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DESTRUCTION Officially Parts Ways With Founding Guitarist MIKE SIFRINGER, Announces Replacement

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION have officially parted ways with founding guitarist Michael "Mike" Sifringer and have replaced him with Martin Furia. The Argentinian-born, Belgian-based Furia is best known for his work as sound engineer and producer for such bands as NERVOSA and EVIL INVADERS. DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier commented: "The last two years have been ...

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KISS Kicks Off Summer 2021 Tour In Mansfield (Video)

KISS kicked off the summer 2021 leg of its "End Of The Road" farewell tour last night (Wednesday, August 18) at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts. The concert marked the band's first full-length live appearance in front of an audience since March 2020. KISS frontman Paul Stanley tweeted after the show: "FIFTEEN THOUSAND PEOPLE ...

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GLENN DANZIG's Vampire Spaghetti Western 'Death Rider In The House Of Vampires' To Receive Los Angeles Theatrical Premiere

Glenn Danzig's homage to Italian spaghetti westerns and classic vampire films, "Death Rider In The House Of Vampires", will receive a Los Angeles theatrical premiere tonight (Wednesday, August 18) at the historic Regency Bruin Theater (948 Broxton Avenue) in Westwood at 7:30 p.m. A special question-and-answer session with Danzig and key cast will be conducted ...

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Colors II - BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME

The prospect of a "sequel" to a beloved album is welcomed with as much trepidation as that of a sequel to a beloved film. BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME's 2007 record "Colors" was the moment the North Carolina group arranged the individual pieces of their infections influences from the worlds of technical hardcore, melodic prog-metal ...

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SABATON Announces 'The War To End All Wars' Album

Swedish metallers SABATON have announced their new album "The War To End All Wars". The band stated about the upcoming disc: "For almost two decades we have been singing about historical battles and wars from all over the world. "Two years have passed since the release of our latest album 'The Great War', a concept ...

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THE DEAD DAISIES Release 'Like No Other' Short Film

THE DEAD DAISIES have released an inspiring new short film, "Like No Other". Joining the band on the road for three weeks, a journalist and videographer captured shows across the U.S. for the first time since the global pandemic stood the music industry on its head. Every night the band did what they do best: ...

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TED NUGENT: 'Technology Has Literally Deterred People From Practicing The Guitar'

In a new interview with retired boxer David "Niño" Rodriguez, legendary rocker Ted Nugent was asked is today's rock music has lost its soul. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "A big hallelujah that Freddie Mercury's gift of talent and soulfulness, musical creativity and adventure that so enriched everyone's lives. QUEEN's music and Freddie Mercury's ...

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GWAR Documentary To Debut At This Year's FANTASTIC FEST

"This Is GWAR", the powerful story of the most iconic heavy metal/art collective/monster band in the universe, as told by the humans who have fought to keep it alive for over thirty years, will premiere at this year's Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. The documentary contains interviews with the GWAR bandmembers, both past and present, ...

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GLENN HUGHES: 'I've Embraced The Internet'

In a new interview with Brazil's Wikimetal, legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) discussed the rapid popularization of the Internet technology and how it changed the way people listen to music and communicate with each other. "Back in the days, before the Internet, you didn't get to connect ...

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DESTRUCTION's SCHMIER Says Founding Guitarist MIKE SIFRINGER Has 'Disconnected From The Band'

DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier says that the band's founding guitarist Michael "Mike" Sifringer has "disconnected" from the rest of the group and is not featured on DESTRUCTION's just-completed new studio album. Schmier addressed Sifringer's status with DESTRUCTION just a couple of weeks after the band performed without Mike at the Area 53 Festival in Leoben, Austria. ...

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JOHN CORABI Is 'Not A Fan' Of MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Generation Swine' Album: They 'Were Trying To Reinvent Themselves To Be Current'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi has reflected on the making of the band's 1997 album "Generation Swine". CRÜE began recording the album with Corabi as lead singer, but ended up bringing original vocalist Vince Neil back into the fold and releasing the record with Neil's vocals. Speaking to Rob's School Of Music, Corabi said ...

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DESTRUCTION Performs Without Founding Guitarist MIKE SIFRINGER At Austrian Festival; Frontman SCHMIER Explains

German thrashers DESTRUCTION performed without founding guitarist Michael "Mike" Sifringer on July 16 at the Area 53 Festival in Leoben, Austria. Earlier today (Friday, July 30), DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier took to his Facebook page to address questions about Mike's absence, writing: "I have received several messages, why we have played with a different guitarist in ...

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JOURNEY Rejoined By Drummer DEEN CASTRONOVO

Drummer Deen Castronovo has rejoined legendary rockers JOURNEY. According to JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon, Castronovo will share the drum duties in the band with Narada Michael Walden, who joined the group in 2020. Schon first hinted at Castronovo's return on Monday (July 26) when he tweeted a photo from the rehearsal sessions for JOURNEY's upcoming ...

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Watch STYX Perform At YORK STATE FAIR

Fan-filmed video footage of STYX's July 24 performance at the York State Fair in York, Pennsylvania can be seen below. The setlist was as follows: 01. The Fight Of Our Lives 02. Blue Collar Man (Long Nights) 03. The Grand Illusion 04. Lady 05. Rockin' The Paradise 06. Crash Of The Crown 07. Miss America ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Releases New Song 'Revolution In Limbo'

Grammy Award-nominated progressive metallers BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME have have dropped new track, "Revolution In Limbo", the second song taken from their highly anticipated new album, "Colors II", which will be released on Friday, August 20 via Sumerian Records. "Revolution In Limbo" follows the release of first single "Fix The Error" which spawned a ...

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THE WHO's Career-Spanning Documentary 'Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who' Available On THE CODA COLLECTION

"Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who", the acclaimed Grammy-nominated career-spanning documentary chronicling the history of THE WHO, is now available to stream for the first time exclusively on The Coda Collection. Directed by Murray Lerner and Paul Crowder, and featuring interviews with the group's co-founders and surviving members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, "Amazing ...

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