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DAVE NAVARRO: CHRIS CORNELL And CHESTER BENNINGTON's Suicides 'Had A Massive Impact On Me'

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro spoke to Yahoo! about "Above Ground", his upcoming all-star concert to raise awareness for mental health struggles and suicide prevention. The event will benefit the Recording Academy's MusiCares foundation. It will feature the all-star lineup covering two classic records: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND's 1967 album, "The Velvet Underground & ...

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Thread - RED SUN RISING

Following a couple of independent albums, Akron, Ohio's RED SUN RISING made tidal waves in mainstream waters with 2015's "Polyester Zeal". Standout cuts like "The Otherside" and "Emotionless" were number-one-ranking singles. Would the band be able to meet its own high-water marks? The Billboard chart-busting, rock sensation returns with follow-up "Thread", a release that should ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Appointed To Children's Council Of New York Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) announced today the appointment of Vicky Cornell to their Children's Council and her participation as a Vice Chair of the 2018 Spring Luncheon, the Society's annual fundraiser which will be headlined by gold medal Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, who will give her ...

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MC5's WAYNE KRAMER To be Joined By KIM THAYIL, DOUG PINNICK For 'Kick Out The Jams' 50th-Anniversary Tour

Wayne Kramer, the founding guitarist and leader of Detroit's proto-punk/hard rock band the MC5, will celebrate the landmark anniversary of its incendiary debut album "Kick Out The Jams" with the 35-plus-date "Kick Out The Jams: The 50th Anniversary Tour" and a memoir "The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, The MC5, And My Life Of Impossibilities" (Da ...

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KAMELOT Bassist's SAULT: 'Last Man Standing' Video

Rhythm-driven heavy rock band SAULT — featuring members of internationally acclaimed power metal group KAMELOT and groove metal outfit ARCANIUM, and guest appearances by members of KING DIAMOND, ONE EYED DOLL and more — has just released its debut full-length album, "Seeds Of Power". The official video for the song "Last Man Standing" can be ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Joins Addiction Policy Forum's Advisory Board

Vicky Cornell, wife of iconic singer, songwriter and SOUNDGARDEN, TEMPLE OF THE DOG and AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell, is joining the Advisory Board at the Addiction Policy Forum. Other members of the Advisory Board are former drug czar general Barry McCaffrey and former members of Congress Alan Mollohan and Frank Guinta. "I've learned a lot ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's 'You Never Knew My Mind' Featured On 'Johnny Cash: Forever Words' Album; Trailer Available

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release "Johnny Cash: Forever Words" — a collaborative album consisting of songs created from Johnny Cash's unknown poetry, lyrics, and letters set to music by an astounding array of contemporary artists — on Friday, April 6. "Johnny Cash: Forever Words" will be available on CD, 2LP ...

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Watch HALESTORM Debut New Song 'Black Vultures'

HALESTORM debuted a new song called "Black Vultures" at the opening show of its Canadian co-headlining tour with STONE SOUR on January 27 at Abbotsford Entertainment And Sports Center in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance (as well as the "Black Vultures" airing on January 29 in Dawson Creek, British Columbia) can ...

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HALESTORM Is 'Almost Done' Recording Fourth Album

HALESTORM is putting the finishing touches on its fourth album for a tentative mid-2018 release. The disc is being laid down at Dark Horse Recording studios just outside Nashville with Nick Raskulinecz, an acclaimed producer who has previously worked with RUSH, KORN, ALICE IN CHAINS and DEFTONES, in addition to having produced HALESTORM's third covers ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Drummer On Band's Early Years: 'We Were Always Into Metal; We Just Couldn't Play It Too Good'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin was recently interviewed by George Burnz of the "Full Metal Racket" show. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the surprisingly fertile nature of the North Carolina music scene: Reed: "Raleigh always had a good rock scene, punk rock scene ...

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Cemetery Asks CHRIS CORNELL Fans Not To Film At His Gravesite

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Vicky Cornell, the widow of late SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell, was sent a letter by the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles where her husband is interred stating that fans aren't allowed to film video of their visits to the singer's grave. Chris's management team tweeted a short time ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'I Would Never Kill Myself'

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach says that he doesn't take his success for granted, unlike some other artists who have also made it big. "I think some people feel like they're owed something out of life, and I never, ever felt like that," he told the "WDHA Morning Jolt" radio show. "I ...

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Watch VICKY CORNELL, SERJ TANKIAN Honor CHRIS CORNELL At Human Rights Watch Gala

The Los Angeles Committee of Human Rights Watch had their most successful fundraising dinner to date, raising more than every year prior. The event, which took place Tuesday night (November 14) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, had an immense amount of celebrities and influential people in attendance, including Eric Esrailian, Serj Tankian, Angela Sarafyan, Kimberly ...

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LZZY HALE Says HALESTORM's Upcoming Album Will Be 'Our Most Rock Record To Date'

HALESTORM vocalist Lzzy Hale and drummer Arejay Hale recently spoke with Kaytie of the Wisconsin radio station Razor 94.7 about the group's in-progress new album. The full chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On whether the band is doing anything differently this time around: Lzzy: "We started pre-production ...

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