The Mighty Swine to join Doro for N. American Tour

The Mighty Swine will be joining the legendary Doro for her North American tour in support of their latest release, Last Man Standing. This is their first N. American tour since 2012 and will highlight songs from their newest release including; Last Man Standing, Two Graves, and All That is Evil. Doro will be bringing

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Metal News Recap – Week of August 16, 2014

People the world over were shocked and saddened at the passing of legendary comedian and actor Robin Williams this week. Reactions from the world of heavy metal were many and heartfelt. Sadly, Williams, 63, took his own life after battling severe depression and addiction for many years. His widow has also just revealed that Robin

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Bret Michaels to host “Life Rocks” Seminar in Orlando, FL

Multi-platinum selling artist, global entrepreneur and philanthropist Bret Michaels will turn life coach, and hold the first ever Life Rocks Seminar at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Florida on September 24, 2014. This ground breaking event will see Bret interacting with those seeking invigoration in their lives in an intimate setting listening to your stories,

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Metal News Recap – Week of August 9, 2014

Vandenberg’s Moonkings Debuts Former Whitesnake guitarist, Adrian Vandenberg unleashes his new band: Vandenberg’s Moonkings. The album, which marks his return to the world of music, is Vandenberg’s first collection of new material in 16 years. Vandenberg describes the album; “It’s got all the ingredients of what makes me just as excited and proud about my

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Sarah Palin Bagged Speeding to Hagar’s I Can’t Drive 55

One-time vice presidential candidate, former Governor of Alaska and current reality TV star Sarah Palin was pulled over last Wednesday, for reportedly going 63 mph in a 45 mph zone in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, according to TMZ. Despite being the former mayor of the town – to paraphrase Hagar’s 1984 hit – once

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Bon Jovi, Chris Martin, Billie Joe Armstrong to play on Avicii’s Next Album

Bon Jovi, Chris Martin, Billie Joe Armstrong to play on Avicii’s Next Album

Swedish EDM star Avicii has recruited an all-star cast of rockers for his second studio album, including Jon Bon Jovi, Chris Martin of Coldplay, and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day. According to Rolling Stone, Avicii is a good 70 tracks into the full-length, which will follow his blockbuster 2013 debut, True, which featured breakout

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Metal News Recap – Week of August 2, 2014

Mr. Big drummer Pat Torpey has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Due to health issues stemming from his condition, he’ll have to step away from touring in support of the band’s new album, …The Stories We Could Tell. Torpey is 54. “I’ve been dealing with Parkinson’s symptoms for the past couple of years and only

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David Lee Roth To Release New Solo Album with Guitarist John 5

David Lee Roth seems to have a solo album coming out this year! Reportedly he has been working on it with guitarist John 5. John 5, who is currently working with Rob Zombie’s band, got his start with David Lee Roth in 1998 with DLR Band. “ just made another record, and it’s,

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Queensryche with Geoff Tate to Change its Name to “Operation: Mindcrime”

QUEENSRYCHE WITH ORIGINAL LEAD SINGER GEOFF TATE TO CHANGE ITS NAME TO “OPERATION: MINDCRIME” AFTER CURRENT FAREWELL TOUR ENDS “OPERATION: MINDCRIME” featuring Geoff Tate, Rudy Sarzo, Simon Wright, Randy Gane and Kelly Gray to enter the studio shortly after their tour ends, to begin recording “Trilogy” Project. On the very day his “Farewell Tour” as

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Metal News Recap – Week of July 25, 2014

R.I.P. Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, who was found dead in his hotel room near Zürich, Switzerland, last Wednesday, July 16. He was 70. An autopsy has been ordered to ascertain the cause of death (no foul play is suspected). The passing of the influential guitarist/singer reverberated widely with musicians the world over, and we’ve

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Metal News Recap – Week of July 17, 2014

PRIEST RULES! The House of Hair congratulates Judas Priest on making history – their 17th studio effort, ‘Redeemer of Souls,’ is set to land on the Billboard 200 charts at #6, which is the highest U.S. album chart debut of the legendary British band’s career!! Along with some of the best album reviews they’ve ever

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Judas Priest’s “Redeemer of Souls” Debuts in Billboard Top Ten!

  Judas Priest’s 17th studio effort overall, ‘Redeemer of Souls,’ is set to debut in the Billboard 200 charts at #6, which is the highest US album chart debut of the legendary British band’s career. Also, with a #5 chart debut in Canada, it is the highest chart-peaking album and first top five debut in

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Metal News Recap – Week of July 10, 2014

Judas Priest – Redeemer of Souls! There are few heavy metal bands that have managed to scale the heights that Judas Priest have during their nearly 40 year career. Their presence and influence remains at an all-time high as evidenced by 2008′s ‘Nostradamus’ being the highest-charting album of their career, a 2010 Grammy Award win

July 13, 2014   |   Read more »   |  Comments Off

Alice Cooper Inducted Into White Castle Hall Of Fame

Dreams can come true, as rock icon Alice Cooper can attest, following his induction into the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame at White Castle headquarters in Columbus, Ohio on July 7th, 2014. Alice learned to love White Castle’s iconic sliders at an early age, and has never lost his taste for them over the

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