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Y&T To Release First Acoustic EP In January

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area rockers Y&T will release their first-ever acoustic EP, "Acoustic Classix Vol. 1", in January. Recorded earlier this month, the effort contains six classic Y&T songs, including a few songs fans wouldn't expect to hear acoustically, each with a different spin. Says the band: "This is a very special EP that ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist's PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS Cover HAWKWIND's 'Silver Machine' (Video)

PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS (formerly PHIL CAMPBELL'S ALL STARR BAND), the band featuring MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell alongside his sons Todd, Dane and Tyla, plus vocalist Neil Starr, has released a performance video for its cover version of the HAWKWIND classic "Silver Machine" (featuring a guest appearance by original HAWKWIND member Dave Brock) ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Announces Spring 2018 European Headlining Tour

MONSTER MAGNET will embark on a European tour in May and June, visiting the biggest cities in Europe to promote its recently announced 11th album, "Mindfucker". Confirmed tour dates: May 03 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof May 04 - Berlin, Germany - Desertfest Berlin May 05 - Nijmegen, Netherlands - Doornroosje May 06 - London, ...

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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist's PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS: Second Trailer For 'The Age Of Absurdity' Album

The second trailer for "The Age Of Absurdity", the upcoming debut album from PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS (formerly PHIL CAMPBELL'S ALL STARR BAND), the band featuring MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell alongside his sons Todd, Dane and Tyla, plus vocalist Neil Starr, can be seen below. The disc was recorded at Rockfield Studios and ...

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MONSTER MAGNET To Release 'Mindf**ker' Album In March

MONSTER MAGNET will release its 11th album, "Mindfucker", on March 23, 2018 via Napalm. According to a press release, the disc "is different, a step forward and a step back at the same time to the almighty roots of hard rock music, kindled by the unpretentious proto-punk era. Up-tempo, savage in both sound and spirit, ...

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SACRED REICH: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of SACRED REICH's entire August 4 performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany can be seen below. Featured songs: 00:00 Ignorance 04:26 Administrative 08:52 One Nation 11:35 Violent 16:42 Crimes Against Humanity 22:19 Who's To Blame 25:53 Independent 30:53 Death Squad 35:37 American Way 39:31 Surf Nicaragua For ...

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MINISTRY: 'AmeriKKKant' Cover Artwork Unveiled; 'Antifa' Music Video Released

Industrial metal veterans MINISTRY will release their new album, "AmeriKKKant", on March 9, 2018 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc will feature guest appearances by DJ Swamp (Beck), Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY), Arabian Prince (N.W.A.) and Lord Of The Cello. Produced by mainman Al Jourgensen, recorded at Caribou Studios in Burbank, California between January ...

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BLITZKRIEG Releases Music Video For 'Reign Of Fire'

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) veterans BLITZKRIEG have released the official music video for their new song "Reign Of Fire". The track is the title cut of the band's new single, which was released as a seven-inch vinyl EP on December 8 in a limited edition of five hundred copies embraced by amazing ...

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DELTA DEEP Feat. DEF LEPPARD, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Members: 'East Coast Live' CD/DVD Due In January

DELTA DEEP, the critically acclaimed blues-based band featuring Phil Collen (lead guitarist of DEF LEPPARD) and Robert DeLeo (bassist for STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), in addition to Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such artists as Michael Bublé and Gregory Hines) and Forrest Robinson (drummer for India.Arie, Joe Sample & THE CRUSADERS, TLC), will release a concert ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist's PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS: Making Of 'The Age Of Absurdity' Album Part Three

The third in a series of video clips featuring footage from the making of "The Age Of Absurdity", the upcoming debut album from PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS (formerly PHIL CAMPBELL'S ALL STARR BAND), the band featuring MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell alongside his sons Todd, Dane and Tyla, plus vocalist Neil Starr, can be ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Announces New Lineup; 13th Album Due In 2018

An unfinished demo song that will be included on the forthcoming 13th album from MALEVOLENT CREATION can be streamed below. The disc will feature the band's current lineup, consisting of founding guitarist Phil Fasciana alongside new additions Lee Wollenschlaeger (vocals, guitar), Phil Cancilla (drums) and Josh L. Gibbs (bass). Fasciana stated about MALEVOLENT CREATION's latest ...

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MORDRED To Perform At Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN

Reunited late '80s/early '90s San Francisco Bay Area funk-metallers MORDRED have been announced as the first support act at a benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California. "Killian On Command: An Evening Of Vio-Lence" will see musicians from TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Narrates CHARLES MANSON Documentary 'His Final Words'

Musician and director Rob Zombie has narrated "Charles Manson: His Final Words", a new documentary which will air this Sunday, December 3 on the Reelz channel. The documentary focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson's perspective using never-before-seen case files, pictures and exclusive interviews with Manson himself from inside California State Prison. "Charles ...

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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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OF MICE & MEN: Lyric Video For 'Defy' Title Track

The official lyric video for "Defy", the title track of the upcoming album from OF MICE & MEN, can be seen below. Due on January 19, 2018 via Rise Records, the disc will mark OF MICE & MEN's first full-length release without vocalist Austin Carlile, who left the group due to his ongoing battle with ...

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SCOTT IAN Says It Was His 'Responsibility' As PHILIP ANSELMO's 'Friend' To Call Him Out Over 'White Power' Incident

Scott Ian has defended his decision to publicly criticize Philip Anselmo in the wake of last year's "Dimebash" incident, saying that friends "have the responsibility to call somebody out" when they "think they're doing something wrong." At a January 2016 event at the Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood in honor of late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" ...

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NIKKI SIXX Talks Glorification Of Drugs In Rock Music: 'A Lot Of People Don't Wanna Stop The Money Train'

MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx was a guest on the November 14 episode of "The Doctors". The musician, photographer, and best-selling author, who has been outspoken over the years about his heroin addiction, discussed how the music industry can lead to drug abuse for some. Asked if the "rock and roll lifestyle" encourages ...

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