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SUICIDE FAILURE … “I tried to kill myself, but it didn’t work” Donnie Vie unloads on his past and ex-bandmates

SUICIDE FAILURE “I tried to kill myself, but it didn’t work” Donnie Vie unloads on his past and ex-bandmates   M2 Podxast — Former Enuff Z’Nuff singer Donnie Vie recently guested on the M2 Podcast. The acclaimed songwriter goes in dept about a ton of stuff from the past. Vie starts off slow but says he is going through a “make over of the soul” in regards to his place in life. The Chicago native says he’s[…]

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80’s UNDERGROUND In L.A. … SCENESTERS: “Music, Mayhem & Melrose Ave. 1985-1990″

80’s UNDERGROUND In L.A. SCENESTERS: “Music, Mayhem & Melrose Ave. 1985-1990″  By: Lester Harvey LOS ANGELES, California — When people think of eighties rock bands from L.A. they probably think of the likes of Van Halen, Motley Crue, RATT, Great White, Quiet Riot, Poison, & the many “hair” bands who tried emulate them. But there was a lot more going on in L.A. during this decade. There was also an amazing underground scene on which[…]

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CRAB VS: RATT … John Corabi doesn’t think Blotzer deserves Ratt name, recalls the band’s dysfunction

  CRAB VS: RATT  John Corabi doesn’t think Bobby Blotzer deserves Ratt name, recalls the band’s dysfunctional ways Blabbermouth —  Former MÖTLEY CRÜE and current THE DEAD DAISIES singer John Corabi who had a seven-year stint (2001-2008) as the rhythm guitarist in RATT, has once again commented on the ongoing legal battle between drummer Bobby Blotzer and other members of RATT‘s classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — over the[…]

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ROCK N’ ROLL 101 … Listen to Erik Turner of Warrant talk in depth with Dean Delray on Let There Be Talk

Erik Turner of Warrant talks in depth with Dean Delray on Let There Be Talk podcast   Let There Be Talk —  On today’s episode of LET THERE BE TALK Erik Turner lead guitarist for the 80’s Rock n Roll band Warrant stops by and talks about Hollywood in the 80’s,Record Deals,Red Wine and or course Cherry Pie. Erik and the band Warrant have a brand new record out called Louder Harder Faster available right[…]

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Nitro add Grammy Award winning bassist Wooten to lineup feat: Gillette, Angelo Batio and Adler

LIKE A FREIGHT TRAIN Nitro add Grammy Award winning bassist Wooten to lineup feat: Gillette, Angelo Batio and Adler   From The Train Tracks  —  After months of public speculation on who will be playing bass on the new NITRO album, the band releases the following statement: NITRO is proud, humbled and honored to finally tell fans and friends that VICTOR WOOTEN will be the guest bass player on the new NITRO album.  A five time GRAMMY Award winner and widely-recognized as[…]

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BALLS TO THE WALL … German rock band PUMP retro review: “Tales of hot chicks, dirty sex, broken love & drugs”

BALLS TO THE WALL German rockers PUMP retro review: “Tales of hot chicks, dirty sex, broken love, drugs and life on the street”   Retro Reviews — In an era where groups like Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Green Day, Linkin Park and Three Days Grace ruled commercial radio, there were indeed still artists recording and releasing old-school, kick-ass hard rock. Thousands of miles away from Hollywood, the German band Pump was carrying on the legacy of[…]

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BRIDES OF DISFUNCTION … Nikki Sixx; “Tracii Guns ripped me off for a lot of money”, Tracii Guns responds

BRIDES OF DISFUNCTION Nikki Sixx; “He (Tracii Guns) ripped me off for a lot of money”, and Tracii Guns responds to the allegations     LOS ANGELES, California — It’s been a while since Brides Of Destruction has been in the headlines but fear not, we have news for you. Seemingly out of nowhere Nikki Sixx has went on the attack against his former bandmate Tracii Guns in a few recent tweets. Brides Of Destruction was first[…]

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NOT BFF’S … Sebastian Bach says group texting with former band (Skid Row) is ‘fu??ing just…misery’

NOT BFF’S Sebastian Bach says group texting with former band (Skid Row) is ‘fu??ing just…misery’        Blabbermouth —  Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach was interviewed on episode 357 of the “Let There Be Talk” podcast with rock and roll comedian Dean Delray. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SKID ROW: “We were talking about putting a reunion [of[…]

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GOING GOING GONE … Wildside are the latest in a string of casualties for Rock N’ Skull festival

GOING GOING GONE  Wildside are the latest in a string of casualties for Rock N’ Skull festival UPDATED: WildSide frontman Drew ‘Rose’ Hannah posts statement and Rock N’ Skull adds a band!   PEKIN, Illinois — In what seems to be somewhat of a domino effect, yet another band has pulled out of the Rock N’ Skull festival. The latest casualty are Los Angeles based rockers WildSide, who were slotted to perform on day 3 of the event. Metal[…]

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TAKE 2 … Quiet Riot’s “Road Rage” set for August via Frontiers Music Srl

TAKE 2 Quiet Riot’s “Road Rage” set for August via Frontiers Music Srl MelodicRock — Quiet Riot continues their historic journey in 2017 with their new album, “Road Rage”. Led by drummer Frankie Banali, who is joined by veteran bassist Chuck Wright (who has been in and out of the band since 1982), guitarist Alex Grossi (who has been in the band since 2004), and new vocalist James Durbin, the band continues to be an[…]

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