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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Ex-Wife SAMANTHA Releases Memoir, Three Years After LINKIN PARK Singer's Death

Chester Bennington's ex-wife, Samantha Bennington, released her inaugural book, "Falling Love Notes: Memories From A Rock Star Wife", last month through Around The Way Publishing. The book offers readers a refreshingly candid perspective into the personality of a woman who doesn't know the word "no." This brave missive, written by the first wife of the ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD On GLENN TIPTON's Battle With Parkinson's Disease: 'He's Not Letting It Stop Him'

Rob Halford says that JUDAS PRIEST's Parkinson's disease-suffering guitarist Glenn Tipton is an "incredible, strong person" who is "still able to utilize certain techniques" to play the guitar. Tipton was diagnosed with Parkinson's more than six years ago — after being stricken by the condition at least half a decade earlier — but announced in ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Performs Acoustic Version Of BOB SEGER's 'Turn The Page' At JOE WALSH's 'VetsAid' Concert (Video)

METALLICA's James Hetfield performed an acoustic version of Bob Seger's "Turn The Page" at Joe Walsh's fourth annual VetsAid charity concert, which took place virtually on Saturday, December 12. Also appearing with the legendary EAGLES guitarist were PEARL JAM's Eddie Vedder, Jon Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper, Daryl Hall, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Blake Shelton, Steven ...

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AC/DC's ANGUS YOUNG On STEVIE YOUNG: 'You Only Get A Handful Of Those Type Of Players In The World'

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "Talk Is Jericho" podcast, hosted by FOZZY singer and wrestling superstar Chris Jericho, AC/DC guitarist Angus Young spoke about his nephew Stevie Young, who took founding AC/DC rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young's place in the band prior to the recording of the group's 16th studio album, 2014's ...

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ATREYU's BRANDON SALLER Hopes Time Will 'Heal' Rift With Former Singer ALEX VARKATZAS

In October, California metallers ATREYU surprise-released a new song called "Save Us". It was the first taste of the band's music since the departure of vocalist Alex Varkatzas a month earlier. ATREYU's current lineup features drummer Brandon Saller focusing completely on singing after previously sharing lead vocals with Varkatzas for most of the band's two-decade-plus ...

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Devotionals - CARDINAL WYRM

CARDINAL WYRM hail from the Bay Area. I've been there a couple of times; it didn't seem particularly weird, but clearly I was wrong. You can throw a stick pretty much anywhere in the world and be guaranteed to hit at least two sludgy doom bands, but very few of them have the instant oddball ...

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GUNNAR NELSON On COVID-19: 'As Far As The Numbers Are Concerned, It's Just Another Strain Of The Flu'

Gunnar Nelson has taken issue with coronavirus lockdowns around the country, saying that Americans in high-risk groups should be "protected" while "the rest of us get back to life." Gunnar discussed the hot-button issue during an appearance on a new interview series hosted by TNT singer Baol Bardot Bulsara. Speaking about how deadly COVID-19 is, ...

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Watch DREAM THEATER Perform 'The Spirit Carries On' From 'Distant Memories - Live In London'

Progressive music titans DREAM THEATER released their ninth career live album, "Distant Memories - Live In London", on November 27. Recorded at their sold-out show at the Apollo Theatre in London, the live release documents the band's popular world tour in support of their latest critically acclaimed studio album "Distance Over Time" and the 20th ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Says Previously Unreleased SOUNDGARDEN Music 'Will See The Light Of Day'

Last week, Chris Cornell's estate surprise-released a new album of covers, "No One Sings Like You Anymore", featuring 10 tracks he personally selected and sequenced to celebrate artists and songs that inspired him. Recorded by Chris in 2016, the LP features his renditions of John Lennon's "Watching The Wheels", GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY's "Sad Sad City", Harry ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Releases 'Venom' Spiced Mead

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have released a festive-edition mead drink following the popularity of their Waking The Demon honey mead, which was made available last year. Venom, a spiced mead, has rich honey notes and a unique spice blend combine for a warm, lingering finish. Enjoy hot or cold. 10% ABV. Mead is ...

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Watch SEPULTURA's ELOY CASAGRANDE Play METALLICA's 'Battery'

SEPULTURA drummer Eloy Casagrande has uploaded a video of him playing along to the classic METALLICA song "Battery". Check it out below. In a statement accompanying the YouTube release of the video, Eloy wrote: "I played my way!!! No audio editing, no samples, no triggers. Audio recorded with the EAD10 plugged straight to my phone ...

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