Issue #145 - July 25, 2019

Issue: 145

Featuring: . Also Included John 5, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Stevie D, Devin Townsend, Hyde, Suldusk, Flotsam and Jetsam and Much More.

Articles in the 2019 Issue

Interviews

  • JOHN 5 - Talks Touring, Twins & Creatures

    The name John 5 has become synonymous with some of the greatest guitarists not only of our generation but arguably of all time. John Lowery, whose stage name later became John 5 thanks to a lunch meeting with Marilyn Manson came to Los Angeles at the age of 18 from Gross Pointe, MI with very little money, a dream and

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  • Interview with FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE's Francesco Paoli - Spitting Venom

    FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE's Francesco Paoli - Spitting Venom on New Album Veleno in his Rightful Place as Frontman Formed in 2007 in Perugia, Italy by multi-instrumentalist  Francesco Paoli, bassist Paolo Rossi, and guitarist Cristiano Trionfera, Fleshgod Apocalypse quickly made waves with their first demo Promo ‘07, which attracted the attention of Dutch indie Neurotic Records.  (Paoli has some notoriety already as

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  • STEVIE D - Out Of the Control Room and Into the Spotlight

    The discussion over whether rock n' roll is dead has been debated endlessly. Do a Google search on the subject, and you will find numerous articles and online forum discussions where people state their case quite passionately. Rather than add tons of verbiage to the debate, Stevie D and Corey Glover have decided to let the music answer that question

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  • DEVIN TOWNSEND Talks: Empath, Tour and The Motivation Behind His Music

    Canadian singer/songwriter Devin Townsend has been on the metal scene for quite some time, and while he might not be one of the most well-known artists around, he is certainly one of the most talented and versatile. After having disbanded The Devin Townsend Project and releasing his album titled Empath through InsideOut Records,  Townsend is redefining the realm of just

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  • HYDE - Sets Sights On America - Exclusive Interview

    You have had an almost 30 year career in music.  You have fronted not one, but two successful rock bands.  You have seen success in two different genres of music.  You have sold out stadiums.  You have acted in movies.  Ready to slow down, lean back in your chair, draw a deep breath and take stock of your professional life and

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  • SULDUSK – Through the Looking Glass

    The high altitude hits you briskly in the face as forces of nature surround you in calm serene tranquility.  The atmospheric mountain scenery smells of uninhibited fresh air with the embrace of an acoustic folky kiss and elevated breath combined with dark, rigid black metal. Screams rip and tear out from the darkest hole of the forest after midnight. These

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  • Interview with FLOTSAM AND JETSAM'S Michael Gilbert

    In the music industry, 30 plus years of recording and touring usually means you have been widely regarded as being in the upper echelon of your genre.  Some bands and artists for whatever reason never seem to garner that level of recognition, in spite of a collective body of work and a seeming never-ending presence on the road.  Flotsam and

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Reviews

  • DEREK DAVIS - Resonator Blues - Album Review

    The family tree of rock music is traceable all the way back to the early blues artists of the 1930’s through the mid ‘50’s. Musicians such as Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker and Lightnin’ Hopkins were cited by the Beatles and Rolling Stones as being tremendous influences. To this day, guitar players still listen to tracks by the

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  • FACTS ON TRACKS: Stories Behind 100 Rock Classics - Book Review

    Greg Prato is a very prolific author who has churned out 22 books about music, as well as four books on professional sports teams. Prato is a meticulous researcher who is passionate about the subjects he writes about, and as a result his books are highly regarded (all have four and five star ratings on Amazon). His latest release is

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  • TAKING BACK SUNDAY Live! with The Maine

    Twenty years is a long time to do any one thing, but one decade-defying band from Long Island, New York has been captivating audiences for that long and counting.  Taking Back Sunday (TBS) is currently celebrating their 20th anniversary with a new greatest hits album, two new songs and a year-long, worldwide tour. On the 16th and 17th of April,

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Press Releases

  • LACUNA COIL RELEASE FIRST SINGLE AND VIDEO "LAYERS OF TIME" FROM NEW ALBUM BLACK ANIMA

      Italian alt-metal superstars LACUNA COIL recently announced the release of their new album Black Anima on October 11th, 2019. Today, the band have released their first track and music video for "Layers Of Time". Watch the music video HERE. LACUNA COIL teamed up again with director Roberto Cinardi (aka SaKu) to shoot the video for "Layers Of Time". SaKu

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  • Aftershock 2019 Expands To Three Days With Massive Lineup Featuring...

