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DIMMU BORGIR And THE HELLACOPTERS To Headline PSYCHO LAS VEGAS Festival

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR and reunited Swedish garage rockers THE HELLACOPTERS will headline this year's edition of the Psycho Las Vegas festival, set to take place August 17-19 at venues throughout the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Festival billing: DIMMU BORGIR THE HELLACOPTERS SUNN 0))) GODFLESH ENSLAVED AMERICAN NIGHTMARE BORIS CKY ...

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GRAVEYARD Begins Recording Comeback Album

Swedish rockers GRAVEYARD have entered Park Studios in Stockholm to record their as-yet-untitled new album for a late spring/early summer release. The disc is being produced by Chips Kiesbye (THE HELLACOPTERS, MICHAEL MONROE, THE NOMADS) and engineered by Stefan Boman (BURT BACHARACH, ALICE COOPER, DEF LEPPARD, KENT). Commented the band: "It's great to be back ...

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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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AEROSMITH Pinball Machine Now Available Through STERN PINBALL

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, and Epic Rights, AEROSMITH's global licensing agent, jointly announced today the availability of a new line of pinball machines that honor the classic and iconic rock band AEROSMITH. Stern Pinball's AEROSMITH machines reflect the high energy and excitement that accompanies the experience ...

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Ex-ENTOMBED Drummer NICKE ANDERSSON's IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC To Release 'All Through The Night' Album

IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC, the Swedish rock band led by THE HELLACOPTERS architect and former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson, will release its fifth album, "All Through The Night", on September 23 via Psychout Records. The follow-up to last year's "Honk Machine" was recorded in Andersson's studio The Honk Palace and was mixed by Frans Hagglund (SAMLING, ...

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Reunited THE HELLACOPTERS To Release New 12-Inch Single

The original lineup of the Swedish garage rock band THE HELLACOPTERS will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the release of its debut album, "Supershitty To The Max!", with an appearance at this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival on June 10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. One week earlier, on June 3, the band will release ...

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THE LAST VEGAS: 'Bloodthirsty' Video Released

"Bloodthirsty", the new video from THE LAST VEGAS, can be seen below. THE LAST VEGAS guitarist Adam Arling says about the clip: "'Bloodthirsty' is a paranoid romp through Los Angeles's Valley and back-alleys. Shooting the video, Whitewall Jones (director) and the band sought out the darker side of L.A.; Hollywood Boulevard's side streets; and the ...

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MICHAEL MONROE Releases 'Goin' Down With The Ship' Video

"Goin' Down With The Ship", the new video from former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe, can be seen below. The song is taken from Monroe's latest studio album, "Blackout States", which was released in October 2015 via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's "Horns And Halos" was produced by Chips Kiesbye (HELLACOPTERS, NOMADS) in ...

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Video: Ex-HANOI ROCKS Singer MICHAEL MONROE Performs In Sheffield

Fan-filmed video footage of former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe's October 10 performance at Corporation in Sheffield, England can be seen below. Monroe released his new studio album, "Blackout States", on October 9 via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's "Horns And Halos" was produced by Chips Kiesbye (HELLACOPTERS, NOMADS) in Gothenburg, Sweden, and ...

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Ex-HANOI ROCKS Singer MICHAEL MONROE: 'Old King's Road' Video Released

Former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe will release his new studio album, "Blackout States", on Friday, October 9 via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's "Horns And Halos" was produced by Chips Kiesbye (HELLACOPTERS, NOMADS) in Gothenburg, Sweden, and mixed by Petri Majuri in Helsinki, Finland. "Blackout States" track listing: 01. This Ain't No ...

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Ex-HANOI ROCKS Singer MICHAEL MONROE: 'Blackout States' Artwork, Track Listing

Former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe will release his new studio album, "Blackout States", on Friday, October 9 via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's "Horns And Halos" was produced by Chips Kiesbye (HELLACOPTERS, NOMADS) in Gothenburg, Sweden, and mixed by Petri Majuri in Helsinki, Finland. "Blackout States" track listing: 01. This Ain't No ...

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Sweden's BLACK TRIP To Release 'Shadowline' In August

Swedish hard rockers BLACK TRIP are back and they are on a mission! Their first all-killer-no-filler album "Goin' Under", released in 2014 (2013 in Scandinavia), was soaked in the true spirit of the NWOBHM and showed that great heavy metal music still can be made. With bands like IRON MAIDEN, SAXON, THIN LIZZY and '70s-era ...

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Ex-HANOI ROCKS Singer MICHAEL MONROE To Release 'Blackout States' Album In October

Former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe will release his new studio album, "Blackout States", on Friday, October 16 via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's "Horns And Halos" was produced by Chips Kiesbye (HELLACOPTERS, NOMADS) in Gothenburg, Sweden, and mixed by Petri Majuri in Helsinki, Finland. With "Blackout States", Monroe's current touring and recording ...

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DREGEN Talks To Finland's RADIO ROCK About His Autobiography, Hanging With QUENTIN TARANTINO (Video)

Swedish guitarist/vocalist Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson) recently visited Finland's Radio Rock to talk about his autobiography and his evening with American film director Quentin Tarantino. Check out the clips below. Dregen earlier in the year announced his departure from former HANOI ROCKS singer Michael Monroe's solo band to focus on a solo career. ...

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Ex-ENTOMBED Drummer NICKE ANDERSSON Talks To RockNLive.org About New IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC Album

RockNLive.org recently conducted an interview with former ENTOMBED drummer and IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC/ex-THE HELLACOPTERS frontman Nicke Andersson. You can now watch the chat below. IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC's third album, "Reptile Brain Music", was released last year via Psychout Records. In an interview with BarbaraBorowski.com, Andersson stated about the new IMPERIAL STATE ...

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DREGEN, NICKE ANDERSSON Interviewed By Germany's EMP ROCK INVASION (Video)

BACKYARD BABIES and MICHAEL MONROE guitarist Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson) and Nicke Andersson, former ENTOMBED mainman/drummer, co-founder of THE HELLACOPTERS and now the driving force behind IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC, were recently interviewed by Germany's EMP Rock Invasion. You can now watch the chat below. Dregen released his debut solo album on September 25, ...

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DREGEN Talks To France's RockNLive.org (Video)

RockNLive.org recently conducted an interview with BACKYARD BABIES and MICHAEL MONROE guitarist Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson). You can now watch the chat below. Dregen released his debut solo album on September 25 via Universal Music in Sweden. The CD was issued via Spinefarm Records in the U.K. on September 30. The ...

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DREGEN Will Not Tour With MICHAEL MONROE This Fall

BACKYARD BABIES and MICHAEL MONROE guitarist Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson) will not be touring with the former HANOI ROCKS singer for the remainder of the year so that Dregen can focus on promoting his debut solo album, available now in Sweden via Universal Music. Says Dregen: "I was part of making two damn ...

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