LIFE OF AGONY Recruits Female Drummer VERONICA BELLINO

LIFE OF AGONY has announced the addition of drummer Veronica Bellino to the group's ranks. She joins the band as the replacement for Sal Abruscato, who "amicably" left LIFE OF AGONY last month. Bellino is a New York native who has been on the rise as one of the industry's hottest young drummer/songwriters. Veronica has ...

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JOE PERRY Set For In-Store Signing At NEWBURY COMICS In Boston

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — is set for an in-store album signing at Newbury Comics in his Boston, Massachusetts hometown. The signing — in celebration of his just-released solo album, "Sweetzerland Manifesto" — will start at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 25. Rolling Stone's Steve Appleford ...

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SATYRICON Announces 'Final' U.S. Headlining Tour

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will return to U.S. shores for the final time this spring. The tour starts May 13 in Los Angeles, California and runs through May 30 in Austin, Texas, with two stops in Canada. INQUISITION will provide support on the tour. A complete list of dates can be found below. The run ...

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MEGADETH To Celebrate 35th Anniversary With Special Releases, Exclusive Merchandise And One-Of-A-Kind Events

Thrash metal pioneers MEGADETH will celebrate their 35th anniversary all year long, with special releases, exclusive merch items, and one-of-a-kind events and opportunities for fans worldwide. Founder Dave Mustaine will also celebrate the band's anniversary on his weekly radio show. MEGADETH's announcement comes two years to the day since the release of the band's acclaimed, ...

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Ex-HATE ETERNAL Drummer DEREK RODDY Joins FIRE FOR EFFECT

Acclaimed metal drummer Derek Roddy has joined FIRE FOR EFFECT, the new band featuring former members of MALEVOLENT CREATION. Roddy steps into FIRE FOR EFFECT as the replacement for Mike Smith (SUFFOCATION), who appeared on FIRE FOR EFFECT's demo. Derek has played with HATE ETERNAL, NILE, MALEVOLENT CREATION, DIVINE EMPIRE, COUNCIL OF THE FALLEN (where ...

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SLAYER To 'Make Its Exit' After One 'Final' World Tour

SLAYER will "make its exit" with one final world tour, it has been revealed. The legendary thrash metal band announced its plans via a video featuring a compilation of press clippings, early posters and press photos spanning the group's entire career. In addition, SLAYER has confirmed that it will hit the road in North America ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET Has A Fan In ROBERT PLANT

According to The Pulse Of Radio, GRETA VAN FLEET has a fan in legendary singer Robert Plant. The LED ZEPPELIN frontman told Louisville radio station 91.9 WFPK that he's heard the young Michigan-based group, saying that vocalist Josh Kiszka is "pretty good... There's a job out there for him." The irony is that GRETA VAN ...

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SODOM Announces New Lineup, Expands To Four-Piece

While rumors are still flying thick and fast in the media, Thomas "Angelripper" Such has already announced the new lineup of his band SODOM: guitarist Frank "Blackfire" Gosdzik (also formerly of KREATOR, ASSASSIN) has rejoined the group, with Stefan "Husky" Hüskens (ASPHYX, DESASTER) set to man the drum kit, and Yorck Segatz (BEYONDITION) on second ...

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