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PUDDLE OF MUDD's WES SCANTLIN Names His Favorite Grunge Band

In a new interview with RadioactiveMike Z, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program "Wired In The Empire", PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin was asked to name his favorite band of the so-called "Flannel Five": NIRVANA, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, ALICE IN CHAINS, SOUNDGARDEN and PEARL JAM. He responded: "I'm gonna go SOUNDGARDEN on that, ...

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JOHN PETRUCCI To Be Joined By KIKO LOUREIRO, JASON RICHARDSON, TOSIN ABASI At Rescheduled 'Guitar Universe 3.0' Camp

John Petrucci has announced details of his rescheduled "Guitar Universe 3.0" camp. The event, which was originally scheduled to take place August 1-5, 2020 at Hotel Irvine in Orange County, California, will now take place July 27-31, 2021. The first West Coast iteration of the camp will see the DREAM THEATER guitarist joined by an ...

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TOM KEIFER Releases Lyric Video For 'Life Was Here' Single

The official lyric/visualizer video for the song "Life Was Here" from Tom Keifer's #keiferband can be seen below. The track is taken from #keiferband's second album, "Rise", which came out in September 2019. In addition to Tom, #keiferband consists of Savannah Keifer, Tony Higbee, Billy Mercer, Kendra Chantelle, Jarred Pope and Kory Myers. Produced by ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SHAVO ODADJIAN Releases 'Vol 2' EP From NORTH KINGSLEY Project

NORTH KINGSLEY, the musical collective of bassist/guitarist Shavo Odadjian, producer Saro Paparian and lyricist/vocalist Ray Hawthorne, has dropped its second three-track EP, "Vol 2", via 22 Red Media, a subsidiary of Odadjian's lifestyle and cannabis brand 22 Red. Launching the new release is the politically charged lead single "False Idols" featuring RZA (WU-TANG CLAN). Speaking ...

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CLUTCH Will 'Probably' Record Next Album In Fall 2021

In a new interview with DJ Chewie of the WSOU radio station, guitarist Tim Sult of Maryland rockers CLUTCH was asked about drummer Jean-Paul Gaster's previous comment that the band will likely enter the studio "sometime this winter" to record the follow-up to 2018's "Book Of Bad Decisions" album. He said (hear audio below): "I ...

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TED NUGENT On Athletes Kneeling For National Anthem: 'They Should Be Ashamed Of Themselves'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has weighed in on professional football players kneeling during the U.S. national anthem to protest against police brutality, saying "they should be ashamed of themselves." Nugent, who played "The Star-Spangled Banner" at several Donald Trump rallies leading up to this year's presidential election, discussed the issue of NFL players taking ...

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ORIANTHI Releases Music Video For New Single 'Sorry'

Australian guitarist Orianthi (ALICE COOPER, RSO, Michael Jackson) has released the official music video for her new single called "Sorry". The track is taken from her first new studio album in seven years and her first new music as a solo artist in six years, "O", which came out on November 6 via Frontiers Music ...

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Ex-QUIET RIOT Singer JAMES DURBIN Taps CHRIS JERICHO, PHIL DEMMEL For 'Kings Before You' Single; 'The Beast Awakens' Album Announced

Hailing from the shores of Santa Cruz, California, modern heavy metal revivalist James Durbin is on the verge of releasing his boldest, heaviest album to date with the announcement of the debut album from DURBIN, "The Beast Awakens". Coming February 12, 2021 via Frontiers Music Srl, fans can get their first taste of the album ...

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DISTURBED Announces New Partnership With PRIMARY WAVE MUSIC PUBLISHING

Primary Wave Music Publishing, the leading independent publisher of iconic and legendary music in the world, continues their steady stream of acquisitions, announcing today they have acquired the music publishing catalog and master royalty stream of the multi-platinum band DISTURBED. The multi-million-dollar deal encompasses the Grammy-nominated band's publishing and master income stream for their compositions ...

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DARON MALAKIAN: 'It's A Shame That Certain Things Can't Come Together' For SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Make A Full Album

A week ago, SYSTEM OF A DOWN released "Protect The Land" and "Genocidal Humanoidz", the band's first new songs in 15 years. The tracks were motivated by the recently erupted conflict between Artsakh and Azerbaijan, the latter aided by Turkey and accountable for the greatest violence the region has endured in 26 years. Produced by ...

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CLUTCH Releases Music Video For New Version Of 'Passive Restraints' Featuring LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have released their new single "Passive Restraints". "Passive Restraints" originally appeared as the title track to the band's second EP released in 1992. This newly recorded version is part of the "Weathermaker Vault Series" and features guest vocals by Randy Blythe from LAMB OF GOD. CLUTCH and Blythe have collaborated on this ...

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