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Monday
Mar232015

Adrenaline Mob, Jay Jay French Remember A.J. Pero

Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French joined Adrenaline Mob on stage Saturday night to remember drummer A.J. Pero. The show took place at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey. It was a nice tribute.


Sunday
Mar222015

Farm Rock Looks Awesome

There's a festival called Farm Rock, set for Labor Day weekend (September 4-6) in Wauconda, IL. Bands playing include Steelheart, Firehouse, Kix, Slaughter, Vixen, Quiet Riot, Faster Pussycat, Enuff Z Nuff, John Corabi, The Last Vegas, Stonebreed, Loveblast, Prophets of Addiction and a bunch more bands.


There's going to be a kick-off party too and the event will be hosted by Eddie Trunk. More bands will be announced soon. You can get more details here. Ticket pre-sales are going on now and VIP is available for $225. 

 

Saturday
Mar212015

Hysteria On The High Seas

The Def Leppard cruise is officially happening. Dubbed Hysteria on the High Seas, the cruise is set for January 21-25, 2016. The cruise will be on the MSC Divina and will port from Miami, Fla. No pricing details yet. I'm already going to be on a trip during this time, or I would consider this. After all, Def Lep is my #2 band, right behind Aerosmith. Who is going?


Friday
Mar202015

Farewell A.J. Pero

Wow, this is a shocker. A.J. Pero, drummer of Twisted Sister, has died. He was 55. No other details have been released.


Friday
Mar202015

Hear New Whitesnake Samples

Whitesnake will release The Purple Album May 19th via Frontiers. To help build excitement for that release, Frontiers has just put out an electronic press kit for the album, complete with song samples. One listen and you can tell this is going to be killer. Definitely something I'm looking forward to - a must buy.


Thursday
Mar192015

Second Motörhead's Motörboat Cruise Planned

Motörhead's Motörboat will embark on its second voyage September 28 through October 2, 2015 on Norwegian Sky, departing Port Miami, with stops in Nassau and the private picturesque island of Great Stirrup Cay in The Bahamas. The Loudest Boat In The World will feature performances from some of the greatest heavy rock bands in the world, including Slayer, MotörheadAnthraxSuicidal Tendencies, HatebreedExodusCrobotPhil Campbell’s All Starr BandMotor SisterKyngFireball MinistryHuntress and more.

Motörhead's Motörboat offers guests a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share an experience with their favorite bands and to see unforgettable performances on various stages throughout the ship and on the island of Great Stirrup Cay.

Staterooms go on sale Wednesday, March 25 at 2:00 PM ET at www.MotorheadCruise.com.

Motörhead founder Lemmy Kilmister says, "And so the Motörboat sets sail one more time - better get your tickets now, or be left sobbing on the dock! Oh - and we promise not to run out of beer this time!"

Motörhead--the world’s biggest and baddest rock & roll band of all time--are celebrating their 40th anniversary and recently returned to the studio to begin work on their 22nd studio album. The band’s song "Heartbreaker"--from their mammoth Aftershock album, which debuted at #22 on the Billboard 200--was nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category at this year's Grammy Awards. In 2005, Motörhead won the Grammy in the same category for the song “Whiplash.” Through tenacity, hard work, and a deep-seated ability to produce an original, face-melting sound, Motörhead--Lemmy Kilmister (bass, vocals), Phil Campbell(guitar) and Mikkey Dee (drums)--has become one of the most popular bands in the world with a fanbase that is second to none. www.imotorhead.com

2015 marks the first excursion on Norwegian Sky for Motörhead's Motörboat. The contemporary ship offers 13 complimentary and specialty dining options, 12 bars and lounges, a coffee bar, an outdoor pool, and five hot tubs. While onboard, guests can try their luck in the Sky Club Casino, relax in the onboard spa and get their heart pumping in the fitness center or full basketball court. 

For the debut Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise in 2014, an international, multigenerational audience from over 30 countries came together to celebrate the legacy of the cruise's iconic namesake and escape into five days of true rock ’n’ roll living with no holds barred. Highlighted by a pair of ear-splitting performances fromMotörhead themselves, Motörhead's Motörboat 2014 featured more than 30 performances by 15 of rock and metal’s top artists, including heavy metal all-star band Metal Allegiance, Anthrax, Testament, Down, and Zakk Wylde.

 

Wednesday
Mar182015

Ridiculous Music News Of The Week

The Associated Press referred to Robert Durst as "The former Limp Bizkit frontman." I don't even know how this sort of journalistic mistake happens. Fred Durst fronted the Bizkit of course. In case you didn't know, multimillionaire Robert Durst was just arrested on murder charges for the 2000 death of his friend Susan Berman.

I mean, I'm no Limp Bizkit fan. But seriously. Did NO ONE at the AP think to just Google either the Robert Durst or the Limp Bizkit Wikipedia page in a half-assed attempt at cross-checking? Good grief.

 

 

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