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MSG Singer To Guest On PAT TRAVERS Solo CD

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP frontman Chris Logan has laid down backing vocals a few songs for a new PAT TRAVERS solo album, due in the spring through Shrapnel Records. The album, which was recorded at Field Of Dreams Studios in Las Vegas, is "definitely a real rocker," according to Logan. "Definitely be on the lookout for ...

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CANDLEMASS To Make First North American Appearance In 12 Years!

Just in time for the domestic release of their DVD retrospective, "Documents Of Doom", the legendary CANDLEMASS will headline the BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend, June 13-14, in Cleveland, Ohio. The festival appearance marks the first time the Swedes have played here in over twelve years! Since reuniting last year, the doomsters have been the hottest ticket ...

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GOTTHARD, KINGDOM COME To Team Up For European Tour

GOTTHARD and KINGDOM COME will team up for a European tour in the spring. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 27 - Wien, AUT @ Planet Music Mar. 28 - Linz, AUT @ Posthof Mar. 29 - Ehrwald, AUT @ Musikcafé Mar. 30 - Feldkirch, AUT @ Montforthaus Apr. 02 - Salzburg, AUT @ Rockhouse ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Quits UFO — Again

Guitarist Michael Schenker has quit UFO. The official statement announcing Schenker's departure from the group reads as follows: "Michael Schenker quits UFO!!! Michael gives back his 50% so they can tour (without Michael Schenker). Be aware if you buy a UFO concert ticket — it will be without Michael Schenker! Don't be fooled again." In ...

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DARKWELL Announce European Dates

Austrian "gothic metal" band DARKWELL, featuring ABIGOR drummer Moritz Neuner), have announced the following dates: Jan. 11 – Bozen, ITA @ Jugendzentrum Papperlapapp Jan. 31 – Bruneck, ITA @ UFO tbc Feb. 01 – Graz, AUT @ Explosiv Feb. 06 – Ingolstadt, GER @ ParadoX Feb. 07 – Hengelo, NETH @ Metropol Feb. 08 – ...

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JEFF KOLLMANN To Produce GLENN HUGHES CD

Back from a successful UK tour with $IGN Of 4, featuring UFO vocalist Phil Mogg, Los Angeles-based guitarist/songwriter/producer Jeff Kollman is gearing up to enter the studio with 'The Voice of Rock', GLENN HUGHES, on December 15. Kollman will produce, co-write, and contribute guitar to Hughes' forthcoming rock record which is being recorded at Kollman's ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: I Have Been Contacted By Aliens!

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar is a true believer of extraterrestrial life outside this planet and solar system as well as intelligent life observing humans in their everyday lives. "It's been a long, long time, but back in about '68, in Fontana, California, I had this unbelievable experience that would take this whole interview ...

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COSMOSQUAD Line Up Hollywood Appearance

Los Angeles-based instrumental trio COSMOSQUAD, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman, drummer Shane Gaalaas, and bassist Barry Sparks, are celebrating the release of their new "Live at the Baked Potato" CD with a Tuesday, November 5 appearance at that very venue, located at 3878 Cahuenga Blvd W., North Hollywood, CA. In related news, Kollman and Gaalaas will ...

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$IGN OF 4 Line Up UK Dates

$IGN OF 4, featuring vocalist Phil Mogg (UFO), guitarist Jeff Kollman (MOGG/WAY, EDWIN DARE), drummer Shane Gaalaas (GLENN HUGHES, ULI JON ROTH), and bassist Chris Maloney (PRINCE, DWEEZIL ZAPPA), have announced two UK dates during November. They are as follows: Nov. 17 – Dudley, UK @ JB's Nov. 19 – London, UK @ The Marquee ...

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UFO Frontman, Bassist Announce Solo Gigs

UFO frontman Phil Mogg will reportedly play a solo show at The Marquee Club in London, UK on November 19th. In related news, UFO bassist Pete Way and his "solo" band — Walt James on guitar/backing vocals and Scott Phillips on drums (the same musicians that appeared on Way's Amphetamine CD) — performed a gig ...

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COSMOSQUAD To Issue Live Album In November

L.A.-based instrumental all-star outfit, COSMOSQUAD, are currently readying their first ever live album, titled Live at the Baked Potato, due out in November via guitarist Jeff Kollman's Marmaduke label. Recorded and mixed by Kollman and David Knauer (ERIC GALES, etc.), the disc features 14 songs from both the self-titled COSMOSQUAD debut and 2002's highly acclaimed ...

