Screamer Magazine August 2017
Featuring: . Also Included Greta Van Fleet, Josh Todd & The Conflict, Prong, Thousand Foot Krutch, The Winery Dogs, Darin "Dangerous D" Malfi, Riverdogs and Much More.

Articles in the August 2017 Issue

Interviews

  • GRETA VAN FLEET Rising - Walking Through the Eye of the Storm

    “Hi, folks – hey, got a favor to ask – we've just signed a new band – Greta Van Fleet - who I think is right up your alley, and I'd love for you to give a listen to one of their songs – Highway Tune.  Just for you, not to be shared or made public yet – and I'd

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  • JOSH TODD & THE CONFLICT - What's New Pussycat?

    There is a new rock band that everyone needs to be on the lookout for. Josh Todd, best known as the charismatic front man for Buckcherry has a new project called Josh Todd & The Conflict.  The new band has recently signed with Century Media Records and have many exciting things on the horizon, including a new album.  The band

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  • PRONG - Delivers Zero Days

    Since 1986 Prong has been one of the hardest working bands in heavy music, taking their crossover brand of hardcore punk inspired metal across the world and penning classics like Prove You Wrong, Whose Fist Is This Anyway and Snap Your Fingers. Main member Tommy Victor has cranked out New York flavored mosh pit metal and groove since the early

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  • THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH - On Untraveled Roads

    Since 1996 Thousand Foot Krutch has been bringing their mixture of rock and hip hop music to music fans all over the world. The rock band hails from Canada and have released eight albums to date. Their upcoming release Untraveled Roads (TFK Music) is a live album featuring eight of the bands last nine Active Rock radio songs. The album

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  • The Storied Career of BILLY SHEEHAN from The Winery Dogs

    When it comes to bass players, it doesn’t get much better than Billy Sheehan. He is one of the most influential players out there and has quite a storied career.  When he’s not busy performing with Mr. Big, he is performing with one of his other projects, such as The Winery Dogs. Screamer recently sat down with Sheehan to talk

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  • The Bizarre Life of Darin “Dangerous D” Malfi: Blood, Sweat & More Blood

    Anyone who has gone to a major rock festival or turned on a television recently has potentially been confronted by Darin “Dangerous D” Malfi and one of his deranged stunts. Malfi is a  professional sideshow performer, stuntman, and actor who currently owns and runs the largest traveling circus sideshow in the world, The Dangerous D Shock Show. He’s toured with

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  • RIVERDOGS - The Usual Suspects

    When Riverdogs formed in Los Angeles at the end of the 80’s they were determined to avoid the cliché of glam rock.  They wanted a sound that was all their own and they wanted to follow the beat of their own drum.  The band’s sound was created by combining the sounds of both rock and blues.  Their sound became highly

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Reviews

  • THE WINERY DOGS - Dog Years: Live In Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016

    The dog days of summer are heating up, and the members of The Winery Dogs are all off touring the world with other projects.  Never fear, dog lovers!  Like a freshly filled kiddie pool on a sweltering summer day, relief is on  the horizon.  The Winery Dogs have announced a new DVD concert film, set for release on August 4th.

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  • JUPITER IN VELVET – In2 the Arms of Love

    Jupiter in Velvet’s latest album, In2 the Arms of Love, brings the U.K. band front and center. The album seems to pay homage to sounds of the ‘70s and ‘80s, having this band sound a lot like other such acts like David Bowie, Led Zepplin, The Beatles or The Rolling Stones, while still maintaining its own unique sound. The title

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  • Black Sabbath: The Illustrated Lyrics Vol. 2: Songs of Protest and Apocalypse - Book Review

    From the Royal Publisher of Oz comes their latest book release, Black Sabbath: The Illustrated Lyrics Vol. 2: Songs of Protest and Apocalypse. Author Joe Bongiorno is taking his readers on an in-depth journey through each and every one of Black Sabbath’s albums from the 1970’s. This second book in what will be an eight book series covers one of

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  • IN THIS MOMENT - Ritual

    Just a few months after their 2012 album Blood reached certified gold, In This Moment has released their sixth studio album titled Ritual on July 21, 2017 produced by Kevin Churko. When we interviewed Chris Howorth last month, he told us that this new album is more bluesy and raw with a more distinctive feel stylistically as opposed to their

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  • JUDAS PRIEST – Judas Priest: Road to Valhalla - mobile game

    Sony Music Entertainment and legendary heavy metal band Judas Priest have announced the release of Judas Priest: Road to Valhalla, a new mobile game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, is now available in the App Store. The app is a joint collaboration between Judas Priest, Sony Music Entertainment, Trinifold Management LLC UK and Babaroga, a leading mobile game studio. The app gives players access to

