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THE DEAD DAISIES Debut Music Video For 'Dead And Gone' Theme Song From Horror Series 'Welcome To Daisyland'

Australian-American rock collective THE DEAD DAISIES recently revealed music from their latest album, "Burn It Down", would feature exclusively as the soundtrack for the upcoming horror anthology TV series "Welcome To Daisyland", which is scheduled to premiere this Valentine's Day, February 14, across numerous platforms. In conjunction with the premiere of "Welcome To Daisyland", THE ...

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WATCHTOWER's RON JARZOMBEK Releases Two New Singles

Ron Jarzombek (BLOTTED SCIENCE, SPASTIC INK, WATCHTOWER) has just released two digital singles, "Frenetically Inconsistent Velocities Entwined" and "The Ink Panther". "Frenetically Inconsistent Velocities Entwined" (a.k.a. "FIVE") is the first of four songs that were initially written for the third BLOTTED SCIENCE CD. The song — featuring Ron Jarzombek on guitars and programming, and BLOTTED ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Blizzard Of Ozz' Certified Quintuple Platinum

Ozzy Osbourne's debut solo album, 1980's "Blizzard Of Ozz", has been certified quintuple platinum in the U.S. by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) after accumulating five million certified units. The February 4 recognition comes more than two decades since the LP was certified quadruple platinum (August 15, 1997). Also certified on February 4 ...

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New MÖTLEY CRÜE Song To Feature Rapper MACHINE GUN KELLY

MÖTLEY CRÜE has collaborated with Machine Gun Kelly on a song that will be included in the soundtrack to the film adaptation of the group's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band". The rapper — whose real name is Colson Baker — plays MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee in the ...

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CYHRA's Second Album Is 'Almost Done'

At last month's NAMM show in Anaheim, California, CYHRA vocalist Jake E (ex-AMARANTHE) spoke to Heavy New York about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's sophomore album. "It's almost done," he said. "We have recorded it. We have mixed it once. We're remixing it right now, actually, because we wanted to tweak ...

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JOHN 5 'Learned So Much' From DAVID LEE ROTH

Former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 says that he "learned so much" from VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth. John 5, whose first "big break" came when he was selected by Roth to play lead guitar on the critically well-received 1998 release "DLR Band", spoke about his collaboration with the iconic ...

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Guitarist CHRIS CAFFERY Says His New Metal Supergroup SPIRITS OF FIRE 'Would Definitely Love To' Tour

Guitarist Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) recently spoke with Kara Uhrlen of "The Pure Rock Shop" — a program on the Washington, Pennsylvania radio station 91.7 FM WNJR — about SPIRITS OF FIRE, his new band with Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, DIO DISCIPLES), Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, DEATH) and Mark Zonder (FATES WARNING, ...

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TOMMY ALDRIDGE On Playing With OZZY OSBOURNE: 'From A Musical Perspective, It Was Probably The High-Water Mark Of My Career'

In conjunction with his participation in the October 2018 edition of Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp, drum legend Tommy Aldridge (WHITESNAKE, OZZY OSBOURNE) was interviewed by Miles Schuman. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On joining BLACK OAK ARKANSAS at the age of 19: Tommy: "I ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Multi-Cam Footage Of DAVID LEE ROTH's 'Eat 'Em And Smile' Solo Band Reunion At 'Ultimate NAMM Night'

The instrumental members of VAN HALEN singer David Lee Roth's solo band reunited this past Saturday night (January 26) for a two-song performance at "Ultimate NAMM Night" in Anaheim, California. Guitarist Steve Vai, bassist Billy Sheehan and drummer Gregg Bissonette were joined by singer Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) to play ...

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PETE SANDOVAL No Longer Has a Relationship With MORBID ANGEL: 'I Don't Even Speak To Them'

Austrian webzine Stormbringer conducted an interview with guitarist Lee Harrison and drummer Pete Sandoval of American grindcore icons TERRORIZER prior to their January 15 show at Viper Room in Wien, Austria. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether Sandoval thought the band's "World Downfall" ...

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Why OZZY OSBOURNE Hated Doing 'The Osbournes'

Ozzy Osbourne says that he was "falling apart emotionally" during the making of the MTV reality show "The Osbournes", which followed the lives of the BLACK SABBATH singer and his family. The "fly-on-the-wall" TV series, which became the highest rated original program in MTV's history, started in 2002 and ended in 2005. The show chronicled ...

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STEVE VAI Releases His First Music Theory Book, 'Vaideology: Basic Music Theory For Guitar Players'

Steve Vai has released two new titles: "Vaideology: Basic Music Theory For Guitar Players" and "Piano Reductions: Vol. 2". Vai's first music theory book via publisher Hal Leonard, "Vaideology: Basic Music Theory For Guitar Players" was designed to help both beginners and veteran guitar players. Vai takes a deep dive into the basics of music ...

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Watch DAVID LEE ROTH's 'Eat 'Em And Smile' Solo Band Reunite At 'Ultimate NAMM Night'

The instrumental members of VAN HALEN singer David Lee Roth's solo band reunited last night (Saturday, January 26) for a two-song performance at "Ultimate NAMM Night" in Anaheim, California. Guitarist Steve Vai, bassist Billy Sheehan and drummer Gregg Bissonette were joined by singer Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) to play a ...

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LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Says It Was 'Special' To Have 'Creative Trust' With CHESTER BENNINGTON On 'Cross Off' Song

Cutter and Kaytie of Green Bay, Wisconsin radio station Razor 94.7/104.7 recently conducted an interview with LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton. You can listen to the entire chat via the Spreaker widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the success of lead single "Cross Off", which features a guest vocal contribution ...

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