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Tag Archives: Extreme

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry announces headlining Fall tour dates

Posted by on October 9, 2018

Joe Perry has announced tour dates in support of his latest solo effort Sweetzerland Manifesto, which was released earlier this year via his Roman Records imprint/distributed worldwide by Amped Distribution. The trek kicks off on November 30th in Sioux City Iowa and runs through December 16th in Agoura Hills, CA. The Aerosmith guitarist’s touring band includes […]

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Monsters Of Rock Cruise sets its sights on Jamaica for 2019

Posted by on April 19, 2018

If you’re a fan of ’80s and ’90s hair metal, you’ll be psyched to know that the 9th annual Monster Of Rock Cruise, has announced it’s lineup and dates –  February 24 – March 1, 2019. Departing out of Miami, Florida, this five-day/five-night cruise, dubbed “Band Overboard,” will embark on Royal Caribbean’s newly remodeled Mariner […]

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Iron Maiden, Anthrax, Refused, Alice In Chains among Record Store Day exclusives

Posted by on October 27, 2016

Although there’s starting to be a bit of a backlash against Record Store Day, it’s still essentially Christmas for independent record stores and a great way to pick up unique vinyl or stuff that had been long out of print elsewhere. As we know, there’s a second Record Store Day on Black Friday, and there’s […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Unsuccessful replacements in metal and hard rock

Posted by on May 4, 2016

AC/DC defied the odds 36 years ago when they recorded one of the most iconic rock albums of all time, Back In Black, with the late (and very beloved) Bon Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson. Now they’re taking a similar gamble by bringing in Axl Rose to fill in for a sidelined Johnson on the road. […]

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Rock’N Derby adds Corrosion of Conformity, Avatar and more

Posted by on March 22, 2016

After last year’s Food Truck and Rock Festival came to Clark, NJ, a suburb about half an hour from New York, many thought that this might be an annual event. That apparently wasn’t meant to be, but another music festival by the same promoter, the Rock’N Derby. looks to be taking it’s place. Schaghticoke, NY isn’t […]

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Jimmy Fallon and Jack Black go to Extremes to recreate More Than Words

Posted by on May 5, 2015

There is a recurring joke about new guitar players trying to impress the ladies at the campuses of their colleges by playing Oasis’ “Wonderwall,” but before that, the ultimate song of choice to reach a woman’s heart was the timeless “More Than Words” by Extreme, which, aside from being the best duo song to play […]

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Neurosis, Abbath among Heavy Montreal additions

Posted by on May 4, 2015

Heavy Montreal is definitely going above and beyond when it comes to booking bands for the festival. Today, they unveiled the daily lineup for the Festival, in addition to adding a handful of new bands, lining up some rare and unprecedented appearances. Abbath will be playing their first-ever show, and Neurosis, who play sporadically and […]

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Sebastian Bach Films Cameo, Anthrax And Vio-Lence Posters Featured In “Rock Of Ages”

Posted by on July 14, 2011

Are you really that surprised that Sebastian Bach would make a cameo in the film version of the Broadway musical Rock of Ages? I mean, seriously, we’re talking about the guy who’ll take any opportunity to be seen with bands on a stage, on a TV screen, or even in a bar. Plus, did you […]

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Not Exactly The Best Of Both Worlds: Gary Cherone To Open For Sammy Hagar

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Despite the success they had, Sammy Hagar always got flack for replacing David Lee Roth in Van Halen. So to say that singer Gary Cherone had it tough as well is an understatement, especially since the one album he did with Van Halen wasn’t exactly a big chart topper. But now Cherone, probably better known as […]

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Well We Now Know Who Is NOT The New Dream Theater Drummer

Posted by on April 22, 2011

If you watched Dream Theater’s cock tease trailer yesterday, then you would have noticed that drummer Marco Minnemann was among the seven drummers spotted in it. While he was one of the early rumored names to be Mike Portnoy’s replacement, Blabbermouth revealed that Minnemann was indeed not the new drummer back in January. But if […]

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