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BIOHAZARD's Reunited Original Lineup Announces More Shows, Plans To Record New Music

Celebrating their 35th anniversary as a band, Brooklyn, New York hardcore metal legends BIOHAZARD have returned, reuniting their original lineup of guitarist/vocalist Billy Gradziadei, guitarist Bobby Hambel, drummer Danny Schuler and bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld. The first wave of confirmed dates...
November 16, 2022
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SPIRITBOX Announces First-Ever U.S. Headline Tour

SPIRITBOX has announced its first ever U.S. headline tour with support from AFTER THE BURIAL and INTERVALS. The "Eternal Blue Tour 2023", produced by Live Nation, will hit 22 cities across North America, beginning in Vancouver on April 10 and culminating in Minneapolis on May 10. VIP packages for th...
November 15, 2022
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QUEENSRŸCHE's MICHAEL WILTON: EDDIE VAN HALEN 'Basically Made Me Become A Guitar Player'

In a recent interview with "The Mistress Carrie Podcast", QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton spoke about the impact legendary VAN HALEN axeman Eddie Van Halen had on his playing. Michael said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "He basically made me become a guitar player. I went… I think I was...
November 14, 2022
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AUGUST BURNS RED Announces '20 Year Anniversary Tour' For 2023, BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

AUGUST BURNS RED has announced its "20 Year Anniversary Tour". The North American trek, which will take place over two legs between February and May 2023, will see the Grammy-nominated Lancaster, Pennsylvania five-piece play material off all nine of its albums. "Where does the time go?," says guitar...
November 14, 2022
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KURT COBAIN's 1989 Stage-Played, Smashed And Signed Guitar Used On NIRVANA's First U.S. Tour Sells For $486,400

Julien's Auctions, the acclaimed auction house to the stars, held on Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13 their headline-making "Icons And Idols: Rock 'N' Roll" auction featuring an incredible line-up of over 1,500 lots featuring memorabilia, wardrobe, musical equipment, jewelry and more...
November 14, 2022
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SIMONE SIMONS, CHARLOTTE WESSELS And MYRKUR Come Together On New EPICA Song 'Sirens - Of Blood And Water'

EPICA has just released "The Alchemy Project", a unique collaboration featuring 13 bands and musicians who co-wrote and performed the seven new tracks with the Dutch symphonic metal titans. The official Patric Ullaeus-directed music video for a hauntingly dark track with a majestic chorus "Sirens -...
November 12, 2022
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Former EXODUS Guitarist RICK HUNOLT On Firing PAUL BALOFF: 'It Could Have Been The Biggest Mistake We Ever Made'

In a new interview with For The Passion Not The Fashion, ex-EXODUS guitarist Rick Hunolt reflected on his former band's decision to fire original singer Paul Baloff in 1986 due to what at the time was described as "personal and musical differences." Paul was replaced by Steve "Zetro" Souza, who had...
November 10, 2022
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SAMMY HAGAR Says Unreleased VAN HALEN Song 'Between Us Two' Will Eventually See Light Of Day

In a new interview with Kyle Meredith, Sammy Hagar was asked about the status of the unreleased VAN HALEN ballad called "Between Us Two" which was originally recorded for the soundtrack to the 1996 blockbuster "Twister". The former VAN HALEN singer said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Everyon...
November 9, 2022
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DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN Announces December 2022 Art Gallery Showings

Rick Allen, legendary drummer of Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees DEF LEPPARD, will make a number of special appearances this December at the Wentworth Galleries in Florida, starting with a stop in Hollywood on Friday, December 9, followed by Boca Raton on December 10, with a final stop in Fort...
November 9, 2022
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GRETA VAN FLEET Postpones Four More Shows As Singer JOSH KISZKA Continues Recovery From Ruptured Eardrum

GRETA VAN FLEET has postponed four more concerts in order to allow frontman Josh Kiszka more time to recover from a ruptured eardrum. The band has scrapped this month's shows in El Paso, Tucson, Anaheim and Sacramento — just weeks after the rockers announced the postponements of concerts in Hollywoo...
November 8, 2022
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The Alchemy Project

There are many reasons why EPICA continue to be the discerning metalhead's symphonic ensemble of choice, but the most important one is that the Dutch crew are measurably and joyously heavier than all their contemporaries. On "The Alchemy Project", they reinforce the point with considerable gusto. Pr...
November 8, 2022
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Watch: New DELAIN Lineup Plays First Official Dutch Concert

After playing two "secret rehearsal shows" in June and another "tryout" concert on November 2, the new DELAIN lineup performed its first official Dutch gig last night (Friday, November 4) at Hedon in Zwolle. Joining keyboardist, founder and main songwriter Martijn Westerholt in DELAIN's current line...
November 5, 2022
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CARMINE APPICE Says He Spoke To MICK MARS About Doing Some Shows Together

In a new interview with Michael's Record Collection, legendary drummer Carmine Appice, best known for his work with VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS and Rod Stewart, spoke about his diminished touring schedule as he approaches his 76th birthday. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We [in VANILLA FUD...
November 4, 2022
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ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA Explains His Initial Reluctance To Sing JOHN BUSH-Era Song 'Only'

During an appearance on Thursday's (November 3) episode of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna was asked how he felt about the addition of the John Bush-era track "Only", which hadn't been performed live since 2011, to the setlist on the band's summer 2022 U.S....
November 4, 2022
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SAMMY HAGAR On Retirement: 'I Will Never Announce A Farewell Tour'

Sammy Hagar has admitted that he is thinking about how he will eventually retire from performing live. The 75-year-old musician, whose raspy, soulful voice has been one of the most recognizable sounds in hard rock, from his early hits as a member of MONTROSE and a solo artist to his multi-platinum r...
November 3, 2022