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from Tim Henderson
of BW&BK Magazine
edited by HardRadio

8/19/19 Page 2

Last week as we reported, SLAYER announced that it had joined Rick Ware Racing as the primary sponsor for the No. 54 entry at last Saturday's Bristol Motor Speedway. Reportedly due to reactionary concerns from other long-time participating sponsors, Slayer has been pulled as the primary sponsor and all Slayer signage has been removed from the car that was to be piloted by Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran, JJ Yeley. After nearly 40 years, Slayer apparently remains as terrifying to some as ever.

Longtime HardRadio friend Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns) along with Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), as well as Ministry leader Al Jourgensen, are among the guests on the upcoming new album from DAVID HASSELHOFF titled Open Your Eyes, out on September 27. The cast of diverse supporting acts includes Todd Rundgren, The Stooges' James Williamson, country legend Charlie Daniels, The Cars' Elliot Easton and more. Bonus track features a remix by Clinton Sparks, an award-winning producer whose credits include Lady Gaga, Notorious B.I.G., Pitbull and more.

Very longtime HardRadio friends METALLICA have donated €250,000 to a Romanian association building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital. The donation to Daruieste Viata (Give Life), founded in 2012, came ahead of the band's sold out concert on Wednesday, its fourth in the European Union state since 1999. The donation was made through the band's non-profit foundation All Within My Hands.

On August 21 RUSH will bring the first annual "Cinema Strangiato" to the big screen in movie theaters worldwide for one night only. This theatrical film experience will bring Rush fans together for a special look into R40 Live, see new backstage footage, special guests, and performances.

MEGADETH have introduced their SAISON 13 BEER with the following message: "It's time for an encore from Unibroue and Megadeth. Our NEW beer, Saison 13. Available now in select Canadian provinces and coming soon to the US this September! Who's buying?"

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