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FLYING COLORS Feat. MIKE PORTNOY, STEVE MORSE: 'Second Flight: Live At The Z7' DVD, Blu-Ray Due In November

FLYING COLORS, the band featuring Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals), Dave LaRue (bass), Neal Morse (keyboards, vocals), Casey McPherson (vocals, guitars) and Steve Morse (guitar), will release the electrifying "Second Flight: Live At The Z7" on November 13 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group on multiple formats (4K UltraHD, Blu-ray, DVD, LP + MP3, CD, iTunes, ...

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DELAIN, SERENITY, EVERON Members Join Forces For PHANTASMA's 'The Deviant Hearts' Album

Napalm Records has announced the signing of PHANTASMA, the new symphonic rock musical of Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN), Georg Neuhauser (SERENITY) and Oliver Philipps (EVERON). PHANTASMA was born from the longstanding ambition to create a story-driven concept record of Georg Neuhauser, vocal force behind Tyrolean symphonic metal outfit SERENITY. He found his partner in crime with ...

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FLYING COLORS: 'Fury Of My Love' Video Released

The official video for the song "Fury Of My Love" from FLYING COLORS, the band featuring Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals), Dave LaRue (bass), Neal Morse (keyboards, vocals), Casey McPherson (vocals, guitars) and Steve Morse (guitar), can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sophomore album, "Second Nature", which was released in Europe ...

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JOURNEY Helps Raise Record Amount At Hollywood Bowl Opening

One of Los Angeles' most iconic concert venues, the Hollywood Bowl, launched its 94nd season with the 2015 Opening Night Concert, featuring ever-popular and long-enduring rock band and recent Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame inductees JOURNEY, Saturday, June 20, at 8 p.m. JOURNEY — original members Neal Schon (guitars, backing vocals) and Ross Valory (bass, ...

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JOURNEY Taps Drummer OMAR HAKIM For Upcoming Shows

Legendary rockers JOURNEY have made the decision to have Omar Hakim play drums for the band's upcoming U.S. concerts (Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, June 20 and the Stadium of Fire in Provo, Utah on Saturday, July 4), as well as the band's Canadian tour (July 6 - August 3), due to Deen Castronovo's pending issues. ...

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When the Smoke Clears - HINDER

There's no mystery what you get with Oklahoma mainstream rockers HINDER. They play Average Joe music for Average Joes looking to get ripped, show off their fashionable tattoos and hopefully score on the weekends. A scrap or two is optional. As new vocalist/acoustic guitarist Marshall Dutton sings on "I Need Another Drink" from the band's ...

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Video: JOURNEY Kicks Off First-Ever Las Vegas Residency

JOURNEY kicked off its first-ever, nine-show residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada last night (Wednesday, April 29) . The residency, produced exclusively by AEG Live Las Vegas, continues through Saturday, May 16. Fan-filmed video footage of last night's concert can be seen below. JOURNEY is blazing hotter ...

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'JOURNEY Las Vegas Day' Declared In Honor Of First-Ever Residency

In honor of JOURNEY's first-ever, nine-show residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Clark County declares yesterday (Wednesday, April 29) as Journey Las Vegas Day. The residency, produced exclusively by AEG Live Las Vegas, kicked off last night and continues through Saturday, May 16. JOURNEY is blazing hotter ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist NEAL SCHON To Release 'Vortex' Album In June

Mascot Label Group's Music Theories Recordings and Neal Schon have announced the release of "Vortex" on June 23. The 2-CD all-instrumental album utilizes rock as its foundation, while also embracing elements of jazz, classical and world music in an 18-track stunning, sonically explosive collection of original compositions. The release is dedicated to Schon's best friend ...

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THE BLOODLINE: 'Poisonous' Video Released

"Poisonous", the new video from the Chicago-based metal band THE BLOODLINE, which features former members of DIRGE WITHIN and DIVINE HERESY, can be seen below. The song is taken from THE BLOODLINE's debut album, "We Are One", which will be released on May 5 via Another Century. The CD was recorded last year with producer ...

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DARKOLOGY To Release 'Fated To Burn' In June

American metallers DARKOLOGY will release their sophomore album, "Fated To Burn", between June 8 and June 15 through Prime Eon Media and its partners worldwide on CD and digital formats. Multiple special package configurations will be made exclusively available through the band's webstore and a vinyl release may follow later in the year. The album ...

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Revolution Saints - REVOLUTION SAINTS

Frontiers has quickly asserted itself as a hub for seasoned hard rock artists to not only hang their hats for work, but to collaborate and form new entities. SWEET & LYNCH being one of the more recent musical marriages under the label's banner between STRYPER's Michael Sweet and guitar lord George Lynch, Frontiers now unleashes ...

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DEVILDRIVER Recruits Former BURN HALO Guitarist NEAL TIEMANN

California metallers DEVILDRIVER have announced the addition of guitarist Neal Tiemann (BURN HALO) to the group's ranks. Tiemann joins the band as the replacement for Jeff Kendrick, who left DEVILDRIVER last October. According to DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, eleven songs have already been written for the band's next album, which will arrive sometime in 2016. ...

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KILLER BE KILLED: 'Curb Crusher' Video Released

"Curb Crusher", the new video from KILLER BE KILLED, the band comprised of Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA), Greg Puciato (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN) and Troy Sanders (MASTODON), can be seen below. Directed by Melbourne photographer Neal Walters, the video combines a wealth of behind-the-scenes and live footage captured in Australia, where KILLER BE KILLED made ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Slams U.K. Hospital For 'Not Seeing' Him

**UPDATE #2: March 8**: Mike Portnoy has posted the following message in response to the controversy that was generated by original comments about the Whittington Hospital: "Thanks to all of the kind understanding people that sent well wishes & positive vibes my way yesterday…it was one of the worst days of my life...sadly, still not ...

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THE BLOODLINE Preparing To Hit The Road With DOYLE

Chicago-based metal band THE BLOODLINE, which features former members of DIRGE WITHIN and DIVINE HERESY, will release its debut album, "We Are One", on May 5 via Another Century. The CD was recorded last year with producer Joel Wanasek (RIGHTEOUS VENDETTA, VINYL THEATRE). In other news, THE BLOODLINE will support DOYLE on the following shows: ...

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