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THE GUILTY YEARS … Rock promoter Gabe Reed admits guilt in concert scandal, could face 20 years in prison

THE GUILTY YEARS Rock promoter Gabe Reed admits guilt in concert scandal, could face 20 years in prison   LOS ANGELES, California — So you wanna be famous huh? The late summer of 1987 was 3 decades ago and one day way back when, a 2-toned hair wreck twenty-something looked into the camera and said: “Yeah, I’m gonna be famous.” That young man was Gabe Reed and that camera was filming the hard rock/hairband cult classic “Decline Of[…]

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GURNEY JOURNEY … Marilyn Manson wheeled out of NYC concert after stage accident sends him to hospital

GURNEY JOURNEY Marilyn Manson wheeled out of NYC concert after stage accident sends him to hospital   Rolling Stone — Marilyn Manson has canceled the next nine dates of his Heaven Upside Down Tour following an onstage incident Saturday in New York in which the singer was crushed by a stage prop. “Marilyn Manson is being forced to cancel several of his October dates on his forthcoming US tour,” the singer’s rep said in a statement. “On Saturday night, the legendary[…]

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Vinnie Vincent boasts he ‘saved Kiss’ in new video promoting 2018 Kiss Expo

KISS THIS Vinnie Vincent boasts he ‘saved Kiss’ in new video promoting appearance at January 2018 Kiss Expo   Vinnie Vincent on if he saved Kiss: “You’re damn right I did!”  Blabbermouth —  Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent is featured in a new promotional video for his upcoming appearance as a special guest at the Atlanta Kiss Expo next year. Check it out below. According to the official web site for the Atlanta Kiss Expo, the 65-year-old musician will be signing autographs and taking photos[…]

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TASTE THE RAINBOW … “Four Gay Dudes In Halloween Costumes” Marilyn Manson on Kiss

TASTE THE RAINBOW “Four Gay Dudes In Halloween Costumes” Marilyn Manson on Kiss   NME — In a brand new interview with NME shock rocker Marilyn Manson talks about life. During the short video interview Manson is handed photos and then comments on them. Manson takes a look at an image of KISS and without hesitation says: “These are four gay dudes in Halloween costumes.” Then the singer drops the photo and turns towards the camera. He[…]

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NO PAY = NO PLAY … Shrinedom concert ends early as Vince Neil, Warrant, Lita Ford, Slaughter and FireHouse all walk for nonpayment

NO PAY = NO PLAY Shrinedom concert ends early as Vince Neil, Warrant, Lita Ford, Slaughter and FireHouse all walk for nonpayment   IRASBURG, Vermont — Where the hell is Irasburg Vermont? It’s anyone’s guess but one thing is clear, not nearly enough people know, knew or cared to look it up this past weekend. The Saturday event poster for “Shrinedom” was impressive (kind of) but the attendance was depressive for sure. A edge of town pasture[…]

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ROCK YOU LIKE A HURRICANE … 80’S IN THE PARK postponed from damages caused by Hurricane Irma

ROCK YOU LIKE A HURRICANE 80’S IN THE PARK festival postponed from damages caused by Hurricane Irma: New dates February 16th, 17th & 18th 2018     Cocoa Beach, FLORIDA — It has been a rough year for bad weather and a rougher year for 80’s music festivals as well. This time around the blame can be firmly placed on mother nature and Hurricane Irma. 80’s In The Park was scheduled for September 22nd, 23rd &[…]

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PUDDLE OF DDUM … Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin arrested on gun charges at LAX, held on $850K bail

PUDDLE OF DDUM Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin arrested on gun charges at LAX, held on $850K bail   By: Scott Baumgartner Hollywood Life — Wes Scantlin, lead singer of the grunge band Puddle of Mudd has been arrested on gun charges at LAX. He is currently being held on a $850,000 bail, according to the LA Sheriff’s Department. He was charged for boarding a plane with a BB gun. There were two prior warrants out for[…]

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HAIR METAL HELL … British promoter borrows 50,000 pounds ($66K) to save 3-day Hair Metal Hull event

HAIR METAL HELL British promoter borrows 50,000 pounds ($66k) to save 3-day Hair Metal Hull event   Sole organiser Ian Wright says the festival turned into a ‘rampaging beast he couldn’t take’ By: David Spereall  HULL, England — A festival organiser says he has been left £50,000 out of pocket after he booked high-profile acts to perform at a heavy metal gig at Hull City Hall. Ian Wright, who put on Hair Metal Heaven, a three-day festival at Hull City[…]

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Billy McCarthy of D’Molls: “Winger are lowlifes”

ARE WINGER LOWLIFES? D’Molls drummer Billy McCarthy says so in his new memoir “Beat Me ‘Til I’m Famous”     CHICAGO, Illinois — Who is Billy McCarthy? Or maybe we should ask who is Billy Dior? If you guessed a women’s fashion designer you are close but only because he use to dress more like a woman than a man. Or at least he tried to. Billy Dior, aka Billy McCarthy is the drummer and[…]

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6-PACK? Sharon Osbourne claims Ozzy had sex with 6 women, one of which was a Russian teenager

6-PACK? Sharon Osbourne claims Ozzy had sex with 6 women, one of which was a Russian teenager     Blabbermouth —Sharon Osbourne claims that her husband Ozzy Osbourne had several affairs before she learned of his indiscretions thanks to a misdirected e-mail. In August 2016, Ozzy apologized to the women with whom he has had extramarital sexual relationships and admitted to undergoing therapy for sex addiction. Ozzy‘s statement came out in the wake of the first interview given by Michelle Pugh, the celebrity hairstylist whose[…]

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