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GEOFF TATE: 'I'm Very Lucky That I Have A Strong Voice And My Body Is Still Pretty Active And Physical'

The "Music Mania" podcast recently conducted an interview with former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate about his 30th-anniversary tour for QUEENSRŸCHE's landmark "Operation: Mindcrime" concept album. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the stage show for "Operation: Mindcrime": Geoff: "We're really just ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE Kicks Off 'Operation: Mindcrime' 30th-Anniversary U.S. Tour In Lancaster

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark concept album "Operation: Mindcrime", original QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate and his band, OPERATION: MINDCRIME, are performing the platinum-selling album (released May 3, 1988) from beginning to end in its entirety, along with a set full of greatest hits including "Silent Lucidity" and "Jet City Woman". Fan-filmed video ...

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GEOFF TATE Announces More 'Operation: Mindcrime' 30th-Anniversary U.S. Tour Dates

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark concept album "Operation: Mindcrime", original QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate and his band, OPERATION: MINDCRIME, will perform the platinum-selling album (released May 3, 1988) from beginning to end in its entirety, along with a set full of greatest hits including "Silent Lucidity" and "Jet City Woman". The "Mindcrime" ...

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BEN WELLS On New BLACK STONE CHERRY Album 'Family Tree': 'We've Finally Embraced That We're A Southern Blues Rock And Roll Band'

Tristan Pratt of The Metal Tris recently conducted an interview with guitarist Ben Wells of Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the "unique aspects" of BLACK STONE CHERRY's sound: Ben: "I don't know… that's a unique question in itself. I think ...

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Watch BLACK STONE CHERRY Perform In JIMI HENDRIX's 1960s London Flat

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY recently gave an exclusive performance inside Jimi Hendrix's 1960s London Mayfair flat of "Tired Of The Rain" and their brand new single, "Bad Habit", from the band's upcoming album, "Family Tree". Check out video footage below from Guitar Interactive magazine. "Family Tree" will be released on April 20 via Mascot ...

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Pretend We're Dead - L7

In-between Wendy O. Williams and PUSSY RIOT there was L7. Frequently hailed as a foundation block to the Riot Grrrl movement, L7 was more like the audile representation of Tank Girl and her smarmy squadron of nut-busting, nuke-fried punks. It's not just because the group's song "Shove" made it into the Lori Petty-portrayed film adaptation. ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY Drummer On 'Family Tree' Album: 'It's Really Neat'

Drummer John Fred Young and bassist Jon Lawhon of the Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY were recently interviewed by Ticketmaster UK. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's new album, "Family Tree": Jon: "This was a very self-done, in-house record. I've been doing artwork ...

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Watch BLACK STONE CHERRY's 'Bad Habit' Video

The official music video for "Bad Habit", a brand new song from Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Family Tree", which will be released on April 20 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. "Family Tree" is the much-anticipated follow up to 2016's "Kentucky". As ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY: Trailer For 'Family Tree' Album

A trailer for "Family Tree", the new album from Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY, is available below. The disc will be released on April 20 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. "Family Tree" is the much-anticipated follow up to 2016's "Kentucky". As was the case on "Kentucky", the BLACK STONE CHERRY members opted to produce and ...

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Listen To BLACK STONE CHERRY's New Song 'Bad Habit'

"Bad Habit", a brand new song from Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Family Tree", which will be released on April 20 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. "Family Tree" is the much-anticipated follow up to 2016's "Kentucky". As was the case on "Kentucky", ...

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ANVIL Announces Spring 2018 U.S. Tour

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will embark on a U.S. tour in late spring. The trek starts May 2 in Buffalo, New York and runs through June 16 in Canton, Ohio. Tour dates: May 02 - Buffalo, NY @ Buffalo Iron Works May 03 - New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge May 04 - Boston, ...

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Former MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist 'FAST' EDDIE CLARKE Dead At 67

Former MOTÖRHEAD and FASTWAY guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke passed away yesterday (January 10) after a battle with pneumonia. He was 67 years old. Clarke was a member of MOTÖRHEAD from 1976 until 1982. He was one-third of the band's classic lineup, which also included drummer Philthy "Animal" Taylor, who died in November 2015 of liver ...

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Pounding The Pavement - ANVIL

ANVIL: the band you love to love. Whatever Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner hoped to achieve for themselves with their heartfelt, quasi-documentary film "Anvil! The Story of Anvil", it can't have put them in any better position. These Canadian working stiffs have given it their all to make an impact following their lauded film ...

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ANVIL: Lyric Video For New Song 'Ego'

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will release their new album, "Pounding The Pavement", on January 19, 2018 via SPV/Steamhammer as a digipak version (including one bonus track and poster), two-LP gatefold colored version, digital download and stream. The disc was produced at the Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn in the northwest of Germany, where ANVIL found not ...

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HEAVEN & EARTH Releases Video For 'Hard To Kill' Title Track

The official video for "Hard To Kill", the title track of the fourth studio album from Los Angeles-based hard rockers HEAVEN & EARTH, can be seen below. The disc was released on October 6 via Quarto Valley Records. Founded by British-born, blues-rock guitar virtuoso Stuart Smith, HEAVEN & EARTH specializes in melodic, hard rock in ...

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ANVIL To Release 'Pounding The Pavement' Album In January

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will release their new album, "Pounding The Pavement", on January 19, 2018 via SPV/Steamhammer as a digipak version (including one bonus track and poster), two-LP gatefold colored version, digital download and stream. The disc was produced at the Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn in the northwest of Germany, where ANVIL found not ...

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HEAVEN & EARTH: 'The Game Has Changed' Lyric Video

"Hard To Kill", the fourth studio album from Los Angeles-based hard rockers HEAVEN & EARTH, will be released on October 6 via Quarto Valley Records. A lyric video for the song "The Game Has Changed", taken from "Hard To Kill", can be seen below. Founded by British-born, blues-rock guitar virtuoso Stuart Smith, HEAVEN & EARTH ...

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HEAVEN & EARTH To Release 'Hard To Kill' Album In September

Quarto Valley Records has set a September 29 release date for "Hard To Kill", the fourth studio album from Los Angeles-based hard rockers HEAVEN & EARTH. Founded by British-born, blues-rock guitar virtuoso Stuart Smith, HEAVEN & EARTH specializes in melodic, hard rock in the vein of DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW and BAD COMPANY. HEAVEN & EARTH's ...

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IN THIS MOMENT's 'Blood' Album Certified Gold In U.S.

IN THIS MOMENT's 2012 album "Blood" was certified gold for sales of half a million units on May 10 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America). In February 2016, the RIAA began including on-demand audio and video streams and a track sale equivalent in determining which releases get the coveted album awards, a change ...

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