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Jake E. Lee says his roadie informed him when he was fired from Ozzy gig

OUCH Jake E. Lee reveals his roadie informed him when he was fired from Ozzy’s band   Guitar World —  Check out some interesting footage of guitarist Jake E. Lee (below) showing a group of fans the correct way to play “Bark at the Moon,” the 1983 Ozzy Osbourne track Lee played on (and, legend has it, co-wrote). In the footage, which was shot March 13, 2014, in Owasso, Oklahoma, Lee pinpoints the sections of the song that[…]

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Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp announces 2018 camps and now accepting Bitcoin

  Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp announces 2018 camps and now accepting Bitcoin GIVE THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GIFT OF ROCK AND ROLL FANTASY CAMP   LOS ANGELES, CA —  If you’re looking for the ultimate gift for yourself, a musician or music lover in your life, nothing tops the experience of Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, now in it’s 22nd year,  and best of all, they accept Bitcoin! The next camp session  (Feb 15-18, 2018)  features Kevin[…]

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DOKKENLESS … George Lynch, Jeff Pilson and Mick Brown join Robert Mason to form SUPER STROKE

DOKKENLESS George Lynch, Jeff Pilson and Mick Brown join Robert Mason to form SUPER STROKE   by Leslie Michele Derrough Globe Magazine — When it’s the last night of a year-long celebratory tour, the guys like to have a little bit of extra fun. So when Foreigner singer Kelly Hansen yells out, “I don’t have to save my voice for the next show!” during the second song in their set in Biloxi, Mississippi, last week, you knew[…]

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REST IN PEACE … AC/DC founder Malcolm Young is laid to rest

REST IN PEACE AC/DC founder Malcolm Young is laid to rest in tear filled funeral       Daily Mail — Grieving friends and family of the late Malcolm Young have farewelled the legendary Australian guitarist at his funeral in Sydney. The AC/DC co-founder, 64, died on Saturday with his family by his bedside, after a three-year battle with dementia. Young’s casket was carried from St Mary’s Cathedral, in Sydney, where the funeral for the Australian music[…]

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MORE BLOW PLEASE … HOOKERS & BLOW to Unveil Signature VODKA in 2018, Announce New Line Up

MORE BLOW PLEASE HOOKERS & BLOW to Unveil Signature VODKA in 2018, Announce New Line Up   LOS ANGELES, California — HOOKERS & BLOW, the band led by GUNS N’ ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed and QUIET RIOT guitarist Alex Grossi have announced an exclusive partnership with ROCK’D VODKA for a winter tour. Fans can expect a January release for the spirit to coincide with the band’s upcoming winter tour, which kicks off on December 27th in[…]

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CUM ON FEEL THE COMEBACK … After 35 years, Quiet Riot returns to Whisky-A-Go-Go

CUM ON FEEL THE COMEBACK After 35 years, Quiet Riot returns to Whisky-A-Go-Go By Gerry Gittelson   HOLLYWOOD, Calif., USA – Can you believe it’s been 35 years since Los Angeles’ own Quiet Riot last played the famed Whisky on the Sunset Strip? Drummer Frankie Banali can because he was there. “Listen, I remember everything,” Banali was saying  backstage on Saturday a few minutes before Quiet Riot’s grand return. “The last one was in 1981[…]

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Female staff at Fox News accuse Gene Simmons of sexual harassment

TEARS ARE FALLING Female staff at Fox News accuse Kiss bassist Gene Simmons of sexual harassment   The Kiss frontman’s inappropriate and sexist antics during a Fox office meeting led to his being kicked off the network and out of the building for good. By: LLOYD GROVE   The Daily Beast —  Kiss frontman Gene Simmons—until this week, a favorite guest on Fox News and Fox Business Network programs, which couldn’t get enough of his supposedly outrageous rock-star antics mixed with[…]

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BEST OR BRATWURST … Shameless feat: Stevie Rachelle embark on Euro Tour, including Germany’s “H-E-A-T Festival”

BEST OR BRATWURST Shameless feat: Stevie Rachelle embark on Euro Tour, including Germany’s “H-E-A-T Festival”     MUNICH, Germany — Anyone like Bratwurst? If you’re an 80’s fan of the Sunset Strip era, make sure to mark your calendars to see Shameless on their European tour. The band will play shows in Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Germany in the coming weeks. Shameless will feature Stevie Rachelle (Tuff) as lead vocalist, along with bassist Alexx Michael, BC Sleaze (Guitars) and Tommy Wagner (drums).[…]

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RIP … AC/DC co-founder Malcom Young, dead at 64

RIP AC/DC co-founder Malcom Young, dead at 64 Rolling Stone — Malcolm Young, guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC, died Saturday at the age of 64. Young had been suffering with dementia for the past three years, an illness that forced his retirement from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band he founded with his brother Angus Young in 1973. Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young,” AC/DC wrote[…]

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ROCK STAR OR FOOL? L.A. Guns guitar player Michael Grant uses homophobic slur ‘fa??ot’ in profanity-filled Facebook rant

ROCK STAR OR FOOL? L.A. Guns guitar player Michael Grant uses homophobic slur ‘fa??ot’ in profanity-filled Facebook rant     PRAGUE, Czech Republic — A new facebook post by Michael Grant has turned a few heads after the L.A. Guns guitarist used the word ‘faggot’ in a profanity filled social media rant. Grant was recalling some events that happened post show in Prague at “Vagon Klub” on Wednesday November 15th The show was the last of[…]

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