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SERJ TANKIAN Tells JIMMY PAGE Man Who Signed LED ZEPPELIN Gave His Philanthropic Support To Denial Of Armenian Genocide

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian has called out the members of LED ZEPPELIN for commemorating the 14th anniversary of their concert for a charity formed by Atlantic Records founder and CEO Ahmet Ertegun, a man Serj says gave his philanthropic support to Turkey's denial of the Armenian Genocide. After ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page ...

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DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE Says MÖTLEY CRÜE's MICK MARS 'Loved' His Version Of 'Kickstart My Heart' With FALSET

This past spring, DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie joined forces with Canadian rockers FALSET, who feature in their ranks his son, drummer Chance LaBrie, to record a cover of the MÖTLEY CRÜE classic "Kickstart My Heart". Asked in a new interview with Kyle Meredith how the track came about, James said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): ...

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SHINEDOWN's BRENT SMITH Cancels SMITH & MYERS Concert In Philadelphia, Denies He Has COVID-19

SMITH & MYERS, the duo comprised of SHINEDOWN's Brent Smith and Zach Myers, has been forced to cancel its concert tonight (Thursday, December 9) at the Brooklyn Bowl in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after Smith became ill with a sinus infection and strep throat. Earlier today, Brent released a video message explaining the show cancelation and denying ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN: FUNKO Pop! Figure Coming In 2022

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has announced its latest artist collaboration: Eddie Van Halen. Due in January 2022, the vinyl figure is approximately 3.75 inches tall. It comes packaged in a window display box. Earlier today, Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang took to his Instagram ...

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TED NUGENT To DEE SNIDER: 'When You're Ready To Be A Man And Apologize, I Will Expect And Accept Your Apology'

Ted Nugent has blasted Dee Snider for seemingly celebrating the fact that the controversial rocker was diagnosed with coronavirus. After Nugent went public with the fact that he was battling COVID-19 in April, TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick shared a couple of headlines highlighting the fact that Nugent was previously spreading false information about the pandemic, ...

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Ohio Club Where DIMEBAG Was Murdered Finally Gets Demolished (Video)

The Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, where PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott was murdered 17 years ago has officially been demolished. Plans are afoot to build a 180-unit fully affordable apartment community on the site where Dimebag and three other people were killed by a 25-year-old ex-Marine named Nathan Gale. Located at ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Reschedule Minneapolis Concert; Proof Of Vaccine Or Negative Test Required

FOO FIGHTERS have rescheduled their concert in Minneapolis after the University of Minnesota's football stadium "refused" the band's request for vaccine requirements last week. FOO FIGHTERS will now perform on August 3, 2022 at U.S. Bank Stadium. General-admission floor tickets go on sale Friday, December 10 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.com, with pre-sale options beginning ...

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NITA STRAUSS Pleads For Return Of Stolen Tour Bus Mat

Nita Strauss, the guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, is pleading for the return of a custom-made mat that was stolen in Spartanburg, South Carolina Friday night (December 3). Earlier today, Nita shared a photo of the mat laid out at the entrance to her tour bus, and she included the following message: "We ...

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VAN HALEN's 'Lost' Singer MITCH MALLOY Celebrates EDDIE VAN HALEN's Musical Legacy: 'Somebody Get Me A Doctor' Multi-Camera Video

Mitch Malloy, who auditioned to replace Sammy Hagar in VAN HALEN in the summer of 1996, celebrated Eddie Van Halen's musical legacy with MITCH MALLOY'S VH EXPERIENCE on October 9 at Mattie Kelly Arts Village in Destin, Florida. Mitch was backed by a band featuring Pete Thorn (Chris Cornell, Don Henley, Melissa Etheridge) on guitar, ...

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STRYPER Frontman Doesn't Care About Losing Followers Over Abortion Rights Comments: 'It's About Following Christ'

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER says that he doesn't care if he loses social media followers over his comments on abortion rights, explaining that "it's not about following me, it's about following Christ." On Thursday (December 2), Sweet, who has fronted STRYPER for nearly four decades, shared a video of protesters allegedly taking ...

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