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POISON: 30th-Anniversary 180-Gram Red-Vinyl Reissue Of 'Open Up And Say… Ahh!'

Capitol/UMe is poised to celebrate the 30th anniversary of POISON's best-selling album, 1988's five-times-platinum "Open Up And Say… Ahh!", with a sensationally reproduced 180-gram reissue. The LP was pressed in two collectible color variants: red vinyl (available at select retailers) and a limited edition of 1,000 in green vinyl (available exclusively at The Sound Of ...

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FATES WARNING To Release 'Live Over Europe' Album In June

Progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release a new live album, "Live Over Europe", on June 29 via InsideOut Music. Captured during the most recent European headlining run for FATES WARNING's acclaimed latest studio album, "Theories Of Flight", in January 2018, "Live Over Europe" includes recordings from eight different cities (Aschaffenburg, Germany; Belgrade, Serbia; Thessaloniki ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Members K.K. DOWNING, TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, LES BINKS To Guest On DEVILSTAR's Cover Of 'Beyond The Realms Of Death'

Producer/guitarist Paul Crook (pictured; ANTHRAX, SEBASTIAN BACH, MEAT LOAF) and executive producer John Madera have announced the formation of DEVILSTAR, an all-star hard rock and heavy metal group billed as the world's first interactive band. The first release under the DEVILSTAR moniker will be a cover of the JUDAS PRIEST classic "Beyond The Realms Of ...

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TNT Releases New Single, 'Tears In My Eyes'

Norwegian/Spanish hard rockers TNT have released their first "official" new single, "Tears In My Eyes". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from their upcoming studio album, "XIII", due on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. "Tears In My Eyes" is the second track from "XIII" to be made available to the public. ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Members Arrested In Georgia

Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST have been arrested in the Eastern European state of Georgia on spurious grounds involving charges of terrorism allegedly based on the band's name. ROTTING CHRIST frontman Sakis Tolis relates the events in his own words: "We arrived in Georgia's capital Tbilisi very early in the morning of Thursday, 12th of ...

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SANCTUARY Guitarist Says Vocalist JOSEPH MICHAEL Has 'Breathed New Life Into The Band'

After their recent performance alongside ICED EARTH in Detroit, Michigan, SANCTUARY guitarist Lenny Rutledge and touring vocalist Joseph Michael (WITHERFALL) spoke with Chuck Marshall of Metal Wani. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the decision to honor their touring commitments as a tribute to late ...

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Return To The East Live (2016) - DOKKEN

At some point in every successful artist's career, past accomplishments become more compelling than future prospects. Having a string of hits can therefore be something of a double-edged sword, for the shadow cast by those hits, not to mention, nostalgia for the lineup of musicians who recorded them, tends to grow over time, often in ...

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Video Premiere: SHINEDOWN's 'The Human Radio'

SHINEDOWN's video for the song "The Human Radio" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Attention Attention", which will be released on May 4 via Atlantic Records. "Attention Attention" is available for pre-order at all DSPs and each pre-order includes an instant download of "Devil". Deluxe album bundles ...

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New Song Premiere: TNT's 'Get Ready For Some Hard Rock'

Norwegian/Spanish hard rockers TNT have released a new song called "Get Ready For Some Hard Rock". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from their upcoming studio album, "XIII", due on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. TNT guitarist Ronni Le Tekrø stated about "XIII": "The musical direction on the new album contains ...

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TNT Teases New Song 'Get Ready For Some Hard Rock'

Norwegian/Spanish hard rockers TNT have released a short teaser video for their upcoming studio album, "XIII", which is due on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. The 20-second clip includes a first taste of the song "Get Ready For Some Hard Rock", which is featured on the disc. The full track is expected to be ...

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TNT To Release 'XIII' Album In June

Norwegian/Spanish hard rockers TNT will release a new studio album, "XIII", on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. Spanish singer Baol Bardot Bulsara made his live debut with TNT last November at the Oslo Spektrum on Oslo, Norway, where the band performed as the support act for the SCORPIONS. TNT said in a statement: "This ...

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SANCTUARY Taps Guitarist JOEY CONCEPCION For ICED EARTH Tour

Joey Concepcion (ARMAGEDDON, THE ABSENCE) will join Seattle metal legends SANCTUARY as their second guitarist during the band's North American tour with ICED EARTH. These upcoming shows will act as a tribute to the musical legacy of SANCTUARY singer Warrel Dane, who passed away last December. Guest vocals for SANCTUARY on the trek will be ...

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ULI JON ROTH's Younger Brother ZENO ROTH Dead At 61

Zeno Roth, the younger brother of legendary German guitarist Uli Jon Roth (SCORPIONS), passed away on Monday (February 5). He was 61 years old. Uli said in a statement: "[Zeno] died in his sleep after years of illness and finally moved on to a much better place. "Speaking on behalf of all his family and ...

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TILES Announces 25th-Anniversary Show And Retirement Of Vocalist PAUL RARICK

Detroit-based progressive rock quartet TILES has announced that longtime vocalist Paul Rarick will be retiring and departing from the group, ironically coinciding with the band's 25th anniversary this year. Two years after releasing their crowning achievement, the star-studded and internationally acclaimed double album "Pretending 2 Run", the members of TILES now find themselves in the ...

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Invincible - DEUCE

If you're Aron Erlichman, your HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD years must seem a lifetime ago, ditto for when he first laid down the tracks to his second solo album under his alter ego, "Deuce". The fourteen songs on "Invincible" were laid down five years ago, and due to legal entanglement, they're just now emerging as an official ...

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Fatal Command - PÄNZER

Schmier's a busy fella these days. Following DESTRUCTION's outstanding Under Attack" from last year, the legendary thrash band is about to uncork another batch of re-recordings from its vault with "Thrash Anthems II". Meanwhile, Schmier's other band, PÄNZER, may be suffering the departure of ACCEPT and VICTORY icon, Herman Frank, but that's not stopping him ...

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FATES WARNING Taps JENS BOGREN For Live-Album Mix

U.S. progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will play a string of dates in Europe and in the USA/Mexico next month in support of their much-acclaimed latest album, "Theories Of Flight". All of the upcoming European shows will be recorded for a live release to be mixed by Jens Bogren, who last worked with FATES WARNING ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Guitarist Once Again Defends 'No-Cell-Phone' Policy At Concerts: 'We Would Like You To Be With Us, Present'

A PERFECT CIRCLE's Billy Howerdel has once again defended the band's strict no-cell-phone policy at all concerts, saying that it's "rude" for anyone to be "sticking your phone up in front of the face of the person behind you." The guitarist's latest comments come a month after it was reported that more than 60 concertgoers ...

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The End - BLACK SABBATH

The end of an era, perhaps. Or perhaps not. What we know as we close 2017 is that BLACK SABBATH completed a presumably final stretch of tour dates that culminated where it all began nearly half a century ago: Birmingham, England. Tony Iommi, who announced around the release of the album "13" that he has ...

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