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HALESTORM Frontwoman Calls For Improved Awareness Around Mental Health Following JILL JANUS's Suicide

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has called for improved awareness around mental health following the tragic death of Jill Janus. Janus, who was the singer for the California heavy metal band HUNTRESS, passed away on Tuesday, August 14. A longtime sufferer of mental illness, she took her own life outside of Portland, Oregon. Earlier today, Hale ...

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TARJA: 'Die Alive' Performance Video From 'Act II'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has revealed the latest song from her brand new live-art-album and video "Act II". "Die Alive" was recorded live in Milan, Italy and can be seen below. Filmed during Tarja's world tour "The Shadow Shows", during which the influential heavy rock singer circled the world 7.5 times with over 300,000 ...

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WARRANT Guitarist Says Group Will Continue To Record And Release Albums: 'It Feels Good To Create New Music'

WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner recently appeared on the Wyoming radio station KUGR program "Let's Talk". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On WARRANT's m.o.: Erik: "We're all about having a good time. There's other bands that do politics and talk about religion and stuff like that, ...

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Members Of LYNYRD SKYNYRD Sit Down With Music Personality MATT PINFIELD For All-New Episode Of 'Speakeasy'

On August 14, New York City's Triad Theater hosts television's critically acclaimed conversation series "Speakeasy". This episode features southern rock icons Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant and Rickey Medlocke of LYNYRD SKYNYRD as they sit down with former MTV and VH1 fixture Matt Pinfield. Doors will open to the public at 1:00 p.m. and the ...

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STRIKER To Release 'Play To Win' Album In October

Champions in blending classic heavy metal, hard rock, and '80s hair metal, Canadian shredders STRIKER will release their sixth studio album, "Play To Win", on October 26 via their independent label Record Breaking Records. The LP features 10 fist-pounding shredtacular anthems produced by the band, with mixing and mastering by Hendrik Udd (FIREWIND, POWERWOLF, HAMMERFALL, ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA: 'We're Not Metal; We Never Really Were Metal'

GODSMACK front man was recently interviewed by Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On their current co-headlining summer tour with SHINEDOWN: Sully: "Between us and SHINEDOWN, I really feel like we've put together a great ...

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GREAT WHITE Guitarist Says Band Grew 'Uncomfortable' With Former Singer TERRY ILOUS: 'It Wasn't Working'

GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall was recently interviewed by Shaggy of Idaho's 94.9 & 104.5 The Rock radio station. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing at this month's Idaho Rockfest, a bill that also features Vince Neil: Mark: "I go way back with Vince. ...

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MAYHEM: 'Cursed In Eternity' DEAD-Era Box Set Due In November

On November 16, Peaceville will release a comprehensive limited-edition deluxe set covering the influential Dead era of Norwegian black metal pioneers MAYHEM. The package will contain six picture disc LPs, a seven-inch single, 92-page book, posters, and DVD featuring the never-before-seen Jessheim and Sarpsborg live shows plus Henhouse rehearsals. "We are glad to be able ...

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TARJA: 'Until My Last Breath' Performance Video From 'Act II'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has revealed the latest song from her brand new live-art-album and video "Act II". "Until My Last Breath" was recorded live at Metropolis Studios in London and can be seen below. Filmed during Tarja's world tour "The Shadow Shows", during which the influential heavy rock singer circled the world 7.5 ...

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VINCE NEIL's Mother Dies After Battle With Cancer

Vince Neil is mourning the death of his mother. The MÖTLEY CRÜE singer wrote on Twitter: "It's with a sad heart that I tell you of the passing of my mom, affectionately known as Grandma Shirley. She loved rock and roll and Facebook. She'll be missed by me and hundreds of others. A true love ...

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Video Premiere: CLUTCH's 'Hot Bottom Feeder'

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have released the official music video for "Hot Bottom Feeder", the third single from their upcoming album, "Book Of Bad Decisions". The clip, which shows frontman Neil Fallon whipping up a batch of tasty crab cakes for his bandmates, can be seen below. "Book Of Bad Decisions", will be released on September ...

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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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Listen To ALICE COOPER Performing 'Ballad Of Dwight Fry' From 'A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris'

The song "Ballad Of Dwight Fry", taken from Alice Cooper's upcoming release "A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris", can be streamed below. Following the release of the 2017 studio album "Paranormal", which was the best chart-performing album by Alice Cooper in decades, the American rock legend took his exciting live show all over the ...

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SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS: 'Living The Dream' Artwork Unveiled; 'Driving Rain' Single Available

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS will release their new album titled "Living The Dream" on September 21 via Slash's own label Snakepit Records, in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The group unleashed "Driving Rain" — the first single off "Living The Dream" — today, to radio. Listen to "Driving Rain" below. Slash describes the ...

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