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EDDIE VAN HALEN's Iconic 'Frankenstein' Guitar Arrives With Price Tag Everyday Musician Can Afford

EVH has revealed the all-new Striped Series Frankie, refreshed Wolfgang WG Standard models including the all-new Wolfgang WG Standard Exotic Spalted Maple and new colors for the Wolfgang Special. Widely regarded as the most recognizable electric guitar ever, Eddie Van Halen's iconic and revered Frankenstein guitar has arrived with a price tag the everyday musician ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD To Appear At Opening Reception Of 'Reclaimed Rust' At Petersen Automotive Museum

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield recently donated his collection of 10 highly regarded custom cars to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. Starting February 1, Hetfield's cars, a number of guitars, photos and memorabilia will be on the floor of the venue in the museum's Bruce Meyer Family Gallery until October. Hetfield's collection, dubbed "Reclaimed ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of 'The Bitter End' Song, Originally Titled 'Ending/Beginning'

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "The Bitter End", originally titled "Ending/Beginning". "The Bitter End" appeared on the band's third studio album, "Audio Secrecy", which came out in 2010. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "Ending/Beginning" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand wrote: "The song 'Ending/Beginning' has an ...

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DRAGONFORCE Recruits Bassist ALICIA VIGIL

This past September, DRAGONFORCE unleashed its eighth full-length, "Extreme Power Metal", worldwide. In support of this release, the band will head out on the road next month in Europe, before touring the USA with UNLEASH THE ARCHERS and VISIONS OF ATLANTIS. Both of these treks will see Alicia Vigil (VIGIL OF WAR) handling bass and ...

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Video Premiere: WE CAME AS ROMANS' 'From The First Note'

WE CAME AS ROMANS have shared the video for their brand new song "From The First Note". Check it out below. "From The First Note" and "Carry The Weight" serve as the first tracks that the band released since singer Kyle Pavone's tragic passing in August 2018. Says guitarist Joshua Moore: "'From The First Note' ...

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BON JOVI Announces Spring/Summer 2020 Tour With BRYAN ADAMS

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame band BON JOVI has broken every touring record imaginable, topped every chart, and received every accolade, and now has its sights set on kicking off 2020 with new music and touring. The Grammy Award-winning band announced the "Bon Jovi 2020" tour today, presented by Live Nation, will start in ...

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SEPULTURA Signs With BMG For Latin American Release Of 'Quadra'

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA have signed to BMG for the release of their forthcoming album, "Quadra", in Latin America. Formed in 1984, SEPULTURA has released 14 studio albums, including 1993's groundbreaking "Chaos A.D." They have sold over three million units in the United States and almost 20 million worldwide, gaining multiple gold and platinum records around ...

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MEGADETH Begins Rehearsing For First Live Shows Since DAVE MUSTAINE's Cancer Diagnosis (Photos)

MEGADETH has commenced rehearsing for its upcoming European tour as the support act for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. It will mark MEGADETH's first shows since frontman Dave Mustaine received treatment for throat cancer, with which he was diagnosed last May. Earlier today, MEGADETH shared several photos of the rehearsal sessions and included the following caption: ...

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Rest In Violence - BONDED

Contrary to popular belief, thrash metal really didn't need to be revived in the mid '00s. What ended up being resurrected and given a new lease of life was old-school thrash, and the furious, crossover substrain in particular. And while there was absolutely nothing to dislike about the rise of MUNICIPAL WASTE and their retrogressive ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Pre-LINKIN PARK Band GREY DAZE Talks Upcoming 'Lost' Album

Chester Bennington's former bandmates in his first group, the Phoenix, Arizona-based post-grunge act GREY DAZE, recently re-recorded their old material with the help of the late LINKIN PARK frontman's friends and family. Among the guest musicians set to appear on the recordings are Chester's 23-year-old son Jaime Bennington, KORN's Brian "Head" Welch and James "Munky" ...

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SLIPKNOT Releases 'Pollution' Short Film

SLIPKNOT has shared "Pollution", a 20-minute short film directed by the band's own M. Shawn Crahan. The expanded film, which cane be seen below, centers around SLIPKNOT's official music video for "Nero Forte", which captures the band delivering a pummeling technicolor performance. "Nero Forte" is featured on the Grammy Award-winning group's chart-topping new album, "We ...

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