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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE Performs THE ROLLING STONES Cover With THE HELLACOPTERS On Swedish TV (Video)

GHOST frontman Papa Emeritus IV (a.k.a. Tobias Forge) joined THE HELLACOPTERS earlier tonight (Friday, January 22) on Swedish national broadcaster SVT's "På Spåret" (On The Track) quiz show to perform a cover of THE ROLLING STONES' "Sympathy For The Devil". You can watch video of his appearance below. Last month, GHOST shared an end-of-year Facebook ...

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FIREWIND Releases Music Video For 'Devour'

FIREWIND, the band featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G., has released the official music video for the song "Devour". The track is taken from the band's ninth, self-titled studio album, which was made available in May 2020. In early 2020, FIREWIND officially parted ways with guitarist/keyboardist Bob Katsionis and singer Henning Basse. The group's ...

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Metal Musicians React To ALEXI LAIHO's Death

Marty Friedman (MEGADETH), Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE), Michael Amott (ARCH ENEMY), Jens Johansson (STRATOVARIUS), Mikael Stanne (DARK TRANQUILLITY) and SONATA ARCTICA are amont the heavy metal musicians who have reacted on social media to the passing of former CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho. The Finnish ...

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GHOST Is 'Working On Several Big Things' For 2021

Swedish metallers GHOST have shared an end-of-year Facebook update indicating that announcements about new music and live shows will be forthcoming in the next few months. The Tobias Forge-fronted act has been working on "several big things" for 2021 and will be issuing sporadic updates throughout the year. The full message from A Nameless Ghoul, ...

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LEPROUS Unveils New Single 'Castaway Angels'

Norwegian rockers LEPROUS have released a new single titled "Castaway Angels" via InsideOut Music. The song was recently tracked at Ocean Sound Recordings in Norway and then mixed by Adam Noble (PLACEBO, BIFFY CLYRO, NOTHING BUT THIEVES). The official video for "Castaway Angels", directed by Tobias Hole Aasgaarden of South Coast Creative, can be seen ...

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DISTURBED Announces New Partnership With PRIMARY WAVE MUSIC PUBLISHING

Primary Wave Music Publishing, the leading independent publisher of iconic and legendary music in the world, continues their steady stream of acquisitions, announcing today they have acquired the music publishing catalog and master royalty stream of the multi-platinum band DISTURBED. The multi-million-dollar deal encompasses the Grammy-nominated band's publishing and master income stream for their compositions ...

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BUDGIE's TONY BOURGE: New Biography And CD Due In November

BUDGIE guitarist Tony Bourge's biography, "Rocking Man - With An Axe To Grind", will be released in mid-November. This book tells the story of Bourge, focusing on both the musical and life journeys of this highly respected, much-loved — and forever-humble — guitarist and man. Bourge teamed up with bass-playing partner in crime Burke Shelley ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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Ex-AMON AMARTH Drummer FREDRIK ANDERSSON Once Again Accuses His Former Bandmates Of Ripping Him Off

Ex-AMON AMARTH drummer Fredrik Andersson has blasted his former bandmates for allegedly being "perfectly fine erasing" his 17-year stint with the group and preventing him from getting his "rightful share of the rights and publishing" to the AMON AMARTH recordings he appears on. Andersson was fired from AMON AMARTH in March 2015, just as the ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Announces Fall 2021 North American Tour With OBSCURA And NAILED TO OBSCURITY

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have announced a fall 2021 North American headlining tour. Support on the trek will come from Germany's finest progressive death metal band OBSCURA and German melodic death/doom metallers NAILED TO OBSCURITY. The 46-date date tour will kick off on September 2, 2021 in Reading, Pennsylvania, and it will make ...

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