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SAMMY HAGAR Tribute CD Coming Next Summer

Versailles Records has announced plans to release a tribute CD to Sammy Hagar next summer. Entitled "Three Lock Box: A Millennium Tribute to Sammy Hagar", the collection will feature contributions from current and/or former members of POISON, HANOI ROCKS, SKID ROW, LILLIAN AXE, DIO and SAIGON KICK, among others. No further information is currently available. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Attends SEMA Show In Las Vegas

According to a posting on Sammy Hagar's official web site, Hagar was joined by Michael Anthony, Bill Gibbons (ZZ TOP), Bob Adams (Ford Motor Co.) and Carol Shelby while addressing the crowd during the largest automotive specialty products trade event in the world, the SEMA show, in Las Vegas. Auto fans will be thrilled to ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD 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: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Electric Factory City/State: Philadelphia, Pa. Date: Oct. 22, 2005 Attendance: 1,758 Capacity: 2,250 Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Venue: Hampton Beach Casino City/State: Hampton, N.H. Date: Oct. 29, 2005 Attendance: ...

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GOATWHORE Relocate To Phoenix, Continue Work On New Album

GOATWHORE, the New Orleans-based band featuring vocalist L. Ben Falgoust II (SOILENT GREEN) and guitarist Sammy Duet (ACID BATH, CROWBAR), have issued the following update: "We know it has been quite some time since updates were made so we wanted to fill everyone in on what’s going on with GOATWHORE. We have currently relocated to ...

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Will VAN HALEN Be The Next 'Rock Star' Band?

MTV.com is reporting that a source close to the "Rock Star" TV show has claimed that the core VAN HALEN trio — brothers Alex and Eddie Van Halen and bassist Michael Anthony — will be auditioning potential frontmen and women for the show's still-hypothetical second season. The winner would be stepping into the ...

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Ex-PANTERA Drummer VINNIE PAUL Jams With SAMMY HAGAR In Mexico: Photos Available

Former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul was among the special guests during a two-week celebration at Sammy Hagar's Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The celebration, which culminated Thursday night (Oct. 13) with Hagar's annual Birthday Bash, saw Vinnie jamming with Hagar on a couple of David Lee Roth-era VAN HALEN classics, including "Running ...

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R:I:P: Promotional CD Posted Online

R:I:P (RAW:INTENSE:POWER), the new German band featuring Björn Daigger (MAJESTY), Sven Daigger (ex-ANGUISH), Chris Merzinsky (MIDNATTSOL), Fabian Pospiech and Christian "Hägar" Hager, have completed work on their promotional CD containing the tracks "From the Remains", "Blink of an Eye" and "Excuse Me". All three songs can currently be heard on the band's MySpace.com

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ZEBRA: Charity Shows Announced

Veteran hard rockers ZEBRA have announced the following charity shows in early October: Oct. 01 - Hope on the Hill (Hurricane Katrina) - Brookhaven Amphitheater - Farmingdale, NY Oct. 02 - Weekend for a Cure (Breast Cancer Research) - Jones Beach - Wantagh, NY ZEBRA have toured with class acts such as JOURNEY, BRYAN ADAMS, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, VELVET REVOLVER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DISTURBED 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: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Tweeter Center City/State: Tinley Park, Ill. Date: Aug. 27, 2005 Attendance: 13,069 Capacity: 28,644 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Post-Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake City/State: Burgettstown, Pa. Date: Aug. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Raises $20,000 For Victims Of Hurricane Katrina

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar did what he does best last weekend to raise money for hurricane relief efforts. He took to the stage on Saturday (September 10) for a quickly assembled free performance with the house band at his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, where attendees donated more than $20,000. ...

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R:I:P: Debut EP Sample Posted Online

R:I:P (RAW:INTENSE:POWER), the new band featuring Björn Daigger (MAJESTY), Sven Daigger (ex-ANGUISH), Chris Merzinsky (MIDNATTSOL), Fabian Pospiech and Christian "Hägar" Hager are currently working on their first promotional EP, tentatively due in October. A rough-mix version of the track "Doomsday Arrived" is available for listening at www.myspace.com/rawintensepower. The band's official homepage,

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VELVET REVOLVER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN 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: VELVET REVOLVER, CHEVELLE, THE ACTUAL Venue: Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: Aug. 20, 2005 Attendance: 5,910 Capacity: 7,019 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Marcus Amphitheatre City/State: ...

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Awaken the Guardian (reissue) - FATES WARNING

While their eternal doppelgangers QUEENSRŸCHE did more to popularize "thinking man's metal", and onetime disciples DREAM THEATER turned prog-metal into a cottage industry, FATES WARNING are no less deserving of their place in progressive metal history. Their 1986 set, "Awaken the Guardian", hit a pinnacle of classic metal with a slightly technical bent and the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Ready To Give His Fans A 'Lifestyle' Show

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar is ready to launch his brief "The Tequila Made Me Do It" tour on Saturday (August 6), which will be the prototype for the kind of shows he hopes to put on in the future. Besides performances by Hagar, his WABORITAS, and MONTROSE, the concerts will include beach volleyball ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Looking Forward To Playing With MONTROSE Again

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar is excited about launching his brief "The Tequila Made Me Do It" tour this weekend, and just as excited about playing with his first band, MONTROSE. The group, which initially reunited in 2003, will play three shows with Hagar this month. The Red Rocker told Launch he expects the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Hopes To Make Concerts Free In The Future

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar hopes that in the near future he won't have to charge for a concert ticket again. Hagar told Launch that his other ventures, like Cabo Wabo tequila and his Cabo Wabo Cantina clubs, are making enough money to subsidize his live dates. He plans to pass that benefit on ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says VAN HALEN Could Have Finished A New Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: VAN HALEN recorded three new songs for last year's greatest hits collection, "The Best of Both Worlds", but frontman Sammy Hagar says the group could have finished a whole album. Hagar told Launch that the hang-up was guitarist Edward Van Halen, who simply took too long to record his parts. "We ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says EDDIE VAN HALEN 'Used To Be A Great Guy'

Launch Radio Networks reports: After spending most of 2004 back with VAN HALEN, Sammy Hagar says he's in no hurry to do it again. The group did tour North America and record three new songs for a greatest hits album, but Hagar told Launch that what he once called a "continuation" has reached its conclusion ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: Jamming Country Style

ABC ePrep is reporting that Sammy Hagar joined country star Kenny Chesney onstage a couple of nights ago during Chesney's concert at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Hagar and Chesney performed three songs together. The two artists are friends — Chesney played at Hagar's Cabo Wabo Cantina at Hagar's Meltdown and Birthday Bash last year. ...

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HELIX Frontman Is Ready To Kick Ass At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer recently spoke to the The London Free Press about the group's appearance at this weekend's Sweden Rock Festival, a three-day sonic barrage of some of the world's hardest and most renowned metal bands. Speaking of the upcoming Swedish gig, Vollmer expressed total confidence in the band's ability to rock just as ...

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