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The Mob Rules (2021 Deluxe Edition) - BLACK SABBATH

Ronnie James Dio's introduction into the BLACK SABBATH fold provided a much-needed infusion of fire on 1980's "Heaven and Hell". The group was re-energized, and that record's reception and subsequent touring cycle revived the vaunted icons as a heavy metal force. The group did not manage to avoid internal drama however, as drummer Bill Ward ...

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VANILLA FUDGE Releases Remastered Version Of Its Cover Of LED ZEPPELIN's 'Rock And Roll'

Golden Robot Records recently announced the signing of the legendary VANILLA FUDGE. To celebrate this announcement, VANILLA FUDGE released a remastered version of its cover of LED ZEPPELIN's "Immigrant Song" and accompanying video. Now it's another ZEPPELIN classic, "Rock And Roll", which gets the FUDGE treatment. Check it out below. "Rock And Roll" is without ...

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VANILLA FUDGE To Release Remastered Version Of Its Cover Of LED ZEPPELIN's 'Rock And Roll'

Golden Robot Records recently announced the signing of the legendary VANILLA FUDGE. To celebrate this announcement, VANILLA FUDGE released a remastered version of its cover of LED ZEPPELIN's "Immigrant Song" and accompanying video. Now it's another ZEPPELIN classic, "Rock And Roll", which gets the FUDGE treatment and will be released on March 2. "Rock And ...

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THE BLACK CROWES Release Music Video For Previously Unheard Song 'Charming Mess'

"Shake Your Money Maker", the multi-platinum debut by the seminal rock 'n' roll band THE BLACK CROWES, will be re-released in multi-formats sets on February 26 through UMe/American Recordings. Band founders brothers Chris and Rich Robinson, with original producer George Drakoulias, oversaw the creation of the re-release. Most exciting are the 4LP and 3CD Super ...

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THE BLACK CROWES 'Virtual Town Hall' To Air On SiriusXM

On Monday, February 22 at 5 p.m. EST and PST, SiriusXM's Classic Rewind (channel 25) will air a Virtual Town Hall with THE BLACK CROWES to celebrate the release of the 30th-anniversary edition of "Shake Your Money Maker". Brothers and band con-founders Chris and Rich Robinson will sit down with acclaimed journalist David Fricke and ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH's DANI FILTH Plays Witchcraft Expert In New Horror Film 'Baphomet'

Cleopatra Entertainment has acquired North American rights to "Baphomet", a horror film from writer-director Matthan Harris. "Baphomet" tells the tale of an American family (the Richardsons) celebrating their daughter's pregnancy, but things begin to go awry when Satanic cult leader Henrik Brandr unexpectedly visits their ranch. Henrik offers to pay the family a large sum ...

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EXODUS's STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA Claims He Predicted METALLICA's Chart-Topping Success In 1985

In a new interview with the "Shockwaves Skullsessions" podcast, EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza discussed METALLICA's late 1980s/early 1990s transition from being uncompromising thrash metal standard-bearers to arena rock's heaviest band. "It's funny," he said (see video below). "[SLAYER's] Tom Araya told me one thing long, long, long ago. He said, 'Zetro, just stay heavy ...

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Too Mean To Die - ACCEPT

At the risk of enraging a handful of purists, the original ACCEPT era definitely didn't produce a run of albums as strong and as consistent as the one the Germans have been on over the last decade. Okay, so virtually no one is capable of topping "Restless and Wild", but since the release of 2010's ...

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Perpetual Chaos - NERVOSA

As seemingly impossible as it is to recreate the feral, chaotic energy of the early thrash scene, there are still bands out there with the requisite swagger and unhinged intensity to come pretty damn close. NERVOSA have long been one such band, but even their most diehard fans must have feared the worst when guitarist ...

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THE BLACK CROWES' CHRIS ROBINSON Says Playing With His Brother Again In 2019 After Six-Year Break 'Felt Amazing'

Matt Pinfield recently kicked off his "New & Approved" KLOS rock show with THE BLACK CROWES frontman Chris Robinson. Robinson spent some time discussing his life amid the pandemic which has rendered much more family time for the Georgia native. Now reflecting back on the beginning stages of the CROWES, formerly known as MR. CROWE'S ...

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VANILLA FUDGE And CACTUS Bassist TIM BOGERT Dead At 76

Tim Bogert, bassist and founding member of VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS and supergroup BECK, BOGERT & APPICE, has died at age 76. The news of Bogert's passing was confirmed by his longtime bandmate, drummer Carmine Appice, who wrote on Facebook: "My true friend Tim Bogert died today. He was like a brother to me. He was ...

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TED NUGENT Says 'DONALD TRUMP Did Not Incite Violence,' Blames 'Antifa' And 'Black Lives Matter' For Storming U.S. Capitol

Ted Nugent says that President Donald Trump did not incite last week's Capitol riot and has blamed the violence on Antifa and Black Lives Matter. Last Wednesday, Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, vandalized the building and assaulted police officers. One woman was fatally shot by police and three people died of apparent medical emergencies. ...

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Songs Of Unspeakable Terror - BLOODY HAMMERS

North Carolina's BLOODY HAMMERS have spent most of the last decade as one of rock music's most underappreciated acts. The husband-and-wife duo of Anders Manga (vocals/bass/guitars) and Devallia (organ/piano/keyboards) have reliably become jacks-of-all-trades throughout their existence, mastering everything they've tried so far, from the hypnotic stoner-rock grooves that propelled 2014's "Under Satan's Sun" to the ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Takes Swipe At CHRIS JERICHO Over Capitol Hill Attack

Sebastian Bach has once again taken a swipe at Chris Jericho, suggesting that the FOZZY singer and wrestling superstar bears some responsibility for the violent siege of the U.S. Capitol last week. After writer and comedian Tony Posnanski tweeted that all supporters of President Donald Trump, including those who voted for Trump, donated to Trump, ...

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EPICA's SIMONE SIMONS Is 'Itching To Go Back On Tour'

Vocalist Simone Simons of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA spoke to the "Scars And Guitars" podcast about what the concert industry might look like post-pandemic. She said: "You have to be realistic. Of course, we're all eager to go back on stage, but we all know by now that the art industry, the music business, entertainment ...

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THE BLACK CROWES: 'Shake Your Money Maker' 30th-Anniversary Multi-Format Reissue Due In February

"Shake Your Money Maker", the multi-platinum debut by the seminal rock 'n' roll band THE BLACK CROWES, is being re-released in multi-formats sets on February 26 through UMe/American Recordings. Band founders brothers Chris and Rich Robinson, with original producer George Drakoulias, oversaw the creation of the re-release. Most exciting are the 4LP and 3CD Super ...

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