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ORIANTHI Talks CBD, Lifestyle Changes And Working With ALICE COOPER

Australian guitarist Orianthi recently appeared on "Side Jams With Bryan Reesman" to discuss her love for cooking and traveling, which also led to discussions about lifestyle changes after living on fast food and bourbon, and focusing on real friendships after becoming famous. She also offered praise for her former boss Alice Cooper. Discussing family dining ...

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Watch SEPULTURA's ELOY CASAGRANDE Play METALLICA's 'Battery'

SEPULTURA drummer Eloy Casagrande has uploaded a video of him playing along to the classic METALLICA song "Battery". Check it out below. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the video, Eloy wrote: "I played my way!!! No audio editing, no samples, no triggers. Audio recorded with the EAD10 plugged straight to my phone ...

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STEEL PANTHER's SATCHEL On Concert Industry Shutdown: 'It Sucks For Fans, But It Really Sucks More For The Musicians'

STEEL PANTHER guitarist Satchel (a.k.a. Russ Parrish) has lamented the devastating impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the music industry, with canceled concerts, tours and music festivals, all leaving hundreds of thousands of crew members out of work. "It sucks when the government shuts everything down completely and you're at the whim of politicians," ...

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ILL NIÑO's New Lineup Is Back With 'Máscara' Single/Video

ILL NIÑO has released the official music video for its new single, "Máscara". The track, which features a guest appearance by AJ Channer of FIRE FROM THE GODS is taken from ILL NIÑO's upcoming album, "IllMortals", due in 2021. The group's current lineup features founding drummer Dave Chavarri and longtime bassist Laz Pina alongside recent ...

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MEGADETH's DIRK VERBEUREN Collaborates With ROTTEN SOUND's KEIJO NIINIMAA On New BENT SEA Song

MEGADETH drummer Dirk Verbeuren has released a new song from his long-running BENT SEA project. "Anger Mgmt", a collaboration with Keijo Niinimaa (ROTTEN SOUND) on vocals and Jesper Liveröd (NASUM) on bass, is the fifth in a series of songs Dirk has dubbed "Instagrind". Seven months ago, Verbeuren released the first "Instagrind" song from BENT ...

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YES Members Launch New Progressive Rock Band ARC OF LIFE

Frontiers Music Srl will release ARC OF LIFE's self-titled debut album on February 12, 2021. ARC OF LIFE is a new progressive rock supergroup featuring three members of the current YES lineup — vocalist/guitarist Jon Davison, bassist/vocalist Billy Sherwood and additional drummer Jay Schellen — plus Dave Kerzner (SOUND OF CONTACT) on keyboards and Jimmy ...

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Ex-MACHINE HEAD Drummer DAVE MCCLAIN Has 'No Regrets' About Leaving The Band: 'I'm Thankful That I Did It'

Dave McClain says that he has "no regrets" about leaving MACHINE HEAD more than two years ago. The drummer, who joined the California metal band in 1995, announced his departure from MACHINE HEAD in October 2018. McClain, along with guitarist Phil Demmel, went on to complete the Robb Flynn-fronted act's "Freaks & Zeroes Tour" before ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of KIRK HAMMETT And BILLY GIBBONS Performing FLEETWOOD MAC's 'The Green Manalishi (With The Two Prong Crown)'

Professionally filmed video of METALLICA's Kirk Hammett and ZZ TOP's Billy Gibbons performing a cover version of the FLEETWOOD MAC classic "The Green Manalishi (With The Two Prong Crown)" can be seen below. The footage was filmed on February 25, 2020 — mere days before the first case of COVID-19 was discovered in the United ...

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GWAR Teams Up With Catoctin Creek For 'Ragnarök Rye'

Eons ago, the members of the intergalactic shock rock band known as GWAR descended on this world as passengers on a flaming comet that would bring about the destruction of most life on Earth. The asteroid plowed into the continent of Antarctica with devastating force, melting the ice, setting much of the world ablaze, and ...

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DAVE GROHL: 'ICON' Snare Drum Unveiled By DW

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) recently announced the addition of a Dave Grohl ICON snare drum to the coveted line. The limited-edition drum recognizes his celebrated drumming career, as well as his long-standing connection with both the legendary Sound City recording studio in Los Angeles, and his beloved Studio 606, where the sacred Sound City console ...

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CRO-MAGS Release Music Video For '2020' Title Track

Earlier this year, CRO-MAGS released their first album in twenty years with the critically acclaimed "In The Beginning". To close out this year of international turmoil and disease, the band has announced the six-song EP "2020", available worldwide digitally on December 11. CRO-MAGS has just released the official music video for the EP's title track, ...

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Watch METALLICA, KORN, MASTODON, Others Perform ALICE IN CHAINS Covers At Museum Of Pop Culture Ceremony

METALLICA, KORN, MASTODON, Billy Corgan, Dave Navarro and Krist Novoselic are among the artists who took part in virtual tribute performances when ALICE IN CHAINS was presented with this year's Museum Of Pop Culture (MoPOP) Founders Award on Tuesday (December 1). ALICE IN CHAINS also played at the event. METALLICA and KORN both covered "Would?", ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Hasn't Commenced Work On Follow-Up To 'Rainier Fog': 'We Planned On Taking A Year Off'

During an appearance earlier today (Tuesday, December 1) on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney were asked about a possible follow-up to their "Rainier Fog" album, which came out in August 2018. Jerry said: "We actually planned on taking a year off. This thing that ...

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TAYLOR HAWKINS Hopes GEDDY LEE And ALEX LIFESON Can Find Drummer To Play With In Hypothetical Post-RUSH Project

In a new interview with Toronto's 94.9 The Rock radio station, FOO FIGHTERS' Taylor Hawkins praised late RUSH drummer Neil Peart while also speculating about a possible new collaboration between RUSH's surviving members, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson. "Nobody can do it like Neil, man," Taylor said (hear audio below). "There can never be another ...

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