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MELIAH RAGE Releases 'Idol Hands' Music Video

Massachusetts-based power metallers MELIAH RAGE have released the official music video for "Idol Hands", the title track of their ninth studio album. Check it out below. Released in April via Metal On Metal Records, "Idol Hands" features some of the most inspired songwriting in MELIAH RAGE's history. It also marks the return of Paul Souza, ...

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ONESIDEZERO Reforms, Announces Comeback Show

Los Angeles-based hard rock band ONESIDEZERO has reformed and will return to the stage on August 18 at The Viper Room in Hollywood, California. This will mark the group's first live appearance with its new lineup, featuring founding members Jasan Radford (vocals, guitar) and Levon Sultanian (guitar), along with new drummer Michael Tarabotto and bassist ...

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JOE BONAMASSA To Release 'Redemption' Album In September

Two-time-Grammy-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa returns with a brand-new studio album, "Redemption", which will be released on September 21 via his own record label J&R Adventures. As part of today's announcement, he shares the official music video for the hard-hitting title-track single "Redemption". "Redemption", Bonamassa's 13th solo studio album and third in a row of ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE On Possibility Of More 'Big Four' Shows: 'There's One Person That's Holding It Up For Everybody'

Prior to MEGADETH's June 10 performance in Copenhagen, Denmark, vocalist/guitarist Dave Mustaine was interviewed by Heavymetal.dk. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his early guitar inspirations: Dave: "My inspirations were more along the guidelines of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal and ...

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FATES WARNING: 'Live Over Europe' Unboxing Video

An unboxing video for "Live Over Europe", the new live album from progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING, can be seen below. The disc will be released on June 29 via InsideOut Music. Captured during the most recent European headlining run for FATES WARNING's acclaimed latest studio album, "Theories Of Flight", in January 2018, "Live Over ...

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FATES WARNING: 'The Light And Shade Of Things' Performance Clip From 'Live Over Europe'

Progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release a new live album, "Live Over Europe", on June 29 via InsideOut Music. Captured during the most recent European headlining run for FATES WARNING's acclaimed latest studio album, "Theories Of Flight", in January 2018, "Live Over Europe" includes recordings from eight different cities (Aschaffenburg, Germany; Belgrade, Serbia; Thessaloniki ...

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LYNCH MOB: Quality Video Footage Of Pasadena Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of LYNCH MOB's May 12 performance at The Rose in Pasadena, California can be seen below (courtesy of Jim Antera Ross). LYNCH MOB was rejoined by singer Robert Mason for a number of shows this spring, including appearances on the Monsters Of Rock cruise and at the '80s In The Park festival. ...

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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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Watch STRYPER Perform At M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of STRYPER's May 5 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be seen below (clips uploaded by YouTube user Jim Powers). STRYPER's latest album, "God Damn Evil", was released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Asked by All That Shreds what ...

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KISSIN' DYNAMITE Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of KISSIN' DYNAMITE, one of Germany's most promising rock bands. Sony Music label Columbia will handle affairs and releases of the group in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. First on the agenda is the release of "Ecstasy", KISSIN' DYNAMITE's new studio album, on July 6. It is the follow-up ...

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FATES WARNING: 'Firefly' Performance Clip From 'Live Over Europe'

Progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release a new live album, "Live Over Europe", on June 29 via InsideOut Music. Captured during the most recent European headlining run for FATES WARNING's acclaimed latest studio album, "Theories Of Flight", in January 2018, "Live Over Europe" includes recordings from eight different cities (Aschaffenburg, Germany; Belgrade, Serbia; Thessaloniki ...

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YES: 50th-Anniversary Tour To Feature TONY KAYE As 'Special Guest'

As YES gear up for their North American summer tour celebrating the band's landmark Golden Anniversary, the prog rock pioneers have started to reveal exciting plans in store for the year, including special tour guests, five-album vinyl set and a U.S. fan convention. Their 50th anniversary not only celebrates the musical contributions of YES but ...

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Reunited HITTMAN Plays First Comeback Concert (Video)

Reunited 1980s New York metal band HITTMAN played its first comeback concert last night (Tuesday, April 24) at Blackthorn 51 in Elmhurst, New York. The group played a selection of cuts from its classic 1988 self-titled debut album as well as two new songs that will be included on HITTMAN's new CD, to be released ...

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FATES WARNING To Release 'Live Over Europe' Album In June

Progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release a new live album, "Live Over Europe", on June 29 via InsideOut Music. Captured during the most recent European headlining run for FATES WARNING's acclaimed latest studio album, "Theories Of Flight", in January 2018, "Live Over Europe" includes recordings from eight different cities (Aschaffenburg, Germany; Belgrade, Serbia; Thessaloniki ...

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Listen To New PENNYWISE Song 'She Said'

"She Said", a brand new song from PENNYWISE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Never Gonna Die", which will be released on April 20 via Epitaph. The legendary punk band's twelfth full-length is the first full album of new songs with singer Jim Lindberg, guitarist Fletcher Dragge, drummer ...

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SANCTUARY Guitarist Says Vocalist JOSEPH MICHAEL Has 'Breathed New Life Into The Band'

After their recent performance alongside ICED EARTH in Detroit, Michigan, SANCTUARY guitarist Lenny Rutledge and touring vocalist Joseph Michael (WITHERFALL) spoke with Chuck Marshall of Metal Wani. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the decision to honor their touring commitments as a tribute to late ...

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Year of the Tiger - MYLES KENNEDY

Myles Kennedy has gained a massive reputation as a singer and songwriter with ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH and prior to, THE MAYFIELD FOUR and CITIZEN SWING. It's no fluke Kennedy is considered one of the most dynamic singers in contemporary rock. Yet you haven't fully heard what this cat is capable of until you sit ...

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Listen To New PENNYWISE Song 'Won't Give Up The Fight'

"Won't Give Up The Fight", a brand new song from PENNYWISE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Never Gonna Die", due on April 20 via Epitaph. The legendary punk band's twelfth full-length is the first full album of new songs with singer Jim Lindberg, guitarist Fletcher Dragge, drummer ...

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