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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Announces 'The Duets Collection, Vol. 1'

Acclaimed rock vocalist Jeff Scott Soto has announced the release of his next solo project, "The Duets Collection, Vol. 1", on October 8. For this album, Soto wanted to do a career retrospective and re-record some of his favorite songs from his storied career, but with the twist that he invited friends to join him ...

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JAMES HETFIELD, SLASH, PETER FRAMPTON, PAUL RODGERS Share Messages In Support Of ROAD RECOVERY And Its Youth Programs

During this COVID-19 pandemic when our youth are at higher risk of alcohol/substance abuse and risky behavior, Road Recovery petitioned The Department of Justice (DoJ) / Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) who awarded two grants over three years to Road Recovery to launch VirtualTrax programs in all corners of New York State. ...

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Hear VOLBEAT's Cover Version Of METALLICA's 'Don't Tread On Me'

Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT have shared their version of "Don't Tread On Me" from the forthcoming album "The Metallica Blacklist". The collection features an unprecedented 50+ artists contributing a unique interpretation of their favorite cut from METALLICA's self-titled fifth album, celebrating the 30th anniversary of "Metallica" (a.k.a. "The Black Album"). All profits from "The ...

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WHITESNAKE Welcomes TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Singer DINO JELUSICK

WHITESNAKE has announced the addition of Croatian singer/multi-instrumentalist Dino Jelusick to the group's ranks. Jelusick is a member of multi-platinum selling band TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA and was previously part of DIRTY SHIRLEY (with George Lynch), ANIMAL DRIVE and recorded with many others. Dino has been singing, touring and recording since the age of five. Other than ...

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METALLICA Shares Rehearsal Recording Of 'Don't Tread on Me' From Remastered Deluxe Box Set Of 'Black' Album

METALLICA has shared "Don't Tread on Me (Pre-Production Rehearsal)", taken from the "Pre-Production Rehearsals" CD included in the remastered deluxe box set of its self-titled fifth album — also known as "The Black Album" — due on September 10 via the band's own Blackened Recordings. The track was recorded live during pre-production rehearsals at Bayview ...

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METAL CHURCH Singer MIKE HOWE Dead At 55

METAL CHURCH singer Mike Howe has died at the age of 55. No cause of death has been revealed. The news of Howe's passing was broken by METAL CHURCH in a social media post this evening. The band wrote: "It is with our deepest regrets that we must announce the passing of our brother, our ...

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Next SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS Album To Be Released Via Newly Launched GIBSON RECORDS

For the past 127 years, Gibson — the iconic American instrument brand — has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound across genres of music and generations of players. Gibson today announced the launch of Gibson Records, headquartered in Music City, Nashville, Tennessee, alongside a strategic label partnership with BMG. Over the past two and ...

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LIONS AT THE GATE Feat. Former ILL NIÑO Members: Go Behind The Scenes Of Making Of Debut Album

Former ILL NIÑO members Cristian Machado (vocals), Ahrue "Luster" Ilustre (guitar) and Diego Verduzco (guitar) recently launched a new band called LIONS AT THE GATE. The group's lineup is completed by bassist Stephen Brewer (WESTFIELD MASSACRE) and drummer Fern Lemus. Tenatively due later in the year, LIONS AT THE GATE's debut album was produced by ...

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BRET MICHAELS, DEE SNIDER, JACKYL And LOVERBOY To Headline Inaugural ROKISLAND FEST

RokIsland Fest 2022 will take place on January 14-17, 2022 in Key West, Florida. Hosted by radio and television personality Eddie Trunk, the inaugural music festival boasts a lineup of legendary hitmakers and hard rock icons, including Bret Michaels, Dee Snider, JACKYL, LOVERBOY, NIGHT RANGER, SKID ROW, WARRANT, WINGER, DOKKEN (featuring a reunion with George ...

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EXODUS Drummer TOM HUNTING Is Now Cancer Free

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting is now "cancer free," more than two weeks after he underwent a successful total gastrectomy in his battle with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. Earlier today (Monday, July 26), Hunting's EXODUS bandmate Gary Holt took to his Instagram to write: "Update of Tom! Tom has been home for around ...

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DREAM THEATER Teases New Album

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER will reveal the details of their upcoming album on Wednesday, July 28. The band's fan club has been sharing a series of teasers revealing the lengths and acronyms of all the songs that are set to appear on the follow-up to 2019's "Distance Over Time". They are as follows: * ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces 'Knotfest Los Angeles' With BRING ME THE HORIZON, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, Others

In a show of force for the band and the loud music genre overall, Knotfest, the music and counterculture experience created by the multi-platinum sonic phenomenon SLIPKNOT, has today announced the band's biggest Los Angeles headline performance yet, Knotfest Los Angeles, at Banc of California Stadium on Friday, November 5. Knotfest Los Angeles will see ...

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CHEVELLE Announces 'Niratias' Summer/Fall 2021 Tour Dates

CHEVELLE will embark on a U.S. tour later this summer and fall in support of its ninth album, "Niratias", out now via Epic Records. The trek will kick off on September 1 in Kansas City and run through September 25 in Mankato, Minnesota. The tour resumes on November 4 in Milwaukee before wrapping November 21 ...

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