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Former MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist 'FAST' EDDIE CLARKE Dead At 67

Former MOTÖRHEAD and FASTWAY guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke passed away yesterday (January 10) after a battle with pneumonia. He was 67 years old. Clarke was a member of MOTÖRHEAD from 1976 until 1982. He was one-third of the band's classic lineup, which also included drummer Philthy "Animal" Taylor, who died in November 2015 of liver ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY Interviewed For Upcoming VAN HALEN Documentary

On Saturday, January 6, former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony was interviewed for a documentary about the legendary rock band which is being produced by a British company. Anthony posted a photo on his Instagram account taken immediately after the interview, along with the caption: "Filmed an interview today for a Van Halen documentary in ...

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GENE SIMMONS Joined By ACE FREHLEY At 'The Vault Experience' Event In Los Angeles (Video)

Gene Simmons began personally delivering copies of his new box set, "Gene Simmons - The Vault Experience: 1966-2016", during an appearance on Saturday (January 6) at the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles, California. In addition to spending one-on-one time with purchasers, he was joined by his former bandmate, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley, for ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman Mourns Mother's Death

Marguerite Snider, the the 86-year old mother of TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider, passed away on January 2, more than two months after she was hit by a car. Snider announced his mother's death on Twitter, writing: "Since so many people continue to ask about my mom's health on social media, I have no choice ...

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MEGADETH, L.A. GUNS, WARRANT, DOKKEN Members To Perform At 'Ronnie Montrose Remembered' Concert

Iconic American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose will be saluted by a stellar rock-star lineup whose own careers were influenced by the legendary and powerful Montrose sound at "Ronnie Montrose Remembered" — one of the most-talked-about shows of NAMM 2018. This celebratory concert highlighting Montrose's career will feature his greatest hits from early MONTROSE, EDGAR WINTER, ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Vocalist Says Religion Killed His Father

According to The Pulse Of Radio, ALTER BRIDGE and Slash frontman Myles Kennedy revealed in a new interview with Eddie Trunk that his father died because he refused to see doctors due to his Christian Science faith, an event which formed the central theme of Kennedy's upcoming solo album, "Year Of The Tiger". The singer ...

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GEOFF TATE On Proposed THE THREE TREMORS Project: 'It's Never Coming Out, 'Cause It Was Never Done'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate was recently interviewed on the "Talking Metal" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked about the never-materialized project called THE THREE TREMORS which was supposed to feature Tate, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson and JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford, Geoff said: "As far ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON: 'We're Only A Heartbeat Away From Auschwitz'

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson spoke to Newsweek about visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial And Museum and memorial in Oświęcim, Poland during the band's 1984 "Powerslave" tour. The museum and memorial, which occupy the site where the Nazis murdered approximately 1.1 million prisoners, preserve Auschwitz's history through powerful exhibitions — display cases fill the ...

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Next ANTHRAX Album Will Be 'F**king Amazing,' Says SCOTT IAN

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian says that the band's follow-up to "For All Kings" album will be "fucking amazing." Released in February 2016, "For All Kings" was called by some critics ANTHRAX's strongest album to date. Its arrival followed a five-year period during which the band experienced a rebirth of sorts, beginning with ANTHRAX's inclusion on ...

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ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER: 'There's A Lot Of Bands Who Would Give Their Left Nut To Be Able To Do What We've Done'

ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer was interviewed on a recent installment of Eddie Trunk's SiriusXM show "Trunk Nation". A few excerpts from the chat follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the goal of maintaining more control over the band while increasing profits: Jon: "That's absolutely the goal. The way music is being consumed, it has certainly ...

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New JIMI HENDRIX Album, 'Both Sides Of The Sky', Due In March

On March 9, Experience Hendrix and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, proudly release "Both Sides Of The Sky", a dynamic new Jimi Hendrix album featuring 13 studio recordings made between 1968 and 1970 — 10 of which have never before been released. The album will be released on multiple formats including ...

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GEOFF TATE: 'I'll Always Be The Voice Of QUEENSRŸCHE'

Geoff Tate has once again spoken about the possibility of a reunion of QUEENSRŸCHE's classic lineup, saying that he would be "open" to it provided that all the members "came into it with a positive mental attitude." In April 2014, Tate and QUEENSRŸCHE announced that a settlement had been reached after a nearly two-year legal ...

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PEARL JAM's Documentary Film 'Let's Play Two' Gets Its Own 8-Bit Game

Following the release of the long-awaited documentary "Let's Play Two" that immortalized PEARL JAM's sold-out August 2016 shows from Wrigley Field comes the "Let's Play Two" baseball game named "Home Run Hitting Contest". Designed as an 8-bit game inspired by the iconic performances at Wrigley Field, the game features all the band members as baseball ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Says LINKIN PARK Has 'Every Right To Move Forward' Following Death Of CHESTER BENNINGTON

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. Shadows says that LINKIN PARK has "every right to move forward" following the passing of Chester Bennington. The LINKIN PARK frontman died on July 20 at his Los Angeles area home after committing suicide at the age of 41. LINKIN PARK paid tribute to Bennington on October 27 with an emotional three-hour ...

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