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NIGHTWISH’s Next Album To Feature Guest Appearance By British Professor RICHARD DAWKINS

Famed evolutionary biologist and atheist writer/leader Richard Dawkins makes a guest appearance on NIGHTWISH‘s eighth studio album, due next year. Dawkins, who recently generated controversy with by claiming that “nice Christians” and “nice Muslims” might actually be making the “world safe for extremists,” joined the Finnish / Dutch / English symphonic metal outfit in an Oxford, England studio to lay […]

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FOO FIGHTERS: ‘Sonic Highways’ Premiere-Party Concert To Be Streamed On Facebook

The highly anticipated new HBO series “Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways” debuts on Friday, October 17 at 11:00 p.m. EST. In celebration of the premiere, HBO will collaborate with Facebook to present “Foo Fighters Sonic Highways: Live From The Cubby Bear”, a live stream of the FOO FIGHTERS premiere party concert, which will be made available to fans in the U.S. […]

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18 CANNIBAL CORPSE Fans Arrested In St. Petersburg While Protesting Last-Minute Concert Cancelation

According to The St. Petersburg Times, 18 CANNIBAL CORPSE fans were arrested in St. Petersburg, Russia on Sunday as they were protesting against the last-minute cancelation of the band’s concert at the Kosmonavt music club. The event organizer claimed the show was called off due to “technical reasons,” but the fans believed it was related to complaints by Dmitry Tsorionov, […]

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MASTODON To Perform ‘The Motherload’ On ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will perform their new single, “The Motherload”, on “The Late Show With David Letterman” on Monday, October 27. In addition, “The Motherload” will be released as a special limited-edition 12-inch vinyl picture disc in honor of Record Store Day’s Black Friday celebration, which takes place on November 28. “The Motherload” is taken from the band’s sixth […]

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HAMMERFALL Parts Ways With Drummer ANDERS JOHANSSON

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL have released the following statement: “Life in a heavy metal band is indeed filled with twists and turns, highs and lows, ups and downs. On Monday, we rolled out our own whiskey, Legacy Of Kings. Today is a shocking and monumental day for all, HAMMERFALL members and fans alike: Anders Johansson has decided to leave the band, […]

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DEF LEPPARD Recruits TRIXTER’s STEVE BROWN To Fill In For VIVIAN CAMPBELL At Upcoming Shows

DEF LEPPARD has tapped TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown to fill in for Vivian Campbell while Vivian is undergoing stem-cell treatment in his continuing battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Brown will make his live debut with DEF LEPPARD at the pre-game show at the first of this year’s three NFL International Series games on Sunday, September 28, when the Oakland Raiders host […]

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Vocalist RONNY MUNROE Quits METAL CHURCH

Vocalist Ronny Munroe has left METAL CHURCH to “pursue other interests.” Said the band in a statement: “After 10 years, four albums and many great shows and performances, lead vocalist Ronny Munroe will be leaving METAL CHURCH to pursue other interests. This is regrettable, but understandable. “We wish Ronny success with his new endeavors. “To our fans, we want you […]

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