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GOD FORBID Guitarist Launches New Rock Band

Guitarist Doc Coyle (GOD FORBID) and vocalist Ravi (PHYLLOTAXIS) have started a new rock band with drummer Moe Watson and multi-instrumentalist Aden Oxenreider. The as-yet-unnamed project is currently seeking a second guitar player. Says Coyle: "I started working on material with Ravi almost two years ago by trading files over the Internet. I was tied ...

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SCORPIONS Guitarist Speaks At Forum One Event In Lithuania (Video)

SCORPIONS guitarist Rudolf Schenker spoke about his illustrious career at the Forum One event for business leaders and managers, which took place June 1–2 in Kaunas, Lithuania. You can now watch video footage of his appearance below. Asked how his very positive and spiritual life came about, Schenker said in a 2010 interview: "What inspired ...

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MASTERPLAN: Official 'Novum Initium' Album Trailer

The official trailer for "Novum Initium", the new album from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, can be seen below. The CD will be released in Europe on June 14 and in North America on June 18 via AFM Records. "Novum Initium" track listing: 01. Per Aspera Ad Astra 02. The Game 03. Keep Your Dream Alive ...

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MASTERPLAN: 'Keep Your Dream Alive' Video Released

"Keep Your Dream Alive", the new video from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in February in the Luftverteidigungsbunker Erndtebrück, also called "Bunker Erich." "Keep Your Dream Alive" comes off MASTERPLAN's new album, "Novum Initium", which will be released on June 14 via AFM Records. "Novum Initium" track listing: ...

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ENUFF Z'NUFF Rejoined By JOHNNY MONACO

ENUFF Z'NUFF has announced the return of Johnny Monaco (guitar, vocals) for the band's summer dates, including the "80's Invasion Tour" with BANG TANGO and Ted Poley of DANGER DANGER. ENUFF Z’NUFF is an American glam rock band from Blue Island, Illinois best known for its singles "Fly High Michelle" and "New Thing". ENUFF Z’NUFF ...

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MASTERPLAN: 'The Game' Lyric Video Released

"Novum Initium", the new album from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, will be released on May 17 via AFM Records. The official lyric video for the song "The Game" can be seen below. "Novum Initium" track listing: 01. Per Aspera Ad Astra 02. The Game 03. Keep Your Dream Alive 04. Black Night Of Magic 05. ...

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MASTERPLAN: 'Novum Initium' Teaser Video Available

"Novum Initium", the new album from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, will be released on May 17 via AFM Records. The first trailer for the CD can be seen below. "Novum Initium" track listing: 01. Per Aspera Ad Astra 02. The Game 03. Keep Your Dream Alive 04. Black Night Of Magic 05. Betrayal 06. No ...

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MASTERPLAN: New Album Pushed Back To May

The release date of "Novum Initium", the new album from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, has been pushed back to May 17 from the previously announced April 26 (via AFM Records). No reason was given for the delay. "Novum Initium" track listing: 01. Per Aspera Ad Astra 02. The Game 03. Keep Your Dream Alive 04. ...

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MASTERPLAN: 'Novum Initium' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN will release their new album, "Novum Initium", on April 26 via AFM Records. The CD's cover artwork can be seen below. The band last month filmed a video for the song " Keep Your Dream Alive" in the Luftverteidigungsbunker Erndtebrück, also called "Bunker Erich." A photo of MASTERPLAN's new lineup can ...

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MASTERPLAN: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN will release their new album, "Novum Initium", on April 26 via AFM Records. The band earlier in the month filmed a video for an as-yet-undiclosed new track in the Luftverteidigungsbunker Erndtebrück, also called "Bunker Erich." A photo of MASTERPLAN's new lineup can be seen below. Joining drummer Martin "Marthus" Skaroupka (CRADLE ...

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WASTEFALL: New Lineup Revealed

Reactivated Greek progressive heavy metal band WASTEFALL has amicably parted ways with keyboardist Christos Kyrkilis. The group states: "Since Domenik [Papaemmanouil, guitar/vocals] is more than efficient, he is going to take charge the keyboards concerning the studio recordings. It's better for the chemistry of the band to remain as a quartet." In other news, since ...

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220 VOLT Unveils New Lineup

Veteran Swedish hard rockers 220 VOLT have announced the addition of singer Anders Engberg (pictured below; THERION, LION'S SHARE) to the group's ranks. The band's current line is completed by founding members Thomas Drevin and Mats Karlsson on guitar, returning drummer Peter Hermansson and Mike Krusenberg on bass. "The time is right," says Karlsson in ...

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MARK TREMONTI Guitar Workshop (Video)

Bonedo.de, the biggest German online portal for musicians, recently conducted an interview with CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist and TREMONTI frontman Mark Tremonti. You can now watch the chat below. VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen made his first appearance as part of Tremonti's solo band in September 2012 at a show in ...

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Sweden's 220 VOLT Is Back!

Veteran Swedish hard rockers 220 VOLT have announced their return with a new lineup and material. The band has been writing and recording demos for a couple of months and plans for to release some new music this spring. A full album will surface in the fall. 220 VOLT describes its new songs as "as ...

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