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COREY TAYLOR On EDDIE VAN HALEN: 'His Music Touched All Of Us'

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, saying that the legendary VAN HALEN axeman was an "incredible" musician who "influenced 40 years" of aspiring rockers. Corey discussed his appreciation for the groundbreaking musician during an appearance on a recent episode of the "Talk Is Jericho" podcast. ...

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KREATOR Announces Its Own Coffee Blend, 'Black Sunrise'

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR have collaborated with coffee roasters The Barn on their first blend, Black Sunrise. The coffee sources beans from Brazil and features a "smooth and chocolatey" taste. The band states: "We're excited to announce our collaboration with the finest coffee roasters in Germany, The Barn. If you've visited one of their ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Joined By DAVE LOMBARDO, BUMBLEFOOT, JASON MCMASTER For Cover Of AC/DC's 'Riff Raff': Music Video Released

ELLEFSON, the solo band of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, released its covers album, "No Cover", on November 20 via earMUSIC (Europe) and Ward Records (Japan). The effort was made available in conjunction with Ellefson's revived Combat Records, which issued the album in North America via Amped. ELLEFSON's music video for its cover version of the ...

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SHINEDOWN Launches SD LIMITED Premium Apparel Line

SHINEDOWN has announced SD Limited, its new premium apparel line. Conceived by SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers, SD Limited has a focus on premium quality lifestyle products, reimagining and elevating classic band and concert merch into everyday streetwear pieces. Capsule collections will be made available in limited quantities. The first collection is dropping this week on ...

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PETER GREEN Tribute Concert, Feat. KIRK HAMMETT, PETE TOWNSHEND, STEVEN TYLER And More, Coming To Big Screen

On February 25, 2020, mere days before the first case of COVID-19 was discovered in the United Kingdom, as the ongoing pandemic necessitated the suspension of modern society, a very special concert took place at the legendary Palladium in London celebrating the songs of Peter Green and the original incarnation of FLEETWOOD MAC. The audience ...

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Former LAMB OF GOD And MEGADETH Members Record Thrashy Cover Of JOURNEY's 'Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)'

FIRSTBORNE, the band featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler and fellow MEGADETH alum James LoMenzo, has released its thrashy cover version of the JOURNEY classic "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)". FIRSTBORNE features Girish Pradhan on vocals and guitar, Myrone on guitar, LoMenzo on bass, and Adler on drums. Adler stated about FIRSTBORNE's decision to cover ...

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ANTHRAX Announces Limited-Edition 'Persistence Of Time' Wristwatch

Thrash metal pioneers ANTHRAX have joined forces with the Stockholm-based Nezumi Studios and its founder David Campo to create and produce the limited-to-50 Nezumi Baleine dive watch, the ANTHRAX "Persistence Of Time" edition. The watch was inspired by the band's gold-certified, Grammy-nominated "Persistence Of Time", currently celebrating its 30th anniversary in release. Each one of ...

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AC/DC's 'Power Up' Tops Album Charts In 18 Countries

Following a high-octane release just over a week ago, AC/DC has taken over the No. 1 spot in 18 countries and counting with its brand-new album. "Power Up". The list of topped charts includes the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200, selling over 117,000 copies in the first week. "Power Up" marks AC/DC's sixth ...

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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Announces 'House Party' Global Pay-Per-View Event

Los Angeles party legends HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD have announced the "Hollywood Undead House Party" — a wild, no-holds-barred virtual global party event on December 18, featuring classic UNDEAD hits and new never-before-seen favorites from their forthcoming album "New Empire Vol. 2", and maybe even some very special party-crashing guests. The event, produced in partnership with Danny ...

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TED NUGENT Says 'The Election Was A Fraud,' Falsely Claims 'A Lot Of Dead People' Voted

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent says that this year's presidential election was a "fraud," falsely insisting that "a lot of dead people" voted and claiming that a lot of "suspicious" ballots came in for President-elect Joe Biden. Nugent, an avid Donald Trump supporter, offered his opinion of this year's election during Monday's (November 23) episode ...

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INFINITE VISIONS Feat. Former STRATOVARIUS Guitarist TIMO TOLKKI: 'You Rock My World' Playthrough Video

INFINITE VISIONS, the new band featuring ex-STRATOVARIUS guitarist and songwriter Timo Tolkki, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help finance the production of its debut album, "Union Magnetica". To coincide with the campaign launch, INFINITE VISIONS has released a playthrough video for the song "You Rock My World", a track from ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says Proposed VAN HALEN 'Kitchen-Sink' Reunion Tour Would Have Been 'Dream Come True'

In a new interview with SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", Sammy Hagar discussed Wolfgang Van Halen's recent revelation that his father, legendary VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen, had contemplated a "kitchen-sink tour" that would have included bassist Michael Anthony, as well as vocal turns from both Hagar and David Lee Roth. There was ...

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Genesis XIX - SODOM

It's hard to believe that Germany's SODOM have been around for damn near 40 years. But the Teutonic thrashers are on top of their game with album number 16, the rabid and manic "Genesis XIX". Simply put, "Genesis XIX" is the act's best album in years. It's high-octane, to say the least, and the passion ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Announces First MAMMOTH WVH Live Performance

Wolfgang Van Halen has announced the first concert of his solo band, MAMMOTH WVH. The quartet, which features Wolfgang on guitar and lead vocals, Frank Sidoris (SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS) on guitar, Garrett Whitlock (TREMONTI) on drums, and Ronnie Ficarro on bass, will perform at next year's edition of the Aftershock festival. ...

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