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PlanetMosh conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT on July 1 at the Tuska festival in Helsinki, Finland. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what fans can expect from TESTAMENT's upcoming album, "The Brotherhood Of The Snake", which will be released on October 28 via Nuclear Blast: Eric: "It's definitely got some twists in there. It's hard to pinpoint. I mean, it's kind of a full circle of everything....

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Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS are currently recording their eighth album at a Los Angeles-area studio with producer Howard Benson, who has previously worked with such acts as MOTÖRHEAD, PAPA ROACH, THREE DAYS GRACE, FLYLEAF, P.O.D. and HALESTORM. ALL THAT REMAINS frontman Phil Labonte stated about the follow-up to 2015's "The Order Of Things": "The disc we are working on right now is going to blow people's minds. It's gonna challenge you. There are songs like nothing we've ever done before. "It's still a while 'till it gets...

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AC/DC guitarist Angus Young says that he hasn't made a decision yet regarding the band's future after the "Rock Or Bust" tour ends. AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams recently revealed that he will retire from recording and touring after finishing out the band's current world trek. Williams' decision follows a string of personnel changes for the group that started with co-founding guitarist Malcolm Young's departure in 2014 after he was diagnosed with dementia. Last year, drummer Phil Rudd was sentenced to house arrest after he was found guilty on...

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Romania's Rock FM recently conducted an interview with IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing so many songs off IRON MAIDEN's latest album, "The Book Of Souls", in the current setlist: Nicko: "We've always made great records, and I always say, 'Oh, this is the best thing we've ever done.' 'Oh, you said that about 'The Final Frontier'.'Well, yeah, it's one of the best records I've made with the band — until the new one, the next...

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Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER have announced details of a fall North American headline tour. The trek, which gets underway October 5 at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania's Sands Bethlehem Event Center, will see the pioneering group performing their widely acclaimed double concept album "The Astonishing" in immersive and interactive settings for a unique and unparalleled live experience. Pre-sale tickets and VIP packages for select North American dates go on sale this Wednesday, August 3 at 10 a.m. local, with general on-sale starting Friday,...

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