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JAMES HETFIELD, SAMMY HAGAR, JOE SATRIANI To Perform At 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Benefit Concert

James Hetfield (METALLICA), Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, CHICKENFOOT), Billie Joe Armstrong (GREEN DAY), Joe Satriani (CHICKENFOOT) and Nancy Wilson (HEART) are among the artists who will take part in the first annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" concert on May 15 at the Fillmore in San Francisco, California. The event, which will benefit the Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist NEAL SCHON To Release 'So U' In May

Guitar legend Neal Schon has joined forces with bassist Marco Mendoza (BLACK STAR RIDERS, TED NUGENT, WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) and drummer Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY, OZZY OSBOURNE, STEVE VAI, HARDLINE) to create a unique body of work with jazz and blues-inspired virtuosic hard rock playing, entitled "So U". The new album features Schon, Mendoza and Castronovo ...

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Concert For Ronnie Montrose - Various Artists

The passing of Ronnie Montrose hit hard, in particular the heavy music community, which banded together the original lineups of MONTROSE and GAMMA plus scores of other guests to pay homage to Mr. Bad Motor Scooter himself. On April 27, 2012 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, Ronnie Montrose acolytes and friends held a ...

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Bearings reissue - RONNIE MONTROSE

You often hear artists mention how, when all is said and done, the ultimate goal of their craft, be it audile or visual, is to leave their proverbial footprints upon Mother Earth. Before succumbing to prostate cancer in 2012, guitar legend Ronnie Montrose had well left his footprints behind. Ask his diehard fans; they know ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Dishes On Rum And His New Book

According to The Pulse Of Radio, rocker Sammy Hagar spent last weekend doing what he loves. He played the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival where he got to team up with his friend of over twenty years, Emeril Lagasse, for an evening of music and alcohol. Hagar told Billboard.com, "Sometimes he cooks ...

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JOE SATRIANI: 'The Complete Studio Recordings' 15-CD Box Set Due In April

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release "Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings", a 15-CD library box housing the rock guitar virtuoso's most comprehensive anthology ever, on Tuesday, April 22. "Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings" will also be available as a collectible limited-edition USB drive exclusively on Satriani.com. One of ...

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KIRK's 'Masquerade' Due In March

Swiss melodic metallers KIRK will release their sophomore studio album, "Masquerade", on March 7 via Mausoleum Records. The CD was produced by Dennis Ward (PINK CREAM 69, UNISONIC, EDEN'S CURSE). "Masquerade" track listing: 01. Devil's Claw 02. Supersonic Speed 03. Masquerade 04. Eternity 05. Fight Or Die Music 06. Nothing Else But Lies 07. Time ...

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JOURNEY, QUEEN, AC/DC Classics Among Best Songs For Driving

A new Insurance.com survey identifies the best and worst songs for the road, plus some guilty pleasures. JOURNEY's "Don't Stop Believin'" has been voted the best song for driving, while "Who Let the Dogs Out?" by THE BAHA MEN was picked as the worst , according to an Insurance.com survey. Insurance.com commissioned a survey of ...

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JOURNEY's NEAL SCHON Marries MICHAELE SALAHI; Photos Available

JOURNEY's co-founding guitarist Neal Schon married his fiancée, former "Real Housewives of D.C." star Michaele Salahi, on December 15 on pay-per-view. The wedding-TV special, dubbed the "Winter Wonderland Wedding And Music Event", was held at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts. The event was attended by more than 300 guests, including including Schon's bandmates Arnel ...

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DEF LEPPARD Bringing 'Day Of Hysteria' To AXS TV

Although the year is winding down, the music keeps rockin' at AXS TV especially on Sunday, December 29 when DEF LEPPARD takes over the network providing exclusive commentary throughout the day's 12 hours of concerts, including the broadcast premiere of the "Def Leppard: Viva! Hysteria" concert at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT. Famous for ...

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VINCE NEIL: MÖTLEY CRÜE's Decision To Embark On Farewell Tour Has Nothing To Do With MICK MARS' Health

Sally Steele, publisher of Vegas Rocks! Magazine, conducted an interview with MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil at the November 5 VIP party for Vince Neil's Tatuado Eat-Drink-Party!, described as "the ultimate definition of Neil's Tatuado brand and outrageous lifestyle," in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer ...

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Video: METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Performs With Kids At 'Rockin' The Bay Benefit' Event

Little Kids Rock, the nation's leading nonprofit provider of music instruction and instruments to public schools, honored METALLICA frontman James Hetfield at the charity's annual "Rockin' The Bay Benefit" on Saturday, November 9 at Facebook's Menlo Park, California headquarters. Hetfield was recognized for his ongoing support for and contributions to the organization and received the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Speaks To West Palm Beach's 98.7 THE GATER (Audio)

Andy Preston of 98.7 The Gater in West Palm Beach, Florida conducted an interview with legendary rocker Sammy Hagar late last week. You can now listen to the chat below. Sammy Hagar's first-ever rock collaborations album, "Sammy Hagar And Friends", sold around 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to ...

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Video: 'Sammy Hagar Day' Declared In Lowell

October 25 was declared "Sammy Hagar Day" by the city of Lowell, Massachusetts in appreciation for the Hagar Family Foundation contribution to the local food bank, The Merrimack Valley Food Bank. The Merrimack Valley Food Bank received a gift from the Hagar Family Foundation as part of the "Four Decades Of Rock" tour. Sammy is ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY Says WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Is 'A Great Musician'

For Bass Players Only's Jon Liebman conducted an interview with Michael Anthony (VAN HALEN, CHICKENFOOT) before a recent concert with Sammy Hagar in Michigan. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about his thoughts on Wolfgang Van Halen replacing him as the bass player in VAN HALEN, Michael replied: "I think he's a great ...

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'Sammy Hagar Day' Declared In Lowell

October 25 has been declared "Sammy Hagar Day" by the city of Lowell, Massachusetts in appreciation for the Hagar Family Foundation contribution to the local food bank, The Merrimack Valley Food Bank. The Merrimack Valley Food Bank will receive a gift from the Hagar Family Foundation as part of the "Four Decades Of Rock" tour. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR's 'Friends' Album Cracks U.S. Top 25

Sammy Hagar's first-ever rock collaborations album, "Sammy Hagar And Friends", sold around 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 23 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD arrived in stores on September 24 via Frontiers Hagar enlisted three legendary musicians — Toby Keith, Mickey Hart ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Answers Fan-Submitted Questions In Google+ Hangout (Video)

Sammy Hagar answered fan-submitted questions this past Tuesday, September 24 as part of a live Google+ Hangout event. You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. Hagar's first-ever rock collaborations album, "Sammy Hagar And Friends", is likely to sell between 13,000 and 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according ...

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