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Former PEARL JAM Drummer DAVE ABBRUZZESE Teams Up With Fans For Virtual Cover Of 'Rearviewmirror'

Former PEARL JAM drummer Dave Abbruzzese has teamed up with Pearl Jamily France to record a cover of the band's song "Rearviewmirror". Dave and various members of the popular Facebook group got together virtually to perform the track, which originally appeared on PEARL JAM's second studio album, 1993's "Vs.". Abbruzzese commented on the collaboration, writing ...

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Former ILL NIÑO Members Launch LIONS AT THE GATE

Former ILL NIÑO members Cristian Machado (vocals), Ahrue "Luster" Ilustre (guitar) and Diego Verduzco (guitar) have launched a new band called LIONS AT THE GATE. The group's lineup is completed by bassist Stephen Brewer (WESTFIELD MASSACRE) and drummer Fern Lemus. LIONS AT THE GATE's debut single, "Not Even Human", will be released on Friday, June ...

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JASON NEWSTED Is 'Not Joining MEGADETH', His Wife Says

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will not join MEGADETH as David Ellefson's replacement. Ever since MEGADETH officially fired Ellefson last Monday (May 24), speculation has been rife that Newsted will step in to fill the bassist role on the band's upcoming summer tour with LAMB OF GOD. Earlier today (Sunday, May 30), Jason's wife Nicole ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Producer MAX NORMAN Says He 'Can't Unsee' DAVID ELLEFSON Sex Video, Understands DAVE MUSTAINE's Decision To Fire Bassist

Former MEGADETH producer Max Norman has weighed in on David Ellefson's dismissal from the band, saying he understands Dave Mustaine's decision to part ways with the bassist. The British-born knob-twiddler, who mixed MEGADETH's 1990 album "Rust In Peace" and produced 1992's "Countdown To Extinction" and 1994's "Youthanasia", addressed MEGADETH's split with Ellefson during a new ...

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LEE AARON Releases Music Video For New Single 'Cmon'

Award-winning Canadian vocalist Lee Aaron has released a music video for her new song "Cmon". The track is the first single taken from her forthcoming studio album "Radio On!", which is now set for international release on July 23 via Metalville Records. The video was authored and edited by the multi-talented Canadian engineer/producer/mixer and video ...

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SUM 41's DERYCK WHIBLEY Releases Reimagined Version Of 'Catching Fire' After Healing From Wife's Suicide Attempt

SUM 41 has dropped a reimagined version of its previously released track "Catching Fire" featuring the TikTok creator/musician nothing,nowhere. SUM 41's Deryck Whibley wrote this ballad for his wife, Ari Whibley, after her suicide attempt and they are talking about it for the first time ever in hopes to raise awareness during Mental Health Awareness ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Says He Is Pursuing 'Revenge Porn' Charges Against Person Who Leaked 'Very Private Video'

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson says that he is pursuing "revenge pornography" charges against the person who leaked his private messages and videos of his interactions with a woman who is not his wife. MEGADETH fired Ellefson on Monday (May 24), two weeks after sexually tinged messages and explicit video footage involving him were posted ...

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Will DAVID ELLEFSON Join KK'S PRIEST After Being Fired From MEGADETH? TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Responds

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens has seemingly closed the door on the possibility of David Ellefson joining KK'S PRIEST, the new band Tim formed with fellow ex-PRIEST member K.K. Downing. Ellefson performed a full-length set of PRIEST classics with Owens, Downing and ex-JUDAS PRIEST drummer Les Binks in November 2019 in Wolverhampton, United ...

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Ex-TESTAMENT Bassist GREG CHRISTIAN On DAVID ELLEFSON: 'Sometimes There Are Consequences To Doing Stupid S**t'

Former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian has weighed in on David Ellefson's dismissal from MEGADETH, saying "sometimes there are consequences to doing stupid shit." Christian — whose acrimonious January 2014 exit from TESTAMENT was well publicized on these pages — addressed MEGADETH's decision to fire Ellefson while responding to questions on Facebook about his possible interest ...

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ANN WILSON Explains Her Move From Seattle To Florida

HEART's Ann Wilson talked to Dave Lawrence of Hawaii Public Radio about her decision to move to northern Florida a couple of years after spending most of her life living in Seattle. "There's a feeling of regionalism that's really unrealistic," she said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "I know, because I spent most of my life ...

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Late MEGADETH Drummer NICK MENZA Remembered By His Family On Fifth Anniversary Of His Death

Nick Menza's family, in conjunction with Screaming Butterfly Entertainment, has released a video tribute to the late MEGADETH drummer who passed away five years ago today. The two-minute-and-27-second clip features Menza's sister, Donia Menza Ontiveros, and Nick's oldest son, Nicholas Menza, in a brief video message thanking the late drummer's MEGA fans and friends for ...

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MARIA BRINK And ANDY BIERSACK Team Up For 'Meet Me In The Fire' From 'Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack' (Audio)

Maria Brink (IN THIS MOMENT) has released her epic new collaboration with acclaimed artist/producer Tyler Bates, featuring vocals by Andy Biersack (BLACK VEIL BRIDES), from the forthcoming "Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack", out digitally on June 18 via Loma Vista Recordings (physical LPs out July 16). Listen to "Meet Me In The Fire (feat. Andy ...

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