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OZZY OSBOURNE Reflects On BLACK SABBATH's Performance At CALIFORNIA JAM On Latest Episode Of 'The Madhouse Chronicles'

Ozzy Osbourne and Billy Morrison — the longtime rhythm guitarist in Billy Idol's band and former bassist for THE CULT — have released the latest episode of their new Internet TV show, "The Madhouse Chronicles". The BLACK SABBATH episode is packed with behind-the-scenes stories from Ozzy, recounting...
June 20, 2024
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VOLA Announces New Album 'Friend Of A Phantom'

VOLA has announced a new studio album, "Friend Of A Phantom", which will be released on November 1 via Mascot Records. In celebration of the announcement, the quartet has revealed the official video for their new song "Break My Lying Tongue". The band will also play festivals over the summer and the...
June 20, 2024
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TONY IOMMI To Discuss Early Influences, BLACK SABBATH's Formation At Chipping Campden, U.K. Event

Legendary BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi will appear at Cidermill Theatre in Chipping Campden, United Kingdom on Sunday, June 23 at 6 p.m. Without BLACK SABBATH there wouldn't be heavy metal, they defined an entire genre. Iommi's detuned guitar style and deep resonating dark riffs made them soun...
June 19, 2024
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DOWN Announces Two 'Pop-Up' Shows In Louisiana Following New Mexico Concert Cancelation

DOWN has announced two "pop-up" shows for this week in Louisiana after the band's previously announced concert in Mescalero, New Mexico was postponed due to a pair of rapidly growing wildfires which are converging on a village inside a tribal reservation in the state. The long-running heavy metal su...
June 19, 2024
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GLENN HUGHES Blasts DEEP PURPLE's IAN GILLAN And ROGER GLOVER: 'I Will Never Speak To Any Of Them Again'

In a new interview with Guitar Interactive Magazine, legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes once again looked back on his 2016 induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, where he was honored along with other former and current members of DEEP PURPLE. Asked if he has since spoken to any of the o...
June 19, 2024
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MICHAEL SCHENKER Shares 'Mother Mary' Single Featuring SLASH And ERIK GRÖNWALL

The world of rock guitar has always been illuminated by a few virtuosic stars who shine brighter than the rest, and among them, Michael Schenker stands out as a comet blazing across the night sky. His tenure with the British hard rock band UFO during the 1970s remains one of the most celebrated peri...
June 19, 2024
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DOWN Postpones New Mexico Concert Due To Raging Wildfires

DOWN has postponed its previously announced concert in Mescalero, New Mexico due to a pair of rapidly growing wildfires which are converging on a village inside a tribal reservation in the state. The long-running heavy metal supergroup, which features vocalist Philip H. Anselmo, guitarists Pepper Ke...
June 18, 2024
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A Fortress Called Home

World domination might not have been achieved quite yet, but nobody sensible could fault SEVEN SPIRES for their creative efforts to date. Ever since the Boston fantasists released their "Solveig" debut in 2017, it has been obvious that they were operating on a higher level than most of their suppose...
June 18, 2024
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GLENN HUGHES Explains Why He Is Spending Only 19 Days Recording His New Solo Album

In early May, Glenn Hughes spoke to Guitar Interactive Magazine about his upcoming studio album, tentatively due in early 2025. The long-awaited follow-up to 2016's "Resonate" is being recorded this month in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hughes said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "In between interview...
June 18, 2024
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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN On New Single 'Just Like 73': 'It's Got A Real Glam Rock Feel And A Vibe To It'

DEF LEPPARD has released a short video in which the five members of the band discuss their latest single, "Just Like 73". The track, which features a guest guitar solo from Tom Morello, can be heard below. Bassist Rick Savage said: "'Just Like 73', I first heard it when it was a demo and it nearly g...
June 18, 2024
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THE CULT Announces September/October 2024 Western U.S. Tour

THE CULT's 40th-anniversary tour, which kicks off in July with the band's first wave of European dates before heading to Canada, and back to the band's native U.K., sees an early preview of the soon-to-be-announced 2025 U.S. tour with select Western U.S. dates this September: Sep. 21 - Salem, OR The...
June 18, 2024
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TESLA, KROKUS, EXTREME, WINGER, MICHAEL MONROE, L.A. GUNS, PRETTY MAIDS, Others Set For 2025 'Monsters Of Rock Cruise'

The annual Monsters Of Rock Cruise (MORC),which bills itself as "the world's premier hard rock and heavy metal fan immersive music cruise," is returning for its thirteenth year. Promoter On the Blue Cruises has announced the five-day/five-night full-ship music charter will set sail March 10-15, 202...
June 18, 2024
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MICHAEL SCHENKER's 'My Years With UFO' Album To Feature Guest Appearances By AXL ROSE, STEPHEN PEARCY, DEE SNIDER, Others

Axl Rose (GUNS N' ROSES),Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER),Joey Tempest (EUROPE),Roger Glover (DEEP PURPLE),Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW),Biff Byford (SAXON) and Stephen Pearcy (RATT) are among the musicians who appear on "My Years With UFO", the new album from Michael Schenker on which the legendary Ger...
June 17, 2024
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THE OFFSPRING's BRYAN 'DEXTER' HOLLAND Says New Single 'Make It All Right' Is 'Almost A Summer Song'

At this weekend's Download festival in the United Kingdom, THE OFFSPRING singer Bryan "Dexter" Holland spoke to James Wilson-Taylor of Rock Sound magazine about the band's upcoming eleventh album, "Supercharged", which will arrive on October 11 via Concord Records. Addressing the fact that the LP wi...
June 16, 2024
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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'I Don't Believe We Tour Enough'

During an appearance on the 45th episode of "The Metallica Report", the podcast offering weekly insider updates on all things METALLICA, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett spoke about what it has been like to return to the road after taking a six-month break with the "M72" world tour. Kirk said (as tr...
June 14, 2024