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POMPEII, The Supergroup That Never Was, To Release Long-Lost Album, 'The Secret Sessions', On Record Store Day

Known as "the supergroup that never was," Corky Laing's POMPEII recorded "The Secret Sessions" between 1976 and 1978 after a re-introduction to old friend Ian Hunter via Steve Wax of Elektra/Asylum. Laing recalls: "The late '70s was a turbulent time as the musical taste went through a generational change. Punk was just beginning to surface ...

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FROM ASHES TO NEW: Lyric Video For New Song 'Broken'

FROM ASHES TO NEW has dropped the official lyric video for "Broken", a new song off the band's upcoming album, "The Future", out April 20 via Better Noise Records/Eleven Seven Music. Consisting of founding frontman/rapper/programmer Matt Brandyberry, guitarist Lance Dowdle, new vocalist Danny Case and drummer Mat Madiro, the Philadelphia-based band's chemistry lies at the ...

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AEROSMITH, METALLICA, FOO FIGHTERS, JANE'S ADDICTION, MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummers Featured In 'Beyond The Beats' Book

A new book hitting shelves and kindles in April features exclusive interviews with the superstar drummers from the biggest bands in rock and metal, including Lars Ulrich of METALLICA, Joey Kramer of AEROSMITH, Tommy Lee of MÖTLEY CRÜE, Taylor Hawkins of the FOO FIGHTERS, Chad Smith of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Doug "Cosmo" Clifford ...

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Video Premiere: JUDAS PRIEST's 'Spectre'

The official video for "Spectre", a brand new song from British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Firepower", which is being released today (Friday, March 9) via Epic. The follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" was recorded by British producer Andy Sneap, the ...

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HALESTORM Announces Fall 2018 European Headlining Tour

Hard rock juggernaut HALESTORM has announced a six-week European headlining tour, kicking off in Moscow on September 14 and wrapping up in Madrid on October 25. The trek includes eight U.K. and Irish dates, including London's O2 Academy Brixton for the first time. HALESTORM says: "Hello U.K. freaks! We are so excited to return to ...

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KAMELOT Guitarist Says Lyrics On 'The Shadow Theory' Album Are 'Metaphors For Life And What Is Going On Today'

Metal Wani recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now listen to the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KAMELOT's musical progression leading up to the band's latest album, "The Shadow Theory": Thomas: "I think in the beginning we were a little bit more fantasy-based, but I ...

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NEVERMORE's 'The Complete Collection': Unboxing Video

On March 9, Century Media Records will release "The Complete Collection" by NEVERMORE, an impressive 12-disc CD box set including all studio releases, the "Year Of The Voyager" live album as well as a disc of rarities. Limited to 2,000 copies, it also includes a numbered collector's certificate, an 80-page booklet (with lyrics, photos, liner ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH And BREAKING BENJAMIN To Tour U.S. With NOTHING MORE, BAD WOLVES

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and BREAKING BENJAMIN have released separate video teasers for a summer 2018 U.S. co-headlining tour that will also feature NOTHING MORE and BAD WOLVES. The official announcement, including exact cities and dates, is expected later this month. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's greatest-hits collection, "A Decade Of Destruction", was released on December ...

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FROM ASHES TO NEW: 'Crazy' Video Released

FROM ASHES TO NEW has dropped the official music video for "Crazy", the first single off the band's upcoming album, "The Future", out April 20 via Better Noise Records/Eleven Seven Music. "Crazy" is the first look into the Philadelphia-based band's revamped lineup and sound. Consisting of founding front man/rapper/programmer Matt Brandyberry, guitarist Lance Dowdle, new ...

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THREE DAYS GRACE: Lyric Video For 'Right Left Wrong' Song

The official lyric video for the song "Right Left Wrong" from THREE DAYS GRACE can be seen below. The track is taken from the Canadian band's new album, "Outsider", which will be released on March 9 via RCA. "Outsider" is the sixth full-length album from the band, and is the group's first since 2015's "Human". ...

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BULLET: 'Ain't Enough' Video Released

Swedish metallers BULLET will release their new album, "Dust To Gold", on April 20 via Steamhammer/SPV. The official video for the disc's first singe, "Ain't Enough", can be seen below. If you want to understand how BULLET works, you only have to take one look at the ancient tour bus that the five musicians have ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer MATT SORUM Says His Forthcoming Autobiography Will Be 'The Juiciest Of The Juiciest Of The GN'R Books'

Drummer Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, THE CULT, VELVET REVOLVER) recently guested on the "2 Hours With Matt Pinfield" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed using the widget below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his plans to write an autobiography: Matt: "I'm writing [it] right now. When you write a ...

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2018 VANS WARPED TOUR Lineup Revealed

The entire lineup for 2018's Vans Warped Tour, presented by Journeys, has been revealed today via a special announcement video, which can be viewed below. It was previously shared that this would be the final cross-country run for the tour, now in its 24th year. On the upcoming shows, founder Kevin Lyman has shared: "I ...

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Watch Reunited Classic Lineup Of DOKKEN Perform 'In My Dreams'

In October 2016, the classic lineup of DOKKENDon Dokken (vocals), George Lynch (guitar), Jeff Pilson (bass) and Mick Brown (drums) — reunited to play the Loud Park festival in Japan. Fortunately for fans outside of Japan, cameras were there to capture the performance and now Frontiers Music Srl is set to issue "Return ...

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GHOST Announces 'Rats! On The Road' U.S. Tour

Swedish occult metal band GHOST will embark on the "Rats! On The Road" U.S. tour in May. The trek will kick off on May 5 in Riverside, California and visit U.S. cities throughout the spring. Tickets and VIP packages for the "Rats! On The Road Tour" will go on sale on this Saturday, March 3 ...

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STONE SOUR Announces May 2018 U.S. Headlining Tour

STONE SOUR has announced a spring headlining tour with support on select dates from PALAYE ROYALE, THE BRONX and '68. The trek will include appearances at a a number of festivals in the U.S. Tour dates: Apr. 28 - Jacksonville, FL - Welcome To Rockville Apr. 29 - Fort Myers, FL - Fort Rock May ...

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