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Doro Releases Lyric Video For Second Single “Lift Me Up”!

On August 17th, 2018, the undisputed metal queen Doro will release a 2 CD studio album, “Forever Warriors, Forever United”. Her new offering boasts 25 brand new tracks and today she is teasing fans further by releasing the second single. 

“”Lift Me Up” is one of my absolute favorites”, reveals Doro. “This song has a lot of good energy, it builds you right up. I also love the catchy melody and lyrics”.

Get the single digitally – HERE!

Doro announced that she will be playing as a special guest to the mighty Saxon across three UK tour dates this coming November – dubbed the “Thunderbolt Tour Pt 3”. UK based band Wayward Sons will also be playing.

UK Live Dates 2018 (w/ Saxon):
08.11 Bath – Forum
10.11 Nottingham – Royal Concert Hall
11.11 Newcastle – City Hall

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The first talent competition series dedicated to heavy metal guitar. Six episodes to be released daily during “Shredders Week” – July 23-28!

BANGER FILMS announced today its original webseries SHREDDERS OF METAL will premiere on Monday, July 23rd — kicking off a special “Shredders‘ Week” on BangerTV‘s YouTube channel.

SHREDDERS OF METAL is the first talent competition show dedicated to heavy metal music. Seven guitarists will showcase their shredding skills for a panel of three judges: Alex Skolnick (Testament), Daniel Dekay (Diemonds, BangerTV) and Sam Dunn (Banger Films Co-Founder).

The series host is comedian BLAYNE SMITH (Yuk Yuk‘s, BangerTV).

Seven guitarists were chosen from video submissions. The SHREDDERS OF METAL Finalists are:

TIM BROWN (Edmonton, Alberta)

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Drum Legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Bruford’s Definitive Boxed Set “Bruford 1977-1980: Seems Like A Lifetime Ago” Nominated For Progressive Music Awards “Reissue of the Year”!

Drum legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bill Bruford’s recently released definitive boxed set “Bruford 1977-1980: Seems Like A Lifetime Ago” has been nominated for “Reissue of the Year” by Progressive Music Awards.

Containing the collected works of the band on one extraordinary 6cd/2dvd-a box set, “Seems Like A Lifetime Ago” is a magnificent testament to one of the UK’s most inventive and important Progressive Fusion bands.

Voting has begun and will remain open until August 24, 2018.
Cast your vote – HERE!

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New Biography on The Cars Singer/Bassist Benjamin Orr by Vermont Writer Joe Milliken to be Published November 2018!

Veteran music journalist Joe Milliken recently announced a publishing deal with the Lanham, Maryland-based publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers to produce his first book, a biography about the late Benjamin Orr. Orr was the co-founder, co-lead singer, and bassist for the platinum-selling rock band The Cars. Titled Let’s Go! Benjamin Orr and The Cars, a release date is set for November 15, 2018.  

Often considered the band’s heartthrob, Orr possessed an incredible voice, diverse musical talent and rare stage presence, all balanced by a magnetic, yet enigmatic personality, striking good looks, and a relentless determination to reach rock stardom.

Born Benjamin Orzechowski (aka “Benny Eleven Letters”) and raised in the Cleveland suburb of Parma Heights, Orr was, prior to becomin...

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Metal Blade To Re-Issue PRIMORDIAL’s Classic Albums ‘Spirit The Earth Aflame’ and ‘Storm Before Calm’ July 13th On Vinyl!

Out of print for a while, it’s time to re-issue two classic PRIMORDIAL albums on vinyl on July 13th, ‘Spirit The Earth Aflame’ and ‘Storm Before Calm’! These are without a doubt the best vinyl versions you will get from these titles!

Both albums will be available on vinyl for the first time in a while and have been remastered by Patrick W. Engel for the best sound quality possible and include posters.

Comments – PRIMORDIAL:
“Finally after a long, long time we are able to announce the vinyl re-issues of both our third album “Spirit The Earth Aflame” and fourth “Storm Before Calm” treated with the respect they deserve after all these years, and those are many years indeed!

Remastered for vinyl with restored and complete artwork and finally an aesthetic vision that compliments, defines and e...

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