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Vocalist/guitarist Lzzy Hale and guitarist Joe Hottinger of Pennsylvanian rockers HALESTORM were interviewed on the latest episode of the “Talking Metal” podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. (Note: The HALESTORM interview begins around the 13-minute mark.)

HALESTORM will release its new EP, “ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP”, on October 15 via Atlantic.

The EP marks the acclaimed hard rock band’s first new release since their stunning Grammy Awards triumph earlier this year, as well as the follow-up to 2011’s “ReAniMate: The CoVeRs eP”. As with its predecessor, “ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP” sees HALESTORM putting their distinctive brand on a strikingly eclectic collection of classic songs, including legendary tracks by JUDAS PRIEST, AC/DC, PAT BENATAR, FLEETWOOD MAC, MARILYN MANSON, and DAFT PUNK.

“Like our first ‘ReAniMate’ EP, the songs included here are a collection of both our favorite songs and songs to challenge ourselves,” said Lzzy Hale. We decided to go more ‘bare bones’ with this EP, meaning minimal production with live, gritty performances. We recorded this EP the week of the Grammys, so the excitement and debauchery you hear through your speakers is very real. We hope all our fans have as much fun with ‘ReAniMate: 2.0’ as we did!”

“ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP” track listing:

01. Dissident Aggressor (originally performed by JUDAS PRIEST)
02. Get Lucky (originally performed by DAFT PUNK)
03. Shoot To Thrill (originally performed by AC/DC)
04. Hell Is For Children (originally performed by PAT BENATAR)
05. Gold Dust Woman (originally performed by FLEETWOOD MAC)
06. 1996 (originally performed by MARILYN MANSON)

2011’s “ReAniMate: The CoVeRs eP” contained covers of tracks from SKID ROW, LADY GAGA and GUNS N’ ROSES. Singer Lzzy Hale told The Pulse Of Radio that recording other artists’ songs helps her own writing. “There’s just nothing like singing and playing and picking apart an already proven amazing song,” she said. “I think it helps you as a songwriter. I’ll write a song and be like, ‘Well, is that as good as HEART‘s ‘All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You’, and I’ll have to be like, ‘No, back to the drawing board.'”

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Pennsylvanian rockers HALESTORM will release their new EP, “ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP”, on October 15 via Atlantic.

The EP marks the acclaimed hard rock band’s first new release since their stunning Grammy Awards triumph earlier this year, as well as the follow-up to 2011’s “ReAniMate: The CoVeRs eP”. As with its predecessor, “ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP” sees HALESTORM putting their distinctive brand on a strikingly eclectic collection of classic songs, including legendary tracks by JUDAS PRIEST, AC/DC, PAT BENATAR, FLEETWOOD MAC, MARILYN MANSON, and DAFT PUNK.

“Like our first ‘ReAniMate’ EP, the songs included here are a collection of both our favorite songs and songs to challenge ourselves,” said HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale. We decided to go more ‘bare bones’ with this EP, meaning minimal production with live, gritty performances. We recorded this EP the week of the Grammys, so the excitement and debauchery you hear through your speakers is very real. We hope all our fans have as much fun with ‘ReAniMate: 2.0’ as we did!”

“ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP” track listing:

01. Dissident Aggressor (originally performed by JUDAS PRIEST)
02. Get Lucky (originally performed by DAFT PUNK)
03. Shoot To Thrill (originally performed by AC/DC)
04. Hell Is For Children (originally performed by PAT BENATAR)
05. Gold Dust Woman (originally performed by FLEETWOOD MAC)
06. 1996 (originally performed by MARILYN MANSON)

The “Get Lucky” cover is now available for streaming using the SoundCloud widget below (courtesy of RevolverMag.com).

2011’s “ReAniMate: The CoVeRs eP” contained covers of tracks from SKID ROW, LADY GAGA and GUNS N’ ROSES. Singer Lzzy Hale told The Pulse Of Radio that recording other artists’ songs helps her own writing. “There’s just nothing like singing and playing and picking apart an already proven amazing song,” she said. “I think it helps you as a songwriter. I’ll write a song and be like, ‘Well, is that as good as HEART‘s ‘All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You’, and I’ll have to be like, ‘No, back to the drawing board.'”

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The Dude of the 106.5 KWHL radio station conducted an interview with Pennsylvanian rockers HALESTORM before their August 23 concert at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer. You can now watch the chat below.

HALESTORM will release a new EP called “ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVerRs eP” on October 15. The six-song EP follows up 2011’s “ReAniMate”, which featured the band’s renditions of songs by SKID ROW, GUNS N’ ROSES, LADY GAGA and THE BEATLES. The new collection will feature tracks originally written and recorded by JUDAS PRIEST, DAFT PUNK, AC/DC, PAT BENATAR, FLEETWOOD MAC and MARILYN MANSON.

