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Former BOSTON Member DAVID VICTOR To Release New Single

David Victor, who earned international stardom as a former vocalist/guitarist for the multi-platinum band BOSTON, has unveiled plans for releasing his first single in nearly seven years. Produced by the esteemed Chris Collier (KORN, WHITESNAKE, KXM), "Heart Open Wide" will be available Friday, March 8 on all major digital platforms. Victor describes the track as ...

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NITA STRAUSS Announces Spring 2019 U.S. Tour Dates

Having wowed fans across the U.S. on her co-headline tour with Angel Vivaldi at the end of 2018, Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has announced a new run of dates. The trek will start on April 10 in Hermosa Beach, California and continue across the country with a ...

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Video: New VIXEN Lineup Performs On 'Monsters Of Rock' Cruise

The new lineup of VIXEN performed aboard the ninth annual Monsters Of Rock cruise, which departed Miami on February 24 for an epic voyage that included stops in Jamaica and on a private island before returning on March 1. Fan-filmed video footage can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "Hellsinki Rocks"). This past January, ...

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ERNIE C Defends His Production On BLACK SABBATH's 'Forbidden' Album: I Wanted 'To Dry The Sound Up A Little Bit'

Ernie "C" Cunnigan has defended his production on BLACK SABBATH's "Forbidden" album, saying that he wanted to "dry" the band's sound up a little bit and make it "more personal." The 1995 LP, which features guitarist Tony Iommi alongside singer Tony Martin, drummer Cozy Powell and bassist Neil Murray, is often regarded as the SABBATH's ...

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Video Premiere: BACKYARD BABIES' '44 Undead'

"44 Undead", the new video from Swedish rockers BACKYARD BABIES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album "Sliver & Gold", which will be released on March 1 via Century Media Records. The disc will contain 10 sizzling new songs following the exact same recipe that has made BACKYARD BABIES ...

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OCEANHOARSE Releases First Single With New Singer JOONAS KOSONEN

Helsinki-based heavy metal quartet OCEANHOARSE has issued a new single called "Death Row Center". The song marks the band's first release with singer Joonas Kosonen, who joined OCEANHOARSE last year. Guitarist Ben Varon (ex-AMORAL) states: "When Joonas joined the band in October, we started to work on several new songs as it was clear that ...

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BURNING RAIN Feat. DOUG ALDRICH, KEITH ST. JOHN, BRAD LANG, BLAS ELIAS: Listen To 'If It's Love' Song

BURNING RAIN, the hard rock band founded by guitarist extraordinaire Doug Aldrich (REVOLUTION SAINTS, THE DEAD DAISIES, WHITESNAKE, DIO) and vocalist Keith St. John (MONTROSE, KINGDOM COME), will release its fourth studio album, "Face The Music", on March 22 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc's second single, "If It's Love", can be streamed below. BURNING ...

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KISS: New 'Pop! Rocks' Figures From FUNKO Coming Soon

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has once again joined forces with legendary rockers KISS. The latest series of Pop! Rocks vinyl figures includes all four members of the band. These stylized Pop! vinyl figures were announced at the New York Toy Fair. As of this ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Defends KISS Over 'Lip-Sync' Accusations

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has defended KISS against claims that the band is using pre-recorded tracks during its farewell tour. Ever since KISS's "End Of The Road" trek launched last month, there has been persistent online chatter about frontman Paul Stanley allegedly singing to a backing tape. The speculation stemmed from the fact ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Partners With NetEnt For Video Slot Machine

Living legend Ozzy Osbourne, who has sold more than a hundred million albums as a solo artist and the lead vocalist in BLACK SABBATH, will be a star performer in NetEnt's licensed slots portfolio when the game launches. Featuring imagery and vocals from the instantly recognizable Osbourne, it adds to the NetEnt Rocks family of ...

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MR. BIG: Pro-Shot Video Of Entire WACKEN OPEN AIR Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of MR. BIG's entire August 2018 performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany can be seen below. Last fall, MR. BIG singer Eric Martin told the "Friday NI Rocks" show that the band was planning to make a new studio record in 2019. The effort will mark MR. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR And THE CIRCLE To Release 'Space Between' Album In May; 'Trust Fund Baby' Single Now Available

THE CIRCLE, Sammy Hagar's critically acclaimed supergroup also featuring Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson, will release its first album of all-original material, "Space Between", on May 10 via BMG. The disc's first single, "Trust Fund Baby", can now be streamed below. Hagar said: "Play it on whatever system suits you and crank it ...

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Video Premiere: BACKYARD BABIES' 'Good Morning Midnight'

"Good Morning Midnight", the new video from Swedish rockers BACKYARD BABIES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album "Sliver & Gold", which will be released on March 1 via Century Media Records. The disc will contain 10 sizzling new songs following the exact same recipe that has made BACKYARD ...

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KIP WINGER Says It 'Will Be A Cold Day In Hell' When WINGER Gets Inducted Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

Sally Steele of Vegas Rocks! Magazine conducted an interview with WINGER bassist/vocalist Kip Winger and lead guitarist Reb Beach prior to the band's November 23 show at Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether they think '80s ...

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URIAH HEEP: 'Knocking At My Door' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Knocking At My Door" from British classic rock icons URIAH HEEP can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 25th studio album, "Living The Dream", which was released last September via Frontiers Music Srl. For this album, the band teamed up with famed Canadian engineer ...

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