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Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Drummer MATT SORUM And Wife Welcome First Child

Former GUNS N' ROSES and VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum and his wife, choreographer, singer-songwriter, visual artist and fashion designer Ace Harper have announced the birth of their new baby girl, Lou Ellington Sorum. "Our hearts are so full of gratitude that God has brought this angel into our lives," they said in a statement. ...

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EXODUS Drummer TOM HUNTING Undergoes Successful Total Gastrectomy

EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting has undergone a successful total gastrectomy, less than five months after he started treatment for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the stomach. Hunting's EXODUS bandmate Gary Holt took to his Instagram about 45 minutes after the completion of the surgery — which lasted between four and five hours — and said ...

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KISS's PAUL STANLEY Says He 'Misspoke' When He Called 'Destroyer' Producer BOB EZRIN A 'Functioning Addict'

Paul Stanley says that he "misspoke" when he said Bob Ezrin was a "functioning addict" during the making of KISS's "Destroyer" album. The KISS guitarist/vocalist made the disparaging remark in the new A&E documentary "Biography: KISStory", which chronicles the band's five decades in the business and features archival and, in some cases, previously unreleased footage, ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Announces 'Colors II' Album

Grammy Award-nominated progressive metallers BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME will release a new album, "Colors II", on August 20 via Sumerian Records. To celebrate the announcement, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME has dropped the first single, "Fix The Error". The track premiered on SiriusXM's Liquid Metal and features drum solos from an ironclad trifecta of ...

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WE CAME AS ROMANS Announce Rescheduled 'To Plant A Seed' Anniversary Tour With THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, DAYSEEKER, HOLLOW FRONT

WE CAME AS ROMANS are rebooting the anniversary tour celebrating their landmark, 2009-released album "To Plant A Seed". The trek was originally scheduled for spring 2020, but it was tabled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "To Plant A Seed" was a definitive sonic statement for WE CAME AS ROMANS and remains a fan favorite through ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 'The Rise Of The Loudest Band In The World: The Authorized Graphic Novel' Due In September

Simon & Schuster will release "Motörhead: The Rise Of The Loudest Band In The World: The Authorized Graphic Novel", by David Calcano and Mark Irwin, in hardcover edition on September 7. Dive into the world of MOTÖRHEAD's wild 40-year career with this officially authorized, fully illustrated graphic novel crafted by award-winning animation studio Fantoons. Spanning ...

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KISS Announces Summer/Fall 2021 U.S. Tour

KISS has announced the rescheduled dates for the next U.S. leg of the "End Of The Road" tour. The trek kicks off on August 18, 2021 at Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts and concludes on October 9, 2021 at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Florida. The Tampa date is one of several new shows ...

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KISS's PAUL STANLEY On ACE FREHLEY And PETER CRISS Making Appearances During 'End Of The Road' Tour: 'If It's Meant To Be, It Will Happen'

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has once again said that he is open to the idea of original members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss making guest appearances during the band's "End Of The Road" tour. In the three years after KISS announced its farewell tour, fans have wondered openly if Frehley and Criss would be involved ...

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GENE SIMMONS: How PAUL STANLEY Came Up With KISS Band Name

In a new interview with WFSB's program "Better Connecticut", KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons was asked how the band came up with its name nearly five decades ago. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I couldn't drive in my early 20s — I didn't start driving till I was 34, 'cause in New York you just ...

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BRET MICHAELS Announces 'Rags To Rescue' TV Show

POISON frontman Bret Michaels has announced a new TV show, "Rags To Rescue", coming soon. Currently in production, it will feature stories of amazing pets, people and their unbroken fighting spirit. It will highlight incredible people willing to put in the time, effort and love it takes to go from rags to rescue. More information ...

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Watch COREY TAYLOR Perform In Chattanooga During Solo Tour (Video)

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor performed at The Signal in Chattanooga, Tennessee Sunday night (May 30) as part of his solo tour, "CMFTour 2021". Taylor and his band ran through anthems from his critically acclaimed solo debut "CMFT", choice cuts from his SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR catalogs, and various covers and surprises. Fan-filmed ...

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COREY TAYLOR Drops 'Pop-Up' Version Of 'Samantha's Gone' Music Video

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor has released a "pop-up" version of the official music video for his single "Samantha's Gone". This time around, Corey invited his friends to join him on-screen, including Tom Sandoval of Bravo's "Vanderpump Rules", actor Dean Cameron ("Summer School", "Ski School", "Straight Outta Compton"), STEEL PANTHER, plus actor Greg ...

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TED NUGENT Offers His Solution To U.S. Mass Shooting Epidemic

Ted Nugent has weighed in on the latest in a spate of deadly U.S. mass shootings, saying "this kind of stuff could be stopped." On Wednesday, a California transit employee killed nine co-workers before taking his own life. Authorities said Thursday they recovered three handguns following the rampage at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority ...

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PAUL STANLEY Still Remembers A Bad KISS Review From 47 Years Ago

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has reflected on Patrick MacDonald's scathing review of the band's 1974 concert in Seattle, saying the Seattle Times writer's words grow "funnier every year." MacDonald attended KISS's May 25, 1974 performance at the Paramount Northwest, where the band shared the bill with MANFRED MANN and SAVOY BROWN. In his review, which ...

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