Repentance (Stuck Mojo, Ex-Broken Hope, Etc.) Premiere “Enter The Gallows”

Repentance (Stuck Mojo, ex-Broken Hope, etc.) debut another new track, with their song “Enter The Gallows” now streaming online below. The group will next hit the stage on November 12th at Route 20th in Sturtevant, WI, as opening act for for DevilDriver and Jinjer.

States the band:

“Since the release of ‘Collide‘ and ‘Born To Choose‘ this past spring, we have spent much of the year writing mode. We recently jumped into the studio and finished recording some of the new material, emerging excited and proud of the growth in our sound. We’re happy to share some fresh new metal for all to hear what we’ve been working on! Enjoy ENTER THE GALLOWS!”

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Repentance (Stuck Mojo, Ex-Broken Hope, Etc.) Premiere New Track “Born To Choose”

Repentance (Stuck Mojo, ex-Broken Hope, etc.) have premiered another new song called “Born To Choose“ streaming below. The band recorded this track at Mercenary Digital Studios with Scott Creekmore (Dirge Within, Lionheart). Chris Collier (Prong, Flotsam And Jetsam) took over mixing and mastering duties.

Repentance will play their first live show this week, opening for Trivium and Toothgrinder at The Forge in Joliet, IL on May 23rd.

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Stuck Mojo Premieres New Music Video “Charles Bronson” From Upcoming New Album “Here Come The Infidels”

American metal outfit Stuck Mojo premieres a new song and music video entitled “Charles Bronson”, taken from the upcoming new album “Here Come The Infidels”, which will be out in stores June 24.

“Here Come The Infidels” will be the first Stuck Mojo album since 2008’s “The Great Revival” and will be their first to feature new vocalist Robby J Ward, who recently replaced the band’s original vocalist, Bonz.

Check out now “Charles Bronson” below.

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Metal Allegiance Playing Bloodstock 2016 Festival

Bloodstock’s 2016 festival will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on August 11th – 14th and now three more bands have been added to the lineup. The festival’s organizers comment:

“The Metal Allegiance project joins the bill! You never know who’ll show up on stage at a Metal Allegiance show, but the line-up confirmed so far includes Testament’s Alex Skolnick, Death Angel’s Mark Osegueda, Anthrax’s Scott Ian & Charlie Benante, Russell Allen from Symphony X, Gary Holt from Slayer & Exodus, Mike Portnoy of Twisted Sister/numerous other projects, plus Metal Allegiance leader, Mark Menghi. Who else might step into their ranks for the day? You’ll have to be at Bloodstock to find out!!”

Mike Portnoy adds, “I’m so excited for Metal Allegiance to make their UK debut at one of the most metal festivals on Earth! The perfect audience to share this brotherhood of metal with.”

Also joining the 2016 line-up are Atlanta’s Stuck Mojo and New Orleans metal outfit Goatwhore. This trio of bands joins the previously announced Mastodon, Twisted Sister, Slayer, Behemoth, Anthrax, Gojira, Dragonforce, and Satyricon.

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Fozzy Signs To Century Media Records

American heavy metal outfit Fozzy, featuring professional wrestler Chris Jericho and Stuck Mojo guitarist Rich Ward, has announced that they have signed a new record deal with Century Media, who will release the band’s next studio album.

“We are so excited and honored to be part of the Century Media family,” says Jericho, “Fozzy finally has a record company with the firepower and worldwide influence we need and deserve to rise to the next level – Century Media is the perfect home for Fozzy, and we are stoked to release the masterpiece album of our career and conquer the world… and elsewhere!”

“There are very few musicians I respect more than Rich Ward, and I couldn’t be prouder of bringing him home to Century Media Records, the label that introduced me to Stuck Mojo in 1995,” says Century Media Records product manager Paul Gargano. “Chris is one of the most captivating entertainers and electrifying frontmen I know, and Fozzy have emerged as one of the best-kept secrets in hard rock and metal over the years – now it’s time to let the secret out…”

“Shortly after my 12th Birthday, while air-guitaring to Iron Maiden, I decided that when I grew up, I wanted to ‘pay my bills’ by playing guitar,” says Ward. “In 1995, Century Media Records allowed this seemingly unreachable goal to become a reality with my band Stuck Mojo. When that relationship came to an end in 2001, I continued making and releasing music with several different bands, through several different record companies. There was only one common thread in all my experiences with these other organizations – I wished they were more like Century Media.

“The truth is, like any ‘first’ relationship, it’s tough to get a real perspective of how good it really is until you’ve had other relationships to compare it to. After having lots of opportunities to gain some perspective, I am honored to return to Century Media Records as they become the home for Fozzy’s music.

