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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Widow TALINDA Honored With 'Mental Health Ambassador' Award

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, a nonprofit providing mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention services for over 75 years that organizes the "Erasing The Stigma" campaign and awards, honored Talinda Bennington with this year's Mental Health Ambassador Award. Bennington partnered with the Campaign To Change Direction to create 320 Changes Direction, to help families ...

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RUSH's GEDDY LEE To Take Part In Historic Canadian COVID-19 Broadcast

RUSH bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee is among more than four dozen big-name Canadians who have signed on for the historic broadcast "Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble". Airing commercial-free Sunday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. across all markets/7 p.m. NT and now on hundreds of platforms, Canadian artists, activists, actors, and athletes will share their stories of hope ...

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VANDENBERG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Freight Train'

The official lyric video for the song "Freight Train" from the new lineup of VANDENBERG can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, titled "2020", which will be released on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Led by master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, the Dutch foursome released ...

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First Seven Shows Of 'The Big Rock Summer Tour' Feat. RATT, TOM KEIFER, SKID ROW And SLAUGHTER Officially Postponed

The first seven shows of the previously announced "The Big Rock Summer Tour" — featuring RATT, CINDERELLA's Tom Keifer, SKID ROW and SLAUGHTER — have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. Affected dates: June 03 - Farmingville, NY - Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater at Bald Hill June 06 ...

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Watch VOLBEAT's 'Official Bootleg' Video For 'Leviathan'

Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT have revived their long-running "Official Bootleg" series with the release of a live video for "Leviathan", the latest single off the band's seventh studio album, "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". The clip, recorded last year at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany, was edited and directed by Brittany Bowman and Shelby Cude, with audio ...

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Omens - ELDER

Rock fans are numb to bands that crib the blues-rock riffs of LED ZEPPELIN's first three albums. What's rarer is a band that evokes the headier back-half of that vaunted legacy band's catalog. ELDER have spent the last few years welding the approach of modern acts such as MASTODON and BARONESS with a flair for ...

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Stare Into Death And Be Still - ULCERATE

ULCERATE is a force to be reckoned with; a truly intense musical expression, but not in the typical sense. There is a feverish, smoldering death metal attack including the prototypical growling vocals and blasting drum work, but ULCERATE only periodically goes for the jugular, not perpetually, like more conventional death metal bands do. The emphasis ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Donates Tour Merchandise Proceeds To KEEP MEMORY ALIVE

It's April, and we're halfway through Parkinson's Awareness Month, an effort designed to focus on education about the disease. Ozzy Osbourne, who revealed his own Parkinson's diagnosis in January, is donating a portion of proceeds from his tour merchandise all month to Keep Memory Alive to support enhanced treatment and ultimately cures for patients and ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: 'No Matter What, Never Lose Faith Or Stop Believing That God Has A Plan'

Openly Christian hard rockers STRYPER have finished recording their new album, due later in the year via Frontiers Music Srl. At least some of the sessions took place at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts. Earlier today (Friday, April 17), STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet took to his Instagram to write: "I'm so thankful to say ...

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MATT SORUM Is 'Very Proud' Of What He Did With GUNS N' ROSES

Matt Sorum says that he is "very proud" of his accomplishments with GUNS N' ROSES. The drummer, who replaced Steven Adler in GUNS N' ROSES, recorded the highly successful albums "Use Your Illusion I" and "Use Your Illusion II" (both 1991) and "The Spaghetti Incident" (1994). He also supported the group on the "Use Your ...

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Video Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Dear Agony' Featuring LACEY STURM

BREAKING BENJAMIN has released the official music video for its song "Dear Agony", featuring a guest appearance by Lacey Sturm (ex-FLYLEAF). The track is taken from BREAKING BENJAMIN's latest album, "Aurora", a collection of reimagined versions of the band's biggest and most popular songs and one new song, "Far Away". "Aurora" also includes special guests ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN Teases 'Dear Agony' Video Featuring LACEY STURM

BREAKING BENJAMIN has released a teaser for its music video for "Dear Agony". The full clip, which features a guest appearance by Lacey Sturm (ex-FLYLEAF), will make its online debut tomorrow (Wednesday, April 15). "Dear Agony" is taken from BREAKING BENJAMIN's latest album, "Aurora", a collection of reimagined versions of the band's biggest and most ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Is Donating Portion Of Merchandise Profits To MICHAEL J. FOX's Parkinson's Charity

Ozzy Osbourne is donating 10 percent of the profits from his tour merchandise to The Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research, which is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease through funded research and ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's today. "Past tours exclusive merch last bits of ...

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