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We’re getting some very strong vibes that Duff McKagan could be returning to

Mar 31
2014
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It was the year that changed it all, featuring the band that never left it!

Steel Panther jump in our Delorean and take us back three whole decades, all the way to 1984 – the land of excess and debauchery and the year that metal changed forever!

Mar 28
2014
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The “Metal All Stars” performed their first-ever show to a sold-out Arena Armeec in Sofia, Bulgaria on March 23. The lineup of musicians performing at the event included:

* Zakk Wylde

Mar 28
2014
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Meet Massive, the Aussie band that play ‘punch-in-the-face rock’n'roll’…

This month’s issue of Classic Rock comes with not one but TWO free CDs, including the full debut album by Massive, the new signings to the label that brought you Rival Sons and The Temperance Movement…

Mar 28
2014
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THE WINERY DOGS — the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB), legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (MR. BIG

Mar 28
2014
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1936 - Fred Parris (Five Satins) (78) 1942 - Larry Butler (producer) (d. 2012) 1944 - Diana Ross (70) 1948 - Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) (66) 1948 - Richard Tandy (Electric Light Orchestra) (66) 1949 - Fran Sheehan (Boston) (65) 1950 - Teddy Pendergrass (d. 2010) 1953 - Billy Lyall (Pilot, Bay City Rollers) (d. 1989)

Mar 28
2014
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When Guns N’ Roses first hit the national scene in 1987, some critics dismissed them as a poor man’s Aerosmith. The similarities were hard to ignore: a mercurial frontman with incredible range, a long-haired guitarist with a love of Les Pauls and hard drugs and a criminally under-appreciated rhythm guitarist and rhythm section. Guns N’ Roses covered Aerosmith’s “Mama Kin” at many of their early shows and featured a version of it on their 1986 debut EP Live ?!*@ Like a Suicide.

Mar 28
2014
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THE ALBUM OF THE DAY
VAN HALEN...Van Halen II  (1979) Van Halen II was released 35 years ago today in 1979.  It reached number 6 on the U.S. Billboard album charts
(vinyl

Mar 28
2014
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SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor was interviewed by Artisan News at this past Monday’s (March 17) exclusive VIP listening party for the Ronnie James Dio tribute album “This Is Your Life” and awards gala at the Avalon in Hollywood, California. Check out the chat below.

Mar 28
2014
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SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor was interviewed by Artisan News at this past Monday's (March 17) exclusive VIP listening party for the Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life" and awards gala at the Avalon in Hollywood, California. Check out the chat below.

Mar 28
2014
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