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Slash Picks His Top Five Horror Movies

Slash has a new album, 'World on Fire,' coming out in September--listen to the lead single and title track here--and he has also been busy with his new production company Slasher Films. ... …

Flying Colors—Featuring Mike Portnoy and Deep Purple's Steve Morse—Announce Debut Album

Flying Colors--the new project featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold, Adrenaline Mob) and guitarist Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs)--have revealed details of their upcoming debut album. The self-titled record, which was produced by Peter Collins (Rush, Queensrÿche), will be available on March 27. You can view the track listing below the clip. The band also... …

Pelican to Release New EP in April

Instrumental metallers Pelican have announced that they will be releasing a new EP on April 10. The four-song recording, titled Ataraxia/Taraxis, is the band's first release since dropping the full length, What We All Come to Need, in 2009. The EP was recorded in four different studios, with engineers Sanford Parker (Twilight, Circle of Animals, Nachtmystium) and Aaron Harris (ISIS). ... …

Black Sabbath Were Reportedly Set to Headline Coachella

According to Billboard.com, Black Sabbath had been lined up as headliners for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival before guitarist Tony Iommi was diagnosed with lymphoma. The lineup for the annual festival was revealed yesterday, with the Black Keys, Radiohead, and Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg named as headliners. There is no indication as to which act may have been called in to replace... …

Queensrÿche's Geoff Tate in Surprise Performance at James Durbin's Wedding; Launches Solo Acoustic Tour

Queensrÿche frontman Geoff Tate made a surprise appearance at American Idol season 10 finalist James Durbin's wedding reception on New Year's Eve, launching into a duet with Durbin of "Take Hold of the Flame." The song is a favorite of Durbin, who released his debut album—Memories of a Beautiful Disaster—last November, and his new bride Heidi Lowe. ... …

Lacuna Coil Release 'Dark Adrenaline' Teaser Four

Lacuna Coil have released the fourth in their series of trailers for their upcoming album, Dark Adrenaline. The record will be released on January 24. Let us know what you think in the comments. You can also watch an exclusive video of the band discussing the new album, here. …

Kiss' 25th-Anniversary Edition of 'Destroyer' Due Next Month

Kiss will be releasing a deluxe 25-year-anniversary edition of their fourth studio album, Destroyer, on February 28. The special release will feature remixes by producer Bob Ezrin, outtakes from the recording sessions for the 1976 album, as well as the original cover art. You can watch a clip of artist Ken Kelly discussing his designs for the album cover, the first of which was rejected by the... …

Jane's Addiction to Launch Immersive Theater Tour

Jane's Addiction have revealed plans for a tour of classic intimate theaters that they are calling "Theatre of the Escapists." The immersive shows, in support of new album The Great Escape Artist, will take place across North America, beginning on February 22. The band will be supported by Black Box Revelation. ... …

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