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Listen To New MARTY FRIEDMAN Song 'Whiteworm'

"Whiteworm", a brand new song form former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman, can be streamed below. The track is taken from his upcoming album, "Wall Of Sound", which will be released on August 4 via Prosthetic Records. Produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (GHOST, RUSH, ALICE IN CHAINS) and mixed by Jens Bogren (KREATOR, OPETH, ...

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STAIND's AARON LEWIS Releases 'Folded Flag' Single

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis, who is widely considered to be one of the most politically conservative musicians in rock, has released a new single, "Folded Flag", across digital retailers. A patriot through and through, Lewis has spent much of his career honoring those who sacrifice their lives every day to protect our nation and the ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN Announces 'Wall Of Sound' U.S. Tour With SCALE THE SUMMIT And THE FINE CONSTANT

Following last week's album announcement, former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has now unveiled his headlining tour in support of his latest scorcher, "Wall Of Sound". The 22-show trek will feature support from Houston's top progressive outfit SCALE THE SUMMIT along with Madison, Wisconsin-based technical progressive three-piece THE FINE CONSTANT. The tour kicks off in Philadelphia ...

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JEFF WATERS On Upcoming ANNIHILATOR Album: 'This Is One Of The Best Ones We've Done'

Metal Wani's Laura Vezer recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Jeff Waters of Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ANNIHILATOR's upcoming follow-up to 2015's "Suicide Society" album, tentatively due at the end of October: Jeff: "Every artist, of course, ...

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PROJECTED Feat. SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE, TREMONTI Members: 'Reload' Video

"Reload", the new video from PROJECTED, the band featuring SEVENDUST members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. E-Rock; TREMONTI), can be seen below. The clip was produced, directed and edited by Jamie Brown for Smoking Gun Productions. "Reload" is taken from PROJECTED's sophomore ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN's HAWAII, VIXEN And DEUCE Albums To Be Reissued

No Remorse Records has announced the upcoming reissues of three albums which feature former MEGADETH and CACOPHONY guitarist Marty Friedman: the VIXEN "Made In Hawaii" EP (originally released in 1983), HAWAII's legendary "Loud, Wild And Heavy" EP (from 1984), and a collection of recordings from his late 1970s band DEUCE (later known as TENSION). All ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN To Release 'Wall Of Sound' Solo Album In August

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman will release his new solo album, "Wall Of Sound", on August 4 via Prosthetic Records. Produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (GHOST, RUSH, ALICE IN CHAINS) and mixed by Jens Bogren (KREATOR, OPETH, SEPULTURA), the disc "expands and destroys any conventional notions of instrumental music," according to a press ...

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PROJECTED Feat. SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE, TREMONTI Members: EPK For 'Ignite My Insanity' Album

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Ignite My Insanity", the sophomore album from PROJECTED, the band featuring SEVENDUST members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. E-Rock; TREMONTI), can be seen below. Due on July 21 via Rat Pak Records, the two-disc collection is ...

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PROJECTED Feat. SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE, TREMONTI Members: 'Ignite My Insanity' Album Due In July

PROJECTED, the band featuring SEVENDUST members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. E-Rock; TREMONTI), will release its sophomore album, "Ignite My Insanity", on July 21 via Rat Pak Records. The two-disc collection is currently available for pre-order in various configurations at

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PROJECTED Feat. SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE, TREMONTI Members: Sophomore Album Due This Year

PROJECTED, the project featuring SEVENDUST members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. Erock; TREMONTI), will release its sophomore album later in the year via Rat Pak Records. A teaser video for the new disc is available below. PROJECTED's debut album, "Human", was released ...

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On The Road With MEGADETH In Worcester, Uncasville And Newark (Video)

Behind-the-scenes video footage from MEGADETH's October 2016 concerts in Worcester, Massachusetts; Uncasville, Connecticut and Newark, New Jersey can be seen below. The clips were filmed and uploaded by MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro, who officially joined the group in early 2015. Kiko wrote on his YouTube channel: "With these videos, I wanna show you a little ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, SLAYER, MEGADETH, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Pay Tribute To 'Fallen Heroes' With METAL ALLEGIANCE (Video)

On Friday, January 20, METAL ALLEGIANCE, the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of TESTAMENT and MEGADETH, gathered at the City National Grove Of Anaheim for a monumental tribute to our fallen heroes. Hosted by Jackson and Charvel EVH, the event was a who's who of the metal community ...

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Watch JERRY CANTRELL Perform ALICE IN CHAINS, THIN LIZZY Classics At FRIEDMAN AMPLIFICATION's Pre-NAMM Concert

Jerry Cantrell (ALICE IN CHAINS), Billy Morrison (BILLY IDOL), Chris Chaney (JANE'S ADDICTION), Erik Eldenius (BILLY IDOL) and Dave Kushner (VELVET REVOLVER) are among the musicians that took part in Friedman Amplification's pre-NAMM concert Tuesday night (January 17) at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the show can be seen below. ...

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On The Road With MEGADETH In Las Vegas (Video)

Behind-the-scenes video footage from MEGADETH's September 2016 concert at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada can be seen below. The clip was filmed and uploaded by MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro, who officially joined the group in early 2015. Kiko wrote on his YouTube channel: "With these videos, I ...

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Watch TOM MORELLO, NUNO BETTENCOURT, RICHIE KOTZEN Perform AUDIOSLAVE's 'Cochise'

Steve Vai, Tom Morello (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, AUDIOSLAVE, PROPHETS OF RAGE), Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME), Richie Kotzen (THE WINERY DOGS), Marty O'Brien (LITA FORD) and Glen Sobel (ALICE COOPER) performed at the 41st weekly "Soundcheck Live" on January 11 at Lucky Strike Live in Los Angeles, California. Bettencourt curated the event, which saw him performing ...

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ROSS THE BOSS Feat. Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist: New Lineup Announced

The new lineup of ROSS THE BOSS, the band led by former MANOWAR and current DEATH DEALER guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman, will perform at the Hall Of Heavy Metal History induction ceremony on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Anaheim Expo Center in Anaheim, California. Joining Friedman in the group's incarnation are SYMPHONY X ...

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