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Inside Metal: The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal 2 - Various

Bob Nalbandian is a walking compendium of American metal, particularly conversant of the scene cultivated within his California habitat in the 1980s. His "Inside Metal" documentary series has become a go-to source on the subject of West Coast-birthed heavy metal. His recent work focuses upon the dawn of thrash from the Los Angeles and Bay ...

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ACE FREHLEY To Appear On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' This Monday

Founding KISS guitarist and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Ace Frehley will appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" this coming Monday, September 24. Ace will sit in with the official "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" house band, CLETO AND THE CLETONES. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EDT, 10:35 CDT on ABC. Frehley ...

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MATTHIAS JABS Says SCORPIONS 'Couldn't Continue' With Drummer JAMES KOTTAK: 'We Gave Him All The Chances, And 10 More'

Matthias Jabs says that SCORPIONS "had to make" the decision to fire James Kottak, explaining that he and his bandmates gave the drummer "all the chances" to get better. In September 2016, Kottak was dismissed from the legendary German hard rock band during his well-publicized battle with alcoholism and was replaced by former MOTÖRHEAD drummer ...

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GENE SIMMONS Believes VINNIE VINCENT Is 'His Own Worst Enemy'

Gene Simmons says that he believes Vinnie Vincent is "his own worst enemy." The KISS bassist/vocalist made his comments during a question-and-answer session in Adelaide, Australia, where he is currently on tour with his solo band, supported by original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley. Speaking about Vincent, who originally joined KISS in 1982 as Frehley's replacement, ...

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Death By Metal - DEATH

Depending on who you talk to, Chuck Schuldiner was a visionary, a perfectionist or a short fused volatile, creative being. A common ground appraisal is that the late legend of DEATH, previously known as MANTAS, and CONTROL DENIED changed death metal forever by having the stones to fuse progressive and power metal into a style ...

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VINNIE PAUL: Official Cause Of Death Revealed

Vinnie Paul Abbott's cause of death has been revealed. The 54-year-old PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer died of dilated cardiomyopathy — an enlarged heart — as well as severe coronary artery disease, a heart condition. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg told TMZ he died of natural causes. Dilated cardiomyopathy results in is a chronic ...

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ACE FREHLEY Films 'Rockin' With The Boys' Video In Detroit

Founding KISS guitarist and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Ace Frehley filmed the official music video for his new single, "Rockin' With The Boys", on Saturday, August 18 at Motor City Muscle Music Festival in Detroit, Michigan. Fan-filmed video footage and photos can be found below. "Rockin' With The Boys" is the second ...

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Visiting VINNIE PAUL And DIMEBAG's Final Resting Place (Video)

A husband-and-wife duo of PANTERA fans recently visited Vinnie Paul Abbott's final resting place and posted a 10-minute video of the experience. Check it out below. The PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer was buried on June 30 next to his brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, and their mother, Carolyn, at Moore Memorial Gardens cemetery in ...

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Former KISS Guitarist VINNIE VINCENT Files Trademark Application For 'Vinnie Vincent's Kiss'

On July 23, former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent filed two applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the word mark "Vinnie Vincent's Kiss". If granted, the registrations will protect the use of the standard character mark of "Vinnie Vincent's Kiss" for entertainment services, specifically "live performances by internationally known ...

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