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SONIC TEMPLE And EPICENTER Festivals To Take A Hiatus In 2021

As the music industry looks to bring live events back to eager fans in 2021, leading independent live entertainment producer and promoter Danny Wimmer Presents has announced its upcoming festival calendar for the year. The event lineup includes the return of fan favorites Louder Than Life and Welcome To Rockville, alongside the previously announced Aftershock, ...

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Songs Of Unspeakable Terror - BLOODY HAMMERS

North Carolina's BLOODY HAMMERS have spent most of the last decade as one of rock music's most underappreciated acts. The husband-and-wife duo of Anders Manga (vocals/bass/guitars) and Devallia (organ/piano/keyboards) have reliably become jacks-of-all-trades throughout their existence, mastering everything they've tried so far, from the hypnotic stoner-rock grooves that propelled 2014's "Under Satan's Sun" to the ...

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BEYOND THE BLACK Performs Acoustic Covers Of IRON MAIDEN, DISTURBED, VOLBEAT, SABATON (Video)

Right in time for Christmas, German symphonic/melodic metallers BEYOND THE BLACK gifted their fans with a really special treat: their new EP, "W:O:A Acoustic Clash - The Lockdown Session", available digitally via Napalm Records. The "W:O:A Acoustic Clash" began as a bet between BEYOND THE BLACK and Thomas Jensen (Wacken Open Air): In the course ...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Unplugs For Acoustic Single 'The Day We'll Be Gone', Announces New Lineup

Italian orchestral death metal masters FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have unplugged for a new rendition of their song "The Day We'll Be Gone". The acoustic two-track digital single features an instrumental version and is accompanied by a studio performance video clip. The artwork was created once again by renowned visionary artist Travis Smith (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, OPETH, KATATONIA). ...

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VOLBEAT To Release 'Rewind, Replay, Rebound: Live In Deutschland' In November

Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT will release "Rewind, Replay, Rebound: Live In Deutschland" digitally worldwide on November 27 via Republic Records. The new 27-song set features songs recorded during the sold-out German leg of last year's "Rewind, Replay, Rebound" world tour, along with two additional tracks recorded earlier on the tour. The album marks the ...

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VOLBEAT Announces 'Hokus Bonus' Release For 'Record Store Day' Black Friday

VOLBEAT has announced its "Record Store Day" Black Friday release, "Hokus Bonus", a vinyl-only compilation of "bonus tracks" from special and international editions of the band's previous albums. Limited to 3,000 copies, the LP features brand new cover art from long-time VOLBEAT illustrator Karsten Sand and will be pressed on "Magician's Smoke" colored vinyl. "Hokus ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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VOLBEAT Has Been 'Super Creative' Working On New Music

On August 28, VOLBEAT guitarist Rob Caggiano spoke to Matt Pinfield of "Raise Your Horns" about how he has been spending his coronavirus downtime. He said (see video below): "[The other members of VOLBEAT have] been writing [new music] over [in their home base of Denmark]. Michael's [Poulsen, VOLBEAT guitarist/vocalist] been writing a bunch of ...

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VOLBEAT Announces Release Of 'Volbeat Rum III'

Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT have announced the latest addition to their acclaimed spirits portfolio this summer. Following the global success of previous editions, the band is launching Volbeat Rum III — a hand-selected, premium blend sourced in The Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica, Barbados, Guatemala, and Trinidad. Dark, complex, and aged up to 15 years, ...

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VOLBEAT To Stream TINDERBOX Festival 2016 TV Special

On Wednesday (July 1) at 10:00 a.m. ET, VOLBEAT will stream a one-hour TV special of its performance at Denmark's Tinderbox festival on the band's YouTube channel, where it will be available for one week. The special, originally filmed on June 24, 2016 in Odense, Denmark and broadcast in Denmark on DR TV, has not ...

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ANTHRAX, VOLBEAT And SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Members Cover RUN-D.M.C. While In Quarantine (Video)

Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Rob Caggiano (VOLBEAT, ex-ANTHRAX), Roberto "Ra" Diaz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) and Darryl "DMC" McDaniels (RUN-D.M.C.) have teamed ip to record a medley of RUN-D.M.C. songs as part of Benante's ongoing series of quarantine jams. Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "I always wanted ...

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VOLBEAT's ROB CAGGIANO Breaks Down His JACKSON Signature Shadowcaster Models (Video)

Watch the video below as VOLBEAT guitarist Rob Caggiano breaks down the features on his all-new Jackson USA and Pro Series Signature Shadowcaster models. Triple threat Caggiano has made a name for himself as an acclaimed musician, songwriter and producer. Currently the lead guitarist for Danish heavy metal-rockabilly band VOLBEAT, Caggiano has also snagged five ...

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VOLBEAT Is Writing New Music While In Quarantine

In a recent interview with "Cutter's Rockcast", bassist Kaspar Boye Larsen of Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT was asked how he has been staying busy during the coronavirus downtime. He responded (hear audio below): "Well, fortunately, we are opening up a little bit here in Denmark, so, actually, my kids are in kindergarten daycare, and my wife's ...

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VOLBEAT's 'Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie' Certified Five Times Platinum In Denmark

VOLBEAT's 2016 album "Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie" has been certified quintuple platinum in the band's native Denmark for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. The platinum and gold certifications awarded by IFPI Denmark, the Danish branch of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), in recognition of sales milestones include audio streaming ...

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VOLBEAT Releases Animated Video For 'Leviathan'

Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT have released a new animated video for "Leviathan", the latest single off the band's seventh studio album, "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". "Leviathan" was directed and animated by Steven Mertens and is based on a painting by Karsten Sand that originally appeared in the album artwork for "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". In "Leviathan", frontman Michael ...

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Watch VOLBEAT's 'Official Bootleg' Video For 'Leviathan'

Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT have revived their long-running "Official Bootleg" series with the release of a live video for "Leviathan", the latest single off the band's seventh studio album, "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". The clip, recorded last year at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany, was edited and directed by Brittany Bowman and Shelby Cude, with audio ...

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