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QUEEN's BRIAN MAY 'Can't Walk Or Sleep' After Ripping Buttock Muscles During 'Over-Enthusiastic Gardening'

QUEEN's Brian May says that he "can't walk or sleep" after ripping his gluteus maximus muscle during a session of "over-enthusiastic gardening." The 72-year-old guitarist revealed his latest health setback in an Instagram post, explaining that he had been "over-stretched" and "harassed by too many demands" before injuring himself. On Wednesday (May 6), May uploaded ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN Says His Long-Awaited Documentary Will 'Hopefully' Come Out Next Year

Marty Friedman has offered an update on his long-awaited documentary. Titled "Spacefox" (changed from the original title, "Hebi Metal San"), the film — which is being directed by Jeremy Frindel, the founder of Substratum Films — follows Friedman's reinvention from lead guitarist in MEGADETH to one of the most famous TV comedians in Japan. The ...

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IRON MAIDEN Cancels All 2020 Shows Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

IRON MAIDEN has scrapped all of its previously announced 2020 shows due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. The British heavy metal legends announced the concert cancelations in a social media post earlier today. The band's manager Rod Smallwood wrote: "I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and well, ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Is Recording Vocals For Next Album

MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine spent at least part of Wednesday (May 6) recording vocals for the band's 16th studio album. The latest sessions are taking place at Dave's home studio, where Mustaine recently set up a makeshift vocal booth. Yesterday, MEGADETH's social media was updated with a photo of Dave in the studio, along with the ...

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Former BAD COMPANY Singer BRIAN HOWE Dead At 66

According to TMZ, former BAD COMPANY singer Brian Howe has died at the age of 66. Howe passed away Wednesday (May 6) at his home in Florida after suffering cardiac arrest. He had a history of heart issues, having previously had a heart attack in 2017. The singer was reportedly involved ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Looks Back On 'The Pride' Video In Latest Episode Of 'Quarantine Theater 2020'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has launched the ninth episode of its "Quarantine Theater 2020" series. Taking inspiration from "Mystery Science Theater 3000", it features frontman Ivan Moody, guitarist Zoltan Bathory and bassist Chris Kael offering commentary on the band's past music videos. The latest episode in the series focuses on the video for "The Pride", ...

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THE CULT Signs With BLACK HILL RECORDS

Iconic rockers THE CULT have inked a deal with Black Hill Records. Based in Los Angeles, the new label dedicated to rock music was launched by independent publisher Round Hill Music and its record label division, according to Billboard. Earlier today (Wednesday, May 6), THE CULT tweeted: "It's official .... we ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Looks Back On 'Coming Down' Video In Latest Episode Of 'Quarantine Theater 2020'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has launched the ninth episode of its "Quarantine Theater 2020" series. Taking inspiration from "Mystery Science Theater 3000", it features frontman Ivan Moody, guitarist Zoltan Bathory and bassist Chris Kael offering commentary on the band's past music videos. The latest episode in the series focuses on the video for "Coming Down", ...

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TOOL's ADAM JONES Shares 'Pneuma' Guitar Tutorial Video

TOOL's Adam Jones has shared a "guitar tutorial" video for the song "Pneuma". The guitarist uploaded the video to his Instagram account and he included the following message: "A little tutorial share. Dressing room guitar lesson of the last verse in 'Pneuma' made for my guitar friend and supporter Axe Of Creation while we were ...

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U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR: 2020 Festival Canceled

The organizers of the annual Bloodstock Open Air festival have announced the cancelation of this year's event. The 2020 edition of the festival was scheduled to take place August 6-9 at Catton Park in Derbyshire, with headlining performance from JUDAS PRIEST, BEHEMOTH and Devin Townsend. Earlier today, the festival organizers issued the following statement: "Following ...

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STITCHED UP HEART Singer: 'If I Had To Choose Playing A Show Over Saving A Life, I Would Choose Saving A Life Any Day'

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of concerts and festivals have either been postponed or canceled, as social distancing and self-quarantining make performing live music and attending live shows all but impossible. This has had a significant impact on bands like STITCHED UP HEART, who rely on ticket sales and merchandise sales as ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Reschedules Reunion Tour For 2021

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has announced the rescheduled dates for its previously announced tour. The reunited quartet — Zack De La Rocha, Tom Morello, Brad Wilk and Tim Commferford — was forced to postpone all of its 2020 shows due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. The band was supposed to play ...

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