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JOURNEY Announces New Bassist And Drummer

JOURNEY has announced the addition of bassist Randy Jackson and drummer Narada Michael Walden to the group's ranks. "Ok Friends word is out! @randyjackson RJ the Big Dawg is our new Bass player again," JOURNEY's founding member and guitarist Neal Schon wrote on social media, adding that Walden has also joined the band. "JOURNEY is ...

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VOLBEAT Is Writing New Music While In Quarantine

In a recent interview with "Cutter's Rockcast", bassist Kaspar Boye Larsen of Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT was asked how he has been staying busy during the coronavirus downtime. He responded (hear audio below): "Well, fortunately, we are opening up a little bit here in Denmark, so, actually, my kids are in kindergarten daycare, and my wife's ...

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VANDENBERG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Skyfall'

The official lyric video for the song "Skyfall" from the new lineup of VANDENBERG can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, titled "2020", which will be released on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Led by master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, the Dutch foursome released three ...

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VOLBEAT's 'Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie' Certified Five Times Platinum In Denmark

VOLBEAT's 2016 album "Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie" has been certified quintuple platinum in the band's native Denmark for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. The platinum and gold certifications awarded by IFPI Denmark, the Danish branch of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), in recognition of sales milestones include audio streaming ...

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JAMES MICHAEL Doesn't Rule Out More New Music From SIXX:A.M.

In a recent interview with the "Behind The Vinyl" podcast, James Michael was asked about the possibility of new music from SIXX:A.M., his long-running collaboration with MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx and guitarist DJ Ashba. He responded (hear audio below): "We have gotten together since 2016 or 2017, whenever we last toured. We wrote and ...

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Watch MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO's 'The Badlands' Video

Shred guitar pioneer Michael Angelo Batio will release his 12th studio album, "More Machine Than Man", on June 12 via Rat Pak Records. The all-instrumental follow-up to 2013's "Intermezzo" features 13 tracks and is "sure to resonate with past fans, as well as garner new fans along the way," according to a press release. From ...

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LIONHEART Feat. Ex-IRON MAIDEN Guitarist DENNIS STRATTON: 'The Reality Of Miracles' Album Due In July

Metalville Records has set a July 31 release date for the new album from British hard rock veterans LIONHEART, "The Reality Of Miracles". LIONHEART was founded in late 1980 by Dennis Stratton (ex-IRON MAIDEN), Steve Mann (MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST) and Rocky Newton (ex-MSG) with Clive Edwards (ex-UFO) completing the lineup a little later. The band ...

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Listen To New PRIMAL FEAR Single, 'Along Came The Devil'

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will release their 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. The title of the album speaks for itself — "Metal Commando" contains 110% PRIMAL FEAR and is full to the brim with their signature power and energy. Today, the band has unveiled the official music video ...

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Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE Is Selling 'Spreading The Disease' Bandanas During COVID-19 Pandemic

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate is selling "Spreading The Disease" bandanas during the COVID-19 pandemic. Named after the song on QUEENSRŸCHE's classic 1988 album "Operation: Mindcrime", the two different bandana designs can be purchased for $17 each from Geoff's official webstore. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing some ...

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PROTEST THE HERO Releases New Single 'From The Sky'

PROTEST THE HERO has released the official music video for "From The Sky", the second single from its upcoming album "Palimpsest", which is due on June 19. The album features 10 new tracks and is the first music from the band since "Pacific Myth" in 2016. While PROTEST THE HERO's last effort was a project ...

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VOLBEAT Releases Animated Video For 'Leviathan'

Danish/American rockers VOLBEAT have released a new animated video for "Leviathan", the latest single off the band's seventh studio album, "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". "Leviathan" was directed and animated by Steven Mertens and is based on a painting by Karsten Sand that originally appeared in the album artwork for "Rewind, Replay, Rebound". In "Leviathan", frontman Michael ...

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