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Body Count cover Slayer’s Raining Blood

And in other news ..Bodycount recall impromptu cover of slayer's Raining Blood 

 

Body Count have released another video in their series showing behind-the-scenes footage from their Bloodlust sessions.

The follow-up to 2014’s Manslaughter was released at the end of March and features contributions from Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy’s Max Cavalera and Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe.

The record also includes a cover of Slayer classic Raining Blood – and in the latest video, bassist Vincent Price speaks about how he approached the track in the studio.

He says: “I got this phone call from Ice T at the same time he told me about trying to find people to be on this record.

“He goes, ‘Vince, I want to cover Raining Blood.’ I’m thinking, ‘Wait a minute, Raining Blood starts with the end of Postmortem.’

“I was like, ‘You know what? Let’s put a twist on it – start our Raining Blood and then end with Postmortem, which I do vocals on.”

The rest of the video shows the band talking together in the studio, footage of recording sessions and audio clips from the album.

Watch it below.

Ice-T previously said of the decision to release a new Body Count album: “Music happens in climates. Groups like Rage Against The Machine and Korn were born when the world was in turmoil, then music went into this delusional period where hip-hop became about nothing more than poppin’ bottles.

“Now we have impending doom again, racism is at an all-time high and it’s our season again. This is the optimal time for a Body Count record.”

Courtesy of http://teamrock.com/news/2017-04-20/body-count-talk-cover-of-slayers-raining-blood

Motorhead's 'Road Crew' Beer Wins 'Best Newcomer' Award at

Motorhead's 'Road Crew' Beer Wins 'Best Newcomer' Award at

Congratulations to Motorhead and their ‘Road Crew’ American Pale Ale! The newly released brew took home the “Freshly Spilt: Best Newcomer” award at the 2017 Carouser Awards as voted by the public!

It was no contest as the Motorhead beer captured 57.9 percent of the public vote, which is especially impressive considering Iron Maiden‘s ‘Trooper Red ‘N’ Black’ porter from Robinsons Brewery was amongst the competition. Other nominees included Siren Brewery’s ‘Carribean Chocolate Cake’ and Tiny Rebel’s ‘FrambUZI.’

Simon Ritson, brand ambassador for Röad Crew commented on the achievement, stating, “It is truly amazing to have won this award considering the fantastic beers we were up against plus the fact the beer was only launched in December. We take even more pride that the award was voted for by the public and we really appreciate that the fans of Road Crew took the time to vote for us. Road Crew has received some amazing support since it was launched and we hope that this will be the start of many awards to come.”

Earlier in the week, we reported that Megadeth’s ‘A Tout le Monde’ ale was awarded a Gold Medal from the Beverage Tasting Institute in Chicago, scoring 93 points which qualified the brew as “exceptional.”

While the loss of Lemmy Kilmister will always sting, it’s great to see the Motorhead brand carrying on strong. Not all is over on the musical front either, as a posthumous debut solo album from Lem is expected to arrive later this year.

Story courtesy of Loudwire - link below 

Read More: Motorhead's 'Road Crew' Beer Wins 'Best Newcomer' Award | http://loudwire.com/motorhead-road-crew-beer-best-newcomer-award/?trackback=tsmclip
Rammstein News! ’35 Songs Almost Finished’ In Preparation For Next Album

Rammstein News! ’35 Songs Almost Finished’ In Preparation For Next Album

 Well ,its about time! ......almost....

Rammstein are well on their way to crafting their seventh studio album. In an interview to promote their new live DVD, Rammstein Paris, guitarist Richard Kruspe revealed the German industrial metal legends have “35 songs almost finished.”

Rammstein Paris looks to be the band’s most refined live concert experience to-date. The heavily cinematic two-hour show is visual almost to the point of being a horror film, with the video for “Wollt Ihr Das Bett In Flammen Sehen?” featuring distortion over frontman Till Lindemann’s face and fireworks in the singer’s hands.

During an interview about Rammstein Paris, Kruspe and guitarist Paul Landers spoke about the band’s future plans. “We have 35 new songs almost finished,” Kruspe revealed to ARD Mediathek. “So it’s worth the wait.” When asked when the next album will see a release, Kruspe answered, “That is always the big question.”

Landers added, “There’s a great chance of an excellent album. We already have six very good songs.”

Rammstein Paris will see a worldwide release May 19. As for Rammstein’s first full-length since 2009, we’ll have to remain patient for the six-piece to keep rounding up new tracks.

Curtesy of Loudwiresee link below 
Read More: Rammstein Have '35 Songs Almost Finished' For Next Album | http://loudwire.com/rammstein-35-songs-almost-finished-next-album/?trackback=tsmclip
Status Quo to release deluxe editions of three classic albums

Status Quo to release deluxe editions of three classic albums

Three of Status Quo’s classic albums are being re-released in expanded deluxe 2CD and 3CD formats later this spring.

