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Former SCORPIONS Bassist RALPH RIECKERMANN Interviewed (Video)

Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon, who currently resides in Hollywood, California, recently conducted an interview with former SCORPIONS bassist Ralph Rieckermann. Ralph talks about playing with the legendary German hard rock band from 1993 to 2003, his departure from the group, his present and future. You can now watch the chat in three parts ...

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OBITUARY Guitarist RALPH SANTOLLA Schedules Free Clinic

Guitarist Ralph Santolla (OBITUARY, DEICIDE, DEATH, ICED EARTH) will take part in a free guitar clinic on Thursday, January 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Seminole Music & Sound (10720 74th Avenue North, Suite F) in Seminole, Florida. Santolla has played in many bands in the past, including EYEWITNESS, DEATH (he never recorded any of their ...

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STEEL PANTHER Interviewed On 'The Zloz Hour' (Video)

The outrageous and popular '80s-style "hair" band STEEL PANTHER was recently interviewed on "The Zloz Hour", the new video series hosted by legendary rock photographer Neil "Zloz" Zlozower. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. Featuring Michael Starr (real name Ralph Saenz; ex-L.A. GUNS), drummer Stix Zadinia, bassist Lexxi Foxxx, and ...

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STEEL PANTHER: New Video Interview

Groovey of Colorado Music Buzz & Entertainment conducted an interview with the outrageous and popular '80s-style "hair" band STEEL PANTHER prior to the group's December 17, 2010 performance at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. Featuring Michael Starr (real name Ralph Saenz; ex-L.A. GUNS), drummer Stix Zadinia, ...

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VINNY APPICE Interviewed On CHOM-FM's 'The Metal File' (Audio)

Legendary drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) was interviewed for on the latest edition of "The Metal File" podcast from Montreal's CHOM-FM. You can stream the show using the audio player below. Appice told "Metal Shop"'s Ralph Cartel in a recent new interview that he has launched a brand new project, tentatively ...

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VINNY APPICE Interviewed On WRIF 101.1 FM (Audio)

Meltdown of Detroit, Michigan's WRIF 101.1 FM radio station conducted an interview with legendary drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO). You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Appice told "Metal Shop"'s Ralph Cartel in a recent new interview that he has launched a brand new project, tentatively ...

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SHIPROCKED Rocks Leviathan Back To The Depths

"Shiprocked 2010" was a resounding success as a capacity crowd of rockers and metal heads from the global village endured Mother Nature and showed that even the mightiest gale forces couldn't keep them from rocking 24 hours a day as Shiprocked returned to port in Fort Lauderdale November 14 after a swing thru the Bahamas ...

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HOLY MOSES To Enter Studio In The Spring

Long-running, female-fronted German thrashers HOLY MOSES have issued the following update: "The year 2010 is not ended now, but we like to take the chance to give you a short overview. "After the real successful shows in Finland, at Kaltenbach Open Air in Austria, and the really great shows with DORO at Landau Germany and ...

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VINNY APPICE's Personal Playlist

Mog Music Network recently asked legendary drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) to create a personally curated playlist for the site's curiosity-satisfying- and audio-streaming pleasure. His selections were as follows: 01. MOTÖRHEAD - "Orgasmatron" 02. YES - "Long Distance Runaround" 03. RAINBOW - "Kill the King" 04. JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE ...

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SIGHT OF EMPTINESS To Support OBITUARY In Costa Rica

Costa Rica-based melodic extreme metal band SIGHT OF EMPTINESS will support OBITUARY on November 23 at Peppers Club in San Jose, Costa Rica. Commented SIGHT OF EMPTINESS singer Eduardo Chacón: "Playing with OBITUARY in our home country makes me feel so happy, because John Tardy was one of the first death metal singers who really ...

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DENIAL FIEND Releases Video Preview Of Upcoming Album

Horror metal supergroup DENIAL FIEND has posted a video preview of its upcoming full-length album, "Horror Holocaust", on the band's official YouTube channel and Facebook page. Recorded at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida, the long-awaited follow-up to 2007's "They Rise" is due out in early 2011 via Ibex Moon Records. The video features ...

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STEEL PANTHER To Guest On PLAYBOY TV's 'Playboy's Beach House'

The outrageous and popular '80s-style "hair" band STEEL PANTHER will be featured in the December 3 episode of Playboy TV's new reality series "Playboy's Beach House". According to the group, the program will include "hot chicks, naked chicks, chicks with big boobs, and most importantly, STEEL PANTHER!" Check out a trailer below. A description of ...

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STEEL PANTHER Inerviewed On Vancouver's 'Urban Rush' (Video)

Fiona Forbes of the entertainment talk show "Urban Rush" on Shaw TV Channel 4 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada recently conducted an interview with the outrageous and popular '80s-style "hair" band STEEL PANTHER. You can now watch the chat below. Featuring Michael Starr (real name Ralph Saenz; ex-L.A. GUNS), drummer Stix Zadinia, bassist Lexxi ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON, TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, JEFF WATERS To Guest On MEMORAIN Album

MEMORAIN, the project led by Greek guitarist Ilias Papadakis, will release its fourth full-length effort, entitled "Evolution", in early 2011 via Pulverised Records. Guest musicians on the CD include Ralph Santolla (guitar; OBITUARY, DEICIDE, DEATH, ICED EARTH), Gene Hoglan (drums; DETHKLOK, FEAR FACTORY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DEATH, DARK ANGEL), Steve DiGiorgio (bass; DEATH, SADUS, TESTAMENT) ...

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HEAVEN & HELL's VINNY APPICE To Appear At SCANDINAVIAN DRUM DAY

Drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) will appear at the Scandinavian Drum Day on October 30 in in Stockholm, Sweden. For more information, see the poster below. Appice told "Metal Shop"'s Ralph Cartel in a brand new interview that he has launched a brand new project, tentatively dubbed KILL DEVIL HILL, which ...

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DANKO JONES Interviewed By Austria's Mulatschag.TV

Austria's Mulatschag.TV recently conducted an interview with the Canadian rock trio DANKO JONES. You can now watch the chat below. DANKO JONES recently released the second in the soon-to-be music video trilogy from the album "Below the Belt" (Bad Taste Records/Caroline). The new highly-stylized, film-like music video noir for the track "Had Enough" stars Ralph ...

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HEAVEN & HELL's VINNY APPICE Launches New Band

Drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) told "Metal Shop"'s Ralph Cartel in a brand new interview that he has launched a brand new project, tentatively dubbed KILL DEVIL HILL, which includes contributions from former PANTERA and current DOWN bassist Rex Brown. "I've been working with a new band," Vinny said. "Right now ...

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DANKO JONES: 'Had Enough' Video Released

Canadian rock trio DANKO JONES has released the second in the soon-to-be music video trilogy from the album "Below the Belt" (Bad Taste Records/Caroline). The new highly-stylized, film-like music video noir for the track "Had Enough" stars Ralph Macchio ("The Karate Kid"), comedian Don Jamieson ("That Metal Show") and is the prequel to "Full of ...

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SLASH: Three Tracks From 'Deluxe' Edition Of Solo Album Available For Streaming

The deluxe edition of Slash's (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) self-titled solo album was released on September 28. The three-disc set includes two CDs and a 52-minute DVD featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the album, performance footage from Australia and Los Angeles, video clips and more. "Slash" deluxe edition contains the following: * ...

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