Screamer Magazine April 2016
Featuring: Rob Zombie. Also Included Rob Zombie, Vampires Everywhere, Adelitas Way, Beasto Blanco, The Qemists, Shinedown, Nightwish, Nightwish, Delain, Sonata Arctica, Disturbed, Disturbed, Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom, Havok, Megadeth and Much More.

Articles in the April 2016 Issue

Interviews

  • The Life And Times Of ROB ZOMBIE

    While many artists that have been around for decades seem to be slowing down or doing their final tours, Rob Zombie continues to thrive with his multifarious projects in music and film. Always pushing the boundaries and stretching the realms of our imagination, there is no limit to what Zombie can do and what he will do in the name of

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  • VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE - The Rebirth

    Los Angeles rock act Vampires Everywhere have started a new era. Vocalist Michael Vampire has taken over. The band has recently made some major lineup changes and Vampire had this to say about it: “The band is just me. I got tired of arrogant, ungrateful, insane musicians using me up! I think you would have to be a lead singer

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  • ADELITAS WAY – Taking Back the Reigns

    Creating art is an extremely personal process between the artist and the work that they are creating, so it has to be tough when other people try and dictate how your art should be.  This is one lesson that Las Vegas-based hard rock band, Adelitas Way, learned the hard way during the course of their ten-year career. Adelitas Way tasted some

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  • BEASTO BLANCO - The Rise Of The Beast

    In this day and age, it really takes a substantial manifesto for a new band to rise above the rest and prominently be on the verge of exploding so quickly like Beasto Blanco is on track to do. As they set out to release their second studio album since 2013's Live Fast Die Loud , this is definitely a band to watch

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  • THE QEMISTS - Brighton’s Sound Warriors

    Call them bass and drums, call them techno and electronica, you could even call them high-tech rock n’ roll.  They’re a high energy, rapid wave of constant momentum with tunes and electronic grooves that could be as easily expressed on stage as the dance floor.  The former trio turned five men group from Brighton, UK have produced genre-smashing electric bombast

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Reviews

  • SCOTT WEILAND: Memories of a Rock Star - Book Review

    While Scott Weiland’s death in late 2015 may not have been surprising to those who knew his history, it was still a sad day for the many that grew up to the soundtrack of Stone Temple Pilots and also to those who may have discovered Weiland later on, perhaps as a part of Velvet Revolver. Classics such as Plush, Creep,

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  • KILLSWITCH ENGAGE - Incarnate

    Killswitch Engage has been in the metalcore scene longer than many of the genre's fans could do long division, so expectations are high for Incarnate, the group's seventh studio album.  However, the main item on everyone's mind is how vocalist Jesse Leach holds up, as this is the second record since his return to the band.  Thankfully, fans should be

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  • ROB ZOMBIE - The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser

    After what seems like an eternity to fans, but is more along the lines of three years, Rob Zombie is finally releasing his sixth solo album titled The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser which is scheduled for release on April 29, 2016 and produced by Chris “Zeuss” Harris. Rob Motherf***ing Zombie is back and this is his

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  • SMILE EMPTY SOUL - Shapeshifter

    Los Angeles’ Smile Empty Soul is back! It’s hard to believe that their hit Bottom of A Bottle came out all the way back in 2003! Realizations like that sure can make a person feel old! Since then, they have released five more full length albums, and April of 2016 brings a six song EP, Shapeshifter. Three of the songs

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  • MADYSIN HATTER - Lose Your Mind

    New Jersey native rocker Madysin Hatter debuted her first solo album on January 8, 2016 titled Lose Your Mind. As we have witnessed her live shows in the last year at Cathouse Live’s Battle Of The Bands and opening for Tom Keifer from Cinderella, Hatter is as up and coming as you can get. It’s All Good quintessentially starts the

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  • SHINEDOWN Live! - Seattle, WA

    Shinedown's March performance at the Paramount Theatre, was a visual feast to be sure, though that only served to augment a crisp-sounding performance from the band.  Lead singer Brent Smith was chatty and charming, guitarist Zach Myers and bassist Eric Bass were animated throughout and bolstered the performance with their backing vocals, continuous energy, occasional turns on keyboards and acoustic guitars, while Barry

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  • NIGHTWISH Live! - Anaheim, CA

    With only a few months to go before the Summer Tour season kicks off, The Grove of Anaheim seemingly put that vibe out this past Saturday, March 12th with Delain, Sonata Arctica and Finnish headliners Nightwish. The stage was set for a night of Symphony and Heavy Metal, no better pairing since Cabernet and chocolate. Dutch based band Delain took the stage

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  • DISTURBED Live! - Seattle, WA - 3/12/16

    March 12, 2016 Seattle, WA - Fresh off their new album Immortalized,  Disturbed came to the rainy city with their supporting act Nonpoint.  As a packed Showbox Market waited for the four piece to hit the stage you could feel the excitement in the venue as the audience started to scramble in unison.  When Disturbed came on and started with

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Press Releases

  • FALL OUT BOY and PANIC! AT THE DISCO Live Broadcast To Air Friday, April 1

    AT&T AUDIENCE Network is heading to the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four in downtown Houston this week. Tune in Friday, April 1, 2016, to watch AT&T AUDIENCE Network broadcast LIVE concerts from GRAMMY®-nominated artists PANIC! AT THE DISCO and FALL OUT BOY on AUDIENCE Network (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114) from 8:00p-11:00p (ET/PT) at the "AT&T Block Party at NCAA

