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STEVEN ADLER To Be Joined By Ex-DOKKEN, BANG TANGO Members On Australian ADLER'S APPETITE Tour

Following the announcement last month of his Australian tour, ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has unveiled the members of the the newly formed ADLER'S APPETITE FEATURING CONSTANTINE MAROULIS band that will be playing alongside him to celebrate the 30th anniversary of GNR's classic debut album by performing "Appetite For Destruction" in its entirety. They ...

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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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Video Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Torn In Two'

"Torn In Two", the new video from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Ember", which is being released today (Friday, April 13) via Hollywood Records. The "Torn In Two" clip is the second chapter in a trilogy chronicling the living hell a father goes through ...

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NITA STRAUSS Says 'Crossroads' Movie Changed Her Life: 'All I Did From That Moment Forward Was Play The Guitar'

Guitarist Nita Strauss (ALICE COOPER, WE START WARS) was recently interviewed by Sweetwater's Nick Bowcott. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On what motivates her: Nita: "I guess sheer force of will and stubbornness. I've never met a girl in my life that wasn't pretty stubborn ...

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DAVE NAVARRO: CHRIS CORNELL And CHESTER BENNINGTON's Suicides 'Had A Massive Impact On Me'

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro spoke to Yahoo! about "Above Ground", his upcoming all-star concert to raise awareness for mental health struggles and suicide prevention. The event will benefit the Recording Academy's MusiCares foundation. It will feature the all-star lineup covering two classic records: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND's 1967 album, "The Velvet Underground & ...

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Watch RITCHIE BLACKMORE's RAINBOW Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of RAINBOW's April 8 concert at Olimpiisky Arena in Moscow, Russia 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 (with snippet of DEEP ...

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Earthrage - W.E.T.

Although his impressive resume boasts stints with JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE and Roger Taylor's QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA, to say nothing of a discography that numbers into three digits, it wasn't until recent years that the profile of Jeff Scott Soto has grown to match his considerable vocal talents. Perhaps that's because, with the possible exception ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Appointed To Children's Council Of New York Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) announced today the appointment of Vicky Cornell to their Children's Council and her participation as a Vice Chair of the 2018 Spring Luncheon, the Society's annual fundraiser which will be headlined by gold medal Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, who will give her ...

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA Signs To ROADRUNNER RECORDS

COHEED AND CAMBRIA has signed a deal with Roadrunner Records. The band's brand new studio album is due later this year. The progressive unit comprised of Claudio Sanchez (vocals, guitar), Travis Stever (guitar), Josh Eppard (drums) and Zach Cooper (bass) made the announcement in a shadowy video clip shared today on Roadrunner's official YouTube channel. ...

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Lullaby Versions Of GOJIRA Out Now

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Gojira" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Gojira" track listing: 01. The Gift Of Guilt 02. Born In Winter 03. Le'Enfant Sauvage 04. Oroborus 05. The Shooting Star 06. Silvera 07. Flying ...

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Lullaby Versions Of SEPULTURA Out Now

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Sepultura" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Sepultura" track listing: 01. Roots Bloody Roots 02. Territory 03. Refuse / Resist 04. Ratamahatta 05. Beneath The Remains 06. Dead Embryonic Cells 07. Arise ...

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Listen To SUSPERIA's Entire New Album, 'The Lyricist'

"The Lyricist", the new album from Norwegian extreme, melodic metallers SUSPERIA, can be streamed in its entirety below. The band's first full-length studio disc since 2009 will be released on March 16 via Agonia Records. The origins of SUSPERIA can be traced back to 1998 when Tjodalv, then occupying the drum seat with DIMMU BORGIR, ...

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THE ABSENCE: 'Misery Trophies' Video Released

Florida-based melodic death metal quintet THE ABSENCE has released a music video for a new song called "Misery Trophies". The track, which is also available for download and stream via digital platforms, is taken from the band's upcoming album, "A Gift For The Obsessed", which will be released on March 23 via M-Theory Audio. The ...

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W.A.S.P. Releases 'Docter Rockter' Lyric Video

On February 2, W.A.S.P. released the critically acclaimed 25th anniversary edition "ReIdolized (The Soundtrack To The Crimson Idol)" of the band's iconic hit album "The Crimson Idol". The re-recordings of one of the best concept albums of all times tell the legendary story of Jonathan Aaron Steele, an abused child looking for love. Discovering music ...

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SKELETONWITCH Parts Ways With Drummer, Taps JON RICE As Temporary Replacement

Ohio-based blackened metallers SKELETONWITCH have parted ways with drummer Dustin Boltjes and have temporarily replaced him with Jon Rice (ex-JOB FOR A COWBOY, SCORPION CHILD). Rice will join SKELETONWITCH on the band's upcoming North American trek with OBITUARY, which kicks off May 2 in Atlanta, Georgia. SKELETONWITCH's next studio album is due this spring/summer via ...

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Listen To New SUSPERIA Song 'Heretic'

"Heretic", a new song from Norwegian extreme, melodic metallers SUSPERIA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's first full-length studio album since 2009, titled "The Lyricist", which will be released on March 16 via Agonia Records. The origins of SUSPERIA can be traced back to 1998 when Tjodalv, then occupying the ...

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STEVEN ADLER Says Not Being Invited To Rejoin GUNS N' ROSES Tested His Sobriety: 'That Would Have Been The Perfect Excuse To Start Drinking And Drugging'

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was recently interviewed by "The Johnny Dare Morning Show" on Kansas City radio station 98.9 The Rock!. The complete conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On performing with GN'R again at a handful of shows during the "Not In ...

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DESTRUCTION's SCHMIER: 'It Should Be The Law For Everybody To Travel; It Would Be A Much Better World'

Diamond Oz of Metal Underground conducted an interview with frontman Schmier of German thrashers DESTRUCTION aboard this year's installment of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which was held February 1-5. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what "Under Attack", the title of their ...

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