Guns N’ Roses Releases 'USE YOUR ILLUSION I & II' Box Set On November 11

GUNS N’ ROSES RELEASES

USE YOUR ILLUSION I & II

BOX SET

To Be Released November 11

 

Box Set Includes 97 Songs, 63 Of Which Are Unreleased Audio Tracks & Videos, A 100-Page Book With Unseen Photos & Images And A Treasure Trove of Co…

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Steel Panther Crown Spyder As Their New Full-Time Bassist

THE WAIT IS OVER!!!

STEEL PANTHER CROWN EIGHT FINGERED (AND DOUBLE THUMBED) FREAKAZOID SPYDER

AS THEIR NEW FULL-TIME BASSIST 

 

Band Announces Claus & Paws Holiday Party US Tour Dates 

Adding to Previously Announced Canad…

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Rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES Release New Single "Saviour II"

Band currently Co-Headlining The Trinity of Terror Part 2 Tour

With Ice Nine Kills and Motionless in White 

Ticket Info Can Be Found At: https://trinityofterrortour.com/

Black Veil Brides have released a brand new single “Saviour II.” T…

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MERCYFUL FATE Announces First North American Headlining Tour In Over Two Decades; Tickets On Sale Friday, September 9th

Heavy metal icons MERCYFUL FATE today announce their first North American headlining tour in over two decades! The journey will commence on October 25th in Dallas, Texas and weave its way through fourteen cities, closing on November 16th in Atlanta, Georgia. The tour follows the band’s stunning headlining performance at this year’s edition of Psycho Las Vegas.

Vocalist King Diamond comments, “These will be the first MERCYFUL FATE concerts in North American theaters in over twenty years. Memories of a lifetime. Your special chance to see MERCYFUL FATE with the full European festival production, but up close and personal. You cannot miss this… I hereby respectfully invite you to Come To The Sabbath by which you may free your soul and feast with us in the dark Of Night. Witches and Demons, you may come as you are! Satanic Regards – King Diamond 666.”

Support for MERCYFUL FATE will be provided by Kreator and labelmates, Midnight. Various presales are available throughout the week:

 

Citi Presale: Tuesday, September 6th @ 11:00am ET | Password: Citi BINs

Mercyful Fate Fan Club Presale: Tuesday, September 6th @ 12:00pm ET | Password: EVIL

Ticketmaster Presale: Wednesday, September 7th @ 10:00am ET | Password: MELISSA

Live Nation Presale: Wednesday, September 7th @ 10:00am local time | Password: VENUE

Blabbermouth Presale: Wednesday, September 7th @ 10:00am local time | Password: SABBATH

Knotfest.com Presale: Wednesday, September 7th @ 10:00am local time | Password: OATH

 

All presales end Thursday, September 8th at 10:00pm local time. General onsale date is Friday, September 9th at 10:00am local time at mercyfulfatecoven.com. These shows will sell out! Don’t miss it!

Additionally, multiple limited VIP packages will be available which will include Meet & Greets, photo opps, private Q&As, exclusive merch, and more starting Wednesday, September 7th at mercyfulfatecoven.com. Secure yours today.

MERCYFUL FATE w/ Kreator, Midnight:

10/25/2022 Dallas, TX – The Factory

10/27/2022 Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Financial Theatre

10/29/2022 Inglewood, CA – Youtube Theater

10/30/2022 Wheatland, CA – Hard Rock Live Sacramento

11/01/2022 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium

11/03/2022 Gary, IN – Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana

11/04/2022 Cincinnati, OH – The Andrew J. Brady Music Center

11/05/2022 Detroit, MI – Masonic

11/08/2022 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring

11/10/2022 Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theater

11/11/2022 Laval, QC – Place Bell

11/13/2022 Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall At Fenway

11/14/2022 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore Philadelphia

11/16/2022 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle

MERCYFUL FATE is currently working on a new album and recently gave fans a taste of the new material when they debuted a song called “The Jackal Of Salzburg” in Germany this past June as well as at Psycho Las Vegas. The band’s current lineup is King Diamond on vocals, Hank Shermann and Mike Wead on guitars, Bjarne T. Holm on drums and Joey Vera on bass.

MERCYFUL FATE was formed in early 1981 in Copenhagen, Denmark by vocalist King Diamond and guitarist Hank Shermann. They were later joined by guitarist Michael Denner and bassist Timi Hansen, and soon thereafter drummer Kim Ruzz would join to complete the band lineup. The band recorded two demos in 1981 and later signed with Rave On Records in Holland for the recording of their successful self-titled EP, released in November of 1982. The Mercyful Fate EP was soon in heavy rotation around core metal radio stations, launching a new breed of heavy metal with their unique sound.