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  • Zakk Wylde Debuts "Sleeping Dogs" Music Video

    Guitar icon ZAKK WYLDE today has debuted an all new music video for the track "Sleeping Dogs" from his forthcoming solo LP. Long-time collaborator Justin Reich was welcomed back to direct.  "Black Label Brethren O' Doom Father Justin Reich did another amazing job directing the video,"says Wylde. "I asked Father Justin to capture the sights, sounds, smell and feel of the first day my parents dropped me off at kindergarten. Watching the video

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  • Desert Moon Metal Festival in Landers, Calif

    One of the most epic metal events to ever take place in the High Desert, is coming to Landers, Calif! The Desert Moon Metal Festival features sixteen (count 'em!) original metal bands.  Saturday, April 23, 10 am-11 pm. All ages event. General Admission Tickets $10. at the door, or purchase tickets in advance at https://dmmf.yapsody.com/event/index/29256/desert-moon-metal-fest. Landers Brew Co. is located

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  • Attention Bohabs!!! The 7th Annual GWAR B-Q is Set

    The Biggest, Craziest, Nastiest Bash of the Summer is Back!!!  That's right it's time once again for the yearly tradition where Bohabs, GWAR fans and music fanatics come together in GWAR's adopted fortress of Richmond, VA to celebrate the summer and to worship the Intergalactic Overlords.  The 7th annual GWAR B-Q will be held on August 20th in beautiful Richmond,

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  • Doll Skin's New Video "Let's Be Honest" - New Dates Announced with HELLYEAH, Escape The Fate &...

    Doll Skin has premiered their new video "Let's Be Honest" exclusively on Revolver. From the band’s debut LP, IN YOUR FACE (AGAIN) Produced by Megadeth's David Ellefson, out 4/15 on EMP LABEL GROUP. The video can be seen here: http://www.revolvermag.com/news/doll-skin-premiere-new-song-and-music-video-lets-be-honest.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMs5qZRlyHM The band who recently played Shiprocked 2016, as well as dates with HELLYEAH and the Dead Kennedys, are in

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  • Brocker Release Music Video for "Gimme Gimme Rock N' Roll"

    London punk band BROCKER has released a music video for their new single "Gimme Gimme Rock N' Roll". The gritty track stays true to punk ethos and hits a sweet spot for anyone who fell in love with the Tony Hawk Pro Skater soundtrack. "This song is about how the music industry is destroying real music for the money," says

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  • Big Head Todd & The Monsters Back On The Charts (video)

    Critically acclaimed and platinum-selling blues-rock band BIG HEAD TODD & THE MONSTERS have landed back on the AAA charts with their new song "Wipeout Turn," entering this week at #29.  The song and its accompanying video were debuted by GUITARWORLD.COM, which you can see here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=humrmhea9ak The band--TODD PARK MOHR, BRIAN NEVIN, ROB SQUIRES and JEREMY LAWTON--kicked off a tour January

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  • TOMBS Stream New EP 'All Empires Fall' in Full

    NY black metal force TOMBS has shared a full stream of its highly-anticipated new EP, All Empires Fall. The five-track EP has premiered via Brooklyn Vegan / Invisible Oranges.   Listen to the EP and check out an exclusive interview with front man Mike Hill at Invisible Oranges and Brooklyn Vegan. All Empires Fall is the first studio release from Brooklyn black metal quintet TOMBS to feature the

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  • Rockstar Energy Drink Taste Of Chaos Festival: Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, Quicksand, The Get Up Kids & More

    For the second year in a row, the Rockstar Energy Drink Taste Of Chaos will return to San Bernardino, CA for its annual, day-long destination festival. After a five year break, last year marked the festival’s return to Southern California, with over 13,000 in attendance for the all-day event. Taking place on Saturday, July 16 at the San Manuel Amphitheater

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  • VOIVOD Announce North American "Post Society Tour" with...

    In continued support of the release of their mini-CD entitled Post Society - EP to much worldwide acclaim via Century Media Records, Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD have announced their next North American tour for May / June as well as a run of European shows for August / September. VOIVOD's drummer Michel "Away" Langevin checked in with the

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  • PAUL GILBERT Set To Release 17th Solo Album, 'I Can Destroy'

    It’s a question every artist has to grapple with: if you’re not pushing yourself creatively, how can you grow? And that’s exactly what acclaimed guitar maestro PAUL GILBERT tackles with fervor on his 17th solo album, I CAN DESTROY, set for release May 27 via The Orchard. As an added bonus, fans who pre-order the album will receive an automatic

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  • Members Of Dream Theater, Dixie Dregs & King's X - The Jelly Jam To Release 'Profit'

    The Jelly Jam will release their new album Profit on May 27th via Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group.  DREAM THEATER’s John Myung, WINGER’s Rod Morgenstein, and KING’S X Ty Tabor will tour globally for the first time to support the recordings.   Profit is a cinematic experience,  full of suspense, as the individual songs sequentially follow the heroic yet

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  • AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Streaming New Album Tango Umbrella

