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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'I Never Understood The Depressing Side Of Rock'

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, Sebastian Bach was asked if he knew that SOUNDGARDEN was "going to blow up" when the Chris Cornell-fronted outfit opened for SKID ROW on the "Slave To The Grind" tour in 1991. The former SKID ROW singer responded (as transcribed by BL...
February 8, 2024
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ICE NINE KILLS's SPENCER CHARNAS On Touring With METALLICA: 'It's Such An Honor'

In a new interview with Mike Hsu of the 100 FM The Pike radio station, ICE NINE KILLS frontman Spencer Charnas spoke about what it's been like for him and his bandmates to tour stadiums around the world with METALLICA in 2023 and 2024. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Anytime anyone m...
January 23, 2024
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CANDLEBOX's KEVIN MARTIN Wishes He Could Have Written THE BEATLES' 'Let It Be'

In a new interview with Australia's May The Rock Be With You, CANDLEBOX frontman Kevin Martin was asked to name a song that he wishes he could have written. He responded in part (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "That's a hard one, because there's like seven or eight that I could choose. I would...
January 2, 2024
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KILLING JOKE's JAZ COLEMAN Pays Heartfelt Tribute To KEVIN 'GEORDIE' WALKER: 'I Shall Never Recover From Your Passing'

KILLING JOKE frontman Jaz Coleman has paid tribute to the band's guitarist Kevin "Geordie" Walker who died on November 26 in Prague, Czech Republic after suffering a massive stroke. He was 64 years old. Geordie was born in Chester le Street, Newcastle on December 18, 1958, and began his career in th...
December 28, 2023
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CRAIG LOCICERO Looks To The Future With A Resurrected FORBIDDEN: 'People Are More Ready For Us'

By David E. Gehlke FORBIDDEN had the best pure singer in Russ Anderson of all the Bay Area thrash bands, but it never translated to the kind of success they deserved. Oddly, Anderson's vocal acrobatics somehow prevented FORBIDDEN from reaching audiences beyond the thrash scene, in spite of their leg...
December 19, 2023
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RUSH's GEDDY LEE: 'It Always Bugged Us' When Critics Would Call Us 'Pretentious'

On December 5, RUSH's Geddy Lee was interviewed by PRIMUS's Les Claypool as part of a virtual event to promote the release of Lee's memoir, "My Effin' Life". Asked by Les why it was important for him to talk in the book about how much it annoyed him and his RUSH bandmates when they were dismissed by...
December 10, 2023
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KILLING JOKE Members Pay Tribute To KEVIN 'GEORDIE' WALKER

KILLING JOKE's surviving original members Jaz Coleman (vocals, keyboards),Martin "Youth" Glover (bass) and Paul Ferguson (drums) have paid tribute to the band's guitarist Kevin "Geordie" Walker who died on Sunday (November 26) in Prague, Czech Republic after suffering a massive stroke. He was 64 ye...
November 28, 2023
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KILLING JOKE's MARTIN 'YOUTH' GLOVER Pays Tribute To KEVIN 'GEORDIE' WALKER: 'No Man Was Cooler Than' Him

KILLING JOKE co-founder Martin "Youth" Glover has paid tribute to the band's guitarist Kevin "Geordie" Walker who died on Sunday (November 26) in Prague, Czech Republic after suffering a massive stroke. He was 64 years old. Earlier today, Youth took to his social media to write: "Still in shock and...
November 27, 2023
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KILLING JOKE Guitarist KEVIN 'GEORDIE' WALKER Dead At 64

**UPDATE**: KILLING JOKE has issued a statement on Kevin "Geordie" Walker's passing, writing: "It is with extreme sadness we confirm that at 6:30am on 26th November 2023 in Prague, KILLING JOKE's legendary guitarist Kevin 'Geordie' Walker passed away after suffering a stroke, he was surrounded by fa...
November 26, 2023
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Watch: GEDDY LEE In Conversation With NIRVANA's KRIST NOVOSELIC At Seattle Stop Of Book Tour

Geddy Lee's "My Effin' Life In Conversation" tour made a stop at Seattle, Washington's Moore Theatre Friday night (November 24). The trek sees the RUSH singer/bassist bring to life his memoir "My Effin' Life", which was released on November 14 on HarperCollins. Produced by Live Nation, the 14-city t...
November 26, 2023
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FRANK HANNON: TESLA Wasn't 'Trying To Compete With The Glam Bands' In 1980s

In a recent interview with My Weekly Mixtape, TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon was asked if he and his bandmates received any pressure from their record company, Geffen, in the 1980s to compete with the so-called "hair metal" bands that were popular at the time or if Geffen was "100 percent" in TESLA's...
November 16, 2023
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BIFF BYFORD Reflects On SAXON's 'Most Challenging Period'

In a new interview with Gustavo Maiato, SAXON frontman Biff Byford was asked to reflect on "the most challenging" moment in the group's career and how he and his bandmates overcame it. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I think the most challenging period in our career and a lot of...
November 16, 2023
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ROBERT TRUJILLO Says He Hung Out With GEDDY LEE 'For Two Days Solid' During Filming Of 'Are Bass Players Human Too?'

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo spoke about his participation in Geddy Lee's new four-part TV documentary series "Geddy Lee Asks: Are Bass Players Human Too?" The Paramount+ series will feature the RUSH legend digging into the lives...
November 12, 2023
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FLYLEAF's LACEY STURM Says PANTERA Inspired Her To Start Screaming

In a new interview with Rock Feed, FLYLEAF singer Lacey Sturm was asked if there was a band that she heard when she was young that made her go, "I want to do hard rock music like them." She responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "PANTERA. The thing about PANTERA was that my brother liked th...
November 7, 2023
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DAVE GROHL's 'The Storyteller' Available Now In Paperback With New Content

Dey Street Books has published the new trade paperback edition of "The Storyteller" by Grammy-winning musician, Emmy-winning director and bestselling author Dave Grohl. "The Storyteller" created a sensation when it was published and has gone on to sell over two million copies around the world. Reade...
October 31, 2023