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Stephen Pearcy: “Regardless of whether it’s Warren (DeMartini) or somebody else, they can take a hike.”

RATT  Stephen Pearcy: “Regardless of whether it’s Warren (DeMartini) or somebody else, they can take a hike.”     Metal Sludge — We’re sticking to our original story as published on March 21st 2018. The story is, that Warren DeMartini was in fact fired from Ratt. In a recent posting on Blabbermouth (also shared by Sleazeroxx) Pearcy says: “I can’t speak for the guy [Warren DeMartini]… The guy didn’t wanna go out there. I wouldn’t even[…]

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1 BILLION SERVED … Guns N’ Roses reunion tour revenue close to $500M, “November Rain” hits 1 Billion Views

1 BILLION SERVED Guns N’ Roses reunion tour revenue close to $500M, “November Rain” hits 1 Billion Views     Forbes — The earning power of Guns N’ Roses has been underlined as the band’s reunion tour closes in on $500 million in revenue – and its video for “November Rain” surpasses 1 billion views on YouTube. The reunited group is now the biggest musical act on YouTube for both the 1980s and 1990s. “November Rain”[…]

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THOU SHALT NOT TOUCH OR ELSE … Gene Simmons settles Sexual Battery case in California

THOU SHALT NOT TOUCH OR ELSE … BE SUED Gene Simmons settles Sexual Battery case in California     The Kiss frontman was accused of groping the plaintiff and making “unwanted, unwarranted sexual advances” during an interview.   Sofa King Cool Magazine — Gene Simmons has settled a lawsuit alleging sexual battery, gender violence, battery and assault against a female radio and television broadcaster, according to court filings. Simmons and the plaintiff, identified as “Jane Doe,” announced[…]

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TUFF DIARIES #4 … The Metal Years, Famous People, Cocaine, Kiss and Sex with a Miss Gazzarri’s Dancer

TUFF DIARIES #4 The Metal Years, Famous People, Cocaine, Kiss and Sex with a Miss Gazzarri’s Dancer By Stevie Rachelle Rock City News, Troubadour, The Whisky, Redd Foxx, Nadir D’Preist, Slash and dating a future Van Halen wife      I have been in Tuff for just over 2 months now and we’re a force to be reckon with on the Sunset Strip. At least that’s what we thought, Lol. Our 2nd Hollywood show was booked at Troubadour in[…]

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WAY COOL SR. … A fan reviews Ratt: “Pearcy has the stage moves of a homeless guy and the charisma of a Walmart stock clerk”

WAY COOL SR. A fan reviews Ratt: “Pearcy has the stage moves of a homeless guy and the charisma of a Walmart stock clerk”   RATT COSTA MESA PACIFIC AMPHITHEATRE @ OC FAIR. July 13th 2018 By: Tyla Monroe   COSTA MESA, California —  Okay, since none of you fuckers are posting a half assed review I will. Ratt hit the stage tonight around 9 and played for about an hour. Make no mistake, this is[…]

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REALITY CHECK … Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali shows off a recent royalty check

REALITY CHECK Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali shows off a recent royalty check Facebook — So you wanna be a rock star huh? Well, think twice before you take that next step. Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali lets everyone in on a little secret and gives you a hint of what may be in store if you proceed. Banali recently took to social media, to show off a recent streaming royalty paycheck sent to him.[…]

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AWESOME NEWS … Puddle Of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin; “I am 11 months sober now… and I feel great”

AWESOME NEWS Puddle Of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin; “I am 11 months sober now… and I feel great”     Rock Titan c/o Blabbermouth – PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin appears to have finally gotten his life together after years of legal troubles, canceled or disrupted shows and arrests for disorderly or drunken behavior. Speaking to Rock Titan before PUDDLE OF MUDD’s July 7 concert in Chester, Pennsylvania, he said (see video below): “The last[…]

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NO WARNING … Terry Ilous confirms Great White dropped him, “I was taken by surprise… I am disheartened”

NO WARNING Terry Ilous confirms Great White dropped him, “I was taken by surprise… I am disheartened”     Facebook — Terry Ilous has confirmed our recent Metal Sludge story, that he was ousted (virtually overnight) from Great White after 8+ years of service. Ilous was let loose by the band with what amounts to a simultaneous (read receipt) email and press release. According to social media advertisements, and in his own words, the group had just[…]

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BLINDSIDED … Terry Ilous was not aware he was out of Great White until the press release hit the internet

BLINDSIDED Terry Ilous was not aware he was out of Great White until the press release hit the internet     LOS ANGELES, California — Great White has released lead singer Terry Ilous from his duties, and replaced him with Mitch Malloy. But it appears based off a Facebook post, by Ilous‘ better half, the singer was unaware he was being let go from the band. That is, until the press release hit the internet on Monday morning July[…]

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INSIDE OUT AGAIN … Great White changes their lead singer, Terry Illous has been replaced by Mitch Malloy

INSIDE OUT AGAIN Great White changes their lead singer, Terry Illous has been replaced by Mitch Malloy     Blabbermouth —  GREAT WHITE has parted ways with singer Terry Ilous and has replaced him with Mitch Malloy (pictured above with guitarist Mark Kendall). Malloy, a celebrated songwriter and artist now based in Nashville, takes the reins as only the third lead vocalist in GREAT WHITE‘s 36-year history. “Mitch is an incredible singer, artist, songwriter and engineer,” GREAT WHITE lead guitarist Mark Kendall said. “We’re beyond excited to stretch our[…]

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