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KISS Announces 2021 European Tour

KISS has announced the first rescheduled dates for the European leg of its "End Of The Road" tour. The shows will kick off on June 2 in Antwerp, Belgium and will conclude on July 15 in Budapest, Hungary. Guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley says: "We are waiting. We are ready. When we are told everyone is safe ...

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SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE And TREMONTI Members Complete Recording Third PROJECTED Album

PROJECTED, the band featuring SEVENDUST members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. E-Rock; TREMONTI), has finished recording its third album. The follow-up to 2017's "Ignite My Insanity" was tracked at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has previously ...

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TED NUGENT Says He Loves DONALD TRUMP: He Is 'Not An Entrenched, Status Quo, Power-Abusing, Criminal, Punk-Ass Politician'

Ted Nugent has once again praised President Donald Trump, saying that the billionaire real estate mogul is not a typical "power-abusing criminal, punk-ass politician." The outspoken conservative rocker, who is a staunch proponent of gun ownership, discussed America's 45th president an interview with "America This Week With Eric Bolling", Sinclair Broadcast Group's weekly news program ...

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Former FREHLEY'S COMET Drummer JAMIE OLDAKER Dead At 68

Acclaimed drummer Jamie Oldaker has died at the age of 68. The musician, who had battled cancer in recent years, was surrounded by family members when he passed away Thursday at his Tulsa home. A rock music, blues rock and country music drummer and percussionist, Oldaker was born September 5, 1951 in Tulsa. He was ...

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THE DEAD DAISIES To Release 'The Lockdown Sessions'' Digital EP; 'Holy Ground' LP Pushed Back To January

THE DEAD DAISIES — the hard rock "collective" founded by Australian musician and businessman David Lowy — will release a new digital EP, "The Lockdown Sessions", on July 17 via Steamhammer/SPV. The effort will contain four acoustic tracks, all of them exclusive to this EP. Comments SPV label manager Olly Hahn: "We’re proud and happy ...

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POISON's RIKKI ROCKETT Relaunches DEVIL CITY ANGELS With New Single And Video, 'Testify'

DEVIL CITY ANGELS, the band featuring drummer Rikki Rockett (POISON) and vocalist Brandon Gibbs, has released a new single, "Testify". The official music video for the track can be seen below. DEVIL CITY ANGELS was originally formed by Rockett, Gibbs, guitarist Tracii Guns (L.A GUNS) and bassist Eric Brittingham (CINDERELLA). The band released its self-titled ...

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TONY HARNELL, JOEL HOEKSTRA And JAMES LOMENZO Join Forces In ECHOBATS

Former TNT singer Tony Harnell is racing ahead with one eye in the rear-view fronting ECHOBATS, a new all-star, quarantine-inspired project alongside WHITESNAKE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Joel Hoekstra (guitar), NIGHT RANGER's Eric Levy on keyboards and the tight, crackling rhythm of Matt Starr's (MR. BIG, ACE FREHLEY) kit and James LoMenzo's (WHITE LION, MEGADETH) bass. "Save ...

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LEMMY Praises AC/DC In Never-Before-Heard Interview: 'We're Like Birds Of A Feather'

"AC/DC Beyond The Thunder", a podcast where extraordinary fans salute this extraordinary band, kicks off episode Season 2 this week with a posthumous interview from MOTÖRHEAD founder and rock and roll icon Lemmy Kilmister. Captured before his death in 2015, this never-before-heard exchange features Lemmy trying to impress his date by bringing her backstage to ...

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CODE ORANGE Announces 'Under The Skin' Livestream Event

Grammy-nominated band CODE ORANGE has announced "Under The Skin", a brand-new livestream event, which follows the empty-venue record-release show livestream "Last Ones Left: In Fear Of The End". Set to broadcast live via CODE ORANGE's Twitch channel on July 30, "Under The Skin" will see CODE ORANGE delivering a full-band, stripped-down-and-reimagined presentation of tracks spanning ...

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SAVOY BROWN To Release 'Ain't Done Yet' Album In August

Legendary British blues rock band SAVOY BROWN, led by founding member Kim Simmonds, will release a new album, "Ain't Done Yet", on August 28 via Quarto Valley Records. The LP follows SAVOY BROWN's critically acclaimed 2019 effort "City Night". "The new album continues the approach I've been taking with the band this past decade," says ...

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TRIXTER's STEVE BROWN Says Drummer MARK 'GUS' SCOTT 'Is On The S**t List Right Now': I Don't Know If That's Ever Gonna Get Repaired'

In a brand new interview with That Metal Interview, TRIXTER guitarist Steve Brown was asked about the current status of the band he co-founded in 1983. He said (hear audio below): "I'll be honest and say that we're a fragmented band at the moment. Some internal business stuff went on, which I don't really wanna ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Says He Spent Last New Year's Eve With DREAM THEATER Bassist JOHN MYUNG: 'We Had A Great Time Together'

Mike Portnoy has revealed that he spent last New Year's Eve with his former bandmate, DREAM THEATER bassist John Myung. The ex-DREAM THEATER drummer addressed his relationship with Myung while filming a new video message on Cameo, which lets users hire celebrities to record brief, personalized video messages about virtually any topic. Asked if he ...

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