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MC5 celebrate their 50th anniversary in style supported by an extraordinary Michael Monroe

Shepherd’s Bush Empire is filled with a sense of anticipation, two outstanding bands are about to rock this venue. Michael Monroe, the Finnish multi-instrumentalist who stole the glam punk scene with Hanoi Rocks and later kept on doing so with his own band, and of course MC5, American punk legends who are celebrating the fifty year anniversary of their first album ...

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Michael Monroe reveals compilation ‘The Best’

Icon, song-writer, multi-instrumentalist, flamboyant force of nature and legendary Hanoi Rocks frontman, Michael Monroe, has announced that he will be releasing the very first compilation of his solo material on the 30th of June which will include a rarity featuring Slash. “The Best” represents the first official collection of his (ongoing) solo musical exploits, featuring prime tracks from 1987 right ...

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Hard Rock Hell AOR 2017 Highlights: Saturday

Well, it feels like we’ve barely started, but we’re on the dawn of the final day of this year’s Hard Rock Hell AOR. The whole event has been excellent so far, and the organisers have certainly saved the best til last. Let’s dive right in. Power is the optimal word for Häxan. There are few things more impressive than a ...

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Live: Stone Free Festival 2016

Stone Free Festival is a major new festival for the UK bringing a wealth of artists and events together under one roof for a whole weekend on the 18th and 19th of June. Working in association with Classic Rock Magazine and Prog Magazine, the premiere worldwide music publications for the music aficionado, Stone Free Festival provides a stunning line-up in the arena ...

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Michael Monroes ‘Old King’s Road’ exhibits rock ‘n’ roller lifestyle!

Michael Monroe has released new single ‘Old King’s Road’ ahead of his forthcoming album ‘Blackout States’, which is set for release October 9th via Spinefarm Records. The video for ‘Old King’s Road’ takes us back to his early career, as it promotes a punk rock London vibe. You don’t see videos that can pull off the early rock ‘n’ roller ...

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Michael Monroe announces new album ‘Blackout States’

Legendary Finnish front-man and instrumentalist Michael Monroe has just announced his next solo album will be released on October 16th via Spinefarm Records. The album contains 13 tracks and will be produced by Chips Kiesbye. Monroe had this to say: “I’m extremely excited about our new album, ‘Blackout States’. It has all the ingredients of a perfect rock‘n’roll record – strong ...

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Dregen announces debut solo album

Swedish guitar extraordinaire Dregen has announced his first solo studio album. The guitarist, known for his contributions to Hellacopters, Backyard Babies and Michael Monroe’s band will be releasing his self-titled debut on Spinefarm Records on October 7th. Dregen commented: “Y’know, that was the hardest part, I was staring at my records for over a year, thinking, ‘How the f**k can ...

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Michael Monroe releases new song, ‘Eighteen Angels’

Michael Monroe has released a second song from his upcoming album, Horns and Halos. Eighteen Angels is set to feature on the new record which is due for release August 26th on Spinefarm Records. You can stream the new track below! Michael Monroe has promised some UK dates are in the works for this year with Hard Rock Hell being ...

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Michael Monroe reveals more details on ‘Horns and Halos’

Iconic rock ‘n’ roll frontman, Michael Monroe, has revealed the artwork and track listing for his upcoming album, Horns and Halos. The artwork was designed by band mate, Dregen, who also gave some comments on his inspiration for the design: “I love logotypes that are a ‘little secret; you know, the ones that are more like signs – Van Halen, ...

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Micheal Monroe announces new album, ‘Horns and Halos’

Michael Monroe’s eponymous side project have revealed the name of their new album and thrown in a new single and video to strike up our appetites. Monroe’s follow-up to his 2010 album Sensory Overdrive will be titled Horns and Halos lead by the single Ballad Of The Lower East Side. Michael commented on the inspiration for the song: “The song ...

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