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MARTY FRIEDMAN Reflects On His 15 Years Of Living In Japan: 'I Just Love It So Much'

On October 15, guitarist Marty Friedman (MEGADETH, CACOPHONY) — who moved from America to Tokyo in 2003 — participated in a public question-and-answer session, "Ask Marty: An Insider's View Of Japan Through The Eyes Of An American Rockstar", at the Japan Foundation in Los Angeles. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether ...

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Watch RATT Perform In Dallas

Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's October 13 concert at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas can be seen below. The Dallas show took place a week after RATT's concert in St. Charles, Illinois, where some of the fans said that lead singer Stephen Pearcy was "stumbling" and couldn't "remember the words" to many of the ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY Was 'Stumbling' And 'Couldn't Remember The Words' During RATT's Concert In St. Charles (Video)

Some of the fans who attended RATT's concert Friday night (October 5) in St. Charles, Illinois say that lead singer Stephen Pearcy was "stumbling" and couldn't "remember the words" to many of the band's most popular songs. Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's performance at the Arcada Theatre — courtesy of YouTube user JW Stuff — ...

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Former QUIET RIOT And ROUGH CUTT Members Join Forces In ROUGH RIOT

Former members of QUIET RIOT and ROUGH CUTT have joined forces in a "supergroup" called ROUGH RIOT. The new band consists of lead vocalist Paul Shortino (ROUGH CUTT, QUIET RIOT), guitarists Chris Hager (MICKEY RATT, ROUGH CUTT, STEPHEN PEARCY) and Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT, RATT), bassist Sean McNabb (QUIET RIOT, LYNCH MOB, DOKKEN, ROUGH CUTT) ...

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RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY Apologizes For Last Night's Concert: 'There Is No Excuse For My Behavior'

Stephen Pearcy has apologized for his disastrous performance at last night's RATT concert in Huntington. Fan-filmed video footage of the show at The Paramount showed Pearcy slurring his way through some of RATT's biggest hits while sitting down and nearly lying down on the drum riser. The 62-year-old singer also appeared to be slouching or ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE: 'Your Salvation' Video Released

WESTFIELD MASSACRE has released another new song, "Your Salvation", from its forthcoming sophomore album, "Salvation". "Your Salvation" marks the third official single from the disc and is accompanied by a full-feature music video directed by Ron Underwood. The song and video are based on the band's real-life experiences of losing close friends and family members ...

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SEAN PECK Owns THE THREE TREMORS Name But Says BRUCE DICKINSON Has His Permission To Use It

Jimmy Kay of Canada's The Metal Voice recently conducted an interview with THE THREE TREMORS, the new project featuring acclaimed heavy metal singers Tim "The Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin (JAG PANZER) and Sean "The Hell Destroyer" Peck (CAGE, DEATH DEALER, DENNER/SHERMANN). You can listen to ...

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Video Premiere: NIGHT RANGER's 'Truth'

Veteran Bay Area hard rock group NIGHT RANGER has released the official music video for the song "Truth". The track is taken from the band's latest studio album, "Don't Let Up", which was released in March 2017 via Frontiers Music Srl. "The 'Don't Let Up' album is the result of five musicians living and breathing ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Releases 'Love To Hate' Lyric Video

WESTFIELD MASSACRE has released the official lyric video for "Love To Hate" created by designer Ciao Macbeserra . This is the second official single from the band's forthcoming album, "Salvation", which will arrive on October 26 via Nerve Strike Records. "Salvation" was mixed and mastered at The Mouse House Studio in Altadena, California by veteran ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE To Release 'Salvation' Album In October

WESTFIELD MASSACRE will release the song "Love To Hate" on September 7. This will be the second official single from the band's forthcoming album, "Salvation", which will arrive on October 26 via Nerve Strike Records. "Salvation" was mixed and mastered at The Mouse House Studio in Altadena, California by veteran producer/engineer Rich Mouser, known for ...

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Former IN FLAMES Bassist PETER IWERS Takes Stand Against Bullying With AUAB Project

AUAB (Artists United Against Bullying), the new project featuring former IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers, has released a video for the song "Hero". The track features Iwers alongside singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, SONS OF APOLLO, JOURNEY), Swedish guitarist Paulo Mendonça as well as drummer Anton Roos from SAFFIRE and guitarist Fredrik Stenberg from ...

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STEVE WHITEMAN On KIX's Live Performances: 'Everybody Has Worked Hard At Staying In Shape And Keeping Their Looks'

"President Brad" of Yarg Metal conducted an interview with frontman Steve Whiteman of Maryland rockers KIX prior to their June 22 concert at Club X in Salt Lake City, Utah. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KIX's current live performances: Steve: "Everybody's kept ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE Releases 'Famine' Video

WESTFIELD MASSACRE, which features in its ranks singer Seann Nicols (a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha; formerly of Bobby Blotzer's RATT, ADLER'S APPETITE and QUIET RIOT), has released the official Ron Underwood-directed music video for its new single, "Famine". The track is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length album. Nicols took over as the lead vocalist for WESTFIELD ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE To Release 'Famine' Single This Week

WESTFIELD MASSACRE, which features in its ranks singer Seann Nicols (a.k.a. Sheldon Tarsha; formerly of Bobby Blotzer's RATT, ADLER'S APPETITE and QUIET RIOT), will release a new single, "Famine", on August 3. The track, which is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length album, will be accompanied by a brand new music video directed by Ron ...

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