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TARJA TURUNEN Revels In Post-NIGHTWISH Career: 'I Have Not Needed To Grow Balls'

By David E. Gehlke It has been 17 years since Tarja Turunen was unceremoniously dismissed from NIGHTWISH via an open letter posted to the internet for the world to read. Her initial shock and dismay over her dismissal became an opportunity for the operatic singer to pursue new avenues, namely a solo...
December 6, 2022
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THOMAS GABRIEL FISCHER Talks Classic CELTIC FROST: 'Those Times Were Magical'

By David E. Gehlke The new, meticulously assembled CELTIC FROST "Danse Macabre" box set, spanning the band's classic 1984 to 1987 era, is a triumph (for the lack of a better term). The set includes the studio album trio of "Morbid Tales", "To Mega Therion" and "Into The Pandemonium" on vinyl, along...
December 6, 2022
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JOE SATRIANI Says He 'Came Close' To Playing New York's 'Homecoming Concert' With ALEX VAN HALEN And DAVID LEE ROTH

During an appearance on the "Out Of The Box" show, which airs on the Q104.3 radio station in New York City, Joe Satriani spoke about being approached to reproduce Eddie Van Halen's guitar parts as part of an all-star VAN HALEN tribute project with Alex Van Halen and David Lee Roth. Recalling how the...
December 5, 2022
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DEVIN TOWNSEND On Post-Pandemic Touring:' The Ability To Make Money On Tour Is Almost Completely Gone Now'

In a new interview with Metallerium, Canadian singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend spoke about the realities of post-pandemic touring, including increased travel expenses — gas, tour buses, hotels and flight costs. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's gotten way worse. I don...
December 4, 2022
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Could LARS ULRICH Play RUSH Songs With GEDDY LEE And ALEX LIFESON? 'It Would Take A Lot Of Rehearsal', He Says

During an appearance on SiriusXM's "The Howard Stern Show" this past Monday (November 28),METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich reflected on his participation in the Taylor Hawkins tribute shows in September. He said: "The one thing in this band is the four of us don't stray a lot. And I think a big part o...
December 4, 2022
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SEBASTIAN BACH Says He Has Been Working On His New Solo Album 'Since Two SKID ROW Singers Ago'

During an appearance on a recent episode of the "I Am All In With Scott Patterson" podcast, former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach spoke about his plans for the long-awaited follow-up to his latest solo album, 2014's "Give 'Em Hell". He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I have a new record...
December 3, 2022
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SODOM's THOMAS 'ANGELRIPPER' SUCH: 'We Never Changed Our Music'

In a new interview with "HRH Metal With Dan Chan", bassist/vocalist Thomas "Angelripper" Such of German thrash metal veterans SODOM spoke about how the music industry has changed in the four decades since the band's formation. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's getting harder nowada...
December 2, 2022
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JOE ELLIOTT On Why DEF LEPPARD Continues To Make New Music: 'We Just Never Lost That Hunger To Write'

In a new interview with Colombia's Radioacktiva, DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott was asked what keeps him and his bandmates motivated to write and record new music. He said in part (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Because it's what we do. When we got together, yes, playing in front of an audien...
December 2, 2022
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GEORGE LYNCH And JEFF PILSON Release Original Holiday Single 'It's A Wonderful Life'

Their musical partnership extends all the way back to 1984 and the release of the now classic sophomore album from DOKKEN, "Tooth And Nail". No wonder then that when guitarist George Lynch and bassist Jeff Pilson get together, not only do the creative sparks fly but the memories come rushing back as...
December 1, 2022
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ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO On New PANTERA: 'ZAKK WYLDE And CHARLIE BENANTE Are Going To Kill It'

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello has once again weighed in on the news that PANTERA's surviving members Philip Anselmo (vocals) and Rex Brown (bass) will unite with guitarist Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) and drummer Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) for a world tour under the PANTERA banner. A...
December 1, 2022
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ERIC MARTIN Says 'It's Time' For MR. BIG To Go Back On Tour: 'I'm Excited About That'

In a new interview with Border City Rock Talk, Eric Martin was asked if it's true that MR. BIG will reunite to record new music and play live shows in 2023. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yes. I'm not a hundred percent on the recording part, but, yeah, we're gonna do it. We're d...
November 29, 2022
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DISTURBED Guitarist Doesn't Rule Out Focusing On Singles In The Future

In a new interview with Wichita's T95 The Rock Station, DISTURBED guitarist Dan Donegan was asked if he and his bandmates might focus on releasing singles in the future as opposed to full-length albums, as has been the case for much of DISTURBED nearly three-decade career. He responded (as transcrib...
November 28, 2022
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GENE SIMMONS Says He Was Initially 'Happy' When TRUMP Became President, Admits He's An 'Ageist' About BIDEN

During an appearance on the latest episode of Bill Maher's "Club Random" podcast, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons spoke about former U.S. president Donald Trump, on whose "The Celebrity Apprentice" show he was once a contestant. "For the record, when [Trump] first ran in 2016 and got elected, I w...
November 28, 2022
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IN FLAMES Guitarist BJÖRN GELOTTE Doesn't Read Online Comments, Says He Is 'Tired' Of The 'Toxic Environment'

During an appearance on THE HAUNTED guitarist Ola Englund's YouTube show "Coffee With Ola", IN FLAMES guitarist Björn Gelotte spoke about the criticism he and his bandmates have faced for their musical evolution, which has seen them adopting a more alternative metal sound after starting out as melod...
November 27, 2022
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Admits To Using Backing Tracks During Live Performances

During a "VIP Experience" question-and-answer session before W.A.S.P.'s November 26 concert at The Plaza Live in Orlando, Florida, frontman Blackie Lawless was asked about complaints from some of the band's fans about the use of backing tracks during the group's live performances. "To answer your qu...
November 27, 2022