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Ex-WHITE LION Singer MIKE TRAMP: 'I Would Not Wanna Play With VITO BRATTA For Anything In The World'

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Ex-WHITE LION singer Mike Tramp says that he has no interest in reuniting with guitarist Vito Bratta.

 

The Danish-born singer hasn't played with his former songwriting partner and bandmate since WHITE LION performed its last concert in Boston in September 1991.

 

In the twenty-six years since WHITE LION broke up, Bratta's public profile has been virtually ...

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Watch Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley reunite onstage

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)


Kiss star Gene Simmons reunited with former bandmate Ace Frehley last night at a benefit show in support of victims of Hurricane Harvey.

 

The concert at CHS Field Stadium in St Paul, Minnesota marked the first time that Simmons and Frehley had played together in public since 2001 – and they ripped through classic Kiss tracks Parasite, Cold Gin and Shock Me.

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Third Annual Ronnie James Dio Cancer Charity Event Adds Classic Rockers to Celebrity Bowling Tournament

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)


A growing roster of classic rockers is lining up to take to the lanes in tribute to Ronnie James Dio at this year’s Bowl for Ronnie charity event.


The bowling tournament, set to take place Oct. 6 at the Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City, Calif., marks the third annual edition of the fundraiser, which benefits the Ronnie JamesDio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fun...

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SCORPIONS GUITARIST MATTHIAS JABS ON ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME - "WE'VE DONE ENOUGH OVER THE LAST 50 YEARS TO DESERVE A SPOT"

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Scorpions guitarist Matthias Jabs recently spoke with Tigman at Q103 in Albany, New York and discussed the possibilty of the band being inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. They have been eligible for the honour since 1997. Check out the interview below:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pPOxAKSDl8


To kick-off their North American Crazy World Tour, ...

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CHEAP TRICK, DOKKEN, SEBASTIAN BACH, STEELHEART, QUIET RIOT Set For ROCKFEST 80'S Festival

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)


LYNYRD SKYNYRD, CHEAP TRICK and JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS will headline the second annual RockFest 80's, set to take place Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5, at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines, Florida.

 

A total of sixteen bands will grace the RockFest stage at this fan-favorite festival event.

 

This year's spectacular lineup also feature...

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35 Years Ago: The Who Kick Off Their First Farewell Tour

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)


A little more than three years after drummer Keith Moon died, the Who were feeling out of sorts with each other, musically and onstage.


That, along with Pete Townshend’s desire to focus more on his solo career, was the impetus for the band’s 1982 farewell tour, which kicked off its North American leg on Sept. 21, 1982, with the first of two shows at the Capital Ce...

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WILL LED ZEPPELIN LEGEND ROBERT PLANT EVER WRITE A MEMOIR? - "NEVER... WHAT I KNOW BETWEEN MY EARS HERE IS PRICELESS"

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant’s upcoming album, Carry Fire, will be released on October 13th via Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, he says Carry Fire is “a little wild, a little bit crazy in concept”.

 

During the interview, Plant is asked if he’ll ever write a memoir: “Never. What I know between my ears...

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Everything You Need to Know About Iron Maiden's 'Hallowed Be Thy Name'

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Iron Maiden’s latest limited-edition beer, Hallowed, goes on sale in October for four months only. To mark the arrival of the latest extension of their Trooper ale, here’s everything you need to know about “Hallowed Be Thy Name,” the Maiden track that gives the new beverage its name.


“Hallowed Be Thy Name” was written by bassist St...

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GLENN HUGHES REFLECTS ON HIS TIME IN DEEP PURPLE - "WHAT KILLED THE BAND WAS SEX, DRUGS, AND ROCK AND ROLL"

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)



New Zealand’s Stuff.co caught up with Glenn Hughes and during the chat, they discussed his time with Deep Purple.

 

"I'll make a bold statement for you," Hughes says. "What killed the band was sex, drugs and rock and roll. There was some wife swapping going on, there was some drug behavior, there was some lying, there was some cheating.

 

"There ...

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H.e.a.t release epic ballad Eye Of The Hurricane

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Swedish melodic rockers H.e.a.t have released a video for their new single Eye Of The Storm. The video comes just two days before the release of the band's fifth album, Into The Great Unknown, the follow-up to 2014's Tearing Down The Walls.