All originally released on the Vertigo imprint, 1976’s ‘Blue For You’, 1980’s ‘Just Supposin’ and 1981’s ‘Never Too Late’ have all been remastered from the original tapes by Andy Pearce and Bob Young.

Likely to delight Quo aficionados, between the three special editions there are 36 previously unreleased tracks and unheard versions, together with extensive sleeve notes and rarely seen photos.

Fully supported and endorsed by Status Quo themselves, the special editions will be issued by UMC on 26th May 2017. ‘Blue For You’ and ‘Just Supposin’ cost £12.99 and ‘Never Too Late’ costs £16.99. 

The full track-listing is as follows:

BLUE FOR YOU

Disc One
Is There a Better Way?
Mad About the Boy
Ring of A Change
Blue for You
Rain
Rolling Home
That's A Fact
Ease Your Mind
Mystery Song
                                                                                                                            
Disc Two
You Lost the Love – B-Side
Mystery Song - Single Version
Wild Side of Life – B-Side
All Through the Night – B-Side
Wild Side of Life - Demo
Bye Bye Johnny – Osaka *
Caroline – Osaka *
Don't Waste My Time – Osaka *
In My Chair – Osaka *
Roll Over Lay Down – Osaka *
Is There a Better Way – Osaka *
Rain –Osaka *
Honky Tonk Angel - Demo
 
 
JUST SUPPOSIN’
 
Disc One
What You're Proposing
Run to Mummy
Don't Drive My Car
Lies
Over the Edge
The Wild Ones
Name of The Game
Coming and Going
Rock 'N' Roll
                                                                                                                            
Disc Two
AB Blues – B-Side
Coming and Going - Writing 1980
Don't Drive My Car - Live - Le Mans 1981 *
Over the Edge - Live - Le Mans 1981 *
Rock N Roll - Live - Le Mans 1981 *
Something 'bout You Baby I Like - Live - Le Mans 1981 *
What Your Proposing - Live - Le Mans 1981 *
 
 
NEVER TOO LATE
 
Disco One
Never Too Late 
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like
Take Me Away
Falling In Falling Out
Carol
Long Ago
Mountain Lady
Don't Stop Me Now
Enough Is Enough
Riverside
                                                                                                                            
Disc Two
Rock 'N' Roll - Single Version
Don't Stop Me Now - Austrian Flexi Disc *
What You're Proposing - Austrian Flexi Disc *
LP Overview - Austrian Flexi Disc *
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like - Austrian Flexi Disc *
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like - demo acoustic instrumental
Caroline - St Austell 1981 *
Roll Over Lay Down - St Austell 1981*
Backwater - St Austell 1981*
Little Lady - St Austell 1981 *
Don't Drive My Car - St Austell 1981*
Whatever You Want - St Austell 1981*
Hold You Back - St Austell 1981*
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like - St Austell 1981*
Rockin All Over the World - St Austell 1981*
Over the Edge - St Austell 1981*
                                                                                                                             
Disc Three
Rock N Roll - St Austell 1981*
Dirty Water - St Austell 1981*
4500 Times - St Austell 1981*
Big Fat Mama - St Austell 1981*
Don't Waste My Time - St Austell 1981*
Roadhouse Blues - St Austell 1981*
Rain - St Austell 1981*
Down Down - St Austell 1981*
Drum Solo - St Austell 1981*
Bye Bye Johnny - St Austell 1981*
 
*Previously unreleased

Story courtesy of Planet Rock 

 

Rock Legends Queen, Bravado and Winning Moves join forces to launch MONOPOLY: Queen Edition Game Licensed by Hasbro

Rock Legends Queen, Bravado and Winning Moves join forces to launch MONOPOLY: Queen Edition Game Licensed by Hasbro

LONDON, April 6th 2017 – Bravado, Universal Music Group’s industry-leading merchandise and brand management company and global games company Winning Moves have announced today that global rock legends Queen have joined forces to create a MONOPOLY: Queen edition game, set for release on May 8th, 2017 and available for pre-order now. 

 

Winning Moves have created the special edition MONOPOLY: Queen Edition game follows in the footsteps of one of the most iconic bands in history, from their humble beginnings on London’s smaller stages to worldwide success and adoration. 

Produced with the full collaboration of the band, the MONOPOLY: Queen Edition game features six collectible Queen tokens inspired by their iconic career and bespoke ‘houses’ and ‘hotels’ designed by the band’s Brian May. The game board features gig venues from throughout Queen’s illustrious history- from the band’s formation in 1970, right up to the 1986 Wembley and Knebworth shows – Freddie’s last appearances, thanks to Roger Taylor’s encyclopaedic memory of their live experiences.   

