STEVE VAI: 'YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Doesn't Compromise'

Guitar virtuoso Steve Vai recently spoke to Rock Confidential about the G3 '03 tour with Yngwie Malmsteen and Joe Satriani. Asked for his opinion of Yngwie's attitude on stage, especially during the jam at the end (where Malmsteen reportedly seemed to push everyone into the background and just keep on playing), Steve said, "I know ...

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METALLICA To Return To The U.K. In June

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich revealed at Friday night's show at London's Earls Court that the band are scheduled to return to the U.K. next spring with the following two dates: Jun. 02 - Glasgow, SCO - Download Festival Jun. 06 - Donington Park, U.K. - Download Festival According to reports in the Dutch media, both ...

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H.I.M. Perform Sold-Out Show In London: Photos Available

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. performed a sold-out show at London's Astoria Friday night (December 19). Check out pictures from LFI. As previously reported, H.I.M. have abandoned plans to release a live album and were instead due in the studio this month to record some new material. A new single will surface in early 2004, ...

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REBELLION, MAJESTY To Open For U.D.O. In Germany

REBELLION, the German band that features in its ranks former GRAVE DIGGER members Uwe Lulis (guitar) and Tommi Goettlich (bass), and MAJESTY (featuring former VANIZE guitarist Rolf Munkes) have been confirmed as the support acts for U.D.O. on the German leg of their "Thunderball World Tour 2004". U.D.O. w/ REBELLION, MAJESTY: May 06 – Solingen, ...

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THEORY OF RUIN Announce Tour Dates

THEORY OF RUIN, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former FUDGE TUNNEL/NAILBOMB guitarist/vocalist Alex Newport, have lined up the following shows during December/January: Dec. 31 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court Jan. 01 – Las Vegas, NV @ Cooler Lounge Jan. 02 – Glendale, CA @ The Scene Bar All dates are with FORM ...

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