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Video: WHITESNAKE's New Lineup Performs Live For First Time

WHITESNAKE's new touring lineup — David Coverdale (vocals), Joel Hoekstra (guitar), Reb Beach (guitar), Michael Devin (bass), Tommy Aldridge (drums) and Michele Luppi (keyboards) — made its live debut this past Thursday, May 28 at Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, Washington. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Burn (DEEP PURPLE cover) 02. Lay ...

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WHITESNAKE's 'The Purple Album: First-Week Sales Revealed

WHITESNAKE's "The Purple Album", which revisits singer David Coverdale's time as the frontman for DEEP PURPLE's "Burn", "Stormbringer" and "Come Taste The Band" studio albums, sold around 6,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 84 on The Billboard 200 chart (which includes stream activity). Other ...

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DEVIL YOU KNOW To Enter Studio In June

DEVIL YOU KNOW — the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED) —has completed pre-production for its sophomore album with renowned producer Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, ALL THAT REMAINS, KILLER BE KILLED). They will start the official recording process in early June for a late ...

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HEAVY MONTRÉAL 2015: Daily Lineups Revealed; More Bands Announced

EXTREME, NEUROSIS, ABBATH, DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, SANCTUARY, VEIL OF MAYA, THE ACACIA STRAIN, CATTLE DECAPITATION and more have been added to the billing of this year's edition of the Heavy Montréal festival. Daily lineups for the three-day event, which will be held on August 7-9 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, have also been revealed. Check out the ...

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NIGHTRAGE: Entire 'The Puritan' Album Available For Streaming

"The Puritan", the sixth studio album from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CDwill be released on April 24 via Despotz Records. "The Puritan" — described in a press release as "an uncompromising, eerie, dramatic and melodic death metal journey in its purest essence" ...

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NIGHTRAGE: 'The Puritan' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "The Puritan" from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's sixth studio album, "The Puritan", which will be released on April 24 via Despotz Records. "The Puritan" — described in a press release as "an uncompromising, eerie, ...

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INTRONAUT Begins Work On Fifth Album

Los Angeles-based post-progressive metal band INTRONAUT has entered Clearlake Audio with engineer Josh Newell to begin recording its fifth full-length album. The CD will be mixed by Devin Townsend for a late 2015 release via Century Media Records. Commented INTRONAUT vocalist/guitarist Sacha Dunable: "Really pumped on these songs. Overall, it's going to be a bit ...

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NIGHTRAGE: 'Stare Into Infinity' Video Released

"Stare Into Infinity", the new video from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "The Puritan", which will be released on April 24 via Despotz Records. "'Stare Into Infinity' is one of my favorite songs on our new album, 'The Puritan'," NIGHTRAGE guitarist ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Taps Bassist KEVIN CHOWN For Upcoming Tour

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has announced the addition of bassist Kevin Chown to his solo band. Bach says: "Joining 'Give 'Em Hell' guitar player/songwriter Devin Bronson, along with my long-standing drummer Bobby Jarzombek, the addition of Kevin on bass is an exciting musical turn for the band. "Known for his bass work with ...

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WHITESNAKE: EPK For 'The Purple Album'

Rock icons WHITESNAKE are set to return with their 12th studio album this spring. "The Purple Album" will be released in Europe on May 15 and in North America on May 19 via Frontiers Music SRL. "The Purple Album" is a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale's time as the lead singer for DEEP ...

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Video: DRAGONFORCE Performs In Puerto Rico For First Time

Fan-filmed video footage of DRAGONFORCE's first-ever concert in Puerto Rico, which took place this past Saturday, March 14 at Shannan's in San Juan, can be seen below. DRAGONFORCE will release its debut DVD, "In The Line Of Fire", on July 10. Shot in high definition during the band's show at 2014’s Loud Park festival at ...

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DEVIL YOU KNOW: 'As Bright As The Darkness' Video Premiere

The official video for the song "As Bright As The Darkness" from DEVIL YOU KNOW — the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED) — can be seen below. The clip, which was produced in partnership with The You Rock Foundation, was created by John Rockovich, ...

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THE AGONIST: Pro-Shot Footage Of Montreal Concert

Dr. Light Productions has uploaded professionally filmed video footage of THE AGONIST's February 27 performance at Foufounes Électriques in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Check out the clips below. THE AGONIST's new album, "Eye Of Providence", was released on February 24 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The band's first CD with singer ...

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NIGHTRAGE: New Song 'Desperate Vows' Available For Streaming

Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE will release their sixth studio album, "The Puritan", on April 24 via Despotz Records. "The Puritan" — described in a press release as "an uncompromising, eerie, dramatic and melodic death metal journey in its purest essence" — welcomes new NIGHTRAGE vocalist Ronnie Nyman to the mix. Nyman joins NIGHTRAGE guitarist ...

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