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BON JOVI Announces April 2022 U.S. Tour

BON JOVI will embark on a short U.S. tour in April. The trek is scheduled to kick off on April 1 in Omaha, Nebraska and conclude on April 30 in Nashville, Tennessee. Says BON JOVI: "It's official! We'll be headed back out on this road this April for the #BonJovi2022Tour. Pre-sales begin January 11th and ...

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MUDVAYNE Shares 'Dig' Drum-Cam Video From WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival

MUDVAYNE has uploaded drum-cam footage of the "Dig" performance from the band's third reunion show, which took place on November 14 at the Welcome To Rockville festival at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. MUDVAYNE canceled its appearance at the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, Kentucky in September after the band's singer ...

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Former FOZZY Drummer FRANK FONTSERE Explains His Departure

Former FOZZY drummer Frank Fontsere has opened up about his departure from the band, saying he no longer wanted to spend time away from home. Fontsere's exit from FOZZY was officially announced this past Monday (January 3). The band also named his replacement, former THROUGH FIRE drummer Grant Brooks. Earlier today, Frank took to his ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD Celebrates 36 Years Of Sobriety

JUDAS PRIESTs' Rob Halford is celebrating the 36th anniversary of his getting sober. The 70-year-old singer posted a photo of his AA sobriety medallion, which has the words "to thine own self be true" and "unity, service and recovery" engraved around the roman numeral for 36. He wrote: "'One day at a time 36 years ...

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TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Launches Rap Alter Ego SKOLY-D, Takes Down Right-Wing Echo Chambers In 'B.I.G. L.I.E.' Video

HU$H MONEY, the rap duo featuring Skoly-D, the alter ego of TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick, and Kimmy G (Kimmy Gordon), has released its first video, "B.I.G. L.I.E.", a take on the events that took place one year ago, January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. "B.I.G. L.I.E." deals with plenty of non-laughing matters, yet we can ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Named Tourism Ambassador To Los Cabos, Mexico

Yesterday, January 5, 2022, legendary Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame musician and longtime Los Cabos resident and business owner Sammy Hagar was awarded the accreditation of honorary ambassador of Los Cabos, Mexico. Hagar was honored with the municipality's first Medal Of Honor during an award ceremony that was presided over by secretary of tourism, ...

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SCORPIONS To Release 'Rock Believer' Single Next Week

SCORPIONS' new single, "Rock Believer", will be released on Thursday, January 13 at 7:00 a.m. PT / 10:00 a.m. ET. The first snippet of the song will go live on Friday, January 7 via TikTok. The single's cover art was designed by Klaus Voormann and can be found below. "Rock Believer" is the title track ...

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DJ ASHBA: Why I 'Bowed Out' Of GUNS N' ROSES

In a new interview with SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", DJ Ashba once again spoke about his decision to leave GUNS N' ROSES more than six years ago. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I'm a huge GN'R fan. The only reason I joined the band is because I grew up on the music, ...

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Thorns - TONY MARTIN

When legendary bands replace iconic vocalists with new frontmen, apprehension takes hold. Bands as varied as AC/DC, DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, IRON MAIDEN, VAN HALEN and ALICE IN CHAINS were put to the test for various reasons — numerous times for some — and the results varied immensely. The debate within the peanut gallery regarding BLACK ...

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