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GWAR Members Open GWARbar In Richmond

With only four hours to spare, the surviving members of GWAR made good on their late frontman Oderus Urungus's promise to open the GWARbar in 2014 when they smashed down the doors to 217 W. Clay St. Richmond, Virginia, in the historic Jackson Ward arts district, on New Year's Eve 2014. The ensuing party has ...

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JOURNEY Announces Las Vegas Residency

Classic American rockers JOURNEY will make their way to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada for a nine-show residency, "Journey Las Vegas", from Wednesday, April 29 to Saturday, May 16. JOURNEY is blazing hotter than ever with the lineup of founder Neal Schon (lead guitar and backing vocals), Jonathan ...

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Silent So Long - EMIGRATE

RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Kruspe is back with the second album under his side project, EMIGRATE, following the 2007 self-titled debut. As one of the tightest bands in the world, any RAMMSTEIN release is bound to gather a lot of attention. "Silent So Long" should draw a lot of followers, not just because of RAMMSTEIN, but ...

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KISS To Perform At 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

KISS will perform at the 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which will take place on Thanksgiving Day, November 27, and air on NBC. The special performance by KISS — which was secured by the band's brand management company, Epic Rights — will be led by more than 600 cheerleaders from around the country, paying ...

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BLACK TUSK Bassist JONATHAN ATHON Dies Following Motorcycle Crash

Bassist Jonathan Athon of Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK passed away this morning (Sunday, November 9) from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The remaining members of the band say in a statement: "Doctors told us that he suffered irreparable brain damage shortly after the accident. He has been in a coma and sustained by life ...

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STATIC-X Frontman WAYNE STATIC Dead At 48

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne's publicists at FiXT Publicity. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of death, but some of Static's music industry colleagues suggested in their reactions that drugs ...

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ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA On Next Album, New Guitarist And Keeping His Voice In Shape (Audio)

Brazil's Wikimetal podcast recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ANTHRAX's latest addition, guitarist Jonathan Donais (formerly of SHADOWS FALL): Joey: "He's super good, man. Jon's a good guy to ...

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TESLA Drummer TROY LUCCKETTA Releases Debut SAVILLE ROW Album

SAVILLE ROW, the band featuring TESLA drummer Troy Luccketta, has just released its debut album, "The Way Around It", via Varese Sarabande Records. SAVILLE ROW began 2011 when Luccketta introduced Mika Greiner, former vocalist for the West Coast band REDLINE 5, to Marc Bonilla (TOY MATINEE, Keith Emerson, Ronnie Montrose), prominent guitarist and composer in ...

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KORN To Release Limited-Edition Photography Book To Celebrate Debut Album's 20th Anniversary

KORN's debut album was released on October 11, 1994. To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the band is releasing a limited-edition 300-page hardcover book including photos from the archives paired with brand new notes and commentary from the members. From the stage to the dressing room to the recording studio, you’ll have unlimited access to everything ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Discusses Music And Branding: 'We Love To Go To Unexplored Places' (Video)

On September 9, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich talked about music and branding at the Billboard studio in New York City. Joining Ulrich for a discussion of the ever-shifting rules of music and brands were Steve Pamon, JPMorgan Chase head of sports and entertainment marketing; Crush Management's Jonathan Daniel, who has overseen the careers of SIA, ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Will Be 'Letterman' Musical Guests All Next Week

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS will spend all next week as the musical guests on CBS-TV's "Late Show With David Letterman", where the band will perform a different song from its upcoming "Sonic Highways" album each night. Frontman Dave Grohl will also sit for an interview with David Letterman on Monday, October ...

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