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Former L.A. GUNS, QUIREBOYS Members Join Forces In THE BRUTALISTS

THE BRUTALISTS are a Los Angeles-based transatlantic rock group which is inspired by the concrete architecture called Brutalism that came into vogue at the point where economy superseded beauty as the chief factor in urban design, and where function superseded form. The band use brutalism as a metaphor for the artistic underdog. The fascinating history ...

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FOREIGNER: 'Urgent' Performance Video From 'Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus' DVD

A performance clip of the song "Urgent" from FOREIGNER's "Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus" DVD can be seen below. In May 2017, FOREIGNER performed two sold-out shows in Lucerne, Switzerland, together with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Ernst Van Tiel. "Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra ...

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JOE ELLIOTT's Previously Unreleased Cover Of 'This Is For You' To Appear On 'Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story, The Soundtrack'

UMe has announced the release of "Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story, The Soundtrack" on June 8. The album comes on the heels of the film's streaming debuts on Hulu and Amazon Prime following last year's successful theatrical run and the DVD/Blu-ray releases. The soundtrack is the first official career retrospective compilation for the guitar ...

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SUPER STROKE Album Featuring Three-Fourths Of Classic DOKKEN Lineup Nearing Completion, Says ROBERT MASON

WARRANT frontman and off-and-on LYNCH MOB vocalist Robert Mason was recently interviewed by Straus Project. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On being a member of multiple active bands and projects: Robert: "George [Lynch] had asked me to do some LYNCH MOB dates. I was available. ...

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Return To The East Live (2016) - DOKKEN

At some point in every successful artist's career, past accomplishments become more compelling than future prospects. Having a string of hits can therefore be something of a double-edged sword, for the shadow cast by those hits, not to mention, nostalgia for the lineup of musicians who recorded them, tends to grow over time, often in ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: 50th-Anniversary Edition Of 'Five Glorious Nights' Photo Book

Rufus Stone Publications will release a special 50th-anniversary edition of "Led Zeppelin - Five Glorious Nights" showcasing LED ZEPPELIN's legendary appearance at Earls Court in 1975. Originally released in 2015, "Five Glorious Nights" captures the visual magnificence of the band though the photographic images of some of the finest rock photographers of the era — ...

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FOREIGNER's MICK JONES And LOU GRAMM Have Been Revisiting Old Musical Ideas For Possible Inclusion On New EP

FOREIGNER founding guitarist Mick Jones was recently interviewed on "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon". You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing last October with fellow original FOREIGNER members Lou Gramm (vocals), Dennis Elliott (drums), Al Greenwood (keyboards) and Ian McDonald (multi-instrumentalist), along with FOREIGNER's ...

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POMPEII, The Supergroup That Never Was, To Release Long-Lost Album, 'The Secret Sessions', On Record Store Day

Known as "the supergroup that never was," Corky Laing's POMPEII recorded "The Secret Sessions" between 1976 and 1978 after a re-introduction to old friend Ian Hunter via Steve Wax of Elektra/Asylum. Laing recalls: "The late '70s was a turbulent time as the musical taste went through a generational change. Punk was just beginning to surface ...

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DON DOKKEN On Possibility Of More Shows By DOKKEN's Classic Lineup: 'I Don't Have The Desire Right Now'

DOKKEN vocalist Don Dokken recently guested on the "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview starts around the 15:00 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the 2016 reunion of the group's classic lineup — Dokken, Jeff Pilson, George Lynch and Mick Brown: Don: "It ...

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Watch Reunited Classic Lineup Of DOKKEN Perform 'In My Dreams'

In October 2016, the classic lineup of DOKKENDon Dokken (vocals), George Lynch (guitar), Jeff Pilson (bass) and Mick Brown (drums) — reunited to play the Loud Park festival in Japan. Fortunately for fans outside of Japan, cameras were there to capture the performance and now Frontiers Music Srl is set to issue "Return ...

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