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BAD MARRIAGE Feat. Former TESLA Guitarist TOMMY SKEOCH: 'The Pennyman' Single Released

BAD MARRIAGE, whose current lineup includes former TESLA guitarist Tommy Skeoch, has released a new single and lyric video titled "The Pennyman". Expertly produced, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Mike Fitz, "The Pennyman" also showcases Fitz on lead vocals. This is the second single to feature Ske...
July 13, 2024
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GREAT WHITE, JOAN JETT, TESLA, NIGHT RANGER, Others Set For THE MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Mountain Music Festival, a three-day classic rock and heavy metal music experience, is set to return this August 23-25 to the Gatlinburg Convention Center (234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738),located in Tennessee's beautiful Great Smoky Mountains. After successful events in 2021 an...
June 20, 2024
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TESLA, KROKUS, EXTREME, WINGER, MICHAEL MONROE, L.A. GUNS, PRETTY MAIDS, Others Set For 2025 'Monsters Of Rock Cruise'

The annual Monsters Of Rock Cruise (MORC),which bills itself as "the world's premier hard rock and heavy metal fan immersive music cruise," is returning for its thirteenth year. Promoter On the Blue Cruises has announced the five-day/five-night full-ship music charter will set sail March 10-15, 202...
June 18, 2024
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TESLA's BRIAN WHEAT Picks METALLICA's 'Master Of Puppets' Over 'Ride The Lightning', Explains Why

In a new interview with Radioactive MikeZ, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", TESLA bassist Brian Wheat was asked which METALLICA album he thinks is better, "Ride The Lightning" or "Master Of Puppets". He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "It's 'Master Of Puppets',...
June 11, 2024
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TROY LUCCKETTA Explains Decision To 'Step Back' From TESLA

In a new interview with Jeff Gaudiosi of MisplacedStraws.com, former TESLA drummer Troy Luccketta spoke about his decision to leave the band more than two and a half years ago. He said: "First of all, the COVID thing happened, and that shut us down. That gave me time to take some time off and reflec...
May 10, 2024
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Watch: DEE SNIDER Joins BRET MICHAELS For TWISTED SISTER, AC/DC, POISON Classics At M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

TWISTED SISTER's Dee Snider joined POISON's Bret Michaels on stage last night (Sunday, May 5) at the M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland to perform four songs: TWISTED SISTER's "We're Not Gonna Take It" and "I Wanna Rock", AC/DC's "Highway To Hell" and POISON's "...
May 6, 2024
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TESLA's BRIAN WHEAT: 'If They Listed The Top 100 Bass Players In Rock, I Wouldn't Be On The List'

In a recent interview with Amy Harris of The Travel Addict, TESLA's Brian Wheat was asked what the longest is that he has gone without playing bass or guitar. He responded: "Oh, I don't know. Maybe a week. I'm not one of those guys that sits around and practices my bass. I did that when I was young....
April 21, 2024
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Why TESLA Fans Shouldn't Hold Their Breath For A New Studio Album

While appearing on the April 12 episode of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", TESLA bassist Brian Wheat and guitarist Frank Hannon spoke about the band's new song "It's All About Love" which they have been performing during TESLA's just-completed Las Vegas residency (see video below). Brian...
April 15, 2024
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BRIAN WHEAT Jokes That He Is The President Of TESLA Car Company

In a new interview with Fox 5 Las Vegas, TESLA bassist Brian Wheat was asked what it has been like to have the same name as the car company, which delivered 1.8 million vehicles globally last year. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, the funny thing is up until about 20 years ago, I...
April 13, 2024
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Offers For TWISTED SISTER Reunion Are 'Getting Close' To Being Impossible To Refuse, Says DEE SNIDER

Nearly a year and a half after TWISTED SISTER's one-off onstage reunion at the Metal Hall Of Fame in Agoura Hills, California, Dee Snider was asked by "The Hook Rocks!" podcast if he and the rest of the band would consider coming back together for special performances. The singer said (as transcribe...
April 8, 2024
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LARS ULRICH And CHAD SMITH To Make Cameos In Sequel To Iconic Mockumentary 'Spinal Tap'

According to Deadline, METALLICA's Lars Ulrich and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' Chad Smith will make cameos the sequel to the iconic mockumentary "This Is Spinal Tap", which is now in production in New Orleans, Louisiana. Rob Reiner has returned to direct and write, and original stars/writers Christopher...
March 26, 2024
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Sequel To Iconic Mockumentary 'Spinal Tap' Starts Filming In New Orleans

According to Variety, the sequel to the iconic mockumentary "This Is Spinal Tap" is now in production in New Orleans, Louisiana. Rob Reiner has returned to direct and write, and original stars/writers Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer are reprising their roles as Nigel Tufnel, Davi...
March 12, 2024
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TESLA To Release New Single 'All About Love' This Summer

In a new interview with Larry Mac of the 96.1 KLPX radio station, TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon was asked what fans can expect to see at the band's April 18 concert at the Pima County Fair in Tucson, Arizona. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, as per usual, they can expect an a...
February 29, 2024
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How Much Gas Is Left In The Tank For TESLA? BRIAN WHEAT Responds

In a new interview with "Paltrocast" host Darren Paltrowitz, bassist Brian Wheat of Sacramento rockers TESLA, who celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2021, spoke about when he and his bandmates might eventually retire from performing live. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "One thing I'...
February 28, 2024
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If Al Jourgensen did not exist, we would have to invent him. A perennially essential antidote to political stupidity and dim-witted mainstream thinking, Uncle Al is one of heavy music's greatest subversives, even if MINISTRY's latter-day work hasn't always been as powerful as it was back in their '9...
February 27, 2024