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MICHAEL SCHENKER To Release New Live Recording Feat. GARY BARDEN, GRAHAM BONNET, ROBIN MCAULEY

Michael Schenker, one of music's greatest rock guitarists, will release "Michael Schenker Fest Tokyo" – a stunning new live recording and filmed concert released by inakustik on CD, DVD, Blu-ray and digital on Friday, March 24, 2017. Filmed and recorded at Tokyo's International Forum on August 24, 2016, this historic concert features guest appearances from ...

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Crazy Eyes - FILTER

Richard Patrick has been searching for that next great moment in FILTER, one automatically held accountable to "Short Bus" and "Title of Record". Though it's a curse no artist wishes to be burdened with, Patrick has been answerable for NINE INCH NAILS, from which he and Brian Liesegang founded this band. They hit runaway success, ...

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GRAVE: New Song 'Plain Pine Box' Available For Streaming

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE will release their new album, "Out Of Respect For The Dead", on October 16 via Century Media. The CD's eerie artwork, which can be seen below, was again created by Costin Chioreanu, who has been responsible for the band's last three albums as well as the "Morbid Ascent" EP. Chioreanu ...

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GRAVE: New Song 'Mass Grave Mass' Available For Streaming

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE will release their new album, "Out Of Respect For The Dead", on October 16 via Century Media. The CD's eerie artwork, which can be seen below, was again created by Costin Chioreanu, who has been responsible for the band's last three albums as well as the "Morbid Ascent" EP. Chioreanu ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS To Guest On New SUNFLOWER DEAD Album

SUNFLOWER DEAD, the infectious active rock band from Long Beach, California, will release its sophomore studio album, "It's Time To Get Weird", on October 30 via the group's own label Bloody Bat Records. The CD was produced by Dave Fortman (EVANESCENCE, GODSMACK, SLIPKNOT) and Mikey Doling (GEMINI SYNDROME) and consists of 12 new tracks, including ...

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CONCRETE MARKETING And STREET SMART MARKETING Join Forces To Create CONCRETE MARKETING SERVICES

Hard rock and heavy metal's illustrious pasts have joined forces with the genre's brightest hopes for the future to create Concrete Marketing Services. The merger of Concrete Marketing and Street Smart Marketing is a visionary partnership that emblazons epic artistry and arena worthy heroics with new millennium marketing and a cutting edge vision of the ...

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KERRY KING Calls New SLAYER Album 'The Ultimate Heavy Outcome'

SLAYER — bassist/vocalist Tom Araya, guitarist Kerry King, and returning drummer Paul Bostaph, along with touring guitarist Gary Holt and producer Terry Date — has completed recording its eleventh studio album and the band's first new effort since 2009's Grammy-nominated "World Painted Blood". The CD is expected out later this year, and will be released ...

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SLAYER To Perform At CONVERSE's 'Rubber Tracks Live' Festival

SLAYER is among the artists that will perform at Converse's five-day, multi-genre Rubber Tracks Live festival in Boston, Massachusetts. The event, which will feature five different themed concerts — alternative rock, indie dance, heavy metal, hip-hop and punk — will kick of on Monday, April 27, with SLAYER and DOOMRIDERS scheduled to play on April ...

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YES And TOTO To Join Forces For North American Tour

World-renowned recording artists YES and TOTO today announced they will join forces this summer for a co-headlining North American tour. Among the world's most influential, ground-breaking, and respected progressive rock bands, Grammy Award-winning YES has sold nearly 40 million albums in a career that has so far spanned more than four decades. YES continues with ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION, COAL CHAMBER, ALICE COOPER Members Perform At WAYNE STATIC Memorial Concert (Video)

SNOT, ILL NIÑO's Cristian Machado and Diego Verduzco, ORGY's Jay Gordon, Lita Ford, JANE'S ADDICTION's Dave Navarro, COAL CHAMBER's Miguel "Meegs" Rascon, ALICE COOPER guitarist Nita Strauss and OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya are among the musicians who performed at the Wayne Static memorial concert on Tuesday, January 20 at the Whisky A Go Go in ...

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SNOT To Perform At WAYNE STATIC Memorial Concert

Reunited Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT will play a six-song set at the Wayne Static memorial concert on Tuesday, January 20 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Also scheduled to appear are the remaining members of Wayne's solo band, who will perform STATIC-X's debut album, "Wisconsin Death Trip", in its ...

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MAX CAVALERA On Passing Of WAYNE STATIC: 'It's Sad'

On November 6, Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, ex-SEPULTURA) was interviewed on "The Chainsaw Symphony" radio program. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Commenting on the recent passing of STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static, Max said: "It's sad, man. I never met Wayne. I heard stories through Tony [Campos, former ...

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Ex-STATIC-X Guitarist KOICHI FUKUDA Is 'Sad And Angry' He Will Never Be Able To Reconcile With WAYNE STATIC

Former STATIC-X guitarist Koichi Fukuda (pictured) has released the following statement regarding the passing of ex-STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static: "I am still trying to process the sad fact that I’ve lost my dear old friend, Wayne Richard Wells. He was an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, very special person and also a very gifted artist with a clear ...

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STATIC-X Frontman WAYNE STATIC Dead At 48

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne's publicists at FiXT Publicity. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of death, but some of Static's music industry colleagues suggested in their reactions that drugs ...

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FAITH NO MORE: Photos From The Studio

FAITH NO MORE, who reunited in 2009 for a series of sold-out performances and international festivals, is currently recording their first full-length album since 1997's "Album Of The Year". Several photos from the studio can be seen below. A limited-edition (5000 copies) seven-inch single of the song "Motherfucker" will precede the April 2015 release, available ...

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