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Watch MARCO MENDOZA's Video For 'Viva La Rock' Title Track

Marco Mendoza will release his long-awaited new solo album, "Viva La Rock", on March 2 via Mighty Music. The disc was recorded in Copenhagen with the multi-talented producer and guitar player Søren Andersen (Glenn Hughes, Mike Tramp) at the helm. The Søren/Mendoza collaboration proved to be the right way forward with the chemistry exploding in ...

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TILES Announces 25th-Anniversary Show And Retirement Of Vocalist PAUL RARICK

Detroit-based progressive rock quartet TILES has announced that longtime vocalist Paul Rarick will be retiring and departing from the group, ironically coinciding with the band's 25th anniversary this year. Two years after releasing their crowning achievement, the star-studded and internationally acclaimed double album "Pretending 2 Run", the members of TILES now find themselves in the ...

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Video Premiere: MACHINE HEAD's 'Kaleidoscope'

"Kaleidoscope", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be seen below. The clip was directed by MACHINE HEAD's longtime collaborator Mike Sloat, who previously helmed the band's videos for "Locust", "Aesthetics Of Hate", "Imperium" and "Now We Die", among others. "Kaleidoscope" is taken from MACHINE HEAD's new album, "Catharsis", which ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN Releases Music Video For 'Red Cold River'

BREAKING BENJAMIN has released the official music video for its new single "Red Cold River", the first track to arrive from the band's sixth studio album, "Ember". Digital downloads of the single are available now. Expect more details to be revealed about "Ember" later this month, with pre-orders already scheduled to launch on January 26. ...

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Video: HIRAX Performs At 'X Fest' In Los Angeles

Fan-filmed video footage of HIRAX's January 6 performance at the X Fest at the Regent in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. HIRAX's latest album, "Immortal Legacy", was released in 2014 via SPV/Steamhammer. The disc was produced by Bill Metoyer, known for his work with SLAYER, ARMORED SAINT, W.A.S.P. and SACRED REICH. HIRAX previously ...

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TESLA's New PHIL COLLEN-Produced Album Tentatively Due In June

TESLA's long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Simplicity" album will tentatively arrive in June. The new disc was helmed by DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen, who co-wrote and produced the TESLA song "Save That Goodness", which was released in August 2016 and included on the "Mechanical Resonance Live!" album. When asked in a brand new interview with ...

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PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN: 'My Inspiration Was ZZ TOP, Always Was And Always Will Be'

When most rock fans think of hard-rocking bass player Rex Brown, they undoubtedly think first of his more than 20 years with groove/thrash metal pioneers PANTERA. Multiple Grammy nominations and platinum-selling records will do that. Post-PANTERA, however, Brown has kept the music flowing, going on to play for DOWN, co-founding KILL DEVIL HILL, and performing ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's Biopic 'The Dirt' Finally Starts Pre-Production

MÖTLEY CRÜE's film adaptation of the group's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band", has finally started pre-production. The latest update on the long-awaited project came via drummer Tommy Lee, who tweeted earlier today: "Hey kids! Good news!!! The Motley Crüe movie 'The Dirt' has begun pre production! Starts shooting ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: How KIRK HAMMETT Ended Up Guesting On 'Resurrection' Album

"Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released on March 2 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne Findlay and Michael Voss-Schön along ...

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ACE FREHLEY To Perform On This Year's 'Kiss Kruise'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has been added to the list of performers who will appear on The KISS Kruise VIII. The cruise is set to sail on Halloween (October 31) on Norwegian Jade leaving out of Miami, Florida. Also scheduled to play on the ship this year are KISS, former KISS and current GRAND ...

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PRIMORDIAL To Release 'Exile Amongst The Ruins' In March

Irish pagan metallers PRIMORDIAL will release their new album, "Exile Amongst The Ruins", on March 30 through Metal Blade Records. The band teamed with producer Ola Ersfjord, who worked on PRIMORDIAL's 2016 live album, "Gods To The Godless". The record was tracked at Dublin's Camelot Studios, located adjacent to PRIMORDIAL's rehearsal room. Check out the ...

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CRAIG GOLDY Says Performing With RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Is 'Very Surreal' And 'Heart-Wrenching'

Craig Goldy says that performing with a hologram of Ronnie James Dio is a "very surreal" and "heart-wrenching" experience. Goldy joined DIO during the "Sacred Heart" tour in 1986 after original guitarist Vivian Campbell was fired from the band following a contentious business disagreement with the singer and Ronnie's management. For the past several years, ...

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TOOL Is 'Looking To Go Into The Studio' Very Soon

TOOL drummer Danny Carey spoke to Ireland's Overdrive about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2006's "10,000 Days" album. "It's all coming together really well," he said. "We'll be hitting the studio again very soon and have a couple of gigs in May, so hopefully we'll have ...

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Listen To New THE ATLAS MOTH Song 'Galactic Brain'

"Galactic Brain", a new song from Chicago experimental metallers THE ATLAS MOTH, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Coma Noir", which will be released on February 9 via Prosthetic Records. THE ATLAS MOTH guitarist/vocalist David stated about "Galactic Brain": "This song is very much a call to action ...

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HATEBREED To Continue Celebrating Two Album Anniversaries During Spring Tour

Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED released their first full-length, the modern hardcore classic "Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire", back in November of 1997. The album set the tone for the type of moshable metal that would eventually go on to define the '00s. 2002's "Perseverance" was a perfectly executed, packed-with-anthems follow-up that has become emblematic ...

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SILVERSTEIN Unveils Music Video For 'Whiplash'

SILVERSTEIN has released a music video for the song "Whiplash". Taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Dead Reflection", the track is darker and angrier than ever before. The clip contrasts a cinematic driving scene with a soul-bearing performance from the group, adding up to a more experimental vibe than it has ever released to ...

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SKINDRED Teases 'Machine' Video

Welsh "ragga metal" band SKINDRED will release its new album, "Big Tings", on April 27 via Napalm Records. A single, "Machine", will precede the full-length effort, featuring vocals by REEF frontman Gary Stringer and guitar by Phil Campbell of MOTÖRHEAD. The track was previously used as both the intro and outro theme to AC/DC frontman ...

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SKYHARBOR Signs With ENTERTAINMENT ONE / GOOD FIGHT MUSIC

Indian/American progressive metal band SKYHARBOR has signed a worldwide deal with Entertainment One/Good Fight Music. The group is in the studio with producer Forrester Savell (KARNIVOOL, TWELVE FOOT NINJA, DEAD LETTER CIRCUS) working on its new full-length album, "Sunshine Dust". The follow-up to 2014's "Guiding Lights" will be released later in the year. "It goes ...

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FIREWIND Keyboardist BOB KATSIONIS Announces 'Prognosis & Synopsis' Album, Introduces New Release Format

Greek multi-instrumentalist, producer, video director and composer Bob Katsionis (FIREWIND) returns with his fifth solo album called "Prognosis & Synopsis". Both a "synopsis" (summary) of his solo career so far and a "prognosis" (prediction) of where he is going to move musically in the future, the new album consists of 10 songs that were composed/recorded ...

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