    Shoot, AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE's 2013 EP marked the band's rebirth, but now it`s time to do the full-length tango! Get ready for their fourth album: Tango Umbrella!  The album will be released this Friday March 25th via Napalm Records.  Tango Umbrella can be ordered in physical formats on the Napalm Records Webstore and digitally via iTunes HERE. Loudwire is hosting

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  • Tom Keifer Working On Bonus Tracks With Vance Powell For Deluxe Edition Of ‘The Way Life Goes’

    In 2013, TOM KEIFER released his highly-anticipated debut solo album, THE WAY LIFE GOES, to rave reviews and immediately kicked off a non-stop touring schedule. Flash forward to 2016. Now, as a “thank you” to his fans who have supported him and the long-awaited solo project for the past few years by attending one packed show after another, KEIFER and

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  • Murder FM Announce April Tourdates / Wrestling Debut

    Fresh off of a national tour with DROWNING POOL, in support of the latest Murder FM record Happily Neverafter, Murder FM have announced April tour dates, kicking off with the wrestling debut of vocalist Norman "The Gnar" Matthew, at "Wrestlemania" Weekend! Yes, you heard right, wrestling! The Trifecta of wrestling brands, Knokx Pro/ Territory League, Samoan Dynasty Wrestler "TMD" Teams

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  • Check out FnA Records Newest Release

    Erotic Suicide, a sleaze glam band hailing from Oklahoma, have re-released their second album entitled Perseverance with a bonus disc via FnA Records (www.fnarecords.net). Persevarance, originally a one disc set, has been a highly sought after CD for fans of this style of music.  Fans have had to resort to picking up a used copy for $100 or more on

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  • BABYMETAL Premiere Official Video for New Single "KARATE"

    BABYMETAL--2015's breakout all-girl-fronted Japanese heavy metal/teen-pop hybrid group--partnered exclusively with Music Choice (3/18) for the world premiere of the official music video for their lead single "KARATE," from the group's forthcoming sophomore album METAL RESISTANCE, out April 1 (also known as the "FOX DAY") on RAL/Sony Music Entertainment (in the U.S.). To watch the music video on television, go to

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  • Blacklist Union Releases "Evil Eye" Music Video

    Los Angeles, California based Hard Rock band Blacklist Union have released a music video for their track "Evil Eye" from their latest album "Back To Momo" which is available for purchase now on iTunes. The video, which originally premiered with REVOLVER Magazine, was directed by Matt Zane (John 5, Wayne Static, Zakk Wylde, DMC, Orgy) of Lord Zane Productions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwnRLomW_8k This song

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  • Pierce The Veil Announce New Album

    Friday, March 18, 2016 -- Pierce the Veil, one of the fastest-rising, most electrifying artists on the music scene today, will release its hotly-anticipated new album,  Misadventures, on May 13 (Fearless Records).  Misadventures  is the follow up to the band's 2012 breakthrough release, Collide with the Sky, that debuted at #12 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, held the #1 spot on the

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  • Lody Kong To Tour U.S. Beginning April 22 with Soulfly, Suffocation, Battlecross...

    Lody Kong will join Soulfly, Suffocation, Battlecross and Abnormality on a U.S. run that begins on April 22 in San Antonio, TX.  Confirmed dates include: 4/22/2016 San Antonio, TX - Korova 4/23/2016 McAllen, TX Cine - El Rey 4/24/2016 Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey* 4/25/2016 New Orleans, LA - Southport Hall 4/26/2016 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade 4/27/2016 Fayetteville, NC -

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  • Backbeat Books Releases DeLuxe Paperback Edition of Les Paul in His Own Words

    Les Paul tells his amazing life story in a deluxe paperback volume featuring a gallery of exclusive photography. Foreword by Sir Paul McCartney  In 2009, the legendary Les Paul passed away at the age of 94. In celebration of his life, Les Paul in His Own Words, capturing Paul's own reflections on his remarkable inventions and guitar playing, was published in

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  • BLACK SABBATH: Wrap Leg One Of "The End" World Tour

    Ozzy Osbourne (Vocals), Tony Iommi (Guitar) and Geezer Butler (Bass) wrapped the first dates of BLACK SABBATH's massive 2016 THE END world tour last week (3/7) in Vancouver, BC to an overwhelming response, from fans and critics alike.  The first leg of sold-out North American shows will be followed by a run of summer performances including return visits to Los

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  • Diamond Head New Album Coming In June

    Iconic heavy metal band DIAMOND HEAD today confirms June 3 as the North American release date for their new, self-titled album.  Recorded at Vigo Studios in Birmingham, the album is the first to feature new vocalist Rasmus Bom Andersen and ends an eight-year silence for the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) legends.  Direct pre-orders for the album will

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  • Jeff Beck Announces Summer Tour Dates

    INCLUDING A CELEBRATION OF 50 YEARS IN MUSIC WITH SPECIAL SHOW AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL Just announced, JEFF BECK will be performing throughout the U.S. this summer, beginning on July 19th in Port Chester, NY, before hitting NYC, CT, NJ, PA, VA, MI and a special stop at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL, on Sunday, July 31st.  BECK

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  • Silvertung Signs With Pavement Entertainment

