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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Reflects On Father EDDIE VAN HALEN's Death One Month Later: 'It's Really Hard Being Here Without You'

Wolfgang Van Halen has posted a heartfelt and emotional message addressed to his father, Eddie Van Halen, exactly a month after the legendary guitarist's death. Earlier today, Wolfgang shared a personal black-and-white snapshot of him smiling at the camera with his father, and he included the following note: "1 month. "Not a second goes by ...

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ASPHYX Releases Music Video For New Song 'Botox Implosion'

Dutch death doom elite ASPHYX will release its 10th studio album, "Necroceros", on January 22, 2021 via Century Media Records. The LP was recorded at Tom Meier's Tom Meier Studio and at Paul Baayens's The Mörserstudio, and mixed and mastered by Sebastian "Seeb" Levermann at Greenman Studios. It once again features front cover artwork by ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY's CHRIS ROBERTSON: 'Without EDDIE VAN HALEN, I Would Never Have Become A Lead Guitar Player'

BLACK STONE CHERRY's Chris Robertson has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, saying that the legendary VAN HALEN axeman "rewrote the guitar handbook" with his signature instrumental "Eruption". Robertson discussed his appreciation for the groundbreaking musician in a brand new interview with Robert Cavuoto of Myglobalmind. He said: "I ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Have Begun Teasing Their Tenth Studio Album

FOO FIGHTERS appear to be have started teasing their tenth studio album. Over the course of the last few days, fans have reported seeing the band's classic logo next to an X, the roman numeral for 10, at various locations in California, suggesting that an official announcement is imminent. This past May, FOO FIGHTERS frontman ...

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Man Who Burned Churches In Effort To Raise His Profile As 'Black Metal' Musician Sentenced To 25 Years

A 23-year-old black metal fan was sentenced Monday (November 2) in the Western District of Louisiana to 300 months imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for intentionally setting fire to three African-American Baptist churches because of the religious character of those buildings. Holden Matthews was also ordered to pay restitution of $590,246 to ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of SEAN CONNERY

David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Gavin Rossdale(BUSH), Gary Holt (EXODUS, SLAYER), WARRANT, Jason Bonham, John Corabi (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) and Vernon Reid (LIVING COLOUR) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Sean Connery. The Scottish actor, who was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, died Friday night (October 30) ...

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INSIDIOUS DISEASE Feat. DIMMU BORGIR, Ex-MORGOTH Members: 'Invisible War' Music Video

The official music video for "Invisible War", a new song from INSIDIOUS DISEASE — the old-school death metal project featuring Marc Grewe (vocals; formerly of MORGOTH) and Sven Atle Kopperud (a.k.a. Silenoz; guitar; also of DIMMU BORGIR) — can be seen below. The track is taken from INSIDIOUS DISEASE's long-awaited sophomore album, "After Death", which ...

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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: 'If Everything Happens For A Reason' Album Announced

GONE IS GONE, the project featuring MASTODON's Troy Sanders, AT THE DRIVE-IN's Tony Hajjar, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin, will release its new album, "If Everything Happens For A Reason…Then Nothing Really Matters At All", on December 4 via Clouds Hill. The LP was produced by Hajjar and ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI On EDDIE VAN HALEN: 'His Influence Globally On The Guitar Community Is Just Unfathomable'

DREAM THEATER's John Petrucci has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, saying the VAN HALEN axeman's influence "on the guitar community" was "just unfathomable." Petrucci discussed his appreciation for the groundbreaking musician, who died from cancer on October 6 at age 65, in a recent interview with Holland's FaceCulture. ...

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Canadian Artist Paints EDDIE VAN HALEN Memorial Mural

An artist in Canada has paid tribute to legendary VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen with a mural. Airbrush artist Paul Archer painted the mural on the back wall of Archer Airbrushing shop in Victoria, British Columbia. Archer, who was a huge fan of VAN HALEN and got to know members of the band on ...

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