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NITA STRAUSS Says 'Crossroads' Movie Changed Her Life: 'All I Did From That Moment Forward Was Play The Guitar'

Guitarist Nita Strauss (ALICE COOPER, WE START WARS) was recently interviewed by Sweetwater's Nick Bowcott. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On what motivates her: Nita: "I guess sheer force of will and stubbornness. I've never met a girl in my life that wasn't pretty stubborn ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN's Mexico City Concert To Be Recorded For Live Album

Marty Friedman's April 14 "Guitarfest 2018" concert at Centro Cultural Roberto Cantoral in Mexico City will be professionally recorded for a live album. Friedman is continuing to tour in support of his latest solo LP, "Wall Of Sound", which was released last August via Prosthetic Records. Produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (GHOST, RUSH, ...

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TREMONTI: 'A Dying Machine' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "A Dying Machine", the title track of the fourth album from TREMONTI, the band comprised of Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars, and Garrett Whitlock on drums, can be seen below. Due on June 8 via Napalm Records, the disc was produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has ...

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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist ROSS THE BOSS: 'By Blood Sworn' Video

"By Blood Sworn", the official music video for the title track of the new album from former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman, can be seen below. The disc will be released April 20 via AFM Records. Friedman's stature in the history of hard rock and heavy metal has been well-solidified for decades by this ...

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TREMONTI: More 'A Dying Machine' Album Details Revealed

TREMONTI, the band comprised of Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars, and Garrett Whitlock on drums, will release its fourth full-length album, "A Dying Machine", on June 8 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has helmed all previous TREMONTI albums along with ALTER BRIDGE's last four long-players. ...

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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist ROSS THE BOSS: Listen To 'This Is Vengeance' Song From 'By Blood Sworn' Album

"This Is Vengeance", a brand new song from former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman, can be streamed below. Friedman's stature in the history of hard rock and heavy metal has been well-solidified for decades by this point — with a resume including some of the most influential and hardest-hitting bands of all-time, particularly both ...

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TREMONTI Announces 'A Dying Machine' European Tour

TREMONTI, the band comprised of Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars and Garrett Whitlock on drums, has announced a new set of European tour dates. Already confirmed to support IRON MAIDEN for a number of shows in mainland Europe, TREMONTI's new dates are all headline appearances. Pre-sale tickets are available now with general ...

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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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STEVE VAI Teams Up With MASCOT LABEL GROUP For FAVORED NATIONS RECORDS

Mascot Label Group has announced a new and exciting alliance with guitar legend Steve Vai's Favored Nations Records label. This strategic partnership is a reflection of the synergy created by the respect that Vai's Favored Nations has garnered as the record industry's leading boutique guitar-oriented recording label, and the strength offered by Mascot Label Group ...

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Members Of SLIPKNOT, KORN, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, POISON, Others React To Passing Of MALCOLM YOUNG

Members of SLIPKNOT, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, WHITESNAKE, POISON, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, STRYPER, KORN, OVERKILL, KREATOR, SEPULTURA and VOLBEAT are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of Malcolm Young. The 64-year-old guitarist and co-founder of the legendary Australian hard rock band AC/DC had been suffering ...

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Wall Of Sound - MARTY FRIEDMAN

I live about 45 minutes from Laurel, Maryland, and frequently end up in the District of Columbia. You pass through, or by, Laurel to get to D.C., and though I almost never speak of it to anyone riding with me—unless, as rock fans, they can grasp the significance of it—I always think the same thing: ...

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Watch MARTY FRIEDMAN's Entire Houston Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's entire August 16 performance at Scout Bar in Houston, Texas can be seen below. Friedman's new solo album, "Wall Of Sound", was released on August 4 via Prosthetic Records. Produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (GHOST, RUSH, ALICE IN CHAINS) and mixed by Jens Bogren ...

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FOO FIGHTERS: 'Landmarks Live In Concert' Special To Air In November

"Landmarks Live In Concert" and "Great Performances" have announced a November 10 air date on PBS (check local listings) for "Foo Fighters - Landmarks Live In Concert", a "Great Performances" special from the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, featuring the multi-Grammy-winning rock band delivering an electrifying performance at the famed Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Captured this ...

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Video: ANNIHILATOR Performs New Song 'Twisted Lobotomy' At BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

Fan-filmed video footage of Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR performing a brand new song called "Twisted Lobotomy" on August 12 at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom can be seen below. "Twisted Lobotomy" is expected to appear on ANNIHILATOR's upcoming follow-up to 2015's "Suicide Society" album, tentatively due at the ...

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