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ACE FREHLEY Says He Recently Spoke With PAUL STANLEY

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Ace Frehley says that he has had no contact with Gene Simmons since his social media outburst in which the ex-KISS guitarist called his former bandmate an "asshole and a sex addict."

 

Before KISS's "End Of The Road" tour launched in January, Frehley addressed some comments Simmons made about about a possible reunion of the band's original lineup, dismissing Gene's claim that Ace h...

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Rolling Stones Release Live Video From Bridges To Bremen

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)


The Rolling Stones are streaming video of a performance of their 1997 single, "Anybody Seen My Baby?", from their just-released "Bridges To Bremen" live package.

 

The tune was the first preview of the band's "Bridges To Babylon" album, which reached No. 3 on the US Billboard 200 on its way to sales of more than one million copies in the country.

 

The...

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STATUS QUO RELEASE "SOFTER RIDE" VIDEO FROM DOWN DOWN & DIRTY AT WACKEN

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Last August, Status Quo release a pair of ‘twin’ live albums, Down Down & Dignified At The Royal Albert Hall and Down Down & Dirty At Wacken, via earMUSIC. You can now watch "Softer Ride" from the Down Down & Dirty At Wacken release. Check it out below:


On September 6, St...

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ALICE COOPER GETS ANIMATED FOR DISNEY TV SHOW

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Alice Cooper has always had an animated persona, but now the shock rocker is literally getting animated for an upcoming children’s show.

 

The legendary singer is lending his voice to the Disney Channel animated series Mickey and the Roadster Racers. In his guest-starring role, Cooper will play Alistair Coop De Ville, “an old friend of Goofy’...

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METALLICA MEMBERS FORM WEDDING BAND TO PERFORM CLASSIC ROCK COVERS

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)


It’s being promoted that Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett will lead a group of musicians under the banner "The Wedding Band" in covering classic rock songs at a special event in Canada next month.

 

Including Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo along with Ugly Kid Joe singer Whitfield Crane plus former Queens of the Stone Age and Danzig drummer Joey Castill...

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Black Sabbath: 'We don't listen to much metal'

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler have revealed that they don’t listen to much modern metal.

 

Speaking at the launch of a new Black Sabbath exhibition in Birmingham, the duo admitted that they don’t keep abreast of the genre they helped create.

 

“I don’t particularly,” said Butler. “The Beatles, The...

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FRANKIE BANALI Doesn't Worry About People Who Criticize Current Version Of QUIET RIOT

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Frankie Banali has defended himself against criticism over the current version of QUIET RIOT, saying that "there are very few bands that are fortunate enough to have the so-called original lineup" still intact.

 

Asked by Rock History Music what his response is when people say that his band is no longer QUIET RIOT, Banali said (hear audio below): "Well, I tel...

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JON BON JOVI - "THANKS DUBLIN... FOR PHIL LYNOTT"; BAND POSE WITH STATUE OF LATE THIN LIZZY LEGEND

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Following Bon Jovi's two-night stand (June 15, 16) at RDS Arena in Dublin, Ireland, Jon Bon Jovi, along with guitarist John Shanks and guitarist Phil X, paid a visit to the statue of late Thin Lizzy frontman, Phil Lynott.

 

Jon took to Instagram to share the photo above, along with the caption: "Thanks Dublin... for Phil Lynott."


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JEFF SCOTT SOTO SAYS STEVE PERRY'S 'GHOST' MADE FRONTING JOURNEY HARD

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Jeff Scott Soto said his stint fronting Journey was difficult because he knew classic-era singer Steve Perry was still alive – and so did the fans.

 

Soto stepped in at short notice in 2006 after Steve Augeri began encountering throat problems and took over for large-scale touring duties. Afterward he was announced as a permanent member of the band, but was t...

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ROB HALFORD On Possible JUDAS PRIEST Biopic: 'Who Would Play The Metal God? I Have No Idea'

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


In a recent interview with San Francisco's 107.7 The Bone (KSAN-FM) radio station, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked if he and his bandmates would be open to having their story told in a movie with actors, like QUEEN's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and MÖTLEY CRÜE's recently released Netflix biopic "The Dirt". He responded (hear audio below): "For a band that was there from the be...

