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Former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE Guitarist Announces US Dates

New York's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, will embark on the first of several tours in support of their album, Goodbye To Romance: Standards For A New Generation in late August/early September. According to Skolnick, "this has been the subject of much p...
August 11, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS: DVD Details Unveiled

THE SCORPIONS are scheduled to release a DVD, entitled A Savage Crazy World, on August 27th. The DVD will contain the following footage: ***Live Tracks: (Live in Berlin, Crazy World Tour 1991) 01. Bad Boys Running Wild 02. Hit Between The Eyes 03. I Can't Explain 04. The Zoo 05. Rhythm of Love 06. C...
August 10, 2002
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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist Jams With THE SCORPIONS

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse joined THE SCORPIONS for their encore "Rock You Like A Hurricane" on the closing night of the DEEP PURPLE/SCORPIONS/DIO tour at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, this past Sunday, August 4th. DEEP PURPLE and DIO will resume their collective touring in Gelsenkirchen,...
August 7, 2002
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VICIOUS RUMORS: Live Dates Announced

Veteran San Francisco power metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Jul. 23 – San Francisco, CA @ Lucifer's Hammer Jul. 26 – San Francisco, CA @ The Pound (w/MANMADEGOD) Jul. 28 – Concord, CA @ The Concord Pavilion (w/THE SCORPIONS, DEEP PURPLE, DIO) Aug....
July 19, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS: Attack Of The Flying Vs!

The following press release comes to us courtesy of www.gibson.com: Rudolph Schenker and Matthias Jabs, rhythm and lead guitarists for German rock band THE SCORPIONS, made an impromptu visit to Gibson USA in Nashville on Monday, June 17th. In town for a Tuesday show, Schenker and Jabs were excited t...
June 26, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS To Tour Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania During October/November

THE SCORPIONS will embark on a tour of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania during October/November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 02 – Ektarinburg, RUS @ TBA Oct. 04 - Irkutsk, RUS @ TBA Oct. 06 - Vladivostok, RUS @ TBA Oct. 08 - Krasnoyarsk, RUS @ TBA Oct. 10 - Novosibirsk, RUS @ TBA ...
June 20, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS Go Back To Their Roots On "Very Best of..." Set

"Cause I Love You" and "Bad For Good", the two "new" songs on the latest collection from THE SCORPIONS, entitled Bad For Good: The Very Best Of The Scorpions, are in fact tracks that the band has had for quite some time, although they were only recently recorded with the band's longtime producer Die...
June 18, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS Guitarist Lends Production Skills

THE SCORPIONS guitarist Matthias Jabs has reportedly produced a track entitled "The Ordinary Me" for the Krefeld, Germany-based act BROCKMAN. BROCKMAN, who are apparently still unsigned, were selected by a jury on May 14th as one of three winning bands out of 1,042 applicants in the Tour Factory 200...
June 14, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS Fan Gets Stung!

A female THE SCORPIONS fan was literally stung by a live scorpion during the band's concert at The Cricket Amphitheater in Phoenix Arizona, according to the group's official web site. Thew unidentified fan apparently "brought the animal backstage after the show as proof to show the band!" ...
June 10, 2002
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ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO To Embark On US Tour In Late Summer

New York's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, will embark on the first of several tours in support of their album, Goodbye To Romance: Standards For A New Generation in late August/early September. According to Skolnick, "this has been the subject of much p...
June 6, 2002
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DIO To Battle TENACIOUS D In New Video For "Push"

TENACIOUS D's Jack Black and Kyle Gass will appear in DIO's latest video, "Push", the first single off of the new album Killing The Dragon. This may sound like a strange pairing to some, but anyone that knows TENACIOUS D is aware of their respect for THE ROCK and appropriate Icons not to mention the...
June 4, 2002
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RONNIE JAMES DIO: Tour With DEEP PURPLE And THE SCORPIONS Will Be Great

DIO mainman and namesake Ronnie James Dio is anxiously awaiting Friday's (May 31st) launch of his group's summer tour with DEEP PURPLE and THE SCORPIONS. "It's a great bill. It's a real classy bill--I think that's what I like about it the best. We wouldn't have taken unless we felt it was that. We'l...
May 29, 2002
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DIO To Participate In America Online Chat

DIO mainman Ronnie James Dio will participate in a live chat hosted by America Online on Wednesday, May 22nd at 9:00 PM EST. Dio will be answering fans' questions about his May 21st release of Killing The Dragon on Spitfire Records as well as his upcoming tour with DEEP PURPLE and THE SCORPIONS. Tho...
May 9, 2002
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METALLICA's ULRICH And HAMMETT Join SAMMY HAGAR Onstage At San Francisco Gig

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett joined SAMMY HAGAR & THE WABORITAS for live renditions of four MONTROSE songs (Hagar's old band) at the Fillmore in San Francisco, California last night, May 7th. Here is the full report, as posted at METALLICA's official web site at www.m...
May 8, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS To Include New Material On Upcoming "Best Of" CD

THE SCORPIONS will issue a brand new career-spanning “greatest hits”-style CD, entitled Bad for Good: The Very Best of SCORPIONS, on May 28th through Hip-O Records. Featured on the CD will be 18 songs, including two brand new cuts, "Cause I Love You" and the title track. THE SCORPIONS will also emba...
April 24, 2002