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PRETTY MAIDS Frontman Hospitalized After Suffering Blow To Head; DVD Shoot Canceled

Vocalist Ronnie Atkins of Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS has been hospitalized in Basel, Switzerland after suffering an unfortunate blow to the head. He is currently undergoing tests and being observed by specialists. According to Ronnie's bandmates...

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STRYPER Frontman: ‘CDs Are Becoming Obsolete, And In A Few Years, They Will Be’

STRYPER's Michael Sweet has lamented the fact that people don't take the time to check out full-length albums anymore, explaining that "it's really a bummer" that so many music fans "just download or listen to the single and don't even hear the other s...

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BLACK SABBATH Guitarist TONY IOMMI To Discuss Life And Career At Birmingham Town Hall In June

Legendary BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi will return to the Birmingham Town Hall in Birmingham, England for an amazing evening talking about his life and career, hosted by Gary Newbon. The spoken-word event is scheduled for Saturday, June 23 at 7 p...

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ONSLAUGHT Parts Ways With Guitarist, Drummer

British thrash metal veterans ONSLAUGHT have parted ways with guitarist Iain "GT" Davies and drummer Mic Hourihan. According to the group, "Mic and Iain made the decision to leave ONSLAUGHT soon after the last tour finished in order to concentrate on t...

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DANZIG To Perform Entire ‘III: How The Gods Kill’ Album At PSYCHO LAS VEGAS Festival

Glenn Danzig and his band will perform DANZIG's 1992 album, "Danzig III: How The Gods Kill", live in its entirety exclusively at this year's Psycho Las Vegas festival, set to take place August 17-19 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It ...

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Video Premiere: PRONG’s ‘Forced Into Tolerance’

American power trio PRONG has released the official music video for the song "Forced Into Tolerance". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Zero Days", which was released last July via Steamhammer/SPV. The disc was once again produced by PR...

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DEVILDRIVER Recruits LAMB OF GOD, FEAR FACTORY Members For Country Covers Album, ‘Outlaws ‘Til The End’

DEVILDRIVER's long-awaited full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, "Outlaws 'Til The End", will be released on July 6 via Napalm Records. The disc is described in a press release as "both a startling curveball and a ferocious statement ...

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JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD Doesn’t Waste His Time Engaging Internet Trolls

Rob Halford says that he doesn't waste his time dealing with negative comments from Internet trolls. While most of the JUDAS PRIEST singer's social media interactions are positive, he still faces criticism for everything from his vocal performance to ...

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GARY HOLT Says SLAYER’s Final Run Of Dates Will Be ‘Tour Of The Summer’

SLAYER and EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt was recently interviewed on "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). Full Metal Jackie: SLAYER ...

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