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Check Out The Late Great Randy Rhoads Warming Up At A Texas Gig In 1982 With A Bonus Ozzy Interview!

While deep into a Youtube wormhole I came across this footage from 37 years ago of the late great guitarist Randy Rhoads warming up during soundcheck at a gig in Beaumaont, Texas in 1982 during the "Diary Of A Madman" Tour. The shredding starts at around 3:42 once you get past the footage of early...
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Sharon Osbourne Would Find Ozzy's Drugs & Alcohol Hidden Throughout Their House

During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! , Sharon Osbourne revealed that her husband, Ozzy Osbourne, has been getting better in his recovery following a fall and three surgeries. "Ozzy, the other day, put together an X-ray of his upper chest and his neck, and no wonder they call him 'Iron Man,' '...
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Ivan Moody of Five Finger Death Punch Celebrates First Year of Sobriety

Five Finger Death Punch vocalist Ivan Moody is proud to say that he has completed his first full year of sobriety in an emotional Instagram video. "I'm speechless, man. A lot of people didn't think I'd make it 24 hours, and and to be honest with you there were times where I didn't either." "It's...
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50 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Exposed Himself Onstage

On March 1st, 1969, Jim Morrison of The Doors became the center of a large controversy after he allegedly exposed the audience to his... business at their show at the Dinner Key Auditorium in Miami, FL. According to the Miami Herald , among those in the audience were high school-aged girls for whom...
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Chris Kael of Five Finger Death Punch Celebrates First Year of Sobriety

Although rock has spent decades in bed with drugs and alcohol, there have been many cases in which these kinds of vices can take its toll on an individual where they find themselves paying for it in more way than one. Over the years many artists have learned to kick the habit of addiction once and...
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One Year Ago: Cranberries Vocalist Dolores O'Riordan Dies at 46

On January 15th, 2018, Cranberries vocalist Dolores O'Riordan passed away at the age of 46. According to a report by the BBC , O'Riordan's cause of death was due to accidental drowning from alcohol intoxication. Her body was discovered fully submerged in the bathtub of her hotel room. Police say...
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According to Science: Heavy Metal Ranked 2nd Highest For Substance Abuse at Live Concerts

For anybody that has attended a concert, it's common knowledge that alcohol consumption and weed-smoking are two frequent drugs of choice for attendees. However, substance abuse at music festivals have reached such high record numbers that some festivals hire third-party companies to test whatever...
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Jack Daniels Is Releasing A Whiskey-Flavored Advent Calendar

If you're at your wits end trying to find that one stocking stuffer that will bring Christmas cheer to all of mankind, look no further friends. Because there is now a gift that combines the joys of the holiday season with an excuse to day drink. We introduce to you, the Jack Daniel's Advent...
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16 Inspiring Tales of Clean & Sober Rock Stars

In the wild and chaotic world of rock, drugs and alcohol are considered automatic elements of a rock band's lifestyle. But in many cases, there have been times where addiction can take control over their lives, which can also include claiming it. But there have also been many cases where an artist...
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Metallica Unveils Their Own "Blackened" American Whiskey

The merch booth at any Metallica concert is always packed with hundreds of people. But the band has announced a new product that seems a little overdue, and that's their own "Blackened" American Whiskey. After joining with expert distiller, Dave Pickerell, Metallica's "Blackened" will be available...
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