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Former PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN Is Working On Second Solo Album

Rex Brown working on material for his second solo album. The former PANTERA and DOWN bassist wrote on Instagram: "Slugging it out in the studio, writing & recording Solo record #2...Stay tuned Folks, this is getting Good!!! #rexbrown #pantera" Rex's debut solo disc, "Smoke On This…", was released in July 2017 via Entertainment One (eOne). ...

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CHRIS ADLER Explains His Absence From LAMB OF GOD Tour

LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler says that he was forced to sit out some of the band's shows earlier this summer because he was undergoing physical and occupational therapy for injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident late last year. When it was announced in July that Adler would not join his bandmates on ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Falls On Stage In Sioux Falls (Video)

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has shared video footage of guitarist Kirk Hammett taking a tumble during the band's September 11 concert in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In the short Instagram clip, which can be seen below, Ulrich can be seen mocking Hammett by pretending to also fall on stage. Lars captioned the video: "Careful in ...

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VOIVOD Releases Music Video For New Single 'Iconspiracy'

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD have released the official music video for "Iconspiracy", the third single from their forthcoming studio album, "The Wake". The clip was created by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media and can be seen below. VOIVOD singer Denis "Snake" Bélanger commented: "What I really like about VOIVOD fans is that ...

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COREY TAYLOR Mourns Loss Of Grandmother Who Raised Him

Corey Taylor has paid tribute to his grandmother who has just passed away. The SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman shared a couple of photos of Thelma Taylor on Instagram and included the following message: "She was my hero. My rock. My everything. She raised me. Taught me to be kind but tough. Work and encourage ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Dons Pink Turban For Indian Wedding Of Former DROPBOX CFO SUJAY JASWA: Photo

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and his wife wore Indian attire to the wedding of Sujay Jaswa, the former CFO of Dropbox, and Eleni Greenwood this past weekend in San Franciscso, California. Ulrich sported a pink turban while his wife, American fashion model Jessica Miller, donned a bright-colored saree. Miller shared an Instagram photo of her ...

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DOKKEN Rejoined By GEORGE LYNCH For GRAND ROCKTEMBER VI Concert (Video)

George Lynch joined DOKKEN members Don Dokken (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Mick Brown (drums, backing vocals) and Chris McCarvill (bass, backing vocals) on stage this past Friday night (September 7) at the Grand RockTember VI festival at Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater in Hinckley, Minnesota to perform set of the band's classic songs. Fan-filmed video footage ...

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MASTODON's Longtime Manager NICK JOHN Dies After Battle With Pancreatic Cancer

MASTODON's longtime manager has died. Nick John of The Rick Sales Entertainment Group passed away earlier today after a battle with pancreatic cancer. MASTODON vocalist/guitarist Brent Hinds broke the news of John's death, writing on Instagram "R.I.P. Nick John" and adding a broken heart emoji. Acclaimed rock photographer Andrew Stuart also weighed in on Nick's ...

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FIREWIND: Video Recap Of WACKEN OPEN AIR Appearance

Greek melodic power metal masters FIREWIND, the group led by guitar wizard and former OZZY OSBOURNE bandmember Gus G., have uploaded a video recap of their August 3 appearance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. The four-and-a-half-minute clip, which was directed and edited by Panagiotis Kountouras, can be seen below. Gus recently ...

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ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist BILLY F GIBBONS To Release 'The Big Bad Blues' Solo Album In September

Concord Records will release "The Big Bad Blues", ZZ TOP legend Billy F Gibbons's second-ever solo effort, on September 21. This is the follow-up to his acclaimed 2015 Afro-Cuban-flavored solo album "Perfectamundo". "The Big Bad Blues", as the title suggests, focuses on Gibbons's lifelong love of the blues and rock and roll, showcasing the blues-influenced ...

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GUS G.: Why FIREWIND Did Not Become Bigger

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, was recently interviewed by "The Classic Metal Show". You can now listen to the chat below. Asked if he thinks his decision to join Ozzy's band in 2009 ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Unveils New 'Eruption' Model Guitars

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of 1978 landmark album "Van Halen", Eddie Van Halen has unveiled three tribute "Eruption" models, including the Super '78, '78 Eruption Relic and '78 Eruption. On the cover of VAN HALEN's eponymous debut album, Eddie Van Halen thrusts his black-and-white striped instrument towards the camera as if he's showing ...

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GUS G. On Being Replaced By ZAKK WYLDE In OZZY OSBOURNE's Band: 'I Think Some People Were More Upset About It Than I Was'

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G. has reiterated his claim that he was okay with being replaced by the returning Zakk Wylde in Ozzy Osbourne's solo band. It was announced in April 2016 April that Wylde would be rejoining Ozzy's backing group for all his upcoming solo show dates. Osbourne's touring lineup also includes Rob "Blasko" ...

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Video Premiere: GUS G.'s 'Fearless'

The official video for "Fearless", the title track of the new solo album from Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, can be seen below. The disc is being released today (Friday, April 20) via ...

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