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QUIET RIOT's CHUCK WRIGHT On FRANKIE BANALI: 'I'm Completely Devastated By The Loss Of My Lifelong Friend And Musical Comrade'

QUIET RIOT bassist Chuck Wright says that he is "completely devastated" by the death of his bandmate Frankie Banali. Frankie was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer on April 17, 2019 and given six months to live. He put up an inspiringly brave and courageous 16-month battle to the end and continued playing live as ...

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Ex-DEATH Drummer RICHARD CHRISTY Pays Tribute To QUIET RIOT's FRANKIE BANALI With 'Run For Cover' Play-Along (Video)

Actor, comedian and acclaimed heavy metal drummer Richard Christy has paid tribute to QUIET RIOT's Frankie Banali, who died earlier this week after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Christy, who has played with CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED, ICED EARTH, DEATH and CONTROL DENIED, and who currently works for "The Howard Stern Show", took to ...

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PAUL STANLEY, SLASH, RUDY SARZO, DEE SNIDER, GLENN HUGHES, Others React To Passing Of QUIET RIOT's FRANKIE BANALI

Paul Stanley (KISS), Slash (GUNS N' ROSES), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER), Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE), Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, SONS OF APOLLO), Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO), Ron Keel (KEEL) and BULLETBOYS are among the musicians who have reacted to the passing of QUIET ...

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QUIET RIOT's FRANKIE BANALI Dead At 68

QUIET RIOT's Frankie Banali has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The drummer passed away last night (Thursday, August 20) at the age of 68. Frankie was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer on April 17, 2019 and given six months to live. He put up an inspiringly brave and courageous 16-month battle to ...

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BLACK SABBATH, METALLICA, SAXON, MEGADETH, Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Members, Others Pay Tribute To PETE WAY

Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH), Biff Byford (SAXON), Gilby Clarke (GUNS N' ROSES), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Frank Bello (ANTHRAX), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), Stephen Perkins (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Andrew Freeman (LAST IN LINE) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of iconic bass player Pete Way. The founder of UFO, WAYSTED ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's SHAVO ODADJIAN Releases 'Die For The Pic' Music Video From NORTH KINGSLEY Project

SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian's NORTH KINGSLEY musical collaboration with producer Saro Paparian and lyricist/vocalist Ray Hawthorne has released its first three-song collection, "Vol. 1", via 22 Red Media, a subsidiary of Odadjian's lifestyle and cannabis brand 22 Red. "Vol. 1" features the hard-hitting, previously released debut track "Like That?" and two other ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Unveils 'The Lost & The Forgotten' Music Video

The official music video for "The Lost & The Forgotten", a brand new song from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", which was released on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. Bassist and producer Mat Sinner comments: "'The Lost & The ...

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NICKELBACK Releases Animated Music Video For Cover Of THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND's 'The Devil Went Down To Georgia'

Canadian rockers NICKELBACK have released a cover of THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND classic "The Devil Went Down To Georgia", along with an accompanying music video. Honoring Daniels, who passed away last month, NICKELBACK invited guitarist Dave Martone to join them on a cover of the infamous classic story — paying homage to Daniels's influence on ...

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Watch Animated Video For New SEETHER Song 'Beg'

An animated music video for SEETHER's new single, "Beg", can be seen below. The track will be included on the band's eighth album, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum", which is due on August 28 via Fantasy Records. The clip was helmed by noted Turkish director Mertcan Mertbilek (Santana, Ray Charles, Ravi Shankar, Elvis Costello). SEETHER ...

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TED NUGENT: 'NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION Is The Most Important Civil Rights Organization In The World'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has slammed the attorney general of New York for suing to to seek the dissolution of the National Rifle Association, alleging fraud and abuse in the way the NRA's chief executive and other officials ran the operation. New York State attorney general Letitia James's lawsuit specifically names the organization's top ...

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DAVE GROHL Mourns Loss Of TRINI LOPEZ: He 'Unknowingly Helped Shape The Sound Of The FOO FIGHTERS'

Dave Grohl is mourning the passing of legendary American singer, guitarist, actor and Gibson signature artist Trini Lopez. Lopez died Tuesday from complications of COVID-19 in Palm Springs, California. He was 83. "Today the world sadly lost yet another legend, Trini Lopez," the former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman wrote on social media. ...

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Rockers React To KAMALA HARRIS Being Announced As JOE BIDEN's Running Mate: 'Let's Do This'

Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, SONS OF APOLLO), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT) and Axl Rose (GUNS N' ROSES) are among the rockers who have reacted to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's announcement that California senator Kamala Harris will be his running mate in the 2020 presidential election. "I think @KamalaHarris is the perfect ...

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Former AGNOSTIC FRONT Bassist ALAN PETERS Dies

Former AGNOSTIC FRONT bassist Alan Peters (second from left in photo above), who played on the legendary hardcore band's 1987 album "Liberty And Justice For..." album, has died. The news of his passing was confirmed by AGNOSTIC FRONT in a social media post on Friday (August 7). The group wrote: "Today was a very sad ...

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