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PAGE HAMILTON: How HELMET Influenced PANTERA

In a new interview with Machine Music, HELMET leader Page Hamilton discussed his relationship with PANTERA in the early 1990s and his band's influence on what eventually became the Philip Anselmo-fronted act's "Vulgar Display Of Power" album. "If you look at what they were doing before they 'became' PANTERA – the ...

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PAUL STANLEY Reacts After TRUMP Adviser Compares BIDEN Town Hall To Episode Of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has defended former Vice President Joe Biden after a top staffer with President Donald Trump's campaign compared the feel of former Biden's ABC News town hall to that of an episode of the beloved children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood". "Well @JoeBiden @ABCPolitics townhall feels like I am watching an episode of ...

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Former AC/DC Bassist PAUL MATTERS Dies

Former AC/DC bassist Paul Matters has died. The news of his passing was revealed by his friend Rod Wescombe as well as AC/DC biographer Jesse Fink, author of the book "Bon: The Last Highway". According to Wikipedia, Matters joined AC/DC in 1975 after the recording of the band's debut album, "High ...

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Listen To Remastered Version Of PANTERA's 'Immortally Insane' From 'Reinventing The Steel' 20th-Anniversary Reissue

A remastered version of PANTERA's song "Immortally Insane", taken from the upcoming 20th-anniversary reissue of the band's final opus, "Reinventing The Steel", can be streamed below. The track was originally included on the soundtrack to "Heavy Metal 2000" (the sequel to the 1981 animated cult film). "Reinventing The Steel" represented a recommitment to everything the ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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MICHAEL SWEET Once Again Defends KISS Against DEE SNIDER's Criticism: 'It's Really None Of His Business' What They Do

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has once again defended KISS after Dee Snider criticized Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons for having current KISS members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer dress up as Peter Criss's and Ace Frehley's respective "Spaceman" and "Catman" personas. In a recent interview with the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, the TWISTED SISTER frontman ...

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Former CLUTCH Touring Guitarist BRYAN PORTER HINKLEY To Release 'We Live Through It' EP

Guitarist, songwriter, singer, producer, and owner of Gratitude Sound, Bryan Porter Hinkley will release his debut solo EP, "We Live Through It", on October 16. The EP features Jean-Paul Gaster (CLUTCH) alongside Hinkley. Recorded in Hinkley's home during quarantine (with Gaster's parts recorded in Maryland), it was mixed by Benny Grotto at Mad Oak and ...

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BRUCE KULICK Says STANLEY + SIMMONS 'Made The Right Decision' Having THAYER + SINGER Wear 'Spaceman' + 'Catman' Makeup

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick has defended Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons for having current KISS members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer dress up as Peter Criss's and Ace Frehley's respective "Spaceman" and "Catman" personas. Speaking to the "Decades With Joe E. Kramer" podcast, Kulick said: "I don't disagree that it's something to discuss, but ...

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Listen To YES's Cover Of JOHN LENNON's 'Imagine'

To mark what would have been John Lennon's 80th birthday, YES has released "Imagine" as a single through BMG Records. The track was recorded at the Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas during the encore on the final night of YES's 2019 U.S. "The Royal Affair Tour" and will be included on "The Royal Affair Tour ...

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BOB KULICK's Cause Of Death Revealed

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick has revealed his brother Bob's cause of death. Bob, who was an acclaimed artist in his own right, died on May 28 at the age of 70. Earlier today, Bruce posted the following statement on his social media: "Many of you have asked how my brother died. I didn't have ...

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ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS Feat. Ex-FEAR FACTORY Singer BURTON C. BELL: 'The End Is Always The Beginning' Music Video

ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS, the project led by ex-FEAR FACTORY vocalist Burton C. Bell, will release its second full-length album, "Apocrypha", on October 9 via Dissonance Productions. The recording will be available on CD, two limited vinyl formats and through all major digital outlets. The official music video for "The End Is Always The Beginning", ...

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KIRK HAMMETT Recalls Seeing METALLICA In Concert Before He Joined The Band: I Thought They Were 'Pretty Goddamn Good'

Gibson TV, the iconic, American-made guitar maker's first-ever, award-winning, worldwide online network, features original series from the world's best storytellers. Gibson TV has a trailer for the latest episode of "Icons", a longform interview series featuring some of the most iconic artists, producers and music business pioneers in the world. In the trailer for the ...

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GODSMACK's 'Bulletproof' Single Certified Platinum In U.S.

GODSMACK's "Bulletproof" single was certified platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America) on September 24 for accumulating 1 million certified units. According to the RIAA, one equivalent song unit is equal to a single digital song sale, or 150 on-demand audio and/or video streams. "Bulletproof" was released February 28, 2018 as the first ...

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SLAYER's TOM ARAYA Shares 'Russian Disinformation' On HILLARY CLINTON That Was Rejected By Bipartisan Senate Panel

SLAYER frontman Tom Araya has shared a supposed Russian intelligence assessment declassified by the Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe that alleges Hillary Clinton devised a plan to tie President Donald Trump to Russian hacking during the 2016 election. The assessment was previously rejected by Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Intelligence Committee as having ...

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