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30 & LIFE … Rhino Records releases SKID ROW debut for 30th Anniversary, w/ Bonus track + 10 Live tracks

30 & LIFE Rhino Records releases SKID ROW debut for 30th Anniversary, w/ Bonus track + 10 Live tracks   Sleazeroxx — Apparently Skid Row and former singer Sebastian Bach have been able to get on the same page for something as a deluxe edition of the group’s multi-platinum self-titled debut album has been released with little fanfare to apparently commemorate the 30th year anniversary of the record. The deluxe edition may have been released by Rhino Recordswithout the input from[…]

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Mike Tramp the Voice of White Lion announces U.S. Tour supporting new “Stray From The Flock” release

Mike Tramp the Voice of White Lion announces U.S. Tour supporting new “Stray From The Flock” release   Facebook —  “Stray From The Flock” is the new studio album from Mike Tramp. Released on the 1st of March on CD, double gatefold LP on black 140G vinyl, LTD double gatefold LP on orange colour LP 180G (500 copies only) digital and cassette. All formats can be pre-ordered at the official Trampshop www.targetshop.dk/miketramp– and all orders placed before[…]

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HOLLYWOOD NEW YEARS-A-GO-GO … Quiet Riot, Adler’s Appetite, Faster Pussycat, Julian Lennon & Danzig

HOLLYWOOD NEW YEARS-A-GO-GO Quiet Riot, Adler’s Appetite, Faster Pussycat, Julian Lennon & Danzig       LOS ANGELES — Here in Hollywood on the Sunset Strip, we ended the rock and roll year with four consecutive nights of big-time classic rock over New Year’s Eve weekend at the famed Whisky club. After a strong start by BulletBoys on Friday, Dec. 28, Metal Sludge caught up with the action on Saturday with Quiet Riot, followed by[…]

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DIARRHEA MOUTH … Sebastian Bach unloads on Skid Row (again): “Maybe you’re hard to work with!”

DIARRHEA MOUTH Sebastian Bach unloads on Skid Row (again): “Maybe you’re hard to work with!”   Metal Sludge — Just in time for the New Year Sebastian Bach has exercised his right to speak freely. Or as many call it, display his on-going sickness known as diarrhea of the mouth. Bach who fronted Skid Row during the band’s classic years was booted in 1996, and hasn’t shut up about it since. In a recent interview[…]

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SWITCH BITCH … Scotty Griffin dumps Bass for Lead Guitar and joins new Steve Riley lineup of L.A. Guns

SWITCH BITCH Scotty Griffin dumps Bass for Lead Guitar and joins new Steve Riley lineup of L.A. Guns    BRAVEWORDS — Speaking exclusively to BraveWords scribe Aaron Small, Griffin – who was a member of L.A. Guns from 2007 to 2009, and again from 2011 to 2014 – admits that he was surprised when he got the call from Steve Riley to join this new version of LAG. “Yes, definitely. I hadn’t heard from Steve for[…]

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WHO’S ON FIRST? … Current and Former L.A. Guns members speaking out about Who’s In and Who’s Out

WHO’S ON FIRST? Current and Former L.A. Guns members speaking out about Who’s In and Who’s Out      The Internet — After the recent M3 Music Festival announcement that L.A. Guns will perform at their 2019 event, it seems the intrigue is growing. Added to the immediate drama this annoucement has created, it seems part of the reason is that there is no official lineup for the band. There are some rumors about who will be playing and who won’t[…]

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KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE MONEY … Vince Neil’s lawyers claim he refuses to pay invoices totalling $187,364.01

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE MONEY Vince Neil’s lawyers claim he refuses to pay invoices totalling $187,364.01     The Blast  — Vince Neil could soon be without a lawyer to defend him in his assault lawsuit because his current attorney is tired of waiting to be paid the nearly $190k they claim to be owed. On December 6, Neil’s lawyers at Howard & Howard Attorneys, PLLC filed court docs in the case accusing the rock star of refusing to pay[…]

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DRAMA ALERT … L.A. Guns play M3 in 2019 but not the Tracii & Phil version, Steve Riley returns with LAG alumni

DRAMA ALERT L.A. Guns play M3 in 2019 but not the Tracii & Phil version, Steve Riley returns with LAG alumni      Oh Snap — Just when you thought the L.A. Guns band lineup was settled and sorted, a curve ball gets thrown at us. That’s right…it seems M3 has announced L.A. Guns as part of their 2019 lineup. However, this version will not include Phil Lewis (vocals) or Tracii Guns (lead guitars). Adding[…]

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RATT WINS JUDGEMENT … Bobby Blotzer’s counterclaim in Ownership and Trademark Lawsuit Dismissed

RATT WINS JUDGEMENT Bobby Blotzer’s counterclaim in Ownership and Trademark Lawsuit Dismissed     Blabbermouth — According to the Northern California Record, a federal court has dismissed counterclaims from drummer Bobby Blotzer in a lawsuit related to the ownership and use of the RATT trademark. A judgment was entered in favor of RATT‘s general partnership — which includes RATT‘s fellow original members Stephen Pearcy (vocals), Juan Croucier (bass) — in a trademark infringement lawsuit filed against the corporation WBS Inc. and Blotzer, who is a partnership founding member and former WBS president.[…]

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FAKKY … Fozzy singer Chris Jericho “mimes to a tape very well” says Sebastian Bach

FAKKY Fozzy singer Chris Jericho “mimes to a tape very well” says Sebastian Bach     FAKERSVILLE –Who loves a live rock concert when the lead singer is lip-syncing to tapes? That’s what we thought. It appears that another has been outed as doing just that. The band Fozzy is now coming under fire for running tapes during their live shows. And the band’s lead singer and longtime WWE wrestling star Chris Jericho is the subject.[…]

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