    East Coast rockers SILVERTUNG have signed a record contract with Chicago based, Pavement Entertainment. Silvertung is comprised of vocalist Speed, guitarist Codey, bassist Skoot, and drummer Danno. The band have created a tremendous regional buzz on the strength of their live show, which has seen them share the stage with countless national acts along with being nominated in the categories

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  • Soul Asylum Premieres Supersonic Video/New Album "Change of Fortune" Out On March 18

    Soul Asylum joins forces with Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) to release an album of all new material titled Change of Fortune to be released on March 18th. See the official video for the song Supersonic premiering today on Blurt Magazine. See it here: http://blurtonline.com/news/video-premiere-soul-asylum-supersonic/ “kicks serious fucking ass” – Blurt Magazine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGcIaMU6X4E This week’s SXSW shows include Thursday, March

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  • Knockout Kid Added to GROEZROCK 2016 w/ Rancid, Hatebreed...

    KNOCKOUT KID have been added to the incredible lineup for this year’s GROEZROCK festival in Belgium with Rancid, Hatebreed, Face To Face, Sick Of It All, Four Year Strong, Saosin and many more. Tickets are on sale at Groezrock.be. The new Knockout Kid album “Manic” is out NOW and exclusive merch is available at BulletTooth.com/store including exclusive tee shirts, hoodies, posters and flags. It’s available

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  • Slipknot's KNOTFEST JAPAN Returns

    After slaying the senses of 50,000 fans at the November 2014 debut of KNOTFEST JAPAN, SLIPKNOT, premier Japanese promoter Hayashi International Promotion (H.I.P.), and 5B Artist Management have announced its return in 2016.  Set for November 5 and 6, this marks the second outing of the premiere international festival KNOTFEST, which debuted in November 2014 to a sold-out crowd at

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  • Good Charlotte To Release Sixth Studio Album Summer 2016 - Four One-Night-Only East Coast Shows Set To Launch April 18

    GOOD CHARLOTTE are set to return with their sixth studio album via the multi-platinum-sellingband's own indie label MDDN, distributed worldwide through Kobalt. The group's first single will premiere on April 4 with the album to follow this summer (exact release date is TBA). While the pop-punk icons are currently in the studio finishing the album, they've announced four special one-night-only

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  • Hammer Fight Premiere New Song "Good Times in Dark Ages"

    HAMMER FIGHT are a bunch whiskey-drinkin', beer guzzlin' bros who spawned from New Jersey.  HAMMER FIGHT will release their Napalm Records debut Profound and Profane March 25th. Today the band releases their third single entitled  "Good Times in Dark Ages".  Get an exclusive first listen to the track HERE. HAMMER FIGHT's video for Gods of Rock n' Roll can be

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  • EMP Label Group Signs European Distribution Deal With German Metal Giant SPV

    EMP LABEL Group has signed a European distribution deal with SPV Records to distribute all EMP releases throughout Europe, including upcoming releases from EMP, and their distributed labels and imprints, THC : MUSIC, CaviGold Records, LLC, EMP Underground and more. EMP, founded by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, with day to day and A&R operations headed up by THC : Music

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  • Seether's Shaun Morgan Accepts "Artistic Expression" Award At The National Council For Behavioral Health Awards Of Excellence

    March 11, 2016- Los Angeles, CA- Earlier this week in Las Vegas, Seether front man, Shaun Morgan received the respected "Artistic Expression" Award at the Awards of Excellence from the National Council for Behavioral Health for his outstanding work as a suicide prevention advocate. The National Council for Behavioral Health is the unifying voice of America's mental health and addictions

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  • A Darker Color Bright (ADCB) Releases "Missing You" Music Video

    A Darker Color Bright (ADCB) recently released a music video for the track "Missing You." The video, which was edited by Akila Ingvoldstad, adds something special to the track, as the camera work and editing really create a sense of loneliness. "Missing You" is currently available for download now on iTunes. A Darker Color Bright is a “dark-pop” mixed media

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  • Next To None; Tour Dates Announced

    NEXT TO NONE truly are next to none: never in progressive metal music has there been a band of teen prodigies. We've seen it in punk, in metal, in various other rock sub genres, but Next to None are truly the first prog-oriented METAL band to arrive in fully fleshed-out form. Based out of the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, the band features Max Portnoy

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  • Kiefer Sutherland Announces Nationwide 26-City Tour And Debut Album 'Down In A Hole'

    Kiefer Sutherland will bring his rich, soulful vocals and guitar licks to venues across the country beginning April 14 when he performs for audiences with a set list that includes cuts from his folk-tinged album, Down In A Hole, set for release this summer. Sutherland, known for his starring role on the Fox series "24," will bring his debut tour

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  • Tim Montana And The Shrednecks Confirms Opening Slot On ZZ Top U.S. And Canada Tour

    The Butte, MT trio--Tim Montana (lead vocals, guitar), Bryce Paul (bass) and Brian Wolff (drums)--is getting ready to head out on a U.S. and Canada tour with fellow bearded rockers, ZZ Top starting March 22 in Youngstown, OH at the Stambaugh Auditorium Concert Hall. The trek will include a very special headlining gig of their own in Nashville on April

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  • Stream Prog/Rock Group Kindler's Debut Album Now

