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KERRY KING: SLAYER Will 'Never Tour Again'

In a new interview with Jonathan Clarke, host of "Out Of The Box" on Q104.3, New York's classic rock station, Kerry King was asked about how SLAYER's upcoming reunion shows came about, five years since the completion of what was being billed as the band's farewell tour. He responded (as transcribed...
June 3, 2024
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THE SEX PISTOLS And FRANK CARTER To Perform 'Never Mind The Bollocks' To Raise Funds For London Venue

Frank Carter and THE SEX PISTOLS' Paul Cook, Glen Matlock and Steve Jones are uniting to save historic music venue Bush Hall in West London with two shows on Tuesday, August 13 and Wednesday, August 14, 2024. THE SEX PISTOLS, one of the most influential rock bands of all time, will be joined by the...
June 3, 2024
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What Is The Perfect KERRY KING Riff? The SLAYER Guitarist Responds

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King, who is promoting his recently released debut solo album, "From Hell I Rise", was asked by Germany's Metal Hammer magazine to name "the perfect Kerry King riff." He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I think that's a question for fans. The perfect Kerry King...
June 2, 2024
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Jam The Music Of GREEN DAY With MIKE DIRNT At This Fall's 'Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp'

Get ready to experience the dream of a lifetime at Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp, now in its 28th year, this October 17-20, 2024 in Los Angeles, California with Mike Dirnt of GREEN DAY, Dave Keuning of THE KILLERS and Stephen Perkins of JANE'S ADDICTION. Dirnt said: "I can't wait to jam out with all th...
June 2, 2024
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SLAYER's KERRY KING Says TOM ARAYA Didn't Tell PAUL BOSTAPH And GARY HOLT He Was 'Done' For Four To Six Months

In a new interview with Francisco Zamudio of KNAC.COM, SLAYER guitarist Kerry King was asked if putting out a solo album has been on his mind for a while prior to last month's arrival of "From Hell I Rise". He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It never occurred to me until Tom [Araya,...
June 1, 2024
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Watch: SLASH Performs At Amoeba Music In Hollywood To Celebrate His New Blues Album

On Wednesday, May 29, GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash visited Amoeba Music in Hollywood, California to play a special acoustic set celebrating his star-studded new album "Orgy Of The Damned". Slash and his blues band vocalist/guitarist Tash Neal performed live at the legendary record store. Fan-filmed...
May 31, 2024
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SLAYER 'Should Go Get That Festival Money Every Couple Of Years And Have A Great Time', Says MUNICIPAL WASTE Frontman

In a new interview with Sense Music Media, MUNICIPAL WASTE frontman Tony Foresta was asked if he was surprised when it was announced that SLAYER was "touring again", five years after the band completed what was at time billed as the legendary thrashers' farewell tour. Foresta responded (as transcrib...
May 31, 2024
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ANDERS FRIDÉN Says IN FLAMES' Current Lineup Is 'Awesome In Every Possible Way'

As part of Jonathan Montenegro's "My 3 Questions To" series, Anders Fridén, frontman of Swedish melodic metallers IN FLAMES, spoke about how the band's latest three additions — Tanner Wayne on drums, Chris Broderick on guitar and Liam Wilson on bass — have affected IN FLAMES' performances in a posit...
May 31, 2024
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MARK OSEGUEDA Didn't Tell His DEATH ANGEL Bandmates He Was Working With KERRY KING Until Four Months Ago

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "Let There Be Talk" podcast with rock and roll comedian Dean Delray, Mark Osegueda was asked how he broke the news to his DEATH ANGEL bandmates that he was joining Kerry King in the solo project from the SLAYER guitarist. The singer said (as transcri...
May 30, 2024
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KERRY KING Admits SLAYER 'Got A Little Lost During The '90s' With 'Diabolus In Musica' Album

In a new interview with Metal Blast, SLAYER guitarist Kerry King was asked what he would say if he could go back in time and impart some well-earned wisdom about the music business to his younger self. He replied (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "That's easy, 'cause there's one part of my caree...
May 30, 2024
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DEF LEPPARD Looks Back On Making Of 'Pyromania': 'We Knew This Project Was Going To Be A Long Haul'

DEF LEPPARD's "Pyromania" became a genuine phenomenon in 1983 when it sold a staggering 10 million copies in the United States alone. Guitarist Phil Collen and bassist Rick Savage spoke to Rock Candy magazine editor Howard Johnson at length about the long and arduous process of making this masterpie...
May 30, 2024
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SAXON's BIFF BYFORD Offers Advice To Young Bands: 'It's All About Writing Songs'

In a new interview with Tulsa Music Stream, SAXON frontman Biff Byford was asked what piece of advice he would give to a young band looking to succeed in the "competitive" music industry in 2024. Biff responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It is very competitive. And the thing is that you...
May 29, 2024
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HEART Cancels European Tour Due To ANN WILSON's 'Medical Procedure'

HEART has canceled its previously announced summer 2024 European tour dates so that singer Ann Wilson can recover from a "time-sensitive but routine medical procedure." The European leg of the "Royal Flush" tour was scheduled to kick off on June 20 and run through July 12, consisting of several fest...
May 29, 2024
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KERRY KING On SLAYER Reunion Shows: 'Don't Get Used To This Being A Yearly Event'

In a new interview with Andrew Daly of ClassicRockHistory.com, Kerry King was asked about his outlook on SLAYER's upcoming reunion shows. He said: "It's not really much different at all. It's the same heads, same cabs, same pedals, same guitars. You know, there will be a lot of fire when SLAYER play...
May 29, 2024
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PETER TÄGTGREN Lets The Good Times Roll With New PAIN Album 'I Am'

By David E. Gehlke PAIN, the "hobby" project of HYPOCRISY mainman and noted extreme metal producer Peter Tägtgren, issued an unintentional Covid anthem by way of the "Party In My Head" single in 2021. The song accurately summed up the isolation most of the general populace was feeling at the time, b...
May 28, 2024