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LARS ULRICH On METALLICA's Post-'Hardwired' Plans: 'We Just Wanna Get Back To Making Records And Continuing'

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)


During a career-spanning interview on November 5 at 92Y in New York City, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was asked where he sees the band five years from now. He responded: "We're on a roll. We're having the time of our lives. [METALLICA's latest album] 'Hardwired[… To Self-Destruct]' came out a year ago. Touring's great. The model that we've sort of set up for ourselves is a m...

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Jeff Gutt: I'm blessed to be part of Stone Temple Pilots

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)


New Stone Temple Pilots frontman Jeff Gutt says he’s “blessed” to be the band’s new vocalist.

 

Gutt was unveiled earlier this week at a private show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, with the band launching their new track Meadow to mark the announcement.

 

And Gutt, who has previously been a member of bands including Dry Cell, Acrylic, Punc...

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STRYPER'S NEW BASSIST PERRY RICHARDSON TALKS JOINING THE BAND - "I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS IS HAPPENING"

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)


After months of speculation, multi-platinum rock band Stryper has announced the addition of iconic bass player Perry Richardson to the band lineup. Richardson joins original members Michael Sweet (vocals and guitar), Robert Sweet (drums) and Oz Fox (guitar), all of whom are currently in pre-production on their upcoming album due in 2018.

 

Following is an excerpt from an intervi...

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GUNS N' ROSES' NOT IN THIS LIFETIME TOUR WINS TOP TOUR / TOP DRAW CATEGORY AT BILLBOARD TOURING AWARDS

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Guns N' Roses were among the winners at this year's Billboard Touring Awards, which were presented on Wednesday night (November 15th) in Beverly Hills, California.

 

Guns N' Roses' Not In This Lifetime Tour was the winner in the Top Tour/Top Draw category, besting U2 and Coldplay. The band were runners-up in the Top Boxscore category, losing to U2.

 

For a full list...

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Watch Black Sabbath deliver epic War Pigs performance

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Black Sabbath have released live footage of their classic 1970’s track War Pigs, recorded during their final show at Birmingham’s Genting Arena in February this year.

 

It’s taken form the band’s upcoming DVD and Blu-ray concert film The End, which will launch tomorrow (November 17) via Eagle Rock.

 

It follows videos for Paranoid...

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WATCH JEFF SCOTT SOTO'S 'RETRIBUTION' VIDEO: EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Last week, Jeff Scott Soto released a new solo album called Retribution. We have the exclusive premiere of the video for the title track, which you can view below.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qhr4hvHvEs


Soto made Retribution in recognition of the 15 years that have passed since his first release on Frontiers Music. He co-wrote nine of the 11 songs on the rec...

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URIAH HEEP To Enter Studio With Producer JAY RUSTON

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)


Legendary progressive rock band URIAH HEEP is set to commence the recording of its brand new studio album (the 25th in the group's storied career), which will be titled, appropriately enough, "Living The Dream".

 

"We have been together for 47 years and we have seen many bands come and go, so in effect we are 'Still Living The Dream,' so it was the perfect title for the new alb...

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WATCH GENE SIMMONS GO INTO THE CROWD TO CONFRONT A HECKLER

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons left the stage to silence a heckler during a solo performance in Providence, R.I., recently. You can watch the entire exchange below.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7_VuQANEdE


Simmons, who was in town to attend the Rhode Island Comic Con, was set to receive a key to the city during an intermission at his show at Veterans...

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The gospel according to Europe's Joey Tempest

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)


He’s the British-based singer from Sweden who wrote his band Europe’s signature song that topped the chart in 25 countries in the mid-80s. The man born Rolf Larsson gives us his take on life


Joey Tempest was still in his teens when he came up with the riff that powered the song that a few years later gave his band Europe a massive worldwide hit, and for wh...

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SHARON OSBOURNE ON OZY FEST LAWSUIT: 'WHERE DO PEOPLE COME UP WITH THE NERVE?'

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Just last month, Monowise Limited Corporation, the company behind Ozzfest, filed suit against the organizers of the OZY Fest, claiming that the moniker and even the logo for the New York-based music event is way to similar to the long-running Ozzy Osbourne-led festival. Now, Ozzy's wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne, has also weighed in on the suit, speaking her mind during an episode o...

