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Rockers React To LESLIE WEST's Death

Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH), Slash (GUNS N' ROSES), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Joe Satriani, David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Joe Bonamassa, Joey DeMaio (MANOWAR), Rex Brown (PANTERA), Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL), Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO), Todd Kerns (SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS) and Michael Amott (ARCH ENEMY) are among the rockers who have reacted ...

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MASTODON Taps Producer DAVID BOTTRILL For New Album

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have recruited David Bottrill (TOOL, STAIND) to produce their eighth studio album. The follow-up to 2017's "Emperor Of Sand" is being recorded at West End Sound, which is located inside of Ember City, the rehearsal facility that members of MASTODON manage in Atlanta. MASTODON's new disc will mark the band's first ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD Dons Santa Claus Outfit For Holiday Photo

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford recently donned a Santa Claus outfit as he shared a Christmas photo for his fans and showed off some new stocking stuffers, including "Celestial", his second collection of holiday music. Released in 2019, "Celestial" followed 2009's "Halford III: Winter Songs". Regarding how he came to find himself covering such classics ...

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IGOR CAVALERA Looks Back On SEPULTURA's Legendary 1989 Concert In Mexico City: That Was 'One Of The Craziest Shows We Ever Played'

During an appearance on the latest episode of "The Jasta Show", hosted by Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED), former SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera reflected on the band's legendary December 1989 concert at Arena López Mateos in Mexico City during the "Beneath The Remains" tour. "That's one of the craziest shows we ever played, because there [were] a ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Performs Acoustic Version Of BOB SEGER's 'Turn The Page' At JOE WALSH's 'VetsAid' Concert (Video)

METALLICA's James Hetfield performed an acoustic version of Bob Seger's "Turn The Page" at Joe Walsh's fourth annual VetsAid charity concert, which took place virtually on Saturday, December 12. Also appearing with the legendary EAGLES guitarist were PEARL JAM's Eddie Vedder, Jon Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper, Daryl Hall, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Blake Shelton, Steven ...

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STEVE LUKATHER's Son Is Engaged To JONATHAN CAIN's Daughter

Trevor "Trev" Lukather — the musician son of TOTO guitarist Steve Lukather — has gotten engaged to Madison Cain, the daughter of JOURNEY keyboardist Jonathan Cain. Steve Lukather discussed his son's engagement during an appearance on the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast. Clarifying that Madison's mother is not Cain's current wife, Donald Trump's controversial spiritual adviser ...

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ADRIAN SMITH And RICHIE KOTZEN Officially Announce Collaboration; First Single 'Taking My Chances' Now Available

BMG has announced that two of rock's most admired musicians have joined forces for an exciting new side-project. SMITH/KOTZEN is the electrifying collaboration between guitarists and vocalists Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen. Part-time Los Angeles neighbors, full time friends with a healthy mutual respect. Both artists are seasoned performers on the global stage, having honed ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Wants To Record Album Of 'Worship' Music

Michael Sweet, singer, guitarist and primary songwriter of the openly Christian hard rock band STRYPER, says that he is planning to record an album of woship music. The 57-year-old musician revealed his interest in writing a collection of songs that are generally thought to be too theologically specific for the mainstream market in an Instagram ...

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TOM KEIFER Releases Lyric Video For 'Life Was Here' Single

The official lyric/visualizer video for the song "Life Was Here" from Tom Keifer's #keiferband can be seen below. The track is taken from #keiferband's second album, "Rise", which came out in September 2019. In addition to Tom, #keiferband consists of Savannah Keifer, Tony Higbee, Billy Mercer, Kendra Chantelle, Jarred Pope and Kory Myers. Produced by ...

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JEREMY SPENCER Is 'A Little Surprised' By IVAN MOODY's Reaction To JASON HOOK's Guest Appearance On PSYCHOSEXUAL EP

Jeremy Spencer has opened up about his collaboration with another ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH member, guitarist Jason Hook, on the new EP from Spencer's theatrical rock band PSYCHOSEXUAL. Last month, PSYCHOSEXUAL surprise-released a covers EP, "Songs To Stalk You By", featuring a guest appearance by Hook on two songs: the KISS ...

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Watch METALLICA, KORN, MASTODON, Others Perform ALICE IN CHAINS Covers At Museum Of Pop Culture Ceremony

METALLICA, KORN, MASTODON, Billy Corgan, Dave Navarro and Krist Novoselic are among the artists who took part in virtual tribute performances when ALICE IN CHAINS was presented with this year's Museum Of Pop Culture (MoPOP) Founders Award on Tuesday (December 1). ALICE IN CHAINS also played at the event. METALLICA and KORN both covered "Would?", ...

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ALEXI LAIHO's BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Completes Recording First Music

BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT, the band launched by ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho, has completed recording its first new music. The sessions took place at Finnvox studios in Helsinki, Finland. Earlier today, BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT posted a short video from the studio and included the following caption: "Recordings finished now and the files are ready ...

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