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KISS Is Working On Career-Spanning Book Of Concert Posters

KISS is working on a coffee-table book of concert posters spanning the band's entire five-decade existence. Bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons discussed KISS's plans for the book during a May 7 Facebook Live chat with Scott Brown, the United States ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa. Asked if there are any projects KISS is working on right ...

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THE CULT Signs With BLACK HILL RECORDS

Iconic rockers THE CULT have inked a deal with Black Hill Records. Based in Los Angeles, the new label dedicated to rock music was launched by independent publisher Round Hill Music and its record label division, according to Billboard. Earlier today (Wednesday, May 6), THE CULT tweeted: "It's official .... we ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's TOMMY LEE Returns To DW Drums

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) has welcomed back Tommy Lee to its family of artists. Tommy began his relationship with the company as a late '80s pedal endorser and later as one of the first mainstream hard rock players to play DW drums. He toured with his first DW kit during the "Dr. Feelgood" era and ...

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RICK ALLEN On What Makes DEF LEPPARD Unique

In a newly uploaded video from SiriusXM's Hair Nation, DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen was asked to name the "most crucial event in the success of the band." He responded: "That's a really good question. I think the thing that really makes us somewhat unique in terms of our relationship is not really the success, ...

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SAINT ASONIA To Embark On Virtual Tour

As a way to continue to perform live for its fans during the current quarantine conditions, SAINT ASONIA has announced a "virtual tour" where the band will perform on the the different social media platforms of rock radio stations around the country. The band will add a local flavor to each performance. "It's been really ...

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LAST IN LINE Has Already Recorded Six Songs For Third Album

LAST IN LINE drummer Vinny Appice spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's third album. The follow-up to last year's "II" is tentatively due next year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. "We recorded six songs for the album, and we just need guitar solos and some final ...

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STEVE RILEY: Why My New Band Is Rightfully Called L.A. GUNS

Steve Riley's version of L.A. GUNS recently released its debut single, "Crawl". The track is taken from the band's first album, "Renegades", which will arrive in late summer or early fall via Golden Robot Records. Riley's version of L.A. GUNS is not to be confused with the band led by guitarist Tracii Guns and vocalist ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's TOMMY LEE And ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE React With Humor To TRUMP Coronavirus Disinfectant Idea

MÖTLEY CRÜE's Tommy Lee and ANTHRAX's Charlie Benante have both reacted with humor to comments from President Donald Trump on Thursday that injecting disinfectant and exposure to ultraviolet rays could help people with the coronavirus. Trump made the comments during his daily news briefing at the White House, after a discussion on work by government ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Blasts 'Self-Centered' And 'Egotistical' People Who Disregard Stay-At-Home Orders

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has blasted people who disregard social distancing guidelines as they crowd together in opposition to stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the United States, hundreds of citizens have been staging protests against stay-at-home orders, asking their state governments to end the restrictions. Many have ...

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THE DEAD DAISIES Release New Single 'Unspoken'

The official lyric video for "Unspoken", the new single from THE DEAD DAISIES — the hard rock "collective" founded by Australian musician and businessman David Lowy — can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fifth album, "Holy Ground", which is due later in the year via Spinefarm Records — the home ...

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