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JOSH TODD On Fronting Short-Lived Group With SLASH And DUFF MCKAGAN: 'It Felt Like BUCKCHERRY, But With Really Great Players'

During a recent appearance on the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, BUCKCHERRY vocalist Josh Todd discussed the brief period in 2002 in which he fronted an unnamed group with then-former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash and Duff McKagan, who would later go on to form VELVET REVOLVER. "At the time, we were done with the 'Time ...

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BUCKCHERRY Vocalist Hints At 15th-Anniversary Reissue Of '15'

During a recent appearance on the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, BUCKCHERRY vocalist Josh Todd discussed the unexpected success of the band's multi-platinum third album, 2005's "15". "[We were] hanging on by the seat of our pants," Todd said. "We were all working day jobs before that. We were all broke. We were just doing what ...

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SOULFLY Announces 'The Summoning' 2020 North American Tour

SOULFLY will embark on "The Summoning" North American tour in February. Kicking off on February 1 at the Marquee Theater in Tempe Arizona, the trek will make stops in Portland, Toronto, and New Orleans before ending on March 12 at the Warehouse Live in Houston, Texas. Direct support on the tour will come from TOXIC ...

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THE BLACK CROWES' RICH ROBINSON On Reconnecting With Brother CHRIS: 'Family Is More Important' Than Anything Else

Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson spoke to Marci Wiser of the 95.5 KLOS radio station about their 46-date summer tour, marking THE BLACK CROWES' first shows together since 2013. The group will perform its multi-platinum 1990 debut album "Shake Your Money Maker" in its entirety, along with a smattering of other hits and favorites. THE ...

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JOSH HOMME And BRODY DALLE Have Filed For Legal Separation

According to TMZ, Josh Homme's wife has filed for separation after 12 years of marriage. THE DISTILLERS' Brody Dalle filed the documents on Friday (November 15). The QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman and Dalle got married in 2007 and have three children, 13-year-old daughter Camille, 8-year-old son Orrin, and 3-year-old ...

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Listen To New SUICIDE SILENCE Songs 'Meltdown' And 'Love Me To Death'

California-based extreme metal titans SUICIDE SILENCE will release their sixth studio album, "Become The Hunter", on February 14, 2020 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, HATEBREED) at The Omen Room and mixed by Josh Wilbur (TRIVIUM, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Ted Jensen (PANTERA, DEFTONES, SLIPKNOT) mastered ...

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Watch GRETA VAN FLEET Perform In Amsterdam

Fan-filmed video footage of GRETA VAN FLEET's November 12 concert at AFAS Live in Amsterdam, Netherlands can be seen below. A new song from GRETA VAN FLEET, "Always There", was released in September. The track was originally recorded for inclusion on the band's debut album, last year's "Anthem Of The Peaceful Army", but it was ...

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HANSI KÜRSCH Thinks 'Legacy Of The Dark Lands' Orchestral Album Is BLIND GUARDIAN's 'Magnum Opus'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with frontman Hansi Kürsch of German power metal veterans BLIND GUARDIAN. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On BLIND GUARDIAN's new all-orchestral album, "Twilight Orchestra: Legacy Of The Dark Lands": Hansi: "The ...

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MACHINE HEAD 'Fan' Throws Beer On Band's Soundboard, Takes It 'Completely Out Of Commission' During London Concert (Video)

MACHINE HEAD was forced to perform with a "compromised" sound for part of its concert last night (Saturday, November 2) at the at O2 Academy Brixton in London, England after an "asshole" threw "a full 32-ounce beer" on the band's soundboard, completely taking it out of commission during the "Burn My Eyes" portion of the ...

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SOULFLY: Pro-Shot Video Of Entire Performance At ALCATRAZ HARD ROCK & METAL FESTIVAL

ARTE Concert has uploaded professionally filmed video footage of SOULFLY's entire performance at this year's Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival, which was held in August in Kortrijk, Belgium. Check it out below. SOULFLY's latest album, "Ritual", was released in October 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed ...

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EMMURE Completes New Album, Releases 'Pigs Ear' Single

Following the monumental success of their last album, "Look At Yourself", and countless tours over the last several years, metallic hardcore juggernauts EMMURE have recently wrapped up the recording of their highly anticipated, eighth studio album that's due out in 2020 from SharpTone Records. Today, the band has unveiled the first taste of what's to ...

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TRIVIUM Collaborates With Legendary Portuguese Artist TOY

TRIVIUM has teamed with the legendary Portuguese artist Toy (real name: António Manuel Neves Ferrão) to release a reimagined version of his song "Coração Não Tem Idade (Vou Beijar)". Available now on all streaming platforms, the recording finds TRIVIUM and Toy joining forces to deliver a heavy a take on the classic track sung entirely ...

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NITA STRAUSS's Second Solo Album 'Is Very Much On The Way'

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, says that her second solo album "is very much on the way." Strauss's upcoming disc, which is tentatively due in late 2020, will be the follow-up to her first solo album, "Controlled Chaos", released last year via Sumerian Records. Nita offered an update ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE To Release 'Become The Hunter' Album In Early 2020

California-based extreme metal titans SUICIDE SILENCE will release their sixth studio album, "Become The Hunter", in early 2020 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SEPULTURA, HATEBREED) at The Omen Room and mixed by Josh Wilbur (TRIVIUM, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Ted Jensen (PANTERA, DEFTONES, SLIPKNOT) mastered the ...

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THE DARKNESS Frontman Says GRETA VAN FLEET Has 'Potential To Be Amazing': 'They're Going To Need Some Better Songs'

THE DARKNESS frontman Justin Hawkins has defended GRETA VAN FLEET over accusations that the Michigan rockers have ripped off LED ZEPPELIN. Despite the fact that GRETA VAN FLEET has managed to sell out shows all over the world, the four-piece has been criticized for channeling a sound uncannily similar to LED ZEPPELIN, with some music ...

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