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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE Clarifies 2021 'Retirement' Comments

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)


WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale, who turned 68 last September, made headlines last week when he said that 2021 would be an "appropriate" year for him to retire. He elaborated on his comments in a new interview with the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, saying: "I thought when I was writing 'Here I Go Again' as I was coming up ...

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Alter Bridge Salute Covid-19 Frontline Workers With New Video

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Alter Bridge are saluting Covid-19 frontline workers and first responders in a newly-released video for "You Will Be Remembered", a track from their 2016 album, "The Last Hero."

 

"We wrote You Will Be Remembered as a tribute to anyone who gives themselves in service to others," explains Alter Bridge. "In this curr...

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NEIL PEART TASK FORCE TO OVERSEE MEMORIAL FOR LATE RUSH DRUMMER; OVER 25,000 PEOPLE SIGNED ONLINE PETITION

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)


A Neil Peart commemorative task force has been struck by the city to look at ideas for honouring the Rush drummer and former St. Catharines resident, reports Welland Tribune.

 

City council approved the task force's terms of reference Wednesday and appointed Mayor Walter Sendzik and Port Dalhousie Couns. Bruce Will...

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Styx, Scorpions Working on New Music During COVID-19 Lockdown

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (1)


Rockers continue to be productive while under COVID-19 lockdown, as both Styx and the Scorpions revealed that they’re using the time in quarantine for work on new music.

 

In an interview conducted via Zoom, Styx bassist Ricky Phillips explained to radio personality Chasta how he and the band continue to coll...

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Former VIXEN Singer JANET GARDNER Releases Music Video For New Song 'Talk To Myself'

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Former VIXEN singer Janet Gardner has released a music video for a new song called "Talk To Me". The track is once again a collaboration with her husband, guitarist/producer Justin James, who has previously worked with STAIND, COLLECTIVE SOUL and TYKETTO. The clip was made at home during the shelter-in-place...

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Ozzy Osbourne Selling Merch For A Cure

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Ozzy Osbourne is celebrating Parkinson's Awareness Month, a disease that he himself is battling, by donating a portion of the proceeds from his tour merchandise to charity.

 

The Black Sabbath legend revealed in January that he has been diagnosed with a form of Parkinson's disease and his is observing the awareness...

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2020 LOUDER THAN LIFE FESTIVAL OFFICIALLY CANCELLED

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (1)


The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the 2020 touring industry, with event producer Danny Wimmer Presents announcing the cancellation of three additional festivals this fall. The hard rock and metal centric Louder Than Life festival, plus the more eclectic Bourbon & Beyond Festival and the country-leaning Hometown Risin...

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Listen to Evanescence's epic new single Wasted On You

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)


Evanescence have released a brand new single Wasted On You, and announced forthcoming new album, The Biitter Truth.

 

Amy Lee and co have dialled up the dramatics on their latest track, building from a stark intro to a sweeping, driving climax.

 

The song will appear on their fifth album, The Bitte...

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DEF LEPPARD - EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT SONGS FROM THE SPARKLE LOUNGE; VIDEO

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


To celebrate the 12th anniversary of Def Leppard’s 10th studio album Songs From The Sparkle Lounge (released April 25th, 2008), find out all the facts behind this album in the video below:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xdfCKyBRhM

 

Def Leppard is ready to rock with their new live release...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Voting For DONALD TRUMP Makes You The Complete F**king Idiot'

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Sebastian Bach has blasted Donald Trump supporters as "complete fucking idiots."

 

The former SKID ROW singer made the comment in response to a tweet from rock legend David Crosby, who is also not one to mince words when it comes to his thoughts on President Donald Trump.

 

The founding member of T...

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Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison Stadium Tour Decision Not Made

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)


A decision about the fate of the Motley Crue, Def Leppard and Poison summer Stadium Tour has not yet been made, according to Bret Michaels.

 

The Poison frontman was asked about a possible postponement of the trek due to the Covid-19 pandemic during an appearance on The Jenny McCarthy Show on SiriusXM this past Thu...

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LIVE NATION UPDATE CONCERT TICKET REFUND POLICY

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Ticketmaster and their parent company Live Nation have faced their fair share of criticism concerning ticket refunds during the current global pandemic, but their policy has been amended to help out concertgoers amidst this period of financial crisis.

 

"Fans, we hear you. We don’t want you to be waiting in l...

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Gene Simmons on Billion-Dollar COVID-19 Losses: 'So What?'

Posted on April 26, 2020 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Gene Simmons dismissed the billions of dollars lost to the music industry as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that more important things were at stake.

 

The Kiss star also said he wanted to hear less complaining from people who were living in lockdown, and outlined when his band would return to comple...

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POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT Says Rock Music Has 'Been A Little Stagnant For A While'

Posted on April 19, 2020 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

This weekend, Cameo — the personalized celebrity message service — held a special "Cameo Cares" virtual three-day event benefiting those impacted by COVID-19. Athletes, musicians, comedians and other celebrities participated in a virtual entertainment event Thursday through Saturday to help out COVID-19-related causes and give fans an ...

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STRYPER FRONTMAN MICHAEL SWEET COMPLETES VOCAL TRACKING FOR NEW ALBUM - "IT IS AN ALBUM FILLED WITH HOPE AND INSPIRATION"

Posted on April 19, 2020 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)


Stryper frontman Michael Sweet has issued the following update:

 

"I’m so thankful to say that I’m officially done tracking my lead vocals and guitar solos for the new Stryper album. It may very well be our most important album and it is an album filled with hope and inspiration. Stryper has always work...

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Rolling Stones Unplug For One World Together At Home

Posted on April 19, 2020 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)


The Rolling Stones delivered an acoustic, in-home performance of their 1969 classic, "You Can't Always Get What You Want", as part of the "One World Together At Home" coronavirus concert special.

 

Streamed live by hennemusic and curated by Lady Gaga in collaboration with Global Citizen and the World Health Organiz...

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Quiet Riot's Frankie Banali Was Given Six Months to Live One Year Ago

Posted on April 19, 2020 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali is a success story. This time, it's not because of his multi-platinum recording career, but for beating the immediate prognosis of his cancer battle. It was one year ago that he was given just six months to live, as the hair metal icon recently recollected.

 

Despite being diagnose...

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SCORPIONS 'Have A Lot Of Songs' Written For Next Studio Album

Posted on April 19, 2020 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)



Klaus Meine spoke to the SCORPIONS' official French fan club about the band's 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 - Best Of Rock Ballads", which was an anthology of SCORPIONS' new and classic material.

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ZZ Top Postpone Tour With Cheap Trick

Posted on April 19, 2020 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (1)


ZZ Top have postponed a Canadian tour with Cheap Trick as the global pandemic continues to impact the live music industry. The 2020 shows are being rescheduled to next spring, with some currently confirmed and others to be announced.

 

"In abundance of caution during this time, we are rescheduling the Canada leg of...

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Watch video of Europe's tender lockdown version of Walk The Earth

Posted on April 19, 2020 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Swedish rock legends Europe have recorded a new version of the title track of their last album, Walk The Earth.

 

The recording is accompanied by a video which, like the song, was recorded with singer Joey Tempest and keyboard player Mic Michaeli performing in isolation. You can check out the video here:

 

https://www.youtube.com/w...

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