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KISS And YOSHIKI Collaborate For Once-In-A-Lifetime New Year's Eve Television Performance

Japanese rock star Yoshiki will team up with American rock legends KISS for a once-in-a-lifetime television performance on Japan's NHK network. The artists will appear together as "Yoshiki feat. KISS" ("YOSHIKISS") during the New Year's Eve "Red And White Music Battle" ("Kouhaku Uta Gassen"), the most-watched television program in Japan, which is also broadcast worldwide. ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT On 'The Stadium Tour''s Strong Early Ticket Sales: 'This Is Kind Of Like 'Hysteria' All Over Again'

DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" about the band's upcoming "The Stadium Tour" with MÖTLEY CRÜE, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS. Asked if he is surprised by the trek's out-of-the-gate's success, Joe said: "When you put something on of this magnitude, you hope for the best and kind of ...

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KISS: Official Video Recap Of This Year's 'Kiss Kruise'

A three-minute video recap of this year's "Kiss Kruise" can be seen below. The 2019 edition of the "Kiss Kruise" took place aboard Norwegian Pearl, which set sail October 30 from Miami, Florida and traveled to Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas and Falmouth, Jamaica before returning to Miami. During the cruise, KISS announced 75 new shows ...

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KISS Kicks Off Japanese Tour In Sendai (Video)

Official video footage of KISS's December 8 concert at Xebio Arena in Sendai, Japan can be seen below. The show was KISS's first as a four-piece since the band was forced to cancel its tour of Australia and New Zealand after frontman Paul Stanley was diagnosed with a bad case of the flu. KISS's special ...

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DIRTY LOOKS Is Back! First 2020 Shows Announced

Hard rockers DIRTY LOOKS have reunited and are in the process of booking several shows in early 2020. In addition to original members Paul Lidel (guitar), Jack Pyers (bass) and Gene Barnett (drums), the group's current lineup includes DANGEROUS TOYS, BROKEN TEETH and IGNITOR frontman Jason McMaster. So far, two new DIRTY LOOKS concerts have ...

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Today Marks 15th Anniversary Of DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death

Today (Sunday, December 8) marks the 15th anniversary of the death of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a DAMAGEPLAN concert on this date in 2004 at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio by a 25-year-old ex-Marine ...

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KISS's TOMMY THAYER: New Limited-Edition EPIPHONE Guitar Now Available

Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments presents the fourth Epiphone signature guitar from KISS guitarist Tommy "Spaceman" Thayer. The new, limited-edition Tommy Thayer Electric Blue Les Paul Outfit features a unique Electric Blue finish with mirrored pickguard, Seymour Duncan JB Humbuckers, and Grover Rotomatic tuners. All previous guitar collaborations with Tommy and Epiphone have ...

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BLACK SABBATH, LED ZEPPELIN, DEEP PURPLE, METALLICA Members Featured In 'Come On Feel The Noize' Documentary

Cleopatra Entertainment will release the German-produced documentary film "Come On Feel The Noize: The Story Of How Rock Became Metal" to VOD platforms on December 3 and a home entertainment DVD version on December 17. Written and produced by Thore Vollert and directed by Jörg Sonntag, the 90-minute documentary covers the origins of the metal ...

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KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY Celebrates 14th Wedding Anniversary

Paul Stanley has credited his wife with helping him find his "key to a life filled with gifts" he "never imagined." The KISS frontman, who is a proud family man to four children, made the comments while celebrating his 14th wedding anniversary with Erin Sutton. Earlier today, Paul tweeted: "Fourteen Years Ago Today I married ...

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DETHKLOK Plays First Show In Five Years: Setlist, Video

DETHKLOK, the stars of the Adult Swim series "Metalocalypse", performed this past Friday (November 15) as part of the Adult Swim Festival at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The show marked DETHKLOK's first live appearance since taking part in the 2014 edition of Festival Supreme in L.A. DETHKLOK played a 19-song set ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Calls JUDAS PRIEST's IAN HILL 'The Most Formidable, Iconic Heavy Metal Bass Player'

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has sung the praises of JUDAS PRIEST four-stringer Ian Hill, calling him the "most formidable, probably iconic heavy metal bass player." Currently the longest-tenured member of PRIEST, Hill has long been overshadowed by frontman Rob Halford and the guitar tandem of Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing, with Hill found permanently planted ...

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