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JAY JAY FRENCH Says TWISTED SISTER Had A Strict No-Drugs-And-Alcohol Policy: 'We Fired Anybody Who Did It'

Heavy Metal And Booze conducted an interview with TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French at this year's "Days Of The Dead" convention, which was held November 16 in Chicago, Illinois. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how TWISTED SISTER adopted their look in the 1970s: French: ...

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Watch GUNS N' ROSES Perform In Monterrey, Manila And Kuala Lumpur During Fall Leg Of 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour

Official Facebook Live videos of GUNS N' ROSES performing in Monterrey, Mexico (November 3); Manila, Philippines (November 11); and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during the fall 2018 leg of the band's "Not In This Lifetime" tour can be seen below. Since the "Not In This Lifetime" kickoff in 2016, GUNS N' ROSES has performed an astounding ...

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Ritual - SOULFLY

Like how the in-demand Samuel L. Jackson manifests everywhere in film and commercials, Max Cavalera appears to be hell-bent to grind out metal every waking second he has. If he's not on tour with his brother, Igor, resurrecting live full renditions of classic SEPULTURA albums, Max has CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and, of course, SOULFLY to churn ...

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STEVEN TYLER And NUNO BETTENCOURT's Cover Of THE ROLLING STONES' 'Brown Sugar': Behind-The-Scenes Look

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler's cover version of THE ROLLING STONES' 1971 hit "Brown Sugar" is featured on "Muscle Shoals… Small Town, Big Sound", a compilation album in tribute to Alabama's Muscle Shoals sound, which was released September 28 on BMG. EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt also played on the track, which was recorded at FAME Studios. ...

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Watch DUFF MCKAGAN Join SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS For 'It's So Easy' Performance In Hollywood

The iconic Grammy-winning guitarist Slash and his band SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS wrapped their nationwide, sold-out headlining tour — their first in four years — on Tuesday night (October 16) at the Palladium in Hollywood, California. The group ripped through a 22-song, electrifying two-hour show which included a special guest appearance from ...

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SLASH On Current GUNS N' ROSES Lineup: 'It's This Really, Really Well-Oiled Machine That's Super Functional'

Slash says that the current lineup of GUNS N' ROSES is a "really well-oiled machine that's super functional." Only rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin and drummer Steven Adler are missing from the classic GN'R lineup that recorded 1987's classic debut, "Appetite For Destruction". Slash, singer Axl Rose and bassist Duff McKagan are on board, fortified with ...

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JOHN CORABI On AXL ROSE Singing For AC/DC: 'I Thought He Nailed It'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE and current THE DEAD DAISIES vocalist John Corabi recently guested on the "TODDCast Podcast". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On THE DEAD DAISIES: John: "The cool thing about the band is that we've never actually worked together until we got up with ...

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GUNS N' ROSES To Play Hawaii For First Time Ever

GUNS N' ROSES will play its first show ever in the state of Hawaii, on Saturday, December 8 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Tickets are on sale to the general public starting Friday, October 12 at 10:00 a.m. HST at Ticketmaster and at the Aloha Stadium box office. Citi is the official presale credit card ...

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DIZZY REED: 'I Know What My Role Is With GUNS N' ROSES'

GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed was recently interviewed by the "Nothing Shocking" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how important it is for him to have an extra outlet, like his solo band and HOOKERS & BLOW, to play with when GUNS N' ...

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STEVEN TYLER And NUNO BETTENCOURT Cover THE ROLLING STONES' 'Brown Sugar' For 'Muscle Shoals… Small Town, Big Sound' Album

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler's cover version of THE ROLLING STONES' 1971 hit "Brown Sugar" is featured on "Muscle Shoals… Small Town, Big Sound", a compilation album in tribute to Alabama's Muscle Shoals sound, which will be released September 28 on BMG. EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt also played on the track, which was recorded at FAME ...

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SLASH Says His Solo Band Doesn't Have To Perform GUNS N' ROSES Material Live Anymore

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash recently discussed "Living The Dream", his forthcoming album with vocalist Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE) and THE CONSPIRATORS, with the New York radio station Q104.3. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the title "Living The Dream": Slash: "It was originally just ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's 'Autopsy' TV Episode Gets Premiere Date

The Reelz cable network has set an August 12 premiere date for "Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Chris Cornell". Earlier in the year, the show's producers were at Shepherd's Bush Hall in England, where the program recreated SOUNDGARDEN's and singer Chris Cornell's last show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. It was also revealed that ...

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ZZ TOP Guitarist/Vocalist BILLY F GIBBONS To Release 'The Big Bad Blues' Solo Album In September

Concord Records will release "The Big Bad Blues", ZZ TOP legend Billy F Gibbons's second-ever solo effort, on September 21. This is the follow-up to his acclaimed 2015 Afro-Cuban-flavored solo album "Perfectamundo". "The Big Bad Blues", as the title suggests, focuses on Gibbons's lifelong love of the blues and rock and roll, showcasing the blues-influenced ...

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Watch GUNS N' ROSES Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of GUNS N' ROSES' entire July 13 concert at Otkritie Arena in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. GUNS N' ROSES' "Not In This Lifetime" ranks as the fourth-highest grossing tour of all time, based on Billboard's Boxscore archives. The trek, which launched in April 2016, topped the $475 million mark in ...

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