    Aftershock 2019 Expands To Three Days With Massive Lineup Featuring Tool, Slipknot, blink-182, Korn, Rob Zombie, Staind, Bring Me The Horizon, A Day To Remember, Marilyn Manson, Lamb of God, Halestorm, Chevelle & Many More Plus Special Onsite Collaboration With Metallica's Blackened Whiskey & Enter Night Pilsner California's Biggest Rock Festival Returns To Sacramento's Discovery Park October 11, 12 &

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  • Lacuna Coil And All That Remains Announce Disease Of The Anima Co-Headline Tour

    Lacuna Coil and All That Remains announce Disease Of The Anima co-headline tour presented by Revolver. The tour includes special guests Bad Omens, Toothgrinder (9/15-10/10), Eximious (10/11-10/19), and Uncured. Tickets for the tour go on sale starting July 26th at 12PM local time. Tickets will include a digital download email directly from MusicRedemptions.com, where fans can redeem either Lacuna Coil's

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  • (Hed) P.E. to Tour This Fall

    (Hed) P.E. announces US tour dates this fall. The band will be hitting the road with Powerman 5000 for the Days of Disorder tour, as well as headlining later in November. Last month the band released their brand new studio album, Stampede, via Pavement Entertainment and with European distribution by Suburban Noize Records. Stampede is the follow-up to the highly

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  • GODSMACK'S "Under Your Scars" Hits #1

    GODSMACK--Sully Erna [vocals, guitar], Tony Rombola [guitar], Robbie Merrill [bass] and Shannon Larkin [drums]--have achieved a career first by scoring three #1 singles from the same album. This week, "Under Your Scars,"the third single from the band's WHEN LEGENDS RISE (BMG) album, has ascended to #1 on the Active Rock Chart. This marks the group's third #1 rock hit from

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  • SONS OF APOLLO Launch Live Clip For ‘Just Let Me Breathe’

    SONS OF APOLLO--former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force) — are pleased to announce the release of ‘Live With The Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony’ on August 30 via InsideOutMusic / Sony. ‘Live With The

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  • Moriah Formica Releases Music Video For New Single "I Don't Care What You Think"

    Albany, NY-based singer/songwriter Moriah Formica has just released her new single, titled "I Don't Care What You Think". The track serves as the 18 year old and former 'The Voice' contestant's first new material of 2019, and was filmed at her show at the Times Union Center in her hometown just last month. Most importantly, "I Don't Care What You

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  • STEEL PANTHER ANNOUNCES FALL U.S. HEADLINE RUN HEAVY METAL RULES TOUR

    Hide your women, children and your pets!!! California’s greatest export and medical marvels Steel Panther are heading out on a national headline tour of the United States. The tour, called the Heavy Metal Rules Tour, kicks off in early October and runs through mid-December. The tour will be in support of the band’s recently announced 5th studio album Heavy Metal

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  • Asking Alexandria Unleash 'The Violence' With Brand New Track And Accompanying Short Film, Announce Tours With Papa Roach, Bad Wolves and Shinedown

    'Open up, drink it in, don't ask too many questions' - a fitting beginning to 'The Violence', the brand new track from British rock outfit, Asking Alexandria released today along with an accompanying 7 minute short film written and directed by Jensen Noen and presented by Scissor Films and Sumerian Films. The band have been warning fans about the arrival

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  • Watch: Sammy Hagar Salutes America's Troops with Doors Icon Robby Krieger

    The Red Rocker takes the stage for a worthy cause as Sammy Hagar rolls into Los Angeles to deliver an unforgettable performance at America Salutes You: Guitar Legends II—a special benefit concert dedicated to the mental health and wellness of America’s veterans and first-responders—in an all-new episode of Rock & Roll Road Trip airing this Sunday, July 14 at 8pE.