 

"In a hurricane there is a treacherous place, after the initial big wind," say the band. "As the centre of the storm passes over, where it is see...

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'Kiss Klassified: War Stories From A Kiss Army General' Book Coming In October

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)


"Kiss Klassified: War Stories From A Kiss Army General" will be released on October 26 via Gain Production. The book features over 750 never-before-seen photos as well as several unpublished interviews with American rock icons KISS.

 

The story is centered around Johan Kihlberg, who was the president of Kiss Army Sweden for ten years. He hung out in the studio with Gene ...

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Nikki Sixx Announces Photography Exhibit and Special Edition Leica Camera Model

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)


While Nikki Sixx is known best as the bassist of Motley Crue and frontman for Sixx: AM, his talents range far beyond music. Sixx has a love for photography, and has announced his upcoming first-ever photo exhibit, Conversations with Angels to take place at the Leica Gallery Los Angeles, running from Oct. 4 through Nov. 5.


Sixx’s street-style photography is concerned with t...

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Metallica Unleash 1986 Live Version of 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)



Though one of the biggest acts in the world now, there was a time when Metallica was still somewhat new to some audiences and making a name for themselves. And thanks to the band, you can revisit a classic live performance that’s been included on their upcoming Master of Puppets deluxe box set. The band has unleashed a live version of “For Whom the Bell Tolls” taken fro...

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DORO Performs WARLOCK Classics At Whisky A Go Go (Video)

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)


German metal queen Doro Pesch is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of WARLOCK's "Triumph And Agony" album by performing the LP in its entirety at select shows around the globe.

 

Fan-filmed video footage of her September 16 concert at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv4GjAQ7acY


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JEFF SCOTT SOTO DEBUTS "INSIDE/OUTSIDE" LYRIC VIDEO

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)


A lyric video for “Inside/Outside”, a track from Jeff Scott Soto’s upcoming Retribution album, is available for streaming below:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvA7OcCaWmE


It has been 15 years since Frontiers first partnered up with Jeff Scott Soto on a release and in celebration of that anniversary, Frontiers Music Srl will release another new alb...

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Iron Maiden Announce 'Book of Souls: Live Chapter' Album and Concert Film

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Iron Maiden will release a live album, Book of Souls: Live Chapter, on Nov. 17.


As the name implies, the 15-track, double-CD or triple-vinyl set is drawn from performances all over the world from the band’s 2016-2017 Book of Souls tour. The tour included 39 countries in six continents during its run and was seen by more than two million people.


The...

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37 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Comes Back to Life With 'Blizzard of Ozz'

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)


There are a number of reasons why Ozzy Osbourne’s solo debut, Blizzard of Ozz, which was released on Sept. 20, 1980, is one of the greatest albums in the history of metal. First, it was a stunning comeback from an artist who seemed completely stricken down and burned out.


In late 1978, after recording, eight albums with Black Sabbath, Osbourne was coming apart at the seams. Inca...

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JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE TO EMBARK ON NORTH AMERICAN TOUR IN NOVEMBER

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience have announced a string of winter tour dates. The trek will launch on November 24th at Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, PA, and will wrap up on December 13th at War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, TN. Find a list of dates below.

 

A lot of talented children have probably been asked by a parent to entertain family an...

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Nickelback launch lyric video for After The Rain

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Nickelback have launched a new lyric video for their track After The Rain.

 

It’s been taken from the band’s with studio album Feed The Machine which launched in June this year via BMG.

 

Frontman Chad Kroeger says of the track: “Oftentimes in life I think we lose sight that our most challenging trials and tribulations can also be our most t...

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Producer BOB ROCK On METALLICA's Black Album: 'It Was The Biggest Cultural Record I Made'

Posted on September 19, 2017 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)


Decibel magazine recently spoke Canadian producer Bob Rock, who has been responsible for some of the biggest rock and metal albums of the last thirty years, including all of METALLICA's studio output during the 1990s and early 2000s. Asked what it was about METALLICA that interested him in working with the band, Bob said: "Okay, I had bought [1988's] '…[And] Justice [For All]'. THE...

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