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Cheap Thrill featuring Eric Brittingham, Jeff LaBar (Cinderella) & Troy Patrick Farrell announce European Tour Dates Spring 2014.

    Cheap Thrill featuring Jeff LaBar & Eric Brittingham (Cinderella) announce European Tour Dates Spring 2014 CINDERELLA bassist Eric Brittingham and guitarist Jeff LaBar have joined forces with vocalist/guitarist Brandon Gibbs (formerly of THE GIBBS BROTHERS) and drummer Troy Patrick Farrell (WHITE LION, GILBY CLARKE) in a new band called CHEAP THRILL. They have announced tour dates for the US, UK and Europe; their schedule can be viewed below: March 13 – Tempe, AZ[…]

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Ratt in trouble again? Bobby Blotzer on FB: "As far as the record being recorded, not happening. Gotta have a band to do a record…Stephen (Pearcy) is out!"

  Ratt in trouble again? Bobby Blotzer on FB: “As far as the record being recorded, not happening. Gotta have a band to do a record…Stephen (Pearcy) is out!” Facebook — Is Ratt in trouble again? It appears that Bobby Blotzer is layin’ it down. Or is he? Blotz was ranting about the band with some fans on facebook and is quoted as saying, “As far as the record being recorded, not happening. Gotta have[…]

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Quiet Riot announce summer dates including Bang Your Head Tour stops with Faster Pussycat, BulletBoys & Gilby Clarke

    Quiet Riot announce summer dates including Bang Your Head Tour stops with Faster Pussycat, BulletBoys & Gilby Clarke   FRI 3/28   NEW SMYRNA BEACH FL – PUB 44 SAT 3/29   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE SUN 3/30   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE MON 3/31   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE TUE 4/01   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE WED 4/02   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE FRI 4/04   NORTHFIELD OH – HARD ROCK LIVE SAT 4/05   VERSAILLES OH[…]

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Quiet Riot announce summer dates including Bang Your Head Tour stops with Faster Pussycat, BulletBoys & Gilby Clarke

    Quiet Riot announce summer dates including Bang Your Head Tour stops with Faster Pussycat, BulletBoys & Gilby Clarke   FRI 3/28   NEW SMYRNA BEACH FL – PUB 44 SAT 3/29   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE SUN 3/30   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE MON 3/31   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE TUE 4/01   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE WED 4/02   MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE FRI 4/04   NORTHFIELD OH – HARD ROCK LIVE SAT 4/05   VERSAILLES OH[…]

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Alexx Michael talks about Spring European Tour with Sweden’s Fatal Smile, the history of Shameless, KISS memories & crazy Vinnie Vincent stories.

    AIN’T THAT A SHAMELESS A Metal Sludge exclusive with European glam master Alexx Michael of Shameless By Gerry Gittelson Metal Sludge Editor at Large   It’s an uphill battle, but Alexx Michael is trying to keep glam rock alive – all the way from Germany. His band Shameless, featuring mostly American players, has released a string of top-quality glitter-tinged CDs, and there have also been a series of concert tours, some more successful[…]

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Rikki Rockett hospitalized. The Poison drummer has had blood work, a CAT scan and MRI underway today.

  Poison drummer Rikki Rockett hospitalized Twitter — According to Rikki Rockett’s official twitter he’s been hospitalized. The Poison drummer tweeted yesterday that he had a CAT scan and blood work done, all of which came out, ‘ok’ according to Rockett. Now today he’s waking up to undergo an MRI. We wish Rikki a speedy recovery. Rikki Rockett @ Twitter Metal Sludge ER Sludge

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U.K Pop rockers Teenage Casket Company release their brand new promo video “(You Only Love Me) When You Hate Me”

    Teenage Casket Company release new promo video for “(You Only Love Me) When You Hate Me”   England — U.K Pop rockers Teenage Casket Company release their brand new promo video “(You Only Love Me) When You Hate Me” on February 26th. The new video was filmed and directed by Mr.Stitch films and comes off the bands highly acclaimed fourth release “Still Standing” which was released on Trashpit records last September. The band[…]

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Guess what tattooed rock star is reading to these little kids in the classroom?

  God Bless The Children Of The Beast Twitter — Thanks to Professor Sixx for such a cool post. The only thing better than this pic, would to be hearing the kids comments who are sitting there. We’re guessing stuff like, [kid in green is thinking] “Why does he have crayon drawings on his arm?” And the little girl in the pigtails tells Mommy about what happened at school today, “And then this man named[…]

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Rikki Rockett seems fed up that Poison might not be touring this summer and asks, “Guess what member is making it a problem? (Again!)”

  Rikki Rockett not too happy about another summer tour season passing by and it not looking good for Poison hitting the road!   Twitter —  Rikki Rockett tweeted tonight that it isn’t looking good for a Poison tour this summer. (Again!) The life long Poison member and 1 of only 2 members to play every show for the Glam Slam Kings of Noise doesn’t seem too happy about this either.  He also asked his[…]

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Rikki Rockett seems fed up that Poison might not be touring this summer and asks, "Guess what member is making it a problem? (Again!)"

  Rikki Rockett not too happy about another summer tour season passing by and it not looking good for Poison hitting the road!   Twitter —  Rikki Rockett tweeted tonight that it isn’t looking good for a Poison tour this summer. (Again!) The life long Poison member and 1 of only 2 members to play every show for the Glam Slam Kings of Noise doesn’t seem too happy about this either.  He also asked his[…]

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