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  • Israeli Symphonic/Progressive Metal Band Scardust Debuts Live Video For “Dials”

    In advance of their upcoming live appearances in the United Kingdom, the Israeli symphonic/progressive metal band SCARDUST has unveiled a live composite video for “Dials,” a track from their recently reissued debut album “Sands of Time.” The clip – which was compiled by the group's vocalist, Noa Gruman – can be seen at this here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3vayC_Bi00&feature=youtu.be "Ever since we first

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  • SLAYER Announces The Final Campaign

    On Saturday, November 2, 2019,  Slayer - Tom Araya/bass and vocals, Kerry King/guitars, Gary Holt/guitars, and Paul Bostaph/drums - will set off on The Final Campaign, the seventh and final leg of its farewell world tour.  This last hurrah will start at the ExploreAsheville Arena in Asheville, NC, and see the band taking its goodbye bow at the Los Angeles Forum on

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  • BETRAYING THE MARTYRS Announces European Parasite Tour + Release Drum Playthrough

    Metal heavyweights BETRAYING THE MARTYRS recently announced the upcoming release of their fourth full-length studio album, Rapture (out September 13 via Sumerian Records), preparing fans for what they describe as their "ultimate" album. Pre-orders for Rapture are available now here, with merch bundles are available here. Today, BETRAYING THE MARTYRS announced their headline European Parasite Tour, featuring support from Russian

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  • WATCH: Evil Invaders to Release "Surge Of Insanity - Live In Antwerp 2018!"

    Evil Invaders may sound notoriously tech-loving yet astoundingly raw on record – but if you unleash these Belgians onstage, their trademark sound nestled in between death, thrash, progressive touches and trad heavy metal gains another heady and exciting dimension that is second to none. After two studio albums and two EPs released to date, the time has finally come to

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  • ALTER BRIDGE RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR DEBUT SINGLE “WOULDN’T YOU RATHER”

    On the heels of the recently announced US co-headline tour with Skillet, Alter Bridge has released the first song and music video from their upcoming sixth studio album, Walk The Sky. “Wouldn’t You Rather” has already started to make noise at radio and the companion video is now available. The clip, directed by Dan Sturgess, is a performance video that

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  • Andy Biersack To Appear At San Diego Comic Con

    With the acclaimed release of his debut comic book The Ghost Of Ohio in partnership with Z2 Comics, Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides, Andy Black) will be making an exclusive appearance at San Diego Comic Con on July 18th. The appearance will mark Biersack’s first time at the popular convention. Biersack will be appearing at the War Machine Marketing booth

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  • DEVILDRIVER On Tour Now with Static-X

    California heavy metal juggernaut DEVILDRIVER are on the road in North America! The band is touring alongside Static-X for the 'Wisconsin Death Trip' 20th Anniversary run & Memorial Tribute to Wayne Static. The summer leg of the tour kicked off last week in Tempe, AZ and concludes on July 27th in Las Vegas. Due to massive anticipation and support from

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  • Led Zeppelin - The Day I Was There

    Led Zeppelin - The Day I Was There is a collection of over 500 eyewitness accounts of seeing one of the most successful, innovative, and influential rock groups in history. With fans recalling memories of the earliest Yardbirds and Zeppelin shows at UK and European clubs right through until the O2 Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert in 2007. With personal photographs,

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  • watch: British Metal Legends TANK Release New Video “W.M.L.A”

    British metal band TANK releases their first video from their latest album “Re-Ignition” which was released by Cleopatra Records. The album features re-recordings of 11 classic TANK songs chosen from the first four albums and given a new lease of life with a much more up to date production and renewed energy. The song chosen for the first video release

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  • Corey Glover (Living Colour) Joins Stevie D and Does His Best Vocal Performance In Years

    Stephen DeAcutis, aka “Stevie D”, has been working professionally as a guitar player, mixer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, engineer, writer, and performer since the early 80’s. During that time, he honed his production and mixing skills working with such studio heavyweights as Andy Wallace (Rage Against the Machine, Nirvana), Kevin Shirley (Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith), and Max Norman (Ozzy Osbourne), amassing credits that include such acts as Vanilla Fudge,

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  • KLOS Presents Gnarlytown: Bikes, Boards & Bands - Travis Pastrana & Nitro Circus, Chris Cole's Rail Jam Invitational, Pennywise, Rancid, Action Bronson & More June 22 At LA Waterfront

    The event schedule and participating athletes for Nitro Circus and Chris Cole’s Rail Jam Invitational have been announced for the debut of KLOS Presents Gnarlytown: Bikes, Boards & Bands--the ultimate mashup of action sports and punk rock--Saturday, June 22 at scenic LA Waterfront Berth 46 at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California. This new, fun, one-of-a-kind event

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  • Video - SWITCHFOOT And Their Fantastic Traveling Music Show Coming Fall 2019

    June 18th, 2019 - Today, GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band SWITCHFOOT announced their Fantastic Traveling Music Show coming this Fall 2019. The 26-city tour kicks off on October 3rd in Des Moines, IA and will hit major markets across the U.S. and Canada. With this tour, SWITCHFOOT promises a brand-new experience for their fans, with a deep dive into their catalog as

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  • Watch - BRAVO DELTA Release Video for Single "Fire" Inspiring Personal Stories Of...

