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JOE SATRIANI Is Working On Two New Albums While In Quarantine

Legendary guitarist Joe Satriani spoke to Australian Musician about how he has been staying busy during the coronavirus downtime. He said (see video below): "I got it in my head that I wanted to create two separate records in the next few months. One would be another instrumental album, and another would be a vocal-oriented ...

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See MIKE PATTON Join S.O.D. Members To Perform 'Speak Spanish Or Die' While In Quarantine

A month after sharing "quarantine versions" of the STORMTROOPERS OF DEATH songs "March Of The S.O.D." and "Chromatic Death", recorded with each member separated in their own homes, Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX) and Dan Lilker (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, ex-ANTHRAX) have returned with another S.O.D. track, "Speak English Or Die", the lyrics of which have ...

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TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Doesn't Believe In Hologram Shows

TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick says that he doesn't "believe in hologram shows." Over the course of the past four years, former BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW vocalist Ronnie James Dio, who died in 2010 at the age of 67, has been the subject of a touring show in which his three-dimensional representation is backed by members ...

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ANTHRAX Announces Virtual Clinics, Unveils 'The Quarantine Drop' Wear

ANTHRAX's Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Scott Ian and Jonathan Donais will helm their own virtual classrooms that will offer programs in songwriting, guitar, bass, drums and questiona-and-answer sessions, all via the Topeka Live platform. Scott will offer a "Guitar Session", a "Songwriting Session" and a "20 Questions Session"; Frank will present a "Bass Clinic", a ...

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Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE Is Selling 'Spreading The Disease' Bandanas During COVID-19 Pandemic

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate is selling "Spreading The Disease" bandanas during the COVID-19 pandemic. Named after the song on QUEENSRŸCHE's classic 1988 album "Operation: Mindcrime", the two different bandana designs can be purchased for $17 each from Geoff's official webstore. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing some ...

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Take A Video Tour Of MATT SORUM's DRAC STUDIOS

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum recently gave a video tour of his Drac Studios to Brazil's "Dois Da Tarde" radio show. Check it out below. Nestled in the middle of world-famous Hollywood, California, Drac Studios provides a discreet, inspiring and comfortable location while being within minutes of everything Los Angeles has to offer. ...

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KISS Is Working On Career-Spanning Book Of Concert Posters

KISS is working on a coffee-table book of concert posters spanning the band's entire five-decade existence. Bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons discussed KISS's plans for the book during a May 7 Facebook Live chat with Scott Brown, the United States ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa. Asked if there are any projects KISS is working on right ...

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Hear WEEZER's New Song 'Hero'

WEEZER has released a new song called "Hero", the band's first new material since last year's Top 5 alternative radio hit "End Of The Game". "Hero" is a new song off WEEZER's forthcoming album, "Van Weezer", which was originally set for release this month; a new release date for the record will be coming soon. ...

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SiriusXM Launches New Channels from GUNS N' ROSES, LED ZEPPELIN And METALLICA

SiriusXM has collaborated with acclaimed and iconic artists and their representatives to create personally curated audio experiences for listeners everywhere. The collection of exclusive music channels launching on Friday, May 1 — and in conjunction with SiriusXM's extended Stream Free period through May — are dedicated to megastars David Bowie, EAGLES, FLEETWOOD MAC, George Strait, ...

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