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STATIC-X Frontman WAYNE STATIC Dead At 48

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne‘s publicists at FiXT Publicity. No further details are currently available, but some of Wayne‘s associates have indicated that his passing may have been the result of a drug overdose. KORN frontman Jonathan Davis […]

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GHOST’s ‘Infestissumam’ Certified Gold In Sweden

“Infestissumam”, the sophomore album from Swedish occult rockers GHOST, has been certified gold in the group’s home country for sales in excess of 20,000 copies. Note: The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) in Sweden has revised the sales requirements for albums to reach gold status in the country twice in the last seven years — from the pre-2002 […]

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EXODUS Singer Is ‘Extremely Shocked And Saddened’ By Fan’s Death At Buenos Aires Concert

Vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS has expressed his “shock” and “sadness” over the death of a fan at their concert in Argentina and has compared the experience to “losing a family member.” Gustavo Molina, who is believed to be around 25 years old, went into cardiac arrest and later passed away in an ambulance as […]

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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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