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BABYMETAL: New Revelation From The Fox God

Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL released a legend map depicting its entire 10th-anniversary year. It was also revealed that as the grand finale of BABYMETAL's 10th anniversary year, on Sunday, October 10, the group's 10-year legend since 2010 will be "sealed" from the world. BABYMETAL's 10th anniversary year began on October 10 of last year and ...

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PETER TÄGTGREN On Final LINDEMANN Tour: 'It Was Not Really My Cup Of Tea At All'

In a new interview with the "I Ask No One" video podcast, Swedish multi-instrumentalist Peter Tägtgren was asked about the final tour he played with LINDEMANN, his collaborative project with vocalist Till Lindemann of German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It was very successful — definitely. It was not really my ...

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DESTRUCTION Performs Without Founding Guitarist MIKE SIFRINGER At Austrian Festival; Frontman SCHMIER Explains

German thrashers DESTRUCTION performed without founding guitarist Michael "Mike" Sifringer on July 16 at the Area 53 Festival in Leoben, Austria. Earlier today (Friday, July 30), DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier took to his Facebook page to address questions about Mike's absence, writing: "I have received several messages, why we have played with a different guitarist in ...

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Watch STYX Perform At YORK STATE FAIR

Fan-filmed video footage of STYX's July 24 performance at the York State Fair in York, Pennsylvania can be seen below. The setlist was as follows: 01. The Fight Of Our Lives 02. Blue Collar Man (Long Nights) 03. The Grand Illusion 04. Lady 05. Rockin' The Paradise 06. Crash Of The Crown 07. Miss America ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announces 17th Studio Album, 'Senjutsu'

BMG will release IRON MAIDEN's 17th studio album, "Senjutsu", the band's first in six years, on September 3. It was recorded in Paris with longstanding producer Kevin Shirley and co-produced by Steve Harris. It was preceded on Thursday, July 15 by an already highly acclaimed animated video for the first single "The Writing On The ...

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'Fender 75 Years': Official History Of Legendary Guitar And Amp Maker Coming In September

Ubiquitous in the music world, Fender guitars and amplifiers are also icons in popular culture, their shapes and sounds instantly recognizable. Authoritatively written and lavishly illustrated, "Fender 75 Years" (Motorbooks, September 21, 2021) is the officially licensed anniversary celebration of the company and its legendary instruments. From Fender's first instrument — a lap steel guitar ...

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GAMMA RAY To Release '30 Years Live Anniversary' Album In September

Hamburg, Germany's GAMMA RAY has delivered impressive statements of its own musical philosophy to the worldwide heavy metal community for more than 30 years now. Founded and fronted by Kai Hansen after his departure from the famous German power metal band HELLOWEEN, GAMMA RAY recorded 11 studio albums between 1989 and 2015. Alongside Dirk Schlächter ...

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GWAR To Release 'Scumdogs Live' In September

Last year when everyone else was stuck at home, your Lords and Masters GWAR braved the pandemic to reunite with their lost Scumdog brethren for an evening of pure shock rock madness they dubbed "Scumdogs XXX Live". The show, which was billed as a "once-in-a-lifetime" pay-per-view event, was filmed in an empty crack house in ...

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YES To Release 'The Quest' Album In October

YES — consisting of Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison and Billy Sherwood — will release its new studio album, "The Quest", on October 1 via InsideOut Music/Sony Music. Containing 11 songs — eight on the main CD with three extra tracks on a bonus CD — "The Quest" will be available on ...

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DORO: 'Triumph And Agony Live' Artwork And Track Listing Revealed

In celebration of 35 years of WARLOCK's "Triumph And Agony" album, Doro Pesch will release "Triumph And Agony Live" in various formats, including CD, vinyl, cassette, DVD, Blu-ray, and a huge box set, on September 24 through Doro's own label, Rare Diamonds Productions. The "Triumph And Agony" artwork centers on Geoffrey Gillespie's famous original drawing ...

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FRANK MARINO Announces 'Immediate Retirement From Touring' Due To 'Debilitating Medical Condition'

Frank Marino, the legendary Canadian guitarist and leader of the band MAHOGANY RUSH, has announced his retirement from touring after developing an "unexpected and debilitating" medical condition. The 66-year-old musician has not revealed any specific details about the condition, but said that it has made it "impossible" for him to play shows. In a statement ...

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DAVID COVERDALE: 'I've Always Challenged Myself As A Singer'

During an appearance on acclaimed guitarist Joe Bonamassa's hit interview series "Live From Nerdville", WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale spoke about his evolution as a vocalist. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I've always challenged myself as a singer. And, of course, those [early] songs become more challenging as you get older. Just like you — ...

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RAMMSTEIN's TILL LINDEMANN Releases 'I Hate Kids' Short Movie

RAMMSTEIN singer Till Lindemann has released a short movie titled "Ich Hasse Kinder" (English translation: "I Hate Kids"). The film, which was directed by Serghey Grey and produced by Lindemann and Anar Reiband, can be seen below. The "Ich Hasse Kinder" short movie arrives a month after the release of Till's single of the same ...

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STYX Releases Lyric Video For 'Reveries'

The official lyric video for "Reveries" from STYX can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest studio album, "Crash Of The Crown", which came out on June 18 via the band's label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe. The legendary rockers — James "JY" Young (lead vocals, guitars), Tommy Shaw (lead vocals, guitars), Chuck ...

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ZZ TOP Announces Massive 2021-2022 North American Tour

After a sixteen-month hiatus, necessitated by the worldwide pandemic, ZZ TOP has announced it is going back out on tour, with dates starting next month in Iowa, Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia. The band's last in-person performance took place at the San Antonio Stock Show And Rodeo on Valentine's Day, February ...

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SHADOWS FALL Announces December 2021 Reunion Show

SHADOWS FALL, the Massachusetts metal band which was at the forefront of the New Wave of American Metal scene that dominated the '00s, will reunite to play a one-off show at The Palladium in Worcester in their native Massachusetts. The show is set for Saturday, December 18, 2021. UNEARTH, DARKEST HOUR, WITHIN THE RUINS, SWORN ...

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