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EDDIE TRUNK DISCUSSES THE STATE OF ROCK MUSIC TODAY, SAYS “THE STRONG WILL SURVIVE”

Jimmie Tramel of Tulsa World reports: Trunk was asked this question: What’s the state of music right now? He said he can only speak in terms of rock music “because that’s what I know and live in, but I think it’s fairly healthy.” Eddie continues, “I think unfortunately record sales and music sales are not […]

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GIRLSCHOOL AND CRUCIFIED BARBARA TEAM UP FOR NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

Legendary all girl British hard rockers Girlschool are gearing up to storm North America for the first time in 20 years, reclaiming their rightful place as the hardest rocking bunch of females to ever destroy a stage. The band will be previewing tracks from their new album, Guilty As Sin, set for release later this […]

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FORMER SKID ROW FRONTMAN SEBASTIAN BACH SAYS HE IS MOST RECOGNIZABLE MEMBER OF THE BAND

Former Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach was a guest on Snider Comments podcast with host Dee Snider of Twisted Sister where he discussed his former bandmates. Bach told Snider, “The biggest lie that those guys always tell is, ‘We wrote all the songs on all the records.’ If you listen to my albums and the […]

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KISS FRONTMAN PAUL STANLEY SAYS MAKING NEW MUSIC ISN’T NECESSARY, STATING “THERE HAS TO BE A PURPOSE TO US DOING AN ALBUM”

Martin Kelly of Classic Rock Magazine reports: KISS frontman Paul Stanley says it’s not necessary for the band to record another album. He believes they had good reasons to make 2009’s Sonic Boom and 2012’s Monster – but that their tally of studio outings might stop at 20. Stanley tells Classic Rock’s Paul Brannigan, “There […]

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JOE SATRIANI STREAMING “ON PEREGRINE WINGS” FROM HIS FORTHCOMING ALBUM “SHOCKWAVE SUPERNOVA,” LISTEN HERE

Joe Satriani is streaming On Peregrine Wings, taken from forthcoming album Shockwave Supernova, set to be released on July 24th. Listen to it below. “While working on a project for an animated TV show called Crystal Planet, I thought this music would be perfect for a flying character and what would it feel like to […]

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FAITH NO MORE DRUMMER MIKE BORDIN DISCUSSES OZZY RE-TRACKING AND SAYS “THAT WAS A REALLY KIND OF F–KED-UP THING”

Faith No More drummer Mike Bordin has spoken about his role in removing the original drum and bass tracks from Ozzy Osbourne’s first two albums. The 2002 re-releases of Blizzard Of Ozz and Diary Of A Madman featured Bordin and Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo – both then members of Ozzy’s solo band – in place […]

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VAN HALEN FRONTMAN DAVID LEE ROTH SAYS OF FORMER SINGER SAMMY HAGAR “THERE’S A CREDIBILITY ISSUE THERE,” VIDEO OF THEIR BILLBOARD AWARDS PERFORMANCE POSTED ONLIINE

David Lee Roth says he’ll never perform Sammy Hagar-era Van Halen songs, and says the reasons are obvious. First, Roth was never sure about Hagar’s commitment to the work. Second, he says, the public has made it clear which edition they favor. “Well, there’s a credibility issue there,” Roth said, back stage at the Billboard […]

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EDDIE TRUNK SAYS GROWING UP MUSIC WAS THE ONLY THING HE CARED ABOUT

Jimmie Tramel of Tulsa World reports: Hey, all you Rocklahoma-bound people. Got something for you here: Let’s suppose Ace Frehley had gotten a KISS-off and you helped revive his career. Let’s suppose the band members in Twisted Sister gave each other the stink-eye for 14 years, but you talked them into reuniting for a post-9/11 […]

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MUSICIANS HONOR THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY PASSING OF RONNIE JAMES DIO, VIDEO FOOTAGE OF THE PERFORMANCES POSTED ONLINE

At the May 16th’s free public memorial service for legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the singer’s passing, several of Dio’s former bandmates and friends spoke and performed his music. The event was also emceed by our very own Eddie Trunk. According to […]

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IRON MAIDEN FRONTMAN BRUCE DICKINSON GIVEN A CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has been given the all-clear following his cancer treatment. He underwent seven weeks of medical attention a small cancerous tumor was discovered at back of Dickison’s tongue, which forced the band to put plans for their 16th album on hold. But following a recent MRI scan, specialists have now given […]

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