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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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SLAUGHTER Vocalist Is 'Talking To What's Left Of' Former Record Label About Potential 30th-Anniversary Reissue Of Band's Debut Album

SLAUGHTER frontman Mark Slaughter recently spoke with Rockin' Metal Revival. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the state of SLAUGHTER in 2019: Mark: "We're out still playing and sending out the good message of, 'Long live rock n' roll'... The bottom ...

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METALLICA, KISS, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Among BILLBOARD's Top-Grossing Tours Of The Year

According to Billboard, METALLICA, KISS, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA and QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT were among the top-grossing touring artists of the 12-month period ending on October 31. In the magazine's just-published year-end Boxscore chart, which was topped for the second consecutive year by pop singer Ed Sheeran, METALLICA was the highest-ranked hard ...

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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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MARTY FRIEDMAN On 'Dragon's Kiss' Solo Debut: 'There's A Lot Of Things I Would Do Differently Now'

Former MEGADETH lead guitarist Marty Friedman has recently added songs from his debut solo album, "Dragon's Kiss", to his live repertoire. Released in 1988 via Shrapnel, "Dragon's Kiss" followed up Friedman and Jason Becker's legendary CACOPHONY album, "Speed Metal Symphony", which quickly put the two players on the guitar playing map. Friedman and Becker would ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says JAMES HETFIELD, OZZY OSBOURNE And PAUL STANLEY Sent Messages Of Support After His Cancer Diagnosis

Dave Mustaine has spoken to Rolling Stone about his battle with throat cancer with which he was diagnosed back in May. The 58-year-old MEGADETH guitarist/vocalist had kept uncharacteristically quiet since revealing his cancer diagnosis on June 17 on social media. Last month, MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson said that Dave had completed ...

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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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Listen To New RUNNING WILD Song 'Ride On The Wild Side'

German metallers RUNNING WILD have released a new digital single titled "Ride On The Wild Side". The track is taken from the band's forthcoming EP, "Crossing The Blades", featuring three brand-new studio recordings and one cover version. "Ride On The Wild Side" is a song, which — thanks to its powerful pace and high compositional ...

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STEEL PANTHER Releases NSFW Music Video For 'Gods Of P***y'

"Gods Of Pussy", the new music video from California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "Heavy Metal Rules", which was released on September 27. The disc, which is described in a press release as a "heavy metal version of a self-help manual ...

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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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KISS To Play Concert For Great White Sharks Without PAUL STANLEY

KISS's previously announced concert for great white sharks will go ahead without the band's frontman, Paul Stanley. Although KISS has canceled its Australian farewell tour after Stanley was diagnosed with a bad case of the flu, the legendary rockers will still perform under the sea for great white sharks and eight fans separated from them ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'F**k Guns' And 'F**k The NRA'

Sebastian Bach has once again slammed lawmakers for failing to enact tougher guns laws after a teenager shot five fellow students in a killing rampage at a Southern California high school. Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow pulled a gun from his backpack Thursday at Saugus High School in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita, shot five ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Photographed At Spinal Neurosurgeon's Office

Eddie Van Halen was recently photographed with Dr. Todd Lanman in Beverly Hills, California. Lanman, one of the world's chief spinal neurosurgeons, shared the picture on social media on October 25, writing in an accompanying caption: "Great seeing ‪Eddie Van Halen‬ in my office yesterday. #movementislife #EddieVanHalen #VanHalen #Spine #SpineHealth" Lanman, who did not disclose ...

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