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THE WINERY DOGS Announce May 2019 U.S. Tour

THE WINERY DOGS — the hard rock power trio featuring guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (POISON, MR. BIG), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and drummer Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, DREAM THEATER) — will embark on an American tour in May of 2019. The trek will mark the group's first tour in nearly three ...

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Watch STEEL PANTHER's Unique Interpretation Of 'Brokeback Mountain'

"Cineminute", the new YouTube show from California party rockers STEEL PANTHER, premiered last month with the band's parody of the Bryan Singer classic "The Usual Suspects". The weekly episodic show has now returned with STEEL PANTHER's unique interpretation of 2005's Ang Lee Academy Award winner "Brokeback Mountain". STEEL PANTHER kicked off its latest tour on ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will be the musical guests on the December 11 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band will perform several songs on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical ...

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NITA STRAUSS On JILL JANUS's Suicide: 'I Did Not See It Coming'

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, says that she was surprised by the death of her THE STARBREAKERS bandmate Jill Janus. Janus, who was also the frontwoman for the California heavy metal band HUNTRESS, passed away on August 14. A longtime sufferer of mental illness, she took her own ...

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Watch STEEL PANTHER Perform With Fill-In Bassist SPYDER In Chicago

Fan-filmed video footage of California party rockers STEEL PANTHER performing on November 29 at the House Of Blues in Chicago, Illinois can be seen below. The concert was the band's first with bassist Spyder, who is filling in for STEEL PANTHER's regular four-stringer Lexxi Foxx. STEEL PANTHER issued a statement on Friday (November 30) saying ...

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STEEL PANTHER Bassist Enters 'Sex Rehab,' Sits Out U.S. Tour

California rock and party legends STEEL PANTHER have survived a career of living a decadent lifestyle surrounded by loud music, fast cars and beautiful women. That lifestyle of debauchery and proclivity towards random sexual encounters has finally caught up with the band's bassist. Lexxi Foxx has voluntarily checked himself in to an undisclosed "sex rehab." ...

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JINJER: Lyric Video For New Song 'Dreadful Moments'

The official lyric video for the song "Dreadful Moments" from the Ukrainian metal act JINJER can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming five-song EP, "Micro", which will be released on January 11, 2019 via Napalm Records. The band states: "This is the darkest song we have ever made both musically ...

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BUCKCHERRY To Release 'Warpaint' Album In March; 'Head Like A Hole' Music Video Available

Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY will release their new studio album, "Warpaint", on March 8, 2019 via Century Media/RED Music. The 12-song album, featuring 11 new BUCKCHERRY songs along with a cover of the NINE INCH NAILS classic "Head Like A Hole", was produced by Mike Plotnikoff, whose last collaboration with the band was the platinum-certified album ...

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THE WINERY DOGS To Embark On North American Tour In May

THE WINERY DOGS — the hard rock power trio featuring guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (POISON, MR. BIG), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and drummer Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, DREAM THEATER) — will embark on an American tour in May of 2019. The trek — dates for which have not yet been announced ...

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MINISTRY To Enter Studio In January

Industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY will enter the studio in early 2019 to begin recording the follow-up to this year's "AmeriKKKant" album. Al Jourgensen told Consequence Of Sound in a new interview: "This [fall] tour pretty much closes out our touring on 'AmeriKKKant', and then we immediately, as of the first of the year, ...

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CARCASS: Back In The Studio

British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS appear to have entered the studio to begin recording the long-awaited follow-up to 2013's comeback album, "Surgical Steel". Earlier today, a photo was posted on the band's Facebook page of drummer Daniel Wilding's drum kit set up at an undisclosed recording facility. CARCASS guitarist Bill Steer told the WSOU radio ...

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JINJER To Begin Work On New Full-Length Album In The Spring

JINJER vocalist Tatiana Shmailyuk has confirmed to Mexico's MB Live that the band will soon begin work on the music for the follow-up to 2016's "King Of Everything" album. "Actually, right now, we recorded a new EP," she said (see video below). "So that will be released in January. But I think in the spring, ...

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ULI JON ROTH Says He Was 'Going Through The Motions' On SCORPIONS' 'Taken By Force' Album

Midlands Metalheads Radio recently conducted an interview with legendary German guitarist Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS). You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what type of recording environment he prefers: Uli: "I've never really had much of a band experience in albums, ever ...

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