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OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist, EUROPE Bassist, CANDLEMASS Singer Join Forces In ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK

The new Swedish/Greek supergroup ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK is a collaboration between guitarist Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), bassist John Levén (EUROPE), drummer Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and vocalist Mats Levén (CANDLEMASS, TREAT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN). This all-star alliance will be united for the very first time at the Stockholm Rocks festival on May 7 at ...

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Video: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, STEVE VAI, RUDY SARZO And NICKO MCBRAIN Perform VAN HALEN Classic At 'Guitar Gods Festival'

Legendary guitarists Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai, along with veteran bassist Rudy Sarzo and IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, performed a cover version of the VAN HALEN classic "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love" during last night's (Friday, February 19) Guitar Gods Festival, which was held in Miami Beach, Florida. The brainchild of Yngwie's wife and manager ...

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AMORAL: 'Rude Awakening' Video Released

"Rude Awakening", the new video from the Finnish metal sextet AMORAL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "In Sequence", which was released on February 5 through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA). The cover artwork for the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows" was ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO's SOTO Band Releases 'FreakShow' Lyric Video

SOTO, the band led by vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, has completed work on its second studio album, "Divak", due on April 1 via earMUSIC. "Divak" (pronounced "dee-vock") comes shortly after the band's debut release, "Inside The Vertigo". It's a mere 15 months later, partly due to Jeff Scott Soto's insistence on continuing to create and ...

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The Magic of Winter - THE WIZARDS OF WINTER

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA was the unlikeliest commercial breakthrough when it was first founded by SAVATAGE's Jon Oliva and Al Pitrelli. SAVATAGE's "Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24" became a Christmastime classic as a radio staple under the TSO banner and its revered live extravaganza. A gazillion players have performed in both of TSO's two touring ensembles over the years, ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO's SOTO Band To Release 'Divak' Album In April

SOTO, the band led by vocalist Jeff Scott Soto, has completed work on its second studio album, "Divak", due on April 1 via earMUSIC. "Divak" (pronounced "dee-vock") comes shortly after the band's debut release, "Inside The Vertigo". It's a mere 15 months later, partly due to Jeff Scott Soto's insistence on continuing to create and ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN May Work With TONY IOMMI Again

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and the band's former singer, Tony Martin, are among the musicians who attended the unveiling ceremony for a plaque honoring legendary drummer Cozy Powell (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, BLACK SABBATH, WHITESNAKE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on January 7 in Cirencester, England. Martin took to his Facebook page after the event to write: ...

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AEROSMITH, MEGADETH, Ex-GUNS N' ROSES, WHITESNAKE Members Set For RONNIE MONTROSE Memorial Concert

A memorial celebration for legendary rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose will be held on January 23. The event, dubbed "Ronnie Montrose Remembered", will be held at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California and will feature many well-known rock musicians and artists coming together to pay homage to Ronnie and his music. This one-time tribute concert to ...

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TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

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VINNY APPICE, RUDY SARZO, CRAIG GOLDY Join Forces In MASTERS OF CLASSIC ROCK

MASTERS OF CLASSIC ROCK, the new project featuring guitarist Craig Goldy (DIO), drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO), singer Doogie White (MICHAEL SCHENKER'S TEMPLE OF ROCK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, RAINBOW), bassist Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO) and keyboardist Wayne Findlay (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) will embark on a tour of Russia in ...

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FATES WARNING: 'A Pleasant Shade Of Gray' Guitar Transcription Now Available

Progressive metal legends FATES WARNING recently released a 3-CD+DVD expanded edition of their critically acclaimed 1997 classic, "A Pleasant Shade Of Gray", via Metal Blade Records. Today, the band is offering fans a guitar transcription of the album, in conjunction with Sheet Happens Publishing. To purchase the digital guitar book, visit SheetHappensPublishing.com. "A ...

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AMORAL: 'In Sequence' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish metal sextet AMORAL will release its seventh studio album in early 2016. "In Sequence", the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows", will be made available in Japan on January 29 via Ward Records, and in the rest of the world on February 5 through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA). The ...

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Hear AMORAL's New Single 'Rude Awakening'

Finnish metal sextet AMORAL will release its seventh studio album in early 2016. "In Sequence", the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows", will be made available in Japan on January 29 via Ward Records, and in the rest of the world on February 5 through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA). The ...

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