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SPINAL TAP Drummer RIC PARNELL Has Died

Ric Parnell, who portrayed Mick Shrimpton, the drummer of SPINAL TAP in the film "This Is Spinal Tap", has died at the age of...

DEF LEPPARD And MÖTLEY CRÜE Will Rotate Headline Slot On Upcoming ‘The Stadium Tour’

"The Stadium Tour", featuring DEF LEPPARD, MÖTLEY CRÜE, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS will finally get underway on June 16 in Atlanta,...

ACCEPT: UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Says He Will ‘Never’ Work With WOLF HOFFMANN Again

Former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider was recently asked if he has had any contact with the band's current guitarist Wolf Hoffmann. Speaking with Australia's "Scars...

TED NUGENT Declares His Love For METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH, PANTERA And MOTÖRHEAD

The "Motor-City Madman", Ted Nugent, recently gave an interview to Detroit radio station WRIF and was asked to name the best cover version he...

JUDAS PRIEST Fail To Get Into Top 5 In 2022 ROCK AND ROLL HALL...

JUDAS PRIEST have failed to make it into the top five of the 2022 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Fan Vote, pulling in...

BLACK SABBATH’s GEEZER BUTLER Is Releasing His Autobiography In Early 2023

BLACK SABBATH bassist Terry 'Geezer' Butler recently discussed the current status of his planned autobiography. Butler told SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk" on their...

MÖTLEY CRÜE Guitarist MICK MARS’s “Heavy” Solo Album May Finally Arrive This Year

Musician and composer Paul Taylor, best known for his work with WINGER, recently revealed during an interview on the "Sonic Dorms" podcast that he...

TED NUGENT Releases Music Video For ‘Born In The Motor City’; Announces 2022 U.S....

The "Motor-City Madman" Ted Nugent has released the official music video for "Born In The Motor City", the third single from his new album...

GEEZER BUTLER Says RICK RUBIN Told BLACK SABBATH To ‘Forget They’re A ‘Heavy Metal...

BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler recently discussed the making of the iconic metal band's final studio album, "13", which arrived back in 2013. Speaking during...

IRON MAIDEN Arrive In Croatia To Commence Rehearsals For 2022 World Tour

Dalmacija News reports that IRON MAIDEN have arrived in Split, Croatia yesterday (Wednesday, April 27) to commence rehearsals for their upcoming "Legacy Of The...

OZZY OSBOURNE Has ‘One More Operation Left To Do’

Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne, has offered an update on the legendary singer's health. During last night's (April 27) episode of Piers Morgan's...

STEPHEN PEARCY Says A ‘Lucrative’ And ‘Amazing’ Offer For A Classic RATT Reunion Was...

According to RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy, a rather "lucrative" and "amazing" offer has been put on the table for a reunion of the classic...

TESLA Announce New Tour Dates For ‘Let’s Get Real!’ 2022 Run

Sacramento, California rockers TESLA have announced a new run of dates for their spring/summer "Let's Get Real!" tour. "We are so excited about getting back...

GENE SIMMONS Openly Invites ACE FREHLEY To Take Part In KISS’s ‘End Of The...

Gene Simmons has invited former guitarist Ace Frehley to take part in KISS's "End Of The Road" tour, believing that "the fans would love...

MICHAEL MONROE Drops The New Single ‘Can’t Stop Falling Apart’

Former HANOI ROCKS singer Michael Monroe will release his new album, "I Live Too Fast To Die Young", on June 10 via Silver Lining...

Founding AUTOGRAPH Bassist RANDY RAND Has Passed Away

Randy Rand, the founding bass player from '80s rockers AUTOGRAPH, has passed away. Rand remained the last remaining original member of AUTOGRAPH, who just recently...

DIO’s ‘Holy Diver’ Album Has Been Certified Double Platinum In U.S.

The iconic debut album from DIO, "Holy Diver", has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales in excess...

PAUL STANLEY Wonders If ELON MUSK Could Have Solved World Hunger Instead of Buying...

KISS frontman Paul Stanley wonders whether Elon Musk could have helped end world hunger instead of dropping the $44 billion price tag he forked...

Video: BULLETBOYS’ MARQ TORIEN Joins STEEL PANTHER Onstage At Rainbow 50th-Anniversary Party

BULLETBOYS frontman Marq Torien hopped onstage with glam-metal jokers STEEL PANTHER on Sunday night (April 24) during the the Rainbow Bar & Grill 50th-anniversary...

MÖTLEY CRÜE Launch Their Own Brand Of Coffee

MÖTLEY CRÜE have teamed up with Brewtality Coffee Co. to help you kickstart your mornings with a rich-flavored high-caffeine, high-octane blend dark roast, and...

QUEENSRŸCHE’s MICHAEL WILTON And EDDIE JACKSON Accuse SCOTT ROCKENFIELD Of ‘Abandoning’ The Group

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton and bassist Eddie Jackson have replied to the band's former drummer, Scott Rockenfield, accusing him of abandoning his position witin...

MICHAEL SWEET, JOEL HOEKSTRA, MARCO MENDOZA And TOMMY ALDRIDGE Form New Supergroup ICONIC

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of a new hard rock supergroup, ICONIC, featuring Michael Sweet (guitars), Joel Hoekstra (guitars), Marco Mendoza (bass),...

IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON Resumes Work On His Next Solo Album

According to longtime collaborator Roy "Z" Ramirez, IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson has resumed work on his long-awaited new solo album in a southern...

New RANDY RHOADS Documentary ‘Reflections Of A Guitar Icon’ Coming To VOD

A brand new documentary about legendary OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Randy Rhoads titled "Randy Rhoads: Reflections Of A Guitar Icon" will be available on Video...

OZZY OSBOURNE Recalls Speaking To LEMMY The Morning The MOTÖRHEAD Frontman Died

Ozzy Osbourne recently recalled speaking with MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Killmister on the morning the iconic frontman passed away. Speaking with Classic Rock for the magazine's 300th...

Y&T’s DAVE MENIKETTI Preparing For Five Weeks Of Radiation Therapy For Prostate Cancer

Y&T singer Dave Meniketti says that he is planning to undergo five weeks of external radiation therapy in his battle with prostate cancer this...

DEF LEPPARD Release The New Song ‘Take What You Want’

DEF LEPPARD have released the new single "Take What You Want" from their upcoming "Diamond Star Halos" album, arriving on May 27 via UMe. The...

‘An All-Star Tribute To Rush’ Featuring DREAM THEATER Ex-SKID ROW Members & More Arriving...

Magna Carta are set to release "An All-Star Tribute To Rush" on deluxe 2CD digipak and deluxe 2LP red vinyl on June 24. Iconic vocalists...

Video: KISS Plays First Concert Of 2022 In Santiago, Chile

KISS kicked off the 2022 South American leg of their "End of the Road" farewell trek last night (Tuesday, April 19) at Movistar Arena...

JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD Releasing New Book ‘Biblical: Rob Halford’s Heavy Metal Scriptures’

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford will release a new book, "Biblical: Rob Halford's Heavy Metal Scriptures", on November 1 via Hachette Books. In the follow-up...
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