    PROG/ROCK/EXPERIMENTAL GROUP, KINDLER PARTNER WITH GHOST CULT MAGAZINE TO UNVEIL DEBUT ALBUM, COSMIC REVELATIONS The Asheboro, NC Prog/Rock/Experimental three piece, Kindler focus on the creation of lasting moments with their debut release, Cosmic Revelations, which is due out tomorrow, March 11th. Ahead of the release, Kindler have partnered with Ghost Cult Magazine to unveil an official stream of the 11 track masterpiece, which can

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  • Radio Exile Unveil New "Soulfire" Video

    Hot on the heels of the video for the song "No Pity on the Highway" and the release of their full-length self-titled album, Radio Exile has a new video ready to go for the song "Soulfire". Overseen by the same director that worked with the band on their earlier clip, Adam Gendler, "Soulfire" was filmed at Roxy & Dukes, and

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  • HATEBREED Announce Artwork & Additional Details Regarding "The Concrete Confessional"

    The Grammy nominated Connecticut based juggernaut, HATEBREED, will release their new album The Concrete Confessional on May 13 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.The long awaited follow-up to The Divinity Of Purpose was produced by longtime collaborator Zeuss (ROB ZOMBIE, SUICIDE SILENCE, WHITECHAPEL) and mixed by Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, MEGADETH). Artwork was created by Marcelo Vasco (SLAYER). Regarding the artwork vocalist Jamey Jasta comments: "I think da Vinci said it best

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  • Breaking Benjamin Announce Another Round of Acoustic Headline Dates

    Riding the success of their last acoustic run earlier this year, Breaking Benjamin announced today that they will return for another round of acoustic dates, performing unplugged versions of new and classic fan favorites. Tickets for the acoustic dates will go on sale to the public on March 11, 2016, and can be found by visiting the band’s official website

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  • ONE-EYED DOLL & EYES SET TO KILL Release Depeche Mode Cover; Vision Tour Kicks Off 3/16

    Theatrical-rock duo ONE-EYED DOLL announced earlier this year that they would be embarking on a co-headlining Spring tour with fellow female-fronted rockers EYES SET TO KILL.  The “Visions Tour” will kick off on March 16, 2016, with support from OPEN YOUR EYES.  To celebrate the upcoming trek, ONE-EYED DOLL and EYES SET TO KILL have teamed up to release a

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  • X JAPAN: Announce SXSW Premiere Of Award-Winning New Music Doc 'WE ARE X

    The award-winning, new documentary on the Japanese rock group X JAPAN titled 'WE ARE X'--from Passion Pictures--has been accepted to the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, TX. Today, Passion Pictures has announced there will be three screenings as part of the SXSW Film Festival's "24 Beats Per Second" which showcases the sounds, culture and influence of music and musicians with

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  • Through Fire Announce Joining the ‘Generation Doom’ 2016 North American Tour

    Through Fire has announced that they will embark on the ‘Generation Doom’ 2016 Tour that begins on April 8th in Las Vegas, NV and ends in Los Angeles, CA on May 28, 2016. The tour will be in support of their new single “Stronger” which is making a big impact at radio. The band will be releasing their debut album

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  • Shaman's Harvest To Hit The Road On Headlining Tour Beginning 3/17/16

    After multiple national tours in support of other artists, Shaman’s Harvest will begin a run next week as headliners.  Following the band’s success with “Dangerous” and “Dirty Diana”, the band’s current single “In Chains” is a hit at rock radio. Additional performances will be announced as confirmed, and Shaman’s Harvest will be present at a number of the upcoming festivals

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  • Reverend Horton Heat Debut New Video with Record Store Day

    Limited Edition 7 Inch Announced With Unreleased B-Side “Lying To Myself” With a track record spanning over 25 years, rockabilly road hounds REVEREND HORTON HEAT and Record Store Day bring you “Hardscrabble Woman,” their newest video. Record Store Day 2016 will see a brand new 7 inch single in stores featuring "Hardscrabble Woman” and the previously unreleased B-side “Lying To Myself.” Watch

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  • Anthrax's "For All Kings" Makes Top Ten Billboard Debut

    Multi-Grammy nominee Anthrax have blasted into Billboard's Top 10 with their 11th studio album, For All Kings, bowing at #9-bullet on the Top 200 Albums Chart and selling 34,000 units.  This debut eclipses the #12 debut made by the band's 2011 Grammy-nominated, critically-acclaimed Worship Music. The album also topped the Hard Rock Albums chart in both the U.S. and Canada

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  • KORN & Rob Zombie Co-Headlining Summer Tour Details Announced

    Metal music legends KORN and ROB ZOMBIE unveiled details behind their co-headlining summer 2016 tour.  Produced by Live Nation, the two influential bands will launch this summer's most anticipated metal music tour on July 19, 2016 at Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre in Englewood, CO and will visit 26 North American cities including Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto, Seattle, Las Vegas and more. 

