Drummer CHRIS SLADE: Why I Left AC/DC

During a recent interview with Music Radar, former AC/DC drummer Chris Slade spoke about his departure from the band before the recording sessions for 1995's "Ballbreaker". "I'd been doing demos [for what was to become 'Ballbreaker'] with the guys in London for two months," Slade explained. "Mal [AC/DC co-founder and rhythm guitarist Malcolm ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE's 'You Can't Stop Me' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"You Can't Stop Me", the new album from California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE, sold around 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 16 on The Billboard 200 chart. SUICIDE SILENCE's previous album, "The Black Crown", opened with 14,400 units back in July 2010 to land ...

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YES: 'Heaven & Earth' EPK Available

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Heaven & Earth", the 21st studio album from seminal progressive rock heroes YES, can be seen below. The CD was released on July 22 via Frontiers Records. Having sold nearly 40 million albums in a career that has so far spanned more than four decades, YES continues with its ...

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STONE SOUR: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Grayslake Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of STONE SOUR's July 19 performance at Austin's Fuel Arena in Grayslake, Illinois (where they supported ROB ZOMBIE) can be seen below. With San Diego's massive Comic-Con International right around the corner, STONE SOUR has released one last lyric video from its conceptual double album "House Of Gold And Bones". The clip ...

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GODSMACK's ROBBIE MERRILL Speaks To METAL LIFE Magazine (Audio)

Metal Life magazine metal queen Karila Shannis recently conducted an interview with GODSMACK bassist Robbie Merrill. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. GODSMACK has released a second new song from the band's upcoming album, "1000hp" (One Thousand Horsepower), called "Generation Day". Singer Sully Erna told Grammy.com that the tune ...

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