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  • PRONG - Zero Days

    Over the past half-decade Prong have cranked out a handful of trademark badass records, building freight train momentum with a continuing kick to the face mix of heavy, hardcore, thrash induced metal with the always present voice of Tommy Victor.  The band that began their legacy with classic tunes Beg To Differ and Prove You Wrong,  and writing the arena

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  • QUIET RIOT - Road Rage

    Quiet Riot is ready to make some noise once again with the release of their 13th studio album titled Road Rage, set to be released on August 4, 2017. Known for being the first metal band to top the pop charts, Quiet Riot has experienced many successes and their fair share of tragedy.  After numerous changes in frontmen since the death

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Press Releases

  • OTHERWISE Reveal Album Details for 'Sleeping Lions' - Out Sept. 22 Release New Tracks "Angry Heart" & "Close To The Gods" Online

    Las Vegas-based Hard Rock outfit OTHERWISE have triumphantly returned with the most visceral offering of their storied career. You'd be hard pressed to find a more fitting album title than Sleeping Lions for the band's third full-length studio release. The album hits like a revelation, jolting the listener upright and transporting them from a dreamy landscape to a wide-eyed state of consciousness textured by humility and

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  • VIXEN Vocalist JANET GARDNER To Release Debut Solo Album 8/14

    As the lead vocalist of the legendary female rock band Vixen, Janet Gardner's powerful vocals propelled Vixen to the top of the Billboard charts with crossover hits "Edge of a Broken Heart" and "Cryin’'" and AOR rockers "How Much Love" and "Love is a Killer." Vixen toured extensively, grinding out 200 shows per year, opening for the likes of Deep

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  • ACCEPT - First Track-By-Track Trailer Revealed

    Heavy Metal pioneers ACCEPT are back in the game with a new studio album! The record entitled The Rise Of Chaos, will be unleashed this Friday, on August 4th, 2017! This will be the band's 4th studio release through Nuclear Blast and continues the tradition of its three predecessors - Blood Of The Nations, Stalingrad, and Blind Rage - with grandeur and precision. Today, ACCEPT reveal their

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  • DEF LEPPARD Releases Part Two Of The Mini Documentary Series 'Step Inside: Hysteria at 30'

    Legendary British rock ‘n’ roll icons Def Leppard celebrate the 30th anniversary of their seminal album Hysteria, one of the best-selling and most influential releases in music history, with mini documentary, Step Inside: Hysteria at 30. The documentary gives Def Leppard fans a behind the scenes look into the making of the iconic record, thirty years later. Click HERE to

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  • AARON LEWIS To Host 6th Annual Invitational Charity Golf Tournament And Benefit Concert

    Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Aaron Lewis will hold his 6th Annual Aaron Lewis Invitational Charity Golf Tournament on August 5 at Crumpin-Fox Golf Course in Bernardston, Massachusetts. The Aaron Lewis and Friends Benefit Concert will take place the night before at Pines Theater at Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts featuring special guests Mike Mushok (Staind, Saint Asonia) and Adam Gontier

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  • New STEELHEART Single, "Got Me Runnin" Now Available

    Steelheart is the brainchild of Miljenko Matijevic whose powerful voice and multi-octave range is the heart and soul of the band. Although they were lumped in with the glut of long-haired hard rock bands emerging in the early ‘90s, the band was always more forward thinking than their peers and the 2017 version of the band has a contemporary and

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  • AWAKEN I AM Reveal Album Details and New Video

    Blind Love, the sonically infectious, ethereal and groundbreaking new album from AWAKEN I AM is set for release on September 29th, 2017. The Australian Gold Coast quintet have delivered a captivatingly hypnotic and visually liberating music video for the first single and title track, “Blind Love.” On the track, vocalist Adam Douglas says it was written from his personal experience

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  • ALTER BRIDGE Launch Digital Pre-Order for Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities

    Alter Bridge have launched the digital pre-order for their upcoming Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities album that is scheduled for release on September 8th worldwide via Napalm Records. The 30-track collection is now available via all digital retailers and can be ordered via iTunes here: http://smarturl.it/LiveAtTheO2-iTunes and is also available via Amazon here: http://smarturl.it/LiveAtTheO2AmazonMP3. Fans who pre-order the

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  • MILK TEETH Sign To Roadrunner Records - Release New Ep 'Be Nice'

    Tipped as one of Britain’s hottest rising rock bands, MILK TEETH has announced that they’ve signed with Roadrunner Records. The band’s first release for the label comes with the brand new EP ‘Be Nice’ which is streaming now at all DSPs. ‘Be Nice’ represents the first of two interlinked EPs, with the second to follow later this year. “Roadrunner is

