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TOOL Announces May 2019 U.S. Tour Dates

TOOL has announced nearly a dozen U.S. tour dates in May. The band, which appears to be in the final stages of completing its new album, will play the following shows: May 05 - Jacksonville, FL - Welcome To Rockville May 07 - Birmingham, AL - Legacy Arena at The BCC May 08 - Louisville, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist Calls 'The Verdict' 'A Complete Band Effort With Brilliant Chemistry'

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton recently spoke with Valentino Petrarca of WSOU 89.5 FM, the South Orange, New Jersey college radio station of Seton Hall University. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new album, "The Verdict": Michael: "The writing process was a complete band ...

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Video Premiere: ONSLAUGHT's 'A Perfect Day To Die'

"A Perfect Day To Die", the new video from British thrashers ONSLAUGHT, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, due later in the year via AFM Records. Guitarist Nige Rockett comments: "We are super stoked to finally get some new material out to the fans. "'A Perfect Day To ...

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TOOL's New Album Is Being Mastered By BOB LUDWIG

TOOL appears to be finalizing the mastering of its long-awaited new album. Earlier today (Thursday, March 7), the band shared a photo of guitarist Adam Jones, bassist Justin Chancellor and drummer Danny Carey alongside the album's producer/engineer Joe Barresi and mastering engineer Bob Ludwig, who previously mastered TOOL's most recent disc, 2006's "10,000 Days". Although ...

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MEGADETH Teams Up With HEAVY METAL Magazine For 'Death By Design' 35th-Anniversary Graphic Novel

MEGADETH's 35th-anniversary greatest-hits compilation, "Warheads On Foreheads", will be accompanied by a 350-page graphic anthology, featuring comic book stories inspired by the songs on the album. The collaboration, titled "Death By Design", features stories written and illustrated by top talent from the comics, film, television and music world. The project, carefully curated by MEGADETH leader ...

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DAVE GROHL, CHEAP TRICK Performances Scheduled For Debut Of 'Howard Stern's Saturday Soundtracks'

Howard Stern and SiriusXM have announced "Howard Stern's Saturday Soundtracks", a weekly exploration of the most intimate, innovative, and inspiring music performances recorded both recently and over the decades on "The Howard Stern Show". The radio premiere will be March 9 at 9:00 a.m. ET on his exclusive SiriusXM channel, Howard 101, with replays later ...

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DARK SKY CHOIR Recruits Guitarist IRA BLACK

DARK SKY CHOIR has announced the addion of guitarist Ira Black (I AM MORBID, LIZZY BORDEN, VICIOUS RUMORS, METAL CHURCH) to the group's ranks. DARK SKY CHOIR features vocalist Brian Allen (VICIOUS RUMORS), bassist Percy Trayanov (MADAME MAYHEM) and drummer Mike James Sakowski (EXXPLORER). The group's new album, "End Of Days", was written and produced ...

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Fifth Annual 'Ride For Ronnie' Announced

The fifth annual Ride For Ronnie motorcycle ride and concert will take place on Sunday, May 5, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund. Comprised of a motorcycle ride originating at Harley-Davidson of Glendale and culminating with a concert at Los Encinos Park in Encino, the Ride For Ronnie will raise ...

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FRANKIE BANALI Rules Out Reunion Of Surviving Members Of QUIET RIOT's Classic Lineup

BigMusicGeek.com recently conducted an interview with QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. BigMusicGeek.com: In hindsight, once [original QUIET RIOT singer] Kevin [DuBrow] passed away, was there ever any doubt regarding the group's ability to continue? There was a significant amount of animosity directed towards you ...

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VIVIAN CAMPBELL On DEF LEPPARD's ROCK HALL Induction: 'I Think It's Something We Deserve, To Be Honest'

Metal Wani's Jesse David recently conducted an interview with DEF LEPPARD and LAST IN LINE guitarist Vivian Campbell. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On new LAST IN LINE bassist Phil Soussan (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE), who replaced the deceased Jimmy Bain in 2016: Vivian: "He's a really, ...

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Video: New VIXEN Lineup Performs On 'Monsters Of Rock' Cruise

The new lineup of VIXEN performed aboard the ninth annual Monsters Of Rock cruise, which departed Miami on February 24 for an epic voyage that included stops in Jamaica and on a private island before returning on March 1. Fan-filmed video footage can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "Hellsinki Rocks"). This past January, ...

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Video: JAKE E. LEE's RED DRAGON CARTEL Performs At Whisky

Fan-filmed video footage of RED DRAGON CARTEL, the band led by former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee, performing on February 28 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below. RED DRAGON CARTEL's sophomore album, "Patina", was released in November via Frontiers Music Srl. The follow-up to ...

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