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KISS’ GENE SIMMONS WITHDRAWS HIS APPLICATION TO TRADEMARK “DEVIL’S HORN” HAND GESTURE

Gene Simmons has withdrawn his application to trademark the devil horns hand gesture used by many rock and metal fans all over the world. The original papers filed at US Patent and Trademark Office have been updated and say that Simmons’ claim has been abandoned. The papers read, “The owner of the trademark application withdrew…

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GUNS N’ ROSES TO PERFORM PRIVATE CONVERT FOR SIRIUS/XM AT THE APOLLO THEATER

SiriusXM announced today that legendary rock band Guns N’ Roses will perform at Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater for a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers on Thursday, July 20th. Howard Stern made the announcement today during his live SiriusXM show The Howard Stern Show. The exclusive SiriusXM concert marks the first time that Guns…

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ROCK MANAGER ALAN NIVEN DISCUSSES GREAT WHITE, AND SAYS OF FORMER FRONTMAN, JACK RUSSELL, “[HIS] NEGATIVE CHARACTERISTICS CONFOUNDED ME IN THE END”

Ruben Mosqueda of Sleaze Roxx spoke with rock manager Alan Niven (Guns N’ Roses and Great White). Niven, contacted the site, regarding allegations made by former Great White lead singer, Jack Russell, in a previous interview. Excerpts from the discussion appear, below. Sleaze Roxx: On Jack [Russell] indicating that it was only until Once Bitten……

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MR. BIG POST AUDIO FOR NEW SONG, “MEAN TO ME,” LISTEN TO IT HERE

On the heels of the posting the video for Everybody Needs A Little Trouble, and the audio for 1992, Mr. Big is now streaming, Mean To Me. Listen to the song, below. Mean To Me appears on the band’s forthcoming new album, Defying Gravity, scheduled for July 21st release, from its previous date, of July…

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WENDY DIO SAYS KISS’ GENE SIMMONS’ ATTEMPT TO TRADEMARK “DEVIL’S HORN” HAND GESTURE IS “DISGUSTING”

Tim Kennealy of the TheWrap reports: Following news that KISS frontman Gene Simmons is attempting to trademark the “horns” hand gesture, TheWrap spoke to Wendy Dio, widow of deceased singer Ronnie James Dio, who’s widely credited with popularizing the hand gesture. Wendy’s assessment of Simmons’ trademark bid? It’s “disgusting.” “To try to make money off…

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THE METAL ALLIANCE TOUR, FEATURING OVERKILL, ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER TOUR DATES

Fear The Riff Expo the nation’s premier gathering of boutique effects pedals and guitar gear in NYC proudly presents the 2017 Metal Alliance Tour. The tour is celebrating its 7th year as one of the most anticipated metal tours in the Metal Community. Each year this touring festival assembles a package that celebrates the various…

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