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DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE Says His New Solo Album Will Be 'All Acoustically Driven'

DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie is currently in the studio recording a new solo album for a 2021 release. Unlike previous LPs "Elements Of Persuasion" (2005), "Static Impulse" (2010) and "Impermanent Resonance" (2013), which were written and recorded as a collaboration with LaBrie's songwriting partner for over a dozen years, Matt Guillory, the new effort ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Talks Possible EDDIE VAN HALEN Tribute Concert, Says VAN HALEN Will 'Never' Reform

Wolfgang Van Halen has told Entertainment Tonight that he and his family may eventually organize a tribute show in honor of his father, Eddie Van Halen, with proceeds going toward Eddie's favorite charity, Mr. Holland's Opus, which helps underprivileged students access musical instruments. Proceeds from the debut solo single from Wolfgang's ...

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PAUL STANLEY Blasts TRUMP Adviser SCOTT ATLAS For Telling Michigan To 'Rise Up' Against COVID-19 Restrictions

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has blasted White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas, a neuroradiologist and senior fellow at the University's Hoover Institution, after he wrote a tweet that many interpreted as potentially inciting violence. On Sunday, Atlas tweeted: "The only way this stops is if people rise up. You get what you ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Was Considering Reunion Tour Featuring DAVID LEE ROTH, SAMMY HAGAR And MICHAEL ANTHONY

During an appearance this morning (Monday, November 16) on SiriusXM's "The Howard Stern Show", Wolfgang Van Halen revealed that his father, Eddie Van Halen, had contemplated a "kitchen-sink tour" that would have included bassist Michael Anthony, as well as vocal turns from both Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth. There was even talk about bringing ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Responds To Accusation That He Is 'Leeching Off' His Father's Name For Solo Single

Wolfgang Van Halen has fired back at an Internet troll who accused him of "leeching off" his father's name in the weeks following the legendary guitarist's death. Two days ago, BLABBERMOUTH.NET broke the news that Wolfgang will release his debut solo single, "Distance", on Monday, November 16. Taken from the VAN HALEN bassist's forthcoming solo ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Announces New Bassist, Puts Finishing Touches On Next Studio Album

Arizona thrash metal veterans FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have announced Bill Bodily (CONTRARIAN, ex-INHUMATUS, ex-TOXIK) as the band's new bass player. Before joining FLOTSAM AND JETSAM on a permanent basis, Bodily filled in for former bassist Michael Spencer during many shows of the group's "Tour Of Chaos" in 2019. Commented Bodily: "Joining FLOTSAM AND JETSAM is ...

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SEVENDUST's MORGAN ROSE Releases 'The Answer' Single From 'Controlled Chaos' Solo EP

In a year filled with unexpected twists and turns, SEVENDUST stickman Morgan Rose has announced his debut solo release. "Controlled Chaos", out everywhere on November 27 via Rise Records, shines the spotlight not only on Morgan's drumming prowess, but his songwriting, singing, and production chops as well. Morgan co-wrote the EP with SEVENDUST bandmate Clint ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Shoots Down VAN HALEN 'Reunion' Rumor

More than a month after Eddie Van Halen's tragic passing, Sammy Hagar has shot down Internet chatter that he will take part in a VAN HALEN reunion that would feature him, Michael Anthony on bass, Alex Van Halen on drums and Eddie's son, Wolfgang, on guitar. "There's no talk of reunion or a tribute with ...

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PEARL JAM's EDDIE VEDDER To Debut New Songs During 'Venture Into Cures' Virtual Event

EB Research Partnership (EBRP) announces Venture Into Cures, an inspiring virtual event led by co-founders Jill and Eddie Vedder airing November 18, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET. The show will feature uplifting stories about individuals and families living with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) alongside appearances and performances from celebrity friends to educate viewers about EB and ...

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JOE BIDEN Wins Presidency; Rockers React

Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS), Jay Jay French (TWISTED SISTER) and Todd La Torre (QUEENSRŸCHE) are among the rockers who have reacted to the news that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States. Biden amassed 273 Electoral College votes after winning Pennsylvania's 20 electors, surpassing the ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Reflects On Father EDDIE VAN HALEN's Death One Month Later: 'It's Really Hard Being Here Without You'

Wolfgang Van Halen has posted a heartfelt and emotional message addressed to his father, Eddie Van Halen, exactly a month after the legendary guitarist's death. Earlier today, Wolfgang shared a personal black-and-white snapshot of him smiling at the camera with his father, and he included the following note: "1 month. "Not a second goes by ...

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WHITESNAKE Releases Music Video For Remixed Version Of 'Love Will Set You Free' From 'Love Songs' Collection

WHITESNAKE brings together some of the most-passionate music of its multi-platinum career on "Love Songs", a new collection that contains remixed and remastered versions of the group's best love songs. It's the second release in the band's "Red, White and Blues Trilogy", a series of compilations organized by musical themes that began this summer with ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: Why I Voted For DONALD TRUMP

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER has defended his support of Donald Trump, saying that the real estate mogul "has done a lot of good things for America." Despite the fact that he is twice divorced and has faced over two dozen accusations of sexual misconduct, Trump has continued to be white Christians' preferred ...

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