KISS Collector Pays $5,000 For 1977 Tour Jacket

The 2004 Classic Rock Auction featuring items from legendary producer Eddie Kramer was officially closed on August 1. "We were overwhelmed with the huge response we received right from the opening minutes," explained Backstage Auctions co-owner Kelli Van Gool. "Out of more than 2200 items condensed into 277 lots listed, we had over 1200 bids ...

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THE DARKNESS Singer's Neighbors Responsible For Wheel Theft

Tips coming into Britain's The Sun indicate that the people responsible for stealing the wheel's off THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins' Jaguar XK-8 coupé live in the same west London neighborhood as Hawkins does, and weren't pros. "Right, I'm heading over there now with a shovel to teach them a lesson," the singer fumed. "It's ...

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BESEECH Singer To Guest In Russian Rock Video

BESEECH singer Lotta Höglin will travel to Russia in the middle of August participate in the filming of a video for the Russian rock band ANJ (web site), according to a posting on BESEECH's web site. Höglin is the last-minute replacement for ANJ's original choice for the female singer in the video, LULLACRY ...

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SKINLAB Frontman Confirms Plans For DEFIANCE Reunion Show

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that talks are underway for a reunion show by the long-defunct San Francisco Bay Area thrash band DEFIANCE. Esquivel joined DEFIANCE prior to the recording of their 1990 album "Void Terra Firma" and remained in the group until their split a couple of years later. "The guys ...

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W.A.S.P. To Return To The U.K. In November

Various U.K. online ticket vendors, including Ticketmaster.co.uk and SeeTickets.co.uk are offering tickets to W.A.S.P. shows in November. Although unconfirmed by Waspnation.com, the official site of Blackie Lawless' shock-rockers, it appears that W.A.S.P. will be returning to the London Astoria on November 5, while Nottingham Rock City will also feature on the tour. Rumors suggested they ...

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