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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Featuring PEPPER KEENAN: Video Footage Of ROSKILDE FESTIVAL Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's July 4 performance at the Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark can be seen below. Speaking about the fact that CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's current European tour marks the first time he has performed full shows with the band for the first time since 2006, guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan told FreqsTV: "It's a weird thing to be in that world; it's like goi ...

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KING DIAMOND: Next Album Will Be 'The Best You've Ever Heard From Us'

Legendary Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond (MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND) was interviewed on the June 19-21 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A couple of excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: MERCYFUL FATE has had a lot of influence on a lot of bands. Do you feel at all uncomfortable when fans share the impact y ...

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WEDNESDAY 13's BOURBON CROW Working On 'Off The Wagon & On The Rocks' Album

After some years in a proverbial ditch, outlaw country maniacs BOURBON CROW, featuring Wednesday 13 and Rayen Belchere (a.k.a. country rock artist Early Ray) have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their third studio album, "Off The Wagon & On The Rocks". The band's 2006 debut, "Highway To Hangovers", piqued many Wednesday 13 fans' interest in the outlaw country sound, coupled with BOURBON CROW's irrev ...

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GLEN DROVER Has No Regrets About Leaving MEGADETH

Canadian guitarist Glen Drover (MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND) was interviewed by rock journalist Mitch Lafon for a recent edition of the "One On One With Mitch Lafon" podcast (Facebook page). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why he quit MEGADETH in 2007: "That's kind of an old story, isn't it? But if you want me to revisit ...

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FEAR FACTORY: First European Tour Webisode

Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY have uploaded the first in a series of webisodes containing behind-the-scenes footage from the band's current European tour. The 22-minute clip, which focuses on the group's appearance at this weekend's With Full Force festival in Löbnitz, Germany can be seen below. FEAR FACTORY's new album, "Genexus", will be released on August 7 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The ...

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Video: JOHN CORABI Performs MÖTLEY CRÜE's Entire 1994 Album At Whisky A Go Go

John Corabi, former lead singer of MÖTLEY CRÜE, THE SCREAM and UNION, is still celebrating the 20th anniversary of the MÖTLEY CRÜE album that he appeared on by performing most of the songs from the LP with his backing band. Video highlights of Corabi's July 4 concert at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below (courtesy of California Rock News). Corabi originally joined CRÜE in 199 ...

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PARADISE LOST's GREG MACKINTOSH: I'd Prefer People Downloaded Our Records For Nothing Than Got Them From SPOTIFY

During a brand new question-and-answer session with asQme, guitarist Greg Mackintosh of British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST was asked how he sees the music industry evolving in the next ten years. He responded: "Well, it's obviously gonna progress with the online downloading thing now that Apple have adopted a Spotify type of [streaming] scenario." He continued: "Personally, I'd prefer people downlo ...

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Former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW Guitarist RITCHIE BLACKMORE: 'I'm Thinking About Playing Rock Again'

Former DEEP PURPLE and RAINBOW guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore says that he is contemplating a return to his rock roots for several shows next year. Blackmore, 70, quit rock and roll in 1997 to form a medieval folk band called BLACKMORE'S NIGHT with then-girlfriend and now-wife Candice Night. Since then, BLACKMORE'S NIGHT has released nine studio albums, with a new CD, "All Our Yesterdays", due in September ...

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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN: SPOTIFY Is As Bad As NAPSTER Was For Songwriters And Artists

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen says that music streaming service Spotify is an exploitative enterprise which is just as bad as Napster, the pioneering file-sharing service which unleashed piracy on the record business and began the cataclysm that caused worldwide revenues to decline from a peak of twenty-seven billion dollars in 1999 to fifteen billion in 2013. Speaking to CTNow, Collen was asked about t ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's JEREMY SPENCER: LARS ULRICH Inspired Me To Play Double Bass

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's Jeremy Spencer says that Lars Ulrich was a huge influence on him as a drummer and credits the METALLICA sticksman for inspiring him to play double bass. Spencer, 42, started playing drums at age six on a drum set his grandmother purchased at Sears. After high school, he moved to Los Angeles, where he met BULLETBOYS guitarist Mick Sweda. After spending a few years in various bands a ...

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