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METALLICA To Receive Prestigious Swedish Award POLAR MUSIC PRIZE

METALLICA will be honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize. The San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal giants have been chosen as one of the 2018 recipients of Sweden's biggest music award. The announcement was made Wednesday (February 14) morning at Stockholm City Hall by Alfons Karabuda, chairman of the Polar Music Prize award committee. ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Lyric Video For 'Heart And Soul' Song

The official lyric video for the song "Heart And Soul" from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project can be seen below. The track is taken from MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST's new album, "Resurrection", which will be released on March 2 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Refuses To Give LARS ULRICH Credit For Songs MEGADETH Leader Claims He Wrote In His Pre-METALLICA Band

Dave Mustaine has once again commented on the dispute over songwriting credits that apparently contributed to the shelving of the previously announced expanded version of METALLICA's 1982 demo tape, "No Life 'Til Leather". "No Life 'Til Leather" was released as a limited-edition cassette for Record Store Day in April 2015, available exclusively in independent record ...

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METALLICA Covers BARÓN ROJO Classic At Madrid Concert (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett performed a cover of BARÓN ROJO's "Los Rockeros Van Al Infierno" during METALLICA's February 5 concert in Madrid, Spain. Fan-filmed video footage of their rendition can be seen below. BARÓN ROJO is a Spanish heavy metal band which had some international success in the 1980s. The band's original lineup included ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Second Trailer For 'Resurrection' Album

The second trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: How KIRK HAMMETT Ended Up Guesting On 'Resurrection' Album

"Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released on March 2 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne Findlay and Michael Voss-Schön along ...

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Watch Former METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED Perform Cover Of NEIL YOUNG's 'Rockin' In The Free World'

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted and his THE CHOPHOUSE BAND performed yesterday (Friday, January 12) at the Cultural Council in Lake Worth, Florida. You can watch video footage of their rendition of the Neil Young classic "Rockin' In The Free World" below. Named after Jason's four recording studio facilities around the U.S. and featuring a ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: 'I Became Famous Without Asking For It'

Michael Schenker says he "became famous without asking for it." The legendary German guitarist, who first appeared on SCORPIONS' 1972 "Lonesome Crow" debut, earned acclaim in the 1970s on classic UFO albums such as "Phenomenon" and "Lights Out" before rejoining SCORPIONS for 1979's "Lovedrive". He departed soon thereafter to launch MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP. And while ...

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Guitar Lesson With MICHAEL SCHENKER (Video)

France's Guitare Xtreme magazine has uploaded a video guitar lesson with legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker. Featured songs include "Rock Bottom", "Live And Let Live" and "Captain Nemo". Check it out below. "Resurrection", the new album from Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released on March 2 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Recalls Breaking Into KIRK HAMMETT's House: 'He Was More Like The Angry-Then-Disappointed Dad'

Sam Roberts and Dan Soder of SiriusXM's "Jim And Sam Show" recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian about his second book, "Access All Areas: Stories From A Hard Rock Life". You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he documented significant life and career ...

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