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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE To Perform With TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA In Cleveland

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale will join TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA on stage on December 30 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio to perform the song "Forget About The Blame (Moon Version)", the first radio single from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's newest release, "Letters From The Labyrinth". Hale will join TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA for both performances that day (3:30 ...

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TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

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VINNY APPICE, RUDY SARZO, CRAIG GOLDY Join Forces In MASTERS OF CLASSIC ROCK

MASTERS OF CLASSIC ROCK, the new project featuring guitarist Craig Goldy (DIO), drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO), singer Doogie White (MICHAEL SCHENKER'S TEMPLE OF ROCK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, RAINBOW), bassist Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO) and keyboardist Wayne Findlay (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) will embark on a tour of Russia in ...

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Video: WHITESNAKE Performs In Dublin

Fan-filmed video footage of WHITESNAKE's December 6 performance at 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland can be seen below. WHITESNAKE's new touring lineup — David Coverdale (vocals), Joel Hoekstra (guitar), Reb Beach (guitar), Michael Devin (bass), Tommy Aldridge (drums) and Michele Luppi (keyboards) — made its live debut on May 28 at Northern Quest Casino in Airway ...

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Revengeance - CONAN

It takes a lot of balls to call your metal band CONAN, much as it would KULL, RED SONJA, KA-ZAR, FAFHRD or, shudder to think, GROO — even if there is an ATTILA out there and a couple of KUBLAI KHAN's over the course of time in the genre's history. The British metal trio CONAN ...

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THREAT SIGNAL Signs With AGONIA RECORDS

Agonia Records has announced the signing of Canadian melodic thrash metal powerhouse THREAT SIGNAL to a worldwide deal. The band has finished recording its long-awaited fourth studio album, "Disconnect", for an early 2016 release. Since their critically acclaimed debut offering "Under Reprisal" (2006), which won the Canadian Recording Of The Year Award at the Hamilton ...

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ANTHRAX: 'For All Kings' Track Listing, Formats Unveiled

ANTHRAX will release its long-awaited new album, "For All Kings", on February 26, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The band has just uploaded a new trailer. Watch Joey Belladonna, Jonathan Donais, Frank Bello, Charlie Benante and Scott Ian talk about what fans can expect from ANTHRAX's upcoming album below. "For All Kings" will be available on ...

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RESURRECTION KINGS Feat. VINNY APPICE, CRAIG GOLDY: 'Distant Prayer' Song Streaming

"Distant Prayer", a song from RESURRECTION KINGS — new so-called "supergroup" featuring singer Chas West (TRIBE OF GYPSIES, LYNCH MOB), guitarist Craig Goldy (DIO, GIUFFRIA, ROUGH CUTT, DIO DISCIPLES), bassist Sean McNabb (DOKKEN, GREAT WHITE) and drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from ...

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Video: WHITESNAKE Performs In Sofia, Bulgaria

Fan-filmed video footage of WHITESNAKE's November 24 performance in Sofia, Bulgaria can be seen below. WHITESNAKE's new touring lineup — David Coverdale (vocals), Joel Hoekstra (guitar), Reb Beach (guitar), Michael Devin (bass), Tommy Aldridge (drums) and Michele Luppi (keyboards) — made its live debut on May 28 at Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, Washington. ...

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WHITESNAKE's Video For 'The Gypsy' From 'The Purple Album'

WHITESNAKE has released a video for "The Gypsy", a song from the band's twelfth studio album, "The Purple Album", released in May via Frontiers Music Srl. The clip contains footage from WHITESNAKE's "The Purple Tour", which kicked off in the U.S. several days after the CD's release. "The Purple Album" is billed as "a re-imagination ...

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's 'Letters From The Labyrinth' Cracks U.S. Top 10

"Letters From The Labyrinth", the new album from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, the collaboration between longtime SAVATAGE singer/songwriter Jon Oliva and producer Paul O'Neill, entered The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 7 with first-week sales of just over 45,000 units. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, ...

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ANTHRAX: 'For All Kings' Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

ANTHRAX will release its long-awaited new album, "For All Kings", on February 26, 2016 via Megaforce in North America and Nuclear Blast in Europe. The cover artwork for "For All Kings" can be seen below. Says ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante: "The cover art for this record is again done by Alex Ross, who is probably ...

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IMPELLITTERI: 'Face The Enemy' Video Released

"Face The Enemy", the new video from IMPELLITTERI, can be seen below. The band creates one of the heaviest and most haunting riffs of its career with this new song. It was recorded at NRG studios where Slash, LINKIN PARK and LAMB OF GOD tracked some of their recent albums. IMPELLITTERI guitarist and mainman Chris ...

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VOLBEAT Parts Ways With Bassist ANDERS KJØLHOLM

In connection with the planning and preparation of VOLBEAT's extensive future plans and wishes for 2016 and onward, the Danish/American rock 'n' rollers have parted ways with bassist Anders Kjølholm. All matters related hereto have been mutually and respectfully agreed upon. VOLBEAT guitarist/vocalist Michael Poulsen and drummer Jon Larsen elaborate: "Anders has been a loyal ...

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Video: ANTHRAX Performs New Song 'Evil Twin' In Spain

Fan-filmed video footage of ANTHRAX performing a new song, "Evil Twin", in Madrid and Barcelona during the Spanish leg of the band's current European tour with SLAYER can be seen below. "Evil Twin" is taken from ANTHRAX's long-awaited new album, "For All Kings", which will be released on February 26, 2016 via Megaforce in North ...

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LAMB OF GOD Announces U.S. Tour With ANTHRAX

Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in January/February 2016. Direct support on the trek will come from ANTHRAX The trek will begin on Friday, January 15 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and visit several major U.S. markets before coming to a close in Los Angeles, California on February 12. General ...

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SCORPION CHILD: Lyric Video For New Song 'She Sings, I Kill'

Austin heavy psych-rockers SCORPION CHILD have released a brand new single, "She Sings, I Kill". This new track gives us a furtive glimpse into the Texans' highly anticipated upcoming sophomore album. Aryn Jonathan Black returns with his rich, electrifying vocals interweaved with the groove-laden riffs of guitarist Christopher Jay Cowart and the sauntering bass work ...

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ANTHRAX: Video Footage Of Valencia Concert

Spain's EMP Live has uploaded video footage of ANTHRAX's November 2 concert in Valencia. Check out the clip below. ANTHRAX will release its long-awaited new album, "For All Kings", on February 26, 2016 via Megaforce in North America and Nuclear Blast in Europe. Beginning in the fall of 2014, ANTHRAXCharlie Benante ...

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RESURRECTION KINGS Feat. VINNY APPICE, CRAIG GOLDY: 'Who Do You Run To' Video

Frontiers Music Srl will release of the highly anticipated self-titled debut album from RESURRECTION KINGS on January 29, 2016. RESURRECTION KINGS is a new so-called "supergroup" featuring singer Chas West (TRIBE OF GYPSIES, LYNCH MOB), guitarist Craig Goldy (DIO, GIUFFRIA, ROUGH CUTT, DIO DISCIPLES), bassist Sean McNabb (DOKKEN, GREAT WHITE) and drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, ...

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