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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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STARS ON THE RISE … Upstarts Joyous Wolf, Six Gun Sal impress at Whisky-A-Go-Go show

STARS ON THE RISE Upstarts Joyous Wolf, Six Gun Sal impress at Whisky-A-Go-Go show     LOS ANGELES — Metal Sludge thinks it is fun and refreshing every so often to focus on up-and-comers instead of the usual has-beens, so with that in mind, there we were at dusk Friday at the Whisky, just in time for buzz band Joyous Wolf. It was about 8 p.m., and eventually the iconic Sunset Strip club would be packed for headliners[…]

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NEWS FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

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BIG BAD WOLF … Meet Upcoming Los Angeles band JOYOUS WOLF in Metal Sludge’s A to Z

BIG BAD WOLF Meet Upcoming Los Angeles band JOYOUS WOLF in Metal Sludge’s A to Z     LOS ANGELES — In Metal Sludge’s latest attempt to discover the Next Big Thing, we present Joyous Wolf, a young buzz band from Southern California. The foursome (vocalist Nick Reese, dummer Robert Sodaro, guitarist: Blake Allard and bassist Greg Braccio) is already getting radio airplay and building a loyal following. We caught up with Mr. Reese for Sludge’s[…]

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