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Stone Temple Pilots - STONE TEMPLE PILOTS

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS has returned with "Stone Temple Pilots". While there's absolutely nothing wrong with an eponymously entitled song or album, the group named its previous album "Stone Temple Pilots". One can't help but wonder whether or not the best decision was made this time around. At any rate, what matters most is that it's ...

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METALLICA's Late Bassist CLIFF BURTON: Previously Untold Stories Recounted By His Biological Sister, CONNIE BURTON

BurStock Productions has released "The Salvation Kingdom", a new 90-minute movie which features previously untold stories of the life and death of METALLICA's iconic bass player, Cliff Burton, as recounted by his biological big sister, Connie Burton. Who was Cliff Burton? What was he like as a child? Did he have any eccentric habits? Who ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform EUROPE's 'The Final Countdown' In Stockholm (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover version of the EUROPE classic "The Final Countdown" during METALLICA's May 5 concert " at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 21 shows in Europe since early February and has another three dates booked between ...

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DANKO JONES Announces First U.S. Concerts In Five Years

The Canadian rock trio DANKO JONES — whose namesake front man recently appeared on VOLBEAT's #1 Active Rock hit "Black Rose" — will make its long-awaited return to the U.S. this month when the group performs headline dates in Los Angeles and San Diego. Tickets are on sale now. Although the group has toured America ...

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LED ZEPPELIN's Limited-Edition 7-Inch Was Top-Selling 'Record Store Day'-Exclusive Single

According to Billboard, LED ZEPPELIN's double-sided seven-inch single "Friends"/"Rock And Roll" was the top-selling Record Store Day-exclusive single at indie stores this year. The limited-edition single is produced by Jimmy Page and pressed on yellow vinyl. The single features two previously unheard studio mixes, handpicked by Page to appear on the release: the ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: Mysterious 'Appetite For Destruction' Web Site Launched; Billboard Spotted In London

A newly launched web site, GNR.FM, appears to be teasing an upcoming product or event related to GUNS N' ROSES' classic "Appetite For Destruction" album. The site, which is registered by Universal Music Group, is displaying the message "DESTRUCTION IS COMING" along with the #AppetiteForDestruction hashtag. In addition, a billboard featuring five skulls ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform SPIDER MURPHY GANG's 'Skandal Im Sperrbezirk' In Munich (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of "Skandal Im Sperrbezirk", a song originally written and recorded by the German band SPIDER MURPHY GANG, during METALLICA's April 26 concert in in Munich. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA has played 18 shows in Europe since early February and ...

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Watch ROB HALFORD In IN THIS MOMENT's Video For 'Black Wedding'

IN THIS MOMENT has released the official music video for the song "Black Wedding". The track, which features a guest appearance by JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford, is taken from IN THIS MOMENT's latest album, "Ritual", which came out last July. The clip was co-directed by frontwoman Maria Brink and Robert John Kley and features ...

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CANDLEMASS: Lyric Video For New Song 'House Of Doom'

The official lyric video for "House Of Doom", a brand new song from CANDLEMASS, can be seen below. The tune is the soundtrack of the game with the same name, which was co-designed by the legendary Swedish doom metal band. The "House Of Doom" soundtrack, a new killer doom epic, will be released on May ...

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ROBERT PLANT Still Holding On To Three Unused Quaaludes

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Robert Plant revealed that he's saved an old prescription for the long-discontinued drug Quaaludes. During a chat with Mojo, Plant said that he keeps the three uneaten pills in a bottle in his home, explaining: "The label on the bottle says, 'Robert Plant — for sleeplessness' — it looks ...

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GHOST Leader Reveals Why He Wrote 'Rats'

GHOST lead singer Tobias Forge, who performs under the names Papa Emeritus and now Cardinal Copia, told The Pulse Of Radio what inspired him to write "Rats", the first single from the Swedish act's upcoming album, "Prequelle". "A few years ago, I decided, like, 'I really want to have a big opening track that just ...

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DIO DISCIPLES To Release Debut Album Via BMG

DIO DISCIPLES, which pays tribute to Ronnie James Dio and is fully supported by Dio's widow/manager Wendy, is about to sign a deal with BMG for the release of the band's debut album. DIO DISCIPLES is made up of former members of DIO, along with a rotating lineup of vocalists, including ex-JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim ...

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W.E.T. Feat. JEFF SCOTT SOTO: 'Kings On Thunder Road' Video

The official video for the song "Kings On Thunder Road" from the Swedish/American melodic hard rock supergroup W.E.T., which features vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, TALISMAN), guitarist/vocalist Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, NORDIC UNION, AMMUNITION) and guitarist Robert Säll (WORK OF ART), can be seen below. The track is taken from W.E.T.'s third ...

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IRON ANGEL: 'Blood And Leather' Video

"Blood And Leather", the new video from IRON ANGEL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Hellbound", which will be released on May 4 through Scandinavia's premiere metal-rock label Mighty Music. IRON ANGEL is one of the true cult legends of the German speed metal genre. Formed in the ...

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PAUL RODGERS's 'Free Spirit' Slated For June Release

Paul Rodgers is returning to where it all began, by celebrating the 50th anniversary of FREE. Fans fortunate enough to get a ticket to the sold-out performance at London's Royal Albert Hall witnessed a truly unique event. On June 22, fans worldwide will be able to experience the magic, captured for a live recording, set ...

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CANDLEMASS To Release 'House Of Doom' EP

"House Of Doom", the brand-new song by CANDLEMASS, is the soundtrack of the game with the same name, which was co-designed by the legendary Swedish doom metal band. The "House Of Doom" soundtrack, a new killer doom epic, will be released on May 25 as an EP with three bonus tracks via Napalm Records. A ...

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Watch RITCHIE BLACKMORE's RAINBOW Perform In Helsinki

Fan-filmed video footage of RAINBOW's April 13 concert at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Spotlight Kid 02. I Surrender (Russ Ballard cover) 03. Mistreated (DEEP PURPLE) 04. Since You Been Gone (Russ Ballard cover) 05. Man On The Silver Mountain 06. Perfect Strangers (DEEP ...

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Resurrected DESPAIR Feat. Ex-GRIP INC., MORGOTH Members: Audio Snippets Of Reworked 'History Of Hate' Album

Acclaimed producer/guitarist Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., LACUNA COIL, MOONSPELL, SAMAEL) last year resurrected the German technical thrash band DESPAIR. Joining him in the group's current incarnation are former MORGOTH vocalist Marc Grewe, original DESPAIR drummer Markus "Makka" Freiwald and new bassist Marius Ickert. The revamped DESPAIR is in the studio putting the finishing touches on ...

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METALLICA Pays Tribute To CELTIC FROST's MARTIN AIN With 'Procreation Of The Wicked' Cover In Geneva (Video)

Bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett paid tribute to late CELTIC FROST bassist Martin Eric Ain during METALLICA's concert earlier tonight (Wednesday, April 11) at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland. They performed the Swiss extreme metal pioneers' classic song "Procreation Of The Wicked", featured on 1984's "Morbid Tales" album. Trujillo said prior to launching into ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform PETER SCHILLING's 'Major Tom' In Stuttgart (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of Peter Schilling's "Major Tom" during METALLICA's April 9 concert at Schleyerhalle in Stuttgart, Germany. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 15 shows in Europe since early February and has another nine dates booked between now and mid-May. METALLICA recently ...

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