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HALESTORM Frontwoman Is 'Super Excited' About Upcoming Album

Lzzy Hale says that HALESTORM's upcoming album most closely captures the energy of the band's live shows. HALESTORM is putting the finishing touches on its fourth full-length disc for a tentative mid-2018 release. The effort was laid down at Dark Horse Recording studios just outside Nashville with Nick Raskulinecz, an acclaimed producer who has previously ...

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Watch SEVENDUST's 'Medicated' Video

SEVENDUST's Caleb Mallery-directed video for the song "Medicated" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 12th studio album, "All I See Is War", which is being released today (Friday, May 11). The follow-up to 2015's "Kill The Flaw" was recorded at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, ...

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BABYMETAL Releases Surprise New Single And Video, 'Distortion'

Japanese pop metal act BABYMETAL has released the official music video for a new song called "Distortion". The track was uploaded to BABYMETAL's official YouTube channel and became available on digital platforms such as iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify as a digital release. BABYMETAL fans will get their first chance to hear this new song ...

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YES: 50th-Anniversary Tour To Feature TONY KAYE As 'Special Guest'

As YES gear up for their North American summer tour celebrating the band's landmark Golden Anniversary, the prog rock pioneers have started to reveal exciting plans in store for the year, including special tour guests, five-album vinyl set and a U.S. fan convention. Their 50th anniversary not only celebrates the musical contributions of YES but ...

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ICARUS WITCH Announces New Singer, Releases 'Goodbye Cruel World' Video

Pittsburgh-based traditional heavy metal outfit ICARUS WITCH has announced the addition of vocalist Andrew D'Cagna (BRIMSTONE COVEN, IRONFLAME) to the group's ranks. The band has also released a music video for "Goodbye Cruel World", the title track of its forthcoming studio album, due later this year via Cleopatra Records. "After working closely with Andrew in ...

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THE OFFSPRING To Debut New Song On Tour This Summer

THE OFFSPRING lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman has once again confirmed that the band is putting the finishing touches on its long-awaited tenth studio album — three years after releasing a single called "Coming For You". Speaking to Q103's Candace, he said (hear audio below): "The record is almost done — legitimately almost done. I ...

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THE OFFSPRING Has 'About Ten Songs Done' For New Studio Album

THE OFFSPRING lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman has confirmed that the band is putting the finishing touches on its long-awaited tenth studio album — three years after releasing a single called "Coming For You". Speaking to WRIF's Meltdown, he said (hear audio below): "This record is taking us a long time, but I think it's ...

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ALICE COOPER Announces October 2018 U.S. Tour Dates

Alice Cooper, who released his 27th album, "Paranormal", last July via earMUSIC, has extended his previously-announced North American tour, announcing additional 2018 shows throughout October. The trek picks up again this summer, starting on August 3 in Wisconsin and now running through the end of October, including a lengthy section in Canada, from Briitish Columbia ...

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Video Premiere: SEVENDUST's 'Not Original'

"Not Original", the brand new video from SEVENDUST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 12th studio album, "All I See Is War", which will be released on May 11. The follow-up to 2015's "Kill The Flaw" was recorded at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who ...

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EVANESCENCE To Reissue 'Lost Whispers' On Vinyl For 'Record Store Day'

Craft Recordings will release EVANESCENCE's "Lost Whispers" on Record Store Day, the annual celebration of the annual celebration of independent record stores, which takes place this year on Saturday, April 21. Presented on blue translucent vinyl and limited to 2,500 copies, this represents the first time that "Lost Whispers" has been available on vinyl as ...

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Video Premiere: SEVENDUST's 'Dirty'

"Dirty", the brand new video from SEVENDUST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 12th studio album, "All I See Is War", which will be released on May 11. The follow-up to 2015's "Kill The Flaw" was recorded at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has ...

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Watch EVANESCENCE Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of EVANESCENCE's entire March 12 performance at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. EVANESCENCE and acclaimed electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling will embark on a co-headlining 2018 summer amphitheater tour across North America. The trek, produced by Live Nation, will kick off July 6 in Kansas City, Missouri at ...

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ALICE COOPER Announces Summer 2018 North American Tour

Rock icon Alice Cooper, who released his 27th album, "Paranormal", last July via earMUSIC, has announced his summer 2018 tour plans. Following on his current "A Paranormal Evening With Alice Cooper" March run, the tireless legend will embark on another North American trek. The summer tour kicks off on August 3 at the Wisconsin State ...

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EVANESCENCE And LINDSEY STIRLING Announce North American Co-Headline Amphitheater Tour

Transcendent, two-time Grammy Award-winning rock band EVANESCENCE and acclaimed Billboard Award-winning electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling have announced their co-headlining 2018 summer amphitheater tour across North America. The trek, produced by Live Nation, will kick off July 6 in Kansas City, Missouri at the Starlight Theatre and will make stops in 31 North American cities. The ...

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SEVENDUST To Release 'All I See Is War' Album In May

SEVENDUST will release its 12th studio album, "All I See Is War", on May 11. The follow-up to 2015's "Kill The Flaw" was recorded at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has previously worked with ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH, among others. SEVENDUST's new disc will be the group's first for ...

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Is SMASHING PUMPKINS Tour Selling As Well As Expected?

According to The Pulse Of Radio, tickets for the upcoming SMASHING PUMPKINS tour featuring three-quarters of the original lineup are not selling as well as expected. While tickets have moved briskly in top markets like Chicago, New York and Los Angeles, along with cities such as Duluth, Uncasville, Kansas City, and Austin, they're much slower ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Spring 2018 U.S. Tour Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has announced the second leg of the U.S. tour in support of the band's latest album, "New Wave". The trek kicks off in Lubbock, Texas, and makes its way through the southern part of the U.S., including two iHeartRadio shows (98 Rockfest and Earthday Birthday) in Florida, and ends in Flagstaff, Arizona. Tour ...

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STEVEN ADLER Says Not Being Invited To Rejoin GUNS N' ROSES Tested His Sobriety: 'That Would Have Been The Perfect Excuse To Start Drinking And Drugging'

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was recently interviewed by "The Johnny Dare Morning Show" on Kansas City radio station 98.9 The Rock!. The complete conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On performing with GN'R again at a handful of shows during the "Not In ...

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