AXEL RUDI PELL To Release 'Knights Call' Album In March

German guitarist Axel Rudi Pell will release his 17th album, "Knights Call", on March 23 via SPV/Steamhammer. "I'd rather have long-term success than the hit album everybody is always referring to." Pell knows exactly what he is talking about. His solo career has lasted for almost three decades now. In the international hard rocking universe, ...

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AC/DC's MALCOLM YOUNG To Be Honored With Charity Concert

According to The Pulse Of Radio, late AC/DC co-founder and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young will be honored with a charity tribute concert in Australia this February. The event will take place at Melbourne's Corner Hotel on Saturday, February 17, the same day AC/DC released its debut album, "High Voltage", in 1975. Artists confirmed for the ...

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BABYMETAL Guitarist MIKIO FUJIOKA Dies At 36

Mikio Fujioka, one of the guitarists in the the KAMI BAND, which serves as the backing group for the Japanese pop-metal outfit BABYMETAL, has died at the age of 36. "The 'Little' Guitar Kami of #BABYMETAL's #Kamiband has passed away in the METAL GALAXIES," BABYMETAL tweeted on Tuesday. "We hope that he is now with ...

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GEEZER BUTLER Says It's 'Not Very Likely At All' That BLACK SABBATH Will Play Any One-Off Shows In The Future

BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler was interviewed on the January 5-7 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On when the finality of BLACK SABBATH's last-ever concert resonated with him: Geezer: "It wasn't until ...

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