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WARNER MUSIC GROUP Launches IPO

Warner Music Group Corp. announced today that it has launched the initial public offering of 70,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The initial public offering price is expected to be between $23.00 and $26.00 per share. The ...

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ALDO NOVA Teases 'When All Is Said And Done' Single

Canadian guitarist, vocalist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer Aldo Nova will release a new single, "When All Is Said And Done", this Friday, May 29. A teaser for the track is available below. "When All Is Said And Done" is taken from Aldo's forthcoming rock opera, "The Life And Times Of Eddie Gage", which will reportedly ...

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DEATH ANGEL Drummer On His COVID-19 Recovery: 'I Truly Believe A Higher Power Saved Me'

DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll says that he "strongly" believes "everyone's collective prayers and positive energy" played a big part in his recovery when he recently woke up from a 12-day coma after testing positive for coronavirus. The 47-year-old musician was hospitalized at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco after catching the virus ...

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Strike.Smother.Dehumanize - REVENGE

Six albums into an avowedly spotlight-shunning career, REVENGE have earned themselves a formidable reputation. Admittedly, it's a reputation for making records that sound like all the hatred in the world, condensed down to an unstoppable tornado of harrowing, blackened noise. But that still counts. And the truth about REVENGE is that while the Canadians could ...

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BUSH's GAVIN ROSSDALE Says 'The Kingdom' Album Is 'Very Human'

BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale spoke to Marci Wiser of the 95.5 KLOS radio station about the lyrical inspiration for the band's upcoming studio album, "The Kingdom", due on July 17 via Zuma Rock Records under exclusive license to BMG Rights Management. "I think it really goes hand in hand with everyone's important issues in their ...

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KING'S X's DOUG PINNICK Is Mourning Death Of His Mother

KING'S X frontman Doug Pinnick is mourning the death of his mother. The 69-year-old rocker announced his mom's passing in a social media post earlier today. He tweeted: "my beautiful wonderful mother passed away this morning. The sky is crying." On Sunday, Pinnick revealed that his mother had suffered a stroked a few days earlier. ...

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TRIPTYKON Releases 'Rex Irae' Video From 'Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)' CD + DVD

Swiss avant-garde extreme metal band TRIPTYKON has just released "Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)" on May 15 via Prowling Death Records/Century Media Records. "Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)" marks the bombastic conclusion of a project over 30 years in the making: The legendary CELTIC FROST/TRIPTYKON "Requiem" performed for the first time in its entirety and ...

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OBSCURA Recruits Drummer DAVID DIEPOLD

Austrian virtuoso drummer David Diepold (BENIGHTED, HATE, BELPHEGOR, GIVE EM BLOOD, COGNIZANCE), known for his highly technical signature playing in extreme metal, has joined the German progressive death metallers OBSCURA as a permanent member. He collaborated internationally with several groups as session player and is also working as drum teacher. Diepold appeared on COGNIZANCE's first ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI: 2020 Line of Signature Guitars Available From ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN

Ernie Ball Music Man, the world's leading manufacturer of musical instruments, guitar strings and accessories, has announced the availability of the all-new 2020 line of John Petrucci (DREAM THEATER) signature guitars. The Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty guitar features a flamed maple shield seated in a lightweight Okoume body. A glossy translucent finish on the ...

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Leaves Of Yesteryear - GREEN CARNATION

A whopping 14 years have passed since GREEN CARNATION's last release. A lot has changed since then, including a lengthy, six-year period during which time they were broken up following 2006's entirely acoustic affair "Acoustic Verses". They are virtually unrecognizable from their initial death metal format, having drifted through periods that touched upon styles as ...

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PAPA ROACH Challenges Fans To 'Feel Like Home' In Quarantine

PAPA ROACH has released the official video for the track "Feel Like Home". The minimalistic, high-energy clip was filmed at home, under quarantine, providing a rare and very entertaining look into the bandmembers and their family at home. The band explains: "We're all home, in quarantine, and decided to try and entertain our families a ...

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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE On Post-Pandemic Life: 'We've Gotta Be Prepared For An Entirely New Game'

Back in late March, it was announced that all of WHITESNAKE's previously announced touring activities, including this summer's U.S. trek with SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE and NIGHT RANGER, were being canceled so that frontman David Coverdale could undergo surgery for bilateral inguinal hernia. In a new interview with Steve King, Coverdale offered an update ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Says 3,000 People Took Part In Free Merch Contest For Fans Who Self-Quarantine

M. Shadows has explained AVENGED SEVENFOLD's recently launched #IncentivizedQuarantine initiative in which he and his bandmates will send fans free merchandise for proving that they're isolating themselves and doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 for seven days straight. "We wanted to do something, but we didn't want any agenda in it for ...

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