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RUSH's GEDDY LEE To Take Part In Historic Canadian COVID-19 Broadcast

RUSH bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee is among more than four dozen big-name Canadians who have signed on for the historic broadcast "Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble". Airing commercial-free Sunday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. across all markets/7 p.m. NT and now on hundreds of platforms, Canadian artists, activists, actors, and athletes will share their stories of hope ...

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VANDENBERG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Freight Train'

The official lyric video for the song "Freight Train" 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 ...

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BON JOVI's '2020' Album Pushed Back To The Fall

BON JOVI's new album, "Bon Jovi: 2020", which was originally set for a May 15 release, has now been delayed until the fall. Jon Bon Jovi told Zane Lowe's of Apple Music's Beats 1 that it didn't feel right to release the LP amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has more than 2.6 million confirmed ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Releases Playthrough Video For New Solo Single, 'Simple Truth'

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has released a playthrough video for "Simple Truth", the new single from his solo band ELLEFSON. The track, co-written by Ellefson and vocalist Thom Hazaert, with Italian guitarist and drummer Andy Martongelli and Paolo Caridi, will appear on the upcoming full-length follow-up to the 2019 release "Sleeping Giants", a compilation featuring ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Looks Back On 'Rust In Peace' Album: That 'Is The Record That Turned The Corner'

In episode 58 of the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson discussed the band's classic fourth album, "Rust In Peace". Released in September 1990 via Capitol Records, it was MEGADETH's first LP with guitarist Marty Friedman and drummer Nick Menza following the departures of Jeff Young and Chuck Behler. "Really, I think, probably ...

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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE On Coronavirus Pandemic: 'Anything That We Regarded As Normal Before, That's Gone'

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. "I think anything that we regarded as normal before, that's gone," Coverdale said. "I don't think anything is gonna be normal. People are gonna have to get into ...

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Former KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA's BI*AS Writes And Records New Song 'Unsavory' While In Quarantine

Video footage of BI*AS, the band featuring former KORN drummer David Silveria, performing a new song called "Unsavory" while in quarantine can be seen below. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of "Unsavory", BI*AS said: "Here is our new song 'UNSAVORY'. Written and recorded for 'Sammy Hagar's Lockdown Challenge' with NO STUDIO and NO ...

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JASON BECKER Tribute Guitar Sells For $26,000

A Kiesel JB24 Jason Becker tribute guitar signed by a number of guitar legends has sold for $26,111. This exceptional and exquisitely unique instrument is a truly one-of-a-kind signature series axe that not only plays like a beast but has also been signed (with love) by Jason Becker and by 16 of the most celebrated ...

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KANSAS Launches Video For 'Throwing Mountains', First Single From New Album 'The Absence Of Presence'

KANSAS, America's legendary progressive rock band, will release its highly anticipated new studio album, "The Absence Of Presence", on June 26 via InsideOut Music. The official music video for the disc's new single, "Throwing Mountains", can be seen below. "'Throwing Mountains' might be one of the heaviest songs KANSAS has ever recorded," comments KANSAS guitarist ...

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THE DEAD DAISIES Release New Single 'Unspoken'

The official lyric video for "Unspoken", the new single from THE DEAD DAISIES — the hard rock "collective" founded by Australian musician and businessman David Lowy — can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fifth album, "Holy Ground", which is due later in the year via Spinefarm Records — the home ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS To Release 'Death By Rock And Roll' Album

Century Media Records has announced signing of the American alternative rock act THE PRETTY RECKLESS for territories outside the USA. The band's fourth album, "Death By Rock And Roll", is due later in the year. "When we first heard the new album, 'Death By Rock And Roll', we were very excited," said David Sonenberg, manager ...

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ADRIAN VANDENBERG Explains How He Recruited RAINBOW Singer RONNIE ROMERO For Reactivated VANDENBERG Project

VANDENBERG's new lineup will release a studio album titled "2020" on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Joining master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg in the group's current incarnation are Chilean-born singer Ronnie Romero (Ritchie Blackmore's RAINBOW), bassist Randy Van Der Elsen (of NWOBHM heroes TANK) and drummer Koen Herfst (BOBBY KIMBALL, EPICA and ...

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