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Former AC/DC Drummer CHRIS SLADE Interviewed In Brazil (Video)

AC/DC Brasil conducted an interview with former AC/DC drummer Chris Slade in December 2012. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. After a very successful start to their U.K. tour earlier this year, Slade with his band THE CHRIS SLADE TIMELINE is setting off again, this time visiting the Midlands, including headlining ...

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ATLANTEAN KODEX To Release 'The White Goddess' In October

German underground metal titans ATLANTEAN KODEX will release their long-awaited second album, "The White Goddess - A Grammar Of Poetic Myth", on October 4 on CD and vinyl through 20 Buck Spin Records (USA) and Cruz del Sur Music/Ván Records (rest of the world). The follow-up to 2010's "The Golden Bough" is described the band's ...

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SCORPION CHILD: Debut Album First-Week Sales Revealed

The self-titled debut album from Austin, Texas-based classic rockers SCORPION CHILD sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 26 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have ...

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SCORPION CHILD: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

The self-titled debut album from Austin, Texas-based classic rockers SCORPION CHILD can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. "Scorpion Child" is being released on June 21 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the new U.S. partnership between Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner Records A&R chief Monte Conner. Produced and arranged ...

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SCORPION CHILD: Debut Album Track-By-Track Breakdown

A track-by-track breakdown of the self-titled debut album from Austin, Texas-based classic rockers SCORPION CHILD by the group's vocalist extraordinaire, Aryn Jonathan Black, can be seen below. "Scorpion Child" will be released on June 21 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the new U.S. partnership between Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner Records A&R chief ...

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SCORPION CHILD: 'Liquor' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Liquor" from Austin, Texas-based classic rockers SCORPION CHILD can be seen below. The track comes off the band's self-titled debut album, which will be released on June 21 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the new U.S. partnership between Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner Records A&R chief ...

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URIAH HEEP Bassist TREVOR BOLDER Dies At 62

Longtime URIAH HEEP bassist Trevor Bolder has died of cancer at the age of 62. Bolder joined HEEP in 1976 as the replacement for John Wetton and made his recording debut with the band on 1977's "Firefly" LP. He played on three more albums before joining WISHBONE ASH. In 1983, he returned to URIAH HEEP ...

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SCORPION CHILD Films 'Polygon Of Eyes' Video

Austin, Texas-based classic rockers SCORPION CHILD will release their self-titled debut album on June 21 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the new U.S. partnership between Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner Records A&R chief Monte Conner. Produced and arranged by Chris "Frenchie" Smith (THE ANSWER, ...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF ...

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SCORPION CHILD: Second Trailer For Debut Album

Austin, Texas-based classic rock sensation SCORPION CHILD will release their self-titled debut album on June 21 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the new U.S. partnership between Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner Records A&R chief Monte Conner. Produced and arranged by Chris "Frenchie" Smith (THE ANSWER, ...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL ...

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SCORPION CHILD: Debut Album Artwork Unveiled

Austin, Texas-based classic rock sensation SCORPION CHILD have revealed the artwork and track listing of their forthcoming self-titled album. "Scorpion Child" will be released on June 21 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the new U.S. partnership between Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner Records A&R chief Monte Conner. Produced and arranged by Chris "Frenchie" ...

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Video: BLACKGATES Performs New Songs In Rehearsal

Video footage of BLACKGATES playing instrumental versions of a couple of new songs during rehearsal can be seen below. Guitarist Melissa Evila joined BLACKGATES in February. The band's drummer, Paul Bostaph (ex-TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SLAYER, FORBIDDEN), stated at the time: "Melissa came out to our first show and afterwards suggested that we get a second guitar ...

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AVANTASIA: Video Footage From European Tour

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project kicked off its European tour on Friday, April 12 at the Power Prog & Metal Fest at Lotto Mons Expo in Mons, Belgium. The first two in a series of video blogs from the road from American singer-songwriter Amanda Somerville, who is one of the guest vocalists on the ...

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Video: BLACKGATES Guitarists Working On New Song

Video footage of BLACKGATES guitarists Jeremy Von Epp (THE VENTING MACHINE) and Melissa Evila working on a new song can be seen below. Melissa Evila joined BLACKGATES in February. The band's drummer, Paul Bostaph (ex-TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SLAYER, FORBIDDEN), stated at the time: "Melissa came out to our first show and afterwards suggested that we get ...

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X - FOCUS

Dutch prog rockers FOCUS may not be the first ensemble that leaps to mind when discussing the genre, just like NEKTAR, GENTLE GIANT and TANGERINE DREAM ominously seem to get cut from the thread once folks get stuck on immediate notables such as YES, EMERSON, LAKE AND PALMER, THE MOODY BLUES, KING CRIMSON, URIAH HEEP, ...

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New BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Album To Include JON LORD Tribute

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the renaissance-inspired rock band formed by Ritchie Blackmore and his wife Candice Night, will release a new album, "Dancer And The Moon", on June 11 in North America on Frontiers Records. "Dancer And The Moon" will be released in two editions — as a CD and a digipak deluxe edition with a bonus ...

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AVANTASIA: 'The Mystery Of Time' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"The Mystery Of Time", the new album from EDGUY mainman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #9 Finland: #9 Norway: #19 France: #51 Netherlands: #85 UK: #97, #6 (Rock Chart) Japan: #17 (International chart) "The Mystery Of Time" was released on March 30. The effort was made available as ...

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NIACIN: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Krush' Album

After a seven-year hiatus, instrumental neo-fusion supergroup NIACIN — featuring legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, STEVE VAI, DAVID LEE ROTH), world-renowned drummer Dennis Chambers (SANTANA, PARLIAMENT/FUNKADELIC) and acclaimed keyboardist John Novello (CHICK COREA, RITCHIE COLE) — will release its sixth studio album, "Krush", in North America on April 2. The artwork (see below) was ...

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