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July 26, 2021
SERIOUS BLACK - FINISHING NEXT STUDIO ALBUM

German power metallers Serious Black are finishing the work on their sixth full length album. Since vocalist Urban Breed has left the band in May, Henning Basse did the vocals for this new music effort. More info coming soon. Stay tuned.

July 26, 2021
GAIA EPICUS CALL IT QUITS

Norway's Gaia Epicus has announced their demise via the following statement:

"Gaia Epicus has come to the end of the road. It has been a long and winding journey for the last 20 years, filled with great memories and no regrets. I actually started the band in 1992

July 26, 2021
RATT FRONTMAN STEPHEN PEARCY SHARES VIDEO FOOTAGE FROM WAUKESHA COUNTY FAIR SHOW

Ratt frontman Stephen Pearcy has shared video footage from the band's July 23rd show at the Waukesha County Fair in Pewaukee, WI.

Nothing To Lose - A Stephen Pearcy Rockumentary, the first real rockumentary on the founder, songwriter, lead singer of the multi platinum rock group Ratt, is available now, only on ASY TV.

Available on ROKU, Amazon Firestick

July 26, 2021
ROB HALFORD: JUDAS PRIEST IS 'GETTING CLOSE' TO STARTING PRE-PRODUCTION ON NEW ALBUM

During an appearance on the "Bloodthirsty" podcast, hosted by DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez FafaraJUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the follow-up to 2018's "Firepower" album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We're kicking the tires. We've got some good stuff in the can, as I say, already. But you know, you can never stop, can you?

July 26, 2021
THOMAS ZWIJSEN PERFORMS SOLO ACOUSTIC RENDITION OF JOAN BAEZ / JUDAS PRIEST CLASSIC "DIAMONDS AND RUST" (VIDEO)

Guitarist Thomas Zwijsen has released a new video, featuring an acoustic performance of the Joan Baez classic "Diamonds And Rust", made popular in metal circles by Judas Priest.

Thomas: "'Diamonds And Rust' was written by Joan Baez (about Bob Dylan) and introduced in the metal scene by Judas Priest, with both Rob Halford and Tim Ripper Owens on vocals

July 26, 2021
QUEENSRŸCHE - BUILDING AN EMPIRE: THE STORY OF QUEENSRŸCHE TO PUBLISH IN OCTOBER; COVER ARTWORK REVEALED

NW Metalworx Music will release Building An Empire: The Story of Queensrÿche, this coming October. 

After 40 years, Queensrÿche's career-spanning story will finally be told, covering the band's earliest roots in suburban Seattle, the group's rise to arena-level success, downfall, and rebirth. Featured on the book's cover is a previously unseen photo of Queensrÿche's original lineup of Chris DeGarmo,

July 26, 2021
BRUCE DICKINSON, ROGER GLOVER TO PERFORM JON LORD'S 'CONCERTO FOR GROUP AND ORCHESTRA' IN HUNGARY IN NOVEMBER

In November 2019, Bruce performed at the Palais Montcalm in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada as part of the 50th-anniversary celebration of "Concerto For Group And Orchestra". Joining him at the event were Mann, the Quebec Symphony Orchestra (QSQ) and the PAUL DESLAURIERS BAND.

When the Quebec City concert was first announced, Dickinson said: "It's a great honor to participate in the 50th anniversary of the 'Concerto For Group And Orchestra'.

July 25, 2021
GERMAN HARD ROCK VETERANS VICTORY TO RELEASE FIRST NEW ALBUM IN 10 YEARS, 'GODS OF TOMORROW'

Ten years after their last studio album, "Don't Talk Science", German hard rock titans VICTORY will release the follow-up effort, "Gods Of Tomorrow", on November 26 through AFM Records.

Formed in 1984, VICTORY is one of the most distinctive acts of its genre. VICTORY ranked alongside SCORPIONSACCEPT and HELLOWEEN as one of

July 25, 2021
SCORPIONS PERFORM "BIG CITY NIGHTS" LIVE IN MEXICO CITY 1994; VIDEO

Scorpions have uploaded new classic footage, this time of the Love At First Sting track "Big City Nights" live from Mexico City on March 23, 1994.

Scorpions have offered fans a first glance at their new music. The currently untitled effort will be the band's 19th studio album; a release date has not yet been announced.

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