GIRLSCHOOL's 30th-Anniversary Album To Feature TONY IOMMI, DIO, LEMMY

June 20, 2008

Guitarist/vocalist Kim McAuliffe of the veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL has reportedly told Classic Rock journalist Dave Ling that the band's upcoming 30th anniversary album will feature a plethora of special guests, including Tony Iommi (BLACK SABBATH),Ronnie James Dio (BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW, DIO),Lemmy and Phil Campbell from MOTRHEAD, "Fast" Eddie Clarke (FASTWAY, ex-MOTRHEAD) and a couple of members of TWISTED SISTER.

GIRLSCHOOL guitarist Kelly Johnson passed away on July 15, 2007 after a six-year battle with cancer of the spine. Along with Johnson, the classic lineup of GIRLSCHOOL included Kim McAuliffe (guitar),Enid Williams (bass) and Denise Dufort (drums). The band was an integral and major force in the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) movement, beginning with the release of its debut album, "Demolition" (1980),and continuing with the follow-up efforts, "Hit 'n' Run" (1981) and "Screaming Blue Murder" (1982).

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