OPETH Frontman: ‘I’m Not Interested In Writing Music For Anyone Else Than Myself’
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In a brand new interview with Rock Sins, guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH was asked what makes the band's latest album, "Sorceress", different from previous OPETH works. He said: "Well, I think that the songs, as far as I'm concerned, are more diverse within themselves. I think there's a great diversity to this record that is different. We've always been a band with great diversity, if I may say so myself, but I think that it's more distinguished on this record from song to song. I made a...

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Veteran Dutch extreme metallers PESTILENCE are back with a new lineup featuring vocalist/guitarist Patrick Mameli alongside Santiago Dobles (AGHORA) on lead guitar, Tony Choy (ATHEIST) on bass and Septimiu Hărşan (DISAVOWED) on drums. The band is currently booking shows for 2017. As a guest musician, Choy played bass for PESTILENCE on the 1991 album "Testimony Of The Ancients" and took part in some live gigs. He was also involved with Mameli's project C-187 on the album "Collision". Choy joined Patrick in the reformed PESTILENCE in...

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During a brand new interview with Music Aficionado, former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson, who was in the band from 1998 until 2014, was asked if he thought that version of GUNS got a fair shake from fans. He responded: "I do. You have to look at what we were selling them, and that was the main voice of GUNS N' ROSES and an entirely different lineup, and a lineup that changed a few times. "To be perfectly honest with you, they came out in droves to see Axl Rose. He's the man who was the front guy of the whole thing. I think the fans...

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In the latest episode of the Fret 12 series "The Sound And The Story", ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello talks about harnessing energy through metal, touring with METALLICA, and the importance of work ethic in a nonexistent music industry. Said Bello: "As we all know, there's no music industry. That's why ANTHRAX plays so much. I mean, every band has to tour more. We started this tour off with… Now we're on a six--in-a-row , and that's a break. Six in a row is a break. This is the way it is now — you have to go out and make the money....

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IN FLAMES: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of ‘The Truth’ And ‘The End’ Videos
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Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the new IN FLAMES videos for the songs "The Truth" and "The End" can be seen below. Both tracks are taken from the band's twelfth studio album, "Battles", which will be released on November 11 via Nuclear Blast in all territories excluding North America and Scandinavia and Eleven Seven Music Group in the U.S. The CD was recorded in Los Angeles with Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson, who has previously worked with MOTÖRHEAD, BODY COUNT and SEPULTURA, among others. IN FLAMES guitarist...

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