The Pulse Of Radio asked Lzzy Hale if the band had ever been denied permission to record a song for one of these EPs. “We were denied after the fact, actually, on the last cover EP,” she said. “We thought we had gotten approval for ‘Out Ta Get Me’ by GUNS N’ ROSES, and apparently everybody had approved it but Axl [Rose] — but nobody told him. So we had recorded it, we released it, and then he found out and I guess — what was the stipulation? We, like, could do it digitally but not physically, which I thought was kind of weird.”

Hale said about the new EP, “Like our first ‘ReAniMate’ EP, the songs included here are a collection of both our favorite songs and songs to challenge ourselves. We decided to go more ‘bare bones’ with this EP, meaning minimal production with live, gritty performances. We recorded this EP the week of the Grammys, so the excitement and debauchery you hear through your speakers is very real.”

HALESTORM won the Grammy Award for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” for the track “Love Bites (So Do I)”, from the band’s second album, “The Strange Case Of…”

The latest single from the 2012 release is “Here’s To Us”, which was also featured on a February 2012 episode of “Glee”.

HALESTORM is currently on a North American tour that ends in early October, after which the band will head to Europe. But they’ll be back in late November for one more round of North American shows to finish out the year.

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Atlantic City Insiders recently conducted an interview with HALESTORM singer Lzzy Hale. You can now listen to the chat below.

HALESTORM will release a new EP called “ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVerRs eP” on October 15. The six-song EP follows up 2011’s “ReAniMate”, which featured the band’s renditions of songs by SKID ROW, GUNS N’ ROSES, LADY GAGA and THE BEATLES. The new collection will feature tracks originally written and recorded by JUDAS PRIEST, DAFT PUNK, AC/DC, PAT BENATAR, FLEETWOOD MAC and MARILYN MANSON.

The Pulse Of Radio asked Lzzy Hale if the band had ever been denied permission to record a song for one of these EPs. “We were denied after the fact, actually, on the last cover EP,” she said. “We thought we had gotten approval for ‘Out Ta Get Me’ by GUNS N’ ROSES, and apparently everybody had approved it but Axl [Rose] — but nobody told him. So we had recorded it, we released it, and then he found out and I guess — what was the stipulation? We, like, could do it digitally but not physically, which I thought was kind of weird.”

Hale said about the new EP, “Like our first ‘ReAniMate’ EP, the songs included here are a collection of both our favorite songs and songs to challenge ourselves. We decided to go more ‘bare bones’ with this EP, meaning minimal production with live, gritty performances. We recorded this EP the week of the Grammys, so the excitement and debauchery you hear through your speakers is very real.”

HALESTORM won the Grammy Award for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” for the track “Love Bites (So Do I)”, from the band’s second album, “The Strange Case Of…”

The latest single from the 2012 release is “Here’s To Us”, which was also featured on a February 2012 episode of “Glee”.

HALESTORM is currently on a North American tour that ends in early October, after which the band will head to Europe. But they’ll be back in late November for one more round of North American shows to finish out the year.

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On September 9, Dave Kim of the Grand Rapids, Michigan radio station WGRD 97.9 FM conducted an interview with HALESTORM at The Intersection in Grand Rapids. You can now watch the chat below.

HALESTORM will release a new EP called “ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVerRs eP” on October 15. The six-song EP follows up 2011’s “ReAniMate”, which featured the band’s renditions of songs by SKID ROW, GUNS N’ ROSES, LADY GAGA and THE BEATLES. The new collection will feature tracks originally written and recorded by JUDAS PRIEST, DAFT PUNK, AC/DC, PAT BENATAR, FLEETWOOD MAC and MARILYN MANSON.

The Pulse Of Radio asked singer Lzzy Hale if the band had ever been denied permission to record a song for one of these EPs. “We were denied after the fact, actually, on the last cover EP,” she said. “We thought we had gotten approval for ‘Out Ta Get Me’ by GUNS N’ ROSES, and apparently everybody had approved it but Axl [Rose] — but nobody told him. So we had recorded it, we released it, and then he found out and I guess — what was the stipulation? We, like, could do it digitally but not physically, which I thought was kind of weird.”

Hale said about the new EP, “Like our first ‘ReAniMate’ EP, the songs included here are a collection of both our favorite songs and songs to challenge ourselves. We decided to go more ‘bare bones’ with this EP, meaning minimal production with live, gritty performances. We recorded this EP the week of the Grammys, so the excitement and debauchery you hear through your speakers is very real.”

HALESTORM won the Grammy Award for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” for the track “Love Bites (So Do I)”, from the band’s second album, “The Strange Case Of…”

The latest single from the 2012 release is “Here’s To Us”, which was also featured on a February 2012 episode of “Glee”.

