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Y&T Manager Says Rising Touring Costs Have Forced Band To Offer 'Sound Check Experience' At Select Shows

Iconic Bay Area rockers Y&T, whose frontman, Dave Meniketti, has previously said he was completely opposed to fans paying for meet-and-greets, are offering a so-called "Sound Check Experience" at some of their upcoming shows. Meniketti's wife Jill, who manages Y&T, took to her Facebook page earlier today to explain the band's decision to start selling ...

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BUCKCHERRY: 'Right Now' Video Premiere

BUCKCHERRY has released the third music video from its latest album, "Warpaint". The track "Right Now" is the disc's second official single, following the arrival of "Bent" earlier in the year. The MMA-themed "Right Now" video was filmed at the Affliction Training Center in Seal Beach, California and was directed by Billy Jayne. The clip ...

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TOBIAS FORGE Says He May Not Always Front GHOST: 'I Could Definitely Picture Myself Getting Someone Else To Sing And I Just Play Guitar'

Walt from Chicago radio station 101 WKQX recently conducted an interview with GHOST frontman Tobias Forge. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the main riff from the song "Stand By Him" inspired him to launch GHOST: Tobias: "As you do when you're a guitar player, ...

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DAVE MCCLAIN No Longer Believed In MACHINE HEAD

Dave McClain says that he stopped believing in MACHINE HEAD at the end of his time with the group. The drummer, who was a member of the California metal band from 1995 to 2018, reflected on his MACHINE HEAD tenure during a May 25 interview with "Robb's MetalWorks". Speaking about his decision to exit MACHINE ...

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DESTRUCTION: Official Visualizer For 'Born To Perish' Title Track

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their 17th studio album, "Born To Perish", on August 9 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded in January and February 2019 with V.O. Pulver (PRO-PAIN, BURNING WITCHES, NERVOSA) at Little Creek Studios in Switzerland and is the first DESTRUCTION album to feature Randy Black on drums and ...

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DEADLAND RITUAL Feat. GEEZER BUTLER, MATT SORUM, STEVE STEVENS: Watch Video For New Single 'Broken And Bruised'

"Broken And Bruised", the first Michael P. Blevins-directed video from DEADLAND RITUAL, the band featuring bassist Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH), guitarist Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL), drummer Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) and singer Franky Perez (APOCALYPTICA), can be seen below. The sound of DEADLAND RITUAL isn't typical for any of the ...

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Watch Documentary About AS I LAY DYING's Comeback

HeartSupport has released a 15-minute documentary about AS I LAY DYING's comeback after the band's lead vocalist, Tim Lambesis, served two years in prison for soliciting the murder of his wife. HeartSupport — founded by Jake Luhrs, who is the lead vocalist in AUGUST BURNS RED — explained its decision to tell AS I LAY ...

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CHEVELLE Re-Teams With Producer JOE BARRESI For New Album

CHEVELLE has entered Joe's House Of Compression studio in Pasadena, California with producer Joe Barresi (KYUSS, MELVINS, THE JESUS LIZARD) to begin recording its new album for a tentative early 2020 release. Earlier this month, drummer Sam Loeffler spoke HardDrive Radio about the upcoming follow-up to 2016's "The North Corridor", saying: "We've only done about ...

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WARNER BROS. RECORDS Rebranded As WARNER RECORDS

61 years after the founding of Warner Bros. Records, the renowned label is being rebranded as Warner Records across the globe. This marks the latest step in the company's evolution, following Aaron Bay-Schuck joining as U.S. co-chairman and CEO in October 2018, Tom Corson being appointed U.S. co-chairman and COO in January 2018, and Phil ...

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PAPA ROACH Releases Music Video For 'Not The Only One'

PAPA ROACH has released the official music video for "Not The Only One", taken from the band's latest album, "Who Do You Trust?" The clip was shot in Aberdeen and Leeds on PAPA ROACH's recent headline tour of the U.K. by director Bryson Roatch. Singer Jacoby Shaddix said: "I love to get out on my ...

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DEADLAND RITUAL Feat. GEEZER BUTLER, MATT SORUM, STEVE STEVENS: Video Of First Concert

DEADLAND RITUAL, the new band featuring bassist Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH), guitarist Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL, VINCE NEIL), drummer Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) and singer Franky Perez (APOCALYPTICA), played its first concert last night (Tuesday, May 28) at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the show can be ...

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Watch RAMMSTEIN's NSFW Video For 'Ausländer'

RAMMSTEIN's Jörn Heitmann-directed music video for the song "Ausländer" can be seen below. The track is the third single and video from RAMMSTEIN's seventh studio album, which is either self-titled or untitled. The LP came out on May 17 via UME/Spinefarm in Europe and Caroline Records in the U.S. RAMMSTEIN's first studio album since 2009's ...

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RAMMSTEIN Kicks Off 2019 Tour In Gelsenkirchen, Germany (Video)

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN officially kicked off their 2019 European tour Monday night (May 27) at Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The band's 23-song setlist included no less than nine songs off RAMMSTEIN's new, untitled (or self-titled) album, plus such fan favorites as "Sonne", "Rammstein", "Du Hast" and "Ich Will". Setlist: 01. Was Ich Liebe 02. ...

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RAMMSTEIN Teases 'Ausländer' Video

A teaser for RAMMSTEIN's music video for the song "Ausländer" is available below. The full clip will make its online debut on Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m. PST / 1:00 p.m. EST. "Ausländer" is the third single and video from RAMMSTEIN's seventh studio album, simply titled "Rammstein". The LP came out on May 17 ...

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AARON LEWIS Says New STAIND Music Would Be 'Pretty Brutal' And 'Heavy'

Massachusetts-based rockers STAIND will reunite for a few select dates this fall after a five-year hiatus. With more than 15 million albums sold worldwide, original members Aaron Lewis, Mike Mushok and Johnny April along with longtime drummer Sal Giancarelli, will play some select shows, including the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, Kentucky in September ...

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Watch THE WINERY DOGS Perform In Denver, Colorado

Fan-filmed video footage of THE WINERY DOGS' May 23 concert at Oriental Theater in Denver, Colorado (courtesy of YouTube user "The Attitude"). THE WINERY DOGS — the hard rock power trio featuring guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (POISON, MR. BIG), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and drummer Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, DREAM THEATER) ...

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