    Bravo Delta is available for interviews and the record is available for review! Please let me know if you would like to attend a show for review. Las Vegas American Hard Rock band Bravo Delta have released and inspiring video for their single "Fire" off of their first full length album Unbreakable that released on February 1st, 2019. Bravo Delta

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  • Watch - THE 69 EYES - Unveil First Album Trailer And Announce Finnish Tour

    Finland's dark rockers THE 69 EYES recently announced that they will release their 12th studio album on September 13th. Right in time for their 30th band anniversary, West End will see the light of day, so prepare for 11 up-tempo rock anthems full of heaviness, black memento mori moments and dark humor featuring several top notch guest vocalists including Cradle Of Filth's Dani Filth, Wednesday 13 and Beastö Blancö's Calico Cooper.

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  • Rock Band Rubikon Returns With Their First Album In 4 Years - The Record Out September 20

    Rubikon returns with their first new album in four years. The Record, out September 20, 2019 on Round Hill Records, brings the band back to the basics, delivering a slew of swampy, hard rocking songs with hook-heavy vocal melodies.  Rubikon is more than a band, it’s a brotherhood consisting of five friends that love making music together, and you can

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  • Faithsedge (feat x- Stryper/Mr.Big/Dokken members) New Album Details Revealed

    ‘Bleed for Passion’ is the new album from Melodic Hard Rock group Faithsedge. Produced, mixed and mastered by former Dokken guitarist Alex De Rosso, ‘Bleed For Passion’ takes the listener back to the days of big guitars and powerful melodic vocal lines of the 80's and early 90's, but keeping an up to date view on the lyrics and subject

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  • HEART Extend Massive U.S. "Love Alive" Summer Tour Into The Fall

    HEART--ANN and NANCY WILSON--will extend their massive "Love Alive" cross-country summer tour into the fall with dates now taking the group through October. New dates include stops in Newark, Little Rock, Memphis, Kansas City, St. Paul and more with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts joining as very special guests and Lucie Silvas opening. Tickets for the newly announced shows (indicated

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  • Watch - Like Machines New Video "Destitute"

    LIKE MACHINES is back with their 2nd single, “Destitute” Available NOW June 14th. Listen HERE “Destitute” is a socially conscious song, exploring physical and emotional homelessness. The accompanying video delves deep into the urgent tragedy, in dire need of compassion and attention. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s-jVy5F-lc&feature=youtu.be Like Machines is a hard rock trio hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, featuring Andrew Evans on vocals/guitar, Tanner Hendon on bass

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  • THE NEW ROSES - New Album “Nothing But Wild” Out On August 2nd

    German Hard Rockers THE NEW ROSES are back to climb the rock Olympus with their fourth studio album Nothing But Wild! After successful live appearances all over the world, lately opening for KISS, and the invitation to tour with the legendary Scorpions in summer, the four-piece, centered around vocalist/guitarist Timmy Rough is ready to deliver the long awaited follow up

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  • Alter Bridge To Release Sixth Studio Album 'Walk The Sky'

    For over 15 years, Alter Bridge has been a band known for blurring the line between hard rock and heavy metal. Building upon the sound that has won the band worldwide critical acclaim and a devoted global fan base, the band returns with their sixth studio album, Walk The Sky. The album is scheduled for worldwide release on October 18th

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  • Devin Townsend Announces ERAS Part 4 Vinyl Box-Set

    Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend has announced the 4th part of his career-spanning vinyl box-set series. ‘ERAS Part 4’ is set for release on August 23rd  2019, and features ‘Ziltoid The Omniscient’ & ‘Z² - Dark Matters’, plus the vinyl debut of ‘Ziltoid Live At The Royal Albert Hall’ & ‘The Retinal Circus’ – across 9 pieces of 180g

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  • John Lodge of The Moody Blues The Royal Affair North American Tour with YES and New Music

    John Lodge is bass guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for the iconic Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2018 inductees, The Moody Blues. Songwriter of such mega Moody Blues hits from “Ride My SeeSaw,” to “I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock and Roll Band),” “Isn’t Life Strange?” and many more, Lodge has been performing and recording with The Moody Blues

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  • Crobot and Mascot Records Announce Release of MOTHERBRAIN on August 23

