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PAUL GILBERT To Celebrate RONNIE JAMES DIO On 'The Dio Album'

On April 7, 2023, Paul Gilbert will release an album celebrating one of heavy metal's greatest icons when he releases "The Dio Album" via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. To get a taster, check out Gilbert's mesmeric take on "Holy Diver" below. It was pure chance that led Paul Gilbert t...
February 1, 2023
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SAXON To Release New Studio Album In 2024; Second BIFF BYFORD Solo LP In The Works

In a new interview with Dawn Osborne of TotalRock, SAXON frontman Biff Byford talked about his plans for the coming months. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We've got this album [' More Inspirations'] coming out [from SAXON], obviously. We're still touring [2022's] 'Carpe Diem' [LP]. W...
January 30, 2023
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RICHIE FAULKNER's ELEGANT WEAPONS Project Will 'Surprise' People, Says RONNIE ROMERO

In a new interview with Pete Pardo of Sea Of Tranquility, singer Ronnie Romero (RAINBOW, MSG) spoke about ELEGANT WEAPONS, his new project featuring guitarist Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST). Ronnie said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "That's something Richie [brought] to the table a couple of...
January 28, 2023
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RONNIE ROMERO Says He Contemplated Suicide Over Critiques Of His RAINBOW Performances

Ronnie Romero says he contemplated committing suicide twice over Internet critiques of his performances with the Ritchie Blackmore-led RAINBOW, with whom he played live shows between 2015 and 2019. In a recent interview with BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Romero, who is originally from Chile but is now settled i...
January 27, 2023
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WISHBONE ASH's Legendary Album 'Argus' To Be Released As Multi-Format Box Set For 50th Anniversary

Celebrating one of the most pivotal entries in the history of great British rock and prog albums, WISHBONE ASH's legendary LP "Argus" gets a 50th-anniversary multi-format box set release on April 14, 2023 through Madfish. Complete with its indelible Hipgnosis-designed album sleeve, 1972's "Argus" sa...
January 26, 2023
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Raised On Heavy Radio

Having sung with Ritchie Blackmore 's RAINBOW to great acclaim and, more recently, taken on the frontman role with MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, Ronnie Romero could reasonably claim to have little to prove at this point. Fortunately, the Chilean has a voracious appetite for doing what he does best. A sequ...
January 25, 2023
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JOE LYNN TURNER Defends His Controversial Views: 'The Difference Between Conspiracy And The Truth Is About Six Months'

In a new interview with Dave Spuria of The Real Music Observer, former RAINBOW and DEEP PURPLE frontman Joe Lynn Turner spoke about how some people — including unspecified media outlets — have supposedly criticized him over some of the comments he has made while promoting his latest solo album, "Bel...
January 21, 2023
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PINK FLOYD: 50th Anniversary Of 'The Dark Side Of The Moon' Celebrated With New Box Set

Warner Music (Sony Music outside Europe) has announced the upcoming release of PINK FLOYD's "The Dark Side Of The Moon" as a deluxe box set to celebrate 50 years since the release of one of the best-selling albums of all time. Newly remastered, the box set will arrive on March 24. One of the most ic...
January 19, 2023
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RICHIE FAULKNER Recruits URIAH HEEP And ACCEPT Members For ELEGANT WEAPONS Touring Band

ELEGANT WEAPONS, the new band featuring guitarist Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and singer Ronnie Romero (RAINBOW, MSG),will make its live debut this spring. The group, which is rounded out by Dave Rimmer (URIAH HEEP) on bass and Christopher Williams (ACCEPT) on drums, has announced the following...
January 18, 2023
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SAXON Covers RAINBOW, KISS, NAZARETH, ALICE COOPER, Others On 'More Inspirations' Album

British heavy metal legends SAXON unveiled the first single, "The Faith Healer", from their upcoming album, "More Inspirations", set for release on March 24 via Silver Lining Music. Following the release of "Inspirations" in 2021, "More Inspirations" is the second "deep dish" serving of the influenc...
January 16, 2023
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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Says There Is No Chance Of More 'Big Four' Shows Happening Until At Least 2025

In a new interview with Metal Edge magazine, ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante and guitarist Scott Ian were asked if there is any chance of more "Big Four" shows happening, with EXODUS taking the place of SLAYER, which officially retired after playing its final concert more than three years ago. Ian r...
January 14, 2023
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RITCHIE BLACKMORE Pays Tribute To JEFF BECK: 'He Could Reach Up Into The Stars And Make Magic With His Playing'

Former DEEP PURPLE and current RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore has paid tribute to British guitar legend Jeff Beck following his death on Tuesday (January 10). The Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer, who rose to prominence with THE YARDBIRDS, died "suddenly" after contracting bacterial meningitis, his...
January 13, 2023
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JOE LYNN TURNER: 'There's A Lot Wrong, In My Opinion, That's Going On In The United States Right Now'

In a new interview with Metal Godz Radio, former RAINBOW and DEEP PURPLE frontman Joe Lynn Turner confirmed that his latest solo album, "Belly Of The Beast", is "a lot darker" than his previous efforts. He explained (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "You know, art is a reflection of life. It's a...
January 12, 2023
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Kingmaker

By this point, it should be obvious that old-school heavy metal will never die. Despite what certain media outlets would prefer us to believe, there will always be bands emulating the '80s glory days. Because for all the myriad subgenres and offshoots that heavy music has served up over the decades,...
January 10, 2023
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FOO FIGHTERS And KORN To Perform At 2023 BONNAROO MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has shared the lineup for this year's edition of the internationally acclaimed camping festival, taking place June 15-18, 2023 on the Bonnaroo Farm, located just 60 miles southeast of Nashville in Manchester, Tennessee. Bonnaroo 2023 will once again present a wide-...
January 10, 2023