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Watch CHICKENFOOT Reunite At Acoustic Benefit In San Francisco

According to The Pulse Of Radio, CHICKENFOOT reunited at the Fillmore in San Francisco on Tuesday night (May 15) during the fifth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert. After opening the show with a short set of his own, ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar returned to the stage to join the other members of CHICKENFOOT — guitarist ...

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NICKELBACK Frontman: 'This Is A Great Part Of Our Career'

Earlier this month, Canadian rockers NICKELBACK sat down with Leona Graham just before their intimate concert for lucky Absolute Radio listeners to discuss a number of subjects, including the story of how "Rockstar" was banned, their latest album, gig mishaps, playing in bands with their kids and much more. You can now watch the chat ...

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PEARL JAM's MIKE MCCREADY Honored At MusiCares Event

According to The Pulse Of Radio, PEARL JAM guitarist Mike McCready was honored last Thursday night (May 10) at the Showbox in Seattle, where he was bestowed with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award from MusiCares, the charity that supports musicians dealing with addiction. McCready was presented with the award by GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff ...

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GLENN HUGHES On BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION: 'I'd Love To Tell You It Was More Than A Side Project, But That's All It Is'

Brazil's KISS FM "Gasômetro" radio show recently conducted an interview with former DEEP PURPLE bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes where he was in the country performing his "Classic Deep Purple Live" live set. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether his busy tour schedule is "tiring": Glenn: "It ...

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GENE HOGLAN Discusses His Art Piece 'The Full Rah' (Video)

Last November, drum legend Gene Hoglan unveiled his fine-art debut collection. Completed with art team SceneFour, the release was a pioneering effort in the new medium of crafting visual art through drum performance. In the clip below, shot during the production of his art collection, Gene discusses "The Full Rah", one of his favorite pieces ...

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HELLYEAH Teases New Song

HELLYEAH has apparently resumed recording the follow-up to 2016's "Unden!able" album. Earlier today, drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott posted a short video on Instagram of Tom Maxwell laying down a guitar track on one of the band's new songs. Like the last two records, "Unden!able" and 2014's "Blood For Blood", the new disc is being recorded ...

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VINNY APPICE, TONY MACALPINE Among Featured Guests On TARA LYNCH's Debut Album, 'Evil Enough'

Tara Lynch (a.k.a. "Gui-Tara") is a guitarist, composer, vocalist and songwriter who delivers heavy metal thunder with prominent melodic guitar riffs, shredding leads and powerhouse vocals. She will release her debut album, "Evil Enough", on April 13. "Evil Enough" is a melodic metal album featuring Lynch on all guitars and vocals along with an all-star ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Be Joined By BOB WEIR, All Three CHICKENFOOT Bandmates At This Year's 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Event

Bay area music legends Sammy Hagar and Bob Weir are joining forces for the fifth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert on May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco. "Acoustic-4-A-Cure V" will be a special 75th birthday celebration for blues icon Taj Mahal, with artists including Joe Satriani, Chad Smith, Michael Anthony, Kevin Cronin, Eddie Money ...

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AEROSMITH, METALLICA, FOO FIGHTERS, JANE'S ADDICTION, MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummers Featured In 'Beyond The Beats' Book

A new book hitting shelves and kindles in April features exclusive interviews with the superstar drummers from the biggest bands in rock and metal, including Lars Ulrich of METALLICA, Joey Kramer of AEROSMITH, Tommy Lee of MÖTLEY CRÜE, Taylor Hawkins of the FOO FIGHTERS, Chad Smith of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Doug "Cosmo" Clifford ...

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PEARL JAM's MIKE MCCREADY To Be Honored At 'MusiCares Concert For Recovery'; SLASH And DUFF MCKAGAN To Perform

The MusiCares Foundation, an affiliated charity of the Recording Academy with an outstanding four-star rating from Charity Navigator, has announced that the 2018 MusiCares Concert For Recovery will honor Grammy winner Mike McCready of PEARL JAM on Thursday, May 10 at The Showbox in Seattle (1426 1st Ave.). McCready will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan ...

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DARKEST HOUR: 'Enter Oblivion' Video Released

Washington, D.C.-based metal quintet DARKEST HOUR has released an official music video for the song "Enter Oblivion". The clip was directed by DARKEST HOUR vocalist John Henry with director of photography Ben Hoffman and produced and edited by Chad Fjerstad. "Enter Oblivion" is taken from DARKEST HOUR's 11th LP, "Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora", ...

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GLENN HUGHES And CHAD SMITH Perform With JOE SATRIANI, PHIL COLLEN, JOHN PETRUCCI At 'G3' Concert In Los Angeles (Video)

Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) and Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) appeared as guests at this past Friday's (Janaury 19) "G3" concert at the Orpheum in Los Angeles, California. The "G3" tour features Joe Satriani, DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen and DREAM THEATER axeman John Petrucci. Hughes and Smith joined the three ...

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BULLETBOYS Enlist Drummer ANTHONY 'TINY' BIUSO

BULLETBOYS have announced the addition of drummer Anthony "Tiny" Biuso to the group's ranks. "We have known Tiny for a very long time and are so excited to have him providing the major boom to this group," says singer Marq Torien. "Tiny is now a 'fully loaded' BulletBoy and we look forward to having him ...

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