The Internet's #1 Heavy Metal and Hard Rock News Source since 1995. HardNews
BW&BK Magazine
from Tim Henderson
Edited by HardRadio
Recent HardNews Issues:

8 stories from Monday 11/11
10 stories from Friday 11/8
8 stories from Wednesday 11/6
8 stories from Friday 11/1
9 stories from Wednesday 10/30
13 stories from Monday 10/28

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HardNews resumes 11/18


hard birthdays
Ronnie Atkins (PRETTY MAIDS) - November 16, 1964
Dave Kushner (VELVET REVOLVER, LOADED) - November 16, 1966
Richard Fortus (GUNS N' ROSES, THE DEAD DAISIES) - November 17, 1966

this day in hard history
November 15, 1971: GRAND FUNK RAILROAD release E Pluribus Funk.
November 15, 1981: THIN LIZZY release Renegade.
November 15, 1981: New IRON MAIDEN singer, Bruce Dickinson, is introduced to UK audiences at the Rainbow.
November 15, 1983: OZZY OSBOURNE releases Bark At The Moon.
November 15, 1984: KISS' Animalize U.S. tour opens.
November 15, 1988: KISS release Smashes, Thrashes & Hits.
November 15, 1992: OZZY OSBOURNE performs what he said would be his last concert, in Costa Mesa on the final leg of the No More Tours Tour. BLACK SABBATH with frontman Rob Halford opened the show. The show turned into a Sabbath reunion when Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward joined Ozzy on stage for a four-song encore.
November 15, 2000: TESLA reunite.

November 16, 1968: JIMI HENDRIX's Electric Ladyland reaches #1.
November 16, 1981: KISS release Music From The Elder.
November 16, 1988: DOKKEN release Beast From The East.
November 16, 1999: STRATOVARIUS release The Chosen Ones.
November 16, 2007: GAMMA RAY release Land Of The Free II.

November 17, 1994: Ritchie Blackmore plays his final show with DEEP PURPLE in Finland, to later be temporarily replaced by Joe Satriani and then permanently replaced by Steve Morse.
November 17, 1997: ACCEPT release All Areas - Worldwide.
November 17, 2000: THE CULT release a six-CD box set, Rare Cult, through Beggars Banquet.
November 17, 2009: HELIX release Vagabond Bones and RUSH release Working Men.

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