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World Guitar Day is back for 2019

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)


World Guitar Day will return later this year for a 24-hour celebration of all things electric and acoustic.

 

On Saturday, September 21, the global guitar playing community will come together for a day packed with guitar-related activities – so mark it in your diary now to avoid disappointment.


Guitarists of all ages and abilities will have ...

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ACCEPT TO RELEASE "LIFE'S A BITCH" 7" SINGLE THIS FRIDAY; BENGALI PRINCESS TO JOIN BAND ON VIOLIN FOR SYMPHONIC TERROR TOUR

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Accept have announced the addition of Martin Motnik on bass and Rebekah Rahman on violin as the band prepares to launch the Symhonic Terror Tour on April 20 in Wuppertal, Germany.

 

Born in Ludwigshafen, Germany, Motnik has been playing music since he was seven years old and has been a member of several bands both in Germany and the United States. He was asked by Uli Jon Roth to...

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MR. BIG Guitarist PAUL GILBERT: 'Things Can Walk To You' Video

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)


On May 17, Music Theories will issue "Behold Electric Guitar", Paul Gilbert's newest album with 12 new original songs, all with Paul's most expressive, and inspired guitar playing to date. Ahead of the release of the album, Paul has unveiled the official music video for another new track, "Things Can Walk To You". You can check itout here:

 

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Def Leppard Rock Hall Induction TV Special Preview Released

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Def Leppard and Stevie Nicks are among the acts featured in a video trailer previewing HBO's broadcast of the 2019 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction later this month.

 

Set to premiere on April 27 at 8pm ET, the special will present the highlights of a March 29 ceremony at the Barclays Center in New York that also honored fellow inductees Janet Jackson, The ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Dance On Your Grave' 360-Degree Video From 80S IN THE SAND Festival

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)


360-degree video footage of Sebastian Bach performing the song "Dance On Your Grave" at the 80s In The Sand music festival, which was held last November in the island paradise of Punta Canta, Dominican Republic, can be seen below. The clip was filmed for of AXS TV's all-new series "80s In The Sand", which premiered this past Sunday (April 14).

 

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RICKY WARWICK SIGNS EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH NUCLEAR BLAST, BEGINS RECORDING NEW SOLO ALBUM

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy, The Almighty) has signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast for his solo album releases. Further, he also announced that he has begun recording his latest solo offering, When Life Was Fast And Hard. Playing on the album are Ricky Warwick (vocals, guitars), Robert Crane (bass), Keith Nelson (buitars) and Xavier Muriel (drums), as well as sev...

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Does your wallpaper rock as much as these rolls?

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)


London-based designers Rock Roll have unveiled a range of rock-themed wallpaper which is the perfect way to show off your love of music.

 

The company have created wallpapers based on Black Sabbath, Queen, Guns N’ Roses, Bring Me The Horizon, Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols, My Chemical Romance and The Who.

 

Rock Roll was created in 2016 by Ian and Sarah H...

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ANTHRAX'S FRANK BELLO HAS STARTED WRITING HIS MEMOIR

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)


Scott Ian won't be the only member of Anthrax to release a memoir for much longer. Bassist Frank Bello has just revealed that he's just started work on a book detailing his life's story.

 

"We started and we're going to get back to it because we have busy schedules," Bello told RockSverige in a recent interview. The bassist went on to say that he'll be collaborating...

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RATT To Add Rarely Performed Songs To 2019 Setlist: 'We're Gonna Shake It Up A Bit,' Says STEPHEN PEARCY

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Stephen Pearcy says that RATT fans can expect to see some fresh additions to the group's concert setlist when he and his bandmates return to the road next month.

 

"We have so many cool songs that we wanna put in the set this year, so we're gonna change it up a bit and put in some of these other songs," the singer said during an appearance on the April 17 episode of KCAA's "Contro...

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HEAR HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES' NEW SONG 'WHO'S LAUGHING NOW'

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)


Hollywood Vampires -- the supergroup featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and actor Johnny Depp -- have unveiled their new single, "Who's Laughing Now". The song’s premiere comes as the band prepares for a series of May performance dates throughout the western United States.

 

"Who's Laughing Now" is powered by a heavy, driving bass line, as Cooper growls lyrics...

