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GUNS N' ROSES Pushes European Tour Back To 2022

GUNS N' ROSES has been forced to postpone its European tour for a second time due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Support on the rescheduled dates will come from Gary Clark Jr., including the newly confirmed stops in Norway, Czech Republic, Poland, the Netherlands and Italy. In a statement, GUNS N' ROSES said: "Hey Gunners, ...

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TED NUGENT Announces 'Guns, Guitars & Hot Rod Cars' Auction

Burley Auction will present the Ted Nugent "Guns, Guitars & Hot Rod Cars" auction on Saturday, March 27 at 10 a.m. at Tucker Hall in Waco, Texas. Over 400 items from Nugent's personal collection will be auctioned off, including a fine collection of custom guns and personal carry guns, a fine collection of rare, prototype ...

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JIMMY PAGE, SLASH And ACE FREHLEY Counterfeit Guitars Seized At Washington Dulles Airport

U.S. Customs And Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport seized 36 counterfeit guitars recently that if authentic, would have had a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $158,692. The guitars arrived in 36 different shipments from China on December 15. Officers suspected the guitars to be counterfeit and detained them to continue their investigation. ...

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Gas Lit - DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE

The last decade has seen so many two-piece bands emerge from the riff-driven fray that, at this point, it rarely seems like a particularly radical idea anymore. But then there's DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE, a female duo from Melbourne, Australia, with a ferocious intelligence and humanity driving their music forward, albeit at a crushing snail's pace. ...

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EDDIE VEDDER To Perform At 'Tibet House US' Virtual Benefit Concert

One of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in New York City, the 34th annual Tibet House US benefit concert will return on February 17 for a special virtual edition combining live and pre-recorded segments streaming via Mandolin, the premiere concert livestream platform for artists, venues, and fans. For the first time ever, ...

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Former LOU REED, FOREIGNER And DOWNCHILD Keyboardist MICHAEL FONFARA Dies At 74

Internationally renowned Canadian keyboard player Michael Fonfara has died in a Toronto hospital on January 8, 2021, due to complications from his two-year battle with cancer. He was 74. Born in Stevensville, Ontario in 1946, the former Lou Reed keyboardist/bandleader appeared on nine of Reed's albums between 1974 and 2005, including his highest-charting U.S. album ...

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Most Viewed BLABBERMOUTH.NET Stories Of 2020

With more than a hundred million pageviews on the books in 2020, this list could rally for miles. For brevity's sake, we've narrowed it down to the top 20 stories — ranked in terms of unique pageviews — as a snapshot of the year that was; tragic losses, tours that never materialized, and an unexpected ...

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LESLIE WEST, DEE SNIDER, Others Featured In LONG ISLAND MUSIC HALL OF FAME's New Year's Eve 'Best Of The Awards Galas' TV Special

Long Island Music Hall Of Fame (LIMHOF) has announced its New Year's Eve "Best Of The Awards Galas" TV special. The 90-minute show is being presented by Jovia Financial Credit Union and will air on Thursday, December 31 at 9 p.m. simultaneously on News 12 plus (optimum channel 61), Fios (Verizon channel 530) and stream ...

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SLASH Announces Limited-Edition Signature Slinky Strings From ERNIE BALL

Ernie Ball has introduced a limited-edition set of custom-wound Slash signature Slinky strings. Slash's new signature string sets are the culmination of over three decades of Slash and Ernie Ball's ongoing pursuit to create strings that provide more durability and tuning stability without sacrificing tone or feel. These new sets consist of his preferred 11-48-gauge ...

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ARMORED SAINT Releases Music Video For 'Never You Fret'

ARMORED SAINT has released a "home" music video for the song "Never You Fret". The track is taken from the band's eighth full-length album, "Punching The Sky", which was released in October via Metal Blade Records. Leaders and stalwarts of the American heavy metal scene since the early 1980s, ARMORED SAINT's "Punching The Sky" sees ...

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