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Former MACHINE HEAD Members Join Forces With SHINEDOWN Bassist For Cover Of ALICE IN CHAINS' 'No Excuses'

Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD, VIO-LENCE), Marta Demmel (BLEEDING THROUGH), Dave McClain (MACHINE HEAD, SACRED REICH) and Eric Bass (SHINEDOWN) have joined forces to record a quarantine cover version of ALICE IN CHAINS' "No Excuses". Regarding how the cover came together, Demmel said: "'No Excuses' is a song I had been wanting to cover with our ...

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Damnation Is My Salvation - WITCHES HAMMER

WITCHES HAMMER first began their death rumblings way back in the mid-eighties, and now the band is simply legendary in the extreme metal underground. Their reputation has only been solidified by the fact that key member Marco Banco played on BLASPHEMY's 1990 war metal benchmark "Fallen Angel of Doom….". The guitarist looks gargantuan and Herculean ...

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Watch APOCALYPTICA Play Set From Rehearsal Space

On Saturday, April 25, Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA livestreamed a performance from their rehearsal room, featuring some of the material from their recently released studio album, "Cell-0". The entire hour-long session can now be seen below. Addressing the online viewers, APOCALYPTICA's Eicca Toppinen said: "If there is somebody watching this and doesn't know that we ...

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PAPA ROACH Joined By DEFTONES, AVENGED SEVENFOLD And KORN Members For 'Infest In Conversation' Event (Video)

On Saturday (April 25), PAPA ROACH took part in a special event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band's breakthrough album "Infest". "Infest In Conversation" was held two decades to the day since the arrival of PAPA ROACH's second full-length record and first major label release and featured a discussion between the four members of ...

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How Would You Define A 'Rock Star'? SHARON OSBOURNE Weighs In

During a live chat with Grammy-nominated producer Linda Perry on Friday (April 24), Sharon Osbourne was asked how she would define a "rock star." She responded (see video below): "It's somebody that just has that charisma. You've gotta have that charisma, you've gotta have talent. Nothing of this works without talent. There are so many ...

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Watch POST MALONE And TRAVIS BARKER Perform NIRVANA Classics

Rapper Post Malone, who is a huge NIRVANA fan, took part in a livestream concert on his YouTube channel, performing NIRVANA "hits and fan favorites" while raising money for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Backing Post during the performance were BLINK-182 drummer Travis Barker, guitarist Nick Mack and bassist Brian Lee. Malone admitted during the ...

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BRUCE KULICK On His Dispute With His Brother BOB: 'It's Unfortunate That It Went That Way'

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick says that his relationship with his brother, legendary guitarist and record producer Bob Kulick, is "not healthy." Bruce discussed his estranged older brother five months after Bob made a public post on his personal Facebook page as as well as on his Instagram accusing Bruce of contributory "copyright infringement" over ...

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ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES And CROBOT Members Cover RUSH's 'Freewill' While In Quarantine (Video)

Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) and Roberto "Ra" Diaz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) have shared their version of another classic RUSH song, "Freewill", recorded with each member separated in their own homes. Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "Dear friends: Once again, the three of us ...

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VANDENBERG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Freight Train'

The official lyric video for the song "Freight Train" from the new lineup of VANDENBERG can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, titled "2020", which will be released on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Led by master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, the Dutch foursome released ...

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BRET MICHAELS Revealed As BANANA On 'The Masked Singer'

POISON frontman Bret Michaels is Banana, one of the contestants on Fox's smash hit "The Masked Singer". Banana, who had won over the studio audiences and four judges with each of his four performances, returned to the show last night (Wednesday, April 22) to perform a version of Bob Dylan's "Knockin' On Heaven's Door". Michaels ...

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SIX FEET UNDER: New Album Title Revealed

Death metal veterans SIX FEET UNDER have set "Nightmares Of The Decomposed" as the title of their new album. The follow-up to 2017's "Torment" is due later this year via Metal Blade Records. SIX FEET UNDER's upcoming disc will be the band's first with former CANNIBAL CORPSE and DEICIDE guitarist Jack Owen, who joined the ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Classic To Be Covered As Charity Single

The BBC is bringing together some of the biggest and most respected artists from the U.K. and around the world for the most ambitious "Live Lounge" in its history, in support of the global effort to stay safe and stay home during the coronavirus crisis. The "Stay Home Live Lounge" will be released at midday ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Says 'We're Gonna See A Real Renaissance And Explosion Of Live Entertainment' Once Pandemic Is Over

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor and his wife, Alicia Taylor, were interviewed by Brian Storm of Rock Feed while quarantined in their home in Las Vegas, Nevada. Asked how and when he see live entertainment coming back once the coronavirus pandemic is under control, Corey said (see video below): "It all depends on ...

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Watch SLASH And DUFF MCKAGAN In The Studio With CHERIE CURRIE: 'Blvds Of Splendor' Behind-The-Scenes Video Part 3

The third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Blvds Of Splendor", the latest solo project from 1970s icon and ex-THE RUNAWAYS singer Cherie Currie, can be seen below. Due on April 28 as a digital release via Blackheart Records, the LP features guest collaborations with Billy Corgan of SMASHING ...

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Body Of Light - KING WITCH

There was no mistaking the huge potential in KING WITCH's music from the very start. From a stellar debut demo to 2018's thunderous and commanding "Under The Mountain" full-length, the Scottish quartet have reveled in a clear vision and self-evident shared chemistry, not to mention some genuinely great songs. Pitched firmly in doom-laden, SABBATH-ian territory, ...

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