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ALTER BRIDGE: New Trailer For 'Live At The Royal Albert Hall'

A new trailer for ALTER BRIDGE's "Live At The Royal Albert Hall" can be seen below. After 14 years performing together, five full-length studio albums, and countless sold-out shows around the globe, there aren't many items left on a band's bucket list. For ALTER BRIDGE, one of the remaining list items was crossed off in ...

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Ex-DIO Keyboardist CLAUDE SCHNELL Says RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Is A 'Travesty' And 'Disrespectful' To Singer's Memory

Former DIO keyboardist Claude Schnell has slammed the Ronnie James Dio hologram, calling it a "travesty" and "disrespectful" to the singer's memory. The legendary heavy metal frontman died in 2010 at the age of 67 from stomach cancer. His hologram was created by a company called Eyeillusion and made its debut at the Wacken Open ...

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QUIET RIOT Performs At Colorado's FREEDOM FEST (Video)

Decibel Geek TV has uploaded video footage of QUIET RIOT's June 23 performance at the Freedom Fest in Littleton, Colorado. Check it out below. QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali recently said that James Durbin "has proved to be the best singer" the band has had since it was resurrected eight years ago. Durbin, who became ...

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METALLICA Honored With POLAR MUSIC PRIZE; GHOST And CANDLEMASS Members Perform 'Enter Sandman' (Video)

GHOST frontman Tobias Forge (as his new alter ego, Cardinal Copia) was backed by members of CANDLEMASS and the Swedish songwriting, producer and artist duo VARGAS & LAGOLA for a performance of the METALLICA classic "Enter Sandman" earlier tonight (Thursday, June 14) when the San Francisco heavy metal giants were honored with the prestigious Polar ...

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SAXON: 'The Secret Of Flight' Video Released

British heavy metal legends SAXON have released the official music video for the song "The Secret Of Flight". According to Classic Rock magazine, the track, which appears on the band's latest album, "Thunderbolt", retells the story of flight via the medium of heavy metal thunder, taking in all points from Icarus's disastrous approach ...

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DEEP PURPLE Members To Read Citation For POLAR MUSIC PRIZE Laureates METALLICA; GHOST, CANDLEMASS Members To Perform

DEEP PURPLE's Ian Paice and Roger Glover will read the citation for METALLICA (pictured) when the San Francisco heavy metal giants are honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize next month. The ceremony traditionally features Swedish artists performing the Laureates' music, and this year, members of GHOST and CANDLEMASS will play a METALLICA song at ...

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IRON MAIDEN Bassist's BRITISH LION Announces Canadian Tour Dates

Steve Harris, bassist and co-founder of metal icons IRON MAIDEN, will bring his side project BRITISH LION to Canada for the first time. Dates begin in Toronto on November 1, stopping in Kitchener, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. Harris formed BRITISH LION in 2012 and released a debut album with touring concentrated mainly in Europe. ...

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CARL PALMER's 'ELP Legacy Live' To Be Released In June

A new, two-disc digipack release from Carl Palmer, perhaps one of the most highly rated drummers in the world alive today and sole surviving member of prog rock giants EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER, will be released by BMG on June 29. "Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy Live" encompasses two outstanding CARL PALMER'S ELP LEGACY shows captured ...

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DISTURBED Completes Recording New Album

According to DISTURBED bassist John Moyer, the band has finished recording its new album The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada with producer Kevin Churko. Moyer broke the news by posting an Instagram photo of him, Churko, drummer Mike Wengren and guitarist Dan Donegan at a restaurant, along with the caption: "Celebratory dinner! New ...

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FOREIGNER: 'Urgent' Performance Video From 'Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus' DVD

A performance clip of the song "Urgent" from FOREIGNER's "Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus" DVD can be seen below. In May 2017, FOREIGNER performed two sold-out shows in Lucerne, Switzerland, together with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Ernst Van Tiel. "Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra ...

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