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SAMMY HAGAR On The VAN HALEN Brothers: 'I Wish We Could Be Friends'

During his November 19 appearance at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, veteran rock vocalist Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, THE CIRCLE, CHICKENFOOT, MONTROSE) discussed his career at length with the facility's artistic director, Scott Goldman. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On believing in himself during the early days of his career: Sammy: ...

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BLACK SABBATH, LED ZEPPELIN, DEEP PURPLE, METALLICA Members Featured In 'Come On Feel The Noize' Documentary

Cleopatra Entertainment will release the German-produced documentary film "Come On Feel The Noize: The Story Of How Rock Became Metal" to VOD platforms on December 3 and a home entertainment DVD version on December 17. Written and produced by Thore Vollert and directed by Jörg Sonntag, the 90-minute documentary covers the origins of the metal ...

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SOULFLY Announces 'The Summoning' 2020 North American Tour

SOULFLY will embark on "The Summoning" North American tour in February. Kicking off on February 1 at the Marquee Theater in Tempe Arizona, the trek will make stops in Portland, Toronto, and New Orleans before ending on March 12 at the Warehouse Live in Houston, Texas. Direct support on the tour will come from TOXIC ...

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NIGHTWISH's MARCO HIETALA To Release English Version Of His Solo Album, 'Pyre Of The Black Heart', In January

NIGHTWISH bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala (a.k.a. Marko Hietala) has signed with Nuclear Blast for the release of the English version of his solo album, "Pyre Of The Black Heart". The effort, which was issued in Finland this past May under the title "Mustan Sydämen Rovio", will arrive on January 24. Hietala describes the style of the ...

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Watch OZZY OSBOURNE Join POST MALONE For 'Take What You Want' Performance In Los Angeles

Last night (Thursday, November 21), Ozzy Osbourne surprised a sold-out audience at the Forum in Los Angeles, when he joined Post Malone for the first-ever live rendition of their record-breaking collaboration "Take What You Want". This Sunday (November 24), Ozzy reconvenes with Post and Travis Scott at the American Music Awards for the first television ...

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METALLICA Mourns Passing Of MUSIC FOR NATIONS Founder MARTIN HOOKER

METALLICA has paid tribute to Martin Hooker, the founder of the influential British record label Music For Nations. Launched in 1983, Music For Nations' importance cannot be underestimated. The label signed, exclusively distributed or collaborated with such artists as METALLICA, TOOL, SLAYER, OPETH, CRADLE OF FILTH, ANATHEMA, ENTOMBED, POISON, W.A.S.P. and Frank Zappa. They also ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Video Slot Machine Has Arrived

Swedish casino game developer NetEnt has added another big-name branded game to its NetEnt Rocks lineup: a thrilling collaboration with global megastar, and lead singer of BLACK SABBATH, Ozzy Osbourne. The Prince of Darkness is center stage in Ozzy Osbourne Video Slots, an electrifying slots masterpiece that is brought to life with illustrations of the ...

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HINDER Singer And Drummer Launch DANGEROUS HIPPIES

HINDER drummer Cody Hanson and frontman Marshal Dutton have announced a new project under the moniker DANGEROUS HIPPIES. The idea for the new band unofficially started in 2011 when the two were working as a songwriting/production partnership, before Marshal joined HINDER. They were approached to write a song for a commercial that was similar to ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says THE CIRCLE Will Do A 'Real' 40-City Tour In 2020: 'I've Got To Do This While I Still Can'

During his November 19 appearance at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, veteran rock vocalist Sammy Hagar revealed that THE CIRCLE — his rock supergroup with drummer Jason Bonham (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING), guitarist Vic Johnson (THE WABORITAS) and his VAN HALEN and CHICKENFOOT band mate Michael Anthony — will embark ...

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Fifth Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' Raises More Than $50,000 For 'Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund'

The fifth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, was held on Thursday, November 7 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. Once again sold out in advance, the event raised more than $50,000 for the music-based cancer charity. Over 300 rockers, bowling ...

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SEVENDUST Will Wait Until Summer 2020 To Release New Album

SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery says that the band has "pretty much wrapped" the recording process for its new album. The follow-up to last year's "All I See Is War" was once again tracked at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has previously worked with ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH, among others. ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Members Discuss New Single 'Goodbye Divinity'

A new four-minute video in which the members of SONS OF APOLLO — featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE) — discuss their new single, "Goodbye Divinity", ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE: 'Never Let Anyone Tell You That You Are Undesirable Or Ugly Or A Freak For Just Being Who You Are'

Lzzy Hale has encouraged her fans to redefine the gender roles, norms and practices socially imposed on men and women. The HALESTORM frontwoman, who has long been an outspoken advocate for mental health, took to her Twitter on Monday (November 18) to write: "Boys are taught that crying equals weakness, wearing pink is feminine...and if ...

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