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DAVID COVERDALE - A LIFE IN VISION LIMITED EDITION DELUXE PHOTO BOOK AVAILABLE IN JULY

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Wymer Publishing has announced their forthcoming new release, David Coverdale - A Life In Vision, a limited edition deluxe photo book, available on July 12, directly from their website. Customers who pre-order by May 31 can have their names printed in the book on a dedicated fan page.

Since joining Deep Purple in 1973, David Coverdale has enjoyed a hug...

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Bryan Adams Adds Summer Dates To Shine A Light Tour

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Bryan Adams announced a string of additional fall dates in the U.S. to his 'Shine A Light' world tour which will follow the previously announced dates for the trek this spring.

 

Adams will be kicking off the first run of U.S. dates in support of his new album "Shine A Light" on May 4th in Charlotte, NC at the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre.

 

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Rush announce A Farewell To Kings graphic novel

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)


A graphic novel based on how Rush created A Farewell To Kings is to be released later this year.

 

The publication is officially licensed and will launch on September 10 via Fantoons and is available to pre-order via the band’s website – including a version that comes with a reproduction of the 1978 tourbook.

 

The Making Of A Farewell To Kings...

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SLASH - "I'M REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO WORKING ON A NEW GUNS N' ROSES RECORD AND ALL THAT"

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Speaking with Belfast Live, Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash commented once again on the possibility of the band heading to the studio to record new material.

 

Slash: “To have the opportunity to go back with Guns and that being such an amazing experience and such a positive experience, at this point in time, right now, to be in these two bands is probably one of the best profes...

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SAMMY HAGAR RECALLS HOW ALICE IN CHAINS MADE HIM 'NERVOUS'

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)


The arrival of alternative rock into the mainstream in the early '90s caused many an established rocker to worry about their future on the charts. But Sammy Hagar took a unique approach. In a new interview, he revealed that his fear caused him to court the new guard's fans by having Alice in Chains open for Van Halen.

 

As he told Jenny McCarth...

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ZAKK WYLDE ONCE GOT KICKED OFF A CHURCH BASEBALL FIELD ON OZZFEST

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)


If Zakk Wylde stories were currency, guitar tech Freddy Kowalo would be one of the world's richest men. He was a recent guest on the Eric McKenna Project podcast, telling tales of teching for Black Label Society, Megadeth, Alice in Chains, Shinedown and Trans-Siberian Orchestra, including one about Wylde getting kicked off a church baseball field while trying to relax on the road on Ozzfes...

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TRACII GUNS RECALLS HEARING LED ZEPPELIN'S "WHOLE LOTTA LOVE" FOR THE FIRST TIME - "IT WAS OVERWHELMING AUDIO FEAR"; VIDEO

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)


In an exclusive interview with Rock Scene, Tracii Guns looks back on his early experiences with music. He remembers being a young boy and sitting in the back of his mother’s boyfriend’s car in 1971 and hearing Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love” for the first time. “It was overwhelming audio fear,” he recalls. “I remember thinking, I have to r...

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JAKE E. LEE Disputes OZZY OSBOURNE Ant-Snorting Story From MOTLEY CRUE's 'The Dirt': 'There Was No Ants'

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)


Jake E. Lee has disputed a story in the MÖTLEY CRÜE biopic "The Dirt" about Ozzy Osbourne allegedly snorting a line of ants.

 

In "The Dirt", which premiered last month on Netflix, a young Ozzy Osbourne (played by Tony Cavalero) holds an impromptu gross-out contest of sorts with Sixx at a Lakeland, Florida hotel swimming pool in 1984 during the two acts' joint ...

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Montreal is now officially a "heavy metal city"

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Montreal has been officially tagged a “heavy metal city.”

 

It comes after city councillor Craig Sauvé successfully pushed through a bill to recognise the Canadian city’s contribution to metal thanks to it’s vibrant music scene and events such as Heavy Montreal.

 

Global News report that Sauvé brought CDs by the bands Cryptops...

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IRON MAIDEN ONCE AUDITIONED 12 SINGERS TO REPLACE BRUCE DICKINSON, SAYS BLAZE BAYLEY

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)


After Bruce Dickinson announced his intent to leave Iron Maiden in 1993, the band was tasked with replacing one of heavy metal's greatest frontmen during an already tumultuous period in their career amid the changing rock and metal landscape. Ultimately, they chose Wolfsbane's Blaze Bayley, who discussed his audition as one of 12 finalists after the band sifted through well ove...

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