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STEVE VAI Says 'Generation Axe' Tour 'Turned Out So Much Better Than We Could Have Ever Expected'

Guitarist Steve Vai recently spoke with Jedd Beaudoin of the Wichita, Kansas radio station 89.1 KMUW. The full conversation can be streamed at this location. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET and KMUW). On the inaugural "Generation Axe" tours — which also feature Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: 'I'm Truly Living The Dream'

Guitarist Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, ZAKK SABBATH) recently spoke with Deathwish Coffee's "Fueled By Death Cast" podcast. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET and Deathwish Coffee). On returning to Ozzy's band: Zakk: "It's business as usual. I always said back in ...

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DISTURBED's DAVID DRAIMAN: 'I'm Never Returning To TWITTER'

DISTURBED singer David Draiman says that he is "never returning to Twitter," three years after deleting his account on the social media platform. Draiman, who once said that he spent more time on the Internet communicating with his fanbase than any other musician, told Loudwire that he is not longer able to keep in contact ...

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4th Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' Celebrity Bowling Tournament Raises $74,000 For 'Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund'

The fourth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling tournament, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, held on Thursday, October 25 at Pinz bowling center in Studio City, California, was once again sold out in advance. This year's event brought in its largest amount yet — $74,000 — for the music-based ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Announces European Tour

ALICE IN CHAINS has announced an extensive European tour for May and June 2019. Starting on May 23 in Glasgow, the 14-date trek includes three U.K. shows, with a date at Birmingham's Barclaycard Arena on May 24 and Wembley The SSE Arena on May 25. These will be the biggest headline shows the band have ...

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Video Premiere: ALICE IN CHAINS' 'Never Fade'

ALICE IN CHAINS has released the official video for its song "Never Fade". The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Rainier Fog", which arrived in August. The clip was directed by Adam Mason, who previously helmed ALICE IN CHAINS' video for "The One You Know". "The 'Never Fade' video is a continuation ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Teases 'Never Fade' Video

ALICE IN CHAINS has released a teaser for the official video for its song "Never Fade". The full clip will make its online debut tomorrow (Thursday, November 1). ALICE IN CHAINS frontman William DuVall revealed in a recent interview with Kerrang! that "Never Fade" was inspired by his grandmother, late SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell, and ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces Summer 2019 European Tour

SLIPKNOT will embark a month-long tour of Europe next summer. The band will perform at a number of festivals across the continent, including Download, Rock Am Ring, Graspop Metal Meeting and Resurrection. Speaking to Kerrang! about headlining Download alongside TOOL and DEF LEPPARD, SLIPKNOT's Shawn "Clown" Crahan stated: "If someone chooses to come ...

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PHIL COLLEN Explains Why DEF LEPPARD Doesn't Invite Other Musicians Onstage To Jam

Dave Lawrence of Hawaii Public Radio's "All Things Considered" recently conducted an interview with DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether DEP LEPPARD has invited musical guests onstage during their live performances: Phil: "Not really. I mean, usually the songs ...

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NERGAL On BEHEMOTH's 'I Loved You At Your Darkest' Album: 'I Don't Think We Could Do Anything Better'

Finland's Tuonela magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish black/death overlords BEHEMOTH about their new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest". You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why BEHEMOTH chose the "I Loved You At Your Darkest" album ...

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TOM MORELLO, STEVEN ADLER, CHUCK BILLY, ADAM JONES Among Celebrity Bowlers At This Year's 'Bowl For Ronnie'

The fourth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, will take place on Thursday, October 25 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who is heard on SiriusXM's Volume channel and ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS' JERRY CANTRELL, WILLIAM DUVALL Perform Acoustic Set For Chicago's 101 WKQX (Video)

Video footage of ALICE IN CHAINS members Jerry Cantrell (guitar, vocals) and William DuVall (vocals, guitar) performing a short acoustic set at The Lounge, Chicago's premier music venue that hosts private, intimate concerts and exclusive events for 101 WKQX, can be seen below. ALICE IN CHAINS is touring in support of its latest album, "Rainier ...

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Reactivated ONESIDEZERO Signs With Producer ULRICH WILD's WURMGROUP

WURMgroup has announced the signing of the newly reunited ONESIDEZERO. Formed in 1997, ONESIDEZERO has released two albums: its acclaimed 2001 debut, "Is This Room Getting Smaller", which was produced by Jim Wirt (INCUBUS) and mixed by David Botrill (TOOL), as well as the 2007 self-titled follow-up, which was helmed by Ulrich Wild (PANTERA, DEFTONES, ...

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Fourth Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' To Be Held In October

The fourth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, will take place on Thursday, October 25 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who is heard on SiriusXM's Volume channel and ...

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Listen To New ALICE IN CHAINS Song 'Never Fade'

"Never Fade", a brand new song from ALICE IN CHAINS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Rainier Fog", which will be released on August 24. "Rainier Fog" marks a few firsts for ALICE IN CHAINS: in addition to being their first album in five years, it's their first ...

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