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BLACK STONE CHERRY: 'Magic Mountain' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY will release their fourth album, "Magic Mountain", on May 6 (one day earlier internationally) via Roadrunner Records. The cover artwork for the CD can be seen below. The first single from "Magic Mountain", "Me And Mary Jane", hit radio waves last month to coincide with the band's sold-out series of ...

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VIVIAN CAMPBELL's LAST IN LINE To Enter Studio In April

LAST IN LINE, the band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell alongside fellow founding DIO members Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain and Claude Schnell, plus singer Andrew Freeman, who has previously fronted HURRICANE and LYNCH MOB, will enter the studio in April to begin recordings its first freshly composed original material. The news of LAST IN ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY: Audio Sample Of New Single 'Me And Mary Jane'

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY will release their fourth album, "Magic Mountain", on May 6 (one day earlier internationally) via Roadrunner Records. The CD's lead single, "Me And Mary Jane", is set to hit radio waves in mid-February to coincide with the band's sold-out series of intimate "fan-curated" U.K. shows. An audio sample of "Me ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY To Release 'Magic Mountain' In May

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY will release their fourth album, "Magic Mountain", on May 6 (one day earlier internationally) via Roadrunner Records. The CD's lead single, "Me And Mary Jane", is set to hit radio waves in mid-February to coincide with the band's sold-out series of intimate "fan-curated" U.K. shows. Commenting on the making of ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD, EXTREME, Ex-MEGADETH Guitarists Perform At 'Randy Rhoads Remembered'

Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME, RIHANNA), Marty Friedman (MEGADETH), Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD), Brad Gillis (NIGHT RANGER), Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA), Rowan Robertson (DIO), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS) and Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (GUNS N' ROSES) are among the musicians who performed at the "Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration Of A ...

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CENTURY MEDIA Co-Owner OLIVER WITHÖFT Dead At 49

Oliver Withöft, co-owner of independent record label Century Media, passed away last night (Monday, January 20) after falling ill several months ago. He was 49. Oliver's wife, Judith, confirmed his passing in an e-mail to family and friends, writing: "As you all know, [Oliver] was a very special person who touched many people's lives in ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY: 'We Do Love Us Some Jesus!'

Right before Christmas. Chris Robertson (vocals, guitar) of Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY was baptized by the band's guitarist/vocalist, Ben Wells, with assistance from Kevin Estes and pastor Chad Lockhart at Highland Hills Community Church in Glasgow, Kentucky. Says the group: "We ended 2013 in a very cool way and we hope [the photo above] ...

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PAUL RODGERS To Release 'The Royal Sessions'

Paul Rodgers, longtime singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with BAD COMPANY, has partnered with 429 Records and is gearing up for the release of "The Royal Sessions" — a lovingly crafted collection of classic R&B and soul songs re-imagined by the iconic rock singer recorded at Memphis' Royal Studios, historic home of Willie Mitchell and Hi ...

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Video: ROWAN ROBERTSON Performs With DIO DISCIPLES In Corona

Former DIO guitarist Rowan Robertson filled in for Craig Goldy at the October 26 DIO DISCIPLES concert at M15 in Corona, California as Craig had a prior commitment in Russia. Fan-filmed video footage of the show can be seen below. DIO DISCIPLES, which pays tribute to legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (BLACK SABBATH, ...

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IMPERA: New Song 'Beast Within' Available For Streaming

Swedish hard rockers IMPERA will release their sophomore studio album, "Pieces Of Eden", on October 18 via Escape Music. The CD was produced by Johan "Impera" Kihlberg and was mixed by Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE), who also plays guest guitar on the song "Goodbye" a cover of the track that originally appeared on Paul Stanley's ...

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ROWAN ROBERTSON To Perform With DIO DISCIPLES

Former DIO guitarist Rowan Robertson will fill in for Craig Goldy at the October 26 DIO DISCIPLES concert at M15 in Corona, California as Craig has a prior commitment in Russia. DIO DISCIPLES, which pays tribute to legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL) and is fully supported ...

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IMPERA To Release 'Pieces Of Eden' In October

Swedish hard rockers IMPERA will release their sophomore studio album, "Pieces Of Eden", on October 18 via Escape Music. The CD was produced by Johan "Impera" Kihlberg and was mixed by Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE), who also plays guest guitar on the song "Goodbye" a cover of the track that originally appeared on Paul Stanley's ...

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