Rockers Against Trafficking Benefit Raises over $10,000

KEVIN ESTRADA’S ‘ROCKERS AGAINST TRAFFICKING’ BENEFIT RAISES OVER $10,000 TO BATTLE HUMAN TRAFFICKING Veteran photographer Kevin Estrada’s Rockers Against Trafficking benefit to help raise awareness of human trafficking this past April 11th at Paladino’s in Tarzana, CA (sponsored by Monster Energy) was an amazing success. All of the proceeds from the show will be used

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Metal News Recap – Week of April 19, 2014

AC/DC is down, but not out. Rumors that the band was calling it quits spread like wildfire this week after a fellow musician told an Australian radio station that AC/DC’s Malcolm Young was “sick” and that “it’s not just that he is unwell, it’s that it is quite serious. It will constitute that he definitely

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Metal News Recap – Week of April 12, 2014

Controversy sells! It’s not too shocking that Kiss guitarist/singer Paul Stanley’s new memoir, Face The Music: A Life Exposed, contains some headline-grabbing allegations. Among them, Paul says that former bandmates Ace Frehley (guitar) and Peter Criss (drums) resented himself and bassist/singer Gene Simmons for their control over the band’s creative direction. “Ace, and particularly Peter,

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Dee Snider Appears on ‘Giuliana & Bill’ April 8th Episode on E!

Giuliana Rancic auditions for the role of Suzette in ‘Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale’ on the next episode of Giuliana & Bill, airing tomorrow at 8/7c on the E! Network. Be sure to tune in for a sneak peek at the show that’s a part of Broadway In Chicago’s upcoming Fall 2014 season!

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Metal News Recap – April 5, 2014

Twisted Sister frontman and HOH host Dee Snider will once again lead hundreds of motorcyclists all in the name of charity. Dee’s annual ride is set for September 7 at Town of Hempstead Lido Beach Park. The event marks the 12th year of Dee’s ride, and the second to benefit Long Island Cares, the regional

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Metal News Recap – March 29, 2014

We’re saddened to report the death of Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, lead singer of gore/shock metal band Gwar. He was discovered at his house on Sunday night (3/23) by a band member; foul play was not suspected and an official cause of death has not been announced. He was 50 years old. Brockie (as

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Metal News Recap – March 22, 2014

Thanks to KARX/KNSH/KPUR/KQIZ/KZRK/Amarillo’s Operations Manager/Production Director/Program Director Craig Vaughn who dropped us a line to say, “It always makes me laugh when someone from Amarillo wins or has a request since we’re the city that sent Dee to jail 30 years ago. I bet he never thought he would be hosting a show that’s played

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Deployed U.S. Soldier wins Foghat Songwriting Contest

Foghat has always been a people’s band. And thanks to the explosion of social media, Foghat has made it a point to get their fans involved in the creative process. Case in point, inviting fans to enter a songwriting contest to add lyrics to a new Foghat instrumental! The band has remained a classic rock

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Metal News Recap – March 15, 2014

Out next week! A 3-CD set featuring Twisted Sister’s You Can’t Stop Rock ‘N’ Roll, Come Out And Play and Love Is For Suckers is on the way next Tuesday, March 18. The release is part of the Armoury Classics series of re-releases, and it’s the first time anywhere the three albums can be bought

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Metal News Recap – Week of March 8, 2014

Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of Kiss have been talking openly about their decision to not perform (in any incarnation) during the band’s upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Paul said the idea of putting the original lineup (including ex-members Peter Criss and Ace Frehley) back in makeup to perform for

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Twisted Sister to release 3CD Set of You Can’t Stop Rock ‘N’ Roll, Come Out And Play, and Love Is For Suckers

Armoury Records will release a 3CD set of Twisted Sister’s “You Can’t Stop Rock ‘N’ Roll”, “Come Out And Play” and “Love Is For Suckers” as part of the Armoury Classics series. This is the first time these albums will be available in a single package. All three of these original Atlantic studio albums encapsulate

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The Metallica Death Dealer Gear Shift Knob Available on Thursday!

The Metallica Club shift knob series continues with the character of the Death Dealer (also know as “The Rider”) from last year’s film Metallica Through the Never! Coming to the Met Store this Thursday, March 6 at 1:00 PM Pacific Time is the first in a series of two Death Dealer shift knobs. The black

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