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NILE Announces 'Vile Nilotic Rites Part II' North American Tour

Technical death metal Egyptologists NILE have announced the "Vile Nilotic Rites Part II" fall 2020 tour. The 43-date trek will kick off on September 26 in Durham, North Carolina and will make stops in Toronto, Denver and Atlanta before concluding in Monterey on November 14 at Explanda De Los Sultanes. Karl Sanders comments: "The members ...

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Video Premiere: JOE SATRIANI's 'Nineteen Eighty'

Joe Satriani's new video for "Nineteen Eighty", the first single from his forthcoming studio album, "Shapeshifting", can be seen below. The clip was shot and directed by Satriani's son, ZZ Satriani, who also filmed, edited, directed and produced the critically acclaimed documentary film "Beyond The Supernova" in addition to work with Sammy Hagar. Set in ...

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AXL ROSE: 'Make The White House Great Again'

Axl Rose has broken his three-month social media silence to once again bash the Trump administration. The GUNS N' ROSES frontman took to his Twitter account on Monday to share a photo of a New Hampshire voter wearing a hat that reads "Make The White House Great Again." Although Axl chose not to caption the ...

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JOE SATRIANI To Release 'Shapeshifting' Album In April; 'Nineteen Eighty' Single Now Available

Joe Satriani's new studio album, "Shapeshifting", is set for release on April 10 via Sony Music/Legacy Recordings. The first single, "Nineteen Eighty", is available today on all streaming platforms and at rock radio stations nationwide. Pre-order packages are also available beginning today. In addition to the CD and standard black vinyl, the D2C store will ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Demo Version Of 'Tumult' Song

STONE SOUR has released a demo version of the song "Tumult". The original track appeared on the band's self-titled debut album, which came out in 2002. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the "Tumult" demo, STONE SOUR guitarist Josh Rand wrote: "When Corey [Taylor, vocals] and I finished up recording the Project X ...

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SLIPKNOT's TORTILLA MAN Unmasked In New Photo

Postojna Cave, the most extensive cave system in Slovenia, recently hosted three members of SLIPKNOT: percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan, drummer Jay Weinberg, and the band's latest recruit, the percussionist nicknamed "Tortilla Man." Several photos from their visit can be seen below. Tortilla Man joined SLIPKNOT nine months ago, when he was first featured in the ...

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SLIPKNOT Releases 'Pollution' Short Film

SLIPKNOT has shared "Pollution", a 20-minute short film directed by the band's own M. Shawn Crahan. The expanded film, which cane be seen below, centers around SLIPKNOT's official music video for "Nero Forte", which captures the band delivering a pummeling technicolor performance. "Nero Forte" is featured on the Grammy Award-winning group's chart-topping new album, "We ...

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GIBSON Announces History-Making SLASH Collection

By leveraging its iconic past and leaning into an innovative future, Gibson has set the stage for the next era of shaping sound for present and future generations. The new Gibson celebrates the iconic models of Gibson's Golden Era while leaning into the future with instruments that nurture new players across generations, genders and genres ...

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Watch RATT Perform In Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's December 21 concert at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania can be seen below. RATT's current lineup includes original members Stephen Pearcy (vocals) and Juan Croucier (bass), along with drummer Pete Holmes (BLACK 'N BLUE) and guitarists Jordan Ziff and Chris Sanders (BRITNY FOX, KNIGHT FURY). Pearcy recently confirmed to ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA Brings Early Christmas For Three Lucky Kids

This past weekend, Sully Erna of the multi-platinum hard rock band GODSMACK announced, on behalf of The Scars Foundation, a $12,500 donation to the Inner-City Youth Boxing Program at Thrive Boxing & Fitness in Londonderry, New Hampshire. "The Scars Foundation was established to raise money and bring awareness on a global level to mental health ...

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Video Premiere: SLIPKNOT's 'Nero Forte'

SLIPKNOT's music video for the song "Nero Forte" can be seen below. The clip, which was was filmed in late October, was once again directed by percussionist M. Shawn Crahan, better known as Clown, who is also the art director for SLIPKNOT and who directed the band's DVDs. "Nero Forte" is taken from SLIPKNOT's latest ...

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