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ICONIC GUITARIST GEORGE LYNCH DISCUSSES GUITAR LEGEND RANDY RHOADS AND HOW HE WAS UP FOR THE GUITAR PLAYER POSITION IN OZZY OSBOURNE’S BAND “ON THREE DIFFERENT OCCASIONS”

Iconic guitarist George Lynch was recently interview with Canada’s The Metal Voice where he was asked if he had any kind of contact with legendary Ozzy Osbourne axeman Randy Rhoads when they were both on the Los Angeles rock scene in the late 1970s. He responded (as transcribed by blabbermouth.net), “We played shows together frequently. We rehearsed at the same rehearsal facility and shared…

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RECORD STORE DAY RELEASES INCLUDE 40TH-ANNIVERSARY CASSETTE BOX SET BY MÖTLEY CRÜE, AN AC/DC PICTURE DISC AND ANTHRAX CUSTOM MINI-TURNTABLE AND BUNDLE

Record Store Day, which will be on June 12th and July 17th will feature some interesting releases. On June 12th, Mötley Crue will release a 40th-anniversary cassette box set containing tapes of the band’s first five albums. The set includes the band’s core catalog titles (Too Fast For Love, Shout At The Devil, Theatre Of Pain, Girls, Girls, Girls and Dr….

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SAMMY HAGAR AND THE CIRCLE ANNOUNCE MINI FLORIDA TOUR STARTING MAY 23RD IN KEY WEST

Sammy Hagar & The Circle (including drummer Jason Bonham, bassist Michael Anthony and guitarist Vic Johnson) has announced a handful of Florida shows in May and June. The five-date trek will begin on May 23rd in Key West and include two shows each in Orlando and St. Augustine. Sammy Hagar & The Circle said in a statement, “Sammy &…

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CACTUS RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “TIGHTROPE TITLE TRACK FROM NEW ALBUM OUT TODAY

’70s classic rock legends Cactus have released their new album, Tightrope, on all formats today. (April 5th) The band filmed a slick performance video for the title track, which offers one of the album’s most killer and memorably groovy hooks (see it below). Founding member and drum legend Carmine Appice had this to say about the song: “Tightrope is one of…

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GUITARIST GEORGE LYNCH DISCUSSES A POSSIBLE REPLACEMENT NAME FOR LYNCH MOB

Iconic guitarist George Lynch was a recent guest on Aftershocks TV, where he discussed retiring the Lynch Mob band name and what he use as his new moniker. Lynch said, per blabbermouth.net, “”I’ll always have my touring entity. It won’t be Lynch Mob. I’m thinking of calling it George Lynch And The New West. The New West is a…

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BLACK SABBATH GUITARIST TONY IOMMI WEIGHS IN ON “IS ROCK DEAD?” CONTROVERSY STATING, “THAT’S BEEN SAID FOR YEARS”

KISS’ Gene Simmons was once famously quoted as stating “Rock is dead,” and then amended the statement by adding, “young fans” are the reason why. After Simmons made his initial declaration many responded including, our very own Eddie Trunk, Dee Snider, AC/DC’s Brian Johnson and Angus Young and Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott. Now Black…

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