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VANDENBERG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Skyfall'

The official lyric video for the song "Skyfall" from the new lineup of VANDENBERG can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, titled "2020", which will be released on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Led by master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, the Dutch foursome released three ...

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DISTURBED's 'The Sickness 20th Anniversary Tour' Postponed To 2021

DISTURBED's previously announced "The Sickness 20th Anniversary Tour" has been postponed until summer 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. "The Sickness 20th Anniversary Tour" with STAIND and BAD WOLVES was scheduled to kick off on July 15 in Maryland Heights, Missouri, hitting amphitheaters before wrapping up on September 12 in ...

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Watch MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Personally Deliver 'Rust In Peace' 30th-Anniversary JACKSON Bass To Superfan In Tucson

MEGADETH's David Ellefson recently auctioned off one of his "Rust In Peace" 30th-anniversary Jackson bass guitars for the David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation. After realizing that the the buyer lived in Tucson, Arizona, less than two hours away from Ellefson's home in Scottsdale, David decided to just drive down and deliver the instrument by hand. ...

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Listen To New AUTOGRAPH Single 'Souls On Fire'

Classic rockers AUTOGRAPH have just released their new single, "Souls On Fire", via EMP Label Group. Proceeds from the single, featuring artwork by Melody Myers (ELLEFSON, ALTITUDES AND ATTITUDE, ESCAPE THE FATE), will go to Trinity Health Of New England, benefitting front line nurses and health-care workers, with the ability to purchase PPE and other ...

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KANSAS: Lyric Video For New Song 'Memories Down The Line'

America's legendary progressive rock band KANSAS has released the official lyric video for a new song song called "Memories Down The Line", taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Absence Of Presence", due out June 26 through InsideOut Music. "'Memories Down The Line' starts out as a piano-based rock ballad; it builds dynamically to a ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Says Live Music Experience Will 'Definitely' Change As Result Of COVID-19 Outbreak

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson recently spoke to FM94's "The Dark" about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. Asked if he thinks the live music experience is going to change after the COVID-19 outbreak has subsided, Ellefson said (hear audio below): "It's definitely gonna change, ...

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OBSCURA Recruits Drummer DAVID DIEPOLD

Austrian virtuoso drummer David Diepold (BENIGHTED, HATE, BELPHEGOR, GIVE EM BLOOD, COGNIZANCE), known for his highly technical signature playing in extreme metal, has joined the German progressive death metallers OBSCURA as a permanent member. He collaborated internationally with several groups as session player and is also working as drum teacher. Diepold appeared on COGNIZANCE's first ...

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MARILYN MANSON: Classic And Previously Unpublished Images From PEROU To Be Made Available In '21 Years In Hell' Book

"21 Years In Hell", a collection of classic and previously unpublished images of Marilyn Manson by his foremost portraitist, will be made available in June. British photographer Perou has been photographing Manson for 21 years. This collaboration began in 1998 with a magazine cover shoot and has seen him become Manson's principal photographer. The result ...

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AUTOGRAPH To Release 'Souls On Fire' Single

Classic rockers AUTOGRAPH will release their new single, "Souls On Fire", on Friday, May 15 on Bandcamp (all other digital outlets 5/29) via EMP Label Group. Proceeds from the single, featuring artwork by Melody Myers (ELLEFSON, ALTITUDES AND ATTITUDE, ESCAPE THE FATE), will go to Trinity Health Of New England, benefitting front line nurses and ...

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KK'S PRIEST's Debut Album Still Needs To Be Mixed And Mastered

Founding JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing says that the debut album from KK'S PRIEST still needs to be mixed and mastered. KK'S PRIEST is Downing's collaboration with former PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens and ex-PRIEST drummer Les Binks. The band, which pays homage to Downing's past, is rounded out by guitarist A.J. Mills (HOSTILE) and ...

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