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January 2012 Blog Posts (18)


Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach played three "special concerts" in New York City this past weekend with BILLY IDOL guitarist Steve Stevens. The shows took place on January 27, January 28 and January 29 at The Iridium and featured Bach and Stevens "doing two sets a night," including "some special unexpected songs."

Stevens will play a one-off show at The Iridium tonight (Monday, January 30) with the LES PAUL TRIO and Bach has just announced that he will also appear on the bill.…


Added by Amy on January 30, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Ratt - New Album Due This Summer, Tour To Be Announced

RATT have issued the following update: 

"Ratt & Roll 2012! Warren (DeMartini, guitar), Stephen (Pearcy, vocals) and the band continue to write the new record. Expect a whole new breed of Ratt for a summer release and tour, TBA. Till then, there could be a few surprise shows. 

Pearcy recently locked in a publisher for…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 27, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

YES!!!!!! KISS Retro Action Figures Coming In March

Figures Toy Company toy company is about to introduce KISS action figures, reminiscent of the action figures first released in 1977-1978 by the Mego toy company. These figures will have rooted hair, cloth clothing, 16 points of articulation and for the first time will be available in 8-inch as well as a re-release of the 12-inch.

Figures Toy Company CFO Anthony Balasco states, "I never understood why 8-inch KISS action figures were not produced back in the 1970s when the Mego toy…


Added by Amy on January 27, 2012 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Sleaze Metal that motivates you or sleaze metal that gives you the 80's vibes

I wanted to give a shout out to all thosesleaze bands that have been coming up through the ranks; Vains of Jenna, Dirty Penny, Babylons Bombs, Reckless Love, Blackrain, and such.  It is so sad that alot of them are not evening playing anymore. I hope that someday they reunite and rock.  Does anyone have any good suggestions on ant sleaze metal bands that blow there mind?  For me it was early Vains of Jenna and Dirty Penny.  Took me back to the 80's it gave me the 80's experience I so felt…


Added by Mark Anderson on January 26, 2012 at 10:01am — 5 Comments



LITTLE OZZY was created by Lin Doak, an x Mini-KISS member who left the band

after four years of touring the country with them to create a LIVE band! 

Lin Doak is…


Added by Little Ozzy on January 23, 2012 at 1:37am — No Comments

Solo shows-Vince Neil and Ted Poley

This show was totally last minute for me. I wound up winning tickets that morning from my local radio station,so I quickly texted my friend Kelley inviting her to come with me.

This venue is pretty small, so any seat here is a good one. They gave me 15th row, not bad at all. This show wasnt packed at all, there were plenty of empty seats in front of us, but we decided to stay put, we had a great view of the stage.

The opening band is a local band I've seen before, called Mad…


Added by Kerry on January 22, 2012 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Personal tragedy for my family...Windsor student dies in head-on collision west of Greeley

WINDSOR — Windsor High School junior Luis Manuel Reyes Mon was one of those students who always had a smile on his face and never met a day he didn’t like.

Manuel, the name he preferred to be called, died Wednesday morning in a head-on collision west of Greeley, becoming the first person this year to die on Weld County roads.

“He was just an amazing kid,” said Windsor High School cross country coach Ross Wilbur, who coached Manuel for the past two years. “The way I expressed it…


Added by Amy on January 19, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Phil Lewis-Fronted L.A. Guns Sign With Cleopatra Records

L.A. GUNS — featuring Phil LewisSteve RileyStacey Blades andScotty Griffin — has inked a new record deal with Cleopatra Records. The band is currently in pre-production and expect to start tracking in early February with legendary producer,…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 14, 2012 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Hard Rock in Orlando

Hello friends!

I´m travelling to Orlando in may 2012 and I wonder if any of you could give some tips about places to buy hard rock stuff there.

I know music stores are very rare nowadays, and Orland probably ain´t the best place to look for that, but maybe someone know about a store, or bar, or anything like that which is worth visiting.

