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DROP N’ SKULL … Rock N’ Skull rumored to be dropping more bands from 2017 event

DROP N’ SKULL Rock N’ Skull rumored to be dropping more bands from 2017 event     PEKIN, Illinois — According to sources Rock N’ Skull will soon announce dropping more bands off their 2017 event. A band member close to the event, alleges that the promoter is approaching select acts with an offer or option to ‘pull out’. One of our sources also alleges some of the groups are resistant to do so. The source noted these groups have[…]

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RE-RIOT … Quiet Riot will re-record their almost released “Road Rage” with James Durbin

RE-RIOT Quiet Riot will re-record their almost released “Road Rage” with James Durbin   BREAKING NEWS: QUIET RIOT To Re-Record New Album “Road Rage” With New Lead Vocalist James Durbin Frontiers Music srl —  Following the departure of singer Seann Nicols from Quiet Riot, both Frontiers Music Srl and band leader Frankie Banali have made the joint decision to delay the release of the new Quiet Riot album, “Road Rage” until later this summer. Both the[…]

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METAL SLUDGE PRESENTS … WORLD-PREMIERE VIDEO: Budderside ‘Genocide’ from UDR/Motorhead Music

METAL SLUDGE PRESENTS … WORLD-PREMIERE VIDEO: Budderside ‘Genocide’ from UDR/Motorhead Music   LOS ANGELES, California —  In our ever-lasting quest to find the world’s next greatest rock and roll band — no easy task, which explains why we keep harking back to the hair-band days — Metal Sludge is proud to unleash the world premiere video “Genocide” from Budderside, a buzz band signed by the late, great Lemmy from Motorhed and led  by ex-Adler’s Appetite[…]

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RETRO REVIEW: RATT ‘Collage’ … “The most stripped-down and straight-forward of the band’s career”

  RETRO REVIEW: RATT ‘Collage’ “The most stripped-down and straight-forward of the band’s career”   Even the biggest fan can’t help but feel a bit underwhelmed when they find out that one of their favorite bands is releasing an album of re-recordings of previously available material. After all, these collections aren’t usually all that memorable. Often, they turn out to be nothing more than another way for the label and/or the band to squeeze a[…]

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WITHOUT LOVE … Black N’ Blue scab guitarists meltdown in a war of words on Facebook

WITHOUT LOVE Black N’ Blue scab guitarists meltdown in a war of words on Facebook   Facebook — For anyone who cares, there was a rock n’ roll meltdown on Facebook the other night between guitarists. According to the posts (screen captured below), the war of words was between the guitar players from the band Black N’ Blue. Out of the gate, we must inform you that this schoolyard nonsense did not include original guitar players Tommy[…]

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LAME LAME LAME … Bobby Blotzer posts audio of his new Ratt singer covering “Shame Shame Shame”

LAME LAME LAME Bobby Blotzer posts audio of his new Ratt singer Seann Nicols covering “Shame Shame Shame”   Facebook — Bobby Blotzer has made a brand new posting on his group’s official (Ratt) Facebook. Today Blotzer writes; “Hey Ratt’lers – here is another little sound bite of RATT Singer Seann Nicols singing #ShameShameShame.” This is the second clip of his brand new singer Seann Nicols (inset) covering a Ratt classic. Nicols was released by Quiet[…]

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JUST PLAIN ASSHOLES … Frankie Banali’s wife Regina Russell comments on Quiet Riot’s recent lineup of singers

JUST PLAIN ASSHOLES Frankie Banali’s wife Regina Russell comments on Quiet Riot’s recent lineup of singers   Blabbermouth — The wife of QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali has weighed in on the band’s new singer, James Durbin, calling him “a real frontman in every sense of the word.” Durbin, who became known as the “metal guy” on 2011’s season of “American Idol” after performing “Living After Midnight” and “Breaking The Law” with JUDAS PRIEST, joined QUIET[…]

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ROCK & SWINE … Beautiful Creatures announced for May 27th reunion show & pig roast, their first concert in years

ROCK & SWINE Beautiful Creatures announced for May 27th reunion show & pig roast, first concert in over a decade   GOLDEN, Colorado — Wolfpack Productions along with Beautiful Creatures have announced the group’s first live show in over a decade. Beautiul Creatures will appear on Saturday May 27th 2017 at “Buffalo Rose” in Golden, Colorado. The band’s bassist Kenny Kweens went on his official facebook page and talked at length about the band’s plans for[…]

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IT’S TRUE … Bobby Blotzer confirms Ex-Quiet Riot singer Seann Nicols will front his version of Ratt >With Audio<

IT’S TRUE Bobby Blotzer confirms Ex-Quiet Riot singer Seann Nicols will front his version of Ratt   Facebook — Bobby Blotzer has confirmed that Metal Sludge’s story about Seann Nicols is accurate and true. Blotzer who has called Ratt’s drum throne his home for over 3 decades has spoke out on his official Facebook page tonight (March 6th). Blotzer ended his long message (see the full posting below) with the following; “RATT along with Seann Nicols at the helm[…]

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OUT OF THE CANTINA … Blotzer jams Ratt classic with Ex-Quiet Riot singer at So. Calif. taco shop >Video<

OUT OF THE CANTINA Bobby Blotzer jams Ratt classic with Ex-Quiet Riot singer Seann Nicols at So. Calif. taco shop   CARLSBAD, California — Over the weekend Bobby Blotzer jammed at the Mas Fina Cantina taco shop in Carlsbad California. On hand were a few other name musicians including Ex-Quiet Riot singer Seann Nicols (aka Sheldon Tarsha Ex- Adler’s Appetite) and Leatherwolf singer Michael Olivieri. The eatery was promoting an event for a Balz Magazine release party on[…]

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