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IRON MAIDEN Drummer NICKO MCBRAIN, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Perform At Rock N Roll Ribs 10th-Anniversary Celebration

On Saturday, December 14, THE MCBRAINIACS, the band featuring IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, will perform at the 10th-anniversary celebration for Rock N Roll Ribs, the barbecue restaurant owned by McBrain and close friend Mitch Tanne, in Coral Springs, Florida. Also scheduled to appear are former JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens, ...

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THE USED Announces Intimate January/February 2020 Tour

THE USED will kick off 2020 with a very special tour. Starting in Solana Beach on January 21, the band will be hitting intimate venues for the biggest fans throughout the United States. With these rooms being some of the smallest the band has played in over a decade, tickets will go fast. Fans can ...

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Go Behind The Scenes Of DEF LEPPARD And MÖTLEY CRÜE's Press Conference Announcing 'The Stadium Tour'

DEF LEPPARD has uploaded a three-and-a-half-minute video featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the December 4 press conference at SiriusXM's Hollywood studios announcing the upcoming "The Stadium Tour". "The Stadium Tour" will feature DEF LEPPARD alongside MÖTLEY CRÜE, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS. The 22-date North American trek kicks off July 7 at Miami's Hard ...

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AC/DC's BRIAN JOHNSON And Wife Donate Property To ALL STAR CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION

AC/DC singer Brian Johnson and his wife Brenda have a celebrated place in rock's pantheon. Their philanthropy is also well known. Case in point? The Johnsons recently donated a property to All Star Children's Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming foster care through innovation, science, and compassion. According to Stephen Fancher, All Star's chief ...

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THE LOCAL BAND Feat. CHILDREN OF BODOM, THE 69 EYES, RECKLESS LOVE Members: Video Of Entire November 2019 Helsinki Concert

THE LOCAL BAND, the Finnish covers act featuring Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Jussi 69 (THE 69 EYES), Olli Herman (RECKLESS LOVE) and Archie Kuosmanen (SANTA CRUZ), performed on November 29 at the Circus in Helsinki, Finland. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire concert can be seen below. Featured songs: 0:00:24 Bark At The Moon ...

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SLAUGHTER Vocalist Is 'Talking To What's Left Of' Former Record Label About Potential 30th-Anniversary Reissue Of Band's Debut Album

SLAUGHTER frontman Mark Slaughter recently spoke with Rockin' Metal Revival. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the state of SLAUGHTER in 2019: Mark: "We're out still playing and sending out the good message of, 'Long live rock n' roll'... The bottom ...

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THE USED Releases First New Song In Over Two Years, 'Blow Me'

THE USED has surprised fans with a brand new single today. "Blow Me (Feat. Jason Aalon Butler)" is frenetic and explosive while showcasing the undeniable vocals of frontman Bert McCracken. "THE USED are proud to present our new song 'Blow Me' featuring Jason Aalon Butler from FEVER 333," says McCracken about the new single. "Whether ...

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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: Second Album In The Works

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California hardcore outfit featuring Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, TOMAHAWK), Justin Pearson (THE LOCUST, RETOX) and Michael Crain (RETOX, FESTIVAL OF DEAD DEER), has entered the studio to begin recording its second album. Helming the disc once again is producer Ross Robinson (KORN, SLIPKNOT, LIMP ...

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SLIPKNOT, SOUNDGARDEN, ANTHRAX, EXODUS, STEEL PANTHER Members Among Guests On BRIAN POSEHN's 'Grandpa Metal' Album

Comedian/actor/ writer Brian Posehn will release his new comedy/metal album, "Grandpa Metal", on February 14, 2020 via Megaforce Records. Produced, engineered and mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER), the disc features guest appearances from some of metal's finest, including Brendon Small (DETHKLOK), Scott Ian and Jonathan Donais (ANTHRAX), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), Gary ...

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JINJER Announces Spring 2020 North American Tour With SUICIDE SILENCE, TOOTHGRINDER

In support of their masterful latest full-length album "Macro", Ukrainian progressive groove metal frontrunners JINJER have just announced their next headline tour of North America. The trek, dubbed the "Tour Of Consciousness", will present an exciting lineup — featuring support from metal mainstays SUICIDE SILENCE and emerging heavy hitters TOOTHGRINDER. The tour will begin on ...

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA Releases 'The Violence' SIKDOPE Remix

"The Violence", the latest anthem from British metal outfit ASKING ALEXANDRIA, has been given the remix treatment by one of EDM's hottest producers — Polish beatsmith Sikdope. Watch the accompanying visualizer below. Sikdope has built a reputation as a chameleon in the studio — from vicious bass-house to radio-ready progressive cuts and futuristic trap sensibilities ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Unveil 'Perdida' Album Details, Announce North American Acoustic Tour

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS embark upon a new sonic adventure with "Perdida", the band's first-ever acoustic album. It includes 10 deeply personal songs that weave introspective lyrics together with unexpected instruments to take listeners on an emotional and musical journey through letting go and starting over. "You have to live it to write it," says guitarist ...

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ANTHRAX Joins Forces With PUCK HCKY For Hockey-Inspired Clothing Line

ANTHRAX has announced a new alliance with Puck Hcky, the Michigan-based, premium hockey apparel brand. Beginning immediately, Puck Hcky is making available a series of high-quality, small batch hockey jerseys and streetwear that pull visual inspiration from the band's rich catalog of album, EP, single, and t-shirt artwork, including ANTHRAX's instantly-recognizable logo and its longtime ...

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Video Premiere: DREAM THEATER's 'At Wit's End'

DREAM THEATER, twice Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans, have released the official music video for the song "At Wit's End", taken from the CD/Blu-ray edition of the band's latest album, "Distance Over Time". Released in February, "Distance Over Time" showcases a newfound creativity for DREAM THEATER while maintaining the elements that have garnered them ...

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Ex-CANDLEMASS Vocalist MATS LEVÉN On Releasing His First Solo Album: 'I've Been Waiting For This For A Long Time'

A veteran of bands such as CANDLEMASS, THERION and YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN, and a touring member of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, acclaimed Swedish vocalist Mats Levén has finally released his first solo album under the name of SKYBLOOD. The self-titled album features guest contributions from past and present members of KING DIAMOND, OPETH, THERION and WITCHERY, and ...

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DIRTY HONEY Bassist Says 'It's A Good Time For Rock'

Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 recently spoke with bassist Justin Smolian of emerging Los Angeles rockers DIRTY HONEY about the success they've had in 2019 as the only unsigned artist in Billboard's near four-decade history to hit No. 1 on the magazine's Mainstream Rock chart with their debut single, ...

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ANNIHILATOR Releases 'Psycho Ward' Music Video

"Psycho Ward", the new video from Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR, can be seen below. The thought-provoking track centered on domestic violence is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Ballistic, Sadistic", due on January 24, 2020 via Silver Lining Music. Founding guitarist, vocalist, producer and principal songwriter Jeff Waters states about the song: "'Psycho Ward' ...

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