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TED NUGENT, TESLA To Play CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS

According to The Billings Gazette, TED NUGENT and TESLA will kick off the 2005 Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming on July 22, the only non-country music artists to perform this year's celebration. It was the final concert slot to be filled. "People want to hear some rock and roll," Cheyenne Frontier Days Contract Acts ...

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TESLA Headline Benefit Concert For Fire Victims

Rock veterans TESLA headlined a sold out show this past Friday evening at the Providence Performing Arts Center which benefited survivors of the West Warwick Station nightclub fire of two years ago. The Station Family Fund, a non-profit organization founded by fire survivors and the Wake Up To Love foundation hosted the event, which also ...

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GEORGE LYNCH Tears It Up At NAMM

Former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch's official web site has issued the following update: "Show dates began in northern California and smoothly warmed the band up to a well-oiled machine. "Playing these shows led George into NAMM week where the first stop was a headlining gig at the Anaheim House of Blues at Disneyland. After barnstorming ...

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TESLA Promising Fan Interaction For Acoustic Tour

TESLA are promising fans a special night for their upcoming acoustic tour, which starts February 20 in Killington, Vermont. Lead singer Jeff Keith told Launch Radio Networks that there will be comfortable furniture on hand, because some audience members will be on stage with the band. "We're probably gonna have, maybe, a couple couches, maybe ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'Metal Mania Stripped' To Premiere On Saturday

In honor of the new "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" CD that hits stores on Tuesday, February 8, VH1 Classic will premiere "Metal Mania Stripped" on Saturday, February 5 at 3:00 p.m. The half-hour show hosted by Eddie Trunk will feature videos from QUEENSRŸCHE, TESLA, SCORPIONS and POISON, as well as an acoustic performance of ...

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AC/DC, JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD Titles Among New DualDiscs Released In February and March

AC/DC's "Back in Black", JUDAS PRIEST's "Angel of Retribution", MOTÖRHEAD's "Overkill", SAMMY HAGAR's "Hallelujah", SLAUGHTER's "Then and Now", and TESLA's "Standing Room Only" are among the more than 25 additional titles set to be released on DualDisc during February and March. DualDisc is an exciting new double-sided music entertainment product that combines audio and video ...

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Singer GRAHAM BONNET To Perform With MICHAEL SCHENKER Tonight

Legendary singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI, BLACKTHORNE) will perform with Michael Schenker tonight at approximately 11:00 p.m. PST at the NAMM "Night Of Guitar" concert at The Vault 350 in Long Beach, California. Graham will likely just sing one song, but it will be "a historic reunion just the same," according ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Bassist Produces THE NEW BLACKS: Audio Available

JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill has produced the debut EP from England's THE NEW BLACKS. A four-track affair entitled "Sound of Loud", the EP is being described as "late Eighties hard rock done 2004 style: delicate melodies delivered with passion and soul, crunchy guitars, soaring held-not solos and catchy choruses. Think TESLA, MR. BIG (album ...

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TESLA To Headline STATION FAMILY FUND Benefit Concert

TESLA, SHINEDOWN and VANILLA FUDGE (featuring Pat Travers and Carmine Appice) will take part in a benefit concert on February 25 for the survivors of the Station nightclub fire. The event, which will be hosted by the Wake Up the Love Foundation, will be held at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. ...

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TESLA To Kick Off Acoustic Tour Next Month

TESLA will continue to support their latest studio album, "Into The Now", by hitting the road in early 2005 for a special acoustic tour commemorating the 15th anniversary of their groundbreaking album "Five Man Acoustical Jam". Each show on the "Five Man Acoustical Jam 2005" tour will be an evening with TESLA. There is no ...

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POISON, SCORPIONS, QUEENSRŸCHE Featured On Compilation Of Biggest Hard Rock Ballads Of All Time

"VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped", an acoustic compilation of the biggest hard rock ballad hits of all time, is set for release February 8, 2005 on Sidewinder Music. Gathered from imports, live recordings, rare performances, hard-to-find albums, and six NEW recordings, "Stripped" is an extensive collection of acoustic tracks from hard rock's multi-platinum metal gods. ...

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FRANK HANNON BAND: CD Release Party Postponed

FRANK HANNON BAND, the group led by TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon, have postponed their previously announced CD release party for "Guitarz from Marz" because of the possibility of "special guests" guitarists making an appearance on the album, according to a posting on the group's web site. The recording of these performances will take place after ...

