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ASHES OF ARES, the new band featuring Matt Barlow (ex-ICED EARTH), Van Williams (ex-NEVERMORE) and Freddie Vidales (ex-ICED EARTH), made its live debut this past Friday, May 17 at the Rock Hard Festival at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Metal Kaoz recently conducted an interview with former THE GATHERING singer Anneke Van Giersbergen.
On May 17, Brian Rademacher of RockEyez conducted an interview with Tom Keifer, best known as the singer/songwriter/guitarist of the Philadelphia-based blues-rock band CINDERELLA.
MÖTLEY CRÜE took part in a special Walk Of Fame ceremony outside the Mohegan Sun Box Office on Saturday, May 18 at 4:30 p.m.
Former WHITE ZOMBIE and LAST CRACK drummer Phil Buerstatte was reportedly found dead over the weekend in Madison, Wisconsin.
German metallers PRIMAL FEAR will enter guitarist Magnus Karlsson's Stuntguitar Studios in Sweden tomorrow (Tuesday, May 21) to begin recording their next studio album for an early 2014 release via Frontiers Records.
A track-by-track breakdown of "Halo Of Blood", the title track of the eighth album from Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM, can be seen below.
Germany's Guitar magazine recently conducted an interview with Joel O'Keeffe (vocals, lead guitar) of Australian hard rockers AIRBOURNE.
Juliya Chernetsky conducted an interview with DISTURBED and DEVICE frontman David Draiman backstage at the fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods awards on May 2 at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, California.
A track-by-track breakdown of "Eternal Defiance", the new album from German melodic folk/death metallers SUIDAKRA, can be seen below.
Arutz Sheva conducted an interview with SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo prior to his May 1 drum clinic at the Barby Club in Tel Aviv, Israel.
When a scientist discovers a new and unknown fossil, he gets to give it a scientific name.
"Oscillation", the seventh full-length album from Norwegian metallers TRAIL OF TEARS, will be released in North America on June 11 via Massacre Records.
SYSTEM OF A DOWN has released the following statement:
"Earlier today, Shavo [Odadjian, SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist] posted a few statements on his personal Facebook page that do not reflect the sentiments of SYSTEM OF A DOWN as a collective band.
"Silence Will Make You Suffer", the new video from Brazilian metallers HIBRIA, can be seen below.
Bishop of the 92.7 WQLZ radio station conducted an interview with SEVENDUST this past Saturday, May 18 at Boondocks in Springfield, Illinois.
Guitarist/vocalist Michael Poulsen of Danish/American metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT was interviewed by Terrie Carr for the latest edition of "Box Of Rock" on WDHA-FM 105.5 FM, the rock music station licensed to Dover and Morristown, New Jersey.
"Lonely Planet", a song co-written by BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi which was recently chosen as Armenia's entry into the Eurovision Song Contest, placed 18th in the competition's final, which was held this past Saturday, May 18 in Malmö, Sweden.
Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen will release her new album, "Colours In The Dark", in Europe on August 23 via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group.
JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva will release his first-ever solo album, "Raise The Curtain", on June 21 in Europe and July 2 in North America via AFM Records.