Grammy Winner, Michael W. Smith talks about new album “The Spirit of Christmas”

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Christian Singer, Grammy and Dove Award Winner

Durga McBroom-Hudson talks about working with Pink Floyd on “The Endless River”

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Singer/Songwriter, backing vocals for Pink Floyd

Five Finger Death Punch’s Jeremy Spencer talks about his new biography and 2015 plans

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Drummer of the heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch

Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson and Chris Broderick talk about their work with group Metal Allegiance

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Megadeth bassist David Ellefson & Former Megadeth lead and rhythm guitarist Chris Broderick

Vinyl LP Review “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Princess Celestia”

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if you are a die-hard “”My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” fan you should make you way to the closest Hot Topic ASAP

The Rods’ Dave “Rock” Feinstein and Carl Canedy talks about new song “Great Big Fake Ones”

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David “Rock” Feinstein (guitar and vocals) and Carl Canedy (drums and vocals)

CD Review: Finch “Back to Oblivion”

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Though it lacks the charm and catchiness of the bands earlier releases “Back to Oblivion” still has something unique for the bands long time fans

CD Review: CJ Ramone “Last Chance to Dance”

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The album consists of 12 brand new tracks by Ramone and company that will surely unchain your inner pinhead

CD Review “The Only Folk Collection You’ll Ever Need” Various Artists

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30 ground breaking tracks spread over two discs which lives up to the releases name

Vinyl Review “Frozen: The Songs”

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Really isn’t the highest quality LP. It is pressed on 120g and has quite of bit of noise throughout.

Dr. Dilznik and the Last Rekrute Relese Their New Video, “Still the Same”

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They remain the most popular guests on our “Behind the Mikes” Podcast so when Dr. Dilznik and the Last Rekrute told us they were dropping their latest video we had to share the love.

Cavalera Conspiracy’s Iggor Cavalera talks about latest album “Pandemonium”

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Drummer from the heavy metal band Cavalera Conspiracy.

Vinyl Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra “The Christmas Attic”

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This is the first time that “The Christmas Attic” has ever been being made available on vinyl.

Season After’s James Beattie talks about new album “Calamity Scars & Memoirs”

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Guitarist for the hard rock/heavy metal band Season After

CD Review “Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved – Original Soundtrack”

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Consists of the game’s orchestral themes scored by award-winning composer Inon Zur and the music team at Harmonix

The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Jimmy Carter talks about new album “Talkin’ Christmas!” and the band’s 70th Anniversary

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Founding member of gospel group, The Blind Boys of Alabama

Crobot discusses touring and their latest album “Something Supernatural”

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Band Members: Brandon Yeagley – Vocals and Harmonica; Chris Bishop – Guitar; Jake Figueroa – Bass Guitar and Paul Figueroa – Drums

CD Review: Exodus “Blood In Blood Out”

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Even though I found some of the lyrical subject matter to be a bit over the top I still enjoyed the album as a whole

CD Review: Lagwagon “Hang”

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Fans of 90’s punk rock darlings Lagwagon can all rejoice as the band is back with their first new album in 9 years.

Andy Wood talks about new album “Caught Between the Truth and a Lie”

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Guitar virtuoso/stylist from the Hard Rock band “Down From Up”

CD Reviews “Walt Disney Records: The Legacy Collection”

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These CDs aren’t just a collection of songs, they are an immersive experience

All Time Low’s Zack Merrick talks about clothing line “Amerrickan”

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Bassist for the pop/punk band All Time Low

CD Review: Kontrust “Explositive”

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Explositive just confirms that Kontrust is an artist that needs to permanently reside on my play list.

Queensrÿche Launch “Building the Empire”, a New Album – Pre-order via Pledgemusic

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Band Offering Fans Various Unique Experiences In Conjunction With Pre-Order Including An Opportunity For Accredited Investors To Purchase A Stake In Queensrÿche Corporation

Austrian crossover band Kontrust talks about new album “Explositive”

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Band Members: Agata Jarosz (Vocals), Gregor Kutschera (Bass), Mike Wolff (Guitar)

CD Review: Cannibal Corpse “A Skeletal Domain”

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The songs are perfect amount of time, as well as the album, and it’s a feverish blood rush of blasting drums and screeching guitars.

