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OUCH … Stephen Pearcy; “What we really wanted to do was just put the (our) foot… up somebody’s ass!”

OUCH! Stephen Pearcy; “What we really wanted to do was just put the (our) foot… up somebody’s ass!”   From The Road —  Ratt made a triumphant return to the East Coast over the recent week. The Southern California based band strung together shows throughout the Tri-state area making a statement that they are indeed back for more. The run was highlighted with a stop at the annual M3 Music Festival in Columbia Maryland. Other stops for the[…]

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KNOTTS BLOODY FARM … METAL SLUDGE EXCLUSIVE: Steel Panther singer Michael Starr aids bleeding accident victim at amusement park

KNOTTS BLOODY FARM METAL SLUDGE EXCLUSIVE: Steel Panther singer Michael Starr aids bleeding accident victim at amusement park     LOS ANGELES, California — It’s one thing to be a rock star on stage, but to be one on your day off is even more cool. Meet Michael Starr. He gets Metal Sludge’s vote for hero of the year by saving a man’s life just recently at a California amusement park before a crowd of[…]

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FASTER POLEYCAT … Ted Poley joins Faster Pussycat at M3 Rock Festival, pneumonia sidelines Taime Downe

FASTER POLEYCAT Ted Poley joins Faster Pussycat at M3 Rock Festival, pneumonia sidelines Taime Downe   COLUMBIA, Maryland — Faster Pussycat pulls out all stops and performs set without the band’s leader, founder and vocalist Taime Downe. As reported by Metal Sludge Faster Pussycat frontman Taime Downe has been hospitalized with severe pneumonia. Faster Pussycat have been on tour and due to Downe’s condition had to cancel their Thursday night show in Pennsylvania. The band also tweeted their M3 Rock[…]

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METAL SLUDGE’s 10 QUESTIONS … Meet Alex Hill from Aussie band iDunno

  METAL SLUDGE’s 10 QUESTIONS Meet Alex Hill from Aussie band iDunno   Metal Sludge re-installs “10 Questions” today, so who is on first? iDunno. If you’re ready to say “third base,” you are as old as we are. But alas, back to iDunno, a up and coming hard-rock band from all the way down under in Australia. Here we go.   1, How do people get a chance to enjoy your band? Here is your[…]

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NO3 … Faster Pussycat’s Taime Downe hospitalized with severe pneumonia, band ‘unsure’ of M3 appearance

  NO3 Faster Pussycat’s Taime Downe hospitalized with severe pneumonia, band ‘unsure’ of M3 appearance UPDATE: Taime Downe has severe case of pneumonia   Friday April 28th 2017 —  A brand new tweet by Faster Pussycat guitarist Ace Von Johnson has confirmed singer Taime Downe is still being held in a hospital. The latest from the band says their singer has “a severe case of pneumonia”. The post also notes that the group is “unsure” about their[…]

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COME ON, FEEL THE BOW … Quiet Riot, Black N’ Blue and Jetboy rock the Rainbow, plus Tom Keifer at Whisky

COME ON, FEEL THE BOW Quiet Riot, Black N’ Blue and Jetboy rock the Rainbow, followed by Tom Keifer at the Whisky       HOLLYWOOD, Calif., USA — The 45th annual Rainbow anniversary party took a big step up this year with Quiet Riot performing live before an overflow crowd iin the parking lot to cap an all-day event of live music and $8 beers. Then the celebration kicked up one more gear with[…]

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RATT RAGE … Bobby Blozter’s current frontman and Ex-Quiet Riot vocalist Seann Nicols drops ‘Road Rage’ single

RATT RAGE Bobby Blozter’s current frontman and Ex-Quiet Riot vocalist Seann Nicols drops ‘Road Rage’ single   Blabbermouth – Seann Nicols (a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha), former frontman of QUIET RIOT and current singer for Bobby Blotzer‘s version of RATT, has released a solo single called “Road Rage”, along with a brand new lyric video. The track — originally slated for release as part of the “Road Rage” album Nicols recorded with QUIET RIOT — has been completely re-imagined and re-recorded[…]

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DRIVE YOU CRAZY, DRIVE YOU MAD … METAL SLUDGE EXCLUSIVE: Quiet Riot star Frankie Banali 20 Questions

DRIVE YOU CRAZY, DRIVE YOU MAD METAL SLUDGE EXCLUSIVE: 20 questions with Quiet Riot star Frankie Banali   Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA — When he first found the limelight in 1983, Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali had already played the US Festival before a California crowd of nearly a half-million, and he was No. 1 on the Billboard album charts with “Metal Health,” roundly regarded as among the greatest debuts in the history of recorded music. That was three-plus[…]

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Rock N’ Skull confirms Ace Frehley cancellation: “The Sludge story is correct”

UP IN SMOKE Rock N’ Skull confirms Ace Frehley off event: “The Sludge story is correct”   PEKIN, Illinois — Metal Sludge reported earlier today that Ace Frehley was touring down under with Alice Cooper in late October 2017. On the heels of this major tour announcement we also reported on a rumor that Frehley was pulling out of his appearance at the annual Rock N’ Skull event on October 29th. After a few hours[…]

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YOU GO NOW! Loudness denied entry into the U.S.A., shows cancelled

YOU GO NOW! Loudness denied entry into the United States of America, shows cancelled   Port of U.S.A. — Online posts from several sources are saying that the band Loudness has been denied entry into the United States of America. The Japanese based band was set to appear at the annual M3 Rock Festival on April 29th. This was likely the anchor date for this run of shows. Below is a screen capture from a promoter who[…]

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