    Crobot and Mascot Records have announced the planned global release of the band’s new studio album MOTHERBRAIN on August 23. Earlier this year, the band presented a raucously entertaining lead music video for the song “Keep Me Down” which can be screened here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFzLwR9kOwQ Today, the band and Mascot Records present a second song from the upcoming album titled “Low

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  • Israeli Thrash Metal Masters SHREDHEAD Release Third Album, “Live Unholy” + Return from Japan Tour

      Israeli thrashers SHREDHEAD, who recently wrapped up a Japanese tour alongside DevilDriver, will celebrate the worldwide release of their third album, Live Unholy, with a record release party in their native country next month. “Touring Japan for the first time was an amazing experience,” says guitarist Razi Elbaz. “We were overwhelmed by the number of new fans coming to

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  • JOHN 5 and The Aristocrats Team Up for Co-Headline Los Angeles Show & JOHN 5’s New Full-Length Album, Invasion, Coming July 31

      JOHN 5 and the Creatures - comprised of world-renowned guitarist JOHN 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix - and The Aristocrats (guitarist Guthrie Govan, bassist Bryan Beller and drummer Marco Minnemann) will team up to co-headline an amazing night of instrumental euphoria on Sunday, September 1 at 1720 in Los Angeles. The show will be the first JOHN 5

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  • MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST | Reveals "Revelation“ Cover Artwork, Announce New Release Date

    Following on from the release of their successful debut album Resurrection, MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST have completed the recordings for their second studio album, which is now scheduled to be released on (attention, new date:) September 20th this year worldwide through Nuclear Blast. The album pre-order will start on June 14th. Today MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST reveal the cover artwork for Revelation, which was created by Zsofia Dankova (POWERWOLF a.o.). “It is a fantastic

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  • MUNICIPAL WASTE Announce Co-Headlining Tour With NAPALM DEATH

    Richmond, Virginia's MUNICIPAL WASTE are jumping on the road with UK grindcore band NAPALM DEATH for a co-headlining US Tour! The 17-date trek will kick-off in Dallas on October 3rd and visit New York, Chicago and Denver before ending on October 23rd in Los Angeles. Opening the night are New York hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL and hardcore punk/thrash

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  • MAC SABBATH Announces Cheesiest Tour Yet with Okilly Dokilly and Playboy Manbaby

    Fast food-themed Black Sabbath parody kings MAC SABBATH are announcing their cheesiest tour yet! The band has been hungry to announce their latest plans, and today, are serving up some tasty tour news - MAC SABBATH will head out with the world's only "Nedal" band, Okilly Dokilly, and oddball openers Playboy Manbaby on the American Cheese Tour! The tour will begin

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  • Watch - Texas Hippie Coalition Release "Moonshine" Video

    Texas Hippie Coalition has released a new music video today for their current single “Moonshine” exclusively via Revolver Magazine. Directed by veteran director Justin Reich (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, EVERY TIME I DIE) this is the first music video we’ve seen from the group from their latest LP High In The Saddle due out tomorrow.  “I’ve always wanted to make a

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  • NEW BOOK, FACTS ON TRACKS: STORIES BEHIND 100 ROCK CLASSICS, OFFERS INSIGHT INTO ROCK’S BIGGEST SONGS

      Who doesn’t like to learn about the stories behind our favorite rock songs from throughout the years? We all do! In the just-released book, Facts on Tracks: Stories Behind 100 Rock Classics, author/journalist Greg Prato is prepared to guide readers through 100 bona fide classic songs from a multitude of rock genres - heavy metal, punk rock, grunge, hair

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  • Watch - Black Star Riders Release Video For First Single "Another State Of Grace"

    BLACK STAR RIDERS release a video to accompany their new single "Another State Of Grace." A cool performance video that introduces the new band lineup, featuring Chad Szeliga (Drums) and Christian Martucci (Lead Guitar), who join Ricky Warwick (guitar,vocals), Scott Gorham (guitar) and Robbie Crane (bass). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VVvp_jnUX8&feature=youtu.be Vocalist Ricky Warwick says “We wanted a video that was direct, straightforward and uncompromising. To portray the power and meaning behind the song!” You can also get their

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  • LIFE OF AGONY Kick Off S.O.S. World Tour starting in the UK This Fall, With Very Special Guests DOYLE

    Hard rock and crossover metal veterans LIFE OF AGONY are putting the finishing touches on their hard-hitting, emotional concept album "The Sound of Scars," due out this Fall on Napalm Records! Produced by Sylvia Massy (Tool, System of a Down), whose work has received multiple Grammy Awards and nominations, along wih LOA’s Joey Z (with mixing duties helmed by Massy),