Do you know someplace like that?

Anyone from Orland in this community?

keep on rocking!…


Added by Carlos Silva on January 13, 2012 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Babylon A.D. Singer Derek Davis Returns With Re-Volt

Press Release / The revolution is moving across the nation! Rise up! Re-volt! Man your stations! The revolution is moving across the nation! Re - Volt! A bull horn blasts its opening line salvo from the title track of the new solo debut release by Derek Davis - former singer/songwriter of Arista Recording Artists, Babylon A.D.

Re - Volt, the hard rock,…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 13, 2012 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Lita Ford Signs With SPV/Steamhammer, New Album Title Revealed

Legendary female metal icon LITA FORD has signed a worldwide deal with SPV/Steamhammer. Her new album, entitled Living Like A Runaway, is tentatively set for a May 2012 release. 

Best known for her work with THE RUNAWAYS and her solo career, featuring hit singles 'Kiss Me Deadly' and the Billboard charting duet 'Close My Eyes Forever' with OZZY OSBOURNE, Lita is ready to make a return to the throne as the Queen Of…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 12, 2012 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Quiet Riot Part Ways With Singer Mark Huff, Ex-Montrose Vocalist Keith St. John Steps In For Upcoming Live Dates

QUIET RIOT has parted company with vocalist Mark Huff, and wishes him the very best for the future. 

Upcoming Quiet Riot personal appearances will be performed with ex-MONTROSE vocalist Keith St. John. Dates include: 


1 - B B King's - New York, NY 

3 - The Bergen Performing Arts Center - Englewood, NJ 

4 - The Rock Junction - West…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 12, 2012 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Freaks of nature!

Below is a picture of my daughter Asia and our Ball Python "Torque" giving eachother a kiss. Talk about a Kodak moment!

Added by Amy on January 11, 2012 at 12:16pm — No Comments

FIREHOUSE Members Reform MAXX WARRIOR For One Show; Video Available

Cult metal act MAXX WARRIOR reunited for one show on January 7, 2012 at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina.

MAXX WARRIOR's lineup for the performance consisted of vocalist CJ Snare (FIREHOUSE, RUBICON CROSS), bassist Perry Richardson (ex-FIREHOUSE) and guitarists Al Eddins and Jeff Boatwright. Drummer Jason Patterson (CRY OF LOVE, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY) filled in for the absent Billy Dorey. Special guests included former guitarist Scott Atkins and guitarist Chris Green…


Added by Amy on January 11, 2012 at 11:41am — 1 Comment


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Added by Kamil on January 6, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Van Halen - North American Tour Dates Announced, Setlist From Tonight's Reunion Show Revealed

Just announced, VAN HALEN's North American tour dates in support of their forthcoming new album, A Different Kind Of Truth, due in stores February 7th. 

KOOL & THE GANG will appear on select dates. 


18 - Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center 

20 - Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace Of Auburn Hills 

22 - Indianapolis, IN - Bankers Life…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 6, 2012 at 12:04am — No Comments

Richie Sambora To Record New Solo Album

Anne Erickson of reports that BON JOVI guitarist RICHIE SAMBORA is starting work on his third solo album at Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood. According to Broadcast Newsroom, Sambora has tapped Luke Ebbin, who manned the boards for Bon Jovi albums Crush and Bounce, for the project. 

“Richie and I have worked on and off together for…


Added by AndrewAxeman on January 2, 2012 at 10:49pm — No Comments

WHITE LIE drummer Brent Walsh looses battle with cancer. - R.I.P. 1/2/12

It is with great sadness to inform all the friends of WHITE LIE that Brent Walsh has lost his battle with cancer and passed away today. He was a great father & husband to his family and a true example of a great human being. Our hearts are filled with emptiness and sadness in this loss and we ask for your prayers for his family. Brent was an amazing drummer with a unique style that many drummers…


Added by Jeff Miller on January 2, 2012 at 9:27pm — 2 Comments

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