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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN On Being Compared To EDDIE VAN HALEN: 'In Any Art, There Will Be Trendsetters'

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen spoke to Aftershocks TV about how he was compared to another groundbreaking axeman, Eddie Van Halen, early on in his career. Asked if he felt the comparisons were justified, Yngwie said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I don't believe in comparing anybody with anybody, because it's supposed to be an artform. ...

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TED NUGENT Offers His Solution To U.S. Mass Shooting Epidemic

Ted Nugent has weighed in on the latest in a spate of deadly U.S. mass shootings, saying "this kind of stuff could be stopped." On Wednesday, a California transit employee killed nine co-workers before taking his own life. Authorities said Thursday they recovered three handguns following the rampage at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority ...

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Listen To New BEARTOOTH Song 'Fed Up'

BEARTOOTH has released another new song "Fed Up". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from the band's fourth studio album, "Below", which will arrive on June 25 via Red Bull Records. "'Fed Up' was written mid-lockdown," says singer Caleb Shomo. "I really couldn't think of what to write about so I just ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Collaborates With THE PICTUREBOOKS On 'Rebel' Single: Music Video Available

THE PICTUREBOOKS, the German biker-blues duo consisting of Fynn Grabke and Philipp Mirtschink, has released its new single and music video, "Rebel", featuring the outstanding Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lzzy Hale of HALESTORM. The clip was filmed in Nashville and Berlin (Sony "Circle" Studios) by Lzzy Hale and THE PICTUREBOOKS. The single is also available to ...

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The Ides Of March - MYLES KENNEDY

While still conquering all with both ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH, Myles Kennedy is steadily establishing his identity as a solo artist. Plainly one of the most significant voices in modern (hard-ish) rock, the Boston-born singer was never likely to veer off on some eccentric, experimental tangent, but there is more than enough clear blue water ...

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NORTHLANE Announces Acoustic EP '2D'

Fresh from the release of its remix EP "5G", NORTHLANE is backing it up with a new EP release called "2D". The five-track release, due out May 21 via UNFD, features acoustic versions of fan favorites from the band's "Alien" era, including "Rift", which fans can check out below. NORTHLANE vocalist Marcus Bridge explains how ...

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PETER FRAMPTON's 'Phenix' Les Paul Custom Guitar Recreated By GIBSON

For the past 127 years, Gibson has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound. Gibson is celebrating the iconic models of the Golden Era while leaning into the future with inspiring instruments that nurture new players across generations, and genres of music. Gibson is celebrating the Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton, who has been a signature ...

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BEARTOOTH Announces Summer 2021 U.S Tour

Columbus, Ohio-based rock band BEARTOOTH has just announced the U.S. headline "Below" tour taking place this summer. The trek kicks off on August 14 in Las Vegas and winds through the country before wrapping in Grand Rapids, Michigan on September 25. All confirmed dates are below, including several festivals at which the band will appear. ...

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Former VENOM Guitarist JEFF 'MANTAS' DUNN Defends Early Tourmates METALLICA: 'They Have Worked For Their Success'

For its very first European tour in 1984, METALLICA hooked up with black metal pioneers VENOM, on the latter's "Seven Dates Of Hell" tour, which included concerts in Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium and the Aardschok Festival in the Netherlands. In a brand new interview with "The Chuck Shute Podcast", former VENOM and current VENOM INC. ...

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BEARTOOTH Drops Another New Song, 'Hell Of It'

BEARTOOTH has released another new song "Hell Of It". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from the band's fourth studio album, "Below", which will arrive on June 25 via Red Bull Records. "'Hell Of It' is one of my favorites on the album," says singer Caleb Shomo. "It's meant to try and ...

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