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NAMM 2021 Convention Canceled Due To Coronavirus

The 2021 NAMM Show, which was scheduled to take place in January 2021 in Anaheim, California, has officially been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic which is sweeping the globe. Instead of staging an in-person event, organizers will bring music merchants, industry insiders and musicians together in a virtual space with the launch of Believe ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Cancel 'Van Tour'

FOO FIGHTERS have canceled their "Van Tour". The trek, which was originally scheduled to take place in April and May, was postponed two months ago to this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic that is spreading across the globe. FOO FIGHTERS says in a statement: "We look forward to seeing you all as soon as ...

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BENEDICTION To Release 'Scriptures' Album In October

Long-running Birmingham, U.K.-based extreme metallers BENEDICTION will release their new album, "Scriptures", on October 16 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Scott Atkins at Grindstone Studio in England and will be released digitally, on CD and in various vinyl formats. The official music video for the disc's first single, "Rabid Carnality", can be ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SHAVO ODADJIAN Releases First Single From NORTH KINGSLEY Project

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian has officially launched NORTH KINGSLEY, his long-awaited and hotly anticipated new musical collaboration with producer Saro Paparian and lyricist/vocalist Ray Hawthorne. The collective has released its debut single, the hard-hitting "Like That?" and has announced the release of the first three-track collection of music, "Vol. 1", which will ...

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DEEP PURPLE: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Whoosh!' Album

Legendary rockers DEEP PURPLE will release their new album, "Whoosh!", on August 7 via earMUSIC. The LP was once again helmed by Canadian producer Bob Ezrin (KISS, PINK FLOYD, ALICE COOPER), who also worked on the band's last two studio albums, 2017's "Infinite" and 2013's "Now What?!" Together they created the most versatile album in ...

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Watch CHRIS CORNELL's Daughter TONI Cover PEARL JAM's 'Black' for LOLLAPALOOZA Livestream

Toni Cornell, daughter of SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell, performed a cover version of PEARL JAM's "Black" during Lollapalooza's Lolla2020 livestream, a free four-night broadcast event taking place on the original dates of the Chicago-based festival. Check out video of the performance below. Toni previously performed an acoustic cover version of TEMPLE OF THE DOG's "Hunger ...

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Watch METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO Unbox Deluxe Box Set Edition Of 'S&M2' Live Album And Video

A five-minute video of METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo unboxing the deluxe box set edition of "Metallica And San Francisco Symphony: S&M²" can be seen below. METALLICA and San Francisco Symphony's September 6 and September 8, 2019 "S&M²" concerts were historic on multiple levels: They served as the grand opening of San Francisco's Chase Center, reunited ...

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DEEP PURPLE's IAN PAICE Unboxes 'Whoosh!' Box Set (Video)

Legendary rockers DEEP PURPLE will release their new album, "Whoosh!", on August 7 via earMUSIC. The LP was once again helmed by Canadian producer Bob Ezrin (KISS, PINK FLOYD, ALICE COOPER), who also worked on the band's last two studio albums, 2017's "Infinite" and 2013's "Now What?!" Together they created the most versatile album in ...

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COREY TAYLOR Announces 'CMFT' Solo Album, Unveils First Two Songs

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor will release his debut solo album, "CMFT", on October 2 via Roadrunner Records. The first two singles from the effort, "CMFT Must Be Stopped", accompanied by a wrestling-themed music video, and "Black Eyes Blue", have been unveiled and can be seen/heard below. "CMFT Must Be Stopped" features hip-hop ...

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JOE BONAMASSA To Release 'Royal Tea' Album In October

Joe Bonamassa's new solo studio album, "Royal Tea", inspired by his British heroes Jeff Beck, JOHN MAYALL & THE BLUESBREAKERS, Eric Clapton, LED ZEPPELIN and CREAM, was recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios and will be released on October 23 via J&R Adventures. Bonamassa also surprised his fans this past Friday with his latest ...

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First PORNO FOR PYROS Reunion In 24 Years Planned For LOLLA2020 Virtual Festival Weekend

Lollapalooza will commemorate this year's festival weekend with Lolla2020, a free four-night broadcast event taking place on the original dates of the Chicago-based festival, Thursday, July 30 through Sunday, August 2. The broadcast will air exclusively live on YouTube beginning at 5 p.m. CT each night, with the full schedule to be revealed on Wednesday, ...

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STYX Is Almost Done Recording New Album: 'We'll Be Ready To Mix Before You Know It,' Says TOMMY SHAW

STYX guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw spoke to the "Ted Nugent Spirit Campfire" show about the progress of the writing and recording sessions for the follow-up to "The Mission". Released in June 2017, that disc marked STYX's first new LP in 14 years. It was recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, co-produced and co-written with Will Evankovich, ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Daughter LILY CORNELL SILVER Launches IGTV Show 'Mind Wide Open': First Episode Available

Chris Cornell's daughter Lily Cornell Silver has launched a new IGTV series, "Mind Wide Open", which aims to "help destigmatize the conversation around mental health," according to a press release. Guests will include mental health professionals, public figures, peers, and others who will share their stories and struggles, as well as provide knowledge and insight. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Joins DAVE MASON, MICK FLEETWOOD And MICHAEL MCDONALD For Remake Of TRAFFIC's 'Feelin' Alright'

Sammy Hagar joined Dave Mason and a several other legendary rockers, including Mick Fleetwood, Michael McDonald and THE DOOBIE BROTHERS to record a quarantine cover of the 1968 TRAFFIC classic "Feelin' Alright'". Dubbed DAVE MASON AND THE QUARANTINES, the group's recording features Mason singing along with Fleetwood, Hagar, McDonald and THE DOOBIE BROTHERS' John McFee, ...

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ALICE COOPER Is Once Again Collaborating With Hitmaker DESMOND CHILD

Grammy-winning and Emmy-nominated songwriter-producer Desmond Child, who is widely recognized as one of music's most accomplished hitmakers, has revealed that he is working on new music with legendary rocker Alice Cooper. This past Wednesday (July 15), Desmond took to his social media to write: "SCHOOL'S OUT FOR THE SUMMER! Alice Cooper and I are cooking ...

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COREY TAYLOR Teases First Music Video For Upcoming Solo Album

Corey Taylor has posted the first behind-the-scenes teaser from the making of his new solo video. It will be the lead single and video from the SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman's upcoming debut solo album, tentatively due in September. Taylor recorded the effort with his solo band consisting of Jason Christopher on bass, Dustin Schoenhofer ...

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