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ROB HALFORD, JOE BONAMASSA, EXTREME, NITA STRAUSS Perform At ALICE COOPER's 18th Annual 'Christmas Pudding' (Video)

Renowned as one of Phoenix's signature holiday events, Alice Cooper's 18th annual "Christmas Pudding" fundraiser brought together Michael Bruce, Neal Smith and Dennis Dunaway from the original ALICE COOPER band, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford, legendary guitarist Joe Bonamassa, Cooper's HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES bandmate Johnny Depp, Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss and EXTREME's Gary Cherone and Nuno ...

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NICKO MCBRAIN And TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Perform IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST Classics At Rock N Roll Ribs 10th-Anniversary Celebration (Video)

On Saturday, December 14, THE MCBRAINIACS, the band featuring IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, performed at the 10th-anniversary celebration for Rock N Roll Ribs, the barbecue restaurant owned by McBrain and close friend Mitch Tanne, in Coral Springs, Florida. Joining THE MCBRAINIACS on stage for five songs was former JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer ...

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Watch MISFITS Perform At Wells Fargo Arena In Philadelphia

The reunited MISFITS performed last night (Saturday, December 14) at Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. The initial comeback performance by MISFITS members Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein took place at the 2016 Riot Fest. The estranged bandmates played together for ...

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BRET MICHAELS Joined By *NSYNC's JOEY FATONE And CHRIS KIRKPATRICK For POISON's 'Nothin' But A Good Time' (Video)

Bret Michaels was joined by *NSYNC singers Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick on stage Friday night (December 13) at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood's Winterfest in Hollywood, Florida for a performance of the POISON's 1988 hit "Nothin' But A Good Time". Kirkpatrick later shared a photo from the side of the stage, writing on Instagram that ...

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SLIPKNOT's 'Nero Forte' Video To Premiere Tomorrow

SLIPKNOT's music video for the song "Nero Forte" will make its online debut tomorrow (Monday, December 16) at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET. The clip, which was was filmed in late October, was once again directed by percussionist M. Shawn Crahan, better known as Clown, who is also the art director for SLIPKNOT ...

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Original BULLETBOYS Talk Up Reunion: 'It's Like Déjà Vu'

During an appearance on this past Thursday's (December 12) episode of "Trunk Nation: L.A. Invasion" on SiriusXM, the original platinum-selling BULLETBOYS lineup of Marq Torien (vocals), Mick Sweda (guitar), Lonnie Vencent (bass) and Jimmy D'Anda (drums) opened up about their decision to reunite for a first proper tour since 1993. Speaking about how the four ...

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Watch BRUCE DICKINSON's Spoken-Word Performance In Dublin

Fan-filmed video footage of Bruce Dickinson's one-man speaking show on December 13 at National Stadium in Dublin, Ireland can be seen below. The performance, dubbed "What Does This Button Do?" after the IRON MAIDEN singer's autobiography of the same name, featured a comedic routine as well as an unscripted question-and-answer session with fans. Dickinson told ...

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Watch QUEENSRŸCHE Perform In Jackson, California

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's December 13 concert at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort in Jackson, California can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE's latest album, "The Verdict", was released in March via Century Media Records. The disc was produced, mixed, and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, ICED EARTH, HATEBREED) at Uberbeatz in Lynwood, Washington; Planet-Z ...

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KVELERTAK: Making Of 'Splid' Album Part One (Video)

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK will release their new album, "Splid", on February 14, 2020 via Rise Records. The follow-up to 2016's "Nattesferd" will mark the band's first release since the departure of longtime frontman Erlend Hjelvik and addition of Ivar Nikolaisen. The first in a series of videos featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Splid" ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Bassist Says Band's Upcoming Acoustic Tour Will Include 'Some Extra Players And A String Section'

During a recent interview with Mindy of the Milwaukee radio station 102.9 The Hog, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Jeff Gutt said the group's new acoustic album, "Perdida" (Spanish for "loss"), came said by accident. "We only intended on doing a few songs," Gutt explained (hear audio below). "We were going to do a few songs ...

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QUEEN's BRIAN MAY Says U.K. Election Result Is 'A Wake-Up Call For Us'

QUEEN guitarist Brian May has weighed in on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party's resounding victory in the United Kingdom's general elections on Thursday, saying that he believes that "this election result is a wake-up call for us." Johnson has repeatedly said that the Conservatives reclaiming their majority in Parliament will "get Brexit ...

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SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS Drummer BRENT FITZ Mourns Death Of Childhood Friend

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS drummer Brent Fitz is mourning the death of his childhood friend who was killed yesterday (Friday, December 13) in a car crash. Allan Poapst, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer, died after being involved in a head-on collision when an eastbound pickup truck crossed the center median ...

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Watch MATT SORUM And BILLY F. GIBBONS Play Special Concert For Charity

THE BFG THREE, featuring Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ TOP), Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) and Mike Flanigin, performed last night (Friday, December 13) at Norwood Space Center in Norwood, Massachusetts. All proceeds from the gig supported Music Drives Us, a Norwood-based nonprofit supplying grants to music programs designed to effect positive change for ...

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GLENN DANZIG's Vampire Spaghetti Western Completes Filming: 'It's Pretty Crazy,' He Says

Glenn Danzig has completed filming his next movie. It is the follow-up to his "Verotika" feature film directorial debut, which received its premiere in June. Glenn spoke about his new project during a question-and-answer session for the Philadelphia screening of "Verotika" on Friday (December 13) at the Philadelphia Film Center. Danzig said (see video below): ...

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QUIET RIOT's FRANKIE BANALI Featured In Public Service Announcement For Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali appeared in a recent public service announcement (PSA) for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) as a survivor of the disease. The video kicked off a PanCAN public service campaign which ran throughout Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month during November and encouraged people to know the symptoms and risk factors of ...

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MICHAEL WILTON Says He's 'Voting For' Touring Drummer CASEY GRILLO To Play On Next QUEENSRŸCHE Album

Southeast Wreckmetal conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton prior to the band's November 23 concert at Klubben/Fryshuset in Stockholm, Sweden. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On having vocalist Todd La Torre play drums on the group's latest album, "The ...

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