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New Grunge Musical Could Feature Music From NIRVANA And SOUNDGARDEN

According to The Pulse Of Radio, a Seattle theater is currently developing a grunge musical that could feature songs from some of the genre's most iconic artists, including NIRVANA, SOUNDGARDEN and ALICE IN CHAINS. As first reported by Rolling Stone, the Seattle Repertory Theatre has commissioned the project, which will feature an original story about ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour

A PERFECT CIRCLE, which recently wrapped up a sold-out U.S. tour, will return to the road this fall, kicking off a North American trek at the Aftershock festival on October 21. Tickets for all non-festival shows are on-sale this Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m. local time. VIP packages will be available simultaneously. Tour dates: ...

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EDGUY's TOBIAS SAMMET On Classic HELLOWEEN Reunion: 'The Whole Thing Was Overdue'

AVANTASIA and EDGUY mastermind Tobias Sammet says that the reunion of HELLOWEEN's classic lineup is "the best thing that could have happened to all of" the players involved. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", HELLOWEEN's upcoming tour will feature seven musicians — including former members Michael Kiske (vocals) and Kai Hansen (guitar), alongside current singer Andi Deris and ...

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Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora - DARKEST HOUR

DARKEST HOUR, one of the truly great modern metal bands, finds itself on its fourth label in as many albums. Quizzically the band is now on Southern Lord, the label apparently is expanding its horizons. Not that DARKEST HOUR can't roll here, but the band is hardly the same doomed-up, crunked-out, droning, blackened beast Southern ...

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WEIKATH Says There Are Plans For HELLOWEEN To Record At Least One New Song With KISKE, HANSEN

Spain's Metal Journal recently conducted an interview with HELLOWEEN guitarist Michael Weikath about the reunion of the band's classic lineup. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", the group's upcoming tour will feature seven musicians — including former members Michael Kiske (vocals) and Kai Hansen (guitar), alongside current singer Andi Deris and guitarist Sascha Gerstner — performing ...

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ANDI DERIS Says He Is 'Relieved' MICHAEL KISKE Is Back In HELLOWEEN

Tony Webster of "The Metal Command" radio show recently conducted an interview with current HELLOWEEN singer Andi Deris about the reunion of the band's classic lineup. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", the band's upcoming tour will feature seven musicians — including former members Michael Kiske (vocals) and Kai Hansen (guitar), alongside Deris and guitarist Sascha Gerstner — ...

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MICHAEL KISKE Explains Decision To Reunite With HELLOWEEN: 'I Can't Really Be Angry Anymore'

Vocalist Michael Kiske spoke to Spain's TNT Radio Rock about the reunion of the classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", the band's upcoming tour will feature seven musicians — including former members Kiske and Kai Hansen (guitar), alongside current singer Andi Deris and guitarist Sascha Gerstner — performing material spanning HELLOWEEN's ...

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Deluxe Edition Of 'Singles' Soundtrack To Include Previously Unreleased Recordings By CHRIS CORNELL, MIKE MCCREADY

Epic Soundtrax and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Cameron Crowe's groundbreaking romantic comedy "Singles" with the release of a newly expanded and remastered edition of the "Singles: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Deluxe Edition" album on Friday, May 19. The newly expanded "Singles: Original Motion ...

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MICHAEL KISKE Says He Had 'Forgiven' HELLOWEEN Guitarist MICHAEL WEIKATH 'A Long Time Ago'

Japan's Burrn! magazine has published the first cover story on the reunion of the classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", the band's upcoming tour will feature seven musicians — including former vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen alongside current singer Andi Deris and guitarist Sascha Gerstner — performing material spanning ...

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'Things Look Good' For SMASHING PUMPKINS Reunion

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman and sole founding member Billy Corgan told Chicago radio station WLUP that a reunion of the band's original lineup seems more and more likely. Corgan revealed: "I just talked to guitarist James Iha the other day, things look good for us getting together to play. We're ...

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BAD RELIGION's GREG GRAFFIN To Release 'Millport' Solo Album In March

Greg Graffin, frontman of the iconic Los Angeles punk band BAD RELIGION as well as a renowned author, will release a brand new solo album titled "Millport" on March 10 via Anti-. "Millport" delivers a stirring though perhaps unexpected reinterpretation of the classic Laurel Canyon country-rock sound alongside Graffin's insightful lyricism, all propelled by some ...

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HELLOWEEN: First Magazine Cover Story On 'Pumpkins United' Touring Lineup Feat. MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN

Japan's Burrn! magazine has published the first cover story on the reunion of the classic linep of German power metallers HELLOWEEN. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", the band's upcoming tour will feature seven musicians — including former vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen alongside current singer Andi Deris and guitarist Sascha Gerstner — performing material spanning ...

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Rumor: TRIVIUM Parts Ways With Drummer PAUL WANDTKE, Replaces Him With ALEX BENT

Florida metallers TRIVIUM are rumored to have parted ways with their drummer of the past twelve months, Paul Wandtke. Although there has been no official confirmation on the matter, Wandtke's replacement is believed to be Alex Bent (BATTLECROSS, DECREPIT BIRTH), the California-based musician who has previously played with TESTAMENT as the fill-in for that band's ...

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HELLOWEEN: First Photo Of 'Pumpkins United' Touring Lineup Feat. MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN

German power metallers HELLOWEEN will be rejoined by vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen for a world tour in 2017 and 2018. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", the trek will feature seven musicians — including current singer Andi Deris and guitarist Sascha Gerstner — performing material spanning HELLOWEEN's entire three-decade-plus history. "Pumpkins United" touring lineup: Michael ...

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BILLY CORGAN Settles Lawsuit With TNA Wrestling

Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. and THE SMASHING PUMPKINS leader William "Billy" Corgan announced that they have completed an agreement to resolve Corgan's litigation against Impact Ventures, parent company of TNA Impact Wrestling. Anthem has acquired Corgan's loan to Impact Ventures on undisclosed terms, and Corgan has dismissed his proceedings against Impact Ventures and TNA ...

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Dead to the World - HELMET

Page Hamilton will spiel rhetoric all over a press release before he'll get to telling you about the new HELMET album, the first since 2010's "Seeing Eye Dog". Religious tchotchkes, perfume lines, spying neighbors, rattled off like a slam—nearly a bigger WTF moment than some of the challenging peculiarities awaiting the HELMET fan on "Dead ...

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