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Thunderstick - Announce New Singer And Guitarist

English masked drummer Thunderstick (ex-Iron Maiden/Samson), aka Barry Graham Purkis, announced that his band Thunderstick has faced some lineup changes. On vocal duties, there's a new vocalist called Viixen, and she replaces Lucie V. At the same time, guitarist Martin Shellard also left the band and has been replaced by Baz Roze.

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Posted: 18.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Vixen - Singer Janet Gardner Recovering From Emergency Surgery

Vixen frontwoman Janet Gardner is recovering from surgery to remove blood clots in her brain, a condition known as a subdural hematoma. Subdural hematomas result from bleeding on the surface of the brain, and the condition is most often due to a serious fall or head injury. Vixen are also set to release a new album in 2018.

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Posted: 18.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Black Label Society - Former Guitarist Pleads Guilty To Sending Minor Sexually Explicit Images

And now for some disturbing news. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, a former instructor at School of Rock Castle Shannon and rhythm guitarist for the heavy metal band Black Label Society between 1998-2013, pleaded guilty to sending sexually explicit messages to a 14-year-old female music school student. Nicholas Catanese, 46, of Findlay pleaded guilty to unlawful contact, corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of children before Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Donna Jo McDaniel.

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Posted: 17.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Abbath - New Tour Dates Announced

Norwegian blizzard beasts Abbath will rage over Eastern Europe and Russia in April for a few string of dates. The band will also play at some festivals including Colony Open Air 2018 in Italy, Tons Of Rock 2018 in Halden, Norway, Wolfszeit Festival 2018 in Crispendorf, Germany, Throne Festival 2018 in Belgium and the Incineration Festival 2018 in London. Check out the dates in case you want to catch Abbath live.

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Posted: 17.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Jimi Hendrix - Previously Unreleased 'Mannish Boy' Online

Those who have been following the news know about Jimi Hendrix's new album Both Sides Of The Sky. Now you can hear the previously unreleased groovy track "Mannish Boy" below, taken from the release. The track is currently available globally on all digital platforms for purchase and streaming.

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Posted: 17.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (1)


Iced Earth - To Re-Record Early Albums

Currently on tour in Europe, U.S. metallers Iced Earth have recently talked about the re-recording of their early albums. In a recent interview, guitarist and band leader Jon Schaffer discussed this idea. The band is going to be re-recording the early catalog because Schaffer doesn't own the master rights and there's no income coming from that. If they redo those records, then everybody in the band will be able to get a royalty in the future.

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Posted: 15.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (18)


Lynch Mob - Singer Oni Logan Quits Once Again

American metallers Lynch Mob have lost their original vocalist Oni Logan once again. He has been in and out of the band several times, the first being after the release of their first album, Wicked Sensation. Oni Logan says he's putting together a new recording and touring project.

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Posted: 15.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Istapp - Confirmed For Heathen Rock Festival

Recently, it was reported that Swedish black metallers Istapp are working on a new album to drop this year. Now the band has announced a performance at the Heathen Rock Festival in Germany, that will happen on February 24th. You can read more and see the running order at the festival's official site.

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Posted: 15.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Candlemass - In The Studio

Swedish epic solitude seekers Candlemass just announced that they will play at the In Flammen Open Air festival in July! Furthermore, the doom metal band posted online that they are in the studio, but it's still unknown what they are recording exactly. The group has yet to release a full-length album with their new singer Mats Levén. He did however record vocals for the band's latest EP, Death Thy Lover, released in 2016.

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Posted: 14.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (3)


Grave Digger - Working On New Album

German metal heavyweights Grave Digger seem to be working on a new album, shortly after the release of Healed By Metal. According to band's Facebook page, the metallers have been jamming in some studio sessions. The details are sparse at this point but more news should follow, so stay tuned.

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Posted: 14.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Loudness - Reveal New Track

Rise To Glory is the new studio album, the first in 4 years, from Japanese riff masters Loudness which is on the way. Set to drop this January 26th via earMUSIC (world excluding Japan), now you can hear some sounds from the newest opus. Discover "I'm Still Alive" below and tell us what you think about it.

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Posted: 14.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Sainted Sinners - New Single Streaming Online

German metal kickers Sainted Sinners recently unveiled a brand new video for the tune "Burnin' The Candle", which comes off their upcoming album, Back With A Vengeance, due out on the 16th of February 2018 on El Puerto Records. Check out the video right here.

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Posted: 14.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Imperial Age - Announce Lineup Changes, New Song Snippet

Russian symphonic metal act Imperial Age just introduced their new line-up. At the same time, they have been working on a new album, but no release date has been revealed yet, just the title Legacy Of Atlantis. Their new album has been recorded, mixed and mastered. They have a new vocalist and drummer.

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Posted: 14.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Therion - Reveal Second Single

Recently, Swedish symphonic masters Therion shared the first song from their upcoming album, the rock opera Beloved Antichrist, due out on February 9th, 2018. You still can hear it here. But now it's time for another new song, the album's second single has been unveiled. "Night Reborn" is described as an "uptempo track" from the opera's second act that melds typical Therion metal riffs with symphonic grandeur and gives fans another taste of the three-hour-long drama composed by band leader Christofer Johnsson.

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Posted: 13.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (16)


Corrosion Of Conformity - Premiere New Video

Here's something new for stoner metal addicts, because North Carolina's Corrosion Of Conformity just shared a brand new video for a song which appears on the band's newest long anticipated opus, No Cross No Crown, out now on Nuclear Blast Records. Corrosion Of Conformity are pleased to unveil the raging, kaleidoscopic new video for "The Luddite." Don't miss it!

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Posted: 13.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (2)