HALESTORM is currently on a North American tour that ends in early October, after which the band will head to Europe. But they’ll be back in late November for one more round of North American shows to finish out the year.

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Atlantic recording group HALESTORM has unveiled details of its new EP. “ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP” will arrive on October 15.

The EP marks the acclaimed hard rock band’s first new release since their stunning Grammy Awards triumph earlier this year, as well as the follow-up to 2011’s “ReAniMate: The CoVeRs eP”. As with its predecessor, “ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP” sees HALESTORM putting their distinctive brand on a strikingly eclectic collection of classic songs, including legendary tracks by JUDAS PRIEST, AC/DC, PAT BENATAR, FLEETWOOD MAC, MARILYN MANSON, and DAFT PUNK.

“Like our first ‘ReAniMate’ EP, the songs included here are a collection of both our favorite songs and songs to challenge ourselves,” said HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale. We decided to go more ‘bare bones’ with this EP, meaning minimal production with live, gritty performances. We recorded this EP the week of the Grammys, so the excitement and debauchery you hear through your speakers is very real. We hope all our fans have as much fun with ‘ReAniMate: 2.0’ as we did!”

“ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP” track listing:

01. Dissident Aggressor (originally performed by JUDAS PRIEST)
02. Get Lucky (originally performed by DAFT PUNK)
03. Shoot To Thrill (originally performed by AC/DC)
04. Hell Is For Children (originally performed by PAT BENATAR)
05. Gold Dust Woman (originally performed by FLEETWOOD MAC)
06. 1996 (originally performed by MARILYN MANSON)

“Reanimate” contained covers of tracks from SKID ROW, LADY GAGA and GUNS N’ ROSES. Singer Lzzy Hale told The Pulse Of Radio that recording other artists’ songs helps her own writing. “There’s just nothing like singing and playing and picking apart an already proven amazing song,” she said. “I think it helps you as a songwriter. I’ll write a song and be like, ‘Well, is that as good as HEART‘s ‘All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You’, and I’ll have to be like, ‘No, back to the drawing board.'”

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Multicultural blues rock outfit BLUES PILLS has released the official lyric video for “Devil Man”, the title track of the band’s upcoming EP, to be released on October 18 via Nuclear Blast Records. The stunning psychedelic video was created by talented artist Tommy Antonini (guitarist for Italian post-hardcore band TASTERS), who has previously worked with such groups as BLACK STAR RIDERS, SOULFLY and REVAMP.

“Devil Man” will be available as digisleeve CD, 10-inch vinyl (available in different and exclusive colors) and digital download.

“Devil Man” track listing:

01. Devil Man
02. The River
03. Time Is Now
04. Dig In

Commented the band: “‘Devil Man’ was one of the first songs we wrote, but it’s still one of our favorites to play. It’s just a simple riff, with a good melody, played with lots of energy. The message is simple, and it’s about anyone who you consider to be your enemy!

‘The River’ is the softest and saddest song we have. The lyrics are basically about searching for answers to life’s questions.

‘Time Is Now’ is all about living in the present, and enjoying the moment. Live today!

‘Dig In’ — we tried to play with the dynamics of the song quite a bit. It showcases our delicate side as well as our heavy side. The lyrics are about living according to your own beliefs as opposed to what you are told to believe, and not blindly buying into something.”

On October 18, BLUES PILLS will play a special show for WDR Rockpalast at Crossroads Festival in Harmonie/Bonn, Germany, to be followed by a tour in November with ORCHID and SCORPION CHILD.

Mashing the sounds of legendary rock and soul pioneers such as Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, the original FLEETWOOD MAC and LED ZEPPELIN while incorporating their own, distinctive marks, BLUES PILLS put back excitement into rock music.

The band consists of Swedish singer Elin Larsson, whose unique voice captures the listeners’ ears with as much soul, blues and rock as if she’d invented the whole thing, 18-year-old French guitarist Dorian Sorriaux, who brings a whole new set of power and freshness to the table and U.S. American stepbrothers Zack Anderson (bass) and Cory Berry (drums) as the driving rhythmic force behind the overall experience called BLUES PILLS.



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Nine Inch Nails have been making quite a stir with all the news and new music regarding Hesitation Marks. So who's ready to get even more pumped? Hesitation Marks has some expected and unexpected guests on it, but in the end they're all sick. Ready? First up is Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, which holy shit who saw …

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Our Dave.

