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ULI JON ROTH's Younger Brother ZENO ROTH Dead At 61

Zeno Roth, the younger brother of legendary German guitarist Uli Jon Roth (SCORPIONS), passed away on Monday (February 5). He was 61 years old. Uli said in a statement: "[Zeno] died in his sleep after years of illness and finally moved on to a much better place. "Speaking on behalf of all his family and ...

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APOCALYPTICA Announces May 2018 U.S. Tour

On May 10, 1996, Finnish rockers APOCALYPTICA released their epic debut, "Plays Metallica By Four Cellos". The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album, the group re-released it, remastered with three bonus tracks, in 2016. The band has been touring ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI On New Year's Eve Photo With MIKE PORTNOY: 'It's Good To Maintain Good Relationships'

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci says that fans shouldn't read anything into his recent encounter with Mike Portnoy, explaining that he continues to maintain a "good relationship" with his former bandmate. Portnoy, who co-founded DREAM THEATER more than 30 years ago, abruptly quit the band in September 2010 while on tour with AVENGED SEVENFOLD. He ...

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POISON Announces U.S. Tour With CHEAP TRICK, POP EVIL

Music fans wanting a little variety with their summer tour package will get that very thing with the "Poison…Nothin' But A Good Time 2018" tour. Iconic rock band POISON, with all original members, will be joined by CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL on its trek across the U.S. this summer. The tour is set to ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Announces Spring 2018 Tour Dates With SHINEDOWN

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will return to the road this spring for select North American co-headlining dates with past tour mates SHINEDOWN to surround their performances at some of the biggest U.S. festivals, including Carolina Rebellion and Welcome To Rockville. The bands are bringing along a very special support package: modern rock powerhouse STARSET, which ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Ban Odd Assortment Of Items From Concerts

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS are having fun with their tour requirements again, this time posting a list of prohibited items at their shows that features some decidedly suspect inclusions. While sensible things like glass containers and weapons make the list, also barred from the FOO FIGHTERS shows are such items as ...

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New KXM Album is 'Better Than The First Two,' Says GEORGE LYNCH

KXM, the band featuring bassist/vocalist Doug "dUg" Pinnick (KING'S X), guitarist George Lynch (LYNCH MOB, DOKKEN) and drummer Ray Luzier (KORN), is wrapping up the recording process for its third album at Steakhouse Studio in North Hollywood, California. The LP, which is being tracked with producer/engineer Chris Collier — who also helmed the group's first ...

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Listen To New AUGURY Song 'Mater Dolorosa'

Montreal-based progressive death metallers AUGURY will release their third full-length album, "Illusive Golden Age", on March 30 through The Artisan Era. The stunning cover art for the follow-up to "Fragmentary Evidence" was designed by renowned artist Filip Ivanović, who created last year's ORIGIN album art. AUGURY enlisted CRYPTOPSY guitarist Chris Donaldson at The Grid Studios ...

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W.E.T. Feat. JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Audio Visualizer For 'Urgent' Song

An audio visualizer for the song "Urgent" from the Swedish/American melodic hard rock supergroup W.E.T., which features vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN), guitarist/vocalist Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, NORDIC UNION, AMMUNITION) and guitarist Robert Säll (WORK OF ART), can be seen below. The track is taken from W.E.T.'s third album, "Earthrage", which ...

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STONE SOUR's COREY TAYLOR Says JOSH RAND Is 'Doing Really, Really Well' After Entering Treatment Center

Corey Taylor says that his STONE SOUR bandmate Josh Rand is "doing really, really well," a week after it was announced that the guitarist had entered treatment for unspecified issues. Rand most recently performed with the band on last month's ShipRocked cruise. STONE SOUR has enlisted a temporary replacement for the current tour, which started ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN On Why He Doesn't Play Double-Bass Drums: 'I'm Just A Lazy, Old-Fashioned Git'

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips conducted an interview with IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain at last month's NAMM show in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. Asked once again why he has steadfastly refused to incorporate a double-bass setup into his playing technique, McBrain said: "The way I grew up playing, being ...

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FRANK ZAPPA Hologram Tour Band Lineup Announced

Live music's premier hologram production company Eyellusion today announced that a who's who of Zappa fan favorite musicians will support "The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa" hologram tour set to hit music venues in late 2018. Longtime and legendary Zappa players Ray White, Mike Keneally, Scott Thunes, Robert Martin and Joe "Vaultmeister" Travers are set ...

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CODE ORANGE Releases New Song 'Only One Way'

CODE ORANGE has released a new song, "Only One Way", via Adult Swim's Singles Series. Recorded with producer Will Yip at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, Pensylvania, the track is the first new music from the band since the release of its widely acclaimed LP "Forever", which earned CODE ORANGE a Grammy nomination. CODE ORANGE commented ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Hopes To Complete New Album By The Summer

Massachusetts metallers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are hoping to complete work on their new album by the middle of the summer for a tentative late 2018 release. The follow-up to 2016's "Incarnate" will mark the band's third full-length effort since the return of vocalist Jesse Leach, who rejoined the group in 2012. Speaking to the Lubbock, Texas ...

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QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT To Play More European Shows This Summer

Following a phenomenally successful 25-date tour of Europe this past November and December 2017, QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT have made the surprise announcement that the band will play further shows in Europe this summer. The new tour dates follow unprecedented demand for more concerts in Europe and will see the band perform in cities not ...

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Watch HALESTORM Debut New Song 'Black Vultures'

HALESTORM debuted a new song called "Black Vultures" at the opening show of its Canadian co-headlining tour with STONE SOUR on January 27 at Abbotsford Entertainment And Sports Center in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance (as well as the "Black Vultures" airing on January 29 in Dawson Creek, British Columbia) can ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN: MALCOLM YOUNG 'Was My Guitar Teacher'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian was interviewed on the January 19-21 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. Asked how AC/DC rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young influenced his playing and how he was affected by Malcolm's passing, Scott said: "I don't want it ...

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