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Heaven Upside Down – MARILYN MANSON

MARILYN MANSON was acting his age in 2015 with the goth hard rock album "The Pale Emperor". His DAVID BOWIE worship had reached an apex. His idol has since passed. Even more recently, the pop cultural icon from whom he borrowed half of his name, Charle...

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JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist GLENN TIPTON Diagnosed With Parkinson’s Disease

Ten years ago, JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Glenn Tipton was diagnosed with the onset of the early stages of Parkinson's disease. From then until recently, the 70-year-old musician has lived his life as the great heavy metal guitar player he has always been,...

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TONY IOMMI On Post-BLACK SABBATH Plans: ‘I Would Certainly Like To Start Writing Again’

Tony Iommi says that he has been too busy enjoying life and doing charity work to pursue any new musical projects since BLACK SABBATH retired from the road a year ago. In February 2017, the legendary heavy metal band finished "The End" tour in SABBATH...

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METALLICA Honors Late Bassist CLIFF BURTON By Performing ‘Orion’ In Italy

METALLICA honored what would have Cliff Burton's 56th birthday by performing the song "Orion" during the band's February 10 concert in at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy. The track, which appears on METALLICA's classic 1986 album "Master Of Puppers"...

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OVERKILL Frontman On ‘The Grinding Wheel’: ‘It Still Has The Feeling That It’s A Five-Knuckle Punch’

Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he fee...

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SHAWN ‘CLOWN’ CRAHAN: Why SLIPKNOT Doesn’t Want To Play Next To FOO FIGHTERS At Festivals

SLIPKNOT's M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan took part in the "Underground To Mainstream: What Are Metal And Hip-Hop Doing Right (And Where Does It Go From Here?)" panel at the 2018 Pollstar Live! event, which was held February 6-8 at the InterContinental Los An...

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Members Of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE And Other Bands Take Part In ‘70000 Tons Of Metal’ All-Star Jam (Video)

Fifty heavy metal musicians — including members of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE and METAL CHURCH — took part in this year's edition of "Jamming With Waters In International Waters", the official 70000 Tons Of Metal all-sta...

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Video: QUEENSRŸCHE Performs At ‘Monsters Of Rock Cruise Pre-Party #2’

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE performing on February 10 at the Monsters Of Rock Cruise Pre-Party #2 at Magic City Casino in Miami, Florida can be seen below. Former KAMELOT drummer Casey Grillo made his live debut with with QUEENSRŸCHE last ...

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MOONSPELL Frontman Says ‘Best Reactions’ To Band’s New Portuguese-Language Album ‘Come From Countries That Have No Idea’ What He Is Singing About

Impact metal channel conducted an interview with frontman Fernando Ribeiro of Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL prior to their January 21 concert at A38 in Budapest, Hungary. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABB...

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ROB CAVESTANY Recalls 1990 DEATH ANGEL Bus Accident: ‘It Ended Our Band Right There’

DEATH ANGEL guitarist Rob Cavestany says the band's 1990 tour bus accident in Arizona "ended our band right there." The crash, which occurred while DEATH ANGEL was touring in support of their major label debut, "Act III", had the biggest effect on then...

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