“Hurricane” Nita Strauss Officially Joins Demi Lovato’s Touring Band


Just days after stepping down from her eight-year stint as one of the guitarists in Alice Cooper’s touring band, Nita Strauss has officially joined pop star Demi Lovato’s touring band. Lovato will release her Punk Rock-styled album Holy Fvck on August 19th via Island Records, which Stauss did not perform on. Lovato dropped her first single and video for the rocking and fun track “Substance” the other day, and Strauss joined the band to perform for the first time Live on Jimmy Kimmel, in which Demi also played guitar. Demi has repped Punk, Metalcore, Deathcore, and Death Metal for years and years as a fan and also in her first musical projects. Continue reading


The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show 7-15-22


Catch up on what you missed this week in the world of Rock and Metal news with our show!

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Louder Than Life 2022 Festival Books Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, KISS, and More!


 

Louder Than Life Festival has announced its lineup for 2022, seeking to top the epic edition in 2021. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot and KISS will headline the festival of 100 artists over 4 days! Joining them will be Rob Zombie, Bring Me The Horizon, Alice In Chains (And A Separate Set From Jerry Cantrell), Alice Cooper, Incubus, Evanescence, Lamb Of God, Tenacious D, Yungblud, Chevelle, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Mastodon, In This Moment, The Pretty Reckless and many more! Taking place from September 21st – 25th 2022, the fest takes place at The Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center Passes are on sale now for $10 down (through March 31) at the link below. Continue reading


Jason Becker’s Three Most Important Guitars Are Going to Auction


Legendary guitarist/composer Jason Becker (solo, David Lee Roth Band, Cacaphony) will offer three of his most important and rare guitars through Guernsey’s Auctions, the prestigious New York auction house renowned for offering unique memorabilia and artifacts. These guitars are being sold as part of a fundraiser, co-organized by DragonForce guitarist Herman Li, to provide funds for Jason’s ongoing battle with ALS. Guernsey’s Auctions will offer the following in its ‘A Century of Music’ auction:

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November 16th 2018 New Music Releases


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Metal Allegiance – Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty


In what is probably the biggest Who’s Who of heavy metal since Jimmy Bain, Vivian Campbell and Ronnie James Dio concocted the idea of Hear’n’Aid back during those halcyon days of hairspray and bulging spandex around 1985, Metal Allegiance continues to add name after name after name to its roster of well-respected contributors.Continue reading


Rob Halford, Slash, Ace Frehley, David Ellefson And More Perform At Alice Cooper’s Annual Christmas Pudding


Alice Cooper‘s 16th Annual Christmas Pudding benefit concert took place this past weekend in Phoenix, and it was a star-studded event. Continue reading


Angel Vivaldi Teams Up With Nita Strauss For “Serotonin”


The great Angel Vivaldi will be releasing his highly anticipated new album, Synapse, on Friday, October 6th, and he’s just premiered another must see and hear clip from the upcoming record online today. Continue reading


Alice Cooper At The PNC Bank Arts Center


Alice Cooper

08-28-2017

At The PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey

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