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PHILIP ANSELMO, CHARLIE BENANTE, CHUCK BILLY, RANDY BLYTHE To Guest On METAL ALLEGIANCE Debut

METAL ALLEGIANCE — the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of MEGADETH, TESTAMENT — which debuted on MOTÖRHEAD's Motörboat cruise last year, and performed at this year's NAMM show and on the ShipRocked cruise, will release its self-titled debut album on September 18 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Brought together ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, ZZ TOP, GODSMACK, SHINEDOWN, SLASH Confirmed For Louisville's LOUDER THAN HELL Festival

Louder Than Life returns to Champions Park near downtown Louisville October 3-4, 2015 for the second annual celebration of the region's culture and cuisine, once again featuring award-winning bourbons and spirits, Gourmet Man Food, and a powerful music lineup. Louder Than Life's premier selection of bourbon, whiskey, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food is curated ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Change Band Lineup Again

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS founder and sole original member Billy Corgan has realigned the band's ever-changing lineup again. After playing a recent string of tour dates with the group, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE drummer Brad Wilk and KILLERS bassist Mark Stoermer have left the PUMPKINS patch, replaced by Robin Diaz and ...

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KINGS OF CHAOS Feat. SAMMY HAGAR, SLASH, DUFF MCKAGAN, GLENN HUGHES To Perform At San Francisco Benefit Concert

KINGS OF CHAOS, the supergroup whose roating lineup is composed of onetime members of GUNS N' ROSES, VAN HALEN, DEEP PURPLE, THE CULT and ALTER BRIDGE, will perform at a special benefit concert for Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project on Wednesday, July 29 at The Fillmore in San Francisco, California. Former GUNS N' ROSES members, guitarist ...

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TESTAMENT Singer CHUCK BILLY's 'Crazy Tour Story' (Video)

Each episode of Digital Tour Bus's "Crazy Tour Stories" features a touring act giving you all the details about one or more wild things that have taken place while on the road. In the episode below, which was filmed on April 11 in Joliet, Illinois, TESTAMENT vocalist Chuck Billy recounts one of his crazy stories ...

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GLENN HUGHES Talks CALIFORNIA BREED Split, Upcoming Solo Album And Collaboration With BILLY RAY CYRUS

On June 5, myRockworld conducted an interview with legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, CALIFORNIA BREED). You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the breakup of CALIFORNIA BREED: "Well, to be very, very honest with you, I haven't really spoken ...

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THE WINERY DOGS Begin Recording Sophomore Album

THE WINERY DOGS, the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON), has entered a Los Angeles-area studio to begin recording its sophomore album, to be released in North America this fall on Loud ...

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MUDVAYNE Members' AUDIOTOPSY Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

AUDIOTOPSY, the new band featuring guitarist Greg Tribbett (MUDVAYNE, HELLYEAH), drummer Matt McDonough (MUDVAYNE), vocalist Billy Keeton (SKRAPE) and bassist Perry Stern, has signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The group's debut album is scheduled for release in the fall. "AUDIOTOPSY is the band that has been waiting to happen," says Greg. "All the ...

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Video: MARILYN MANSON And SMASHING PUMPKINS' BILLY CORGAN Hold Press Conference To Talk About Upcoming Tour

On Monday, May 18, Marilyn Manson and SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan held a press conference in Chicago to promote their upcoming "The End Times" co-headlining tour. You can watch video footage of the question-and-answer session below. Corgan told The Pulse Of Radio that the tour came about organically after he and Manson recently re-established ...

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Founding YES Bassist CHRIS SQUIRE Diagnosed With Leukemia

Founding YES bassist Chris Squire has been diagnosed with a form of leukemia called acute erythroid leukemia. As a result, he will be forced to miss the group's tour this summer for the first time to receive medical treatment in Phoenix, where he resides. He will be temporarily replaced by Billy Sherwood, who played guitar ...

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On The Tour Bus With TESTAMENT (Video)

Digital Tour Bus, which gives fans "an all-access pass" to the tour buses that their favorite bands travel in, has posted its latest "Bus Invaders" episode, focusing on San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT. The six-minute clip can be seen below. TESTAMENT kicked off the "Dark Roots Of Thrash II" tour with EXODUS and SHATTERED ...

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THE HAUNTED To Release New Studio Album This Year

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED have commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2014's "Exit Wounds" album. Guitarist Patrik Jensen states: "Not known as a band that likes to rest on our laurels, we're pushing ahead with the follow-up to last year's 'Exit Wounds' album! We have most of the stuff written already, [and are] ...

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BEAUVOIR FREE: 'Angels Cry' Video Released

Frontiers Music Srl will release "American Trash", the new album from rock and roll veterans Jean Beauvoir and Micki Free, on June 3 in Europe and June 7 in North America. The official video for the song "Angels Cry" can be seen below. Best known as the driving force behind the legendary CROWN OF THORNS ...

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Noita - KORPIKLAANI

Finnish folk metal favorites KORPIKLAANI are back with their ninth album, "Noita", which is, according to the traditional connotation, a shamanistic healer versus the witchcraft tag forced upon it by pious delusion. Being the upbeat band KORPILAANI is, they celebrate the original inference by embracing their folk elements to the hilt. Thus "Noita" pushes violin ...

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Hope Within Hatred - SHATTERED SUN

Texas-based sextet SHATTERED SUN has been around for about a decade and are just now releasing their debut full-length album, "Hope Within Hatred". Along the way, the band dropped four EPs and ran the ruts of personnel changes before being signed to the Breaking Bands, LLC management team, spearheaded by the legendary Jon Zazula of ...

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Officially Licensed AC/DC, GUNS N' ROSES Guitar Bags Available

Canadian family-owned leather company Perri's Leathers Limited has announced the launch of new officially licensed guitar bags featuring AC/DC, GUNS N' ROSES and PINK FLOYD. The AC/DC licensed bag is based on the album that was the band's major career breakthrough, "Highway To Hell". Like this album from the Grammy Award-winning Australian act, the guitar ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS' BILLY CORGAN Lands Job With Wrestling Organization

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan has landed a position as senior producer, creative and talent development at TNA Wrestling, where he'll be responsible for, among other things, developing characters and creating storylines for TNA's "Impact Wrestling", which airs Fridays at 9:00 p.m. ET on Destination America. Corgan said in ...

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BRITNY FOX Has Reunited And Is Back In Studio

'80s glam rockers BRITNY FOX, featuring bassist Billy Childs, vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tommy Paris and drummer Johnny Dee, alongside new lead guitarist Chris Sanders, have returned from a long hiatus fully charged and ready to rock. The band is currently writing material for a new album, with plans to book and perform select dates. In late ...

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