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STEVEN ADLER: VINCE NEIL's 'Voice Is Rock 'N' Roll Gold'

When Steven Adler and GUNS N' ROSES emerged from the Sunset Strip with "Appetite For Destruction", they soon became known as the World's Most Dangerous Band. Not far behind them in terms of reputation were a riotous group of glam rock ruffians known as MÖTLEY CRÜE — fronted by Vince Neil. Taking a b...
November 16, 2023
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KORN Guitarist JAMES 'MUNKY' SHAFFER's Experimental Electronic Project VENERA Releases 'Disintegration' Single

VENERA, a newly formed experimental electronic outfit featuring James "Munky" Shaffer (KORN) and Atlanta-based composer/filmmaker Chris Hunt, has shared the song "Disintegration". The track is the third, and final, preview of VENERA's self-titled debut album, which is due on October 13 via Ipecac Re...
September 13, 2023
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FOO FIGHTERS' CHRIS SHIFLETT To Release New Solo Album, 'Lost At Sea', In October

For the past few months, veteran rocker and FOO FIGHTERS six-stringer Chris Shiflett has been sharing new tastes of his signature honky-tonk-meets-rock-and-roll sound. "Dead And Gone" found the Southern Californian trading licks with Nashville pickers like Tom Bukovac and Charlie Worsham and "Black...
July 12, 2023
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DARKEST HOUR Signs With MNRK HEAVY; New Album Due In Early 2024

MNRK Heavy has announced the signing of DARKEST HOUR. Under this new worldwide deal, the Washington, D.C. metal band will release its tenth studio album in early 2024. MNRK's SVP of rock and metal Scott Givens, says: "We are thrilled to welcome DARKEST HOUR back to MNRK Heavy and look forward to un...
July 11, 2023
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GUNS N' ROSES, TOOL, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, KORN, GODSMACK, PANTERA, Others Confirmed For 2023 AFTERSHOCK Festival

The West Coast's Biggest Rock Festival, Aftershock, grows even more in 2023 with its most packed lineup yet offering 95-plus bands over four full days, led by headliners GUNS N' ROSES, TOOL, AVENGED SEVENFOLD and KORN. The destination event, held at Discovery Park in Sacramento, California on Octobe...
March 14, 2023
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What Makes You Tick?

Nail down the furniture. GOING OFF will make you want to jump off it, throw it around and possibly even set it on fire. So nailing it down won't help. Sorry about that. This is a raging bastard of a hardcore record. With a sound so sweaty, caustic and snotty that it often sounds like the band are ac...
February 22, 2023
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FOO FIGHTERS, TOOL, AVENGED SEVENFOLD And KISS To Headline This Year's SONIC TEMPLE ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL

After a three-year hiatus, Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival returns to its home at the heartbeat of rock, the Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Memorial Day Weekend — May 25-28, 2023 — with a spectacular lineup of rock heavyweights that make Sonic Temple's comeback one of the most antici...
January 10, 2023
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DAVE 'SNAKE' SABO Talks SKID ROW's Gamble On Singer ERIK GRÖNWALL: 'We Knew We Were Taking A Big Chance'

By David E. Gehlke Lost in the never-ending SKID ROW reunion chatter with you-know-who is the fact that "The Gang's All Here", the band's recent studio album with new Swedish vocalist Erik Grönwall, is pretty strong. SKID ROW was wise to hook up with noted producer Nick Raskulinecz, who has deftly t...
December 23, 2022
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PANTERA, TOOL, SLIPKNOT And AVENGED SEVENFOLD To Headline 2023 Edition Of WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE

PANTERA, TOOL, SLIPKNOT and AVENGED SEVENFOLD will headline the 2023 edition of the Welcome To Rockville festival, set to take place May 18-21 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Also scheduled to appear are DEFTONES, ROB ZOMBIE, GODSMACK, EVANESCENCE, INCUBUS, QUEENS OF THE...
December 14, 2022
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Watch: AT THE GATES Plays First Concert With Returning Guitarist ANDERS BJÖRLER

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES played their first concert with returning guitarist Anders Björler last night (Saturday, November 5) at the Damnation festival in Manchester, United Kingdom. Fan-filmed video and photos can be found below. AT THE GATES will next embark on a massive t...
November 6, 2022
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SKID ROW 'Couldn't Go On' With Singer ZP THEART, Says DAVE 'SNAKE' SABO

SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo has once again said that it was "a really difficult decision" to part ways with singer ZP Theart and replace him with ex-H.E.A.T. frontman Erik Grönwall. Theart, a former member of DRAGONFORCE, who hooked up with SKID ROW in 2016 following the departure of Tony H...
October 24, 2022
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Ex-SEPULTURA Drummer IGOR CAVALERA's PETBRICK: 'Liminal' Album Due In September

Neurot Recordings, in conjunction with Rocket Recordings, presents "Liminal", the second LP from U.K.-based industrial/electronic hybrid act PETBRICK, formed by Wayne Adams (BIG LAD, JOHNNY BROKE) and Igor "Iggor" Cavalera (SEPULTURA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SOULWAX). Confirmed for release in late Sept...
August 3, 2022
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GOATWHORE Announces 'Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven' Album

Extreme metal veterans GOATWHORE will release their new album, "Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven", on October 7 via Metal Blade Records. Unquestionably GOATWHORE's strongest, most accomplished album to date in sound, concept, and execution, "Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven" emits 47 desol...
July 27, 2022
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MUNICIPAL WASTE's TONY FORESTA Doesn't Regret Creating Controversial DONALD TRUMP T-Shirt: 'F**k That Guy'

By David E. Gehlke Party crossover thrashers MUNICIPAL WASTE were conspicuously absent during the thick of the pandemic. In what has become an almost unavoidable and recurring refrain, the band had to halt all touring activities and delay work on new material as lockdowns and social distancing took...
May 24, 2022
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KORN, DISTURBED, BREAKING BENJAMIN And EVANESCENCE To Headline This Year's INKCARCERATION MUSIC & TATTOO FESTIVAL

After debuting a massive revamp of the festival grounds in 2021, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival aims to make the 2022 edition the biggest one yet. Over the weekend of July 15-17, music fans will converge for three days of nonstop music, tattooing, haunted attractions, and more, all held...
February 3, 2022