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DRUMMER SCOTT ROCKENFIELD FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST HIS FORMER QUEENSRŸCHE BANDMATES MICHAEL WILTON AND EDDIE JACKSON

Blabbermouth.net recounts that founding Queensrÿche drummer Scott Rockenfield has filed a lawsuit against the band’s fellow original members Michael Wilton (guitar) and Eddie Jackson (bass), alleging, among other things, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and wrongful discharge. Metal Sludge was the first to report on the lawsuit, which was filed on October 11th in Snohomish County Superior Court. In the complaint, Rockenfield claims that…

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VINCE NEIL TUMBLES ON THE “MOUNTAIN” AND BREAKS HIS RIBS

Mötley Crüe vocalist Vince Neil broke his ribs after falling off of the stage and directly onto the concrete ground during a performance on October 15th (see video below). Video shows the 60-year-old rocker walking to the front of the stage while performing with his band at Monsters On The Mountain Fest in Pigeon Forge,…

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JUDAS PRIEST FRONTMAN ROB HALFORD BATTLED QUIETLY BATTLED PROSTATE CANCER

The Metal God, aka Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, told Heavy Consequence‘s Gary Graff, that he battled Cancer during the pandemic. He recounts, ““I had my little cancer battle a year ago, which I got through and that’s in remission now, thank God. That happened while we were all locked down, so things happen for…

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THREE RARE OZZY OSBOURNE SONGS RELEASED TO MARK DOWN TO EARTH” ALBUM’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Having recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of his No More Tears album with an expanded digital audio release, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne will mark another album anniversary this month. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of 2001’s Down To Earth, three rare Ozzy tracks — No Place For Angels, Dreamer (Acoustic Version) and Gets Me Through (Single Version) — will be…

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ALICE COOPER SAYS HE LEARNED HOW TO TAP DANCE DURING THE LOCKDOWN

Alice Cooper says that during the Covid shutdowns, he learned how to tap dance. His family conducted practices in their backyard in Phoenix, and despite now being able to soft shoe, Cooper insists his new moves won’t make it into his stage show. However, his trusty snake(s) will still be part of his concerts. “The…

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RANDY RHOADS’ JACKSON CONCORDE GUITAR ON DISPLAY AT “ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME EXHIBIT”

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame continues to celebrate its newest inductees with fans. The 2021 inductee exhibit honoring this year’s class opens during Celebration Day Powered by PNC on October 24th] with free museum admission for Ohio residents. The exhibit highlights this year’s class and their impact on music history by showcasing many iconic items…

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