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PRETTY MAIDS' Cancer-Stricken Singer RONNIE ATKINS Wrote New Song When He 'Hit Rock Bottom Mentally And Emotionally'

On the heels of his well received solo album "One Shot", Danish vocalist Ronnie Atkins (PRETTY MAIDS) has announced the upcoming release of a new EP, "4 More Shots (The Acoustics)" on October 1. The EP consists of one previously unreleased studio track, "Carry Me Over", and three acoustic songs. All three acoustic tracks — ...

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ALICE COOPER: 'In The 1970s' Book Due In May

Sonicbond Publishing has set a May 28 release date for "Alice Cooper In The 1970s" by Chris Sutton. In "Alice Cooper In The 1970s", Sutton explores the story of ALICE COOPER the band and the solo performer from the early years through to the decadent end of the decade. It is the first book to ...

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ORIANTHI Talks CBD, Lifestyle Changes And Working With ALICE COOPER

Australian guitarist Orianthi recently appeared on "Side Jams With Bryan Reesman" to discuss her love for cooking and traveling, which also led to discussions about lifestyle changes after living on fast food and bourbon, and focusing on real friendships after becoming famous. She also offered praise for her former boss Alice Cooper. Discussing family dining ...

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STABBING WESTWARD Drops Surprise Covers EP 'Hallowed Hymns'

Halloween may look different this year, but STABBING WESTWARD is intent on making it feel special by releasing a brand-new covers EP today as a special "treat" for fans. "Hallowed Hymns", released on COP International Records, features four tracks that were instrumental to the industrial band's beginnings and conjure the feeling of the season. It ...

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RIKKI ROCKETT Says FRANKIE BANALI Reached Out To Him Two Months After He Was Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "This May End Badly With Craig Fraser" podcast, POISON drummer Rikki Rockett spoke about his friendship with QUIET RIOT's Frankie Banali, who died last week after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The 59-year-old Rikki, who went through his own battle with cancer five years ago, said ...

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NECROPHOBIC To Release 'Dawn Of The Damned' Album In October

By unleashing the single/ EP "Mirror Black", Swedish blackened death metal veterans NECROPHOBIC are set to kick off the campaign for the release of their undoubtedly most diverse and elaborate album to date, "Dawn Of The Damned", due on October 9 via Century Media Records. "Mirror Black" comes together with an official music video created ...

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NECROPHOBIC To Release New Digital Single 'Mirror Black' In July

Following the release of their latest, critically acclaimed album "Mark Of The Necrogram" in 2018, Swedish blackened death metal veterans NECROPHOBIC return with the release of the new single/EP "Mirror Black" on July 17, as start of the campaign for their upcoming new studio album "Dawn Of The Damned". The "Mirror Black" EP features a ...

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EXCITER's DAN BEEHLER: 'We Influenced A Lot Of People'

Drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler of Canadian thrash metal pioneers EXCITER spoke to Australia's "Scars And Guitars" podcast about his band's influence on the death metal and black metal acts of today. He said (hear audio below): "Over the years, it's been pointed out to me, and I've heard it, and bands come up and tell me, ...

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EXCITER Is 'Working On A New Album'

Drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler of Canadian thrash metal pioneers EXCITER spoke to Australia's Metal Mal about the band's plans to release new music. He said (hear audio below): "We're just working on a new album right now. We're gonna be shopping a demo in the next few months, and as soon as ...

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