Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER Says Making New ACT OF DEFIANCE Album Was ‘Seamless’
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Rustyn Rose of Metalholic recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE drummer Shawn Drover. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting...

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Saturday, 23 September 2017
Listen To BLACK STONE CHERRY’s Cover Version Of ALBERT KING’s ‘Born Under A Bad Sign’
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Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY have released another track from their upcoming blues covers EP, "Black To Blues", due out on September 29 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. Their version of Albert King's "Born Under A Bad Sign" is available to stream using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about why the band decided to pick this track for the EP, BLACK STONE CHERRY bassist Jon Lawhon said: "We wanted to do that song because CREAM did that song, but we were looking for songs that were 'obscure,' but not so obscure that people...

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Dean and Robert DeLeo say that things are "looking good" for STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, nearly two years after the passing of the band's original singer, Scott Weiland, and two months following the death of Weiland's replacement, Chester Bennington. STP has been without a vocalist since November 2015, when Bennington — who joined the group in early 2013 — departed so he could spend more time with his main band LINKIN PARK. Weiland, who reunited with the group in 2010 after an eight-year hiatus, died in December 2015 of a drug overdose...

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Friday, 22 September 2017
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Eric Eycke, who sang on CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's 1984 debut album, "Eye For An Eye", has passed away. Just prior to his death, Eycke had reportedly been in hospice with various maladies. C.O.C. said in a statement that Eric's "broad musical knowledge shaped the band's early identity," adding that " energy is evident on our first hardcore-era album, 'Eye For An Eye'." "This simply does not seem real," the group continued. "We traveled far and wide in a shitty van, blowing up stages together, trying to live up to the likes of the BAD BRAINS...

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Eric Eycke, who sang on CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's 1984 debut album, "Eye For An Eye", has passed away. Just prior to his death, Eycke had reportedly been in hospice with various maladies. C.O.C. said in a statement that Eric's "broad musical knowledge shaped the band's early identity," adding that " energy is evident on our first hardcore-era album, 'Eye For An Eye'." "This simply does not seem real," the group continued. "We traveled far and wide in a shitty van, blowing up stages together, trying to live up to the likes of the BAD BRAINS...

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