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JOHN CORABI Doesn't Believe 'A Word' Of MÖTLEY CRÜE's Statement About MICK MARS's Retirement

During an appearance on the latest episode of the "Life In The Stocks" podcast, former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi was asked if he had an opinion on founding guitarist Mick Mars's recent announcement that he would no longer tour with the legendary rock act. Mick is being replaced on the road by f...
November 29, 2022
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MÖTLEY CRÜE Announces First U.S. Shows With New Guitarist JOHN 5

MÖTLEY CRÜE and DEF LEPPARD have announced two U.S. shows for February 2023. The two bands, who recently teamed up for the mega-successful "The Stadium Tour", will play at the 7,000-capacity Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey on February 10 and February 11. Presales for the A...
November 29, 2022
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Watch JOHN 5 Play Along To MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Wild Side'

Former ROB ZOMBIE and MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 has uploaded a video of him playing along to "Wild Side", a song from MÖTLEY CRÜE's sixth album, "Girls, Girls, Girls", which was originally released in 1987. The 52-year-old rocker captioned the clip: "It's Motley Monday kids here is Wild side,...
November 28, 2022
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Admits To Using Backing Tracks During Live Performances

During a "VIP Experience" question-and-answer session before W.A.S.P.'s November 26 concert at The Plaza Live in Orlando, Florida, frontman Blackie Lawless was asked about complaints from some of the band's fans about the use of backing tracks during the group's live performances. "To answer your qu...
November 27, 2022
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DEEP PURPLE's IAN GILLAN Blasts Bands Who Rely Heavily On Backing Tracks During Live Performances: 'I Think That's Cheating'

DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan has blasted bands who rely heavily on pre-recorded tracks during their live performances. In recent years, more and more artists have been given a pass for relying on pre-recorded tracks, drum triggers and other assorted technology that makes concerts more synthetic but...
November 26, 2022
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MÖTLEY CRÜE Announces 'Crücial Crüe' Box Set

On the heels of MÖTLEY CRÜE's highly successful "The Stadium Tour" with DEF LEPPARD and playing to over one million fans in North America this year, BMG announced today the release of the limited-edition box set "Crücial Crüe: The Studio Albums 1981-1989" featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE's first five platinum...
November 23, 2022
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RONNIE RADKE Blasts 'Rude' SEBASTIAN BACH For His Comments In Twitter Feud Over Use Of Backing Tracks

Ronnie Radke has blasted Sebastian Bach as "rude" after the two engaged in a war of words on Twitter over FALLING IN REVERSE's decision to cancel a festival appearance due to "missing" laptops. Just hours before FALLING IN REVERSE was supposed to appear at the WIIL Rock festival on Saturday, Septemb...
November 22, 2022
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Watch JOHN 5 Play Along To MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Girls, Girls, Girls'

Former ROB ZOMBIE and MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 has uploaded a video of him playing along to "Girls, Girls, Girls", the title track of MÖTLEY CRÜE's sixth album, which was originally released in 1987. The 52-year-old rocker captioned the clip: "It's Motley Monday!" The latest video share comes...
November 21, 2022
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RICHIE FAULKNER 'Offered To Opt Out' Of ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Performance: 'I Didn't Need To Be There'

In a new interview with Lauren "Lern" Elwell of the KSHE radio station, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about Richie Faulkner's participation in the group's performance at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame even though the guitarist wasn't being inducted along with his bandmates. "He's a miracle m...
November 19, 2022
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JOHN CORABI Looks Back On His Time With MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'The Universe Gave Me Something That I Needed' For Those Five Years

Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi says that the "universe" gave him something that he needed during his time with the band. Corabi joined CRÜE in 1992 as the replacement for the group's original singer, Vince Neil, who was dismissed due to personal differences. With Corabi on vocals, MÖTLEY CRÜE rel...
November 18, 2022
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MÖTLEY CRÜE And DEF LEPPARD Cancel Two Brazilian Concerts Due To 'Logistical Issues'

MÖTLEY CRÜE and DEF LEPPARD's previously announced shows in Curitiba, Brazil and Porto Alegre, Brazil, which were slated to take place on March 9, 2023 and March 11, 2023, respectively, have been canceled due to "logistical issues". The two bands' sole other Brazilian date, on March 7 at Allianz Par...
November 18, 2022
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JOE LYNN TURNER Blasts KISS For Allegedly Using Backing Tracks: 'All It's Doing Is Destroying Your Legacy'

In a new interview with Andrew Daly of Metal Castle, legendary hard rock vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) was asked for his thoughts on his contemporaries using backing tracks in the live setting. He said: "I think it's become too much. I understand some groups need...
November 17, 2022
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ROB HALFORD Says It Was 'Magical' Performing With K.K. DOWNING At ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

In a new interview with Lauren "Lern" Elwell of the KSHE radio station, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked what it was like performing with former PRIEST members K.K. Downing and Les Binks at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony on November 5 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angel...
November 15, 2022
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Watch JOHN 5 Play Along To MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Too Fast For Love' For Album's 41st Anniversary

Former ROB ZOMBIE and MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 has uploaded a video of him playing along to "Too Fast For Love", the title track of MÖTLEY CRÜE's debut album, which celebrated its 41st birthday on Thursday (November 10). John 5 also included the following message: "Yesterday was the 41st anni...
November 11, 2022
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CHAD KROEGER Has Heard JOHN 5 'Flawlessly' Play 'Every Single MÖTLEY CRÜE Riff That's Ever Been Written And Recorded'

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee celebrated his 60th birthday last month with a special party in Punta Mita, the ultra-luxurious, 1,500-acre resort and residential community located on a private peninsula in Mexico's Riviera Nayarit. Among the friends and fellow musicians who attended the bash were Lee...
November 10, 2022