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TRAUMA Announces New Album And First-Ever European Tour

TRAUMA, best known as the band that Cliff Burton played with prior to hooking up with METALLICA, has completed work on its new album, "Awakening", due later this year. It marks the first TRAUMA LP to feature new singer Brian Allen, who replaced the group's original vocalist Donny Hillier. Donny died in September 2020 following ...

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Watch VIVIAN CAMPBELL And VINNY APPICE Perform DIO Classics With LAST IN LINE At Florida's ROKISLAND FEST

Fan-filmed video of LAST IN LINE's performance on Sunday, January 16 at RokIsland Fest in Key West, Florida can be seen below. Formed in 2012 by bassist Jimmy Bain, drummer Vinny Appice and guitarist Vivian CampbellRonnie James Dio's co-conspirators and co-writers on the "Holy Diver", "Last In Line" and "Sacred Heart" albums — ...

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NIGHTWISH's FLOOR JANSEN To Release 'Pop' Solo Single In March

NIGHTWISH's Floor Jansen has revealed plans to release a new single in the coming weeks. The 40-year-old Dutch-born singer, who made her live debut with NIGHTWISH nearly a decade ago, shared a timeline for the arrival of her new solo music during a YouTube livestream earlier today. She said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "As you ...

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ANNIHILATOR Shares Cover Of VAN HALEN's 'Romeo Delight' Featuring DAVE LOMBARDO, STU BLOCK

earMUSIC has released the latest single from ANNIHILATOR's upcoming "Metal II" album, a cover of VAN HALEN's "Romeo Delight". "Metal II", which arrives February 18, kicks off this long-term campaign, which will include special configurations, additional bonus material, exclusive and previously unheard new tunes from the band. "There was something about 'Women And Children First'," ...

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YES: 'A Visual Biography II: 1982 – 2022' Due In May

Following on from "Yes - A Visual Biography I", Wymer Publishing will release a follow-up book, "Yes - A Visual Biography II: 1982 – 2022", on May 6. "Yes - A Visual Biography II: 1982 – 2022" documents the progressive rock pioneers' career from the Eighties to the present day. Author Martin Popoff takes you ...

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Maule - MAULE

A new year has begun and, like clockwork, a flood of bands paying homage to yesteryear's NWOBHM sound has emerged. A few of those bands may breakout from the rest of the pack like HAUNT and NIGHT DEMON have in recent years. However, dozens more will generate records evoking the warm and fuzzies from heavy ...

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JOE BONAMASSA, BILLY GIBBONS, TAYLOR HAWKINS, STEVE LUKATHER Among Guests On All-Star Tribute To JOHNNY WINTER

Quarto Valley Records has set an April 15 release date for "Brother Johnny", a tribute to the legendary blues guitarist Johnny Winter created by his brother Edgar Winter. The album is a powerful sonic journey, traveling the course of Johnny's musical life, impeccably directed, as only his brother Edgar could. Joining Edgar on the inclusive ...

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TERRY ILOUS: GREAT WHITE 'Did Me A Huge Favor' By Firing Me

Terry Ilous says that GREAT WHITE did him a favor by firing him from the band. Ilous, who previously played with '80s L.A. hard rockers XYZ, joined GREAT WHITE in 2010 after replacing touring vocalist Jani Lane (WARRANT). The Ilous-led GREAT WHITE released two albums, 2012's "Elation" and 2017's "Full Circle", before Terry was shown ...

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PAUL STANLEY Says THE BEATLES' New Documentary 'Get Back' Is 'Joyous, Astonishing And Humbling'

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has praised director and producer Peter Jackson's "The Beatles: Get Back" documentary, calling it "eye-opening, joyous, astonishing and humbling." The three-episode, nearly eight-hour documentary features the four members of THE BEATLESJohn Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr — crafting what was to become their final album. (THE ...

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DE LA TIERRA Feat. SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER: Third Album Recording Sessions Underway

Latin American metal supergroup DE LA TIERRA has entered Criteria Recording Studios in Miami, Florida to record its third album for a tentative early 2022 release. Photos and video footage from the recording sessions can be found below. DE LA TIERRA features Brazilian guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), Argentine singer/guitarist Andres Gimenez (A.N.I.M.A.L.), Cuban/Mexican drummer Alex ...

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COREY TAYLOR Says THE BEATLES' New Documentary 'Get Back' Is 'One Of The Most Fascinating Things' He Has Ever Seen

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has praised director and producer Peter Jackson's "The Beatles: Get Back" documentary, calling it "one of the most fascinating things" he has ever seen. The three-episode, nearly eight-hour documentary features the four members of THE BEATLESJohn Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr — crafting ...

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