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SHE … Ace Frehley “I didn’t know if Vinnie Vincent was gonna show up in pants or a dress”

SHE Ace Frehley “I didn’t know if Vinnie Vincent was gonna show up in pants or a dress”     ADELAIDE, Australia  –Kiss bassist Gene Simmons and former bandmate Ace Frehley were recently down under in Australia. The pair were promoting the Simmons Vault Exprience. Frehley was very candid while doing the appearance with Simmons. During a video Q&A interview the crowd asks questions and someone shouts out Vinnie Vincent. Simmons then goes onto say Vincent is going to[…]

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GLAM SLAM THANK YOU MA’AM … Warrant and Sweet lead glam resurgence at Rainbow party

GLAM SLAM THANK YOU MA’AM Warrant and Sweet lead glam resurgence at Rainbow party       LOS ANGELES — Glam rock reigned supreme once again on the Sunset Strip at the annual Labor Day party Sunday, Sept. 2 outside the legendary Rainbow Bar & Grill. From glam grandfathers Sweet to MTV-era stars Warrant to local up-and-comers Permacrush, the all-day rock fest attracted a crowd of more than 1,000 party-goers eager to soak up all[…]

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TWENTY YEARS AGO … Metal Sludge launched September 1st 1998 – here is how it came to be

TWENTY YEARS AGO Metal Sludge launched September 1st 1998 – here is how it came to be          —  September 1st 1998 Twenty years ago today Metal Sludge was launched onto the World Wide Web. Here is how it came to be from my perspective. After years of people reading magazines, fanzines and newspapers…the Internet was born. And my idea for this website, was born in the summer of 1998. “The Internet was[…]

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1998-1999 … Metal Sludge’s Year In Review A Timeline – September 1st 1998 thru September 1st 1999

YEAR IN REVIEW! A TIMELINE Welcome to 20 years ago! Below is our 1st year timeline from 1998 through 1999. Make sure to CLICK the 20 Questions links, and go back and read who said what during our first year online. More fun to follow…and thanks for 20 years of support.    Metal Sludge has been up and running for a year!  Can you believe that?  It seems just like yesterday that we were on[…]

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FEELING MINNESOTA … RockTember announce set times for 3-day event feat: Tesla, Queensryche, Stryper, Kix, Winger, Skid Row, Vain and others

FEELING MINNESOTA RockTember announce set times for 3-day event feat: Tesla, Queensryche, Stryper, Kix, Winger, Skid Row, Vain and others       HINCKLEY, Minnesota — RockTember VI has announced set times for their annual fall music festival. RockTember will be held at the “Grand Casino” on September 6th, 7th and 8th 2018. The event in its sixth year, is held each fall in Hinckley Minnesota. The festival has previously been 2 days but they’ve expanded[…]

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CANCELED … Idaho Rockfest cancel event mere hours after listing set times

CANCELED Idaho Rockfest cancel event mere hours after listing set times   Update: August 23rd 2018 (9:00am PST) The promoters of Idaho Rockfest have confirmed our Metal Sludge report that their event has been canceled. Please see screen capture from their official Facebook below.   Industry Says — According to a reliable industry source, Metal Sludge has word that the first ever Idaho Rockfest has been canceled. Idaho Rockfest was to be held at “Melaleuca Field” Friday August 24th[…]

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SON OF A GUN … Steven Adler announces another new singer, this guy from a Guns N’ Roses tribute band

SON OF A GUN Steven Adler announces another new singer, this guy from a Guns N’ Roses tribute band     Instagram — Was it an April Fools or did it just go sideways that fast? Back in April former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler announced his new singer. Adler chose former American Idol contestant Constantine Maroulis, and bragged about how great he was. Then Adler’s Appetite did a few Hollywood shows and they were off to Australia in May.[…]

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TUFF DIARIES #7 … MTV’s NYE Big Bash, Riki & Taime’s Cathouse and My Girlfriend was a Poster at Spencer’s

TUFF DIARIES #7 MTV’s NYE Big Bash, Riki & Taime’s Cathouse and My Girlfriend was a Poster at Spencer’s  Country Club, Jason Newsted, Cold Gin, Martika, Rock Scene Magazine & Welcome to the Julie’s Waxed Pussy.      — It’s now the fall of 1988. We’re a year into our run and making progress with our plan to get signed. We just finished up the summer with a August headline show at Gazzarri’s on Sunset Strip and[…]

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BACK IN THE HOSPITAL … Oz Fox’s wife asks Jesus to continue to heal him so he doesn’t need surgery

BACK IN THE HOSPITAL Oz Fox’s wife asks Jesus to continue to heal him so he doesn’t need surgery       LAS VEGAS, Nevada — It seems that Stryper guitarist Oz Fox was back in the hospital again. The guitarist suffered a seizure a week ago, and has since been diagnosed with a spot near his brain. Fox’s wife Annie Lobert has been keeping fans updated with the latest. Lobert is a former prostitute who[…]

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CHERRY PIE KIDS … Youtubers cover Warrant, Judas Priest, Slayer and Iron Maiden in the living room

CHERRY PIE KIDS Youtubers cover Warrant, Judas Priest, Slayer and Iron Maiden in the living room     YouTube — Who reading this has kids and likes 80’s hard rock or heavy metal? Whether you have children or not – let us introduce you to a couple of amazing young kids rocking out on YouTube. Check out Audrey and Kate having the time of their life in their living room. We dare you to watch these and not[…]

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