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ADRIAN SMITH + RICHIE KOTZEN: Making Of 'Better Days' Music Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the "Better Days" video from Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen's project SMITH/KOTZEN can be seen below. The clip was filmed at Mates studio in Los Angeles and was directed by Jeff Wolfe, who successfully combined an action career onscreen with an award-winning director's role behind camera. BMG released a ...

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Lordiversity - LORDI

You will probably need to set a whole day aside to listen to the new LORDI album. 78 songs deep and four hours and 44 minutes long — well, let's just say that this is one for the diehard fans. The premise is all important, of course: LORDI's last album, 2020's "Killection", purported to be ...

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METALLICA Partners With Iconic Mystery Board Game CLUE

METALLICA has partnered up with one of the most iconic American mystery games, Clue. Picture this: The band and crew are back at HQ to record METALLICA's next album, but with all the excitement, a key piece of equipment has gone missing. As the hours tick by, the group grows more and more eager to ...

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QUIET RIOT's Longtime Bassist CHUCK WRIGHT Releases Video For His Cover Of BJÖRK's 'Army Of Me'

Chuck Wright, longtime bassist for multi-platinum rockers QUIET RIOT, has released the first single from his upcoming solo album, "Chuck Wright's Sheltering Sky". A hard-rocking, intense interpretation of Björk's 1995 hit "Army Of Me", it is accompanied by a video that represents Wright's exploration into disorder and parallels with the recent chaotic state of world ...

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ANNIHILATOR Shares New Version Of 'Downright Dominate' Featuring DAVE LOMBARDO, STU BLOCK

earMusic has announced a remarkable reissue series of (almost) the entire ANNIHILATOR catalog. "Metal II" kicks off this extensive catalog campaign that will give you special editions, bonus material, exclusive and previously unreleased tunes. And "Metal II" is only the first taste, ahead of a huge catalog campaign covering studio records and long-lost rarities. In ...

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ANNIHILATOR Taps Ex-SLAYER Drummer DAVE LOMBARDO, Former ICED EARTH Singer STU BLOCK For 'Metal II' Album

earMusic has announced a remarkable reissue series of (almost) the entire ANNIHILATOR catalog. "Metal II" kicks off this extensive catalog campaign that will give you special editions, bonus material, exclusive and previously unreleased tunes. And "Metal II" is only the first taste, ahead of a huge catalog campaign covering studio records and long-lost rarities. In ...

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ADRIAN SMITH + RICHIE KOTZEN Announce 'Better Days' EP

BMG will release a limited-edition 12-inch black vinyl of four previously unreleased tracks by Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen's project SMITH/KOTZEN on November 26 in conjunction with international Record Store Day's Black Friday event. The "Better Days" EP reflects the ongoing strength of the dynamic writing and recording partnership between these two world-class musicians, following ...

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NEAL SCHON Mourns Death Of Longtime JOURNEY Manager HERBIE HERBERT

JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon has paid tribute to the band's longtime manager Walter James "Herbie" Herbert II, who died at his home in Orinda, California on Monday, October 25, of natural causes. He was 73. Herbert had been suffering from a "prolonged illness," his longtime assistant Maria Hoppe, who is the executive director of Sweetwater ...

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THE BLACK CROWES Photo Book From ROSS HALFIN Coming Soon

Rufus Publications and Ross Halfin have announced a new limited-edition book, "The Black Crowes", featuring thousands of unseen images from Ross's extensive library. Produced alongside Chris and Rich Robinson, the book is a huge photographic essay on the band, formed in Marietta, Georgia in 1984. The book features introductions from both brothers. Chris writes in ...

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(HED) P.E. Announces 'Califas Worldwide' Album

(HED) P.E. has announced the details on its "Califas Worldwide" compilation album, dropping December 17 via Suburban Noize Records. Califas is a Hispanic nickname for Southern California, a moniker that perfectly describes (HED) P.E.'s Huntington Beach G-Punk sound as it melds together with artists from around the world to create the unholy union of "Califas ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's RICHIE FAULKNER Thanks His Cardiothoracic Surgeon For Saving His Life: 'I Don't Know How I'm Still Around Today'

Richie Faulkner has credited Dr. Siddharth Pahwa, cardiothoracic surgeon at Rudd Heart and Lung Center at UofL Health - Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, with saving his life. On September 26, the JUDAS PRIEST guitarist suffered an acute cardiac aortic dissection during a performance at the Louder Than Life festival, just a short distance from ...

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CIRCLE JERKS Add New 2022 Dates To First Tour In 15 Years

Punk legends CIRCLE JERKS have announced their first and only North American tour in over 15 years, which is set to take place spring 2022. The dates span both coasts and (mostly) everywhere in between with support from NEGATIVE APPROACH and 7SECONDS who will be reuniting for the first time in over five years. Tickets ...

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'ALICE COOPER Day' Declared In Milwaukee

Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett proclaimed Friday, October 1 as "Alice Cooper Day" throughout the city. The legendary rocker is playing tonight at the BMO Harris Pavilion as part of his U.S. tour with special guest Ace Frehley. Barrett explained his decision to honor Cooper, writing in a tweet: "If you are a Milwaukeean, you cannot ...

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THE WINERY DOGS' Third Album Is 'Sounding Great,' Says MIKE PORTNOY: 'Everything Is Super Strong From Top To Bottom'

During an appearance this past Wednesday (September 22) on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the third album from THE WINERY DOGS, his power trio with guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen and legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ...

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