Immerse yourself in Queen’s world, buy these famous venues and charge admission. Collect the colour sets and begin building staging blocks so you can charge higher prices. Upgrade to the full Queen production when you have four staging blocks and charge maximum admission. 

Take your chances with ‘A Kind of Magic’ and ‘In the Lap of the Gods’ cards, which can boost your career or land you in trouble. As you play, you’ll experience life as a member of a world-class rock band within the unique MONOPOLY game setting. 

From overseeing the development of the game Brian May, Queen’s guitarist and founding member said “I think fans will be enchanted by the depth of detail in this special Queen edition of an already well-loved game. We have subtly morphed the traditional property-developing journey of Monopoly into the real-life adventure of a rock band on the road. Players will plot a whole career, based on developing bigger and better shows in venues all around the globe. Join us and conquer the World !!!”

In making the announcement, David Boyne, MD of Bravado UK, said, “We are delighted to have partnered with Winning Moves to help bring these historic music and gaming forces together to create MONOPOLY; Queen Edition. It has been inspiring to see the band so involved throughout the creative process and Brian and Roger’s input has helped create a truly special and personal version of the iconic game that Queen Fans around the world will love.”    

Like Queen to the world of rock, MONOPOLY is iconic in the world of games, having been enjoyed by more than a billion players worldwide since it launched. It has been published in more than 47 languages and sold in over 114 countries and is a registered trademark of Hasbro, Inc.

Queen have now sold over 250 million albums worldwide and proudly hold their place within the Top 10 best-selling recorded acts of all time. Make your opponents bite the dust and become the champion of the Queen world with Queen MONOPOLY edition, available to pre-order now from Winning Moves and QueenOnline.

AC/DC's Brian Johnson Interviews Rock Icon's for new show on Sky Art

AC/DC's Brian Johnson Interviews Rock Icon's for new show on Sky Art

AC/DC's BRIAN JOHNSON Interviews POLICE,LED ZEPPELIN, METALLICA, DEF LEPPARD Members For 'Life On The Road' Series

Premiering later this month on Sky Arts, "Brian Johnson's Life On The Road" is a six-part series featuring the legendary AC/DC frontman in conversation with some of the biggest names in rock and roll history as they explore the realities of life on a global rock tour. Meeting METALLICA's Lars Ulrich, Roger Daltrey of THE WHO, Academy Award nominee Sting, PINK FLOYD drummer Nick Mason, LED ZEPPELIN's Robert Plant and DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott, Johnson lifts the lid on the stark realities of life on tour, from the wearying hard graft and sleepless nights to the electrifying thrill of performing on stage at iconic venues in front of sell-out crowds around the world.

Episode 1 - Brian Johnson and Roger Daltrey (Friday, April 28)

Brian Johnson has known Roger Daltrey for 40 years and their lives have followed a similar trajectory, from humble origins to global stardom. Brian meets Roger outside the house he grew up in, in Shepherd's Bush, London. They take a walk through the neighbourhood streets and end up at Bush Hall, where THE WHO rehearsed in their early days. In Bush Hall, Brian and Roger discuss how in many ways, the modern rock tour was invented by THE WHO. They pioneered many of the moves and postures of the live rock show: the bombast, the aggression, the strutting, the element of danger on stage, the ear-splitting loudness, and the move into bigger arenas with laser shows and giant TV screens. And while on the road, THE WHO were second to none in terms of rock and roll mayhem — it was a non-stop carnival of drugs, groupies, and wrecked hotel rooms. Brian and Roger's conversation turns to THE WHO's 1969 album "Tommy" and subsequent tour — and how it transformed THE WHO from a quirky, antagonistic art-rock band into stadium-filling rock gods. Their tête-à -tête then focuses on a series of historic gigs, in particular some of THE WHO's experiences in America which turned them into the kind of band which, in the 1970s, would go on to shape modern touring on an epic scale, with all its pomp and excess.

Episode 2 - Brian Johnson and Lars Ulrich (Friday, May 5)

Brian visits Lars at METALLICA headquarters in San Rafael, California, which is the base for the band and their operation. Lars gives Brian a tour of the facilities before they sit down to talk in the band's main rehearsal room. The pair reflect on how METALLICA had gone from playing to 200 metal fans at the Stone in San Francisco in September 1982, to performing to an estimated 1.5 million fans at Tushino Airfield in Moscow in September 1991. The Moscow concert was only one of the stops on METALLICA's '91-'93 "Wherever We May Roam" tour. This tour and all that it entailed forms the basis of Brian and Lars's conversation. By the time the tour ended, METALLICA had cemented their reputation as one of the biggest and hardest-rocking bands in the world. Brian draws on his own experiences of life on the road — how he went from playing social clubs in the North East of England to fronting one of the biggest bands in the world. Brian and Lars share "war stories" from the rock and roll front line. How do you deal with fame on the scale that both he and Lars have achieved? How do you come down after playing a gig in front of thousands (or millions) of fans? What are the routines and rituals that become part of your daily life on the road? How important are the road crew and the management in making sure that the shows run as smoothly as possible or in some cases not?!

