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Dragonforce guitarist accidentally previews new song

Posted by on April 5, 2019

During a recent Twitch livestream, Dragonforce guitarist Herman Li almost leaked a new song. In an effort to mute someone, he accidentally played about 15 seconds of an instrumental piece before realizing what he had done. The snippet most likely comes from the band’s upcoming, as-yet-untitled eighth studio album. Back in October 2018, the band […]

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Jack Osbourne attacked outside coffee shop

Posted by on April 5, 2019

TMZ is reporting that Jack Osbourne, son of metal legend Ozzy Osbourne and wife Sharon, was attacked on Wednesday morning (3rd). The assailant, a stranger appearing to be a homeless man, decided to punch Osbourne on the right side of his head outside of a coffee shop in Studio City, CA. The attack was seemingly […]

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New York’s Irving Plaza to Close Down for Multimillion Dollar Renovation

Posted by on April 3, 2019

One of New York City’s oldest and most beloved music venues, Irving Plaza, will be shutting down this summer in preparation for a multimillion dollar upgrade. Proposed renovations include a revamped lobby area and music hall, all-new bars, a new downstairs VIP lounge and a remodeled mezzanine that includes a new box-seating section configuration. Live […]

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Periphery Release ‘Periphery IV: Hail Stan’ Documentary

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Washington, DC progressive metal band Periphery has released a full-length documentary about the making of its upcoming album, Periphery IV: Hail Stan. Jeff Holcomb, who played bass on tour for the band from 2011 through 2012, directed the feature.  Periphery IV: Hail Stan is set to hit shelves this Friday (5th). The follow-up to 2016’s […]

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Khemmis announce North American Summer Tour w/ Cloak

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Denver, CO doom metal band Khemmis has announced a North American tour for this summer. The tour is set to kick off July 11 in Memphis, TN and hit cities in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Canada, Michigan and Minnesota before wrapping up July 28 in Bloomington, IL. The band released […]

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Black Veil Brides frontman recovering from appendectomy

Posted by on April 1, 2019

Andy Biersack underwent an appendectomy earlier this week to remove is ruptured appendix. The Black Veil Brides frontman took to Twitter Friday (March 29) to update fans on his status, saying: “Just got out of surgery to remove my ruptured appendix, happy to report the procedure went very well & I should be back up […]

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Ozzy Osbourne cover art turned into 3D vinyl statue

Posted by on April 1, 2019

Ozzy Osbourne’s Diary of a Madman cover art is being turned into a 3D vinyl statue. The design features raised lettering, as well as a figure of Osbourne stepping out of the picture. Knucklebonz.com is producing and selling the limited edition, officially licensed statue. Only 1,981 copies of the Diary of a Madman statue are […]

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Trent Reznor Inducts The Cure into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Posted by on March 31, 2019

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame held their annual induction ceremony on Friday (March 29) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. As previously announced, Nine Inch Nails frontman and RnRHoF doubter Trent Reznor was on hand to induct The Cure. Now, footage of Reznor’s speech has surfaced online, as is a transcription of […]

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Chris Fehn’s Attorney sheds more light on Slipknot lawsuit

Posted by on March 30, 2019

Former Slipknot drummer Chris Fehn’s attorney Joel B. Rothman made a public statement Wednesday (27th) about his client’s case against the band. In an interview with Rock Feed, Rothman discussed Fehn’s perspective in filing the suit, most notably how he was made to feel like a “second-class citizen” in the band. On March 13, Fehn sued […]

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Album Review: ‘Trauma’ by I Prevail

Posted by on March 28, 2019

I Prevail’s sophomore album, Trauma, was a hefty album to make. Following clean vocalist Brian Burkheiser’s vocal chord injury, he fell into a depression which left him with lingering mental stress and anxiety. His desire to come back to music is nothing short of inspiring and the band’s desire to write and record it “on […]

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