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SEVENDUST's MORGAN ROSE Releases 'The Answer' Single From 'Controlled Chaos' Solo EP

In a year filled with unexpected twists and turns, SEVENDUST stickman Morgan Rose has announced his debut solo release. "Controlled Chaos", out everywhere on November 27 via Rise Records, shines the spotlight not only on Morgan's drumming prowess, but his songwriting, singing, and production chops as well. Morgan co-wrote the EP with SEVENDUST bandmate Clint ...

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POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT Defends His Right To Speak Out On Political Issues: 'I Am Not Going To Hide Who I Am'

POISON drummer Rikki Rockett has decried the divisive nature of today’s political scene in America after he was criticized for comments he made when it was announced the President-elect Joe Biden had won the White House. On November 7, after it was reported that Biden was projected to defeat Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT On 'Black' Album: 'We Wanted To Come Up With A 'Back In Black', An LP Stacked With Singles'

In the latest issue of U.K.'s Uncut magazine, METALLICA's Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett discus the making of the band's multi-platinum self-titled 1991 album, also known as "The Black Album". Although METALLICA had scored their first radio and video airplay with their previous effort, 1988's "...And Justice For All", the black ...

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TOMMY LEE Defends His Right To Publicly Criticize TRUMP: 'I Always Have And Always Will Speak My Truth'

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has once again defended his right to speak out on political issues, saying that "everyone's opinion matters" and vowing to always share his "truth." Lee, who has repeatedly voiced his displeasure with U.S. President Donald Trump, took to his Instagram Monday night (November 2) to address the fact that many ...

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TOMMY LEE: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Caviar On A Paper Plate' Video

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has released behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the official Nick Peterson-directed music video for "Caviar On A Paper Plate", the latest single from his new solo album, "Andro". The track features a guest appearance by Mickey Avalon. "The video's ridiculous," Tommy told Kare11.com. "It's fun." The theme of "Andro" ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of SEAN CONNERY

David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Gavin Rossdale(BUSH), Gary Holt (EXODUS, SLAYER), WARRANT, Jason Bonham, John Corabi (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) and Vernon Reid (LIVING COLOUR) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Sean Connery. The Scottish actor, who was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, died Friday night (October 30) ...

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Ex-QUIET RIOT Singer JAMES DURBIN Is Working On 'Pure Heavy Metal' Album For FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of singer James Durbin to the label for a multi-album deal under the moniker DURBIN. James is currently putting the finishing touches on his label debut, which will be a pure, unadulterated, headbanging heavy metal affair where James proudly wears his influences on his sleeve while simultaneously forging ...

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TOMMY LEE On MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'I Call Us S**t Magnets'

In a new interview with KFC Radio, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee reflected on the fact that he and his bandmates became one of the biggest rock acts on the planet in the late 1980s and early 1990s, despite going out of their way to bring as much decadence, debauchery and depravity down upon themselves ...

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Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist DJ ASHBA Releases Music Video For New EDM Single 'Let's Dance' Feat. SIXX:A.M.'s JAMES MICHAEL

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba introduced his unique version of EDM to the world last summer with his debut single "Hypnotic". Having creatively combined multiple genres with EDM into one unique sound, Ashba continues forging his journey into an exciting new genre with his second single, "Let's Dance", the official ...

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KEE MARCELLO Says EDDIE VAN HALEN 'Introduced Keyboards Into Metal'

Former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello has credited Eddie Van Halen for "introducing" keyboards into heavy metal. VAN HALEN scored its first number one single in 1984 with "Jump", which featured Eddie playing the synthesizer, a move which was seen as controversial among fans because Eddie was best known for his dazzling guitar solos. According to ...

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Hear Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist DJ ASHBA's New EDM Single 'Let's Dance' Feat. SIXX:A.M.'s JAMES MICHAEL

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba introduced his unique version of EDM to the world last summer with his debut single "Hypnotic". Having creatively combined multiple genres with EDM into one unique sound, Ashba continues forging his journey into an exciting new genre with his second single, "Let's Dance", which can ...

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Watch Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist GILBY CLARKE Perform Acoustic Version Of 'Skin & Bones' For GIBSON TV

In the latest episode of Gibson TV's "The Songbook", former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke performs a stripped down version of the song "Skin & Bones", which originally appeared on his 2007 self-titled album. As previously reported, Clarke will release a new single, "Tightwad", on October 26. The track, which features MÖTLEY CRÜE's Nikki ...

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