Monthly Archives June 2008

TESTAMENT – Teams Up With VOIVOD For Japan’s “Thrash Domination 2008″


David Ellefson 

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"I'll be hanging with DJ Badslayer, Grimm and the gang at Metal Crypt radio this Friday, June 27 at 6:30 PM EST. The show can be heard live at or check them out at" 


Read Rocket's acclaimed 2007 interview with David Ellefson HERE.



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HALLOWEEN – Parts With Guitarist


Dean Guitars 

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The "Get Your Wings" Shredder Search starts July 1st!

Check out the 1st teaser HERE.

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CHIMAIRA – Scheduled For Sam Ash Cleveland In-Store



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Check out the photos of the custom Dimebag hat made for Rita Haney HERE.

Dallas-based Artist Hillbilly Joe makes awesome Hellbilly Delux Custom Painted Stetson Cowboy Hats! They are available for Purchase! 



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SKID ROW – Rachel Bolan Responds To Rumors Of Reuniting With Bach



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Sharon Osbourne was recently promoting the season of "America's Got Talent" on the "Opie And Anthony Show", during the phone call, she confirmed that Ozzfest 2009 will be a travelling festival once again, unlike this years which will be held solely in Dallas, Texas. You can hear the phone call at this location. 

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JUDAS PRIEST – To Play Invitation-Only Show At Hard Rock Cafe In NYC


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The band features Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT, ODIN), Rowan Robertson (DIO), Shawn Duncan (Odin), and Matt Duncan. Explode, the latest effort from DC4 saw a very limited release by the band earlier this year and now with an all new package design, and new artwork on the inside, will see a full scale release later this year. Explode was produced by Joey Vera (Armored Saint, FATES WARNING). DC4 is Jeff on vocals and guitar, Rowan on guitar, Matt on bass/vocals and Shawn on drums.

Jeff Duncan and Shawn Duncan of Odin fame and notable for their appearances in The Decline Of Western Civilization – The Metal Years, formed DC4 with brother Matt Duncan in 1995 and released their debut EP Mood Swings produced by Joe Floyd (Bruce Dickinson, Warrior)...

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PEPPERMINT CREEPS – Final Show Photos Taken Of TRACI MICHAELZ Now Online



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Also scheduled to appear are VOIVOD and FORBIDDEN. 


 Read Rocket's critical review of Voivod's "Katorz" HERE.

Goddamn Electric! 


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ANTHRAX – Frank Bello Fired From Band


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"Due to a difference in artistic vision, HALLOWEEN and Donny Allen [guitarist] have decided to part ways. Donny has been a staple in this band for over 16 years and we love him like a brother, he will always be family and we hope the best for him. Good luck, Donny.

"MOURNING SUN/NIGHT CREATURE guitarist extraordinaire Don Guerrier and ABANDON axeslinger Shawn Moore have joined the band. After only one rehearsal with these two, we were blown away by how great it sounded, and we are very excited by the possibilities that are already starting to present themselves. We can't wait to get this new line up out for some shows, we know you will be just as blown away as we are.

"We are close to finishing up the new disc, 'Terrortory'...

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MEGADETH – Pictures From Mexico City Show Available

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"On July 12th at 1 PM, (guitarists) Matt (DeVries), Rob (Arnold) and (bassist) Jim (LaMarca), will be signing autographs and hanging out at the Sam Ash Music Store in Cleveland.

Sam Ash Music Store

5700 Mayfield Rd

Cleveland, OH 44124-2918

Phone: (440) 446-0850

There will be ticket giveaways for the 10th anniversary show and guitar giveaways. Matt and Rob's signature series ESP's will be on display and for sale. Plus so much more. Stop by and hang out!"

In a recent post the band stated, "We are proud to announce that we will be playing a one-time celebratory show to honor our 10th anniversary as a band. You are all welcome to come to Peabody's Down Under in our hometown of Cleveland, Ohio on July 12th, 2008 as we play a unique blend of songs from the first 10 years of our career...

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SLIPKNOT – New “All Hope Is Gone” Song Available For Free Download


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It seems that Rachel Bolan had an influx of e-mails and phone calls asking about this so like a whiny bitch he wanted to smash any rumor asap.

As always Eddie Trunk is a fence sitter and soft as his mid section. Sucking Baz's balls and touting reunion talk while Baz is on the show, and 2 days later his headline reads "NO Skid Row reunion!"

Read Eddie's comments from the show with Sebastian Bach & Rob Affuso HERE.

19-Jun-08There is NO Skid Row reunion!

Just want to clarify something from a previous blog post and what went on during the Sebastian Bach and Rob Affuso interviews on XM last week. There is NO reunion of the original Skid Row and NO plans for one!

Doing the type of radio show I do each week we talk about all sorts of things and the program takes twists and turns I don'...

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Trunk, who broadcasts his weekly radio shows, “Friday Night Rocks” on Q104.3 in the New York City listening area and “Eddie Trunk Live” on XM Satellite Radio, shared details of the exclusive invitation-only event and instructions on how to win tickets last night during his live show on Q104.3.

The ticket contest will take place over the next several weeks. Eddie’s web site, the ticket contest and event ticketing are being managed by Paid Inc. celebrity services, which also coordinates Eddie’s fan club and brand management.

There will be no tickets sold for this event. The only way to get in is to win tickets at EddieTrunk...

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