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A Perfect Circle, Godsmack, Poison set to headline Rocklahoma

Posted by on December 14, 2017

With the onslaught of announcements coming out of the people behind World’s Loudest Month these past weeks, the final lineup was released yesterday. Rocklahoma, America’s Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party is set to take place this upcoming May 25th – May 27th, 2018 at “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma. This three-day camping […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/20: Arch Enemy power up the charts

Posted by on September 20, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Arch Enemy have cracked Billboard’s top 20, and that’s a good thing. Seeing metal bands reach high spots on the charts it always nice to see, especially when it’s a band that’s been around […]

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Avantasia announces Marco Hietala and Robert Mason to appear on upcoming “Ghostlights”

Posted by on October 30, 2015

The cast for Avantasia’s upcoming album Ghostlights keeps getting bigger, and better as the album gets closer and more guests are being revealed. The newest guests to be announced for the album are Marco Heitala (Nightwish, Tarot) and Robert Mason (Warrant, ex-Lynch Mob). “About Marco: It was August 1997 and we were in Helsinki to mix […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/3: A disturbing amount of debuts

Posted by on September 3, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Woo, boy. We’ve been hyping this up for a few weeks, but it’s even bigger than we imagined. Below this paragraph you will find twenty-two new metal album added to the charts. And that […]

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Metal by Numbers: This week was just ‘grate

Posted by on December 17, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The holiday shopping season is in full effect, as many of the artists on the chart have a nice uptick in sales. Whether it’s online shopping or people actually doing it the old fashioned […]

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Now Vinny Appice Is Playing With TWO Dio Tribute Groups

Posted by on May 14, 2013

Since Ronnie James Dio’s death, numerous all-star Dio tribute groups have come to fruition. The two most notable, though, are Dio Disciples (featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens and Dio’s last lineup) and the more recently formed Last In Line (lead by guitarist Vivian Campbell and his former Dio bandmates). Now those two tributes have something in […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 14th – Coldly Calculated Design

Posted by on August 14, 2012

In this day and age, when a band takes more than a year to write and record a new album, one of three things is occurring. Either the band is too devoted to touring and playing shows to properly take the time to write an album, the band is dealing with outside circumstances that prevent […]

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Keyboardist Claude Schnell Reveals More About Original Dio Lineup Reunion, Including Tentative Name

Posted by on May 17, 2012

Last month, guitarist Vivian Campbell revealed that he had been jamming with his former Dio bandmates. Inspired by his performance with Steel Panther, the current Def Leppard guitarist confirmed that he intended to tour and perform Dio’s music with drummer Vinny Appice, bassist Jimmy Bain and keyboardist Claude Schnell, with singer Andrew Freeman filling in […]

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Bassist Robbie Crane Quits Ratt

Posted by on March 26, 2012

Towards the end of 2011, Ratt were once again showing signs of tension. However, singer Stephen Pearcy reassured everyone that the reformed 80’s metal group would release a follow up to 2010’s Infestation sometime this year. But if that does happen, it looks like the next Ratt album will be without bassist Robbie Crane. During […]

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Stephen Pearcy On Ratt: “I’m Gonna Put Up My Horns And Move On”

Posted by on October 27, 2010

While other members have alluded to RATT going on hiatus, frontman Stephen Pearcy recently confirmed it during a radio interview with Philadelphia’s WYSP.  “I’ll be taking care of some solo stuff until Ratt takes care of its business, and then we’ll probably or hopefully start working on another record,” Pearcy said. “We’ll go on hiatus […]

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