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TESLA, Ex-MEGADETH Members To Perform At Benefit Concert

Jimmy DeGrasso (ex-MEGADETH, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH), Troy Luccketta (TESLA), David Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH), Jeff Keith (TESLA) and Frank Hannon (TESLA) are among the musicians that will lend their time and talent at a benefit concert on September 10 for Lissa Wales, an outstanding and devoted freelance drum photographer who lives in ...

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VINNY APPICE's Wife Joins 'The Dio Message Board'

Justine Appice, wife of legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO), has been named "chief interviewer" for "The Dio Message Board". By using her knowledge and contacts in the industry acquired over the years, she has been able to secure some no-holds-barred interviews. Most recently she has interviewed Bobby Blotzer (RATT), Frank Marino, James Kottak ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: DOKKEN Reunion May Happen Next Year

Abrasive Rock recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB). A couple of excerpts from the interview follow: Abrasive Rock: You were supposed to tour with John Sykes this summer, correct? George Lynch: "I wasn't supposed to." Abrasive Rock: There was talks about it? George Lynch: "Yeah, this is ...

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CLASSIC ROCK REVISITED Releases 'New Road Ahead Volume I'

Classic Rock Revisited, in association with Cowtown Digital, LLC, has released an all-digital download compilation of 11 songs by 10 classic rock superstars available as an iTunes exclusive beginning June 21, 2005. Comented Classic Rock Revisited editor Jeb Wright: "This is an exciting project that culminates all genres of classic rock music together under one ...

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DAVID COVERDALE Says RUDY SARZO Was Never Approached To Rejoin WHITESNAKE

WHITESNAKE mainman David Coverdale has shot down Internet rumors that bassist Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO) was approached about joining the group following the recent departure of Marco Mendoza. Commented Coverdale, "Someone was wondering if Mr. Sarzo was approached for the bass gig. Actually, no, he wasn't. Uriah [Duffy, current WHITESNAKE bassist] was ...

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CARMINE APPICE To Hold 'Master Classes' On VANILLA FUDGE Tour

Legendary drummer Carmine Appice (OZZY OSBOURNE, VANILLA FUDGE, BLUE MURDER) will be holding master classes along the way while on the "Strange Days" festival tour with the original VANILLA FUDGE. More information about booking a class in your area can be obtained by contacting Carmine's master class/clinic coordinator Rebecca Schuster at telephone: (562) 879-6394 or ...

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WHITESNAKE Announce New Bassist

WHITESNAKE have announced the addition of bassist Uriah Duffy to the group's ranks. This young up-and-coming bassist has established himself as one of the few top-choice working musicians in all of the California Bay Area, having previously played with CARMINE APPICE/PAT TRAVERS, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, and CHRIS CATENA, among others. Uriah grew up on the East ...

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MOONSTONE: More Audio Samples Posted Online

MOONSTONE, the project of Italian guitarist Matteo Filippini, has posted several new samples from the upcoming CD at the official web site, www.moonstone.it. Described as "genuine British-oriented '70s classic rock," not a million miles removed from the likes of FREE, JIMI HENDRIX and DEEP PURPLE, the album features guest appearances by an all-star ...

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TESLA Headline Benefit Concert For Fire Victims

Rock veterans TESLA headlined a sold out show this past Friday evening at the Providence Performing Arts Center which benefited survivors of the West Warwick Station nightclub fire of two years ago. The Station Family Fund, a non-profit organization founded by fire survivors and the Wake Up To Love foundation hosted the event, which also ...

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