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THE AMORETTES To Release 'Born To Break' Album In April

Scottish all-female hard rock trio THE AMORETTES will release its new album, "Born To Break", on April 6 via Steamhammer/SPV. The disc was produced by Luke Morley of U.K. arena rockers THUNDER and recorded and mixed by Nick Brine (THE DARKNESS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN). While today's popular music world seems to be based around the idea ...

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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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Asking Alexandria - ASKING ALEXANDRIA

The UK has infiltrated American agro rock with the likes of BRING ME THE HORIZON, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and, of course, ASKING ALEXANDRIA. You can read broad itching from the British press ripping on the Americanized syndrome of their metalcore-plying countrymen and they have a point. It's getting dangerously generic as ...

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Sinister - APPICE

When it comes to hard rock and heavy metal drumming royalty, the lordly name of Appice should automatically spring to mind. Individually, Vinny and Carmine Appice have canvassed the history of heavy music in their times with BLACK SABBATH, the Ozzy Osbourne band, DIO, VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS, KING KOBRA, BLUE MURDER, HEAVEN AND HELL and ...

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Unauthorized Book 'Iron Maiden At Reading' Due In March

Due on March 9, the unauthorized "Iron Maiden At Reading" deluxe coffee table book documents the band's three performances at the annual three-day U.K. festival. IRON MAIDEN first appeared in 1980 when Paul Di'Anno was fronting the band and Dennis Stratton was on guitar. They appeared second on the bill to UFO on the second ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Says Heavy Metal Singers Can 'Learn An Awful Lot' From Screaming Babies

During a recent appearance on the "BBC Breakfast" British morning television news program, IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson spoke about how heavy metal vocalists and babies instinctively protect their voices when making loud noises. "There's a chapter [in my autobiography] about vocal technique and about how it all works, the voice works and things — ...

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GEOFF TATE On Proposed THE THREE TREMORS Project: 'It's Never Coming Out, 'Cause It Was Never Done'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate was recently interviewed on the "Talking Metal" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked about the never-materialized project called THE THREE TREMORS which was supposed to feature Tate, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson and JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford, Geoff said: "As far ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON On Leaving IRON MAIDEN In 1993: 'It Was All About Stepping Out Of What Was A Pretty Comfortable Regime'

Tom Bedell of Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada recently conducted an interview with Bruce Dickinson about the IRON MAIDEN frontman's new autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?" You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why he decided to write ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON: 'We're Only A Heartbeat Away From Auschwitz'

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson spoke to Newsweek about visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial And Museum and memorial in Oświęcim, Poland during the band's 1984 "Powerslave" tour. The museum and memorial, which occupy the site where the Nazis murdered approximately 1.1 million prisoners, preserve Auschwitz's history through powerful exhibitions — display cases fill the ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON Says He Was 'Surprised' IRON MAIDEN Chose BLAZE BAYLEY As His Replacement In 1994

Jack Antonio from the "Do You Know Jack?" radio show recently conducted an interview with Bruce Dickinson about the IRON MAIDEN frontman's new autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?" You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the high level of vocabulary and specific literary references found ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN Singer BRUCE DICKINSON's Powerful Keynote Speech At 'One Young World' Summit

Environmental activist and IRON MAIDEN lead singer Bruce Dickinson gave a powerful keynote speech and introduced delegate speaker Marek Kubik at this year's edition of the "One Young World" summit. The world's premier forum for young leaders was held in early October in Bogotá, Colombia and brought together 1,300 delegates from more than 190 countries, ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Says 'Top End' Of His Voice Is 'Maybe Even Better' Than It Was Before His Cancer Diagnosis

During a recent appearance on the Swedish TV show "Malou Efter Tio", IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson spoke about how his singing voice has changed following his cancer diagnosis three years ago. "[It's] a little bit different," he said. "Two things are slightly different. One is my saliva, which obviously lubricates your throat a little ...

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