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DREAM THEATER Signs With SONY MUSIC Via INSIDEOUT MUSIC Imprint

In a career that has spanned in excess of 30 years and during which they have sold more than eight million albums, two-time Grammy-nominated U.S. progressive-metal band DREAM THEATER has never done the predictable. This was evident with the release of their ambitious 2015 concept album "The Astonishing" and the elaborately-produced tour that followed. Now ...

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ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE Feat. MEGADETH's ELLEFSON, ANTHRAX's BELLO: Debut Album Due Next Year

ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE, the project featuring ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello and MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, will release its debut album next year. ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE spent time last year in a California studio recording material for the follow-up to its 2014 self-titled EP. Helming the sessions once again was producer Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER, ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Guitarist Once Again Defends 'No-Cell-Phone' Policy At Concerts: 'We Would Like You To Be With Us, Present'

A PERFECT CIRCLE's Billy Howerdel has once again defended the band's strict no-cell-phone policy at all concerts, saying that it's "rude" for anyone to be "sticking your phone up in front of the face of the person behind you." The guitarist's latest comments come a month after it was reported that more than 60 concertgoers ...

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA Guitarist Doesn't Know What To Believe When It Comes To Sexual Misconduct Allegations In Metal

ASKING ALEXANDRIA guitarist Ben Bruce has commented on the recent wave of allegations of sexual assault, harassment and misconduct against other musicians, saying that he doesn't "know what to believe and what not to believe." A number of women have opened up about their experiences with sexual harassment/assault in the wake of allegations of misconduct ...

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MEGADETH Bassist To Relaunch COMBAT RECORDS

EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has announced the relaunch of Combat Records, the seminal punk/thrash label that started MEGADETH's career. Most will remember Combat as one of the seminal thrash labels of the 1980s, their most prominent artist being, of course, MEGADETH. Combat was also home to HELSTAR, CIRCLE ...

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WITHERFALL: Lyric Video For 'The Great Awakening' Song

The official lyric video for the song "The Great Awakening" from U.S. progressive metallers WITHERFALL — the collective brainchild of guitarist Jake Dreyer (ICED EARTH, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, WHITE WIZZARD), singer Joseph Michael (WHITE WIZZARD) and the late Adam Sagan (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, INTO ETERNITY) — can be seen below. The track is taken ...

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Watch CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's Video For 'Spectral War'

"Spectral War", the new video from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, can be seen below. The track is taken from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's fourth album, "Psychosis", which is being released today (Friday, November 17) via Napalm Records. The disc, which was produced by ...

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Video Premiere: A PERFECT CIRCLE's 'The Doomed'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released the official music video for "The Doomed", the first new music to be heard from the band's expected 2018 album. The clip, which was directed by Jeremy Danger and Travis Shinn, arrives as the band is in the final two weeks of its North American tour. A PERFECT CIRCLE also ...

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SAMMY HAGAR's Next Recording Project Will Either Be CHICKENFOOT's Third Album Or THE CIRCLE's Studio Debut

Sammy Hagar says that his next recording project will either be the third album from CHICKENFOOT or the first studio effort from THE CIRCLE. CHICKENFOOT, which features the former VAN HALEN frontman alongside legendary guitarist Joe Satriani, ex-VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith, has been largely inactive since ...

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MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Responds To Fans Over 'No Photos' Policy

According to The Pulse Of Radio, A PERFECT CIRCLE frontman Maynard James Keenan has issued a brief response to fans following reports that more than 60 concertgoers were ejected from an APC show over the weekend for taking photos in violation of the band's stated policy. After a fan complained about the policy on Instagram, ...

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FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Others Set For 2018 WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival

FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, BILLY IDOL, GODSMACK, STONE SOUR and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH lead the bill for the eighth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, as Florida's biggest rock experience grows to three days — April 27-29 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville. Corey Taylor says: "STONE SOUR ...

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PROPHETS OF RAGE: Preview Of AUDIENCE NETWORK Concert Special

Tune in Friday, November 3 to watch the broadcast premiere of the concert special "Prophets Of Rage" on AT&T Audience Network via DirecTV Ch 239, AT&T U-verse Ch 1114 and on-demand through DirecTV Now. Airing at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT the one-hour event titled "Prophets Of Rage" features a full, live concert shot on location at ...

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