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MIKE PORTNOY's Project With STEVE MORSE, NEAL MORSE, DAVE LARUE: Studio Reports Available

Drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, TRANSATLANTIC), guitarist Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, DIXIE DREGS), multi-instrumentalist Neal Morse (TRANSATLANTIC, SPOCK'S BEARD), bassist Dave LaRue (DIXIE DREGS) and vocalist Casey McPherson (ALPHA REV, ENDOCHINE) have joined forces in a brand new project. The as-yet-unnamed band recently entered the studio to begin work on a new album, due later ...

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TAKARA Announces Second-Ever Concert

U.S. rockers TAKARA will play their second concert ever as the support act for QUIET RIOT on Thursday, February 3 at Club Brixton in Redondo Beach, California. Tickets in advance for the show are $15. Tickets will be $20 at the door the night of the show. All people who buy tickets from the band ...

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MIKE PORTNOY, STEVE MORSE, NEAL MORSE, DAVE LARUE Join Forces In New Project

Drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, TRANSATLANTIC), guitarist Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, DIXIE DREGS), multi-instrumentalist Neal Morse (TRANSATLANTIC, SPOCK'S BEARD), bassist Dave LaRue (DIXIE DREGS) and vocalist Casey McPherson (ALPHA REV, ENDOCHINE) have joined forces in a brand new project. The as-yet-unnamed band has just entered the studio to begin work on a new album, due ...

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DIVINE HERESY Frontman Joins SEKOND SKYN

New Jersey hard rock quintet SEKOND SKYN has announced the addition of singer Travis Neal (DIVINE HERESY, THE BEREAVED) to the group's ranks. Immediate plans for the band are to write and record new material and to get back on the road as soon as possible. Commented Neal: "The writing is coming along nicely and ...

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ALICE COOPER Band Members Comment On ROCK HALL Induction News

With its upcoming induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, ALICE COOPER is acknowledged as one of the most influential bands in rock history. At inception forty years ago, the group shocked the world so fundamentally that it seems to have taken a preternaturally long time for their incredible talent to be recognized. ...

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STORMZONE: 'Secret Gateway' Video Released

"Secret Gateway", the new video from the Irish band STORMZONE, can be viewed below. The clip features footage from the band's performance at last year's Raismes Fest in Raismes, France. The song comes off the group's latest album, "Death Dealer", which was released in Europe on April 26 (three days earlier in Germany) via SPV/Steamhammer ...

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MARCO MENDOZA Interviewed By Slovakia's ROCK.SK (Video)

Slovakian rock webmagazine Rock.sk conducted an interview with bassist extraordinaire Marco Mendoza when he visited Banska Bystrica, Slovakia on October 27, 2010 for a bass clinic. You can watch the chat in two parts below. Mendoza recently released his second solo album, "Casa Mendoza", on Mascot Records. "Casa Mendoza" is a Latin-flavored melodic ...

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RAUNCHY: New Video Interview, Performance Footage

Loud TV conducted an interview with drummer Morten Toft Hansen of Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY during the band's current European tour with SYBREED and THREAT SIGNAL. The 21-minute clip, which includes performance footage, can be viewed below. As previously reported, regular RAUNCHY vocalist Kasper Thomsen was forced to sit out the band's current trek "for ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO With TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA: Las Vegas Concert Footage Available

Video footage of legendary hard rock singer Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) performing with TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA on November 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada can be viewed below. In a recent interview with Sweden's Metal Shrine, Soto stated about his involvement with TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, "I've known the musical director and guitar player, Al Pitrelli ...

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JOURNEY Not Reuniting With STEVE PERRY

The Pulse of Radio reports that former JOURNEY frontman Steve Perry, who left the band 12 years ago, is said to be eager to reunite with his bandmates following the continued success of the band's 1981 hit "Don't Stop Believin'", which was most recently featured on the Fox show "Glee". According to London's Daily Star, ...

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DIVINE HERESY Frontman Rehearsing For RAUNCHY Vocalist Gig (Video)

Video footage of DIVINE HERESY frontman Travis Neal rehearsing for his current gig as the stand-in vocalist for Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY can be viewed below. As previously reported, regular RAUNCHY vocalist Kasper Thomsen was forced to sit out the band's trek with SYBREED and THREAT SIGNAL "for family and personal reasons." The tour kicked ...

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HIM: 'SWRMXS' Official Remix Album Coming In December

"SWRMXS", the official remix album of HIM's "Screamworks: Love In Theory and Practice", will be released on December 7. The LP — featuring HIM songs remixed by Tiesto, Morgan Page, Gavin Russom and more — will be available online on iTunes, Beatport and other digital retailers. The physical album will be available exclusively in stores ...

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JOURNEY To Tour U.K. With STYX, FOREIGNER

JOURNEY will be joined by STYX and FOREIGNER on a U.K. tour next scheduled for next summer. The dates include: June 04 - London, UK - Wembley Arena June 05 - Birmingham, UK - NIA June 07 - Newcastle, UK - Metro Radio Arena June 08 - Manchester, UK - Evening News Arena June 09 ...

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DIVINE HERESY Singer To Join RAUNCHY For European Tour

Vocalist Kasper Thomsen will sit out RAUNCHY's upcoming European tour with SYBREED and THREAT SIGNAL "for family and personal reasons" and will be temporarily replaced by "good friend" Travis Neal from DIVINE HERESY. The trek is scheduled to kick off on November 13 in Bournemouth, U.K. "A Discord Electric", the new album from RAUNCHY, was ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY: Why I Am Not In VAN HALEN

Bassist Michael Anthony will discuss his split with VAN HALEN during an appearance on the second episode of the sixth season of "That Metal Show", which is scheduled to air on VH1 Classic on Saturday, October 23 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. A preview clip can be viewed below. Also scheduled to appear in the episode ...

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TRANSATLANTIC: 'Whirld Tour 2010' DVD/CD Detailed

Seven years after the announcement of their creative break, the original members of prog rock supergroup TRANSATLANTICRoine Stolt (THE FLOWER KINGS), Pete Trewavas (MARILLION), Neal Morse (ex-SPOCK'S BEARD) and Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER) — got together again and recorded a new studio album titled "The Whirlwind", which went on to be TRANSATLANTIC's best-selling ...

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TAKARA: New Lineup Announced

U.S. rockers TAKARA will play their first show in many years on October 30 at Paladino's in Tarzana, California. A posting on the band's MySpace page reads, "Attendees of this performance can expect to hear a set of music from TAKARA that spans their entire music career catalogue, from their first album, 'Eternal Faith', all ...

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