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Metallica - Man Arrested For Urinating On Family During Concert

Now, this is pissy. As you may know, Metallica are currently touring in North America showcasing their current album, Hardwired... To Self-Destruct. It was supposed to be a fun night. However, a New Mexico man was arrested for allegedly urinating on a family at their concert last Friday night in Glendale, Arizona. Daniel Francis Daddio, of Albuquerque, is suspected of peeing on a family of three, including a ten-year-old girl, during the show, according to court records. Don't forget to use the bathroom before a concert, kids!

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Source: abc15.com
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Posted: 10.08.2017 by Bad English | Comments (15)


HammerFall - Swedish Club Tour Announced

Swedish power metal heavyweights HammerFall just announced a small Swedish club tour. The metal unit will continue the 2017 Built To Last tour in Sweden in November, with a small club tour, and here are the dates announced now. A couple more will follow in the coming weeks. Before that, the band will play on a couple of festivals, including Leyendas del Rock in Spain and Vagos Metal Fest in Portugal.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 10.08.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Serious Black - New Video Online

German power metal maniacs Serious Black just shared a brand new video for the tune "Serious Black Magic", taken from their upcoming album, Magic (out on August 25th via AFM Records). You can find more info about it here, and also listen to the new song "Burn Witches Burn" here if you still haven't. As for the new clip, check it out below.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 10.08.2017 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Amberian Dawn - Release First Details Of Upcoming Album

Finnish metal act Amberian Dawn just announced a few details about their upcoming album, Darkness Of Eternity, which is set to drop on the 10th of November 2017 on Napalm Records. That includes the album cover art, tracklist and more about the direction of the new songs.

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Source: amberiandawn.com
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Posted: 09.08.2017 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Silent Stream Of Godless Elegy - New Album On The Way

We've had a few years of stillness from the Czech folk doom metal camp of Silent Stream Of Godless Elegy in the new releases front. However, the band recently announced that they will begin recording their new album this month, Smutnice, produced by Yossi Sassi. You can read the band's short message below.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 09.08.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


My Dying Bride - New Album Update

My Dying Bride have posted a brief update on their Facebook page regarding their new album's progress. Earlier this year, the doom metallers joined the Nuclear Blast Records label for the release of their new record and Feel The Misery's successor. Also, drummer Shaun "Winter" has returned for the new album and all future live shows.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: My Dying Bride
Posted: 08.08.2017 by Ivar Loken | Comments (0)


Aleah - Solo Album On The Way

Finnish musician Juha Raivio (Swallow The Sun, Trees Of Eternity, Hallatar) has posted some news about his upcoming projects future plans. And that will include singer Aleah's solo album. She passed away last year. Hallatar's upcoming debut album also includes lyrics and poems written by the late Aleah Starbridge, who was also Juha Raivio's partner.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Trees Of Eternity
Posted: 05.08.2017 by Ivar Loken | Comments (0)


Bahimiron - Drummer Dies

American black metal act Bahimiron just lost their member Blaash. He played drums for the band until they disbanded in 2014. It was the band's frontman Grimlord who broke the news. R.I.P.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Bahimiron
Posted: 14.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Officium Triste - Demo Song Online

Dutch death/doom metal unit Officium Triste just shared a new demo from a song taken off their upcoming album. They will re-record the song for the forthcoming album that will be released by Transcending Obscurity Records but at least you get an idea of the new material. Listen to "World In Flames" via SoundCloud below.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 13.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Warbringer - Former Drummer Nic Ritter Passes Away

U.S. thrashers Warbringer just announced that their former drummer Nic Ritter has died, even though no further details were disclosed. He also played in the progressive metal band Prototype and recorded drums for Warbringer's album Waking Into Nightmares.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 04.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Wolfchant - Guitarist Gorthrim Dies

German pagan folk metallers Wolfchant are mourning as they have announced that their guitarist Eddy "Gorthrim" Groß has died. He was in the band for two years. Sadly, Eddy lost his battle with lung cancer.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 03.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)


DragnForce - Singer Injured After Jumping From Moving Van

According to reports, DragonForce singer Marc Hudson narrowly escaped a serious injury after he jumped out of a moving van during the group's Australian tour. However, Marc Hudson can count himself lucky he wasn't more seriously injured.

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Source: blabbermouth.net
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Posted: 03.07.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Officium Triste - Release Cover Song

Dutch death doom metal band Officium Triste have shared a song online. While they are working hard on a new album, the band recorded the cover "The Weight Of The World". It's a cover off of 2007 Editors album An End Has A Start. The track is available as a free download from their Bandcamp page. It is also the first recording with the current line-up. Enjoy!

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Source: officiumtriste.bandcamp.com
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Posted: 26.06.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Tim "Ripper" Owens - New Project On The Way

Former Judas Priest and Iced Earth singer Tim "Ripper" Owens is collaborating with Savatage guitarist Chris Caffery on a new project. The duo is currently writing material with producer Roy "Z" Ramirez for an album that will be released through Frontiers Music Srl.

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Source: metalexpressradio.com
Band profile: Tim "Ripper" Owens
Posted: 17.06.2017 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Twisted Sister - Sues Promoter Over Unpaid Farewell Show Fee

Twisted Sister, now disbanded, has sued the promoter of last year's Rock Carnival festival, claiming the band has only been paid $50,000 of the $200,000 it was to receive for headlining one of the three nights at the Lakewood, New Jersey event. And they're not gonna take it. In court papers, promoter John D'Esposito and his company Rock N Festivals said they "suffered catastrophic economic losses" due to three days of heavy rain that weekend.

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Source: washingtonpost.com
Band profile: Twisted Sister
Posted: 13.06.2017 by Bad English | Comments (2)