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NONPOINT Announces More Summer/Fall 2021 Tour Dates

NONPOINT has announced a number of tour dates for this September and October. Commented singer Elias Soriano: "We're coming out of the pandemic swinging! The bands and the shows will leave fans talking for weeks.. Production is new, show is brand new, deep cuts from our catalog and our most ruthless setlist ever. 'It's About ...

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DEEP PURPLE's ROGER GLOVER Announces Reissue Of 'Snapshot' Solo Album With Previously Unreleased Demo Tracks

Almost 20 years after the release of his fourth solo album, Roger Glover has announced the long-awaited re-release of "Snapshot". The album is out October 8 on CD, with vinyl arriving on November 19. In 2002, the DEEP PURPLE bassist joined forces with the Guilty Party, teaming up with vocalist Randall Bramblett, daughter Gillian Glover, ...

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ROBERT PLANT Plays First Pandemic-Era Concert With SAVING GRACE (Video)

Robert Plant played his first pandemic-era concert, appearing with his band SAVING GRACE on Monday (July 19) in Worthington, England. Joining the former LED ZEPPELIN lead singer on stage were vocalist Suzy Dian, mandolinist and guitar player Tony Kelsey, banjo and guitar player Matt Worley, and percussionist Oli Jefferson. Fan-filmed video footage of the show ...

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JOURNEY Announces Special Symphony Performance In Las Vegas

JOURNEY will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada with a special symphony performance for one night only on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. Caesars Rewards members, Caesars Entertainment's loyalty program, as well as Live Nation customers will have access to a presale running Wednesday, July 21 at 10 ...

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HATEBREED Replaces IN FLAMES On 'The Metal Tour Of The Year'

Due to international visa issues, Swedish metallers IN FLAMES have pulled out of "The Metal Tour Of The Year", co-headlined by MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD and featuring special guests TRIVIUM. Replacing them on the bill will be HATEBREED. Earlier today (Tuesday, July 13), IN FLAMES released the following statement: "In light of the ongoing ...

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Who Invented The Devil Horns? AXS TV's 'Music's Greatest Mysteries' Attempts To Get To Bottom Of Decades-Long Debate

An episode of AXS TV's popular investigative documentary series "Music's Greatest Mysteries" focusing on the origin of the so-called "devil horns" will premiere on Wednesday (July 14). A preview is available below. "Music's Greatest Mysteries" presents an immersive journey that puts the spotlight on the infamous legends, colorful characters, and monumental moments that have confounded ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Drops Another New Song, '(Si Vis Pacem) Parabellum'

Yngwie Malmsteen will release his new studio album titled "Parabellum" on July 23 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. The disc's latest single, "(Si Vis Pacem) Parabellum", can be streamed below. Malmsteen states: "'(Si Vis Pacem) Parabellum' is a piece of great difficulty. Octave arpeggios it is very satisfying to apply this extremely challenging violin ...

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WHITESNAKE Announces First Two Concerts Of 'The Farewell Tour'

WHITESNAKE has announced the first two concerts as part of its upcoming "farewell" tour. The David Coverdale-fronted outfit is scheduled to perform at next year's Rock Imperium Festival, set to take place June 24-25, 2022 at Parque El Batel in Cartagena, Spain. The band will also play at Hellfest in Clisson, France on June 23, ...

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Former URIAH HEEP Singer JOHN LAWTON Dead At 74

Former URIAH HEEP singer John Lawton has died at the age of 74. Lawton was URIAH HEEP's frontman from 1976 to 1979, appearing on three of the band's studio albums: "Firefly" (1977), "Innocent Victim" (1977) and "Fallen Angel" (1978) Earlier today, URIAH HEEP issued the following statement: "It is with deep regret that we share ...

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MAYHEM Drops Visualizer For New Song 'Everlasting Dying Flame'

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM return this year with an EP called "Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando" with additional material from the "Daemon" session, including a homage to bands that laid the foundation for what was to come. The EP will be released on July 9. The official visualizer for the song "Everlasting Dying Flame" can ...

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EXODUS/SLAYER Guitarist GARY HOLT Opens Up About Decision To Quit Drinking Alcohol: 'I Was Becoming Miserable To Be Around'

EXODUS and SLAYER guitarist Gary Holt has opened up about his decision to quit drinking alcohol. The 57-year-old musician, who resides in Northern California, discussed his newfound sobriety in a new interview with the "Backstaged: The Devil In Metal" podcast hosted by author and music journalist Jon Wiederhorn. Holt said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Touring ...

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ROB HALFORD, SAMMY HAGAR, LZZY HALE And SEBASTIAN BACH Among Artists Added To RONNIE JAMES DIO Birthday Virtual Fundraiser

Stand Up And Shout For Ronnie James Dio's Birthday, the Saturday, July 10 global virtual concert produced by Rolling Live Studios, has added a wealth of talent to the already star-studded lineup that will bring together unusual musical pairings for one-of-a-kind performances, special birthday messages and artist interviews. The event, hosted on

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'Black Metal Rainbows': A Book Like No Other

"Black Metal Rainbows" is a 400-page, full-color anthology of radical, queer, and leftist writings and artworks that uncover black metal as a genre of openness and inclusivity. Black metal is a paradox. A noisy underground metal genre brimming with violence and virulence, it has captured the world's imagination for its harsh yet flamboyant style and ...

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