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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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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Metal News Recap – Week of March 1, 2014

Looks like the back and forth, will they/won’t they speculation regarding what lineup of KISS will perform at the band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this April is over: NO incarnation will be playing, says the band. Said a statement on the KISS website, “Our intention was to celebrate the entire

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Metal News Recap – Week of February 22, 2014

AC/DC are heading back into the studio this spring to record a new studio album, their first since 2008’s Black Ice. Also on the agenda for 2014: a 40-date world tour celebrating the band’s 40th anniversary. Singer Brian Johnson said in an interview this week, “One of our boys was pretty ill, so we didn’t

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Metal News Recap – Week of February 15, 2014

That’s Ratt’s Stephen Pearcy, the lovely Lita Ford, and our own House of Hair host/Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider hangin’ at the recent Days of the Dead convention in Atlanta. In fact, Stephen Pearcy will be performing during Twisted Sister’s upcoming special warmup show celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of Stay Hungry. The

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