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ACE FREHLEY Guests On New KEN SHARP Album 'Beauty In The Backseat'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley makes a guest appearance on "Beauty In The Backseat", the new album from singer-songriter and authord Ken Sharp. The disc sheds the dark, musical blood on the tracks vibe of Ken's previous release, "New Mourning", and draws deep from his Philly roots, delivering a fresh blast of infectious soul-pop and ...

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GENE SIMMONS Believes VINNIE VINCENT Is 'His Own Worst Enemy'

Gene Simmons says that he believes Vinnie Vincent is "his own worst enemy." The KISS bassist/vocalist made his comments during a question-and-answer session in Adelaide, Australia, where he is currently on tour with his solo band, supported by original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley. Speaking about Vincent, who originally joined KISS in 1982 as Frehley's replacement, ...

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VINNIE PAUL: Official Cause Of Death Revealed

Vinnie Paul Abbott's cause of death has been revealed. The 54-year-old PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer died of dilated cardiomyopathy — an enlarged heart — as well as severe coronary artery disease, a heart condition. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg told TMZ he died of natural causes. Dilated cardiomyopathy results in is a chronic ...

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Former KISS Guitarist VINNIE VINCENT Adds Second Show At Graceland

Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent has added a second show at Graceland following the announcement of his plans to perform "full-shred" electric guitar at his comeback performance. In addition to the previously announced concert on Friday, December 7, Vincent will play on Saturday, December 8. "I'm overwhelmed by the love and support from the fans, ...

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ACE FREHLEY Films 'Rockin' With The Boys' Video In Detroit

Founding KISS guitarist and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Ace Frehley filmed the official music video for his new single, "Rockin' With The Boys", on Saturday, August 18 at Motor City Muscle Music Festival in Detroit, Michigan. Fan-filmed video footage and photos can be found below. "Rockin' With The Boys" is the second ...

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ENUFF Z'NUFF's CHIP Z'NUFF: 'In The Old Days, We Did More Cocaine Than GUNS N' ROSES And AEROSMITH Put Together'

ENUFF Z'NUFF vocalist/bassist Chip Z'Nuff recently spoke with Heavy New York. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new album, "Diamond Boy": Chip: "There's no rules or regulations, no need to put handcuffs on us. We grew up listening to different styles ...

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Visiting VINNIE PAUL And DIMEBAG's Final Resting Place (Video)

A husband-and-wife duo of PANTERA fans recently visited Vinnie Paul Abbott's final resting place and posted a 10-minute video of the experience. Check it out below. The PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer was buried on June 30 next to his brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, and their mother, Carolyn, at Moore Memorial Gardens cemetery in ...

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Former KISS Guitarist VINNIE VINCENT Files Trademark Application For 'Vinnie Vincent's Kiss'

On July 23, former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent filed two applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the word mark "Vinnie Vincent's Kiss". If granted, the registrations will protect the use of the standard character mark of "Vinnie Vincent's Kiss" for entertainment services, specifically "live performances by internationally known ...

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STRIKER To Release 'Play To Win' Album In October

Champions in blending classic heavy metal, hard rock, and '80s hair metal, Canadian shredders STRIKER will release their sixth studio album, "Play To Win", on October 26 via their independent label Record Breaking Records. The LP features 10 fist-pounding shredtacular anthems produced by the band, with mixing and mastering by Hendrik Udd (FIREWIND, POWERWOLF, HAMMERFALL, ...

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BEARTOOTH's Fall 2018 U.S. Tour: BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Columbus, Ohio rock band BEARTOOTH will release its new studio album, "Disease", on September 28. The band's third effort is a stark look inward and the next installment chronicling frontman Caleb Shomo's battle with his own demons. In celebration of "Disease"'s release, BEARTOOTH will be taking off on a headline tour in the fall. Kicking ...

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VINNIE PAUL: New Video Footage Of Final Resting Place

Brand new fan-filmed video footage of Vinnie Paul Abbott's final resting place has been uploaded to YouTube and can now be seen below. The PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer was buried on June 30 next to his brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, and their mother, Carolyn, at Moore Memorial Gardens cemetery in Arlington, Texas. He ...

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MOONSPELL's FERNANDO RIBEIRO Launches ALMA MATER RECORDS

Fernando Ribeiro, vocalist of Portuguese dark metal pioneers MOONSPELL, seems to be a restless spirit. Beside heavily touring the world, releasing highly acclaimed records with his band MOONSPELL, including their upcoming live DVD, "Lisboa Under The Spell", as well as his recent dark poetry book released in English for the very first time ever, Ribeiro ...

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KISS's GENE SIMMONS Talks About Possibility Of Reuniting With Former Members On Upcoming Tour

Marko Syrjala of Finland's Imperiumi recently conducted an interview with KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons in Stockholm, Sweden. A few excerpts from the chat follow below (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether there were any negative experiences when he reconnected with various former KISS members — including Vinnie Vincent, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley — ...

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