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Why GODSMACK Scrapped Plan To Release Two New Albums

In a new interview with Las Vegas's KOMP 92.3 radio station, Sully Erna was asked what happened to GODSMACK's previously announced plan to release "a full-length rock record" as well as "a really cool vibey acoustic album or EP." Erna responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, a couple of years back, we were a little bit more ambitious maybe [laughs], talking about doing two records. And then the reality sinks in when you're doing the record and you realize that these things take a long time to do, to get […]

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L.A. GUNS Complete Work On New Studio Album ‘Black Diamonds’

L.A. GUNS, featuring singer Phil Lewis and guitarist Tracii Guns, has set "Black Diamonds" as the title of its new studio album. This will be the fourth studio album since the much welcome reunion of the band's core foundation of Lewis and Guns. It will follow the well-received studio albums "The Missing Peace", "The Devil You Know" and "Checkered Past", plus the live release "Made In Milan", and a covers EP "Another Xmas In Hell". On Sunday (October 2), Lewis took to his personal Facebook page to share the "Black Diamonds" title and track listing, and he included the following […]

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MONSTER MAGNET To Release ‘Test Patterns: Vol. 1’ In November

Born in Red Bank, New Jersey, MONSTER MAGNET was initially a cosmos away from the major-label, alternative rock boom that would suck the band into the shiny MTV world of the early to mid-1990s. Originally formed by Dave Wyndorf, John McBain and Tim Cronin, MONSTER MAGNET came into the world with a lysergic ooze in 1989 with two demo tapes — "Forget About Life, I'm High On Dope" and "I'm Stoned, What Ya Gonna Do About It?" – making it perfectly clear from the start where they were coming from. This was a band […]

todayOctober 3, 2022 1

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PANTERA To Co-Headline Mexico’s MONTERREY METAL FEST In December

PANTERA will perform at the Monterrey Metal Fest on December 6 at Estadio Mobil Super in Monterrey, Mexico. Also scheduled to appear are JUDAS PRIEST, MERCYFUL FATE, BEHEMOTH and STRYPER, among others. As previously reported, PANTERA will also co-headline the first night of this year's edition of Mexico's Hell & Heaven Metal Fest. The reactivated band will share the stage with SCORPIONS, MESHUGGAH, ARCH ENEMY, EPICA and CRADLE OF FILTH, among other artists, on December 2 at Foro Pegaso in Toluca. Other festivals PANTERA has been confirmed for are Knotfest Colombia, Knotfest Chile and Knotfest Brasil, all of which will take place […]

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POP EVIL Releases New Single ‘Paranoid (Crash & Burn)’

Hard rock group POP EVIL has released a new single, "Paranoid (Crash & Burn)". The track will appear on the band's upcoming album, due in early 2023 via MNRK Heavy. Following "Eye Of The Storm", which recently reached No. 1 at Active Rock, "Paranoid (Crash & Burn)" oscillates from something more melodic and rhythmic to pure aggression — that "get out of my head" scream is certainly going to resonate. "It's about the voices in our head — we all have 'em, but do we act on […]

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OZZY OSBOURNE Releases Final Part Of Documentary About Making Of ‘Patient Number 9’ Album

Following the release of "Patient Number 9", Ozzy Osbourne is providing an inside look into the making of the album with a three-part video series featuring interviews and in-studio clips with some of featured performers. The series includes exclusive interviews with Ozzy and the album's producer Andrew Watt. Sharon Osbourne, Tony Iommi (BLACK SABBATH),Ozzy's longtime guitarist Zakk Wylde, Robert Trujillo (METALLICA),Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS),Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES) and Mike McCready (PEARL JAM) also offer insight into the making of the album. The series was created and produced by Jack Osbourne with interviews conducted by renowned […]

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BILLY IDOL Shares Music Video For ‘Running From The Ghost’ From ‘The Cage’ EP

"The Cage" EP, the new release from Billy Idol, is out now via Dark Horse Records. This new music follows Idol's 2021 "The Roadside" EP, which received praise from fans and critics alike. As on "The Roadside", Idol is joined on the new project by his longtime collaborator, co-writer and guitarist Steve Stevens. In conjunction, Idol premieres the Spencer Ramsey-directed video for "Running From The Ghost", showcasing a new song from "The Cage" EP that has been a recent highlight of Idol's first shows in South America in over thirty years. Today, Idol kicks off a run of […]

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DAVID LEE ROTH Shares Newly Recorded Version Of VAN HALEN’s ‘Dance The Night Away

David Lee Roth has shared a new solo version of the VAN HALEN classic "Dance The Night Away". The track, like the previously released "Panama" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", was laid down on May 3, 2022 during a session at Henson Recording Studio in Hollywood, California. Joining Roth in the studio were Al Estrada on guitar, Ryan Wheeler on bass and Francis Valentino on drums. A total of 14 songs were recorded in two hours. The music and the vocals were tracked live with "no samples" and without the pitch-correction technology Auto-Tune. Roth's versions of "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout […]

todaySeptember 26, 2022 4

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STYX Announces January/February 2023 Las Vegas Residency

Legendary multi-platinum rockers STYX will take the Las Vegas stage once again for a five-night engagement at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Resort Las Vegas. The shows will be held on January 27 and 28 and February 1, 3 and 4, 2023. All shows are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45, plus applicable fees, and will go on sale to the general public Friday, September 30 at 10 a.m. PT. A limited number of VIP […]

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