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FRANK HANNON BAND To Make Limited-Edition CD Available

FRANK HANNON BAND, the group led by TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon, will be making a special New Year's Eve edition four-song CD available for sale at their show at The Roadhouse in Sacramento, California on Dec. 31. This CD will contain three mixes of songs from the band's upcoming album, "Guitarz From Marz" (to be ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP To Perform At NAMM Convention

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) will be performing at the upcoming NAMM convention. The concert will take place Thursday, January 20, which is the first night of the convention. The venue it will be held at is called Vault 350, which is located in Long Beach, CA. Also playing on the bill will be George Lynch ...

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TESLA Guitarist Announces New Year's Eve Concert

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon's KALEIDOSCOPE will be performing this New Year's Eve at at the Roadhouse in Sacramento, CA. Also appearing on the bill will be ROGUE and other special guests. Free champange toasts at midnight and party gifts. Party starts at 8 pm. $15 cover. KALEIDOSCOPE recently performed at an after-show party immediately following ...

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CAGE To Open For SCORPIONS in California

San Diego, California-based heavy metal band CAGE have been selected to support the SCORPIONS and TESLA at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles, California on Friday November 26 and Saturday, November 27, 2004. CAGE will once again play the outdoors Sirius Satellite Radio Showcase Stage from 6:45pm-7:30pm for a 45-minute set of pure American heavy ...

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TESLA Guitarist's KALEIDOSCOPE To Play SCORPIONS After-Party

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon's KALEIDOSCOPE will be performing for an after-show party immediately following the SCORPIONS concert in Sacramento at the Roadhouse. The show will start around 11:30 p.m. $10 cover. The Roadhouse is just down the road from Arco arena off I-80 and Raley Blvd. Bring your SCORPIONS concert ticket and get one complimentary ...

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SCORPIONS Ready For Mixed Crowds On Tour

The SCORPIONS kick off a U.S. tour Thursday (Oct. 21) in support of their latest album, which is called "Unbreakable", at the Everett Events Center in Everett, Washington. The dates also feature TESLA and KEITH EMERSON, and the SCORPIONS are expecting to see a wide age range in the audience. Singer Klaus Meine told Launch ...

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DECONSTRUCT To Open For NICKELBACK, PUDDLE OF MUDD

Northern California's DECONSTRUCT have secured the opening slot on the NICKELBACK/PUDDLE OF MUDD concert at the Sleep Train Amphitheater in Marysville, CA this Friday, August 27. In addition, the band have announced plans to release a live DVD in September. The disc was produced and directed by Mike Sloat, who has previously worked with MACHINE ...

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DAMAGEPLAN Confirmed For LOCOBAZOOKA 2004

DAMAGEPLAN are the latest act confirmed for Locobazooka 2004, an all-day music festival set to take place September 26 at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport in Fitchburg, MA. Also scheduled to appear are SALIVA, SHINEDOWN, UPO, CLUTCH, TESLA, MONSTER MAGNET, NONPOINT, DROPBOX, EARSHOT, CROSSFADE, JOSH TODD, KITTIE, SILVERTIDE, CANDIRIA, ALL THAT REMAINS and SHADOWS FALL. In ...

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SCORPIONS: Complete U.S. Itinerary Released

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS have released the complete itinerary for their upcoming U.S. tour. Support on the trek will come from TESLA and KEITH EMERSON. The dates are as follows: Oct. 21 - Seattle, WA (Everett) @ @ Arena Oct. 23 - Portland, OR @ Coliseum Oct. 24 - Boise, ID @ Bank Of ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer Lines Up More Solo Dates

Former BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd and his solo band have added more tour dates to their ongoing U.S. trek in support of their "You Made Me" album, available through a partnership between Todd Entertainment, LLC and XSRecords. They will be playing a bunch of gigs with TESLA, a show with ORGY, and they will be ...

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ZO2 In Talks With Major Label

Brooklyn, NY-based trio ZO2, who recently came off a support slot on the KISS/POISON "Rock the Nation" U.S. tour, are rumored to be negotiating a deal with Atlantic Records. The band, who are currently promoting their debut album, "Tuesdays & Thursdays", released independently on their own Splivey Cool Entertainment Inc. label, are also said to ...

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