UFO: Stand-In Bassist For U.S. Tour Announced

Legendary hard rockers UFO have tapped Rob De Luca to fill in for bassist Pete Way during their upcoming American tour after Way was recently once again denied a working visa to the USA.

Rob De Luca is the bassist/backing vocalist in the SEBASTIAN BACH band. The Bach band toured as direct support for GUNS N' ROSES on their "2006-07 Chinese Democracy World Tour". Rob has also toured and/or recorded in HELMET, JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS, George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB), "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, PAINMUSEUM), SPREAD EAGLE, OF EARTH, OUIJIPIG, and has recorded for Grammy-winning "Producer Of The Year" Steve Lillywhite.

UFO U.S. tour dates are as follows:

April 09 - Baltimore, MD - Club Mate
April 10 - Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance
April 11 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
April 12 - New York, NY - B.B. King's
April 13 - Akron, OH - Tangiers
April 15 - Pittsburgh, PA - Rex Theater
April 16 - Nashville, TN - Wildhorse Saloon
April 17 - Milwaukee, WI - Potawatomi Casino
April 18 - Medina, MN - Medina Entertainment Center
April 19 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues
April 21 - Sauget, IL – Pop's
April 22 - Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom
April 23 - Dallas, TX - House Of Blues
April 24 - San Antonio, TX - HemisFair Park
April 26 - Las Vegas, NV - Boulder Station Casino
April 27 - Ventura, CA - Majestic Ventura Theater
April 28 - Phoenix, AZ - The Clubhouse
April 30 - San Diego, CA - Brick By Brick
May 01 - Santa Ana, CA - The Galaxy
May 02 - Los Angeles, CA - Key Club
May 03 - Santa Cruz, CA - The Catalyst
May 04 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
May 07 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
May 08 - Portland, OR - Aladdin Theatre
May 09 - Coeur D’Alene, ID - The Grail

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Capitol/EMI has set an April 15 release date for "The Best Of UFO (1974-1983)", a new collection of the band's top tracks from the Chrysalis and Ariola Records vaults. The 19-track CD and digital album is chronologically sequenced with hits and other standout album cuts, as well as 7" single edits. Included are such hits as "Too Hot To Handle", "Lights Out", "Love To Love", "Only You Can Rock Me", plus songs from the "Phenomenon", "Force It" and "No Heavy Pettin'" albums. The CD also includes the song "Doctor Doctor" from the "Strangers In The Night" LP, which is considered to be one of the most significant and critically acclaimed live albums of the '70s.

"The Best Of UFO (1974-1983)" track listing:

01. Rock Bottom
02. Oh My
03. Let It Roll
04. Shoot Shoot
05. Can You Roll Her
06. I'm A Loser
07. Natural Thing
08. Lights Out
09. Love To Love
10. Too Hot To Handle
11. Only You Can Rock Me
12. Doctor Doctor
13. Lettin' Go
14. Young Blood
15. Lonely Heart
16. Chains Chains
17. Let It Rain
18. We Belong To The Night
19. When It's Time To Rock

(Thanks: Fullshred)

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