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  • SWEET & LYNCH To Release "Unified" November 10th via Frontiers Music Srl

    Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the release of the second album from SWEET & LYNCH, "Unified".  The highly anticipated follow up to the band's Billboard charting debut, "Only to Rise" will be available on November 10th.  Today, the first single,"Promised Land" from the album can be heard HERE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3KsWifXpdA&feature=youtu.be     SWEET & LYNCH is centered around the

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  • THEORY OF A DEADMAN Return With New Album 'Wake Up Call'

    Atlantic Records / 604 Records group Theory Of A Deadman has unveiled details of their new album, WAKE UP CALL (see album art / track listing attached).  Set for release on October 27th, WAKE UP CALL features the lead single “Rx,” which is streaming today accompanied by an official music video and an in-depth interview with frontman Tyler Connolly exclusively

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  • Former TANTRIC BASSIST SCOTT WILSON Speaks Out On His Departure From TANTRIC, Joining SAVING ABEL

    Bassist/Producer Scott Wilson, who, after over six years, and as the band’s second longest standing member, recently announced his departure from Tantric. Wilson, now bassist for SAVING ABEL, released the following statement regarding the situation surrounding his exit from the band. "There has been some untruths and speculation circling about my departure from Tantric. To clarify, I made the decision

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  • New York City's STATION Premiere New Music Video "All You Need Is A Heartbeat"

    New York City hard rockers STATION have partnered up with BLURT MAGAZINE to premiere their electric new music video, "All You Need is a Heartbeat." Watch the video HERE and purchase the single HERE. "This song has been in the works for a long time," explains guitarist CHRIS LANE. "It was actually written when we filmed our very first music

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  • THE FELL Announce New Front-Man, Anthony De La Torre!

    Due to contractual obligations, Toby Rand was unfortunately unable to continue with The Fell. We wish him all the best for the future! However, we are thrilled to announce our new front-man, Anthony De La Torre. Anthony is an amazing vocalist who you may also know as Young Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

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  • An American Band - THE DEAD DAISIES Rock The Planet

    After playing at the world’s Largest Rock Festivals followed by Sold Out shows across the UK, Europe, Japan, South America and Mexico, THE DEAD DAISIES are returning home for the last leg of their World Tour playing 12 shows in support of their critically acclaimed new live album ‘Live and Louder’.  A live rendition of the Grand Funk Railroad classic “We’re An American Band” was

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  • BOBAFLEX Announce Their "Long Time Coming Tour" New Album "Eloquent Demons" Coming August 25th

    BOBAFLEX are hitting the road in August as they begin to preview songs from their 8th album ELOQUENT DEMONS which will be released Friday, August 25th. HEY YOU (Pink Floyd cover) was the first single released in the Spring.  The video can also be viewed here:  https://youtu.be/rm5eWLXW6l4.      The next single going to radio on August 1st is Long Time

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  • Fat Mike Presents Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival Featuring NOFX, Flogging Molly, Bad Religion & More; Stone Brewing To Release Small Batch 'Stone & NOFX Punk in Drublic Hoppy Lager'

    Created from the mind and liver of NOFX's frontman Fat Mike, the Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival will debut in the Western U.S. this fall with five special events featuring the best in punk rock music and regional craft beer. Named for NOFX’s classic Punk In Drublic album, which has sold over one million copies, Punk In

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  • Avenged Sevenfold To Headline Closing Night Of Monster Energy Houston Open Air; Prophets of Rage Shift To Saturday, October 14

    Avenged Sevenfold will close out the final night (Sunday, October 15) of the second annual Monster Energy Houston Open Air at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodlands, TX. Festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents are very excited to bring the band back to Houston, after dangerous storms and lightning in the area prevented them from playing

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  • PHIL COLLEN Pens New Song In Tribute to Joe Satriani - "Yo to Joe (G4 Anthem)"

      Def Leppard's Lead Guitarist – Phil Collen – Joins Joe Satriani’s G4 Camp Pens New Song – “Yo To Joe (G4 Anthem)”- In Tribute To The Guitar Virtuoso. Soon after Def Leppard’s PHIL COLLEN was invited to join the annual G4 Experience, led by guitar great JOE SATRIANI, he was moved to write an instrumental in homage to the

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  • SEAN DANIELSEN of SMILE EMPTY SOUL Premieres Paralyzed

    Today, Sean Danielsen, the guitarist/songwriter best known for his work in rock band Smile Empty Soul, returns with a new single, "Paralyzed" off of his fourth solo record, Mind Control To Steal The Soul. Sean Danielsen shares, “The Paralyzed song and video are about escaping from something, but I'd doesn't really spell out exactly what.... leaving a lot to the