“I’d like to thank Robert Kampf, Oliver Withoft, Don Robertson, Paul Gargano, and the Century Media staff for bringing Fozzy into their family of amazing bands. I’m so grateful to be able to play music for a living, and it is a privilege to continue my career with the label that gave me my start.”

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Fozzy Bassist, Sean Delson Leaves The Band

Sean Delson, the bass player for American heavy metal band Fozzy, has announced that he has decided to “retire” from the band in order to pursue other musical interests. A statement from Delson reads as follows:

“Hello good people!

“After nearly a decade of playing in Fozzy and enjoying the most fun you can pretty much legally have, I have decided to step down as the Bass Player for Fozzy and let some other lucky soul come in and live out their dreams. Playing in Fozzy has allowed me to achieve nearly 99% of all my musical aspirations. For that, I shall forever be eternally grateful to the band, and the team behind it. We have all played together in different bands throughout the years, and I have no doubt that somewhere down the road, at some point, we will share the stage again. A personal and heartfelt thanks goes out to Rich Ward, for always calling on me to play in every project that ever came his way, and for always believing in me. Thank you Rich.

“In the years prior to my work with Fozzy, The Duke, and Stuck Mojo, most of you know that I was in a band called Agent Cooper. It was actually playing with Agent Cooper that led me to joining Fozzy. Rich came out to a showcase we were playing, and, after the gig, asked me if I would help him record his debut solo album. For you trivia heads out there, Frank Fontsere was playing drums that night with us (and is also a long time member of the Agent Cooper Alumni). After many records, tours, and just plain living the dream… I started feeling a calling to finish something that I had started many years ago. So, along with Mike Martin, Eric Frampton (you know these guys from Stuck Mojo, The Duke, and Fozzy), Doug Busbee, and our new drummer Ganesh Giri Jaya… I hope to see you all on upcoming tours in a town near you!

“I’d like to close this announcement by offering up something personal and heartfelt about Chris Irvine (Jericho): I have never played with such a famous and successful celebrity before… And yes, he is larger than life. But in all the years I have known him, he has proven to be one of the most down to Earth and easy going guys I have ever played with. His work ethic is beyond compare, and I have never met a more tireless working professional.

“I appreciate all of his support over the years, and ongoing well wishes for the future.

“Thank you so much, for everything……. Chris, Rich, CS, Billy, and Mark!!

Sean B. Delson”

The band has already announced that Delson’s replacement will be Paul Di Leo, who has previously worked with the likes of Billy Joel and Joe Lynn Turner, as well as currently being a member of Adrenaline Mob, the supergroup which features former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy and Fozzy guitarist Rich Ward.

“Paul Di Leo is a greasy groovin, power pocket, monster tone producing, master showman of the highest calibre,” says Rich Ward. “Together onstage over the last few months we have become the Wonder Twins of metal and I know he’s gonna blow our fan’s minds!!”

Chris Jericho continues, “I’m excited and honored to have such a talented player and performer like Paul in Fozzy! I’m convinced he’s a big piece of the puzzle who’s going to help us continue to rise to the next level worldwide.”

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Fozzy To Re-Release Latest Album, "Chasing The Grail"

Fozzy, the band featuring Stuck Mojo guitarist/vocalist Rich Ward and World Wrestling Entertainment star Chris Jericho, has announced that they will be re-releasing their latest studio album, “Chasing The Grail” on July 1st as part of a two disc set which will also include the live album, “Remains Alive.” The live record was previously limited to five hundred copies and was only available as part of an expensive fan package. The tracklisting is as follows:

Disc 1
Under Blackened Skies
Martyr No More
Broken Soul
Let The Madness Begin
Pray For Blood
New Day’s Dawn
God Pounds His Nails
Watch Me Shine
Paraskavedekatriaphobia (Friday The 13th)

Disc 2
Nameless Faceless
Don’t You Wish You Were Me
Daze Of The Week
Crucify Yourself
End Of Days
Freewheel Burning
Eat The Rich
Feel The Burn
With The Fire
To Kill A Stranger

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Adrenaline Mob Releaser Teaser Clip For Forthcoming Debut Album

Adrenaline Mob, the new progressive metal act from Mike Portnoy, has posted a short sampler online to promote its impending debut album. You can check out the album teaser in the player below. The new group also features Stuck Mojo/Fozzy guitarist Rich Ward, Symphony X vocalist Russell Allen, Sonic Stomp guitar player Mike Orlando and bassist Paul DiLeo.

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Fozzy Posts New Music Video, "God Pounds His Nails" Online

Fozzy, the band led by World Wrestling Entertainment star Chris Jericho and Stuck Mojo founder Rich Ward, has posted their new music video online for the song, “God Pounds His Nails.” You can check it out below. The video was filmed at the recent Golden Gods award ceremony in Los Angeles, California and the song comes from the group’s latest album, “Chasing The Grail,” which was released last year through Riot! Entertainment.

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