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Ready To Strike - KING KOBRA

KING KOBRA had the world to gain and had it, almost. The band had drumming veteran Carmine Appice for a leader. It had an arsenal buffered by fleeting future stars: guitarist Mick Sweda in BULLETBOYS, bassist Johnny Rod in W.A.S.P. and guitarist David Michael-Phillips (aka David Henzerling) who later found himself running a full ...

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CARMINE APPICE Reinvents CACTUS Once Again

Coming off a very successful U.S. tour and the release of its first studio album in ten years, "Black Dawn", the time has come for founding member and world-renowned drummer Carmine Appice to re-energize and rebuild CACTUS, the band once heralded by critics as America's answer to LED ZEPPELIN. Appice has announced two new members ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, SLAYER, MEGADETH, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Pay Tribute To 'Fallen Heroes' With METAL ALLEGIANCE (Video)

On Friday, January 20, METAL ALLEGIANCE, the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of TESTAMENT and MEGADETH, gathered at the City National Grove Of Anaheim for a monumental tribute to our fallen heroes. Hosted by Jackson and Charvel EVH, the event was a who's who of the metal community ...

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LAST IN LINE Announces East Coast Dates

LAST IN LINE will play the following East Coast dates in March/April: Mar. 24 - Mexicali Live - Teaneck, NJ Mar. 25 - The Space - Westbury, NY Mar. 30 - Venu - Buffalo, NY Mar. 31 - The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY Apr. 01 - Sherman Theater - Stroudsburg, PA LAST IN LINE is ...

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VINNY APPICE: 'When RONNIE JAMES DIO Died, It Was Shocking'

Legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL) was recently interviewed on "The Andy Social Podcast". You can listen to the full chat below. Asked how the deaths of Ronnie James Dio and Jimmy Bain affected the way he approaches performing live nowadays, Vinny said: "I never really experienced bandmembers actually dying, so ...

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Video: LAST IN LINE Performs In Belfast

Fan-filmed video footage of LAST IN LINE's December 3 performance at Limelight in Belfast, Northern Ireland can be seen below. LAST IN LINE is the band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell alongside fellow founding DIO member Vinny Appice, plus singer Andrew Freeman, who has previously fronted HURRICANE and LYNCH MOB. LAST IN LINE's debut ...

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LAST IN LINE To Record Second Album In 2017

Vivian Campbell has confirmed that there are plans for his band LAST IN LINE to record a second album to follow this year's "Heavy Crown". Cambell, along with drummer Vinny Appice and bassist Jimmy Bain, was part of the original DIO lineup, which reunited in 2012 alongside singer Andrew Freeman to form LAST IN LINE. ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO, LEMMY KILMISTER, RANDY RHOADS To Be Inducted Into 'Hall Of Heavy Metal History'

Legendary musicians and music industry executives will join together to be inducted into the annual Hall Of Heavy Metal History on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Anaheim Expo Center, Anaheim California. Television and radio personality Eddie Trunk will host the event. Proceeds from the event are being donated to the Ronnie James Dio Stand ...

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Video: LAST IN LINE Performs In Paris

Fan-filmed video footage of LAST IN LINE's November 14 performance at Le Trianon in Paris, France can be seen below. LAST IN LINE is the band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell alongside fellow founding DIO member Vinny Appice, plus singer Andrew Freeman, who has previously fronted HURRICANE and LYNCH MOB. LAST IN LINE's debut ...

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