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SOULFLY Announces Massive Early 2023 U.S. Tour

SOULFLY will embark on a massive U.S. tour in early 2023. The 57-date trek will run from late January to early April, and will feature support from Florida death metallers BODYBOX, Maryland progressive metallers HALF HEARD VOICES, Los Angeles industrialists DRIFT and Botswana metallers SKINFLINT. Ti...
November 29, 2022
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DELAIN Announces 'Dark Waters' Album, Shares 'Beneath' Single

DELAIN will release a new album, "Dark Waters", on February 10, 2023 via Napalm Records. Emerging as a brand new start and safe haven alike, the LP, without any doubt, continues the legacy of the brainchild of keyboardist, founder and main songwriter Martijn Westerholt and contains everything DELAIN...
November 29, 2022
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DEEP PURPLE's 'The Visual History': Expanded And Updated Book To Arrive Next Year

Rufus Publications has announced the publication of "Deep Purple: The Visual History" by Chris Charlesworth. Redesigned and expanded, the Deluxe Edition is personally signed by former and current PURPLE members David Coverdale, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Glenn Hughes, Ian Paice and Nick Simper. Pre-o...
November 29, 2022
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ACE FREHLEY Is Putting Finishing Touches On New Studio Album

Ace Frehley is putting the finishing touches on his new solo album for a tentative early 2023 release. The original KISS guitarist offered an update on the LP's recording progress while sharing a list on social media of his "Best 10 Sci-Fi Movies Released Up Until 1960". At the end of the message, h...
November 29, 2022
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DESTRUCTION Shares Music Video For 'Tormented Soul'

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION have shared the official music video for the song "Tormented Soul". The track is taken from the band's latest studio album, "Diabolical", which came out in April via Napalm Records. DESTRUCTION states about the new video: "The enthusiasm, energy and euphoria...
November 28, 2022
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DEEP PURPLE's IAN GILLAN Mourns Death Of His Wife

Bron Gillan, the wife of DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan, passed away on November 19, reportedly after a long illness. She was 67 years old. Ian and Bron got married in 1984 and have one daughter, Grace Gillan. Ian previously said that one of his favorite songs from his career is "Don't Hold Me Back",...
November 28, 2022
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DEEP PURPLE's IAN GILLAN Explains Why He Doesn't Perform 'Child In Time' Anymore

In a new interview with Spain's RockFM, DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan discussed his apparent unwillingness to perform the band's classic song "Child In Time" live. He explained (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "No, no. It's not possible. I could drop the key down, but it wouldn't sound the same....
November 27, 2022
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JOE LYNN TURNER Says He Is 'Comfortable' Without The Wig Now: 'I Like The Way I Look'

Joe Lynn Turner says that he is "comfortable" being seen in public without the hairpiece he has worn since the age of 14 after being diagnosed with alopecia at three years old. The former RAINBOW and DEEP PURPLE singer, who turned 71 in August, went public with his new look in a series publicity ima...
November 26, 2022
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DEEP PURPLE's IAN GILLAN Blasts Bands Who Rely Heavily On Backing Tracks During Live Performances: 'I Think That's Cheating'

DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan has blasted bands who rely heavily on pre-recorded tracks during their live performances. In recent years, more and more artists have been given a pass for relying on pre-recorded tracks, drum triggers and other assorted technology that makes concerts more synthetic but...
November 26, 2022
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VOLBEAT's MICHAEL POULSEN: Making 'Servant Of The Mind' Album Felt Like A Rebirth

In a new interview with Ireland's Overdrive, Michael Poulsen of Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT spoke about how the band's eighth album, last year's "Servant Of The Mind", fits into VOLBEAT's discography. He said: "For me, this album feels like the way we used to do things back in the day....
November 26, 2022
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IAN GILLAN Was 'Disappointed' With 'Final Production Mix' Of BLACK SABBATH's 'Born Again': 'I Threw It Out The Window Of My Car'

In a new interview with Spain's RockFM, DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan was asked if it's true that he broke the sole BLACK SABBATH album he appeared on, 1983's "Born Again", when he first got a copy of it. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I didn't break it. I threw it out the windo...
November 25, 2022
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Sons Of IRON MAIDEN's JANICK GERS And RADIOHEAD's THOM YORKE Team Up On New Single 'Red Skies'

Dylan Gers, the son of IRON MAIDEN guitarist Janick Gers, has teamed up with Noah Yorke, the son of RADIOHEAD frontman Thom Yorke, on a new collaborative single, "Red Skies". Due on December 2 on all streaming platforms through independent record label Sly-Tone, the track is said to feature "a more...
November 24, 2022
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IAN GILLAN: Reunion With RITCHIE BLACKMORE 'Would Be Utterly Disrespectful' To DEEP PURPLE's Current Lineup

Ian Gillan says that a DEEP PURPLE reunion with Ritchie Blackmore would be "utterly disrespectful" to the current lineup of the band. Blackmore is a co-founder of DEEP PURPLE and wrote many of their most memorable guitar riffs, including "Smoke On The Water", but he has not played with the group sin...
November 23, 2022
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GLENN HUGHES Celebrates 25 Years Of Sobriety

Glenn Hughes is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his getting sober. Earlier today (Wednesday, November 23),the 71-year-old former DEEP PURPLE and current THE DEAD DAISIES bassist and vocalist shared an image revealing he has been sober for 25 years, 300 months, 9,132 days or 219,150 hours. He wr...
November 23, 2022
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JOE LYNN TURNER Wasn't 'Ready' To Ditch The Wig Until This Year

Joe Lynn Turner says that now was the right time to finally drop the hairpiece he has worn since the age of 14 after being diagnosed with alopecia at three years old. The former RAINBOW and DEEP PURPLE singer, who turned 71 this summer, went public with his new look on August 25 in a series publicit...
November 23, 2022