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DAVID ELLEFSON Says He Was 'Kicked To The Side Of The Road' By MEGADETH After News Of His Sex Video Scandal Broke

In a new interview with "The Jeremy White Podcast", David Ellefson once again opened up about his dismissal from MEGADETH six months ago, just days after sexually tinged messages and explicit video footage involving the bassist were posted on Twitter. At the time, Ellefson released a statement on Instagram denying all social media chatter that ...

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ACCEPT Postpones European 'Too Mean To Die' Until January/February 2023

Legendary German/American metallers ACCEPT have been forced to postpone their previously announced European "Too Mean To Die" tour, which was originally scheduled for January/February 2022, to January/February 2023 due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. "As much as we want to, the current COVID situation just doesn't allow us to go forward ...

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Ex-DEATH Members STEVE DIGIORGIO, BOBBY KOELBLE And KELLY CONLON Added To CHUCK SCHULDINER Tribute Concerts

Former DEATH members will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the passing of the band's mastermind Chuck Schuldiner by playing two special shows in Florida next month. James Murphy (guitar) and Terry Butler (bass) will perform DEATH's classic third album, "Spiritual Healing" (1990), in its entirety under the LIVING MONSTROSITY banner, while Steve DiGiorgio (bass), Bobby ...

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THE HALO EFFECT Feat. Former IN FLAMES Members: Record Label Home And First Tour Announced

THE HALO EFFECT, the new project featuring five former members of the Swedish metal band IN FLAMESJesper Strömblad (guitar), Daniel Svensson (drums), Peter Iwers (bass), Niclas Engelin (guitar) and Mikael Stanne (vocals) — has signed a deal with Nuclear Blast. THE HALO EFFECT's debut single, "Shadowminds", will arrive on November 9. THE HALO ...

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Former IN FLAMES Members Tease Debut THE HALO EFFECT Single

THE HALO EFFECT, the new project featuring five former members of the Swedish metal band IN FLAMESJesper Strömblad (guitar), Daniel Svensson (drums), Peter Iwers (bass), Niclas Engelin (guitar) and Mikael Stanne (vocals) — will release its debut single, "Shadowminds", on November 9. A teaser for the song's official music video is available below. ...

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Former IN FLAMES Members Launch THE HALO EFFECT

Five former members of the Swedish metal band IN FLAMESJesper Strömblad (guitar), Daniel Svensson (drums), Peter Iwers (bass), Niclas Engelin (guitar) and Mikael Stanne (vocals) — have launched a new project called THE HALO EFFECT. So far, only a promotional photo of the new outfit has been released, with the promise of more ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Official Coloring Book Coming In December

The latest addition to the ever-expanding range from U.K. independent publisher Rock N' Roll Colouring is the first official coloring book from IRON MAIDEN, one of heavy metal's most iconic, influential and enduring bands. Featuring iconic artwork and instantly recognizable images all printed on high-quality paper in a square format fully endorsed and officially licenced, ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Says Guitarists Like MARTY FRIEDMAN And KIKO LOUREIRO Are 'Hard To Find'

MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine has once again praised the band's current guitarist Kiko Loureiro, saying it him a "long" time to find someone who plays like Marty Friedman. Mustaine touched upon Friedman and Loureiro's playing skills while filming a new video message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief, personalized video messages about ...

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VOLBEAT Shares Another New Song 'Becoming'

Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT have released a new song called "Becoming". The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Servant Of The Mind", which is due on December 3 via Republic Records. The effort will be available in standard CD, deluxe 2LP vinyl (in various limited-edition variants) and a deluxe digital edition. ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Announces Summer 2022 European Tour

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has announced its first European tour since early 2020. Kicking off at Nova Rock festival in Austria in June, the Las Vegas-based metallers will perform throughout the continent, bringing their incendiary shows to festivals and arenas in 19 cities in 16 countries. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH European tour dates 2022: Jun. ...

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DEATH ANGEL To Release 'The Bastard Tracks' In November

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans DEATH ANGEL will release a new live album titled "The Bastard Tracks" on Black Friday, November 26 via Nuclear Blast. Recorded live at The Great American Music Hall in their hometown of San Francisco on May 22, 2021, and streamed live soon after, "The Bastard Tracks" is a ...

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