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COREY TAYLOR, DAVE NAVARRO, PERRY FARRELL, BILLY IDOL, Others To Take Part In 'Above Ground' Benefit Concert

Guitarists Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Billy Morrison (BILLY IDOL) and an all-star band are gearing up for the third "Above Ground" benefit concert on December 20 at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, California. After sitting out 2020 because of COVID-19, Navarro and Morrison will be joined by a diverse group of special guests, including ...

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RACHEL BOLAN On Upcoming SKID ROW Album: 'I Haven't Been This Excited About Our Songs In Quite Some Time'

SKID ROW is continuing work on its long-awaited new album for a tentative early 2022 release. The band is recording its new album in Nashville, Tennesse with producer Nick Raskulinecz, who has previously worked with FOO FIGHTERS, STONE SOUR, HALESTORM, EVANESCENCE, RUSH and ALICE IN CHAINS, among many others. SKID ROW's new LP will mark ...

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Hiraeth - LUTHARO

As long as there are exciting new bands to fly the flag, heavy metal will never get old. LUTHARO obviously subscribe to a similar view: the Canadians' self-released debut album is a primarily traditional metal record with bags of melody, shitloads of muscular power and large amounts of virtuoso musicianship. But it's also a ferociously ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER On Why He Is Continuing To Perform ACCEPT Songs With U.D.O.: 'Give The People What They Want'

Six years after announcing that he would embark on a special tour during which he would perform ACCEPT songs one last time under the DIRKSCHNEIDER banner before closing that chapter for good, former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider is continuing to play ACCEPT material at select shows, including at the September 18, 2020 U.D.O. concert in ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's RICHIE FAULKNER Thanks His Cardiothoracic Surgeon For Saving His Life: 'I Don't Know How I'm Still Around Today'

Richie Faulkner has credited Dr. Siddharth Pahwa, cardiothoracic surgeon at Rudd Heart and Lung Center at UofL Health - Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, with saving his life. On September 26, the JUDAS PRIEST guitarist suffered an acute cardiac aortic dissection during a performance at the Louder Than Life festival, just a short distance from ...

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FEAR FACTORY, CHIMAIRA, VOLBEAT, HATEBREED Members Mourn Passing Of Music Industry Veteran SCOTT KOENIG

FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, CHIMAIRA frontman Mark Hunter and Monte Conner, the music industry veteran who signed FEAR FACTORY to Roadrunner Records, are among the notable figures who have paid tribute to Scott Koenig, former manager of BIOHAZARD and FEAR FACTORY, who died last Thursday (October 7) after a battle with COVID-19. He was ...

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IRON ALLIES Feat. Former ACCEPT Members HERMAN FRANK And DAVID REECE: 22 Songs Recorded For Debut Album

Former ACCEPT members Herman Frank and David Reece recently joined forces in a new band called IRON ALLIES. Also involved with the project are bassist Donnie Van Stavern (RIOT) and drummer Francesco Jovino (U.D.O., PRIMAL FEAR, VOODOO CIRCLE, JORN). Reece, who is promoting his upcoming solo album "Blacklist Utopia", discussed his collaboration with Frank during ...

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BEHEMOTH Announces 'XXX Years Ov Blasphemy' Global Livestream

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have announced their brand new visual spectacular, "XXX Years Ov Blasphemy", a special digital performance presented by the premium social live media platform Moment House. The event will mark the band's 30th anniversary with a dynamic performance of three separate sets in three spectacular locations, commemorating the band's three decades making ...

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Former SOULFLY Guitarist MARC RIZZO Rejoins ILL NIÑO

Former SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has rejoined ILL NIÑO. Rizzo was originally a member of the New Jersey Latin metal favorites two decades ago, appearing on their classic 2001 Roadrunner release "Revolution Revolucion" and the 2003 follow-up "Confession". After leaving ILL NIÑO, Rizzo had an 18-year stint with SOULFLY, which ended acrimoniously this past summer, ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE Explains Writing Process For Band's First New Single In Two Years, 'Hunter's Moon'

Last week, Swedish heavy rockers GHOST released a new song called "Hunter's Moon". The track, which was produced by Klas Åhlund and mixed by Andy Wallace, is featured in the latest blockbuster installment of the legendary film franchise "Halloween Kills". The "Halloween Kills" soundtrack is set to arrive October 15 via Sacred Bones, with the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's New Album To Feature Guest Appearances By JEFF BECK, ERIC CLAPTON, TONY IOMMI And ZAKK WYLDE

Ozzy Osbourne sat down with co-host Billy Morrison for another episode of "Ozzy Speaks" on SiriusXM's Ozzy's Boneyard. During the episode, Osbourne and Morrison discussed Ozzy's collaborations with other notable musicians, including his pairings with Post Malone and Elton John on 2020's "Ordinary Man" LP, as well as his upcoming album, on which he is ...

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ROBERT TRUJILLO's Wife CHLOE TRUJILLO Collaborates With New Zealand Musician MARK DALBETH On New Project

Golden Robot Records has announced the signing of the interesting and eclectic pairing of Chloe Trujillo and New Zealand-born musician Mark Dalbeth. They are currently working hard in the studio on new music and are very excited to have teamed up with Golden Robot. Chloe, wife of METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo, has been forging her ...

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BLINK-182's MARK HOPPUS Says He Is 'Cancer Free'

BLINK-182 singer and bassist Mark Hoppus, who went public with his cancer diagnosis in June, has announced that he is cancer free. Two months ago, Hoppus confirmed that he was battling a blood disorder called stage 4-A diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the same type of cancer his mother previously beat. Hoppus completed chemotherapy treatment earlier ...

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