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JACK RUSSELL Teams Up With ROBIN MCAULEY For Quarantine Acoustic Cover Of TOTO's 'Hold The Line'

Jack Russell (GREAT WHITE, JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE) and Robin McAuley (MCAULEY SCHENKER GROUP, SURVIVOR) have teamed up with several friends to record a quarantine acoustic cover version of the TOTO classic "Hold The Line". Joining them are Robby Lochner (JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE) on steel-string acoustic guitars, Jose Antonio Rodriguez on nylon-string guitars, Felix ...

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ANTHRAX Pulls Back Curtain On 'Persistence Of Time' Album And Touring Cycle With Six-Episode Video Series

ANTHRAX invites you to get the inside story behind the making and promotion of the band's fifth album, "Persistence Of Time", and its 30th-anniversary Deluxe Edition. This six-part video series is hosted by drummer Charlie Benante, who assembled and oversaw the anniversary edition. Throughout the series, he shines light on where the band was at ...

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DEREK SHERINIAN's The Phoenix' Album To Include Guest Appearances By STEVE VAI, ZAKK WYLDE, BILLY SHEEHAN

Acclaimed keyboardist Derek Sherinian (SONS OF APOLLO, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, ex-DREAM THEATER), one of the most significant keyboard players of the modern era, has signed to InsideOut Music for the release of his new solo album, "The Phoenix". His first solo LP since 2011's "Oceana" is due on September 18. Once again, Sherinian has teamed ...

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SUZI QUATRO To Release 'Through My Words' Lyric Book

New Haven Publishing author and rock icon Suzi Quatro will release a new book, "Through My Words", on July 27. This large, full-color hardcover contains Suzi's lyrics and personal photographs and includes her commentary about where she was when the music was made. The cover and interior graphic design were handled by Pete Cunliffe. Suzi ...

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TWISTED SISTER's DEE SNIDER Says He Had To 'Beg' Producer TOM WERMAN To Include 'We're Not Gonna Take It' On 'Stay Hungry' Album

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider has once again slammed Tom Werman over the veteran hard rock producer's collaboration with the group on the triple-platinum "Stay Hungry" album. During an appearance on "The Jasta Show", the Internet program hosted by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, Snider said (see video below): "A producer, and this is just a ...

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ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE On 30th-Anniversary 'Persistence Of Time' Deluxe Edition: 'It Just Sounds Awesome'

On August 21, 2020, 30 years to the day after its initial launch, thrash/metal-masters ANTHRAX will celebrate with the release of the deluxe anniversary edition of its fifth studio album, the gold-certified "Persistence Of Time", produced by ANTHRAX and Mark Dodson. Available exclusively on disc and vinyl, the CD package will include two CDs and ...

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See TESLA Perform 'Breakin' Free' While In Quarantine

While practicing social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sacramento rockers TESLA got together — virtually — to jam out a quarantined version of "Breakin' Free" as part of their new online series, "Home To Home". Check it out below. The original recording of "Breakin' Free" appeared on TESLA's 2008 album "Forever More". TESLA has ...

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LEMMY Praises AC/DC In Never-Before-Heard Interview: 'We're Like Birds Of A Feather'

"AC/DC Beyond The Thunder", a podcast where extraordinary fans salute this extraordinary band, kicks off episode Season 2 this week with a posthumous interview from MOTÖRHEAD founder and rock and roll icon Lemmy Kilmister. Captured before his death in 2015, this never-before-heard exchange features Lemmy trying to impress his date by bringing her backstage to ...

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WARRANT's JOEY ALLEN Hints At New Music

WARRANT guitarist Joey Allen has hinted to "Metalhead Bash" that the band is working on the follow-up to 2017's "Louder Harder Faster" album. Asked what is going on in the WARRANT camp during the coronavirus pandemic, Joey said (hear audio below): "We are waiting with bated breath to go on tour when it's safe for ...

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MAGICK TOUCH - MAGICK TOUCH

Millions of words have been written about the bands that mastered, pioneered and defined a genre. The bands that are jacks of all trades and scratch the right itches in multiple corners of a genre can often get lost in that shuffle. MAGICK TOUCH definitely falls within the throwback-metal tag. But while some bands fall ...

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TRIXTER's STEVE BROWN Says Drummer MARK 'GUS' SCOTT 'Is On The S**t List Right Now': I Don't Know If That's Ever Gonna Get Repaired'

In a brand new interview with That Metal Interview, TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown was asked about the current status of the band he co-founded in 1983. He said (hear audio below): "I'll be honest and say that we're a fragmented band at the moment. Some internal business stuff went on, which I don't really wanna ...

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ANTHRAX Tips Its Hat To DIMEBAG With 'The Healer'

The members of ANTHRAX do love their bourbon, as evidenced by today's announcement of "The Healer", the band's brand new, high-end, limited edition bourbon, Solera-aged in a King's Barrel, and produced by Hillrock Estate Distillery, situated in New York's Hudson Valley Highlands. With one barrel — 360 bottles — produced of this cask strength, 115.6-proof ...

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MARILYN MANSON's 'Warship My Wreck' To Be Featured On 'Dark Nights: Death Metal' Soundtrack

Composer Tyler Bates will produce and write music for the DC Comics' "Dark Nights: Death Metal" soundtrack, an inventive new project featuring songs inspired by the forthcoming seven-part comic book series written by Scott Snyder and illustrated by Greg Capullo. Due out this year via Loma Vista Records, the soundtrack album will also contain animatic ...

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