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Contempt

At a time in history when common sense dictates that people should be fucking furious at the state of the world and society's powerlessness to affect lasting change, bands like BAD BREEDING are still in woefully short supply. A resolute force for good for the last decade, this UK quartet have spent...
June 12, 2024
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AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. SHADOWS: 'I Think METALLICA Have Aged Really Well'

In a new interview with U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine, AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows briefly touched upon his band's former tourmates METALLICA. He said: "I think METALLICA have aged really well. I think they look like dudes who are out there doing what they want to do. Maybe a few years ago it loo...
June 12, 2024
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ATREYU Shares Music Video For 'Dancing With My Demons'

ATREYU has released the official music video for "Dancing With My Demons". The clip, which can be seen below, was helmed by the St. Louis, Missouri-based music video director J.T. Ibanez, known for his work with SEVENDUST, HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS, P.O.D., Orianthi and many more. "Dancing With My Demons" i...
June 12, 2024
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Cutting The Throat Of God

Few bands in metal history have amassed a catalogue comparable to the one ULCERATE have spewed out over the last 20 years. New Zealand's premier purveyors of avant-garde, technical death metal, this brick-built power trio have become a living benchmark for excellence and willful obscurity in heavy m...
June 12, 2024
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THE OFFSPRING, ROB ZOMBIE, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, LAMB OF GOD, MASTODON, Others Set For 2024 RIOT FEST

Riot Fest, the iconic annual punk rock and alternative music festival, is excited to announce its 2024 lineup, along with the introduction of an innovative new world, and a venue change, now with parking! This year's festival will take place at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois, from Septembe...
June 12, 2024
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MIKE TRAMP Announces New Album 'Songs Of White Lion - Vol. II'

Respected Danish vocalist and guitarist Mike Tramp will return with "Songs Of White Lion - Vol. II" on August 23 via Frontiers Music Srl. The album's ten tracks once again see Tramp re-imagining select cuts from his former band WHITE LION. To herald the album's announcement, Tramp shares its first s...
June 12, 2024
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METALLICA Comes To FORTNITE Festival As Icons For Season 4

Having played every continent in the physical world, METALLICA sets its sights on new frontiers with events across Fortnite this month. METALLICA becomes the first band to take center stage across all Fortnite experiences, with METALLICA-themed gameplay coming to Fortnite Festival, Battle Royale, LE...
June 12, 2024
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ARMORED SAINT Releases Cover Of 'One Chain (Don't Make No Prison)'

ARMORED SAINT has released a brilliant rendition of "One Chain (Don't Make No Prison)". The classic track was originally written by Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter and was first released by PEOPLE in 1970. Additional covers include THE FOUR TOPS (1974),SANTANA (1978) and THE DOOBIE BROTHERS (1989)....
June 12, 2024
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CREED To Release 25th-Anniversary Deluxe Edition Of 'Human Clay'

In September 1999, CREED — a then-rising rock band from Tallahassee, Florida — released its sophomore album, "Human Clay". Full of anthemic hits, including "Higher", "What If", "Are You Ready?" and the Grammy-winning "With Arms Wide Open", "Human Clay" propelled CREED (Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, Br...
June 12, 2024
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IRON MAIDEN's STEVE HARRIS To Play Soccer For Charity In Portugal This Weekend

IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris will play in a charity football match this Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m. at the Estadio Algarve in Portugal. MAIDEN said in a social media post: "It's only €2,50 to get in and by participating you will help the most disadvantaged children in the Algarve, so round up yo...
June 12, 2024
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TONY IOMMI Is 'Looking Forward' To Releasing His New Solo Album: 'It's Been Fun' Putting It Together

During an appearance on Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi confirmed that he is working on material for a new solo LP. He said in part (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I am writing stuff now for my own, for an album. So that's exciting too....
June 12, 2024
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VAN HALEN's 'A Different Kind Of Truth' Album Returns To Streaming Platforms

VAN HALEN's final studio album, "A Different Kind Of Truth", has returned to streaming platforms. The 2012 LP was removed from streaming services, including Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music in October 2022, without an explanation. Last October, VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen told SiriusXM...
June 12, 2024
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PANTERA Announces First Tour Of U.K. And Ireland In More Than 20 Years

PANTERA has announced its first U.K. and Ireland tour in more than 20 years. The reformed band, consisting of classic-lineup members Philip Anselmo (vocals) and Rex Brown (bass),along with Zakk Wylde (guitar) and Charlie Benante (drums),will follow up its appearance at this coming weekend's Downlo...
June 12, 2024
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BLACK VEIL BRIDES' ANDY BIERSACK On Still Releasing Full-Length Albums: 'I Think It's A Case-By-Case Thing'

During an appearance on "The Mistress Carrie Podcast", BLACK VEIL BRIDES singer Andy Biersack, who is promoting the band's upcoming "Bleeders" EP, spoke about the importance of still releasing full-length albums instead of focusing exclusively on singles. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET)...
June 11, 2024
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TED NUGENT Explains His Exclusion From 'Best Guitarists' Lists

In a new interview with Scott Itter of Dr. Music, legendary conservative rocker Ted Nugent was asked about his exclusion from various lists of the best guitarists of all time. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Let's examine that. Let's examine that for a minute. Let's talk about a guita...
June 11, 2024