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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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That Metal Show Announces 12th Season

Posted by on May 23, 2013

While it’s only been on the air for about 4 1/2 years, VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show will kick off it’s 12th season next Saturday. Among the highlights of this season will be the show’s 100th episode. The show, which is hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine will kick off with Jason Newsted, […]

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Big Brother’s Adam Poch On “Keeping It Metal” While On The Show

Posted by on September 30, 2011

For anyone that watched the 13th incarnation of CBS reality show Big Brother this past Summer, Adam Poch was a revelation. The 39 year-old music industry executive was a huge metalhead whose signature growl was heard quite a bit in the early phases of the game. It was played up by the reality show that […]

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