Metal Sludge

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    BULLETBOYS singer MARQ TORIEN “I’m working class, hard hat and lunch pail”

      BULLETBOYS singer MARQ TORIEN says: ‘I’m working class, hard hat and lunch pail’ LOS ANGELES — Once among rock’s top young attractions, BulletBoys are hanging tough, or at least Marq Torien is. He’s the singer, the straw that stirs the drink, and Torien is still around in the wake of the other three originals all doing other things. And though Torien, like all of us, has had his ups and downs through the years[…]

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    Metal Sludge’s Dirty Dozen Rockers Arrested for Domestic Violence

    THE DIRTY DOZEN Here is Metal Sludge’s list of 12 rockers arrested for domestic violence With Journey drummer Deen Castronovo in the news — make that ex-drummer, at least for now — amid reports that he not only physically assaulted his wife but allegedly RAPED her, Metal Sludge gives you the dirty dozen. These incidents are the kind of reports that do not make it to the family refrigerator wall. +++++++++++++++++++++++++ Steven Adler / Original Guns[…]

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    HANG ON LUCY! WILDSIDE voice DREW HANNAH unloads on their success, sex, drugs & failure

    Inappropriate Earl — Join me as I have a man who’s experienced more in his life than all of us put together!! Drew Rose was the singer of the 80’s metal band Wildside who were the last band off the Strip to get a big deal before The Grunge Pac Man came along! Wildside was an American Rock/Metal band created in 1988 by founders Brent Woods, Drew Hannah, Benny Rhynedance. Originally called “Young Gunns”, the 5 piece[…]

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RECENT NEWS

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DEEN CASTRONOVO charged with Rape and Menacing, threatened to ‘Kill Himself’ over initial arrest

Statesman Journal —  Drummer Deen Castronovo was arraigned Tuesday, on several charges, including rape and sexual assault, in connection with an alleged domestic violence incident on June 14. Castronovo, 50, appeared in a suicide smock at the Marion County Courthouse Annex where he was formally charged with five counts of fourth-degree assault, one count of first-degree rape, two counts of menacing, one count of unlawful use of a weapon, one count of second-degree assault, one[…]

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REVIEWS / CD / DVD / LIVE

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FASTER PUSSYCAT Rocks the Whisky-A-Go-Go in Grand Homecoming

Hollywood — Faster Pussycat returned home Friday, June 26 with a heavily-anticipated concert back at The Whisky, and the glam fivesome was treated so warmly that it’s like they never left. Led by singer Taime Downe, who is the only original left, Faster Pussycat first rose to stardom on the Sunset Strip, signing with Elektra in 1987, then steadily building in popularity through touring with big acts like Motley Crue in addition to a hit[…]

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HOLLYWOOD NEWS FROM THE SUNSET STRIP

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NOT THE EASY WAY Led by Eric Jeffreys, The Hard Way singer on days as a drug dealer, prison and police brutality

  LOS ANGELES — They’re called The Hard Way, and for once a band name actually fits. It isn’t easy making a name for yourselves as a newbie in today’s rock climate, but The Hard Way is giving its best shot, led by blond-maned singer Eric Jeffreys, who has been pushing for years and is finally getting the recognition he and the band deserve. The Hard Way is hoping to win over the judges on July[…]

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