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SAXON Robbed Of Passports, Phones And Wallets

British heavy metal legends SAXON had their phones, passports and wallets stolen from their dressing room earlier today (Friday, June 1) at the U Rock festival at Campus Arena in Umeå, Sweden. The bandmembers have been able to travel following the theft, but some of their crew have not. The group says: "[We've had] no ...

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UFO And SAXON To Return To North America In The Fall

Due to demand following their hugely successful tour together in March and April, hard rock icons UFO and SAXON have announced more dates in the U.S., plus two in Canada, in September and October. UFO, featuring the long-standing line up of Phil Mogg (vocals), Paul Raymond (keyboards, guitar), Andy Parker (drums), Vinnie Moore (guitar) and ...

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VOIVOD To Record New Album In August

Progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD have announced a new string of dates in support of their latest mini-CD, "Post Society". The trek, which will kicked off in early June, will see the band playing festivals and club shows in Europe as well as selected dates in their Canadian home afterwards, including an appearance as support ...

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BIFF BYFORD Says SAXON's Motto Is 'Never Surrender'

The Jimmy Cabbs 5150 Interview Series conducted an interview with SAXON frontman Biff Byford prior to the band's March 16 show at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, California where they were the support act for UFO. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SAXON's longevity: Biff: ...

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SAXON's New Album Won't Arrive Before 2018

On March 16, former ANTHRAX singer Neil Turbin conducted an interview with SAXON frontman Biff Byford and guitarist Doug Scarratt for Canada's The Metal Voice at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SAXON's upcoming album: Biff: ...

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Video: Former ACCEPT Singer DAVID REECE Performs 'Generation Clash' At SAINTED SINNERS CD-Release Concert

SAINTED SINNERS, the band featuring former ACCEPT singer David Reece, celebrated the release of its self-titled debut album by performing last night (Friday, February 24) at Traube in Bellenberg, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. The group's lineup is rounded out by guitar player Frank Pané, keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg (AXEL ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER On His Brother RUDOLF: 'He Steals Things' And 'Copies Everybody Else Who Is Successful'

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker (SCORPIONS, UFO) has once again slammed his brother Rudolf, saying that the SCORPIONS axeman "steals things" and "copies everybody else who is successful." Michael Schenker gave a number of interviews in recent months in which he questioned his brother's integrity, going so far as to call Rudolf "a con artist" ...

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SAINTED SINNERS Feat. Former ACCEPT Singer DAVID REECE: Third Trailer For Debut Album

SAINTED SINNERS, the new band featuring former ACCEPT singer David Reece, will release its self-titled debut album on February 24 via El Puerto Records. The group's lineup is rounded out by guitar player Frank Pané, keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg (AXEL RUDI PELL) and the dynamic rhythm section of the two former PURPENDICULAR members Malte Frederik Burkert ...

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Former ACCEPT Singer DAVID REECE Launches SAINTED SINNERS

SAINTED SINNERS, the new band featuring former ACCEPT singer David Reece, will release its self-titled debut album on February 24 via El Puerto Records. The group's lineup is rounded out by guitar player Frank Pané, keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg (AXEL RUDI PELL) and the dynamic rhythm section of the two former PURPENDICULAR members Malte Frederik Burkert ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN Bassist's BRITISH LION Perform In Toulouse, France

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris's solo/side project BRITISH LION performing on November 11 at Le Metronum in Toulouse, France can be seen below. BRITISH LION is recording shows on its current European tour for an upcoming live album, tentatively due next year. The band previously debuted two new songs, "Spitfire" and ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN Bassist's BRITISH LION Perform In Sevilla, Spain

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris's solo/side project BRITISH LION performing on November 4 at Sala Custom in Sevilla, Spain can be seen below. BRITISH LION is recording shows on its current European tour for an upcoming live album, tentatively due next year. The band previously debuted two new songs, "Spitfire" and ...

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UFO Announces U.S. Tour With SAXON

Rock legends UFO have announced a U.S. tour with very special guests SAXON, beginning March 9 in Houston, Texas and continuing into early April. UFO, with its longstanding lineup of Phil Mogg (vocals), Paul Raymond (keyboards/guitar), Andy Parker (drums), Vinnie Moore (guitar) and Rob De Luca (bass), is coming back to the U.S. after a ...

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Original QUARTZ Singer MIKE 'TAFFY' TAYLOR Dies

Former QUARTZ vocalist Mike "Taffy" Taylor died on September 27. The band issued the following statement: "It is with heavy hearts, much sadness, sorrow and regret that we announce the passing of our very dear dear friend and original founder band member Mike 'Taffy' Taylor. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies and condolences go out to ...

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UFO Is Recording Covers Album

British hard rock legends UFO are in the studio recording a "covers" album for a tentative early 2017 release. According to UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore, there are "just a couple acoustic guitar parts to finish," with the vocal sessions scheduled to begin "in a couple weeks." UFO's upcoming CD will be the follow-up to the ...

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Former UFO Bassist PETE WAY Released From Hospital

Former UFO and WAYSTED bassist Pete Way has been released from hospital after suffering a heart attack last weekend. He says in a statement: "I must thank the staff at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital who treated me with such kindness — from the porters and paramedics to the nurses and doctors and all the staff ...

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Former UFO Bassist PETE WAY Suffers Heart Attack

Former UFO and WAYSTED bassist Pete Way has suffered a heart attack and is currently in hospital being treated by cardiologists. His wife, Jenny Way, said in a statement: "My husband Pete Way has collapsed after a short business trip to Germany and is currently in hospital. He has had a heart attack and a ...

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IRON MAIDEN Bassist's BRITISH LION Planning Full European Tour In The Fall; First Show Announced

IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris's solo/side project BRITISH LION will headline the Planet Rockstock festival on Saturday, December 3 at Trecco Bay, South Wales. It's the first U.K. show Harris and co. have announced since their rapturously received summer 2015 tour. BRITISH LION's appearance at Planet Rockstock will be part of a full European tour, ...

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Video: JORN LANDE Covers JOHN FARNHAM's 'You're The Voice'

Frontiers Music Srl released JORN's new album, "Heavy Rock Radio", on June 3. One of the greatest rock singers of our time, Jorn Lande returns with a unique album of covers of classics from artists and bands that have meant something special to him, and helped forge this talented man's own unique style. The official ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Says SCORPIONS 'Haven't Done Anything Worth Talking About' In 23 Years

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker (SCORPIONS, UFO) was recently interviewed on the SiriusXM satellite radio show "Eddie Trunk Live". A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the recent release of the 50th-anniversary deluxe editions of SCORPIONS' classic albums: "It's not 50 years. It's actually 50 years in 2020. I would count when the first ...

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