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BILL WYMAN DISCUSSES RONNIE WOOD'S BASS PLAYING

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman compared his approach to that of his onetime bandmate Ronnie Wood, and revealed how they used to laugh about the differences. Wyman, who quit the band in 1992, is the subject of a new documentary movie, The Quiet One, which is in theaters now.

 

Asked if he still found it difficult to listen to songs with “busy” bass lin...

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BLACK SABBATH REFLECT ON 50 YEARS OF METAL - "AT OUR FIRST SHOWCASE, THEY TOLD US TO GO AWAY, WRITE SOME PROPER SONGS, AND LEARN HOW TO PLAY INSTRUMENTS," SAYS GEEZER BUTLER

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)


Heavy metal was born in the West Midlands. From the late 1960s, when the industrial furnaces still roared, ears began bleeding to the sounds of Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin and many more. This summer, Birmingham Museum And Art Gallery is celebrating this heritage with gigs and exhibitions.

 

At the centre are the founding fathers, Black Sabbath. They created a sound, a lo...

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Dave Mustaine thanks fans for support after throat cancer diagnosis

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Dave Mustaine has thanked fans, friends and family for the support after he was diagnosed with throat cancer.

 

The Megadeth frontman released a short video message in which he said: "Hi. I wanted to take a moment real quick and thank my family, my friends and the best fans in the world for all of your support and love the last few days. We're gonna beat this thing tog...

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SEBASTIAN BACH On Former SKID ROW Drummer ROB AFFUSO Accepting 'Open Invitation': '2 Outta 5 Ain't Bad'

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Former SKID ROW drummer Rob Affuso has accepted Sebastian Bach's recently issued "open invitation" to "get onstage and jam" during the vocalist's upcoming tour, in which he will celebrate the 30th anniversary of SKID ROW's self-titled debut by performing the album in its entirety.

 

During a June 6 interview with SiriusXM DJ Eddie Trunk, Bach invited "any original member in ...

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HALESTORM MIGHT BE RETURNING TO THE STUDIO IN 2020

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)


It feels like yesterday when Halestorm released their fourth studio album Vicious, but it's almost been a year. Time flies, and Halestorm are flying faster, as bassist Josh Smith revealed the band might be returning to the studio in 2020 in a recent interview with The Sound Lab.

 

As of now, Halestorm's only performance next year is on the ShipRocked cruise at the beginning o...

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ALICE COOPER ON HIS ROLE IN HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES - "I'M A DIFFERENT CHARACTER"

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)


When a supergroup like Hollywood Vampires - featuring Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, actor Johnny Depp and shock-rock icon Alice Cooper - comes together, if egos aren’t kept in check, having three major celebrities in a band can become a major power struggle. But according to Cooper, the opposite has been true, reports Mick Stingley of Billboard.

 

“Tha...

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AC/DC's Brian Johnson Makes Music With Eagles' Joe Walsh

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)


The Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh shared the news that he made some music with AC/DC legend Brian Johnson, while his band was in London for a concert.

 

Walsh and The Eagles performed at Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday (June 23rd) and he took to Instagram to share the news that met up with Johnson the next day.

 

Joe shared a photo with the famed...

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BRYAN ADAMS LOST HIS 'RECKLESS' MASTERS IN UNIVERSAL FIRE

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Earlier this month, it was learned that the number of master recordings lost in a 2008 fire on the Universal Studios lot in Los Angeles was far greater than originally reported. For Bryan Adams, reading the news of the damage helped explain why his label was virtually unable to provide him with any material for the 30th anniversary edition of Reckless that he put out in 2014.

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Michael Anthony: 'The plug got pulled on Van Halen reunion'

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)


Michael Anthony has confirmed that a rumoured Van Halen reunion tour was due to take place this year – but the plans have been scrapped.

 

The bassist told Eddie Trunk on SiriusXM’s TrunkNation show that he was approach by Van Halen manager Irving Azoff last October to see if he was interested in rejoining the band for a 2019 tour. Further conversations to...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Video Of 'St. Anger' Performance From Manchester

Posted on June 24, 2019 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "St. Anger" on June 18 at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England can be seen below.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTbZteoq8Zo


"St. Anger" is the title track of METALLICA's 2003 album, which was released at the end of a turbulent two-year period in which bassist Jason Newsted left the grou...

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