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SLASH And EPIPHONE Announce 'Slash Collection'

Epiphone, the leading accessible guitar brand for every stage, has announced the new Epiphone Slash Collection will officially debut worldwide July 20, 2021 on www.epiphone.com. Crossing three decades of collaborative partnership between Gibson and Epiphone luthiers and the iconic guitarist Slash, the all-new Epiphone Slash Collection features multiple acoustic and electric ...

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TED NUGENT: 'There Isn't A Gun Problem In America'

Ted Nugent says that recidivism is to blame for the recent rise in violent crime and gun violence in America. Homicides spiked by 30% in 2020 over the previous year, according to data provided by the White House. In the first quarter of this year, the nationwide homicide rate was 24% higher than it was ...

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JESSE LEACH Wants To 'Break The Mold' With Next KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Album: 'It Gets Fatiguing To Do The Same Thing Over And Over Again'

During a recent appearance on "Drinks With Johnny", the Internet TV show hosted by AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ, KILLWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach spoke about his plans for the band's next studio album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "My hope with KILLSWITCH, and I've really pushed hard to add more diversity, to add ...

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TREMONTI To Release Fifth Studio Album, 'Marching In Time', In September

World-renowned guitarist/songwriter Mark Tremonti is back with his fifth album from his solo band TREMONTI. The new album, titled "Marching In Time", is scheduled for global release on September 24, 2021 via Napalm Records and is available for pre-order beginning today. Tremonti is no stranger to storytelling. Throughout his years with top-charting bands ALTER BRIDGE ...

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YES To Release 'The Quest' Album In October

YES — consisting of Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison and Billy Sherwood — will release its new studio album, "The Quest", on October 1 via InsideOut Music/Sony Music. Containing 11 songs — eight on the main CD with three extra tracks on a bonus CD — "The Quest" will be available on ...

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MYLES KENNEDY Announces Summer/Fall 2021 U.S. Solo Tour

ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS vocalist Myles Kennedy will embark on a 15-city U.S. solo tour later this summer. Support on the trek will come from Tyler Bryant. Myles said: "Happy to be hitting the road with the full band and our friend Tyler Bryant as support." Public on-sale begins ...

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BEARTOOTH Releases Music Video For New Song 'Skin'

BEARTOOTH has released the official music video for a new song called "Skin". The track is taken from the band's fourth studio album, "Below", which is being made available today (Friday, June 25) via Red Bull Records. The visual for "Skin" captures the live energy that is omnipresent at any and all BEARTOOTH shows, and ...

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Hear WITHIN TEMPTATION's New Single 'Shed My Skin'

The official visualizer for "Shed My Skin", the new single from Dutch heavy rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION, can be seen below. The track is a collaboration with the German metalcore band ANNISOKAY. "'Shed My Skin' revolves around dealing with inevitable changes in life," says WITHIN TEMPTATION singer Sharon Den Adel. "It is about becoming the person ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Teases 'Shed My Skin' Single

Dutch heavy rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION will release a new single, "Shed My Skin", on Friday, June 25. A preview of the track, which is a collaboration with the German metalcore band ANNISOKAY, is available below. "Shed My Skin" will arrive a couple of weeks before WITHIN TEMPTATION's spectacular immersive event, "The Aftermath - A Show ...

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FOREIGNER Announces 71-Date Summer/Fall 2021 U.S. Tour

FOREIGNER will embark on a 71-date U.S. tour at the end of the month. The trek will kick off on June 24 in Ottumwa, Iowa and conclude on November 20 in Pensacola, Florida. Several of the of shows in the fall — including those in Saratoga, California; Los Angeles, California; Santa Barbara, California; Detroit, Michigan; ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN's Charvel Art Series Guitars Sell For $210,000 At Auction

A collection of five Charvel Art Series guitars that had been stage-played and signed by the late guitar icon Eddie Van Halen sold for $210,225 at an auction held this past weekend by Julien's Auctions. Two black-and-yellow Bumblebee-inspired models sold for $38,400 and $41,600, a red-and white-Frankenstein Mark II-styled six-string sold for $40,625, a reverse-colorway ...

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MR. BUNGLE Shares Live 'Eracist' Video

MR. BUNGLE has released "The Night They Came Home" (Ipecac Recordings), the NorCal band's first live album. The 14-song LP, accompanied by a physical-only film release, captures the band's Halloween 2020 livestream event and features the new live video for "Eracist", which can be seen below. "'Eracist' is a unique song in the 'Raging Wrath' ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS Drops Music Video For 'Only Love Can Save Me Now' Featuring SOUNDGARDEN's MATT CAMERON And KIM THAYIL

THE PRETTY RECKLESS's music video for the song "Only Love Can Save Me Now" can be seen below. The track, which features special guests Matt Cameron and Kim Thayil, both members of SOUNDGARDEN, is taken from THE PRETTY RECKLESS's latest album, "Death By Rock And Roll", which was made available in February via Fearless Records ...

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NEAL MORSE BAND To Release 'Innocence & Danger' Album In August

NEAL MORSE BAND, now known simply as NMB, will release of its fourth studio album, "Innocence & Danger", on August 27. With NMB's previous two releases being concept albums, it's perhaps remarkable that "Innocence & Danger" is a series of unrelated songs, but drummer Mike Portnoy says: "After two sprawling back-to-back double concept albums in ...

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