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HAMMERFALL To Release New Single 'Hammer Of Dawn' On Wednesday

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL will release the official music video for their new single, "Hammer Of Dawn", on Wednesday, December 1 at 7:00 a.m. PST / 10:00 a.m. EST. A short teaser clip is available below. "Hammer Of Dawn" is taken from HAMMERFALL's upcoming album, due in early 2022 via Napalm Records. The music for the ...

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FOREIGNER Performs 'I Want to Know What Love Is' During Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video)

FORIGNER performed its classic song "I Want to Know What Love Is" during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 25 in New York City. The iconic band appeared on the "Toy House of Marvelous Milestones" float, which featured all of life's proudest accomplishments and goals through a larger-than-life doll house with paper dolls. ...

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HAMMERFALL Completes Work On New Studio Album

Guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL has confirmed that the band has completed work on a new studio album, to be released in 2022. The music for the disc was once again recorded with Fredrik Nordström of Studio Fredman at Castle Black Studios, while the vocals were laid down with Jacob Hansen at Hansen ...

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Watch GEOFF TATE Perform QUEENSRŸCHE's Entire 'Empire' And 'Rage For Order' Albums In Des Plaines, Illinois

Fan-filmed video footage of Geoff Tate's November 24 performance at Des Plaines Theatre in Des Plaines, Illinois can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "JWStuff"). Tate's current tour is celebrating the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Empire" and "Rage For Order" albums. 1986's "Rage For Order" introduced a much more polished look and sound for ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE: 'We're Very Honored' To Be Supporting JUDAS PRIEST On North American Tour

Todd La Torre has confirmed that QUEENSRŸCHE pulled out of SCORPIONS' rescheduled "Sin City Nights" Las Vegas residency in order to support JUDAS PRIEST on the "50 Heavy Metal Years" North American tour dates in March-April 2022. JUDAS PRIEST was forced to postpone around two dozen North American shows on its 50th-anniversary tour in late ...

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VAN HALEN's 'Lost' Singer MITCH MALLOY Celebrates EDDIE VAN HALEN's Musical Legacy: 'Jump' Multi-Camera Video

Mitch Malloy, who auditioned to replace Sammy Hagar in VAN HALEN in the summer of 1996, celebrated Eddie Van Halen's musical legacy with MITCH MALLOY'S VH EXPERIENCE on October 9 at Mattie Kelly Arts Village in Destin, Florida. Mitch was backed by a band featuring Pete Thorn (Chris Cornell, Don Henley, Melissa Etheridge) on guitar, ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video OF METALLICA Performing 'Fight Fire With Fire' At WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE

Professionally filmed video of METALLICA performing the song "Fight Fire With Fire" live during the band's first headlining set at the Welcome To Rockville festival on Friday, November 12 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida can be seen below. Welcome To Rockville, a four-day rock festival, kicked off its 10th edition on ...

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Former WHITESNAKE Bassist MICHAEL DEVIN: 'The Past Ten Years Have Been Pure Magic'

Former WHITESNAKE bassist Michael Devin has described his decade-long tenure with the band as "pure magic." Devin's departure from WHITESNAKE was announced on Sunday, November 21. His replacement has since been revealed to be Tanya O'Callaghan, an Irish-born bassist who has previously performed with an array of musicians, including Steven Adler, Dee Snider, Maynard James ...

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WHITESNAKE Announces New Bassist TANYA O'CALLAGHAN

WHITESNAKE has announced the addition of bassist Tanya O'Callaghan to the group's ranks. Tanya joins the David Coverdale-fronted outfit as the replacement for longtime bassist Michael Devin whose departure was revealed over the weekend. Coverdale said in a statement: "Well, well, well…ladies & gentlemen…boys & girls…we are very proud to announce & to introduce you ...

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SLIPKNOT's JOEY JORDISON, CINDERELLA's JEFF LABAR Featured In ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME's 2021 'In Memoriam' Segment

Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT), Jeff LaBar (CINDERELLA), Leslie West (MOUNTAIN), Dusty Hill (ZZ TOP), Robby Steinhardt (KANSAS), Alan Lancaster (STATUS QUO), John Lawton (URIAH HEEP) and Ken Hensley (URIAH HEEP) are among the musicians who were included in the "In Memoriam" segment the 2021 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. The event, which was ...

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WHITESNAKE Parts Ways With Longtime Bassist MICHAEL DEVIN

WHITESNAKE has parted ways with longtime bassist Michael Devin. The David Coverdale-fronted outfit shared the news of Devin's departure in a social media post earlier today (Sunday, November 21). The band wrote: "WHITESNAKE & bassist Michael Devin have decided to go their separate ways after an amazingly successful decade together… "We all wish Michael every ...

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Watch GEOFF TATE Perform In Wabash, Indiana

YouTube channel "addresses" has uploaded video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate performing the songs "Last Time In Paris" and "Take Hold Of The Flame" this past Thursday (November 18) at Eagles Theater in Wabash, Indiana. Check out the clip below. Tate's current tour is celebrating the 30th anniversary of ...

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VAN HALEN's 'Lost' Singer MITCH MALLOY Celebrates EDDIE VAN HALEN's Musical Legacy: 'D.O.A.' Multi-Camera Video

Mitch Malloy, who auditioned to replace Sammy Hagar in VAN HALEN in the summer of 1996, celebrated Eddie Van Halen's musical legacy with MITCH MALLOY'S VH EXPERIENCE on October 9 at Mattie Kelly Arts Village in Destin, Florida. Mitch was backed by a band featuring Pete Thorn (Chris Cornell, Don Henley, Melissa Etheridge) on guitar, ...

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Former BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Members JASON 'JAY' JAMES And MICHAEL 'MOOSE' THOMAS Reunite In KILL THE LIGHTS

Ex-BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE bassist Jason "Jay" James has joined KILL THE LIGHTS, the group featuring his former BULLET bandmate, drummer Michael "Moose" Thomas. KILL THE LIGHTS released its debut album, "The Sinner", last year on Fearless Records. The band and record were lauded for "statement songs" (Distorted Sound) and for being "broad in scope ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Making Of Music Video For New Single 'Deceiver, Deceiver'

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the music video for "Deceiver, Deceiver", the first new song from Swedish/Canadian/American melodic death metallers ARCH ENEMY in four years, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus, who has also previously worked with IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR and AT THE GATES, among others. When "Deceiver, ...

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CYNIC Premieres New Song 'In A Multiverse Where Atoms Sing'

Progressive rockers CYNIC will release their new full-length album, "Ascension Codes", on November 26 via Season Of Mist. The band has just shared the brand new single "In A Multiverse Where Atoms Sing". The song is available in the form of a drum-playthrough video performed by Matt Lynch. "Ascension Codes" is a remarkably far-reaching work, ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS ' JERRY CANTRELL Announces Global Livestream Event

Iconic singer, songwriter, guitarist, and ALICE IN CHAINS co-founder Jerry Cantrell has announced "An Evening With Jerry Cantrell" presented by Moment House. The stream will be an intimate performance recorded live from Los Angeles this evening. The sold-out performance will include a six-song set, storytelling, and a question-and-answer session hosted by renowned and beloved actor/comedian ...

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