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JERRY CANTRELL Joined By GREG PUCIATO, GIL SHARONE, JAMES LOMENZO At Los Angeles Concert (Video)

ALICE IN CHAINS vocalist/guitarist Jerry Cantrell played a solo concert Friday night (December 6) at The Pico Union Project in Los Angeles, California. He was joined at the gig by ex-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN frontman Greg Puciato, drummer Gil Sharone (ex-MARILYN MANSON, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN) and bassist James LoMenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), among ...

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JOSH TODD Says BUCKCHERRY's Final Years With KEITH NELSON Were 'Really Weird': 'It Just Wasn't A Band Anymore'

BUCKCHERRY vocalist Josh Todd recently appeared on the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his influences: Josh: "I guess I'm kind of a mutt, because I just crammed in all these different types of music. My foundation was really aggressive punk ...

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Ex-JOURNEY Singer STEVE PERRY Releases Music Video For His New Christmas Single, 'Silver Bells'

Former JOURNEY singer Steve Perry has released the official music video for his stunning new version of the all-time Christmas classic "Silver Bells", available both digitally and on seven-inch vinyl, along with brand-new, special edition merchandise exclusively at Perry's online store. In addition, this holiday EP contains a newly remixed version ...

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NIKKI SIXX Slams THE BLACK CROWES Manager For Leaking MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion On 'The Howard Stern Show'

Nikki Sixx has slammed THE BLACK CROWES manager Mark DiDia for leaking the MÖTLEY CRÜE reunion on "The Howard Stern Show" in mid-November, ruining any well-organized strategies CRÜE's management had in making the major announcement. CRÜE will team up with DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS for a 22-date North American stadium ...

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BUCKCHERRY Vocalist Hints At 15th-Anniversary Reissue Of '15'

During a recent appearance on the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast, BUCKCHERRY vocalist Josh Todd discussed the unexpected success of the band's multi-platinum third album, 2005's "15". "[We were] hanging on by the seat of our pants," Todd said. "We were all working day jobs before that. We were all broke. We were just doing what ...

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MAYHEM FESTIVAL Teases 2020 Return

After a five-year hiatus, Mayhem Festival appears to be coming back in 2020. The touring festival hinted at its return earlier today (Monday, December 2) with an Instagram post of Rocky Balboa. An accompanying caption read: "don't call it a comeback. #mayhem2020" Following the SLAYER-headlined 2015 edition of Mayhem, co-founder John Reese declared that the ...

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Ex-CANDLEMASS Vocalist MATS LEVÉN On Releasing His First Solo Album: 'I've Been Waiting For This For A Long Time'

A veteran of bands such as CANDLEMASS, THERION and YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN, and a touring member of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, acclaimed Swedish vocalist Mats Levén has finally released his first solo album under the name of SKYBLOOD. The self-titled album features guest contributions from past and present members of KING DIAMOND, OPETH, THERION and WITCHERY, and ...

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A DAY TO REMEMBER Guitarist Explains New Album Delay

DJ Valentino of WSOU recently conducted an interview with A DAY TO REMEMBER guitarist Kevin Skaff. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the delay in releasing A DAY TO REMEMBER's new album, "You're Welcome", which was originally expected in November: ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR Releases Cover Of BATHORY's 'Massacre'

SCOUR — the extreme metal unit featuring Philip H. Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS, SUPERJOINT), John Jarvis (AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED), Derek Engemann (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS, ex-CATTLE DECAPITATION), Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX) and Adam Jarvis (PIG DESTROYER, MISERY INDEX) — will release its long-anticipated "Black" EP (the third in a ...

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DISTURBED's Performance Of 'The Sound Of Silence' Becomes First 'Conan' YouTube Clip To Surpass 100 Million Views

Video of DISTURBED's performance of its cover version of SIMON & GARFUNKEL's "The Sound Of Silence" on the March 28, 2016 episode of Conan O'Brien's nighttime talk show, "Conan", has been viewed more than 100 million times, becoming the first "Conan" clip to reach the milestone. O'Brien broke the news of DISTURBED's feat on Twitter, ...

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Canadian Rock Legends TRIUMPH 'Had A Great Time' Performing Again At Special Event In Toronto

Canadian rock legends TRIUMPH were inducted into Canada's Walk Of Fame during an event in Toronto on Saturday, November 23. The 21st annual ceremony and gala took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, where there was a celebration of Canadians who have achieved excellence in their respective fields on both national and international stages. ...

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Watch SABATON And APOCALYPTICA Perform Together At Helsinki Concert (Video)

Swedish metallers SABATON were joined on stage by the Finnish cello rock band APOCALYPTICA at this past Saturday's (November 23) concert in Helsinki. Together, they performed several newly arranged songs, including "Angels Calling", which was released as a single last week. Check out fan-filmed video footage below. Said SABATON bassist Pär Sundström: "'Angels Calling' was ...

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K.K. DOWNING Says He Reached Out To JUDAS PRIEST About Participating In 50th-Anniversary Tour

Ex-JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing says that his former bandmates have no intention of including him in their upcoming 50th-anniversary tour. Earlier this year, PRIEST announced that it will celebrate the half-century milestone with extensive touring in 2020, with a number of summer European festival dates already booked. Downing, who co-founded PRIEST when he was ...

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