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TOM KEIFER, EXTREME, QUEENSRŸCHE, STRYPER, NIGHT RANGER, KIX And Others Confirmed For MONSTERS ON THE MOUNTAIN

The three-day hard rock and heavy metal music experience Monsters On The Mountain (MOTM) is set to return this August 19-21 at The Gatlinburg Convention Center (234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738),located in Tennessee's beautiful Great Smoky Mountains. After a successful inaugural even...
June 21, 2022
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KIX Guitarist RONNIE YOUNKINS On His Battle With Alcoholism: 'This Is My Fifth Rehab I've Been To In 10 Years'

KIX guitarist Ronnie Younkins, who is unable to tour with the band because he has been placed under house arrest after repeatedly getting in trouble with the police, discussed his battle with alcoholism in a new interview with The Metal Summit. Asked about his current health status, he said (as tran...
February 25, 2022
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KIX Guitarist RONNIE YOUNKINS Opens Up About His Battle With Alcoholism: 'I'm Just Glad To Be Alive'

KIX guitarist Ronnie Younkins, who is unable to tour with the band because he has been placed under house arrest after repeatedly getting in trouble with the police, discussed his battle with alcoholism in a new interview with Adika Live!. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I'm just glad...
February 19, 2022
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KIX Singer Says It's A 'Wait-And-See' Game As To When Guitarist RONNIE YOUNKINS Will Return

KIX singer Steve Whiteman has offered an update on guitarist Ronnie Younkins, who is unable to tour with the band because he has been placed under house arrest after repeatedly getting in trouble with the police. Ronnie is being temporarily replaced by Bob Paré, an accomplished musician who studied...
January 17, 2022
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KIX Guitarist RONNIE YOUNKINS Is 'Working Hard On His Rehabilitation'

KIX has offered an update on guitarist Ronnie Younkins, who is unable to tour with the band because he has been placed under house arrest after repeatedly getting in trouble with the police. Ronnie is being temporarily replaced by Bob Paré, an accomplished musician who studied at the Music Institute...
December 29, 2021
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TESLA, SKID ROW, TOM KEIFER, STRYPER, EXTREME, Others Confirmed For Next Year's M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

Internationally renowned M3 Rock Festival will stage its 13th edition next spring at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. M3 Rock Festival's official Kix-Off Party will be held on Friday, May 6 with hometown heroes KIX and special guests DORO and LIZZY BORDEN, and a special VIP-only...
December 13, 2021
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KIX Guitarist RONNIE YOUNKINS Is Working Two 'Normal' Jobs While Living In A Rehabilitation Clinic

KIX singer Steve Whiteman has offered an update on guitarist Ronnie Younkins, who is unable to tour with the band because he has been placed under house arrest after repeatedly getting in trouble with the police. Ronnie is being temporarily replaced by Bob Paré, an accomplished musician who studied...
November 7, 2021
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KIX Frontman On His Band's COVID-19 Battle: 'We Were Vaccinated, So It Was Very Mild For All Of Us'

KIX frontman Steve Whiteman spoke to "The Chuck Shute Podcast" about the band's return to the live stage during the pandemic. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "KIX was busy as hell at the end of May. We worked from May, June, July, August, I mean, almost every weekend — two, three shows...
November 4, 2021
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KIX's STEVE WHITEMAN Says Unvaccinated People Are 'The Ones Who Are Holding Everything Up'

KIX frontman Steve Whiteman spoke to Adika Live! about the band's return to the live stage during the pandemic. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, we're all vaccinated, and I preach it. 'We're able to be here tonight because there is a vaccination, and I really encourage everybody...
October 11, 2021
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KIX Drummer JIMMY 'CHOCOLATE' CHALFANT Recovering From Heart Attack

KIX drummer Jimmy "Chocolate" Chalfant suffered a heart attack at his home on the evening of Wednesday, September 29 and was rushed to the hospital. He had immediate surgery to insert two stents in his heart then another surgery the next day for another stent. Good news is he is feeling way better,...
October 7, 2021
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KIX Cancels Tour Dates After Bandmember Tests Positive For COVID-19

Veteran rockers KIX have canceled two shows due to a member of the band contracting COVID-19. The group has released the following statement regarding the matter: "KIX is canceling the following live dates due to a band member's positive COVID-19 test, despite his being vaccinated. * Friday, Septemb...
September 9, 2021
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KIX Frontman Believes Band Will Make Another Studio Album

In a new interview with Waste Some Time With Jason Green, KIX frontman Steve Whiteman was asked if the band will ever release a follow-up album to 2014's "Rock Your Face Off". He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I think so. Right now it's the business end of it you have to look at, b...
July 4, 2021
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Former POISON, MÖTLEY CRÜE And TWISTED SISTER Producer TOM WERMAN Sells His Rights To RESERVOIR

Reservoir has announced the acquisition of the producer catalog of legendary rock producer Tom Werman. The deal includes 100% of Werman's producer rights for all of his works including the No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hit "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" by POISON. Werman began his career as an A&R executi...
June 29, 2021
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KIX Guitarist RONNIE YOUNKINS Is Under House Arrest And Unable To Tour

KIX guitarist Ronnie Younkins is unable to tour with the band because he has been placed under house arrest after repeatedly getting in trouble with the police. He is being temporarily replaced by Bob Paré, an accomplished musician who studied at the Music Institute in Los Angeles and taught music t...
June 28, 2021
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KIX Frontman STEVE WHITEMAN To Release First-Ever Solo Album, 'You're Welcome'

For the first time in his 35-plus-year history of as the lead singer and frontman of KIX, Steve Whiteman will release a solo album, "You're Welcome", on July 2. The 12-song LP was co-produced by Whiteman along with his trusted collaborators Brad Divens, Jimmy Chalfant and Bob Paré; it was recorded...
June 18, 2021