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  • Paul Gilbert Presents Video For "A Herd Of Turtles"

    “A Herd of Turtles” – Quote From Paul Gilbert” How do you know when you’ve gained your producer’s trust? You ask him this question: “Hey John, can you set up a vocal mic? I want to recite a poem about turtles in a Ringo Starr accent, and then launch into a ferocious groove with the band, and then back to

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  • GHOST - New Dates Added to 2019 North American Tour

    Seven new dates for the "Ultimate Tour Named Death," Ghost's six-week North American headline arena tour are announced, adding shows in Edmonton, Toledo, Moline, Youngstown, Huntington, Hamilton, and Ottawa.   A series of ticket pre-sales begins today at 12 NOON local, and the public on-sale starts at 10 AM local this Friday, May 24.  Log on to http://ghost-official.com for all pre-sale,

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  • Billy Sherwood to Release “Citizen: In The Next Life” July 12th

    “Citizen: In The Next Life” is Billy Sherwood’s second release in the Citizen series, which follows the concept that he started with the “Citizen” album released in November 2015. The songs describe the individual experiences in a journey through time and space of a character, “The Citizen” through his own eyes: from an appearance in the Berlin bunker as Adolf

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  • THE CULT Lead Multi-Act Greek Theatre Line-up with Prayers, Zola Jesus and Vowws on June 15

    The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles will become "A Sonic Temple" on June 15 with a diverse multi-act bill that has roots in THE CULT lead singer Ian Astbury's pioneering pre-Lollapalooza festival "A Gathering of the Tribes" (1990). Prayers, Zola Jesus and Vowws will join headliners THE CULT for this very special night that will also mark the 30th anniversary of the band's multi-platinum, game-changing album Sonic Temple. Purchase tickets here. As with other shows on their May

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  • Watch - Sublime With Rome Release Lyric Video For "Light On"

    Billboard charting ska-punk trio Sublime With Rome have just released the lyric video for "Light On". Listen to the catchy summer jam, which was produced and co-written by David Pramik (Nothing More, Machine Gun Kelly, Logic), HERE. "Light On" is off of the band's forthcoming LP, Blessings, which is set for release on May 31st via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-PnhSs-8Sw 5 Music/RED MUSIC.

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  • SHREDHEAD "Overshadows" the US

    Israeli Metal Masters, SHREDHEAD, are proud to release a new single and video from their upcoming album for the track “Overshadows.”  See the video for “Overshadows” today via MetalInjection - https://metalinjection.net/video/shredhead-brings-the-groovy-pummeling-onslaught-with-new-song-overshadows   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVz8TrRWbPo&feature=youtu.be The song’s concept is, as explained by vocalist Aharon Rogoza,  “the idea of treasuring the moments that made you suffer in life to appreciate existence as you chose to

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  • Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley Tribute Night at The Royal Albert Hall, London, 6-21-19

    Buzzcocks can confirm their performance on Friday 21 June 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall. After the tragic death of their frontman and founder member Pete Shelley, the remaining members felt that the evening should become a tribute to Pete and a celebration of his life. They will be performing with some special guest vocalists including Dave Vanian and Captain

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  • Video - Supersonic Blues Machine To Release Road Chronicles on July 12

    Supersonic Blues Machine will be releasing their brand new live-album, Road Chronicles on July 12, 2019 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group.  Road Chronicles is their first live album, following the release of two acclaimed studio records, West of Flushing South of Frisco (2016) and Californisoul (2017).  The recordings capture the band on their first European headline tour, and was recorded during

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  • Clutch And Killswitch Engage Announce Co-Headline Summer Tour

    Clutch and Killswitch Engage have announced co-headline tour dates for this summer.  Tickets go on sale on Friday, May 17th at 10am. Both bands will also be appearing on several festivals during their July 12th - August 4th run to include Earth Rocker Festival (July 13th), Rock Fest (July 19th), Heavy Montreal (July 26th) and Impact Festival (July 28th).  "We are

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  • Rock and Metal Auction

    Backstage Auctions, Inc. is proud to present The Rock Gods & Metal Monsters Auction, the most anticipated event of the year! This year's line up is nothing short of spectacular featuring nearly 1,800 auction lots of historical and definitely collectible hard rock and heavy metal history. We are super excited about this year's catalog and know you will agree after

