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Ace Frehley working on a covers album

Posted by on April 1, 2015

Last year’s Space Invader was a surprise hit for former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley. Debuting in the top ten and selling nearly 20,000 copies, it became the most successful debut ever from a member of KISS. How’s Space Ace going to follow that up? By releasing an album of covers. he tells Billboard. That will include not […]

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Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal on his evolving solo career and dream collaborations

Posted by on March 19, 2015

“How you holding up in this crappy weather?” Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal asks seconds into our interview on a frigid Friday afternoon. Such cheerfulness was a constant presence during our in-depth conversation; a rare quality to find in someone whose nearly 20 year career includes releasing 10 solo studio albums, a role as a guitarist in […]

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Heavy Montreal lineup unveiled, Summer Slaughter to join it

Posted by on March 10, 2015

We’d already known that Slipknot and Faith No More were playing the Heavy Montreal Festival (aka, the best reason to go to Canada other than the exchange rate).  But yesterday, the Fest released the full lineup, and it’s ridiculous. Korn will be performing their debut album in full. Meshuggah is playing, as are Gojira and […]

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Legendary producer Kim Fowley passes away

Posted by on January 16, 2015

The iconic Kim Fowley, who co-wrote songs with Kiss and Alice Cooper, passed away yesterday at the age of 75. He’s known for his work with The Runaways, putting together Joan Jett and Lita Ford when they were just teenagers. Fowley had been battling cancer in recent months, and was under the care of The Runaways vocalist Cherie Currie, who took […]

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Ace Frehley announces touring lineup

Posted by on September 17, 2014

After a Top 10 debut with Space Invader, the best solo-debut by any member of KISS, Ace Frehley will head out on tour, his first run of US shows in four years. In a statement issued today: “I can’t wait to hit the road again with this new lineup.  I’ll be performing Ace classics as well […]

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Warrant, Lita Ford, Quiet Riot concert canceled mid-show

Posted by on June 23, 2014

It looks like Eyehategod wasn’t the only band to get shafted be a concert promoter this past weekend. Saturday’s “Rockesha” concert at the Waukesha, WI County Fairgrounds, which was to feature Firehouse, Warrant, Lita Ford, Quiet Riot and Mr. Big’s Eric Martin, got canceled after the first act played. WISN said that as road crews […]

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New & Noteworthy November 5: Inner Ear Rapture

Posted by on November 5, 2013

Between last week and this week, my brain is going to have jet lag from all the different genres that are being covered in new music. Let’s just get into it, shall we?     Melvins, Tres Cabrones (Ipecac)   After releasing an album of cover songs back in April, it seems that the Melvins […]

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The Runaways’ Lita Ford and Cherie Currie reunite for Christmas song

Posted by on August 26, 2013

Christmas just got a little bit hotter. Lita Ford has teamed up with former The Runaways bandmate Cherie Currie for a Christmas song. While there has been no official indication of a formal The Runaways reunion, getting into the holiday spirit may just warm up the band’s severed hear strings to bring that possibility a little […]

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp enlists Judas Priest, Zakk Wylde and Geoff Tate

Posted by on August 22, 2013

Who says camp has to suck? The Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp in Vegas defies all traditions of the standard camp send-off with legit instruction from rock’s heaviest of hitters. Hosted by Judas Priest with special guests and camp counselors Zakk Wylde, Geoff Tate and Lita Ford, three days of instructional shredding and wailing will happen February […]

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Lita Ford On Performing With The Les Paul Trio, Her New Live Album, And Parental Alienation

Posted by on June 28, 2013

Lita Ford is best known for blasting loud rock and metal onstage. That’s why it was a unique experience to see the shredder onstage last Monday (June 24) with the Les Paul Trio at New York City’s Iridium Jazz Club (a stage where the legendary Les Paul played every Monday night before passing away). Not […]

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