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RUSH's 'The Spirit Of Radio' Covered By THE POLYPHONIC SPREE

THE POLYPHONIC SPREE has just released its performance of "The Spirit Of Radio" by RUSH, the 1980 hit song by the legendary Canadian rock band. The song will be featured on "Afflatus", THE POLYPHONIC SPREE's new album of cover songs, due out tomorrow (Friday, April 16). "'The Spirit Of Radio' actually goes back to high ...

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BABYMETAL Announces '10 Babymetal Budokan' Livestream

Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL played 10 shows at Tokyo's famed Nippon Budokan venue earlier this year as part of the group's tenth-anniversary celebration. The shows, which marked the final chapter of the "Metal Resistance" era, kicked off with two dates in January (19 and 20) and four concerts in February (16, 17, 19 and 20). ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON And ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO Collaborate With Guitar String Jewelry Manufacturer STRÜNG

Strüng is a lifestyle brand for music lovers made by musicians Jenny Mann and Tim Barbour who discovered a unique way to repurpose their broken guitar strings and turn them into distinctive jewelry pieces for both men and women themed to a classic song. With over 80 tracks ranging in genres including rock/metal, country/blues, hip-hop/rap ...

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EXODUS Drummer TOM HUNTING Diagnosed With Squamous Cell Carcinoma

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. The 56-year-old musician revealed the diagnosis in a statement released earlier today (Tuesday, April 13). He said: "Today I will be starting treatment for a squamous cell carcinoma. It's a gastric tumor that was diagnosed in my upper stomach in ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Reschedules Reunion Tour For 2022

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has rescheduled its reunion tour for 2022. The reunited quartet — Zack De La Rocha, Tom Morello, Brad Wilk and Tim Commerford — was originally set to kick off its run of shows in March 2020, and then postponed it until 2021. The "Public Service Announcement" tour will now launch March ...

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Watch RISE AGAINST Perform New Single 'Nowhere Generation'

Armed with a blistering, aggressive new single "Nowhere Generation", the multi-platinum, politically imbued punk rockers RISE AGAINST celebrate the track's catapulting into the Top 25 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart and Top 30 on Billboard's Alternative charts in only its third week of release. The song is a David-and-Goliath call-to-arms directed primarily at Millennials, Gen ...

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CACTUS Releases Music Video For 'Tightrope' Title Track

'70s classic rock legends CACTUS have released their new album, "Tightrope", on all formats today. The band filmed a slick performance video for the title track, which offers one of the album's most killer and memorably groovy hooks. Founding member and drum legend Carmine Appice had this to say about the song: "'Tightrope' is one ...

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CLUTCH Announces Reissue Of 'Blast Tyrant' As Part Of The New Limited-Edition Collector's Series

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have announced the "Clutch Collector's Series", limited-edition vinyl reissues of initially four catalog albums on their own label Weathermaker Music. "Blast Tyrant" is the first release in the series and is curated by drummer Jean-Paul Gaster. "I worked with the album's original artist Chon Hernandez to create a new look and feel ...

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MYLES KENNEDY Says Success Of WOLFGANG VAN HALEN's 'Distance' Has Given Him 'Faith In Humans Again'

ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS vocalist Myles Kennedy spoke to Terrie Carr of the Morristown, New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA about the overwhelmingly positive response to "Distance", the debut single from MAMMOTH WVH, the band led by his friend Wolfgang Van Halen. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's ...

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RISE AGAINST Announces New Album, 'Nowhere Generation'

Punk rock band RISE AGAINST is back with a provocative and dynamic new album, "Nowhere Generation", the group's first new studio effort in four years. On the upcoming release, the outspoken band points a finger at big business and politics for stacking the social and economical deck against Millennials', Gen Y's and Gen Z's pursuit ...

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ALLUVIAL Feat. Former SUFFOCATION, THE FACELESS Members: 'Sarcoma' Album Due In May

Progressive, technical death metal collective ALLUVIAL has sign with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's sophomore album, "Sarcoma", will be released on May 28. The official music video for the record's first singe, "Ulysses", can be seen below. Commenting on ALLUVIAL's signing to the label, guitarist Wes Hauch says: "Monte Conner (legendary A&R man at Nuclear ...

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VANILLA FUDGE Releases Remastered Version Of Its Cover Of LED ZEPPELIN's 'Rock And Roll'

Golden Robot Records recently announced the signing of the legendary VANILLA FUDGE. To celebrate this announcement, VANILLA FUDGE released a remastered version of its cover of LED ZEPPELIN's "Immigrant Song" and accompanying video. Now it's another ZEPPELIN classic, "Rock And Roll", which gets the FUDGE treatment. Check it out below. "Rock And Roll" is without ...

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