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  • MOTIONLESS IN WHITE SHARE NEW SONG “UNDEAD AHEAD 2: THE TALE OF THE MIDNIGHT RIDE”

    Roadrunner Records’ group Motionless In White have shared another brand-new song off their highly anticipated album, DISGUISE, set to arrive worldwide June 7th.  “Undead Ahead 2:  The Tale Of The Midnight Ride” is available today at all DSPs and streaming now with a visualizer on Motionless In White’s official YouTube channel.   https://youtu.be/CYG2kaZ5OfQ   “Undead Ahead 2:  The Tale Of

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  • Iconic Frontmen Dez Fafara and Randy Blythe Officially Re-Launch SUNCULT Surf Apparel & Lifestyle Brand

    In 2014, DevilDriver and Coal Chamber frontman Dez Fafara peeled off his wetsuit and sat down next to his wife Anahstasia to watch the sun disappear into the Pacific. Fresh off yet another grueling tour, he had gone to the beach to wash the road off with a surf session. As the sun sank into the sea, Anahstasia remarked how

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  • Joe Bonamassa Makes History At Sea

    Coming off a 5th sold-out Caribbean sailing of Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea this past February, Joe Bonamassa makes history with Sixthman, the industry leader in festivals at sea, by selling out another cruise in the same year in The Mediterranean. A waiting list is active for fans that would like to sign up should availability open for the

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  • Detroit's Wilson Drop New 'Tasty Nasty Tuesday's' Episode For "My Hustle"

    Detroit's Wilson have just dropped the fourth episode of their Tasty Nasty Tuesday's series today, which features Kyle Landry on the rhythm guitar performing, "My Hustle". Check out the video on YouTube, HERE. The episode follows the "Like A Baller" and "Dumptruck" playthroughs by Jason Spencer and the "Wrong Side Of History" drum playthrough by Puhy. All of the episodes can be viewed on

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  • REO Speedwagon Recalls the Moment They Knew They'd Made it in this First Look at 'The Big Interview" Airing Tuesday, May 14

    REO Speedwagon rockers Kevin Cronin, Bruce Hall, Neal Doughty, Dave Amato, and Bryan Hitt sit down with Dan Rather to discuss their legendary career in music on an all-new episode of The Big Interview—airing Tuesday, May 14 at 8pE/5pP. In this exclusive preview, frontman Kevin Cronin reflects on the moment he knew the band had made it big. After they finished recording their landmark

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  • Lzzy Hale Of Halestorm, Epiphone-Ltd. Ed. Lzzy Hale Signature Explorer Outfit-Announced Today; Summer U.S. Trek With Alice Cooper Starts July 17

    Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments, proudly welcomes LZZY HALE of Halestorm to our Signature Artist family. The “Ltd. Ed. Lzzy Hale Signature Explorer Outfit” features a classic Explorer in an Alpine White gloss finish, Alnico Classic PRO humbuckers, Grover™ Rotomatic machine heads, an Ebony fingerboard and gold hardware. A Custom Hard Shell Case and Certificate of Authenticity are

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  • Watch - Death Angel Guitarists Unleash The Riffs In New Playthrough Video For “The Pack”

    The countdown is on for the release of legendary California thrash metal band DEATH ANGEL’s long-awaited 9th full-length album, Humanicide, that’s due on May 31st from Nuclear Blast Records. Today, guitarists Rob Cavestany and Ted Aguilar have teamed up with GuitarWorld.com to debut a playthrough video for their latest single “The Pack.”  “When I wrote “The Pack” I was channeling

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  • Hyde: Listen To The New Album 'ANTI' Out Worldwide Today, May 3; U.S. Tour Launches Sunday, May 5 At Welcome To Rockville Festival

    ’Mad Qualia’ the latest [single from HYDE], will be a knockout on tour: black fuzz guitars and stuttering drums, HYDE racing out of that fury with rousing sing-along effect in a mixed rush of English and Japanese that suggests Metallica, Mötley Crüe and mid-Seventies UFO crushed into the same hooks. ‘Zipang’ will be a killer on the road too even

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  • Atreyu Announce Deluxe Version Of "In Our Wake" With 7 Bonus Tracks

    Atreyu have announced the deluxe edition of their latest album "In Our Wake." The new version will feature the original "In Our Wake" album, along with seven additional tracks. The bonus material includes B-sides from the sessions for both "In Our Wake" and 2015's Long Live, along with alternate versions of the title track and "The Time Is Now" from

