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OUR OWN EDDIE TRUNK DISCUSSES PODCASTING, U2’S FREE ALBUM, THE “IS ROCK DEAD?” CONTROVERSY AND NEW BANDS THAT HE LIKES

Juan Hernandez of the Dateline Downtown spoke with Eddie. Highlights from the interview appear below. DD: You are one of the few personalities that have been in the radio business for over 30 years, alongside Howard Stern and Opie & Anthony. Did you ever think that doing a podcast would help bring in a bigger […]

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ROB ZOMBIE’S “GREAT AMERICAN NIGHTMARE” CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS TO AIR ON HOWARD STERN’S SIRIUS/XM “HOWARD 101″ CHANNEL HALLOWEEN NIGHT

Highlights from Rob Zombie’s two performances at his Great American Nightmare Halloween attraction will be heard Halloween night–Friday, October 31–from 9:00-10:00 PM Eastern Time on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM channel Howard 101. The concerts were recorded at the September 19th opening night for Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare in Scottsdale, Arizona and the September 26th opening […]

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KISS’ PAUL STANLEY DISCUSSES THE BAND’S LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY AND THE BAND CONTINUING WITH OTHER MUSICIANS

Robin Leach of the Las Vegas Sun spoke with KISS frontman Paul Stanley. Excerpts from the interview appear below. Las Vegas Sun:….it’s the first time you’re playing a residency at the Hard Rock, but why is it the icing on the cake? Stanley: Well because it’s new territory for us, and what KISS has always […]

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METALLICA TO PLAY A WEEK LONG RESIDENCY ON “THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON”

Ryan Gajewski of the Hollywood Reporter reports: Metallica have scheduled a weeklong residency on the Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson in November, with the band confirming the news on Twitter. “We’ll be playing on @LateLateShowCBS for an entire week starting Monday, November 17th! #LateLateShow,” the band posted on October 29th. The performances help mark […]

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GUITAR CENTER AND DIRECTV FEATURE ICONIC GUITARIST SLASH IN ORIGINAL TWO-PART DOCUMENTARY AND LIVE CONCERT EVENT

Guitar Center and DirectTV announced a two-part documentary and live concert event examining the life and music of Grammy Award-winning guitarist Slash. With a world tour on the horizon and his new album World On Fire debuting in the top ten and garnering worldwide critical acclaim, the iconic guitarist remains one of the leading influences […]

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JOE PERRY’S “ROCKS: MY LIFE IN AND OUT OF AEROSMITH” SITS IN THE TOP TEN OF THE NY TIMES BESTSELLER LIST FOR INITIAL TWO WEEKS

Since its October 7th release, Joe Perry’s Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith (Simon & Schuster) has spent its initial two weeks on the prestigious New York Times bestseller list. Rocks entered the charts at #8 and remained in the Top Ten (#10) in week two. In the book, Perry shares–with total candor […]

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ARMORED SAINT SINGER JOHN BUSH CONFIRMS NEW ALBUM FOR NEXT YEAR

Armored Saint have signed a new deal with Metal Blade Records for the release of the band’s next studio album, due in 2015, reports Blabbermouth. “We have been with Metal Blade for the last three records now,” singer John Bush said during an appearance on Inside Metal with host Bob Nalbandian. “[Metal Blade head honcho] […]

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EXTREME GUITAR TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT FEATURING: ULI JON ROTH, VINNIE MOORE, CRAIG GOLDY, AMONG OTHERS HITTING THE ROAD IN JANUARY

The Paramour Group, and JAAB Productions, are proud to announce the 2015 XG Extreme Guitar Tour featuring members of Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, DIO, MSG, Rainbow, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Scorpions, UFO & Yngwie Malmsteen. XG Tour includes performances by guitar greats Uli Jon Roth, Vinnie Moore, Craig Goldy and introducing new act, Black Knights Rising. […]

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THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I GET BORED….

Hi all. I very rarely post in this section, but the mood struck me. The other day I was quite bored and looking for something valid and interesting to fill that void. I ran across my AC/DC Plug Me In DVD box set, which I had not watched in quite some time. One of the […]

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ACCORDING TO SINGER KLAUS MEINE, THE SCORPIONS WILL WELCOME DRUMMER KOTTAK BACK AFTER REHAB

Scorpions frontman Klaus Meine says the band want drummer James Kottak to return from rehab as the “great guy” they remember. Also, Meine revealed Kottak will play drums on the band’s upcoming new album and take part in next year’s tour. Kottak was jailed in Dubai after a drunken episode this year and his position […]

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