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June 1, 2020

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN Collaborates With APOLO 7 On 'Eres Tú' Cover: Official Music Video Released

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has collaborated with the Colombian rock band APOLO 7 on a cover version of “Eres Tú”, a popular Spanish-language song written in 1973 by Juan Carlos Calderón and performed by the Spanish band MOCEDADES. The official music video for the track can be seen below. Friedman announced his collaboration with

Lamenting Of The Innocent – SORCERER

Heavy metal always provides in our hour of need. The return of SORCERER seems particularly timely, such is the Swedes’ noted mastery of an epic, classic and utterly ageless strain of doom metal that can hardly fail to resonate in an age of widespread mourning. Perhaps more importantly, however, “Lamenting of the Innocent” is far

MEGADETH's KIKO LOUREIRO is 'Ashamed' Of Brazilian Government's Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

MEGADETH‘s Kiko Loureiro says that he is “ashamed” of the Brazilian government’s chaotic response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Brazilian-born guitarist, who currently lives in his wife’s home country of Finland, discussed the COVID-19 crisis during a May 15 Instagram Live chat with ex-NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen. “I’m even ashamed to mention anything about Brazil,

SLAYER's KERRY KING Buys Las Vegas Home For $3.81 Million

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, SLAYER guitarist Kerry King and his wife, Ayesha, paid $3.81 million for a home in a section of the Las Vegas Valley known as Enterprise. The 5,116-square-foot home with five bedrooms and six baths was built by Jewel Homes, county records show. The legendary California band played the final

JOURNEY Announces New Bassist And Drummer

JOURNEY has announced the addition of bassist Randy Jackson and drummer Narada Michael Walden to the group’s ranks. The new JOURNEY lineup performed a socially distanced version of “Don’t Stop Believin’” for UNICEF USA‘s virtual event “UNICEF We Won’t Stop”, which aired Saturday night (May 23) on MSNBC. Also appearing with the band was keyboardist

JOE SATRIANI Is Working On Two New Albums While In Quarantine

Legendary guitarist Joe Satriani spoke to Australian Musician about how he has been staying busy during the coronavirus downtime. He said (see video below): “I got it in my head that I wanted to create two separate records in the next few months. One would be another instrumental album, and another would be a vocal-oriented

PHILIP ANSELMO Says It Will Be 'Challenging' To Bring Heavy Metal Concerts Back During Coronavirus Crisis

During an appearance on the latest episode of Revolver‘s “The Last Show”, a video series for road crew relief, former PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo was asked how social-distancing restrictions will change the concert experience as large public gatherings slowly return during the coronavirus crisis. He responded (see video below): “That’s gonna be very difficult, I


Former NERVOSA bassist/vocalist Fernanda Lira and drummer Luana Dametto have teamed up with BURNING WITCHES guitarist Sonia “Anubis” Nusselder and ex-HAGBARD guitarist Tainá Bergamaschi in a new “old-school death metal” band called CRYPTA. The quartet, which was founded in June 2019, is currently working on material for its debut release. Lira and drummer Dametto left

Watch METALLICA's Entire August 1983 Chicago Concert

METALLICA has posted another video as part of its new concert series, “#MetallicaMondays”, where the band is streaming a complete live show for fans on the group’s YouTube channel and on Facebook every week. The latest concert to be shared was recorded on August 12, 1983 at the Metro in Chicago, Illinois. The concert footage

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