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LYNYRD SKYNYRD Announces 'Big Wheels Keep On Turnin' Tour'

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame group LYNYRD SKYNYRD was well into the "Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour" when the worldwide shutdown forced the band — and all musicians — off the road. Over 15 months since their last date together, the Southern Rock icons aren't quite ready to say "farewell." They are ...

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L.A. RATS Feat. NIKKI SIXX, ROB ZOMBIE, JOHN 5 And TOMMY CLUFETOS: 'I've Been Everywhere' Animated Music Video Available

Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Rob Zombie, John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON) and Tommy Clufetos (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH, ROB ZOMBIE) recently joined forces in a new project called L.A. RATS. The quartet came together expressly to record a cover of "I've Been Everywhere" for the soundtrack to the upcoming movie "The Ice Road". "I've ...

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Listen To New STYX Single 'Reveries'

STYX will release its new studio album, "Crash Of The Crown", on June 18 via the band's label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe. The LP's second single, "Reveries", can be streamed below. The legendary rockers — James "JY" Young (lead vocals, guitars), Tommy Shaw (lead vocals, guitars), Chuck Panozzo (bass, vocals), Todd Sucherman (drums, percussion), Lawrence Gowan ...

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TOM MORELLO And THE BLOODY BEETROOTS Announce 'The Catastrophists' EP

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist and acoustic troubadour Tom Morello and the punk-fueled electronic artist The Bloody Beetroots have announced a collaborative new project, "The Catastrophists" EP, to be released on June 18. The seven-track EP is executive produced by Morello, and produced by The Bloody Beetroots, along with Carl Restivo. "Radium Girls", the second ...

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Watch MAYHEM's Music Video For 'Voces Ab Alta'

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM return this year with an EP called "Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando" with additional material from the "Daemon" session, including a homage to bands that laid the foundation for what was to come. The EP will be released on July 9. The official music video for the song "Voces Ab Alta", ...

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DENNIS DEYOUNG: TOMMY SHAW Said 'No' To STYX Reunion Tour

Ex-STYX vocalist and keyboardist Dennis DeYoung has once again said that he wants to reunite with his former bandmates for one final tour. DeYoung, the voice behind such STYX classics as "Come Sail Away", "Best Of Times", "Pieces Of Eight" and "Babe", spoke about his previous group while chatting with Joe Rock of Long Island, ...

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BUCKCHERRY's '15' Certified Double Platinum

BUCKCHERRY's third studio album, "15", has been certified double platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of two million copies. At the same time, BUCKCHERRY's track "Crazy Bitch" was certified quadruple platinum for sales in excess of four million units and the track "Sorry" was certified double platinum for ...

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JOSH TODD Says 'Hellbound' Is BUCKCHERRY's 'Best' Album To Date

BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd spoke to Rodolfo Roman of "The Roman Show" about the band's new album, "Hellbound", which will be released on June 25 via Round Hill Records. The follow-up to 2019's "Warpaint" was recorded last fall in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and songwriter-for-hire Marti Frederiksen, who has previously collaborated with AEROSMITH, DEF LEPPARD, ...

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Which Is The First Death Metal Album: DEATH's 'Scream Bloody Gore' Or POSSESSED's 'Seven Churches'? CANNIBAL CORPSE Drummer Weighs In

Although DEATH is considered to be one of the most important and influential death metal acts of all time, the Florida-based band did not release its debut album, "Scream Bloody Gore", until 1987 — two years after the arrival of "Seven Churches" by California's POSSESSED, whose bassist/vocalist, Jeff Becerra, is credited by some with initially ...

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BUCKCHERRY Drops Music Video For Title Track Of New Album 'Hellbound'

Long-running California rockers BUCKCHERRY have released the official music video for the title track of their new album, "Hellbound", due on June 25 via Round Hill Records. The follow-up to 2019's "Warpaint" was recorded last fall in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and songwriter-for-hire Marti Frederiksen, who has previously collaborated with AEROSMITH, DEF LEPPARD, Jonny Lang ...

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FOZZY Teases 'Sane' Music Video

FOZZY will release a new single, "Sane", on Friday, May 28. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, to be made available later in the year. A short teaser for the "Sane" music video is available below. This past February, FOZZY singer Chris Jericho told Detroit's WRIF radio station that the follow-up to ...

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FOZZY To Release 'Sane' Single This Friday

FOZZY will release a new single, "Sane", on Friday, May 28. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, to be made available later in the year. This past February, FOZZY singer Chris Jericho told Detroit's WRIF radio station that the follow-up to 2017's "Judas" album would "continue with the momentum that 'Judas' started ...

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FAITH NO MORE's BILL GOULD Is Still Happy With 'Sol Invictus' Album: 'We Were Very Ambitious On This One'

Earlier today (Sunday, May 23), FAITH NO MORE bassist Bill Gould spoke with Darren Paltrowitz — host of the "Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz" — about the success of his Yebiga rakija brand, the motivation beyond launching rakija in the States, how spirit distribution and music distribution compare, future plans for FAITH NO MORE and his ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS' WILLIAM DUVALL Drops Music Video From His 1980s Hardcore Band NEON CHRIST

NEON CHRIST, the cult hardcore luminaries featuring William DuVall (BL'AST!, COMES WITH THE FALL, ALICE IN CHAINS), Jimmy Demer (GARDENS OF.., ACCIDENTS), Danny Lankford (GARDENS OF.., GODEVILS, ACCIDENTS) and Randy DuTeau (GARDENS OF), have shared the entertaining new video for "Neon Christ" which features the band's children, and gleefully conveys the appreciation of this music ...

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