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Last updated on October 22, 2017 at 9:14 AM ET

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Celtic Frost Bassist Reportedly Martin Ain Passes

Reports are beginning to surface that Martin Stricker, better known as Martin Eric Ain, the bassist and co-founder of Celtic Frost, has passed away at the age of 50 due to a heart attack. We will have more updates on this soon, as many of the sites reporting it are in German.

Ain began his long and successful, if times turbulent working relationship with Thomas Gabriel Fischer (AKA Tom Warrior) when he joined Hellhammer in the early 80s, before the two formed Celtic Frost. He performed on a number of seminal albums including, "Morbid Tales," "Into the Pandemonium" and the superb comeback album, "Monotheist," on which he handled lead vocals for the single, "A Dying God Coming Into Human Flesh." Celtic Frost disbanded in 2008 for the second time and Ain focused on other endeavours including running a DVD store and a bar. More...

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Butcher Babies Teases New Music Video

Butcher Babies has shared the below teaser for its forthcoming music video "Headspin", which will arrive next Friday, October 27th, alongside the release of the band’s new album "Lilith".

New Butcher Babies Video "Headspin"... 7 DAYS!!! ??

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Megadeth's Mustaine Reveals He Has Lyme Disease

Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine has revealed that he has been suffering from Lyme disease in recent months, having contracted it from a tick bite. Depending on the severity of the infection, the infectious disease can have life lasting effects.

A few days ago, Dave Mustaine tweeted the following messages:


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