Episode 3 - Brian Johnson and Nick Mason (Friday, May 12)

Brian visits Nick at his private car collection in the Cotswolds, an apt location, as they are both racing car enthusiasts. After a tour of the collection, Brian and Nick settle down to talk about the early days of PINK FLOYD and how they were catapulted into performing large shows without many live hours under their belts. They talk about the nature of FLOYD as a live act and what made them unique — for example in their early shows, they would always put all their effort into creating a spectacle with lights and sets, rather than projecting their own personalities on stage. Brian and Nick return to the car collection as Nick reveals the car that allowed the band to tour following Roger Waters's departure from the band — the 1962 Ferrari 250GTO which Nick bought in 1977 for £35,000 and is now reputedly worth £40 million. It was this car that Nick put up as collateral for the 1987-9 tour, "A Momentary Lapse Of Reason". Roger Waters was fighting with the rest of PINK FLOYD at the time over the use of the band name. No one would under-write the tour so the Ferrari came to the rescue. It was a vast enterprise. There were 200 performances over nearly 18 months, playing to 4.25 million fans. Box office receipts were more than £60 million, not including merchandising. A live record of the tour, "Delicate Sound Of Thunder" was sent into space on Soyuz TM-Z and Nick and Dave Gilmour went to Russia for the launch. It was the first rock album to go into orbit! Brian and Nick discuss this tour in detail and how it catapulted the band into being one of the highest-grossing live acts of the 80s.

Episode 4 - Brian Johnson and Sting (Friday, May 19)

Brian travels to New York to meet old friend and fellow Geordie, Sting. The pair travel downtown in a Ford Econoline van (the same van THE POLICE used to drive around the USA on their debut tour) to the site of THE POLICE's first gig in America — the legendary CBGBs. The 30-minute ride becomes a journey back to 1978 and Brian and Sting talk en route about how far they both have come because of life on the road. Brian and Sting arrive at CBGBs (now a fashion boutique) and as Sting walks into the very room where THE POLICE first played New York, the memories come flooding back and he talks of the small venues, the "fleapits and toilets" he used to play in and how those were the best years, whereas the stadiums he performed in once he was famous, all blur into one. Leaving CBGBs, Brian and Sting walk a few blocks down the Bowery to all-night diner Phebe's, where in the old days, Sting would drink coffee and reflect on his new life and the prospect of conquering America. They share a drink and discuss a variety of topics; how THE POLICE rode on the back of the punk scene despite their accomplished musicianship; first impressions of New York City; growing tensions between band members, success going to your head; damage to family life; the move to stadiums; the break-up; reasons for reforming THE POLICE for one more tour in 2007 and how it was different second time around; Sting's routines and rituals pre-show and after show; life as an Englishman in New York and more.

Episode 5 - Brian Johnson and Joe Elliott (Friday, May 26)

Brian travels Dublin to meet his old pal Joe Elliott of DEF LEPPARD. They hook up in the Temple Bar district and Joe takes Brian to his local pub, The Porterhouse. Joe tells Brian about DEF LEPPARD's backstory and their rise to success — one of a bunch of ordinary lads from Sheffield who loved T.REX, MOTT THE HOOPLE, QUEEN and THIN LIZZY as well as heavier rock artists and went against the current music trends to spearhead what became known as the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal. They talk in detail about the "Pyromania" and "Hysteria" tours and the tragedies that befell the band along the way: the sacking of guitarist Pete Willis (for uncontrollable behavior), drummer Rick Allen's car accident in which he lost his left arm, and the death from alcohol abuse of guitarist Steve Clark. Joe then recounts some of the unique moments on those tours — the concept of playing in the round and being smuggled on stage in laundry baskets (once by Robert Plant!); the day in 1995 when they played three gigs on three continents and took their place in the Guinness Book of Records; the Las Vegas residency at the Hard Rock Hotel where they supported themselves (in disguise!); and the recent "Hysteria" cruise. They finish up by covering aspects of Joe's career after the DEF LEPPARD glory years and some of his various side projects, and they look forward as the band gear up for a major North American tour beginning in 2017.

Episode 6 - Brian Johnson and Robert Plant (Friday, June 2)

Article courtesy of Blabbermouth.net