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DUFF MCKAGAN Calls For Compassion Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan has called for compassion amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The 56-year-old rocker has urged the public to "take care of our fellow man" amid the health crisis, saying that "this will pass." McKagan wrote on social media: "More than anytime, it seems we must reach out a hand and take ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of 'Sillyworld' Song

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "Sillyworld". The original track appeared on the band's sophomore album, "Come What(ever) May", which came out in 2006. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "Sillyworld" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand wrote: "When James [Root, guitar] was out on tour with SLIPKNOT ...

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TOOL: First Leg Of Spring 2020 North American Tour Postponed

The first leg of TOOL's previously announced spring 2020 North American tour has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Rescheduled dates will be announced as soon as possible. All previously purchased tickets for the above dates will be honored for the rescheduled performances. The band wishes everyone well during this difficult period and hopes ...

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Video Premiere: LAMB OF GOD's 'Memento Mori'

LAMB OF GOD has released the music video for "Memento Mori", the opening track on the band's forthcoming self-titled album, due May 8 via Epic Records. Fans were able to unlock a 10-second teaser of the song through an eerie Instagram Story filter released by the band over the weekend. The follow-up to "VII: Sturm ...

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ADAM LAMBERT On Reprising QUEEN's LIVE AID Set At FIRE FIGHT AUSTRALIA: It Was 'A Cool Idea And Something Different'

For first time in its history, QUEEN, fronted by singer Adam Lambert, performed the band's iconic 1985 Live Aid set on February 16 at the Fire Fight Australia benefit concert in Sydney. QUEEN played the original 22-minute set consisting of six songs: "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Radio Ga Ga", "Hammer To Fall", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", ...

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Coronavirus: Death Metal Guitarist Plays SLAYER's 'Raining Blood' From Balcony As Italy Stays Under Lockdown

In recent days, a number of videos have gone viral of Italian citizens singing or playing music in solidarity as a growing reaction to the coronavirus lockdown in the country. The clips usually show residents of apartment buildings and tower blocks singing or playing instruments from their balconies in an effort to entertain each other ...

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EVANESCENCE Guitarist JEN MAJURA On Coronavirus Outbreak: 'We'll Rise From This Stronger Than Before'

EVANESCENCE guitarist Jen Majura is the latest musician to stress the importance of international solidarity as we address the effects of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. There have been more than 160,000 confirmed cases and more than 6,000 deaths so far, putting public health systems and emergency services under immense pressure. Earlier ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX On Coronavirus Hysteria: 'Reach Out To People Around You Who Might Be Scared Or Need Help'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx is the latest musician to stress the importance of international solidarity as we address the effects of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. There have been more than 124,000 confirmed cases and more than 4,600 deaths so far, putting public health systems and emergency services under immense pressure. ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Urges People To Be 'Respectful,' 'Loving' And 'Compassionate' Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has urged everyone to be respectful, loving and compassionate as governments around the world struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic. A Massachusetts resident, Sweet took to his Instagram earlier today (Saturday, March 13) to share a photo he apparently took at his local supermarket, and he included the following message: "I ...

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Former NIGHTWISH Singer ANETTE OLZON: 'We Are Facing The Hardest Times Since I Was Born'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon is the latest musician to stress the importance of international solidarity as we address the effects of the coronavirus COVID-19. There have been more than 124,000 confirmed cases and more than 4,600 deaths so far, putting public health systems and emergency services under immense pressure. Officials have made it clear ...

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