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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Widow TALINDA Honored With 'Mental Health Ambassador' Award

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, a nonprofit providing mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention services for over 75 years that organizes the "Erasing The Stigma" campaign and awards, honored Talinda Bennington with this year's Mental Health Ambassador Award. Bennington partnered with the Campaign To Change Direction to create 320 Changes Direction, to help families ...

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OVERKILL Has Nine Songs Musically Written For Next Album

OVERKILL drummer Jason Bittner spoke to Metal Pilgrim about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. "Before this whole [coronavirus] thing started, I would have been in the midst of making two albums anyways," he said (see video below). "Which I'm still gonna be doing, ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Looks Back On 'I Apologize' Video In Latest Episode Of 'Quarantine Theater 2020'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has launched the fifth episode of its "Quarantine Theater 2020" series. Taking inspiration from "Mystery Science Theater 3000", it features frontman Ivan Moody, guitarist Zoltan Bathory and bassist Chris Kael offering commentary on the band's past music videos. The latest episode in the series focuses on the video for "I Apologize", ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: 'We Have A New Album Ready'

BUTCHER BABIES singer Heidi Shepherd was a guest on the latest episode of ELUVEITIE's "Corona Talk", hosted by Fabienne Erni. Speaking about BUTCHER BABIES' plans for the follow-up to "Lilith", which was released in October 2017 via Century Media, Heidi said (see video below): "We have a new album ready, and we were actually supposed ...

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RUSH's GEDDY LEE To Take Part In Historic Canadian COVID-19 Broadcast

RUSH bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee is among more than four dozen big-name Canadians who have signed on for the historic broadcast "Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble". Airing commercial-free Sunday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. across all markets/7 p.m. NT and now on hundreds of platforms, Canadian artists, activists, actors, and athletes will share their stories of hope ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Releases Playthrough Video For New Solo Single, 'Simple Truth'

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has released a playthrough video for "Simple Truth", the new single from his solo band ELLEFSON. The track, co-written by Ellefson and vocalist Thom Hazaert, with Italian guitarist and drummer Andy Martongelli and Paolo Caridi, will appear on the upcoming full-length follow-up to the 2019 release "Sleeping Giants", a compilation featuring ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Looks Back On 'The Bleeding' Video In Latest Episode Of 'Quarantine Theater 2020'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has launched the third episode of its "Quarantine Theater 2020" series. Taking inspiration from "Mystery Science Theater 3000", it features frontman Ivan Moody, guitarist Zoltan Bathory and bassist Chris Kael offering commentary on the band's past music videos. The latest episode in the series focuses on the video for "The Bleeding", ...

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JON BON JOVI To Perform During 'Jersey 4 Jersey' Benefit Show

Apple Music, Beats 1 and the Apple TV app will livestream "Jersey 4 Jersey", a star-studded one-night benefit show on behalf of the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) to fight the medical, social and economic impact of COVID-19 on New Jersey's most vulnerable communities. The fundraiser is set to feature some of New Jersey's ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Looks Back On 'Rust In Peace' Album: That 'Is The Record That Turned The Corner'

In episode 58 of the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson discussed the band's classic fourth album, "Rust In Peace". Released in September 1990 via Capitol Records, it was MEGADETH's first LP with guitarist Marty Friedman and drummer Nick Menza following the departures of Jeff Young and Chuck Behler. "Really, I think, probably ...

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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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Video Premiere: GILBY CLARKE's 'Rock N Roll Is Getting Louder'

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke has released the official music video for his latest single, "Rock N Roll Is Getting Louder". The Christopher C. Pearson-directed clip was shot in Palmdale, California and downtown Los Angeles, while the band performance footage was filmed in Hollywood club Oh My Ribs! Gilby's live band members bass ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Looks Back On 'Bad Company' Video In Latest Episode Of 'Quarantine Theater 2020'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has launched the third episode of its "Quarantine Theater 2020" series. Taking inspiration from "Mystery Science Theater 3000", it features frontman Ivan Moody, guitarist Zoltan Bathory and bassist Chris Kael offering commentary on the band's past music videos. The latest episode in the series focuses on the video for the cover ...

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Former KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA's BI*AS Writes And Records New Song 'Unsavory' While In Quarantine

Video footage of BI*AS, the band featuring former KORN drummer David Silveria, performing a new song called "Unsavory" while in quarantine can be seen below. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of "Unsavory", BI*AS said: "Here is our new song 'UNSAVORY'. Written and recorded for 'Sammy Hagar's Lockdown Challenge' with NO STUDIO and NO ...

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LAMB OF GOD's Self-Titled Album Pushed Back To June

LAMB OF GOD's self-titled album has had its release date pushed back to June 19 from the previously announced May 8. The band announced the date change in a press release earlier today. LAMB OF GOD said: "Regrettably, we have to announce that the release date for our upcoming self-titled album is being moved five ...

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RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY To Release Sixth Solo Album In 2021

RATT singer Stephen Pearcy will release his sixth solo album in 2021 via his own label Top Fuel Records. The LP is currently being written and recorded by Pearcy and his longtime guitarist and collaborator, Erik Ferentinos. On Sunday (April 19), Pearcy posted the following message on his Facebook page: "Stephen Pearcy "(title here)" #6 ...

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Watch CHRIS CORNELL's 15-Year-Old Daughter Perform Acoustic Cover Of TEMPLE OF THE DOG's 'Hunger Strike'

Chris Cornell's 15-year-old daughter Toni Cornell performed an acoustic cover version of TEMPLE OF THE DOG's "Hunger Strike" from her father's home studio during LiveXLive's "Music Lives" global digital music festival, which is being held April 17-19. Check out video of her appearance below. In August 2017, Toni Cornell joined the band ONEREPUBLIC onstage on ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of CHRIS And RICH ROBINSON Performing THE BLACK CROWES Classics During 'Brothers Of A Feather' Tour

Professionally filmed video of Chris Robinson and Rich Robinson performing three THE BLACK CROWES classics at the San Francisco stop of their "Brothers Of A Feather" acoustic tour on March 6 can be seen below. The clip, which was directed by Matthew Max Mendenhall and Jon Cornick, includes the Robinson brothers' performances of "Hotel Illness" ...

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BUSH's GAVIN ROSSDALE Hopes People Will Have Greater Appreciation For Frontline Workers After Coronavirus

BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale has expressed hope that people will emerge from lockdowns with a greater appreciation for all of our first responders and frontline workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Asked in a new interview with Kyle Meredith if he thinks humans will undergo a sustainable behavior change in response to the virus problem, Rossdale ...

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EUROPE's JOEY TEMPEST And MIC MICHAELI Record Acoustic Version Of 'Walk The Earth' In Support Of 'Doctors Without Borders'

Vocalist Joey Tempest and keyboardist Mic Michaeli of Swedish hard rockers EUROPE have recorded a new, acoustic version of "Walk The Earth", the title track of the band's latest album. All proceeds generated from views and sharing of the song will be given to a charity close to EUROPE's hearts, Médecins Sans Frontières – Doctors ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Looks Back On 'Hard To See' Video In Latest Episode Of 'Quarantine Theater 2020'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has launched the second episode of its "Quarantine Theater 2020" series. Taking inspiration from "Mystery Science Theater 3000", it features frontman Ivan Moody, guitarist Zoltan Bathory and bassist Chris Kael offering commentary on the band's past music videos. The latest episode in the series focuses on the video for the song ...

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