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Video: QUIET RIOT Plays First Concert After FRANKIE BANALI's Death

Fan-filmed video footage of QUIET RIOT's first concert after drummer Frankie Banali's death can be seen below. The group, which now features drummer Johnny Kelly (DANZIG, TYPE O NEGATIVE), played on October 9 at at the Grand Stage Amphitheater near Urich, Missouri. Banali, who joined QUIET RIOT in 1982 and played on its breakthrough album, ...

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STYX's TOMMY SHAW Doesn't Want To 'Just Hand' New Album To SPOTIFY Without Being Able To Tour Behind It

During an October 14 appearance on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", STYX guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw spoke about the progress of the writing and recording sessions for the follow-up to "The Mission". Released in June 2017, that disc marked STYX's first new LP in 14 years. It was recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, co-produced ...

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NIGHTWISH Side Project AURI Completes Work On Second Album

AURI, the project featuring NIGHTWISH mainman/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and his wife, popular Finnish singer Johanna Kurkela, has completed work on its second album. The effort will be the follow-up to AURI's self-titled debut LP, which came out in March 2018 via Nuclear Blast. On Friday (October 16), NIGHTWISH's Twitter account was updated with a photo ...

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CELTIC FROST's TOM GABRIEL WARRIOR Pens Foreword To New Book 'USBM: A Revolution Of Identity In American Black Metal'

Decibel Books has announced the publication of "USBM: A Revolution Of Identity In American Black Metal". In parallel with the blazing European scene of the 1990s, the American wasteland birthed its own wayward souls who found their own uses for blast beats, tremolo picking, ghoulish shrieks and satanic leanings. Over the span of 30 years, ...

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Hear Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist DJ ASHBA's New EDM Single 'Let's Dance' Feat. SIXX:A.M.'s JAMES MICHAEL

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current SIXX:A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba introduced his unique version of EDM to the world last summer with his debut single "Hypnotic". Having creatively combined multiple genres with EDM into one unique sound, Ashba continues forging his journey into an exciting new genre with his second single, "Let's Dance", which can ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Announces Signature Range Of Specialty Beard And Mustache Products

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci has announced that Nebula, his first-ever signature range of specialty beard and mustache products created in collaboration with the grooming company Captain Fawcett, is now available to order. Each 50ml Nebula beard oil will include a limited-edition Nebula guitar flow pick, designed and created by Petrucci ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE Releases 'Invincible' Single Feat. LINDSEY STIRLING

ESCAPE THE FATE has released the new song "Invincible" to herald the start of the pre-order campaign for the band's upcoming album, "Chemical Warfare". The new single features critically acclaimed fan-favorite American violinist, songwriter, and dancer Lindsey Stirling. "Invincible" will appear on the soundtrack to "The Retaliators", a high-octane horror/thriller due out in 2021. Vocalist ...

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FOZZY Announces 'Capturing Judas' Livestream

Powerhouse rock 'n' roll band FOZZY has announced the "Capturing Judas" livestream, set to take place on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 9 p.m. EST on Veeps.com. The band will appear in its first global live streaming event from Madison Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Tickets, tee shirt bundles, and VIP Virtual Meet & Greet packages ...

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VOLBEAT To Release 'Rewind, Replay, Rebound: Live In Deutschland' In November

Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT will release "Rewind, Replay, Rebound: Live In Deutschland" digitally worldwide on November 27 via Republic Records. The new 27-song set features songs recorded during the sold-out German leg of last year's "Rewind, Replay, Rebound" world tour, along with two additional tracks recorded earlier on the tour. The album marks the ...

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