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GEOFF TATE Joined By BLAZE BAYLEY, TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS In OPERATION: MINDCRIME's 'Taking On The World' Video

"Taking On The World", the new video from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, can be seen below. The song, which was co-written by MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and features guest appearances by Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN) and Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST), is taken from OPERATION: MINDCRIME's new album, ...

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Video: New Lineup Of BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Akron

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's RATT performing on September 4 at Goodyear Theater in Akron, Ohio can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as the ...

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GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME: Listen To New Song 'Miles Away'

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Resurrection", the new album from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, on September 23. Another song from the CD, "Miles Away", can be streamed below. "Resurrection" is the second part of Tate's musical trilogy. One year after the release of the debut album in September ...

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PANTERA, L.A. GUNS, BUTCHER BABIES Members Perform 'Ace Of Spades' At Ultimate Jam Night's Tribute To LEMMY

Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running free weekly music program founded by QUIET RIOT's Chuck Wright, held a "Tribute To Lemmy" honoring the famed leader of MOTÖRHEAD on Tuesday, August 23 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Video footage of Rex Brown (PANTERA, KILL DEVIL HILL), Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS), Carla Harvey ...

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BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Recruits SLASH Bassist TODD KERNS, Ex-L.A. GUNS Guitarist STACEY BLADES

Bobby Blotzer's RATT has recruited former L.A. GUNS and current ANGELS IN VEIN guitarist Stacey Blades and bassist Todd Kerns of SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS to replace the recently departed Nicholas "Blaze" Baum and Robbie Crane, respectively. Blades and Kerns made their live debut with RATT last night (Thursday, August 11) at ...

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ROBBIE CRANE Quits BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT

Bobby Blotzer's RATT has parted ways with bassist Robbie Crane. He is the second member to exit the band after guitarist Nicholas "Blaze" Baum's departure from the group was announced by Blotzer. In a Facebook post, Crane says: "As of today, I have resigned my position as the bass player of Bobby Blotzer's band RATT. ...

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GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME: Listen To New Song 'The Fight'

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Resurrection", the new album from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, on September 23. Another song from the CD, "The Fight", can be streamed below. "Resurrection" is the second part of Tate's musical trilogy. One year after the release of the debut album in September ...

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DEE SNIDER's Fourth Grandchild Was Born On Los Angeles Freeway

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider welcomed his newest grandchild on Sunday, August 7. Parker Pryde Snider arrived early as Dee's son Jesse Snider and his wife Patty were making their way along Interstate 405, which runs from Irvine to San Fernando through Los Angeles. "We were a little surprised by it all," Jesse wrote on ...

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CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED Feat. Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, DEATH Members: Third Album Due In September

CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED, the brainchild of former DEATH/ICED EARTH drummer Richard Christy, will release its third full-length album, "Creatures Watching Over The Dead", on September 23 via Metal Blade Records. The first single from the album, titled "The Soulless", can be streamed below. Ask Christy what he wanted to achieve with "Creatures Watching ...

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RATT Reunites Without BOBBY BLOTZER At Birthday Party

Three members of RATT's classic lineup, singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Crouceir and guitarist Warren DeMartini, reunited Friday night at the Los Angeles birthday party of former RIP magazine editor Lonn Friend. Also joining them at the event were former QUIET RIOT guitarist Carlos Cavazo, who played on RATT's last studio album, 2010's "Infestation", and ...

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Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Central City, Colorado

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on June 25 at Reserve Casino Hotel's Lava Room in Central City, Colorado can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) and replaced him with Robbie Crane. Crane previously played bass for RATT from 1996 to 2012 and appeared ...

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