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  • THE TREATMENT Debut New Track "Bloodsucker"

    THE TREATMENT; the critically acclaimed British hard rock band are set to release their new studio album, Generation Me, worldwide on March 18, 2016 via Frontiers Music SRL. The highly anticipated third album from the band will be the first to feature new lead singer Mitchel Emms and new guitarist Tao Grey. Today THE TREATMENT have released another track from

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  • MONSER TRUCK Announce Support for Nickelback on European Arena Tour

    Fan-club pre-sale tickets go on sale 9am on Tues 8th March O2 pre-sale tickets (UK) go on sale 9am on Weds 9th March Live Nation pre-sale tickets go on sale 9am Thurs 10th March General Tickets go on sale 9am on Friday 11th March Lithuania & Finland Tickets go on sale 9am on Mon 14th March   You can buy

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  • Candlebox Announces Headlining Spring Tour "Disappearing in Airports Tour 2016"

    SEATTLE, Wash. - Candlebox, the influential, multi-platinum rock band from the powerful 90's Seattle music movement, has announced a spring headlining tour in support of its long-overdue sixth album Disappearing in Airports. The "Disappearing in Airports Tour 2016" will kick off on April 1 in Louisville, Ky. and continue through the first week of May, including festival stops at Welcome

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  • Avatar Announce New LP, New Single + Music Video Available 🐝

    March 3, 2016 -- AVATAR have announced a brand new concept album titled Feathers & Flesh to be released on Friday, May 13, 2016 via Entertainment One (eOne) in North America and Canada and Another Century overseas. The new release will be the band's highly anticipated followup to Hail The Apocalypse released in 2014, which cracked the Billboard Top 200

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  • SOULFLY Announce U.S. Headlining Tour With SUFFOCATION!

    Metal icons SOULFLY will embark on a four week headlining tour across the United States starting this April. Joining them are brutal death metal legends SUFFOCATION, Metal Blade recording artists BATTLECROSS, along with ABORMALITY and LODY KONG. Comments mailman Max Cavalera. "We are coming again with another kick in your face package! Get ready to sell your soul to metal!!" SOULFLY,

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  • CHURCH OF MISERY New Album And Then There Were None Streaming In Full

    CHURCH OF MISERY New Album And Then There Were None Streaming In Full via Noisey.  Available This Friday on Rise Above Records. For the last two decades, CHURCH OF MISERY have sawed off only the finest in uncompromising doom.  The revered Japanese masters are lifelong practitioners of the genre, honoring and extrapolating upon the Sabbathian legacy from which all detuned

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  • Rolling Stone Premieres Anthrax Video for "Blood Eagle Wings"

    The video for "Blood Eagle Wings," the epic eight-minute track from Anthrax's just-released album For All Kings, makes its world premiere today at RollingStone.com  Check it out here: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-anthraxs-chilling-epic-new-video-20160302 Anthrax's 11th studio album - For All Kings (Megaforce Records) - was released on Friday, February 26 and is already exploding at retail, radio and press.  The album is #1 on

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  • Devil You Know Announce “Make America Metal Again” North American Headlining Tour

    DEVIL YOU KNOW will kick off their first-ever North American headlining tour on April 15th in Fresno, CA. The tour, dubbed the “Make America Metal Again” (see the Donald Trump approved tour ad-mat attached), will also feature the band ONI as direct support. Either see below or head over to https://www.facebook.com/Devilyouknowofficial for all tour dates and additional information. DEVIL YOU KNOW have also just

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  • CALIBAN launch video for "Paralyzed," pre-orders now available online

    While the majority of the scene is aiming for a more melodic and overall accessible sound CALIBAN are plunging into darkness with their new album and heaviest offering to date, Gravity, which will be released worldwide on March 25th, 2016. Pre-orders are already online: EMP: Exclusive Gravity Box: http://www.emp.de/art_327461/? wt_mc=pt.pp.linkgen.55#Q0C59mv31k; Bandbrand:http://smarturl.it/kpe2qn Impericon: http://smarturl.it/caliban-pre-order CM Distro, incl. a strictly limited LP+CD in dark green

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  • ALTERNATIVE ROCK BAND: BANSHEE announce 'Say My Name' EP details, and pre-orders.

    Formerly known as 'Life on Standby', Alternative Electronic Rock 4 piece BANSHEE have relaunched for 2016 and are ready to take the world by an electric storm. After a successful performance at Download Festival facilitated by Redbull Studios and their affiliated label Redbull Records, and follow-up performances with the likes of Fearless Vampire Killers and Marmozets, BANSHEE decided that they

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  • NEW BOOK, 'SCOTT WEILAND: MEMORIES OF A ROCK STAR,' TELLS THE INSIDE STORY OF THE LATE/GREAT ROCK SINGER

    From late 1992 and throughout the remainder of the decade, if you spent any amount of time watching MTV or listening to rock radio, you were bound to come in contact with a tune by Stone Temple Pilots. With such classic releases as 'Core,' 'Purple,' and 'Tiny Music…Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop' selling millions and spawning countless hits ("Sex

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  • THE DEFIANTS Debut New Song "Love and Bullets"; Self-Titled Debut Available April 15, 2016

    Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the release of THE DEFIANTS self-titled debut album on April 15, 2016. THE DEFIANTS is a new band put together by Paul Laine, Bruno Ravel and Rob Marcello. Three fabulous musicians, all with ties to the great hard rock band Danger Danger. Today the band unveils the first audio offering from their debut.  The song "Love and Bullets" can be streamed below. The

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  • Desert Dragon New Album out now in the U.S.

