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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE Diagnosed With Infection Of Sinus And Trachea; More Concerts Canceled

WHITESNAKE has been forced to cancel its concerts in Milan, Italy (June 28) and Vienna, Austria (June 30) due to an infection of the sinus and trachea suffered by the band's frontman, David Coverdale. On Monday (June 27),Coverdale released the following statement via the official WHITESNAKE web sit...
June 28, 2022
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STYX, TESLA And LOVERBOY To Headline ROKISLAND FEST 2023

RokIsland Fest 2023 is set to return to the island of Key West, Florida, January 17-21. Hosted by radio and television personality Eddie Trunk, the second annual music festival has added an additional day of music to its schedule that will feature a raucous lineup of legendary hitmakers and hard roc...
June 27, 2022
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KISS To Release New Archival Title 'Off The Soundboard: Live In Des Moines 1977'

On September 9, rock icons KISS will release the next installment of their popular "Off The Soundboard" official live bootleg series with "Off The Soundboard: Live In Des Moines 1977", recorded during the "Alive II" tour at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa on November 29, 1977. This...
June 24, 2022
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ANTHRAX Shares 'The Devil You Know' From 40th-Anniversary Livestream Concert, 'Anthrax XL'

ANTHRAX has released "The Devil You Know", the second "early taste" single/music video from the band's 40th-anniversary livestream concert, "Anthrax XL". The release will be available in North America on Blu-ray, CD and digital on July 15 (Megaforce),and will have a European digital release on Ju...
June 24, 2022
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STEVE VAI Pays Tribute To Former DAVID LEE ROTH Keyboardist BRETT TUGGLE: 'One Of The Finest People I Have Ever Met'

Steve Vai has paid tribute to Brett Tuggle, his former bandmate in the David Lee Roth group. The 70-year-old keyboardist, who also spent two decades in FLEETWOOD MAC during the band's reunion era, died on Sunday, June 19 from complications related to cancer. Tuggle's son Matt confirmed his death to...
June 24, 2022
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Watch: STEVE VAI Joins WHITESNAKE On Stage At France's HELLFEST To Perform 'Still Of The Night'

Steve Vai joined WHITESNAKE on stage earlier tonight (Thursday, June 23) at Hellfest in Clisson, France to perform the band's classic song "Still Of The Night". Fan-filmed video of his appearance can be seen below. (Above image credit: Twinmusix.com) Vai had a brief tenure in WHITESNAKE more than th...
June 23, 2022
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WHITESNAKE Fans Are Concerned About Guitarist REB BEACH After He Misses Four Shows In A Row

Fans have expressed their concern about the well-being of WHITESNAKE's longtime guitarist Reb Beach after he missed several shows on the band's ongoing European tour. Beach sat out four dates on WHITESNAKE's current trek, which kicked off in early May in Dublin, Ireland: June 14 in Prague, Czech Rep...
June 22, 2022
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MAX CAVALERA: 'Fully Revised' Edition Of Autobiography To Include New Afterword By RANDY BLYTHE

Jawbone Press has set a July 26 release date for the "fully revised and updated" edition of "My Bloody Roots: From Sepultura To Soulfly And Beyond", the autobiography of Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED). The book includes a foreword by Dave Grohl (FOO FIGHTERS, NIRVANA)...
June 22, 2022
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WE CAME AS ROMANS Announce First Album In Five Years, 'Darkbloom'

Metalcore band WE CAME AS ROMANS will release its first new album in five years, "Darkbloom", on October 14 via Sharptone Records. The LP is dedicated to late WE CAME AS ROMANS singer Kyle Pavone who died of an accidental drug overdose in August 2018. A very special run of vinyl, limited to only 100...
June 22, 2022
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JUDAS PRIEST Announces Fall 2022 U.S. Tour With QUEENSRŸCHE

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST will celebrate their 50th anniversary again this year with the launch of a new North American tour. Support on the "50 Heavy Metal Years" fall 2022 trek will once again come from QUEENSRŸCHE. The tour dates are as follows: Oct. 13 - Wallingford, CT @ Toyota O...
June 21, 2022
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THE MARS VOLTA Returns With First New Single In Over A Decade, Announces Fall 2022 North American Tour

THE MARS VOLTA has reawakened from its lengthy hiatus with the release of a new single and short film for "Blacklight Shine". "Blacklight Shine" pulses with subtle brilliance, Caribbean rhythms underpinning sophisticated, turbulent songcraft. The song showcases guitarist/composer Omar Rodríguez-Lópe...
June 21, 2022
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I PREVAIL Announces 'True Power' North American Tour With PIERCE THE VEIL And FIT FOR A KING

Michigan rock powerhouse I PREVAIL has announced its first North American headline tour in support of its new album "True Power". The much-anticipated album arrives via Fearless Records on August 19 and the band has shared the first single "Body Bag". I PREVAIL will embark on the "True Power" tour t...
June 21, 2022
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MACHINE HEAD Shares New Song 'Unhallowed'

San Francisco Bay Area metal titans MACHINE HEAD have dropped a new song, "Unhallowed", along with an accompanying music video. The track is lifted from the band's tenth studio album, "Of Kingdom And Crown", which will be released on August 26 via Nuclear Blast/Imperium Recordings. "Of Kingdom And C...
June 21, 2022
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MARTY FRIEDMAN, Self-Proclaimed ELVIS PRESLEY 'Maniac', Praises New Biopic

Marty Friedman has praised the new biopic of Elvis Presley, calling it "the be-all-end-all movie" about the iconic singer. The 59-year-old former MEGADETH guitarist, who says he's been "an Elvis maniac" since the age of six, offered his opinion of Baz Luhrmann's biopic, in which Tom Hanks stars as t...
June 20, 2022
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Ex-MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON Is Mourning Death Of His 15-Year-Old Cat: 'He Was My Little Sidekick And Best Friend'

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson is mourning the death of his cat Percy. On social media, the 57-year-old musician said Percy died earlier today. "It's with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we say goodbye to our lovely kitty Percy, who passed at 6:20am today from kidney failure," David wrot...
June 20, 2022