Former Pantera and current Down vocalist Phil Anselmo will receive the Musical Artist Of The Year Award at the 10th annual President's Arts Awards in his hometown of Covington, Louisiana on January 31.
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Huntress lead guitarist Blake Meahl says the follow-up to 2013’s Starbound East is nearing completion.
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Director Brett Morgan has released the first visual preview of the upcoming Nirvana documentary Cobain: Montage Of Heck.
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Sleeping With Sirens will issue their 4th full-length album, Madness, on March 16 via Epitaph Records.
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Apocalyptica are preparing to hit the road to perform material from their upcoming album, Shadowmaker, for fans worldwide.
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Blues Pills will release a limited-edition live album recorded at the 3rd annual Freak Valley Festival in Germany last year.
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Queensryche frontman Todd La Torre says their new material is reminiscent of albums the band recorded in the 80s.
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German metal outfit Blind Guardian have released a studio trailer for their upcoming album Beyond The Red Mirror.
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Former Megadeth drummer Shawn Drover has confirmed he, Chris Broderick and Henry Derek Bonner have hired a producer for their upcoming album.
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Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars believes many bands have forgotten what rock music is all about.
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Scottish metal band Bleed From Within have announced a seven-date UK tour starting next month.
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Napalm Death have posted a video for 'Smash A Single Digit'.
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Enslaved have issued a trailer for upcoming album In Times.
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Toundra have released a video for their track Strelka.
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Fear Factory’s Burton C Bell has admitted work on their ninth album has taken much longer than they hoped it would.
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Body Count have released a video for their cover version of the Suicidal Tendencies classic Institutionalized. It's taken from last year's Manslaughter album, the band's fifth.
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Danko Jones’ track Gonna Be A Fight Tonight has been chosen as the official anthem for the WWE Royal Rumble in Philadelphia this weekend.
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Former Ozzy Osbourne axeman Jake E Lee’s band Red Dragon Cartel have been forced to postpone a run of shows over the weekend, after the bandleader suffered a back injury.
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Cardiff post-hardcore quintet Funeral For A Friend and Austin alt-rockers …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead are set to play this year’s Camden Rocks 2015 on Saturday, May 30.
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Papa Roach have streamed all 10 tracks of eighth album F.E.A.R (Face Everything And Rise).
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Scott Weiland is already finished with Art Of Anarchy, the “megagroup” featuring Guns n’Roses guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal and Disturbed bassist John Moyer.
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Asking Alexandria frontman Danny Worsnop has quit in order to focus on his other band We Are Harlot.
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Marduk, the Swedish Black Metal outfit, have released a video for Frontschwein, the title track of the band's new album. The album is the follow-up to 2012's Serpent Sermon.
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Rob Zombie says he can’t wait to play his latest material live.
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Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn has taken All That Remains vocalist Phil Labonte to task over comments he made about the LGBT community and the civil rights movement in a recent interview.
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Megadeth bassist David Ellefson says he’s “sad” that drummer Shawn Drover and guitarist Chris Broderick have left the band.
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Chicago deathcore outfit Oceano have revealed details about their upcoming fourth album.
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Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo says playing rarely performed tracks live is a challenge but makes them a better band.
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We've enjoyed seeing where you lot have been putting your free While She Sleeps patches so much that we've decided to put a very special competition together.
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We've got two very special sets of guests on tonight's Metal Hammer Radio Show: Cypher16 – a young British band currently blasting through China – and Floridian sludge pop kings, Torche.
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A series of events commemorating the life of Ronnie James Dio are to be held in California to mark the fifth anniversary of his death, it’s been confirmed.
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Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland is the frontman of a “megagroup” featuring Guns N’ Roses guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal and Disturbed bassist John Moyer.
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A spoof video clip presents the Big 4 of thrash metal – Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax – as 8-bit characters in a video game.
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Agnostic Front have confirmed the release date for 11th album The American Dream Died – and they say it’s an attempt to exercise free speech while they still can.
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Motley Crue men Vince Neil and Tommy Lee have admitted they’re finding it difficult to deliver classic track Home Sweet Home at shows on their final tour.
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Hawk Eyes have released a stream of their track Enemies, taken from third album Everything Is Fine.
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Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel is gearing up to launch the debit album from side-project Lieutenant, he's revealed.
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Cradle Of Filth have issued another studio update on the progress of their upcoming album.
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A week of shows by established acts at small venues is vital for the future of grassroots music, organisers say.
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A reduction in petrol prices has saved the live music industry millions in recent months.
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Terrorizer debut’s the final track ‘Descent’ from Nader Sadek’s ‘The Malefic: III’ EP which is to be released with Terrorizer 256, available later this month. Speaking of this track, Nader said: I can only speak...
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London’s pummelling sludge quintet Diesel King have joined forces with Terrorizer for an exclusive premiere of their new song ‘Brainhammer’, the first track to be taken from their forthcoming album ‘Concrete Burial’. Since...
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Rings Of Saturn released my favourite album of 2014, in the same way that Garth Meranghi’s Dark Place is my favourite TV show, and my favourite piece of art was the rubbish heaped in a corner during a New Zealand competition. It’s fucked, and I know...
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If the string of artwork announcements this week is anything to go by, we’re in for an eyegasmic 2015. First up is Brisbane doomers Lizzard Wizzard with this crazy cover for their forthcoming EP Dankrupt (ha!), created by “Justin aka big...
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Judas Priest Here’s one for all you old school metalheads and power metal enthusiasts! (okay, so this one’s for most people). Soundwave Touring have today announced that legendary British Metal Gods Judas Priest will be performing 2...
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This past Wednesday (7), Foo Fighters announced a special one-off show for Dave Grohl’s 46th birthday at the Forum in Los Angeles. And while those purchasing tickets for the in the round performance last night (10) were told there were no...
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Dagon – Inquisition Out of the mysterious world of black metal comes  Colombian duo Inquisition, a band that is renowned for it’s extreme, heavy and dark music. There is no looking back when you turn on an Inquisition album – you...
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Brisbane death metal band Eternal Rest have named Liam Strong as their new guitarist in the first of what is apparently quite a few announcements. “I’m really excited to be part of Eternal Rest and what new year has in store. Ideas locked...
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Recent Victory Records signees Feed Her To The Sharks have dropped the first single, “The World Is Yours” from their forthcoming album Fortitude. Recorded in Sweden with Fredrik Nordstrom (Arch Enemy, Dark Tranquillity, Opeth, pretty...
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If you’re headed to the Taking Back Sunday/Menzingers/letlive. show at the House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, FL on April 3rd, you might notice there’s one less band playing. That’s because letlive. has become the latest band to...
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