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It Came From The Void - KING BASTARD

Reality is all well and good, but you can hardly blame bands like KING BASTARD from diving enthusiastically into the grand lysergic sludge tsunami and letting the tides of time and doom take control. "It Came from the Void" is the New Yorkers' debut, but it sounds like a snapshot of something ongoing: a never-ending, ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO Shares New Video Of Him Jamming At Home

METALLICA's Robert Trujillo has shared a short video of him jamming at home. The bassist uploaded the one-minute clip to his Instagram earlier today (Tuesday, January 11) and included the following message: "I'm just tryin’ to get my groove on. @chloetrujillo #groovy #jamsession". Trujillo, who was born on October 23, 1964 in Santa Monica, California, ...

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Epigone - WILDERUN

Some of us are still recovering from hearing the last WILDERUN album, 2019's "Veil of Imagination", for the first time. Not that the pursuit of the perfect progressive metal hybrid is any kind of sensible endeavor, but there was something extraordinarily rich and all-encompassing about the music on the band's third full-length record. WILDERUN were, ...

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Bay Area Legends BLIND ILLUSION Release First Music Video In 42 Years

San Francisco Bay Area legends BLIND ILLUSION have released a music video for the song "Straight As The Crowbar Flies". The clip was produced by BLIND ILLUSION and directed by George Anderson and BLIND ILLUSION's founding lead guitarist and vocalist Marc Biedermann. "Straight As The Crowbar Flies" is the first single from BLIND ILLUSION's upcoming ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's JESSE LEACH: 'We Need To Engage In Dialogue And Civil Discussion To Learn Anything From Each Other'

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE frontman Jesse Leach has implored his social media followers to engage in civil discourse about sometimes divisive issues, saying we "have much to learn from one another even if we do feel a stark disagreement with another." The 43-year-old singer, who has been open about his battles with anxiety and depression, took to ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Drummer Launches 'Pure Hard Rock' Band UMBILICUS

Drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz (CANNIBAL CORPSE), guitarist Taylor Nordberg (INHUMAN CONDITION, THE ABSENCE, FORE), bassist Vernon Blake (ANARCHUS) and vocalist Brian Stephenson (FORE, OLD JAMES) have joined forces in a new rock and roll band called UMBILICUS. Mazurkiewicz says: "UMBILICUS was formed in the summer of 2020 and driven by our love of rock and roll ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: 40th-Anniversary Concerts Were An 'Otherworldly Experience'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has described the band's 40th-anniversary concerts as an "otherworldly experience." METALLICA's two 40th-anniversary shows, which were held in at San Francisco's Chase Center on December 17 and December 19, featured different setlists. They were part of METALLICA's "San Francisco Takeover", a four-day citywide celebration of the band's 40th anniversary that also ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO Says 'There Was A Certain Feeling Of Confidence' Before First 40th-Anniversary Concert

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo discussed the band's two 40th-anniversary concerts, which were held in at San Francisco's Chase Center on December 17 and December 19, during a recent SiriusXM Mandatory Metallica and Liquid Metal live call-in roundtable, hosted by Jose Mangin, Steffan Chirazi and Spider Dan. Speaking about what it was like to go up ...

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STEVE VAI Releases Official Music Video For 'Little Pretty'

Steve Vai and Favored Nations / Mascot Label Group have presented an official music video for "Little Pretty". The composition is featured on Vai's upcoming studio album titled "Inviolate" which will be released digitally and on CD January 28, 2022. The LP will follow on March 18. The clip, which captures Vai performing in his ...

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