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RATT's STEPHEN PEARCY Reacts To MIKE SHINODA's Comment That 'Hair Metal' Felt Like 'Very White Music'

In a new interview with Metal Hammer magazine, LINKIN PARK's Mike Shinoda spoke about how the band's debut album, "Hybrid Theory", which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, defied easy categorization and helped diversify metal's appeal beyond its core audience with its blend of hip-hop swagger, screaming, irresistible pop hooks and ...

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INSANE CLOWN POSSE Surprise Releases New Song 'Ding Ding Doll'

INSANE CLOWN POSSE has surprise released a new song called "Ding Ding Doll". It is the first taste of new music from the ICP's upcoming full-length album, reportedly titled "Yum Yum Bedlam" and due in December. In other ICP news, the Detroit-based duo launched the "Weekly Freekly Weekly", their mockumentary Hatchet Action News network featuring ...

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SCORPIONS Resume Work On New Album

Mikkey Dee has shared a couple of new video updates from the studio where SCORPIONS are working on their new album. The drummer and his bandmates have just regrouped to resume work on the effort, which is tentatively due in 2021. The short videos focus on what Mikkey calls a "fascinating microphone set-up" for his ...

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LAURA JANE GRACE Releases Debut Solo Album 'Stay Alive'

Polyvinyl Record Co. and Emmy-nominated artist, acclaimed author, activist and musician Laura Jane Grace (AGAINST ME!, THE DEVOURING MOTHERS) have announced the release of her debut solo album titled "Stay Alive". Across the 14 songs that comprise "Stay Alive", Grace takes all her pent-up fears, anger, and anxiety and releases it, like an olive branch ...

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LINKIN PARK Radio To Take Over SiriusXM's Turbo Beginning October 5

SiriusXM's Turbo (channel 41) will become "Linkin Park Radio" to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band's milestone debut studio album, "Hybrid Theory". Linkin Park Radio will feature the stories behind the influential and top-selling album, as well as music spanning the band's entire career, including demos, rarities, remixes, live tracks and solo music. Listeners ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Announces Fall 2021 North American Tour With OBSCURA And NAILED TO OBSCURITY

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have announced a fall 2021 North American headlining tour. Support on the trek will come from Germany's finest progressive death metal band OBSCURA and German melodic death/doom metallers NAILED TO OBSCURITY. The 46-date date tour will kick off on September 2, 2021 in Reading, Pennsylvania, and it will make ...

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LINKIN PARK's 'Hybrid Theory' Certified 12 Times Platinum In U.S.

LINKIN PARK's debut album, "Hybrid Theory", was officially certified 12 times platinum on September 11 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of 12 million copies. The RIAA developed its gold and platinum awards program in 1958 to honor artists and create a standard by which to measure the commercial ...

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SKILLET Unveils Lyric Video for 'Dead Man Walking'

Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum rock band SKILLET delivered what Cryptic Rock called an "epic" deluxe project, "Victorious: The Aftermath" (Atlantic) last week, exciting fans and media alike, with American Songwriter remarking how they "keep rocking harder," and New Release Today remarking how it "helps ease the sting of a rough 2020." The collection features all twelve original ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Headline Inaugural WARLANDO METAL FEST

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary, will headline the first-ever Warlando Metal Fest, fueled by Monster Energy. Warlando takes place Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the Orlando Amphitheater at Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, Florida. Tickets go on sale today, Friday, September 11, at 11 a.m. ET. Joining JUDAS ...

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QUIET RIOT To Continue Without FRANKIE BANALI

QUIET RIOT has announced plans to continue, less than a month after the death of the band's drummer Frankie Banali. The veteran rockers revealed their plans to carry on in a social media post on Wednesday. They wrote: "QUIET RIOT - 2020/2021 Because life goes on! "It was Frankie Banali's wish that the band continue ...

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Here Is Pro-Shot Video Of FOZZY's 'Judas' Performance At Last Year's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

Professionally filmed video footage of FOZZY performing the song "Judas" at last year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held in August 2019 at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, can be seen below. Two months ago, former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach accused FOZZY's Chris Jericho of using pre-recorded vocal tracks during live performances. On ...

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Watch PAPA ROACH Perform 'Dead Cell' As Part Of 'Infest In-Studio' Event

Video of California rockers PAPA ROACH performing the song "Dead Cell" as part of their second live streaming experience iteration called "Infest In-Studio" can be seen below. The program was a special virtually ticketed, live HD broadcast, which took place June 20 from Sacramento, and it featured PAPA ROACH performing its multi-platinum, classic album "Infest", ...

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Watch Trailer For New OZZY OSBOURNE Documentary 'The Nine Lives Of Ozzy Osbourne'

A&E Network's Emmy Award-winning "Biography" banner will premiere a new documentary special celebrating one of rock's biggest stars. Featuring exclusive interviews and archival footage, "Biography: The Nine Lives Of Ozzy Osbourne" delves into the many lives and incredible career of the man who has personified rock and roll rebellion for decades. "Biography: The Nine Lives ...

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SCORPIONS Are 'Making Progress' On New Album

SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee has posted a short video update from Peppermint Park Studios in Hannover, Germany, where he and his bandmates are rehearsing and doing pre-production for their upcoming studio album. Tentatively due in 2021, the disc will mark the German hard rock legends' first release since 2017's "Born To Touch Your Feelings - ...

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