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Author Archives: Mark Zapata

Neil Peart: A Tribute (1952-2020)

Posted by on January 28, 2020

1980, Milpitas California, I am 15 yrs old visiting family. I’m hanging out with my cousin, Mike, in his room. He puts on The Spirit of Radio… my mind doubles in size as I listen. “Jacobs Ladder,” “Different Strings,” “Natural Science.” What…Is…This? I mean, what is this? At this point, my taste in music had […]

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The Agonist bassist Chris Kells banned from the U.S for 5 years

Posted by on January 6, 2020

The Agonist bassist Chris Kells will not be joining his bandmates for 70000tons of Metal (which sets sail tomorrow) as well as their U.S tour with Fleshgod Apocalypse. The Canadian musician has issued the below statement to explain the messy situation involving a “result of misguided information.” Kells has also announced Pavlo Haikalis as his […]

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The Dark Element release “Songs The Night Sings” official music video

Posted by on September 6, 2019

The Dark Element featuring former Nightwish vocalist, Anette Olzon, and Insomnium/ former Sonata Arctica guitarist Jani Liimatainen will release their second album Songs the Night Sings on November 8th via Frontiers Music Srl. The duo have released a music video for the title track. Their sophomore effort is promised to deliver a “bigger, better, and bolder” […]

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KoRn drops new song “Can You Hear Me”

Posted by on September 6, 2019

KoRn has just released the official visualizer for “Can You Hear Me.” The track is taken from their upcoming album, The Nothing due out on Friday the 13th of September. The group has unveiled the song to accompany the announcement of their groundbreaking dramatized anthology podcast series, The Nothing. The new series was written and created by […]

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Ozzy kills on the new Post Malone track “Take What You Want”

Posted by on September 6, 2019

Ozzy Osbourne not only guest stars on the new track “Take What You Want” by Post Malone, but the song opens with the legendary metal vocalist singing over acoustic guitar. Ozzy sounds strong as he navigates a particularly rough year health wise, delivering classic, Prince of Darkness tones to this unusual outing. Malone dropped Hollywood’s Bleeding today […]

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Bruce Dickinson stops show after fan gets hit by security

Posted by on September 6, 2019

During a stop in Tacoma, Washington at the Tacoma Dome on Iron Maiden’s Legacy of the Beast tour, Bruce Dickinson had some choice words for the security at the venue. After witnessing a fan sustain injuries from the security staff during the show an enraged Dickinson had this to say to all in attendance. “We’ve […]

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1349 streaming new song “Striding the Chasm”

Posted by on September 5, 2019

1349 have premiered “Striding the Chasm,” another song from their new album, The Infernal Pathway which will be available on October 18th on Season of Mist. Previously released songs include, “Dodskamp,” “Through Eyes of Stone,” and “Enter Cold Void Dreaming.”  Check out the track below and pre-order the album here: Next month, 1349 will embark on […]

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Sodom to release new EP in November

Posted by on September 5, 2019

On November 22nd, Sodom will release Out of the Frontline Trench, a 5 song EP. The EP will contain three new Sodom tracks along with a re recorded “Agent Orange,” and a live version of “Bombenhagel,” which was recorded last year in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Track listing: 01) Genesis 19 (brand new track taken from the upcoming 2020 […]

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Guns N’ Roses working on Terminator soundtrack?

Posted by on September 5, 2019

Rumors are swirling about a possible upcoming Guns N’ Roses release. But not quite the news that most would expect. Is it a follow up to 2008’s Chinese Democracy? Nope, rumor has it that the new, Terminator Dark Fate film could feature a new GNR song on the soundtrack. It’s not unprecedented, who remembers Terminator […]

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Triptykon prepares “Requiem” for release and announce possibility of new album

Posted by on September 5, 2019

Triptykon joined forces with the Dutch Metropole Orkest for a special Celtic Frost-inspired live performance at this year’s edition of the annual Roadburn Festival. Triptykon, with ex-Celtic Frost vocalist and guitarist Tom G. Warrior at the helm, performed a three-part requiem including “Rex Irae” off of Celtic Frost‘s Into The Pandemonium, “Winter” off Monotheist, with […]

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