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MCQUEEN To Support VELVET REVOLVER In UK

UK all-girl band MCQUEEN has been confirmed as the opening act for VELVET REVOLVER on three dates in March at the "personal request" of VR guitarist Slash, according to a press release. The details are as follows: March 15 - Liverpool University March 16 - Leeds University March 17 - Manchester Apollo MCQUEEN recently tapped ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL: Mexico City Signing Session Announced

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) — the new band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza — will take part in a signing session at the Rock Shop Insurgentes in Mexico City on Saturday, March 8 at 6:00 p.m. DUBLIN DEATH PATROL is scheduled to perform at the Hard Rock Live ...

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More 1970s/80s Glam/Melodic Rock Memorabilia Being Auctioned On eBay

A large collection of vintage 1970-'80s-era glam and melodic rock items has surfaced on eBay. Included among the 75-plus lots are signed, vintage promotional posters, and CDs from fan-favorite bands such as KEEL, BLACK 'N BLUE, ANGEL, and WARLOCK/Doro Pesch, as well as more mainstream acts like Steve Perry/JOURNEY, TESLA, and QUEENSRŸCHE. Highlights include a ...

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SISTER SIN Wins SWEDEN ROCK's 'Nordic Challenge'

Swedish female-fronted band SISTER SIN beat out more than 2,500 groups to win the Nordic Challenge competition and land a slot at this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 4-7 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. SISTER SIN recently released a well-received EP, "Smash The Silence". In addition, they toured Europe with W.A.S.P. during 2007. ...

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL: Modesto Show Cancelled

DUBLIN DEATH PATROL (DDP) — the new band featuring TESTAMENT singer Chuck Billy and former EXODUS vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza — has cancelled its previously announced March 2 concert at the Fat Cat Music House Modesto, California. No reason was given for the cancellation. DUBLIN DEATH PATROL's debut album, "DDP 4 Life", is available now ...

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WINGER Added To PHOENIX RISING Benefit Concert

WINGER has joined the list of performers who will raise funds for the families and survivors of the Station nightclub tragedy in Rhode Island. The charity event will take place on Monday, February 25, 2008 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island and will feature additional performances by John Rich (BIG & RICH), ...

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ACE FREHLEY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Original KISS guitarist Ace Fehley has been confirmed for this year's edition of Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 4-7 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACE FREHLEY (US) ASTRAL DOORS (S) AT THE GATES (S) AVATAR (S) AXEWITCH (S) BLUE ÖYSTER CULT (US) BONAFIDE ...

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VH1 To Air 'Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later'

VH1 Classic and VH1 will air "VH1 Classic Presents: Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later" a one-hour special of concert highlights on Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:00 p.m. from the upcoming Phoenix Rising! Musicians United to Benefit the Victims of the Station Nightclub Fire. John Rich (BIG & RICH), ALABAMA's Randy Owen, Dierks Bentley, ...

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POISON, TESLA, BOSTON Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

POISON, TESLA and BOSTON are among the confirmed bands for the Rock Fest 2008, set to take place July 17-20 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BOSTON THE WALLFLOWERS JACKYL THREE DAYS GRACE POISON LIGION TESLA LIVE SWITCHFOOT PLAIN WHITE T'S VIC FERRARI {Note: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS's name has now ...

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'Rockline' To Air PHOENIX RISING Benefit Special

U.S. nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn will air a Phoenix Rising benefit special show to aid victims of the Station nightclub fire on Wednesday, February 20 at 11:30 p.m. EST/8:30 p.m. PST. To find a station near you or to listen to the show live via the Internet, go to

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AVANTASIA, SEBASTIAN BACH, VIVIAN Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

AVANTASIA, SEBASTIAN BACH and VIVIAN have been confirmed for this year's edition of Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 4-7 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. AVANTASIA mainman Tobias Sammet (also of EDGUY) will be backed during the group's performance by a phenomenal band, including members of KAMELOT, HEAVEN'S GATE and — of course — EDGUY. ...

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TESLA: Dates Rescheduled

TESLA was forced to reschedule its previously announced concerts in Seattle, Portland, Spokane and Boise due to highway closures and "continuing, current snow conditions." Tickets and VIP packages to the original shows will be honored at the new dates. Upcoming TESLA shows: Feb. 13 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre Feb. 14 - Kansas City, ...

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POISON Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

'80s hard rockers POISON have been confirmed for this year's edition of Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 4-7 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. This will mark the band's only European appearance of 2008 and their first concert in Europe in 15 years. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ASTRAL ...

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