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DIAMOND HEAD Guitar-Lesson Videos Now Available

Music lesson web site PlayThisRiff.com is now featuring guitar lesson videos with Brian Tatler from DIAMOND HEAD. At PlayThisRiff.com you will find the following guitar lesson videos by Brian Tatler: * "Am I Evil" * "Helpless" * "It's Electric" * "Lightning To The Nations" (Intro) * "Lightning To Th...
December 12, 2011
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MERCYFUL FATE, ARMORED SAINT Members Perform With METALLICA At Second 30th-Anniversary Show

Lou Reed, King Diamond (MERCYFUL FATE),Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE),Timi Hansen (MERCYFUL FATE),Michael Denner (MERCYFUL FATE) , Marianne Faithfull, Ray Haller (SWEET SAVAGE),Kid Rock and John Bush (ARMORED SAINT) joined METALLICA on stage last night (Wednesday, December 7) for the second of fo...
December 8, 2011
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DIAMOND HEAD: 'Lightning To The Nations' Reissued As 'Deluxe Edition'

On October 24, Universal Records re-released DIAMOND HEAD's classic debut album, "Lightning To The Nations", as a "deluxe edition." Remastered from the original tapes, it comes in a dual case with brand new full-color sleeve plus a bonus disc of singles and B-sides. It also features a 16-page bookle...
November 1, 2011
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DIAMOND HEAD, METALLICA Members Interviewed At U.K.'s SONISPHERE Festival

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal legends DIAMOND HEAD played one of the biggest shows of their career in early July at the U.K. installment of the Sonisphere festival at Knebworth House. The band opened for the so-called "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX who had...
September 16, 2011
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DIAMOND HEAD Guitarist: 'We Would've Faded Away In The Late '80s Without METALLICA'

Radio Metal recently conducted an interview with guitarist Brian Tatler of legendary NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) band DIAMOND HEAD. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Radio Metal: People often say that without METALLICA, DIAMOND HEAD would never have existed. However, the...
August 16, 2011
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METALLICA: More 'Garage Inc.' Vinyl Reissue Details Revealed

METALLICA's collection of covers, "Garage Inc." will be reissued on vinyl on March 1 via Warner Bros.. The album will be available in the official METALLICA store this Thursday, February 24. It hits the streets one month later, on March 28, throughout the rest of the world, but you can pre-order it...
February 22, 2011
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METALLICA's 'Garage Inc.' To Be Reissued On Vinyl

METALLICA's collection of covers, "Garage Inc." will be reissued on vinyl on March 1 via Warner Bros. A standard three-LP pressing will be made available along with a six-LP, 180-gram vinyl deluxe pressing. Included are METALLICA's previously recorded cover songs, all of the band's B-side covers rel...
February 11, 2011
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CRAIG GOLDY: WENDY DIO 'Is Trying To Keep RONNIE's Name, His Music And His Legend Alive'

Jeb Wright of Classic Rock Revisited recently conducted an interview with former DIO guitarist Craig Goldy. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Classic Rock Revisited: Watching Ronnie backstage with the fans was amazing. He would take every picture and shake every hand. He was not force...
February 9, 2011
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Ex-DIO Guitarist CRAIG GOLDY: New Audio Interview Available

Jason Wellwood of Hellbound.ca conducted an interview with guitarist Craig Goldy before Christmas about Craig's time in DIO, his memories of that first ill-fated DIO European tour as well as his collaborations with Doogie White, ROUGH CUTT, GUIFFRIA and his new band that he's working on with members...
February 7, 2011
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Legendary IRON BUTTERFLY/CAPTAIN BEYOND Member LARRY 'RHINO' REINHARDT Releases New CD

When you speak of real classic rock legends, Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, founder of legendary '70s rock group CAPTAIN BEYOND and former member of heavy metal prototypes IRON BUTTERFLY, is a firmly established constituent of this elite group. Guitarist, songwriter and producer Reinhardt started in the G...
January 21, 2011
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Former DIO Guitarist CRAIG GOLDY Forms New Band

According to Classic Rock magazine, former DIO guitarist Craig Goldy has formed a new band with vocalist Chas West (BONHAM),bassist Sean McNabb (QUIET RIOT, GREAT WHITE) and drummer Gary Holland (GREAT WHITE). "The idea is to put the rock star back into everyone's lives," explained Goldy, who is cu...
December 14, 2010
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GLENN DANZIG, BILL WARD On VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show' (Video)

Glenn Danzig and BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward were interviewed for the sixth episode of the sixth season of "That Metal Show", which aired this past Saturday, November 20 on VH1 Classic. You can now watch the program below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) Acc...
November 23, 2010
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BUDGIE's BURKE SHELLEY Thanks Fans, Polish Surgeons For Their Support

Vocalist/bassist Burke Shelley of legendary Welsh rockers BUDGIE, who recently underwent emergency surgery, forcing the band to cancel its previously announced European tour, has issued the following statement: "I'd like to say sorry to all the Polish and Czech fans for the recent cancellation of th...
November 21, 2010
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JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist: 'The Time Has Come For Us To Put The Touring Wheels In Motion'

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing has posted the following message on his official web site, KKDowning.net: "It seems that the time has come for us to put the touring wheels in motion for our next world tour in 2011! "It's funny but these days around — about this time — I can't help ...
November 13, 2010
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BUDGIE's BURKE SHELLEY Undergoes Emergency Surgery; European Tour Canceled

Vocalist/bassist Burke Shelley of legendary Welsh rockers BUDGIE has undergone emergency surgery, forcing the band to cancel its previously announced European tour. The band's management has released the following statement on the matter: "Burke Shelley was admitted to hospital after complaining of...
November 11, 2010