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American singer David Reece, who fronted ACCEPT in the late '80s, says that he is "proud" of the album he made with the band, even though he initially "hated everything about it." The current SAINTED SINNERS vocalist was recruited for ACCEPT's "Eat The Heat" LP in 1989 following the departure of Udo Dirkschneider. Reece's higher-pitched delivery was in sharp contrast to Dirkschneider's distinctive style, and overall, the album was a critical and commercial disappointment, Midway through the "Eat The Heat" tour, differences between the band...

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Ozzy Osbourne has backtracked on claims he had a sex addiction, less than six months after he said he was suffering from the disorder when a long-term affair was made public. In a new interview with The Times, Ozzy said he doesn't have a problem — it just comes with the territory of being a rock star. "I'm in a fucking rock band, aren't I?" he said. "There have always been groupies. I just got caught, didn't I? It was a bump in the road." He added: "I don't think I'm a fucking sex addict." Ozzy last August apologized to the women...

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Vintage Rock 's Junkman conducted an interview with drummer Nicko McBrain of British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN on January 22 at the 2017 NAMM show in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below (captured and edited by Mike Thoman). Speaking about MAIDEN's plans for 2017, Nicko said: "The big year was last year, really. 2016 was the year around the world with 747. It kicked off in February last year and went through to August. We decided after we did the six months — mostly everywhere; we played a new territory, went to...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson spoke to Rolling Stone about his 2014 departure from the band, which happened after his marriage "went fuckin' south in a bad, bad way" forcing him to become a "fuckin' full-time dad — and happily a full-time dad." "I wasn't intending to quit GUNS N' ROSES," he said. "But I had to tell them, I think, five times in a row my situation at home was so screwed up I couldn't tour. I hope that was the thing that pushed the reunion to happen, because I know all those guys and they're having a ball. I...

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JACK RUSSELL On RATT Legal Dispute: ‘It’s Hard To Hear Your Friend Telling Lies About Your Career Or Reinventing The Past’
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Former GREAT WHITE and current JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell has a word of advice for the members of RATT who are currently involved in a legal dispute over the rights to the group's name. Russell, who in 2012 sued founding GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall, guitarist and keyboardist Michael Lardie and drummer Audie Desbrow for control of that band's name, tells Myglobalmind: "I'm friends with all of and feel really bad for the guys. Bobby Blotzer and I go back long ways as I used to tuck his kids into bed. Stephen Pearcy...

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