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Slayer’s Kerry King Talks Touring, New Album Progress, Jeff Hanneman + More

Slayer's iconic axeman Kerry King was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. The guitarist took time out of his busy schedule to discuss the band's current tour, moving forward

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DevilDriver Frontman Dez Fafara Talks New Album ‘Winter Kills,’ Rebirth of the Band + More

DevilDriver's Dez Fafara is known for being one of the most intense singers and performers in metal music today. The band's following continues to grow with six studio albums under their belts, including their latest release ‘Winter Kills,’ which is their first album via Napalm Records.

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Broken Hope + Deicide Mend Fences After Tour Blow Up

Broken Hope and Deicide had a rather dramatic ending to their fall touring relationship, but despite some unpleasantries, they've now mended their friendship. Broken Hope revealed that all is fine again in a new posting, stating that "friendship and music are all that matters."

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Bleeding Through Singer Pulls No Punches in Blog Post About Band’s Breakup

Bleeding Through are beginning their three-week U.S. farewell tour. After 14 years of music, Bleeding Through announced the news of their breakup in January, and in a new blog post from frontman Brandan Schieppati, the singer pulls no punches while addressing the history of Bleeding Through, the sacrifices he's made and different types of backlash he has experienced.

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Testament’s Eric Peterson Teams Up With Celtic Metal Singer Leah on New Track

Testament guitarist Eric Peterson shows off his vocal chops on the new song 'Dreamland.' It's a collaboration with Celtic metal singer Leah, and appears on her new EP 'Otherworld,' which was released yesterday (Oct. 31). The EP is available at iTunes, and you can listen to the track 'Dreamland' here.

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Eyehategod Reveal New Drummer Following Death of Joey LaCaze

New Orleans sludge pioneers Eyehategod have officially recruited a new full-time drummer. Near the end of August, the band and the metal community lost drummer Joey LaCaze. As a founding member of Eyehategod, his influence can never truly be replaced, but drummer Aaron Hill has been elected to keep the band in tact.

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Slayer’s Kerry King: Gary Holt Writing on Next Album Is ‘Like Throwing Somebody to the Wolves’

The future of Slayer was brought into question after founding member and creative mastermind Jeff Hanneman passed away. Combined with the ousting of drummer Dave Lombardo, Slayer were only left with two founding members, frontman Tom Araya and guitarist Kerry King. Despite these setbacks, Slayer are expected to release a new album in 2014, and although new drummer Paul Bostaph will drum in the studio, Kerry King claims that "fans aren't ready" for contributions from guitarist Gary Holt.

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Suicide Silence To Begin Recording New Album

Just a hair prior to the one-year anniversary of singer Mitch Lucker's tragic death, Suicide Silence will enter the studio during the week of Nov. 4 to record their next album. The new disc will be the first to feature new vocalist Eddie Hermida (ex-All Shall Perish) and is sure to be a landmark moment in the band's career. Producer Steve Evetts (Sepultura, the Dillinger Escape Plan, Warbringer) will be returning to the Suicide Silence fold once again as he produced the band's last album 'The Black Crown,'

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Slayer’s Tom Araya Reveals Why Dave Lombardo Was Ousted From the Band

Earlier this year, legendary Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo was kicked out of the band. The news became public shortly before Slayer began a string of Australian tour dates, leaving fans shocked and somewhat disappointed. Lombardo has offered his two cents on the Slayer split, but for the first time since the drummer's departure, frontman Tom Araya spoke out on exactly why Lombardo was given the boot.

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Huntress’ Jill Janus Recalls Halloween Experience of Tripping on Judas Priest + Shrooms

With Mayhem Festival behind them and their current tour with Lamb of God under way, the road warriors of Huntress have had one busy year! Their sophomore record ‘Starbound Beast’ has captured fans with its perfect combination of melodies and brutality. It’s no surprise when you listen to the music of Huntress that it takes you into another realm.

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Sepultura Cancel 2013 North American Fall Tour Over Visa Issues

Sepultura had hoped to be spending the latter part of 2013 touring North America in support of their new album, but unfortunately that won't be the case as the band ran into issues getting their visa paperwork approved in time.

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Children of Bodom Announce 2014 North American Tour With Týr

Heads up! We've got all the info for one of the biggest North American tours scheduled for 2014. Finnish metal heroes Children of Bodom are set to invade North America once again next year, bringing folk metal band Týr along with them, along with more special guests yet to be announced.

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