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RUSH's ALEX LIFESON Hasn't Felt Inspired And Motivated To Play Music After NEIL PEART's Death: 'It's Been Difficult'

Alex Lifeson was a guest on WFAN's "Talkin' Golf With Ann Liguori" radio show this morning. The RUSH guitarist spoke with Ann about his passion for golf, shared stories about playing golf while on the road with RUSH, discussed the parallels between music and golfing, and touched on a few RUSH-related subjects, including the legendary ...

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BURNING WITCHES Parts Ways With Guitarist SONIA 'ANUBIS' NUSSELDER

Swiss heavy metal band BURNING WITCHES has parted ways with guitarist Sonia "Anubis" Nusselder. The announcement comes just days after it was revealed that Nusselder and joined forces with former NERVOSA members Fernanda Lira (bass, vocals) and Luana Dametto (drums), along with ex-HAGBARD guitarist Tainá Bergamaschi, in a new "old-school death metal" band called CRYPTA. ...

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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL And Original VENOM Guitarist MANTAS Team Up For Quarantine Cover Of 'Satanachist'

Founding VENOM guitarist Jeff "Mantas" Dunn recently teamed up with BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski to perform a quarantine version of the VENOM classic "Satanachist". Check out the clip below. Nergal shared the video on his Instagram page, writing in an accompanying message: "That came out spontaneous...just to have some fun and kill the time ...

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See TESLA Perform 'Lazy Days' While In Quarantine

While practicing social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sacramento rockers TESLA got together — virtually — to jam out a quarantined version of "Lazy Days" to kick off to their new online series, "Home To Home". Check it out below. The original recording of "Lazy Days" appeared on TESLA's 1989 album "The Great Radio ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS's 'Death By Rock And Roll' Album To Feature Guest Appearances By MATT CAMERON, KIM THAYIL And TOM MORELLO

THE PRETTY RECKLESS frontwoman Taylor Momsen has confirmed that the band's upcoming album, "Death By Rock And Roll", will feature guest appearances by SOUNDGARDEN's Matt Cameron and Kim Thayil (on a song called "Only Love Can Save Me Now"), and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE's Tom Morello (on "And So It Went"). Speaking to Meltdown of ...

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See JUDAS PRIEST, ALICE IN CHAINS, HALESTORM, Ex-MACHINE HEAD Members Perform Cover Of THIN LIZZY's 'Bad Reputation'

Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST), Mike Inez (ALICE IN CHAINS), Lzzy Hale (HALESTORM), Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD) and Dave McClain (SACRED REICH, ex-MACHINE HEAD) recently joined forces to to record a cover version of THIN LIZZY's "Bad Reputation". The accompanying video was shot in quarantine, with each musician separated in his or her home, and ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY Completed Recording New Album Just Before Stay-At-Home Order Went Into Effect

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY have completed work on their new album. The follow-up to 2018's "Family Tree" is tentatively due before the end of the year via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. BLACK STONE CHERRY vocalist/guitarist Chris Robertson discussed the band's new disc during the latest episode of "Cherry Chat", also featuring SHINEDOWN. Speaking about ...

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Watch PEARL JAM's Animated Music Video For 'Retrograde'

PEARL JAM official music video for the song "Retrograde" can be seen below. For the visual, the band teamed up with director Josh Wakely. The animated clip opens with a lone traveler driving through the rain and descending upon a strip mall. Visiting a psychic, the protagonist witnesses the destruction of the world in a ...

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'KISS Kruise X' Postponed To October 2021

"Kiss Kruise X", which was scheduled to take place October 30 - November 4, 2020 aboard Norwegian Pearl, has been officially postponed to October 2021. KISS frontman Paul Stanley announced the postponement in a video message earlier today. He said: "Hey, everybody. I hope you're staying safe and I hope you're staying sane. I have ...

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PEARL JAM Teases 'Retrograde' Music Video

PEARL JAM has released a teaser for the official music video for the song "Retrograde". The full clip will make its online debut on Thursday, May 14. "Retrograde" is taken from PEARL JAM's latest album, "Gigaton", which has been hailed "superb", "fascinating and ambitious", "inspiring and engaging", "their finest studio hour" and "PEARL JAM's best ...

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SEPULTURA's ELOY CASAGRANDE On ANDRÉ MATOS: 'He Was The First Guy That Gave Me The Opportunity To Be A Professional Musician'

During this week's installment of SEPULTURA's "SepulQuarta" session, drummer Eloy Casagrande reflected on the passing of former ANGRA singer André Matos. Matos, who also sang for the Brazilian metal bands VIPER and SHAMAN, died last June after suffering a heart attack. He was only 47 years old. Eloy said (see video below): "Back in 2006, ...

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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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GRIM REAPER Members Reunite Remotely For 'Quarantine Jam' Of BLACK SABBATH Classic 'Heaven And Hell'

GRIM REAPER vocalist Steve Grimmett has reunited remotely with the band's founding member, riff writer and guitarist Nick Bowcott, to record a "quarantine jam" version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "Heaven And Hell". "It's all [renowned Internet guitar teacher] Steve Stine's fault," quips Bowcott. "He's the guy who was nice/dumb enough (delete as you deem ...

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