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L.A. GUNS, WARRANT, GREAT WHITE Confirmed For ROCKIN' THE HILLS Festival

L.A. GUNS, WARRANT, GREAT WHITE, FIREHOUSE and TESLA are among the bands confirmed to appear at the seventh annual Rockin' the Hills festival, a four-day event set to take place July 1-4 in Bottineau, ND. This year's main stage packs will feature the following acts: Thursday, July 1: L.A. GUNS WARRA...
June 1, 2004
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SCORPIONS, TESLA To Team Up For U.S. Tour?

TESLA are rumored to be planning an eight-week U.S. tour with the SCORPIONS starting mid-October. A three-band bill is reportedly being planned, with TESLA occupying the middle slot and an as-yet-undisclosed opener. No further information is currently available. ...
May 25, 2004
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GLENN HUGHES, TESLA Confirmed For BOLINFEST 2004

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes will once again play the BolinFest in Clear Lake, Iowa this Summer. It will be the event's 11th year of celebrating the memory of late DEEP PURPLE guitarist Tommy Bolin. It all takes place on the weekend of Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31, 2...
May 14, 2004
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TESLA Guitarist: Being Back Together Is 'Pure Joy'

TESLA guitarist Tommy Skeoch spoke with Sean Richardson of the Boston Phoenix about the group's surprise "hit" album "Into the Now", the band's first new studio album in 10 years. "Dude, can you believe it? I think we’re going to pull a little AEROSMITH here," Skeoch enthused. "I'm not trying to com...
May 3, 2004
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METALLICA Garner Three CALIFORNIA MUSIC AWARDS Nominations

METALLICA have garnered three nominations at this year's California Music Awards, which are scheduled to be held June 6 from noon-6 p.m. at the Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in front of Oakland City Hall. The San Francisco-based heavy metal band are nominated for outstanding hard rock album ("St. Anger"),be...
April 14, 2004
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TESLA Bassist: Don't Call Us A Glam Band

While TESLA may have toured with POISON at the close of the '80s, bassist Brian Wheat tells Newt Briggs of the Las Vegas Mercury that this certainly doesn't warrant comparison to the two bands musically. "We didn't write songs about fucking our old lady in the back of the car," he explained. "We mig...
April 7, 2004
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TESLA Perform Acoustically In Salt Lake City: Video Available

KBER 101 Utah's Rock has uploaded two streaming videos of TESLA performing acoustically at the Virgin Megastore in Salt Lake City on March 24. Check them out: "Signs" (.mpg) and "Into the Now" (.mpg). TESLA's first collection of new material since 1994's "Bust a Nut", "Into the Now" sold 30,284 copi...
April 2, 2004
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STEREO BLACK: Live Photos Posted Online, New Shows Announced

Logan Mader's (STEREO BLACK, ex-MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY) official web site has uploaded several photos from STEREO BLACK's first gig at The Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood on March 8. Check them out here (all photos by Joe Quinto). In other news, STEREO BLACK have announced two more live dates during ...
March 29, 2004
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SOUNDSCAN Report: TESLA, BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, KATAKLYSM, DECAPITATED

TESLA's first collection of new material since 1994's "Bust a Nut", entitled "Into the Now", sold 30,284 copies in the U.S. during its first week of release to enter The Billboard 200 chart at No. 31. Meanwhile, BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION's debut album, "Here Comes The Brides", moved 13,694 units to debu...
March 17, 2004
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TESLA: Video Footage From Detroit Show Posted Online

TESLA performed at the Hard Rock in Detroit on March 9 in support of their new CD, "Into the Now" — the group's first collection of new material since 1994's "Bust a Nut". Watch footage from the group's performance at WRIF.com: Part#1, Part#2. "Into the Now", available now via Sanctuary Records, ...
March 15, 2004
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TESLA: Live Dates Announced

TESLA have announced a series of March dates in support of their new CD, "Into the Now" — the group's first collection of new material since 1994's "Bust a Nut". "Into the Now", due on March 9 via Sanctuary Records, features the original TESLA lineup of vocalist Jeff Keith, guitarist Frank Hannon, g...
February 4, 2004
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Updated: Top-Selling Hard Rock Artists According To NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN

Metal Sludge has posted an updated list of total sales figures for a variety of their favorite artists, according to Nielsen SoundScan (13 more bands have been added since the original list was published). Although the SoundScan numbers are generally indicative of the bands' overall popularity, they...
January 30, 2004
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GUITAR WORLD's 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists Of All Time

The March 2004 issue of Guitar World magazine includes a list of the 100 greatest heavy metal guitarists as selected by the magazine's staff. "This is not a list that ranks who can play the fastest or with the most taste, feeling or technique (although many players on our list have all of those arro...
January 23, 2004
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TESLA Guitarist Working On Solo Project

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon is currently working on a record with his band KALEIDOSCOPE. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Cars on Mars" and "1985", the latter of which is being described as "a tribute to '80s rock." Before the TESLA tour starts up in March, Frank will be playing a couple...
January 17, 2004
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TESLA Returns With 'Into The Now'

TESLA will release their eagerly anticipated new studio album, "Into the Now", on Sanctuary Records on March 9, 2004. The original lineup of vocalist Jeff Keith, guitarist Frank Hannon, guitarist Tommy Skeoch, bass guitarist Brian Wheat and drummer Troy Luccketta spent more than two years writing an...
January 6, 2004