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MOTORHEAD FRONTMAN LEMMY KILMISTER DISCUSSES THE BAND’S NEW ALBUM AND HIS HEALTH

[Note: This interview was conducted prior to Motorhead’s August 27th concert in in Salt Lake City, Utah. That show ended after only four songs because frontman Lemmy Kilmister told the crowd he was finding it difficult to breathe. This follows reports from Los Angeles on August 22nd, where some fans said the 69-year-old appeared unsteady […]

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HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES, FEATURING ALICE COOPER, JOE PERRY, JOHNNY DEPP, AND OTHERS, RELEASE AN AUDIO VIDEO OF THE WHO’S “MY GENERATION”

Hollywood Vampires, the supergroup featuring Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, and others have released am audio video for their cover version of The Who’s, My Generation. Listen to it below. The band recently announced that it will be playing only two shows Stateside at the Roxy, on the fabled Sunset Strip, on September 16th […]

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IRON MAIDEN FRONTMAN BRUCE DICKINSON TO PILOT CUSTOM BOEING 747 JET DUBBED, “ED FORCE ONE,” THAT WILL TAKE THE BAND ACROSS SIX CONTINENTS

Jon Blistein of Rolling Stone reports: Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson will take the helm onstage and in the air next year when the metal outfit embarks on a six-continent world tour, flying in a Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet piloted by the singer himself. Dates and venues are still being finalized for the 2016 trek, which […]

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BUCKCHERRY RELEASE VIDEO FOR “TIGHT PANTS”

Buckcherry have released a video for the song, Tight Pants, from their forthcoming new album, Rock N’Roll, which was released on August 21st through F-Bomb records. Watch the video below. Last week, Todd revealed that the song Tight Pants was influenced by Aerosmith. To read more about this, and to see the album track list, […]

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GUITARIST GEORGE LYNCH ON A DOKKEN REUNION, “THAT IS ON THE TABLE RIGHT NOW…, BUT OF COURSE THAT COMES AND GOES EVERY COUPLE OF YEARS”

Leslie Michele Derrough of Glide Magazine spoke with guitarist George Lynch. Portions of the interview appear below. Glide: What song in your career would you say was the most difficult to transfer to the live stage from the recording? Lynch: Probably Mr. Scary because it has so many guitars on it. What I’ve done in […]

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GUITARIST TONY MACALPINE POSTPONES TOUR AMID CANCER SCARE

Guitarist Tony MacAlpine has had to postpone his upcoming tour of Asia and Australia. In a statement, he said that he and his doctors believe he has colon cancer. Yesterday (August 24th), MacAlpine posted the following on his Facebook page: “Last week I was taken to the hospital with severe stomach pains. Following blood work, […]

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THE METAL GOD, ROB HALFORD, REFLECTS BACK ON JUDAS PRIEST’S SUBLIMINAL MESSAGE TRIAL

Kory Grow of Rolling Stone reports: Twenty-five years ago today, a judge ruled that heavy-metal trendsetters Judas Priest were not liable for the deaths of two young men who cited the band’s music as the reason they killed themselves. One day in December 1985, the men — Raymond Belknap, then 18, and James Vance, 20 […]

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WATCH “THE UKES OF HAZZARD” COVER METALLICA’S “ONE”

Damian Fanelli of Guitar World reports: Below, check out an all-ukulele cover of Metallica’s One. It’s performed by a guy who calls his project “Ukes of Hazzard.” “This was by far the most difficult cover I’ve done,” he says on YouTube. “It’s long, it’s intricate and devilishly fast at the end. The whole process of […]

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DRUMMER BILL WARD EXPLAINS HIS STATEMENTS REGARDING BLACK SABBATH’S “13”

As previously reported, original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward was interviewed for the latest episode of Eddie Trunk’s podcast, Eddie Trunk Podcast and made a few statement’s about Black Sabbath’s latest album, 13. Ward told Eddie, “I didn’t think [13] was successful at all. Well, in terms of live attendance, I think it’s gonna go, […]

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DRUMMER BILL WARD SAYS THAT “SHARON [OSBOURNE] DEFINITELY DISLIKES ME, AND SHE HAS FOR A LONG, LONG TIME”

Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward was interviewed for the latest episode of Eddie Trunk’s podcast, “Eddie Trunk Podcast“. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by Blabbermouth.net. To listen to Eddie’s podcast with Bill Ward, please click here. On why he chose to go public with his reasons for pulling out of the reunion of the […]

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