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TESSERACT SIGN TO KSCOPE

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KSCOPE is thrilled to announce that, the UK’s masters of modern progressive heaviness, TesseracT are joining the Kscope family.   Amos Williams TesseracT bass player comments on the signing .“Really looking forward to discovering the possibilities of working with such a creative label. We admire everything Kscope’s done with bands like  Anathema, ...

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Tom Morello Slams Seattle’s 5 Point Cafe After Being Turned Away; Restaurant Fires Back

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Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello is a musician who prides himself on standing up for the working class. However, the guitarist also isn’t afraid to speak out when he believes he’s been wronged. After allegedly being denied a “special room” at Seattle’s 5 Point Cafe while a line of people ...

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Sixx AM Launch Stars Lyric Video

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Sixx AM have release a lyric video for their track Stars. It’s the opening song from upcoming album Modern Vintage which launches on October 7. Last month, frontman James Michael revealed the track was one of their best, saying it gave him “goosebumps.” He said: “I think Stars might be one of the ...

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Orange Goblin Singer Slams U2 ‘Stunt’

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Orange Goblin singer Ben Ward has blasted U2 for releasing their album Songs Of Innocence free via Apple – calling the stunt a “violation of freedom.” Over 500million iTunes users had the tracks added to their account free of charge last week – whether they wanted them or not. As a result ...

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Machine Head Postpone North American Tour To Complete Work on New Album

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Disappointing news for fans of Machine Head, who have just announced the postponement of their planned North American tour with Children of Bodom, Epica and Battlecross. As for a reason, Machine Head explain that they need the time to complete their upcoming album, ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds.’ The trek was set to kick ...

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Reveals Struggle ‘Finding Direction’ in How to Honor Paul Gray

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It’s been a while since there’s been a new Slipknot album, but with good reason. The death of bassist and key creative member Paul Gray cast a large shadow over the band, who collectively had to come to terms with his passing before deciding to move forward with new music. With the ...

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Fahran – “Chasing Hours”

David Wilson

Taking from past rock masters such as Queen and Iron Maiden and fusing influence prised from contemporary heavyweights such as Shinedown, Alter Bridge and Black Stone Cherry, Fahran are poised to take their alluring blend of heavy rock to the forefront of the UK scene. Formed out of the ashes of Toxic ...

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Angels or Kings – “Kings of Nowhere”

David Wilson

Righto, here goes nothing … confession time. The thing is, for a man who professes to love most things rock and grew up near Manchester in the halcyon years of the 80s, I missed quite an important place off my list of places visited whilst trying to live the rock n roll ...

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Adrenaline Rush – “Adrenaline Rush”

David Wilson

Fronted by one of the most talented and hottest chicks in today’s Hard Rock scene, Tåve Wanning (formerly part of the Teen-Pop duo Peaches), Adrenaline Rush fires things up with their a strong dose of heavy guitars, infectious hooks and full blown RnR attitude. Tåve hand-picked the guys from bands around Stockholm, ...

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X-Drive – “Get Your Rock On”

David Wilson

X-Drive is one of the most exciting rock projects to emerge from Los Angeles in a long time that has come out of nowhere to sign a worldwide deal with Frontiers Records! The debut CD is called “Get Your Rock On,” a stellar collection of 12 tracks that will have your heart ...

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Spike – “100% Pure Frankie Miller”

David Wilson

As some of you will remember, earlier in the year I had the pleasure of interviewing Spike from the Quireboys when they played at The Railway Venue in Bolton on their up close and very personal acoustic tour (reviewed here http://www.rock-zone.co.uk/2014/02/18/the-quireboys-upfront-and-personal-the-railway-bolton-1st-february-2014/  ). Whilst being still very much enthused about the Quireboys and ...

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David A Saylor – “Strength of One”

David Wilson

Following on from last year’s Kiss Of Judas EP (now sold out) Saylor returns with “Strength Of One”, a collection of eleven AOR/Melodic Rock gems which again showcases his awesome voice, production skills and song writing talent. The step up in quility from his last offering is obvious from the opening guitar riffs ...

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Captain Blackbeard – “Before Plastic”

David Wilson

Captain Black Beard made it’s live debut on the 31st of October 2009 and has since been playing most of the clubs in Stockholm. At the end of 2010 the band decided to pick it up a notch and record a full length album. Having been in talks with the biggest rock ...

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California Breed – California Breed

David Wilson

Former Black Country Communion stars, singer-bassist Glenn Hughes and drummer Jason Bonham, have formed their new band California Breed, featuring the astounding talents of 23-year-old singer-guitarist Andrew Watt, the fact that their first album has been produced by Dave Cobb, whose spectacular work with Rival Sons has received so much acclaim, gives ...

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Night Ranger – High Road

David Wilson

Iconic arena-rockers Night Ranger are set to release their eleventh studio album, “High Road”.   The cover art for HIGH ROAD, incorporates elements of the artwork from the band’s previous releases. Of the new album, frontman/bassist/songwriter Jack Blades commented, “It’s almost summer and a great time to take a trip down the “High ...

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Boston Proclaiming August 6th As Godsmack Day!

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It’s a big week for Godsmack that just got a little bigger. That’s because the City of Boston has proclaimed Wednesday, Aug. 6 at ‘Godsmack Day’ in the city. The hometown heroes will be at Boston’s Newbury Comics store at Faneuil Hall (1 N. Marketplace #336, Boston, MA 02109) this Wednesday to celebrate ...

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Foo Fighters Tease Eighth Studio Album With New Sound Clip

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The theme of “eight” is running rampant for Foo Fighters‘ eighth studio album. The Foos have been teasing the record for quite some time, but now, we’ve got the first snippet of their upcoming record! For their eighth record, Foo Fighters recorded eight songs in eight different cities. The sessions have been ...

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Overkill Vocalist Bobby Blitz Was Mistakenly Told He Had Six Months to Live

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Being ill in a foreign country is a scary enough ordeal, but Overkill‘s Bobby Blitz got a scare he’ll never forget. The vocalist revealed in a new interview that while on tour in Germany, he suffered a health scare that he initially thought would be the end of him. Biltz tells Rock Sverige, ...

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Ace Frehley Plotting a New Covers and Remixes Collection

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Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has built quite a buzz for his new ‘Space Invader’ album and he’s already thinking about ways to keep the momentum going. Frehley tells Arena.com that he’s already plotting a covers and remixes collection that he expects to release next year. The guitarist states, “I get suggestions, I ...

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The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Planning to Revisit Early Demos For Future Release

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Ever wonder how some of your favorite bands started out? Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is planning to let fans peek behind that curtain by revisiting some of his earliest demos. In a new posting, Corgan writes, “My next planned release will be the start of a multi-volume collection of home demos from ...

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