Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson’s estranged wife, Paddy Bowden, has died
Tragic news came out of the world of Iron Maiden today. It was revealed by The Independent, that Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson’s wife Patty Bowden was found dead on Monday morning in the pair’s matrimonial home in Chiswick, London. The paper claims the body was found following a “tragic accident.” A representative for Dickinson spoke to Page Six saying
“This is a terrible tragedy which appears to be a tragic accident, Our children Austin, Griffin and Kia and I are devastated. Out of respect for Paddy we won’t be making any further comment at this hugely difficult and painful time for our family.”
Dickinson and Bowden separated in 2019 after almost 30 years together. The couple got married after 2 years of being together. Bowden was the singer’s second wife.
Dickinson has been rumored to be dating fitness instructor Leana Dolci.
The Nikki Sixx Sully Erna Feud
Today I wanted to take a look at the six year plus feud between the bands Godsmack and Motley Crue. This feud began in 2009 when both bands were on tour as part of Crue Fest 2 and Godsmack frontman Sully Erna made some disparaging comments about one of the Motley Crue members while on tour. He didn’t name names initially but it later came out Erna was referring to Crue bassist Nikki Sixx. This led to a feud in the media. Check out the long runing feud below.
Saturday Night Live Pokes Fun at Guns N’ Roses
This past Saturday on the season finale of Saturday Night Live, the weekend update segment briefly discussed Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose criticizing Donald Trump’s administration and getting into a feud United States Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin. Following Mnuchin’s exchange with Twitter on social media Saturday Night Live weekend update host Colin Jost took notice making the following joke
“Mnuchin attacked Axl Rose, writing, ‘What have you done for this country?’ Well, what Axl Rose did for this country was, his band tried to win the war on drugs by doing all the drugs themselves.”
Leaked Audio Recording Guns N’ Roses Manager
Earlier today a leaked audio recording of Guns N’ Roses manager Fernando Lebeis surfaced online. Fernando asked for fans not to record the conversation but it looks like some people didn’t listen. The discussion was held with Guns N’ Roses fans on the a discord server. You can listen to the leaked audio below.
Cheap Trick At The Budokan Discussed By Matt Sorum
Guns N’ Roses ex-drummer Matt Sorum was recently on Josh Adam Meyeres YouTube Channel to talk about one of the greatest live records of all time Cheap Trick at Budokan. Check out the hour long discussion below and don’t forget to pickup Sorum’s new book titled “Double Talkin’ Jive.” this July!
Matt Sorum Reveals Guns N’ Roses Greatest Gig
The drummer was on there to promote his new autobiography coming out this July titled “Double Talkin’ Jive” named after the Guns N’ Roses song from “Use Your Illusion 1” record.
During the conversation Sorum revealed what he thought was Guns N’ Roses best gig during his time with the band and praised Axl Rose’s performance at the 1992 Freddie Mercury tribute show saying
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“Probably one of my greatest experiences was The Freddie Mercury Tribute, which was done at Wembley Stadium [in London, UK, on April 20, 1992], and we were invited to open the show.
“It was us and Metallica, and then Queen came out; you can watch it on YouTube, it’s probably one of the most incredible shows. I mean, backstage was David Bowie, Annie Lennox, Robert Plant, Elton [John]…
“Elton and Axl [Rose] did ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ You’ve gotta watch it; they just crushed.
“I’ve gotta say, that night was just… I remember meeting Elizabeth Taylor – it’s in my book. I drank with Liza Minnelli and George Michael. [Laughs]
“Just, one of those nights that you just will never, ever be able to… It was sort of like being in a dream world. Walking out, going, ‘Wow!’ Wembley Stadium – sold out.
“When I look back at – especially Guns N’ Roses, it’s just sort of a surreal feeling. It’s almost like watching a movie, somebody else’s movie, and you’re in it. It’s just so weird.