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TRAIL OF TEARS Recruits Ex-SIRENIA Singer AILYN

After several years of inactivity, Norwegian gothic/dark metal masters TRAIL OF TEARS have chosen the plague-ridden 2020 as the year of their return to the scene. TRAIL OF TEARS' current lineup features original members Ronny Thorsen (vocals), Runar Hansen (guitars) and Jonathan Alejandro Perez (drums), along with longtime member Endre Moe (bass), new guitarist Nicolay ...

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Fifth Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' Raises More Than $50,000 For 'Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund'

The fifth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, was held on Thursday, November 7 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. Once again sold out in advance, the event raised more than $50,000 for the music-based cancer charity. Over 300 rockers, bowling ...

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Former METAL CHURCH Singer RONNY MUNROE Joins ONE MACHINE

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of critically acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth, has announced the addition of former METAL CHURCH and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA vocalist Ronny Munroe. Says Smyth: "As our fans know, we have been looking high and low for the right fit in a frontman for ONE MACHINE for a few years now, and we have ...

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GEEZER BUTLER, DAVE GROHL And STEVEN ADLER To Play On Celebrity Bowling Team At Fifth Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie'

Television and radio personality Eddie Trunk will defend his 2018 celebrity bowling team's First Place title at the fifth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. Joining Trunk on his team this year will be Geezer Butler of BLACK SABBATH, the FOO ...

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LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Lyric Video, 'Pentagram'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "Pentagram", available on on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE singer Nils Patrik Johansson explained the lyrical inspiration for the track, saying: "The new single 'Pentagram' is based on a true story about someone I know. All of a sudden, he decided ...

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SKINTRADE Is Back With New Single, 'Woman'

Swedish hard rockers SKINTRADE have returned with a new single, "Woman", via Ninetone Records. You can listen to the song below. SKINTRADE was formed in 1992 by Matti Alfonzetti (vocals), George Bravo (guitar, backing vocals), Stefan Bergström (guitar, backing vocals), Hakan Calmroth (bass) and Håkan Persson (drums, backing vocals). The group's self-titled debut was released ...

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LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Lyric Video, 'Chain Child'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "Chain Child", available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE singer Nils Patrik Johansson states: "The new single, 'Chain Child', is about futuristic cyber violence. It's an old-school style rocker with a modern touch. It's our way to honor our heroes and ...

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THE DUSKFALL To Release 'The Everlasting Shadows' Album Next Year

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers THE DUSKFALL will release their long-awaited sixth album, "The Everlasting Shadows", in 2019. The band is currently mixing and mastering the disc, with plans to reveal a teaser in the coming months. THE DUSKFALL singer Mikael Sandorf says "The Everlasting Shadows" contains some of the group finest material to date. ...

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LION'S SHARE's Complete Catalog Available Digitally For First Time

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE is making its first five albums available on streaming services and digital service providers today, November 14. The albums "Lion's Share" (1995), "Two" (1997), "Fall From Grace" (1999), "Entrance" (2001) and "Emotional Coma" (2007) have all been remastered by Mike Lind, giving them a new life. These new releases ...

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NORTHWARD Feat. NIGHTWISH Singer And PAGAN'S MIND Guitarist: 'While Love Died' Video Released

NORTHWARD, the hard rock project featuring current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen and PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad, has unleashed its debut single, "While Love Died", alongside a video for the track. The song is taken from NORTHWARD's self-titled debut album, which will be released on October 19 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for ...

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WILSON Releases Music Video For 'Dumptruck'

WILSON's video for the song "Dumptruck" can be seen below. The clip, conceptualized by vocalist Chad Nicefield and brought to life by Ronny Tibbs and Anthony Maiuri, puts the wacky and unadulterated WILSON spin on classic racing games such as Rad Racer, F-Zero and Grand Prix II. Viewers are taken for a ride on the ...

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TAD MOROSE Releases Video For 'I Am Night'

The official video for the song "I Am Night" from veteran Swedish metallers TAD MOROSE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's tenth album, titled "Chapter X", which was released on June 15 via GMR Music. After the release of "St. Demonius", the quintet took to the road to do what ...

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TAD MOROSE: 'Apocalypse' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Apocalypse" from veteran Swedish metallers TAD MOROSE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's tenth album, titled "Chapter X", which will be released on June 15 via GMR Music. After the release of "St. Demonius", the quintet took to the road to do what ...

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TAD MOROSE To Release 'Chapter X' Album In June

Veteran Swedish metallers TAD MOROSE have inked a new deal with GMR Music. The band's tenth album, titled "Chapter X", will be released on June 15. The Bollnäs-based outfit followed the release of 2015's "St. Demonius" with a successful European headline tour as well as making the rounds on the festival circuit before launching into ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer And PAGAN'S MIND Guitarist Join Forces In NORTHWARD

It was during the "all-star jam" at ProgPower USA festival in 2007 when current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen and PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad spontaneously joined forces on stage for some cover songs and noticed a certain creative magic between them. Although the two musicians had never met before, they soon discovered their mutual ...

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Former METAL CHURCH Singer RONNY MUNROE's DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW Tribute Band Signs With RFL RECORDS

PERFECT STRANGERS, the DEEP PURPLE and RAINBOW tribute band featuring former METAL CHURCH and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA vocalist Ronny Munroe, has inked a deal with the newly launched RFL Records. Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and founded by Jon Marchewka, RFL was established in July 2016, and created under a parent company, Rock In The Fastlane. The ...

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Video Premiere: METAL CHURCH's 'Needle And Suture'

METAL CHURCH's video for the song "Needle And Suture" can be seen below. The clip was directed by Jamie Brown of Smokin' Gun Video Productions. "Needle And Suture" is taken from METAL CHURCH's latest album, "XI", which debuted at No. 57 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 11,000 equivalent album units in the week ending ...

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Video: METAL CHURCH Performs At DYNAMO METALFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of METAL CHURCH's July 16 performance at the Dynamo Metalfest in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be seen below. METAL CHURCH's new album, "XI", debuted at No. 57 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 11,000 equivalent album units in the week ending March 31. "XI", was released on March 25 via Rat Pak ...

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