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LACEY STURM: Why I Left FLYLEAF

Former FLYLEAF singer Lacey Sturm will release her memoir, "The Reason: How I Discovered a Life Worth Living", on October 7 via Baker Books. In a new video clip promoting the book, Sturm explains why she decided to leave the band. She says: "We were on our second album when I got married. And the ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN: Video For New Song 'War Paint'

When Richie Kotzen plays his guitar, you know it's him. The guitar virtuoso, singer and songwriter possesses an inimitable style that's both instantly recognizable and immediately striking. This unique style courses through "The Essential Richie Kotzen", a career retrospective collection which was released on September 2 via Loud & Proud Records. It encompasses this iconic ...

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EXODUS: 'Blood In Blood Out' Special Guests, Bonus Tracks Revealed

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS will release their tenth studio album, "Blood In Blood Out", in North America on October 14 via Nuclear Blast. The album art was illustrated by Swedish artist Pär Olofsson, known worldwide for his incredible renderings that have graced the covers of countless heavy metal albums, including EXODUS' ...

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THE HAUNTED: Entire 'Exit Wounds' Album Available For Streaming

"Exit Wounds", the new album from Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED, is available for streaming in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Released on August 25 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Century Media. the CD was once again recorded with the group's longtime producer Tue Madsen at Denmark's Antfarm Studio (DARK ...

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BILLY CORGAN May Break Up SMASHING PUMPKINS Again

Seven years after he reactivated the band, frontman and founder Billy Corgan is thinking about putting the SMASHING PUMPKINS to sleep again. According to The Pulse Of Radio, Corgan told the Chicago Tribune in a new interview that the response to the band's two upcoming album will play a big role in deciding the PUMPKINS' ...

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SURVIVOR Singer JIMI JAMISON Dead At 63

SURVIVOR lead singer Jimi Jamison has died of an apparent heart attack. He was found at home around 1 a.m. Monday morning by his son. The musician was 63 years old. Jamison served as SURVIVOR's lead singer from 1984 until 1988, recording three albums with the band, 1984's "Vital Signs", 1986's "When Seconds Count" and ...

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PAUL GILBERT: 'Every MR. BIG Album Is An Event'

Fredrik Polback of classic rock program "Radio Fireball" (Twitter) in Jönköping, Sweden recently conducted an interview with MR. BIG guitarist Paul Gilbert. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On the new MR. BIG record, "... The Stories We Could Tell", which will be released on September 19 in Europe and ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN Interviewed On Brazil's 'Wikimetal' (Audio)

Brazil's Wikimetal podcast recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, POISON). You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. When Richie Kotzen plays his guitar, you know it's him. The guitar virtuoso, singer and songwriter possesses an inimitable style that's both instantly recognizable ...

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FOO FIGHTERS: Audio Clip Of New Music

Bob "Moz" Moczydlowsky, the recently appointed head of music at Twitter and former senior vice president of product and marketing at Topspin Media, has posted a short snippet of some new FOO FIGHTERS music. Check it out below. Bob took to Vine to post: "Holy guitars, Batman! New @foofighters record makes 'em sound 100 feet ...

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Video: ROB ZOMBIE, DUFF MCKAGAN, BILLY IDOL, STEVE JONES Perform At 10th Annual JOHNNY RAMONE Tribute

Rob Zombie hosted the 10th annual Johnny Ramone birthday on August 24 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The show included live sets of RAMONES classics performed by some of Johnny's closest musician friends, including Zombie, Billy Idol, former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan and SEX PISTOLS guitarist Steve Jones. Fred Armisen ("Portlandia", "Saturday Night ...

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MR. BIG Taps ACE FREHLEY Drummer MATT STARR For Upcoming Tour

MR. BIG recently announced that drummer Pat Torpey has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The diagnosis has left him unable to perform his normal drumming duties on the band's upcoming world tour. He did complete all of the drumming on the upcoming eighth studio album, "…The Stories We Could Tell", but, unfortunately, touring will be ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, JEFF SCOTT SOTO, BILLY IDOL, BILLY DUFFY Rock The Viper Room's 21st-Anniversary Jam

Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Billy Idol, Carla Harvey (BUTCHER BABIES), Billy Duffy (THE CULT) and Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL) are among the musicians who took part in The Viper Room's 21st-anniversary all-star jam on August 16 in West Hollywood, California. Video footage of the entire 90-minute concert — ...

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THE HAUNTED: 'Cutting Teeth' Video Released

"Cutting Teeth", the new video from Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's band's new album, "Exit Wounds", which will be released on August 25 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Century Media. The CD was once again recorded with the group's longtime producer ...

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ROBERT PLANT: Second Short Film Exploring Themes Of 'Lullaby And… The Ceaseless Roar' Album

Legendary LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant's new album, "Lullaby And… The Ceaseless Roar", will be released September 9 on Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Plant, the album is his label debut and features 11 new recordings, nine of which are original songs written by Plant with his band, THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERSJustin Adams: ...

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TESTAMENT Joined By ARCH ENEMY Singer At Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival (Video)

ARCH ENEMY singer Alissa White-Gluz joined TESTAMENT on stage on August 14 at the Summer Breeze festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany to perform the TESTAMENT classic "Into The Pit". Fan-filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. TESTAMENT in January announced the departure of bassist Greg Christian. In a recent interview with 100PercentRock.com, Chuck ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Nanaimo Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of Sebastian Bach's August 1 performance in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada can be seen below. Bach's new solo album, "Give 'Em Hell", sold around 4,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 72 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on April 22 via ...

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