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GODSMACK Side Project THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE Calls It Quits

THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE, the project featuring GODSMACK's Shannon Larkin and Tony Rombola, has called it quits. The group, which also featured Brian Carpenter on bass and Ray "Rafer John" Cerbone on vocals, released its second album, "The Shape Of Blues To Come", last July via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. The news of THE APOCALYPSE BLUES ...

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DANKO JONES Releases Music Video For 'Dance Dance Dance'

Canadian hard rock trio DANKO JONES has unveiled the Amir Chamdin-directed music video for its latest single, "Dance Dance Dance". The clip can be seen below. Chamdin, an award-winning Swedish filmmaker who has previously helmed videos for the likes of GHOST and THE HELLACOPTERS, shot "Dance Dance Dance" last month in Stockholm and created something ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS' WILLIAM DUVALL Discusses 'Challenges' In Stepping In For LAYNE STALEY, 'Chemistry' With Bandmates

Eonmusic has spoken to ALICE IN CHAINS singer William DuVall about the iconic Seattle band's resurrection and continued success. DuVall, who joined the band in 2005 also discussed the recording of comeback album, 2009's "Black Gives Way To Blue". The singer made the comments while chatting to the site at "Ultimate NAMM Night" ...

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DREAM THEATER Guitarist Says Fan Response To 'The Astonishing' Was 'Very Mixed'

John Petrucci has admitted to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" that "The Astonishing", DREAM THEATER's wildly ambitious double concept LP, was criticized by some fans for being an overblown, self-indulgent exercise in excess. "[The response] was very mixed," the guitarist said. "It was really mixed, which, quite honestly, I totally anticipated. First of all, that whole project ...

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BURNING RAIN Feat. DOUG ALDRICH, KEITH ST. JOHN, BRAD LANG, BLAS ELIAS: Listen To 'If It's Love' Song

BURNING RAIN, the hard rock band founded by guitarist extraordinaire Doug Aldrich (REVOLUTION SAINTS, THE DEAD DAISIES, WHITESNAKE, DIO) and vocalist Keith St. John (MONTROSE, KINGDOM COME), will release its fourth studio album, "Face The Music", on March 22 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc's second single, "If It's Love", can be streamed below. BURNING ...

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JAMES LABRIE Says DREAM THEATER Wanted To Get Back To Writing A 'Classic' And 'Heavy' Album With 'Distance Over Time'

James LaBrie says DREAM THEATER wanted to "get back to writing a classic heavy album" with its upcoming 14th full-length effort, "Distance Over Time". The move was apparently influenced by the 25th-anniversary tour in support of the band's seminal "Images And Words" LP and the lukewarm reaction to its light and ponderous 2016 double-disc concept ...

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STAIND's AARON LEWIS Calls ELIZABETH WARREN A 'F**king Lying Bitch' Over Native American Ancestry Claims

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis has slammed Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator and 2020 Democratic presidential contender, as a "lying bitch" for claiming to be Native American. Lewis, who was born and raised in Vermont but now lives in Massachusetts, made his comments during his February 9 solo concert in Jacksonville, Florida. Speaking to the audience ...

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SWORN ENEMY: 'Prepare For Payback' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Prepare For Payback" from the the Queens, New York-based band SWORN ENEMY can be seen below. Says vocalist Sal Lococo: "'Prepare For Payback' just had that old SWORN ENEMY feel to it. It was very angry and hard as fuck, and definitely could've been the opening track on ...

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SKILLET Frontman JOHN COOPER Launches 'Cooper Stuff' Podcast

Taking a cue from what he gets asked about most from fans, a desire to have some fun and to live out the golden rule, multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated SKILLET frontman John Cooper has officially launched his "Cooper Stuff" podcast. Available on SKILLET's YouTube channel, iTunes and more, Cooper's goal for the podcast is to post ...

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THE QUIREBOYS To Release 'Amazing Disgrace' Album In April

U.K. rockers THE QUIREBOYS will release their new album, "Amazing Disgrace", on April 5 via Off Yer Rocka. The disc's first single and video will arrive on March 20. On their essential new album, THE QUIREBOYS amazed themselves. "The new music has surpassed all of my expectations," admitted longtime guitarist Guy Griffin. "It's the most ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Partners With VANS For New Shoe Line

LED ZEPPELIN has teamed up with the Vans clothing company to launch officially licensed shoes. Two versions of ZEPPELIN shoes will be made available. First up, the Era features a black leather upper emblazoned with the symbols featured in the album art for "Led Zeppelin IV". Second, the Sk8-Hi features the image of the Hindenburg ...

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