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F5 Added To ALICE COOPER's Christmas Pudding Show

F5, the new band formed by David Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH), has been added to Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding show. Also performing at the concert will be Alice Cooper and the original ALICE COOPER members Michael Bruce, Neil Smith, and Dennis Dunaway, Tommy Shaw and JACK BLADE BAND, Danny Seraphine of CHICAGO, Ace Young of "American Idol", ...

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TESLA's 'Guys Pickin' Appearance To Air Next Month

TESLA's eighth "3 Guys Pickin" episode, which is set to air December 8, features all five members, including new guitarist Dave Rude, as they sit down with the "3 Guys" to discuss their upcoming covers album and box set, the funny story behind "Free For All", departed guitarist Tommy Skeoch, how Dave Rude joined and ...

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PAPA ROACH Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

PAPA ROACH have been confirmed have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2006, set to take place July 20-23 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The festival lineup is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 20: JOHN WAITE GRAND FUNK RAILROAD KANSAS SAMMY HAGAR & THE WABOS (w/ VAN HALEN's Michael Anthony) Friday, July 21: SAVOY BROWN SEVEN ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

MÖTLEY CRÜE have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2006, set to take place July 20-23 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The festival lineup is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 20: 04:30 JOHN WAITE 06:15 GRAND FUNK RAILROAD 08:00 KANSAS 10:00 SAMMY HAGAR & THE WABOS Friday, July 21: 02:15 SAVOY BROWN 04:15 SEVEN MARY THREE ...

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TESLA, FRANK HANNON BAND Tour Dates Announced

TESLA have scheduled the following dates during the coming weeks: May 19 - Bone Bash, Shoreline Amphitheatre - Mountain View, CA Jun. 17 - Elko Motorcycle Jamboree – Elko, NV Jul. 13 - Beloit Riverfest - Beloit, WI Jul. 14 - Surf Ballroom - Clear Lake, IA Jul. 15 - Prairie Nights Casino - Fort ...

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LYNYRD SKYNYRD, TESLA Confirmed For BONE BASH 7

LYNYRD SKYNYRD, TESLA and HUCK JOHNS have been confirmed for the Bone Bash 7 concert, set to take place Friday, May 19 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. The Internet only pre-sale is Friday, March 24 between 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Lawn seats are available for just $10.77 on Friday only! Watch ...

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TESLA Working On Box Set, Covers CD

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "I thought I'd drop by to let you people know that we have been talking about doing some shows this summer. I will come back and update y'all when it is all set for sure... Jeff Keith has been singing ...

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TESLA And CINDERELLA Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

TESLA and CINDERELLA have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2006, set to take place July 20-23 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The lineup is shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 20: 04:30 JOHN WAITE 06:30 GRAND FUNK RAILROAD 08:30 SAMMY HAGAR 11:00 TBA Friday, July 21: 02:15 SAVOY BROWN 04:15 SEVEN MARY THREE 06:30 PUDDLE OF MUDD ...

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'Hair Metal' Compilation Breaks BILLBOARD's Top 20!

"Monster Ballads: The Platinum Edition", an 18-song collection of "hair-metal" classics, sold 44,000 copies in its first week of release to debut at position No. 18 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. WARRANT - Heaven 02. SKID ROW - I Remember You 03. ...

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ALICE COOPER Has One Wish For Christmas

Launch Radio Networks reports: Alice Cooper doesn't want what everybody else wants for Christmas. He has a pretty specific idea of how to make the world a better place — and it might surprise you: "Peace and love. No — I want a law passed that anybody talking in a movie theater immediately gets their ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, AEROSMITH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: Pengrowth Saddledome City/State: Calgary, Alberta Date: Oct. 21, 2005 Gross Sales: $255,571 Attendance: 5,824 Capacity: 7,500 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: Rexall Place City/State: Edmonton, Alberta Date: Oct. 20, 2005 Gross Sales: ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, QUEENSRŸCHE, W.A.S.P., FEAR FACTORY Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Newport Music Hall City/State: Columbus, Ohio Date: Nov. 4, 2005 Gross Sales: $29,250 Attendance: 1,170 Capacity: 1,400 Artist/Event: QUEENSRŸCHE Venue: Lifestyle Communities Pavilion City/State: Columbus , Ohio Date: Sept. ...

