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Hunter Gatherer - AVATAR

Cheerfully standing apart from the crowd and confusing the hell out of almost as many people as they delight, AVATAR are a unique proposition. They're also a fantastic heavy metal band: a fact that is often missed, largely due to the Swedes' cartoonish image and their propensity for occasionally sounding like a power metal SYSTEM ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Release New Album 'We Are Chaos' In September; Video For Title Track Available

Marilyn Manson will release his eleventh studio album, "We Are Chaos", on September 11 Via Loma Vista Recordings. Produced by Grammy Award winner Shooter Jennings (Brandi Carlile, Tanya Tucker) and Manson, the ten-track opus was written, recorded, and finished before a pandemic blanketed us all. Manson heralds the record's arrival with the title track and ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Release 'We Are Chaos' Single Tomorrow

Marilyn Manson's new single, "We Are Chaos", will make its online debut tomorrow (Wednesday, July 29) at 9 a.m. PDT / 12 p.m. EDT. Earlier today, the shock rocker tweeted out what appears to be the single's cover artwork, along with the caption: "Wednesday 9am PST" Manson's new track will arrive less than two weeks ...

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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: 'Everything Is Wonderfall' Music Video Available

GONE IS GONE, the project featuring MASTODON's Troy Sanders, AT THE DRIVE-IN's Tony Hajjar, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin, has released the official music video for a new song called "Everything Is Wonderfall". The track delivers a powerful mantra, a meditation of an uncertain universe that we may ...

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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: Listen To New Song 'Everything Is Wonderfall'

GONE IS GONE, the project featuring MASTODON's Troy Sanders, AT THE DRIVE-IN's Tony Hajjar, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin, has released a new song called "Everything Is Wonderfall". "Everything Is Wonderfall" is the first new music from GONE IS GONE since the release of "No One Ever Walked ...

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ANTHRAX Discusses PUBLIC ENEMY Collaboration In Episode Two Of 'Persistence Of Time' Video Series

ANTHRAX invites you to get the inside story behind the making and promotion of the band's fifth album, "Persistence Of Time", and its 30th-anniversary Deluxe Edition. This six-part video series is hosted by drummer Charlie Benante, who assembled and oversaw the anniversary edition. Throughout the series, he shines light on where the band was at ...

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Watch AVATAR's Music Video For New Single 'Colossus'

Swedish metallers AVATAR have released the official music for a new song called "Colossus", which serves as the third single from their eighth full-length, "Hunter Gatherer", due out August 7 via Entertainment One (eOne). Unsettling electronic instrumentation sets the tone as Johannes Eckerström provides the introduction to the track, from which the band bursts into ...

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DRAGONFORCE Is 'Almost Finished' Writing New Album

DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li was a guest on the latest episode of Nuclear Blast's "Saturday Night Lockdown" with host Francesco Paoli of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE. Asked how he has been spending his coronavirus downtime, Herman said (see video below): "We played our first show [in support of our eighth full-length LP, 'Extreme Power Metal'] on the ...

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Ex-LAMB OF GOD Drummer CHRIS ADLER Teams Up With Former MEGADETH Bassist JAMES LOMENZO In FIRSTBORNE

Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler has teamed up with fellow MEGADETH alum James LoMenzo on new project FIRSTBORNE. FIRSTBORNE's self-titled debut EP marks the acclaimed drummer's first dedicated band release since his departure from MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD. FIRSTBORNE features Girish Pradhan on vocals and guitar, Myrone on guitar, LoMenzo on bass, and Adler ...

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BABYMETAL To Release 'Legend - Metal Galaxy' In September

Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL will release a new concert set, "Legend - Metal Galaxy", on September 9 on Blu-ray, DVD and CD. "Legend - Metal Galaxy" was recorded at the group's two shows at Chiba's Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Center in Japan on January 25 and January 26. The Blu-ray and DVD editions of the ...

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EPICA's European Tour With APOCALYPTICA Postponed To 2021

The "Epic Apocalypse Tour" featuring Dutch symphonic titans EPICA and Finnish cello masters APOCALYPTICA with support by Helsinki prog metallers WHEEL has been postponed to spring 2021. EPICA's Simone Simons comments: "As we were awaiting our tour with APOCALYPTICA with great anticipation, we are now forced to have a little bit more patience. This might ...

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Listen To New AVATAR Song 'God Of Sick Dreams'

Swedish metallers AVATAR have released a new song called "God Of Sick Dreams", which serves as the second single from their eighth full-length, "Hunter Gatherer", due out August 7 via Entertainment One (eOne). From the very first riff of the explosive lead single "Silence In The Age Of Apes", listeners will find a darker, futuristic, ...

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NILE's KARL SANDERS Is Working On New Music For His Solo Project

Karl Sanders, the driving force behind South Carolina's Egyptian-themed death metal titans NILE, was a guest on the latest episode of Nuclear Blast's "Saturday Night Lockdown" with host Francesco Paoli of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE. Asked how he has been spending his coronavirus downtime, Karl said (see video below): "I started off going, 'Okay, this will be ...

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BUSH Bassist COREY BRITZ Releases Debut Solo Single, 'Humans'

BUSH bassist Corey Britz has released his debut solo single, "Humans". It marks the first track to be released off his upcoming full-length album, due later this year. "When I wrote 'Humans' last year, the lyrics were intended to be a metaphor comparing an apocalypse to emotional isolationism," said Britz. "In 2020, that metaphor seems ...

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DINO CAZARES Addresses FEAR FACTORY's Status, Sets Record Straight On Rumored 'Soul Of A New Machine' Tour

FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares discussed the band's current status during a live interview earlier today (Saturday, May 30) on the latest episode of Nuclear Blast's "Saturday Night Lockdown" with host Francesco Paoli of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE. "At the moment, the last three years, unfortunately, FEAR FACTORY has been plagued with lawsuits, so it has been ...

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PRIMAL FEAR To Release 'Along Came The Devil' Single In May

"Along Came The Devil", the new single from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, will be released on May 15. The song, which is described as "a hard-hitting PRIMAL FEAR bomb," is taken from the band's upcoming 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", due on July 17 via Nuclear Blast. According to a press release, the title ...

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MARILYN MANSON's New Album Is 'Finished' And It Is A 'Masterpiece,' Says Collaborator SHOOTER JENNINGS

Marilyn Manson has completed work on his highly anticipated new studio album. The project's status was revealed by collaborator Shooter Jennings, who took to his Instagram to say that the follow-up to 2017's "Heaven Upside Down" was "finished," also calling it a "masterpiece." Manson replied to Shooter's post, writing in the comments "Finished masterpiece album" ...

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Human. :II: Nature. - NIGHTWISH

From their massive international fanbase to the flagrant extravagance of their music, everything about NIGHTWISH is righteously, riotously big. Easily one of the biggest metal bands on the planet and clearly riding a wave of creative momentum, they would have surprised everyone a lot more if they had made a new album that wasn't even ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Announces New Album, 'Metal Commando'

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will release their 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", on July 17 via Nuclear Blast. According to a press release, the title of the album speaks for itself — "Metal Commando" contains "110% PRIMAL FEAR and is full to the brim with power and energy." Pre-orders for the 11-track LP — ...

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Watch NAGLFAR's Music Video For 'Vortex Of Negativity'

The official music video for "Vortex Of Negativity" from Umeå, Sweden's black metal nihilists NAGLFAR can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's seventh full-length album, "Cerecloth", which will be released on May 8 via Century Media Records. NAGLFAR comments: "Here it is: Our second video, 'Vortex Of Negativity', from our upcoming ...

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