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STEVE VAI Praises ZAKK WYLDE: 'I've Never In My Life Seen A Musician With That Kind Of Stamina'

Legendary guitarist Steve Vai recently spoke to Cassius Morris on "The Cassius Morris Show" about his relationship with fellow axe hero, Zakk Wylde. Vai and Wylde teamed up for several tours in recent years as part of the "Generation Axe" package, also featuring Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME) and Tosin Abasi (ANIMALS AS LEADERS). "Well, ...

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ROB DUKES Discusses His Dismissal From EXODUS With STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA: 'I'm Glad That Everything Worked Out The Way It Did'

On December 26, 2020, Grey Haven Media released pay-per-view video of a conversation between current EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza and the band's former vocalist Rob Dukes, recorded earlier that month at Zetro's studio in the San Francisco Bay Area as part of Souza's "Zetro's Toxic Vault" YouTube interview series. The discussion at the time ...

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ANN WILSON To Release 'The Hammer' Single

Legendary rock musician Ann Wilson will release another new single, "The Hammer", on February 25. It is one of several songs the HEART frontwoman recorded last fall in Seattle with the help of local musicians, including current HEART bassist Andy Stoller and keyboardist Dan Walker. In addition to "The Hammer", Wilson recorded "Tender Heart" as ...

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Watch EVANESCENCE Perform 'Wasted On You' On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

EVANESCENCE performed the song "Wasted On You" on Friday night's (February 19) episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The five members of the band got together virtually from various locations — including, apparently, Nashville, Sacramento and Germany — to play a song from EVANESCENCE's first album of original music in a decade, "The Bitter Truth", which ...

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Watch WOLFGANG VAN HALEN's MAMMOTH WVH Perform Acoustic Version Of 'Distance' On 'Today' Show

Wolfgang Van Halen's solo band, MAMMOTH WVH, performed an acoustic version of its song first single, "Distance", on "Today" show this morning (Friday, February). The band comprised of Wolfgang Van Halen (guitars/vocals), Ronnie Ficarro (bass/vocals), Jon Jourdan (guitars/vocals), Frank Sidoris (guitars) and Garret Whitlock (drums) played the track which was written as a tribute to ...

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COREY TAYLOR Has Completed Five Movie Scripts

In a new interview with Terrie Carr of the Morristown, New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA, SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman revealed that he has written five movie scripts that have not yet been developed. Asked if he would be interested in going into acting at some point in the future, Corey said (see video ...

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REX BROWN's Co-Writer Wants His Association With 'Toxic Energy' Of Ex-PANTERA's Bassist's Book To End

The co-writer of Rex Brown's memoir says that he will be donating any royalties he receives from the the former PANTERA bassist's book to charity. The move comes after Rex has repeatedly claimed that "Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story Of Pantera" contains passages that were published without his consent. Earlier today (Tuesday, February ...

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FIRSTBORNE Feat. CHRIS ADLER And JAMES LOMENZO: New Single 'Mourning Star' Now Available

FIRSTBORNE, the band featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler and fellow MEGADETH alum James LoMenzo, has just released "Mourning Star". This song is a continuation of the sound that the band has moved toward since "Save Myself" — a high-intensity mix of thrash, rock and heavy metal punctuated by breakneck technical playing from Adler, LoMenzo ...

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STEVE VAI Undergoes Trigger Finger Surgery, Details New Projects

Legendary guitarist Steve Vai recently sat down for an interview with Cassius Morris on "The Cassius Morris Show". You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about his current and upcoming projects, the 60-year-old Vai, who recently underwent trigger finger surgery, said: "I always had this desire to one day just do an acoustic record ...

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Watch WOLFGANG VAN HALEN's MAMMOTH WVH Perform 'Distance' On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Wolfgang Van Halen's solo band, MAMMOTH WVH, made its late-night television debut on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Thursday night (February 11). The band comprised of Wolfgang Van Halen (guitars/vocals), Ronnie Ficarro (bass/vocals), Jon Jourdan (guitars/vocals), Frank Sidoris (guitars) and Garret Whitlock (drums) performed its first single, "Distance", written as a tribute to Wolfgang's father and guitar ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Announces MAMMOTH WVH Album Details

Wolfgang Van Halen's solo band, MAMMOTH WVH, will release its self-titled debut album on June 11 via Explorer1 Music Group/EX1 Records. A pre-order for "Mammoth WVH" is available in various configurations, including exclusive color vinyl as well as limited autographed copies, via the band's online store. Fans that pre-order the album ...

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Ex-PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN On His Memoir: 'There Was A Lot Of Stuff That I Didn't Want In There That Was Put In'

Former PANTERA bassist Rex Brown has once again claimed that his memoir contains passages that were published without his consent. Four years after "Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story Of Pantera" was released in 2013, Brown was publicly critical of the way his autobiography turned out, saying in interviews that the book's publication was ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's TOMMY LEE Is Working On A Christmas Song

In an interview with VOA Music's "Border Crossings" — conducted before the holidays but just recently uploaded to YouTubeTommy Lee was asked if there is a chance fans could ever get a Christmas album from MÖTLEY CRÜE. He laughed and said (see video below): "That's funny. I don't think the dudes in the ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Unveils Track Listing For Debut MAMMOTH WVH Album

Wolfgang Van Halen has revealed the track listing for the debut album from his solo band, MAMMOTH WVH. Tentatively due this spring via Explorer1 Music Group/EX1 Records, the effort will contain 14 tracks, including MAMMOTH WVH's recently released first single, "Distance". Wolfgang wrote the song while his late father, legendary VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van ...

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REX BROWN Blasts PANTERA's Original Singer, Says Early Albums Will Never Be Reissued

PANTERA's early pre-fame output will never be properly reissued, according to Rex Brown. Calling their four-album glam rock catalog "[like] looking at your old high school notebooks", the bassist made the revelation to Eonmusic while talking about the just-released "Reinventing The Steel" 20th-anniversary edition. Breaking internationally with major-label debut "Cowboys From ...

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