    Progressive Rock/ Hard Rock/ Melodic Metal from Los Angeles, California, Winners of the 2011 Malibu Music Awards - Best Rock Song "Save My World", Desert Dragon are a unique blend of Prog Rock, Hard Rock and Melodic Metal drawing influences from the likes of milestones Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin,  Jeff Beck, George Lynch as well as modern progressive Rock and Metal heroes such as

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  • The Babys Discounted Show Tickets and New Show Dates!

    The Babys are back and better than ever.  They are playing at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana CA this Saturday April 2nd. We are offering a last minute special discount on tickets right now.  Follow the link to check out the great deals. http://thebabysofficial.com/product/yost-discount-ticket/ Also don't forget to follow The Babys on social media!  Click on the links below to follow

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  • Pierce The Veil, "Misadventures" Physical Pre-Order Now Available

    LOS ANGELES, CA - Thursday, March 31, 2016 -- Pierce The Veil's upcoming album Misadventures, set for a May 13 release (Fearless Records) is now available for physical pre-orders.  Starting immediately, fans can log onto www.PierceTheVeil.net to reserve their copy of the new album. In addition to pre-ordering the stand-alone CD, fans in North America, Europe, the UK and Australia can choose from eight

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  • The Retro Futurism of the Edwardian Ball

    It is difficult to describe the Edwardian Ball to someone who has never been to it. It is something similar to a meeting of the novels The Great Gatsby and Interview with the Vampire inside of Tim Burton’s nightmares. It is a conglomeration of music, theatrical performance, circus acts, and drunken dancing that is part dinner theatre and part goth/industrial

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  • Silver Snakes Announce Spring Tour With Bring Me The Horizon & ‘68

    Los Angeles, CA – Southern California’s breakthrough rock band Silver Snakes has announced they will be joining Bring Me The Horizon and ‘68 on a spring tour. Silver Snakes recently wrapped up a tour with Coheed and Cambria, glassjaw and I The Mighty in support of their newly released, critically heralded new album Saboteur, which is out now on Evil

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  • Pierce The Veil - New Single, Video Clip, Album Pre-Order

    LOS ANGELES, CA - Pierce the Veil fans, the wait is finally over.  After nearly 820,000 views of the band's video album announcement posted last Friday, the much-anticipated Misadventures will be available for digital pre-orders beginning tonight at 9PM PT/Midnight ET.  But wait, there's more:  fans will get a first taste of the new music as placing an album pre-order will unlock

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  • TOM KEIFER Performing in Agoura Hills 4/7 and Pasadena 4/8

    Best known as the singer/songwriter/guitarist of Cinderella, TOM KEIFER has solidified his mark on the music world as a solo artist with the 2013 release of his long-awaited, highly anticipated and critically acclaimed solo album, THE WAY LIFE GOES. KEIFER and his bandmates (#keiferband: Tony Higbee/guitars and vocals, Billy Mercer/bass and vocals, Paul Simmons, drums and vocals, Paul Taylor/keyboards and

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  • Paul Stanley and Don Felder Coming to Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp This Summer

    “To be part of  Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp isn’t just a fantasy for the people who are here, it’s my fantasy too, it’s really a gift to me as much as anybody else”    Paul Stanley Over the course of four music filled days, attendees will be placed into bands led by rock star counselors including Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot,

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  • VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE Unveils Full Album Stream; 'Ritual' Out Today

    Los Angeles, CA | March 18, 2016 - Today marks the release of VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE’s highly-anticipated new album, ‘Ritual,’ and fans can head over to Revolver to stream the album in its entirety: http://www.revolvermag.com/news/vampires-everywhere-premiere-new-album-ritual.html Serving as the follow up to 2012’s ‘Hellbound and Heartless,’ ‘Ritual’ was produced by Matt Good [From First To Last, DRUGS], and mixed by David Bendeth

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  • BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH Premieres New Song to Coincide w/ Launch of Pre-Order for his New Book

    To coincide with the pre-order launch of his new book titled With My Eyes Wide Open: Miracles and Mistakes On My Way Back To Korn (due out May 17 from Nelson Books), musician and New York Times bestselling author BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH premiered a new song this week (3/15), "Lo Lamento," from his solo band Love and Death. Fans who purchase the book

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  • Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with FLOGGING MOLLY on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    March 16, 2016 - On the eve of St. Patrick's Day, Flogging Molly have unveiled the lyric video for their new single "The Hand of John L. Sullivan", the band's first new song in six years! Watch the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJMchwrb4Ig&feature=youtu.be "The Hand of John L. Sullivan" is an ode to the Irish-American Heavyweight Boxing Champion and one of the

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  • New Slayer Video - "You Against You" - A Bloody Carnage

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- Wednesday, March 16, 2016 -- In Slayer's song "You Against You," vocalist Tom Araya screams "Your perfect world is ending this day, So what? I wouldn't have it any other way."  And so, from the very first frame of the band's "You Against You" music video, the gore, the violence, the projectile-blood-spewing and the carnage begins

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  • DELTA DEEP Tour Announced - Featuring Def Leppard's Phil Collen & STP's Robert DeLeo...

