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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Blasts Individuals Who 'Constantly Disrespect People Of Faith'

Michael Sweet of openly Christian rockers STRYPER has blasted individuals who "constantly disrespect people of faith." The 60-year-old Massachusetts-based musician offered his take on those who mock others' belief in God in a social media post on Friday (November 17). Sweet wrote: "I will never unde...
November 20, 2023

GREAT WHITE's AUDIE DESBROW: 'Our Singer Won't Be Wasted On Drugs' And 'Falling Off The Stage'

GREAT WHITE's Audie Desbrow has seemingly thrown shade at the band's original singer Jack Russell. The 66-year-old drummer addressed GREAT WHITE's former vocalist while responding to a fan comment on his personal Facebook page. After Desbrow shared a public GREAT WHITE post on Monday (October 9...
October 11, 2023

BLINK-182 Postpones U.K. And Ireland Shows Due To 'An Urgent Family Matter'

BLINK-182 has postponed its U.K. and Ireland tour dates after drummer Travis Barker rushed home to America due to an "urgent family matter". The 47-year-old musician took to Instagram shortly before the group's announcement to reveal he was praying in an airport Prayer Room as he headed home. Announ...
September 1, 2023

URIAH HEEP Singer BERNIE SHAW's Wife RADKA Dies After 'Serious Illness'

According to the Czech tabloid Blesk, Radka Shaw, the wife of URIAH HEEP frontman Bernie Shaw, passed away on August 17 after a "serious illness." She was only 47 years old. The 67-year-old Canadian singer and his wife, who was of Czech descent, had been together since 2005 and they had two children...
August 28, 2023


The JD's Live Music YouTube channel has uploaded video of JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE's July 29 performance at the Rock The Dam festival in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Check out the clips below. In an interview with T Stone of the radio show "Sonic Boom"on Real Rock 100.3 The Fox in Rapid City, South...
July 30, 2023

FRANK BELLO Is 'Hoping' To Get New ANTHRAX Album Out In 2024

In a new interview with Ultimate Guitar, ANTHRAX's Frank Bello offered an update on the recording sessions for the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2016's "For All Kings" album. The bassist said: "We're recording — guitars, drums. I'm actually recording my bass next month. "What ANTHRAX does these d...
July 7, 2023

GREAT WHITE Drummer Rules Out Reunion With JACK RUSSELL: 'It Just Couldn't Physically Be Possible, I Think'

In a new interview with Waste Some Time With Jason Green, GREAT WHITE drummer Audie Desbrow spoke about the likelihood of a reunion with original GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It just couldn't physically be possible, I think… And there's just so much...
May 28, 2023

Watch Pro-Shot Video Of SLASH's Guest Appearance With DOROTHY At The Troubadour

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash joined DOROTHY on stage on March 31 at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California to perform the song "Gifts From The Holy Ghost". Professionally filmed video of his appearance can be seen below. DOROTHY is the band led by Hungarian-born vocalist/writer Dorothy Martin...
May 17, 2023

MARK FARNER On His Reunion With GRAND FUNK RAILROAD: 'Maybe If Enough People Prayed Sincerely, That Prayer Would Be Answered'

Mark Farner, a founding member of GRAND FUNK RAILROAD, has once again said that he is open to a reunion with his former band. This past March, it was announced that GRAND FUNK RAILROAD would celebrate the 50th anniversary of its 1973 "We're An American Band" platinum single and album with 2023's "Th...
May 5, 2023

MORBID ANGEL's TREY AZAGTHOTH Was 'Dehydrated' And Was Suffering From Back Injury When He Collapsed, His Mother Says

MORBID ANGEL guitarist Trey Azagthoth was "dehydrated" and was suffering from a back injury when he collapsed on stage during the band's concert last night (Friday, April 21) in Tampa, Florida, his mother says. Video of the incident, which apparently happened during the sixth song of MORBID ANGEL's...
April 22, 2023

DEE SNIDER Unveiled As Doll On Singing Competition 'The Masked Singer'

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider was the latest celebrity to be revealed on Wednesday's (April 5) episode of "The Masked Singer", as the Doll. Doll came in third place, behind Dandelion and Mantis, after a performance of "Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley. None of the panelists got Doll's identity...
April 5, 2023

Watch: SLASH Joins DOROTHY On Stage To Perform 'Gifts From The Holy Ghost'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash joined DOROTHY on stage this past Friday (March 31) at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California to perform the song "Gifts From The Holy Ghost". Fan-filmed video of his appearance can be seen below. DOROTHY is the band led by Hungarian-born vocalist/writer Dorothy M...
April 3, 2023

GREAT WHITE's MARK KENDALL Rules Out Reunion With JACK RUSSELL: 'Have You Seen Videos' Of His Recent Live Performances?

In a brand new interview with Jeff Gaudiosi of, GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall was asked if he ever sees a chance of the band playing with original singer Jack Russell again, even if it's just for one show. He responded: "I really can't envision [that happening] because of he...
February 21, 2023

MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE On METALLICA: 'Why Won't Those Guys Play With Us? What Are They Afraid Of?'

In a new interview with Guitar World magazine, Dave Mustaine was asked how he views the perceived competition between MEGADETH and his former band METALLICA. The MEGADETH leader responded: "In my mind, there is no competition between MEGADETH and METALLICA. We're different bands, and I believe MEGAD...
February 14, 2023

Will There Ever Be Another 'Big Four' Concert? Ex-MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON Weighs In

In a new interview with BODS Mayhem Hour, former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson was asked if he thinks another concert featuring the so-called "Big Four" of 1980s thrash metal — METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX — could happen. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Look, SLAYER'...
February 4, 2023