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Listen To RUSH Perform 'The Spirit Of Radio' And 'Freewill' From 'Permanent Waves - 40th Anniversary' Set

On May 29, UMe/Mercury/Anthem label group continues its extensive RUSH 40th-anniversary album series with a new, imagination-capturing expanded edition of all the magic music that comprises the band's remarkable 1980 release, "Permanent Waves". "Permanent Waves", RUSH's seventh studio album, was originally released in January 1980, and its forward-thinking music signalled a new direction for the ...

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VOLBEAT Releases Animated Video For 'Leviathan'

Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT have released a new animated video for "Leviathan", the latest single off the band's seventh studio album, "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". "Leviathan" was directed and animated by Steven Mertens and is based on a painting by Karsten Sand that originally appeared in the album artwork for "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". In "Leviathan", frontman Michael ...

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CLUTCH, CAVE IN, CONVERGE And CARCASS Members Join Forces For Cover Of AC/DC's 'Riff Raff'

"Two Minutes To Late Night", the world's only heavy metal-themed talk show, has uploaded a cover version of the AC/DC classic "Riff Raff" recorded in isolation by members of CLUTCH, CAVE IN, CONVERGE and CARCASS. Featured musicians: Vocals: Neil Fallon (CLUTCH) Guitars/vocals: Stephen Brodsky (CAVE IN, MUTOID MAN, OLD MAN GLOOM) Guitars: Adam McGrath (CAVE ...

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ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES And CROBOT Members Cover RUSH's 'Red Barchetta' While In Quarantine (Video)

Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Roberto "Ra" Diaz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) and Brandon Yeagley (CROBOT) have shared their version of another classic RUSH song, "Red Barchetta", recorded with each member separated in his own home. Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "Once again, we've been ...

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ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES And CROBOT Members Cover RUSH's 'Freewill' While In Quarantine (Video)

Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) and Roberto "Ra" Diaz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) have shared their version of another classic RUSH song, "Freewill", recorded with each member separated in their own homes. Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "Dear friends: Once again, the three of us ...

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Watch CLUTCH Play Three-Song Set From Rehearsal Space

As most of the globe adjusts to the new reality of life under self-quarantine in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of artists have taken the show online to share some musical joy during these trying times. One of the latest acts to look for a new, temporary way to bond with fans ...

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Video Premiere: GILBY CLARKE's 'Rock N Roll Is Getting Louder'

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke has released the official music video for his latest single, "Rock N Roll Is Getting Louder". The Christopher C. Pearson-directed clip was shot in Palmdale, California and downtown Los Angeles, while the band performance footage was filmed in Hollywood club Oh My Ribs! Gilby's live band members bass ...

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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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A DAY TO REMEMBER Drops Animated Video For New Song 'Mindreader'

A DAY TO REMEMBER has released an animated music video for a new song, "Mindreader". The track is expected to appear on the band's upcoming album, "You're Welcome", due later in the year. The clip was animated by Awesome, Inc. ("Aqua Teen Hunger Force", "Squidbillies"). Frontman Jeremy McKinnon commented: "We've had this video done for ...

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ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT And SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Members Cover RUSH's 'La Villa Strangiato' While In Quarantine (Video)

Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) and Roberto "Ra" Diaz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) have shared their version of another classic RUSH song, "La Villa Strangiato", recorded with each member separated in their own homes. Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "The three of us - Alex, ...

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THE SWORD Announces Two Career-Spanning Compilations

It's been two years since THE SWORD decided to take a break, but the Austin, Texas heavy rockers are unsheathed once more: two career-spanning collections will be released simultaneously, both showcasing the technically dazzling, riff-heavy and far-reaching metal that the band has been known for since forming 15 years ago. "Conquest Of Kingdoms", an explosive ...

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ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT And SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Members Cover RUSH's 'YYZ' While In Quarantine (Video)

Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) and Roberto "Ra" Diaz (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) have shared their version of the RUSH classic "YYZ", recorded with each member separated in their own homes. Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "Here is our version of the @Rush classic #YYZ ...

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CLUTCH Releases 'Monsters, Machines, And Mythological Beasts' Digital-Only Compilation

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have released "Monsters, Machines, And Mythological Beasts", a themed digital-only compilation of songs from the band's vast catalog. The various tracks were taken from "Robot Hive/Exodus", "Book Of Bad Decisions", "Pitchfork & Lost Needles", "Earth Rocker", "Strange Cousins From The West", "Live At The 9:30", "Psychic Warfare" and "Jam Room". CLUTCH frontman ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Says RUSH Was 'The Most Incredible Band Ever'

In a recent interview with "The Blairing Out With Eric Show", legendary vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, ALCATRAZZ, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) spoke about the passing of iconic RUSH drummer Neil Peart. Asked what kind of influence RUSH had on his life, Graham said (see video below): "On my life, not very much. But I love the ...

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Original RIOT Guitarist LOU 'L.A.' KOUVARIS Dies At 66

Original RIOT guitarist Lou "L.A." Kouvaris has passed away. He was 66 years old. No cause of death has been revealed, but RIOT's manager Giles Lavery said Lou developed symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, over a week ago. Kouvaris's passing was confirmed by RIOT, who wrote on social media: "Lou ...

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RUSH: 'Permanent Waves' 40th-Anniversary Expanded Reissue Pushed Back To May; Complete Details Revealed

On May 29, UMe/Mercury/Anthem label group continues its extensive RUSH 40th-anniversary album series with a new, imagination-capturing expanded edition of all the magic music that comprises the band's remarkable 1980 release, "Permanent Waves". "Permanent Waves", RUSH's seventh studio album, was originally released in January 1980, and its forward-thinking music signalled a new direction for the ...

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