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CARMINE APPICE Reinvents CACTUS Once Again

Coming off a very successful U.S. tour and the release of its first studio album in ten years, "Black Dawn", the time has come for founding member and world-renowned drummer Carmine Appice to re-energize and rebuild CACTUS, the band once heralded by critics as America's answer to LED ZEPPELIN. Appice has announced two new members ...

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WARRANT Completes Recording 'Louder, Harder, Faster' Album

Veteran rockers WARRANT have set "Louder, Harder, Faster" as the title of their new album, due later in the year via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc was recorded with producer Jeff Pilson, a veteran bassist who has played with DIO, FOREIGNER, DOKKEN and T&N, among others, and is currently being mixed by Chris "The Wizard" ...

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THE CHARM THE FURY Releases 'Down On The Ropes' Video

The official video for the song "Down On The Ropes" from the Amsterdam-based metal band THE CHARM THE FURY can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's sophomore album, "The Sick, Dumb & Happy", which will be released on March 17 via Nuclear Blast / Arising Empire. The disc was recorded at ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, SLAYER, MEGADETH, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Pay Tribute To 'Fallen Heroes' With METAL ALLEGIANCE (Video)

On Friday, January 20, METAL ALLEGIANCE, the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of TESTAMENT and MEGADETH, gathered at the City National Grove Of Anaheim for a monumental tribute to our fallen heroes. Hosted by Jackson and Charvel EVH, the event was a who's who of the metal community ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER To Release New Live Recording Feat. GARY BARDEN, GRAHAM BONNET, ROBIN MCAULEY

Michael Schenker, one of music's greatest rock guitarists, will release "Michael Schenker Fest Tokyo" – a stunning new live recording and filmed concert released by inakustik on CD, DVD, Blu-ray and digital on Friday, March 24, 2017. Filmed and recorded at Tokyo's International Forum on August 24, 2016, this historic concert features guest appearances from ...

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AMON AMARTH Bassist On Drummer Change: 'It's Been An Easy Switch'

Metal Jacket Magazine recently conducted an interview with bassist Ted Lundström of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Speaking about AMON AMARTH's latest addition, drummer Jocke Wallgren, Ted said: "It's worked great. Jocke is a fantatic drummer, he's a super-solid drummer, so it's very ...

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TED NUGENT Celebrates FIDEL CASTRO's Death

Outspoken concervative rocker Ted Nugent has taken to his Facebook page after the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro was announced to celebrate the demise of a man he scorned as "a human-rights violating commie stooge." Castro, who dominated the island nation for decades after seizing power in 1959, died Friday at the age ...

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KISS's 'Kruise VI' Brings Unforgettable Rock 'N' Roll Experience: Photos, Video

Legendary rockers KISS and Sixthman, the industry leader in music festivals at sea, join fans in celebrating the success of The KISS Kruise VI! The sailing was jam-packed with five days of up-close-and-intimate deep-cut masked and unmasked concerts, custom-stage setup from the 1982 "Creatures Of The Night" tour, fan-band activities and a story-filled question-and-answer session ...

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ROCK CANDY RECORDS Announces Launch Of U.S. Operation

The times they are a-changing, but luckily there remains one constant: great music will live forever and in the catalogue and reissue world that has never been more relevant. In the land of rock, that's hard rock, heavy rock, classic rock or, call it what you will rock, no label has won more acclaim and ...

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Video: WARRANT Performs During 'PBR Finals Week' In Las Vegas

Fan-filmed video footage of WARRANT's November 5 performance on Toshiba Plaza outside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada during PBR's (Professional Bull Riders) PBR Finals Week can be seen below. WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner recently told the "Talking Metal" podcast about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2011's "Rockaholic" ...

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Members Of SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE, FEAR FACTORY And Others React To DONALD TRUMP's Win Over HILLARY CLINTON

Members of SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE, TRIVIUM, FEAR FACTORY, SUICIDE SILENCE, ALL THAT REMAINS, OTEP, STRYPER, ANTHRAX and LIVING COLOUR are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to Donald Trump winning the presidential election. SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor was among the most vocal critics of the president-elect, writing on Twitter: ...

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Watch DELAIN Perform In Toulouse, France

Video footage of DELAIN's November 3 performance at Le Metronum in Toulouse, France can be seen below. As previously reported, DELAIN and HAMMERFALL will join forces for a co-headline North American tour in the spring of 2017. DELAIN will be touring on the heels of their recently released and critically acclaimed album, "Moonbathers". This tour ...

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WARRANT Preparing To Enter Studio To Record Follow-Up To 'Rockaholic'

Mark Strigl of the "Talking Metal" podcast recently conducted an interview with WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for WARRANT's long-awaited follow-up to 2011's "Rockaholic" album, Erik said: "I'm happy to say that Frontiers… they [were the ...

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DEATH ANGEL's MARK OSEGUEDA: 'What's In My Bag?'

DEATH ANGEL frontman Mark Osegueda is featured in Amoeba Music's "What's In My Bag?" segment in which he talks about some of the records he is into. In the clip below, he can be seen shopping at Amoeba in Hollywood, where he picks up music by KISS, AC/DC, BLACK SABBATH, JUDAS PRIEST and RAINBOW, among ...

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