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WARRANT Preparing To Enter Studio To Record Follow-Up To 'Rockaholic'

Mark Strigl of the "Talking Metal" podcast recently conducted an interview with WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for WARRANT's long-awaited follow-up to 2011's "Rockaholic" album, Erik said: "I'm happy to say that Frontiers… they [were the ...

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WARRANT Drummer STEVEN SWEET Undergoes Emergency Surgery

WARRANT drummer Steven Sweet underwent emergency surgery on Thursday, October 6 after his appendix burst. According to his bandmates, "He is recovering. Everyone is grateful it did not happen on the Monsters Of Rock cruise ship earlier [last] week! We are sending good vibes to Steven!" WARRANT is next scheduled to perform on October 14 ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Release New Live Album

Having toured with METALLICA, WHITESNAKE, ALICE COOPER, SCORPIONS and many other artists since their inception in the early '80s, ARMORED SAINT has always been a highly regarded live act — not only in their hometown of Los Angeles, but also around the world. The only official release to capture this, however, is 1989's live album ...

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SCORPIONS And MIKKEY DEE Pay Tribute To MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY With 'Overkill' Cover (Video)

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS paid tribute to late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister by performing a cover version of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Overkill" Saturday night (September 3) at Citibank Hall in São Paulo, Brazil. SCORPIONS' current touring lineup includes MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee. Dee is filling in for James Kottak, who is currently on break ...

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Video: MICHAEL SCHENKER Performs With GARY BARDEN, GRAHAM BONNET, ROBIN MCAULEY In Osaka

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker completed a Japanese tour, Michael Schenker Fest, earlier this month. The concerts featured appearances by three MSG singers: Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley. They were joined by Ted McKenna on drums, Chris Glen on bass and Steve Mann on guitar/keyboards. Combined, these men are responsible for such albums ...

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Crazy Eyes - FILTER

Richard Patrick has been searching for that next great moment in FILTER, one automatically held accountable to "Short Bus" and "Title of Record". Though it's a curse no artist wishes to be burdened with, Patrick has been answerable for NINE INCH NAILS, from which he and Brian Liesegang founded this band. They hit runaway success, ...

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ROCK WOLVES Feat. SCORPIONS, MAD MAX And H-BLOCKX Members: Debut Album Details Revealed

ROCK WOLVES, the new all-star trio featuring Herman Rarebell, Michael Voss and Stephan "Gudze" Hinz, will release its self-titled debut album, on October 28 via Steamhammer/SPV in all territories except Japan. The band's first single, "Rock For The Nations", will be made available on September 9. Rarebell describes ROCK WOLVES' material as "classic rock music, ...

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SCORPIONS, MAD MAX And H-BLOCKX Members Launch ROCK WOLVES

ROCK WOLVES, the new all-star trio featuring Herman Rarebell, Michael Voss and Stephan "Gudze" Hinz, has inked a deal with Steamhammer/SPV for all territories except Japan. The band's first single, "Rock For The Nations", will be released on September 9, to be followed by the debut album on October 28. Rarebell describes ROCK WOLVES' material ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN: 'We've Always Made Great Records'

Romania's Rock FM recently conducted an interview with IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing so many songs off IRON MAIDEN's latest album, "The Book Of Souls", in the current setlist: Nicko: "We've always made great records, and I always ...

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Read KIRK HAMMETT's Foreword To 'German Metal Machine: Scorpions In The '70s' Book

Few rock bands were as successful as the SCORPIONS by the mid-eighties — headlining arenas/stadiums worldwide, scoring two mega-selling albums (the platinum-certified "Blackout" and the triple-platinum-certified "Love At First Sting") and two hit singles/videos ("No One Like You" and "Rock You Like a Hurricane"). But what quite a few newcomers to the band didn't realize ...

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Video: VINNY APPICE, RUDY SARZO, CRAIG GOLDY, ANDREW FREEMAN Invite You To Concert With Temecula Valley Symphony

The City Of Temecula Community Services Department will present a one-of-a-kind concert event on Saturday, June 18. Set to take place on the steps of the Temecula Civic Center in Temecula, California, "Rock Legends In Concert With The Temecula Valley Symphony" will feature veteran rock musicians Vinny Appice, Rudy Sarzo, Craig Goldy and Andrew Freeman, ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Says SCORPIONS 'Haven't Done Anything Worth Talking About' In 23 Years

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker (SCORPIONS, UFO) was recently interviewed on the SiriusXM satellite radio show "Eddie Trunk Live". A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the recent release of the 50th-anniversary deluxe editions of SCORPIONS' classic albums: "It's not 50 years. It's actually 50 years in 2020. I would count when the first ...

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