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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Shoots Down Claim He Wasn't Drinking Real Vodka In 'The Decline Of Western Civilization' Movie

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes is perhaps best known for the infamous scene in the 1988 movie "The Decline Of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years" in which he was interviewed while floating in a swimming pool, fully clothed and visibly quite intoxicated while his mother sat poolside. The interview stood out in stark ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY Drops Music Video For 'The Chain'

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY have released the official music video for their song "The Chain". The track is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "The Human Condition", which came out last October via Mascot Label Group. "The Human Condition" was produced by the bandmembers themselves and tracked in BSC bassist Jon Lawhon's recording ...

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AFI Drops Two More New Songs, 'Dulcería' And 'Far Too Near'

AFI has shared "Dulcería" and "Far Too Near", two tracks from their eagerly-awaited new album "Bodies", due June 11 via Rise Records. The swaggering "Dulcería" — which was co-written by THE SMASHING PUMPKINS' Billy Corgan — is accompanied by an official music video. Both new tracks will be included on a limited seven-inch single. "'Dulcería' ...

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PEARL JAM's MIKE MCCREADY Launches Collector's Edition Stratocaster With FENDER's Custom Shop

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and the Fender Custom Shop have announced the limited-edition Mike McCready 1960 Stratocaster in the artist's first-time collaboration with the iconic guitar brand. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee partnered with one of Fender's world-renowned master builders, Vincent Van Trigt, to disassemble his famous vintage Stratocaster in order ...

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GEEZER BUTLER Says He Was Using 'Devil Horns' Hand Gesture Years Before RONNIE JAMES DIO: 'I Showed It To Him And He Made It Famous'

**UPDATE** After BLABBERMOUTH.NET published this article earlier today, Geezer Butler took to his Twitter to clarify that he did not say invented the "devil horns" hand sign. "I always used it in the song 'Black Sabbath'," he wrote. "I merely shared an onstage moment between Ronnie [James Dio] and me. Ronnie made it famous, and ...

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AFI To Release 'Bodies' Album In June

AFI will release its eleventh album, "Bodies", on June 11 via Rise Records. The LP was produced and engineered by AFI guitarist Jade Puget, while the mixing was handled by Tony Hoffer. Two new songs from "Bodies", "Looking Tragic" and "Begging For Trouble", can be streamed below. "'Looking Tragic' addresses the theme of overstimulation resulting ...

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THUNDER Releases New Single 'Going To Sin City'

British rockers THUNDER have released the brand new single "Going To Sin City", the second taste of their upcoming 13th studio album, "All The Right Noises", due out March 12 via BMG. The defiantly strutting track is a rare look back for the band, who perhaps only now are processing the whirlwind of their late ...

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The Inheritance Of Beauty - WINTERAGE

Even as this year begins to look like an even shittier version of 2020, there are always opportunities to be transported away to more glittering, grandiose and welcoming realms. Aspiring purveyors of a very Italian strain of symphonic power metal, WINTERAGE may yet lack the incisive compositional flair to propel them to the top of ...

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Former KYUSS Members BRANT BJORK And NICK OLIVERI Reunite In STONER

CDWA Records and the California Desert Wizards Association (CDWA) — known for their annual Joshua Tree live music festival/generator party Stoned And Dusted — will present a world premiere livestream concert film series highlighting the California Desert rock scene, "Live In The Mojave Desert: Volumes 1-5". Inspired by PINK FLOYD's "Live At Pompeii 1972" concert ...

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Watch FATES WARNING's Music Video For 'Begin Again'

"Begin Again", the new music video from FATES WARNING, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Long Day Good Night", which is being released today (Friday, November 6) via Metal Blade Records. FATES WARNING has been a formidable presence in progressive metal for more than 35 years, helping to ...

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THUNDER Announces New Album 'All The Right Noises'

British hard-rock heroes THUNDER will release their 13th studio album, "All The Right Noises", on March 12, 2021. The disc's first single, "Last One Out Turn Off The Lights", can be streamed below. "All The Right Noises" is a return to the full-throttle sound of THUNDER that has seen them create a hugely successful 30-plus-year ...

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