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  • Rat Pak Records Set To Release LYNCH MOB "The Brotherhood"

    Produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (Lynch Mob; Flotsam And Jetsam; Prong; KXM), “The Brotherhood” features eleven brand new hard rock tracks from Lynch Mob. This album will surely resonate with long time fans of the band, as well as those longing for that good ol' hard rock sound and feel. "The Brotherhood” highlights the unique pairing of Oni Logan

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  • REVOLUTION SAINTS Announce Highly Anticipated Second Album, ‘Light In The Dark,’ Out October 13th On Frontiers Music Srl

    REVOLUTION SAINTS was born from the vision of Frontiers' President, Serafino Perugino, who for years had hoped to work on a project highlighting Deen Castronovo’s amazing vocal abilities. Having previously worked with all three artists on different projects on Frontiers, having Castronovo, Blades and Aldrich on board together was a dream come true for Perugino. This time, with one album

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  • Canadian Alternative Band HEAVY HEARTS Premieres New Single, “Unravel (Your Love)”

    Breakout Canadian alternative rock band Heavy Hearts has debuted a video for their new single, “Unravel (Your Love),” today at NewNoiseMagazine.com. The song comes at the launch of their U.S. tour which is currently underway and will extend until the beginning of August. Fans can purchase the track now at http://smarturl.it/HHUnravel via New Damage Records. Speaking about the song’s origin, singer/guitarist

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  • THC MUSIC AND EMP LABEL GROUP INK DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH KEVIN WOOD’S WAMMYBOX RECORDS TO DISTRIBUTE RELEASES FROM MALFUNKSHUN, ALL HAIL THE CROWN, AND MORE.

    THC MUSIC and EMP LABEL GROUP have inked a distribution deal with MALFUNKSHUN/DEVILHEAD guitarist/co-founder Kevin Wood to distribute and release titles on his WAMMYBOX RECORDS label. Wood, the brother of late Mother Love Bone vocalist Andrew Wood, the pair formed MALFUNKSHUN in 1980, and, with drummer Regan Hagar, went on to be one of the pioneering acts of the fledgling

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  • THY ART IS MURDER release first studio trailer for "Dear Desolation"

    Australia’s premiere incendiary musical export, THY ART IS MURDER, will release their new album Dear Desolation on August 18th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Today, the band has released their first studio trailer detailing the making of the album, here. Dear Desolation was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Will Putney at Graphic Nature Audio in Belleville, NJ. Artwork was created by

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  • WAYLAND To Release “Rinse & Repeat” September 22ND 2017 Debut Artwork, Preorder Information And Tracking Listing

    Michigan-based rockers Wayland will release their debut full length album "Rinse & Repeat" with Mighty Loud / InGrooves on September 22nd. Wayland consists of Mitch Arnold (vocals), Phillip Vilenski (guitars), Dean Pizzazz (bass) and Nigel Dupree (drums). The band had previously self-released 2010's self-titled album, a 2012 EP (Welcome To My Head) and several singles (2015's Bloody Sunrise, 2014's Get A Little, 2013's Reno). Promoting their brand with over 500 shows since 2013, the band

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  • MR. BIG: Video for “Defying Gravity” from new album (out this Friday, July 21) online now!

     Original members Eric Martin (lead vocals), Paul Gilbert (guitars), Billy Sheehan (bass) and Pat Torpey (drums) reunited with producer Kevin Elson (who was behind the boards for the band’s 1989 self-titled debut, 1991’s LEAN INTO IT and 1993’s BUMP AHEAD) for an intensive six-day recording session in Los Angeles. While Torpey was unable to perform some of the songs on DEFYING GRAVITY due

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  • STEELHEART To Release New Album "Through Worlds Of Stardust" September 15th via Frontiers Music Srl

    Steelheart is the brainchild of Miljenko Matijevic whose powerful voice and multi-octave range is the heart and soul of the band.   Today they have announced the release of their new album "Through Worlds Of Stardust" set for September 15th via Frontiers Music Srl. Today the first single from the album "Got Me Runnin" has been released.  Check it out below.

