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QUEENSRŸCHE Replaces W.A.S.P. At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

The powerful, dramatic, diverse and electrifying QUEENSRŸCHE has joined Rocklahoma's already historic line-up. QUEENSRŸCHE joined the Rocklahoma's line-up following unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances that prevented W.A.S.P. from appearing on Sunday, July 15 at the four-day festival, explained Mark Nuessle, General Manager of Catch the Fever Music Festivals. "We are so fortunate to have a band ...

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ROCKLAHOMA: Fourth Day Added; TIGERTAILZ Confirmed

A fourth day has been added to Rocklahoma to kick off the largest '80s rock festival of its kind ever to be organized. The evening of Thursday, July 12 has been added and includes TIGERTAILZ, one of Great Britain's greatest glam rock bands, HOLLYWOOD ROSES, a tribute band to GUNS N' ROSES, KISS ARMY, the ...

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TWISTED SISTER To Headline ROCKLAHOMA

Today heavy metal fans across the nation heard the news they've been hoping for from "House of Hair" nationally syndicated radio host and TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider. "It is my distinct pleasure to announce that TWISTED SISTER will once again be involved with a show that will go down in history. On July 15th, ...

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DEEP PURPLE Cancels MOONDANCE JAM Appearance

DEEP PURPLE has cancelled its previously announced appearance at the Moondance Jam festival, set to take place July 11-14 in Walker, MN. According to a posting on the event's web site, DEEP PURPLE originally confirmed their participation in the event based on the fact they would be participating in a Canadian tour with DEF LEPPARD. ...

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WHITE LION Added To ROCKLAHOMA

WHITE LION has been confirmed for Rocklahoma, a three-day outdoor '80s hard rock festival, set to take place July 13-15, in Pryor, OK at the Pryor Festival Grounds. Also rumored to be appearing is TWISTED SISTER, although the band's participation has not yet been officially confirmed by the event organizers. The festival billing is shaping ...

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Worldwide Response To ROCKLAHOMA 'Amazing'

Only one week after announcing plans for Rocklahoma, the largest '80s rock festival of its kind to ever be organized, an onslaught of fans worldwide have purchased tickets and made their plans to travel to Oklahoma. Fans from throughout Europe, Australia, South Africa, Canada and 32 states in the U.S. have purchased their advanced tickets ...

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MOTÖRHEAD, BUCKCHERRY Confirmed For FREAKER'S BALL

MOTÖRHEAD has been confirmed as the headliner of the Freaker's Ball 2006, set to take place Saturday, October 28 at at Community America Ballpark in Kansas City, KS. Support acts will include BUCKCHERRY, CROSSFADE, JACKYL, THE FEDERATION OF HORSEPOWER and LOWKUSS. Tickets for just $19.89 go on sale this morning (Sept. 26) through

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GODSMACK, MINISTRY, DISTURBED 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: GODSMACK, HINDER Venue: Centre de Foire City/State: Quebec City, Quebec Date: June 10, 2006 Gross Sales: $115,900 Attendance: 3,695 Capacity: 3,748 Artist/Event: MINISTRY, REVOLTING COCKS, PITBULL DAYCARE Venue: House of Blues City/State: Anaheim, Calif. Date: May ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM, IN FLAMES, H.I.M., AVENGED SEVENFOLD 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: CHILDREN OF BODOM, GOD FORBID Venue: House of Blues City/State: Cleveland, Ohio Date: March 26, 2006 Gross Sales: $7,617 Attendance: 435 Capacity: 600 Artist/Event: IN FLAMES Venue: Revolution City/State: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Date: May 30, 2006 ...

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KING'S X Frontman DOUG PINNICK Addresses Breakup Rumors

KING'S X frontman Doug Pinnick has issued the following statement in response to rumors that the band were on the verge of breaking up: "I wish I could set down and answer all the questions, and speculations. I will try to make light of some of the things said and suggested. You guys are wonderful ...

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MEGADETH, UFO, CINDERELLA Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

MEGADETH, UFO, CINDERELLA, RATT and FIREHOUSE are among the bands confirmed for this year's Rock Fest, set to take place July 14-17 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The complete billing for the festival is as follows: Thursday, July 14: 04:30 GB LEIGHTON 06:30 APRIL WINE 08:30 EVERCLEAR 11:00 COLLECTIVE SOUL Friday, July 15: 12:45 FRANKY PEREZ 02:15 ...

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Heavy Metal's Premier Guitarists Pick Their Dream G3 Lineups

Norway's Imhotep zine recently asked more than 100 guitarists to choose their own dream G3 lineups. "The respect that the guitar players have for Joe Satriani and Steve Vai is a proven fact," writes the magazine's Thiago Pinto Corrêa Sarkis (also of Brazil's Whiplash). "Anyway, talking with some musicians, I could realize that the G3 ...

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ROB ROCK Begins Writing New Solo Album

Rob Rock (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) and his solo band RAGE OF CREATION have commenced pre-production for their third album, tentatively due in late 2004/early 2005. Rock's second solo CD, "Eyes Of Eternity", was released last June through Germany's Massacre Records. Upcoming ROB ROCK AND RAGE OF CREATION shows: May 01 – Orlando, FL @ House ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: More Live Dates Announced

ADLER'S APPETITE (formerly SUKI JONES), the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have lined up the following shows during December: Dec. 19 - Dayton, OH @ Hara Arena (w/ JACKYL) Dec. 20 ...

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WHITESNAKE Frontman Defends Decision To Join ROCK NEVER STOPS Tour

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale has addressed fan concerns over the group's decision to embark on this summer's Rock Never Stops 2003 package tour alongside WARRANT, SLAUGHTER and KIP WINGER. The trek, which will reportedly feature WHITESNAKE in the headlining slot, is tentatively set to kick off on July 18. In a posting to WHITESNAKE's official ...

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JACKYL Singer Explains Benefits Of Signing With Smaller Label

JACKYL frontman Jesse James Dupree recently spoke to Electric Basement about the band's decision to release its latest CD, titled "Relentless", through a small independent label (Humidity Records) following a lengthy stint with Geffen Records, which issued some of the group's earliest recorded output. "The big labels have so much overhead. It's like they can't ...

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