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Ex-Firehouse bassist; ‘Nugent put a cocked 9mm to my temple’

Former FireHouse Bassist Recalls Gunpoint Threat from Ted Nugent: “…put it to my temple and told me never to touch him again. I have nothing good to say about him.”   Decibel Geek Podcast — Former FireHouse bassist Perry Richardson guests on Episode 227 of the Decibel Geek Podcast to discuss his 35+ year career in rock music. In this hour-plus discussion, Perry shares stories of his early history with bands such as Maxx Warrior[…]

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Chip Z’Nuff recalls Donnie Vie riding stolen horse in Burger King drive-thru

Chip Z’Nuff talks about Donnie Vie taking stolen horse through Burger King drive-thru on ‘Rock and/or Roll’ podcast   Rock And/Or Roll Podcast — On this episode Brian “BJ” Kramp has an in depth converation with Chip Z’Nuff about the early years of his great band Enuff Z’Nuff and how a power pop band came to be marketed as a hair metal band. Chip also gives us the inside scoop on Enuff Z’Nuff’s near misses with reality[…]

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SMOOTHIE UP IN YA … BulletBoys $100.00 Meet & Greet includes Ice Cream

SMOOTHIE UP IN YA BulletBoys $100.00 Meet & Greet includes Ice Cream SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — I Scream, you Scream, we all Scream for ICE CREAM! Meet & Greet with the BulletBoys will be held at Archies “Rock N Roll” Ice Cream Shop in Tustin, CA this Friday, February 12th before their show at the “Yost Theater” in Santa Ana, California – 7:00Pm. BulletBoys will appear on a bill with fellow 80’s hair metallers Faster Pussycat and Pretty Boy[…]

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HANG ON LUCY … The History Of WildSide by Benny Rhynedance: Parts 1 & 2 of 5

HANG ON LUCY The History of WildSide… Part 1    Hollywood, CA — Trying to keep up with all things Hair Metal and the Sunset Strip hey day we couldn’t help but share this. WildSide was a great band from the Hollywood scene of yesteryear. And this play-by-play by someone who lived it is a great read for fans of the band. WildSide had a real shot, but truth is the group got their big[…]

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Rock Stars who saluted Nazi Sieg Heil; Sixx, Hetfield, Ulrich & Bowie

Top Rock Stars who saluted Nazi Sieg Heil; Sixx, Hetfield, Ulrich & Bowie Racism — The topic of racism in rock has hit an all-time high in recent weeks with Phil Anselmo’s ‘White Power’ scream and his Sieg Heil Nazi salute that preceded the verbal message. Since that night in Los Angeles at the annual ‘Dimebash’ Anselmo has apologized but not before rockers from all walks have jumped at the chance to chastise the singer. One[…]

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Season 3 of “Ex-Wives of Rock”

AXS Tv picks up Season 3 of “Ex-Wives of Rock” AXS TV —  Ex Wives of Rock is the outrageous-but-true story of the former loves of some of rock and metal’s most notorious icons, as they fight to make a name for themselves, deal with real-life circumstances, and look for new romance. The cast is led by infamous model, music video goddess, and best-selling author Bobbie Brown, ex-wife of late Warrant frontman Jani Lane; and[…]

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THAT’S TATE, AS IN GREAT … Ex-Queensryche singer delivers in L.A. concert performance

THAT’S TATE, AS IN GREAT Ex-Queensryche singer delivers in L.A. concert performance LOS ANGELES — You never heard the word “Queensryche” on Thursday, Feb. 4, but the good news, at least for Geoff Tate, was that no one needed to.Yes, Tate lost the battle in 2014 for rights to the name in a court settlement with the other members now forging on as Queensryche without the iconic founding singer. But Mr. Tate has not lost[…]

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GROUNDHOG DAY? Puddle Of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin snaps again

GROUNDHOG DAY? Puddle Of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin snaps again   Marietta, OHIO — Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin has made the news yet again. It seems that Wes found someone in the crowd at a recent Puddle of Mudd show that he claims stole something of his. What is he accusing the fan of lifting from Mr. Mudd? His house. Yup, his house. The singer went off on a long rant that seems to[…]

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M3 Music Festival adds bands

M3 adds Queensryche and Stephen Pearcy the voice of Ratt to annual show Maryland — Now in its eighth year, M3 Rock Festival has grown from an up-and-comer to the definitive way to party like it’s 1989. Starting with the annual Kix-Off Party on Friday and heading straight into the festival on Saturday, M3 features enough hard rock and hair metal bands to make your head spin (although, let’s be honest… that’s probably from the two[…]

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Vain to release new album ‘Rolling With The Punches’ in April

Vain to release new album ‘Rolling With The Punches’ in April  San Francisco — Legendary glam rockers Vain have announced a pledge campaign to assist with the funding of their new upcoming album Rolling With The Punches which will be released on April 14, 2016. “Vain’s new album – Rolling With The Punches, is coming out on April 14th 2016 and you can be part of it! Come along for the ride with some exclusive items[…]

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