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HOSPITALIZED … Former Enuff Z’nuff singer Donnie Vie hospitalized after suffering attack

HOSPITALIZED Former Enuff Z’nuff singer Donnie Vie hospitalized after suffering attack       Facebook — Donnie Vie has been hospitalized. The Chicago native wrote in a short post on his Facebook today that  he suffered some “sort of attack.” Vie, 50, is best known for his role as singer/songwriter in the 80’s era hairband Enuff Z’Nuff. Fans are worried and await follow up information. We’ll keep you posted if we hear of any news or[…]

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LOOP LIFT … Tommy Lee calls Rapper Travis Scott a ‘f**king idiot’ for stealing his Crucifly idea

LOOP LIFT Tommy Lee calls Rapper Travis Scott a ‘f**king idiot’ for stealing his Crucifly idea       — Tommy Lee has unleashed an all-out assault on Travis Scott … accusing the rapper of jacking Tommy’s famous 360-degree loop stage design. Travis is in the middle of his Astroworld Tour — accompanied by baby mama Kylie Jennerand daughter Stormi — and during the show, there’s a part where he straps into a chair like an amusement park ride and completes a 360-degree[…]

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BARF CITY … Axl Rose vomits for 5 hours, then plays shortened set with Guns N’ Roses in Abu Dhabi

BARF CITY Axl Rose vomits for 5 hours, then plays shortened set with Guns N’ Roses in Abu Dhabi     Blabbermouth — GUNS N’ ROSES played an abbreviated in the United Arab Emirates Sunday night (November 25) after frontman Axl Rose became “severely ill.” Rose and his bandmates performed almost 20 songs in Abu Dhabi before cutting the show short. The singer addressed his medical condition at one point during the concert, telling the crowd (see video below): “They’ve[…]

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WHERE DID THEY GO? Metal Sludge Flashback to 1989 with Sunset Strip hopefuls LYPSWITCH

WHERE DID THEY GO? Metal Sludge Flashback to 1989 with Sunset Strip hopefuls LYPSWITCH         LOS ANGELES, California — Thirty years after coming oh so close to making it big, Sunset Strip hard-rock band Lypswitch is throwing away their walking canes for one last try. The four originals — singer Danny Whaley, guitarist Kevin “Mick” O’Brien, bassist David Love and drummer Kevin Agosta — just released an anniversary CD featuring all their[…]

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LOW-BALLED & INSULTING … Robert Fleischman bails on Vinnie Vincent: “I’m not going down this road again”

LOW-BALLED & INSULTING Robert Fleischman bails on Vinnie Vincent: “I’m not going down this road again”     Never Neverland —  Former Vinnie Vincent Invasion singer Robert Fleischman has pulled the plug. Almost like clockwork and expected, there is once again fallout in the Vinnie Vincent world. As we reported back on November 15th the big comeback shows in Memphis for early December were canceled. Then a set of new shows were booked for Nashville in February 2019, Now[…]

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NO LOVE LOST … Jake E. Lee unloads on Phil Soussan regarding exit from Ozzy: “Karma Motherf?@ker“

NO LOVE LOST Jake E. Lee unloads on Phil Soussan regarding exit from Ozzy: “Karma Motherf?@ker“     Sleazeroxx — Red Dragon Cartel guitarist and former Ozzy Osbourne and Badlands axeman Jake E. Lee was recently interviewed by Jimmy Kay for Canada’s The Metal Voice and spoke about his time with Ozzy Osbourne. On why he was fired after the Ultimate Sin album and tour, Leeopined (as transcribed by The Metal Voice with slight edits): “It was a combination of  reasons. First, me and Ozzy never clicked on a personnel level, there was never any[…]

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ALL SYSTEMS NO … Vinnie Vincent cancels December shows in Memphis, rebooks for February in Nashville

ALL SYSTEMS NO Vinnie Vincent cancels December shows in Memphis, rebooks for February in Nashville   Blabbermouth — Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent‘s previously announced shows in Memphis on December 7 and December 8 have been postponed until February 8 and February 9, 2019 in Nashville due to additional scheduling and logistical requirements by the promoter. Promoter Derek Christopher said: “Vinnie is ready to rock and roll and is disappointed by the postponement, but we needed extra time to add and confirm[…]

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BIONIC MICHAELS … Bret Michaels has another medical emergency, postpones weekend performance

BIONIC MICHAELS Bret Michaels has another medical emergency, postpones weekend performance     From The Road — At this point we might have to change Bret Michaels name to Bionic Michaels. It seems the Poison frontman had yet another medical emergeny over the weekend. Which has resulted in the singer postponing his Sunday (November 11th) show in Greeneville Tennessee. Michaels is no stranger to accidents, mishaps and incidents that have led him to the E.R. over his career.[…]

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COLLAPSED … Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry rushed to hospital after performance in New York City

COLLAPSED Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry rushed to hospital after performance in New York City     TMZ — Joe Perry was wheeled out of Madison Square Garden on a stretcher Saturday night after performing with Billy Joel. Eyewitnesses tell TMZ, Joe had just finished “Walk This Way” with Billy Joel on stage and went back to his dressing room. A source connected with the concert tells TMZ, Joe collapsed and “looked terrible.” Paramedics rushed to the scene and[…]

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TUFF DIARIES #10 … Goodbye 1989, Jessica Hahn, Skid Row, Martha Quinn, Young Gunns, Flyer War & Cock-Rings

TUFF DIARIES #10 Goodbye 1989, Jessica Hahn, Skid Row, Martha Quinn, Young Gunns, Flyer Wars & Cock-Rings Sebastian Bach, MTV, Brian Kushner, Tawn Mastery, Taz, Other People’s Pussy and Heavy Metal Thunder & Mud       It’s now the fall of 1989. September and October are a bit slow with 1 show each. We hit “The Marquee” in Orange County on 9/16 and “The Waters Club” in San Pedro on 10/7. In November it heats up and we’ll[…]

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