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STILL SPINNING … RATT’s GEICO Commercial has already aired more than 10,000 times

Blabbermouth — According to Variety, RATT‘s recent TV commercial for the Geico insurance company has amassed more than 8.7 million views on YouTube, and has aired north of 10,000 times since April 13, with an estimated media spend of $21.1 million. The 40-second spot — featuring the current lineup of RATT playing the band’s classic hit “Round And Round” — is part of Geico‘s “Bundling Made Easy” campaign, which reminds people that bundling your home and car insurance is easy with Geico and helps you save money. Last month, RATT singer Stephen[…]

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REVIEWS / PODCASTS / SOCIAL MEDIA

POSTPONED … The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard and Poison officially pushed to Summer of 2021

Metal Sludge — It’s now official, The Stadium Tour has been postponed til the summer of 2021. An announcement was issued today from Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison & Joan Jett And The Blackhearts. This has been expected from the majority of fans for months since the Covid19 epidemic has hit the United States Back on April 1st 2020, Metal Sludge posted a poll on our official Twitter account asking fans what they thought might[…]

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NEWS FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

TUFF DIARIES #15 … Hello MTV, U.S. Summer Tour, The Nelsons, London, Jason Newsted & a Stolen Ryder Truck

TUFF DIARIES by Stevie Rachelle — Our end of summer tour is coming and fast. But before July is over one of the single biggest events in our band’s history will happen. At this point in the music industry MTV was God. And the channel was just a few days away from turning 10. MTV first aired on August 1st 1981, and it changed a lot of our lives. For our generation, MTV was part[…]

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