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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Releases 'Venom' Spiced Mead

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have released a festive-edition mead drink following the popularity of their Waking The Demon honey mead, which was made available last year. Venom, a spiced mead, has rich honey notes and a unique spice blend combine for a warm, lingering finish. Enjoy hot or cold. 10% ABV. Mead is ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Recruits TARJA TURUNEN For 'I Will Be Gone' Single

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will release a new five-track single, "I Will Be Gone", on April 9, 2021 via Nuclear Blast. The effort will include an exclusive new version of the band's achingly beautiful ballad "I Will Be Gone", re-recorded with former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen. "I Will Be Gone" gets an altogether new ...

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STEEL PANTHER's SATCHEL On Concert Industry Shutdown: 'It Sucks For Fans, But It Really Sucks More For The Musicians'

STEEL PANTHER guitarist Satchel (a.k.a. Russ Parrish) has lamented the devastating impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the music industry, with canceled concerts, tours and music festivals, all leaving hundreds of thousands of crew members out of work. "It sucks when the government shuts everything down completely and you're at the whim of politicians," ...

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ILL NIÑO's New Lineup Is Back With 'Máscara' Single/Video

ILL NIÑO has released the official music video for its new single, "Máscara". The track, which features a guest appearance by AJ Channer of FIRE FROM THE GODS is taken from ILL NIÑO's upcoming album, "IllMortals", due in 2021. The group's current lineup features founding drummer Dave Chavarri and longtime bassist Laz Pina alongside recent ...

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SHIPROCKED 2021 Cruise Officially Canceled

The 2021 installment of the ShipRocked cruise, which was originally scheduled for January 2021 and was then rescheduled for May 9-14, 2021 on the Carnival Magic, has now been officially canceled. Earlier today, Carnival Cruise Line announced that it would be delaying dry docks for three ships, including Carnival Magic, which had its cruises scrapped ...

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ENSLAVED Is Focus Of 12-Part Documentary Series On Norwegian TV

Norway's avantgarde metal heroes ENSLAVED are being honored with an elaborate 12-part television documentary named "Heimvegen" ("The Way Home"), which is broadcast every Saturday on Norwegian TV (TV Haugaland) and on YouTube. All episodes are subtitled into English. The documentary offers a detailed insight into the history of the band, following Ivar Bjørnson and Grutle ...

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Today Marks 16th Anniversary Of DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death

Today (Tuesday, December 8) marks the 16th anniversary of the death of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a DAMAGEPLAN concert on this date in 2004 at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio by a 25-year-old ex-Marine ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD's WES SCANTLIN: 'God Is Real'

PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin, who previously credited God with saving his life, spoke to Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 about the importance of faith in his life. He said (hear audio below): "God is real, believe me. I have prayed to God my whole life and basically ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE, HENRY ROLLINS, ADAM LAMBERT Set For CYNDI LAUPER's 10th Annual 'Home For The Holidays' Benefit Concert

Cyndi Lauper — the Grammy-, Emmy- and Tony-winning icon and advocate — has announced that her 10th annual "Home For The Holidays" benefit concert will premiere on Friday, December 11 exclusively on her TikTok at 8 p.m. EST, with an additional stream Sunday, December 13 on Lauper's YouTube and Facebook handles at 8 p.m. EST. ...

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JOHN PETRUCCI To Be Joined By KIKO LOUREIRO, JASON RICHARDSON, TOSIN ABASI At Rescheduled 'Guitar Universe 3.0' Camp

John Petrucci has announced details of his rescheduled "Guitar Universe 3.0" camp. The event, which was originally scheduled to take place August 1-5, 2020 at Hotel Irvine in Orange County, California, will now take place July 27-31, 2021. The first West Coast iteration of the camp will see the DREAM THEATER guitarist joined by an ...

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JEREMY SPENCER Is 'A Little Surprised' By IVAN MOODY's Reaction To JASON HOOK's Guest Appearance On PSYCHOSEXUAL EP

Jeremy Spencer has opened up about his collaboration with another ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH member, guitarist Jason Hook, on the new EP from Spencer's theatrical rock band PSYCHOSEXUAL. Last month, PSYCHOSEXUAL surprise-released a covers EP, "Songs To Stalk You By", featuring a guest appearance by Hook on two songs: the KISS ...

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