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EVANESCENCE Releases Cover Of THE BEATLES' 'Across The Universe'

EVANESCENCE has released a studio recording of its cover version of THE BEATLES' "Across The Universe". The track, which was previously covered by Amy Lee and her bandmates on their 2018 "Synthesis" tour, was also featured on disc two, "A Live Session From Rock Falcon Studio", of the limited box-set version of EVANESCENCE's latest album, ...

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DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE Is 'Really Excited' About His Upcoming Solo Album: 'It Came Out Fantastic'

DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie spoke to Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show about his upcoming solo album "Beautiful Shade Of Gray", which is due on May 20, 2022 via InsideOut Music. Unlike previous LPs "Elements Of Persuasion" (2005), "Static Impulse" (2010) and "Impermanent Resonance" (2013), which were written and recorded as a collaboration ...

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AMARANTHE Drops Music Video For New Single 'PvP'

Swedish modern metallers AMARANTHE have dropped a music video for their latest single "PvP" (gamer speech for "Player Versus Player"). The track, which was released last month, was the official anthem for the Swedish team at the international e-sports world championship. The clip was directed by Poland's Grupa13, which previously worked with AMARANTHE on the ...

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RUSH Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of 'Moving Pictures' By Making Rare Photo Outtakes Available

Photographer Deborah Samuel is credited for capturing the now-iconic album cover images for the RUSH albums "Permanent Waves", "Moving Pictures", "Exit…Stage Left" and "Signals". Now in the 40th anniversary year of "Moving Pictures" — long considered one of rock's all-time classic albums — fans will be able to obtain extremely rare photograph outtakes from the ...

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EXODUS's GARY HOLT On Getting Sober: 'I Don't Crave Or Feel Any Desire For Alcohol'

During an appearance on "Talking Bollocks", the monthly metal podcast hosted by ACID REIGN frontman-turned-stand-up-comedian Howard H. Smith, EXODUS's Gary Holt once again opened up about his decision to quit drinking alcohol. The 57-year-old musician, who resides in Northern California, said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Like millions of people worldwide, I was a victim of ...

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Ex-STEEL PANTHER Bassist TRAVIS HALEY (a.k.a. LEXXI FOXX) Plays First Show With HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS (Video)

HOLLYWOOD GODS N' MONSTERS, the new band featuring former STEEL PANTHER bassist Travis Haley (a.k.a. Lexxi Foxx) and longtime friend and television celebrity from MTV's "Pimp My Ride", Diggity Dave, made its live debut this past Friday, December 10 at Boondocks Patio & Grill in Scottsdale, Arizona. Photos and fan-filmed video of the concert can ...

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METALLICA Becomes Investor In TrillerNet

METALLICA, one of the most enduringly influential rock bands of all time, has announced that it has become an investor in TrillerNet, parent company to Triller, VERZUZ, Triad Combat, Triller Fight Club, FITE, and other leading media brands. Terms of the investment are confidential. "METALLICA, like Triller, shares the same passion for disrupting the status ...

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EVANESCENCE And HALESTORM Postpone Last Five Shows Of U.S. Tour Due To Multiple COVID-19 Cases

EVANESCENCE has postponed the remaining five shows on its U.S. tour with HALESTORM due to multiple COVID-19 cases within the touring party. The concerts in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Camden, Newark, and Worcester, which were originally scheduled to take place this week, will now happen at the end of January. EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee said: "We've done ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH 'Van Halen Frontman' Special On REELZ: Preview Clip

This coming weekend, Reelz will air a new original special "Frontman" exploring the real life and success story of David Lee Roth with insight from some of the people who knew him best. A preview clip, featuring veteran rock photographer Mark "Weissguy" Weiss, journalist Susan Masino and VAN HALEN biographer Greg Renoff, is available below. ...

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DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE Says MÖTLEY CRÜE's MICK MARS 'Loved' His Version Of 'Kickstart My Heart' With FALSET

This past spring, DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie joined forces with Canadian rockers FALSET, who feature in their ranks his son, drummer Chance LaBrie, to record a cover of the MÖTLEY CRÜE classic "Kickstart My Heart". Asked in a new interview with Kyle Meredith how the track came about, James said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): ...

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Listen To New SEVENDUST Songs 'All I Really Know' And 'What You Are'

SEVENDUST has just released a digital expanded edition of its latest album, "Blood & Stone". "Blood & Stone Deluxe" contains five new tracks, including three never-before-released remixes and two newly recorded songs. Jake Bowen of PERIPHERY, Richard Wicander of FIRE FROM THE GODS and Justin deBlieck, formerly of ICE NINE KILLS, provide remixes and the ...

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SEVENDUST: Deluxe Edition Of 'Blood & Stone' To Include Five Previously Unreleased Tracks

SEVENDUST will release a digital expanded edition of its latest album, "Blood & Stone", on December 10. "Blood & Stone Deluxe" contains five new tracks, including three never-before-released remixes and two newly recorded songs. Jake Bowen of PERIPHERY, Richard Wicander of FIRE FROM THE GODS and Justin deBlieck, formerly of ICE NINE KILLS, provide remixes ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Reschedule Minneapolis Concert; Proof Of Vaccine Or Negative Test Required

FOO FIGHTERS have rescheduled their concert in Minneapolis after the University of Minnesota's football stadium "refused" the band's request for vaccine requirements last week. FOO FIGHTERS will now perform on August 3, 2022 at U.S. Bank Stadium. General-admission floor tickets go on sale Friday, December 10 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.com, with pre-sale options beginning ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Explains His 'Part' In Designing EDDIE VAN HALEN's Iconic Red-And-White 'Frankenstrat' Motif

David Lee Roth has shared a seven-minute video in which he discusses how he was involved in the creation of the red-white-and-black-striped pattern Eddie Van Halen made famous on his "Frankenstein" guitar — and for which the legendary VAN HALEN guitarist has held the copyright since 2001. Roth made the video in an apparent response ...

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VAN HALEN's 'Lost' Singer MITCH MALLOY Celebrates EDDIE VAN HALEN's Musical Legacy: 'Somebody Get Me A Doctor' Multi-Camera Video

Mitch Malloy, who auditioned to replace Sammy Hagar in VAN HALEN in the summer of 1996, celebrated Eddie Van Halen's musical legacy with MITCH MALLOY'S VH EXPERIENCE on October 9 at Mattie Kelly Arts Village in Destin, Florida. Mitch was backed by a band featuring Pete Thorn (Chris Cornell, Don Henley, Melissa Etheridge) on guitar, ...

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