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NITA STRAUSS: Second Solo Album Is 'Very Well On The Way'

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has confirmed that her second solo album is "very well on the way." Strauss's upcoming disc, which is tentatively due in late 2020, will be the follow-up to her first solo album, "Controlled Chaos", released in 2018 via Sumerian Records. Nita offered an ...

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BUCKCHERRY Releases First In Series Of Acoustic EPs

While preparing for their next studio album, Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY have created a streaming and digital-only series called "Acoustic Sessions". The series, which will have a periodic release schedule, will each feature two songs from their extensive catalogue performed in a stripped-down experience of vocals and guitar. "Acoustic Sessions Vol. 1" is available today and ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of '30/30-150' Song

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "30/30-150". The original track appeared on the band's sophomore album, "Come What(ever) May", which came out in 2006. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "30/30-150" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand wrote: "Late in 2004 after cutting some tracks at Catamount Studios ...

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TRIVIUM To Release New Single, 'Catastrophist', On Thursday

Florida-based metallers TRIVIUM will release a new single called "Catastrophist" on Thursday, February 27. A teaser for the track can be found below. "Catastrophist" is the first single from TRIVIUM's next studio album, due later in the year via Roadrunner Records. The LP will be the follow-up to "The Sin And The Sentence", which came ...

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Watch PEARL JAM's Animated Video For 'Superblood Wolfmoon'

PEARL JAM has unveiled the music video for its new single "Superblood Wolfmoon". The song is the latest single to be released from the group's anxiously awaited new album, "Gigaton", arriving March 27 via Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records. PEARL JAM teamed up with D.I.Y. animator Keith Ross — renowned for his homegrown @TinyConcert Instagram channel. The ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of 'The Wicked' Song

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "The Wicked". The original track appeared as a bonus cut on the digipack version of the band's self-titled debut album, which came out in 2002. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "The Wicked" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand wrote: "'The Wicked' ...

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Hear PEARL JAM's New Single 'Superblood Wolfmoon'

PEARL JAM has released a new single called "Superblood Wolfmoon". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from the band's much-anticipated eleventh studio album, "Gigaton", which is due on March 27 via Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records in the U.S. Internationally, the album will be released and distributed by Universal Music Group. Produced by Josh ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of 'Take A Number' Song

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "Take A Number". The original track appeared on the band's self-titled debut album, which came out in 2002. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "Take A Number" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand wrote: "When we were trying to figure out what ...

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Former FLYLEAF Singer LACEY STURM Is Recording New Solo Album

Former FLYLEAF vocalist Lacey Sturm has commenced the recording process for her second solo album. This past Friday, she posted that drum tracks were being laid down for the disc, which is due later this year. Sturm previously revealed that she had collaborated with SKILLET's Korey Cooper for the project. Lacey's debut solo album, "Life ...

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Cycle Of Suffering - SYLOSIS

As modern metal flails around in a cynical mess of its own making, the return of SYLOSIS is something to be cheered from rooftops. A steady and distinctive presence in the UK metal scene since the turn of the century, Josh Middleton's idiosyncratic but always brutal take on the original thrash blueprint was always worth ...

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PEARL JAM To Play Intimate Show At Apollo Theater

SiriusXM announced today that PEARL JAM will perform at Harlem's world-famous Apollo Theater in a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners on Thursday, March 26. The exclusive concert marks the first time that PEARL JAM has performed at the iconic venue and their first concert in New York City in almost three ...

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LAMB OF GOD Releases Music Video For New Single 'Checkmate'

Richmond, Virginia-based metallers LAMB OF GOD have released a brand new single and video, "Checkmate". The song is taken from the band's new, self-titled album, which will be released on May 8 via Epic Records in the U.S. and Nuclear Blast Records in Europe. The follow-up to "VII: Sturm Und Drang" will mark LAMB OF ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of 'Tumult' Song

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "Tumult". The original track appeared on the band's self-titled debut album, which came out in 2002. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "Tumult" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand wrote: "When Corey [Taylor, vocals] and I finished up recording the Project X ...

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SILVERSTEIN Releases Music Video For 'Bad Habits'

This year SILVERSTEIN is celebrating its 20th anniversary, a rare milestone for any band but even more impressive for one that's been as consistently active, influential, and crowd-pleasing as the Ontario-based post-hardcore legends. The band is celebrating all year long with a packed touring schedule and the release of its ninth studio album, "A Beautiful ...

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA Announces 'Neverender NWFT' Tour 2020

Modern progressive rock band COHEED AND CAMBRIA will return to the road for the 40-plus-date "Neverender NWFT" tour in 2020. Continuing the popular "Neverender" tour series, the group will perform its 2007 fourth studio album, "Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume II: No World For Tomorrow", in its entirety. Additionally, fans can expect performances ...

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