PRIMAL FEAR's MAGNUS KARLSSON Taps Former BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW Members For 'Free Fall II'

Swedish guitarist Magnus Karlsson is working on the follow-up to his 2013 solo album "Magnus Karlsson's Free Fall", tentatively dubbed "Free Fall II". Guest musicians set to appear on the CD include Tony Martin (ex-BLACK SABBATH), Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, ex-DEEP PURPLE), Jorn Lande (ALLEN/LANDE, ex-MASTERPLAN), Jakob Samuel (THE POODLES), Harry Hess (HAREM SCAREM), Rebecca ...

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Video: New ACCEPT Lineup Performs In Rio De Janeiro

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's April 23 performance at Vivo Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil can be seen below. ACCEPT earlier in the month announced the addition of guitarist Uwe Lulis (GRAVE DIGGER, REBELLION) and drummer Christopher Williams to the group's ranks. ACCEPT parted ways with guitarist Herman Frank and drummer Stefan Schwarzmann last ...

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Video: KROKUS Performs On 'Monsters Of Rock' Cruise

Fan-filmed video footage of KROKUS's April 20 performance during the Monsters Of Rock cruise can be seen below. KROKUS's U.S. tour kicked off on Monsters Of Rock cruise and will continue through a series of cities, leading to the legendary Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California on May 6. KROKUS celebrated its 40th ...

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AC/DC Drummer CHRIS SLADE To Host Clinic In Dublin

AC/DC drummer Chris Slade has announced details of an exclusive U.K. and Ireland drum clinic at Whelan's on Tuesday, June 30, the day before AC/DC play the Aviva Stadium. Tickets go on sale at 9.00 a.m. on Friday, May 1. Strictly over 18s. This up-close-and-personal clinic aimed at the hardcore AC/DC fan provides fans the ...

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VEIL OF MAYA To Release 'Matriarch' Album In May

Chicago metallers VEIL OF MAYA will release their fifth album, "Matriarch", on May 12 via Sumerian Records. When VEIL OF MAYA was recording "Matriarch", the group found itself with a lot of new ideas, but no singer. Enter Lukas Magyar. "I'm from this small town in Wisconsin, where there's not a lot of music and ...

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BRITNY FOX Has Reunited And Is Back In Studio

'80s glam rockers BRITNY FOX, featuring bassist Billy Childs, vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tommy Paris and drummer Johnny Dee, alongside new lead guitarist Chris Sanders, have returned from a long hiatus fully charged and ready to rock. The band is currently writing material for a new album, with plans to book and perform select dates. In late ...

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