Kerrang! Awards – the filth, the vomit, and the ass-grabs

May 29, 2014
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Kerrang! Awards – the filth, the vomit, and the ass-grabs

In 1999, my career kicked off when I started writing for Kerrang! Magazine in England. I had been reading the heavy metal Bible since the early ’90s, and I was ecstatic when then-Deputy Editor Paul Rees liked a live review of the Toilet Boys that I had submitted. My first paid assignment was a...
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City Slang: Rock on the Range daily lineups revealed

March 20, 2014
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City Slang: Rock on the Range daily lineups revealed

The daily lineups for Rock on the Range have been revealed, with Kid Rock headlining on Sunday, May 18. Wilson open up the Saturday, and We Came As Romans play in the middle of Friday. See the full lineup, which includes Guns N’ Roses, Motorhead, Slayer, and Suicidal Tendencies, here. They say, “Festival organizers...
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Guns N’ Roses and Kid Rock for Rock on the Range Festival

January 16, 2014
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Guns N’ Roses and Kid Rock for Rock on the Range Festival

Guns N’ Roses, Avenged Sevenfold and Kid Rock are just some of the main attractions at May’s Rock on the Range Festival, which takes place in Columbus, OH. The full bill includes: Guns N’ Roses, Avenged Sevenfold, Kid Rock, Five Finger Death Punch, Slayer, Staind, Motorhead, Seether, Chevelle, Alter Bridge, Mastodon, Black Label Society,...
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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 41: Was So Much Younger Then…

October 30, 2012
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The Sights Tour Diary Entry No. 41:  Was So Much Younger Then…

After our Stonehenge trip in the early afternoon we made our way north to the island where Lemmy from Motorhead (and Hawkwind) was born. I forget the name of it, but it is in Wales. We checked into the room and since it was Friday night, we went out for a pint. Ben, Kyle,...
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Megadeth & Motorhead @ The Palace – Setlist, Recap, Videos & Photos

February 17, 2012
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Hitting Detroit on the most recent mega-metal tour, Gigantour came to The Palace of Auburn Hills late last week on February 9th. Headlining was Megadeth, who fronted by Dave Mustaine closed out the evening with a roughly hour long set complete with a somewhat incoherent mini political rant from Mustaine.  Megadeth played through a...
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Lemmy! Motörhead! Ferndale!

January 12, 2011
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Lemmy! Motörhead! Ferndale!

Lemmy in Ferndale Storied speedfreak, rock ’n’ roll torchbearer, death-defier and Motörhead bassist-shouter Lemmy Kilmister is finally the beast upon whom a film is based. Tho we’ve not seen the doc yet, we can imagine the rock ’n’ roll holy hell to be had, even if by-the-numbers. We’ve also heard the film’s a lovefest to...
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