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WHITESNAKE SINGER DAVID COVERDALE - "WE'VE GOT A KICK-ASS ALBUM FOR NEXT YEAR"; VIDEO

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)


The 30th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition of Whitesnake’s 1987 album is available now. In the new video below, singer David Coverdale discusses the song, "Don't Turn Away", and also hints at a new Whitesnake album:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYQiGlXOKB8


The 30th anniversary edition of the 8x Platinum 1987 album includes unreleased studio,...

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PAUL STANLEY Says Next KISS Album 'Would Have To Be Something Different'

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Paul Stanley says that he is unsure about making a new KISS studio album, explaining that the band's next record "would have to be something different."

 

KISS hasn't released a full-length disc of new music since 2012's "Monster", which sold 56,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 3 on The Billboard 200 chart.

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BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION DEBUT "OVER MY HEAD" MUSIC VIDEO

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Black Country Communion the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin, Foreigner), Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Alice Cooper, Billy Idol) and blues-rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, released their fourth album, BCCIV, via Mascot Records back in September. A new music video for the album track “Over My H...

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STEVEN TYLER DOESN'T BELIEVE RIC FLAIR'S SEX CLAIMS

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)


If you're a celebrity stepping off a plane in Los Angeles, you can pretty much guarantee that one of TMZ's camera crews will be nearby waiting for some face time — although as Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler was recently reminded, you never know what they're going to ask you about.


Inspired by one of the tabloid network's recent reports, which quoted wrestling star Ri...

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TOTO PREVIEW NEW MUSIC FROM '40 TRIPS AROUND THE SUN' SET

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)


After revealing their initial 40th anniversary plans earlier this year, Toto have announced details regarding their new compilation, 40 Trips Around the Sun, which will be released on Feb. 9.


The album features a mix of the band’s most popular hits and deeper tracks from its catalog, all newly remastered, plus three new tracks, including the song, “Alone,” which ...

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KISS KRUISE VIII TO SET SAIL ON HALLOWEEN 2018

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)


KISS have once again partnered up with the industry leaders in music festivals at sea, Sixthman to announce the upcoming voyage of The KISS Kruise VIII. The cruise is set to sail on Halloween, October 31st, 2018 on Norwegian Jade leaving out of Miami, FL. For more information and to register for the pre-sale visit TheKissKruise.com.


The announcement comes on the heels of ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Entire 'The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter' Performance Video Available Online

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Warner Music will release IRON MAIDEN's "The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter" on November 17 worldwide (through BMG in the USA). This live recording comprises fifteen songs captured during "The Book Of Souls World Tour", which covered thirty-nine countries across six continents during 2016 and 2017, and was seen by over two million fans. "The Book Of Souls: Live Chapter" will be released physi...

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GEEZER BUTLER SAYS LAST BLACK SABBATH SHOW 'JUST FELT RIGHT'

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Black Sabbath’s final show wasn’t as bad as bassist Geezer Butler believed it was going to be, he said in a new interview. The band performed the last concert of its The End world tour in its hometown of Birmingham, U.K, in February. Since then, Butler has had time to reflect on the conflict of emotions he felt on the night.


“I felt relief...

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First Look At New RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram For 'Dio Returns: The World Tour'

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Live music's premier hologram production company Eyellusion has announced new and updated dates for "Dio Returns: The World Tour". Originally scheduled to kick off in Helsinki, Finland, the tour featuring Ronnie James Dio reuniting via hologram with his DIO bandmates will now begin in Bochum, Germany on December 6. The tour will make stops in Poland, Spain, Romania, United Kingdom, Netherlands and B...

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WATCH DAVE GROHL JOIN GUNS N' ROSES ONSTAGE FOR 'PARADISE CITY'

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)


Rock fans in Tulsa, Okla. received an incredible surprise last night (Nov. 14) during Guns N’ Roses’ arena gig at the BOK Center. During the band’s final song of the night, “Paradise City,” Dave Grohl came onstage with his guitar to jam with GN’R.


Guns N’ Roses actually broadcasted Grohl’s special appearance live on Face...

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