Dave Grohl brought his Sound City Players to London’s Kentish Town Forum for a very special show last night. Metal Hammer Editor Alexander Milas was there. Here’s how it all went down…

It’s the kind of night that legends are made of. Dave Grohl, noted songsmith, Foo Fighters extraordinaire and ex-sticksman for Nirvana, who – unless you forgive Paul McCartney for Wonderful Christmas Time – haven’t played since Kurt Cobain tragically shed this mortal coil long before his prime, has, with just a week’s notice, opted to slam London’s Forum to promote Sound City, a documentary about one of music’s most historic and indeed respected recording studios. Far from an upscale venue, it’s this undeniable shithole of LA’s backwoods that spewed forth a slew of records as diverse as the day is long.

Corey Taylor, Trent Reznor – you name it, they’ve probably put soul to reel there. Forget the chipped paint. If music’s your thing, this is holy ground, and the roll-call of artists that passed through its doors is simply staggering: Neil Young, Elton John, Santana, Fleetwood Mac, Nirvana, and let’s not forget just how seminal it’s been to our own little corner of the record store: before Sound City Studios closed its doors in May, 2011 Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, Tool, Kyuss, Mastodon, Metallica, and HRM Ronnie James Dio recorded there, too.

Tool: Sound City faves

So it’s really rather fucking brilliant that a man with platinum records under his belt, someone who began in Scream, ended up with Nirvana, and moved on from that clusterfuck of a success-story-cum-disaster to become rock’s premiere demigod, has opted-out of the very possible retirement plan of smoking rolls of 20-pound notes whilst cackling over his latest slew of front-covers to pay homage to that goldmine of a venue. Dave Grohl – and yeah, wouldn’t you just love to high-five him for that Learn To Fly video – has found the time between selling out stadiums with Foo Fighters to undertake a film project celebrating an analogue-loving Mecca of the recording industry that, in an age of pro-tools trickery and bedroom recording, has kept music honest, compelling, and brimming with integrity. For that alone, Dave Grohl deserves our respect. And really, his crusade to celebrate his forbears is nothing new. It wasn’t long ago that, after selling out not one but two Wembley Stadiums that he invited Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones out for an encore that brought the house down. Did he attempt to step into Robert Plant’s shoes? Did he fuck.

He dusted off his sticks for a storming take on  Rock N’ Roll that gave Zep’s 2007 reunion a run for its money, leaving Taylor Hawkins to take up singing duties in a display of reverence and total humility that,  let’s face it friends, few of us would have been capable of after just playing to 80 fucking thousand people. Drumming for Killing Joke? Check. Making Probot? Check. The list goes on, and it paints a picture of a frontman drenched in limelight who’s peculiarly eager to step out of it and let his heroes shine. That’s just the kind of guy Dave Grohl is. Dave Grohl? Fuck yeah man.

The masses gather to greet Dave and his mates

Still though, there’s a precedent to those events that casts a shadow over tonight’s proceedings. The Sound City Players – effectively Foo Fighters and friends – appeared on Letterman stateside with Stevie Nicks, at the Hurricane Sally benefit with Paul McCartney, and – given the pedigree of surprises – it’s anyone’s guess just what, and who, tonight will bring, and the rumours edge into the absurd. It starts with a bang. Alain Johannes, multi-instrumental jedi master whose work with Eleven, Queens Of The Stone Age, and the Desert Sessions, delivers a ghostly, sweaty-browed rendition QOTSA’s Hanging Tree that gets the sardine-packed crowd squirming with delight. And then Chris Goss – who, by the way, invented desert rock, Masters Of Reality, masterminded Kyuss, and presumably has a very large penis – takes the stage and it’s nothing less than spellbinding, with Domino and The Blue Garden paying distinct lip-service to his unfathomably influential take on heavy music.

And when Fear main-man Lee Ving emerges – all punk-rock bluster and exuding the kind of dynamism most musicians kill for – it’s clear tonight is as much a statement about Sound City’s unmatched diversity of output as it is putting on a thrilling gig. Rick Springfield – all 63 years of him but looking not a day over 20 through the beery haze – is nothing less than superhuman in his ability to command so effortlessly, and the grins up on stage abound, with Taylor Hawkins and Grohl swapping places and clearly having some fun. This is no over-rehearsed golf-clap for decades gone by, but a jam session among friends celebrating glories that’ll echo for generations.

Dave gets a-jamming

It’s topped off by Cheap Trick legend Rick Nielsen, who – joined by Krist Novoselic for a simply rafter-splitting take on Surrender, that brings these two hours of glee to an orgasmic, but abrupt end. Cruelly, the lights go up, the roadies take the stage, and the night ends but for a few dozen hopefuls standing at the stage who – possibly in disbelief – don’t wish to leave, and a few boos surface when it’s clear an encore isn’t coming. Let’s make no mistake – tickets for tonight weren’t cheap and went fast – but perhaps that’s the most potent statement Dave Grohl could make. Without people to champion places like Sound City, now consigned to history, the music will stop just as abruptly. Here’s to never forgetting just where it all comes form.

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1970s album juggernaut set to return.

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