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PUDDLE OF MUDD Frontman WES SCANTLIN Walks Offstage Midconcert

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PUDDLE OF MUDD's Wes Scantlin walked offstage midconcert last night (Saturday, November 20) at the EPIC Event Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin due to...

DAVID ELLEFSON No Longer A Member Of MEGADETH

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Effective immediately, David Ellefson is no longer the bass player for MEGADETH.  Earlier today, MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine posted the following message to the...

Watch MGK Get Booed By SLIPKNOT Fans Onstage At ‘Louder Than Life’ Festival Last...

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Just one week after rapper turned rocker Machine Gun Kelly took a shot at SLIPKNOT onstage at this year's Riot Fest in Chicago, it...

IRON MAIDEN Fan Principal Keeps Job Despite Parents Petitioning For Her Removal

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The National Post reports that IRON MAIDEN loving high school principal Sharon Burns will be allowed to keep her job after a public parental...

BRING ME THE HORIZON’s OLI SYKES Got Himself Some Permanent Vampire Teeth

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BRING ME THE HORIZON singer Oli Sykes has had his two upper canine teeth formed into vampire like fangs, as has his wife, model...

TED NUGENT Calls ALEC BALDWIN A “Soulless, Nasty, Rotten Pr**k”

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Ted Nugent has called actor Alec Baldwin a "soulless, nasty, rotten prick" and should spend the rest of his life in prison for shooting...

TED NUGENT Slams ROLLING STONE For Including JOAN JETT In List Of ‘100 Greatest...

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Ted Nugent has slammed Rolling Stone magazine for including Joan Jett on its list of "100 Greatest Guitarists". The "Motor-city Madman" spoke out against Jett's...

TED NUGENT Wants To Give KYLE RITTENHOUSE A Lifetime Supply Of Ammo

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Ted Nugent says that he wants to give Kyle Rittenhouse a lifetime supply of ammunition and open up a gun training class bearing the...

Sister of KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY: “I Hope He Goes to Hell”

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Julia Eisen, the older sister of KISS frontman Paul Stanley, has publicly slagged her brother, calling him an “an opportunistic, self-serving bastard” and a...

BRASS AGAINST Singer Pees On Fan During Concert; Yes You Read That Right

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BRASS AGAINST have made quite the name for themselves lately by covering bands like RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and TOOL and now apparently for...

Ex METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED Admits He Was “F**king Livid” When He First Heard...

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Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted admits he was “fucking livid” when he first heard the band's '…And Justice For All' album and discovered that...

JUDAS PRIEST’s GLENN TIPTON On K.K. DOWNING: “I’ve Got A Lot To Say And...

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JUDAS PRIEST's Glenn Tipton has responded to continuous comments made by the band's former guitarist, K.K. Downing. Downing walked away from JUDAS PRIEST in 2011,...

DAVID LEE ROTH Replies To GENE SIMMONS’ Recent Comments About Him

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David Lee Roth has very few choice words for Gene Simmons after the KISS bassist's recent comments about the VAN HALEN singer. Roth had joined...

DAVID LEE ROTH Turned Down MÖTLEY CRÜE’s ‘The Stadium Tour’: “I Don’t Open For...

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According to Nikki Sixx, MÖTLEY CRÜE originally invited VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth to share the stage with them and DEF LEPPARD for...

ROB HALFORD Comments On K.K. DOWNING Being Inducted Into ROCK HALL With JUDAS PRIEST

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JUDAS PRIEST members Ian Hill (bass) and Rob Halford (vocals) recently told Billboard that they would be fine standing beside former guitarist K.K. Downing...

CANNIBAL CORPSE Frontman’s ‘World Of Warcraft’ NPC Character Renamed Due To His Past Comments

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Last month we reported that CANNIBAL CORPSE frontman George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher had come under fire by the World Of Warcraft community who were calling...

DAVID ELLEFSON’s Longtime Business Partner Announces His Retirement From Music

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Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson's longtime business partner Thom Hazaert has announced his retirement from the music business. Hazaert made his announcement in a Facebook...

COREY TAYLOR Addresses MACHINE GUN KELLY: “You F**k. You’ve Been Here For Five Minutes”

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SLIPKNOT vocalist Corey Taylor is at no loss for words when it comes to Machine Gun Kelly, laying it down that he doesn't get...

WILL SMITH On OZZFEST: ‘It’s The Least African American Event Outside Of That Broom...

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When you think of Hollywood actor Will Smith, the heavy metal festival that is Ozzfest is probably not the first thing that pops into...

WHITECHAPEL Drummer ALEX RUDINGER Quits Band

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Just weeks after becoming an official member of WHITECHAPEL, drummer Alex Rudinger has left the band because "a number of things didn't seem right,...

SLIPKNOT’s COREY TAYLOR Fires Back At “Child” MACHINE GUN KELLY

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The new feud between SLIPKNOT and MACHINE GUN KELLY continues with frontman Corey Taylor firing back at MGK with a couple of screenshots of...

RAMMSTEIN Frontman TILL LINDEMANN Detained By Authorities In Russia

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RAMMSTEIN frontman Till Lindemann was detained and questioned by Russian authorities yesterday, August 28, with police removing the singer from his hotel room and...

JOHN CORABI Says ‘NIKKI SIXX Will Burn Himself Alive’ Before Asking Me To Rejoin...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi says that bassist and founder Nikki Sixx "will burn himself alive" before asking him to rejoin the iconic...

GENE SIMMONS Apologizes To DAVID LEE ROTH Over Recent Comments

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KISS's Gene Simmons has apologized to VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth after implying in a recent interview that the singer was past his...

GENE SIMMONS Reacts To IRON MAIDEN Being Left Out Of Hall Of Fame Induction

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KISS bassist Gene Simmons has shown his disgust in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's neglect of IRON MAIDEN for the 2021 Induction...

Ex-OZZY OSBOURNE Bassist BOB DAISLEY Says SHARON OSBOURNE Was ‘Pathetic’ For Re-Recording His Bass...

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Former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley recently spoke with Rolling Stone about the controversial 2002 re-recordings of the drum and bass tracks on Ozzy's...

QUEENSRŸCHE Drummer SCOTT ROCKENFIELD Slams Singer TODD LA TORRE, Calls Out GEOFF TATE

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Former QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield has slammed their current singer, Todd La Torre, saying that his opinions do not represent the QUEENSRŸCHE companies and...

STAIND Frontman AARON LEWIS Assures Fans He Will Run His ‘F**king Mouth’ Until The...

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STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis has once again voiced his opinions on politicians and the media before performing his new single "Am I The Only...

LARS ULRICH Says It ‘Now Makes Complete Sense’ Why JASON NEWSTED Left METALLICA

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METALLICA's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich recently spoke about bassist Jason Newsted's  decision to leave the band 20 years ago. "My theory now is I...

MACHINE GUN KELLY On Not Getting GRAMMY Nom: “WTF Is Wrong With The Grammys?”

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Machine Gun Kelly's latest album, "Tickets to My Downfall", failed to receive a single nomination for the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, and he has...
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