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Tag Archives: Steve Vai

Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield announce fourth annual ‘Acoustic-4-A-Cure’ Concert

Posted by on March 28, 2017

Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield announced the date and lineup for the Acoustic-4-a-Cure IV annual benefit concert. It returns to the Fillmore in San Francisco on May 15th. Due to Metallica’s tour, Dave Grohl will be sitting in for James Hetfield. The event will showcase veteran and newcomers including Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Don Felder, […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/7: Whitechapel cut up the charts

Posted by on July 7, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hope you all had a happy Fourth of July and that you still have the same amount of digits as you did last week. And that you didn’t decide to drive around after knocking […]

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Find out how much Children of Bodom, At The Drive-In, The Sword and more made on the road

Posted by on April 14, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. Let’s take a look at what the past few months have been for all the touring bands who […]

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Interview: Devin Townsend discusses Steve Vai bonus track, re-recorded “Truth” for upcoming album

Posted by on January 16, 2016

Devin Townsend is likely one of the most under-rated musicians in the current industry. And not just because his role as frontman in Strapping Young Lad and other progressive metal projects were immensely creative, but the fact that he has expanded his horizon to blues, country, ambience, and alien puppet-driven rock operas. We had the opportunity […]

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Devin Townsend and Steve Vai are working together again?

Posted by on December 14, 2015

File under “fantastic news for next year:” Devin Townsend revealed over the weekend via Twitter that he’s recording vocals for a new Steve Vai song. This is a pretty exciting turn of events, since Townsend got his start as Vai’s protege back in 1993, singing on his Sex and Religion record before striking out on his own […]

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Joe Satriani unleashes a Shockwave Supernova

Posted by on July 14, 2015

The latest solo album from influential guitarist Joe Satriani will be coming out next Friday, July 24th. Titled Shockwave Supernova, this will be Satriani’s 15th solo album, recorded at Skywalker Sound in Lucas Valley, CA and finished in late 2014. You can listen to the title track below, and hear why Satriani regards his backing band so highly. Joining him on […]

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Former Ozzy drummer Deen Castronovo jailed for rape

Posted by on July 1, 2015

Journey drummer Deen Castronovo has quite a resume – over the course of his career, he’s drummed with Ozzy Osbourne (Ozzmosis), Steve Vai (Alien Love Secrets), and he’s going to be on the new Fear Factory album for a song as well. There’s something else on his resume he might want erased from it though – […]

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Steve Vai joins Sepultura at Rock In Rio USA

Posted by on May 11, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/5wdWTL0sdi4[/youtube] Of all the bands that played Rock In Rio this past weekend, Sepultura was certainly the heaviest and most underground, despite the fact that they’re huge in Brazil and have garnered a few gold albums. Celebrating their 30th anniversary, they brought out a special guest to end the show, none other than Steve Vai. […]

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Stream the entire Metal Masters 5 show

Posted by on January 24, 2014

This past Wednesday, the place to be was the Anaheim House of Blues, where the Metal Masters 5 clinic took place. The clinic started out as just that, a clinic with some tricks of the trade from metal musicians at the top of their game. Then it got fun, as members of Slayer, Pantera, Exodus, […]

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Iwrestledabearoncereleasenewmusicvideo

Posted by on August 12, 2013

Thespacebarissooverrated. Either way, iwrestledabearonce actually did release a new music video in case you were having trouble understanding the headline. The song is “Boat Paddle” and it comes off the band’s latest album, Late for Nothing. The video, which starts off like the world’s worst sitcom/superhero movie, finds the band on Planet Pancake in an attempt […]

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