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Earthrage - W.E.T.

Although his impressive resume boasts stints with JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE and Roger Taylor's QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA, to say nothing of a discography that numbers into three digits, it wasn't until recent years that the profile of Jeff Scott Soto has grown to match his considerable vocal talents. Perhaps that's because, with the possible exception ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform DRAFI DEUTSCHER Cover In Stuttgart (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of "Marmor, Stein Und Eisen Bricht", a song originally written and recorded by German singer Drafi Deutscher, during METALLICA's April 7 concert in in Stuttgart, Germany. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 14 shows in Europe since early February and ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform TANKCSAPDA's 'A Legjobb Méreg' In Budapest (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of "A Legjobb Méreg", a song originally written and recorded by the Hungarian hard rock/heavy metal band TANKCSAPDA, during METALLICA's April 5 concert in in Budapest, Hungary. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 13 shows in Europe since early February ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT And ROBERT TRUJILLO Pay Tribute To MICHAEL SCHENKER In Hamburg (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP's "Into The Arena" and UFO's "Rock Bottom" during METALLICA's March 29 concert in Hamburg, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. Hammett is a featured guest on "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER ...

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MICHAEL SWEET: 'Controversy Follows STRYPER'

Bay Ragni of Totally Driven Radio recently conducted an interview with STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether STRYPER is always "one of controversy": Michael: "[Laughs] Well, controversy follows STRYPER, we don't follow it. It's just kind of par for the ...

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ROCK GODDESS To Release 'This Time' Album In October

The reunited original lineup of ROCK GODDESS — the female power trio from the days of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) featuring sisters Jody and Julie Turner along with bassist Tracey Lamb — will enter a London studio on May 14 with producer Wes Maebe (UB40, Robert Plant, NEW MODEL ARMY, PRAYING MANTIS) ...

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DEF LEPPARD Announces First Of Four Planned Career-Spanning Box Sets

On June 1, Bludgeon Riffola/Mercury/UMe fires the first salvo in DEF LEPPARD's projected four-volume career-spanning box set series, when the appropriately dubbed "Volume One" appears in multidisc LP and CD collections. The collection arrives in time for this summer's highly anticipated DEF LEPPARD co-headline tour with JOURNEY. This first volume of the band's complete recorded ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Rejoined By Guitarist GLENN TIPTON At Newark, New Jersey Concert: Video, Photos

Guitarist Glenn Tipton rejoined his JUDAS PRIEST bandmates on stage Tuesday night (March 20) at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey to perform the concert's three-song encore: "Metal Gods", "Breaking The Law" and "Living After Midnight". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Also available are photos of the show. Rumors ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Announces 'Rise Of The Underground Tour 2018'

New York's LIFE OF AGONY has announced dates for a headlining trek called "Rise Of The Underground Tour 2018" spanning the USA and Europe. The shows will begin with two sold-out, hometown warm-up gigs April 18 and April 19 at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, and conclude November 2 as headliners of The Sound Of Revolution ...

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LYNCH MOB Recruits Former BLONZ Singer NATHAN UTZ

LYNCH MOB has recruited singer Nathan Utz to front the band following the recent departure of Oni Logan. The Atlanta, Georgia-based Utz previousy sang for the late 1980s/early 1990s glam metal band BLONZ and is currently the frontman for the AEROSMITH tribute act PANDORA'S BOX, which also features EVANESCENCE's Troy McLawhorn. Utz made his live ...

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