LOS ANGELES — Ryan Roxie’s Glam roots are indisputable, starting all the way back to when he was a teenage guitar whiz on the Sunset Strip. It was there Roxie ruled in the years before Poison with his utterly brilliant band called Candy, which headlined the Whisky and the Roxy in the early 1980s but never struck it rich. But a mere taste of success is all that was needed to inspire the broad-shouldered, bespectacled[…]Read More »
YOU’RE IN LOVE …Bobby Blotzer claims Ratt lawsuit ‘beat up his marriage’ which is ending in divorce, confirms report of new girlfriend
YOU’RE IN LOVE Bobby Blotzer claims Ratt lawsuit ‘beat up his marriage’ which is ending in divorce, confirms report of new girlfriend Metal Sludge — Former Ratt drummer Bobby Blotzer is in love again, this just weeks after his wife Michelle Blotzer has filed for divorce. Blotzer recently spoke to a Canadian journalist and spilled the beans about the 2013 marriage and confirmed it’s now in divorce court. Metal Sludge first reported the drummer’s marriage was headed for a[…]Read More »
FOREVER DEYOUNG Former Styx singer still a force in compelling California concert TEMECULA, Calif., USA — The past two times we’ve reported on Dennis DeYoung, the ex-Styx star was performing as a support act — for Boston earlier this year (here) and for Bret Michaels (here) in 2015 — but the singer got a chance to spread his wings Sunday, Nov. 13 at Pechanga casino south of Los Angeles. Things were just getting started[…]Read More »
THE GLAM RETURN OF PUNKY MEADOWS AND ANGEL Metal Sludge celebrates a weekend in Las Vegas for the Vegas Rocks Hair Metal Awards plus concerts by Scorpions and Night Ranger LAS VEGAS — Since enjoying ourselves so much the last time we were in Las Vegas for New Years Eve, Metal Sludge returned to Sin City for another weekend of rock, this time featuring Scorpions live at the Hard Rock on Saturday, May 14,[…]Read More »
FORMER BIG BANG BABIES FOUNDER IS ALL GROWN UP Metal Sludge exclusive: Once a Sunset Strip sensation in the post-Poison glam era, Charlie Overbey, formerly known as Kit Ashley, is set to make his grand return with his new band Broken Arrows at the Viper Room By Gerry Gittelson Metal Sludge Editor at Large HOLLYWOOD –Big Bang Babies might have been the most popular band on the Sunset Strip never to sign a major[…]Read More »
Alexx Michael talks about Spring European Tour with Sweden’s Fatal Smile, the history of Shameless, KISS memories & crazy Vinnie Vincent stories.
AIN’T THAT A SHAMELESS A Metal Sludge exclusive with European glam master Alexx Michael of Shameless By Gerry Gittelson Metal Sludge Editor at Large It’s an uphill battle, but Alexx Michael is trying to keep glam rock alive – all the way from Germany. His band Shameless, featuring mostly American players, has released a string of top-quality glitter-tinged CDs, and there have also been a series of concert tours, some more successful[…]Read More »