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Mastodon have “abundance of music,” could record second album if pandemic persists

Posted by on November 24, 2020

    Mastodon are currently in the throes of working on their eighth studio album and there are already talks that the band could be recording another if the pandemic continues.  In a recent appearance on the Full Metal Jackie radio show, drummer Brann Dailor confided that the band has more than 30 songs written […]

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Slipknot announce inaugural Knotfest Brazil

Posted by on November 24, 2020

  Slipknot have announced the first ever Knotfest Brazil, which will take place on December 19th, 2021 at Sambódromo do Anhembi in São Paulo. The group continues to expand their unique festival, which they promise to headline the inaugural Knotfest Brazil next year. The lineup will feature nine other bands, two stages, a Knotfest Museum, […]

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Power Trip, Body Count, Code Orange, among 2021 Grammy Nominees

Posted by on November 24, 2020

  The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are being announced right now, as they already revealed the Metal nominees along with the Rock and Alternative Rock categories. Considering the Award Ceremony’s long-history with snubbing Metal, the section remains slim. The 63rd Grammy Awards will take place on January 31st at 8:00PM ET / 5:00 […]

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Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Killer Be Killed, The Black Queen) announces December Streaming Event

Posted by on November 24, 2020

  Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Killer Be Killed, The Black Queen) has announced a unique streaming event titled, “Fuck Content.” The stream will take place on December 11th at 3PM PST / 6PM EST, and will remain available on-demand for the following 48 hours. Tickets along with selective merch are now available at […]

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Sodom unleash “Friendly Fire” video

Posted by on November 24, 2020

 

 

German thrash legends Sodom’s new album, Genesis XIX, will finally arrive this Friday (27th) via eOne (North America)/ steamhammer/SPV (Europe). The band has unleashed a video of one last single before the album’s arrival for the song “Friendly Fire.” 

 

Bandleader Tom Angelripper comments:

 “So, here it is … my favorite on this album. I can hardly believe or indeed describe how much I love this song. I’m pretty sure it sets the direction for our next album. And in the meantime, I’m convinced that it’s the clever sequence and combination of notes in our twelve equal system that makes music (generally) so diverse. Lord, I wish we’d known that back then. Often in a war situation, soldiers find themselves having to direct their weapons against their own comrades who are holed up close to enemy positions. These victims were accepted as part and parcel of the overall victory. Large numbers of supposed enemy planes were also shot down…”

 

Watch the clip below and pre-order the album here:

 

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