CD Review: Psychostick “IV: Revenge of the Vegeance”

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Psychostick is just doing what they do best. Taking a bunch of funny ideas and slapping them together in a chaotic, but structured order of silliness.

Joseph Bishara talks about his role and his score in the film “Annabelle”

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Composer of “Insidious”, “The Conjuring” and “Annabelle”

CD Review “Jeff Bridges & The Abiders: Live”

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The album it is called “Live” and I was hoping for a live recording of a concert but instead we get here a collection of live songs instead.

Spero’s Jesse Hofstee talks about new EP “Pride”

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Guitarist and vocalist for the band Spero

Helmet’s Page Hamilton talks about the 20th anniversary of “Betty” and scoring films

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Lead singer and guitarist for band Helmet and Film Composer

Butcher Babies’ Carla Harvey talks about new EP “Uncovered”

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Lead singer of the heavy metal band, Butcher Babies

Dave Lombardo talks about new album with Philm called “Fire From the Evening Sun”

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Former Slayer drummer

Oscar Winning Composer, Steven Price talks about his new score for “Fury”

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Oscar Winning Composer for “Gravity”

Concert Review: “Redeemer of Souls Tour” with Judas Priest & Steel Panther @ Main Street Armory, Rochester, NY

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If the tour is coming to your area make sure to get your tickets as soon as you can as there are very few bands out there right now who can rival the power and fury of the one and only Judas Priest

Engelbert Humperdinck talks about his new duets album “Engelbert Calling”

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International bestselling artist

Casey Orr talks about Rigor Mortis’ new album “Slaves to the Grave”

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Ex-member of GWAR, Bassist for the band Warbeast

Markéta Irglová talks about her latest solo album “Muna”

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Oscar Winner for “Once”, Singer/Songwriter, The Swell Season

Troy Baker talks about video games, voice acting and “Mythos” concert

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Video Game and Anime Voice Actor in “The Last of Us”, “Naruto Shippuden”, “Avengers Assemble”

Aliya Hashemi talks about Zeta Wave’s debut EP “Over”

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Singer/Songwriter

Weston Cage talks about music and solo album “Wes Cage”

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Musician and son of actor Nicolas Cage

Tina Guo talks about music, video games and concert “Mythos”

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Classical cellist and heavy metal electric cellist

Cradle of Filth’s Dani Filth talks about debut album “The Great and Secret Show” with Devilment

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Founder and lead vocalist of the metal band Cradle of Filth

Extreme’s Gary Cherone talks about new album “Retrogrenade” with Hurtsmile

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Lead singer for the group Extreme

Concert Review: Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat – Syracuse, NY

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This packaged proved to be the exception as all the bands on the bill pulled out every available the stops to ensure those who came out this night got their money’s worth

Concert Review: The Gaslight Anthem “Get Hurt Fall Tour” Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY

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The night much like the venue was packed full of great music that electrified the audience from the very start.

Austin Wintory talks about scoring video games like “Journey” and the concert “Mythos”

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Composer of video game “flOw” and “Journey”, Conductor of video game concert “Mythos”

Former Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver drummer releases new video for his song “Ode to Nick”

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Drummer/Frontman Matt Sorum has just released a new video for his song “Ode to Nick”

Vinyl Review “Disney’s TRON: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” 180g Double Vinyl Edition

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This wonderful music has never sounded better! Crack it up to 11 and enjoy the wonderful sound of “TRON” once again on vinyl!

