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QUEEN's ADAM LAMBERT: 'There's No Replacing' FREDDIE MERCURY

Adam Lambert says that his collaboration with QUEEN is more of a tribute to the music of the iconic theatrical rock group than an attempt at imitation, even with two of QUEEN's original members, guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, accompanying him on stage. Lambert, Taylor and May first performed together during "American Idol" ...

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MICHAEL SWEET Once Again Defends KISS Against DEE SNIDER's Criticism: 'It's Really None Of His Business' What They Do

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has once again defended KISS after Dee Snider criticized Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons for having current KISS members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer dress up as Peter Criss's and Ace Frehley's respective "Spaceman" and "Catman" personas. In a recent interview with the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, the TWISTED SISTER frontman ...

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ACCEPT Releases Music Video For New Single 'The Undertaker'

The official music video for "The Undertaker", the new single from German/American metallers ACCEPT, can be seen below. The track is the first taste of the band's upcoming studio album, "Too Mean To Die", which will be released on January 15, 2021 via Nuclear Blast. "The Undertaker" video was filmed in an abandoned castle in ...

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ACCEPT Releases New Teaser For 'The Undertaker' Single

The latest teaser for "The Undertaker", the new single from German/American metallers ACCEPT, is available below. The song will be released on October 2 via Nuclear Blast, accompanied by a video. The track is the first taste of the band's upcoming studio album, the details of which will be announced soon. The two-song single will ...

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LZZY HALE And AMY LEE: Now Is The Time To Vote Against Another Four Years Of 'Hatred,' 'Fear Mongering,' "Racism" And 'Childish Leadership'

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale says that she will vote against another four years of "hatred," "name calling," "fear mongering," "racism" and "childish leadership" in the upcoming presidential election. On Thursday (September 24), Lzzy took to her Twitter to share the following message: "#VoteAgainst "I'm not voting for blue over red. "I'm not voting for MY ...

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EVANESCENCE's AMY LEE: 'There's A Way That You Can Have A Strong Opinion And Still Be Respectful To Your Fellow Humans'

Last month, EVANESCENCE released a new single, "Use My Voice", which was written to celebrate the power of speaking out in order to promote more justice in the world. The track, featuring contributions from THE PRETTY RECKLESS's Taylor Momsen and HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale, was chosen by HeadCount in the USA to encourage voters to register, ...

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ACCEPT To Release 'The Undertaker' Single Next Month

German/American metallers ACCEPT will release a new single, "The Undertaker", on October 2 via Nuclear Blast, accompanied by a brilliant video. The track is the first taste of the band's upcoming studio album, the details of which will be announced soon. The two-song single will also feature a previously unreleased live version of "Life's A ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Looks Back On DAVID ELLEFSON's $18.5 Million Lawsuit: 'He Got His Ass Handed To Him In Public'

In a new interview with Fox Sports 910's "Freak Nation", MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine reflected on the fact that he was sued in 2004 by the band's original bassist, David Ellefson, for $18.5 million, alleging that Mustaine still owed him substantial merchandise and publishing royalties. In January 2005, the case was dismissed in court, and ...

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KINGDOM COME Is 'In Negotiations' With LENNY WOLF To Release New Music

KINGDOM COME is in talks with original singer Lenny Wolf about releasing new music. Wolf is not involved with KINGDOM COME's current reunion tour, which recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the release of the band's self-titled debut album. KINGDOM COME's 2020 lineup consists of drummer James Kottak alongside guitarists Danny Stag and Rick Steier, ...

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PESTILENCE's PATRICK MAMELI Rails Against Facebook And Media Brainwashing, Denies He Is A Conspiracy Theorist

Guitarist Patrick Mameli of long-running Dutch progressive death metallers PESTILENCE spoke to Heavy Culture about the lyrical inspiration for the band's upcoming album, "Exitivm", which is tentatively due in early 2021 through Agonia Records. He said (see video below): "Most of the time I have a concept for an album, and I just roll with ...

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PEARL JAM's JEFF AMENT Says 'It's So F**kin' Obvious Right Now Who You Should Vote For' In 2020 Presidential Election

According to Rolling Stone, PEARL JAM has just launched "PJ Votes 2020", an initiative which involves asking the band's audience to accept the Take-Three Pledge of "Vote by Mail," "Recruit Three Friends" and "Don't Wait." Outspoken critics of President Donald Trump — at times, controversially so — the PEARL JAM members ...

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ACCEPT Partners With CONTINENTAL CONCERTS & MANAGEMENT

More than a year after announcing that ACCEPT's longtime manager, designer and lyricist Gaby Hoffmann was retiring, the German/American heavy metal legends have partnered with Continental Concerts & Management. Continental's Antje Lange, a music industry veteran, will represent ACCEPT going forward. Lange said: "I feel very honored that a band like ACCEPT has placed their ...

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Ex-BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN To Release 'Thorns' Solo Album; Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin has set "Thorns" as the title of his long-awaited new solo album, due in the coming months via Battlegod Productions and Dark Star Records. Battlegod will handle distribution in Australia, Asia, Europe and Japan, while Dark Star will handle distribution in all of North and South America, including both ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN: Those Who Despise DONALD TRUMP Will Try To Get Him Out Of Office By Any Means Necessary

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan says that people who "despise" President Donald Trump will try to get him out of office "by any means necessary." The musician, who has praised Trump in recent weeks and has accused Democrats of "demonizing" the president and "blaming him for everything under the sun," took to his ...

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ACCEPT Singer MARK TORNILLO's 26-Year-Old Son Dies

ACCEPT singer Mark Tornillo's 26-year-old son, Michael Tyler Tornillo, died on Sunday, August 9. No cause of death has been revealed. The band announced Michael's passing in a social media post earlier today. They wrote: "In Loving Memory of Michael Tyler Tornillo "It is with great sadness that we join Cheri and Mark Tornillo as ...

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