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Watch STEEL PANTHER Perform With New Bassist RIKKI DAZZLE

California glam metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER have recruited Rikki Dazzle as their new bassist following the departure of Lexxi Foxx. Fan-filmed video footage of some of STEEL PANTHER's recent live performances, featuring Dazzle on bass, can be seen below. Earlier this month, Lexxi — whose real name is Travis Haley — told Rocking With Jam ...

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COREY TAYLOR, DAVE NAVARRO, PERRY FARRELL, BILLY IDOL, Others To Take Part In 'Above Ground' Benefit Concert

Guitarists Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Billy Morrison (BILLY IDOL) and an all-star band are gearing up for the third "Above Ground" benefit concert on December 20 at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, California. After sitting out 2020 because of COVID-19, Navarro and Morrison will be joined by a diverse group of special guests, including ...

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TOM MORELLO Defends His Friendship With TED NUGENT: 'I Reserve The Right To Be Friends With Anybody'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello has defended his friendship with Ted Nugent, saying its "important to keep an open dialogue with people you disagree with." Morello, who is a member one of the most militant left-wing rap/rock/metal bands of all time, discussed his unlikely relationship with the outspoken conservative rocker during a recent ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Says His Collaboration With DAVID ELLEFSON Is 'On Hold' In Wake Of Sex Video Scandal

Jeff Scott Soto says that his project with David Ellefson is "on hold" while the former MEGADETH bassist is working through the fallout from his sex video scandal. This past March, Soto and Ellefson announced that they had been collaborating on some new material under the moniker ELLEFSON-SOTO. The ELLEFSON-SOTO version of the RIOT classic ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Says 'There's A Possibility Of Around 35' Spoken-Word Shows In U.S. This Winter

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson spoke to Pablo of the Minneapolis, Minnesota radio station 93X about his current spoken-word tour, which kicked off in his native United Kingdom in August. "It's hopefully reasonably amusing," Bruce said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "It's a look at how a spotty kid from the middle of nowhere ended up ...

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CIRCLE JERKS Add New 2022 Dates To First Tour In 15 Years

Punk legends CIRCLE JERKS have announced their first and only North American tour in over 15 years, which is set to take place spring 2022. The dates span both coasts and (mostly) everywhere in between with support from NEGATIVE APPROACH and 7SECONDS who will be reuniting for the first time in over five years. Tickets ...

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DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN And ORIANTHI Among Performers At 'Women Who Rock' Benefit Concert In Pittsburgh

Women will rock Stage AE Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 16 as the fourth annual Women Who Rock benefit concert presented by Gibson Gives returns as a live, in-person concert event. Women Who Rock connects through the power of music and helps educate, support and fund women-entric health research. This year's annual Women Who Rock benefit ...

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Moral Hygiene - MINISTRY

There is nothing like a tsunami of stupid to get Al Jourgensen motivated. MINISTRY have been an intermittent force for subversive good for a startling 40 years now, and no one sensible would dispute that the great man's utterly unique vision has led to some of the most absurdly entertaining records in heavy music history. ...

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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS To Embark On 2022 Global Stadium Tour

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have announced that they will embark on a global stadium tour in 2022. The news of the upcoming return to the live stage was broken via a fake-news comedy bit by KHOT channel personalities Johnson Hammerswaddle, Todd The Squirrel and Randy Raindrops — a.k.a. Anthony Kiedis, Flea and Chad Smith — ...

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THE DARKNESS Releases Music Video For New Single 'Jussy's Girl'

British rockers THE DARKNESS have released new single "Jussy's Girl" along with the official video for the track. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Motorheart", which is due on November 19 via Cooking Vinyl. "Jussy's Girl" is sensitive as a falling boulder. It oozes rock and roll extravagance with huge 1980s influenced ...

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ROSS THE BOSS Once Again Apologizes For Calling MANOWAR's New Music 'Terrible' And Referring To JOEY DEMAIO As A 'Scumbag'

Former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman has once again apologized for his disparaging comments about the band in a recent interview, saying that he takes "full responsibility" for the words that came out of his mouth. A founding member of MANOWAR, Ross recorded six albums with the band before leaving after 1988's "Kings Of ...

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BLACK OAK ARKANSAS Guitarist RICKIE LEE REYNOLDS Dead At 72

According to TMZ, Rickie Lee Reynolds, the longtime guitarist for BLACK OAK ARKANSAS, the southern hillbilly psycho-boogie band with over 50 years of history, has died. He was 72 years old. Reynolds passed away Sunday morning (September 5) in a hospital, where he was battling long-term health complications. BLACK OAK ARKANSAS ...

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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist ROSS THE BOSS Calls Current Version Of Band 'Mediocre', Says Recent Musical Output Has Been 'Terrible'

Former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman has blasted the current version of the band, calling them "mediocre fucking pieces of shit" and dismissing the group's recent musical output as "terrible." A founding member of MANOWAR, Ross recorded six albums with the band before leaving after 1988's "Kings Of Metal". His work with MANOWAR included ...

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