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RUDY SARZO Joins BLUE ÖYSTER CULT For 'Balance Of 2007'

Starting today, June 16, 2007, Rudy Sarzo joins BLUE ÖYSTER CULT as bassist for the balance of 2007. Former bassist with QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE and longtime friend of the band, Rudy will play until Ronnie James Dio returns from touring with HEAVEN AND HELL (Rudy is the current bassist...
June 16, 2007
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ALICE COOPER Says Sobriety Is Key To Longevity

Spinner.com reports: Alice Cooper doesn't argue that he and his fellow active vet rockers may seem a little out of place in today's scene, but to believe that they peaked in the '70s and '80s is completely off the mark. "We think that was the golden age — when they were great," Cooper ...
May 31, 2007
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LEE AARON To Be Featured On MTV CANADA's 'Cribs'

Former Canadian "metal queen" Lee Aaron will have her home featured on MTV Canada's "Cribs", airing on Tuesday, May 8 at 6:00 p.m. PDT. Lee's rendition of "Why Don't You Do Right" is included on the "Women's Blues Revue" live CD. More information is available at this location. Aaron and her husband...
April 25, 2007
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Mullets Rock Too!

Here's one for the old school hard rock lovers, the retro wannabes, and those who appreciate the kind of great music that one hears on your regional AOR station. "Mullets Rock Too!" is the follow-up to the aptly titled double-disc "Mullets Rock", itself inspired by the David Spade film epic Joe Dirt...
April 9, 2007
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Western Xterminator

Welcome to one of the first truly forgettable releases of 2007. RTX's "Western Xterminator" plays a kind of sleazy hard rock with melodies that go nowhere and riffs that are beyond recycled. It is the type of album that brings to mind one of the very few negatives about this reviewing gig: having to...
March 17, 2007
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ALICE COOPER To Tour U.K. With MOTÖRHEAD, JOAN JETT

According to SickthingsUK, ALICE COOPER will embark on a U.K. headlining tour in November. Support at the shows will come from MOTÖRHEAD and JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 06 - Sheffield - Hallam Arena Nov. 07 - Glasgow - SECC Nov. 09 - Newcastle - Metro Arena .....
March 14, 2007
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VINNIE MOORE: European Clinics Announced

UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore has scheduled the following ENGL clinics during the band's European tour: Mar. 01 - Just Guitar & Basses - Hamburg, Germany – 5:30pm Mar. 07 - Klier Musikhalle - Nürnberg, Germany - 5:30pm Mar. 14 - Musikbörsen - Malmö, Sweden - 5:30pm Mar. 16 - Musik Utan Gränser - Go...
February 7, 2007
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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Bassist Guests On New VINNIE MOORE Album

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY bassist John "J.D." DeServio recorded a guest appearance last month for the new solo album from UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore. Check out pictures at this location. The CD is being recorded in part at Spin Studios in Queens, New York with Van Romaine (BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS, KANSAS,...
February 3, 2007
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ACE FREHLEY, TED NUGENT, CINDERELLA Featured On 'Mullets Rock!' CD

Launch Radio Networks reports: Eighteen enduring classic rock tracks have been gathered together for "Mullets Rock! Too!: Mullets In Love!", a celebration of the much-maligned hair style, to be released on March 13. Among the songs featured on the collection are TED NUGENT's "Wang Dang Sweet Poontan...
December 28, 2006
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EAGLES OF DEATH METAL Leader: AXL ROSE Is 'The Caucasian MICHAEL JACKSON'

EAGLES OF DEATH METAL leader Jesse "The Devil" Hughes was interviewed by Buddyhead about his band's getting thrown off GUNS N' ROSES' U.S. tour after only one show. Watch the video interview at iFilm.com. According to Metal Sludge, there are some of the "highlights" from the chat: "We had just come...
December 2, 2006
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ROB HALFORD, ROBERT PLANT, BON SCOTT, OZZY Are Among 'Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST),Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN) and Ronnie James Dio (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) are among the singers who appear on Hit Parader magazine's (cover) list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" (published in the November 2006 issue). Commented the editors of the magazi...
December 1, 2006
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AC/DC Frontman Competing In U.K. Reality TV Show 'The Race'

According to a posting on the AC/DC fan site Highway To Hell, AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has been participating in a new U.K. "reality" TV series titled "The Race" which is being aired on Sky One in the U.K. A group of celebrities are competing in race cars in this challenge, which has ...
November 8, 2006
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RUNAWAYS Drummer SANDY WEST Succumbs To Lung Cancer

Sandy West, drummer for the influential '70s band THE RUNAWAYS, died Saturday, October 21, 2006 after a long battle with lung cancer. She left an indelible mark on rock music as a founding member of THE RUNAWAYS, which featured fellow rockers Joan Jett, Lita Ford and Cherie Currie, and as a leading...
October 22, 2006
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UFO Guitarist To Take Part In German Workshop

UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore will take part in a workshop for Engl Amplification on the afternoon of October 31, prior to the first UFO gig in Bochum, Germany. Click here for details. Vinnie Moore recently began recording his new solo CD at Spin Studios in Queens, New York with Van Romaine (BLOOD, SWE...
October 19, 2006
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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist: 'I Am Blown Away To Be Able To Be In A Band That's Lasted Over 25 Years'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in his online diary: "I'm laying in bed in Kansas City. It's a day off and my ears are still ringing from the show last night. The curtains in my room are closed but daylight is fighting to get in and I'm doing my best ...
October 17, 2006