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BOB ROCK, TOM WERMAN, SCOTT HUMPHREY, TOMMY LEE Featured In 'Behind The Boards' Book

Rock N' Roll Books has announced the first official sale of the "Behind the Boards Volume One" rock producers anthology, available exclusively for sale ahead of all other e-commerce and chain retail sites at MÖTLEY CRÜE's official online webstore at www.motleystore.com. Featuring exclusive, one-on-one chapter long interviews with some of the most successful, innovative and ...

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DEEPSET To Open For SAMMY HAGAR In Florida

DEEPSET, the Florida-based band featuring Jonathan Murphy, Rick Baum and Dave "The Beast" Spitz (ex-BLACK SABBATH, GREAT WHITE) from Nicko McBrain's (IRON MAIDEN) MCBRAIN DAMAGE, have been tapped to open SAMMY HAGAR's "Livin It Up '06" show in West Palm Beach, FL on Friday, June 16. DEEPSET won the "Shot at the Cabo Wabo" battle ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Signs With RHINO RECORDS

Rhino Records has set an August 1 release date for the new SAMMY HAGAR AND THE WABOS album, entitled "Livin' It Up". In a recent interview with Billboard.com, Hagar said about the upcoming CD, "'Livin' it Up" is really a lifestyle record. It's not a metal record at all. I would say it's ...

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METALLICA, RUSH, SCORPIONS, IRON MAIDEN Tracks Among 'Greatest Conservative Rock Songs'

Tracks by METALLICA, RUSH, SCORPIONS, IRON MAIDEN, LED ZEPPELIN and AEROSMITH have made National Review's Top 50 list of "greatest conservative rock songs." According to National Review political reporter John J. Miller, the following ingredients are required to make a great conservative rock song: "The lyrics must convey a conservative idea or sentiment, such as ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says THE OTHER HALF Is Better Than VAN HALEN

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar is doing double duty while on tour this summer. He's playing a full set with his band the WABORITAS, and he's also doing a full-on VAN HALEN performance with THE OTHER HALF, which includes VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony and WABOS guitarist Vic Johnson and drummer David Lauser. Hagar ...

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'SAMMY HAGAR Day' Proclaimed In San Bernardino

According to a posting on Sammy Hagar's official web site, Tuesday, May 22 marks a new holiday —at least for the people of San Bernardino, California. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Administrative Officer, Fire Department and Board of Supervisors will present Sammy Hagar with a document proclaiming May 23 to be "Sammy Hagar Day." ...

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LILLIAN AXE To Finish Mixing New Album This Month

LILLIAN AXE have posted the following update on their official web site: "[New LILLIAN AXE] CD: All the recording and re-recording is completed. They are in the final stages of mixing the CD. Mixing should be completed around the end of the month, after which it will be mastered. Printing/distribution details are being discussed as ...

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ZEBRA's FELIX HANNEMAN Joins THE SLASHTONES

Harry Slash, Extreme Championship Wrestling's theme music producer and performer, has announce the addition of ZEBRA's Felix Hanneman on keyboards to THE SLASHTONES. Over the years the band has included members of THE CULT, RAGING SLAB, THE B-52S, RAINBOW, CRO-MAGS, WARRIOR SOUL, THE CYCLE SLUTS FROM HELL and others. Felix Hammeman will make his live ...

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PAPA ROACH Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

PAPA ROACH have been confirmed have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2006, set to take place July 20-23 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The festival lineup is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 20: JOHN WAITE GRAND FUNK RAILROAD KANSAS SAMMY HAGAR & THE WABOS (w/ VAN HALEN's Michael Anthony) Friday, July 21: SAVOY BROWN SEVEN ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Confirmed For Wisconsin's ROCK FEST

MÖTLEY CRÜE have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2006, set to take place July 20-23 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The festival lineup is now shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 20: 04:30 JOHN WAITE 06:15 GRAND FUNK RAILROAD 08:00 KANSAS 10:00 SAMMY HAGAR & THE WABOS Friday, July 21: 02:15 SAVOY BROWN 04:15 SEVEN MARY THREE ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Host 'Cabo Wabo Happy Hour' Radio Show

Sammy Hagar is set to host "Sammy's Cabo Wabo Happy Hour" radio show in classic "Cabo Wabo" party fashion in support of his upcoming "Livin' It Up" tour. Hagar, alongside radio veteran Tawn Mastrey and VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony, will put on a show sure to entertain the most devout SAMMY HAGAR AND THE ...

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Grammy-Winning Pianist/Arranger To Cover GUNS N' ROSES, DEF LEPPARD, MÖTLEY CRÜE

Versailles Records has announced that Grammy-winning pianist/arranger Randy Cantor will contribute piano tracks to forthcoming tribute albums to GUNS N' ROSES ("Don't Cry"), DEF LEPPARD ("Love Bites"), SAMMY HAGAR ("Dreams"), and MÖTLEY CRÜE ("Afraid"). Cantor's resume includes multiple Grammy nominations, and two awards. Additionally, he has collaborated with such artists as the FUGEES, JAMES TAYLOR, ...

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Former DIO Guitarist Working With New 'Epic Hard Rock' Band

Former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G has been working with a new band called EPIC which he describes as "hard rock with a heavy blues edge." The group are currently rehearsing and recording demos in preparation for live shows. No further information is available at this time. In other news, Tracy has recorded several solos for ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY Speaks Candidly About VAN HALEN's Past And Future

Published in Japan, Burrn! magazine is famous for their worldwide exclusive interviews. VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony was interviewed in February 2006 for the April issue, which is out now. Anthony was interviewed by the magazine's U.S. correspondent John "Shooter" Harrell for their exclusive story. Unfortunately, the magazine is only printed in Japanese, but

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SAMMY HAGAR Tour Dates Announced

Sammy Hagar will be hitting the road in the U.S. this summer as part of the "Livin' It Up" tour. He will be touring in support of his upcoming CD of the same name, tentatively due later in the year. A new song, entitled "Sam I Am", from the upcoming album, can be previewed online ...

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