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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN: It 'Shouldn't Be A Shock To Anybody' That SERJ TANKIAN And I Have Different Political Views

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan says that fans shouldn't be surprised by the fact that his political views are drastically different from those of the band's lead singer, Serj Tankian. Several days ago, Dolmayan took to his Instagram to praise Donald Trump, calling him "the most attacked president in history yet the greatest ...

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KANSAS Debuts 'Jets Overhead' Music Video

KANSAS, America's legendary progressive rock band, has released another the official music video for its song "Jets Overhead", taken from the group's highly anticipated new studio album "The Absence Of Presence", due out June 26 through InsideOut Music. "'Jets Overhead' has become one of my favorite songs on the album, says KANSAS guitarist Zak Rizvi, ...

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Former L.A. GUNS Guitarist Releases New MICHAEL GRANT & THE ASSASSINS Single, 'Anthem Of Us'

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Always The Villain", the debut album from MICHAEL GRANT & THE ASSASSINS, on July 10. MICHAEL GRANT & THE ASSASSINS play a diverse and exciting brand of hard rock music incorporating elements from alternative rock and metal, while exploring different textures, genres, and influences. Band mastermind Michael Grant (who plays ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's JOHN DOLMAYAN Praises DONALD TRUMP, Calls Him 'The Greatest Friend To Minorities'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has praised Donald Trump, calling him "the most attacked president in history yet the greatest friend to minorities." Dolmayan made the comment while sharing a meme featuring Trump's claim that his administration has done more for the African American community "than any president since Abraham Lincoln". In a ...

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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE Says It's 'Breathtaking' To See People Ignoring Coronavirus Social Distancing Guidelines

WHITESNAKE singer David Coverdale has told Ultimate Classic Rock in a new interview that he is concerned about people not following the CDC's social distancing guidelines created in response to the coronavirus pandemic. "It's just a really challenging time," he said. "I see some people taking the protocols seriously and others ...

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OBSCURA Rejoined By Guitarist CHRISTIAN MÜNZNER

After a six-year break, guitarist Christian Münzner has rejoined German progressive death metallers OBSCURA as a permanent member. Münzner, known for his virtuoso guitar playing in extreme metal, joined OBSCURA in 2008 and recorded the band's critically acclaimed full-length albums "Cosmogenesis" (2009) and "Omnivium" (2011), both released via Relapse Records. He has toured the world, ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says He Will Never Announce A Farewell Tour

In a new interview with with the KSHE 95 radio station, legendary rocker Sammy Hagar addressed the fact that a spate of iconic rock and metal bands have announced farewell tours in recent years, including KISS, BLACK SABBATH and Ozzy Osbourne. He said (hear audio below): "I haven't announced my farewell tour retirement yet… I ...

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ADRENALINE MOB Guitarist Collaborates With LAST IN LINE Singer On BLACKEN THE SKY Project

ADRENALINE MOB guitarist Mike Orlando has collabored with LAST IN LINE vocalist Andrew Freeman and W.A.S.P./ex-ANGRA drummer Aquiles Priester on a project called BLACKEN THE SKY. The band's debut album is currently being finalized for a tentative late 2020 release via Frontiers Music Srl. Orlando discussed BLACKEN THE SKY's upcoming LP during a recent interview ...

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