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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Frontman Explains Decision To Reinvent '90s Solo Tracks As 'STill Cyco Punk After All These Years' Album

In the early '80s when the legendary SUICIDAL TENDENCIES formed, punk rock was not very welcoming to "new ideas" — especially from a new crew that were obviously not worried about fitting in. But SUICIDAL TENDENCIES weren't there to be "accepted," and not only played their own "STyle of Cyco Punk," but reinvented the DIY ...

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TOM MORELLO: 'We Don't Need You' Music Video Feat. VIC MENSA

Tom Morello has released the official music video for his solo song "We Don't Need You". The track, which features a guest appearance by Vic Mensa, is taken from the RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, AUDIOSLAVE and PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist's upcoming solo album, "The Atlas Underground", which will be released on October 12 through Mom ...

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DEEP PURPLE's STEVE MORSE On Future Of Guitar: 'I Think It's Always Gonna Be Part Of Music'

DEEP PURPLE's Steve Morse has dismissed reports of the impending death of U.S. guitar business, saying that the instrument will "always" be part of music. As more popular music has been made with computers, international guitar sales began to decline, creating a challenge for larger manufacturers and retailers like iconic brand Gibson, which filed for ...

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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY Releases Music Video For 'Aye, Aye, Aye'

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — has just released the new video for "Aye, Aye, Aye", the first single from his "Sweetzerland Manifesto" album. The clip can be viewed below. Filmed earlier this year at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California, the video (and track) features ...

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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS: 'MRI' Video

"MRI", the new video from Derek Smalls, the bass force formerly of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, can be seen below. The song is taken from his first full-length solo venture, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", which was released on April 13 via Twanky Records/BMG on digital, CD and vinyl. ...

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WITHIN THE RUINS Surprise-Releases Two Songs Featuring New Singer STEVE TINNON

Massachusetts metal veterans WITHIN THE RUINS have surprise-released a digital single today titled "World Undone" containing two songs featuring new singer Steve Tinnon. The two tracks, "World Undone" and "Resurgence", are available everywhere today. A stream of "World Undone" is available below. "These songs were both written over the course of a big transition period ...

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IAN GILLAN And THE JAVELINS: Cover Of 'It's So Easy' Available

Ian Gillan has reunited with his pre-DEEP PURPLE band THE JAVELINS to record the group's debut album. "Ian Gillan And The Javelins" will be released August 31 as a CD digipak, a vinyl LP and a digital download. The 16-track collection features covers of American blues, rock 'n' roll, soul and country tunes, including renditions ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's Advice To Aspiring Musicians: 'Don't Give A S**t What Other People Say'

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen took part in a performance and question-and-answer session at Sweetwater's 17th annual GearFest, which was held June 22-23 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. You can now watch video footage of his appearance below. Asked what advice he would give to aspiring musicians who are looking to follow in his footsteps, Yngwie ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist's DRAGONLORD: Making Of 'Dominion' Album Part Two (Video)

The second in a three-part series of videos featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Dominion", the upcoming third album from DRAGONLORD, the California-based black metal band led by TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson, can be seen below. The disc, which is due on September 21 via Spinefarm Records, will feature eight tracks of devastatingly unrelenting ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN On THE WINERY DOGS' Hiatus: 'We Wanted To Give It A Break For A While So It Didn't Get Stale'

Bassist Billy Sheehan (SONS OF APOLLO, THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG) was recently interviewed by Steve Harrison of "The Unchained Rock Show". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his recent hectic schedule: Billy: "I went out with MR. BIG. We did Australia, China, Southeast Asia. ...

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DEVILSTAR Taps TESTAMENT Bassist, ANGEL Singer For Cover Of LED ZEPPELIN's 'Dazed And Confused'

DEVILSTAR, billed as the world's first interactive band, earlier this summer released its debut single — a cover of the JUDAS PRIEST classic "Beyond The Realms Of Death". Now producer/guitarist Paul Crook (ANTHRAX, SEBASTIAN BACH, MEAT LOAF) and executive producer John Madera have revealed the DEVILSTAR recording lineup for the all-star hard rock and heavy ...

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K.K. DOWNING's Share Of Royalty Rights To JUDAS PRIEST Catalog Acquired By ROUND HILL MUSIC

According to Billboard, Round Hill Music has acquired a significant stake in JUDAS PRIEST's catalog. Former PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing's rights to 136 songs, including classic tracks like "Breaking The Law" and "Living After Midnight", were put up for sale earlier this year. The move followed last year's announcement that original Downing's luxury ...

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'What Is Metal' To DEVILDRIVER's DEZ FAFARA?

Terry Stevens of the Rock 94.7 radio station conducted an interview with DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara at this year's Rock USA festival, which was held this past weekend in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. You can now watch the chat below. Asked "what is metal" to Dez Fafara, he responded: "I think it's gotta have attitude, it's gotta ...

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Ex-JOURNEY Drummer DEEN CASTRONOVO On Feud Between NEAL SCHON And JONATHAN CAIN: 'I Was Grateful Not To Be There'

Former JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo has commented on the war of words between Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain over a White House visit by several members of the band. Schon and Cain feuded publicly on social media last summer after the keyboardist, singer Arnel Pineda and bassist Ross Valory were photographed with President Donald Trump. ...

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IAN GILLAN And THE JAVELINS: 'Do You Love Me' Lyric Video

Ian Gillan has reunited with his pre-DEEP PURPLE band THE JAVELINS to record the group's debut album. "Ian Gillan And The Javelins" will be released August 31 as a CD digipak, a vinyl LP and a digital download. The 16-track collection features covers of American blues, rock 'n' roll, soul and country tunes, including renditions ...

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EXODUS To Headline European 'MTV Headbangers Ball Tour'

As San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal legends EXODUS are just finishing their summer run across Europe, the band has announced that it will return to the continent in November and December to headlline the 2018 edition of the renowned "MTV Headbangers Ball Tour", which will lead them through 17 cities and venues in nine ...

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