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FOREIGNER's JEFF PILSON Doesn't Understand Anti-Maskers

Former DOKKEN and current FOREIGNER bassist Jeff Pilson says that he doesn't understand why so many people are defiantly skeptical of mask wearing. While more than 500,000 Americans have died so far as a result of COVID-19, a number of people have come out against COVID-19 response measures, including lockdowns, physical distancing and mandatory mask ...

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Former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer HOWARD JONES Joins Forces With YouTube Guitar Sensation JARED DINES In SION

SION, the new project featuring former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones and modern guitar virtuoso/content creator Jared Dines, will release its debut single and accompanying music video, "The Blade", on March 11. A short teaser for the track is available below. Speaking about how their collaboration came about, Dines told Rock Feed: "Way back [in] ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's JESSE LEACH And DJ/Presenter MATT STOCKS Launch 'Stoke The Fire' Podcast

"Stoke The Fire" is a new, alternative lifestyle and culture podcast, hosted by two-time Grammy-nominated musician, poet, and mental health advocate Jesse Leach (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, TIMES OF GRACE), and veteran DJ/presenter Matt Stocks, founder and host of the iTunes chart-topping podcast "Life In The Stocks" and author of its recently released book. The new show ...

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DEE SNIDER Completes Recording Vocals For New Solo Album

Dee Snider has completed recording vocals for his upcoming solo album, tentatively due later this year via Napalm Records. On Tuesday (February 9), the TWISTED SISTER frontman took to his Twitter to write: "FINISHED! Completed vocals on a (brutal) 13th track for my next album today with @jameyjasta at the helm! Due to Covid I'm ...

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ICE NINE KILLS Covers ELVIS PRESLEY's 'Can't Help Falling In Love'

Roses are red, violets are blue and ICE NINE KILLS has a blood-soaked Valentine's surprise for you. The horror-themed, theatricore pioneers have put their uniquely hellish spin on a cover of the Elvis Presley classic "Can't Help Falling In Love" accompanied by a suitably undead, gore-filled video. Speaking on his band's bloody Valentine's offering, ICE ...

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Gas Lit - DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE

The last decade has seen so many two-piece bands emerge from the riff-driven fray that, at this point, it rarely seems like a particularly radical idea anymore. But then there's DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE, a female duo from Melbourne, Australia, with a ferocious intelligence and humanity driving their music forward, albeit at a crushing snail's pace. ...

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DEE SNIDER Is Recording 13 Songs For New Solo Album

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has entered the studio to begin recording the vocals for his next solo album. The follow-up to "For The Love Of Metal" will be released this summer via Napalm Records. On Tuesday (January 26), Dee tweeted: "I'm currently in the studio with my live band recording 13 (maybe 14) new ...

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TIMES OF GRACE To Release Long-Awaited Second Album In The Spring

TIMES OF GRACE, the collaborative project featuring KILLSWITCH ENGAGE members Jesse Leach (vocals) and Adam Dutkiewicz (guitar), will release its long-awaited second album this spring. The timetable for the LP's arrival was revealed in a new video message (see below) and graphic on the band's social media. Last month, Leach said that he and Dutkiewicz ...

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Update: New Photos Released Of ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER Carrying 'Bear Spray' During Capitol Riot

**UPDATE**: According to the FBI, ICED EARTH's Jon Schaffer was among the rioters who sprayed United States Capitol police officers with "bear spray," a form of capsaicin pepper spray sold by many outdoors retailers, as part of their efforts to push the officers back inside the Capitol and breach the Capitol building themselves. Schaffer was ...

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Songs Of Unspeakable Terror - BLOODY HAMMERS

North Carolina's BLOODY HAMMERS have spent most of the last decade as one of rock music's most underappreciated acts. The husband-and-wife duo of Anders Manga (vocals/bass/guitars) and Devallia (organ/piano/keyboards) have reliably become jacks-of-all-trades throughout their existence, mastering everything they've tried so far, from the hypnotic stoner-rock grooves that propelled 2014's "Under Satan's Sun" to the ...

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TV Icon DAVID HASSELHOFF Talks About Recording Heavy Metal Song And Headlining Over IRON MAIDEN

Television icon and singer David Hasselhoff appeared on the "Side Jams With Bryan Reesman" podcast to talk about his first heavy metal song, "Through The Night", which was recorded with Martin Kames and Bernth Brodträger of Austrian duo CUESTACK. The Hoff also spoke about motivational speaking, scuba diving, and skydiving. In Europe, Hasselhoff often plays ...

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Watch MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN Perform Acoustic Covers Of THE EAGLES, PEARL JAM And ALICE IN CHAINS

Video of MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn's latest "Acoustic Happy Hour", which was originally livestreamed on Facebook Live this past Friday, December 18, can be seen below. The session includes covers of THE EAGLES' "Hotel California", PEARL JAM's "Black" and ALICE IN CHAINS' "Bleed The Freak" as well as acoustic renditions of MACHINE HEAD tunes ...

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FOREIGNER To Play First Socially Distant Music Festival In U.S.

They've rocked stadiums, toured the world, produced 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits. Now, FOREIGNER can add headlining the first socially distant music festival to their impressive history. On March 23 and March 24, 2021, a year after live music, theater, performances and tours were canceled and closed down across the country, FOREIGNER ...

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