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JOE ELLIOTT 'Wouldn't Say No' To Proper DEF LEPPARD Biopic

Joe Elliott says that DEF LEPPARD's 2001 biopic was a "low-budget experiment that wasn't really great." "Hysteria - The Def Leppard Story" was produced by VH1 and was described as "the true story of one of the most successful pop-metal bands of the '80s." Upon its release, it was slammed by Deseret News music editor ...

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Wolves Of Thelema - CARONTE

They are definitely not the first heavy metal act to sing about Aleister Crowley, but at this point in time, CARONTE are easily the most effective. "Wolves of Thelema" is the Italians' fourth full-length album and the audible culmination of a steady evolution that has seen them mutate from relatively straightforward doom inclinations toward a ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Reflects On Record-Breaking 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, MÖTLEY CRÜE's hugely successful Netflix biopic "The Dirt" remains one of the highest-rated music films as voted by the audience on Rotten Tomatoes, the online review aggregation service that allows both critics and the public to rate movies. As of December 17, "The Dirt" remains at 95%, down 1% ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Video Of 'Moth Into Flame' Performance From Munich

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Moth Into Flame" on August 23 at Olympiastadion in Munich, Germany can be seen below. "Moth Into Flame" is taken from METALLICA's latest studio album, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", which was released in November 2016 via Blackened Recordings. METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke to Guitar World magazine about ...

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QUEEN's BRIAN MAY Says U.K. Election Result Is 'A Wake-Up Call For Us'

QUEEN guitarist Brian May has weighed in on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party's resounding victory in the United Kingdom's general elections on Thursday, saying that he believes that "this election result is a wake-up call for us." Johnson has repeatedly said that the Conservatives reclaiming their majority in Parliament will "get Brexit ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, METALLICA, SEX PISTOLS, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Block Figure Toys Available

Brokker, a Japanese company that specializes in crafting 85mm music figurines, has released new collections from METALLICA, SEX PISTOLS and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE. METALLICA: These figures are accurate models of the band circa 1986, the year the group's third album, "Master Of Puppets", was released. The band's wardrobe and instruments have been faithfully reproduced, ...

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BLACK SWAN Feat. JEFF PILSON, ROBIN MCAULEY, REB BEACH And MATT STARR: 'Shake The World' Music Video

Vocalist Robin McAuley (MCAULEY SCHENKER GROUP), guitarist Reb Beach (WINGER, WHITESNAKE), bassist Jeff Pilson (FOREIGNER, THE END MACHINE, ex-DOKKEN), and drummer Matt Starr (ACE FREHLEY, MR. BIG) have joined forces in BLACK SWAN, a new band project signed to Frontiers Music Srl. Their debut album, "Shake The World", is a delightful romp of powerful hard ...

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METALLICA, KISS, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Among BILLBOARD's Top-Grossing Tours Of The Year

According to Billboard, METALLICA, KISS, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA and QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT were among the top-grossing touring artists of the 12-month period ending on October 31. In the magazine's just-published year-end Boxscore chart, which was topped for the second consecutive year by pop singer Ed Sheeran, METALLICA was the highest-ranked hard ...

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SAXON's BIFF BYFORD Announces First-Ever Solo Tour

SAXON frontman Biff Byford will embark on his first-ever solo tour in April 2020. The 10-date trek will kick off on April 17 at Gateshead Sage 2 and will include shows in Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Bath, Liverpool, Aberdare, Milton Keynes, London and Brighton. The performaces will be split into two halves, with the first half ...

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JOSH TODD On Fronting Short-Lived Group With SLASH And DUFF MCKAGAN: 'It Felt Like BUCKCHERRY, But With Really Great Players'

During a recent appearance on the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, BUCKCHERRY vocalist Josh Todd discussed the brief period in 2002 in which he fronted an unnamed group with then-former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash and Duff McKagan, who would later go on to form VELVET REVOLVER. "At the time, we were done with the 'Time ...

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QUEEN Guitarist BRIAN MAY Recovering From Leg Surgery

QUEEN guitarist Brian May is recovering after undergoing surgery on his leg on Monday, December 2. He checked in via his Instagram, telling his fans: "I'm done ! After a snip to my calf muscle, I'm feeling good ! The theory is that it will release the excess tension in my Achilles' tendon and get ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Unveil 'Perdida' Album Details, Announce North American Acoustic Tour

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS embark upon a new sonic adventure with "Perdida", the band's first-ever acoustic album. It includes 10 deeply personal songs that weave introspective lyrics together with unexpected instruments to take listeners on an emotional and musical journey through letting go and starting over. "You have to live it to write it," says guitarist ...

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SERENITY Releases Music Video For 'Set The World On Fire'

SERENITY has released the official music video for its new single, "Set The World On Fire". The clip, which takes the listener to the age of the Holy Roman Empire of The Last Knight, Maximilian I, can be seen below. "Set The World On Fire" follows in the Emperor's footsteps, building a memorial with a ...

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DORO PESCH Says Her Biggest Love Is 'The Metalheads, The Fans'

TotalRock Radio conducted an interview with German metal queen Doro Pesch at this year's Hard Rock Hell festival in Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether not paying attention to gender has been the secret to her success: Doro: "I always think ...

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Watch QUEENSRŸCHE's Entire Concert In Thessaloniki, Greece

The IndustryKills YouTube channel has uploaded video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's entire November 15 concert at Fix Factory Of Sound in Thessaloniki, Greece. You can now watch it below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Blood Of The Levant 02. I Am I 03. NM 156 04. Operation: Mindcrime 05. Condition Hüman 06. Queen Of ...

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