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FOGHAT Bassist CRAIG MACGREGOR Dies At 68

FOGHAT bassist Craig MacGregor died earlier today (Friday, February 9) after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 68 years old. "On behalf of Craig MacGregor's family and the FOGHAT family, it is with great sadness that we are letting you know that we have lost our brother, good friend, husband, father and bandmate ...

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REX BROWN Was 'The Least Metal Guy' In PANTERA

During a recent appearance on the "TODDCast" podcast, former PANTERA and DOWN bassist Rex Brown spoke about his debut solo album, "Smoke On This", which came out at the end of July. The disc marks the first time in Brown's career in which he serves as both lead vocalist and guitarist in a band. Explaining ...

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TWISTED SISTER's MARK MENDOZA Launches 'Radioactive' Podcast

TWISTED SISTER bassist Mark Mendoza, along with Rob Rush from 94.3 The Shark and comedian Billy Mira have launched "Radioactive", a new podcast which features local and national talent on Connoisseur Media. Based in Suffolk County, Long Island, The Shark has filled an empty void for listeners in a market where classic rock and top ...

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Live in Japan 2012 - LEAF HOUND

One of the modest heroes of stoner rock are English dogs LEAF HOUND, even if there was no such "stoner" tag when they first operated in the late Sixties and early Seventies. Originally known as BLACK CAT BONES, one of the biggest notables to the first ensemble was that it housed Paul Kossoff and Simon ...

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U.S. Rock - POOBAH

1976 was a momentous year in music. On one end of the spectrum, ABBA and WINGS delivered more sugar pops than Kellogg's. On the other, both the RAMONES and SEX PISTOLS were turning rock music on an ugly, though thrilling dime. On the brink of that punk insurgency, SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES were helping erect ...

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Pros and Cons - THE COMPANY BAND

As zany a situation as this sounds, what if Gordon Gekko invested in an underground bar rock band for shits and giggles? He might put them on a side stage at Battery Park where he could watch from his sky view suite in nearby Wall Street. All assuming the cat has a little rock 'n' ...

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