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  • BRIAN SETZER Announces 14th Annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour' Presented by SiriusXM

    Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA have announced their 14th annual "Christmas Rocks! Tour," presented for the second consecutive year by SiriusXM. Hitting 30 cities, the holiday extravaganza will launch November 10 at the State Theatre in SETZER's adopted hometown of Minneapolis and wrap up December 28 (full itinerary

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  • SEVENDUST Sign With Rise Records

    Heavy metal legends Sevendust have inked a new record deal with Rise Records. Coming off the success of their last album Kill The Flaw, a record that brought the band their highest album sales chart position of their career, Sevendust join the an impressive roster of label mates that includes Five Finger Death Punch, Of Mice & Men, Silverstein and

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  • JONNY LANG Debuts New Track "Bitter End" - New Album, Signs, Out 9/8

    Jonny Lang’s brand new studio album, Signs, will be released in North America on September 8th via Concord Records.  The album (his sixth major label release) is his first in four years. The European release for Signs will be on August 25 via Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group.  GuitarWorld.com has just debuted a new track from the album titled:

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  • ARCH ENEMY Unveil Music Video For Debut Single, "The World Is Yours"

    ARCH ENEMY have risen once again and are ready to accelerate at full force as they unleash the masterful new single, "The World Is Yours", taken from their forthcoming album, "Will To Power", due out on September 8 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS worldwide. Mastermind Michael Amott comments, "We've been hard at work on the new album for a while now

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  • JACKYL Celebrate Silver Anniversary With ‘25’ And Tour

    It’s an incredible accomplishment when a rock band has been successful enough to reach the 25-year mark since the release of their first album. And this year, raunchy southern rockers Jackyl have accomplished this feat, and are celebrating with an appropriately-titled compilation, ’25,’ which drops July 28 via Mighty Loud Records. The 18-track set (which can be preordered via the

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  • ADRENALINE MOB Announce Second Leg Of "We The People" Tour Featuring Support From Righteous Vendetta and Dark Sky Choir

    Hard rock/metal outfit ADRENALINE MOB have announced dates for the second leg of their "We The People" North American tour. Sponsored by ROCK'D BOURBON WHISKEY, the tour will commence in Dayton, OH on August 18 and reach its final stop on September 23 in Providence, RI. Direct support will be provided by labelmates RIGHTEOUS VENDETTA along with additional support from

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  • THE CHURCH Announce Fall North American Tour In Support Of New Album

    ARIA Hall of Fame members and Australian legends, The Church, are currently putting the finishing touches on their forthcoming new album: Man Woman Life Death Infinity (Their 26th studio album overall). The album will be released this fall and is the follow-up to their internationally critically acclaimed previous release Further/Deeper (2014).  The Church are now returning to North America for

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  • Former Tantric Bassist SCOTT WILSON Speaks Out On His Departure From Tantric, Joining Saving Abel

    Bassist/Producer Scott Wilson, who, after over six years, and as the band’s second longest standing member, recently announced his departure from Tantric. Wilson, now bassist for SAVING ABEL, released the following statement regarding the situation surrounding his exit from the band. "There has been some untruths and speculation circling about my departure from Tantric. To clarify, I made the decision

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  • Thousand Foot Krutch Reveals Untraveled Roads Sept. 15

    Rock favorite Thousand Foot Krutch packs its biggest hits spanning the trio of independently-released, widely-acclaimed albums EXHALE (2016), OXYGEN:INHALE (2014) and The End Is Where We Begin (2012) into the power-packed, live-in-concert recording, Untraveled Roads. Featuring eight of the band’s last nine Active Rock radio songs, the 12-track album releases independently worldwide Sept. 15 on TFK Music and with management,

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  • L.A. rock legend Tracii Guns teams up with Nashville country rocker Charlie Bonnet III for new EP

    Tennessee country rocker Charlie Bonnet III is preparing to release a new studio EP, titled Sinner With A Song, on July 28th. Having built a following over the course of 8 solo albums and hundreds of live performances, Bonnet is a working man's musician and songwriter, bringing grit and raw honesty to a music world saturated with AutoTune and gimmicks. 

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  • Sully Erna: Mark Wahlberg Foundation And RCA Team Up Re Opioid Crisis; NPR Interview Out Today

    Sully Erna, Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation & Recovery Centers Of America Partner To Raise Awareness About The Opioid Crisis In America.   VIDEO FOR "DIFFERENT KIND OF TEARS" DEBUTS TODAY (HERE).  NPR INTERVIEW OUT TODAY (HERE). Four-time GRAMMY®-nominated, singer, songwriter and musician SULLY ERNA has partnered with the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation and Recovery Centers of America to raise awareness about the growing opioid

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  • NO WARNING, BACKTRACK, TWITCHING TONGUES & More Confirmed For Life & Death Tour 2017

    North America’s premier hardcore tour returns with its most exciting lineup yet!  In it’s fourth year, the Life & Death Tour boasts a national bill featuring hardcore mainstays No Warning, Backtrack (in advance of their forthcoming LP on Bridge Nine), Twitching Tongues and up-and-comers Higher Power and Vein on the duration of the tour.  Regional support will be comprised of impressive

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  • TAU CROSS Release Their Sophomore, Pillar of Fire, Friday, July21, 2017

    TAU CROSS, the multinational punk / heavy metal collective revolving around Amebix bassist / frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, Voivod drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits Misery and War//Plague, return with their highly anticipated sophomore full-length entitled Pillar of Fire. Recorded in three different countries and co-produced by "The Baron", Pillar of Fire  further expands the

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  • Nuclear Blast To Celebrate 30 Years At Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017!

