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Watch A PERFECT CIRCLE Perform On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

A PERFECT CIRCLE was the musical guest on the Monday, April 23 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band played several songs — including "TalkTalk" and "So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish" — on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-onl...

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CHRIS CORNELL’s Widow Partners With Addiction Policy Forum To Launch Resources In Honor Of SOUNDGARDEN Singer

Vicky Cornell, wife of Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter and SOUNDGARDEN, TEMPLE OF THE DOG and AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell, who died unexpectedly last May, has announced the launch of Addiction Resource Center (ARC) For Chris, an online...

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DIMMU BORGIR Frontman On Eight-Year Gap Between Albums: ‘We Were Feeling That We Were Losing A Little Bit Of Our Identity’

Vocalist Shagrath of Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR recently spoke to Lords Of Metal about the eight-year gap between the release of the band's last studio album, "Abrahadabra", and the arrival of the follow-up effort, "Eonian". He said: "[It's...

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JUDAS PRIEST Bassist Says ANDY SNEAP Is The ‘Perfect Replacement’ For GLENN TIPTON

Val Tapia of 38IZ Videos recently conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked how Andy Sneap is doing filling in for JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Glenn Tipton, who announced two months ago that he w...

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GODSMACK Frontman: ‘I Feel Like There’s A Lack Of True Bands Out There’

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna was recently interviewed on "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can listen to the entire chat below. Asked which bands continue to inspire him when it comes to "melodic" music, Erna said: "That...

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Reunited HITTMAN Plays First Comeback Concert (Video)

Reunited 1980s New York metal band HITTMAN played its first comeback concert last night (Tuesday, April 24) at Blackthorn 51 in Elmhurst, New York. The group played a selection of cuts from its classic 1988 self-titled debut album as well as two new so...

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GENE SIMMONS On Possibility Of KISS ‘Farewell Tour’: ‘We Can’t Keep Doing This Forever’

Gene Simmons says that KISS will eventually embark on a farewell tour because he and his bandmates "can't keep doing this forever." Rumors of KISS's final run of live shows gained strength a couple of months ago following the news that the band was at...

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ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN On Finally Embracing SPOTIFY: ‘If You Don’t Adapt, Then You Don’t Survive’

Scott Ian says that Spotify has "worked out really well" for ANTHRAX even though he was initially against the streaming-music service. While Spotify has gotten a lot of criticism for how little it pays artists for their music, many musicians have sinc...

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GUS G. On Being Replaced By ZAKK WYLDE In OZZY OSBOURNE’s Band: ‘Honestly, It Was A Little Bit Of A Relief’

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., who joined Ozzy Osbourne's band just under a decade ago, says that "it was a little bit of a relief" to find out that the BLACK SABBATH singer was getting back together with his longtime axeman Zakk Wylde. It was announce...

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GUS G. On Being Replaced By ZAKK WYLDE In OZZY OSBOURNE’s Band: ‘Honestly, It Was A Little Bit Of A Relief’

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., who joined Ozzy Osbourne's band just under a decade ago, says that "it was a little bit of a relief" to find out that the BLACK SABBATH singer was getting back together with his longtime axeman Zakk Wylde. It was announce...

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