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GHOST Leader Reveals Why He Wrote 'Rats'

GHOST lead singer Tobias Forge, who performs under the names Papa Emeritus and now Cardinal Copia, told The Pulse Of Radio what inspired him to write "Rats", the first single from the Swedish act's upcoming album, "Prequelle". "A few years ago, I decided, like, 'I really want to have a big opening track that just ...

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Black Metal Supergroup TWILIGHT To Release 'Trident Death Rattle' EP In May

Influential American black metal supergroup TWILIGHT will release its final recording, "Trident Death Rattle", on May 1 via Ascension Monuments Media. Featuring three previously unreleased tracks from the 2012 "III: Beneath Trident's Tomb" LP sessions, the extended play is much more an experimental output than its predecessors. It's a dark, uncomfortable listen — much like ...

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Pretend We're Dead - L7

In-between Wendy O. Williams and PUSSY RIOT there was L7. Frequently hailed as a foundation block to the Riot Grrrl movement, L7 was more like the audile representation of Tank Girl and her smarmy squadron of nut-busting, nuke-fried punks. It's not just because the group's song "Shove" made it into the Lori Petty-portrayed film adaptation. ...

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GHOST Introduces Its New Leader In Latest Video

GHOST has unveiled the "new" Papa in a three-minute video clip titled "Introducing The Cardinal." In the clip, the band's "new" leader comes face-to-face with an aged Papa Emeritus Zero and Sister Imperator after arriving from behind a door, bathed in red light. The new Papa, who is named Cardinal Copia and apparently isn't a ...

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Finding Joseph I: The H.R. from Bad Brains Documentary - H.R.

Shaman. Spiritual anarchist. Punk royal. Rastafarian. Activist. These are tags affixed to Paul "H.R." Hudson, perhaps the greatest punk rock vocalist the genre has ever or will ever see. H.R. is one of music history's most beloved front men, a perfectly balanced amalgam of reggae-splashed aggression whose soul-crafted illumination through Jah and Bob Marley sparked ...

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GHOST Announces 'Rats! On The Road' U.S. Tour

Swedish occult metal band GHOST will embark on the "Rats! On The Road" U.S. tour in May. The trek will kick off on May 5 in Riverside, California and visit U.S. cities throughout the spring. Tickets and VIP packages for the "Rats! On The Road Tour" will go on sale on this Saturday, March 3 ...

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KURT COBAIN's Daughter Reveals She Is Two Years Sober

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Frances Bean Cobain, the 25-year-old daughter of Courtney Love and late NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain, has revealed that she has been sober for two years. In a new Instagram post, Frances said she had "decidedly and deliberately" kept her sobriety private, but decided to share her story as it ...

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NIRVANA, AEROSMITH, QUEEN, JIMI HENDRIX Among 2018 'Grammy Hall Of Fame' Inductees

Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy has announced the newest inductions to its distinctive Grammy Hall Of Fame. The latest additions recognize a diverse range of both singles and album recordings at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Each year recordings are reviewed by ...

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Watch JERRY CANTRELL, KRIST NOVOSELIC Perform With THE DOORS Members At MoPOP's 'Founders Award' Event

As part of this year's edition of Museum of Pop Culture's Founders Award celebration honoring THE DOORS, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell joined the iconic rock band's surviving guitarist Robby Krieger for a performance of "Love Her Madly". The December 7 event also saw NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic bring out his accordion to perform ...

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Soul Pretender - PRIMITIVE RACE

Originally staked as an industrial supergroup mirroring the essence of REVOLTING COCKS, FRONT 242 and NITZER EBB, the PRIMITIVE RACE cotillion, and sound, has been shaken up—drastically. Founded by LORDS OF ACID/REVOLTING COCKS bassist Chris Kniker, PRIMITIVE RACE was fortified in 2013 by Erie Loch (LUXT, BLOWNLOAD, EXAGEIST), Raymond Watts (KMFDM, PIG), Mark Gemini Thwaite ...

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