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OZZY RELEASES FINAL WEBISODE ON THE MAKING OF “PATIENT NUMBER 9

As previously reported, following the release of Patient Number 9, Ozzy Osbourne is providing an inside look into the making of the album with a three-part video series featuring interviews and in-studio clips with some of featured performers. The final episode in the three part series, can be seen below. To read more details about about these online…

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IN HONOR OF ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY, IRON MAIDEN WILL RELEASE “THE NUMBER OF THE BEAST” VINYL PACKAGE

BMG has announced the release of a commemorative triple black vinyl album in honor of the 40th anniversary of Irom Maiden‘s seminal third album, The Number Of The Beast, which was to become the record which catapulted the band to international stardom. Included in the new vinyl package is Beast Over Hammersmith — available now officially for the very first…

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WATCH WOLFGANG VAN HALEN PLAY “PANAMA” AND “HOT FOR TEACHER” AT THE LOS ANGELES TAYLOR HAWKINS TRIBUTE CONCERT

Wolfgang Van Halen joined Dave Grohl, The Darkness singer Justin Hawkins and acclaimed session drummer Josh Freese at the second Taylor Hawkins tribute concert at Los Angeles’s Kia Forum on September 27th to perform Van Halen songs, Hot For Teacher and Panama. Fan-filmed video can be seen below. In other Wolfie news, Mammoth WVH will release a digital deluxe edition of their critically acclaimed self-titled debut on November 11th,…

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JUDAS PRIEST GUITARIST RICHIE FAULKNER REVEALS THAT HE HAD TO HAVE CARDIAC SURGERY IN AUGUST

According to blabbermouth.net, Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner has revealed that he underwent a second heart surgery in early August. The latest operation took place nearly a year after the 42-year-old British-born musician suffered an acute cardiac aortic dissection during a performance at the Louder Than Life festival, just a short distance from Rudd Heart and Lung Center at UofL…

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ENUFF Z’ NUFF ANNOUNCE NEW STUDIO ALBUM, “FINER THAN SIN,” OUT NOVEMBER 11TH, NEW SINGLE, “CATASTROPHE” AVAILABLE NOW, TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the latest album from Enuff Z’ Nuff, Finer Than Sin on November 11th. Now fronted by singer and bass guitarist Chip Z’ Nuff for their last three studio albums, including The Beatles‘ covers album Enuff Z’Nuff’s Hardrock Nite (listen to Cold Turkey, here), the…

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DIAMOND HEAD TO RELEASE “LIGHTNING TO THE NATIONS (THE WHITE ALBUM) [REMASTERED 2021]” ON SEPTEMBER 30TH

Diamond Head is of seminal importance to heavy metal music, and their debut album Lightning To The Nations is a key influence on the genre. “We wrote instinctively,” explains cofounding member and riff lord Brian Tatler. “We had an undeniably unique sound. Four young lads, each with an element that, when combined, produced an alloy that was our…

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TESLA ANNOUNCE 2023 LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY AT THE HOUSE OF BLUES AT THE MANDALAY BAY RESORT AND CASINO, TICKETS GO ON SALE OCTOBER 1ST

Tesla are returning to Las Vegas for a special five-night residency, in celebration of their 36 years of entertaining rock audiences around the world. Starting March 17th, 2023 at 8:30 p.m. inside House Of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the famed Las Vegas Strip, tickets for Tesla: The Las Vegas Residency start at…

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METALLICA WITH SPECIAL GUEST RAVEN ANNOUNCE SPECIAL JONNy & MARSHA ZAZULA TRIBUTE SHOW NOVEMBER 6TH AT HARD ROCK LIVE SEMINOLE, FLORIDA

Metallica goes back to their roots with early labelmates Raven to honor the Zazula Family with a Tribute Concert for charity. “We’re excited to add one more night to the tour calendar this year with a special show at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, on November 6th. This night will be extra-special…

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OZZY OSBOURNE POSTS SECOND PART OF THE MAKING OF “PATIENT NUMBER 9” ALBUM DOCUMENTARY, BLACK SABBATH’S TONY IOMMI SPEAKS

[Dana’s note: Attention, there maybe a bug with this youtube link. I have embedded it three times and it keeps defaulting ]. As previously reported, following the release of Patient Number 9, Ozzy Osbourne is providing an inside look into the making of the album with a three-part video series featuring interviews and in-studio clips with some of…

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UGLY KID JOE RELEASE VIDEO FOR NEW SONG, “FAILURE,” NEW ALBUM “RAD WINGS OF DESTINY” OUT OCTOBER 21ST

Ugly Kid Joe will release a new studio album, Rad Wings Of Destiny, on October 21st. The official music video for the LP’s fourth single, [Dana’s note: what sounds like another AC/DC inspired song] Failure, can be seen below. To read more details about the album, and to listen to Ugly Kid Joe’s AC/DC Powerage inspired first single,…

