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SAMMY HAGAR To Be Joined By CHAD KROEGER, JOE SATRIANI, MICHAEL ANTHONY At 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure VI' Benefit Concert

Sammy Hagar has announced the lineup for the sixth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert, set to take place on May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco. Artists performing at "Acoustic-4-A-Cure VI" include (in alphabetical order): Tom Johnston (THE DOOBIE BROTHERS), Chad Kroeger (NICKELBACK), Lukas Nelson, Joe Satriani, Rick Springfield, Nancy Wilson (HEART) and SAMMY HAGAR ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO: 'I Don't Keep Track Of SLAYER'

Ex-SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo has told Drum! magazine in a new interview that he doesn't pay attention to what his former band is doing. "I don't keep track of SLAYER," he said. "I have too much to deal with over here." The 54-year-old musician, who splits his time between crossover pioneers SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, ...

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ABBATH To Release 'Outstrider' Album In July

ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo), will release its second album, "Outstrider", on July 5 via Season Of Mist. The disc was recorded at Dub Studios in Kristiansand, Norway with producer Endre Kirkesola, who has previously worked with BLOOD RED THRONE, GREEN CARNATION, SIRENIA and IN VAIN, among ...

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NEBULA To Release New Album In June

Desert rock titans NEBULA have extended their record deal with cult and fuzz rock label Heavy Psych Sounds. The band is currently working in the studio with producer Matt Lynch on its first new album in 13 years for a June release. Formed in 1997 by guitarist Eddie Glass and drummer Ruben Romano upon leaving ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Is 'Almost Embarrassed' About Not Having Released Solo Album In 14 Years

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci says that he is "almost embarrassed" about not having released a solo album since 2005's "Suspended Animation". Since the 2010 departure of drummer Mike Portnoy, Petrucci, along with keyboardist Jordan Rudess, has taken on much of the songwriting load for the progressive metal giants, including 2016's controversial double concept album, ...

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THE TREATMENT: 'Hang Them High' Video

British hard rock five-piece THE TREATMENT will release a new album, "Power Crazy", on March 22 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official music video for the latest single, "Hang Them High", can be seen below. "Power Crazy" is the band's fourth full-length album and continues their successful formula of coupling sonic power with a taste ...

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Fifth Annual 'Ride For Ronnie' Announced

The fifth annual Ride For Ronnie motorcycle ride and concert will take place on Sunday, May 5, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund. Comprised of a motorcycle ride originating at Harley-Davidson of Glendale and culminating with a concert at Los Encinos Park in Encino, the Ride For Ronnie will raise ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of DAVE GROHL, ROBERT TRUJILLO, TOM MORELLO And BRAD WILK Performing 'Show Me How To Live'

Professionally filmed video footage of FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo, and AUDIOSLAVE members Tom Morello and Brad Wilk performing a version of AUDIOSLAVE's "Show Me How To Live" at this past January's Chris Cornell tribute concert at the Forum in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. A number of other ...

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HELLYEAH To Film New Music Video Tomorrow

HELLYEAH will film footage for a new music video on Friday, March 1 at noon at at Duff's Brooklyn in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The band wrote in an Instagram post earlier today: "Hellions!!. We want you guys in our next music video!!. Come out tomorrow to @duffsbrooklyn noon!. Be in the video, hear one of our ...

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MICK JONES And LOU GRAMM Talk FOREIGNER-Inspired 'Jukebox Hero' Musical, Recent 'Double Vision: Then And Now' Concerts

FOREIGNER's founding guitarist Mick Jones and original vocalist Lou Gramm recently spoke with Tom Power of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio program "Q" about "Jukebox Hero The Musical", which premiered in Toronto on February 20. The full conversation can be streamed at this location. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). ...

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TOM MORELLO Announces Spring 2019 U.S. Tour

Tom Morello will embark on a U.S. tour in May in support of his his recently released solo album, "The Atlas Underground". Prior to the run, the RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist will perform at Ultra Music Festival in Miami on March 29. The 14-date spring trek will launch May 3 ...

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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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AEROSMITH's 'Hollywood Walk Of Fame' Star Ceremony Postponed

Due to severe weather conditions today, the unveiling of AEROSMITH's Hollywood Walk Of Fame star has been postponed. Singer Steven Tyler was scheduled to be joined by actress Sharon Stone in speaking at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in front of the Musicians Institute. That ceremony is now postponed until further notice. Steven tweeted earlier today: ...

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TANK Reimagines Classic Songs On 'Re-Ignition' Album

Veteran British metallers TANK will release their new album, "Re-Ignition", on April 26 via Cleopatra Records (Rubicon Music in Japan). The LP is a tribute to the early days of TANK and features 11 classic TANK songs chosen from the first four albums which were originally released in the early '80s: "Filth Hounds Of Hades", ...

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JOHN PETRUCCI Says DREAM THEATER's Musical Showmanship Comes From A 'Genuine And Natural Place'

Rob Chapman from Ernie Ball Music recently conducted an interview with guitarist John Petrucci of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On producing DREAM THEATER albums himself and whether he favors the guitar over other instruments: John: "I've always said this and ...

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