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TRIPP EISEN Accuses STATIC-X Of 'Violating WAYNE STATIC's Memory' By Altering Songs They Wrote Together

Ex-STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen has accused his former bandmates of "violating the memory" of the group's late frontman, Wayne Static, by altering some of the previously unreleased songs he wrote with Static. Last year, STATIC-X announced plans to release "Project Regeneration", its first new album in a decade, featuring the last recordings of Wayne, who ...

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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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SONS OF APOLLO Completes Mixing And Mastering Second Album

SONS OF APOLLO — the progressive metal supergroup featuring vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH), guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (GUNS N' ROSES), keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) and drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS) — has completed work on its second album. ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH On Performing With Symphony: CLIFF BURTON 'Was Definitely The Gateway To A Lot Of That Classical Stuff'

Last month, METALLICA played two shows with the San Francisco Symphony for the grand opening of Chase Center, the new home of the Golden State Warriors. The concerts, conducted by Edwin Outwater with a special appearance by Michael Tilson Thomas, marked the 20th anniversary of METALLICA's first performance with the symphony at the Berkeley Community ...

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YES To Perform Entire 'Relayer' Album On U.K. Tour

YES, one of the most innovative of all prog-rock bands, has announced an eight-date U.K. tour for May and June of 2020. "The Album Series 2020 Tour" will feature YES's 1974 "Relayer" album performed in its entirety together with a selection of other classic YES favorites. An extensive European tour will be announced soon. This ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of SLAYER's Entire ROCK IN RIO Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of SLAYER's entire October 4 performance at the Rock In Rio festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Delusions Of Saviour (intro, played over PA) 02. Repentless 03. Postmortem 04. Hate Worldwide 05. War Ensemble 06. Disciple 07. Seasons In The ...

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Watch STATIC-X Perform In Manchester

Fan-filmed video footage of STATIC-X's October 3 performance at O2 Ritz in Manchester, United Kingdom can be seen below. As previously reported, STATIC-X will release a new album titled "Project Regeneration", featuring the last recordings of the band's late frontman Wayne Static, on May 29, 2020. The rest of the group's original lineup — bassist ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA Performing 'The Memory Remains' With SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

Last month, METALLICA played two shows with the San Francisco Symphony for the grand opening of Chase Center, the new home of the Golden State Warriors. The concerts, conducted by Edwin Outwater with a special appearance by Michael Tilson Thomas, marked the 20th anniversary of METALLICA's first performance with the symphony at the Berkeley Community ...

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The Infinite Loop - SIFTING

There are few things more thrilling than the sound of a young band with a total disregard for toeing the trendy line. Admittedly, the "prog" tag has been robustly rehabilitated over the last 20 years, but there is still something righteous about the complexity, diversity and sheer craziness that erupts across SIFTING's third record. In ...

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WARBRINGER Premieres Explosive New Single 'Firepower Kills'

Three weeks into the band's ongoing 54-shows-in-54-days co-headlining tour with ENFORCER, Los Angeles-based thrash quintet WARBRINGER has released a new single, "Firepower Kills". The song can be streamed on Spotify, Apple Music and other digital platforms. A lyric video — created by Hannah Left Wright of Shadowborn Group — can be seen below. "Firepower Kills" ...

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GHOST: 'Prequelle Exalted' Unboxing Video

Grammy-winning Swedish rock band GHOST is known for special, limited-edition items that have been tied to its various album releases — an 8-track edition of "Ceremony & Devotion", and for "Prequelle", a seven-inch die-cut-as-rats vinyl disc of the album's first single "Rats", offering the album on a variety of different colored cassette tapes, and the ...

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Watch STATIC-X Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of STATIC-X's September 21 performance in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. STATIC-X kicked off its reunion tour on June 18 in Tempe, Arizona. The North American trek, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of STATIC-X's platinum-certified "Wisconsin Death Trip" album and pays homage to late STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static, features co-headliner DEVILDRIVER ...

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Watch GHOST Perform In Seattle

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's September 19 concert at WAMU Theater in Seattle, Washington can be seen below (courtesy of YouTube user "The Attitude"). GHOST's current live set includes two new songs, "Kiss The Go-Goat" and "Mary On A Cross", which will both be included on a new limited-edition seven-inch single, due on September 27. ...

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