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YES, ASIA, DREAM THEATER Members Featured On ‘All-Star Tribute To Steve Miller Band’

A whole host of space cowboys, gangsters of love and legendary music icons from around the globe gather together to pay special tribute to classic rock legends the STEVE MILLER BAND! Now available on Purple Pyramid Records, "Fly Like An Eagle" features performances by members of YES, ASIA, XTC, DREAM THEATER, SURVIVOR, THE TUBES,CURVED AIR, DEEP PURPLE, GONG, NEKTAR and others! With exciting renditions of Steve Miller's classic hits, "Fly Like An Eagle - An All-Star Tribute To Steve Miller Band" is sure to please music fans worldwide. It also includes some final recordings by guitar legend Peter Banks. Producer Billy Sherwood of YES/CIRCA: fame explains: "Steve Miller has written so many great songs. Working on this record gave me a chance to look deeper into the inner workings of the material and explore it all with so many amazing guest artists. "It was an honor producing and playing on this project. I think the fans of the music will appreciate the contributions of all the artists involved."

ANVIL: Entire ‘Hope In Hell’ Album Available For Streaming

"Hope In Hell", the new album from Canadian metal legends ANVIL, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due on May 27 in Europe and May 24 in Germany on SPV/Steamhammer, the follow-up to 2011's "Juggernaut Of Justice" will be available in four different formats: as a limited-edition digipak including two bonus tracks, as a jewel case CD, double gatefold colored vinyl LP and as a digital download. These are the first cuts featuring ANVIL's new bassist Sal Italiano, who joined the band a year ago. "We're really happy with Sal. His style is powerful and amazingly imaginative," says ANVIL guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow, who composed the entire album along with drummer Robb Reiner. "It's a little as if we'd enlisted Steve Harris." "Hope In Hell" was written and recorded following an 18-month world tour which took ANVIL around the globe. "We hadn't expected this kind of extensive tour when we brought out 'Juggernaut Of Justice'," Kudlowconfesses. "Time just flew by. I could hardly believe it when I found myself in the studio again after the tour, ready to work on the next album. The reactions to 'Juggernaut Of Justice' and the shows had been so positive that we had plenty of ideas and inspiration for new material."

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"One Of Us Is The Killer", the fifth full-length album from the New Jersey-based "mathcore" act THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, is available for streaming in its entirety at Pitchfork. The CD will be released on May 14 through the band's own Party Smasher Inc., in partnership withSumerian Records in North America. Party Smasher's partnership withBMG covers the rest of the world, including licensing deals with Grind House for Japan and Remote Control in Australia.

ANVIL: Another New Song Available For Streaming

Two years after their current release "Juggernaut Of Justice", Canadian metal legends ANVIL are back with their latest studio album. "Hope In Hell", an impressive metal recording featuring 13 haunting songs, is for release on May 27 in Europe and May 24 in Germany onSPV/Steamhammer and will be available in four different formats: as a limited-edition digipak including two bonus tracks, as a jewel case CD, double gatefold colored vinyl LP and as a digital download. These are the first cuts featuring ANVIL's new bassist Sal Italiano, who joined the band a year ago. The song "Mankind Machine" can be streamed in the YouTube clip below.