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SAMMY HAGAR Shoots Down VAN HALEN 'Reunion' Rumor

More than a month after Eddie Van Halen's tragic passing, Sammy Hagar has shot down Internet chatter that he will take part in a VAN HALEN reunion that would feature him, Michael Anthony on bass, Alex Van Halen on drums and Eddie's son, Wolfgang, on guitar. "There's no talk of reunion or a tribute with ...

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PEARL JAM's EDDIE VEDDER To Debut New Songs During 'Venture Into Cures' Virtual Event

EB Research Partnership (EBRP) announces Venture Into Cures, an inspiring virtual event led by co-founders Jill and Eddie Vedder airing November 18, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET. The show will feature uplifting stories about individuals and families living with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) alongside appearances and performances from celebrity friends to educate viewers about EB and ...

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JOE BIDEN Wins Presidency; Rockers React

Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS), Jay Jay French (TWISTED SISTER) and Todd La Torre (QUEENSRŸCHE) are among the rockers who have reacted to the news that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States. Biden amassed 273 Electoral College votes after winning Pennsylvania's 20 electors, surpassing the ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Reflects On Father EDDIE VAN HALEN's Death One Month Later: 'It's Really Hard Being Here Without You'

Wolfgang Van Halen has posted a heartfelt and emotional message addressed to his father, Eddie Van Halen, exactly a month after the legendary guitarist's death. Earlier today, Wolfgang shared a personal black-and-white snapshot of him smiling at the camera with his father, and he included the following note: "1 month. "Not a second goes by ...

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WHITESNAKE Releases Music Video For Remixed Version Of 'Love Will Set You Free' From 'Love Songs' Collection

WHITESNAKE brings together some of the most-passionate music of its multi-platinum career on "Love Songs", a new collection that contains remixed and remastered versions of the group's best love songs. It's the second release in the band's "Red, White and Blues Trilogy", a series of compilations organized by musical themes that began this summer with ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: Why I Voted For DONALD TRUMP

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER has defended his support of Donald Trump, saying that the real estate mogul "has done a lot of good things for America." Despite the fact that he is twice divorced and has faced over two dozen accusations of sexual misconduct, Trump has continued to be white Christians' preferred ...

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JOE BONAMASSA Lands 24th No. 1 On Billboard Blues Chart

Joe Bonamassa's new solo studio album, "Royal Tea", hit the Billboard charts this week with record-breaking numbers, as the blues-rock titan landed his 24th No. 1 album on the Blues chart; an incredible feat and more than any other artist in the history of the chart. The critically acclaimed new album reigned over a slew ...

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DEEN CASTRONOVO Would Rejoin JOURNEY 'In A Heartbeat'

Deen Castronovo says that he would have rejoined JOURNEY "in a heartbeat" if he had been asked to come back to the band. Castronovo's 17-year tenure with JOURNEY ended in 2015 when the group fired him after his arrest for a variety of charges involving a former fiancée (including physical abuse, coercion, and unlawful use ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Will Vote 'For Our Future' And Not 'For Personality': 'It's Not About The Messenger; It's About The Message'

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER says that he will be voting "for our future" and not "for personality" in this year's U.S. presidential election. Sweet, who resides in Massachusetts, took to his Twitter earlier today (Tuesday, November 3) to write: "Today is the day - #election2020 - I'll be voting in a few ...

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All-Star KEITH EMERSON Tribute Concert To Be Released On Blu-Ray

In celebration of Keith Emerson's 76th birthday, The Keith Emerson Estate and Cherry Red Records announce the long-awaited release of "The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert" on March 11, 2021 (the fifth anniversary of Keith's passing). This official three-disc set brings you the historical 2016 tribute show in Los Angeles featuring a once-in-a-lifetime lineup of ...

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PAUL STANLEY: 'What Has This Country Become And How Did We Get Here?'

Paul Stanley has lamented the fact that businesses and retailers across the United States have begun boarding up their storefront windows and taking other security measures in anticipation of potential unrest on or around Election Day. High-end shopping areas of major cities — including Boston, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C. ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 Drops Music Video For Cover Of INXS's 'Devil Inside'

WEDNESDAY 13 has released an official music video for its wicked new cover of INXS's hit song "Devil Inside". The clip, filmed and directed by Vicente Cordero (3TEETH, SEPTEMBER MOURNING), premiered during the band's highly anticipated "Halloween Spooktacular!" event on Saturday, October 31 live from Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California and can ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 Covers INXS's 'Devil Inside'

WEDNESDAY 13 is celebrating All Hallows Eve with the release of a wicked new cover of INXS's hit song "Devil Inside", now available on all streaming services. A video for the creeptastic single, filmed and directed by Vicente Cordero (3TEETH, SEPTEMBER MOURNING), will air during the band's highly anticipated "Halloween Spooktacular!" event on Saturday, October ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Blasts Artists Who 'Disrespect Their Fans' Over Differing Political Views

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER has blasted artists who "continue to disrespect their fans and alienate themselves from their fan base" because of their political beliefs. Sweet made his comments a day after FILTER released a music video for its new single, "Murica", in which Richard Patrick portrays what the FILTER frontman calls ...

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