May 15, 2020

Anthrax, Pretty Reckless, Ellefson, Motley Crue, Clutch

By Bob Suehs

Motley Crue have released two brand new shirts to coincide with the 33rd anniversary of their fourth studio record “Girls Girls Girls”.  Both shirts are black: the short sleeved one features pink graphics; the long sleeved one features green graphics.

Originally released on May 15, 1987, Motley Crue’s “Girls Girls Girls” debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 and went 4X Platinum in the USA.   Featuring “Wild Side” and the controversial “You’re All I Need”, Girls Girls Girls was a strong record for the band.  Motley’s previous record “Theater of Pain” delivered only one solid hit (“Home Sweet Home”); Girls Girls Girls saw Motley return to their rock n roll roots.

https://store.motley.com

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https://gnrmerch.com/products/live-n-let-die-with-covid-45-t-shirt?variant=31623707066466

 

Guns N Roses are selling a limited edition shirt that reads “Live N Let Die with Covid 45” which is a jab at current President Trump

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SLIPKNOT have new Merch available for Father’s Day

Shop the Father’s Day collection featuring Slipknot t-shirts, button down shirt, and drawstring shorts. Order by June 8th to receive in time for Father’s day.

slipknotmerch.com

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In other news, New York Thrash Icons Anthrax have two brand new, limited edition shirts for sale and with each shirt fans get a free Anthrax mask.

 

Anthrax's Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Scott Ian and Jonathan Donais will be helming their own virtual classrooms that will offer programs in songwriting, guitar, bass, drums and Q&A sessions, all via the Topeka Live platform.  Scott will offer a "Guitar Session," a "Songwriting Session," and a "20 Questions Session;"  Frank will present a "Bass Clinic, " a "Songwriting Session," and a "20 Questions Session;" Charlie's curriculum will encompass a "Drum Session" and a "Songwriting Clinic;" and Jonathan will present a "Guitar Clinic."  For more information on these virtual classrooms and to register, please use the links below:

 

Scott Ian's Classrooms

Frank Bello's Classrooms

Charlie Benante's Classrooms

Jon Donais' Classrooms

a brand new line of merchandise, "The Quarantine Drop," that consists of two limited edition t-shirts:  the quarantine masked Not-Man on the front with "Stop Spreading the Disease:  Stay the F*ck Home" on the back, and the "State of Quarantine" shirt featuring the album cover art.  But wait, there's more:  shipping with each order for the next 72 hours only (ends Monday at 11:59AM ET), the band will include a free Anthrax quarantine mask.  The band will be donating a portion of all proceeds to Direct Relief (DirectRelief.org), an organization that helps equip doctors and nurses in 80+ countries and 50 U.S. states with life-saving medial resources to care for the world's most vulnerable people.  Log on to https://shop.anthrax.com for more information and to place your order.

 

 

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has a solo band,  ELLEFSON, and they released their cover of the POST MALONE track “OVER NOW”.   The track will appear on their as yet-untitled debut album, tentatively due in October.

 

 

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Clutch will perform a streamed concert titled "Live From The Doom Saloon Volume 1" on May 27th. They will be supported remotely by CrowbarBlacktop Mojo, and Saul. This unique online concert format has been produced in conjunction with Sound Talent Group (STG), and LiveFrom Events and will use cutting-edge streaming technology to close the distance between the bands and the fans for an amazing virtual concert experience.

 

Says Neil Fallon: "Over the past weeks, Clutch has been streaming very short sets on our YouTube channel, OfficialClutch. We are excited to announce that we will be playing a much longer set and teaming up with CrowbarBlacktop Mojo, and Saul for a virtual four-band bill. 

Doors are at 3:30 PM, 

Saul goes on at 4 PM,

Blacktop Mojo at 4:35 PM

Crowbar at 5:10 PM. 

Clutch's set will start at approximately 5:55 PM. All times are Eastern Standard Time. Have a beer in your pajamas!"

 

Pre-registration is available today, with tickets going onsale on Wednesday at 10am EST:www.livefrom.events/DoomSaloon

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Check out the latest The Pretty Reckless single DEATH BY ROCK N ROLL

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