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ALICE COOPER's Son DASH To Release Debut CO-OP Album In June

Phoenix hard rockers CO-OP, who are fronted by Dash Cooper, son of rock legend Alice Cooper, will release their self-titled debut album on June 15 via EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. Featuring artwork by Melody Myers (ESCAPE THE FATE, ASKING ALEXANDRIA, Marc Rizzo), CO-OP's first disc is a weighty ...

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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist ROSS THE BOSS: Listen To 'This Is Vengeance' Song From 'By Blood Sworn' Album

"This Is Vengeance", a brand new song from former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman, can be streamed below. Friedman's stature in the history of hard rock and heavy metal has been well-solidified for decades by this point — with a resume including some of the most influential and hardest-hitting bands of all-time, particularly both ...

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TOOL On New Album Recording Sessions: 'All Systems Are Go'

TOOL has released an official update on the recording sessions for the band's long-awaited new album. The disc is being helmed by Joe Barresi, an acclaimed producer who has worked with AVENGED SEVENFOLD, VOLBEAT and SLIPKNOT, and who engineered and mixed TOOL's last LP, 2006's "10,000 Days". In a post on TOOL's web site and ...

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AEROSMITH, METALLICA, FOO FIGHTERS, JANE'S ADDICTION, MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummers Featured In 'Beyond The Beats' Book

A new book hitting shelves and kindles in April features exclusive interviews with the superstar drummers from the biggest bands in rock and metal, including Lars Ulrich of METALLICA, Joey Kramer of AEROSMITH, Tommy Lee of MÖTLEY CRÜE, Taylor Hawkins of the FOO FIGHTERS, Chad Smith of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Doug "Cosmo" Clifford ...

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Video Premiere: A PERFECT CIRCLE's 'Disillusioned'

A PERFECT CIRCLE's Alex Howard-directed video for the song "Disillusioned" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "Eat The Elephant", which will be released on April 20 via BMG. The disc arrives following years of anticipation and speculation, which reached a fever pitch as the outfit helmed by Maynard ...

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Listen To BLACK STONE CHERRY's New Song 'Bad Habit'

"Bad Habit", a brand new song from Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Family Tree", which will be released on April 20 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. "Family Tree" is the much-anticipated follow up to 2016's "Kentucky". As was the case on "Kentucky", ...

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TOOL Begins Recording New Album

According to a new Instagram post from TOOL guitarist Adam Jones, the band has finally entered the studio to begin recording its next LP. Last month, TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan revealed that he had finished writing the "words and melodies" to all but one new song for the new disc. Jones later wrote on ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Release New Album In The Summer

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM are working on their new album for a late summer release. Comments guitarist Markus Vanhala: "We're busy at forging the new OMNIUM GATHERUM album during the Finnish winter madness season. Hopes are high here, even though the outside temperature isn't. "A lot of special good stuff is going on, ...

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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS: 'As A Writer, I'm Just Trying To Get People To Think'

W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless recently appeared on the "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On "ReIdolized", the recently released re-recording of W.A.S.P.'s 1992 rock opera "The Crimson Idol": Blackie: "I would say the sonics have changed more than anything. When ...

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HELMET And PRONG Join Forces For U.S. Co-Headlining Tour

HELMET and PRONG will join forces for a co-headlining U.S. tour in May. The trek kicks off May 3 in Atlanta and concludes on May 26 at Baltimore's Maryland Deathfest. PRONG's Tommy Victor said in a statement: "Finally! HELMET and PRONG on tour together at last. The circle is now complete. rom the years of ...

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The Age of Absurdity - PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS

From a healing perspective, Phil Campbell couldn't have picked a better time to engage full-on in a project post-MOTÖRHEAD. What he must feel at this point in rock history, now that "Fast" Eddie Clarke has joined Lemmy Kilmister and "Philthy" Phil Taylor in the afterlife, MOTÖRHEAD's faded classic lineup. Ol' Wizzo clocked in 32 years ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist: 'People Like To Create Controversy'

JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon was recently interviewed by the St. Louis, Missouri classic rock radio station KSHE 95. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he ever expected JOURNEY to once again play stadiums: Neal: "Good music is great music, and I think it's timeless. ...

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