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JINJER Announces Spring 2020 North American Tour With SUICIDE SILENCE, TOOTHGRINDER

In support of their masterful latest full-length album "Macro", Ukrainian progressive groove metal frontrunners JINJER have just announced their next headline tour of North America. The trek, dubbed the "Tour Of Consciousness", will present an exciting lineup — featuring support from metal mainstays SUICIDE SILENCE and emerging heavy hitters TOOTHGRINDER. The tour will begin on ...

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SAMMY HAGAR On What He Learned From Working With RONNIE MONTROSE: 'I Don't Want To Play In A Band With People I Don't Like'

During his November 19 appearance at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, veteran rock vocalist Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, THE CIRCLE, CHICKENFOOT) discussed his years fronting MONTROSE, the 1970s rock group in which he performed alongside late guitarist Ronnie Montrose. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On meeting and subsequently joining forces with ...

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SAMMY HAGAR On THE CIRCLE's 'Space Between': 'I Got Hung Up On Trying To Make The Best Record I'd Ever Made In My Life'

During his November 19 appearance at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, veteran rock vocalist Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, MONTROSE, CHICKENFOOT) extensively discussed "Space Between", the debut album by his current group THE CIRCLE. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his initial hesitation to make an album with THE CIRCLE: Sammy: "I ...

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Watch VIXEN Perform In Houston

Fan-filmed video footage of VIXEN's November 22 performance at Warehouse Live in Houston, Texas can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "txsurfer4u"). This past January, VIXEN recruited FEMME FATALE's Lorraine Lewis as its new lead singer following the departure of Janet Gardner. Lewis had already performed with VIXEN, having fronted the group in March ...

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CIRCLE JERKS Announce 2020 Reunion Shows

Punk legends the CIRCLE JERKS will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their classic album "Group Sex" by reuniting for a number of special shows in 2020. The group's first concert since 2011 will take place the week of May 21-25, 2020 at Las Vegas's Punk Rock Bowling music festival and will be followed by a ...

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SAMMY HAGAR On The VAN HALEN Brothers: 'I Wish We Could Be Friends'

During his November 19 appearance at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, veteran rock vocalist Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, THE CIRCLE, CHICKENFOOT, MONTROSE) discussed his career at length with the facility's artistic director, Scott Goldman. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On believing in himself during the early days of his career: Sammy: ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says THE CIRCLE Will Do A 'Real' 40-City Tour In 2020: 'I've Got To Do This While I Still Can'

During his November 19 appearance at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, veteran rock vocalist Sammy Hagar revealed that THE CIRCLE — his rock supergroup with drummer Jason Bonham (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING), guitarist Vic Johnson (THE WABORITAS) and his VAN HALEN and CHICKENFOOT band mate Michael Anthony — will embark ...

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Legacy Of The Dark Lands - BLIND GUARDIAN

The seeds of the incredibly ambitious BLIND GUARDIAN TWILIGHT ORCHESTRA project were planted back in the nineties. Singer Hansi Kürsch and guitarist André Olbrich, core members of the extravagant and decadent German power metal outfit BLIND GUARDIAN, spurred forward the goal for them to craft an elaborate orchestral album since they were at that ...

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GEOFF TATE Says A QUEENSRŸCHE Reunion 'Makes Sense' And 'Would Be An Interesting Thing To Do'

Geoff Tate says that a reunion of QUEENSRŸCHE's classic lineup is "something that makes sense." In April 2014, Tate and QUEENSRŸCHE announced that a settlement had been reached after a nearly two-year legal battle where the singer sued over the rights to the QUEENSRŸCHE name after being fired in 2012. Original QUEENSRŸCHE members Michael Wilton ...

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DETHKLOK Plays First Show In Five Years: Setlist, Video

DETHKLOK, the stars of the Adult Swim series "Metalocalypse", performed this past Friday (November 15) as part of the Adult Swim Festival at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The show marked DETHKLOK's first live appearance since taking part in the 2014 edition of Festival Supreme in L.A. DETHKLOK played a 19-song set ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Surprises JUANES With 'Person Of The Year' Award At 2019 LATIN GRAMMYS

METALLICA's Lars Ulrich presented Juanes with the Latin Recording Academy "Person Of The Year" award at last night's 20th annual Latin Grammys in Las Vegas. The drummer made a surprise appearance after the Colombian singer/songwriter performed several of his greatest hits. "[I met] Juanes years ago, after performing in Mexico," Ulrich said in English. "And ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's MICK MARS, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's IVAN MOODY Featured In CORY MARKS's 'Outlaws & Outsiders' Video

"Outlaws & Outsiders" (featuring Travis Tritt, Ivan Moody and Mick Mars), the debut track from Better Noise Music Nashville's flagship artist Cory Marks mixes the passion and honesty of country music with the explosive energy of rock and roll. The track boasts guest appearances from country icon Travis Tritt, Ivan Moody from FIVE FINGER DEATH ...

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Watch SLAYER Perform At Madison Square Garden

Fan-filmed video footage of SLAYER's November 9 concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "Jim Powers"). Earlier this month, SLAYER kicked off "The Final Campaign", the seventh and final leg of its farewell world tour. This last hurrah started at the ExploreAsheville Arena in Asheville, ...

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Watch SLAYER Perform In Hershey, Pennsylvania

Fan-filmed video footage of SLAYER's November 6 concert at Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "Jim Powers"). SLAYER has just kicked off "The Final Campaign", the seventh and final leg of its farewell world tour. This last hurrah started at the ExploreAsheville Arena in Asheville, North Carolina, and ...

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