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NINE INCH NAILS Scraps Fall 2020 Tour Plans

NINE INCH NAILS have scrapped plans to tour North America this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. Earlier today, Trent Reznor revealed that NINE INCH NAILS was scheduled to kick off the fall 2020 leg of its "Cold And Black And Infinite" trek on September 15 in San Diego, with ...

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DENNIS DEYOUNG: 'I Want One Last Tour' With STYX

Ex-STYX vocalist and keyboardist Dennis DeYoung has once again said that he wants to reunite with his former bandmates for one final tour. DeYoung, the voice behind such STYX classics as "Come Sail Away", "Best Of Times", "Pieces Of Eight" and "Babe", spoke about his previous group while chatting with Steve King of the Albany, ...

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EMPEROR: Pro-Shot Video Of November 2019 Tokyo Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of EMPEROR's November 15, 2019 performance in Tokyo, Japan can be seen below. Last year, EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) once again dismissed the idea of the band writing and recording a comeback album. The group's last studio LP, "Prometheus - The Discipline Of Fire & Demise", was ...

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See JUDAS PRIEST, ALICE IN CHAINS, HALESTORM, Ex-MACHINE HEAD Members Perform Cover Of THIN LIZZY's 'Bad Reputation'

Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST), Mike Inez (ALICE IN CHAINS), Lzzy Hale (HALESTORM), Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD) and Dave McClain (SACRED REICH, ex-MACHINE HEAD) recently joined forces to to record a cover version of THIN LIZZY's "Bad Reputation". The accompanying video was shot in quarantine, with each musician separated in his or her home, and ...

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Watch MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Personally Deliver 'Rust In Peace' 30th-Anniversary JACKSON Bass To Superfan In Tucson

MEGADETH's David Ellefson recently auctioned off one of his "Rust In Peace" 30th-anniversary Jackson bass guitars for the David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation. After realizing that the the buyer lived in Tucson, Arizona, less than two hours away from Ellefson's home in Scottsdale, David decided to just drive down and deliver the instrument by hand. ...

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DEE SNIDER To Release 'For The Love Of Metal Live!' In July; New Song 'Prove Me Wrong' Now Available

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider will release "For The Love Of Metal Live!" on July 31 via Napalm Records. The DVD/Blu-ray and accompanying live album (available in various formats) features audio captured from several Snider festival performances worldwide — from the United States to Europe, Australia and beyond. In addition to tracks from Snider's ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON: 1996 'Skunkworks' Rehearsal Recordings And Demos Posted Online

Former BRUCE DICKINSON bassist Chris Dale has uploaded very rare demo and pre-recording rehearsal recordings of the sessions that resulted in the IRON MAIDEN singer's "Skunkworks" solo album. Taken from Chris's s exclusive private collection, tracks include an unreleased song called "Falling" and one unnamed tune, plus original early versions of tracks like "Inertia" (three ...

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Watch METALLICA's Entire August 1983 Chicago Concert

METALLICA has posted another video as part of its new concert series, "#MetallicaMondays", where the band is streaming a complete live show for fans on the group's YouTube channel and on Facebook every week. The latest concert to be shared was recorded on August 12, 1983 at the Metro in Chicago, Illinois. The concert footage ...

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SOUNDGARDEN's MATT CAMERON Teams Up With THE PRETTY RECKLESS's TAYLOR MOMSEN For Quarantine Version Of 'Halfway There'

SOUNDGARDEN drummer Matt Cameron has teamed up with THE PRETTY RECKLESS singer Taylor Momsen to record a cover version of SOUNDGARDEN's "Halfway There" as a tribute to Chris Cornell, who died three years ago. The accompanying video, shot in quarantine, features Cameron on guitar and Momsen on vocals. The song originally appeared on SOUNDGARDEN's 2012 ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON's Estranged Wife Found Dead

According to U.K.'s The Sun, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson's estranged wife Paddy Bowden has died. Bruce's second wife, Paddy was found dead earlier today (Monday, May 18) at the home they once shared in Chiswick, West London, following a "tragic accident." London Ambulance Service confirmed that the patient was pronounced ...

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KING'S X's DOUG PINNICK Is Mourning Death Of His Mother

KING'S X frontman Doug Pinnick is mourning the death of his mother. The 69-year-old rocker announced his mom's passing in a social media post earlier today. He tweeted: "my beautiful wonderful mother passed away this morning. The sky is crying." On Sunday, Pinnick revealed that his mother had suffered a stroked a few days earlier. ...

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TOOL Guitarist Shares Early Version Of 'Descending' Song

TOOL guitarist Adam Jones has shared a one-minute clip of an early version of "Descending", a song which is featured on the band's latest album, "Fear Inoculum". Jones posted the clip on Instagram and wrote in an accompanying message: "Early comp of what is now descending. Writing music Justin [Chancellor, bass] and I normally bring ...

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