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Y&T Frontman Explains Documentary Delay

Iconic Bay Area rockers Y&T are still working on their long-awaited documentary, "On With The Show", to be released before the end of the year. "It's been taking an extremely long time to get that thing sorted out," frontman Dave Meniketti told Tigman of the Albany, New York radio station Q103 in a recent interview ...

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KURT COBAIN's Daughter Reveals She Is Two Years Sober

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Frances Bean Cobain, the 25-year-old daughter of Courtney Love and late NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain, has revealed that she has been sober for two years. In a new Instagram post, Frances said she had "decidedly and deliberately" kept her sobriety private, but decided to share her story as it ...

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RIOT V To Release 'Armor Of Light' Album In April

RIOT V, the band featuring members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, will release its new album, "Armor Of Light", on April 27 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (METAL CHURCH, FLOTSAM & JETSAM, SLIPKNOT, KORN), while the cover artwork was created by Mariusz Gandzel (CRYSTAL VIPER). The new songs ...

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DON AIREY On Possibility Of RITCHIE BLACKMORE Playing With DEEP PURPLE Again: 'I Wouldn't Count On That Happening'

Don Airey says that fans shouldn't count on seeing a DEEP PURPLE reunion with Ritchie Blackmore. Blackmore is a co-founder of DEEP PURPLE and wrote many of their most memorable riffs, including "Smoke On The Water", but he has not played with the group since his 1993 departure. Steve Morse effectively took over Blackmore's slot ...

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Ex-KISS Guitarist VINNIE VINCENT Gives First Interview In More Than 20 Years: 'If The Fans Want Me Back, I Can't Wait'

Earlier today (Friday, January 19) at the Atlanta KISS Expo 2018, former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent gave his first public interview in more than two decades when he spoke with SiriusXM's Eddie Trunk. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why he decided to attend the KISS Expo: Vinnie: "We have to thank ...

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DOLORES O'RIORDAN Was About To Record Her Collaboration With Metal Band BAD WOLVES When She Died

Metal band BAD WOLVES issued a statement today via Twitter, expressing its deep condolences at the sudden passing of THE CRANBERRIES lead vocalist Dolores O'Riordan. O'Riordan was set to record her vocals today on the up-and-coming Los Angeles group's cover of THE CRANBERRIES' most famous and successful song, "Zombie". BAD WOLVES singer Tommy Vext said ...

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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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JON SCHAFFER Says ICED EARTH Will Re-Record Early Albums, Calls Original Record Contract 'A Bad Business Deal'

ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer was recently interviewed by Greece's Rock Overdose. The complete three-part conversation can be heard at this location. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET and Rock Overdose): On whether he stands by his prediction that the group's latest release, "Incorruptible", will eventually be considered a "classic ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Announces Spring 2018 European Headlining Tour

MONSTER MAGNET will embark on a European tour in May and June, visiting the biggest cities in Europe to promote its recently announced 11th album, "Mindfucker". Confirmed tour dates: May 03 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof May 04 - Berlin, Germany - Desertfest Berlin May 05 - Nijmegen, Netherlands - Doornroosje May 06 - London, ...

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