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B.C. RICH, MOSER CUSTOM SHOP Settle Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

B.C. Rich Guitars/Kustom Musical Amplification, Inc. and Moser Custom Shop/Neal Moser have announced a settlement of the outstanding litigation among them. The agreement includes Moser Custom Shop and Neal Moser's acknowledgment of B.C. Rich's ownership of the Bich trademarks and a trademark license from B.C. Rich to Neal Moser and Moser Custom Shop to produce ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Hoping To Jam As Tour With JOURNEY Starts

Launch Radio Networks reports: The DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY tour gets underway tonight (Friday, June 23) at the Tweeter Center At The Waterfront in Camden, New Jersey. It's a coheadlining package, and each band will play about 80 or 90 minutes. DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen is a big fan of JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon, and Collen ...

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TRANSATLANTIC Featuring DREAM THEATER Drummer: Two-DVD Set Out Now

TRANSATLANTIC, the supergroup project featuring Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER) on drums, Neal Morse (ex-SPOCK'S BEARD) on keyboards and vocals, Roine Stolt (THE FLOWER KINGS) on guitar, and Pete Trewavas (MARILLION) on bass, have just released a two-DVD set, "Building The Bridge" and "Live In America", on Radiant Records. The following product description was posted on ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Set For LES PAUL Salute Next Week

Launch Radio Networks reports: Guitarists Joe Perry from AEROSMITH and Neal Schon from JOURNEY are among those taking part in a tribute concert to music industry legend Les Paul next week. The Les Paul & Friends: 90th Birthday Salute takes place at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, next Tuesday (February 7), and it's ...

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Vocalist JEFF SCOTT SOTO: 'SOUL SIRKUS Is Not Dead'

Less than two weeks after signaling a possible end to his SOUL SIRKUS all-star project (which also included JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon), vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN) has issued a follow-up statement elaborating on the group's current status. The statement reads as follows: "There's been a lot of rumors and speculation flying about ...

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DISTURBED, MÖTLEY CRÜE, AEROSMITH Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: DISTURBED, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Venue: Royal Oak Music Theatre City/State: Royal Oak, Mich. Date: Nov. 21-22, 2005 Gross Sales: $93,492 Attendance: 2,797 Capacity: 3,400 Artist/Event: DISTURBED Venue: NOKIA Theatre Times Square City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: ...

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Imagine - STRIDE

There is something to this DREAM THEATER-meets-JOURNEY description of Houston, Texas' STRIDE. Neither as over-the-top progressive as DREAM THEATER nor as pop-flavored AOR as NEIL SCHON's bunch, the band's second full-length and first released through a record label does feature the successful construction of bridgework between the two sides. The fact that STRIDE's first release ...

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Former KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Featured On New RADIOACTIVE Album

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick makes a guest appearance on the new album by Swedish axeman Tommy Denander's solo project RADIOACTIVE. Titled "Taken", the CD features Kulick on a song called "Premonition". Other celebrity musicians on the album include Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Yngwie Malmsteen, Jeff Porcaro and Andreas Carlsson, who has previously collaborated with ...

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Former Members Of DOKKEN, GREAT WHITE To Take Part In ROCK N' ROLL FANTASY CAMP 2006

Former DOKKEN/DIO bassist Jeff Pilson and GREAT WHITE guitarist/keyboardist Michael Lardie are among the musicians taking part in Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp 2006. During President's Day weekend (February 16-20, 2006), camp is held in Hollywood, California where the campers will be mentored and molded into musical sensations by some of the world's biggest rock ...

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DREAM THEATER Members Featured On New NEAL MORSE Album

DREAM THEATER's Mike Portnoy (drums) and Jordan Rudess (keyboards) are among the guest musicians on former SPOCK'S BEARD/TRANSATLANTIC frontman Neal Morse's new progressive rock masterpiece, "?" (The Question Mark Album). The album will be released in the U.S. on November 1 through Metal Blade Records and in Europe on October 24 through InsideOut Music. Other ...

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SOUL SIRKUS Begin Work On New Material

SOUL SIRKUS, the new band featuring Neal Schon (JOURNEY) on guitar, Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals, Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) on bass and Virgil Donati (STEVE VAI, RING OF FIRE) on drums, have posted the following message on their official web site: "Word in from Jeff, he and Marco will be ...

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BOUCHARD, DUNAWAY & SMITH Schedule New York City Show

BOUCHARD, DUNAWAY & SMITH, featuring Joe Bouchard (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT), Dennis Dunaway and Neal Smith (ALICE COOPER BAND) will be performing at the B.B. King's Blues Club in New York City on Friday September 2, 2005. It will be a fully seated show with standing room at the bar. Tickets go on sale July 19. ...

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SOUL SIRKUS: Fillmore DVD On Hold Indefinitely

SOUL SIRKUS, the new band featuring Neal Schon (JOURNEY) on guitar, Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals, Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) on bass and Virgil Donati (STEVE VAI, RING OF FIRE) on drums, have posted the following message on their official web site: "There have been many inquiries made about the live ...

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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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WHITESNAKE: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

WHITESNAKE have added more dates to their current U.S. itinerary. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 22 - Seattle, WA @ Paramount Jun. 23 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre Jun. 25 - L.A, CA @ House of Blues Jun. 26 - L.A, CA @ House of Blues Jun. 29 - Alpine, CA ...

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WHITESNAKE Frontman: List Of New Bassist Candidates Is 'Being Narrowed Down'

According to WHITESNAKE mainman David Coverdale, the group's vacant bassist position "is slowly, but surely, being narrowed down… altho' I would not suggest you holding your collective breath. We'll announce [the new bassist] probably just before the [U.S.] tour starts" in mid-June. As previously reported, WHITESNAKE recently parted ways with bass player/singer Marco Mendoza in ...

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SOUL SIRKUS: Live Video Clips Posted Online

SOUL SIRKUS, the new band featuring Neal Schon (JOURNEY) on guitar, Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals, Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) on bass and Virgil Donati (STEVE VAI, RING OF FIRE) on drums, have posted several live video clips recorded during the band's appearance in Boulder, Colorado on April 17. Check out ...

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Vocalist TONY HARNELL Hard At Work On New TNT Album

TNT/STARBREAKER singer Tony Harnell has posted the following message on his official web site: "I am hard at work on the new TNT album which is as yet untitled. So far it sounds great to these ears. But the news of the moment for me is of course STARBREAKER, which is continuing to make noise ...

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