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DEEP PURPLE: Illness Forces Cancelation Of Swedish Concerts

Legendary British hard rockers DEEP PURPLE have canceled the two shows they were scheduled to play in Sweden this week (Tuesday, June 14 at Gröna Lund in Stockholm and Wednesday, June 15 at Liseberg in Gothenburg) after one of the bandmembers became ill. No further details have yet been made available by the group or ...

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SCORPION CHILD: 'Reaper's Danse' Video Released

"Reaper's Danse", the new video from Texan classic rockers SCORPION CHILD, can be seen below. The clip was created by Costin Chioreanu (SPIRITUAL BEGGARS) of Twilight 13 Media. SCORPION CHILD recorded "Acid Roulette" at The Bubble in Austin, Texas with Chris "Frenchie" Smith (THE ANSWER, AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD... ...

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Watch ANTHRAX Perform At Germany's ROCKAVARIA Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of ANTHRAX's May 29 performance at this year's Rockavaria festival at Olympiastadion in Munich, Germany can be seen below. ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante sat out the Rockavaria concert so that he could undergo physical therapy in his continuing battle with carpal tunnel syndrome. He was once again temporarily replaced by Jon Dette, ...

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MESHIAAK Feat. Former SLAYER/TESTAMENT Drummer JON DETTE: 'Drowning, Fading, Falling' Video Released

"Drowning, Fading, Falling", the new video from MESHIAAK, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming debut album, "Alliance Of Thieves", which will be released on August 19 via Mascot. The CD was recorded at GREEN DAY's Jingletown Recording Studios in Oakland, California. Based in Melbourne, Australia, MESHIAAK features veteran extreme ...

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THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Feat. SOILWORK, ARCH ENEMY Members Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA has primarily spent their existence as drifters, victims of circumstance. Now, the erstwhile classic rock pariahs of TNFO have finally found a place to call home. The classic progressive rock-influenced supergroup, featuring Björn Strid (SOILWORK), David Andersson (SOILWORK), Sharlee D'Angelo (ARCH ENEMY, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS), Richard Larsson (VON BENZO), Jonas Källsbäck (MEAN ...

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DEEP PURPLE Completes Recording New Album

Legendary British hard rockers DEEP PURPLE have finished tracking their new album, the band's keyboardist Don Airey said in a phone interview with TASS ahead of the band’s concerts in Russia. "As far as I know, it's all recorded and now," he said. "It's on the tender mercies of [producer] Bob Ezrin; he's ...

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For All Kings - ANTHRAX

In terms of commercial success, these are good days for thrash metal. In the last year, SLAYER, MEGADETH and now ANTHRAX have all, in their debut weeks, cracked the Billboard Top 200 Chart's top 10. Glitz and glamour aside, the quality of the music is what matters most for metal fanatics, and ANTHRAX doesn't disappoint ...

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DORO: 'Bad Blood' Performance Clip From 'Strong And Proud' DVD

German metal queen Doro Pesch celebrated the 30th anniversary of performing live during 2013 and 2014 by touring the world extensively for a year and by playing three official anniversary shows. The tour kicked off impressively in front of 85,000 people at the world's biggest metal festival, Wacken Open Air, followed by two sold-out nights ...

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SCORPION CHILD: New Song 'Moon Tension' Available For Streaming

Texan classic rockers SCORPION CHILD will unleash their second album, "Acid Roulette", on June 10 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The "Acid Roulette" track "Moon Tension" can be streamed below. Receive "Moon Tension", "My Woman in Black" as well as "She Sings, I Kill" instantly when you pre-order "Acid Roulette" digitally via iTunes, Amazon and Google. ...

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VOLBEAT's MICHAEL POULSEN Likes Writing Music Alone

Greg Prato of Songfacts recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Michael Poulsen of Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Songfacts: How does the songwriting work primarily in VOLBEAT? Poulsen: It's pretty much been like in the beginning, but there has been a slight change. I pretty much ...

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VINNY APPICE, RUDY SARZO, CRAIG GOLDY, ANDREW FREEMAN To Perform Rock Classics With Temecula Valley Symphony

The City Of Temecula Community Services Department will present a one-of-a-kind concert event on Saturday, June 18. Set to take place on the steps of the Temecula Civic Center in Temecula, California, "Rock Legends In Concert With The Temecula Valley Symphony" will feature veteran rock musicians Vinny Appice, Rudy Sarzo, Craig Goldy and Andrew Freeman, ...

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