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MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL On Getting In Shape For 'Running Around' Stadiums Next Year: 'You've Gotta Be Ready For It'

Legendary rock band MÖTLEY CRÜE is joining forces with DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS for "The Stadium Tour" next summer. "Extra" music correspondent Adam Weissler caught up with the four members of the CRÜE at the December 4 press conference announcing the trek, and he asked them how they are preparing ...

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NITA STRAUSS: 'I Always Thought That Instrumental Music Was For 'Better Guitar Players' Than Me'

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has admitted that she initially had some reservations about putting out an album of instrumentals with her debut solo LP, last year's "Controlled Chaos". "I always thought that instrumental music was for 'better guitar players' than me," she wrote in a new Instagram ...

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JOHN 5 Says MÖTLEY CRÜE 'Killed It In The Studio' During Recording Sessions For 'The Dirt' Soundtrack

In a recent interview with Lana Morgan of Milwaukee's 102.9 The Hog radio station, former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 spoke about his involvement with the soundtrack to MÖTLEY CRÜE's biopic "The Dirt", based on CRÜE's 2001 New York Times bestselling autobiography. "Me and Nikki [Sixx, MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist] are like ...

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JOE ELLIOTT 'Wouldn't Say No' To Proper DEF LEPPARD Biopic

Joe Elliott says that DEF LEPPARD's 2001 biopic was a "low-budget experiment that wasn't really great." "Hysteria - The Def Leppard Story" was produced by VH1 and was described as "the true story of one of the most successful pop-metal bands of the '80s." Upon its release, it was slammed by Deseret News music editor ...

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Watch BRET MICHAELS Perform English/Spanish Version Of POISON's 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' With 'American Idol' Singers

Bret Michaels has shared a video of a never-seen-before English and Spanish version of POISON's sole chart-topping single "Every Rose Has Its Thorn". Joining Bret for the performance, which was filmed at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, were "American Idol" singers Ace Young, Jeremiah Richey, Diana DeGarmo, James Durbin, ...

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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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SIXX:A.M. Releases Lyric Video For 'X-Mas In Hell'

SIXX:A.M.Nikki Sixx, DJ Ashba and James Michael — has released a new lyric video for "X-Mas In Hell", the band's poignant track from "The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack". When Nikki Sixx's "The Heroin Diaries" was published in 2007, it was the first book to be accompanied by a soundtrack. Recorded by SIXX:A.M. the 13 ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Reflects On Record-Breaking 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, MÖTLEY CRÜE's hugely successful Netflix biopic "The Dirt" remains one of the highest-rated music films as voted by the audience on Rotten Tomatoes, the online review aggregation service that allows both critics and the public to rate movies. As of December 17, "The Dirt" remains at 95%, down 1% ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer JOHN CORABI Says DONALD TRUMP's Impeachment Has 'Divided Us Even Further'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi has weighed in on President Donald Trump's impeachment, saying that all politicians are "whiny bitches that are getting nothing done for you and I." On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed two articles of impeachment against Trump: abuse of his office and obstruction of Congress. Trump is only the ...

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PAPA ROACH Bassist: 'We've Always Naturally Wanted To Write Anthemic Songs That People Can Relate To'

The "Appetite For Distortion" podcast recently conducted an interview with PAPA ROACH bassist Tobin Esperance. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what has changed in PAPA ROACH's career over the last 20 years: Tobin: "Mainly, recently because people they say, 'Wow, 20 years!' We're celebrating ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE On Replacing GEOFF TATE: 'We Couldn't Have Asked For A Better Outcome'

In a recent interview with Bruce Moore and Kris Siegers of the "Brutally Delicious" podcast, Todd La Torre shared his perspective on stepping into QUEENSRŸCHE in 2012 as the replacement for original frontman Geoff Tate. The former CRIMSON GLORY singer has since recorded three studio albums with QUEENSRŸCHE and has helped restore the heavier, progressive ...

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BRET MICHAELS Joined By *NSYNC's JOEY FATONE And CHRIS KIRKPATRICK For POISON's 'Nothin' But A Good Time' (Video)

Bret Michaels was joined by *NSYNC singers Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick on stage Friday night (December 13) at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood's Winterfest in Hollywood, Florida for a performance of the POISON's 1988 hit "Nothin' But A Good Time". Kirkpatrick later shared a photo from the side of the stage, writing on Instagram that ...

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NITA STRAUSS Releases Music Video For 'Alegria'

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has released the official music video for the song "Alegria". The track is taken from her first solo album, "Controlled Chaos", which was released in November 2018 via Sumerian Records. Nita recently confirmed that her second solo LP "is very much on the ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, METALLICA, SEX PISTOLS, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Block Figure Toys Available

Brokker, a Japanese company that specializes in crafting 85mm music figurines, has released new collections from METALLICA, SEX PISTOLS and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE. METALLICA: These figures are accurate models of the band circa 1986, the year the group's third album, "Master Of Puppets", was released. The band's wardrobe and instruments have been faithfully reproduced, ...

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