PAGE HAMILTON: How HELMET Influenced PANTERA

In a new interview with Machine Music, HELMET leader Page Hamilton discussed his relationship with PANTERA in the early 1990s and his band's influence on what eventually became the Philip Anselmo-fronted act's "Vulgar Display Of Power" album. "If you ...

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JANIS JOPLIN: ‘Days & Summers – Scrapbook 1966-68’ Limited-Edition Book Due In March

Genesis Publications and the Janis Joplin estate present Janis Joplin's personal scrapbook in a new limited-edition book, "Janis Joplin: Days & Summers - Scrapbook 1966-68". The book will ship worldwide in March 2021. Compiled between 1966-1968, a...

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DEEP PURPLE’s STEVE MORSE: EDDIE VAN HALEN Was ‘One Of The Most Inventive Rhythm Players I’ve Ever Heard’

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse has reflected on the passing of Eddie Van Halen, calling him " one of the most inventive rhythm players" he has ever heard. The legendary VAN HALEN axeman died on October 6 at the age of 65 after a long battle with can...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN’s Two Iconic Guitars Headline Julien’s Auctions’ ‘Icons & Idols: Rock ‘N’ Roll’

Julien's Auctions announced today that two of Eddie Van Halen's most iconic guitars will take the stage of "Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock 'N' Roll", the world-record breaking auction house to the stars' annual music extravaganza on Friday, December 4...

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JAMES KOTTAK Opens Up About His Alcohol Addiction Which Led To His Dismissal From SCORPIONS

James Kottak says that he is "still very good friends" with his former bandmates in the SCORPIONS, four years after his exit from the group. In September 2016, the drummer was dismissed from the legendary German hard rock band during his well-publiciz...

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TOTO Announces New Lineup, Global Livestream Event

Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams are life-long friends since they were kids, and bandmates sharing a deep colorful history that has thrived professionally on a global basis over the past decades. Today, the duo has announced the formation of a new ba...

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QUIET RIOT Hints At ‘Future Albums’ Featuring FRANKIE BANALI’s Drum Tracks

QUIET RIOT has hinted that it will continue making albums following drummer Frankie Banali's death. Banali, who joined QUIET RIOT in 1982 and played on its breakthrough album, 1983's "Metal Health", the first heavy metal LP to top Billboard's album ch...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Says There Was ‘A Little Talk’ Of Him Joining VAN HALEN In 1996

During an October 7 appearance on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach confirmed that there was "a little talk" of him joining VAN HALEN shortly after Sammy Hagar departed in 1996. "[SKID ROW manager] Doc M...

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DEZ FAFARA Doesn’t Rule Out New COAL CHAMBER Album: ‘I Wouldn’t Put It Past Us’

In the new issue of Metal Hammer, on sale now, DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara answered questions from readers in the magazine's regular "People Vs…" feature. Asked by one reader if there will ever be a new record from COAL CHAMBER, the band that put h...

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