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DEAN Relaunches 'Dime Razorback Rust' In Tribute To 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT

Dean Guitars has relaunched a true original with the Dime Razorback Rust electric guitar, which pays tribute to the late legend "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Originally introduced as a limited U.S. custom run, the Dime Razorback Rust joins other signature Dimebag guitars in Dean's Artist Series. Offering several custom appointments, including the unique rust graphic design ...

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U.K. Extreme Metal Drummer NICK BARKER Launches Hardcore Band BORSTAL

BORSTAL, the brand new U.K. hardcore band featuring Pierre Mendivil (KNUCKLEDUST), Nick Barker (BRUJERIA, ex-CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR, TESTAMENT) and members of DRIPBACK and KING OF PIGS, has dropped a video for its debut single "Vicious Circles". BORSTAL will release its debut EP, titled "At Her Majesty's Pleasure", on April 1 via 4Family Records. ...

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ILL NIÑO's New Lineup Is Back With 'Máscara' Single/Video

ILL NIÑO has released the official music video for its new single, "Máscara". The track, which features a guest appearance by AJ Channer of FIRE FROM THE GODS is taken from ILL NIÑO's upcoming album, "IllMortals", due in 2021. The group's current lineup features founding drummer Dave Chavarri and longtime bassist Laz Pina alongside recent ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Teams Up With KHDK ELECTRONICS For 'Sgt D' Pedal

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has partnered with KHDK Electronics for the launch of the Sgt D pedal. Named after the cigar-chewing alter-ego from Scott's mid-1980s crossover thrash project STORMTROOPERS OF DEATH (a.k.a. S.O.D.), the signature boost/preamp pedal is limited to 250 units worldwide and comes in an enclosure illustrated by Kurz Daniel. David Karon of ...

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Sea Savage - GAMA BOMB

Fancy some more shit-hot thrash metal? Excellent. GAMA BOMB were always one of the most consistent and ferocious new wave thrash metal bands to emerge during the noughties, and the Irishmen's psychotic levels of exuberance and dorky humor ensured that they stayed true to one of the genre's great traditions: fun. And even in a ...

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STATIC-X Still Doesn't Want To Publicly Reveal New Singer's Identity Even Though 'Everyone Knows' Who He Is

STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos says that he knew "there would be some negativity" in response to the band's decision to reunite without its late frontman Wayne Static. STATIC-X's recent tour celebrated the 20th anniversary of the band's platinum-certified "Wisconsin Death Trip" album and paid homage to Static, who died six years ago. While the identity ...

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ILL NIÑO Drummer On Lineup Changes: 'I Can't Work With People That Aren't Passionate About What They Do Anymore'

ILL NIÑO is mixing its new studio album, to be released in early 2021 via an as-yet-undisclosed record label. The group's current lineup features founding drummer Dave Chavarri and longtime bassist Laz Pina alongside recent recruits, vocalist Marcos Leal (SHATTERED SUN), lead guitarist Jes DeHoyos (SONS OF TEXAS) and rhythm guitarist Sal Dominguez (UPON A ...

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Edder & Bile - CADAVER

When it comes to unsung heroes of the metal underground, Norway's CADAVER have to be near the top of the pile marked "long overdue some goddamn recognition." Admittedly, it hasn't helped that the band's activity has been (to put it mildly) intermittent over the last three decades, but this long-awaited return delivers such a ferocious ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says Proposed VAN HALEN 'Kitchen-Sink' Reunion Tour Would Have Been 'Dream Come True'

In a new interview with SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", Sammy Hagar discussed Wolfgang Van Halen's recent revelation that his father, legendary VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen, had contemplated a "kitchen-sink tour" that would have included bassist Michael Anthony, as well as vocal turns from both Hagar and David Lee Roth. There was ...

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HALESTORM Has Demoed 'About 60 Ideas' For Next Studio Album

HALESTORM has demoed "about 60 ideas" for its next studio album. Vocalist/guitarist Lzzy Hale offered an update on the progress of the songwriting sessions for the follow-up to 2018's "Vicious" during her Twitter #AskLzzyAnything session on Thursday (November 19). Asked by one fan when we can expect to hear new music from HALESTORM, Lzzy responded: ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Talks Possible EDDIE VAN HALEN Tribute Concert, Says VAN HALEN Will 'Never' Reform

Wolfgang Van Halen has told Entertainment Tonight that he and his family may eventually organize a tribute show in honor of his father, Eddie Van Halen, with proceeds going toward Eddie's favorite charity, Mr. Holland's Opus, which helps underprivileged students access musical instruments. Proceeds from the debut solo single from Wolfgang's ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Was Considering Reunion Tour Featuring DAVID LEE ROTH, SAMMY HAGAR And MICHAEL ANTHONY

During an appearance this morning (Monday, November 16) on SiriusXM's "The Howard Stern Show", Wolfgang Van Halen revealed that his father, Eddie Van Halen, had contemplated a "kitchen-sink tour" that would have included bassist Michael Anthony, as well as vocal turns from both Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth. There was even talk about bringing ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Release Music Video For 'Asylum Of Blood'

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have released the official music video for the song "Asylum Of Blood", taken from the band's latest album, "Celebration Decay". The disc was made available in August via SPV/Steamhammer. Every new album has its own history, and the latest recording by VICIOUS RUMORS has a pretty unusual ...

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