Tag Archives: Kix

Kix reunite with former members for farewell concert

Posted by on September 18, 2023

  Veteran rock outfit Kix have sadly bid farewell with their final concert at Columbia, Maryland’s Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday (17th). The anticipated show, announced in May, featured a memorable setlist and welcomed former KIX guitarists Ronnie Younkins and Brad Divens for notable appearances.   Setlist: 01) Atomic Bombs (with Ronnie Younkins on guitar) […]

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Kix to call it quits in September

Posted by on May 8, 2023

    Rock legends Kix, who formed in 1977, are wrapping up their storied career by announcing their final show set for September. During an appearance at the M3 Rock Festival in Columbia, Maryland, the Baltimore-based band shared their plan to call it quits. Vocalist Steve Whiteman announced to the festival crowd, stating:   “I […]

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Kix guitarist Ronnie Younkins is “temporarily unable to perform” with band for foreseeable future

Posted by on May 6, 2021

  Kix have announced guitarist Ronnie Younkins is temporarily unable to perform with the group for the foreseeable future. Guitarist Bob Paré will fill in for his absence during this time.   The band issued the below statement: “KIX regrets to announce that our friend and brother guitarist Ronnie “10/10” Younkins is temporarily unable to […]

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Fourteen tour, livestream, festival & event updates – 4/28

Posted by on April 28, 2021

  From movie premieres to livestreams and festivals, here are fourteen events recently announced.   01) Vreid announce worldwide film premiere     Vreid have announced the premiere of their film, WIld North West, which is the same title as their upcoming album, out Friday (30th) via Season of Mist. The film will premiere worldwide […]

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Monsters Of Rock Cruise sets its sights on Jamaica for 2019

Posted by on April 19, 2018

If you’re a fan of ’80s and ’90s hair metal, you’ll be psyched to know that the 9th annual Monster Of Rock Cruise, has announced it’s lineup and dates –  February 24 – March 1, 2019. Departing out of Miami, Florida, this five-day/five-night cruise, dubbed “Band Overboard,” will embark on Royal Caribbean’s newly remodeled Mariner […]

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Consequence of Sound share ten hair metal albums that “don’t suck”

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Similar to nu metal, hair metal is a subgenre people either enjoy or immediately judge as the worst genre ever. People have argued that glam rock acts which started in the late seventies and went well into the eighties mainly appeal to those who grew up during this era, and are nothing more than nostalgia […]

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Kix update fans on guitarist Ronnie Younkins’ condition

Posted by on April 14, 2017

A few weeks ago Kix guitarist Ronnie Younkins went missing. The group were on their way to perform a show in Selinsgrove PA and when they picked him up as scheduled, he wasn’t there. The ‘80s rockers remained quiet about this incident until recently sharing an unfortunate update. Younkins checked into a rehab facility and […]

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Kix guitarist goes missing, found “not in great condition”

Posted by on March 26, 2017

If you went to see Baltimore ’80s rockers Kix play last night at the Hummel’s Wharf Fire Company in Selinsgrove PA, you might have noticed there was something missing, as the band played the show as a four-piece. TMZ reports that the band went to pick up guitarist Ronnie Younkins, and couldn’t find him. They […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/20: Upon A Burning Body isn’t missing from the charts

Posted by on August 20, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, any press is good press is what they say. Some might say Upon A Burning Body’s “publicity stunt” from a month ago soured their debut, but most people probably don’t care. It still […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/13: The charts get (God)smacked around

Posted by on August 13, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Ah, now that’s more like it. The debuts for this week are much greater in number (and more greatly anticipated) than last week. The top debut of the week isn’t all that surprising, but […]

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