The band joined Roadrunner Records in 1983 and their debut full-length, Melissa, was recorded and released that same year. The following year, MERCYFUL FATE returned to the studio to record their now legendary Don’t Break The Oath full-length, released in September of 1984.

MERCYFUL FATE embarked upon a two month US tour in support of the record, which took them across the States several times sharing the stage with the likes of Motörhead and Exciter. The shows had created a brush fire within the metal community. The band reaped recognition globally, closing the year with a five-date tour in Germany with Motörhead, Girlschool, Helix, and Talon.

MERCYFUL FATE’s first concert of 1985 was in their hometown of Copenhagen at an old movie theater with a large capacity. The show sold out and their stage show exhibited a new level of distinction. The night was a huge victory and a new highlight for the band.

By April of 1985 however, MERCYFUL FATE decided to part ways for each to pursue new challenges. The King Diamond band was born and reaped critical acclaim the following years with five studio albums on Roadrunner Records. King Diamond has since signed with Metal Blade Records and is going stronger than ever before.

In the Summer of 1992, MERCYFUL FATE decided to reunite and penned a new deal with Brian Slagel and his label, Metal Blade Records. In The Shadows was released in 1993 and was an instant triumph furthered by a sold out US tour.

MERCYFUL FATE has gone on to release another five studio albums and have toured Europe, the US, and South America multiple times. The highlight of 1999 was their critically acclaimed album 9 which was followed by a European tour with Metallica, where King Diamond and Hank Shermann joined the band onstage several times for the medley “Mercyful Fate” which Metallica had recorded on their Garage Inc. double tribute album the year prior. Tours in the US and in South America followed, marking the band’s last live performances for over a decade. MERCYFUL FATE then went on hiatus, but made a brief appearance when members joined Metallica onstage in 2011 for their 30th anniversary show in San Francisco, California.

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#602 MTRS - Steel Panther, Ronnie Radke (Falling in Reverse) , Chris Poland (ex Megadeth)

Thought we’d take a little ride in the wayback machine and bring you a couple pretty sweet interviews.  First off is with old friend of the show Falling in Reverse’s Ronnie Radke, Steel Panther and ex Maegadeth guitarist Chris Poland.

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Ronnie Radke - Dom Rini Maximum Threshold Radio

CLASSLESS ACT'S FRANCO GRAVANTE'S BOOTS LITERALLY MELTED DURING ONE OF THE BAND'S STADIUM TOUR PERFORMANCES .....BUT MÖTLEY CRÜE SAVED THE DAY

CLASSLESS ACT’S FRANCO GRAVANTE’S BOOTS LITERALLY MELTED DURING ONE OF THE BAND’S STADIUM TOUR PERFORMANCES …..BUT MÖTLEY CRÜE SAVED THE DAY

 

Classless Act – currently kicking off the Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard summer co-headline Stadium …

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Rex Brown Signature Thunderbird Bass, Available Worldwide on Gibson.com

Gibson:

Rex Brown Signature Thunderbird Bass,

Available Worldwide on Gibson.com

Acclaimed Multi-instrumentalist, Solo-Artist, and Member of Pantera and Down, Partners with Gibson for Signature Thunderbird Bass

Above: Rex Brown with his Gi…

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DEF LEPPARD AWARDED PANDORA’S ‘BILLIONAIRE PLAQUE’

DEF LEPPARD AWARDED PANDORA’S ‘BILLIONAIRE PLAQUE’

 

ROCK MUSIC LEGENDS HONORED BY PANDORA FOR 2.5 BILLION STREAMS & COUNTING WITH BILLIONAIRE PLAQUE

 

ACCLAIMED NEW ALBUM DIAMOND STAR HALOS

AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE

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#601 MTRS - Frank Hannon (Tesla), Dean Roberts (Leatherwolf

#601 show tonight. Great interviews tonight with old friend Frank Hannon of Tesla and Dean Roberts of Leatherwolf.  Such a fun and interesting interviews.  Supplied by MT’s Michael.

Played some killer tunes tonight: Leatherwolf, Steel Dragon, Vultan, Tesla, Malice, Saxon, Van Halen and something else.

Also aired was the Rock n Metal News from Ron. Always grateful for all that he does for us.

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Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival Announces 2021 Lineup For September 10, 11 & 12 At Historic Ohio State Reformatory In Mansfield, OH

Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival Announces 2021 Lineup For September 10, 11 & 12 At Historic Ohio State Reformatory In Mansfield, OH   Headlined By

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