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KIRK HAMMETT: DAVE MUSTAINE Couldn’t Let Go Of His Sadness, Anger And Frustration Over Being Fired From METALLICA

Kirk Hammett says that reconnecting with Dave Mustaine at METALLICA‘s 30th-anniversary shows helped the MEGADETH frontman let go of some of his sadness, anger and frustration over being fired from METALLICA.

Mustaine, who was the original lead guitarist of METALLICA, was dismissed from the band by drummer Lars Ulrich in 1983. He was replaced by Hammett and went on to form MEGADETH and achieve worldwide success on his own.

Mustaine feuded with the members of METALLICA for more than two decades before finally patching things up over the last few years. He has jammed with his ex-bandmates on several occasions during “Big READ FULL ARTICLE

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KIRK HAMMETT: DAVE MUSTAINE Couldn’t Let Go Of His Sadness, Anger And Frustration Over Being Fired From METALLICA

Kirk Hammett says that reconnecting with Dave Mustaine at METALLICA‘s 30th-anniversary shows helped the MEGADETH frontman let go of some of his sadness, anger and frustration over being fired from METALLICA.

Mustaine, who was the original lead guitarist of METALLICA, was dismissed from the band by drummer Lars Ulrich in 1983. He was replaced by Hammett and went on to form MEGADETH and achieve worldwide success on his own.

Mustaine feuded with the members of METALLICA for more than two decades before finally patching things up over the last few years. He has jammed with his ex-bandmates on several occasions during “Big READ FULL ARTICLE

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Pay Tribute To SCOTT WEILAND On First Anniversary Of His Death

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have paid tribute to their former singer Scott Weiland on the first anniversary of his death. They wrote in a Facebook post: “Here we are. A year has passed since you’ve been gone. We often think of you and are reminded of you daily with many memories. Then there is the music the four of us carved out allowing us to listen and feel how brilliant you are.

“There was a time when we looked up to one another. Each of us wanting one another’s approval.

“The songs we wrote had to have complete impact on us in READ FULL ARTICLE

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MICHAEL SWEET Says It’s ‘Probable’ STRYPER Will Go On Without Bassist TIM GAINES

Veteran rockers STRYPER will continue making albums and touring despite the band’s recent announcement that they will “take a hiatus” in early 2017.

Asked by Nick of the WSOU radio station if STRYPER was still planning to go on a break following the completion of the recent tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of their multi-platinum album “To Hell With The Devil”, frontman Michael Sweet said (hear audio below): “Well, some choices were made that affected the band and made us have to step back — kind of forced us to step back — and re-evaluate who we are and how we’re READ FULL ARTICLE

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SOIL Frontman Defends TRUMP’s ‘Locker-Room’ Talk, Says He Would Have Voted For Satan Over ‘KILLARY’

SOIL frontman Ryan McCombs has once again weighed in on underdog Donald Trump‘s stunning upset of Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election, saying that while he is not a Trump supporter, he “would have voted for Satan” over Clinton.

Trump shocked the political establishment and the world by becoming the 45th president in one of the biggest upsets in U.S. political history. He won with 289 electoral votes compared to 218 for Hillary Clinton. 270 were needed to win. Clinton, however, handily won the popular vote, despite losing the overall election.

Speaking to Metal Wani‘s Carl O’Rourke before SOIL‘s November 15 READ FULL ARTICLE

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SOIL Frontman Defends TRUMP’s ‘Locker-Room’ Talk, Says He Would Have Voted For Satan Over ‘KILLARY’

SOIL frontman Ryan McCombs has once again weighed in on underdog Donald Trump‘s stunning upset of Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election, saying that while he is not a Trump supporter, he “would have voted for Satan” over Clinton.

Trump shocked the political establishment and the world by becoming the 45th president in one of the biggest upsets in U.S. political history. He won with 289 electoral votes compared to 218 for Hillary Clinton. 270 were needed to win. Clinton, however, handily won the popular vote, despite losing the overall election.

Speaking to Metal Wani‘s Carl O’Rourke before SOIL‘s November 15 READ FULL ARTICLE

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METALLICA’s LARS ULRICH Says He Never Discusses Politics With JAMES HETFIELD

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich, who has made no secret of his liberal views, was asked in a brand new interview with Vulture if he ever discusses politics with frontman James Hetfield, who has described himself as being somewhat conservative politically. “I swear to you, I talk to James Hetfield about most things on this planet, but I don’t think I’ve ever willfully had a political conversation with him,” Lars responded. “We’ve spent 35 years together, and obviously we’ve been in the same room when the conversation went toward politics, but James and I sitting down in a room READ FULL ARTICLE

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