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ALICE COOPER Among Nominees For SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME

Alice Cooper is among the 2018 nominees for induction into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. The Songwriters Hall Of Fame is dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of those composers and lyricists who create music around the world. Other nominees include Mariah Carey, Tom Waits, PRETENDERS founder Chrissie Hynde, THE ISLEY BROTHERS and John ...

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Video: MICHAEL MONROE Performs At Finland's LAHDEN YÖT Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of Michael Monroe's July 15 performance at the Lahden Yöt festival in Lahti, Finland can be seen below. The former HANOI ROCKS frontman has just released "The Best", the first official collection of his (ongoing) solo musical exploits, featuring prime tracks from 1987 right up to 2017. It arrived June 30 via ...

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MICHAEL MONROE Says 'There's Nothing Cool About Satan Or Death'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe. You can listen to the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how his new solo career-spanning "The Best" compilation came to be: Michael: "Since it's been 30 years since the release of my ...

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MICHAEL MONROE To Release 'The Best' Collection In June

In the leather-bound history of heartfelt rock 'n' roll, not only will Michael Monroe have at least one chapter all to himself but his name will be colorfully threaded throughout, such has been his impact, his appeal, and his ongoing never-surrender story; a powerful, inspirational tale told in detail on "The Best" — the first ...

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Video: MICHAEL MONROE Performs New Song 'One Foot Out Of The Grave' On 'The Voice Of Finland'

Video footage of former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe performing a new song called "One Foot Out Of The Grave" on the Finnish reality singing competition "The Voice Of Finland" can be seen below. Playing bass in Monroe's backing band for "The Voice" performance was Swedish musician and BACKYARD BABIES guitarist/vocalist Dregen, who left Monroe's ...

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ROCK CANDY RECORDS Announces Launch Of U.S. Operation

The times they are a-changing, but luckily there remains one constant: great music will live forever and in the catalogue and reissue world that has never been more relevant. In the land of rock, that's hard rock, heavy rock, classic rock or, call it what you will rock, no label has won more acclaim and ...

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Video: TARJA TURUNEN Performs In Haarlem, The Netherlands

Fan-filmed video footage of Tarja Turunen's October 21 performance at Patronaat in Haarlem, The Netherlands can be seen below. Tarja's latest heavy rock album, "The Shadow Self", was made available on August 5 via earMUSIC. While waiting for the release of "The Shadow Self", Tarja issued the new album's prequel, "The Brightest Void". In a ...

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