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ZZ TOP's BILLY GIBBONS Releases New Solo Single, 'Desert High'

"Hardware", the third solo album from ZZ TOP frontman Billy Gibbons, has wrapped recording and post-production and is set for release June 4 by Concord Records. The album was recorded at Escape Studio in California's high desert, near Palm Springs, and was produced by Gibbons along with Matt Sorum and Mike Fiorentino, with engineer Chad ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE Drops Music Video For 'Lightning Strike'

ESCAPE THE FATE has released its seventh studio album, "Chemical Warfare", via Better Noise Music. The dynamic offering, produced by John Feldmann (BLINK-182, PANIC! AT THE DISCO, THE USED) and co-produced by the band's lead guitarist Kevin "Thrasher" Gruft, contains collaborations with alt-rock icon and BLINK-182 drummer Travis Barker and award-winning violinist Lindsey Stirling, further ...

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FEAR FACTORY Releases First New Song In Over Five Years, 'Disruptor'

FEAR FACTORY has released its first new song in over five years, "Disruptor". The track will appear on the band's upcoming album, "Aggression Continuum", due on June 18 via Nuclear Blast Records. The "Disruptor" video — created by Finland's Riivata Visuals — is also available, along with the "Aggression Continuum" cover art, designed by LIGHT ...

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PESTILENCE Releases Music Video For New Song 'Morbvs Propagationem'

Dutch death metal veterans PESTILENCE will release their ninth album titled "Exitivm" on June 25 via Agonia Records. The official music video for the LP's first single, "Morbvs Propagationem", can be seen below. The clip was filmed by Grupa 13 production house (KREATOR, BEHEMOTH, AMON AMARTH), with costumes by Prepostevolution. Back in 1986, in the ...

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Former SCORPIONS Drummer JAMES KOTTAK Says Climate Change Doesn't Exist, Calls JOE BIDEN 'The Dumbest Of The Dumb'

Former SCORPIONS and current KINGDOM COME drummer James Kottak has once again expressed doubt about climate change. Apparently reacting to news reports that President Joe Biden is preparing to instruct federal agencies to take sweeping action to combat climate-related financial risks to government and the economy, including moves that could impose new regulations on businesses, ...

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SILVERSTEIN Releases New Single And Video 'Bankrupt'

Just after celebrating 20 years together, post-hardcore outfit SILVERSTEIN has hit us with a standout, anthemic new single and video, "Bankrupt". Last year's milestone marked two decades of relentlessly pushing themselves from their underground roots to becoming one of the most influential bands in their scene. As SILVERSTEIN set out on their official worldwide 20th-anniversary ...

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RUSH's 'The Spirit Of Radio' Covered By THE POLYPHONIC SPREE

THE POLYPHONIC SPREE has just released its performance of "The Spirit Of Radio" by RUSH, the 1980 hit song by the legendary Canadian rock band. The song will be featured on "Afflatus", THE POLYPHONIC SPREE's new album of cover songs, due out tomorrow (Friday, April 16). "'The Spirit Of Radio' actually goes back to high ...

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Will FOREIGNER Continue Touring After MICK JONES Retires? 'We've Never Talked Specifics,' JEFF PILSON Says

Jeff Pilson says that he doesn't know if FOREIGNER can continue once founding guitarist Mick Jones has retired from performing with the band. The only remaining original member of FOREIGNER, Jones suffered from some health issues beginning in 2011, eventually resulting in heart surgery in 2012. Ever since, it is never announced whether he will ...

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AC/DC: First Look At New Collection From Australian Jewelry, Accessories And Lifestyle Brand HEART OF BONE

AC/DC recently partnered with Australian jewelry, accessories and lifestyle brand Heart Of Bone. Almost two years in the making, this incredible collection fuses advanced bio molecular microscopy technology with traditional craftsmanship to create Heart Of Bone x AC/DC — a high-voltage unisex luxury rockware inspired by the band's rock 'n' roll legacy. There is something ...

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Updated: WHITESNAKE Is Working On Christmas Music

**UPDATE**: After this article was originally published earlier today, WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale took to his Twitter to clarify that the Christmas project will not be a full-length album. "Nope...not an album...Sorry...", he wrote. "I'm working on a couple of festive ditties...Not quite sure how to record with my guys remotely...But, def worth trying...:)" The ...

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PETE DAVIDSON To Play JOEY RAMONE In NETFLIX Biopic

Netflix and STXfilms have partnered to develop and produce "I Slept With Joey Ramone", a biopic chronicling the life of the king of punk. Pete Davidson ("Saturday Night Live") will portray Ramone in the film, which will be made with the cooperation and support of Joey Ramone's estate and with the assistance of Rosegarten Films. ...

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BABYMETAL Announces '10 Babymetal Budokan' Livestream

Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL played 10 shows at Tokyo's famed Nippon Budokan venue earlier this year as part of the group's tenth-anniversary celebration. The shows, which marked the final chapter of the "Metal Resistance" era, kicked off with two dates in January (19 and 20) and four concerts in February (16, 17, 19 and 20). ...

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PROCOL HARUM To Release 'Missing Persons (Alive Forever)' EP

Esoteric Antenna has announced the release of a new CD EP by the legendary PROCOL HARUM. Due on May 7, "Missing Persons (Alive Forever)" was completed during lockdown, after founder and lead singer Gary Brooker rediscovered a CD of rough mixes of two studio tracks the band had laid down during a previous session. "They ...

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KORN's 'Follow The Leader' Album Focus Of New Book

Wymer Publishing has set a July 9 release date for "Korn: Follow The Leader". In 1994, KORN's self‐titled debut album marked the band's arrival. It was dark and brash and it demanded attention, as did KORN's second album in 1996, "Life Is Peachy". Good going for a new band, but in 1998, "Follow The Leader" ...

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