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Y&T: 'Black Tiger' And 'Mean Streak' To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

Legendary California hard rockers Y&T will be re-releasing their classic "Black Tiger" (1982) and "Mean Streak" (1983) albums with bonus tracks in January. "These CDs were carefully digitally re-mastered at a high sampling rate directly from the 1/2" analog master tape," reads a posting on mainman Dave Meniketti's web site. "This new CD sounds closer ...

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Original Y&T Lineup To Perform New Year's Eve Show In California

The original lineup of the legendary Californian hard rock band Y&T — vocalist/guitarist Dave Meniketti, bassist/vocalist Phil Kennemore, guitarist Joey Alves and drummer Leonard Haze — will reunite for a New Year's Eve (Dec. 31) concert at the Avalon in Santa Clara, California. Also appearing on the bill will be THE FRANK HANNON BAND (led ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DANZIG, H.I.M. Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE, ANGRA Venue: Arena Skol City/State: Sao Paulo, Brazil Date: Sept. 9, 2005 Attendance: 22,654 Capacity: 35,000 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE Venue: Claro Hall City/State: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Date: Sept. 8, 2005 Attendance: ...

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OZZFEST, GIGANTOUR, MÖTLEY CRÜE Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, MUDVAYNE, SHADOWS FALL, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, IN FLAMES & others Venue: Alpine Valley Music Theatre City/State: East Troy, Wis. Date: Aug. 6, 2005 Attendance: 20,575 Capacity: 35,072 Artist/Event: Ozzfest: BLACK SABBATH, ...

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TESLA, Ex-MEGADETH Members To Perform At Benefit Concert

Jimmy DeGrasso (ex-MEGADETH, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH), Troy Luccketta (TESLA), David Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH), Jeff Keith (TESLA) and Frank Hannon (TESLA) are among the musicians that will lend their time and talent at a benefit concert on September 10 for Lissa Wales, an outstanding and devoted freelance drum photographer who lives in ...

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GIGANTOUR, CINDERELLA, WHITESNAKE, DEF LEPPARD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: Gigantour: MEGADETH, DREAM THEATER, FEAR FACTORY, NEVERMORE, LIFE OF AGONY, SYMPHONY X, DRYKILL LOGIC, BOBAFLEX Venue: Thomas & Mack Center City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: July 22, 2005 Attendance: 1,312 Capacity: 6,500 Artist/Event: SYSTEM OF A ...

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W.A.S.P., UFO, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DEF LEPPARD Concert Grosses Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert grosses, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: W.A.S.P., L.A. GUNS, STEPHEN PEARCY Venue: House of Blues City/State: San Diego, CA. Date: June 29, 2005 Gross Sales: $3,761 Attendance: 184 Capacity: 1,019 Artist/Event: UFO Venue: Trocadero City/State: Philadelphia, Pa. Date: 7/9/05 Gross Sales: $5,183 Attendance: ...

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JOE ELLIOTT: The DEF LEPPARD 'Juggernaut Is Up And Running'

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Well, we're off! As usual, there's too much to do and not enough time to do it in, but the LEPPARD juggernaut is up and running! "After Saturday's first day of rehearsals, yesterday was a day spent shooting footage ...

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TESLA To Release Covers Album

Taking time from the band's current "Five Man Acoustical Jam 2005" tour, TESLA vocalist Jeff Keith spoke with "The Hairball John Radio Show". Keith talked extensively about the current tour and how the band began in the late Eighties. Jeff gave invaluable insight regarding some of his favorite tours, songs, and memories from the TESLA ...

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DEF LEPPARD: More Headlining Tour Dates Announced

During the second half of June, right after the first leg of the Rock 'N Roll Double-Header Tour with BRYAN ADAMS, DEF LEPPARD will play another 12 shows. Two of these were already announced last week (the Music Midtown and CityStages festivals), and now it has been confirmed that the band will play another 10 ...

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