Guns

Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan joins Eddie Vedder on stage in Seattle for an energetic cover of The Pretenders’ Precious

Eddie Vedder recruited Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan during his concert at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Wash., on Monday, Feb. 21, for a cover of Preciousfrom The Pretenders’ 1979 self-titled debut album. Joining Vedder’s backing band The Earthlings – which boasts an all-star lineup of Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, former Chilis […]

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Why Slash Doesn’t Play Guns N’ Roses Songs On Tour

It doesn’t matter how rich, famous or talented you are; if you’re not careful – and even if you are – COVID can still hit you. Slash learned that the hard way while making his new album, 4. The top hat guitarist sought a change of scenery for his fourth consecutive album with Myles Kennedy […]

Humor

This Day in History – February 8 – Hijinx, Humor and Insight

*** NewsWhistle is pleased to present Gary Jenneke’s “This Day In History” column. You can read the original on Gary’s THIS DAY IN HISTORY blog – or scroll down to enjoy Gary’s unique look at the comings and goings of life. *** THIS DAY IN HISTORY… FEBRUARY 8 *** 1690 – Schenectady Massacre. 200 French […]

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Mammoth WVH and Dirty Honey postpone start of joint Young Guns North American tour

Mammoth WVH and Dirty Honey have postponed the start of their joint Young Guns North American tour due to the ongoing Omicron wave of COVID. Originally scheduled to start at the end of January, the trek will now begin at the end of February. All tour dates that were scheduled before February 20 have been […]

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Mammoth WVH and Dirty Honey Reschedule 2022 Young Guns Tour Dates

The rerouted tour adds several new dates Mammoth WVH and Dirty Honey have postponed their 2022 Young Guns Tour co-headliner out of “abundance of caution regarding the recent COVID surge”. The trek was scheduled to begin Jan. 21 in Chicago, but will now begin Feb. 20 in Denver with newly added stops. Most dates before […]

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Beverly Hills Guns enjoy business boom after home murder

LOS ANGELES — The owner of a Beverly Hills gun store said in an interview Tuesday that sales were booming after a series of violent crimes in the city, including the murder last month of Jacqueline Avant, the wife of a legendary music producer. Russell Stuart, owner of Beverly Hills Guns, says ABC 7 that […]

Hiking

Photographer shot dead in ambush while hiking in Los Angeles park

A 29-year-old photographer was shot in an ambush while hiking in a Los Angeles park. Sadly, the man succumbed to his injuries and died, and his family are now asking for help in locating the shooter. In September, a body was found at Ernest E. Debs Park in the Montecito Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. […]

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Virginia tourist family murdered by sniper while hiking near Highland Park begging for help to find gunman

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – Three months after senseless murder, the family of a tourist who was shot and killed by a suspected sniper on a popular hiking trail in Highland Park are asking for help in locating the gunman as they prepare for a heartbreaking holiday season. Jason Cortez, 29, was murdered while hiking in […]

Humor

Actress Sharon Simon uses humor to heal | Maintenance | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

Self-proclaimed jack-of-all-trades with a comedy of its own, New York comedian Sharon Simon made her comedy debut as a young girl when she auditioned and appeared in a skit on “Saturday Night Live” In the 1980’s. “I absolutely loved it,” said Simon. “I was the kind of kid who rummaged through my parents’ laundry bag, […]

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What you should know about “ghost weapons”

A “ghost weapon” is a type of firearm that cannot be found, is legal, and increasingly readily available. PHOENIX – Police in Phoenix said on Tuesday that the weapon used in a Cesar Chavez high school shooting was a “phantom weapon,” a type of firearm that cannot be found, legal and increasingly obtainable. Here are […]

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Los Angeles City Council bans ghost weapons – NBC Los Angeles

The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance prohibiting the possession, purchase, sale, receipt and transportation of “phantom weapons” in Los Angeles. The ordinance was requested by a motion from councilors Paul Koretz and Paul Krekorian, which was also passed unanimously by council. It will then go to Mayor Eric Garcetti, whose office has […]

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In Kenosha and Beyond, Guns Become More Common on American Streets

As Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of two murders he said were in self-defense, armed civilians patrolled the streets near the Wisconsin courthouse with guns in plain view. In Georgia, testimony in the trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers showed that armed patrols were commonplace in the neighborhood where Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was chased by […]

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Mammoth WVH, Dirty Honey Set ‘Young Guns’ Headlining Tour

After a first act of Guns N ‘Roses, Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WVH will embark on a headlining trek in 2022 with other promising rockers Dirty Honey. The 30-date Young Guns Tour kicks off on January 21, 2022 at the House of Blues in Chicago and travels all over the United States (and Toronto) before […]