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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD: 'Music Has Saved My Life Daily'

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield made an appearance during Little Kids Rock' annual benefit that celebrates the transformational power of music education on Wednesday, April 14. Presented by Hot Topic Foundation, the event featured musical performances, an online auction, speeches, and testimonials to celebrate the organization's mission of bringing free musical instruments and lessons to over ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA Says The Pandemic And Politics Played A Part In His Decision To Move To Florida

During a new appearance on "The Mistress Carrie Podcast", GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna spoke about his recent move from New Hampshire to Florida. Asked if the coronavirus pandemic and politics played a part in his decision to relocate to America's southernmost state geographically, which leans Republican in presidential elections, Erna said: "It's a long story, ...

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GODSMACK's SHANNON LARKIN Won't Publicly Discuss His Political Views: 'I Feel I'm An Entertainer, Man'

In a recent inteviw with Ghost Cult magazine, GODSMACK's Shannon Larkin discussed his reluctance to publicly air his political views. Speaking about the recent U.S. presidential election and how it relates to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the drummer said: "I really felt that whoever won [the election], it's all gonna come soon, and the country's ...

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URIAH HEEP: 'A Visual Biography' Due In April 2021

Wymer Publishing has an April 16, 2021 release date for Martin Popoff's "Uriah Heep: A Visual Biography". The publication of "Uriah Heep: A Visual Biography" is something of a bitter‐sweet event given the recent news. Following the very sad loss of Lee Kerslake in September 2020, Popoff — having interviewed various band members over the ...

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JOE BONAMASSA Lands 24th No. 1 On Billboard Blues Chart

Joe Bonamassa's new solo studio album, "Royal Tea", hit the Billboard charts this week with record-breaking numbers, as the blues-rock titan landed his 24th No. 1 album on the Blues chart; an incredible feat and more than any other artist in the history of the chart. The critically acclaimed new album reigned over a slew ...

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JOE BONAMASSA Is Hopeful Concerts Will Return: 'They Just May Look A Little Different In The Short Term'

Joe Bonamassa spoke to Danny Stoakes about the coronavirus pandemic, which has brought many businesses across the globe to a screeching halt. Asked what he thinks the future holds for live music once the COVID-19 crisis has subsided, the acclaimed guitarist, who was calling from Nashville, where he has a home, stated (hear audio): "Who ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SERJ TANKIAN Admits It's 'Frustrating' To See JOHN DOLMAYAN Publicly Voicing His Support For DONALD TRUMP

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian has admitted that it's "frustrating" to see his bandmate John Dolmayan publicly voicing his support for Donald Trump. In recent months, Dolmayan has praised Trump and has accused Democrats of "demonizing" the president and "blaming him for everything under the sun." The drummer also called Democrats "the true bigots" ...

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LZZY HALE And AMY LEE: Now Is The Time To Vote Against Another Four Years Of 'Hatred,' 'Fear Mongering,' "Racism" And 'Childish Leadership'

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale says that she will vote against another four years of "hatred," "name calling," "fear mongering," "racism" and "childish leadership" in the upcoming presidential election. On Thursday (September 24), Lzzy took to her Twitter to share the following message: "#VoteAgainst "I'm not voting for blue over red. "I'm not voting for MY ...

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Watch KID ROCK Perform At DONALD TRUMP Rally In Michigan

Kid Rock joined President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., at a Michigan event to promote the president's re-election campaign Monday (September 14). The "Make America Great Again" event, which was held at Bumpers Landing Boat Club in Harrison Township, also featured Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump Jr.'s girlfriend who serves as the president's senior advisor. According ...

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KID ROCK Says He 'Could Care Less' About 'Continuous Attacks' From Left-Wing Media, Announces 'Career Documentary'

Kid Rock says that he "could care less" about the "continuous attacks" from the left-wing media as he prepares to join President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., at a Michigan event to promote the president's re-election campaign Monday (September 14). Earlier today, Kid Rock took to his Instagram to share a photo of him ...

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JIMI HENDRIX: New Documentary 'Music, Money, Madness... Jimi Hendrix In Maui' And 'Live In Maui' Album Due In November

Experience Hendrix L.L.C. in partnership with Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release the brand-new feature length documentary "Music, Money, Madness... Jimi Hendrix In Maui" as well as the accompanying album "Live In Maui" on November 20. The film chronicles the JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE's storied visit to Maui and how they became ...

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HALESTORM's JOSH SMITH Says It's Important For Musicians To 'Use Whatever Platform They Have To Provoke Debate'

HALESTORM bassist Josh Smith has defended musicians' right to speak out on political issues, saying that "it's important that people use whatever platform they have to provoke debate." Asked in a new interview with U.K.'s Devils Gate Music about singer-songwriter Jason Isbell catching flak from some fans when he recently voiced ...

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JOE BONAMASSA To Release 'Royal Tea' Album In October

Joe Bonamassa's new solo studio album, "Royal Tea", inspired by his British heroes Jeff Beck, JOHN MAYALL & THE BLUESBREAKERS, Eric Clapton, LED ZEPPELIN and CREAM, was recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios and will be released on October 23 via J&R Adventures. Bonamassa also surprised his fans this past Friday with his latest ...

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FLEETWOOD MAC Co-Founder PETER GREEN Dead At 73

FLEETWOOD MAC co-founder Peter Green has died at the age of 73. His family confirmed his death in a statement released by solicitors Swan Turton, who are acting on their behalf. "It is with great sadness that the family of Peter Green announce his death this weekend, peacefully in his sleep," the statement reads. "A ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA On JOE BIDEN: 'We're Gonna Be Really Close To Losing This Country If That Dude Gets In Office'

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna discussed the current political landscape during the latest episode of his Internet show, called "Hometown Sessions". When one viewer implied that the threat of the novel coronavirus will disappear if presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the election in November, Erna responded (see video below): "I couldn't fucking agree with ...

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