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DON DOKKEN Says DOKKEN Will Record 'Straight-Up, Straight-Ahead' And 'Classic-Sounding' New Album in February

During a recent appearance on "The Classic Metal Show" podcast, DOKKEN vocalist Don Dokken said that the band plans to finish recording their new album — the group's first since 2012's "Broken Bones" — in February, and that it won't be released through recent label partner Frontiers Music Srl. "The whole month of February, I ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS Drummer CHAD SZELIGA Launches WALKING WITH LIONS

BLACK STAR RIDERS drummer Chad Szeliga has launched a new band called WALKING WITH LIONS. Szeliga, who has previously played with BREAKING BENJAMIN and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, met guitarist Kevin Hicklin (ex-3 BY DESIGN) during a recording session for the ATOMFLOWER project produced by Ronnie King (THE OFFSPRING, PEPPER). The pairing of Szeliga and Hicklin ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Releases Gleefully Apocalyptic Video For 'So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released a gleefully apocalyptic video for "So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish" as the Billy Howerdel- and Maynard James Keenan-led outfit continues its U.S. tour, performing tomorrow at Detroit's Masonic Temple Theatre. "Welcome to the new normal," said Keenan of the Kyle Cogan-directed clip. A PERFECT CIRCLE's current trek ...

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DISTURBED Frontman Doesn't Understand Why People 'Went Crazy' Over His Decision To Remove Chin Piercings

David Draiman has told HardDrive Radio that DISTURBED's massively successful cover of SIMON & GARFUNKEL's "The Sound Of Silence" has had a profound effect on him and his bandmates. While they had another No. 1 Mainstream Rock Songs hit from 2015's "Immortalized" with their original tune "Open Your Eyes", the triple-platinum "Silence" spent seven weeks ...

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THE HEARD Feat. Ex-CRUCIFIED BARBARA, DEATHSTARS Members: 'A Death Supreme' Single Available

THE HEARD, the new Swedish rock band featuring former CRUCIFIED BARBARA guitarist Klara "Force" Rönnqvist Fors, bassist Ida "Evileye" Stenbacka and drummer Nikki Wicked (a.k.a. Jannicke Lindström) alongside DEATHSTARS bassist Jonas "Skinny Disco" Kangur (on lead guitar) and burlesque performer, model and singer Pepper Potemkin, has released a new single, "A Death Supreme". The song ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Releases 'Eat The Elephant' 2D Video

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released a 2D video for "Eat The Elephant", the title track of its latest album. The clip, which is taken from the Steven Sebring-diretced ("Horses: Patti Smith And Her Band", "Dream Of Life") companion film for the album of the same name, is part of a first of its kind, album-length ...

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THE HEARD Feat. Ex-CRUCIFIED BARBARA, DEATHSTARS Members: 'Tower Of Silence' Single Available; 'The Island' Album Due In November

THE HEARD, the new Swedish rock band featuring former CRUCIFIED BARBARA guitarist Klara "Force" Rönnqvist Fors, bassist Ida "Evileye" Stenbacka and drummer Nikki Wicked (a.k.a. Jannicke Lindström) alongside DEATHSTARS bassist Jonas "Skinny Disco" Kangur (on lead guitar) and burlesque performer, model and singer Pepper Potemkin, has released a new single, "Tower Of Silence". The song ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Releases 2D Clip Of 'The Contrarian'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has released a 2D clip of the song "The Contrarian", taken from the band's recently released recently released album, "Eat The Elephant". Footage in the video is taken from the Steven Sebring-directed ("Horses: Patti Smith And Her Band", "Dream Of Life") companion film for "Eat The Elephant". The clip is part of ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Tour U.K. With ORANGE GOBLIN

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will hit the road this October/November on an eight-date, co-headline U.K. run with celebrated London-based BLACK SABBATH worshippers ORANGE GOBLIN. Completing a lineup overflowing with blues-inspired, whiskey-soaked riffs will be L.A. retro rock band FIREBALL MINISTRY and Leeds/London-based stoner rockers BLACK MOTH. C.O.C. commented: "We are beyond excited to have the stars ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Releases 2D Clip Of 'TalkTalk'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has a 2D clip of "TalkTalk", taken from the Steven Sebring-directed ("Horses: Patti Smith And Her Band", "Dream Of Life") companion film for the band's recently released album, "Eat The Elephant". "It is very much a combined experience of the tactile and the visual. I come from an era where the physical ...

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TOOL Members Hold Their First Music Clinic

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the members of TOOL hosted their first in a series of musical clinics in St. Paul, Minnesota on Friday night (May 11). The intimate event, which starred guitarist Adam Jones, drummer Danny Carey, and bassist Justin Chancellor, featured a discussion and demonstration of the band's songwriting process, along with ...

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Eat The Elephant - A PERFECT CIRCLE

It's been 14 years since A PERFECT CIRCLE released an album. As Lars Ulrich pointed out during his interview with Maynard James Keenan on the METALLICA drummer's Beats 1 radio show, "It's Electric!", that's nearly how long it took for GUNS N' ROSES to re-emerge with "Chinese Democracy". (Interestingly enough, Keenan responded by saying that ...

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THE HEARD Feat. Ex-CRUCIFIED BARBARA, DEATHSTARS Members: Lyric Video For 'Sirens'

THE HEARD, the new Swedish rock band featuring former CRUCIFIED BARBARA guitarist Klara "Force" Rönnqvist Fors, bassist Ida "Evileye" Stenbacka and drummer Nikki Wicked (a.k.a. Jannicke Lindström) alongside DEATHSTARS bassist Jonas "Skinny Disco" Kangur (on lead guitar) and burlesque performer, model and singer Pepper Potemkin, has released the official lyric video for its new single, ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE's 'Eat The Elephant' Released In Hologram Version

A PERFECT CIRCLE's "Eat The Elephant", the Maynard James Keenan- and Billy Howerdel-led rock band's return release following a 14-year gap between new albums, debuted atop numerous Billboard charts, grabbing the No. 1 spot on the Rock, Independent and Alternative Albums charts, a No. 2 entry on the Top Current Albums chart (for pure album ...

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TOOL Debuts New Music In Tour Promo Video

A snippet of a new TOOL song called "Descending" is apparently featured in a promotional video for the band's upcoming music clinic tour. The track has been performed live during TOOL's recent live performances and is expected to appear on the band's long-awaited new album, which TOOL has been tracking for the last month and ...

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Watch A PERFECT CIRCLE Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

A PERFECT CIRCLE was the musical guest on the Monday, April 23 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band played several songs — including "TalkTalk" and "So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish" — on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. Official video footage of the performance can be seen ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Announces U.S. And European Fall Tours

A PERFECT CIRCLE has announced fall tours for both the U.S. and Europe. The tour news arrives as the band celebrates the release of "Eat The Elephant", A PERFECT CIRCLE's first album in fourteen years and a release that was marked worldwide with the band gracing the covers of Revolver, Kerrang! and Visions magazines. The ...

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