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LEPROUS Drops Music Video For New Single 'Running Low'

Creative Norwegian rock outfit LEPROUS will release a new studio album, "Aphelion", on August 27 via InsideOut Music. The follow-up to 2019's "Pitfalls" was recorded throughout the last year at three different studios: Ghost Ward Studios in Sweden, Ocean Sound Recordings in Norway and Cederberg Studios in Norway. The LP was once again mixed by ...

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LEPROUS Announces New Studio Album 'Aphelion'

Creative Norwegian rock outfit LEPROUS will release a new studio album, "Aphelion", on August 27 via InsideOut Music. The follow-up to 2019's "Pitfalls" was recorded throughout the last year at three different studios: Ghost Ward Studios in Sweden, Ocean Sound Recordings in Norway and Cederberg Studios in Norway. The LP was once again mixed by ...

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L.A. RATS Feat. NIKKI SIXX, ROB ZOMBIE, JOHN 5 And TOMMY CLUFETOS: 'I've Been Everywhere' Animated Music Video Available

Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Rob Zombie, John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON) and Tommy Clufetos (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH, ROB ZOMBIE) recently joined forces in a new project called L.A. RATS. The quartet came together expressly to record a cover of "I've Been Everywhere" for the soundtrack to the upcoming movie "The Ice Road". "I've ...

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CHEAP TRICK Bassist TOM PETERSSON Is 'Doing A Lot Better,' Three Months After Open-Heart Surgery

CHEAP TRICK bassist Tom Petersson has opened up about his recent operation. The 71-year-old musician underwent open-heart surgery three months ago, forcing him to sit down during the band's early April appearance on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert". Petersson offered an update on his health while speaking to Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station. ...

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FREDDIE MERCURY Graphic Novel To Be Released By Z2 COMICS

Z2 Comics has partnered with Universal Music Group and Mercury Songs Ltd for "Freddie Mercury: Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs", the first-ever graphic novel paying tribute to one of the greatest figures the music world has ever known. A first in the comics format, "Freddie Mercury: Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs" will be ...

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QUEEN's BRIAN MAY Undergoes Eye Surgery

QUEEN guitarist Brian May underwent eye surgery this afternoon. Earlier in the day, the 73-year-old musician took to his Instagram to share a mirror selfie for his 2.8 million followers, showing himself in his facemask and hospital gown. He wrote in an accompanying caption: "One Vision ! All prepped and waiting ... for a little ...

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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY To Take Part In Vatican Conference On COVID-19 And Other Global Health Threats

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will take part in the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture and The Cura Foundation's Fifth International Vatican Conference, which is being held on May 6-8. The conference is uniting the foremost leading physicians, scientists, leaders of faith, ethicists, patient advocates, policymakers, philanthropists and influencers to engage in powerful conversations on the ...

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CHEAP TRICK Bassist TOM PETERSSON Recovering From Open-Heart Surgery

CHEAP TRICK bassist Tom Petersson has revealed that he is recovering from open-heart surgery. The 70-year-old rocker addressed his health status one day after the band's appearance on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert". Earlier today (Friday, April 9), the CHEAP TRICK social media was updated with the following statement from Petersson: "Hi everyone, You ...

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Hear New CHEAP TRICK Single 'Boys & Girls & Rock N Roll'

CHEAP TRICK has released Boys & Girls & Rock N Roll, the latest single from the band's eagerly anticipated 20th studio album, "In Another World", arriving via BMG on Friday, April 9 digitally as well as on standard black vinyl and CD. Limited-edition blue and white splattered vinyl will be available at independent record stores ...

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Royal Destroyer - THE CROWN

As other bands from the 1990's Swedish death metal scene wandered into the abyss of exploration and mostly failed (with few ever capably recapturing the sparks of their initial fury), THE CROWN have managed to remain one of the most reliable bands in the entire genre. While the days of them generating all-time genre classics ...

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CHEAP TRICK's RICK NIELSEN: 'We're Too Dumb To Quit'

Rick Nielsen spoke to Terrie Carr of the Morristown, New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA about CHEAP TRICK's upcoming 20th studio album, "In Another World", which is due on April 9 via BMG. Asked how long it took for him and his bandmates to complete the effort, the guitarist said: "It was supposed to have ...

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DJ ASHBA's Las Vegas Retail Store Closes Its Doors After Five Years

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba's Ashba Clothing retail store at The Strat Hotel & Casino (formerly Stratosphere) in Las Vegas, Nevada has officially closed its doors after five years in business. Ashba launched Ashba Clothing in 2008 and opened his clothing line's flagship store in April 2016. Earlier today, the ...

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