Peter Sachon talks about concert with The Third Estate, “Mythos”

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Producer of “Mythos”, Cellist in Broadway’s “Pippin”

Vinyl Review: Doyle “Abominator” 180g Double Vinyl Edition

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This is how you should listen to this album as the 24 bit 45rpm mixes just blast through your speakers

Shamans Harvest’s Nathan Hunt talks about album “Smokin’ Hearts & Broken Guns”

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Lead vocalist for the rock band Shamans Harvest

CD Review: A Sound Of Thunder “The Lesser Key Of Solomon”

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No question, my favorite album of the year to date!

Concert Review: Blake Shelton “Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014″

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The event started at 6:45pm and went all the way to just past 11pm. Now if you ask me that is one hell of a concert and these fans are really getting their money worth

CD Review: Shaman’s Harvest “Smokin’ Hearts & Broken Guns”

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From start to finish each track has the potential to become a hit

Seven Kingdoms’ Camden Cruz talks about the Deland Rock & Metal Festival

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Guitarist for the power metal band Seven Kingdoms

CCE Presents DeLand Rock & Metal Festival set for November 7-9th – 3 Days – 50 Bands!

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DeLand Rock & Metal Festival is Deland, FL’s very first Rock and Metal fest. This FALL FESTIVAL will be a MULTI-DAY Event!

Kevin Riepl talks about scoring the film “Cabin Fever: Patient Zero”

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“Silent Night”, “Contracted” and a segment from “The ABC’s of Death”

Concert Review: Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry, Plain White T’s – Tag’s Summer Stage, Big Flats, NY

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The group opened the set with the song “Dizzy” which gave way to other classic tracks like “Big Machine” and “Slide” before the night was closed out by songs like “Broadway” and “Iris”

Concert Review: Doyle “Annihilate America Tour 2014″

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oyle and company proved that they are hell bent on domination and If the same power they brought to the tours opening night continues throughout the rest of the tour then nothing will stand in their way

Doyle & Alex Story talk about their new album “Abominator”

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Former Misfits guitarist and featured vocalist (respectively)

Suicide Silence’s Mark Heylmun talks about album “You Can’t Stop Me” and Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

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Lead guitarist for the heavy metal band Suicide Silence

A Sound of Thunder “The Lesser Key of Solomon” Album Details Revealed

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Heavy metal band A Sound of Thunder will release its fourth full-length album”The Lesser Key of Solomon” on September 9th worldwide on Mad Neptune Records.

Texas Hippie Coalition talks about album “Ride On” and Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

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Southern heavy metal band

DragonForce’s Sam Totman and Herman Li talk about latest album “Maximum Overload”

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Guitarists of power metal band DragonForce

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington & Mike Shinoda talk about new album “The Hunting Party”

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Front men of Linkin Park

The Raskins’ Logan Raskin talks about debut album and touring with Motley Crue

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Retro-rock act known as The Raskins

Less Than Jake’s Chris Demakes talks about their new album and the Vans Warped Tour

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Lead vocalist/bassist for the Punk/Ska band Less Than Jake

Korn’s Ray Luzier and James “Munky” Shaffer talk about touring with the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

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Drummer and guitarist (respectively) for band Korn

CD Review: Ace Frehley “Space Invader”

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Even though I have heard countless covers of this song Frehley’s interpretation was fresh and fun making it a great summertime song to throw on at your next cook out

Concert Review “Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival” Scranton, PA – August 3rd 2014

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Sporting one of the tours biggest main stage line ups to date the tour once again proved why they are the premier package for heavy metal in the summer time.

Imagination Movers’ Scott Durbin talks about touring and plans for new music

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Founding member of the popular kids television show and band “Imagination Movers”.

“Weird Al” Yankovic chats about his latest album “Mandatory Fun”

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Parody Singer/Songwriter with hits like “White & Nerdy”, Star of “UHF”

BurningAngel.com’s Joanna Angel talks about her music and new film “Vampire Cheerleaders”

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Founder/Owner of the popular alt adult website BurningAngel.com

Skid Row’s Dave “The Snake” Sabo talks about new EP’s “United World Rebellion”

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Guitarist for the hard rock/heavy metal band Skid Row

CD Review: Judas Priest “Redeemer of Souls”

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From start to finish the album is a perfect blend of modern and classic Priest elements

CD/DVD Review “Ministry: Last Tangle in Paris Live 2012″

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The audio tracks on all three discs leap out of the speakers while the visual elements of the DVD keep your attention even after multiple viewings making “Ministry: Last Tangle in Paris Live 2012”a must have!

