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Four Songs From AC/DC's 'Back In Black' Album Receive Platinum Certificatons From RIAA

Just six days after AC/DC's 1980 breakthrough album "Back in Black" was certified by the Recording Industry Association Of America for U.S. shipments of 25 million copies, four of the LP's tracks received individual single certifications. On December 12, "Back In Black" and "You Shook Me All Night Long" were both certified triple platinum, accumulating ...

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ROB HALFORD: No New JUDAS PRIEST Music In 2020

In a brand new interview with Meltdown of Detroit radio station WRIF, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked if fans can expect to hear new music from the band in 2020. "Probably not, no," he responded. "But we're starting work [on new material]. And like I've always said, it'll be ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Bassist Says Band's Upcoming Acoustic Tour Will Include 'Some Extra Players And A String Section'

During a recent interview with Mindy of the Milwaukee radio station 102.9 The Hog, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Jeff Gutt said the group's new acoustic album, "Perdida" (Spanish for "loss"), came said by accident. "We only intended on doing a few songs," Gutt explained (hear audio below). "We were going to do a few songs ...

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Watch MYLES KENNEDY Play 'Hallelujah' On JEFF BUCKLEY's Guitar

On December 9, ALTER BRIDGE performed at Paris, France's L'Olympia, a venue very near to the band's hearts due to it being the location where Jeff Buckley's historic 2001 live album was recorded. To mark the occasion, ALTER BRIDGE frontman Myles Kennedy got to play a cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" — famously covered by ...

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AC/DC's 'Back in Black' Certified 25 Times Platinum In U.S.

On December 6, AC/DC's 1980 breakthrough album "Back in Black" was certified by the Recording Industry Association Of America for U.S. shipments of 25 million copies. "Back in Black" first went platinum in October 1980 and had previously been certified 22 times platinum in December 2007. The RIAA lists "Back In Black" as the fourth ...

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Second Product Delivery In METALLICA-Inspired Collection From BILLABONG LAB Now Available

Billabong LAB has announced the latest product delivery in the Billabong x Metallica 2019-2020 collection of menswear. Titled "Metallica x AI Forever", the new assortment of surf trunks, t-shirts, tank tops, fleece hoodies and corduroy jackets celebrates the relationship between the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees and Billabong athlete and multiple world champion ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Joined By GREG PUCIATO, GIL SHARONE, JAMES LOMENZO At Los Angeles Concert (Video)

ALICE IN CHAINS vocalist/guitarist Jerry Cantrell played a solo concert Friday night (December 6) at The Pico Union Project in Los Angeles, California. He was joined at the gig by ex-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN frontman Greg Puciato, drummer Gil Sharone (ex-MARILYN MANSON, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN) and bassist James LoMenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), among ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's TOMMY LEE On Stage Theatrics For 'The Stadium Tour': 'We're Starting To Put Together Something Incredible'

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee says that he is starting to think about ways to top the group's 2015 farewell tour, during which he and his bandmates played all their greatest hits with plenty of stage theatrics. pyrotechnics, and even a roller coaster ridden by Lee. Speaking about what he has planned for CRÜE's 2020 ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Unveil 'Perdida' Album Details, Announce North American Acoustic Tour

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS embark upon a new sonic adventure with "Perdida", the band's first-ever acoustic album. It includes 10 deeply personal songs that weave introspective lyrics together with unexpected instruments to take listeners on an emotional and musical journey through letting go and starting over. "You have to live it to write it," says guitarist ...

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Ex-CANDLEMASS Vocalist MATS LEVÉN On Releasing His First Solo Album: 'I've Been Waiting For This For A Long Time'

A veteran of bands such as CANDLEMASS, THERION and YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN, and a touring member of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, acclaimed Swedish vocalist Mats Levén has finally released his first solo album under the name of SKYBLOOD. The self-titled album features guest contributions from past and present members of KING DIAMOND, OPETH, THERION and WITCHERY, and ...

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