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AVANTASIA's 'Ghostlights' Enters German Chart At No. 2

"Ghostlights", the seventh studio album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project, has entered the German chart at position No. 2. Released on January 29 via Nuclear Blast, the twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO's SOTO Band Releases 'FreakShow' Lyric Video

SOTO, the band led by vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, has completed work on its second studio album, "Divak", due on April 1 via earMUSIC. "Divak" (pronounced "dee-vock") comes shortly after the band's debut release, "Inside The Vertigo". It's a mere 15 months later, partly due to Jeff Scott Soto's insistence on continuing to create and ...

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AVANTASIA's TOBIAS SAMMET Discusses 'Ghostlights' Concept (Video)

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project released its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new four-and-a-half-minute video clip in which Sammet discusses ...

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AVANTASIA: Entire 'Ghostlights' Album Available For Streaming; 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Video Released

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The entire "Ghostlights" album can now be streamed ...

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GEOFF TATE Says QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Frequency Unknown' Album Was Remixed Without His Involvement

Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate spoke to Myglobalmind about the controversy surrounding "Frequency Unknown", the sole album he released under the QUEENSRŸCHE banner during a period while he was battling his former bandmates over the rights to the group's name. Regarding the decision by his then-record label Deadline Music/Cleopatra Records to make available "new ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO's SOTO Band To Release 'Divak' Album In April

SOTO, the band led by vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, has completed work on its second studio album, "Divak", due on April 1 via earMUSIC. "Divak" (pronounced "dee-vock") comes shortly after the band's debut release, "Inside The Vertigo". It's a mere 15 months later, partly due to Jeff Scott Soto's insistence on continuing to create and ...

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GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Announces U.S. Tour

On February 3, OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, will hit the road for over thirty dates on what will mark the group's first major U.S. tour of the year. This comes hot on the heels of OPERATION: MINDCRIME's extensive European tour in November and December that took them ...

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VH1 CLASSIC Will No Longer Produce 'That Metal Show'

VH1 Classic has decided against producing any more episodes of "That Metal Show", the hard rock/heavy metal talk show hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine. Trunk, Jamieson and Florentine said in a statement: "It has been an incredible run of eight years, roughly 125 episodes and some really cool specials. "The global ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Video Footage Of Entire Corpus Christi Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's entire January 17 performance at Brewster Street Icehousein Corpus Christi, Texas can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre told "Rockin' Metal Revival" last month that the band was preparing a brand new setlist for its current headlining tour. He said: "We've changed the setlist a lot that we're ...

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AVANTASIA: Official Lyric Video For 'Ghostlights' Title Track

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The official lyric video for "Ghostlights" can be ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Unleashes Video For New Song 'Eye9'

The official video for the new QUEENSRŸCHE song "Eye9" can be seen below. The track is taken from QUEENSRŸCHE's latest album, "Condition Hüman", which debuted at No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart, having shifted 14,000 equivalent album units in the week ending October 8, 2015. The Billboard 200 ranks the most popular albums of ...

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Video: QUEENSRŸCHE Performs In Las Vegas

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's January 9 performance at Hard Rock Live in Las Vegas, Nevada can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre told "Rockin' Metal Revival" last month that the band was preparing a brand new setlist for its current headlining tour. He said: "We've changed the setlist a lot that we're ...

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Video: QUEENSRŸCHE Performs In San Jose

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's January 7 performance at the Rockbar Theater in San Jose, California can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre told "Rockin' Metal Revival" last month that the band was preparing a brand new setlist for its current headlining tour. He said: "We've changed the setlist a lot that we're ...

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METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE Members Pay Tribute To LEMMY

Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT), Krist Novoselic (NIRVANA), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER), are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the death of legendary MOTÖRHEAD bassist/singer Lemmy Kilmister. Lemmy found out on ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME Performs In France

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the new band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing on December 18 at Le Forum in Vauréal, France can be seen below. "The Key", the first album of an ambitious trilogy from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, sold around 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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AVANTASIA: Trailer For 'Ghostlights' Album Featuring Snippets Of Five New Songs

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new trailer for "Ghostlights" is available ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Hosts First-Ever In-Game, Curated Playable Music Video Show In 'Guitar Hero Live'

Activision Publishing, Inc. and FreeStyleGames today announced that acclaimed band AVENGED SEVENFOLD is taking over GHTV for a one-hour show, taking gamers through some of their most beloved rock songs playable in Guitar Hero Live. Premiering today and airing multiple times throughout the week, the show is dubbed "A7X Rock Classics" and features exclusive footage ...

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GEOFF TATE On Paris Terrorist Attacks: 'People That Engage In That Sort Of Behavior Should Be Eliminated'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate has commented on the events of November 13 in Paris, France, when more than 129 people were killed in seven coordinated terrorist attacks. The greatest number of deaths took place at the Bataclan, a French music venue where EAGLES OF DEATH METAL were performing when terrorists ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Doesn't Hold A Grudge Against GEOFF TATE

Drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) was interviewed on a recent edition of "The Shoe With Miles Schuman", the Internet radio show hosted by 15-year-old Miles "The Shoe" Schuman. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Speaking about his current relationship with former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff ...

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