    DELTA DEEP, the critically acclaimed blues-based band featuring Phil Collen (lead guitarist of Def Leppard) and Robert DeLeo (bassist for Stone Temple Pilots), in addition to Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such artists as Michael Buble & Gregory Hines) and Forrest Robinson (drummer for India.Arie, Joe Sample & The Crusaders, TLC), have been confirmed as a featured performer at this

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  • Superstar Classic Rock Duo Pat Travers & Carmine Appice Reissue Full-Length Collaboration - Release New Video

    Los Angeles, CA - Guitarist/vocalist Pat Travers and legendary drummer Carmine Appice, of the mighty Vanilla Fudge and formerly with Rod Stewart’s band, have joined forces a number of times over the years, and the end result has never been anything less than outstanding. When these two giants of classic rock meet, sparks fly, the earth shakes, and the audience

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  • Nerf Herder’s 5th Studio Album, ‘Rockingham’ Is Out

    Los Angeles, CA - Geek-rock veterans Nerf Herder have released their anticipated, 5th studio album, Rockingham, via their own Golfshirt Records. Fans can purchase the album now at iTunes and Amazon. Stream “The Girl Who Listened To Rush” at Exclaim.ca: http://bit.ly/1UzqtkP Stream “At The Con” at Nerdist.com: http://bit.ly/1P2G19M Stream “We Opened For Weezer” at SPIN.com: http://bit.ly/226YxHa Since their formation in

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  • DevilDriver To Release 7th Studio Album ‘Trust No One’ May 13th

    March 11, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA - California groove metal band, DevilDriver, will unleash their 7th studio album, Trust No One, on May 13th via Napalm Records. Today, the band has revealed the tracklist and launched a pre-order for the new record. Pre-order Trust No One now at http://www.devildriver.com/ Following their unprecedented success of 2013’s Billboard Top 40 record

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  • VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE Release Music Video for "Perfect Lie"

    Los Angeles, CA | March 8, 2016 - With less than two weeks until the release of their new album, Los Angeles rock act VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE has teamed up with Revolver to unveil the music video for their new single, “Perfect Lie.”  The track will be featured on the new album, ‘Ritual’ due out on March 18, 2016. Directed by

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  • WIFE OF EX-EAGLES MEMBER, RANDY MEISNER, DIES IN ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING

    The wife of former Eagles rock band bassist Randy Meisner was killed on Sunday evening in the couples' Studio City home.   Lana Rae Meisner, was accidentally shot while trying to remove a gun from its case after a call was made to the police earlier that day to report domestic violence, police said on Monday.  She supposedly reported that

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  • Al Jourgensen On Nuclear Blast, Ministry and Surgical Meth Machine

    MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen's new project, SURGICAL METH MACHINE, has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records for their self-titled debut album. The record, which was recorded primarily at Jourgensen's home studio in Burbank, California with his longtime engineer Sam D'Ambruoso, will be released on April 15 worldwide.  Al has recorded a series of album trailers, with the first one being posted online today. Watch as Al discusses

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  • Metal Blade Records to release 'Metal Massacre 14' compilation in April

    In 1982, Metal Blade Records put out its first release: Metal Massacre, a compilation album that included Metallica, Ratt, and many other influential artists. Now, Metal Blade will be releasing Metal Massacre 14 on April 8th - and continuing the legacy of the first album - the CD/LP/digital formats will once again contain a sampling of contemporary heavy metal. To

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  • Sebastian Bach Announces U.S. Spring Tour, Memoir Release Date

    LOS ANGELES, CA - March 3, 2016 - In anticipation of his upcoming book, "18 and LIFE on SKID ROW," iconic rocker Sebastian Bach will embark on a US Spring Tour that will incorporate an intimate acoustic set followed by a full electric live show. "'An Evening with Sebastian Bach'. No, that doesn't mean we're going to end up in

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  • 3 By Design To Release Sophomore EP On May 2/Band to play SXSW

    Los Angeles based rock-outfit 3 By Design wrap up recording on their sophomore release “Enemy” out on May 2. Band gets set to embark on a trek of March dates that include three Heart of Texas Rockfest shows at SXSW. 3 By Design is—Kevin Hicklin (guitar,) Frank Mullis (bass,) Kent Diimmel (drums,) and Jon Goodhue (voice.) The band formed in

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  • GUNS N’ ROSES JOINED BY VERY SPECIAL GUESTS ALICE IN CHAINS FOR THEIR HISTORIC RETURN

    (Los Angeles, CA) March 2, 2016 – 2-NIGHT SOLD OUT OPENING WEEKEND OF T-MOBILE ARENA, APRIL 8-9. One of the most celebrated acts in music history continue to make headlines as they prepare for their North American run in April.  Guns N’ Roses—featuring the iconic lineup of Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan—will be joined on their sold-out Las Vegas dates by multi-platinum rock

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  • ROCK MANAGER VICKY HAMILTON ANNOUNCES UNCENSORED TELL-ALL BOOK

    Appetite for Dysfunction: A Cautionary Tale is an all-access pass into the early days of Guns N’ Roses, Poison, Mötley Crüe and the debaucherous ‘80s Sunset Strip. (2 March 2016 - Los Angeles, CA)  At 22, Vicky Hamilton left her hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and arrived on the Sunset Strip as a wide-eyed blonde with an ear for rock

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