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BUCKCHERRY Recorded New Album 'Breaking Down The Barricade' In Less Than 10 Days

Long-running California rockers BUCKCHERRY have set "Breaking Down The Barricade" as the title of their new album, tentatively due this summer. The follow-up to 2019's "Warpaint" was recorded last fall in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and songwriter-for-hire Marti Frederiksen, who has previously collaborated with AEROSMITH, DEF LEPPARD, Jonny Lang and Sheryl Crow, among many others. ...

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HELLOWEEN: Go Behind The Scenes Of Photo Shoot For Upcoming Single 'Skyfall'

The reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN will release its much-anticipated album in the summer of 2021. The disc's first single, "Skyfall", will arrive on April 2. Behind-the-scenes video from the "Skyfall" photo shoot can be seen below. The "Pumpkins United" lineup features returning singer Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside ...

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DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Is Working On Painting Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen, who has been expressing himself in recent years through his artwork, is working on a painting of late VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen. The Van Halen piece is apparently part of Allen's "Legends" series, which consists of lifelike-yet-impressionistic portraits of musicians who have influenced him, from Jimi Hendrix to ...

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Watch 15-Year-Old Girl Sing Bluesy A Cappella Version Of MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Live Wire' On 'American Idol'

A teenage girl sang a slowed-down, bluesy a cappella version of MÖTLEY CRÜE's "Live Wire" while auditioning Sunday on the TV singing competition "American Idol". Moments after Casey Bishop's audition, one of the judges, Luke Bryan, said: "I think she's the damn winner of 'American Idol'. Period. It's evident." He later added: "Wow, y'all. My ...

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HELLOWEEN Singers Explain 'Exclusive Alternative Vocals Mix' Of Upcoming Single 'Skyfall' (Video)

The reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN will release its much-anticipated album in the summer of 2021. The disc's first single, "Skyfall", will arrive on April 2, 2021. The "Pumpkins United" lineup features returning singer Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside current singer Andi Deris, guitarists Michael Weikath and Sascha Gerstner, ...

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BRIAN WHEAT Says DAVE RUDE 'Saved' TESLA

In 2006, when TESLA needed a new guitar player to replace original member Tommy Skeoch, Dave Rude took the job and the band hasn't looked back since. TESLA bassist Brian Wheat, who is promoting his recently released autobiography, "Son Of A Milkman: My Crazy Life With Tesla", spoke to "The SDR Show" about how Rude ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's TOMMY LEE Is Working On A Christmas Song

In an interview with VOA Music's "Border Crossings" — conducted before the holidays but just recently uploaded to YouTubeTommy Lee was asked if there is a chance fans could ever get a Christmas album from MÖTLEY CRÜE. He laughed and said (see video below): "That's funny. I don't think the dudes in the ...

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DEF LEPPARD Launches Band-Curated Thematic Artist Compilations

Inviting further immersion into their dynamic catalog, legendary British rock and roll icons and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees DEF LEPPARD have introduced a weekly series of thematic artist compilations, launching across platforms today and continuing every Friday through April 9. Bandmembers Joe Elliott, Rick Allen, Rick Savage, Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell ...

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BRIAN WHEAT Explains TESLA's Appeal

TESLA bassist Brian Wheat, who is promoting his recently released autobiography, "Son Of A Milkman: My Crazy Life With Tesla", spoke to Jesse Bruce of Grand Haven, Michigan radio station WMPA about the group's enduring popularity. He said (hear audio below): "I think the appeal of the band is that normal, everyday working-class people can ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's 'Ace Of Spades', AC/DC's 'Highway To Hell' FUNKO 'Pop! Albums' Figures Coming Soon

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has unveiled MOTÖRHEAD's "Ace Of Spades" and AC/DC's "Highway To Hell" as part of its Albums series. "Ace Of Spades" features Lemmy from MOTÖRHEAD's classic 1980 album. A description reads: "Release your inner rocker and celebrate the timeless album from ...

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SKID ROW's DAVE 'SNAKE' SABO Talks 'Snake Sabo Baretta' Signature Guitar From KRAMER (Video)

Kramer, the original made-to-rock-hard guitar brand, has been setting trends with a legacy of premium, performance-focused instruments since it was first launched in 1976. Made for rule-breakers that play fast and loud, Kramer has been embraced by legendary rockers and shredders like Eddie Van Halen, Vivian Campbell, Richie Sambora, Elliot Easton and Mick Mars and ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Is Officially 40 Years Old Today

Legendary rock band MÖTLEY CRÜE is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. It was January 17, 1981 when Nikki Sixx first jammed with Tommy Lee and vocalist/guitarist Greg Leon. Leon left, Mick Mars and Vince Neil were recruited. The rest, as they say, is history… Commented Sixx: "In 'Kickstart My Heart', the lyrics say, 'When ...

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