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Watch 'Outtakes' From COREY TAYLOR's 'Samantha's Gone' Music Video

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has released "outtakes" from the making of the official music video for his single "Samantha's Gone". This time around, Corey invited his friends to join him on-screen, including Tom Sandoval of Bravo's "Vanderpump Rules", actor Dean Cameron ("Summer School", "Ski School", "Straight Outta Compton"), STEEL PANTHER, plus actor ...

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Vultures Die Alone - Arion

This is almost certainly the wrong forum to be discussing the Eurovision Song Context, but that is where ARION first made their mark in the music world. With LORDI as a rather endearing precedent, the Finns have emulated their fellow countrymen by forging a solid and promising career, with two strong studio records in the ...

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GEOFF TATE Has No Interest In QUEENSRŸCHE Reunion: 'I Don't Feel The Need To Go Back In Time And Resurrect That'

Geoff Tate says that he doesn't really have an interest in a reunion of QUEENSRŸCHE's classic lineup. In April 2014, Tate and QUEENSRŸCHE announced that a settlement had been reached after a nearly two-year legal battle where the singer sued over the rights to the QUEENSRŸCHE name after being fired in 2012. Fellow original QUEENSRŸCHE ...

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FEAR FACTORY: Riff Teaser From Upcoming Album

FEAR FACTORY will release its first new song in over five years on Friday, April 16. The track is expected to appear on the band's upcoming album, due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records. A short riff teaser from the new FEAR FACTORY LP, courtesy of the band's guitarist Dino Cazares, is available ...

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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN 'CLOWN' CRAHAN Reflects On His Daughter's Death

In the second of a six-part interview with Terry "Beez" Bezer of Knotfest.com's "Mosh Talks With Beez", SLIPKNOT percussionist and co-founder M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan revisited grieving the loss of his daughter and how his connection with his community has prompted him to understand the value of sharing his art and vibration with the world. ...

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TONY IOMMI Says It Was 'Wrong' For GEOFF NICHOLLS's Estate To Release DIO-Era BLACK SABBATH Song 'Slapback'

Tony Iommi says that it was "wrong" for the Ronnie James Dio-era BLACK SABBATH song titled "Slapback" to be released without the band's knowledge. Gary Rees, the stepson and executor of the estate of SABBATH's longtime keyboardist Geoff Nicholls, uploaded the track to YouTube in early March, writing in an accompanying message that he had ...

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Hear COREY TAYLOR, LZZY HALE, SCOTT IAN And DAVE LOMBARDO On 'Thunder Force' Track From NETFLIX Film

Milan Records has released the title track and lead single from Netflix's upcoming superhero comedy "Thunder Force". Available everywhere now, "Thunder Force" was written by composer Fil Eisler for the film alongside Scott Ian (ANTHRAX) and Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR) and features a star-studded lineup of metal legends Lzzy Hale (HALESTROM), Dave Lombardo (SLAYER) ...

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One Shot - RONNIE ATKINS

If it's diehard and dedicated you want, RONNIE ATKINS has been fitting the bill for four decades. His ongoing battle with lung cancer has obviously made the release of his first-ever solo album a somewhat double-edged sword for all concerned, but if you've ever enjoyed PRETTY MAIDS — and Ronnie's gloriously rough-hewn but soulful voice ...

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Former IRON MAIDEN Guitarist DENNIS STRATTON Says It's 'Heartbreaking' For BLAZE BAYLEY To Be Excluded From ROCK HALL Nomination

Former IRON MAIDEN guitarist Dennis Stratton has once again commented on the band's nomination for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's class of 2021. The top vote-getters will be announced in May and inducted in a Cleveland, Ohio, ceremony in the fall. According to the Hall Of Fame, the IRON MAIDEN members that would ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of GEOFF TATE's Socially Distanced Everett Concert

YouTube user "Resident Angel" has uploaded professionally filmed video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate taking part in an intimate acoustic performance on February 13 at the Everett Theatre in Everett, Washington. The socially distanced event operated at 25% capacity which equated to about 100 people in total watching the show inside the venue. ...

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