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Tag Archives: Mike McCready

Temple Of the Dog to reunite, play shows

Posted by on July 20, 2016

A 90s alt-rock supergroup that was never meant to be a band, Temple of the Dog are reuniting for the 25th anniversary of their only album. Consisting of Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell and all of Pearl Jam, the band was formed as a tribute to Mother Love Bone singer Andrew Wood. Mother Love Bone, which included Pearl […]

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Ace Frehley to reunite with Paul Stanley for song on covers album

Posted by on February 11, 2016

Of all the current and former members of KISS, Ace Frehley has, at least musically, had the most successful solo career. His last album, Space Invader, debuted in the top ten, which was the highest charting solo album by a KISS member ever. The next release from Frehley will be a 12-song covers album titled Origins Vol. […]

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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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Mad Season playing reunion show with Chris Cornell, Duff McKagan

Posted by on December 16, 2014

In 1995, a grunge supergroup of sorts, Mad Season, released their only album, Above. Formed by Alice in Chains vocalist Layne Staley, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin, the band also featured bassist John Baker Saunders from Walkabouts. With both Staley and Saunders dead as a result of drug overdoses (in […]

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Pearl Jam cover two Van Halen songs

Posted by on October 28, 2013

In Hartford on Friday, Pearl Jam revisted a song that they hadn’t played since the last time they played there three years ago. That song, which they played for the first time then, was a cover of Van Halen’s “Ain’t Talkin’ Bout Love.” This time, however, guitarist Mike McCready first busted out “Eruption,” the blistering […]

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Alice In Chains Subject Of Funny Or Die Skit

Posted by on April 3, 2013

In 2011, Pearl Jam released a documentary about the history of the band. Pearl Jam 20 was directed by Cameron Crowe. Perhaps to take the piss out of that film, Alice In Chains have premiered an 11-minute film on Funny or Die called Alice In Chains 23. While PJ20 is a documentary, AIC20 is more of a mockumentary, where […]

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Members Of Pearl Jam, Guns N’ Roses, Screaming Trees Forming New Group

Posted by on March 4, 2013

In April, an expanded reissue of the 1995 album Above by Mad Season (which featured members of Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam and Screaming Trees) will be released. But now it looks like previously unreleased demos might be rerecorded by a new group featuring guitarist Mike McCready, drummer Barrett Martin and Guns N’ Roses bassist […]

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Exclusive: Don Jamieson Gives Preview Of ‘That Metal Show’ Season 10.

Posted by on March 29, 2012

This Saturday, March 31, That Metal Show kicks off its tenth season on VH1 Classic. Featuring appearances from members of Metallica, Iron Maiden, Disturbed, Motörhead, Pantera, Machine Head and many others, we thought it would be nice to have co-host Don Jamieson once again give us a preview of a few episodes. My sideburns and […]

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