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METAL CHURCH’s KURDT VANDERHOOF Has ‘A Big Pile Of New Songs’ Ready For Next Album

METAL CHURCH’s KURDT VANDERHOOF Has ‘A Big Pile Of New Songs’ Ready For Next AlbumKurdt Vanderhoof has confirmed that METAL CHURCH has commenced the songwriting sessions for the follow-up to its 2016 album “XI”, tentatively due in early 2018. “I actually have a big pile of new songs — demos …

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DRAGONFORCE: Part Three Of Official Interview About ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ Album

DRAGONFORCE: Part Three Of Official Interview About ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ AlbumPart three of a three-part interview with the members of DRAGONFORCE about their new album, “Reaching Into Infinity”, can be seen below. In this clip, they talk about musicians they look up to and the very first instrument they learned. …

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ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN To LADY GAGA: ‘Let Us Be Your Backing Band’

ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN To LADY GAGA: ‘Let Us Be Your Backing Band’Scott Ian says that ANTHRAX “would love” to collaborate on music with pop superstar Lady Gaga. The ANTHRAX guitarist made his comments nearly four months after Lady Gaga sang the song “Moth Into Flame” with METALLICA at the 59th …

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DAVE MUSTAINE’s Mustaine Vineyards Gets Platinum And Gold Awards

DAVE MUSTAINE’s Mustaine Vineyards Gets Platinum And Gold AwardsOn the heels of his first Grammy Award, thrash metal pioneer and MEGADETH founder Dave Mustaine was recently awarded another platinum award, this time the Platinum Award/Best In Show at the 2017 San Diego International Wine Competition for his She-Wolf, Tempranillo Rose. …

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GHOST Teams With Horror Apparel Company FRIGHT-RAGS For Exclusive Merchandise

GHOST Teams With Horror Apparel Company FRIGHT-RAGS For Exclusive MerchandiseSwedish occult rockers GHOST, who fully embrace the horror genre, frequently paying homage to classic films on album art and shirt designs, have teamed with horror apparel company Fright-Rags to release a collection of exclusive merchandise. The line includes four shirts …

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Watch A 225-Person Choir Sing ‘Black Hole Sun’ In Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL

Watch A 225-Person Choir Sing ‘Black Hole Sun’ In Tribute To CHRIS CORNELLA 225-person Canadian choir has paid tribute to Chris Cornell by covering SOUNDGARDEN‘s classic song “Black Hole Sun”. Toronto’s Choir! Choir! Choir!, which has made a name for itself by turning its audiences into choirs, directing each one …

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BLACK SABBATH’s TONY IOMMI Announces Birmingham Music Scholarship

BLACK SABBATH’s TONY IOMMI Announces Birmingham Music ScholarshipBLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi is sponsoring a new music scholarship at BIMM Institute Birmingham in Birmingham, England. The Tony Iommi BIMM Birmingham Scholarship is worth £20,250 and recognizes talent and creativity in music. Introducing the award, BIMM Birmingham’s executive principal Dara Kilkenny …

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GLENN DANZIG Is ‘Open To Possibly Doing Some More Shows’ With MISFITS

GLENN DANZIG Is ‘Open To Possibly Doing Some More Shows’ With MISFITSGlenn Danzig says that he is open to performing with the MISFITS again after completing a two-show reunion run last fall. After years of bad blood, Glenn reunited with bassist Jerry Only and guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein for …

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KISS Cancels Manchester Concert Following Terrorist Attack

KISS Cancels Manchester Concert Following Terrorist AttackKISS has canceled its previously announced concert in Manchester, England. The legendary U.S. rockers had been scheduled to play at the Manchester Arena on May 30, just one week after a suicide bomb killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande gig at the same …

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MAX PORTNOY’s NEXT TO NONE: ‘The Apple’ Video

MAX PORTNOY’s NEXT TO NONE: ‘The Apple’ VideoThe official video for the song “The Apple” from the Pennsylvania-based metal act NEXT TO NONE, featuring drummer Max Portnoy (son of former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy), can be seen below. The track is taken from NEXT TO NONE‘s second album, “Phases”, …

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