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James Durbin and Quiet Riot's Alex Grossi Talk 'Maps to the Hollywood Scars'

Quiet Riot guitarist Alex Grossi and American Idol finalist James Durbin recently announced a new collaboration, Maps to the Hollywood Scars.Volume One, the duo’s debut five-song EP, which was released today (February 17), sheds light on the darker side of Hollywood and the music industry—at least from the perspective of two of rock’s hardest-working artists.Songs like “Roads” and “The Lost... …

Nita Strauss Talks “Pandemonium” and Upcoming Alice Cooper/Deep Purple Tour

When Steve Vai asked guitarist Nita Strauss to take part in his new Favored Nations compilation, She Rocks, Vol. 1, the Alice Cooper Band shredder didn't give it a second thought.For years, Strauss has cited Vai as the reason she decided to pick up the guitar in the first place, so getting the chance to contribute an instrumental track to the project was a dream come true.Strauss’ “Pandemonium”... …

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