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DANKO JONES Begins Recording New Album

According to multiple Instagram posts made by the band, Canadian hard rock trio DANKO JONES has entered The Farm Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia to record a new album with producer Garth "GGGarth" Richardson (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, TESTAMENT, THE MELVINS), presumably for release later this year. DANKO JONES's eighth studio album, "Wild Cat", came ...

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STONE SOUR Drummer On Band's Chemistry: 'We're Brothers'

STONE SOUR drummer Roy Mayorga was recently interviewed by JZ of the Little Falls, Minnesota-based radio station FM94. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's latest album, "Hydrograd": Roy: "We made the record with zero expectations. We just put together the best songs we ...

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COREY TAYLOR To Perform 'Fashion' For 'The Howard Stern Tribute To David Bowie'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor will share a very special performance of David Bowie's "Fashion" this Friday, February 9 during "The Howard Stern Tribute To David Bowie". The one-of-a-kind musical tribute hosted by Bowie's longtime producer Tony Visconti will feature 25 unique artists interpreting the innovative and timeless music of David Bowie. "The ...

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STONE SOUR's COREY TAYLOR Says JOSH RAND Is 'Doing Really, Really Well' After Entering Treatment Center

Corey Taylor says that his STONE SOUR bandmate Josh Rand is "doing really, really well," a week after it was announced that the guitarist had entered treatment for unspecified issues. Rand most recently performed with the band on last month's ShipRocked cruise. STONE SOUR has enlisted a temporary replacement for the current tour, which started ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'DONALD TRUMP And AXL ROSE Have Shown To The World That Internet Just Isn't That Fun Anymore'

Sebastian Bach has lamented the fact that social media platforms are being used as tools by unscrupulous individuals to spread hate, abuse and extremism. The former SKID ROW singer, who has been extremely vocal in his distaste for the current U.S. president, tweeted on Thursday (February 1): "Donald Trump and [GUNS N' ROSES singer] Axl ...

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KIP WINGER: Trailer For 'Solo Box Set Collection'

On March 23, Frontiers Music Srl will release a box set collecting all the solo works of acclaimed Grammy-nominated composer Kip Winger into one collection. The set will be comprised of Kip's solo albums, including: * This Conversation Seems Like A Dream (1997) * Down Incognito (1998) * Songs From The Ocean Floor (2000) * ...

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BRIAN JOHNSON: 'I Had A Great Run' With AC/DC

Brian Johnson has described his time with AC/DC as "a great run." The singer was forced to leave the band in March 2016, midway through its world tour in support of "Rock Or Bust", after doctors told him he faced total hearing loss if he continued to perform live. His replacement for the balance of ...

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KIP WINGER: 'Solo Box Set Collection' Due In March

On March 23, Frontiers Music Srl will release a box set collecting all the solo works of acclaimed Grammy-nominated composer Kip Winger into one collection. The set will be comprised of Kip's solo albums, including: * This Conversation Seems Like A Dream (1997) * Down Incognito (1998) * Songs From The Ocean Floor (2000) * ...

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URIAH HEEP To Kick Off North American Tour Next Month

In anticipation of the impending release of their 25th studio album, "Living The Dream", classic rock icons URIAH HEEP will embark on a North American tour this winter. Kicking off on February 6 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The trek will run through this spring, with more dates to be announced soon. "I am really looking ...

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BUMBLEFOOT Calls SONS OF APOLLO 'An Interesting Coming Together Of Musical Personalities'

Guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (SONS OF APOLLO, ex-GUNS N'ROSES) was recently interviewed by RadioactiveMike Z. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On recording SONS OF APOLLO's debut album, "Psychotic Symphony": Ron: "With technology today, it's so easy to just piece things together, and there's a disconnect. ...

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Pounding The Pavement - ANVIL

ANVIL: the band you love to love. Whatever Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner hoped to achieve for themselves with their heartfelt, quasi-documentary film "Anvil! The Story of Anvil", it can't have put them in any better position. These Canadian working stiffs have given it their all to make an impact following their lauded film ...

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The Missing Peace - L.A. GUNS

The saga of L.A. GUNS is far too exhaustive and contentious to recount within an album review. Most fans don't need much beyond a bullet-point recount that Tracii Guns started the band and once had Axl Rose in his arsenal before history altered the pair's mutual courses. While L.A. GUNS never came within the commercial ...

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AXL ROSE Says DONALD TRUMP's White House Is 'Gold Standard Of What Can Be Considered Disgraceful'

Axl Rose has slammed the Trump administration as the "gold standard of what can be considered disgraceful." The GUNS N' ROSES singer made his comments in response to a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Sanders about Donald Trump's mental fitness to serve as president. "It's disgraceful and laughable," Sanders told reporters about criticism ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT On AC/DC's Handling Of BRIAN JOHNSON's Hearing Loss: 'I Wouldn't Have Done It Like That'

DEF LEPPARD's Joe Elliott says that Axl Rose "did a pretty good job" fronting AC/DC but he believes that the legendary Australian hard rock outfit could have handled Brian Johnson's apparent exit from the group differently. AC/DC postponed the last ten dates of its North American tour last year after doctors told Johnson he faced ...

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MARILYN MANSON Says #MeToo Movement Could 'Ruin A Lot Of People's Lives That Don't Need To Be Ruined'

Marilyn Manson has voiced his concern about how the ongoing #MeToo movement could "turn the whole world's attention from the artistic element of Hollywood," saying that he believes some of the allegations will "ruin a lot of people's lives" unnecessarily. During a recent interview with U.K.'s Channel 4 News, the shock rocker was asked about ...

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Kingdoms Disdained - MORBID ANGEL

The seemingly commercialized industrial metal abomination that was "Illud Divinum Insanus" stands as one of metal history's most notorious left turns and blunders that a band has made. It's MORBID ANGEL's "Cold Lake". The genre-leading band that was once steeped in occultism and anti-Christian thought before morphing toward mainman Trey Azagthoth's obsession with ancient Sumerian ...

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