    The world’s leading heavy metal label is turning 30 years old! To commemorate the momentous occasion, Nuclear Blast has partnered with Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017 for an exclusive Nuclear Blast stage! On Saturday, November 4th, the blast beast will awaken for a special Nuclear Blast edition of Ozzfest. John Fenton/Ozzfest comments: “We could not be more pleased than to have

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  • Punk band AUDIBLE JOES' new album - hear it early

    Irish punk quartet Audible Joes' sophomore album will be arriving on July 14th, but you can hear it early via Punknews.org. The 11 blistering tracks were engineered by Keith Clancy and the late Lawrence White, and are armed to the teeth with gritty guitars and melodic vocals.       LISTEN TO IT HERE          Bassist/vocalist Alex

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  • ACE FREHLEY’S Anomaly to be reissued as Anomaly Deluxe on August 25 ♠

    Founding KISS guitarist, solo artist, and 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ace Frehley has premiered an all new bonus track titled "Hard For Me" today exclusively via ULTIMATECLASSICROCK.COM. The track will appear on a reissue of his 2009 album Anomaly re-released as Anomaly Deluxe coming out on September 8, 2017 via Entertainment One Music. “I think this

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  • Sully Erna -Tune-in To Hear him On NPR; Today, July 11 At 1:20p.m. ET/10:20 a.m. PT

    Tune-in today, July 11 to hear four-time GRAMMY®-nominated, singer, songwriter and musician SULLY ERNA on NPR's "HERE & NOW" with host Robin Young for an in-depth interview; listen at 1:20pm ET/10:20am PT (here). ERNA's current solo album HOMETOWN LIFE--available now via BMG (here)--was composed by SULLY ERNA on piano, acoustic guitar and the stray bongo, and produced in produced in

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  • STONE SOUR Smash The Charts With New Album 'Hydrograd'

      HYDROGRAD, the new album from the breakthrough rock act Stone Sour, rocketed onto the charts this week, debuting at #1 on three Billboard charts: “Top Current Albums,” “Top Rock Albums,” and “Top Hard Rock Albums.”  HYDROGRAD also debuted at #8 on the “Billboard 200,” marking the band’s fifth consecutive Top 10 debut on that chart.  Furthermore, HYDROGRAD debuted at #5 in the U.K. (the band's highest

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  • WORLD WAR ME Release "That's So Yesterday" Video

    Chicago, Illinois have graced us with endless reserves of power-hitters from the pop-punk scene over the years, but recently left us overdue. Brace yourselves a...s Chicago natives, World War Me enter to take the world by storm with infectious melodies, catchy choruses and heavy-hitting riffs. Members Stephen Krypel (Vocals), Charlie Harris (Lead Guitar), Jonathan Watson (Rhythm Guitar), Sean Daly (Bass),

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  • THE SHAPE Announce New Album "The World Away"

    New England alternative metal act THE SHAPE will expose the darkest and grittiest aspects of human existence with their upcoming 4th studio album, The World Away arriving August 4, 2017. Produced by Charlie Bellmore, mixed/engineered by Nicholas T. Rage at Dexter's Lab in Milford, CT, and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris; The World Away is the culmination of a decade

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  • Burden of the Sky to Release Debut Album ‘Cinis Ad Cinis’ 7/14

    Burden of the Sky is an Alternative Metal/Rock band based out of Bloomington, Illinois. Formed by guitarist Josh Appel and Bradford Shaw in 2010, the lineup was completed in March of 2015 with the addition of Brian Barry on vocals, Rick Streeter on drums, Dustin Tritsch on bass, and Michael Mahoney on keyboards. The completed lineup entered the studio immediately

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  • SOiL to Release New Album of Greatest Hits and New Material in September 2017

    Chicago heavy rockers SOiL will release "Scream: The Essentials" on September 15, 2017, via Pavement Entertainment and AFM Records. Celebrating the band's 20-year career, this release will feature tracks from their humble beginnings, rise to fame, and also include alternate versions and mixes. A brand-new track "Gimme Some Lovin’" will be featured on the compilation and released as a single

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  • The Return Of OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST

    Saturday, November 4 (OZZFEST) and Sunday, November 5 (KNOTFEST) at Glen Helen Amphitheater And Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, CA. Special pre-fest kickoff Friday, November 3 for all ticketed campers. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 14 at 10:00 AM (PT) at OZZFEST.COM and KNOTFEST.COM. Early ticket prices range from $29.00 for a single day GA lawn ticket to $239.00 for

