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DOROTHY Releases New Single, Announces Headlining Tour

"Gifts From The Holy Ghost" is the album that Hungarian-born vocalist/writer Dorothy has always wanted, and has perhaps been destined to make. Born from a sense of divine urgency, it is her most bombastic and gloriously, victorious rock and roll work yet. Each song built on triumph — the unshackling of chains, the slaying of ...

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Former MEGADETH Members DAVID ELLEFSON And CHRIS POLAND Reunite To Honor Legacy Of GAR SAMUELSON

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Chris Poland have come together to record one final song posthumously with their friend, late ex-MEGADETH drummer Gar Samuelson. The new track, "The Raven", is the latest single from FATAL OPERA, part of a new 12-song collection of demo material compiled as the group's final release, titled "Fatal ...

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ASIA Feat. Original Members CARL PALMER And GEOFF DOWNES Announces 40th-Anniversary Celebration

ASIA, one of the greatest and best-loved supergroups to emerge during the 1980s, is currently preparing for an extensive 40th-anniversary celebration, due to kick off in summer 2022. Featuring founding members Carl Palmer (ELP, CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN) and Geoff Downes (YES, THE BUGGLES), the group will also include longtime bassist/ vocalist Billy Sherwood ...

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AARON LEWIS Praises TRUMP Loyalists CAWTHORN And GREENE, Blasts FAUCI At Shreveport Concert

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis has railed against COVID-19 vaccine mandates, calling the life-saving jab an "unproven" drug which hasn't been "tested." Lewis, an outspoken conservative rocker who reinvented himself as a solo country artist in the last decade, voiced his views on vaccines before performing his new single called "Am I The Only One" during ...

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ALDO NOVA To Release 'The Life And Times Of Eddie Gage' EP And 'Aldo Nova 2.0 Reloaded' Three-Disc Set

Multi-platinum Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, guitarist, and multi-instrumentalist Aldo Nova has set April 1 as the release date for the first chapter of his larger-than-life rock opera, a 10-song EP titled "The Life And Times Of Eddie Gage". The iconic Montreal maverick will subsequently release the triple disc "Aldo Nova 2.0 Reloaded" on April ...

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MUDVAYNE's CHAD GRAY Says He Had COVID-19 During Band's First Reunion Show: 'I Didn't Know I Had It' At The Time

MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray has revealed that he had COVID-19 on stage while performing with his bandmates at their first show in 12 years, which took place last September at the Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival in Mansfield, Ohio. Speaking to Danny Wimmer Presents at the Welcome To Rockville festival in Daytona Beach, Florida this ...

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STRYPER's Upcoming Album Will Feature Lyrics That Address 'The State Of This World': 'We're In A Much Darker Place These Days'

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER says that he is "more concerned with the state of our world" as he continues to work on lyrics for the band's upcoming 14th studio album. STRYPER's follow-up to 2020's "Even The Devil Believes" LP will once again be recorded at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts. Earlier ...

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TWISTED SISTER's JAY JAY FRENCH Defends Producer TOM WERMAN's Work On 'Stay Hungry': 'I Don't Wanna Smear' Him

In a new interview with "Heritage Musicians In Conversation With Joe Matera", TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French was asked how important veteran hard rock producer Tom Werman was to the commercial success of the band's triple-platinum "Stay Hungry" album. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Boy, that's a complicated answer. ...

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ERIC CLAPTON Explains Why He Was Musically Motivated To Voice His Controversial Anti-Vaccine And Lockdown Views

Eric Clapton has opened up about his decision to drop a politically charged song called "This Has Gotta Stop" as a way of addressing his stance against COVID-19 policies. The track, which was produced by his longtime producing partner Simon Climie, came several months after he released the anti-lockdown song "Stand And Deliver" with Van ...

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TESTAMENT Parts Ways With Longtime Drummer GENE HOGLAN

TESTAMENT has parted ways with its longtime drummer Gene Hoglan. The veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers announced Hoglan's exit from the group in a social media post earlier today. The band wrote: "To all our TESTAMENT fans around the world, "First off, we are beyond grateful to have had Gene Hoglan behind our drum ...

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HALESTORM Members Unharmed After Tour Bus Catches Fire

The members of HALESTORM escaped unharmed after their tour bus caught early Thursday morning (January 20). HALESTORM guitarist Joe Hottinger revealed that he and his bandmates had slept in hotel rooms overnight but were awakened early in the morning to find their "bus burning down." "Old HALESTORM had a night for the books," he wrote ...

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CHRIS DAUGHTRY's 25-Year-Old Stepdaughter Died By Suicide

Chris Daughtry's family has confirmed that his stepdaughter, Hannah Price, died by suicide while under the influence of narcotics. The 25-year-old was found dead in her Nashville home on November 12 by the Nashville Police Department. In a statement shared exclusively with People, the Daughtry family said: "Our beloved Daughter Hannah ...

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SHINEDOWN To Release New Single Next Week

SHINEDOWN will release the first single from the band's upcoming seventh studio album on Wednesday, January 26. Last month, SHINEDOWN singer Brent Smith told 95.9 The Rat's Carl Craft about the new LP's more "stripped-down" approach: "We wanted to push everything to the front. And what I mean by that is we've proven that we ...

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Ex-FEAR FACTORY Frontman BURTON C. BELL On His Singing Style: 'It's All About Vocalizing For Feeling And Vocalizing A Moment'

Former FEAR FACTORY singer Burton C. Bell and his ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS bandmate Jayce Lewis took part in a Facebook Live chat yesterday (Friday, January 14) on the official ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS page. You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. When asked if he identifies more with melodic or aggressive vocals, Bell ...

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PEARL JAM's EDDIE VEDDER Unveils New Solo Single 'Brother The Cloud'

PEARL JAM singer Eddie Vedder has released a new solo single titled "Brother The Cloud". It heralds the arrival of his highly anticipated new album, "Earthling", available on February 11 via Seattle Surf/Republic Records. The digital pre-order/pre-save for "Earthling" just went live on all streaming platforms. "Earthling", which was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Andrew ...

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Hear KORN's New Single 'Forgotten'

KORN's new single, "Forgotten", can be streamed below via a visualizer created by EFFIXX. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, album, "Requiem", which will arrive on February 4 via Loma Vista Recordings. Due to the effects of COVID-19 and the inability to play live shows for the first time in KORN's illustrious ...

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MAMMOTH WVH And DIRTY HONEY Postpone Launch Of 'Young Guns' Tour

MAMMOTH WVH and DIRTY HONEY have postponed the launch of their "Young Guns" co-headlining tour to February 20 from the previously announced January 18. Earlier today, the two bands issued the following joint statement: "We take the health and safety of the bands, road crews, local venue staff and especially our fans very seriously. "Due ...

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