFALL guit...
January 20, 2022
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TONY MARTIN Says Record Deal Has Been Secured For Reissues Of Albums He Recorded With BLACK SABBATH

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin says that a new record deal has been secured to reissue the albums he recorded with the band. On Wednesday (January 19),Martin took to his Facebook to write: "So i got a call from [BLACK SABBATH guitarist] Tony Iommi's manager ... it seems there is now a reco...
January 19, 2022