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QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE On Replacing GEOFF TATE: 'We Couldn't Have Asked For A Better Outcome'

In a recent interview with Bruce Moore and Kris Siegers of the "Brutally Delicious" podcast, Todd La Torre shared his perspective on stepping into QUEENSRŸCHE in 2012 as the replacement for original frontman Geoff Tate. The former CRIMSON GLORY singer has since recorded three studio albums with QUEENSRŸCHE and has helped restore the heavier, progressive ...

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ALICE COOPER And FOO FIGHTERS To Perform At AEROSMITH 'MusiCares Person Of The Year' Tribute Concert

Get ready for a night to remember as the first wave of performers have been announced for the 2020 MusiCares Person Of The Year tribute concert honoring AEROSMITH. Grammy Award-winning artists Gary Clark Jr., FOO FIGHTERS, H.E.R., John Legend and John Mayer, past Grammy Award nominee Alice Cooper and current Grammy Award nominees JONAS BROTHERS, ...

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Video Premiere: SLIPKNOT's 'Nero Forte'

SLIPKNOT's music video for the song "Nero Forte" can be seen below. The clip, which was was filmed in late October, was once again directed by percussionist M. Shawn Crahan, better known as Clown, who is also the art director for SLIPKNOT and who directed the band's DVDs. "Nero Forte" is taken from SLIPKNOT's latest ...

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MASSACRE Announces New Lineup, Begins Work On Fourth Album

Veteran Florida death metal band MASSACRE has joined forces with a new management team, Extreme Management Group, and has begun work on a new full-length album, to be released in 2020. The group has also welcomed new drummer Jeramie Kling (VENOM INC., THE ABSENCE, GOREGÄNG) and guitarist Taylor Nordberg (THE ABSENCE, GOREGÄNG). MASSACRE's forthcoming album ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Announces April/May 2020 European Tour

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will return to Europe in April and May 2020 for a 16-date tour. The trek will include 12 headline shows with support from Arizona's SPIRIT ADRIFT. The remaining dates will be festival shows, including appearances at Desertfest London and Berlin. Bassist Mike Dean states: "Since the release of 'No Cross No Crown', ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Plays Final Show With RAATIKAINEN, SEPPÄLÄ And WIRMAN In Helsinki (Video)

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM played the final show with drummer Jaska Raatikainen, bassist Henri "Henkka T. Blacksmith" Seppälä and keyboardist Janne Wirman last night (Sunday, December 15) at the Black Box in Helsinki Ice Hall. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert, dubbed "A Chapter Called Children Of Bodom", can be seen below. Last month, ...

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BABYMETAL Releases Music Video For 'Da Da Dance'

Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL has unveiled a new video for the track "Da Da Dance". Filmed across various shows during the group's "Metal Galaxy" world tour, the clip includes footage from BABYMETAL's first-ever U.S. arena show at the Forum in Los Angeles on October 11. "Da Da Dance", which features a guest appearance by guitarist ...

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ROB HALFORD, JOE BONAMASSA, EXTREME, NITA STRAUSS Perform At ALICE COOPER's 18th Annual 'Christmas Pudding' (Video)

Renowned as one of Phoenix's signature holiday events, Alice Cooper's 18th annual "Christmas Pudding" fundraiser brought together Michael Bruce, Neal Smith and Dennis Dunaway from the original ALICE COOPER band, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford, legendary guitarist Joe Bonamassa, Cooper's HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES bandmate Johnny Depp, Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss and EXTREME's Gary Cherone and Nuno ...

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NICKO MCBRAIN And TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Perform IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST Classics At Rock N Roll Ribs 10th-Anniversary Celebration (Video)

On Saturday, December 14, THE MCBRAINIACS, the band featuring IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, performed at the 10th-anniversary celebration for Rock N Roll Ribs, the barbecue restaurant owned by McBrain and close friend Mitch Tanne, in Coral Springs, Florida. Joining THE MCBRAINIACS on stage for five songs was former JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer ...

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Watch MISFITS Perform At Wells Fargo Arena In Philadelphia

The reunited MISFITS performed last night (Saturday, December 14) at Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. The initial comeback performance by MISFITS members Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein took place at the 2016 Riot Fest. The estranged bandmates played together for ...

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BRET MICHAELS Joined By *NSYNC's JOEY FATONE And CHRIS KIRKPATRICK For POISON's 'Nothin' But A Good Time' (Video)

Bret Michaels was joined by *NSYNC singers Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick on stage Friday night (December 13) at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood's Winterfest in Hollywood, Florida for a performance of the POISON's 1988 hit "Nothin' But A Good Time". Kirkpatrick later shared a photo from the side of the stage, writing on Instagram that ...

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SLIPKNOT's 'Nero Forte' Video To Premiere Tomorrow

SLIPKNOT's music video for the song "Nero Forte" will make its online debut tomorrow (Monday, December 16) at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET. The clip, which was was filmed in late October, was once again directed by percussionist M. Shawn Crahan, better known as Clown, who is also the art director for SLIPKNOT ...

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Original BULLETBOYS Talk Up Reunion: 'It's Like Déjà Vu'

During an appearance on this past Thursday's (December 12) episode of "Trunk Nation: L.A. Invasion" on SiriusXM, the original platinum-selling BULLETBOYS lineup of Marq Torien (vocals), Mick Sweda (guitar), Lonnie Vencent (bass) and Jimmy D'Anda (drums) opened up about their decision to reunite for a first proper tour since 1993. Speaking about how the four ...

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Watch BRUCE DICKINSON's Spoken-Word Performance In Dublin

Fan-filmed video footage of Bruce Dickinson's one-man speaking show on December 13 at National Stadium in Dublin, Ireland can be seen below. The performance, dubbed "What Does This Button Do?" after the IRON MAIDEN singer's autobiography of the same name, featured a comedic routine as well as an unscripted question-and-answer session with fans. Dickinson told ...

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Watch QUEENSRŸCHE Perform In Jackson, California

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's December 13 concert at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort in Jackson, California can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE's latest album, "The Verdict", was released in March via Century Media Records. The disc was produced, mixed, and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, ICED EARTH, HATEBREED) at Uberbeatz in Lynwood, Washington; Planet-Z ...

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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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