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ROBERT PLANT On 'George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight'; Video Available

LED ZEPPELIN legend Robert Plant was the featured guest on last night's (Monday, September 20) edition of "George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight" (formerly "The Hour"). The program, which airs at 11:00 p.m. on CBC in Canada, is hosted by Canadian television and radio personality George Stroumboulopoulos. Video footage of Plant's appearance on last night's show can be ...

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SLAYER Drummer Interviewed By TALES FROM THE PIT

Tales From The Pit conducted an interview with SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo when the band played the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California on August 31, 2010 as part of the "American Carnage" tour with MEGADETH and TESTAMENT. You can now watch the chat below. For the first time in its near-30-year history, SLAYER, the ...

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ROBERT PLANT To Guest On 'George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight'

LED ZEPPELIN legend Robert Plant will be the featured guest on tonight's (Monday, September 20) edition of "George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight" (formerly "The Hour"). The program, which airs at 11:00 p.m. on CBC in Canada, is hosted by Canadian television and radio personality George Stroumboulopoulos. "Band of Joy", the new album from Robert Plant and BAND ...

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PROTEST THE HERO: First Studio Webisode Available

Canadian metal band PROTEST THE HERO recently entered the studio to begin recording its third full-length album. The group is once again working with producer Julius "Juice" Butty at both Jukasa Studios and Silo Recording Studio. The record will be mixed by producer/engineer Machine for an early 2011 release. The first in a series of ...

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TARJA TURUNEN's 'What Lies Beneath': More First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"What Lies Beneath", the sophomore solo album from formerNIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #14 (first week), #7 (second week) Czech Republic: #6 Switzerland: #11 Hungary: #30 Netherlands: #45 Belgium (Flanders): #99 Belgium (Wallonia): #42 UK: #115 In other news, Tarja's solo debut, "My Winter Storm", has now been ...

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SACHA BARON COHEN To Play FREDDIE MERCURY In QUEEN Movie

According to MTV.com, comic and filmmaker Sacha Baron Cohen will play legendary QUEEN frontman Freddie Mercury in an upcoming movie. Cohen will portray the British singer in a film focusing on QUEEN's developing years up until the band's historic 1985 Live Aid set. GK Films ("The Tourist"), Robert De Niro's Tribeca Productions and ...

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TARJA TURUNEN's 'What Lies Beneath' Cracks German Top 5

"What Lies Beneath", the sophomore solo album from formerNIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, has entered the German Media COntrol chart at position No. 4. "What Lies Beneath" was released in North America on September 14 via The End Records. The CD's first single, "Falling Awake" (featuring Jason Hook from FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH), was released August ...

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SLASH Talks VELVET REVOLVER In New Video Interview

Artisan News Service has uploaded a short interview with the 2010 Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) honoree Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) conducted on August 26 at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California. Watch the clip below. Slash recently told BostonHerald.com that VELVET REVOLVER will be looking for a new frontman come ...

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ROBERT PLANT On NBC's 'Today'; Interview, Performance Footage

Former LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant took part in an interview and performance on yesterday's (Tuesday, September 14) edition of NBC's "Today" show. You can watch video footage of his appearance below. "Band of Joy", the new album from Plant and BAND OF JOY — a new version of his pre-LED ZEPPELIN group which also ...

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SLAYER Drummer Interviewed By MF MAGAZINE (Video)

MF Magazine recently conducted an interview with SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo. You can now watch the chat below. For the first time in its near-30-year history, SLAYER, the single most distinctive and radical thrash metal band ever, will see its ten American Recordings albums released as a limited-edition, high-end box set — "The Vinyl Conflict" ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'What Lies Beneath' Recording Sessions

Behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for "What Lies Beneath", the sophomore solo album from formerNIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, can be viewed below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). "What Lies Beneath" is being released in North America today (Tuesday, September 14) via The End Records. The CD's first single, "Falling Awake" (featuring Jason Hook ...

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ROBERT PLANT Added To ELECTRIC PROMS

According to Kerrang! magazine, LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant will headline London, England's Roundhouse on October 29 as part of BBC Radio 2's Electric Proms festival. Plant, who will be performing with his new band BAND OF JOY — an updated version of his pre-LED ZEPPELIN group which also featured the late John Bonham — ...

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SLAYER Interviewed On NPR's 'Sound Opinions'; Audio Available

SLAYER members Dave Lombardo (drums) and Kerry King (guitar) were interviewed by Chicago music critics Jim Derogatis and Greg Kot for this past weekend's edition of NPR's "Sound Opinions". You can now listen to the program using the audio player below. (Note: The SLAYER interview begins around the nine-minute mark.)

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ROBERT PLANT: How I Got Into Rock And Roll (Video)

CNN's Becky Anderson recently spoke to former LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant to find out how he got into rock and roll. Watch the short clip below. "Band of Joy", the new album from Plant and BAND OF JOY — a new version of his pre-LED ZEPPELIN group which also featured the late John Bonham ...

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KORN's RAY LUZIER: 'I Was The Drum Slut Of L.A.'

Greg Maki of Live-Metal.net recently conducted an interview with KORN drummer Ray Luzier. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Live-Metal.net: Have you guys ever discussed situations of reuniting with old members? Let's say, one day David [Silveria, drums] did want to come back, or Head [Brian Welch, guitar]. Ray Luzier: ...

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BOB DAISLEY Interviewed By AUSTRALIAN GUITAR

In March 2010, Steve Flack of Guitar Heroes conducted an interview with legendary bassist Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH, URIAH HEEP) for Australian Guitar magazine. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. Daisley, who played bass on the first two solo albums by Ozzy Osbourne, said in a recent interview ...

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DELAIN Working On New Album; European Tour Dates Announced

DELAIN — the project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — has scheduled the following European tour dates in 2011: Apr. 29 - UK - Manchester - Academy 3 Apr. 30 - UK - London - O2 Islington Academy May 01 - UK - Glasgow - The Cathouse ...

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NECRONAUT: New Song Available For Streaming

"Returning To Kill The Light", a brand new song from NECRONAUT, the solo project of former DISMEMBER/CARNAGE drummer Fred Estby, is available for streaming at this location. The track comes off NECRONAUT's self-titled album, which is scheduled for release on October 18 release via Regain Records. The cover artwork for the CD (see ...

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DISTURBED's 'Asylum' Tops U.S. Chart

"Asylum", the new album from Chicago heavy rockers DISTURBED, sold 179,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous three albums — 2008's platinum "Indestructible" (first-week sales: 253,000), 2005's double-platinum "Ten Thousand Fists" (first-week sales: 238,000) and 2002's platinum ...

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