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DARK ANGEL Has 'A Lot Of Great Ideas And Awesome Riffs' For Long-Awaited Comeback Album

Reactivated California thrash metal pioneers DARK ANGEL are continuing to work on material for their long-awaited comeback album. The band's first CD since 1991's "Time Does Not Heal" will feature the lineup that has performed sporadic live shows since reuniting in 2013: Gene Hoglan (drums), Eric Meyer (guitar), Jim Durkin (guitar), Ron Rinehart (vocals) and ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: New Trailer for 50th-Anniversary Photo Book

Released today (Tuesday, October 9) is "Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin", the first and only official illustrated book by the band. It is a unique collaboration between Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones, who have given Reel Art Press unrestricted access to the LED ZEPPELIN archive. A new trailer for "Led Zeppelin By ...

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LED ZEPPELIN's JIMMY PAGE Interviewed For 'CBS This Morning'

A brand new interview with LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page will air on the October 8 episode of "CBS This Morning" between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. EDT. The interview, which was conducted by CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata, was recorded on September 24 at the National Portrait Gallery in London, where LED ZEPPELIN ...

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OVERKILL's D.D. VERNI: 'Night Of The Swamp King' Video

The official music video for "Night Of The Swamp King", a new song from OVERKILL bassist and main songwriter D.D. Verni, can be seen below. The track is taken from Verni's first solo album, "Barricade", which will be released on October 12 via Mighty Music. The record, which was mixed and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" ...

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TOM MORELLO, STEVEN ADLER, CHUCK BILLY, ADAM JONES Among Celebrity Bowlers At This Year's 'Bowl For Ronnie'

The fourth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, will take place on Thursday, October 25 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who is heard on SiriusXM's Volume channel and ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Cover QUEEN, AEROSMITH, LED ZEPPELIN During Bulgarian Concert DVD/Blu-Ray Shoot (Video)

SONS OF APOLLO — the progressive metal supergroup featuring former DREAM THEATER bandmates Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, as well as guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, THE WINERY DOGS) and vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (W.E.T., TALISMAN) — professionally recorded its September 22 concert at the Ancient Theatre in ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE: 'Your Salvation' Video Released

WESTFIELD MASSACRE has released another new song, "Your Salvation", from its forthcoming sophomore album, "Salvation". "Your Salvation" marks the third official single from the disc and is accompanied by a full-feature music video directed by Ron Underwood. The song and video are based on the band's real-life experiences of losing close friends and family members ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: More 50th-Anniversary-Photo-Book Details Revealed

Due on October 9, "Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin" is the first and only official illustrated book by the band. It is a unique collaboration between Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones, who have given Reel Art Press unrestricted access to the LED ZEPPELIN archive. Commemorating 50 years since their formation, this 400-page ...

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9ELECTRIC Signs With PAVEMENT ENTERTAINMENT

Los Angeles hard rockers 9ELECTRIC have inked a deal with Pavement Entertainment. The band's new album, "Megalith", is due in early 2019. "Megalith" is an album as true to the rock royalty that inspired it, as it is to the band members that created it. "We stripped our sound down and got back to basics, ...

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OVERKILL's D.D. VERNI: 'Lost In The Underground' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Lost In The Underground", a new song from OVERKILL bassist and main songwriter D.D. Verni, can be seen below. The track is taken from Verni's first solo album, "Barricade", which will be released on October 12 via Mighty Music. The record, which was mixed and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris ...

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PAPA ROACH, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, I PREVAIL, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Set For Next Year's SHIPROCKED

A spectacular music lineup has been announced for ShipRocked 2019, celebrating a decade of rock 'n' roll on the high seas January 26-31, 2019 onboard Carnival Valor for the first time. The greatest vacation ever will feature performances from PAPA ROACH, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, I PREVAIL, NOTHING MORE, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, SEVENDUST, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, ...

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Fourth Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' To Be Held In October

The fourth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, will take place on Thursday, October 25 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who is heard on SiriusXM's Volume channel and ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Releases 'Famine' Video

WESTFIELD MASSACRE, which features in its ranks singer Seann Nicols (a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha; formerly of Bobby Blotzer's RATT, ADLER'S APPETITE and QUIET RIOT), has released the official Ron Underwood-directed music video for its new single, "Famine". The track is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length album. Nicols took over as the lead vocalist for WESTFIELD ...

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THE SKULL Feat. Former TROUBLE Members: 'Ravenswood' Video

"Ravenswood", the new video from THE SKULL, the band featuring vocalist Eric Wagner and bassist Ron Holzner, formerly of metal legends TROUBLE, can be seen below. The song is taken from THE SKULL's sophomore album, "The Endless Road Turns Dark", which will be released on September 7 via Tee Pee Records. The LP was recorded ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Cancel All Remaining Summer Festival Appearances

Due to "unforeseen circumstances" beyond the band's control, SONS OF APOLLO has been forced to cancel all of its remaining summer festival appearances. The group states: "We sincerely apologize to all of the fans that were looking forward to these appearances. "The headlining show in Budapest originally scheduled for August 18th has now been moved ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE To Release 'Famine' Single This Week

WESTFIELD MASSACRE, which features in its ranks singer Seann Nicols (a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha; formerly of Bobby Blotzer's RATT, ADLER'S APPETITE and QUIET RIOT), will release a new single, "Famine", on August 3. The track, which is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length album, will be accompanied by a brand new music video directed by Ron ...

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MEGADETH Bassist Says His Upcoming 'More Life With Deth' Book Will Include 'Largely Untold' Stories From 1980s

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson will release "More Life With Deth", the follow-up to his memoir "My Life With Deth", in November via Ellefson Music Press. The book was co-written by his business partner, radio personality and music journalist Thom Hazaert, and features contributions from Alice Cooper, Brian "Head" Welch (KORN), Dirk Verbeuren (MEGADETH) and many ...

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