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  • ESKIMO CALLBOY Release Music Video for "MC Thunder"

    ESKIMO CALLBOY have released a brand new music video for their song "MC Thunder" off the band's upcoming album, The Scene. For the new video (which can be viewed below), the band went on a little cruise though LA with a very special guest: Hand Of Blood. Fans can also check out the band's last video “The Scene (feat. Fronz)”

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  • The Wild! Debut "Livin' Free" Music Video

    Canadian wild boys THE WILD! have debut another wild and crazy music video for their track "Livin' Free" off their new LP today exclusively via Alternative Press Magazine. Directed by longtime collaborator Stuey Kubrick, this is the second video we've seen from the band off this release. Their first video for "Ready to Roll" can be seen below. "This song

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  • ALL 41 Release Debut Album "The World's Best Hope" Today

    Today, ALL 41 have released their debut album "The World's Best Hope" via Frontiers Music Srl.  ALL 41 is not just another project born of Frontiers' President Serafino Perugino's imaginative A&R mind, but is a project very close to the hearts of each musician involved. With none other than the amazing Terry Brock on lead vocals (Giant, Strangeways), Robert Berry

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  • FREDDIE NELSON Critically Acclaimed Debut Solo Album, ‘Shake The Cage,’ Out Today

    Guitarist/singer/songwriter FREDDIE NELSON has just released his self-produced debut solo album, SHAKE THE CAGE, a collection of eleven hook driven rock songs displaying NELSON’s impressive four octave vocal range and notoriously ferocious guitar playing. Intertwining elements of punk, pop, and blues, he has the uncanny ability to weave memorable melodies alongside intelligent lyrics to create a body of work that

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  • EXIT EDEN Release First Video! Debut Album Now Available To Pre-Order!

    After some initial and recent promising news, EXIT EDEN have now unleashed their first video! Their debut album "Rhapsodies in Black" is now also available for pre-order. For those who are aware of the talent of these four ladies - Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner - they can imagine what masterpiece they would create if

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  • 'We Are X'-Acclaimed Music Doc Film-Makes Streaming Debut Exclusively Now On HULU

    WE ARE X--the critically acclaimed documentary film about the rock group X JAPAN from the production team behind the Oscar-winning Searching for Sugar Man-made its streaming debut exclusively on HULU starting Sunday, July 2. The music doc film comes to HULU through an exclusive deal with Magnolia Pictures that grants the streaming service the pay one window streaming rights to

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  • 311: New Album 'Mosaic' Debuts At #6 On The Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart

    New Album 'Mosaic' Debuts At #6 On The Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart.  'Mosaic' Marks The Group's 10th Consecutive Top 10 Album.  National Headlining Tour Underway Now. "311 prove they still have incredible momentum on their twelfth album. Mosaic is a surprisingly potent record from 311. It actually may even be their strongest album to date. This is one of the

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  • MASTODON To Headline Hope For The Day Benefit At Metro (Chicago) ; The evening, taking place on Saturday, September 9, will support proactive suicide prevention and mental health education.

    (Chicago, IL) — Metro is pleased to welcome GRAMMY® Award-nominated hard rock juggernauts MASTODON for a very special 35th Anniversary Event onSeptember 9, 2017. One-hundred percent of the show’s proceeds will benefit HOPE FOR THE DAY, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization that promotes proactive suicide prevention by providing outreach and mental health education through self expression platforms.  This show will mark Mastodon’s first Metro gig since 2009, who have grown both musically

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  • Oticon and Legendary Rock Band Styx to Stream World’s First Live Rock Concert to Hearing Aid Wearers

    In a world’s first, Oticon, Inc. has joined forces with chart-topping rock band Styx for a live concert broadcast exclusively for fans wearing the company’s Oticon Opn™ Internet-connected hearing aids. Scheduled as part of the band’s nationwide summer tour, this will be the first time a live performance will be delivered directly to hearing aid wearers, enabling them to stream the heart-pumping sounds of

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  • MONSTER MAGNET To Release Re-Issues of "Tab" and "Spine Of God" via Napalm Records

    1989 marks the year of birth of New Jersey's spacerock legends MONSTER MAGNET. Three years after their first EP on Glitterhouse, the band released their official debut album "Spine Of God" on Caroline Records, which became a full on genre classic literally in an instant. The original debut album "Tab" was recorded a year earlier then "Spine of God", but only saw the light of day because

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  • BLACK MAP Debut "Ruin" Music Video

    Rock act BLACK MAP have debuted an all new music video for their track "Ruin," today from their all new LP released earlier this year. "The lyrics are from the perspective of someone who thinks they see the world collapsing around them," says vocalist/bassist Benjamin Flanagan, "and wondering the whole time what the true nature of their reality is." The video was

