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URIAH HEEP To Kick Off North American Tour Next Month

In anticipation of the impending release of their 25th studio album, "Living The Dream", classic rock icons URIAH HEEP will embark on a North American tour this winter. Kicking off on February 6 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The trek will run through this spring, with more dates to be announced soon. "I am really looking ...

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BUMBLEFOOT Calls SONS OF APOLLO 'An Interesting Coming Together Of Musical Personalities'

Guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (SONS OF APOLLO, ex-GUNS N'ROSES) was recently interviewed by RadioactiveMike Z. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On recording SONS OF APOLLO's debut album, "Psychotic Symphony": Ron: "With technology today, it's so easy to just piece things together, and there's a disconnect. ...

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Pounding The Pavement - ANVIL

ANVIL: the band you love to love. Whatever Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner hoped to achieve for themselves with their heartfelt, quasi-documentary film "Anvil! The Story of Anvil", it can't have put them in any better position. These Canadian working stiffs have given it their all to make an impact following their lauded film ...

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The Missing Peace - L.A. GUNS

The saga of L.A. GUNS is far too exhaustive and contentious to recount within an album review. Most fans don't need much beyond a bullet-point recount that Tracii Guns started the band and once had Axl Rose in his arsenal before history altered the pair's mutual courses. While L.A. GUNS never came within the commercial ...

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AXL ROSE Says DONALD TRUMP's White House Is 'Gold Standard Of What Can Be Considered Disgraceful'

Axl Rose has slammed the Trump administration as the "gold standard of what can be considered disgraceful." The GUNS N' ROSES singer made his comments in response to a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Sanders about Donald Trump's mental fitness to serve as president. "It's disgraceful and laughable," Sanders told reporters about criticism ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT On AC/DC's Handling Of BRIAN JOHNSON's Hearing Loss: 'I Wouldn't Have Done It Like That'

DEF LEPPARD's Joe Elliott says that Axl Rose "did a pretty good job" fronting AC/DC but he believes that the legendary Australian hard rock outfit could have handled Brian Johnson's apparent exit from the group differently. AC/DC postponed the last ten dates of its North American tour last year after doctors told Johnson he faced ...

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MARILYN MANSON Says #MeToo Movement Could 'Ruin A Lot Of People's Lives That Don't Need To Be Ruined'

Marilyn Manson has voiced his concern about how the ongoing #MeToo movement could "turn the whole world's attention from the artistic element of Hollywood," saying that he believes some of the allegations will "ruin a lot of people's lives" unnecessarily. During a recent interview with U.K.'s Channel 4 News, the shock rocker was asked about ...

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Kingdoms Disdained - MORBID ANGEL

The seemingly commercialized industrial metal abomination that was "Illud Divinum Insanus" stands as one of metal history's most notorious left turns and blunders that a band has made. It's MORBID ANGEL's "Cold Lake". The genre-leading band that was once steeped in occultism and anti-Christian thought before morphing toward mainman Trey Azagthoth's obsession with ancient Sumerian ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Concludes World Tour With Epic Los Angeles Show

According to The Pulse Of Radio, GUNS N' ROSES concluded its 18-month "Not In This Lifetime" reunion tour with a nearly four-hour, 37-song concert at the Forum in the band's hometown of Los Angeles last Wednesday night (November 29). The set featured relatively rare performances of two tracks from the 2008 "Chinese Democracy" album, "Catcher ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD's SYNYSTER GATES Launches Guitar School

AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarist Synyster Gates has launched The Synyster Gates School. A completely free online school that offers guitar tutorials, contests, schwag, concert tix and unreleased behind-the-scenes footage from Synyster Gates and his father, acclaimed session guitarist Brian Haner Sr. You will get behind-the-scenes on how Syn and Papa Gates practice, write, record and perform, ...

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SLASH Sells Beverly Hills House For $8.7 Million

According to TMZ, GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash sold his mansion in the Mulholland Estates, a guard-gated community in the Beverly Hills area of Los Angeles, to rapper Big Sean for $8.7 million. Slash put the house on the market in June 2015 for $10.995 million, but that price came down in April ...

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AC/DC's MALCOLM YOUNG Remembered As 'Quiet, Humble And Understated' At Private Funeral Service In Sydney: Photos, Video

The funeral for AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young was held on Tuesday (November 28) in Sydney, Australia. Malcolm, who co-founded AC/DC with his brother Angus in 1973, died on November 18 at the age of 64 after suffering from dementia and failing health for several years. Hundreds of people gathered at Sydney's St Mary's Cathedral for ...

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