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HOOKERS & BLOW RECRUIT EX TYPE O NEGATIVE/ DANZIG DRUMMER JOHNNY KELLY FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR, DATES ANNOUNCED

Hookers & Blow – Announce ex Type O Negative and Current Danzig Drummer Johnny Kelly as for it 10th Anniversary East Coast Tour. The band featuring Guns N’ Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed and Quiet Riot guitarist Alex Grossi will be celebrating the band’s 10th Anniversary starting on September 5th at The Whisky A Go Go […]

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THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY WISHES

I just wanted to personally thank all the posters who wished me a “Happy Birthday” in the back end, and since I don’t have a Twitter or Facebook, I had no choice but to post it here. Your comments and thoughts are always greatly appreciated and mean a lot to me (unless they are abusive […]

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DRUMMER PHIL RUDD ON AC/DC’S FUTURE: ‘WE’LL PROBABLY ALL HAVE TO BE DEAD BEFORE IT STOPS”

Although original AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has taken leave from the band while fighting illness, AC/DC have recorded a new album and plan to tour. In a new interview with Australia’s Today Show, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd not only confirmed his desire to keep going, but declared that “we’ll probably all have to be dead […]

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WHITESNAKE ANNOUNCE NIGHT RANGER’S JOEL HOEKSTRA AS THEIR NEW GUITARIST

Whitesnake has officially announced their new guitar player, New York’s own, Joel Hoekstra. Whitesnake frontman, David Coverdale has posted the following message: “Ladies & Gentlemen…Boys & Girls…Your Attention, Please…:) One of the first, if not the first, guitarists to put his name forward after hearing that Doug Aldrich had left the band, was an exceptionally […]

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ORIGINAL KISS GUITARIST ON HIS FORMER BANDMATE GENE SIMMONS: “I DON’T THINK HE MAKES ANY SENSE”

Ace Frehley believes Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has “alienated just about everybody on the planet” with his recent comments on depression, addiction and poverty. And the guitarist has predicted his former colleague could next turn on gay people – all because he doesn’t understand the human condition. His comments stem from Simmons’ incendiary comments about […]

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ANTHRAX’S CHARLIE BENANTE TAKES THE ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

When Anthrax headlined the Rock Al Parquet 2014 Festival in Bogota, Colombia, the band’s drummer Charlie Benate took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – in front of more than 140,000 screaming fans. Mike Portnoy had challenged Charlie, and he accepted, in large part because Mike Wright, the father of his friend Brandon Wright, has had […]

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TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION RETURN WITH NEW ALBUM “RIDE ON” DUE OCTOBER 7TH, LYRIC VIDEO FOR “MONSTER IN ME” POSTED ONLINE

Texas has been known for many things through the years and Texas Hippie Coalition is just the next commodity from the great Lone Star State. The band of outlaws return with their unique blend of “Red Dirt Metal” with their latest release Ride On. The album will be released on October 7th through Carved Records/Caroline […]

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TED NUGENT WRAPS UP SUMMER TOUR WITH SOLD OUT SHOW BENEFITING THE “SHOW OF SUPPORT MEMORIAL” FOR OUR TROOPS

Multi-platinum guitar icon Ted Nugent rocked the house this past weekend (8/17) with a bombastic set in Midland, Texas, wrapping up his summer SHUTUP&JAM! Tour, named after his latest full-length album SHUTUP&JAM! on Frontiers Records. Nugent was in top form for the sold-out gig, benefiting the Show of Support Memorial for our troops. “Show of […]

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AEROSMITH GUITARIST JOE PERRY TO RELEASE HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY ON OCTOBER 7TH, ANNOUNCES SOME BOOK SIGNINGS

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry will release his long-awaited memoir, Rocks: My Life In And Out Of Aerosmith, on October 7th through Simon & Schuster and available for preorder at Amazon. Perry has also announced some book signings. They are as follows: October: 7 Barnes & Noble – Union Square, New York, NY 9 Brookline Booksmith […]

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BUCKCHERRY’S “F@%K” EP OUT TODAY, STREAMING THE TRACK “SOMEBODY F@%KED WITH ME” ONLINE

Buckcherry are streaming the lead track from their Fuck EP, Somebody Fucked With Me, which can be streamed at Classic Rock Magazine. The EP is out today (August 19th) and also features the tracks Say Fuck It, Motherfucker, I Don’t Give A Fuck, It’s A Fucking Disaster and Fist Fuck. “This song is very special […]

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