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JAMES HETFIELD, SLASH, PETER FRAMPTON, PAUL RODGERS Share Messages In Support Of ROAD RECOVERY And Its Youth Programs

During this COVID-19 pandemic when our youth are at higher risk of alcohol/substance abuse and risky behavior, Road Recovery petitioned The Department of Justice (DoJ) / Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) who awarded two grants over three years to Road Recovery to launch VirtualTrax programs in all corners of New York State. ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces 'Knotfest Los Angeles' With BRING ME THE HORIZON, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, Others

In a show of force for the band and the loud music genre overall, Knotfest, the music and counterculture experience created by the multi-platinum sonic phenomenon SLIPKNOT, has today announced the band's biggest Los Angeles headline performance yet, Knotfest Los Angeles, at Banc of California Stadium on Friday, November 5. Knotfest Los Angeles will see ...

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JESSE LEACH Wants To 'Break The Mold' With Next KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Album: 'It Gets Fatiguing To Do The Same Thing Over And Over Again'

During a recent appearance on "Drinks With Johnny", the Internet TV show hosted by AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ, KILLWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach spoke about his plans for the band's next studio album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "My hope with KILLSWITCH, and I've really pushed hard to add more diversity, to add ...

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KISS Announces New Licensing Partnerships And New Retail Programs

KISS and the band's exclusive global licensing agent Epic Rights have signed new licensing agreements in the last year across multiple product categories for key territories worldwide with many new and unique products for retail. The new KISS product launches will coincide with the return of the "End Of The Road" world tour, which launched ...

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Songs Of Loss And Separation - TIMES OF GRACE

A decade has passed since the release of the first TIMES OF GRACE album, but chief protagonists ADAM D and JESSE LEACH have the unassailable excuse of having been otherwise occupied with a resurgent KILLSWITCH ENGAGE during that period. In truth, this was always a low-key project, at least in the sense that it seeks ...

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JESSE LEACH Was 'Super Insecure' About Rejoining KILLSWITCH ENGAGE After HOWARD JONES's Exit

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach spoke to the "Talk Toomey" podcast about his decision to collaborate with the band's former vocalist Howard Jones on "The Signal Fire", a song from KILLSWITCH's latest album, "Atonement". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "When I initially [re]joined [KILLSWITCH in 2012], I was super insecure about [stepping in after ...

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OF MICE & MEN Announces TWITCH Partnership

California hard rockers OF MICE & MENAaron Pauley (bass, vocals), Valentino Arteaga (drums), Alan Ashby (guitar) and Phil Manansala (guitar) — have announced an exclusive Twitch partnership and will be streaming on the service going forward. As of July 1, the band will stream live on the service multiple days per week. The ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN Discusses Thrash/Death Metal Influence On Band's New Song 'Become The Firestorm': 'I Loved POSSESSED'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn spoke to the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast about the band's new song "Become The Firestorm", which has been described by some fans as one of the most brutally aggressive tracks MACHINE HEAD has ever recorded. Asked about the supposed "black metal" influence on the song's riffing approach, Flynn said (as ...

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You Will Be The Death Of Me - LIGHT THE TORCH

Seldom has a name change made such a difference. Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) re-emerged from a five-year hiatus to unveil THE DEVIL YOU KNOW's 2014 debut album "The Beauty of Destruction", and sensible folk rejoiced, not least because one of the few truly great voices of metal's post-millennial surge was back and sounding better than ...

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ROBERT MASON Thinks GEORGE LYNCH 'Says Some Dumb-Ass S**t Every Once In A While', Insists THE END MACHINE Is 'Not That Polarized'

Robert Mason says that he was a bit perplexed by George Lynch's recent comment that "there's a little bit of a rub" between the members of THE END MACHINE over the band's lyrical content due to their divergent political views. Last month, George discussed the lyrical themes covered on THE END MACHINE's "Phase2" album in ...

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Watch FEAR FACTORY's Music Video For 'Recode'

The official Riivata Visuals-directed music video "Recode", a brand new song from FEAR FACTORY, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Aggression Continuum", which is being released today (Friday, June 18) via Nuclear Blast Records. FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares comments: "The day has finally come for all to ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN Releases Two More Solo Songs, 'Brainwash Love - Suction' And 'Brainwash Love - Dreaming'

SLIPKNOT's M. Shawn Crahan, also known as Clown, has just released two more solo songs. Like the three previously released tracks, "Brainwash Love - Suction" and "Brainwash Love - Dreaming" bring together ambient elecronic soundscapes that are a far cry from most of SLIPKNOT's musical output. Crahan is not only the co-founder, percussionist, production designer ...

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Ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES Didn't Know His Version Of LYNYRD SKYNYRD's 'Simple Man' Would Be Received The Way It Was

During an appearance on a recent episode of the "Breaking Absolutes With Peter Orullian" podcast, former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and current LIGHT THE TORCH singer Howard Jones spoke about how he came to record his popular cover version of LYNYRD SKYNYRD's "Simple Man". His performance of the track has been viewed more ...

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SLIPKNOT: Summer 2021 European Tour Dates Moved Back To 2022

SLIPKNOT has postponed its previously announced summer 2021 European dates until 2022. Among the rescheduled shows are appearances at Moscow, Russia's Park Live Festival and Wacken, Germany's Wacken Open Air. SLIPKNOT summer 2022 tour dates: Jul. 15 - Moscow, Russia - Park Live Festival Jul. 17 - Kiev, Ukraine - UPark Festival Jul. 20 - ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN Drops Two New Solo Songs

SLIPKNOT's M. Shawn Crahan, also known as Clown, has just released two solo songs, "Brainwash Love - Death Inside" and "Live Your Life". The tracks, and their accompanying visuals, bring together dreamlike soundscapes that are a far cry from most of SLIPKNOT's musical output. Crahan is not only the co-founder, percussionist, production designer and artistic ...

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