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Last updated on December 11, 2017 at 1:18 AM ET

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5 news articles posted today (and counting...)

Nevicate Premiere New Song "Shattered"

Nevicate - a new metal band from Joensuu, Finland - premiere their debut single 'Shattered' and its music video for it streaming below. The song was mixed by Nino Laurenne (i.a. Thunderstone & Lost Society) and mastered by Svante Forsbäck (i.a. Rammstein & Sonata Arctica).

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QOTSA’s Singer Kicks Photographer In The Head

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme can be seen kicking a female photographer in the head in a clip streaming below, which was captured at KROQ Acoustic Christmas past Saturday.

The photographer - Chelsea Lauren - said the incident was unprovoked and that Homme was even smiling before he struck her. In the video, Homme can be seen walking past Lauren, then backtracking a step to kick away her camera.

“It was obviously very intentional,” she said.


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Archaic Tomb Streaming "Vast Cursed Landscapes"

Portuguese band named Archaic Tomb streaming "Vast Cursed Landscapes", taken from their upcoming debut album "Congregations for Ancient Rituals", which will be released on January 15 (tape and CD) by Caligari Records.

Check out now "Vast Cursed Landscapes" below.

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Asking Alexandria Premiere "Alone In A Room"

Asking Alexandria debut their new song “Alone In A Room” below. The track will find an official release as part of the band’s upcoming new self-titled album, which is due out this Friday, December 15th, 2017.

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Drummer Sean Reinert Exits Cynic

Cynic haven’t been too active since 2015 when a a dispute emerged between frontman/guitarist Paul Masvidal and drummer Sean Reinert. At the time Reinert parted ways with the band, citing growing tensions and a general unhappiness with what he felt were suboptimal performances from Paul Masvidal.

He also mentioned that in order for Masvidal to legally continue performing under the Cynic name, they would need to come to a signed agreement. Drummer Sean Reinert has now announced that such an agreement has reached and it comes with his official exit. States Reinert via Facebook: More...

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