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THIN LIZZY: 'A Visual Biography' Due In October

Wymer Publishing has set an October 2 release date for "Thin Lizzy: A Visual Biography". If any band deserves to have homage paid to them with a lavish, full-color photographic book, look no further than THIN LIZZY. With their origins going back to the late sixties, by 1971 with the first album release, LIZZY's journey ...

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DAVID COVERDALE On WHITESNAKE's 'Red, White And Blues' Trilogy: 'We've Given Everything A Fresh Coat Of Paint'

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale spoke to "The Slacker Morning Show" about the band's "Red, White And Blues" trilogy, a series of fresh, new collections organized by musical themes that will include: "Love Songs" (red), "The Rock Album" (white) and "The Blues Album" (blue). He said (hear audio below): "We've got 'The Rock Album' that's coming ...

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GOJIRA Cancels All 2020 Shows Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

GOJIRA has canceled all of its previously announced 2020 concerts due to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe. The French progressive metallers announced the cancelation in a social media post earlier today. They wrote: "Since the emergence of the Covid-19 and subsequent pandemic, we unfortunately are forced to cancel GOJIRA shows, including headline dates, for ...

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SEETHER Teases New Single 'Dangerous'

SEETHER will release a new single called "Dangerous" "within two weeks," according to the band's guitarist/vocalist Shaun Morgan. A short preview clip of the song was made available at the end of Morgan's YouTube live chat and acoustic session on Sunday (June 14). Check it out below. "Dangerous" will be included on SEETHER's recently completed ...

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RAMMSTEIN Is Working On New Music During Coronavirus Pandemic

RAMMSTEIN is using the coronavirus downtime to work on new music. The news of possible new material from the German industrial metallers was broken by the band's drummer, Christoph Schneider, during an appearance Saturday (June 13) on the "Rodeo Radio" podcast, which airs on Germany's Radio Bob! Asked by the show host what the members ...

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MEGADETH Is Recording 18 Songs For New Album; 'It's Up There' With 'Rust In Peace' And 'Countdown To Extinction', Says DAVE MUSTAINE

As part of today's "The Metal Tour Of The Year" streaming event hosted by SiriusXM's Jose Mangin, MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine spoke about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's follow-up to 2016's "Dystopia" album. He said (see video below): "Dirk [Verbeuren, drums] and David Ellefson [bass] both just finished their parts. And ...

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Watch GREY DAZE's 'B12' Music Video Feat. CHESTER BENNINGTON, BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH, JAMES 'MUNKY' SHAFFER

GREY DAZE, the Phoenix-based rock band that birthed one of the most recognizable voices in modern rock music, Chester Bennington, has released a new music video, "B12". The song is taken from GREY DAZE's forthcoming album, "Amends', due on June 26 via Loma Vista Recordings. "Everything we've done surrounding the upcoming release of 'Amends' has ...

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ACE FREHLEY To Play 'Socially Distanced' Concerts In August

Ace Frehley will play a pair of shows this summer that will apparently respect guidelines aimed at limiting the spread of the new coronavirus. The original KISS guitarist is scheduled to perform at Jergels in Warrendale, Pennsylvania on August 6 and at the Robins Theatre in Warren, Ohio on August 7. Coronavirus restrictions have eased ...

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SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY Surprise Releases 'Grief & Distance' EP

SEVENDUST co-founder, vocalist, and guitarist Clint Lowery has surprise released the "Grief & Distance" EP via Rise Records. Lowery recorded the five-song set entirely in quarantine at Sawhorse Studios. The EP features three brand new songs, as well as acoustic versions of "What's The Matter" and "Kings" from Lowery's January 2020-released solo debut "God Bless ...

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BUCKCHERRY Releases 'Acoustic Sessions Vol. 2'

Following the February release of Volume 1 of the "Acoustic Sessions" series, Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY have released Volume 2, which features acoustic versions of two songs from their debut album: "For the Movies" and "Check Your Head". The LP, released in 1999 on DreamWorks Records, introduced the world to BUCKCHERRY, and began what is now ...

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U.D.O. Releases Lockdown Music Video For 'One Heart One Soul'

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has released a new music video for the song "One Heart One Soul" from the group's latest album "Steelfactory". Due to the coronavirus lockdown, each member of U.D.O. recorded his parts in his own home studio. In a message accompanying the video, U.D.O. ...

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Listen To New AVATAR Song 'God Of Sick Dreams'

Swedish metallers AVATAR have released a new song called "God Of Sick Dreams", which serves as the second single from their eighth full-length, "Hunter Gatherer", due out August 7 via Entertainment One (eOne). From the very first riff of the explosive lead single "Silence In The Age Of Apes", listeners will find a darker, futuristic, ...

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POWER TRIP Surprises Fans With 'Live In Seattle 05.28.18' Album

Texas metal quintet POWER TRIP has surprised fans this week with a new release, a crushing live album. "Live In Seattle 05.28.18" was issued overnight through Dark Operative and is now streaming in its entirety on all digital platforms. "Live In Seattle 05.28.18" was recorded at Neumos while POWER TRIP was on its extensive tour ...

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ARCH ENEMY, TRIVIUM, SOILWORK And DARK TRANQUILLITY Members Contribute Vocals To 'Metal: Hellsinger' Game

Matt Heafy (TRIVIUM), Alissa White-Gluz (ARCH ENEMY), Mikael Stanne (DARK TRANQUILLITY) and Björn Strid (SOILWORK) have contributed vocal performances to "Metal: Hellsinger", the new game from developer The Outsiders and publisher Funcom. "Metal: Hellsinger" is a rhythm first-person shooter (FPS) game, where your ability to shoot on the beat will enhance your gameplay experience. The ...

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