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MEGADETH, L.A. GUNS, WARRANT, DOKKEN Members To Perform At 'Ronnie Montrose Remembered' Concert

Iconic American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose will be saluted by a stellar rock-star lineup whose own careers were influenced by the legendary and powerful Montrose sound at "Ronnie Montrose Remembered" — one of the most-talked-about shows of NAMM 2018. This celebratory concert highlighting Montrose's career will feature his greatest hits from early MONTROSE, EDGAR WINTER, ...

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KXM Featuring KORN, KING'S X, Ex-DOKKEN Members: Back In The Studio For Third Album

KXM, the band featuring bassist/vocalist Doug "dUg" Pinnick (KING'S X), guitarist George Lynch (LYNCH MOB, DOKKEN) and drummer Ray Luzier (KORN), is currently recording its third album with producer/engineer Chris Collier — who also helmed the group's first two releases — at Steakhouse Studio in North Hollywood, California. The album will be released by Rat ...

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SEPTICFLESH Releases Official Video For 'Martyr' Song

Greek masters of symphonic death metal SEPTICFLESH have released the official music video for the song "Martyr", directed by longtime collaborator Jon Simvonis. The track is taken from the band's tenth full-length album, "Codex Omega", which was released on September 1 via Prosthetic Records. The disc was produced by Jens Bogren, who has previously worked ...

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Guitar Lesson With MICHAEL SCHENKER (Video)

France's Guitare Xtreme magazine has uploaded a video guitar lesson with legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker. Featured songs include "Rock Bottom", "Live And Let Live" and "Captain Nemo". Check it out below. "Resurrection", the new album from Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released on March 2 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, ...

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Cemetery Asks CHRIS CORNELL Fans Not To Film At His Gravesite

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Vicky Cornell, the widow of late SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell, was sent a letter by the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles where her husband is interred stating that fans aren't allowed to film video of their visits to the singer's grave. Chris's management team tweeted a short time ...

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CRASHDÏET: Lyric Video For New Single 'We Are The Legion'

The official lyric video for "We Are The Legion", the latest single from Swedish sleaze rockers CRASHDÏET, can be seen below. The song marks the band's return with new frontman Gabriel Keyes. The group made its comeback official in the December edition of Sweden Rock Magazine, revealing the band's collaboration Keyes, a Stockholm-based singer who ...

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Watch QUEENSRŸCHE Perform In Snoqualmie, Washington

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's December 29 performance at Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, Washington can be seen below. KAMELOT's Casey Grillo made his live debut with with QUEENSRŸCHE on April 1 at Sycuan Casino in El Cajon, California. He is filling in for regular QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield, who is taking time off from the ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT On AC/DC's Handling Of BRIAN JOHNSON's Hearing Loss: 'I Wouldn't Have Done It Like That'

DEF LEPPARD's Joe Elliott says that Axl Rose "did a pretty good job" fronting AC/DC but he believes that the legendary Australian hard rock outfit could have handled Brian Johnson's apparent exit from the group differently. AC/DC postponed the last ten dates of its North American tour last year after doctors told Johnson he faced ...

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TOM KEIFER Says 'Country Influence' In His Music Comes From Listening To THE ROLLING STONES, Not From Living In Nashville

CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer has confirmed to AntiHero Magazine that he has commenced writing material for the follow-up to his debut solo album, 2013's "The Way Life Goes". "There has definitely been some song ideas, gathering or collecting," he said. "Once 'The Way Life Goes' was released and the many years that we ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist MARC RIZZO To Release 'Rotation' Solo Album In March

SOULFLY and CAVALERA CONSPIRACY guitarist Marc Rizzo will release his new solo album, "Rotation", on March 30 via Combat Records/EMP Label Group/Amped in North America, and Combat/SPV in Europe. "Rotation" is the fourth solo release for Rizzo, following 2004's "Colossal Myopia", 2006's "The Ultimate Devotion" (both released by legendary shred label Shrapnel), and the independently ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Bassist Defends A PERFECT CIRCLE's No-Cell-Phone Policy

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH bassist Chris Kael has defended A PERFECT CIRCLE's strict no-cell-phone policy at all concerts, saying that the Maynard James Keenan-fronted outfit regularly performs previously unreleased material that should not be experienced for the first time through a low-quality YouTube recording. It was reported in early November that more than 60 concertgoers ...

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CRASHDÏET: More 'We Are The Legion' Single Details Revealed

Swedish sleaze rockers CRASHDÏET will launch a brand new single on New Year's Eve to mark their return with new frontman Gabriel Keyes. The group made its comeback official in the December edition of Sweden Rock Magazine, revealing the band's collaboration Keyes, a Stockholm-based singer who is CRASHDÏET's fourth vocalist. CRASHDÏET was previously fronted by ...

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ERIC CUTLER Doesn't Think AUTOPSY Has Evolved: 'We're The Same Scumbags We Have Always Been'

"Metal Magdalene With Jet" show on Metal Messiah Radio recently conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Cutler of veteran death metallers AUTOPSY. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he got to know AUTOPSY drummer Chris Reifert: Eric: "Chuck [Schuldiner] from DEATH and Chris lived ...

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LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA Says 'Nothing Stands In Our Way' Book Will Be 'Visually Stunning'

LACUNA COIL vocalist Cristina Scabbia was interviewed by Underground's Voice prior to the group's December 2 performance in Oporto, Portugal. The complete chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's forthcoming book, "Nothing Stands In Our Way", which commemorates their 20th anniversary: Cristina: "It will be the ...

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Watch Multi-Camera Footage Of TOM KEIFER's Concert In Westland, Michigan

Quality multi-camera video footage of CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer's December 15 performance at the Token Lounge in Westland, Michigan can be seen below (video produced by George S Pogacich). Keifer, who recently released an expanded compilation of his critically acclaimed solo debut album, "The Way Life Goes", told Detroit's WRIF radio station about the progress ...

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IN FLAMES To Stage Its Own Two-Day Festival In Sweden

Swedish metallers IN FLAMES will stage their very own two-day festival called Borgholm Brinner (English-language translation: Borgholm Is Burning) next summer at the infamous Borgholm Castle of Eastern Sweden's island of Öland. On each evening, IN FLAMES will play an exclusive headline set after performances by around five other bands. The dates to remember are ...

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