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CARMINE APPICE's 'Ultimate Guitar Zeus' Receives Official Release

Escapi Records has announces the official release of the long-awaited underground classic, "Ultimate Guitar Zeus", created, produced and co-written by drummer Carmine Appice. The CD features performances by 14 of the world's greatest guitar players, including Yngwie Malmsteen, Brian May of QUEEN, Stevie Salas, Slash of VELVET REVOLVER, Steve Morse of DEEP PURPLE, Richie Sambora ...

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V - CACTUS

A band of competent sidemen who had a shit-kickin' good time in the '70s without ever actually, you know, writing much of a song, CACTUS recently reunited to do more of the same. With SAVOY BROWN frontman Jimmy Kunes replacing the deceased Rusty Day, the core of the band — drummer Carmine Appice, bassist Tim ...

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ESCAPI MUSIC To Release First All-New CACTUS Studio Album Since 1972

Escapi Music, home to DIRTY RIG, DISSECTION, DRAGONLORD, SPEED\KILL/HATE, BODY COUNT, TOKYO DRAGONS, THE DICTATORS, WARRIOR SOUL and TROUBLE, announces the July 18 release of "V" by classic electric blues-rockers CACTUS. Original members Carmine Appice (drums), Jim McCarty (guitar) and Tim Bogert (bass) are now fronted by former SAVOY BROWN singer Jimmy Kunes (Rusty Day ...

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GLENN HUGHES Revealed As 'Mystery Guest' On New THE LIZARDS CD

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has been revealed as the "mystery guest" on the the new THE LIZARDS CD, "Against All Odds", which was released today (June 13). Hughes lends his dynamic vocals on four tracks on "Against All Odds". In addition, he has recorded bass and vocals on a cut that ...

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THE LIZARDS To Tour With ULI JON ROTH

Hard rock band THE LIZARDS, featuring Bobby Rondinelli (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH) and Mike DiMeo (RIOT), will be playing a series of U.S. dates with guitar legend ULI JON ROTH (SCORPIONS). They will follow this up by playing a one-off gig with rock legend RONNIE MONTROSE. THE LIZARDS are currently in the studio ...

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BLACK SABBATH: Previously Unheard Track Posted Online

Rockdetector.com is hosting an entire chapter from Garry Sharpe-Young's new "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" book at this location. The chapter in question deals with the mystery surrounding David Donato's term of duty with BLACK SABBATH in 1985. Speaking exclusively to Garry Sharpe-Young, Donato (together with comments from other band members) details exactly how long ...

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Drummer CARMINE APPICE Signs Book Deal With ALFRED PUBLISHING

Drummer/author/educator Carmine Appice (VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS, BECK/BOGERT/APPICE, ROD STEWART) ahs signed a 10-year agreement with Alfred Publishing to distribute a line of educational percussion books. (Alfred, on December 24, 2005, bought Warner Bros. Publications, one of the world's largest publishers of printed music, from the Warner Music Group.) Under the new agreement, Alfred retains rights ...

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