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MATT SORUM: 'Musicians Aren't Allowed To Tour But Our President Can Throw A Rally To 20K People In An Arena?'

Matt Sorum has expressed his bewilderment over the fact that President Donald Trump was allowed to host a campaign rally in Oklahoma amid warnings from health officials about the coronavirus. The former GUNS N' ROSES drummer tweeted out his comments as Trump held his first rally since early March inside Tulsa's 19,000-seat Bank Of Oklahoma ...

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KURT COBAIN's 'MTV Unplugged' Guitar Sells For $6 Million At Auction

Julien's Auctions' marquee two-day music auction event "Music Icons" culminated today in a world-record-breaking sale of one of the most recognized and important guitars in rock 'n' roll history: the acoustic-electric guitar played by Kurt Cobain during NIRVANA's acclaimed "MTV Unplugged" performance. The legendary instrument played by one of rock's most influential musicians and icons ...

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PAPA ROACH Signs New Record Deal; Next Album Due In Early 2021

PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix spoke to Singapore's LAMC Productions about how he and his bandmates have been spending their coronavirus downtime. He said (see video below): "As we've been, I guess, quarantined in our homes for a while, we've been doing a lot of songwriting. And we have probably about 10 songs written at ...

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CANDLEMASS To 'Try Out' New Material During Livestream

On Friday, July 3, Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS will perform live from Studio Gröndal in Stockholm. The band will play songs from its highly successful 2019 "Door To Doom" tour as well as trying out some brand new material. "I got some really cool riffs that would be great to jam away on that ...

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New JOURNEY Drummer NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN To Release 'Immortality' Solo Album In August

Multiple Grammy and Emmy-winning hitmaker Narada Michael Walden, who has produced multi-million-selling smashes for superstars Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and many others, has been signed to Quarto Valley Records. On August 8, he will release the dynamic new solo album, "Immortality", a progressive music masterpiece that recalls his early days as the drummer ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE On Use Of Backing Tracks At Rock Shows: 'I'm Not A Fan Of When I Find Out My Favorite Bands Do That'

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale spoke to "Offstage With DWP" about her band's insistence on performing completely live — without the aid of backing tracks. "We do it more selfishly, not necessarily as a statement," she said (see video below). 'But it has kind of become this interesting statement. We're very proud of that. But also, ...

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STRYPER Announces 'Even The Devil Believes' Album

Openly Christian hard rockers STRYPER will release the first single from their forthcoming album, "Even The Devil Believes", on Friday, June 26. The album cover artwork can be seen below. A week ago, STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet described the first single in an Instagram post as "metal," "powerful," "relevant" and "life changing." He added: "It ...

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