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MASTODON's TROY SANDERS: Playing With THIN LIZZY Was 'One Of The Most Special Moments Of My Entire Life'

Troy Sanders from Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON played bass for iconic rockers THIN LIZZY during their summer 2019 run of European festival appearances to commemorate 50 years since the formation of the original band and 40 years since the release of the seminal "Black Rose" album. Sanders joined guitarist Scott Gorham, Darren Wharton on keyboards, ...

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ANTHRAX Introduces 'Evil Twin I' And 'Evil Twin II'

Not all evil is wicked...especially when it comes with a pedigree, is presented in a fantastic bottle, and was curated by a metal band that has a proven track record for choosing some excellent spirits. Such is the case with ANTHRAX's "Evil Twin I" and "Evil Twin II", the band's brand new, limited-edition, award-winning, high-end ...

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Video: QUIET RIOT Plays First Concert After FRANKIE BANALI's Death

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's first concert after drummer Frankie Banali's death can be seen below. The group, which now features drummer Johnny Kelly (DANZIG, TYPE O NEGATIVE), played on October 9 at at the Grand Stage Amphitheater near Urich, Missouri. Banali, who joined QUIET RIOT in 1982 and played on its breakthrough album, ...

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SCOTT STAPP Postpones European Tour Until 2022

Scott Stapp has announced the postponement of his European tour, which was scheduled to take place this October/November. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the trek is now being pushed to early 2022, kicking of in Leeds, U.K. on February 10. "The Survivor Tour Europe 2022" dates: Feb. 10 - UK - Leeds / Warehouse ...

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Former AC/DC Bassist PAUL MATTERS Dies

Former AC/DC bassist Paul Matters has died. The news of his passing was revealed by his friend Rod Wescombe as well as AC/DC biographer Jesse Fink, author of the book "Bon: The Last Highway". According to Wikipedia, Matters joined AC/DC in 1975 after the recording of the band's debut album, "High ...

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EUROPE Announces 'Friday Nights With Europe The Band', A Visual Series Of Songs Recorded During Lockdown

EUROPE has announced the release of a special series of audio-visual delights via the band's YouTube channel and social media sites under the banner "Friday Nights With Europe The Band". The Swedish hard rockers will broadcast every Friday, starting October 23 running five weeks, special re-recordings of some of the band's greatest songs recorded individually ...

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Watch JEFF SCOTT SOTO's Music Video For 'Without You'

The official music video for the song "Without You" from veteran hard rock vocalist Jeff Scott Soto can be seen below. The track is taken his new upcoming album, "Wide Awake (In My Dreamland)", which will be released on November 6 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by and written with Alessandro Del Vecchio, the release ...

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BABYMETAL Releases Music Video For 'BxMxC'

Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL has released a music video for the song "BxMxC". The track originally only appeared on the Japanese version of the band's third studio album, "Metal Galaxy", which was released in October 2019 via earMUSIC/Edel. The follow-up to 2016's "Metal Resistance" is based on the concept of "The Odyssey Of Metal Galaxy". ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Trailer For '50 Heavy Metal Years' Book

Last month, JUDAS PRIEST and Rufus Publications announced the publication of the first-ever official JUDAS PRIEST book documenting the band's extensive history over the last 50 years. Titled "Judas Priest - 50 Heavy Metal Years", the book has been put together by David Silver, Ross Halfin and Jayne Andrews. The official trailer for "Judas Priest ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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BURNING POOLS Feat. Former SMASHING PUMPKINS Bassist GINGER POOLEY: 'Bang Bang' Music Video

BURNING POOLS, the rock trio led by former SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Ginger Pooley, has released the official music video for its latest single, "Bang Bang". BURNING POOLS has been long in the making. Ginger and husband Kristopher Pooley had been demoing songs showcasing Ginger's penchant for empowering protest lyrics clothed in pop hooks, when they ...

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