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Monthly Archives: July 2017

New & Noteworthy, July 28th 2017: The New Music Tree

Posted by on July 28, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from Alice Cooper, Byzantine, and more. If you would like to check out last week’s New & Noteworthy, you can do so here, and the week’s sales numbers are […]

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Chester Bennington’s widow issues statement on passing, Mike Shinoda continues to tweet

Posted by on July 28, 2017

It has only been eight days since Chester Bennington committed suicide and for others, it feels like eternity. Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda has been keeping fans in the loop via Twitter, advising them to call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline if they’re feeling suicidal along with warning them not to buy Chester Bennington merch from bootleggers. […]

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Watch Corey Taylor’s son sing with Stone Sour in Holmdel, NJ

Posted by on July 28, 2017

Last night (27), Stone Sour performed at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. During their set, Corey Taylor brought his 14-year-old son Griffin on stage to sing their single “Song #3.” Footage of this appearance is available and he looks a lot like his dad. The young rocker owned that stage as […]

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Slayer bring “Raining Blood” to late night TV

Posted by on July 28, 2017

If you were wondering what that sound was at about 12:30 this morning, it was the sound of thousands of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon fans horrifyingly switching off their TVs as Slayer started playing “Raining Blood” on the show last night. In New York for a sold out show at Madison Square Garden, […]

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Summer Slaughter kicks off without The Faceless and Slaughter To Prevail

Posted by on July 27, 2017

If you’re headed to Reading, PA tonight for the first date of the Summer Slaughter tonight, you’re going to be seeing two less bands than expected, as neither The Faceless or Slaughter To Prevail will be at tonight’s show. Metal Sucks reports that a reader reached out to them informing them that both bands were […]

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Review: DragonForce shreds St. Louis

Posted by on July 27, 2017

DragonForce comes to my area every 2-3 years and when it was announced they would play a small St. Louis club, I was immediately interested. The ticket prices were so low that I actually did some research to make sure it wasn’t a mistake. St. Louis is about a 4-hour round-trip for me and making […]

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Abbath falls down at metal fest

Posted by on July 27, 2017

If you were at yesterday’s Metaldays festival in Tolmin, Slovenia yesterday, you got to see something pretty epic. Even if you weren’t now you’ve got something amazing preserved on video forevermore. During Abbath’s performance, he ran offstage and up a hill on the side of the stage and stood there, playing guitar for a few. […]

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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich to host his bandmates on his ‘It’s Electric’ radio show

Posted by on July 27, 2017

Prior to Metallica kicking off their North American WordWired journey, Lars Ulrich launched his online radio show, It’s Electric on Apple Music’s Beats 1 this past May. Since then, the drummer interviewed artists including Iggy Pop to reflecting on his fifteen favorite metal albums of all time. Now, he gets to move away from his […]

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Gene Simmons believes the music business is dead because fans refuse to pay

Posted by on July 27, 2017

KISS’ Gene Simmons doesn’t seem to have the brightest ideas as of late. However, earlier this year, the bassist asked a question many regret to admit there’s a bit of truth behind it: who are the next Beatles? It’s no secret, the music industry has drastically changed over the years. For instance, just recently it […]

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Myrkur unveils new “Ulvinde” video

Posted by on July 27, 2017

Myrkur unveiled a powerful video for the brand new song “Ulvinde,” taken from her upcoming album, Mareridt a Danish word for “nightmare.” It seems this record will showcase Myrkur overcoming her personal demons and finding a form of inner strength by secluding herself from the outside world. However, we won’t know that entirely until it […]

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