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Presenting The 65th Annual Grammy Nominations For Rock and Metal

The Grammy Awards nominations were revealed earlier today and while this is an extremely lengthy list we are only going to laud the noms for the Rock, Metal and Alternative categories here on the website. A full rundown will be on “The Chronicles of Piercing Ken” website after some considerable editing. When we look at this in Word its more than thirty pages but I digress, here now are the nominations of the categories we focus on at the PiercingMetal Media Command HQ.

** Rock **

Best Rock Performance (For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings).
“So Happy It Hurts” by Bryan Adams
“Old Man” by Beck
“Wild Child” by The Black Keys
“Broken Horses” by Brandi Carlile
“Crawl!” by Idles
“Patient Number 9” by Ozzy Osbourne Featuring Jeff Beck
“Holiday” by Turnstile
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Slipknot Announces “Knotfest: Iowa” and More

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The Press Release:
Knotfest, the music and counterculture experience created by the multi-platinum sonic phenomenon and nine-piece force of nature, Slipknot, has today confirmed the return of Knotfest Iowa for 2021. The event will be the biggest heavy music festival to ever hit the mid-western state and will be held at National Balloon Classic Field in Indianola, IA, on Saturday, September 25th, with Slipknot headlining. The full line-up features Faith No More, Megadeth, Lamb Of God, $uicide Boy$, Gojira, Trivium, Tech N9ne, FEVER 333, Knocked Loose, Turnstile, Gatecreeper And Vended.

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Tickets will be available on pre-sale to Knotfest.com subscribers from 10am Central time on today (Tues, May 25th), with a general on-sale from 10am Central on June 4th, over at KnotfestIowa.com.
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Megadeth Releases Bassist Dave Ellefson From Lineup

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In light of the recently reported sex scandal on numerous wire services regarding founding member and bassist Dave Ellefson, Dave Mustaine has released a statement which when all is said and done releases the musician from band service. I have provided said statement down below for your perusal.

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*** end of statement ***

PiercingMetal Thoughts: I don’t have much to add to this and hope that all involved can come out of this in the best possible fashion in some time. I will admit that I don’t know the complete story or like reporting on this sort of thing.

Official: http://www.megadeth.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/megadeth

Megadeth and Lamb Of God Announce The Rescheduled “The Metal Tour Of The Year”

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The Press Release:
It’s time. MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD cannot be stopped and today announced the rescheduled run of the Metal Tour of the Year. Joining them, as previously planned, will be special guests TRIVIUM and IN FLAMES, heralding the long-awaited return to the stage for these bands, who are every bit as excited about these historic and not-to-be-missed shows as fans are. Tickets for the rescheduled dates will go back on-sale beginning Friday, May 7th at 10am local at LiveNation.com.

MEGADETH, fueled by Dave Mustaine’s triumphant return to the stage following his diagnosis and recovery of throat cancer, will finally embark on their first North American tour since 2017. Speaking on the long-awaited announcement of the rescheduled run, MEGADETH’s leader and frontman, Dave Mustaine says

“Can you hear that sound of armies on the march – of destruction on the horizon? That’s this tour, coming for you. We cannot wait to return to the stage and I promise you you do NOT want to miss these shows. You’re not going to know what hit you!”
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DC Comics Announces: “Dark Nights: Death Metal” Band Edition Limited Series

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The Press Release:
In anticipation of the international launch of DC’s runaway 2020 hit limited series, Dark Nights: Death Metal, the publisher announced today plans to collaborate with seven of the most renowned metal music bands for Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition. Representing a cross-section of metal music from across genres and generations, each special edition will feature a variant cover spotlighting a different metal band, an introduction from the band and exclusive interview. The lineup includes:

Issue #1: Featured band: Megadeth – Cover artist: Juanjo Guarnido

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“Dark Nights: Death Metal” Band Edition #1 (Megadeth)

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