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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE On Post-Pandemic Life: 'We've Gotta Be Prepared For An Entirely New Game'

Back in late March, it was announced that all of WHITESNAKE's previously announced touring activities, including this summer's U.S. trek with SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE and NIGHT RANGER, were being canceled so that frontman David Coverdale could undergo surgery for bilateral inguinal hernia. In a new interview with Steve King, Coverdale offered an update ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Releases 'Atonement II B-Sides For Charity'

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE has just released "Atonement II B-Sides For Charity". 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the COVID-19 Relief Fund for the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. "Atonement II B-Sides For Charity" includes six songs from the recording sessions for KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's 2019-released and Grammy-nominated album "Atonement", out now via Metal Blade Records. It ...

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LAST IN LINE Has Already Recorded Six Songs For Third Album

LAST IN LINE drummer Vinny Appice spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's third album. The follow-up to last year's "II" is tentatively due next year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. "We recorded six songs for the album, and we just need guitar solos and some final ...

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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE On Coronavirus Pandemic: 'Anything That We Regarded As Normal Before, That's Gone'

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. "I think anything that we regarded as normal before, that's gone," Coverdale said. "I don't think anything is gonna be normal. People are gonna have to get into ...

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MATT SORUM Is 'Very Proud' Of What He Did With GUNS N' ROSES

Matt Sorum says that he is "very proud" of his accomplishments with GUNS N' ROSES. The drummer, who replaced Steven Adler in GUNS N' ROSES, recorded the highly successful albums "Use Your Illusion I" and "Use Your Illusion II" (both 1991) and "The Spaghetti Incident" (1994). He also supported the group on the "Use Your ...

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Illusory - JARBOE

It would be a gross understatement to say that Jarboe has simply been prolific. While she remains mostly known as a former member of the legendary act SWANS, the tremendously talented experimental vocalist and musician has released over 30 solo albums. She has also been involved with numerous collaborative efforts including recordings with the likes ...

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Human. :II: Nature. - NIGHTWISH

From their massive international fanbase to the flagrant extravagance of their music, everything about NIGHTWISH is righteously, riotously big. Easily one of the biggest metal bands on the planet and clearly riding a wave of creative momentum, they would have surprised everyone a lot more if they had made a new album that wasn't even ...

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The Eye Is The First Circle - CALLIGRAM

One of the UK's best kept filthy secrets, CALLIGRAM, have really slammed their withered hearts down on the table here. Seemingly recorded during a time of great personal turmoil, "The Eye Is The First Circle" is the kind of album that can only reinforce the link between heavy music and emotional catharsis. This is a ...

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GENE SIMMONS On Religious Groups Battling Orders To Close Services: God Is Saying, 'Stay Home. Don't Go To Church'

Gene Simmons has implored everyone to stop complaining about having to stay indoors during the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking to TMZ Live earlier today, the KISS bassist/vocalist said that we don't have much to be unhappy about. "All of us have the burden," he said (see video below). "What's the burden? The burden ain't much of ...

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NIGHTWISH's FLOOR JANSEN Recommends Enjoying Art Through Your Own Eyes And Not Through The Video Camera Of Your Smartphone

NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen has spoken about "Noise", the first single from the band's forthcoming ninth studio album, "Human. :II: Nature." The track's accompanying video has been described as a commentary on modern society, particularly our increasing reliance on our smartphones. In a Nuclear Blast video in which Jansen answers fan-submitted questions about "Human. :II: ...

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ROBB FLYNN Downplays MACHINE HEAD Lineup Changes

MACHINE HEAD mainman Robb Flynn has downplayed the number of lineup changes the band has gone through in its nearly three-decade existence. Flynn is the sole remaining original member of MACHINE HEAD, which formed in 1991 in the San Francisco Bay Area. The group recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of its debut album, "Burn My ...

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