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'The Music Of Cream - 50th Anniversary' Feat. KOFI BAKER, MALCOLM BRUCE And WILL JOHNS: North American Tour Announced

Following their successful inaugural tour across Australia and New Zealand in 2017, the pedigree of hallowed '60s trio CREAMGinger Baker's son Kofi Baker, Jack Bruce's son Malcolm Bruce and Eric Clapton's nephew (by marriage) Will Johns — have come together for the first time in North America to pay homage to the band's ...

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REFUGE Feat. RAGE Members: New Song 'Mind Over Matter'

REFUGE, the new band comprised of current and former RAGE members Peavy Wagner, Manni Schmidt and Christos Efthimiadis, has released "Mind Over Matter", the second single from REFUGE's forthcoming debut album, "Solitary Men". The disc will be released on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. REFUGE marks the reunion of the original, and probably most ...

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TREMONTI: 'Bringer Of War' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Bringer Of War" from TREMONTI, the band comprised of Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars, and Garrett Whitlock on drums, can be seen below. The song is taken from TREMONTI's fourth album, "A Dying Machine", which will be released on June 8 via Napalm Records. The disc was ...

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Stone Temple Pilots - STONE TEMPLE PILOTS

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS has returned with "Stone Temple Pilots". While there's absolutely nothing wrong with an eponymously entitled song or album, the group named its previous album "Stone Temple Pilots". One can't help but wonder whether or not the best decision was made this time around. At any rate, what matters most is that it's ...

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MR. BIG To Release 'Live From Milan' In July

MR. BIG has released a new live video for the song "Alive And Kickin'", taken from the band's upcoming release, "Live From Milan". "Live From Milan" will be released July 13 via Frontiers Music Srl on 2CD+Blu-ray combo pack, 3xLP, and MP3 (audio only). Following the release of their 2017 album, "Defying Gravity", MR. BIG ...

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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: New Self-Titled EP Released Today

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California hardcore outfit featuring Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, TOMAHAWK), Justin Pearson (THE LOCUST, RETOX) and Michael Crain (RETOX, FESTIVAL OF DEAD DEER), has released a self-titled, four-track EP via Ipecac Recordings. "I think part of DEAD CROSS's motives are to bridge gaps between useless ...

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JOE ELLIOTT's Previously Unreleased Cover Of 'This Is For You' To Appear On 'Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story, The Soundtrack'

UMe has announced the release of "Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story, The Soundtrack" on June 8. The album comes on the heels of the film's streaming debuts on Hulu and Amazon Prime following last year's successful theatrical run and the DVD/Blu-ray releases. The soundtrack is the first official career retrospective compilation for the guitar ...

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SHINEDOWN: Making Of 'The Human Radio' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of SHINEDOWN's video for the song "The Human Radio" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Attention Attention", which will be released on May 4 via Atlantic Records. The 14-track album, SHINEDOWN's most raw and personal to date, is a mental, emotional and ...

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KISS Manager On Why He Believes Band Can Continue Without Original Members: This Isn't 'Dark Side Of The Moon'

Veteran talent manager Doc McGhee (KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, BON JOVI) was recently interviewed by Juliette Miranda of "The Unwritable Rant" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his early days as a manager: Doc: "You start [by] learning what not to do. If you have ...

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CANCER BATS Release Animated Video For 'Gatekeeper'

Canadian hardcore metal punks CANCER BATS have just released an animated video for "Gatekeeper". Directed by Stevie Gee and written by Gee and Essy May, who both worked on MASTODON's "Steambreather", the super-awesome '80s-inspired animated short features motorbike-riding ghouls, a sorcerer and the CANCER BATS performing in a crystal ball. "'Gatekeeper' is one of the ...

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STEVEN ADLER To Be Joined By Ex-DOKKEN, BANG TANGO Members On Australian ADLER'S APPETITE Tour

Following the announcement last month of his Australian tour, ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has unveiled the members of the the newly formed ADLER'S APPETITE FEATURING CONSTANTINE MAROULIS band that will be playing alongside him to celebrate the 30th anniversary of GNR's classic debut album by performing "Appetite For Destruction" in its entirety. They ...

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Watch Y&T Perform In Agoura Hills, California

Fan-filmed video footage of Y&T's April 22 performance at The Canyon in Agoura Hills, California can be seen below. Y&T is still working on its long-awaited documentary, "On With The Show", to be released before the end of the year. "It's been taking an extremely long time to get that thing sorted out," frontman Dave ...

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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist ROSS THE BOSS Questions Use Of Live Backing Tracks: 'We Don't Even Have An Intro Tape'

Marc Debus of Promo-Portal Germany conducted an interview with former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman prior to his solo band's April 18 show at Mannheim Connexion in Mannheim, Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his new solo album, "By Blood Sworn": Ross: "We worked ...

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CANCER BATS Surprise-Release New Album, 'The Spark That Moves'

Canadian hardcore metal punks CANCER BATS have just surprise-released their sixth studio album, "The Spark That Moves". Choosing to forgo the traditional lead ups and teaser singles, CANCER BATS, with no forewarning, released "The Spark That Moves" in its entirety on all digital services at 12:01 this morning, with vinyl and CDs ready to ship ...

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STEVEN ADLER Says GUNS N' ROSES Became 'A Completely Different Band' Without Him And IZZY STRADLIN

Original GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was recently interviewed by Ugly Phil of Australia's Triple M radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On appearing on the reality television program "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew": Steven: "Dr. Drew is the most fabulous people I've ever ...

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VINNIE VINCENT Gets Emotional At 'Spooky Empire': 'The Most Appreciation I Have Ever Had For Life Is Right Now'

Earlier this month at the Spooky Empire convention in Orlando, Florida — his second public appearance since emerging from seclusion — former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent participated in a question-and-answer session. Footage can be viewed below (Q&A starts at the 5:41 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the status of the ...

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PAUL RODGERS's 'Free Spirit' Slated For June Release

Paul Rodgers is returning to where it all began, by celebrating the 50th anniversary of FREE. Fans fortunate enough to get a ticket to the sold-out performance at London's Royal Albert Hall witnessed a truly unique event. On June 22, fans worldwide will be able to experience the magic, captured for a live recording, set ...

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REFUGE Feat. RAGE Members: 'Solitary Men' Album Due In June

REFUGE, the new band comprised of current and former RAGE members Peavy Wagner, Manni Schmidt and Christos Efthimiadis, has released "From The Ashes", the first single from REFUGE's forthcoming debut album, "Solitary Men". The disc will be released on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. REFUGE marks the reunion of the original, and probably most ...

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Video Premiere: TREMONTI's 'Take You With Me'

The official John Deeb-directed video for "Take You With Me", a new song from TREMONTI, the band comprised of Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars, and Garrett Whitlock on drums, can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's fouth album, "A Dying Machine", which will be released on June 8 ...

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