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February 24, 2020

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CARCASS To Release New Album In August

CARCASS will release its new album on August 7. The British extreme metal pioneers revealed the projected arrival date for the follow-up to 2013’s “Surgical Steel” in a Facebook post earlier today. The group wrote: “New album? August 7th.” No further details about the LP have yet been made available. Last December, CARCASS released a

SCORPIONS Postpone Sydney Concert Due to 'Medical Emergency'

SCORPIONS have been forced to postpone their concert in Sydney, Australia. The German hard rock legends, who are in the middle of a tour of Australia with WHITESNAKE, called off Saturday’s (February 22) gig “due to a medical emergency within the SCORPIONS tour party.” “Live Nation is working on a rescheduled date for next week,

RATT To Be Featured In New GEICO Commercial

According to Metal Sludge, RATT will be featured in a brand new TV commercial for the Geico insurance company. Geico has been running a number of hilarious commercials lately, and the RATT spot sounds like it will be another winner. The upcoming commercial will reportedly feature a woman calling an exterminator to rid her home

BRING ME THE HORIZON Is Working On New Music

British rockers BRING ME THE HORIZON are back in the studio working on new music. The band, which released its acclaimed sixth album “Amo” more than a year ago, is already putting together ideas for the follow-up effort. Speaking to NME at the Brit Awards 2020, frontman Oli Sykes revealed that he and his bandmates


Former SCORPIONS and current KINGDOM COME drummer James Kottak has praised President Donald Trump for becoming only the second president ever to attend NASCAR‘s Daytona 500. Earlier today (Sunday, February 16), Trump led drivers around the 2.5-mile tri-oval in his “Beast,” the presidential limo, and gave a short, non-political speech. Kottak, who frequently tweets in

Legal At Last – ANVIL

Twelve years on from “Anvil! The Story of Anvil”, it’s hard not feel a shiver of satisfaction that Lipps Kudlow and Robb Reiner are living the life they always wanted: releasing albums on a regular basis and spending the rest of their time touring like madmen. It’s worth noting that “Legal at Last” would probably

MACHINE HEAD Cancels Pontiac Concert Due To Flu, Strep Throat

MACHINE HEAD has been forced to cancel its concert tonight (Friday, February 14) at The Crofoot in Pontiac, Michigan as a result of both frontman Robb Flynn and guitarist Logan Mader suffering from the flu and strep throat. In addition, Flynn has been diagnosed with the early stage of pneumonia. Says the band: “We will

HATEBREED Releases New Single, 'When The Blade Drops'

Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED have released a new single called “When The Blade Drops”. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album, which is tentatively due in May. The follow-up to 2016’s “The Concrete Confessional” was produced by Chris “Zeuss” Harris, who has previously worked with ROB ZOMBIE and QUEENSRŸCHE, among many others. HATEBREED

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Announces Plan To Combat Online Ticket Scalping

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has announced a plan to combat online ticket scalping for its upcoming reunion tour. Even though tickets for the 40-date “Public Service Announcement” trek don’t officially go on sale until Thursday, February 13, you can already buy tickets for most shows on StubHub and for festival dates on Ticketmaster. Unsurprisingly, those

Ballistic, Sadistic – ANNIHILATOR

Let’s face it, ANNIHILATOR is Jeff Waters. The mainman, founding member, guitarist and vocalist of the Western Canadian thrashers has had a revolving door of members, and he has trudged through trends as well as the trials and tribulations that any long-running band endures. The band’s apex had arguably come at its onset a whopping

IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON: 'We're Never Going To F**king Retire'

Fan-filmed video footage of Bruce Dickinson‘s one-man speaking show on February 8 at Sala Radio in Bucharest, Romaniacan be seen below. The performance, dubbed “What Does This Button Do?” after the IRON MAIDEN singer’s autobiography of the same name, featured an unscripted question-and-answer session with fans. Asked by one fan what will happen to IRON

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