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BUCKCHERRY Recorded New Album 'Breaking Down The Barricade' In Less Than 10 Days

Long-running California rockers BUCKCHERRY have set "Breaking Down The Barricade" as the title of their new album, tentatively due this summer. The follow-up to 2019's "Warpaint" was recorded last fall in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and songwriter-for-hire Marti Frederiksen, who has previously collaborated with AEROSMITH, DEF LEPPARD, Jonny Lang and Sheryl Crow, among many others. ...

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COREY TAYLOR Teases 'Massive' SLIPKNOT News

In a new interview with Kerrang! Radio, Corey Taylor discussed SLIPKNOT's plans for the coming months, including a possible return to the road once the coronavirus pandemic has subsided. He said (see video below): "That world is looming. In a big way. I won't say how, but that monster is starting to feel the itch. ...

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OF MICE & MEN Releases New Song 'Timeless'

OF MICE & MEN has released the title track of its upcoming EP, "Timeless". The effort will be released on February 26 via the band's new label home, SharpTone Records. "'Timeless' is a song about becoming increasingly aware of impermanence, written through somewhat of a somber, yet romantic, lens," says singer/bassist Aaron Pauley. "At the ...

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BEARTOOTH's CALEB SHOMO: Why Japan Is My Favorite Place To Visit

BEARTOOTH singer Caleb Shomo was a guest on a recent episode of "The Electric Theater With Clown" Internet show hosted by SLIPKNOT's M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan. You can now listen to the entire chat below. Speaking about Japan's inherent mask-wearing culture, with face masks being sporadically worn during hay fever and influenza seasons, and even ...

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Former MEGADETH Members Team Up With Ex-FIREWIND Singer, Former FATES WARNING Bassist In New Project

Former MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover has launched a new project with his brother, and fellow ex-MEGADETH member, Glen Drover. The as-yet-unnamed band also features former FATES WARNING bassist Joe DiBiase and German singer Henning Basse, who has previously played with FIREWIND, METALIUM and MAYAN. In a new interview with the "Nothing Shocking" podcast, Shawn stated ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO: How I Almost Joined MEGADETH In 1987

Dave Lombardo was recently interviewed on "Speak N' Destroy", a podcast about all things METALLICA, hosted by longtime journalist and METALLICA fan Ryan J. Downey. During the lengthy chat, the former SLAYER drummer once again confirmed that he came close to joining MEGADETH nearly three and a half decades ago as the replacement for Gar ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces Summer 2021 European Tour

SLIPKNOT has announced a European tour for summer 2021. The trek will kick off on July 16 at Moscow, Russia's Park Live Festival and conclude on August 19 at Charleville-Mézières, France's Cabaret Vert Festival. There will also be stops in Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany and Sweden. SLIPKNOT's 2021 European tour dates: ...

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ARCH ENEMY's ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ On Her Upcoming Solo Album: 'It's A Way For Me To Get My Musical Rocks Off In Any Way That I Want'

Alissa White-Gluz says that she is "looking forward to finishing" up her long-awaited solo album. It was announced in September 2016 that the ARCH ENEMY frontwoman had signed a deal with Napalm Records for the release of her first solo disc, which will feature contributions and collaborations with past and present members of ARCH ENEMY ...

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Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Members JEREMY SPENCER And JASON HOOK Reunite On New PSYCHOSEXUAL EP

Looking for a twisted take on the classics this holiday season? Las Vegas-based theatrical rock band PSYCHOSEXUAL is celebrating Black Friday with the surprise release of a brand-new covers EP, "Songs To Stalk You By". It is available across all streaming and digital platforms, and on vinyl, CD and USB via www.psychosexualalbums.com. Tis the season ...

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VENDED Feat. COREY TAYLOR's And SHAWN CRAHAN's Sons: Video Of 'Pulse Of The Maggots Fest' Performance

VENDED, the band fronted by Griffin Taylor, the son of SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor, played a short set at this past Friday's (November 13) "Knotfest.com Presents: Pulse Of The Maggots Fest", a free online festival sponsored by ESP Guitars and presented by MusiCares, Ernie Ball and Rock Against Racism. Hosted by Knotfest.com's ...

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SLIPKNOT Is Working On New Music: 'There's No Pressure,' Says CLOWN

SLIPKNOT has been using some of the downtime during the coronavirus pandemic to work on material for the follow-up to last year's "We Are Not Your Kind" album. SLIPKNOT percussionist M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan discussed the band's current activities during a bottle-signing session for SLIPKNOT's No. 9 Iowa Whiskey which premiered on the band's YouTube ...

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PSYCHOSEXUAL Feat. Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER: 'I Wanna Be The Blood In Your Cut' Music Video

Jeremy Spencer, former drummer and co-founding member of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, has unleashed a new project stemmed from the darker corners of his psyche with the industrial-tinged gothic rock band PSYCHOSEXUAL. Taking the persona of front man Devil Daddy, Spencer has created a dauntless soundscape for listeners that is equal parts horror and fantasy. ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Says He Was 'So Hurt' By All The 'S**tty Things' NICK MENZA Said About Him Before His Death

Dave Mustaine says that he really wanted Nick Menza and Marty Friedman to return to MEGADETH more than five and a half years ago. The opportunity for MEGADETH's most celebrated lineup to regroup arose following the departures of guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover in 2014. Menza was approached by Mustaine and bassist David ...

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PSYCHOSEXUAL Feat. Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER: 'Torch The Faith' Chart Positions

"Torch The Faith", the debut album from PSYCHOSEXUAL, the new rock band fronted by former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer, has registered the following first-week chart positions: No. 5 Current Hard Music Albums No. 12 Top New Artist Albums No. 24 Internet Albums No. 29 Record Label Independent Current Albums No. 30 Current ...

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