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PUSCIFER Announces 'Billy D And The Hall Of Feathered Serpents' Livestream Event

PUSCIFER, whose critically acclaimed fall streaming event "Existential Reckoning: Live At Arcosanti" broke online attendance records, returns with the otherworldly streaming performance: "Billy D And The Hall Of Feathered Serpents Featuring Money $hot By Puscifer". "In this prequel to his alleged abduction during 'Existential Reckoning', we find Billy D trudging through what has been referred ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE On His Signature GIBSON Guitars: 'These Are Gonna Be Fantastic'

Last month, Gibson officially announced a new partnership with Dave Mustaine, the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and Grammy-winning founder and leader of MEGADETH, who joined Gibson as a Brand Ambassador. The new Dave Mustaine Collection will span acoustic and electric guitars across Gibson, Epiphone and Kramer. Mustaine spoke about his Gibson collaboration during a recent ...

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RANDY RHOADS Photo Book Coming Soon From ROSS HALFIN

Legendary rock photographer Ross Halfin has teamed up with Rufus Publications for the publication of "Randy Rhoads By Ross Halfin", a celebration of one of the most influential hard rock/heavy metal guitarists of all time. This extensive photo book features many classic and unseen shots of the former OZZY OSBOURNE and QUIET RIOT guitarist chosen ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO: How I've Been Staying Busy During The Pandemic

Former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo was a guest on the latest episode of the "Hangin' & Bangin': Artists On Lockdown" online show, where he was joined by Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO), Carmine Appice (OZZY OSBOURNE) and Dave Amato (REO SPEEDWAGON). You can now watch the discussion below. Speaking about how he has been staying ...

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DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Is Working On Painting Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen, who has been expressing himself in recent years through his artwork, is working on a painting of late VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen. The Van Halen piece is apparently part of Allen's "Legends" series, which consists of lifelike-yet-impressionistic portraits of musicians who have influenced him, from Jimi Hendrix to ...

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First Look At DAVE MUSTAINE's Signature GIBSON Guitars

Gibson has officially announced a new partnership with Dave Mustaine, the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and Grammy-winning founder and leader of MEGADETH, who joins Gibson as a Brand Ambassador. The new Dave Mustaine Collection will span acoustic and electric guitars across Gibson, Epiphone and Kramer. Dave will join the Gibson Artist Alliance — a forum ...

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Hear HALESTORM's Cover Of THE WHO's 'Long Live Rock'

HALESTORM's cover version of THE WHO's "Long Live Rock" can be streamed below. The song was recorded in connection with the upcoming film "Long Live Rock…Celebrate The Chaos", which will premiere worldwide on March 12 as a Watch Now @ Home Cinema Release via global distributor Abramorama. "Long Live Rock…Celebrate The Chaos" is a deep ...

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ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME Expands 'Legends Of Rock' Exhibit

Known as a staple of the Rock Hall for over 20 years, "Legends Of Rock", an exhibit featuring handwritten drafts of hit singles, performance outfits, and instruments from some of history's greatest concerts, will now take over four floors of the Museum. The exhibit opens Saturday, February 20. When rock and roll burst on to ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's RICHIE FAULKNER 'Sets Record Straight' Regarding New Flying V Signature Guitar From GIBSON

JUDAS PRIEST's Richie Faulkner has "set the record straight" regarding a rumored revival of Epiphone's Richie Faulkner Flying V signature model guitar. Earlier this week, Gibson CMO Cesar Gueikian posted an Instagram photo of a new Faulkner prototype guitar, leading to speculation that several aesthetic changes have been made to its ...

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Here's The First Trailer For GLENN DANZIG's Vampire Spaghetti Western 'Death Rider In The House Of Vampires'

The first trailer for Glenn Danzig's upcoming homage to Italian spaghetti westerns and classic vampire films, "Death Rider In The House Of Vampires", can be seen below. It is the follow-up to his "Verotika" feature film directorial debut, which received its premiere in June 2019. "Death Rider In The House Of Vampires" was written and ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Says Lack Of 'Direct' Communication With DAVE MUSTAINE Led To 2004 Lawsuit

During a recent appearance on Mitch Joel's "Groove - The No Treble Podcast", MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson reflected on the fact that he sued the band's leader Dave Mustaine in 2004 for $18.5 million, alleging that Mustaine still owed him substantial merchandise and publishing royalties. In January 2005, the case was dismissed in court, and ...

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Would Thrash Metal Have Existed Without Influence Of MICHAEL SCHENKER?

Michael Schenker claims the president of his current record label told him "thrash metal never would have existed" without the influence of the legendary German guitarist. Schenker has often been heralded by prominent guitarists of the style such as METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine and TESTAMENT's Alex Skolnick primarily for his influence on their ...

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Gas Lit - DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE

The last decade has seen so many two-piece bands emerge from the riff-driven fray that, at this point, it rarely seems like a particularly radical idea anymore. But then there's DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE, a female duo from Melbourne, Australia, with a ferocious intelligence and humanity driving their music forward, albeit at a crushing snail's pace. ...

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JIMI HENDRIX: Limited-Edition Print Series From ECHO To Be Made Available Tomorrow

Echo has announced the Jimi Hendrix 2021 Print Series. This officially licensed limited-edition series will showcase some of today's biggest and brightest visual artists, creating works inspired by guitar icon Jimi Hendrix. First in the series is a print by artist Dirty Donny commemorating Hendrix's performance from March 1968 in Ottawa, Ontario. This print will ...

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DREAM THEATER Sound Engineer JAMES 'JIMMY T' MESLIN Relies On MOJAVE Audio Mics For Both Road And Studio Rigs

Live sound, mixing and recording engineer James "Jimmy T" Meslin has spent the better part of the past decade working with renowned progressive metal pioneers DREAM THEATER, both on tour and on the band's most recent records — including "Distance Over Time", the band's most successful album on the charts to date, using Mojave Audio. ...

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MEMORIAM Feat. BOLT THROWER And BENEDICTION Members: 'Onwards Into Battle' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Onwards Into Battle", the new single from MEMORIAM, the Birmingham, United Kingdom-based death/grind metal band featuring Karl Willets (BOLT THROWER) on vocals, Frank Healy (BENEDICTION, CEREBRAL FIX) on bass, Scott Fairfax (CEREBRAL FIX) on guitar and Spike T Smith (SACRILEGE, CONFLICT, KILLING JOKE, THE DAMNED) on drums, can be seen ...

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ELECTRIC BOYS To Release 'Ups!de Down' Album In April

Swedish rockers ELECTRIC BOYS will release their seventh album, "Ups!de Down", on April 30 via by Mighty Music. Once again recorded at Ghost Ward studios, the follow-up to "The Ghost Ward Diaries" was co-produced with David Castillo and showcases the songwriting and performing talents of founding members Conny Bloom on guitar and vocals and Andy ...

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Necroceros - ASPHYX

As old school and gnarly as it gets, ASPHYX have been flying the flag for making death metal properly for more than 30 years. Okay, so the current lineup is almost entirely different from the one that released "The Rack" (an immortal classic, fact fans!) in 1991, but current guitarist Paul Baayens has already proved ...

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GENE SIMMONS On Partnership With GIBSON: 'What I Want You To Get Out Of This Is Pride'

Earlier this month, Gibson, the iconic American guitar brand, announced its joint venture with Gene Simmons, international rock legend and co-founder of KISS, America's No. 1 gold record award-winning group of all time, in all categories (RIAA), to create . , from Gene to Gibson, will introduce new collections of right and left-handed electric guitars ...

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