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Revamped RATT To Embark On 'Re-Invasion Tour'

After a five-year battle over trademark issues, doing everything he could to appease and re-assemble the band, RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer, the CEO of WBS, Inc.RATT's touring entity and the sole and exclusive owner of the RATT trademarks — has taken control of the RATT brand and is taking his new version of ...

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STRYPER: New Song 'Let There Be Light' Available For Streaming

"Let There Be Light", a brand new song from STRYPER, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Fallen", which will be released worldwide on Friday, October 16 via Frontiers. The CD was tracked at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts and will include a cover version of the BLACK ...

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JOE SATRIANI Announces 'Surfing To Shockwave' 2016 Retrospective Tour

In 1986 Joe Satriani released his first solo album through Relativity Records, "Not Of This Earth". Fast-forward to this year when Satriani released his 15th solo album, "Shockwave Supernova", to critical acclaim. To mark this major milestone anniversary, Satriani will bring to life the "Surfing To Shockwave" 2016 tour, an evening spotlighting his 30-year career. ...

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ANTHRAX, EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL, ARCH ENEMY Members Perform With METAL ALLEGIANCE In New York (Video)

METAL ALLEGIANCE — the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of MEGADETH, TESTAMENT — celebrated the release of its self-titled debut album with a special concert last night (Thursday, September 17) at the Best Buy Theater in New York City. The show, presented by D'Addario, featured the following participants: ...

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STRYPER: Guitar-Tutorial Video For New Song 'Big Screen Lies'

A guitar tutorial video for the new STRYPER song "Big Screen Lies" featuring the band's guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet and guitarist Oz Fox can be seen below. Sweet described the song with this sentiment: "It talks about how Christians are mocked on screen. I don’t know if you know this, but 9.5 times out of 10 ...

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FATES WARNING's 'Awaken The Guardian' Lineup To Perform At Next Year's PROGPOWER USA Festival

American progressive power metal legends FATES WARNING will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their "Awaken The Guardian" album with an exclusive U.S. headlining appearance at the 2016 edition of the ProgPower USA festival, set to take place September 9-10, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets on sale October 3, 2015 via all Ticketmaster outlets. FATES WARNING ...

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Video: TREMONTI Performs In Orlando

Fan-filmed video footage of TREMONTI's September 11 performance in Orlando, Florida during the 2015 HardDrive Live Tour, sponsored by long-running new rock radio program "HardDrive", can be seen below. TREMONTI's second album, "Cauterize", was released on June 9. "Cauterize" follows up TREMONTI's 2012 debut, "All I Was", and is the first of two new albums ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN: Lyric Video For New Song 'The Court Of Mirror Hall'

Finnish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release their new album, "Innuendo", on October 23 via Napalm. The follow-up to 2014's "Magic Forest" was produced by composer Tuomas Seppälä, who also plays keyboards and guitar, and Mikko P. Mustonen, known for his work with DELAIN, ENSIFERUM and SONATA ARCTICA. The CD will be mastered by Svante ...

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EPICA Talks Next Album, Songwriting Process For 'The Quantum Enigma' (Video)

Toazted conducted an interview with singer Simone Simons and guitarist Isaac Delahaye of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA before the band's June 6 concert at the FortaRock festival at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, Netherlands. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the progress of the songwriting sessions for EPICA's follow-up to 2014's "The Quantum Enigma" ...

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DELAIN, SERENITY, EVERON Members Join Forces For PHANTASMA's 'The Deviant Hearts' Album

Napalm Records has announced the signing of PHANTASMA, the new symphonic rock musical of Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN), Georg Neuhauser (SERENITY) and Oliver Philipps (EVERON). PHANTASMA was born from the longstanding ambition to create a story-driven concept record of Georg Neuhauser, vocal force behind Tyrolean symphonic metal outfit SERENITY. He found his partner in crime with ...

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EVERGREY: Video Footage Of New York City Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of EVERGREY's September 3 performance at Marlin Room at Webster Hall in New York City can be seen below. EVERGREY's latest album, "Hymns For The Broken", was released in September 2014 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at a few different studios and mixed at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark by ...

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STRYPER: New Song 'Big Screen Lies' Available For Streaming

"Fallen", the new album from STRYPER, will be released worldwide on Friday, October 16 via Frontiers. The CD was tracked at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts and will include a cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "After Forever". "Fallen" track listing: 01. Yahweh 02. Fallen 03. Pride 04. Big Screen Lies 05. Heaven ...

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SKINDRED: 'Under Attack' Video Released

"Under Attack", the new video from the Welsh "ragga metal" act SKINDRED, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Volume", which will be released on October 30 via Napalm Records. In the U.S., the deluxe edition of the CD containing the "Rude Boys For Life" film as a bonus ...

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Video: VAN HALEN's DAVID LEE ROTH Berates Beer-Throwing Fan

VAN HALEN singer David Lee Roth slammed a beer-throwing fan during the band's August 27 concert at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, New Jersey. The incident occurred just as the group had finished performing the song "In A Simple Rhyme" and was launching into "Dirty Movies". Roth instructed his bandmates to stop playing and ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: 'Fallen' Guitar Tutorial

"Fallen", the new album from STRYPER, will be released worldwide on Friday, October 16 via Frontiers. The CD was tracked at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts and will include a cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "After Forever". A guitar-tutorial video for the "Fallen" title track — courtesy of STRYPER guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet ...

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NEW YEARS DAY To Release 'Malevolence' Album In October

NEW YEARS DAY will release its third full-length studio album, titled "Malevolence", on October 2 via Another Century Records. The news comes on the heels of what's been a monstrously significant year for the band, which saw them play this year's Van Warped Tour, as well as frontwoman Ash Costello hosting the Alternative Press Music ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH's Flu Forces VAN HALEN Concert Cancelation

VAN HALEN was forced to cancel tonight's (Sunday, August 23) scheduled concert in Hershey, Pennsylvania after lead singer David Lee Roth was advised by doctors not to perform due to a bout with the flu. The band's official statement reads as follows: "Due to David Lee Roth suffering from the flu and the doctor recommending ...

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EPICA: 'The Essence Of Silence' Performance Video Released

The official performance video for the song "The Essence Of Silence" from Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA can be seen below. The clip, which was filmed earlier this year at the band's sold-out show at the Ancienne Belgique in Brussels, Belgium, was shot and edited by Jens De Vos and his team at Panda Productions. The ...

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