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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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RITCHIE BLACKMORE Says JOE LYNN TURNER Should Have Been Honored By ROCK HALL For His Work With DEEP PURPLE

On Friday night, April 8, Brooklyn, New York's Barclays Center hosted the 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, welcoming a star-studded class that included DEEP PURPLE, which had been eligible for induction for two decades. METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich inducted DEEP PURPLE into the institution, after which the current lineup of DEEP ...

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WHITE WIZZARD Releases New Single And Video 'Break Out'

WHITE WIZZARD's James J LaRue-directed video for the song "Break Out" can be seen below. The track is described in a press release as "fast and furious, etched with the signature WHITE WIZZARD sound." The original 2008 WHITE WIZZARD lineup of singer James Paul Luna, guitarist James J LaRue, bassist Jon Leon and drummer Tyler ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Performs At The Troubadour: Video Footage And Photos

GUNS N' ROSES began its reunion campaign on Friday night (April 1) with an intimate show at the Troubadour nightclub in West Hollywood, California, where a lineup featuring Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan, guitarist Richard Fortus, keyboard player Dizzy Reed and drummer Frank Ferrer took the stage just around midnight, opening with "It's So Easy" ...

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The Astonishing - DREAM THEATER

Coming into a DREAM THEATER album, one sometimes suspects the band is out to build their own "Tales From Topographic Oceans" minus YES's copious splooges of ultra-weirdness—the latter being a double album both revered and reviled. DREAM THEATER's latest work, "The Astonishing", is hardly "Topographic Oceans", yet if you're hanging all the way through this ...

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