Powerhouse American vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick will be interviewed on tonight's (Thursday, January 7) edition of "Mars Attacks!" on MarkStriglRadio.com. Hosted by Victor M. Ruiz, the show will air at 8:00 p.m. EST.
Owens will play another free "unplugged" show on Saturday, January 9 at the Tap House in Akron, Ohio.
"Play My Game", the first solo album from Owens, landed at position No. 66 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. The CD was released via SPV/Steamhammer. The offering consists of around a dozen brand-new tracks that Owens composed himself or together with renowned friends, such as Bob Kulick, Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA),Mike Callahan (ex-EARSHOT) and John Comprix (BEYOND FEAR, RINGWORM).
Bruce Kulick's new solo album, "BK3", will be released in Europe on January 29 via Frontiers Records. The CD will be made available in North America on February 2 through Twenty 4 Records/Rocket Science Ventures. The first single from the album will be released on January 12. The track "Hand Of The King", featuring Nick Simmons (son of KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons),will be a digital-only release available at all online music stores, including iTunes.