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McNaught Guitars And Xander Demos Unveil New Six-String Signature Guitar Model XD627

MTS Management Group and metal guitar virtuoso, Xander Demos are proud to announce the completion of Xander’s second signature model guitar, the McNaught XD627. The 6-string, 27-fret guitar features the “Xander Demos double cutaway-style body” for easy access to the upper frets, a Maple neck with McNaught patented “Set-Thru Neck,” and a quilted maple top. […]

The Big Book Of Hair Metal

The Big Book of Hair Metal (Review)

This book is a great addition to your Metal and Music related shelves! Simply the way it looks and the way it feels make it a really nice jewel to own. It is indeed a big book with solid hard cover and 224 high quality pages of full color illustrations. All your vintage and not-so-vintage […]

Hair Metal Rock Is Still Alive And Well

Even if heavy metal is seen by many people as evil and destructive it is still very popular among young and old. It is pretty obvious that the thing teenagers today (and yesterday and tomorrow) are crazy about is music. Of all the musical genres the one with probably the most enthusiastic fans has to […]

Heavy Metal Evolution

To start, it helps to understand that the origins of Heavy Metal came from Rock and Roll that evolved from the Blues and Psychedelic sounds prominent in the sixties. As it took a heavier turn with the use of distortion and power chords, there came the sound known as Hard Rock, perpetuated most significantly by […]

The Best of 80s Hair Metal Bands

Who could forget the metal bands from the 80s and early 90s with that big hair? The hair style alone made a stand out fashion statement. The music was big, flashy, and glamorous just like the hair of the band members. This particular type of heavy metal was very popular in California near the Los […]

Lÿnx unveil debut self-titled EP

11 April 2021

Lÿnx unveil debut self-titled EP Canadian glam rockers Lÿnx consisting of lead vocalist Lazer Wild, guitarist Blade, bassist Fangs and drummer Flash have released their debut self-titled EP. Track List for Lÿnx EP: 01. Shout Out Loud 02. It’s Time To Party 03. Rock N’ Roll Tonight 04. Hold Me Tonight 05. That’s All I Want 06. Someone You […]

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Screamer release live album ‘Live Sacrifice’

11 April 2021

Screamer release live album ‘Live Sacrifice’ Swedish heavy metal rockers Screamer consisting of lead vocalist Andreas Wikström, guitarists Dejan Rosic and Anton Fingal, drummer Henrik Petersson and bassist Fredrik Svensson Carlström released a live album titled Live Sacrifice back in late January 2021. Track List for Live Sacrifice: 01. Intro 02. Ride On 03. Demon Rider 04. Shadow Hunter 05. […]

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10 Essential Glam Metal Albums – PopMatters

10 April 2021

With their new book, Nöthin’ But a Good Time, producer Tom Beaujour and music journalist Richard Bienstock aim to better situate glam metal into the overall story of rock. Together they interviewed over 200 band members, music executives, stylists, and scenesters. Their work is likely to stand as the definitive account of the era. They […]

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Pantera: The Band’s Forgotten Glam Metal Past – Guns N’ Roses Central | Latest Guns N’ Roses News & Videos – Guns N Roses Central

10 April 2021

Pantera’s Forgotten Glam Metal 80’s Days Before Pantera dominated the 90’s metal scene and inspired countless bands, they originally were a glam metal band fronted by vocalist Terry Glaze. Today Rock N’ Roll True Stories takes a look at the band in the 80’s. Check out the full story below! Pantera is a band whose […]

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Hair Metal Confidential: Hear Our Podcast on Eighties Hard-Rock History – Rolling Stone

10 April 2021

From Dokken to Warrant, from Poison to Stryper, the new book Nöthin’ But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the ’80s Hard Rock Explosion is full of untold tales of hard rock’s glossiest era. On a new episode of Rolling Stone Music Now, authors Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock join host Brian Hiatt to share […]

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Tesla’s Brian Wheat: Why I Dislike Term ‘Hair Metal’ – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

10 April 2021

March 25, 2021 0 Comments ‘);var c=function(){cf.showAsyncAd(opts)};if(typeof window.cf !== ‘undefined’)c();else{cf_async=!0;var r=document.createElement(“script”),s=document.getElementsByTagName(“script”)[0];r.async=!0;r.src=”//srv.clickfuse.com/showads/showad.js”;r.readyState?r.onreadystatechange=function(){if(“loaded”==r.readyState||”complete”==r.readyState)r.onreadystatechange=null,c()}:r.onload=c;s.parentNode.insertBefore(r,s)}; })(); TESLA bassist Brian Wheat has taken issue with the label “hair metal,” saying that the the pejorative term was coined in as a way to disparage acts thought to have been all flash and no substance. Speaking to “The Cassius Morris Show”, Wheat […]

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Gypsy Pistoleros release video for new single “The Name’s Django” and sign with label Off Yer Rocka

10 April 2021

Gypsy Pistoleros release video for new single “The Nam’s Django” and sign with label Off Yer Rocka Gypsy Pistoleros consisting of frontman Gypsy Lee Pistolero, guitarist Mark Westwood (Shadowland, Clive Nolan, GLP), bassist Gaz Le Bass (The Delray Rockets) and drummer Jan Vincent Vellazco (Pendragon, Ghost, PIG) have released a video for their new single “The Name’s Django” from their upcoming studio album The […]

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George Lynch states he was up for Ozzy on three occasions including when Randy Rhoads got the gig

10 April 2021

George Lynch states he was up for Ozzy on three occasions including when Randy Rhoads got the gig Lynch Mob, The End Machine, Sweet & Lynch, KXM and The Ultraphonics guitarist George Lynch was recently interviewed by Jimmy Kay and Alan Dixon for Canada’s The Metal Voice. Lynch was promoting The End Machine‘s new album […]

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