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Delirium - THE MEMORIALS

A couple years back, former MARS VOLTA drum flogger Thomas Pridgen and BLACKALICIOUS vocal maven Viveca Hawkins shook up the underground alongside funk shredder Nick Brewer with a monster side project called THE MEMORIALS. While I've found myself at odds with the unessential and lazy subgenre tag "afropunk" most music writers have coined to describe ...

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LIPS On ANVIL Concert Attendances: It's More Of Surprise When We Don't Do Well Than When We Do

Tori Stafford of the Kingston Whig-Standard recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On whether he's ever surprised the band is still together and rocking some 40-plus years after its formation: Lips: "What, that ANVIL's still together? ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Become Fourth-Time Father

Bob Zerull of Zoiks! Online recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Zoiks! Online: I read your new book "Bringing Metal To The Children". How did the idea for this book come about? Zakk: I just ...

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JETHRO TULL's IAN ANDERSON Reflects On His 'Metal' GRAMMY Win

METALLICA was nominated for the very first "Hard Rock/Metal Performance" Grammy in 1989, but famously lost to JETHRO TULL, a band distinguished mainly by its heavy use of flute. Fans (and even some audience members) were rightly outraged, though TULL's record label tried to make light of the faux pas by placing a Billboard ad ...

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On The Red Carpet At 'Classic Rock Roll Of Honour' Awards (Video)

Music-News.com has uploaded a 15-minute video clip featuring highlights from the red carpet at the seventh annual Classic Rock Roll Of Honour, which was held last night (Wednesday, Novemebr 9) at the world-famous Roundhouse in Camden, England. The ceremony was hosted by KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons. Guitarist Jeff Beck was awarded the highest accolade of ...

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SCORPIONS, DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Among Honorees At 'Classic Rock' Awards

SCORPIONS, DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION and Michael Monroe were among the honorees at the seventh annual Classic Rock Roll Of Honour, which was held last night (Wednesday, Novemebr 9) at the world-famous Roundhouse in Camden, England. The ceremony was hosted by KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons. Guitarist Jeff Beck was awarded the highest accolade of ...

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CORONER To Headline ROADBURN 2012 Afterburner

Roadburn Festival has announced that CORONER will be bringing its amazingly tight brand of technical thrash metal to the 2012 Afterburner, set for Sunday, April 15 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland. Roadburn Festival 2012, including VOIVOD's curated event, SLEEP, OM, D.USK, VIRUS, THE OBSESSED, HEXVESSEL, 40 WATT SUN and SLSTAFIR, among others, will ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer To Perform At Famed Canterbury Cathedral

IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson will join JETHRO TULL frontman Ian Anderson and Justin Hayward of the MOODY BLUES on Saturday, December 10 for what is being billed as "Canterbury Rocks At Christmas" in the nave at the famed Canterbury Cathedral in Kent, England in support of The Canterbury Gift, which raises money for renovation work ...

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Last Rites - PENTAGRAM

You can say that there aren't many albums around these days that sound quite like "Last Rites", with the possible exception of those released by PLACE OF SKULLS, but you sure can't say with any seriousness that it doesn't sound like PENTAGRAM. I'll spare you the detailed history lesson on Bobby Liebling's lifelong struggles with ...

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SLASH Confirmed For U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) has been confirmed for this year's edition of Classic Rock magazine's award-winning High Voltage festival, set to take place Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2011 in Victoria Park, London, England. Slash will perform on the main stage on July 23 just before JUDAS PRIEST. The ...

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THIN LIZZY Confirmed For U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

THIN LIZZY has been confirmed for this year's edition of Classic Rock magazine's award-winning High Voltage festival, set to take place Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2011 in Victoria Park, London, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMPLIFIER ANATHEMA ATTICA RAGE BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, JETHRO TULL, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Confirmed For HIGH VOLTAGE

Following the exciting announcement that heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST will play their farewell festival performance as High Voltage headliners and metal heroes DREAM THEATER will be closing the weekend with their only 2011 U.K. festival performance, organizers have announced that joining them on the main stage is none other than heavy rock supergroup BLACK ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Feature Film Hits A Wall

According to The Pulse Of Radio, an in-the-works Jimi Hendrix biopic has hit a major road-block. The flick was already in the planning phase with Legendary Pictures and Oscar-nominated director Paul Greengrass on board. Actor Anthony Mackie of "The Hurt Locker" was reportedly in talks to star as the late singer-guitarist. But according to Deadline.com, ...

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Ex-WHITESNAKE Guitarist BERNIE MARSDEN Added To MANSONS GUITAR SHOW

Mansons Guitar Shop has announced that top blues guitarist Bernie Marsden, best known for his time with WHITESNAKE, will appear at this year's Mansons Guitar Show taking place Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24 at Riverside Leisure Centre, Exeter Devon, United Kingdom. Also confirmed and new to the lineup is guitarist Laurence Archer, who ...

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JOHN PAUL JONES To Appear At U.K.'s MANSONS GUITAR SHOW

Mansons Guitar Shop has announced the legendary bass player John Paul Jones (LED ZEPPELIN, THEM CROOKED VULTURES) will appear at this year's Mansons Guitar Show taking place Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24 at Riverside Leisure Centre, Exeter Devon, United Kingdom. The 2010 Mansons Guitar Show is set to be both the biggest and ...

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CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY OF AMERICA To Debut

Rock producer and historian Denny Somach today announced the establishment of the Classic Rock Society of America. The organization will be devoted to the preservation, promotion and celebration of classic rock music by the artists, musicians, producers and fans of the most popular musical category of the past fifty years. Somach is a recognized expert ...

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VALKYRIE To Release 'Man Of Two Visions' Via METEORCITY RECORDS

Virginia-based heavy rock band VALKYRIE — driven by brothers Jake and Pete Adams (also of rock unit BARONESS) — will release its sophomore album, "Man of Two Visions", on July 6 via MeteorCity Records. Founded in 2002 in Lexington, Virginia, VALKYRIE's twin harmonized guitar leads and clean dual vocals display a "musical telepathy" that only ...

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