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The Sound Of Scars - LIFE OF AGONY

When unexpected reunions turn into long-term campaigns, the results can be wildly variable. Perhaps surprisingly, given the media's inevitable preference for discussing Mina Caputo's personal journey rather than celebrating her music, LIFE OF AGONY have yet to drop the creative ball and arrive at their sixth studio album with reputations enhanced and credibility intact. If ...

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STITCHED UP HEART: Lyric Video For New Song 'Crooked Halo'

The official lyric video for STITCHED UP HEART's new song "Crooked Halo" can be seen below. The track will appear on the band's forthcoming full-length album, "Darkness", tentatively due out in the spring 2020 via RED Music. The 13-song follow-up to 2016's "Never Alone" was produced by produced by Matt Good of FROM FIRST TO ...

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SAXON Begins Recording 23rd Studio Album

Biff Byford has confirmed that SAXON has commenced work on its 23rd studio album. The singer checked in via video message on his Twitter account — his first since undergoing an emergency triple bypass surgery last month. "I want to thank everybody for the brilliant messages you've sent," he said. "Brilliant. Thank you very much. ...

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YES To Perform Entire 'Relayer' Album On U.K. Tour

YES, one of the most innovative of all prog-rock bands, has announced an eight-date U.K. tour for May and June of 2020. "The Album Series 2020 Tour" will feature YES's 1974 "Relayer" album performed in its entirety together with a selection of other classic YES favorites. An extensive European tour will be announced soon. This ...

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HOLE Members Reunite For Rehearsal Session In Los Angeles

The much-rumored HOLE reunion finally appears to be a reality. On Monday (October 7), Courtney Love posted a since-deleted Instagram photo of her, drummer Patty Schemel and bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur playing together on a studio stage. Love captioned the post, "Whose rusty af? Ladies !!!" and included the hashtags "#hole #rehearsal # tonight ...

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ARTILLERY's Founding Guitarist MORTEN STÜTZER Dead At 57

Morten Stützer, guitarist and founding member of Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY, has died. He was only 57 years old. The surviving members of the band broke the news of Morten's passing in a Facebook post earlier today. They wrote: "Dear loyal friends and fans, it is with a heavy heart, a great deal of ...

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Legendary CREAM Drummer GINGER BAKER Dies

Legendary CREAM drummer Ginger Baker has died. He was 80 years old. After previously announcing that he was critically ill and asking fans to "please keep him in your prayers," his family said Ginger "passed away peacefully" on Sunday morning (October 6) at a hospital in the United Kingdom. "He was in no pain and ...

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Video Premiere: LIFE OF AGONY's 'Black Heart'

LIFE OF AGONY has released the official music video for the song "Black Heart" from the band's forthcoming concept record, "The Sound Of Scars", due on October 11 via Napalm. On October 12, 1993, LIFE OF AGONY's iconic debut, "River Runs Red", was released. Hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the greatest metal records ...

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Listen To New THE DARKNESS Song 'Live 'Till I Die'

British rockers THE DARKNESS have released another new song, titled "Live 'Till I Die". The track is taken from the band's forthcoming quasi-sci-fi concept album, "Easter Is Cancelled", which is due out on October 4 via Cooking Vinyl. Frontman Justin Hawkins spoke to Planet Rock about the concept for the cover artwork for "Easter Is ...

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Legendary MOUNTAIN Drummer CORKY LAING Releases 'Toledo Sessions' Solo Album

Half a century after his first MOUNTAIN rehearsals, Corky Laing, the legendary drummer and songwriter, shows no signs of slowing down. On September 27, Corky released his first studio album in decades, "Toledo Sessions", via Prudential Records. The excitement brought on by the new repertoire is reminiscent of the classic MOUNTAIN albums "Climbing!" and "Nantucket ...

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Listen To New LACUNA COIL Song 'Save Me'

"Save Me", a brand new song from Italian alternative metallers LACUNA COIL, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Black Anima", which will be released on October 11. Singer Cristina Scabbia told HardDrive Radio about "Black Anima": "It might sound really cliché if we say that it's gonna be ...

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CREAM's GINGER BAKER Is 'Holding His Own' In Hospital

Legendary CREAM drummer Ginger Baker is "holding his own," less than a week after being admitted to the hospital. Last Wednesday (September 25), Ginger's family revealed that he was "critically ill" and called on fans to "keep him in your prayers tonight." Earlier today (Sunday, September 29), the 80-year-old's family took to social media to ...

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SAXON Frontman Recovering From Triple Bypass Surgery

SAXON frontman Biff Byford is recovering after undergoing an emergency triple bypass surgery on Monday, September 23. A heart bypass surgery, or coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, is used to improve blood flow to the heart. A surgeon uses blood vessels taken from another area of the body to bypass the damaged arteries. The ...

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