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  • THE STRUTS - Live! Swagger Abounds at The Wiltern

    Two days before what is probably the most uniquely American holiday, Independence Day, The Wiltern played host to a trio of international acts.  Most prominent among the three was The Struts.  The British-formed headliners brought their Young & Dangerous tour to Los Angeles along with Canadians The Glorious Sons and New Zealander Kelsy Karter and her band.  On what was

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  • GEORGE THOROGOOD - Presents His First Signature Guitar in Hollywood

    Friday evening, June 28th at the Sam Ash music store on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, a small group of press and onlookers were in attendance for a special introduction.  George Thorogood, along with his Delaware Destroyers, first hit the world scene in 1977 upon the release of their self-titled debut record.  In those 42 years, Thorogood and company have made

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  • FLOTSAM AND JETSAM - LIVE! Chaos Begins At The Whisky

    Riding on the strength of their latest release, The End Of Chaos, Flotsam and Jetsam performed a full reversal at the Whisky a Go Go on Thursday, June 13th.  Nearing the end of a five-week excursion across the United States, they instilled a healthy dose of pandemonium onto a surprisingly, less than capacity West Hollywood crowd.  Taking the stage at

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  • L.A. Alert- George Thorogood, Blues Rock Legend Interview And Signing, Friday, June 28 At Sam Ash In Hollywood

    George Thorogood “Good To Be Bad” Blues Rock Legend To Appear In Hollywood For An Interview, Demo And Signing To Celebrate The Release Of His New: “Epiphone Ltd Ed. George Thorogood ‘White Fang’ ES-125TDC Outfit”   George Thorogood “Good To Be Bad” Sam Ash-Hollywood Event 7360 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046 6:30pm (Limited capacity, first come first served)  

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  • THE WINERY DOGS - Live! w/ Special Guests ZFG

    The term "supergroup" is thrown around pretty recklessly these days.  It seems to apply to basically any collective of musicians of any renown who get together with other players of similar renown to either record or tour.  The Winery Dogs, whose individual members manage to keep themselves quite occupied in between periods of joint activity, each seemed to find a one month's hole

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  • HYDE - Live! First U.S. Tour Wraps At 1720 In L.A.

    Japanese superstar entertainer HYDE capped off his first U.S. tour as a solo artist on Sunday, May 26th.  HYDE and his four person backing band, completed a 13 date jaunt, that saw them playing eight shows in support of In This Moment, two festivals and three headlining shows.  The headlining dates culminated with a sold-out performance at 1720 in downtown Los

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  • HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES - Live! At The Greek

    Hollywood has had a love affair with vampires since 1931, when Universal Studios released the first Dracula film starring Bela Lugosi.  Since that time, vampires have repeatedly been in and out of fashion, both in entertainment and pop culture.  Almost 50 years ago, another group of vampires began congregating somewhat anonymously and notoriously, in the wee hours of the night

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  • The Strokes Play Special Show At The Wiltern In Los Angeles

    Last night, The Strokes played a special set to a capacity crowd at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. The evening show was a hometown benefit for The Center in Hollywood and Food Cycle LA. The Strokes partnered with The Center, a community dedicated to ending isolation and homelessness in LA and Food Cycle LA, an organization focused on eliminating hunger

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  • Nita Strauss US Solo Headline Tour Kicks Off Today

    Los Angeles Born guitarist, Nita Strauss, one of the most sought after and respected musicians in the world, kicks off her US solo headline tour tomorrow in Charlotte, NC and continuing across the country with a further 26 dates culminating in Houston, TX on Saturday June 22. In celebration of the start of tour, Nita has also released a brand

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  • Watch - The Dollyrots Join Forces With Wicked Cool Records/The Orchard For The Release Of Their New Album

    LOS ANGELES ALBUM RELEASE SHOW JULY 13 AT THE HIGH HAT Punk-pop duo the Dollyrots recently locked themselves away at Minnesota’s famed Pachyderm Studios with longtime producer John Fields, (known for his work with All Time Low, Switchfoot, Soul Asylum) to wrap up recording their 7th studio album Daydream Explosion. The twosome who have been known to take the DIY

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  • Edge Of Paradise Signs to Frontiers Music Srl

    Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the signing of another incredible metal act, Los Angeles, CA based Edge of Paradise to the label's roster for a multi-album deal.  Formed by singer Margarita Monet and guitarist Dave Bates in 2011, Edge of Paradise debuted on the scene a few months later with “Mask”, an album of industrial-tinged metal coupled with

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