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TUFF Celebrates 30 year Anniversary (1985-2015) with vinyl release “Decadation”

GOT VINYL? TUFF Celebrates 30 year Anniversary (1985-2015) with vinyl release “Decadation” Los Angeles — Following suit with the vinyl craze Tuff will issue a limited edition 12″ platter in November titled “Decadation” through their own RLS Records. Tuff first formed in Phoenix Arizona in 1985, but made their biggest impact in Hollywood during the late 80’s. This first ever stateside vinyl release celebrates the exact time period that the Sunset Strip was on fire. The years 1988[…]

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ROCKLAHOMA encounters yet another battle with mother nature

  ABC NEWS —  A music festival in Oklahoma is being evacuated because of inclement weather. Officials with the Rocklahoma festival in Pryor, about 50 miles west of Tulsa, urged attendees around 9 p.m. to head to their cars or the nearby camping area to wait out the incoming weather. They later stressed the campgrounds were not being evacuated. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says at least 15 highways have been closed across the state[…]

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Los Angeles — I’m really not sure what to say about this man other than he is a true icon and wrestling legend!! Roderick “Roddy” George Toombs (born April 17, 1954), better known by his ring name “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, is a retired Canadian professional wrestler, film actor, and podcast host. Per a WWE “Legend’s Contract”, he makes occasional TV and promotional appearances for the company. In professional wrestling, he is best known for his[…]

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SEBASTIAN BACH still blames RACHEL BOLAN for SKID ROW not reuniting

Metal Injection — Sebastian Bach in a candid interview about why Skid Row is avoiding a reunion with him, radio airplay, his appearance on Trailer Park Boys and Gilmore Girls and more. Some of what Metal Injection covers is bullet pointed below. * Touring the world since 1989 * The Skid Row union, and how the band was offered a half million dollars for 2 shows, but the offers were turned down * Says Rachel[…]

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NICK SIMMONS talks with Dean DelRay of LET THERE BE TALK

LET THERE BE TALK — On this episode of LET THERE BE TALK my guest is Nick Simmons son of the God Of Thunder himself Gene Simmons from Kiss. Nick stops by and talks about what its like growing up a Simmons,his love for Led Zeppelin,Stand Up Comedy and visits 2 the Playboy Mansion. DO NOT MISS THIS EPISODE!

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Metal Sludge Exclusive with Ex Poison manager Howie Hubberman; ‘I took Poison to the very top’

‘I TOOK POISON TO THE VERY TOP’ Here is a Metal Sludge exclusive with former Poison manager Howie Hubberman By Gerry Gittelson Metal Sludge Editor at Large LOS ANGELES — In our everlasting journey to relive the past, Metal Sludge has tracked down legendary rock impressario Howie Hubberman, who managed Poison during the glam band’s original rise to stardom, in addition to Hubberman financing Guns N’ Roses and helping other start-up projects including Tuff (it’s[…]

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  Totally Driven Radio spoke with Mark Slaughter the former Lead Singer of the Vinnie Vincent Invasion, and long time lead singer of Slaughter to discuss a ton of topics like…. Mark hangs out with us for over 25 minutes…… **The story behind the song Fly to the Angels **If people have said to him, that they can’t listen to that song anymore, because it relates to someone **if it was tough for him to[…]

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BRET MICHAELS to sell Los Angeles area home for $3.6M

             Bret Michaels has listed his Calabasas crib for $3.649 million. ( | Inset: Gus Ruelas / Associated Press) Courtesy of LA  –  By Lauren Beale contact the reporter Los Angeles — Singer-songwriter Bret Michaels has listed his place in a gated Calabasas community for $3.649 million. Although the 6,797 square feet of light and bright interiors come across as a family home rather than a hangout for a rock star, the accents include guitars,[…]

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KISS bassist GENE SIMMONS remembers BB KING

Los Angeles  — Kiss bassist Gene Simmons recently gave his thoughts on the passing of guitar great BB King. The God of Thunder said, “BB King was a pioneer, a trailblazer.” The co-founder and co-lead vocalist of Kiss says, “Without BB, there wouldn’t have been, oh I don’t know – the Stones, and Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and yes, even Kiss.”

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