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WARRIOR SOUL To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'The Space Age Playboys' Album On July 2024 U.K. Tour

WARRIOR SOUL will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its "The Space Age Playboys" album by embarking on an eight-date U.K. tour this summer. WARRIOR SOUL states: "These shows are going to be epic. "If high-energy rock 'n' roll is your thing, then this is a show not to be missed. "Not only will the ba...
February 28, 2024
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Doomed Forever Forever Doomed

Depending on your perspective, the re-recording of classic albums by contemporary artists is either a neat way to pay tribute to the greats or an utterly pointless exercise. Fortunately, ZAKK WYLDE has such a natural connection to the original BLACK SABBATH line-up's esteemed catalogue that, frankly...
February 28, 2024
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POWER TRIP Announces More Summer 2024 Comeback Shows

POWER TRIP has confirmed two more performances in addition to last week's announcement that the Texas thrashers would be returning to the stage this summer, playing their first official gigs since the tragic passing of frontman Riley Gale. POWER TRIP's longtime friend and collaborator Seth Gilmore w...
February 28, 2024
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SOIL Announces Fall 2024 U.K. Tour With (HED) P.E., NONPOINT And THE UNION UNDERGROUND

SOIL will return to the U.K. for the first time since 2019 this coming November. Support on the trek will come from (HED) P.E., NONPOINT and the reunited Texas nu metal pioneers THE UNION UNDERGROUND. This fully packed package will see SOIL performing songs exclusively from the band's 2001 hit album...
February 28, 2024
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ZAKK WYLDE On Playing With Reformed PANTERA: 'It's A Beautiful Thing, Man'

In a new interview with Chuck Armstrong of Loudwire Nights, Zakk Wylde was asked about his involvement with the reformed PANTERA, in which he is joined by the band's surviving members Philip Anselmo (vocals) and Rex Brown (bass),alongside ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante. The guitarist said (as tran...
February 28, 2024
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EXODUS's GARY HOLT Says Lip Syncing Is 'Bad', But Backing Tracks Can Be 'Cool' If They're Used To 'Fill Up' The Sound

EXODUS and SLAYER guitarist Gary Holt says that he has no issue with bands who use a limited amount of backing tracks to fill out their sound during their concerts. In recent years, more and more artists have been given a pass for relying on pre-recorded tracks, drum triggers and other assorted tech...
February 27, 2024
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FOREIGNER's JEFF PILSON: I've Known About MICK JONES's Parkinson's Disease Battle 'For Years'

In a new interview with Scott Penfold of Loaded Radio, FOREIGNER bassist Jeff Pilson was asked if he knew about FOREIGNER co-founder and guitarist Mick Jones's battle with Parkinson's disease before it was publicly announced earlier this month. Jeff responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I...
February 27, 2024
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JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING Announces Spring 2024 North American Tour

JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING has announced a 12-city North American tour for this spring. The trek will kick off on April 16th in Montreal and run through May 3 in Portland, Oregon. Jason's son Jager Henry will provide support at all shows. A Live Nation ticket pre-sale for select dates begin...
February 27, 2024
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OZZY OSBOURNE Explains Why He Turned Down KANYE WEST's Sample Request

Ozzy Osbourne has spoken to Rolling Stone magazine about the decision to refuse permission to Kanye West to sample an Ozzy song at a listening event for the rapper's new album in Chicago. West, who is now known as Ye, and Ty Dolla $ign hosted the listening party at the United Center earlier in the m...
February 27, 2024
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TONY KAKKO On SONATA ARCTICA's Return To Power Metal On 'Clear Cold Beyond': 'It Was Like Riding A Bike'

By David E. Gehlke Finland's SONATA ARCTICA were on a four-album winning streak by the time the touring cycle for 2004's "Reckoning Night" concluded. With countrymen STRATOVARIUS consumed by lineup instability, SONATA ARCTICA stepped up to the plate with a series of LPs that were shamelessly fast, o...
February 27, 2024
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PETER BALTES On ACCEPT: 'I Felt Like We Were Always Doing The Same Album Or Concept Again And Again, Only With Different Lyrics'

In a new interview with Marko Syrjala of Metal Rules, former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. bassist Peter Baltes was asked about the songwriting process in U.D.O. and how it compares to that of ACCEPT. He said: "Everyone is involved in songwriting in U.D.O. It's great because so many different writing st...
February 26, 2024
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K.K. DOWNING Talks About Evolution From Early Rock To Modern Heavy Metal

In a new interview with The Times, original JUDAS PRIEST and current KK'S PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing was asked what he thinks makes metalheads unique. He responded: "It's just getting into those bands that evolved, that took music from blues and progressive blues in the late '60s and early '70s....
February 26, 2024
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KYLE THOMAS Talks The Boost PAT O'BRIEN Has Given To EXHORDER: 'He's The RANDY RHOADS Of Extreme Music'

By David E. Gehlke Cult New Orleans thrashers EXHORDER formally welcomed former CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Pat O'Brien into the fold when 2024 got underway. O'Brien had spent the previous two years playing live gigs with the band and lent his lead skills to their new "Defective Omnium" full-length, b...
February 26, 2024
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PANTERA's CHARLIE BENANTE: Drum Kit Rundown For North American Stadium Tour With METALLICA

Modern Drummer has shared a rundown of the drum kit used by Charlie Benante during last year's PANTERA North American stadium tour as the support act for METALLICA. You can check out the 14-minute report below. PANTERA's current lineup includes two surviving members from the band's classic formation...
February 25, 2024
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FOREIGNER's LOU GRAMM: 'I'd Like To Thank The ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME For The Honor Of Nomination'

Original FOREIGNER frontman Lou Gramm has released a video message expressing his gratitude for the band's nomination for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. In the one-minute clip, which was posted to Lou's social media, the 73-year-old singer says: "Hi, I'm Lou Gramm and I'd like to thank the Rock And...
February 25, 2024