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Go Behind The Scenes Of AS I LAY DYING's Tour Of India

California metallers AS I LAY DYING have posted an 18-minute video featuring behind-the-scenes footage from their recently completed three-date tour of India. Check it out below. AS I LAY DYING guitarist Phil Sgrosso recently said that he now has " the most positive relationship" he has ever had with the band's singer Tim Lambesis, who ...

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BON JOVI Guitarist PHIL X Joins GIBSON

Gibson has announced that guitarist Phil X — an integral full-time member of BON JOVI since 2016 — has joined as brand ambassador. Phil X and his band, PHIL X & THE DRILLS will release their fifth studio album, "Stupid Good Lookings Vol. 2", in early 2020 on Golden Robot Records. The new album features ...

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LAST IN LINE Begins Recording Third Album

LAST IN LINE has entered Steakhous studio in North Hollywood, California to begin recording its third album. The follow-up to last year's "II" is tentatively due before the end of the year via an as-yet-undisclosed record label. Speaking to Heavy New York at last weekend's NAMM show in Anaheim, California, frontman ...

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MASTODON's TROY SANDERS Says His First Show As Bassist For THIN LIZZY Felt 'Like A Dream'

Troy Sanders from Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON played bass for iconic rockers THIN LIZZY during their summer 2019 run of European festival appearances to commemorate 50 years since the formation of the original band and 40 years since the release of the seminal "Black Rose" album. Sanders joined guitarist Scott Gorham, Darren Wharton on keyboards, ...

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Watch Drum-Cam Video Of DAVE LOMBARDO Playing SLAYER's 'Angel Of Death' With METAL ALLEGIANCE

Former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo joined Gary Holt (guitar; SLAYER, EXODUS), Phil Demmel (guitar; MACHINE HEAD, VIO-LENCE), Jack Gibson (bass; EXODUS) and Mark Osegueda (vocals; DEATH ANGEL) on stage this past Thursday night (January 16) at the METAL ALLEGIANCE concert at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, Californa to perform three SLAYER "Reign In Blood"-album ...

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Watch DAVE LOMBARDO, GARY HOLT And PHIL DEMMEL Perform SLAYER 'Reign In Blood' Classics At METAL ALLEGIANCE Concert

Former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo joined Gary Holt (guitar; SLAYER, EXODUS), Phil Demmel (guitar; MACHINE HEAD, VIO-LENCE), Jack Gibson (bass; EXODUS) and Mark Osegueda (vocals; DEATH ANGEL) on stage last night (Thursday, January 16) at the METAL ALLEGIANCE concert at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, Californa to perform three SLAYER "Reign In Blood"-album classics: ...

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LIVING COLOUR's COREY GLOVER On DISCIPLES OF VERITY's Debut LP: 'This Is The Hardest, Most Metal Record I've Ever Done'

Corey Glover (vocalist of LIVING COLOUR and BOWIE EXPERIENCE), George Pond (former bassist of NEGATIVE SKY), Corey Pierce (former drummer of GOD FORBID), Mark Monjoy (rhythm guitarist, SEKOND SKYN) and Danny Puma (lead guitarist, NEGATIVE SKY) have joined forces in a new metal band called DISCIPLES OF VERITY. The official music video for DISCIPLES OF ...

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PHIL DEMMEL Says His New Song Was Rejected For Use On MACHINE HEAD's 'Catharsis' Album

Former MACHINE HEAD and current VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel has released the song "The Permanent Decay", featuring an all-star cast, including BLEEDING THROUGH vocalist Brandan Schieppati, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, and SACRED REICH (and ex-MACHINE HEAD) drummer Dave McClain. The official lyric video for the track, which was written by Demmel in late 2016 and ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD Members Team Up With MEGADETH Bassist, BLEEDING THROUGH Singer

Former MACHINE HEAD and current VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel has recorded the track "The Permanent Decay", featuring an all-star cast, including BLEEDING THROUGH vocalist Brandan Schieppati, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, and SACRED REICH (and ex-MACHINE HEAD) drummer Dave McClain. The track will premiere on SiriusXM Liquid Metal on Friday, January 3, and a lyric video ...

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GEORGE LYNCH, BRAD GILLIS, CARMINE APPICE, JACK RUSSELL, Others To Pay Tribute To RONNIE MONTROSE

Iconic American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose will be saluted by a stellar lineup of musicians whose own careers were influenced by the legendary and powerful Montrose sound at "Ronnie Montrose Remembered" — one of the most-talked-about shows of NAMM 2020. This celebratory concert highlighting Montrose's career will feature his greatest hits from early MONTROSE, EDGAR ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Is Once Again Warming Up To Idea Of One Day Writing His Autobiography

Former PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo appears to be once again warming up to the idea of one day releasing his autobiography. Anselmo and BloodyDisgusting.com writer Corey Mitchell in 2013 secured a deal with Jeremie Ruby-Strauss, senior editor at Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books imprint, for Anselmo's memoir, which was supposed to be titled "Mouth For ...

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JOE ELLIOTT 'Wouldn't Say No' To Proper DEF LEPPARD Biopic

Joe Elliott says that DEF LEPPARD's 2001 biopic was a "low-budget experiment that wasn't really great." "Hysteria - The Def Leppard Story" was produced by VH1 and was described as "the true story of one of the most successful pop-metal bands of the '80s." Upon its release, it was slammed by Deseret News music editor ...

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