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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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A DAY TO REMEMBER To Release 'You're Welcome' Album In March

Ocala, Florida rock band A DAY TO REMEMBER has returned with news of its widely anticipated new album, "You're Welcome". Set for release on March 5, 2021, "You're Welcome" marks the platinum-selling band's debut album for Fueled By Ramen. A DAY TO REMEMBER vocalist Jeremy McKinnon commented on the forthcoming collection, noting: "It's finally here ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Talks Possible EDDIE VAN HALEN Tribute Concert, Says VAN HALEN Will 'Never' Reform

Wolfgang Van Halen has told Entertainment Tonight that he and his family may eventually organize a tribute show in honor of his father, Eddie Van Halen, with proceeds going toward Eddie's favorite charity, Mr. Holland's Opus, which helps underprivileged students access musical instruments. Proceeds from the debut solo single from Wolfgang's ...

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SAXON To Release Covers Album Called 'Inspirations'

British heavy metal legends SAXON are putting the finishing touches on a cover album titled "Inspirations". Singer Biff Byford broke the news of the project's completion in a video message on Tuesday (November 17). He said (see video below): "I wanna tell you about a project we're getting really excited about. We're just finishing it; ...

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PANTERA And TEXAS ALE PROJECT Announce Beer Collaboration

Dallas craft brewery Texas Ale Project has announced a new beer collaboration with legendary Texas music icons PANTERA. Pantera Golden Ale, 5.4% ABV, the first beer to bear the PANTERA name, will be available March 2021. "We love creating fine ales and enjoy all kinds of music," says Brent Thompson, founder and brewmaster of Texas ...

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DISTURBED Announces New Partnership With PRIMARY WAVE MUSIC PUBLISHING

Primary Wave Music Publishing, the leading independent publisher of iconic and legendary music in the world, continues their steady stream of acquisitions, announcing today they have acquired the music publishing catalog and master royalty stream of the multi-platinum band DISTURBED. The multi-million-dollar deal encompasses the Grammy-nominated band's publishing and master income stream for their compositions ...

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Marine Snow - NOVARUPTA

Named after an Alaskan volcano (I looked it up!), NOVARUPTA are that rare beast: a post-metal project worthy of the genre tag. "Marine Snow" builds on the enigmatic, genre-blurring splurge of last year's "Disillusioned Fire", with another flurry of intriguing and impactful vocal cameos from an assortment of underground luminaries. But it's founder and mastermind ...

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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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EDDIE VAN HALEN's Wife JANIE Says She Will Start Therapy 'For The Emotional Support And Help' She Needs

Eddie Van Halen's wife Janie Van Halen (née Liszewski) says that she will "finally" begin a therapy regimen to provide her with the "emotional support and help" she needs. Earlier today, Janie tweeted: "Sometimes the person perceived as the strongest is actually the weakest. Broken & lost but finally starting therapy today for the emotional ...

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Reluctant Hero - KILLER BE KILLED

Supergroups oftentimes grab headlines because they're obviously enticing — on paper, anyway. But the potential of what could be, more often than not, falls short of the mark for a variety of reasons. Back in 2014, however, KILLER BE KILLED broke that mold with its self-titled debut album by hitting the high watermarks of what ...

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JOE BONAMASSA Documentary 'Guitar Man' To Arrive In December

Discover the extraordinary story of legendary bluesman Joe Bonamassa in the inspirational documentary "Guitar Man", arriving on video-on-demand and for digital purchase December 8, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment. From average Joe by day to guitar hero at night, "Guitar Man" tells the incredible rise of blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa, whose hard work and determination have ...

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QUEEN Is Now On TikTok

TikTok today announced that the music of QUEEN is coming to its community. An account to celebrate the band has launched in partnership with the band and its label partners Universal Music Group/Hollywood Records. The news comes as QUEEN just celebrated its 10th No. 1 album in the U.K. with "Live Around The World", marking ...

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