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Through The Storm - RIOT

Tipton/Downing. Murray/Smith. Shermann/Denner. You with me here? Let me add to that list the fourth-best metal guitar duo of all time: Reale/Flyntz. But like RIOT in general, they have yet to receive the same level of recognition as the others (except in Japan!). Despite this, RIOT continues to release album after album of quality metal, ...

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LEGENDS OF ROCK: The Classic Rock Extravaganza

Legends Of Rock is the name of a unique three-hour classic rock extravaganza, hosted by ex-SCORPIONS guitar legend Uli Jon Roth. Due to the phenomenal success of his Legends of Rock headlining appearance at the Castle Donington festival in 2001, the decision was made to take the Legends format out on the road. With an ...

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COSMOSQUAD Axeman, UFO Singer Join Forces In $IGN OF 4

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (MOGG/WAY, EDWIN DARE) and singer Phil Mogg (UFO) will issue their long-awaited collaboration album, entitled Dancing With St. Peter, under the band moniker $IGN OF 4 (formerly STONETOWNE, a.k.a. THE PHIL MOGG BAND) in September. For more information, click here. $IGN OF 4 will be doing some shows in Europe ...

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UFO Set Release Date For "Sharks"

The current incarnation of UFO—frontman Phil Mogg, bassist Pete Way, guitarist Michael Schenker and drummer Aynsley Dunbar—have set September 2nd as the release date for their brand new studio album, entitled Sharks. Sharks is set to feature the following 11 original compositions: 01. Outlaw Man 02. Quicksilver Rider 03. Serenity 04. Deadman Walking 05. Shadow ...

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UFO To Issue "Sharks" In June

The current incarnation of UFO—frontman Phil Mogg, bassist Pete Way, guitarist Michael Schenker and drummer Aynsley Dunbar—will issue their brand new studio album, tentatively entitled Sharks, in June. The album is set to feature the following 11 original compositions: 01. Outlaw Man 02. Quicksilver Rider 03. Serenity 04. Deadman Walking 05. Shadow Dancer 06. No ...

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UFO Complete Work On "Very Ballsy" New Album

The current incarnation of UFO—frontman Phil Mogg, bassist Pete Way, guitarist Michael Schenker and drummer Aynsley Dunbar—has reportedly completed work on the follow-up to 2000's Covenant, tentatively entitled Sharks. Containing 10 tracks, the upcoming effort is being described by Mogg as "a very ballsy rock album with no ballads" and is tentatively due to be ...

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REVEREND Pay Tribute To UFO

Seattle's REVEREND, featuring former METAL CHURCH and current WAYNE frontman David Wayne, are presently laying down the basic tracks for their cover of UFO's Lights Out at ex-NEVERMORE/current ANNIHILATOR guitarist Curran Murphy's Smiley Sounds Studios. The finished track will appear on an upcoming UFO tribute CD, which is scheduled to be released through the Midwest ...

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REVEREND To Record UFO Cover

REVEREND, featuring former METAL CHURCH vocalist David Wayne, will enter the studio on January 12th to record a cover version of UFO's "Lights Out" for an upcoming UFO tribute CD. The as-yet-untitled album will be released through the Midwest Metal label in the coming months. ...

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Archive News Nov 28, 2001

SOULFLY are scheduled to perform at Salon 21 in Mexico City, Mexico on December 15th. Additional South American dates, including a possible Santiago, Chile gig on December 13th, will be announced shortly.


An MP3 file of the track “The Storm”, taken from KING DIAMOND's upcoming Abigail Part ...

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Archive News Nov 14, 2001

THE REJECTS, a long-running project featuring vocalist Dizzy Reject, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, and STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, entered the studio on Monday, November 12th to finish up work on their long-awaited debut album, which is scheduled to emerge in early 2002 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. Regular studio updates, posted by Dizzy, ...

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Archive News Nov 05, 2001

Los Angeles' MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD / SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE / LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt and SOULFLY drummer Roy Mayorga, have refuted the recent reports of Mayorga leaving the band in order to rejoin SOULFLY on a full-time basis. According to an ...

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Archive News Oct 29, 2001

POWERMAN 5000 have parted ways with bassist Dorian Heartsong and drummer Al Pahanish, according to informed sources. Although the exact reasons for the pair's departure have not yet been revealed, the duo were recently seen moving their gear out of the band's rehearsal studio and were reported to have been jamming with ...

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