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THE ANSWER To Release ‘Solas’ Album In October

Northern Irish rockers THE ANSWER have completed work on their new album, “Solas”, for an October 14 release. The CD was produced by Andy Bradfield and Avril Macintosh, who previously worked with THE ANSWER on their 2006 album “Rise”. “Solas”, which is the Gaelic (Irish language) word for “light,” is also the title of the lead track on the new album.

Commented THE ANSWER lead singer Cormac Neeson: “All I will say about this record is that it’s a journey and one we’ve never really taken before, so prepare yourselves for a few surprises. But don’t worry, they are ridiculously READ FULL ARTICLE

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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS: ‘The Getaway’ Title Track Available For Streaming

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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will release their eleventh studio album, “The Getaway”, on June 17 via Warner Bros. Records. The CD’s title track can now be streamed below.

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman Anthony Kiedis said that the band scrapped at least two albums worth of songs and wrote new ones when it began working with producer Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton on “The Getaway”. Speaking with Los Angeles radio station KROQ, Kiedis explained: “We had an unusually difficult experience making this record where we wrote 20 to 30 songs and it was all ready to go and we thought it was READ FULL ARTICLE

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RICH WARD Discusses Short-Lived Reunion Of STUCK MOJO’s Classic Lineup (Audio)

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STUCK MOJO and FOZZY guitarist Rich Ward was interviewed on a recent edition of the “Talk Toomey” podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below.

STUCK MOJO‘s new album, “Here Come The Infidels”, will be released on June 24. The CD was once again produced by Andy Sneap, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and ACCEPT, among others.

In addition to Ward and longtime drummer Frank Fontsere, “Here Come The Infidels” features STUCK MOJO‘s latest additions, vocalist Robby J and bassist Len Sonnier.

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Former LITTLE ANGELS Frontman TOBY JEPSON To Release WAYWARD SONS Debut

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Toby Jepson has been a busy man since the hugely successful LITTLE ANGELS disbanded in 1994. His production wizardry has been in high demand, with acts such as THE VIRGINMARYS and THE ANSWER calling on him to produce their albums. He has been instrumental in the rise of James Toseland‘s band, co-writing and producing two albums with the act who are a growing force on the live circuit and making serious waves in Europe and the U.S. Add to that several co-writing credits with Katie Melua and you have a great idea of the depth and quality of his songwriting. READ FULL ARTICLE

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Profanatica – The Curling Flame of Blasphemy (2016)

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Article by Lance Viggiano.

Profanatica return with a tuneful reinterpretation of their sophomore album, Disgusting Blasphemies Against God, refined by the sensibilities of the successful Sickened by Holy Host / The Grand Master Sessions EP compilation. The band presents a newfound confidence in ambient noise by using amplifier feedback as its own instrument in a more integral fashion than previous releases. The Curling Flame of Blasphemy opts for a slow burn approach where literal variations in tempo are suggestive rather than experienced. The result is ceremonious yet there is no culmination of the ritual, no climax; the whole procession READ FULL ARTICLE

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D-A-D To Begin Recording New Album In October

Sonic Shocks conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Jesper Binzer of Danish rockers D-A-D before the band’s April 27 concert at London, England’s Islington O2 Academy. You can now watch the chat below.

Speaking about D-A-D‘s plans for the follow-up to 2011’s “DIC.NII.LAN.DAFT.ERD.ARK” album, Jesper said: “We are working very hard at the moment. We have recorded eleven songs on the demo level. At least six of those, we feel, are extremely good… very good songs. So we need to record some more demos. We’ll do that in June, and then we will start recording the album for real in October. We READ FULL ARTICLE

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Video: LACUNA COIL Performs In Brooklyn, New York

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Fan-filmed video footage of LACUNA COIL‘s May 25 performance at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York can be seen below.

LACUNA COIL‘s new album, “Delirium”, will be released on May 27 through Century Media. The CD was recorded at BRX Studio in Milan between December 2015 and February 2016. The effort was produced by LACUNA COIL bassist and main songwriter Marco “Maki” Coti-Zelati, with engineering by Marco Barusso and additional assistance from Dario Valentini. Coti-Zelati also created the artwork for “Delirium”, which is based on an atmospheric session captured by Italian photographer Alessandro Olgiati.

Speaking about the heavier musical direction of“Delirium” compared READ FULL ARTICLE

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