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HONESTLY … Stryper singer Michael Sweet says some websites are “Absolutely disgusting…”

HONESTLY Stryper singer Michael Sweet says some websites are “Absolutely disgusting…”     Twitter — Stryper are in the news again. First there was the unfortunate medical emergency that sent the band’s guitarist Oz Fox to the hospital. A follow up statement from the band revealed that Fox had a seizure. The band detailed some of the immediate and future obstacles related to this and their current tour plans. It was agreed that they would tour[…]

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LOUD N’ CLEAR … Timothy Gaines on Stryper plans to tour as 3-piece: “GET THE CASH YOU PIECES OF SH!T”

LOUD N’ CLEAR Timothy Gaines on Stryper plans to tour as 3-piece: “GET THE CASH YOU PIECES OF SH!T”     Facebook — With the recent health scare in the Stryper camp, the band has announced they will tour as a 3-piece. It seems that Oz Fox had a medical emergency over the weekend in Las Vegas. The guitarist suffered a seizure and was taken to a local hospital. Doctors performed an MRI and have[…]

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SIDELINED … Stryper guitarist Oz Fox suffers seizure ‘Doctors discovered an area of concern near his brain’

SIDELINED Stryper guitarist Oz Fox suffers seizure ‘Doctors discovered an area of concern near his brain’    NASHVILLE PUBLICITY  — News began circulating this morning that Stryper’s Oz Fox suffered a medical emergency on stage in Las Vegas overnight. In order to provide accurate information and dispel any rumors, the band has issued an official statement: Our dear friend and lead-guitarist Oz Fox fell ill Saturday night while performing in Las Vegas with a side project that[…]

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WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS … Stryper guitarist Oz Fox hospitalized after late night incident in Sin City

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS Stryper guitarist Oz Fox hospitalized after late night incident in Sin City   Blabbermouth — STRYPER guitarist Oz Fox has been hospitalized after reportedly “falling down” during his guest appearance at SIN CITY SINNERS concert Saturday night (August 11) at Harrah’s in Las Vegas, Nevada. The news of Oz‘s illness was broken by SIN CITY SINNERS‘ Jason Green, who wrote on his Facebook page: “If you believe in a higher power or even if you don’t, please send Oz Foxsome positive vibes and prayers tonight.[…]

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TUFF DIARIES #6 … Sunset Summer, Tracii Guns’ Glue Gun, Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Vain and Sex by a Dumpster

TUFF DIARIES #6 Sunset Summer, Tracii Guns’ Glue Gun, Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Vain and Sex by a Dumpster Country Club, Dan Tana’s, Dana Strum, “Shout At The Devil”, FireHouse, Slave Raider, Gazzarri’s and Dean Delray.        It’s now spring 1988. Tuff are supporting the local kings Warrant at the largest venue in the San Fernando Valley. Chuck Landis’ Country Club in Reseda. This place was easily double the size of any of the name clubs in[…]

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SEANN NICOLS … Former Singer For BOBBY BLOTZER’s RATT Says Drummer Is ‘Full Of S**t’

SEANN NICOLS Former Singer For BOBBY BLOTZER’s RATT Says Drummer Is ‘Full Of S**t’ And ‘Not Above Board’       Blabbermouth — Former QUIET RIOT and ADLER’S APPETITE frontman Seann Nicols (a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha) spoke to “The Classic Metal Show” about his experience of singing for Bobby Blotzer‘s version of RATT for one show in March 2017 at the Prairie Knights Casino & Resort in Fort Yates, North Dakota. “It was easy,” Seann said (hear audio below). “There was no contract to sign. I literally just packed my bags[…]

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FACE THE DAY … Former Great White manager Alan Niven pens open letter about band’s singer saga & secrets

FACE THE DAY Former Great White manager Alan Niven pens open letter about band’s singer saga & secrets     Facebook  — Former Guns N’ Roses and Great White manager Alan Niven recently spoke out in an open letter. Niven is always one to speak his mind and did just that about the recent Great White singer saga. It seems according to Niven, that Ilous was on his way out for a while, but was[…]

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WHEELCHAIRS & CRUTCHES … Audie Desbrow laughs looking back at Jack Russell’s struggles in Great White

WHEELCHAIRS & CRUTCHES Audie Desbrow laughs looking back at Jack Russell’s health struggles in Great White       Blabbermouth — GREAT WHITE drummer Audie Desbrow spoke to ListenIowa about the band’s recent decision to split with singer Terry Ilous and replace him with onetime VAN HALEN frontman candidate Mitch Malloy. “Some things don’t work out business-wise, so we had to part ways with Terry,” Audie said. “There were differences of opinions, personality clashes. Certain things just don’t work out after time and you just have to move on. It’s one[…]

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CHERRY CRUSH … The Cherry Pie girl Bobbie Brown is special guest host at Whisky show featuring Permacrush

CHERRY CRUSH The Cherry Pie girl Bobbie Brown is special guest host at Whisky show featuring Permacrush       LOS ANGELES — It is hot and smokey in Permacrush’s dressing room upstairs at the famed Whisky a go-go club minutes before the up-and-coming new glam band is to hit the stage. Smokey because the band’s main force, singer Chris Crush, is puffling high-quality marijuana as usual, but hot because legendary Cherry Pie girl Bobbie[…]

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DjUI … Former Guns N’ Roses and SIXX:AM guitarist Dj Ashba arrested for DUI

DjUI Former Guns N’ Roses and SIXX:AM guitarist Dj Ashba arrested for DUI   TMZ — The guy who used to play lead guitar for Guns N’ Roses — post-Slash — got busted for DUI, and took one of the most rock ‘n’ roll mug shots we’ve seen in a long time … guy-liner included. DJ Ashba was arrested Friday in Fairbury, IL on suspicion of DUI and for blowing a stop sign. Law enforcement sources tell us[…]

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