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JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD Says ‘Firepower’ Album Sounds Like It Was Recorded By ‘A Young, Fresh Metal Band’

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke to U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine about the lyrical themes covered on the band's upcoming album, "Firepower". "We're an open book," he said. "We can go anywhere, and that's my job, where the proverbial word 'challeng...

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MYLES KENNEDY Announces Solo Tour Of U.K.

Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE, SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS) has announced a string of intimate headline dates in the U.K., his first as a solo artist. The six shows take place in March, to coincide with the release of his debut solo ...

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Former CANDLEMASS Singer MESSIAH MARCOLIN Joins STILLBORN On Stage In Stockholm (Video)

Former CANDLEMASS singer Messiah Marcolin joined fellow Swedish doom metal legends STILLBORN on stage on January 12 at Debaser Strand in Stockholm, Sweden to perform the song "Calvaria 1939". STILLBORN has been described by its record label, Black Lod...

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No Cross No Crown – CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY has returned with its best album in 22 years. The group has never released bad or subpar music, but since Pepper Keenan removed himself from the picture to focus upon DOWN, the unit lost its momentum and magic. Now that the char...

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Catharsis – MACHINE HEAD

Ahead of the release of the Bay Area band's ninth full-length, MACHINE HEAD's central figure, Robb Flynn, stated that the album isn't one of the unit's heaviest. The notorious frontman doesn't listen to a lot of metal these days, in fact. His hardcore,...

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Avatar Country – AVATAR

There are endless examples of metal artists taking themselves far too seriously. AVATAR is not one of those bands. The Gothenburg-based band's intentionally and ridiculously over-the-top brand of heavy metal continues to run through its latest, and sev...

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Post Self – GODFLESH

A few decades after BLACK SABBATH first extracted heavy metal from the human spirit in Birmingham, England, hometown younglings GODFLESH burst forth welding that heavy metal with clanging industrial steel on 1989's "Streetcleaner". Sure, across the big...

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Creator Of RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Says ‘Dio Returns’ Concerts Are ‘Unforgettable Experiences’

The CEO of the company behind the hologram of Ronnie James Dio says that the first leg of the "Dio Returns" tour was a resounding success, with "thousands" of fans coming out every night to take part in "an unforgettable experience." Dio died in 2010 ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of QUEENSRŸCHE’s ‘Operation: Mindcrime’ Album In Belfast

Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate has just kicked off a European tour on which he is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his former band's "Operation: Mindcrime" album. Fan-filmed video footage of the January 12 concert...

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