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QUEENSRŸCHE's TODD LA TORRE Says He Got Death Threats From 'Wackos' Who Objected To Him Fronting The Band

In a new interview with the "Metal From The Inside" podcast, current QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Todd La Torre spoke about the criticism he and his bandmates have faced in the decade since he stepped into the group as the replacement for original frontman Geoff Tate. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH...
June 29, 2022
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SKILLET's Jesus-Loving Frontman Celebrates Repeal Of Roe v. Wade: 'God Does Miracles When You Don't Expect It'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, has expressed his joy as he celebrated the June 24 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion throughout the United States 49 years ago. Cooper described the ruling a...
June 29, 2022
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LAMB OF GOD's ART CRUZ Is Moving To Richmond To Be Closer To His Bandmates: 'It's For My Career'

In a new interview with "The Garza Podcast", hosted by SUICIDE SILENCE guitarist Chris Garza, LAMB OF GOD drummer Art Cruz revealed that he is relocating to the East Coast to be closer to his bandmates. "What's today? Tuesday? I'm moving to Richmond, Virginia on Thursday," he said. "I've lived in To...
June 29, 2022
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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Says It Was 'Time' To 'Move On' From DAVID ELLEFSON

Dave Mustaine says that "there had been enough stuff that had led up to" his decision to fire bassist David Ellefson from MEGADETH last year. Ellefson's exit from the band came in May 2021, just days after sexually tinged messages and explicit video footage involving him were posted on Twitter. At t...
June 29, 2022
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Mirrorcell

Audibly happy to be confounding people that thought they had him pegged, Greg Puciato's second solo album adheres to the same principles of blurred-genre anarchy that informed the first, 2020's "Child Soldier: Creator of God". Sufficiently removed from anything he had done previously, that album bri...
June 29, 2022
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IGGY POP Reimagines DANNY ELFMAN's 'Kick Me' For 'Bigger. Messier.' Album

Danny Elfman has announced "Bigger. Messier.", a brand new genre-defying album of remixed and reimagined versions of songs from his acclaimed 2021 record "Big Mess". Comprised of collaborations and guest vocal features from a sprawling array of artists, including Trent Reznor, Iggy Pop, HEALTH, Kait...
June 29, 2022
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GENE SIMMONS: ACE FREHLEY And PETER CRISS No Longer Have 'The Physical Stamina' To Play A Full KISS Show

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons says that Ace Frehley and Peter Criss wouldn't physically be able to play a full concert on the iconic group's final tour. KISS launched its farewell trek in January 2019 but was forced to put it on hold in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "End Of The Road" was o...
June 29, 2022
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TED NUGENT Says GREEN DAY's BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG Has 'Lost His Soul'

Ted Nugent says that the U.S. Supreme Court "did a good job" by ruling Friday (June 24) that Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion. The conservative-leaning Supreme Court's ruling came in a case involving Mississippi's request to overturn Roe v. Wade — the court's 1973 decision...
June 29, 2022
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Electrified Brain

If anyone is dishing out medals for commitment to the cause, MUNICIPAL WASTE should be near the front of the queue. For the last two decades, the Richmond, VA thrashers have stuck deliriously to their guns, toured anywhere and everywhere, and been widely hailed as a guaranteed good night out as a re...
June 29, 2022
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ASIA Feat. Original Members CARL PALMER And GEOFF DOWNES: 40th-Anniversary U.S. Tour Rescheduled For 2023

ASIA, one of the greatest and best-loved supergroups to emerge during the 1980s, will embark on an extensive U.S. tour in March 2023 to promote the 40th anniversary of its multi-platinum debut album and the new "Asia In Asia" box set. The tour, which had originally been set for August 2022 as a co-b...
June 29, 2022
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Death Metal Supergroup BLOODBATH Announces New Album 'Survival Of The Sickest'

BLOODBATH, the Swedish/British death metal supergroup which features in its ranks KATATONIA's Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström, along with ex-OPETH drummer Martin "Axe" Axenrot and PARADISE LOST frontman Nick Holmes, will release its sixth full-length album, "Survival Of The Sickest", on September 9...
June 29, 2022
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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Is 'Angry, Disgusted, Heartbroken And Terrified' By Repeal Of Roe v. Wade

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has issued a statement blasting the U.S. Supreme Court for ruling Friday (June 24) that Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion. The conservative-leaning Supreme Court's ruling came in a case involving Mississippi's request to overturn Roe v. Wade —...
June 29, 2022
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Watch: TOMMY LEE Plays First Full Set With MÖTLEY CRÜE During 'The Stadium Tour'

Tommy Lee played the first full show of MÖTLEY CRÜE's "The Stadium Tour" last night (Tuesday, June 28) at Bank Of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 59-year-old drummer hadn't been able to play full sets on CRÜE's current North American stadium trek with DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN J...
June 29, 2022
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Watch JEFF BECK And JOHNNY DEPP Perform In Copenhagen During Summer 2022 European Tour

Fan-filmed video of Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp performing on June 28 at Amager Bio in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. Beck and Depp will release a collaborative album, "18", on July 15. Beck found a kindred spirit in Depp when the two met in 2016. They bonded quickly over cars and guitars and...
June 29, 2022
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GENE SIMMONS Drops Another $2.5 Million From Asking Price Of Las Vegas House

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has dropped another $2.5 million from the asking price of his Southern Nevada estate. Simmons put the home on the market in October 2021 for $14.95 million, but that price came down on November 17, 2021 to $13.5 million and again on May 19 to $11 million. Gene...
June 29, 2022