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Video Premiere: GRAVEYARD's 'Please Don't'

Swedish classic rock connoisseurs GRAVEYARD have released the official music video for "Please Don't", the first single from the band's eagerly anticipated comeback album, "Peace". The disc was recorded at Park Studios in Stockholm with producer Chips Kiesbye (THE HELLACOPTERS, MICHAEL MONROE, THE NOMADS) and engineer Stefan Boman (BURT BACHARACH, ALICE COOPER, DEF LEPPARD, KENT). ...

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BIFF BYFORD On SAXON's Struggles During Mid-1980s: 'I Think Everybody Lost Their Way A Bit Around That Time, Actually'

Tony Heare of Midlands Metalheads Radio's "The Breakfast Show" conducted an interview with frontman Biff Byford of British metal legends SAXON during a recent stop on their European tour with DIAMOND HEAD and ROCK GODDESS. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ...

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GRAVEYARD To Release 'Peace' Album In May

Swedish classic rock connoisseurs GRAVEYARD have released a teaser video for the official music video for "Please Don't", the first single from the band's eagerly anticipated comeback album, "Peace". The disc was recorded at Park Studios in Stockholm with producer Chips Kiesbye (THE HELLACOPTERS, MICHAEL MONROE, THE NOMADS) and engineer Stefan Boman (BURT BACHARACH, ALICE ...

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DEF LEPPARD Announces First Of Four Planned Career-Spanning Box Sets

On June 1, Bludgeon Riffola/Mercury/UMe fires the first salvo in DEF LEPPARD's projected four-volume career-spanning box set series, when the appropriately dubbed "Volume One" appears in multidisc LP and CD collections. The collection arrives in time for this summer's highly anticipated DEF LEPPARD co-headline tour with JOURNEY. This first volume of the band's complete recorded ...

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SKID ROW's Next Album To Feature Collaborations With COREY TAYLOR, HALESTORM Members

SKID ROW has collaborated with several other artists, including members of SLIPKNOT and HALESTORM, on the songwriting process for the final installment of the band's "United World Rebellion" trilogy. The follow-up to 2014's "Rise Of The Damnation Army - United World Rebellion: Chapter Two" and 2013's "United World Rebellion: Chapter One" will mark the band's ...

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PRAYING MANTIS To Release 'Gravity' Album In May

British rockers PRAYING MANTIS will release their 11th studio album, "Gravity", on May 11 via Frontiers Music Srl. After the positive response given to to the band's last studio release, 2015's "Legacy", the new record sees PRAYING MANTIS return with another inspired, take-no-prisoners set. The album also sees MANTIS retain the same lineup, with John ...

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MATT SORUM Plans To Record Album With KINGS OF CHAOS

Drummer Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, THE CULT, VELVET REVOLVER) says that he wants to make an album with his all-star band KINGS OF CHAOS. Originally formed in 2012 as ROCK 'N' ROLL ALL STARS, KINGS OF CHAOS features a core lineup of members as well as a rotating cast of guest musicians, including well-known ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Fourth Trailer For 'Resurrection' Album

The fourth trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN Says Group Will Continue To Write And Release New Music: 'That's The Whole Point Of Being In A Band'

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen was recently interviewed by the New Bern, North Carolina radio station 106.5 WSFL. The three-part conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On "Pour Some Sugar On Me": Phil: "I wrote the riff. Mutt [Lange, producer] wrote the intro and played it finger-style. I ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer, JOURNEY Guitarist Plot Massive Tour In Hilarious 'Mission Possible' Video

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott and JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon have released a hilarious video touting their massive upcoming co-headlining tour. The clip, titled "Mission Possible", shows the two plotting their 60-plus-city trek this summer in a hilarious behind-the-scenes fashion. Promising to be one of the top tours of the year, the North American trek ...

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