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SONY MUSIC And EXPERIENCE HENDRIX Announce Renewal Of Licensing Agreement For JIMI HENDRIX Catalog

Sony Music Entertainment and Experience Hendrix L.L.C. have agreed to renew their historic licensing partnership — first announced in 2009 — which covers the ongoing curation and distribution of the Jimi Hendrix catalog and archives, making the artist's music and film materials available to fans around the world across all media formats and platforms. The ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: 'Appetite For Destruction' 30th-Anniversary Ads Mysteriously Pop Up In New York City

GUNS N' ROSES appears to be teasing a celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of its iconic debut album, "Appetite For Destruction", by placing ads around New York City featuring the record's artwork with the hashtag #APPETITE30TH. "Appetite" will officially turn thirty this Friday (July 21), and the band is scheduled to perform an intimate show ...

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THRESHOLD To Release 'Legends Of The Shires' Album In September; Lyric Video For New Song 'Lost In Translation'

British progressive metallers THRESHOLD will release their new album, "Legends Of The Shires", on September 8 via Nuclear Blast. The lyric video for the first single from the disc, the ultra-prog epic "Lost In Translation", which has a running time of over ten minutes, can be seen below. Commented THRESHOLD's Richard West: "We've made a ...

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MIKE PORTNOY 'Loves' His Former Bandmates In DREAM THEATER

Mike Portnoy says that he understands why his former bandmates in DREAM THEATER declined his invitation to join him in a performance of the group's "12 Step Suite" in its entirety for the first time ever on the Cruise To The Edge this past February. The music documents the musician's battle with alcoholism, and is ...

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POISON Drummer RIKKI ROCKETT's Divorce Is Finalized

According to TMZ, POISON drummer Rikki Rockett has finalized his divorce from singer/songwriter Melanie Martel. The 55-year-old rocker and his ex-wife, who had a prenuptial agreement, will share joint custody of their two kids — 7-year-old son Jude Aaron Rockett and 4-year-old daughter Lucy Sky Rockett. Rikki will pay $2,000 a month in ...

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Watch GUNS N' ROSES Perform In Finland

Fan-filmed video footage of GUNS N' ROSES' July 1 performance at Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto in Hämeenlinna, Finland can be seen below (video shot and uploaded by Alex Kornyshev). Featured songs: * It's So Easy * Welcome To The Jungle * Estranged * Live And Let Die (WINGS cover) * You Could Be Mine * This I ...

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Watch GUNS N' ROSES Perform In Copenhagen

Fan-filmed video footage of GUNS N' ROSES' June 27 performance at Telia Parken in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. GUNS N' ROSES recently made Forbes magazine's "Celebrity 100" list of the world's top-earning entertainers for the first time. The band landed at No. 12 with earnings of $84 million in the past ...

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Live & Louder - THE DEAD DAISIES

"We're in the zone right now," cried forcefully by David Lowy, founding member of the Australian-American rock cotillion, THE DEAD DAISIES. Considering the number of players housed under this band's moniker over the past five years, that's not merely a bold claim, it's substantiated. You're talking esteemed alumni such as John Tempesta, Richard Fortus, Jon ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer And Ex-PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Guitarist: Entire 'The Uprising' EP Available For Streaming

"The Uprising", the six-song EP from former SUPERJOINT RITUAL and PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS guitarist Marzi Montazeri and ex-JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens, can be streamed below. Released on June 23 via Montazeri's recently launched Crunchy Western Records, the effort was recorded at Matherne Studios by Kevin Matherne in ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer And Ex-PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Guitarist Release 'A Monster Within' Song

Former SUPERJOINT RITUAL and PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS guitarist Marzi Montazeri has joined forces with ex-JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens to record a six-song EP, "The Uprising". Due on June 23 via Montazeri's recently launched Crunchy Western Records, the effort was recorded at Matherne Studios by Kevin Matherne in ...

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Watch NICKELBACK's Video For 'Song On Fire'

"Song On Fire", the new video from NICKELBACK, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's ninth album, "Feed The Machine", which will be released on Friday, June 16 via BMG. "As we were working on this song, a very personal one for me, we all instantly connected to it on different ...

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JEFF WATERS On Upcoming ANNIHILATOR Album: 'This Is One Of The Best Ones We've Done'

Metal Wani's Laura Vezer recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Jeff Waters of Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ANNIHILATOR's upcoming follow-up to 2015's "Suicide Society" album, tentatively due at the end of October: Jeff: "Every artist, of course, ...

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