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NEIL PEART's Wife And Daughter Accept 'Lifetime Achievement Award' On His Behalf At PASIC (Photo)

RUSH drummer Neil Peart was posthumously honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from Percussive Arts Society (PAS) at this year's Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in Indianapolis on Thursday, November 11. Peart's wife Carrie Nuttall and daughter Olivia accepted the award on his behalf at the event, where they were joined by Chris Stankee, ...

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ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO Discusses His Memoir, Signs Copies Of Book At New York City In-Store (Video)

On Friday, November 5, ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello took part in a question-and-answer session and book signing for his memoir, "Fathers, Brothers, And Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, And Anthrax", at Generation Records in New York City. Video footage of the event, which was moderated by Howie Abrams ("The ABCs Of Metallica", "The Merciless Book Of ...

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Watch RUDY SARZO Play His First Show Back With QUIET RIOT

Rudy Sarzo played his first show as the returning bassist for veteran rockers QUIET RIOT last night (Saturday, November 6) at The Groove Music Hall in Thornburg, Virginia. Joining him in the group's current lineup are guitarist Alex Grossi, vocalist Jizzy Pearl and drummer Johnny Kelly. Fan-filmed video footage of the Thornburg concert can be ...

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Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist DJ ASHBA Releases Music Video For His Cover Of Italian Folk Classic 'Bella Ciao'

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba has released the official music video for his new single, "Bella Ciao". Produced by Ashba, the reimagined track gives a modern day EDM-driven makeover to the Italian folk classic, complemented by DJ's signature guitar work, creating a dance/rock hybrid called GDM (Guitar Dance Music). The ...

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AC/DC: 'Power Up' Diecast Trucks Available

First Gear has teamed up with AC/DC to offer a rockin' new limited-edition replica featuring the band's seventeenth studio album, "Power Up". The 1/64 Peterbilt Model 389 truck is covered in a black finish with AC/DC bolts adorning the rear of cab, cab doors, and fifth wheel plate. The Kentucky moving trailer is matte black ...

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Former DEATH Manager ERIC GREIF Dies

Eric Greif, former manager of DEATH and president of Perseverance Holdings Ltd., which manages Chuck Schuldiner's (DEATH, CONTROL DENIED) legacy, has died. Greif also worked as an entertainment lawyer, representing bands like OBITUARY and MASSACRE. he was 59 years old. Greif was reportedly an insulin-dependent diabetic for much of his life, which was briefly cured ...

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New FREDDIE MERCURY Documentary Coming To BBC TWO In November

In November, BBC Two will broadcast "Freddie Mercury: The Final Act" — the story of the extraordinary final chapter of Freddie Mercury's life, as well as the journey leading up to the Freddie Mercury tribute concert at Wembley Stadium that followed. Thirty years after Freddie died (in November 1991) from complications of AIDS, "Freddie Mercury: ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Says Guitarists Like MARTY FRIEDMAN And KIKO LOUREIRO Are 'Hard To Find'

MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine has once again praised the band's current guitarist Kiko Loureiro, saying it him a "long" time to find someone who plays like Marty Friedman. Mustaine touched upon Friedman and Loureiro's playing skills while filming a new video message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief, personalized video messages about ...

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DRAGONFORCE Goes Full '80s Glam In 'Strangers' Video, Announces North American Tour With BATTLE BEAST

DRAGONFORCE has launched a new video for "Strangers", a song from 2019's "Extreme Power Metal" album. The clip was filmed before the pandemic with a large-scale production with director Roboshobo (a.k.a. Robert Schober) in Los Angeles, California. "Strangers" is described as "a tribute to everything '80s, featuring Steve Vai's WHITESNAKE/David Lee Roth-era guitars and band ...

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Watch QUEENSRŸCHE Perform In Snoqualmie, Washington

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's October 23 performance at Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, Washington can be seen below. For the past four and a half years, Casey Grillo has been filling in for QUEENSRŸCHE's original drummer Scott Rockenfield, who stepped away from the band's touring activities in early 2017 to spend time with his young ...

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JOEY JORDISON's SINSAENUM Bandmate Says It's Not His 'Place' To Reveal Drummer's Cause Of Death: 'It's Just Very Sad'

Two months ago, Joey Jordison's SINSAENUM bandmate Frédéric Leclercq spoke to the Impact metal channel about the passing of the founding SLIPKNOT drummer. In the chat, which has just now been uploaded to YouTube, he was asked if he knew what caused Joey's death, Leclercq said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "That's ...

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ANTHRAX Reunites With CHUCK D At NEW YORK COMIC CON (Video)

ANTHRAXFrank Bello, Charlie Benante, Scott Ian, Joey Belladonna and Jon Donais — made a special appearance at the New York Comic Con earlier this month, in support of the band's graphic novel, "Among The Living", released in July via Z2 Comics. In addition to signing copies of "Among The Living" and taking photos ...

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K.K. DOWNING Wishes RICHIE FAULKNER A 'Speedy Recovery' After Health Scare: 'It's A Terrible Thing'

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing has wished his replacement, Richie Faulkner, a "speedy recovery" after Faulkner suffered an acute cardiac aortic dissection during the band's performance at the Louder Than Life festival. After being rushed to the UofL Health - Jewish Hospital on September 26, Faulkner underwent an approximately 10-hour surgery — an aortic ...

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(HED) P.E. Announces 'Califas Worldwide' Album

(HED) P.E. has announced the details on its "Califas Worldwide" compilation album, dropping December 17 via Suburban Noize Records. Califas is a Hispanic nickname for Southern California, a moniker that perfectly describes (HED) P.E.'s Huntington Beach G-Punk sound as it melds together with artists from around the world to create the unholy union of "Califas ...

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