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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL Compares Anti-Maskers To Flat-Earthers

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski has blasted people who are defiantly skeptical of mask wearing, saying that trying to convert them is akin to convincing "flat-Earthers" (people who believe that planet Earth is actually flat) that they are wrong. Mask wearing has been a hot-button issue in the U.S. and other parts of the world ...

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TED NUGENT Performs National Anthem At TRUMP Rally, Calls TRUMP 'The Greatest President In Our Lifetime' (Video)

Outspoken conservative rocker and Michigan native Ted Nugent played "The Star-Spangled Banner" on Saturday, October 17 at the Muskegon County Airport in Muskegon, Michigan prior to the arrival of President Donald Trump. Before launching into a rendition of the U.S. national anthem, Nugent told the crowd (see video below): "God bless real Michigan. God bless ...

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KEE MARCELLO Says EDDIE VAN HALEN 'Introduced Keyboards Into Metal'

Former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello has credited Eddie Van Halen for "introducing" keyboards into heavy metal. VAN HALEN scored its first number one single in 1984 with "Jump", which featured Eddie playing the synthesizer, a move which was seen as controversial among fans because Eddie was best known for his dazzling guitar solos. According to ...

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AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG: Why I Chose Not To Include MALCOLM YOUNG's Guitar Tracks On 'Power Up' Album

Two weeks ago, AC/DC released "Shot In The Dark", the first single from the band's long-awaited comeback album, "Power Up", which is due on November 13. The follow-up to 2014's "Rock Or Bust" features AC/DC's reunited lineup of Brian Johnson (vocals), Phil Rudd (drums), Cliff Williams (bass), Angus Young (guitar) and Stevie Young (guitar). Johnson ...

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PAUL STANLEY Reacts After TRUMP Adviser Compares BIDEN Town Hall To Episode Of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has defended former Vice President Joe Biden after a top staffer with President Donald Trump's campaign compared the feel of former Biden's ABC News town hall to that of an episode of the beloved children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood". "Well @JoeBiden @ABCPolitics townhall feels like I am watching an episode of ...

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SLASH Looks Back On GUNS N' ROSES' First 2016 Reunion Show: 'It's Hard To Really Put It Into Words What That Felt Like'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash is featured in a new trailer promoting National Independent Venue Association's first-ever #SOSFest in partnership with YouTube. The three-day festival, which kicked off on Friday (October 16), includes performances from 35 artists recorded live from more than 25 of the most storied independent concert venues across ...

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Video: QUIET RIOT Plays First Concert After FRANKIE BANALI's Death

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's first concert after drummer Frankie Banali's death can be seen below. The group, which now features drummer Johnny Kelly (DANZIG, TYPE O NEGATIVE), played on October 9 at at the Grand Stage Amphitheater near Urich, Missouri. Banali, who joined QUIET RIOT in 1982 and played on its breakthrough album, ...

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STYX's TOMMY SHAW Doesn't Want To 'Just Hand' New Album To SPOTIFY Without Being Able To Tour Behind It

During an October 14 appearance on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", STYX guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw spoke about the progress of the writing and recording sessions for the follow-up to "The Mission". Released in June 2017, that disc marked STYX's first new LP in 14 years. It was recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, co-produced ...

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NIGHTWISH Side Project AURI Completes Work On Second Album

AURI, the project featuring NIGHTWISH mainman/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and his wife, popular Finnish singer Johanna Kurkela, has completed work on its second album. The effort will be the follow-up to AURI's self-titled debut LP, which came out in March 2018 via Nuclear Blast. On Friday (October 16), NIGHTWISH's Twitter account was updated with a photo ...

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CELTIC FROST's TOM GABRIEL WARRIOR Pens Foreword To New Book 'USBM: A Revolution Of Identity In American Black Metal'

Decibel Books has announced the publication of "USBM: A Revolution Of Identity In American Black Metal". In parallel with the blazing European scene of the 1990s, the American wasteland birthed its own wayward souls who found their own uses for blast beats, tremolo picking, ghoulish shrieks and satanic leanings. Over the span of 30 years, ...

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Hear Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist DJ ASHBA's New EDM Single 'Let's Dance' Feat. SIXX:A.M.'s JAMES MICHAEL

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba introduced his unique version of EDM to the world last summer with his debut single "Hypnotic". Having creatively combined multiple genres with EDM into one unique sound, Ashba continues forging his journey into an exciting new genre with his second single, "Let's Dance", which can ...

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