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HAPPY BIRTHDAY VINNIE PAUL!

  Happy 48th birthday to Pantera/Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul. Born Vincent Paul Abbott in Abilene, TX, Vinnie tweeted the above picture of his birthday cake and said: “Kinda looks like a blow-up doll with a bottle of vodka, huh?  I ate her  knee.  It was delicious!” HAPPY BIRTHDAY VINNIE!!  

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – THE COSMOS

This week’s Hail Of The Week belongs to a band from Brooklyn, NY called The Cosmos. Formed by Noah on guitars and Nat on bass, who both share an intense love of for progressive rock and metal bands including Porcupine Tree, Opeth, Pink Floyd, Frank Zappa, Mastodon and Rush.  Singer/drummer Andrew was found after a long search to find the

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TOMMY LEE’S MOM PASSES AWAY

Condolences go out to drummer Tommy Lee of Motley Crue and sister Athena Lee on the passing of their mom Vassiliki “Voula” Papadimitriou, a Miss Greece contestant in the 1960’s World’s Fair. Born in Athens Greece, Tommy’s family relocated to California in 1963, a year after Tommy was born. His sister Athena is also a drummer and has been a guest commentator on E! True Hollywood

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Doro All Set to Guest on “That Metal Show”

“That Metal Show,” hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine and currently in its tenth season, will have heavy metal icon Doro Pesch on as a guest this spring. Her episode will air on VH1 Classic on May 12th at 11pm Eastern/9pm Pacific, and other guests will include Ian Astbury & Billy Duffy of The Cult and Frank

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Cannibal Corpse Very Appropriately Grace the Cover of Decibel Magazine’s Zombie Issue

Haha, get it? Because zombies ARE cannibal corpses! Seriously though, everyone’s favorite death metal band will be on the cover of Decibel Magazine’s upcoming zombie issue. What a zombie issue of a metal music magazine would entail, I’m not so sure. However, the issue promises to feature what author Chris Dick refers to as a “corpse dissertation” including an in-depth

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Arch Enemy and Christopher Amott Amicably Part Ways

Photo Credit: Simona Bezdekova According to a joint statement made by the members of melodic death metal veterans Arch Enemy, founding member and guitarist Christopher Amott has officially split from the band. The joint statement reads as follows:

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RONNIE MONTROSE PASSES AWAY AT 64

Legendary guitarist Ronnie Montrose who founded the band MONTROSE along with Sammy Hagar passed away yesterday at the age of 64. The official cause of death has not yet been released but Montrose had been battling prostate cancer. The official statement on his website reads as follows: Ronnie Montrose ~ 1947-2012 A few months ago, we held a surprise party for Ronnie Montrose’s

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SCORPIONS ANNOUNCE FINAL STING TOUR

Scorpions have officially announced dates for their Final Sting 2012 tour. Formed in 1965, Scorpions who continue to dominate the metal scene posted a letter to their fans on their official website: Dear Fans, The incredible success of our farewell tour is the high octane fuel driving the upcoming “Final Sting Tour” 2012, which takes us around the globe (Europe/USA/Canada/Latin America/Asia). Thanks

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DORIAN’S VOICE – A NIGHT OF METAL

    Recently I received an invite on Facebook for an event called “Dorian’s Voice – A Night of Metal” in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY. A few of my friends were listed on the invite and while I didn’t know the story when I opened the invite, I was saddened to read what had happened to this poor little boy. 

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY VINNIE PAUL!

  Happy 48th birthday to Pantera/Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul. Born Vincent Paul Abbott in Abilene, TX, Vinnie tweeted the above picture of his birthday cake and said:

HAIL OF THE WEEK – THE COSMOS

This week’s Hail Of The Week belongs to a band from Brooklyn, NY called The Cosmos. Formed by Noah on guitars and Nat on bass,

TOMMY LEE’S MOM PASSES AWAY

Condolences go out to drummer Tommy Lee of Motley Crue and sister Athena Lee on the passing of their mom Vassiliki “Voula” Papadimitriou, a Miss Greece

RONNIE MONTROSE PASSES AWAY AT 64

Legendary guitarist Ronnie Montrose who founded the band MONTROSE along with Sammy Hagar passed away yesterday at the age of 64. The official cause of

SCORPIONS ANNOUNCE FINAL STING TOUR

Scorpions have officially announced dates for their Final Sting 2012 tour. Formed in 1965, Scorpions who continue to dominate the metal scene posted a letter to their

DORIAN’S VOICE – A NIGHT OF METAL

    Recently I received an invite on Facebook for an event called “Dorian’s Voice – A Night of Metal” in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY.