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WHITESNAKE Kicks Off 'Juke Box Heroes' Tour With FOREIGNER (Video)

FOREIGNER and WHITESNAKE kicked off their "Juke Box Heroes" tour last night (Friday, June 15) at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine. Joining WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale in the band's current lineup are guitarists Reb Beach and Joel Hoekstra, bassist Michael Devin, drummer Tommy Aldridge and keyboardist Michele Luppi. WHITESNAKE's setlist for the concert was ...

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GEOFF TATE Says Current Tour 'Might Be The Last Time' He Will Perform QUEENSRŸCHE's Entire 'Operation: Mindcrime' Album

Original QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate has told the "Iron City Rocks" podcast in a new interview that he never expected to be spending most of this year celebrating the 30th anniversary of the band's landmark concept album "Operation: Mindcrime". "You never even know when you're making an album that it's going to affect people the ...

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ROTTING CHRIST: 'Under Our Black Cult' CD+Book Set Due In July

Marking 30 years of ROTTING CHRIST, "Under Our Black Cult" is a deluxe five-CD, 72-page book-set charting the early years of the Greek black metal legends. The set, which is due on July 6, also includes a limited hand-signed certificate from Sakis "Necromayhem" Tolis (while stocks last). Written by "The Cult Never Dies" author Dayal ...

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DELAIN's CHARLOTTE WESSELS: 'We've Been Trying To Keep Our Productivity High And Release A Lot Of Music'

Dave Schwartz of DaBelly magazine conducted an interview with frontwoman Charlotte Wessels and keyboardist Martijn Westerholt of Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN prior to their May 6 concert at the Marquee Theater in Phoenix, Arizona as the support act for KAMELOT. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by ...

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SOILWORK Frontman Says THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Has Become 'Metalheads' Guilty Pleasure'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid of Swedish metallers SOILWORK about his classic/progressive rock supergroup THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the increased exposure of late for THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA: Björn: ...

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Video: GEOFF TATE Kicks Off 'Operation: Mindcrime' 30th-Anniversary U.S. Tour In Lancaster

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark concept album "Operation: Mindcrime", original QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate and his band, OPERATION: MINDCRIME, are performing the platinum-selling album (released May 3, 1988) from beginning to end in its entirety, along with a set full of greatest hits including "Silent Lucidity" and "Jet City Woman". Fan-filmed video ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES To Release New Album In September

According to SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Dave Lombardo, the band will release a new full-length album in September. SUICIDAL TENDENCIES' latest release was the "Get Your Fight On!" EP, which came out in March. It was the group's second release with Lombardo, Ra Diaz on bass and Jeff Pogan on guitar. The ten-song effort included new ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Guitarist On Being Managed By DAVE MUSTAINE: 'It's Nice To Be Working With Professional People Who Know What They're Doing'

Metal Nexus recently conducted an interview with vocalist Rasmus Bom Andersen and guitarist Brian Tatler of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether DIAMOND HEAD's older fanbase has welcome Andersen with open arms: ...

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OVERKILL Begins Recording New Album: Photos

Veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL have entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2017's "The Grinding Wheel" album. The disc will mark the band's recording debut with drummer Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM), who joined OVERKILL last year. OVERKILL singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth told Brian Aberback of Patch.com about ...

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TERROR To Release 'Total Retaliation' Album In The Fall

Long-running Los Angeles hardcore powerhouse TERROR will release its eighth studio album album, "Total Retaliation", in the fall via Nuclear Blast in Europe and Pure Noise in the rest of the world. The disc was recorded at Graphic Nature Audio studio in Belleville, New Jersey with producer Will Putney (BODY COUNT, THE ACACIA STRAIN). TERROR's ...

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PAUL STANLEY And GENE SIMMONS Share Stories, Perform Acoustically At Las Vegas 'Vault' Event (Video)

Paul Stanley joined Gene Simmons at his "Vault" event on Saturday, May 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two KISS co-founders shared stories from their four-and-a-half-decade careers and performed acoustically in an intimate setting. Check out video footage below. For the last five months, the KISS bassist/vocalist has has been traveling around the U.S., personally ...

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'The Music Of Cream - 50th Anniversary' Feat. KOFI BAKER, MALCOLM BRUCE And WILL JOHNS: North American Tour Announced

Following their successful inaugural tour across Australia and New Zealand in 2017, the pedigree of hallowed '60s trio CREAMGinger Baker's son Kofi Baker, Jack Bruce's son Malcolm Bruce and Eric Clapton's nephew (by marriage) Will Johns — have come together for the first time in North America to pay homage to the band's ...

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