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SKID ROW UPLOAD AUDIO FOR NEW SONG “TIME BOMB,” NEW ALBUM “THE GANG’S ALL HERE” DUE SEPTEMBER 28TH

Skid Row has released a new single, Time Bomb, taken from the band’s upcoming album The Gang’s All Here. The official music video for Time Bomb, will be made available on September 28th, was helmed by director Dale “Rage” Resteghini (Five Finger Death Punch, Guns N’ Roses) whom  bassist Rachel Bolan sought out to realize his artistic vision for the song about humanity’s continuing…

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LOS ANGELES PREMIERE OF ROCK DOCUMENTARY “DIO: DREAMERS NEVER DIE” DRAWS FRIENDS AND FANS, TWO-DAY-ONLY FILM EVENT HONORING THE LIFE OF LEGENDARY HEAVY METAL SINGER RONNIE JAMES DIO IN CINEMAS WORLDWIDE SEPTEMBER 28TH & OCTOBER 2ND

The Los Angeles premiere of Dio: Dreamers Never Die, the documentary film celebrating the life of heavy metal legend Ronnie James Dio, was held last night (September 20th) at the TCL Chinese Theatre 6 complex in Hollywood. The film, which world premiered at this year’s SXSW, will arrive in theatres worldwide for special event screenings on September 28th and October 2nd,…

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SAXON RELEASE VIDEO FOR ‘BLACK IS THE NIGHT,” LISTEN HERE

Saxon have released the official music video for the song Black Is The Night.from he band’s latest album, Carpe Diem, which was released in February 2022. To read further details about Carpe Diem, and listen to previously released songs, please go here.

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ON NOVEMBER 11TH, GUNS N’ ROSES WILL RELEASE “USE YOUR ILLUSION I & II” BOX SET FEATURING 63 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED AUDIO TRACKS AND VIDEOS

UME/Geffen will celebrate Guns N’ Roses‘ incredible musical legacy with Use Your Illusion I & II, the ultimate box set for the band’s 1991 multi-platinum releases Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II. Set for release on November 11th, Use Your Illusion I & II super deluxes feature a total of 97 tracks, 63 are previously unreleased. It will be available…

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OZZY OSBOURNE’S “PATIENT NUMBER 9” LANDS AT NUMBER ONE ON BILLBOARD’S TOP ALBUM CHART 

Keith Caufield of Billboard reports: Ozzy Osbourne achieves his first number on on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart, as his latest studio effort, Patient Number 9, debuts atop the 31-year-old tally. It sold 52,500 copies in the U.S. in the week ending September 15th, according to Luminate. The album also opens at number one on Billboard’s Top Rock & Alternative Albums, Top Rock…

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KISS’ GENE SIMMONS REVEALS THAT HE DOESN’T HAVE ANY FRIENDS

The latest issue of Goldmine magazine features KISS’ Gene Simmons as their cover story. The publication has shared a few of the highlights online, they are as follows: He doesn’t need friends: Gene Simmons: Even today as I sit here, other than Paul (Stanley), and we only get together when we do stuff for the band……

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FOZZY POSTPONE TOUR DATES DUE TO CHRIS JERICHO’S BRUISED LARYNX

Fozzy has postponed the remaining dates of its previously announced summer/fall 2022 Save The World tour due to a throat injury suffered by the band’s lead singer, wrestling superstar Chris Jericho. According to Fozzy, Jericho sustained a bruised larynx last month at the AEW ‘s Quake By The Lake event in Minnesota where he squared off against Jon Moxley for the interim AEW world championship. On Thursday (September…

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OZZY OSBOURNE RELEASES FIRST PART OF THE MAKING OF “PATIENT NUMBER 9” ALBUM DOCUMENTARY

Following the release of Patient Number 9, Ozzy Osbourne is providing an inside look into the making of the album with a three-part video series featuring interviews and in-studio clips with some of featured performers. Set to debut today (Friday, September 16th) and for the next two consecutive Fridays, the series includes exclusive interviews with Ozzy and the album’s producer Andrew…

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DEEP PURPLE ANNOUNCE SIMON MCBRIDE AS THEIR NEW GUITARIST

Following the news in July that guitarist Steve Morse will be stepping back from the legendary hard rock band Deep Purple, after more than a quarter of a century, his former bandmates have announced that, after an abundant summer of touring, Simon McBride will join the band permanently. Collectively, Deep Purple stated, “We are thrilled that Simon has agreed to join. Simon’s playing is up…

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STEVE VAI JOINS LIVING COLOUR ON “CULT OF PERSONALITY” REMAKE

On the heels of Living Colour’s incredible performance at Rock In Rio with Steve Vai, the band decided to recreate that energy with a re-recorded version of their classic Cult Of Personality. Cult Of Personality featuring Vai is out now and is available everywhere you buy and stream music. The song was their finale of Living Colour’s Rock In Rio set, where over 100,000 were in…

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