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THE STICK PEOPLE Featuring Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist MIKE STONE: Song Available For Streaming

THE STICK PEOPLE, comprised of Mike Stone on vocals/guitars, Stephen Duffy on lead vocals/guitars, M. d'Zuir on bass, Bernie Godwin on lead guitar, and Frankie Anthony on drums, will release its debut album, "Madness", on April 23 via EFM Records/Bungalo/Universal Music Group. The CD was produced by Dito Godwin (KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE). While mixing elements ...

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QUIET RIOT Drummer Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

Chris Epting of AOL's Noisecreep conducted an interview with QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. QUIET RIOT in March 2012 ...

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L.A. GUNS: First Photo Of New Lineup

The first photo of the new L.A. GUNS lineup — featuring the band's latest addition, guitarist Michael Grant from ENDEVERAFTER — can be seen below. L.A. GUNS last week parted ways with its guitarist of one month, Frankie Wilsey (SEA HAGS, ARCADE), and replaced him with Grant. Michael made his live debut with L.A. GUNS ...

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BLACK SABBATH Bassist Talks New Album, Upcoming Tour In Video Interview

Frankie DiVita, radio personality at Southern California's 96.7 KCAL Rocks, conducted an interview with BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts from the chat follow. On BLACK SABBATH guitarist ...

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THE DARKNESS: New Video Interview With DAN HAWKINS

Matt Bishop, correspondent for PopCultureMadness.com, recently conducted an interview with lead guitarist Dan Hawkins of British rockers THE DARKNESS. You can now watch the chat below. THE DARKNESS's third studio album, "Hot Cakes", was released on August 21, 2012 via Wind-Up (North and South America) and PIAS (U.K. and rest of the world). After a ...

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L.A. GUNS To Release 'Live In Concert' In February

L.A. GUNS will release a new concert DVD, "Live In Concert", on February 12 via Cleopatra Records. The DVD contains footage of the band's uncut M3 Rock Festival performance on May 12, 2012 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland with songs not included in the HDNet live broadcast. Also included are behind-the-scenes, studio ...

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L.A. GUNS: 'Requiem (Hollywood Forever)' Video Released

"Requiem (Hollywood Forever)", the new video from L.A. GUNS, can be seen below. The song comes off L.A. GUNS' new album, "Hollywood Forever", which was released on June 5, 2012 via Cleopatra Records. The CD was recorded with legendary producer, and old friend, Andy Johns, who has previously worked with LED ZEPPELIN, THE ROLLING STONES, ...

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ANTHRAX Taps SHADOWS FALL Guitarist For Upcoming Tour

ANTHRAX has tapped SHADOWS FALL's Jon Donais (pictured below) to play second guitar on all currently scheduled tour dates following last week's departure of Rob Caggiano. Donais will temporarily fill in for ANTHRAX's upcoming shows in India, the series of Soundwave festival dates in Australia, and the North American Metal Alliance Tour. "Jon is a ...

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ANTHRAX Will Not Hold Auditions For ROB CAGGIANO's Replacement

ANTHRAX has announced that it will not hold auditions for guitarist Rob Caggiano's replacement. Following an overwhelming numberof enquiries from fans aspiring to become the veteran metal band's new lead axeman, ANTHRAX released the following statement via its official Facebook page: "We love you all, and are confident you shred like Yngwie Malmsteen after a ...

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DIRGE WITHIN: Drum-Cam Footage From Rockford Posted Online

Chicago metallers DIRGE WITHIN, who last November announced Travis Neal (DIVINE HERESY) as their new lead singer following the departure of Jeremy "Jerms" Genske, have posted drum-cam footage of drummer Frankie Harchut performing the song "Vultures" and "There Will be Blood" on January 3 at Bar 3 in Rockford, Illinois. Check it out below. A ...

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'Hair I Go Again' Trailer Released

A three-and-a-half-minute trailer for the forthcoming "Hair I Go Again" "documentary" can be seen below. Film synopsis: "The year was 1985. Thousands of miles away from the sonic debauchery of the Sunset Strip, a group of teenage friends shared aspirations of glam rock grandeur. Rising from the ashes of countless garage jams and taking a ...

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Drummer BRIAN TICHY Quits WHITESNAKE

Renowned drummer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Tichy, known for his tours of duty with BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER and OZZY OSBOURNE, has announced his departure from WHITESNAKE in order to focus on SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING (S.U.N.), the band he started with Sass Jordan, a Canadian icon and Juno Award winner. Bassist and singer Michael Devin, also ...

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Guitarist ROB CAGGIANO Quits ANTHRAX

After a long and successful run as guitarist for the legendary thrash metal act ANTHRAX, Rob Caggiano has decided that it's time to move on and focus on his other passion: producing records for the time being. Already an acclaimed rock and metal producer, Rob has amassed a long list of production credits working with ...

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WHITESNAKE Drummer Breaks Collarbone In Mountain Biking Accident

Renowned drummer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Tichy, known for his tours of duty with BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE and currently WHITESNAKE broke his collarbone this past weekend in a mountain biking accident. As a result, he will be unable to take part in tonight's (Monday, December 31) THE MOBY DICKS - All-Star Tribute To ...

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L.A. GUNS Announces New Guitarist

California rockers L.A. GUNS have announced the addition of guitarist Frankie Wilsey to the group's ranks. Commented the band: "We first met [Frankie] back in 2007 when he was playing in Stephen Pearcy's band, ARCADE, on the Rock Never Stops tour. Frankie spent more time on our bus than his own, impressing us with hours ...

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THE DARKNESS On Yahoo! Music: Acoustic Performance, Interview

British rockers THE DARKNESS recently stopped by Yahoo! Music to play acoustic versions of the songs "I Believe In A Thing Called Love", "Every Inch Of You" and "Love Is Not The Answer". The band also sat down for an in-depth interview. Check out the footage below. THE DARKNESS's third studio album, "Hot Cakes", was ...

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ILL NIÑO: New Audio Interview With DAVE CHAVARRI

"Across The Board" radio show recently conducted an interview with drummer Dave Chavarri of New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. ILL NIÑO's new video, "La Epidemia", features a guest appearance by EMMURE frontman Frankie Palmeri. The clip was filmed on September 29 at The ...

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DEATH ANGEL Working On 'Vicious' New Album

Vocalist Mark Osegueda of San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL was interviewed on the October 26-28 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. To see a full list of stations carrying the program and when it airs, go to

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ILL NIÑO: 'La Epidemia' Video Released

"La Epidemia", the new video from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, can be seen below. The clip, which features a guest appearance by EMMURE frontman Frankie Palmeri, was filmed on September 29 at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. "La Epidemia" comes off ILL NIÑO's new album, "Epidemia", which will be released on October 22 via ...

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QUIET RIOT: Coconut Creek Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's October 20 performance at Nectar Lounge in Coconut Creek, Florida can be seen below. QUIET RIOT in March recruited Scott Vokoun as its new lead singer. The band played several shows in early February with ex-MONTROSE vocalist Keith St. John following the departure of Mark Huff. QUIET RIOT's current ...

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ILL NIÑO: 'La Epidemia' Video Teaser Available

A teaser for "La Epidemia", the new video from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, can be seen below. The clip, which features a guest appearance by EMMURE frontman Frankie Palmeri, was filmed on September 29 at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The video will make its online debut on October 29. "La Epidemia" comes off ...

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