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EPICA To Tour North America With LACUNA COIL, INSOMNIUM

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA will return to North America this August and September for "The Ultimate Principle Tour" with LACUNA COIL, INSOMNIUM and ELANTRIS. EPICA frontwoman Simone Simons and EPICA guitar player Isaac Delahaye comment: "You asked for more, you'll get more! After all the great reactions we got on our latest album, 'The Holographic ...

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NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, AMORPHIS, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM Members Contribute To 'Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song'

Members of NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, WINTERSUN, AMORPHIS, HIM, BATTLE BEAST and CHILDREN OF BODOM are among the musicians who have contributed to "Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song", a track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Finland's Tuska open-air metal festival. Tuska promoter Jouni Markkanen said: "All proceeds from this project will be collected to the 'Tuska 20 ...

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Video: L.A. GUNS Performs New Song 'Speed' In Santa Ana

Video footage of L.A. GUNS performing a new song called "Speed" on April 8 at Yost Theater in Santa Ana, California can be seen below. The current version of L.A. GUNS — which includes singer Phil Lewis and the band's co-founding guitarist Tracii Guns — has recorded a new album for a tentative June release ...

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AKANI Feat. MERAUDER, Ex-SOILWORK Members: Video Of Stuttgart Concert

Video footage of AKANI, the metallic hardcore supergroup featuring current and former members of MERAUDER, SOILWORK and DARK TRANQUILLITY, performing on March 25 in Stuttgart, Germany can be seen below. AKANI released its debut full-length, "Through My Darkest Infernal", in July 2016 via Demons Run Amok. AKANI was formed in 2012 by singer Jorge Rosado ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Announces Spring 2017 'World On Fire' U.S. Tour

Following the overwhelmingly positive reception to his latest album, "World On Fire", legendary Swedish guitar virtuoso Yngwie J. Malmsteen has announced a spring 2017 U.S. headling tour. Yngwie and his ensemble of top-tier musicians will perform pieces from the legendary neo-classical stylings of "Rising Force" (1984) as well as songs from the fierce "World On ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Guitarist CHRIS SHIFLETT To Release 'West Coast Town' Solo Album

"West Coast Town", the new solo album from acclaimed musician, songwriter and performer Chris Shiflett, will be released April 14 on SideOneDummy Records. In advance of the release, the title track can be streamed below. Working with Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer Matt Ross-Spang, the ten-track album was recorded at Nashville's ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, SKID ROW, Ex-QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE Members Take Part In Fourth Annual 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' (Video)

Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST), Scotti Hill (SKID ROW), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, OZZY OSBOURNE) and Marzi Montazeri (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT), are among the musicians who gathered Thursday night (January 19) during the 2017 NAMM show to honor one of rock's ...

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VADER Announces 'Strike Of The Empire' U.S. Tour

Polish death metal legends VADER will invade the U.S. in May. Joining VADER on the 21-date tour are INTERNAL BLEEDING, SACRIFICIAL SLAUGHTER, VOICES OF RUIN and MICAWBER. VADER will make an appearance at Maryland Deathfest on May 26 before meeting up with the rest of the package. The trek will stop in New Orleans, San ...

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LAST IN LINE Announces East Coast Dates

LAST IN LINE will play the following East Coast dates in March/April: Mar. 24 - Mexicali Live - Teaneck, NJ Mar. 25 - The Space - Westbury, NY Mar. 30 - Venu - Buffalo, NY Mar. 31 - The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY Apr. 01 - Sherman Theater - Stroudsburg, PA LAST IN LINE is ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Announces Intimate, Record-Release Performances

California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE will embark on a series of intimate headlining club shows starting February 19. Each ticket purchase will come with a digital download of the band's new, self-titled album and there are also very special "VIP meet-and-greet" packages available for a more personal one-on-one hang with the band beforehand. Also, after ...

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EDDIE VEDDER Gives Struggling Family $10,000

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Eddie Vedder has given a struggling Maryland family $10,000 after the mother pleaded for help from strangers on Craigslist. An article about the family of seven was published by the Washington Post on December 19 and went viral, detailing single mother Tyshika Britten's desperate attempt on Craigslist to raise ...

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Video: LAST IN LINE Performs In Belfast

Fan-filmed video footage of LAST IN LINE's December 3 performance at Limelight in Belfast, Northern Ireland can be seen below. LAST IN LINE is the band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell alongside fellow founding DIO member Vinny Appice, plus singer Andrew Freeman, who has previously fronted HURRICANE and LYNCH MOB. LAST IN LINE's debut ...

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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA Announce Second U.S. Leg Of 'Return To Roots' Tour; IMMOLATION, FULL OF HELL To Support

Former SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) will embark on another North American tour in February to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the band's classic album "Roots" by performing the LP in its entirety. Several new cities will witness the performance by Max, Igor, Marc Rizzo (guitar; SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, ILL ...

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KREATOR And OBITUARY To Join Forces For 'Decibel Magazine Tour'

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR will headline next year's edition of the annual Decibel Magazine Tour. Support on the trek will come from Florida death metal legends OBITUARY, old-school Ohio brutalizers MIDNIGHT and celebrated progressive death prodigies HORRENDOUS (with regional openers in select markets to be announced next year). Tickets for the 2017 Decibel Magazine ...

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Video: LAST IN LINE Performs In Paris

Fan-filmed video footage of LAST IN LINE's November 14 performance at Le Trianon in Paris, France can be seen below. LAST IN LINE is the band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell alongside fellow founding DIO member Vinny Appice, plus singer Andrew Freeman, who has previously fronted HURRICANE and LYNCH MOB. LAST IN LINE's debut ...

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