Sammy Hagar Announces Free New Year’s Eve Show

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Some lucky Sammy Hagar fans will have the chance to ring in the New Year with the Red Rocker for free at his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Los Cabos, Mexico. Hagar has announced a free New Year's Eve show at the venue where he will be performing with the house band Cabo Uno. "Cabo's battling back, baby - and that's the best reason in the world to celebrate and support the community." ... [read more]

Congratulations to our Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale! Trip Contest Winners!

Metal Dreams Do Come True! Our House of Hair Winner is Off to Chicago! Big-haired high fives to KICT/Wichita, Kansas listener Seth Bate, who won our big trip to Chicago to catch Dee Snider’s Broadway-bound metal musical, Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale!! Seth and his guest (wife Jenny) scored roundtrip airfare for two, a two-night hotel stay at the luxurious ... [read more]

Metal News Recap – Week of November 21, 2014

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• • • S P O N S O R E D • • • Soundgarden Releases 3-CD Rarities Collection Hard on the heels of their 20th anniversary re-release of Superunknown, Grammy®-winning, multi-platinum selling Soundgarden is releasing a 3-CD rarities collection entitled Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path available on November 24th. Curated by guitarist Kim Thayil, Echo Of ... [read more]

Twisted Sister Documentary Film, “We Are Twisted F*cking Sister!”, Premiers Nov 22

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German filmmaker Andrew Horn’s "We Are Twisted F*cking Sister!", a film that chronicles Twisted Sister’s infamous club days, premieres this weekend at the world’s biggest documentary festival, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. We’ll keep you posted when it makes its way stateside. Check out the official trailer, below. The film's producers describe the ... [read more]

Metal News Recap – Week of November 14, 2014

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Multi-platinum, Southern California alternative metal band P.O.D. (Payable On Death) is releasing their very first-ever acoustic album, SoCal Sessions, on November 17. Recorded this summer in P.O.D.’s hometown of San Diego, SoCal Sessions features 12 newly recorded, unplugged versions of the band’s top hits and other standouts, including “Youth of the Nation” and “Alive.” ... [read more]

Enter to Win the new Double CD – THE WHO Hits 50!

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This week, we have a House of Hair "Greasy Roots of Metal" Giveaway from THE WHO, who are celebrating 50 years together! That's Five Decades people - they are rock royalty! The new double CD "The Who Hits 50!" contains 42 tracks and is the definitive hits collection of their career. It also includes a new track, "Be Lucky". The band is donating all their royalties ... [read more]

Metal News Recap – Week of November 7, 2014

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Soooo…maybe this was the reason AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd didn’t appear in a recent promo photo nor take part in the recording of two recently filmed videos with the band. The 60-year-old was arrested on Wednesday at his home in New Zealand and charged with attempting to procure a murder (wait, WHAT?), as well as possession of meth, cannabis, and threatening to kill. The two ... [read more]

Metal News Recap – Week of October 31, 2014

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There is no more significant milestone in Rock Music than the 50th Anniversary. Alongside The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, THE WHO complete the holy trinity of British Rock bands that have the honor of celebrating that landmark. Through the decades, THE WHO redefined rock music as we know it and their influence continues in all areas of popular culture to this day. WHO ... [read more]

Metal News Recap – Week of October 25, 2014

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Our sincerest condolences to Queensrÿche singer Todd La Torre, who lost his father to suicide last week. It was widely reported that William LaTorre, a well-known St. Petersburg, Florida-based chiropractor, took his own life via a gunshot. No note was found, and no foul play was suspected. On his Facebook page, Todd said, "As many of you have become aware, my father is no ... [read more]