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NO LOVE LOST … Jake E. Lee unloads on Phil Soussan regarding exit from Ozzy: “Karma Motherf?@ker“

NO LOVE LOST Jake E. Lee unloads on Phil Soussan regarding exit from Ozzy: “Karma Motherf?@ker“     Sleazeroxx — Red Dragon Cartel guitarist and former Ozzy Osbourne and Badlands axeman Jake E. Lee was recently interviewed by Jimmy Kay for Canada’s The Metal Voice and spoke about his time with Ozzy Osbourne. On why he was fired after the Ultimate Sin album and tour, Leeopined (as transcribed by The Metal Voice with slight edits): “It was a combination of  reasons. First, me and Ozzy never clicked on a personnel level, there was never any[…]

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ALL SYSTEMS NO … Vinnie Vincent cancels December shows in Memphis, rebooks for February in Nashville

ALL SYSTEMS NO Vinnie Vincent cancels December shows in Memphis, rebooks for February in Nashville   Blabbermouth — Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent‘s previously announced shows in Memphis on December 7 and December 8 have been postponed until February 8 and February 9, 2019 in Nashville due to additional scheduling and logistical requirements by the promoter. Promoter Derek Christopher said: “Vinnie is ready to rock and roll and is disappointed by the postponement, but we needed extra time to add and confirm[…]

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BIONIC MICHAELS … Bret Michaels has another medical emergency, postpones weekend performance

BIONIC MICHAELS Bret Michaels has another medical emergency, postpones weekend performance     From The Road — At this point we might have to change Bret Michaels name to Bionic Michaels. It seems the Poison frontman had yet another medical emergeny over the weekend. Which has resulted in the singer postponing his Sunday (November 11th) show in Greeneville Tennessee. Michaels is no stranger to accidents, mishaps and incidents that have led him to the E.R. over his career.[…]

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COLLAPSED … Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry rushed to hospital after performance in New York City

COLLAPSED Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry rushed to hospital after performance in New York City     TMZ — Joe Perry was wheeled out of Madison Square Garden on a stretcher Saturday night after performing with Billy Joel. Eyewitnesses tell TMZ, Joe had just finished “Walk This Way” with Billy Joel on stage and went back to his dressing room. A source connected with the concert tells TMZ, Joe collapsed and “looked terrible.” Paramedics rushed to the scene and[…]

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TUFF DIARIES #10 … Goodbye 1989, Jessica Hahn, Skid Row, Martha Quinn, Young Gunns, Flyer War & Cock-Rings

TUFF DIARIES #10 Goodbye 1989, Jessica Hahn, Skid Row, Martha Quinn, Young Gunns, Flyer Wars & Cock-Rings Sebastian Bach, MTV, Brian Kushner, Tawn Mastery, Taz, Other People’s Pussy and Heavy Metal Thunder & Mud       It’s now the fall of 1989. September and October are a bit slow with 1 show each. We hit “The Marquee” in Orange County on 9/16 and “The Waters Club” in San Pedro on 10/7. In November it heats up and we’ll[…]

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JAKE E. LEE … Red Dragon Cartel announces North American tour dates for 2019

JAKE E. LEE Red Dragon Cartel announces North American tour dates for 2019     Blabbermouth — RED DRAGON CARTEL, the band led by former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee, will embark on a North American tour in February. The trek will kick off February 23 in Reno, Nevada and wrap on April 2 in Queens, New York. Tour dates: Feb. 23 – Reno, NV @ Nugget Casino Resort Feb. 24 – Agoura Hills, CA @ The Canyon[…]

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KETTLE BLACK … Jake E. Lee calls current version of Ratt “Sad”, throws shade at Bobby Blotzer

KETTLE BLACK Jake E. Lee calls current version of Ratt “Sad”, throws shade at Bobby Blotzer     Blabbermouth —  Jake E. Lee has shot down a rumor that he was approached to play with RATT earlier this year as the replacement for Warren DeMartini. “No, that never came up,” the former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist told the “Talking Metal” podcast (hear audio below). “That was never gonna happen. That all came from [RATT drummer] Bobby Blotzer, from a specific interview. “Nobody really cares what Bob has to say,” Jake continued.[…]

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SPOOKY AND COOKY … Wednesday 13’s U.K. debut with Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 >Review<

SPOOKY AND COOKY Wednesday 13’s U.K. debut with Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13   Five Queens InvadeThe United Kingdon Two nights of Wednesday 13 at “The Garage” London, England Friday October 26th 2018 – Wednesday 13 Saturday October 27th 2018 – Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13       LONDON, England — Quite a few people questioned why I would fly from L.A. to London to see L.A.-Based band Wednesday 13 perform Halloween weekend.[…]

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GIRLS AGES 4-12 … Manowar guitarist Karl Logan charged with 6 counts of 3rd-degree exploitation of a minor

GIRLS AGES 4-12 Manowar guitarist Karl Logan charged with 6 counts of 3rd-degree exploitation of a minor      Blabbermouth — More details have emerged in the arrest of MANOWAR guitarist Karl Logan on charges of possessing child pornography. Logan, 53, was arrested on August 9 in Charlotte, North Carolina and charged with six counts of third-degree exploitation of a minor. According to arrest warrants, the offenses took place between June 18, 2018 and August 2, 2018. The warrants say Logan was in[…]

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ON YOUR KNEES … Hair Nation Tour hits Chicago, Jack Russell falls on stage but the band plays on

ON YOUR KNEES Hair Nation Tour hits Chicago, Jack Russell falls on stage but the band plays on     CHICAGO, Illinois — Down but not out. Jack Russell has seen some rough roads and taken some falls in the last many years but he keeps getting back up. And once again at a recent live performance on the Hair Nation Tour the singer of his own band – Jack Russell’s Great White – took another dive.[…]

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