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BRUCE DICKINSON Says 'Taking A Wander Around The Graveyard' Cheers Him Up

In a new interview with Germany's EMP, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson was asked if there are certain places, people, situations, hobbies that influence his creativity and inspiration. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I think if you're creative, then you just have to be aware o...
February 21, 2024
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JEFF PILSON On DON DOKKEN's 'Hostile' Comments About Former DOKKEN Bandmates: 'It Sounds Like He Has Sour Grapes'

In a new interview with Thomas S. Orwat, Jr. of Rock Interview Series, former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson once again addressed some of Don Dokken's recent claims about who was responsible for most of the songwriting during the band's classic era and the alleged drug use that led to the lineup's split...
February 21, 2024
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Epitome

15 years into their careers, Denmark's VANIR are still evolving. "Epitome" is the band's seventh album, and one that purposefully endeavors to cement their reputation as purveyors of epic melodic death metal with a throbbing Viking heart. Their earlier albums showcased a very different kind of moder...
February 16, 2024
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BRUCE DICKINSON Announces Two New Guitarists For Solo Band, Southern California Warm-Up Show

Ahead of the March 1 release of his new solo album, "The Mandrake Project", via BMG and the start of a four-month tour, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson has revealed the addition of two new guitarists to his touring band. Swedish-born guitarist, songwriter and multi-platinum-credited producer Phil...
February 16, 2024
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BLAZE BAYLEY Shares Music Video For New Single 'Mind Reader' From Upcoming 'Circle Of Stone' Album

Former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley will release his new solo album, "Circle Of Stone", on February 23. The official music video for the LP's third single, "Mind Reader", can be seen below. Blaze states: "I wish to thank the guys at Lion Island Media for their brilliant work shooting & editi...
February 16, 2024
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HELLOWEEN To Release New Studio Album In 2025

The reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN has signed with Reigning Phoenix Music (RPM) for the release of their next studio album. The band will enter the studio this summer to begin work on the follow-up to 2021's acclaimed self-titled effort, with plans to issue the...
February 15, 2024
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New Lizard Species Named After IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON

According to ReptilesMagazine.com, a new lizard species has been named after IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson. Named Enyalioides dickinsoni, the lizard was found in the Cordillera de Colán mountain range 460 miles north of Lima, Peru. Three localities are known to be home to this lizard species. i...
February 13, 2024
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BRUCE DICKINSON Admits He Lost His Temper When He Cursed Out Fan For Lighting Flare At IRON MAIDEN Show

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson says that he "lost [his] temper when he blasted a fan as a "Greek cunt" and a "fucking cocksucker" for lighting a flare during the band's concert in Athens, Greece less than two years ago. The incident occurred on July 16, 2022 as MAIDEN launched into the tenth son...
February 12, 2024
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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN 'CLOWN' CRAHAN Opens Up About Personal 'Sacrifice' His Family Made During Band's Formative Years

In a new appearance on The Break Down With Nath & Johnny podcast, SLIPKNOT co-founder and percussionist M. Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. Clown) spoke about the personal sacrifices he and his family had to make during the band's formative years. He said in part (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's...
February 12, 2024
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BLAZE BAYLEY On Still Performing IRON MAIDEN Songs 30 Years Later: 'It's Very Gratifying'

In a brand new interview with Metal Pilgrim, British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley, who is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his joining IRON MAIDEN, spoke about what it's like for him to still perform songs he wrote with the band such a long time ago. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.N...
February 12, 2024
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VILLE VALO Hasn't 'Really Started Properly Focusing' On Follow-Up To 'Neon Noir' Yet

In a new interview with Joe Matera, former HIM frontman Ville Valo spoke about a possible follow-up to his debut solo album, "Neon Noir", which was released in January 2023 under the VV banner. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET):  "The album came out about a year ago. We played 120 gigs la...
February 11, 2024
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DEE SNIDER Says 'Something Is Lost' When Bands Rely Too Heavily On Backing Tracks During Live Shows

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider says that "something is lost" when artists enhance their show by relying too heavily on backing tracks 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 technolo...
February 11, 2024
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OZZY OSBOURNE, FOREIGNER And JANE'S ADDICTION Among Nominees For ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME 2024 Induction

Ozzy Osbourne, FOREIGNER, JANE'S ADDICTION, OASIS, Peter Frampton and Lenny Kravitz are among the nominees for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's Class Of 2024. Other nominees are Mariah Carey, Sinead O'Connor, Cher, Sade, Mary J. Blige, A TRIBE CALLED QUEST, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, Eric B. & Rakim an...
February 10, 2024
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SHARON OSBOURNE On Why OZZY Turned Down KANYE WEST's Sample Request: 'We Don't Want To Be Associated With A Hater'

Sharon Osbourne has spoken to Billboard magazine about the decision to refuse permission to Kanye West to sample an Ozzy Osbourne song at a listening event for the rapper's new album in Chicago on Thursday. West, who is now known as Ye, and Ty Dolla $ign hosted the listening party at the United Cent...
February 10, 2024
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JEFF PILSON Rips DON DOKKEN's 'Desperate And Weak' Claim That DOKKEN Frontman Wrote 'A Lot Of' Band's Biggest Songs

In a new interview with Full In Bloom, former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson was asked to respond to Don Dokken's recent claim that he wrote "80 percent" of the band's third album, 1985's "Under Lock And Key". Jeff said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Bullshit. That's total bullshit. He did not w...
February 9, 2024