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Former MEGADETH Members DAVID ELLEFSON And CHRIS POLAND Reunite To Honor Legacy Of GAR SAMUELSON

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Chris Poland have come together to record one final song posthumously with their friend, late ex-MEGADETH drummer Gar Samuelson. The new track, "The Raven", is the latest single from FATAL OPERA, part of a new 12-song collection of demo material compiled as the group's final release, titled "Fatal ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER Says 'Rock And Roll Does Not Belong To The Devil': 'Music Belongs To God'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock group SKILLET, recently spoke to blogger and podcaster Alisa Childers about the criticism he and his bandmates have faced for at times sharing the stage with "horrifically un-Christian" artists at various rock festival around the country. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "There are ...

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TWISTED SISTER's JAY JAY FRENCH Defends Producer TOM WERMAN's Work On 'Stay Hungry': 'I Don't Wanna Smear' Him

In a new interview with "Heritage Musicians In Conversation With Joe Matera", TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French was asked how important veteran hard rock producer Tom Werman was to the commercial success of the band's triple-platinum "Stay Hungry" album. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Boy, that's a complicated answer. ...

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The Chosen - ENTERPRISE EARTH

It was obvious from their widely acclaimed debut album "Patient 0" that ENTERPRISE EARTH were a deathcore band with unusual focus and fierce individuality. Seven years on, and nothing much has changed in that regard. In keeping with the fervent development showcased on 2019's "Luciferous", the Spokane crew have made another dramatic leap forward on ...

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Ex-DEATH Guitarist JAMES MURPHY On Last Month's CHUCK SCHULDINER Tribute Concerts: 'I Didn't Play Very Well'

On December 11-12, 2021, former DEATH members played two shows commemorating the 20th anniversary of the passing of the band's mastermind Chuck Schuldiner at Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. James Murphy (guitar) and Terry Butler (bass) performed DEATH's classic third album, "Spiritual Healing" (1990), in its entirety under the LIVING MONSTROSITY banner, while Steve DiGiorgio ...

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HEART's NANCY WILSON Sells Catalog Rights To ROUND HILL MUSIC

Round Hill Music has acquired a significant share of the master artist royalties and entered into a long-term agreement to administer the neighboring rights income of the catalog of Nancy Wilson, acclaimed singer, songwriter and guitarist of Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame-inducted band HEART. Key acquisition highlights include a significant share of the rights ...

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VOIVOD Drops Another New Song 'Paranormalium'

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD will release their new studio album, "Synchro Anarchy", on February 11 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2018's "The Wake" was produced by Francis Perron at RadicArt Studio and features cover artwork created by VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin. The official lyric video for the second single from ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Has 'Many Exciting Things Planned For 2022'

Vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey of veteran British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH says that he and his bandmates have "many exciting things planned for 2022." The 48-year-old musician looked ahead to the upcoming year while sharing a year-end message via Instagram. He wrote: "Firstly, in this festive address, I'd like to wish everyone a Happy ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's Son JACK OSBOURNE Gets Engaged

Jack Osbourne, the 36-year-old son of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, is engaged to his girlfriend of over two years, Aree Gearhart. Osbourne broke the news of the engagement in an Instagram post on Thursday (December 30). "Today I asked the most beautiful and loving woman I've ever met to marry me. She said yes!!" he ...

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Watch New Video Of Ex-IRON MAIDEN Singer PAUL DI'ANNO Receiving Lymphatic Drainage Massage Treatments

New video of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno receiving lymphatic drainage treatments in Zagreb, Croatia can be seen below. A lymphatic drainage massage relieves swelling that happens when medical treatment or illness blocks the lymphatic system. It involves gently manipulating specific areas of the body to help lymph move to an area with working ...

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PAUL STANLEY Says THE BEATLES' New Documentary 'Get Back' Is 'Joyous, Astonishing And Humbling'

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has praised director and producer Peter Jackson's "The Beatles: Get Back" documentary, calling it "eye-opening, joyous, astonishing and humbling." The three-episode, nearly eight-hour documentary features the four members of THE BEATLESJohn Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr — crafting what was to become their final album. (THE ...

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