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DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE Says His New Solo Album Will Be 'All Acoustically Driven'

DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie is currently in the studio recording a new solo album for a 2021 release. Unlike previous LPs "Elements Of Persuasion" (2005), "Static Impulse" (2010) and "Impermanent Resonance" (2013), which were written and recorded as a collaboration with LaBrie's songwriting partner for over a dozen years, Matt Guillory, the new effort ...

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Hiding From The World - COMMUNIC

Well-respected in prog metal circles but largely under the mainstream radar, despite tenures on a couple of big labels, COMMUNIC have been one of Norway's best-kept secrets for a long time. As with the band's previous five albums, "Hiding From The World" sits squarely in that sweet spot between old-school prog metal and something darker ...

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NEIL PEART Drumset Scholarship Announced By HUDSON MUSIC

Hudson Music has announced the The Neil Peart Drumset Scholarship. Applications begin in March 2021 through the Percussive Arts Society (PAS.org). PAS (Percussive Arts Society) will annually award four drummers the opportunity for online drumset lessons from well-known artists/educators. Before his untimely death in 2020, Peart was considered to be one of the greatest drummers ...

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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Releases New Single 'Gonna Be Okay'

Los Angeles trailblazers HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD have released a new single, "Gonna Be Okay" from their forthcoming album "New Empire Vol. 2", produced by Matt Good (ASKING ALEXANDRIA, SLEEPING WITH SIRENS) and out via BMG/Dove & Grenade. Their latest buzzworthy single showcases swagger-inducing guitar riffs, hard-hitting, blunt force beats and up-by-your-bootstraps lyrics, all of which are ...

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AC/DC's BRIAN JOHNSON Says He Buried His Head In A Bottle Of Whiskey After Being Sidelined With Hearing Issues

Angus Young and Brian Johnson of AC/DC recently joined Zane Lowe on Apple Music to discuss their 17th studio album, "Power Up", which was released today (Friday, November 13). They spoke about deciding to release the LP now, Johnson's return after suffering hearing loss, being grateful to GUNS N' ROSES singer Axl Rose for filling ...

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Listen To AC/DC's Entire New Album 'Power Up'

"Power Up", the long-awaited comeback album from AC/DC, can be streamed in its entirety below. The follow-up to 2014's "Rock Or Bust" features AC/DC's 2020 lineup of Brian Johnson (vocals), Phil Rudd (drums), Cliff Williams (bass), Angus Young (guitar) and Stevie Young (guitar). "Power Up" was recorded over a six-week period in August and September ...

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Power Up - AC/DC

Whether it's due to a deliberate effort to remain relevant or driven by legitimate creative impulse, numerous established, decades-old artists cull from the more popular side of contemporary music. No one should be surprised about the approach that AC/DC has taken on its latest album: "Power Up". While the sound is encapsulated within a decidedly ...

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Listen To New AC/DC Song 'Realize'

"Realize", a brand new song from AC/DC, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the legendary rockers' long-awaited comeback album, "Power Up", which is due on November 13. The follow-up to 2014's "Rock Or Bust" features AC/DC's 2020 lineup of Brian Johnson (vocals), Phil Rudd (drums), Cliff Williams (bass), Angus Young (guitar) and ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's EN MINOR Announces Special Livestream

EN MINOR, the new "depression core" project of Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN), has confirmed a special livestream later this month. Set to take place on November 25 at 6:00 p.m. Central/7:00 p.m. Eastern with on-demand replays through November 29, the eight-camera, cinematic experience will find the ensemble performing at the historic Orpheum Theater in New ...

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ALEXI LAIHO's BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Enters Recording Studio

BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT, the band launched by ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho, has entered Finnvox studios in Helsinki to begin recording its first new music. Drummer Waltteri Väyrynen shared a photo from the studio and included the following caption: "Day 1 tracking the drums at @finnvoxstudios for @bodomaftermidnightofficial with @johnnyxjonas". BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT made ...

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Carnival Of Killers - MACABRE

In a modern world where mass shooters, entertainment-industry sex pests, and ghoulish politicians all find new ways to horrify today's citizens, the idea that the world would be stopped in its tracks and gripped by a serial killer slowly murdering their way through a city seems almost quaint. It has now been over thirty years ...

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