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URIAH HEEP Announces Massive Summer/Fall 2022 European Tour

Legendary progressive rock band URIAH HEEP has announced an extensive European tour for 2022. The trek, consisting of 61 dates across 28 countries, is the ultimate celebration of one of the most important British rock acts of all time. 2020 saw URIAH HEEP celebrate its 50th anniversary. Sadly, global events forced the band to cancel ...

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SLIPKNOT's JOEY JORDISON, CINDERELLA's JEFF LABAR Featured In ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME's 2021 'In Memoriam' Segment

Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT), Jeff LaBar (CINDERELLA), Leslie West (MOUNTAIN), Dusty Hill (ZZ TOP), Robby Steinhardt (KANSAS), Alan Lancaster (STATUS QUO), John Lawton (URIAH HEEP) and Ken Hensley (URIAH HEEP) are among the musicians who were included in the "In Memoriam" segment the 2021 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. The event, which was ...

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Former BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Members JASON 'JAY' JAMES And MICHAEL 'MOOSE' THOMAS Reunite In KILL THE LIGHTS

Ex-BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE bassist Jason "Jay" James has joined KILL THE LIGHTS, the group featuring his former BULLET bandmate, drummer Michael "Moose" Thomas. KILL THE LIGHTS released its debut album, "The Sinner", last year on Fearless Records. The band and record were lauded for "statement songs" (Distorted Sound) and for being "broad in scope ...

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SLIPKNOT's JAY WEINBERG On JOEY JORDISON's Death: 'We're All Affected'

In a new interview with Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, SLIPKNOT drummer Jay Weinberg spoke about the recent passing of his predecessor, SLIPKNOT's founding drummer Joey Jordison. Asked how Jordison's death has changed his "sense of curating" Joey's legacy, Jay said: "I think with Joey's tragic passing, of course, we're all affected. And ...

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Watch PHILIP ANSELMO Perform PANTERA Classics In San Antonio

Fan-filmed video footage of PHILIP H. ANSELMO AND THE ILLEGALS performing their "A Vulgar Display Of Pantera" set on Friday, November 12 at Vibes Event Center in San Antonio, Texas can be seen below. "A Vulgar Display Of Pantera" finds singer Philip Anselmo and his solo group celebrating the legacy of PANTERA with a set ...

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ANTHRAX's JONATHAN DONAIS Hasn't Heard Any Of Band's New Music, Says He Isn't Involved In Songwriting Process

In a new interview with "The Classic Metal Show", ANTHRAX guitarist Jonathan Donais was asked how the music that band is working on for its upcoming album compares to the group's last two efforts, 2011's "Worship Music" and 2016's "For All Kings". He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I haven't heard any music yet, so ...

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RIVAL SONS Have A New Album 'Almost In The Can'

In a recent interview with RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program "Wired In The Empire", RIVAL SONS guitarist Scott Holiday spoke about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for the follow-up to 2019's "Feral Roots" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We have a record almost in the can ...

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GOJIRA Releases Music Video For 'Sphinx'

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have released a music video for the song "Sphinx". The clip was directed and animated by Zev Deans, who has previously helmed videos for BEHEMOTH, GHOST and more. "Sphinx" is taken from GOJIRA's latest album, "Fortitude", which entered Billboard's Top Albums chart at No. 1 last May, while also claiming the ...

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French Astronaut Becomes One Of First People To Hear Upcoming RAMMSTEIN Album

RAMMSTEIN drummer Christoph Schneider says that European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet was one of the first people to hear a song from the band's upcoming album. Earlier this month, Pesquet became commander of the International Space Station, taking over from Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut and fellow Crew-2 member Akihiko Hoshide. Thomas will ...

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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY: 'We've Only Had Four Drummers'

TRIVIUM's Matt Heafy says that Alex Bent is an "insane drummer" who finds the band's material "very easy" to play. In December 2016, TRIVIUM parted ways with Paul Wandtke and welcomed Bent, a former member of BATTLECROSS and DECREPIT BIRTH who had previously played with TESTAMENT as a fill-in for that band's longtime drummer Gene ...

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