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Foo Fighters Offer Up Year-End Statement and Future Plans

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The 2022 year is coming to an end to make way for the dawn that is 2023 and while many artists are quiet, the Foo Fighters have taken to Facebook to give their audience an update. I’ve added the image itself but also transcribed should it not look right on a mobile device for some reason.

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Motley Crue’s Founding Guitarist Mick Mars Has Retired From The Band

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For the past few days, several of the more gossip column themed websites have been stating that Motley Crue’s founding axe-slinger Mick Mars was exiting the band and now today we get the official confirmation and a statement from the members of the group. Mick Mars has indeed stepped down from the band that he helped to start and launch into a stratospheric success. Read on down below.

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Official: http://www.motleycrue.net
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Norway’s Tristania Announces Their Disbandment (1996-2022)

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The Announcement:
After 26 years on the international Metal scene, the members of Tristania have this week taken the heavy decision to call it a day. This means that future plans, including the scheduled Latin America Tour in December, have been cancelled.

Struggling through some truly challenging years, like the rest of the world, we have been eager to finally look ahead with the Latin America Tour being the next big thing for us.

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Last week came the news about a serious medical situation in near family withing the band, which will make it impossible to pursure both short and long term plans with the band. This came as a shock to us and we are truly sorry to share this.
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Ozzy Osbourne To Perform Halftime Show Of NFL Kickoff Game

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The Press Release:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE will perform at halftime of the Los Angeles Rams season opener on Thursday, September 8 at SoFi Stadium. The performance comes on the eve of the release of Osbourne’s new PATIENT NUMBER 9 album out September 9 on Epic.

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Guitarist Steve Morse Steps Down From Deep Purple After More Than 25 Year Tenure

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The Statement:
Deep Purple announces that Steve Morse will be stepping back from the band, having been its guitarist for more than a quarter of a century.
Steve’s personal circumstances have made it impossible for him to commit to the band’s schedule throughout 2022 and beyond. A few months ago, Steve openly shared with the band´s fans the sad fact that his wife, Janine, is battling cancer and, in his own words, “I simply must be there with her.”

Since joining the band in 1994, Steve has written and recorded eight studio albums with the band: “Purpendicular”, “Abandon”, “Bananas”, “Rapture of the Deep”, “Now What?!”, “Infinite”, “Whoosh!”, “Turning to Crime”
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