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Listen To New STYX Single 'Reveries'

STYX will release its new studio album, "Crash Of The Crown", on June 18 via the band's label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe. The LP's second single, "Reveries", can be streamed below. The legendary rockers — James "JY" Young (lead vocals, guitars), Tommy Shaw (lead vocals, guitars), Chuck Panozzo (bass, vocals), Todd Sucherman (drums, percussion), Lawrence Gowan ...

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New NIGHTWISH Bassist Explains How He Landed Gig

WINTERSUN's Jukka Koskinen spoke to Kaaos TV about his new gig as the session bassist for NIGHTWISH's upcoming world tour in support of the "Human. :II: Nature." album. Koskinen joined NIGHTWISH as the replacement for Marco Hietala, who announced his departure from NIGHTWISH in January, explaining in a statement that he ...

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Family The Smiling Thrush - BOSS KELOID

When music nerds talk about bands having "their own sound," what we are generally referring to are subtle deviations from otherwise familiar blueprints, rather than wholesale bolts from the musical blue. But while educated listeners will invariably be able to attribute certain elements in BOSS KELOID's sound to specific influences, the looming reality is that ...

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Hear New DARKTHRONE Song 'Hate Cloak'

"Hate Cloak", a new song from black metal pioneers DARKTHRONE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Eternal Hails……", which will be released on June 25 via Peaceville. "Hate Cloak" is a nine-minute, 17-second Fenriz-penned hallowed epic which is steeped in the majestic thunder of vintage heavy doom metal. ...

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BURNING WITCHES Release Music Video For 'We Stand As One'

Swiss/Dutch metallers BURNING WITCHES have released the official music video for the song "We Stand As One". The track is taken from the band's fourth full-length album, "The Witch Of The North", which was released on May 28 via Nuclear Blast Records. Following 2020's "Dance Of The Devil", which charted at #22 in Germany, and ...

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3 DOORS DOWN Announces 'The Better Life 20th Anniversary Tour'

3 DOORS DOWN will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its debut album, "The Better Life", this summer by hitting major markets in amphitheaters across the U.S. for "The Better Life 20th Anniversary Tour". "Kryptonite", which launched 3 DOORS DOWN's career, has become a juggernaut hit across the globe that generations now sing. 2020 marked the ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces 2021 'Knotfest Roadshow' U.S. Tour With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333 And CODE ORANGE

SLIPKNOT has announced a return to the road for its incendiary 2021 incarnation of the "Knotfest Roadshow". Support will come from three Grammy-nominated heavy music luminaries, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, FEVER 333 and CODE ORANGE. The 28-date run, produced by Live Nation, kicks off following the band's previously announced Knotfest Iowa hometown show in Des Moines on ...

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RISE AGAINST Drops Music Video For New Song 'Talking To Ourselves'

Punk rock band RISE AGAINST has released the official music video for another track from its upcoming album "Nowhere Generation". The Brian Roettinger-directed clip for "Talking To Ourselves" can be seen below. "Nowhere Generation", RISE AGAINST's first new studio effort in four years, is due on June 4 via Loma Vista Recordings. On the upcoming ...

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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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TRACII GUNS On Decision To Settle Lawsuit Against STEVE RILEY Over L.A. GUNS Name: I Didn't Want Him To 'Die In The Street'

Tracii Guns has once again commented on last month's out-of-court resolution of the legal dispute over the rights to the L.A. GUNS name. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, he and singer Phil Lewis will continue to operate under the L.A. GUNS trademark, while Steve Riley and his bandmates from the other version of ...

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Former EXODUS Frontman ROB DUKES Drops New GENERATION KILL Single 'Never Relent' Feat. GARY HOLT

GENERATION KILL, the band featuring former EXODUS frontman Rob Dukes, has released a new song called "Never Relent". The track, which features a guest appearance by Gary Holt of EXODUS and SLAYER fame, contains breakneck speed, dizzying guitar solos and uncompromising vocals. The medieval wartime theme of the visual accompaniment is a gruesomely appropriate fit ...

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Former ACCEPT Members UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, PETER BALTES And STEFAN KAUFMANN Reunite In 'Every Heart Is Burning' Video

DIRKSCHNEIDER & THE OLD GANG, the project featuring former ACCEPT members Udo Dirkschneider (vocals), Peter Baltes (bass) and Stefan Kaufmann (guitar), has released a new single and video, "Every Heart Is Burning". Check it out below. DIRKSCHNEIDER & THE OLD GANG, which is rounded out by Udo's son Sven Dirkschneider (drums), Manuela Bibert (vocals) and ...

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QUEEN's 'Greatest Hits' To Be Re-Released In New Formats

Already wearing the crown as the U.K.'s biggest-selling album of all time and achieving the third-longest chart run on the U.K. official chart, QUEEN's 1981 "Greatest Hits" collection is getting a limited-edition makeover to mark not only the band's historic 50th landmark but also the album's 40th anniversary. First released in 1981, "Greatest Hits" stands ...

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TED NUGENT Offers His Solution To U.S. Mass Shooting Epidemic

Ted Nugent has weighed in on the latest in a spate of deadly U.S. mass shootings, saying "this kind of stuff could be stopped." On Wednesday, a California transit employee killed nine co-workers before taking his own life. Authorities said Thursday they recovered three handguns following the rampage at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority ...

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ROBERT PLANT Launches Fourth Season Of 'Digging Deep' Podcast

LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant has launched the fourth season of his hugely popular podcast, "Digging Deep: The Robert Plant Podcast". The start of the season reunites Robert with Matt Everitt after a long enforced break. Here they discuss what a touring musician does when he can't go on tour, some of the musical rarities ...

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EXODUS's Cancer-Stricken Drummer Vows To Play With His Bandmates At PSYCHO LAS VEGAS: 'If I'm Walking, I'm Drumming'

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting has vowed to perform with his bandmates at this summer's Psycho Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will take place in late August, more than four months after Tom started treatment for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. Hunting's participation in the concert was announced on Friday ...

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ANN WILSON Explains Her Move From Seattle To Florida

HEART's Ann Wilson talked to Dave Lawrence of Hawaii Public Radio about her decision to move to northern Florida a couple of years after spending most of her life living in Seattle. "There's a feeling of regionalism that's really unrealistic," she said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "I know, because I spent most of my life ...

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