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LITA FORD's Next Album Won't Arrive Before 2018

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford says that she has "a lot of songs written" for her new studio album, to be released early next year. Helming the project once again is guitarist/producer Gary Hoey, who previously worked with Lita on 2012's "Living Like A Runaway" disc. Speaking to Uber Rock's The Dark Queen at ...

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SNAKECHARMER: 'Second Skin' EPK Available

Frontiers Music Srl will release SNAKECHARMER's sophomore album, "Second Skin", on May 12. The official EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for the disc is available below. The British hard rock supergroup SNAKECHARMER was originally founded in 2011 by former WHITESNAKE members Micky Moody and Neil Murray along with the perfect mix of high-caliber musicians, including Laurie ...

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Reactivated SKINLAB Announces West Coast, East Coast Dates

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB will hit the road this summer, following up a string of spring West Coast dates celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album, "Bound, Gagged And Blindfolded". The East Coast run of shows will kick off on May 31 in Boston, Massachusetts and will feature support from PRODUCT ...

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TOM MORELLO To Guest On CHUCK BERRY's Final Album 'Chuck'

Dualtone Records (an Entertainment One Company) has set a June 16 release date for "Chuck", the final album and first new recordings in nearly four decades by founding rock and roll legend Chuck Berry (pictured), who passed away last week at the age of 90. Comprised of ten new recordings, eight of which were written ...

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FRANK BELLO Says ANTHRAX 'Would Love' To Work With LADY GAGA

Italy's Rock Rebel Magazine conducted an interview with ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello prior to the band's March 14 show at Live Club in Trezzo sull'Adda, Lombardy, Italy. You can watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why the band's 1987 "Among The Living" album continues to endure 30 years after ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Announces 'Michael Schenker Fest' European Tour

Celebrated rock guitarist Michael Schenker has announced that he will be touring "Michael Schenker Fest" throughout the U.K. in November 2017. The four concerts take in London O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire (November 2), Sheffield O2 Academy (November 3), Manchester O2 Ritz (November 4) and Hull City Hall (November 5). Tickets for the concerts at O2 ...

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ANTHRAX Singer Talks Music Industry Changes, Performing Entire 'Among The Living' Album (Video)

Poland's Rozmówki Muzyczne recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the music industry has changed since the 1980s: Belladonna: "With the labels now, obviously, there's still music being released by labels, but the Internet, it takes ...

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LUCIFER Joined By ENTOMBED's NICKE ANDERSSON

Berlin, Germany-based heavy metal blues rockers LUCIFER have parted ways with guitarist Gary "Gaz" Jennings and drummer Andrew Prestige. Commented the band in a statement: "It is true, the 'Lucifer I' chapter is closed. LUCIFER has parted ways amicably with guitarist Gaz Jennings and drummer Andy Prestidge. It's been quite a miraculous ride. "The stars ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, LINKIN PARK, DEF LEPPARD, Ex-SKID ROW, GUNS N' ROSES Members To Perform On 'The Comedy Jam'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Chester Bennington (LINKIN PARK), Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD) and Scott Stapp (CREED, ART OF ANARCHY) are among the musicians who will perform on Comedy Central's new comedy and music series "The Comedy Jam", premiering March 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Watch your favorite actors and comedians make ...

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SNAKECHARMER Feat. Ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH Members: 'Second Skin' Album Due In May

Frontiers Music Srl will release SNAKECHARMER's sophomore album, "Second Skin", on May 12. The British hard rock supergroup SNAKECHARMER was originally founded in 2011 by former WHITESNAKE members Micky Moody and Neil Murray along with the perfect mix of high-caliber musicians, including Laurie Wisefield (WISHBONE ASH), Harry James (THUNDER, MAGNUM), Adam Wakeman (OZZY OSBOURNE), and ...

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PALLBEARER: 'I Saw The End' Video Released

"I Saw The End", the new video from the Arkansas progressive doom quartet PALLBEARER, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans of Panorama Programming (LAMB OF GOD, CHELSEA WOLFE, GHOST). The band commented: "Both song and video present a telescopic view on an eternity of corruption. The path of greed leads ...

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Video: ANTHRAX Performs Entire 'Among The Living' Album In Munich

ANTHRAX is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its classic album "Among The Living" by performing the LP in its entirety on a European tour. Fan-filmed video footage of the band's February 25 performance at Backstage in Munich, Germany can be seen below. ANTHRAX's February 15 concert at the Barrowland in Glasgow, United Kingdom was filmed ...

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FILTER Leader Working On 'Ambient' New Album

Richard Patrick is working on an "ambient"-based FILTER album that he will make available through all the streaming music services later in the year. The FILTER leader revealed his plans for the disc — tentatively titled "Sounds For Sloan And Other Restless Children" — via a video message posted on the band's Facebook page. He ...

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ANTHRAX Drummer: 'I Find The Lack Of Really Good Records Nowadays Disturbing'

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante was recently interviewed by U.K.'s "Mike James Rock Show". You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the 2010-2011 tour featuring the so-called "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal: METALLICA, ANTHRAX, SLAYER and MEGADETH: Charlie: "That was awesome. I read something yesterday Kirk ...

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ANTHRAX Drummer Says 'For All Kings' Album 'Was A Labor Of Love'

Jay Nanda of San Antonio Metal Music Examiner conducted an interview with ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante during this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he feels about ANTHRAX's latest album, "For All Kings", now that it's been out ...

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ANTHRAX: Tonight's Concert In Glasgow Filmed For Forthcoming DVD

ANTHRAX's concert Wednesday night (February 15) at the Barrowlands in Glasgow, United Kingdom is being filmed for a forthcoming DVD. The band is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its classic album "Among The Living" by performing the LP in its entirety on a European tour. Despite the fact that "Among The Living" was ANTHRAX's third ...

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LITA FORD Says Her Ex-Husband 'Brainwashed' Her Against Music

Mike Preston of Psycho Babble TV conducted an interview with '80s hard rock queen Lita Ford on January 7 at the Rock 'N' Revolt festival in Arlington Heights, Illinois. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether she's heard back from any old friends or lovers after ...

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