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MARILYN MANSON's New Album 'Is Prepared For Landing'
Marilyn Manson's new studio album "is prepared for landing," according to the latest tweet from the shock rocker. Marilyn Manson's most recent full-length album, "Born Villain", his eighth overall, debuted in the Top 10 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD earned Manson his fourth Grammy nomination at the 2013 Grammys in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance" category for the album's lead single, "No Reflection". Manson has been cast in a recurring role in the hit FX series "Sons Of Anarchy". Manson will play Ron Tully, a "white supremacist prison shot-caller" who Charlie Hunnam's character, "Sons Of Anarchy" president Jax, uses to expand his power base during the show's seventh season. Manson has been steadily working his way into television in the past couple of years, making appearances on Showtime's "Californication", the Sundance Channel's "Wrong Cops" and HBO's "Eastbound & Down", along with voicing a demonic character on ABC's "Once Upon A Time". The shock-rocker made his TV scoring debut in April with the song "Cupid Carries A Gun", heard on the new WGN series "Salem". Manson told The Hollywood Reporter that the song "was the last track we just finished for my new album," adding "I liked the themes of 'Salem'. It looks at the witch trials without being cliche like most modern films."
SLAYER In The Studio With Producer TERRY DATE: New Photos Posted Online
SLAYER has returned to the studio to resume recording its new album for a tentative early 2015 release. Helming the sessions is Terry Date, who previously worked with the band on the song "Implode", which was made available as a free download as a "thank you" to the band's fans for their continued support following SLAYER's surprise performance at this past April's Revolver Golden Gods awards in Los Angeles. New photos from the studio can be seen below. SLAYER's next CD will be released on Nuclear Blast Records through the band's own label imprint, closing out a 28-year relationship with Rick Rubin and American Recordings. It will also be SLAYER's first album without the group's co-founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman, who passed away in May 2013 from alcohol-related cirrhosis of the liver. He is credited for writing many of SLAYER's classic songs, including "Angel Of Death" and "South Of Heaven". "I never go online and see what people are talking about because people are ten foot tall behind a computer screen, you know?!" SLAYER guitarist Kerry King told ARTE Concert at last month's Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. "But, you know, a lot of [the reaction to 'Implode'] was positive, a lot of people said, 'For anybody that was worried about what SLAYER was gonna sound like post-Hanneman, don't worry about it.'" He continued: "I know people are gonna think that [we can't make another quality album], people are gonna expect us to fail because it's the first record without Jeff; I get it. But I'm also very proud of what of we've done so far towards new material. It's fast, the slow stuff's heavy. I mean, it's… Everything that people liked SLAYER for in the past is on this record." Joining King and bassist/vocalist Tom Araya during the sessions for SLAYER's new album are returning drummer Paul Bostaph, who replaced Dave Lombardo last year, and guitarist Gary Holt (also of EXODUS), who has been filling in for Hanneman on tour for the past four and a half years. Bostaph was SLAYER's drummer from 1992 until 2001 and recorded four albums with the band — the gold-certified "Divine Intervention" (1994), the 1996 punk covers album "Undisputed Attitude", "Diabolus In Musica" (1998), "God Hates Us All" (2001) that received a Grammy nomination for "Best Metal Performance", as well as the DVD "War At The Warfield" (2001), also certified gold. In addition to SLAYER, Bostaph has been a member of FORBIDDEN, EXODUS, SYSTEMATIC and TESTAMENT. Original SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo was effectively fired from SLAYER after sitting out the band's Australian tour in February/March 2013 due to a contract dispute with the other members of the group. Filling in for him was Jon Dette (TESTAMENT, ANTHRAX).
Live, Mushroomhead & Asking Alexandria…
+LIVE+ (did they ever explain the +’s?) will release ‘The Turn‘ on October 28th. The album features Chris Shinn on vocals… Mushroomhead’s “Out Of My Mind” music video is on the World Wide Web… Asking Alexandria are streaming the video for “Moving On“. and now, a video.
Nickelback & Sixx:A.M.
Nickelback’s ‘No Fixed Address‘ will arrive in stores November 4th. Check out Sixx:A.M.’s cover of The Cars’ “Drive” and now, a video.
Dope, Unearth, Butcher Babies & …
Black Crown Initiate will be releasing ‘The Wreckage of Stars‘ on the 30th of September. Butcher Babies will release a collection of cover tracks on September 30th. Tracks include… 1. “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers” (ZZ Top) 2. “They’re Coming to Take Me Away” (Napolean XIV) 3. “Don’t Give a Fuck” 4. “Crazy Horses” (The […]
Available Today
The following releases are now available: Single Releases Adelitas Way – “Save the World” (Virgin) – Amazon MP3 Cage the Elephant – “Cigarette Daydreams” (RCA) – Amazon MP3 Charm City Devils – “Shots” (The End Records) – Amazon MP3 Slipknot – “The Devil In I” (Roadrunner) – iTunes Album Releases Amy Lee – ‘Aftermath – […]
Slipknot, For Today & …
SLIPKNOT! Slipknot will be releasing ‘.5: The Gray Chapter‘ on October 21st! A tour with Korn and King 810 kicks off on October 25th. Dates here!! For Today are now streaming a music video for “Molotov“. A tour with We Came As Romans will begin on September 11th. Details detailed on the Facebook. Check out […]
Sleepwave, Slipknot & …
Sleepwave’s “The Wolf” music video is on the World Wide Web! Check it out! Their debut album, ‘Broken Compass‘ is due September 16th. Otan Vargas has released his new EP, ‘Origins‘. Previews are available via the link… The EP was produced by Staind bassist Johnny April. A brand new Slipknot track which is titled “Devil […]
Korn, Lacuna Coil, Heartist & …
Korn’s fan assisted “Hater” video is on the Internet! Lacuna Coil’s “Nothing Stands in Our Way” video is also on the Internet. Four Year Strong have announced dates for their “Go Down In History Tour” with Transit, Such Gold and Seaway. Facebook for info! Weezer’s ‘Everything Will Be Alright in the End‘ has been delayed […]
Rev Theory, Alice in Chains, Team Sleep & …
A trailer for the new Crobot album, ‘Something Supernatural‘, is now on the Internet. Watch it on the YouTube. Look for the album at your favorite music purchasing place on October 28th. Robert Kampf, founder of Century Media Records, has launched Another Century Records. The label has signed Rev Theory, Like a Storm and The […]
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Theory of a Deadman Talk About Teaming Up With Alice Cooper on 'Savages'
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Mike Portnoy 'Wouldn't Put Money' on Returning to Dream Theater
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