Metal News Recap – Week of December 13, 2014

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Awwwwww! Slayer cares. Check out little Gypsy, who was placed in a happy home in Indianapolis thanks to the thrash metal band. The band’s publicist explained how Gypsy found a new home: “[Slayer guitarist] Kerry [King] and some of the crew went to dinner at Kerry's favorite steak house in Indy, St. Elmo's Steak House. Afterwards, the assistant tour manager, Jess [Cortese] saw a ... [read more]

Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale Contest: A Winner’s Wrap-Up!

KICT/Wichita, Kansas, listener Seth Bate recently won our killer prize package to catch the Broadway-bound metal musical, Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale in Chicago. Seth wrote us to share his (and wife Jenny’s) experience...check it out: We can’t say enough about what a great time we had as the winners of the “Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale” contest. At ... [read more]

Metal News Recap – Week of December 6, 2014

HOH-ChristmasTale Winners

A Rock & Roll Christmas Tale: A Winner’s Wrap-Up! KICT/Wichita, Kansas, listener Seth Bate recently won our killer prize package to catch the Broadway-bound metal musical, Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale in Chicago. Seth wrote us to share his (and wife Jenny’s) experience...check it out: We can’t say enough about what a great time we had as the winners of ... [read more]

IDFA Reviews ‘We Are Twisted Fucking Sister!’ the Movie

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Andrew Horn's documentary on the American rockers premiered in a non-competitive sidebar at the Dutch festival Much like the legendary glam-metal band whose grindingly arduous rise to fame it lovingly chronicles, shock-rock-doc We Are Twisted Fucking Sister! is superficially "controversial" (profanity in the title!), essentially conventional, but very, very, very ... [read more]

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]