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GRETA VAN FLEET Mourned EDDIE VAN HALEN's Loss For A Week

GRETA VAN FLEET drummer Danny Wagner and guitarist Jake Kiszka spoke to Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station about the recent passing of iconic VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen. "That was a rough day, rough week," Jake said (see video below). "[Me and] a lot of guitar friends, [we were] texting back and forth. ...

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IGOR CAVALERA Looks Back On SEPULTURA's Legendary 1989 Concert In Mexico City: That Was 'One Of The Craziest Shows We Ever Played'

During an appearance on the latest episode of "The Jasta Show", hosted by Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED), former SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera reflected on the band's legendary December 1989 concert at Arena López Mateos in Mexico City during the "Beneath The Remains" tour. "That's one of the craziest shows we ever played, because there [were] a ...

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SEPULTURA To Be Joined By Brazilian Symphony Orchestra At ROCK IN RIO 2021

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA will be joined by Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira (Brazilian Symphony Orchestra) for a performance at the 2021 edition of the Rock In Rio festival. The Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira is one of Brazil's foremost orchestras and plays an important role in the country's cultural life. Also scheduled to appear on September 24 — the ...

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Watch British Comedian BILL BAILEY Dance To METALLICA's 'Enter Sandman' On 'Strictly Come Dancing'

Comedian Bill Bailey and his professional dance partner Oti Mabuse performed a tango to METALLICA's "Enter Sandman" in the semi-finals of BBC dance competition "Strictly Come Dancing" this past Saturday night (December 12). Bill and Oti's tango dance included him playing air guitar at one point, with computerized image of an electric guitar on stage. ...

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Former AC/DC Drummer SIMON WRIGHT, DIO DISCIPLES Bassist BJORN ENGLEN Join OF GODS & MONSTERS

OF GODS & MONSTERS has announced its new lineup and upcoming record. Joining founding member and singer Kevin Goocher (OMEN, PHANTOM-X) are drummer Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO, UFO), bassist Bjorn Englen (DIO DISCIPLES, SOUL SIGN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, QUIET RIOT) and guitarist Ira Black (DOKKEN, LIZZY BORDEN, METAL CHURCH). Goocher said: "I'm beyond thrilled with the ...

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MESHUGGAH Announces Fall 2021 European Tour

Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have announced European tour dates for November and December 2021. The trek will kick off on November 19 in Vienna, Austria and conclude on December 13 in Hamburg, Germany. In addition, the band has announced a one-off London show at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall on June 3, 2022. Special ...

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LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT Has Commenced Work On First Studio Album In More Than 20 Years

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess has teased a reunion of LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT, his instrumental progressive rock/metal project with fellow DREAM THEATER member John Petrucci (guitar), alongside ex-DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING CRIMSON and PETER GABRIEL fame. The band has not performed live since 2008, when ...

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ORIANTHI Talks CBD, Lifestyle Changes And Working With ALICE COOPER

Australian guitarist Orianthi recently appeared on "Side Jams With Bryan Reesman" to discuss her love for cooking and traveling, which also led to discussions about lifestyle changes after living on fast food and bourbon, and focusing on real friendships after becoming famous. She also offered praise for her former boss Alice Cooper. Discussing family dining ...

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UFO Guitarist VINNIE MOORE Tests Positive For COVID-19

Vinnie Moore has tested positive for COVID-19. The UFO guitarist revealed his health status in a social media post earlier today (Tuesday, December 15). He wrote: "I was recording some new songs a couple weeks back and was going to post about it, but started not feeling so well and unfortunately tested positive for covid. ...

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