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THE WILDHEARTS To Release New Studio Album, '21st Century Love Songs', In September

THE WILDHEARTS will a new studio album, "21st Century Love Songs", on September 3 through Graphite Records. It is the follow-up to "Renaissance Men", THE WILDHEARTS' highest-charting album since 1994's "P.H.U.Q.", which debuted at No. 11. THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger (real name David Walls) said: "'Renaissance Men' reminded me of our first album, 'Earth Vs ...

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SKID ROW Signs With earMUSIC; New Album In The Works

earMUSIC has announced the signing of SKID ROW to a worldwide deal. The band is working with Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, MASTODON, RUSH) on its latest sessions after previously collaborating several times with Michael Wagener, who also helmed the group's 1989 self-titled debut and 1991's "Slave To The Grind". SKID ROW ...

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Late KISS Drummer ERIC CARR Subject Of Upcoming Documentary

An official Eric Carr documentary is in the works. According to SiriusXM's Eddie Trunk, the documentary is backed by the late KISS drummer's family and is "totally legit." On Saturday (April 17), Trunk took to his Twitter to write: "Going to be interviewed next week for a coming Eric Carr documentary. His family is behind ...

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Electric Temple - SUPERLYNX

The smell of incense and bong hits permeates every hazy pore of "Electric Temple", the third album from this Oslo-based psychedelic doom crew. SUPERLYNX have displayed a singular charisma from the start, with both 2016's "LVX" debut and 2019's "New Moon" setting the band apart from the stoner/occult hordes by being (a) noticeably better at ...

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BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Members On Possible ALEXI LAIHO Tribute Concert: 'We Haven't Thought About It Seriously'

In a new interview with Finland's Kaaos TV, Alexi Laiho's BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT bandmates Daniel Freyberg (guitar) and Mitja Toivonen (bass) were asked if there are any plans to stage a tribute concert to the late guitarist/vocalist once the coronavirus pandemic has subsided. Daniel responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We haven't ...

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How Important Is JON SCHAFFER's Guilty Plea In Capitol Riot Investigation? Former Federal Prosecutor Weighs In (Video)

Earlier today, Glenn Kirschner, a former federal prosecutor, joined Jonathan Capehart of MSNBC's "The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell" to discuss how prosecutors "will wring every drop of criminal information out of" ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer, who pleaded guilty in the Capitol riot investigation. Asked how important this guilty plea from Schaffer is, Kirschner ...

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KISS Guitarist TOMMY THAYER Is Getting Into Wine Business

KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer is getting into the wine business. On Wednesday (April 14), Thayer tweeted that he "purchased 15 acres of vineyard property in Oregon's prime wine region last year," with plans to "produce Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc wines." Thayer received a number of supportive messages on his latest venture, including one ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 On Abuse Allegations Against 'Close Friend' MARILYN MANSON: 'It's Innocent Till Proven Guilty'

Wednesday 13 has commented on the abuse allegations leveled against his onetime tourmate Marilyn Manson, saying that Manson is "innocent until proven guilty." More than two months ago, "Westworld" actress Evan Rachel Wood named Manson as the previously anonymous abuser she referenced while testifying before the California Senate in relation to the state's Phoenix Act, ...

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EVANESCENCE Drops Music Video For 'Better Without You'

EVANESCENCE has launched a music video for the latest single to be taken from the band's Top 5 album "The Bitter Truth". The clip for "Better Without You" can be seen below. A kiss-off to the naysayers and the cheats in the rearview mirror, "Better Without You" explodes with the "metal catharsis" that runs through ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES Announce 'Unplugged' Livestream Event

Los Angeles rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES have announced their next global virtual experience, "Unplugged" — the band's final streaming event of 2021. This announcement comes as BLACK VEIL BRIDES were just No. 1 on the BandsInTown X Billboard Top Livestream artists for the week of April 3. Recorded live in Los Angeles at the Den ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Drops Lyric Video For 'Your Mom'

Serj Tankian has unveiled a lyric video for the song "Your Mom". The clip was directed by artist and animator David Bradford, who has worked with Tankian on solo projects as well as projects with SYSTEM OF A DOWN. Bradford explains his concept for the "Your Mom" clip: "As I listened to the beginning of ...

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ZZ TOP's BILLY GIBBONS Releases New Solo Single, 'Desert High'

"Hardware", the third solo album from ZZ TOP frontman Billy Gibbons, has wrapped recording and post-production and is set for release June 4 by Concord Records. The album was recorded at Escape Studio in California's high desert, near Palm Springs, and was produced by Gibbons along with Matt Sorum and Mike Fiorentino, with engineer Chad ...

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