Mikkey Dee Opens Up On Joining The Scorpions

Former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee says that joining the Scorpions was a 'big, big challenge.' "[The band] is easy to get into but it's so hard to get into at the same time, because they have their routines, they have their way of working and the whole thing, and so do I," Dee told the Talking Metal podcast.

Rob Zombie Set To Host Halloween Movie Event

Rob Zombie will host "Rob Zombie's 13 Nights Of Halloween" on HDNet Movies this Halloween season. Some of the films that will be featured during the thirteen-night event include The Last House On The Left (1972), The Blob (1958), The Devil Inside (2012) and Case 39 (2009). The full schedule and list of films is forthcoming.

Flea Speaks Out Against Cuts To Music Education

Flea says that cutting music education from public schools is the equivalent of child abuse. "It's child abuse," he told Rolling Stone. "It's just wrong. I worry about a lot of things that that guy says, but that affects my worldview personally," he said of President Donald Trump.

Slash Named Gibson Global Brand Ambassador

Slash has been named Gibson's first ever Global Brand Ambassador. The rock legend is the first ever artist to have the distinction with the iconic guitar brand. In the new role he will help develop and promote new products in the company's Gibson Custom, Gibson and Epiphone brands.

Kansas Plans To Release Live Album This Fall

Kansas has announced plans for a new live album, Leftoverture Live & Beyond, their first live album since 2009. Leftoverture Live & Beyond, which was produced by Jeff Glixman, features nineteen songs selected from twelve shows recorded during Kansas's spring 2017 "Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour".

Alice In Chains Announce Fantasy Football League

Alice In Chains have confirmed plans for their annual fantasy football league. Funds raised in the leagues are donated to the MusiCares charity and they have also launched an eBay auction of gear used by the band and memorabilia.

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