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Bearings reissue - RONNIE MONTROSE

You often hear artists mention how, when all is said and done, the ultimate goal of their craft, be it audile or visual, is to leave their proverbial footprints upon Mother Earth. Before succumbing to prostate cancer in 2012, guitar legend Ronnie Montrose had well left his footprints behind. Ask his diehard fans; they know ...

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PRONG: 'Ruining Lives' Album Details Revealed

PRONG's new album, "Ruining Lives", will be released through Steamhammer/SPV in Scandinavia on April 23, in Germany on April 25, in the rest of Europe on April 28 and in the U.S./Canada on May 13. It will be made available as a limited digipak version including one bonus track and poster, as a double gatefold ...

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GLENN HUGHES And JASON BONHAM Launch CALIFORNIA BREED

Think of California and you think of brilliant color and bright sunlight. Think of a breed and it's all about bloodlines and brotherhood. Put the two together as CALIFORNIA BREED and you have the most exciting new band of 2014. Built around the foundation of legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes and drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham, with ...

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University Of Puerto Rico To Host 'Heavy Metal Music And The Communal Experience - Academic Conference'

It is common to hear metal fans and musicians talk about the "metal community." This concept, which is widely used when referencing metal music, encompasses multiple levels of complexity that are seldom addressed in academic endeavors. When examined in detail, it raises more questions than answers. What criteria are used to define groups of people ...

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Video: JOURNEY's ARNEL PINEDA Talks To CNN's ANDERSON COOPER About Helping Typhoon Survivors

Manila native and JOURNEY lead singer Arnel Pineda announced today that he, JOURNEY and their team — promoter Live Nation Entertainment; Creative Artists Agency (CAA); and manager John Baruck —donating more than $350,000 to provide emergency food relief to people impacted by the recent super typhoon in the Philippines. These initial funds will help the ...

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JOURNEY Donates $350,000 To Help The Philippines In Aftermath Of Super Typhoon Haiyan

Manila native and JOURNEY lead singer Arnel Pineda announced today that he, JOURNEY and their team — promoter Live Nation Entertainment; Creative Artists Agency (CAA); and manager John Baruck — are donating more than $350,000 to provide emergency food relief to people impacted by the recent super typhoon in the Philippines. These initial funds will ...

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EXTOL: 'Betrayal' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Betrayal" from the reactivated Norwegian metal band EXTOL, can be seen below. The track comes off the group's self-titled fifth album, which was released on June 25 (one day earlier internationally) via Indie Recordings. Vocalist Peter Espevoll talks about the meaning behind the song: "It was one o'clock ...

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THE 69 EYES: 'Lost Without Love' Lyric Video Released

Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES will release a new compilation album, "The Best Of Helsinki Vampires", on November 1. The collection will include a brand new song, "Lost Without Love", written by the singer Jyrki69 and dealing with situations he and the band's drummer, Jussi69, have both gone through. "The Best Of Helsinki Vampires" ...

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SLASH Wonders What Would Happen If Satan Appeared In America (Video)

If evil is going to walk among us, Americans might not realize it until it's too late. That's what former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist/current horror movie producer Slash told "George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight", the Canadian television talk show broadcast on CBC television and hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos, in this exclusive bonus web clip taken from the ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Discusses Alcoholism, Seattle's Grunge Scene And KURT COBAIN's Death (Video)

SOUNDGARDEN/ex-AUDIOSLAVE singer Chris Cornell is the subject of a CNN "Red Chair" interview segment in which he discusses alcoholism, Seattle's grunge scene and Kurt Cobain's death. Check it out below. As previously reported, Cornell will perform as a special guest with THE AVETT BROTHERS on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Monday, September 30. Tune ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: 'To Hell And Back' Video Released

"To Hell And Back", the new video from Greek/German heavy metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Killhammer", which will be released on September 27 via Massacre Records. The effort will be made available as a jewel case, limited-edition A5 digipak with a bonus live DVD, as ...

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DIABOLICAL: 'Metamorphosis' Video Released

"Neogenesis", the fifth studio album from Swedish death metallers DIABOLICAL, will be released on September 27 via ViciSolum Productions. The CD was recorded at Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, UNANIMATED, DESTRÖYER 666) in Alvik, Sweden with the band's vocalist/guitarist, Sverker Widgren, in the producer's chair. "Neogenesis" is a concept album uniting eleven tracks with an eleven chapter ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: 'Killhammer' Video Released

The video for "Killhammer", the title track of the new album from Greek/German heavy metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY, can be seen below. Due on September 27 via Massacre Records, the effort will be made available as a jewel case, limited-edition A5 digipak with a bonus live DVD, as well as limited vinyl LP in gatefold cover ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: 'Killhammer' Trailer Available

Greek/German heavy metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY will release their eighth album, "Killhammer", on September 27 via Massacre Records. The effort will be made available as a jewel case, limited-edition A5 digipak with a bonus live DVD, as well as limited vinyl LP in gatefold cover (500 copies) and limited clear vinyl (100 copies). "Killhammer" was recorded ...

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Bú-Tik - CHTHONIC

Taiwanese freedom fighters CHTHONIC, long standing as Asia's answer to EMPEROR and SATYRICON, have organically refined their folk-decorated brand of extreme metal over the years. As of their previous album "Takasago Army", CHTHONIC has become a far more theatrical and emotive unit in their mission to cast light upon acts of barbarism committed within their ...

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MEANS END Signs With ROGUE RECORDS

Swedish metallers MEANS END have inked a publishing and distribution deal with Rogue Records. The band's latest album, "The Didact", will be reissued on September 17 both in digital format and as a physical CD. The official video for the song "Nox Aurumque" off "The Didact" can be seen below. Commented Dean Martinetti, owner of ...

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