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Swedish Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO On 'Legacy' Album

A tribute album to legendary singer Ronnie James Dio made by Swedish metal musicians has just been released. "Legacy - A Tribute To Ronnie James Dio" features the bands MADISON, MEMORY GARDEN, TAD MOROSE, GORMATHON, TRAIL OF MURDER, FRONTBACK, SOULSHINE and SVEN-HOLGER ROSENVINGE plus guest appearances from Mats Levén (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, CANDLEMASS), Mike Wead (KING ...

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DOUG ALDRICH Recounts His Wife's Battle With COVID-19

Doug Aldrich has recounted his wife's battle with COVID-19, calling it a "very difficult" experience. The former WHITESNAKE/DIO and current THE DEAD DAISIES guitarist revealed his wife's positive diagnosis during an appearance on a video podcast hosted by Todd Kerns, the bassist of SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS. Doug said (see video below): ...

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EPICA Releases Music Video For New Single 'Freedom - The Wolves Within'

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA will release their new album, "Omega", on February 26, 2021 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2016's "The Holographic Principle" was once again produced by Joost Van Den Broek (POWERWOLF, AYREON) in part at Sandlane Recording Facilities in Rijen, Netherlands. EPICA has released the official music video for the second single ...

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Edder & Bile - CADAVER

When it comes to unsung heroes of the metal underground, Norway's CADAVER have to be near the top of the pile marked "long overdue some goddamn recognition." Admittedly, it hasn't helped that the band's activity has been (to put it mildly) intermittent over the last three decades, but this long-awaited return delivers such a ferocious ...

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Weight Of The False Self - HATEBREED

It might be hard to comprehend at this point, but there are still some people out there who haven't succumbed to the wonder of HATEBREED yet. Quite how Jamey Jasta and his comrades could do more to ingratiate themselves with fans of heavy music is anyone's guess. Far beyond diehard, the band have been omnipresent ...

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ORIANTHI Releases Music Video For New Single 'Sorry'

Australian guitarist Orianthi (ALICE COOPER, RSO, Michael Jackson) has released the official music video for her new single called "Sorry". The track is taken from her first new studio album in seven years and her first new music as a solo artist in six years, "O", which came out on November 6 via Frontiers Music ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Releases New Lyric Video for 'Go To Hell'

PUDDLE OF MUDD has released a new lyric video for the song "Go To Hell". The track comes from the band's 2019 album, "Welcome To Galvania", which is available via Pavement Entertainment. "Go To Hell" has always been a personal favorite of PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman, Wes Scantlin. The song has taken on an exceptionally ...

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Ravening Iron - ETERNAL CHAMPION

ETERNAL CHAMPION may honestly be the platonic ideal of what, on a basic level, heavy metal should sound like. In a modern heavy metal field that is increasingly crowded with bands paying tribute to tried-and-true sounds, the group crafts songs that are lean and streamlined, not coming off as regurgitated hero worship or comically over-the-top ...

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QUEEN Is Now On TikTok

TikTok today announced that the music of QUEEN is coming to its community. An account to celebrate the band has launched in partnership with the band and its label partners Universal Music Group/Hollywood Records. The news comes as QUEEN just celebrated its 10th No. 1 album in the U.K. with "Live Around The World", marking ...

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AC/DC's BRIAN JOHNSON Says He Buried His Head In A Bottle Of Whiskey After Being Sidelined With Hearing Issues

Angus Young and Brian Johnson of AC/DC recently joined Zane Lowe on Apple Music to discuss their 17th studio album, "Power Up", which was released today (Friday, November 13). They spoke about deciding to release the LP now, Johnson's return after suffering hearing loss, being grateful to GUNS N' ROSES singer Axl Rose for filling ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS Shares New Single '25'

THE PRETTY RECKLESS will release its new album, "Death By Rock And Roll", on February 12, 2021 via Fearless Records in the U.S. and Century Media Records in the rest of the world. The latest single from the effort, "25", can be streamed below. "'25' is an interesting song that came from a lot of ...

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MACHINE HEAD Drops Music Video For New Single 'My Hands Are Empty'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have released a new single, "My Hands Are Empty", via Nuclear Blast. The song marks the first musical collaboration between MH mastermind Robb Flynn and original "Burn My Eyes" guitarist Logan Mader in 24 years. From the haunting opening vocal, the classical drums, the melancholy guitar line, the ...

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All-Star KEITH EMERSON Tribute Concert To Be Released On Blu-Ray

In celebration of Keith Emerson's 76th birthday, The Keith Emerson Estate and Cherry Red Records announce the long-awaited release of "The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert" on March 11, 2021 (the fifth anniversary of Keith's passing). This official three-disc set brings you the historical 2016 tribute show in Los Angeles featuring a once-in-a-lifetime lineup of ...

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Man Who Burned Churches In Effort To Raise His Profile As 'Black Metal' Musician Sentenced To 25 Years

A 23-year-old black metal fan was sentenced Monday (November 2) in the Western District of Louisiana to 300 months imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for intentionally setting fire to three African-American Baptist churches because of the religious character of those buildings. Holden Matthews was also ordered to pay restitution of $590,246 to ...

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NANCY WILSON's Debut Solo Album Will 'Probably' Arrive In March

HEART's Nancy Wilson talked to Terrie Carr of the Morristown, New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA about her upcoming debut solo album, which is tentatively due in early 2021 via Carry On Music. Speaking about how she is going about putting the material together for the record, Nancy said (see video below): "I'm just [working] ...

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