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JOE SATRIANI On RITCHIE BLACKMORE: 'It's Unfortunate When Somebody You Look Up To Has Something Negative To Say About You'

Joe Satriani says that "it's unfortunate" that Ritchie Blackmore would say anything negative about his guitar playing. The CHICKENFOOT guitarist, who played with DEEP PURPLE after Blackmore decided to leave the band for good in 1993, made the remark in response to an apparently two-decade-old interview with Ritchie which was posted earlier this ...

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Watch CHICKENFOOT Reunite At Acoustic Benefit In San Francisco

According to The Pulse Of Radio, CHICKENFOOT reunited at the Fillmore in San Francisco on Tuesday night (May 15) during the fifth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert. After opening the show with a short set of his own, ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar returned to the stage to join the other members of CHICKENFOOT — guitarist ...

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JOURNEY's JONATHAN CAIN Says Feud With NEAL SCHON Has Ended: 'We've Completely Reset With Each Other'

JOURNEY keyboardist Jonathan Cain recently spoke with Tigman of the Albany, New York radio station Q103. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On summer tourmates DEF LEPPARD: Jonathan: "They're on their A-game right now. I saw a few shows from recent YouTube postings, and they sound ...

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HALESTORM Frontwoman Is 'Super Excited' About Upcoming Album

Lzzy Hale says that HALESTORM's upcoming album most closely captures the energy of the band's live shows. HALESTORM is putting the finishing touches on its fourth full-length disc for a tentative mid-2018 release. The effort was laid down at Dark Horse Recording studios just outside Nashville with Nick Raskulinecz, an acclaimed producer who has previously ...

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IMPENDING DOOM: 'Everything's Fake' Video Released

California metallers IMPENDING DOOM have released a video for the track "Everything's Fake". The clip was directed by J.D. Butler from Adapt Cinema. IMPENDING DOOM's David Sittig says, "This is the best IMPENDING DOOM video to date. The director understood our sound and takes the viewer visually into the darkness we've created." "Everything's Fake" is ...

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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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FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

New Jersey metal titans FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY have signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The band is working on material for its fifth full-length album, to be released sometime in early 2019. Comments the group: "We're incredibly excited to announce that FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY has signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear ...

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DEF LEPPARD Releases New Lyric Video For 'Pour Some Sugar On Me'

On June 1, Bludgeon Riffola/Mercury/UMe fires the first salvo in DEF LEPPARD's projected four-volume career-spanning box set series, when the appropriately dubbed "Volume One" appears in multidisc LP and CD collections. The collection arrives in time for this summer's highly anticipated DEF LEPPARD co-headline tour with JOURNEY. To promote the arrival of "Volume One", DEF ...

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Memories in Rock II - RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW

Longing for days gone by is especially heartfelt in hard rock and heavy metal music, the genre's diehards pining for substance in a music climate growing characterless. More so, they cling to familiarity like syrup to peaches. The mere suggestion of paying to watch a Freddie Mercury hologram, much less Ronnie James Dio in a ...

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Watch DAVE MUSTAINE Perform MEGADETH's 'Symphony Of Destruction' At 'Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp'

Video footage of Dave Mustaine performing the MEGADETH classic "Symphony Of Destruction" with bassist Bjorn Englen (DIO DISCIPLES, TONY MACALPINE) and several campers at last month's Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp is a non-competitive atmosphere designed for all levels of musicians and ...

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