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JUDAS PRIEST Is Putting Finishing Touches On New Album, Says ROB HALFORD

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST are putting the finishing touches on their long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" album, singer Rob Halford has confirmed. Helming the sessions for the new disc are the band's longtime producer Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ACCEPT) and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). ...

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Members Of DREAM THEATER, WHITESNAKE, LIVING COLOUR, JOURNEY, ARCH ENEMY, Others React To Passing Of ALLAN HOLDSWORTH

Members of DREAM THEATER, WHITESNAKE, LIVING COLOUR, JOURNEY and ARCH ENEMY are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of the groundbreaking British guitarist Allan Holdsworth. The news of Holdsworth's death was broken by his daughter's Louise on her Facebook page earlier this evening. In ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN: THE WINERY DOGS 'Are Sleeping, But They'll Be Back'

During an appearance on the "Trunk Nation" show on SiriusXM channel Volume (106), guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen was asked about some of his recent comments which painted an uncertain future for THE WINERY DOGS, his power trio with drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) and legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN Releases 'My Rock' Video

"My Rock", the new video from Richie Kotzen, can be seen below. The song is taken from the ever-adventurous triple-threat songwriter/guitarist/vocalist 21st solo album, "Salting Earth", which was released on April 14 via his own custom label, Headroom-Inc. Kotzen tossed convention on its ear by actually taking one step back in order to move two ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN On THE WINERY DOGS' Future: 'I Don't Foresee Anything Happening For A Couple Of Years'

In a brand new interview with Myglobalmind, guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen was once again asked about the status of THE WINERY DOGS, his power trio with drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) and legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH). He replied: "[There is] nothing [planned] at the ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN Releases 'End Of Earth' Video

"End Of Earth", the new video from Richie Kotzen, can be seen below. The song is taken from the ever-adventurous triple-threat songwriter/guitarist/vocalist 21st solo album, "Salting Earth", which will be released on April 14 via his own custom label, Headroom-Inc. Kotzen tossed convention on its ear by actually taking one step back in order to ...

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See First Photo Of JUDAS PRIEST And Production Team For New Studio Album

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have entered the studio to begin recording their long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" album. Helming the sessions for the new disc are the band's longtime producer Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ACCEPT) and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). The first photo of ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Taps Producers TOM ALLOM, ANDY SNEAP For New Album

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have entered the studio to begin recording their long-awaited follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" album. Helming the sessions for the new disc are the band's longtime producer Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ACCEPT) and engineer Mike Exeter (BLACK SABBATH). Allom produced every PRIEST ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, LINKIN PARK, DEF LEPPARD, Ex-SKID ROW, GUNS N' ROSES Members To Perform On 'The Comedy Jam'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Chester Bennington (LINKIN PARK), Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD) and Scott Stapp (CREED, ART OF ANARCHY) are among the musicians who will perform on Comedy Central's new comedy and music series "The Comedy Jam", premiering March 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Watch your favorite actors and comedians make ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN To Release 'Salting Earth' Album In April

Richie Kotzen has never been an artist known for playing by the rules. And for this ever-adventurous triple-threat songwriter/guitarist/vocalist, that meant putting on the brakes after a nonstop flurry of band-related activity in order to refuel the creative process for the ten heartfelt and hard-hitting songs that comprise his new, vibrant 21st solo album, "Salting ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: 'There Is Some F**king Incredible Things Coming From This Band'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford took part in the Musicians Institute Conversation Series on August 5, 2016 in Hollywood, California. The legendary frontman took the stage with Alternative Press senior editor Ryan J. Downey (MTV News, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter) for a wide-ranging question-and-answer session about Halford's illustrious career as "The Metal God." You can ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, SLAYER, MEGADETH, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Pay Tribute To 'Fallen Heroes' With METAL ALLEGIANCE (Video)

On Friday, January 20, METAL ALLEGIANCE, the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of TESTAMENT and MEGADETH, gathered at the City National Grove Of Anaheim for a monumental tribute to our fallen heroes. Hosted by Jackson and Charvel EVH, the event was a who's who of the metal community ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, SKID ROW, Ex-QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE Members Take Part In Fourth Annual 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' (Video)

Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST), Scotti Hill (SKID ROW), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, OZZY OSBOURNE) and Marzi Montazeri (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT), are among the musicians who gathered Thursday night (January 19) during the 2017 NAMM show to honor one of rock's ...

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Watch TOM MORELLO, NUNO BETTENCOURT, RICHIE KOTZEN Perform AUDIOSLAVE's 'Cochise'

Steve Vai, Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, AUDIOSLAVE, PROPHETS OF RAGE), Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME), Richie Kotzen (THE WINERY DOGS), Marty O'Brien (LITA FORD) and Glen Sobel (ALICE COOPER) performed at the 41st weekly "Soundcheck Live" on January 11 at Lucky Strike Live in Los Angeles, California. Bettencourt curated the event, which saw him performing ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Begin Recording New Album In January; Next Tour To Start In 2018

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner was interviewed by Sweetwater editorial director Mitch Gallagher during "Making Hard Rock Look Easy", a three-day recording master class which was held October 20-22 at Sweetwater's campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for JUDAS ...

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THE WINERY DOGS To Take 2017 Off As Bandmembers Focus On Other Projects

THE WINERY DOGS, the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG, POISON), will take all of next year off while the individual members focus on other projects. The band recently completed a tour in ...

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THE WINERY DOGS In Mexico City: A Short Film

A short film by Nico Merkin foscusing on THE WINERY DOGS' May 31, 2016 appearance at at El Plaza Condesa in Mexico City can be seen below. THE WINERY DOGS is the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and ...

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