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Original FOREIGNER Singer LOU GRAMM Releases 'Questions And Answers: The Atlantic Anthology 1987-1989'

HNE Recordings Ltd has just released "Questions And Answers: The Atlantic Anthology 1987-1989", a new three-CD collection from iconic FOREIGNER singer Lou Gramm. Gramm had been recording with Rochester, New York-based band BLACK SHEEP since the early 1970s. Releasing two LPs for Capitol, Gramm met his future bandmate and songwriting partner Mick Jones in 1975 ...

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FREDDIE MERCURY Graphic Novel To Be Released By Z2 COMICS

Z2 Comics has partnered with Universal Music Group and Mercury Songs Ltd for "Freddie Mercury: Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs", the first-ever graphic novel paying tribute to one of the greatest figures the music world has ever known. A first in the comics format, "Freddie Mercury: Lover Of Life, Singer Of Songs" will be ...

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FOREIGNER Plays First Concert With New Guitarist LUIS MALDONADO (Video)

FOREIGNER played its first show with guitarist Luis Maldonado last night (Wednesday, May 19) at the Frontyard Festival in Orlando, Florida. Maldonado joined the band as the replacement for longtime multi-instrumentalist Thom Gimbel, who announced his departure from the legendary rock act a day earlier. Frontyard Festival is taking place in a three-acre area in ...

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TIMES OF GRACE Feat. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Members: 'Songs Of Loss And Separation' Album Due In July

TIMES OF GRACE, the collaborative project featuring KILLSWITCH ENGAGE members Jesse Leach (vocals) and Adam Dutkiewicz (guitar), will release its long-awaited sophomore album, "Songs Of Loss And Separation", on July 16. The disc's first single, "The Burden Of Belief", will arrive tomorrow (Friday, May 21). A short preview of the track is available below. "Songs ...

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METALLICA, NINE INCH NAILS And DISTURBED To Headline This Year's WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival

METALLICA, NINE INCH NAILS and DISTURBED will headline this year's Welcome To Rockville festival, set to take place November 11 - November 14 at the world-renowned Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Over 60 other acts — including DEFTONES, ROB ZOMBIE, LAMB OF GOD, MUDVAYNE, ARCHITECTS and MASTODON — will also appear at the ...

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FOREIGNER's THOM GIMBEL Officially Leaves Band After Nearly Three Decades: 'It's Time For Me To Finally Stop Touring'

FOREIGNER multi-instrumentalist Thom Gimbel has officially announced his departure from the legendary rock act. Earlier today, Gimbel released the following statement: "Today I'd like to share with everyone that after almost 30 years with FOREIGNER, I've decided it's time for me to finally stop touring, and try to settle myself down. "I'm deeply, eternally grateful ...

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LAMB OF GOD, I PREVAIL, STEEL PANTHER, SEVENDUST, P.O.D., Others Confirmed For 'ShipRocked' 2022 Cruise

A diverse rock lineup has been announced for the next ShipRocked, set to take place January 22-27, 2022, onboard Carnival Breeze sailing from Galveston, Texas, with stops in beautiful Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico in the Caribbean. ShipRocked 2022 will feature multiple performances from LAMB OF GOD, I PREVAIL, STEEL PANTHER, BADFLOWER, SEVENDUST, AVATAR, P.O.D., ...

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THE BLACK CROWES Announce Summer 2021 North American Tour

THE BLACK CROWES' reunion tour, which was originally scheduled to take place last summer, will finally kick off this July. The trek will celebrate the 30th anniversary of THE BLACK CROWES' 1990 debut album, "Shake Your Money Maker" and see the band play the classic LP in its entirety followed by a set of CROWES ...

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KORN Announces Summer 2021 U.S. Tour With STAIND

Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum band KORN has announced an epic U.S. summer tour featuring very special guests STAIND on all dates. The tour will see both bands traversing the country this summer and will give fans the chance to see two of the biggest forces in rock perform on the same stage each night. Produced by ...

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DINO CAZARES On New FEAR FACTORY Singer: 'I Kind Of Wanna Give An Unknown Guy A Shot'

Last Friday (April 16), FEAR FACTORY released its first new song in over five years, "Disruptor". The track will appear on the band's upcoming album, "Aggression Continuum", due on June 18 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Aggression Continuum" features guitarist, songwriter and co-founder Dino Cazares; drummer Mike Heller; and former vocalist, lyricist, and co-founder Burton C. ...

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Rockers React To DEREK CHAUVIN's Guilty Verdict

Todd La Torre (QUEENSRŸCHE), Vernon Reid (LIVING COLOUR), Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD), Robb Flynn (MACHINE HEAD), Zach Myers (SHINEDOWN), Piggy D. (ROB ZOMBIE), and Ice-T (BODY COUNT) are among the musicians who have reacted on social media to the news that the jury has found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts ...

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Will FOREIGNER Continue Touring After MICK JONES Retires? 'We've Never Talked Specifics,' JEFF PILSON Says

Jeff Pilson says that he doesn't know if FOREIGNER can continue once founding guitarist Mick Jones has retired from performing with the band. The only remaining original member of FOREIGNER, Jones suffered from some health issues beginning in 2011, eventually resulting in heart surgery in 2012. Ever since, it is never announced whether he will ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: 'The Biography' Book Due In November

Penguin Press has set November 9 release date for Bob Spitz's new book, "Led Zeppelin: The Biography". From the author of the definitive New York Times bestselling history of THE BEATLES comes the authoritative account of the group Jack Black and many others call the greatest rock band of all time, arguably the most successful, ...

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MICHAEL MONROE On His Upcoming Official Documentary: 'It's A Fascinating Story, Even If I Say So Myself'

During an appearance on a video podcast hosted by Todd Kerns, the bassist of SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS, former HANOI ROCKS singer Michael Monroe offered an update on the status of the long-in-the-works documentary about his life. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's gonna be finished hopefully by 2022. [It's gonna ...

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DEE SNIDER 'Would Love To' Reunite With TWISTED SISTER For Appearance On 'Jimmy Fallon' Or At A Charity Event

In a brand new interview with "Lipps Service With Scott Lipps", Dee Snider was asked if thinks TWISTED SISTER will ever play live again, nearly five years after the band completed its farewell tour. The singer responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We've been on the same page with this. I would absolutely reunite with the ...

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