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  • SUBLIME WITH ROME To Begin US Tour w/ The Offspring This September

    SUBLIME WITH ROME will once again join forces with The Offspring on the second leg of the pair's 2017 North American tour. Hailed as two of Southern California's most prolific bands (see here), both groups will head out this September for a dozen shows in the states, kicking off on Sept. 8 in Chicago, IL and concluding on Sept. 30

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  • Chester Bennington's wife, Talinda Bennington releases statement

    7/27/17 One week ago, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero-their Daddy. We had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy. How do I move on? How do I pick up my shattered soul? The only answer I know is to raise our babies with every ounce of love I have

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  • Updated Music Lineup and Performance Times Announced for High & Mighty Festival, Aug 5-6 in Garden Grove, CA

    Performance times and an updated music lineup and have been announced for the first annual KLOS Presents High & Mighty Festival.Garden Grove, CA in Village Green Park at Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, The brainchild of Sublime With Rome and Dirty Heads, KLOS Presents High & Mighty Festival will provide a full festival experience, with two stages of

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  • Los Angeles, California Rock band WildEyes announced the premiere of their video for single “Messin Around”

    Los Angeles, California Rock band WildEyes announced the premiere of their video for single “Messin Around” off of their debut EP titled Know Me Now on AlternativeNation.net today. “Messin' Around” is about breaking free from the boundaries that other people create for you. Sometimes we all can feel trapped by people or even places and this song represents finding the

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  • LINKIN PARK Band Statement

    Dear Chester, Our hearts are broken.   The shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened.   You touched so many lives, maybe even more than you realized.  In the past few days, we’ve seen an outpouring of love and support, both public and private, from around the

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  • SLAYER to Perform on The Tonight Show, Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Two-time Grammy-winning thrash/metal legend Slayer will make its 11:35PM late-night television debut on Thursday, July 27 when the band performs its iconic "Raining Blood" on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."  The show airs at 11:35PM ET/PT and 10:35PM CT on NBC. Immediately following Thursday's taping of "The Tonight Show," Slayer will head over to New York's Theatre at Madison

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  • LA GUNS RETURNS! New song "Speed", now available from Frontiers Records s.r.l.

    As the revival of the classic ‘80s hard rock and heavy metal scene continues unabated here in the 21st century, one reunion has been at the top of the wishlist of many a fan for a long time: the songwriting combination of Tracii Guns and Philip Lewis under the L.A. Guns banner. What once seemed like a distant memory with

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  • Victory Records Welcomes DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY

    Victory Records is proud to announce the signing of Los Angeles rock outfit DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY. Ring leader and frontman Michael Orlando sheds his skin for the first time since the demise of his former outfit, Vampires Everywhere, with the debut song and video “I'll Find A Way.” Seen through the eyes of an irredeemable soul, the video provokes an

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  • LIFEHOUSE: Greatest Hits' Available TODAY 

    Multi-platinum award-winning rock band Lifehouse released their first hits compilation, Lifehouse: Greatest Hits, on CD and all digital retailers today (July 14). The 18-track selection includes a multitude of their chart-topping hits, including “You and Me,” “First Time”, “Halfway Gone,” “Hurricane” and "Hanging by a Moment," which was the most played radio track of 2001. CLICK HERE TO ORDER. In

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  • L.A. Guns to Release "The Missing Peace" on October 13th via Frontiers Music Srl

    As the revival of the classic '80s hard rock and heavy metal scene continues unabated here in the 21st century, one reunion has been at the top of the wishlists of many a fan for a long time: the songwriting combination of Tracii Guns and Philip Lewis under the L.A. Guns banner. What once seemed like a distant memory with

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  • Quiet Riot album "Road Rage" featuring new singer James Durbin to release August 4, 2017

    QUIET RIOT is a rock & roll phenomenon. Famously known as the first heavy metal band to top the pop charts, the Los Angeles quartet became a global sensation thanks to their monsterous smash hit album, 1983’s “Metal Health”. That album topped the Billboard album charts for several months and the follow up album, “Condition Critical” went double platinum. The

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  • RIVERDOGS New Album "California" Out Today On Frontiers Music Srl

    Riverdogs ARE BACK! Rob Lamothe (vocals, guitars), Nick Brophy (bass, vocals) and Vivian Campbell (lead guitar), Marc Danzeisen, have reunited to record their fifth album, "California". The album is available today via Frontiers Music Srl. Guitarist/Vocalist Rob Lamothe had the following to say regarding "California's" Release: "The opportunity to write and record again with Nick, Viv and Marc is a

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