Concert Review: Skid Row “United World Rebellion Tour 2014”

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Though the bill featured 5 bands in total the old saying “quality over quantity” seemed to have been ignored

CD Review: Dog Fashion Disco “Sweet Nothings”

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The members of Dog Fashion Disco have once again combined a collection of personal music tastes and warped ideas to create a fluid album that skips delightfully through every psychosis in the medical book

CD Review: “Weird Al” Yankovic “Mandatory Fun”

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Genuine artistry is seen throughout Weird Al’s latest album and it’s amazing that he’s further planted his humorous seeds into our culture

CD Review “Snowpiercer” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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Marco Beltrami’s pulsing score excellently compliments this dystopian thriller

Introducing Canadian Singer-Songwriter Tara Beier with her new Music Video for “This Innocence” off debut EP “Purple Trees”

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PURPLE TREES mixes folk, pop and rock, and is gaining momentum, with three singles featured…

Minutemen’s Mike Watt talks about his latest project with Il Sogno Del Marinaio

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Bassist for the influential 80’s punk band Minutemen

John Waite discusses his new album “Best”

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Singer/Songwriter of hits like “Missing You”

Choo Choo Soul’s Genevieve Goings talks about first solo children’s album “Do You Know”

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Disney Junior’s Choo Choo Soul

Beebs and Her Money Makers’ Michelle Beebs talks about new album “The Wurst Album Ever”

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Lead vocalist for the funk/ska band Beebs and Her Money Makers

Upon a Burning Body’s Ruben Alvarez talks about touring with RockStar Mayhem Festival

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Guitarist for band Upon a Burning Body

The Revenant’s Trevor Jackson talks about band’s self-titled debut album

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Guitarist for the punk rock band The Revenant

Powerman 5000’s Spider One talks about new album “Builders of the Future”

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Lead vocalist for the industrial metal band Powerman 5000

CD Review: Powerman 5000 “Builders of the Future”

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There was not enough negatives to classify this as a “bad” album however, it is lacking quite a bit in order to be considered a “great” album.

CD Review: Sebastian Bach “Give ‘Em Hell”

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Though the album showcases Sebastian’s expansive and impressive vocal range “Give ‘Em Hell” was a bit much.

CD Review: Mastodon “Once More ‘Round the Sun”

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Don’t let the opening seconds of “Tread Lightly” fool you. While the acoustic guitar may lull you into a state of peace, the heavy guitar licks that Mastodon have meticulously churned out for over a decade lurk around the corner; ready to pound and enchant.

K.Flay talks about debut album “Life as a Dog”

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Hip-Hop/Indie Rapper

Audio Book Reviews “Graphic Audio: Marvel”

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These audio books have full casts, cinematic music and sound effects. While you are listening to these you literally can visualize the comic and you feel like you are right in the middle of the action.

Guns N’ Roses’ Gilby Clarke talks about solo tour with Quiet Riot and Faster Pussycat

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Guitarist/producer best known for rhythm guitarist of Guns N’ Roses

Toto’s David Paich talks about live DVD and CD “35 Year Anniversary: Live in Poland”

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Keyboards & Vocalist for Toto

Mushroomhead’s J Mann talks about new album “The Righteous & The Butterfly”

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Vocalist for industrial heavy metal band Mushroomhead

Stryper’s Michael Sweet talks about new solo album “I’m Not Your Suicide”

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Co-founder and front man Christian/rock band Stryper

Arch Enemy’s Alissa White-Gluz talks about new album “War Eternal”

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Lead singer for the heavy metal group Arch Enemy

Eric Johnson talks about live album titled “Europe Live”

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Platinum selling guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist